The second arc of Yu Sasuga and Kenichi Tachibana's popular sci-fi action manga series Terra Formars ended in the latest 11th issue of Shueisha's Weekly Young Jump released today in Japan. After one month break, its third arc will begin in the magazine's 16th issue to be released on March 17. Hit the jump for more details.
The official website for popular anime voice actress/singer Yukari Tamura today announced that her concert originally scheduled to be held this winter has been canceled due to various circumstances. The site also confirms that her radio and web shows will end in the end of the next month. Hit the jump for more details.
2016 kicked off with news that Dreamworks and Netflix were combining to form the mecha guardian of the universe inspired by World Events Productions and Toei's localization of Beast King GoLion and Armored Fleet Dairugger XV. A new teaser visual has revealed this project will be called "Voltron: Legendary Defender." Get a look after thejump.
Superhero hijinks abound in Zannen Onna-kanbu Black General-san ("Precarious Women Executive Miss Black General"), a slapstick comedy manga published by Kadokawa and written and illustrated by Jin. Hit the jump to learn more.
Before UQ Holder, Negima! or even Love Hina, doujinshi illustrator turned Shōnen Magazine's Rookie Award winner Ken Akamatsu started producing running manga with 1994 A.I. Love You, the story of an otherwise happless genius programmer who creates an AI girlfriend. Evidently a computer enthusiast himself, Akamatsu has shown off some manga creation on an Apple II running Linux. Get a look after the jump.
Yoshikazu Ebisu, a 68 year old actor / manga artist, is branching out with his first ever voice-over role as a transforming magical girl in Mahou Ossan Shoujo Ebisu-chan ("Magical Old Man Girl Ebisu-chan"), a short student animation produced by the Yoyogi Animation School. Hit the jump to check it out.
If you’ve never been to Iida city in Japan’s scenic and historic Nagano Prefecture, now’s your chance to explore the region remotely via new travelogue series called Iida Tokimeki Trip. Read on for full details about this new simulcast starting today on Crunchyroll!
Plans for Studio TRIGGER's upcoming original TV anime Kiznaiver have been updated with news that the series will be broadcast starting in April on Tokyo MX, ABC Asahi and BS11. Streaming is a Crunchyroll exclusive. Boom Boom Satellites (Ninja Slayer, Gundam Unicorn) perform the opening with Sangatsu no Phantasia on the ending. More after the jump.
Old school anime strikes back today as Flame of Recca, based on the manga by Nobuyuki Anzai, joins the ever-growing Crunchyroll library in both dubbed and subbed varieties. Read on for full details!
Square Enix announced plans to bring 2000 PlayStation RPG Final Fantasy IX to PC and smartphones back in December, with "coming soon" as the release date. As usual they hit everyone with a relatively stealthy launch this week, and the RPG is now available on iOS and Android. More after the jump.
Isaac was really impressed with the most recent episode of volleyball anime Haikyu!! and takes some time on this week's Aniwords to dig into what makes the episode (and the show as a whole) fun and exciting. The set's up—hit the jump to see if his spike is in or out!!
Spring's Shonen Maid TV anime has introduced TRUSTRICK as the performers of the spring anime's theme. The duo includes actress/singer Sayaka Kanda (Anna in the Japanese Frozen dub) and guitarist Billy. More after the jump.
With the winter series streaming on Tuesdays, FUNimation has announced the cast for their "Dubcast" of parkour otome visual novel adaptation Prince of Stride: Alternative. See who's who after the jump.
A new preview offers an early look at the Bones' (Blood Blockade Battlefront, Space Dandy) TV anime adaptation of Mob Psycho 100 by ONE, best known as the author of the original, self-published One-Punch Man. Setsuo Ito stars as Kageyama "Mob" Shigeo, a psychic 8th-grader who tries to stay unnoticed and unexcited to avoid causing problems with his powers. Takahiro Sakurai is Mob's fraud psychic mentor, Reigen Arataka. Get a look after the jump.
Last week's Star Ocean: Integrity and Faithlessness promo introduced us to Anne, and now Square Enix is here with another of the RPG's party members. Meet Emmerson, a crossbow user who loves to booze and pick up women, in the promo after the jump.