Volume 4 of the fourth Tenchi Muyo! Ryo Ohki OVA is due August 30th. This time, Ayuka Watanabe is on opening "Brand New Door" with Piyohina on ending "Koboreru Hizashi no naka de." Preparing for the release, cast additions from the extended Tenchi-verse has been previewed along with updated character designs. Get a look after the jump.
If you've ever dreamed of taking part in a space battle like the ones in Yamato, warm up your smart phone. Space Battleship Yamato 2202 -Hero's Record- is coming soon, with customizable 3D ships and multiple skill levels. Hit the jump for info and screenshots!
On July 29/30, Sony brings the Grail War back to Makuhari Messe International Exhibition Hall for the Fate / Grand Order Fes. 2017 ~ 2nd Anniversary ~ event. Along with exhibits, cosplay, and other attractions, there will be special goods for the event. Aniplex has some interesting ones based on the anime tie-ins, particularly attracting the attention of fans of Fate/Apocrypha's Rider of Black, Astolfo.
Young hearts explore the boundaries of friendship and sexuality in Sweet Blue Flowers, a 2009 TV anime based on the yuri romance manga by Takako Shimura and also the subject for this week's edition of "Cruising the Crunchy-Catalog". Hit the jump to learn more.
Who is anime's best Chinese boy? Fans over at Anime! Anime! cast their vote, and we have the top ten results. Check them out after the jump!
The third Monday in July is Japan's Marine Day, a national holiday thanking the sea for the bounty that it provides the island. NicoNico has an anime swimsuit episode marathon to celebrate. The anime site for Bungo Stray Dogs is also marking the occasion with special welcome art featuring the Port Mafia on a sea-side outing.
KING OF PRISM -PRIDE the HERO- has a huge fan following -- and lots of them got to meet the stars of the Pretty Rhythm spinoff! Check out photos and info from the event after the jump!
Creamy Mami may be over, but Takako Ota is still going strong. Together with her musician associates, she's presenting a regular Nico Nico show. And now, she's going to be producing albums featuring their music! How can you help? Hit the jump to find out.
Preparing for fall's second TV anime adaptation of Natsumi Eguchi's infernal comedy Hozuki no Reitetsu/Hozuki's Coolheadedness, singer/voice actress Sumire Uesaka has been introduced as the series' end theme song performer. The song will be released on Uesaka's first EP on October 18th. The title of both the song and EP are to be determined.
This weekend's series event has revealed plans for new anime adaptations of Nakaba Suzuki's fantasy action manga The Seven Deadly Sins, previously adapted into a 2014 TV anime with a 2016 mini-series follow-up. Along with a Revival of The Commandments TV anime scheduled to start in January 2018's winter season, a summer anime movie is also planned.
This fall, a TV anime will adapt Haruko Ichikawa's Houseki no Kuni (Land of The Lustrous), a fantasy action manga serialized in Kodansha's Afternoon since its December 2012 issue that recently hit its seventh collection. Along with a promotion at character good stores Animate that will be distributing character cards, anime designs were previewed for leads Phosphophyllite (Phos) and Cinnabar.
Journey through a dangerous labyrinth, meet new friends, and battle more than 100 different types of monsters! The JRPG Lionheart is coming to Steam in English at the end of this month, but you can get your first look at it after the jump!
Already itching for more Magical Circle Guru-Guru? We've got you covered! Guru-Guru Petit Anime Theater is available to watch on YouTube. Plus, we've got news about the Japanese DVD/BD release, and a special event happening this January. All that after the jump!
“Don’t assume your dreams are just fantasy. If you can imagine a world, believe in it… and dive in.” At this weekend's Disney’s D23 2017 (a dedicated event - their version of a comic-con/anime expo), a new trailer for Kingdom Hearts III was presented. Key features called out included Toy Story-themed outfits, and Keyblade transformations. The Square Enix RPG is coming to PlayStation 4 in 2018.
Bandai Namco is preparing to unleash the first big update for Gundam Versus, which is currently available on PS4 in Japan. To get everyone ready, a trailer is here to dive into an overview of the new additions, including online Ranked Matches; the wave-battling Ultimate Battle survival mode, which includes showdowns against bosses and is available for one or two players; updated Extra Battles; and CPU-challenging Trial Battles.