With Cross Ange: Rondo of Angels and Dragons tr. scheduled for a May 28 release on PS Vita in Japan, Bandai Namco has a new five-minute trailer showcasing everything from the drama portions to dragon versus mecha action. Hit the jump for more.
The Animax Cafe in Akihabara is joining forces with the 2014 TV anime Yuki Yuna is a Hero for a special anime cafe collaboration. Hit the jump to learn more.
A June 21st Kadokawa Cinema Shinjuku preview screening and cast appearance has been announced for this summer's adaptation of Yu Moroboshi's fantasy action light novel series Kusen Madoushi Kouhosei no Kyoukan (The Instructor of Aerial Combat Wizard Candidates). The news was accompanied by a new visual and character art for the Takayuki Inagaki (Total Eclipse) directed Diomedea (KanColle) production. More after the jump.
Anime distributor Madman has posted an English-subtitled trailer for the live-action Attack on Titan, which they will be bringing to cinemas in Australia & New Zealand in 2015. Get a look after the jump.
Following Maki's recent birthday, Good Smile Company has launched pre-orders for a superdeformed Nendoroid of Love Live's reluctant composer. Following her August release, is the September debut of Kashuu Kiyomitsu, GSC's second figure based on swords-as-cute-boys game Touken Ranbu -ONLINE. They're also previewed their Racing Miku 2015 ver., offered to sponsors of their racing team.
Toei Animation has announced production on Dragon Ball Super (Japanese title; tentative for English release), the first all-new Dragon Ball television series to be released in 18 years. Following the recent events of the hit feature film, Dragon Ball Z: Resurrection ‘F’, Dragon Ball Super will debut in Japan in July 2015. More after the jump.
"file(N): project PQ" is Toei Animation's original anime film project scheduled to be released in spring of 2016. It has recently collaborated with Yahoo!Japan, posting a 3DCG dance PV and its lesson videos on the site's kids section. Check the studio's latest 3DCG clip after the jump.
It is officially confirmed that the highly anticipated second TV anime adaptation of Atto's comedy manga series Non Non Biyori, titled Non Non Biyori Repeat, is set for this July. One month ahead of its premiere, an advance screening event will be held in Tokyo on June 14. Check the latest information after the jump.
It was officially announced that two Toyota 86 cars decorated with a Takumi Fujiwara sticker on its front will officially compete in Kuma Kougen Rally, the second race of the 2015 Japanese Rally Championship, in Ehime prefecture on May 8-10. Check the making video of the panda-colored car after the jump.
According to the latest survey by JAniCA (Japan Animation Creators Association), which was conducted by the request of the Japanese Agency for Cultural Affairs, the average annual income of a Japanese animator is about 1.1 million yen (about 9,200 US dollars). Hit the jump for more details.
It is officially announced today, April 28, that Keiji Fujiwara and Yui Makino are cast as the protagonist Ushio's father Shigure Aotsuki and his schoolmate Reiko Hanyuu, respectively, in the upcoming TV anime adaptation of Kazuhiro Fujita's Ushio to Tora (Ushio and Tora) manga. Check the latest information after the jump.
Following the announcement for their voice cast, the official website for the multimedia franchise Venus Project has posted visuals for the three main characters of the upcoming yet-titled TV anime project, which is scheduled to be aired this July. Check the latest information after the jump.
Lantis has posted a short music video for anison singer Shuhei Kita's upcoming 10th single "Rise of Souls." It is featured as the OP theme song for Battle Spirits: Burning Soul, the ongoing 7th TV anime based on Bandai's trading card game series Battle Spirits. Check the clip after the jump.
27-year-old anime voice actor Miyu Irino, best known as Haku in Spirited Away and Nuts in Yes! PreCure 5, will release his fifth mini album "Boku no Mitsuketa Mono" (A Thing I found) from Bandai Visual's Kiramune label in May 8. Check the details and a CM after the jump.
Martial arts movies come and go, but Donnie Yen is always a draw for action fans! 2014 hit Kung Fu Jungle comes to the US as the more blatantly descriptive Kung Fu Killer, where Donnie Yen must help the police track down a murderer who's targeting martial arts masters! Is it worth your time? Check out our full review after the jump!