Following a preview at Anime Matsuri Hawaii, FUNimation announced the English dub cast for Date A Live II, which will be released on home video on March 22, 2016. See who's who after the jump.
Kagamine Rin/Len V4 is slated to be released in December, and the latest preview of this new version of the Vocaloid software, and specifically its V4X Len Serious database, is offered by "The Third Winter" from LELELEP. Check it out after the jump.
Humanity's slow but inevitable conquest beneath the cold, steely pincers of our new robot overlords continues with the announcement that the most recent production run of Softbank and Aldebaran Robotic's Pepper companionship robots sold out in one minute. Hit the jump to calculate more.
Erii Yamazaki and Ibuki Kido have officially joined the cast of Ooya-san wa Shishunki!, a TV anime adaptation based on the humorous 4-panel comic of the same name by Ruruu Minase. Hit the jump to learn more.
Toei's latest tokusatsu team-up film, Kamen Rider x Kamen Rider: Ghost & Drive Super MOVIE Wars Genesis, hits Japanese theaters on December 12, 2015, and several characters from Kamen Rider appeared at a live-event in Tokyo to help promote traffic safety. Hit the jump to learn more.
The Young Jump Next web manga project has announced the Nico Nico Seiga launch date of Himouto! Umaru-chan manga spin-off Akita Imokko! Ebina-chan. Fitting, the Sankaku Head work will kick off the December 7th, with future installments likewise coming monthly on the 7th (getit?! "nana," the 7th, getit?!) More after the jump.
With One-Punch Man volume 10 premiering in Japan December 4th, featuring an OVA with untold Saitama original story for its limited edition, the series will be breaking the 8 million copy milestone. Artist Yuusuke Murata prepared for this by sharing an unused cut of popular sister duo Tatsumaki/Tornado Of Terror and Fubuki/Blizzard Of Hell, which he says might be worked into the series later.
This weekend, Megahobby Expo 2015 Autumn introduced a number of upcoming figures coming from Bandai's Megahouse. Among the previews was an attention-grabbing One Piece Portrait of Pirates IRO gender-swapped Trafalgar Law, inspired by Oda's series of bonus Iva Horu Horu no Mi effect illustrations. Get a look after the jump.
A new website published in conjunction with The Pokémon Company and the Pokémon Daisuki Club contains a wealth of information about Machamp (known as Kairiki in the original Japanese), a burly Fighting-type Pokémon known for its brash and headstrong personality. Hit the jump to learn more.
Continuing in Japan's quest to transform everything imaginable into a moe anime girl character, a new project entitled "RiCes" personifies 3 strains of rice grown in Yamagata Prefecture as an idol trio. Hit the jump to learn more.
The popular mobile game Final Fantasy Record Keeper has seen its share of additional downloadable characters as well as special events, and the latest is no different. It's pretty exciting, too, featuring a swath of Final Fantasy IX characters. Hit the jump for a sneak peek!
There's a visual novel about none other than wrestling on the horizon, and the first trailer depicting how it'll play out has finally been released. It's called Honey Rose: Underdog Fighter Extraordinaire, and it's in development by Pierre Sylvain. Hit the jump to take a look!
Moyoco Anno, creator of the hit shoujo manga series Sugar Sugar Rune, recently announced an official revival project for the story. Hit the jump for more!
Love Live! School Idol Festival is already enjoying success as an iOS and Android release, reaching millions of players across the world. Now it's going to be making a splash as a popular arcade game in Japanese arcades. Hit the jump for more!
Sanrio and Bit are teaming up to produce a limited edition run of winter-themed chocolates designed to serve as souvenirs for foreign tourists visiting Japan. Hit the jump to learn more.