It's time for some more jealousy-inducing items planned for this summer's Comiket. Perhaps to go with those classic Kirito bedsheets, Kadokawa will be offering Sword Art Online Asuna and Sinon hug pillows. Elsewhere, the Is the Order a Rabbit? goods presented at the Rondo Robe booth have been previewed and they include two sets of series sheets. Get a look after the jump.
On July 23, 2002, American football manga Eyeshield 21 launched in Weekly Shonen Jump. While artist Yusuke Murata has been busy with One-Punch Man and Majin Bone, he's taken the occasion of 21's 12th anniversary to sketch out a special tribute. Get a look after the jump.
In tablet maker Wacom's latest live painting video, animation director/character designer Adachi Shingo (Sword Art Online, Working!!) demonstrates the use of their Cintiq 24HD touch. Get a look after the jump.
Takashi Miike (Audition, Ichi the Killer) is adapting Muneyuki Kaneshiro and Akeji Fujimura's As the Gods Will (Kami-sama no Iutoori) manga into a live-action film, which is slated to open in Japan on November 15. See a quick 30-second teaser after the jump.
Peek in your closet or scan your gaming shelf and you might just find a robot in diguise. Takara Tomy Arts is celebrating the 30th anniversary of Transformers along with the 20th anniversary of Sony's original PlayStation by mashing the console and Autobot leader Optimus Prime together to make a super gaming robot. More after the jump.
People are constantly coming up with new and creative ways to use tools that are given to them further enrich our lives. In one such way, Japanese users of Asian social networking platform LINE have been enjoying stamps in the chat function, but who would have thought that there was a way to use the existing stamps to "touch" your favorite anime character! Find out how after the jump!
After seeing a bunch of screens for Hyrule Warriors' latest playable additions from The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time, we've got some footage of one of them in action. See how Princess Ruto plays after the jump.
Earlier this month we saw a handful of screens previewing the upcoming Girls und Panzer theatrical anime film. Helmed by TV series director Tsutomu Mizushima, with the rest of the show's staff returning to help, the Girls und Panzer movie sports an original story, and you can see a quick 30-second preview after the jump.
We got wind of a localization for Tears to Tiara II: Haou no Matsuei around this time last month, and now we have the details. Atlus and NIS America are teaming up to bring Tears to Tiara II: Heir of the Overlord to North America and Europe, respectively. See the opening movie and more after the jump.
Akame ga Kill!'s anime adaptation is ready to start introducing Night Raid's rivals, General Esdeath's (Satomi Akesaka) secret police force known as the The Jaegers. Get a look after the jump.
The latest 20th anniversary Detective Conan Secret Report features the announcement that sibling series Magic Kaito is being adapted into a TV anime series. A-1 Pictures (Silver Spoon, Magi) is on board to produce the phantom thief Shounen Sunday based series, which is planned for October. More after the jump.
No. Not the adaptation of OrchidSeed's bishoujo Seven Deadly Sins figures. It's still radio silence on that project. The adaptation of Nakaba Suzuki's shounen advanture The Seven Deadly Sins has now been slated to run Sundays at 5pm on MBS/TBS. More after the jump.
Four-member boys band Customi Z yesterday launched their official YouTube channel, then posted a full promotional video for their major debut single "Life and death." The song will be featured as the ED theme for the upcoming 4th episode of the ongoing TV anime Shonen Hollywood -Holly Stage for 49. Check the song after the jump.
Following the first one with only a laughing voice in the end, the second teaser CM for the upcoming TV anime adaptation of Yusei Matsui's Ansatsu Kyoushitsu/Assassination Classroom manga posted today introduces more narration voice of Korosensei to introduce himself. Let's find out who the voice actor is after the jump!
Teichiku Music has posted a full promotional video for popular voice actress/singer Yui Makino's 11th single "Sasayaki wa Crescendo." She changed her record company from Epic Record Japan to Teichiku's Imperial Records this year, and this is her 1st single from the label. Check the song and anime PV after the jump.