Leading into The Fruit of Grisaia's October 5th premiere the series site has launched a page for promo movies, and updated it with the latest TV spot. This TV anime adapts Frontwing's 2011 adult PC visual novel about the first male student inducted into Mihama Academy, a closed off school meant to nurture students who find themselves at odds with the world. Get a look after the jump.
With a couple of preview pics, the Twitter account for the new Durarara!! anime has revealed that Hello Kitty will be stepping onto the streets of Ikebukuro. Merch based on the collaboration between the character goods queen and the urban mystery/fantasy series are being prepared for the Dengeki Fall Festival taking place October 5th.
Character goods maker Cospa's Tran Trip label specializes in simple costumes for parties and the like, as opposed to the cosplay quality outfits of their Cospatio label. Which goes some way to explaining why they're just now offering an Attack on Titan Eren version Survey Corp outfit despite how many uniformed cosplayers you've inevitably already seen. Get a look after the jump.
Leading into the October 7th debut of Trinity Seven's anime adaptation, another 30-second spot previews the bishoujo action series. Veteran Hiroshi Nishikiori (Azumanga Daioh, A Certain Magical Index) helms the Seven Arcs Pictures (Magical Girl Lyrical Nanoha) adaptation of the manga by Kenji Saito and Akinari Nao. Get a look after the jump.
Seiko, one of the major watch manufacturers in Japan, has announced that it will release a limited wristwatch to celebrate the 15th anniversary of Toei Animation's super popular TV anime series One Piece. A pre-order for the 5000-limited item was already begun yesterday at online store Premico. Hit the jump for more details.
The official Twitter account for the Yowamushi Pedal anime series reports today that Yowamushi Pedal Re:Ride, the compilation film of the 38-episode 1st TV anime based on Wataru Watanabe's road bicycle racing-themed manga, has reached 100 million yen mark in 11 days since the release. Hit the jump for more details.
Following A Certain Scientific Railgun with Tokyo Verdy, another pro-soccer team based in Tokyo teams up with a popular anime/manga franchise. F.C.Tokyo in J. League Division 1 has announced that it will conduct various promotions featuring the upcoming TV anime World Trigger. Hit the jump for more details.
As announced at the World Championships in Washington DC this summer, the online version of the Pokemon Trading Card Game is headed to the iPad. September 30th specifically, as the new Pokémon TCG Online app will let you play, collect, and trade on the go. Get a look after the jump.
FUNimation's video service has begun streaming Buddy Complex - Into the Skies of Tomorrow – First Half, the first part of the finale to this year's mecha anime. More after the jump.
Shinji Mikami and Tango Gameworks' next stage of "pure survival horror" has gone gold across all platforms, so it's all dolled up for its October 14 release. Thus, Bethesda has a new trailer that offers up a few tips for survival after the jump.
Along with the launch of a site, this week's Dengeki G's Magazine is revealing upcoming TV anime Plastic Memories, featuring a collaboration between Infinite Stratos original character designer and illustrator of the first seven light novels' first edition okiura and MAGES.' Steins;Gates writer Naotaka Hayashi. Get a look after the jump.
Since June, Yann Le Gall, a setting designer on Bodacious Space Pirates and Basquash!, has been sharing work from recent fan favorite No Game No Life. The set of posts on Tumblr has wrapped up and if you enjoyed the series, you have to see this behind-the-scenes after the jump.
Back at summer's Comiket, Doga Kobo, Japanese anime production company best known for their recent anime adaptation works such as Yuruyuri and Engaged to the Unidentified revealed an original project titled BREETSCHLAG with a picture of protagonist Seira Kazuki designed by Takuya Fujima, the illustrator for the DOG DAYS. Now, a new update has Psycho-Pass co-writer Makoto Fukami attached to the project.
In a follow-up to the Comiket anime announcement, Newtype has published credit listings for the upcoming adaptation of Masaki Tsuzuki and Takuya Fujima's Magical Girl Lyrical Nanoha ViVid manga. While the cast is unchanged from previous Nanoha projects, Vividred Operation assistant director Yuuki Itoh will helm this A-1 Pictures production with Naruo Kobayashi writing and animator Masaaki Yamano (Working!!, Servant x Service) on character designs.
Originally slated for November 27, the next entry in 5pb.'s science adventure series ran into a slight delay. Chaos;Child is now set for a December 18 release on Xbox One in Japan. Hit the jump for more.