Speaking of episodes counts for fantasy anime (though, you could probably argue the genre. the network might suggest its "educational"), NHK has posted an English facts sheet for fall's Log Horizon 2 with a 25 episode count listed. More after the jump.
It looks like the epic fantasy anime Chaika -The Coffin Princess- Avenging Battle isn't going to have an epic length. Home video release listings suggest that the second adaptation of Ichirō Sakako's light novels will run a slightly slim 10 episodes. Japan will be getting these across five volumes between January and March. More after the jump.
The second key visual featuring the five main girls for the highly-anticipated second season of Kin-iro Mosaic/Kinmoza! TV anime, titled Hello!! Kin-iro Mosaic, is posted online today. Ahead of the broadcast, three character CDs are also planned to be released bimonthly from December. Hit the jump for more information.
Tokyo International Film Festival has revealed the full line-up for its special invitation films for this year. According to the list, the festival will host the world premiere screening of acclaimed anime director Mamoru Oshii's latest live-action feature film GARM WARS The Last Druid. Hit the jump for more information.
Following Sailor Moon in July and Sailor Mercury scheduled for next month, Premium Bandai today continuously started accepting pre-orders for a 310mm-tall Sailor Venus doll, the third collaboration item between the Pretty Guardian Sailor Moon franchise and Korean company Cheonsang Cheonha's fashion doll brand Pullip. Check the details after the jump.
Premium Bandai today begins accepting pre-orders for "PreCure All Stars Memorial," a miniature model set of PreCure's transformation items from the nine TV series. Toei Animation's long-running PreCure series has been celebrating its 10th anniversary year with various items and campaigns. Check the another must-have item after the jump!
The upcoming November 2014 issue of ViVi, one of the best-selling Japanese female fashion magazines, comes with a collaboration tote bag between BEAM and Hajime Isayama's mega popular manga series Attack On Titan, named "Shingeki no Levi Tote" featuring Levi's illustration on the front. Hit the jump for more details.
Shinjuku Marui Annex in Tokyo will open the latest collaboration shop "Oshare Macross 7" on October 17 for three weeks till November 5. Haruhiko Mikimoto, the original character designer for Macross 7, has provided a newly-drawn key visual featuring Mylene Flare Jenius and Basara Nekki. Hit the jump for more details.
While there seems to be some impulse to move on from Anohana, plenty of folks aren't ready to forget Menma and company just yet. Among them is animation director/character designer Masayoshi Tanaka, who posted a special illustration for her September 18th birthday. Get a look after the jump.
As the days draw close to the airing of the final episode in Madhouse's 2011 Hunter x Hunter production, animation director Takahiko Abiru has posted the series staff The Last x The Last message, as well as a bit of Gon x Killua and a few other memories. Get a look after the jump.
The latest project from Deadly Premonition designer Hidetaka "Swery65" Suehiro is right around the corner, with D4: Dark Dreams Don't Die set to launch on Xbox One tomorrow. Access Games made the announcement on Xbox Wire, where you can read a full interview about the mystery adventure. Hit the jump for the launch trailer.
Final Fantasy VII G-Bike is bringing the Gold Saucer mini-game to iOS and Android, and Square Enix is previewing more of the obstacle-dodging action in a special Tokyo Game Show 2014 trailer after the jump.
I'm not sure that many people could tell the name of the Onechanbara series' upcoming game, the release date or the platform (Onechanbara Z2: Chaos hits the PlayStation 4 in Japan October 30th). But, if they've been on social media today, they've probably seen its Tokyo Game Show booth, in which you stick your head into the bikini of the titular zombie slaying big sis in order to play the tradeshow's demo. Take a peek after the jump.
Following up on the playable P.T. game that eventually revealed Hideo Kojima and Guillermo del Toro's Silent Hills, Konami has an unsettling concept trailer for the upcoming PlayStation 4 game. Watch the skin-crawling horrors of Silent Hills straight out of Tokyo Game Show 2014 after the jump.
Thursday is Noitamina day. So, as the summer season wraps up, it was the day that fall's much anticipated Psycho-Pass 2 plans were revealed. Naoyoshi Shiotani remains the director. Ling Tosite Sigure and EOGIST are back for the themes. More after the jump.