The official movie poster for The Empire of Corpses, the theatrical film based on the novel of the same name by Project Itoh, has been released. Hit the jump to check it out.
A new company called Dehogallery, Inc., has formed with the goal of providing top-notch handpainted backgrounds for animation, video games, and commercial advertising, and it features talent from both Studio Khara and Studio Ghibli in key positions. Hit the jump to learn more.
NBC Universal Entertainment Japan has posted a one-minute short music video for Ray's upcoming 7th single "Hajimete Girls!" (First Time Girls!). It has been used as the OP song for the ongoing TV anime adaptation of Yui Hara's four-panel comedy manga Wakaba＊Girl. Check her latest MV after the jump!
Tono-city in Iwate Prefecture recently produced its 10-minute PR anime titled "Kataribe Shoujo Honoka" (Storyteller Girl Honoka). Popular anime voice actress Houko Kuwashima (Yurika Misumaru in Martian Successor Nadesico) voices the protagonist girl Honoka Daido. Check the video after the jump.
Wagakki Band, an eight-member rock band featuring traditional Japanese musical instruments, will release their highly anticipated 2nd full album "Yasouemaki" on September 2. Their record company avex has posted a music video for its lead track "Akatsuki no Ito." Check their latest video after the jump!
The first-ever stage play adaptation of Capcom's popular survival horror video game series Biohazard (international title: Resident Evil), titled "Biohazard The Stage," is planned to be performed at EX Theater Roppongi in Tokyo late October. Hit the jump for more details.
The TOWER RECORDS Shinjuku store in Tokyo has announced the weekly TOP 10 anime singles/albums for the week of July 20-26. Unexpectedly, the number one single was "The Idolm@ster SideM St@rting Line 04 High x Joker," the 4th character song CD from the popular social game. Check this week's ranking and videos after the jump.
Anime Consortium Japan, the parent company of the Daisuki streaming portal has announced that a new group of investors has invested in the venture. Hit the jump for the details.
The One-Punch Man hype level is high as a limited edition of the ninth volume of ONE and Yuusuke Murata's manga with drama CD hits Japanese stores August 4th. Heading into the weekend, OPM offered fans get another look at this fan's anime, featuring the same cast as the drama, in a new, second preview. Get a look after the jump.
Plans have been announced to adapt Chikai Ishioka's Flying Witch manga into a TV anime. Beyond plans to run on NTV and Aomori Broadcasting specifics have not been revealed yet. More after the jump.
Along with confirming that the mastermind for the anime adaptation of Choborau Nyopomi's 4-panel comedy manga Ai Mai Mi will be back for the anime adaptation of his Fushigina Somera-chan (aka Magical Somera-chan), cast for the fall 2015 TV anime has been announced. See who's who after the jump.
Following the officvial release of the hotly anticipated mobile game, the opening for the Fate/Grand Order game has been posted online along with a new trailer showcasing the gameplay mechanics for the RPG. Hit the jump for the videos.
Everyone's favorite Japan-loving English exchange student is getting her own Nendoroid, because Good Smile Company is releasing a new toy of Alice Cartelet from Kinmoza!. Hit the jump to check it out.
Publisher Kodansha has announced the adaptation of Tantei Team KZ Jiken Note (Detective Team KZ's Case Notes) will be broadcast on NHK-E starting October 7. Hitomi Fujimoto and Jutaki Ryo's light novel series follows a girl and four guys from her elite cram school who team up to solve cases. See who's involved after the jump.
Nate can't even talk about this week's Fanart Friday without grimacing and grumbling under his breath! On this week's installment, it's all about CHARACTERS WE LOVE TO HATE! Grit your teeth and get ready for a fan-made masterpieces of characters who bother us to no end from Berserk, Hunter x Hunter, Death Note, Love Live, and much more!