Accompanying the announcement that Fate/kaleid liner Prisma Illya 2wei Herz!, this summer's third adaptation of Hiroshi Hiroyama's Fate magic girl spin-off manga, has been scheduled for July 24th, is a second preview, along with a new visual and a set of summer vacation swimsuit character designs. Get a look after the jump.
Episode 6 of Blood Blockade Battlefront, "Do not forget to do not forget me," is set to introduce Ikue Ōtani (Pikachu, One Piece's Tony Tony Chopper) as Leonard Watch's mushroom-like, Jack & Rockets loving alien friend Neji. Kōzō Shioya (Dragon Ball's Majin Boo) and Yuki Kaji (Attack on Titan's Eren Yeager) also guest as delivery men Roger and Martin. Get a look after the jump.
Next up for bat in the Ace of the Diamond anime is Seidou High School second year left-fielder Hisashi "Nabe" Watanabe. Ahead of his appearance in the second season of anime, the series site has introduced Akira Ishida's (Gundam SEED's Athrun Zala, Fate/zero's Ryūnosuke Uryū, Gintama's Katsura Kotarou, One Piece's Cavendish) character's voice. Get a look after the jump.
A new trailer for the upcoming cross-media series, Chaos Dragon, was unveiled at the "Machi Asobi 14" event in Tokushima. Now the promotional video is available online. Hit the jump to check it out.
100 guests will be able to witness robots Froisurobo and Roborin joined together in holy matrimony at a performance art event in Aoyama in June of 2015. Hit the jump to learn more.
It is confirmed that 30-year-old actor Kenichi Matsuyama to star as the protagonist Hiroshi in the upcoming TV drama adaptation of Yasumi Yoshizawa's classic comedy manga Dokonjo Gaeru (Gutsy Frog). While the original series featured the character whose age was 14, Matsuyama will play the character at the age of 30. Hit the jump for more details.
On April 21st, FUNimation released their 12th collection of One Piece with episodes 276-299, constituting the penultimate part of the Enies Lobby Arc. The cover features the storyline's antagonist Spandam, who is one of the series' numerous pro-wrestling references. And, in this case, senpai noticed. Get a look after the jump.
Shueisha's Ribon magazine, which began publication in 1955, is celebrating its 60th anniversary with a "box quest" promotion featuring prizes based on popular shōjo manga from the Eighties and Nineties. Hit the jump to learn more.
The art project ANIMAREAL attempts to blend the worlds of manga and anime with the real-world, and the results are amazing! Recently it worked with Momoiro Clover Z to bring some stunning scenes to life in commemoration of the group composing the theme song to the hit movie Dragon Ball Z: Resurrection of 'F'. See more after the jump!
Karebaka - Wagahai no Kare wa Baka de R, the new manga by Bamboo Blade author Masahiro Totsuka and BB Deformer spin-off illustrator Saki Azumi is already slated to get an anime adaptation. The Young Animal Densi romantic comedy gag series follows a young woman and her boyfriend, who has no merits beyond his handsome appearance.
A presentation at this weekend's Machi ★ Asobi event revealed plans to adapt DeNA's Mobage game Hacka Doll into a series of anime shorts joining the new Ultra Super Anime Time block this fall. Kill La Kill studio Trigger previously animated promo movie with the voices of Shino Reimi and Wake Up Girls!Miyu Takagi, Kaya Okuno, and Nanami Yamashita. More after the jump.
2 x 2 = Shinobuden, known in North America as Ninja Nonsense, is receiving a Japanese Bluray release. Hit the jump to learn the details.
Banpresto is releasing a "Kamen Rider Drive Type Speed" figure as a prize to be won in Japanese arcades. Hit the jump to check it out.
Smoking isn't for everyone, but art definitely is. And we all know art and anime go hand in hand, obviously. This Japanese Twitter user named @shin___geki has taken their love for the habit and anime and has created something wonderful. Hit the jump to see what they've created!
This adorable Pikachu ramen makes me go "Aww," and makes my stomach rumble at the same time. Sapporo Ichiban put out two flavors of these electric rodent themed noodles this April, seafood and soy. More after the break!