Manga author Moyocco Anno returned to the heroines of 2004-2007 magic girl manga Sugar Sugar Rune with an illustration of witches Chocolat and Vanilla aged into their 20s as a visual for JAPAN GIRLS EXPO 2015. The event runs October 31-November 1 at Intex Osaka with a wide variety of music, food, fashion and even fortune-telling being presented. Get a look after the jump.
Atlus has two more English character trailers for Persona 4: Dancing All Night, this time putting the spotlight on Nanako Dojima and Margaret after the jump.
Preparing for the September 22nd DVD and Blu-ray releases of the first season of Hamatora, Sentai Filmworks has announced the English dub cast for the 2014 anime arm of the multimedia supernatural action-mystery. See who's who after the jump.
Noting that plenty might have wanted/expected a Bitch-sensei or even a Kaede Kayano, Assassination Classroom has revealed the incentive 3D mousepad, offered with purchase of a set of the anime from Avex's An*Mu-mo shop. Using the illustration featured on the series' site special White Day splash page, fans will be given a chance to rest their wrists on the mighty pecs of Tadaomi Karasuma!
Masami Yuuki's comedic science fiction manga involving an absent-minded android, Kyūkyoku Chōjin R, is returning to print with a special one-shot story told in 2 parts in the Big Comic Spirits and Monthly Big Comic Spirits manga magazines published by Shogakukan. Hit the jump to learn more.
To celebrate its 40th anniversary, Japanese animation studio Shaft, Inc. is creating an art exhibition called "Madogatari" that combines two of their most popular anime properties: Puella Magi Madoka Magica and the Monogatari series. It's begun previewing the tie-in merchandise, starting with a "Shinobu Oshino & Kyubey" figFIX.
Chara Hobby C3xHobby is one of the largest Japanese anime/game character goods events, hosted by Hobby Japan, Ascii Media Works and Sotsu. It has been held every summer at Makuhari Messe in Chiba Prefecture since 2004. This year's event was held on August 22 and 23. Check the photo report part 1 after the jump.
Sometimes the world can seem like a dark place, and then you realize there are people who take the time to do things like recreate the original 1997 Pokémon anime intro in Grand Theft Auto V. YouTube Merfish is behind this creation, which you can see after the jump.
Aquaplus has released a new preview video for the upcoming fantasy TV anime, Utawarerumono: False Mask. Hit the jump to check it out.
Next week's Shonen Jump issue 40 is set to update the plans for the summer 2016 One Piece movie. After contributing to 2009's tenth One Piece movie, Strong World and 2012's twelfth movie, Film Z, series creator is back for the next one. More after the jump.
The Japanese box art has been revealed for Tokyo Ghoul: Jail along with an announcement of the PS Vita game's first-print bonuses. Hit the jump for the art and details on the bonuses.
Staff and cast have been announced for the fall anime adaptation of I Can't Understand What My Husband Is Saying author Cool-Kyou-Sinnjya's Komori-san wa Kotowarenai! (Komori Can't Refuse!), a comedy about a junior high school girl who is too nice to decline requests and gains special abilities in the process. Kenichi Imaizumi (Student Council's Discretion Lv. 2) directs with Yurie Kuniyuki (Denki-Gai) on character design and animation direction.
Gust recently showcased a new trailer for Atelier Sophie: Alchemist of the Mysterious Book, offering a peek at how the latest entry in the series begins along with some samples of the story and battles. Hit the jump for more.
Famitsu has the first screens for Summon Night 6: Lost Borders, which was announced for PlayStation 4 and PS Vita last week. It's on the way next spring to celebrate the series' 15th anniversary, and you can see a closer look at the debut screens after the jump.
The Girl Friend Beta PS Vita adventure game is coming to Japan on November 19, and Bandai Namco is here with a new trailer introducing the game's girls and features. Hit the jump for more.