Along with a premiere presentation at Ohayocon, FUNimation has posted a trailer and announced the cast for the English dub of Nobunagun. See who's who after the jump.
J-Stars Victory VS+ is bringing the Shonen Jump anniversary action to PlayStation 4, and some recent footage from this weekend's Taipei game show puts the latest version on display. Watch some off-screen team battle action in the video after the jump.
Fans can be pretty amazing. Take programmer Rod Lima, for instance. While his UDK (Unreal Development Kit) take on Resident Evil 2 originally had an over-the-shoulder camera and wasn't intended to cover the whole game, he's since changed it to the classic static camera style and gone through with an impressive recreation. Hit the jump for a walkthrough.
At this weekend's AOD convention in San Francisco, Sekai Project announced plans to release English translations of Hitomebore and Kokonoe Kokoro, visual novels that respectively star a wound-covered cyclops girl and a grosshopper girl as their love interests, as well as more conventional Ame no Marginal. More after the jump.
As notified yesterday, the official website for the Love Live! School Idol Project anime franchise today updated with a 30-second teaser and a new main visual featuring the nine idols in new costumes for the upcoming all-new feature film Love Live! The School Idol Movie. Check the clip after the jump!
The official website for the upcoming TV anime based on Hiromu Arakawa's manga adaptation of Yoshiki Tanaka's fantasy novel series The Heroic Legend of Arslan today updated with a 15-second video to announce the four main voice cast and its premiere day, April 5. Check the latest information after the jump.
As reported, Pat Metheny Group's 1987 song "Last Train Home" is featured as the ED theme for the ongoing TV anime JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure: Stardust Crusaders - Battle in Egypt. In addition to the digital single, the anime visual will be also featured on the CD jacket of the band's upcoming best album. Check the image after the jump.
The official website for 29-year-old popular Japanese otaku singer/actress Shoko Nakagawa, also known as Shokotan, has revealed that a TV anime adaptation of her biographical essay book "Neko no Asiato" (The footsteps of cats) is in the works for a March 31 premiere under the title of "Omakase Mamitasu." Hit the jump for more details.
A couple of faovrites(?) of currently running sports anime are celebrating their shared January 31st birthdays. The official Kuroko's Basketball anime Twitter account was joined by voice actor actor Kenshō Ono and plenty of fans in marking Kuroko Tetsuya's birthday. Meanwhile Yowapeda's account celebrated the "gross" along with the fans of Kyoto Fushimi High School birthday boy Akira Midousuji. Get a look after the jump.
if you liked the apparance of Shiroe's female alt-avatar Roe2 in last week's Log Horizon anime, you certainly weren't alone. Manga artist Michiro Ueyama (Tsumanuda Fight Town, a long running Zoids published by Viz, those awesome Gundam as maid illustrations from last spring) has posted his tribute. Get a look after the jump.
As reported, 28-year-old Japanese singer GILLE didn't show her partner's face clearly in the teaser video for the English cover version of "Ringo Mogire Beam!," the 1st OP song for Zan Sayonara Zetsubou Sensei TV anime. A 90-second new PV finally reveals that the singer is 18-year-old anison singer Konomi Suzuki. Check the clip after the jump.
Japan Self Defense Force's Ibaraki provincial cooperation office has its own three moe mascot girls: Koume (Army), Nobara (Navy), and Hibari (Air force), designed by manga artist/illustrator Pochi Iida. The office is now inviting suggestions for a name for their unit. Hit the jump for more details.
Last summer producer, former president and co-founder Toshio Suzuki worried the many Studio Ghibli faithful when he commented that the organization was restructuring. And, while Ghibli doesn't release a movie quite every year, absence of anything announced in the pipeline certainly hasn't been been comforting. Swedish journalist Jonatan Järbel visited Ghibli and offers up some thought on why happenings at the studio might not be so dire. More after the jump.
Following the 1st OP song "Make it!" and the 2nd "Miracle☆Paradise," six-member anison vocal idol unit i☆Ris' upcoming 8th single "Realize!" has been featured as the 3rd OP song for the ongoing idol-themed TV anime PriPara since the 27th episode aired on January 10. Check the PV of the song after the jump.
Which Sailor Moon designs are your favorite? Original creator Naoko Takeuchi, 1992 anime character designer Kazuko Tadano's work, or Yukie Sako from the new Crystal? Marco Albiero, a cartoonist, character designer and gifted mimic whose work has been feature on the Italian releases of Sailor Moon has juxtaposed the three in a very convincing set of illustrations. Check it out after the jump.