Like Kemono Friends, but want something a little more brutal? Try Kemono Fight! The fan-made fighting game premieres next month, and features the Friends in an all-out Versus mode battle. Hit the jump for a preview!
Get the latest on the anime adaptation of Made in Abyss -- new cast members, a new PV, and key visuals! The upcoming series will be out on TOKYO MX next month, but you can get a look after the jump!
Hayate the Combat Butler ran October 2004-April 2017 in Weekly Shonen Sunday. Apparently, this wasn't long enough for Kenjiro Hata to develop all the ideas he was considering. Finals volumes 51 and 52 were released this weekend. The limited edition of 51 featured a bonus collection of character secrets. 52 featured a bonus collection of character after stories. One of 51's secrets is getting a lot of attention.
Last week we posted about Final Fantasy creator Hironobu Sakaguchi planning a new game reveal for his current studio, Mistwalker. While the full unveiling isn't coming until June 22, we got an early peek thanks to a recent live stream.
Sorry, no season 2 was announced at the Miss Kobayashi's Dragon Maid fan event. Though it was planned along with the anime's home video release, the June 18th gathering of the cast and theme song performers seemed a little late in coming together. The visual wasn't revealed until about a week before, and the event goods (t-shirts, dragon horn pins, towel, tote) weren't showcased until the day of. Get a look after the jump.
It's been a big year for gifted manga mimic Dragon Garow Lee, who got a big break with his official Dragon Ball Side-Story: The Case of Being Reincarnated as Yamcha running on Shonen Jump+. Before that, they were getting plenty of attention for their impressive crowd illustrations and gag illustrations. In honor of Father's Day, they brought back their group portrait of famous (and infamous) dads from shounen manga.
A lack of romantic prospects at an all-girls' high school is only one of the problems faced by the cast of Girl's High, a 2006 TV anime comedy based on the seinen manga by Towa Oshima and also the focus of this week's installment of "Cruising the Crunchy-Catalog". Hit the jump to learn more.
An on-going Twitter campaign for the upcoming Fist of the North Star stage play lets fans picks which nonsense phrases they want the thugs of Raoh's army to shout while dying horribly on-stage. Hit the jump to get all the gory details.
Anime was a major winner at this year's Annecy International Animated Film Festival, with films from directors Masaaki Yuasa (Mind Game, Ping Pong) and Sunao Katabuchi (Princess Arete, Mai Mai Miracle) earning big prizes. Yuasa came away with top honors, taking home the Cristal for a Feature Film award for the Science SARU production Lu Over the Wall. Read on for more.
Anime Consortium Japan's streaming service Daisuki has posted that 14 anime series, mostly Gundam and other Sunrise mecha, will be expiring at the end of July. Get the details after the jump.
Look, I know it might be hard to go back to thinking about previous Dragon Ball games now that Dragon Ball FighterZ exists, but it's Sunday. It's the day we watch Dragon Ball Super, and it's also Father's Day, so shout out to Goku, Vegeta, Krillin, Gohan, Bardock, Mr. Satan, and the rest of the dads out there! Now, about Xenoverse 2...
Three more voice actors have joined the cast of Vatican Miracle Examiner, an upcoming TV anime based on the Gothic mystery light novels written by Rin Fujiki and illustrated by THORES Shibamoto that follow the adventures of a pair of priests who work as supernatural investigators for the Vatican. Hit the jump to learn more.
A new key visual and the Japanese TV schedule have been published for Chronos Ruler (known Jikan no Shihaisha as in Japan), an upcoming TV anime based on the digital manga by PONJEA about super-powered guardians protecting the time-line from interference by misguided humans and time-devouring demons. Hit the jump to learn more.
Jojo's Bizarre Adventure: Diamond Is Unbreakable is being released on 13 DVD or Blu-ray volumes. Each disc comes with one entry coupon, and you need to send all 13 coupons to receive the bonus OVA. The last 13th DVD/Blu-ray volume is scheduled to be released on June 28, 2017 and a new visual is anticipating the unaired episode.
Yen press will be releasing Tappei Nagatsuki's fourth Re:ZERO -Starting Life in Another World- novel on June 20th. Meanwhile volume 13 is about to hit Japan. An early preview has shown that this will finally be offering a look at the infamous half-elf Witch of Envy Satella. More after the jump.