It is officially announced today that Mari Fujimura's love story manga Kyo wa Kaisha Yasumimasu. (I take a day off from my company) gets a live-action TV drama adaptation this October. 29-year-old popular actress Haruka Ayase will play the protagonist character Hanae Aoishi. Hit the jump for more information.
Studio Ghibli's latest anime film When Marnie Was There directed by Hiromasa Yonebayashi opened in Japan with 461 screens on July 19 and earned a very disappointing 379,000,000 yen (about US$3,734,000) in its first weekend. It was only 42% of his first feature film in 2010, The Secret World of Arrietty. Hit the jump for more details.
Following the OP song "Mukai Kaze ni Utarenagara" (Beating by the headwind) by Minori Chihara, Lantis has posted a short version promotional video for ZAQ's 6th single "OVERDRIVER," which is now featured as the ED song for a summer 2014 TV anime Rail Wars!. Check her latest rap song after the jump.
The .Moe top level domain's "Landrush Period" is now over and as of July 22nd, the otaku web domain is in its "The General Availability phase," meaing that domain names will be allocated on a first come first served basis. More after the jump.