Home video distributor Section23 Films today announced its December slate of releases; including Sentai Filmworks’ Limited Edition Premium Box Set of Love, Chunibyo & Other Delusions ~ Heart Throb! and the shuffled, full-series collection of My Love Story!! Get the details after the jump.
Rio 2016 has come and gone. PM Shinzō Abe did his Super Mario handoff. And, now, it's time to look ahead to Tokyo 2020. Back in July, we got a look at the official Olympics merchandise featuring characters from Astro Boy, Sailor Moon, Crayon Shin-chan, One Piece, Naruto Shippuden, Yo-Kai Watch, Dragon Ball Super, and Maho Girls PreCure!. The shop for this is now live. More after the jump.
Earlier today NIS America shared a new character trailer for Criminal Girls 2: Party Favors, which hits PS Vita in North America and Europe (except Germany) on September 20 and 23, respectively. Meet Yurine Kazato—a kind and nurturing addition to the cast who also hits especially hard in combat—in the video after the jump.
Toei has announced a new movie entitled Space Squad: Gavan vs. Dekaranger, which pits the heroes of 1982's Space Sheriff Gavan and 2004's Tokusou Sentai Dekaranger live-action tokusatsu TV series against a gigantic criminal organization from space. Hit the jump to learn more.
Los Angeles-based record label Milan Records, best known for releasing vinyl editions of highly lauded scores from major Hollywood films has teased on Twitter that it will release the Symphonic Suite Akira edition of the feature film's lauded soundtrack. Hit the jump for the details.
A second preview has been published for the fall 2016 TV anime adaptation of Sho Futamata's prison action comedy manga Nanbaka has been published. Gintama's Shinji Takamatsu helms the Satelight (Macross, Symphogear) production with Mitsutaka Hirota (Bakumatsu Rock, Fairy Musketeers) writing the scripts. The Super Ball perform opening "Rin! Rin! Hi! Hi!," while ending "Nanbaka jailbreak theory ♪!" will be sung by cast members. More after the jump.
The latest game from Yasuhiro Wada, creator of Harvest Moon—the original series, that is, which is now localized as Story of Seasons—is the tentatively-titled Birthdays. Wada is currently working on Birthdays at developer TOYBOX Inc., and the god game is set to launch on PlayStation 4 in Japan on January 19, 2017. Read on for more.
If you're a fan of the Ace Attorney games and you haven't done so already, consider this a PSA that you can now download a demo of Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney - Spirit of Justice from the 3DS eShop. To mark the occasion, Capcom share an English-dubbed version of the game's animated prologue.
Nee-sama! Nee-sam! Rem! Rem! There's someone weird in the bed! After the sold out Rem cover and the Rem lap-cushion, the blue oni is now united with her red sister on Rem and Ram Re:Zero snuggle sheets. Maids Rem and Ram are being sold by Groove Garage with the 50cmx150cm bed-companion selling for 11,880yen ahead of an end of November release. Get a look after the jump.
This week's Naruto Shippuden episode 473, "The Sharingan Revived," adapted 688 and 689 of what was the main manga series' 700 chapters. Meaning, the anime is coming down to the wire. And, following the episode, the climax was teased with a commercial looking to the upcoming "The Last Battle!! Naruto vs Sasuke." Get a look after the jump.
This falls' Yuri!!! on ICE figure skating anime, airing on TV Asahi starting in October, has announced the launch of an English site. The page features translated story and character information, along with credits. Get a look after the jump.
Digimon Adventure Tri. Part 3, Kokuhaku(Confession) is set to open its theatrical run September 24th with A Japanese Blu-ray release follows on November 2nd. This week's lead-in promotion included a netcast with Hitomi Yoshida (Mimi Tachikawa), Junya Enoki (Takeru "T.K." Takaishi) and Mutsumi Tamura (Koushiro "Izzy" Izumi), plus a preview of the cover art for the single of Knife of Day (Yoshimasa Hosoya voiced Yamato "Matt" Ishida's new band)'s end theme.
Seiun Award winning sci-fi author Issui Ogawa (his Lord of Sands of Time and The Next Continent were published in English by Viz's Haikasoru) and imprint Kadokawa Haruki have announced plans for an anime and 2018 live-action adaptation of the four-book Michibiki no Hoshi (Star of Guidance) first contact sci-fi series.
Subaru has faced a unique problem in this arc, trying to cope with mistakes that he can no longer undo. His failures and the consequences of his actions drive him to the breaking point, until he receives the same gift that he previously gave to Rem. So how Subaru escapes his past and overcomes his latest and greatest trial, after the jump!