Piccolo and Krillin were recently announced as the latest additions to the Dragon Ball FighterZ lineup, rounding out the nine-character roster that will be available in the upcoming closed beta. You'll be able to sign up for a chance to play on July 26, but for now Bandai Namco is here with the first screenshots of the new characters. Read on for more.
Who knew high school relationships could be so sexually charged? The main cast and staff have been announced for My Girlfriend is Shobitch, an upcoming TV anime based on Boku no Kanojo ga Majime Sugiru Shojo Bitch na Ken ("My Girlfriend is a Faithful Virgin Bitch"), an ecchi 4-panel web manga by Namiru Matsumoto about a young man who is shocked to find that his new girlfriend has a relentlessly dirty mind. Hit the jump to learn more.
Gust is digging into one of its favorite aspects of Nights of Azure 2 in the latest promo, which is all about the RPG sequel's "Dramatic Beautiful Girls." Watch the cast take part in a few suitably dramatic scene snippets after the jump.
True love and delusional "psychic powers" are no match for turnstiles in the latest teaser trailer for Love, Chunibyo & Other Delusions - Take on Me, an upcoming theatrical anime film that continues the teenage turmoil of the Dark Flame Master and wielder of the Wicked Eye from Torako's humorous light novel series. Hit the jump to check it out.
Viz Media has a slate of new manga licenses to announce at this week's San Diego Comic Con, including Jump titles and the one the latest by acclaimed author Inio Asano. More after the jump.
Sunrise's Gundam.Info has announced that the Gundam Build Fighters: GM's Counterattack anime will stream on the site starting Friday, August 25th. The latest adventure for Sei Iori and friends is directed by returning Kenji Nagasaki. It's preceded by Gundam Build Fighters: Battlogue, a short by veteran mecha designer/animator Masami Ōbari on August 4th. More after the jump.
Media reports have confirmed that Chester Benington, frontman for rock band Linkin Park was found dead in his Los Angeles area home on Thursday morning. Hit the jump for details and a rememberance of the impact of the band on anime fandom at large.
The final chapter of Eri Takenashi's romantic comedy manga series Kannagi is scheduled to be published in the September 2017 issue of Ichijinsha's Comix REX to be released on July 27. In commemoration of the conclusion, Gallery GoFa in Tokyo will hold a special exhibition dedicated to the author's work from July 29 to September 3. Hit the jump for more details.
The official website for the Love Live! Sunshine!! franchise today posted a five-minute dance choreography video for "Sunshine Pikkapika Ondo" performed by the nine members of its VA unit Aqours. Learn the dance to enjoy the upcoming Numazu Summer Festival with the members!
At this weekend's San Diego Comic Con, Viz Media announced the license of 2013 anime movie Hunter × Hunter: Phantom Rouge with plans to release it next spring. More after the jump.
As a part of the 20th anniversary celebrations, plans have been announced for a Hollywood live-action One Piece TV series. It is being overseen by Tomorrow Studios under the supervision of Marty Adelstein, of Prison Break, as well as the live-action Cowboy Bebop project. More after the jump.
Have you heard about this new Chinese Ultraman film? Neither have the creators of Ultraman. Tsuburuya is speaking out agaist the illegal production, created by CG animation studio Blue Arc. Get caught up after the jump.
The girls of Is the Order a Rabbit? are coming to 40 theaters across Japan this November with ~Dear My Sister~, a brand new cinematic episode. Sneak a peek at the plot and the art after the jump!
99,000-populated Saku-city in Nagano Prefecture announced on July 20 that 70-year-old manga script writer Buroson, best known for his story work for the Hokuto no Ken/Fist of The North Star series, donated 400 million yen (about 3.57 million US dollars) to the city to establish a new scholarship fund for young people. Hit the jump for more details.
As this year's 10th anniversary of the Gurren Lagann continues to pierce the heavens, character goods maker/seller Hobby Stock has series heroine Yoko Littner on a new hug pillow. One side has her classic bikini top and hot pants, the other is based an outfit from the Kirameki Yoko Box music video. It's selling for 12,960 yen ahead of a September release. Get a look after the jump.