It doesn't look like we're going to be getting any canonical information, but some interesting WHAT IF mapping of the Natsuki family tree seems to be getting developed between Re:ZERO's new light novel 9, and the upcoming volume 10, out October 25th. Get a look after the jump.
There's no party like a mahou shoujo party as Shaft returns to Madoka Magica to animate a new opening for free-to-play smartphone (iOS and Android) game Puella Magi Madoka Magica: Side Story[Magia Record], developed by f4samurai (Hortensia Saga). Ume Aoki is credited on original character designs with Gekidan Inu Curry on the witches. TrySail perform theme "Kakawar (Relationship)."
Warner Brothers Japan's official anime YouTube channel today posted a 80-second preview for the upcoming newly-produced OVA episode of the Is It Wrong to Try to Pick Up Girls in a Dungeon? anime series for a December 7 release. The hot spring-themed story is supervised by the novel's original author Fujino Omori. Check the clip after the jump!
Tezuka Productions today revealed two Hatsune Miku illustrations drawn in the Osamu Tezuka style for the upcoming memorial orchestra concert for the late Isao Tomita, "Isao Tomita x Hatsune Miku: Dr. Coppelius" to be held at Bunkamura Orchard Hall in Tokyo on November 11 and 12. Check the Miku arts after the jump.
38-year-old popular anime voice actress Megumi Toyoguci announced on the official blog of her agency 81 Produce today that she was already married a few years ago and is now pregnant. She will take a break from her activities for a while to make preparations for giving birth. Hit the jump for more details.
Toei Animation's official YouTube channel has posted a new 15-second CM for Tiger Mask W, its upcoming TV anime inspired by Ikki Kajiwara and Naoki Tsuji's Tiger Mask manga series, and a special video message from a New Japan Pro-Wrestling wrestler Togi Makabe who voices himself in the anime. Check the latest clips after the jump!
Kles, a special non-profit organization based in Kyushu, has announced that its first full orchestra concert dedicated to anime, game, and tokusatsu music and songs, titled "Anison Classic Kitakyushu 2016 vol.1," is scheduled to be held at Kitakyushu Performing Arts Center in Fukuoka on November 1. Hit the jump for more details.
It has been confirmed that 42-year-old voice actor Daisuke Sakaguchi has made a voice appearance as Near, one of the original successors to L, in the ongoing three-part web drama series Death Note New Generation. The character was previously voiced by Noriko Hidaka in the 2006-2007 TV anime adaptation. Hit the jump for more details.
There's a lot going on with It Wrong to Try to Pick Up Girls in a Dungeon?, including a drama CD with the next light novel on October and a TV anime adaptation of Aiz focused spin-off Sword Oratoria. In between those, a new OVA (6,156yen) and Blu-ray set of the 2015 anime and OVA (25,596yen) scheduled for December 7th. There hasn't been much on that, but a teaser still has been posted along with the promise of a preview coming soon.
Last week Aksys Games revealed an early November release window for BlazBlue: Central Fiction, and it turns out the release will be as early in November as you can get. The fighter launches on PlayStation 3 and PlayStation 4 in North America on November 1, and will be available in both a limited edition and a HORI controller bundle.
Revealed with volume 11 of the Overlord light novel series by Kugane Maruyama and illustrated by so-bin, summer 2015's TV anime adaptation is set to be edited into a compilation movie. While details remain to be announced, original character designer so-bin has illustrated a visual for the project featuring gamer turned fantasy world conqueror Ainz Ooal Gown and his subordinate Floor Guardians.
We recently posted about the Senran Kagura portal that Marvelous opened to celebrate the series' 5th anniversary and tease an upcoming announcement. Now we know when to expect the reveal, because the October 20 issue of Japanese gaming mag Famitsu will have the official announcement when it hits stands on October 6.
Aniplex of America announced the acquisition of slice-of-life comedy WWW.WAGNARIA!! today, with the series set to be simulcast on Crunchyroll. The first episode kicks off on October 1 at 9:00am Pacific Time, and the show will be available to Crunchyroll members in North America, Central America, South America, Australia, New Zealand, United Kingdom and Ireland. Read on for more.
Sentai Filmworks announced today that they have added musical comedy ClassicaLoid to their fall 2016 lineup. The series is scheduled for an October 8, 2016 broadcast in Japan. It will soon be available on select digital outlets with a home video release to follow. Along with this is Matoi the Sacred Slayer. Read on for more.
Is there any collaboration more fitting than Dead or Alive Xtreme 3 and Keijo!!!!!!!!? That question mark is mine and doesn't belong in the exclamatory title of Daichi Sorayomi's risque sports manga, which involves competitive butt and boob-bumping action. With the anime set to premiere on October 6, it's the perfect time to introduce outfits to DoAX3, and you can see a preview of the collaboration, including some explosive costume breaks, in the video after the jump.