Originally set for fall, Nintendo announced a concrete North American release date for Pokémon Art Academy. The Nintendo 3DS Pokémon art instruction begins on October 24. Hit the jump for more.
After a four month break from art portal Pixiv, Yuruyuri manga artist Namori has returned to the platform to share a sketch of Sailor Moon's Chibi Moon. Get a look after the jump.
While the animation production team is working busily on the upcoming Fate/stay night at Ufotable, the ufotable cafes around Japan with licensed goods sales have posted their newest item! Following the seasonal theme, a Japanese summer staple in Somen noodles will be sold in a nice Fate/stay night branded box. More after the jump!
Yuki Yuna Yuusha wa Aru is an original cute girl anime, developed by Project 2H, Studio Gokumi, Akame ga KILL!'s Takahiro and BunBun. Joining Haruka Terui as the title character and previously announced Hero Club mates Itsuki Inubozaki - voiced by Tomoyo Kurosawa and Fu Inubozaki - voiced by Yumi Uchiyama is newly announced Suzuko Mimori voiced Mimori Togo. More after the jump.
In time for a special presentation on NTV's Friday Roadshow, actor/comedy rocker Sadao Abe has been introduced as the voice and motion capture model for Migi in the live-action adaptation of Hitoshi Iwaaki's Parasyte. The alien parasite that attempts to bore into the teen lead's hand, but, thwarted by headphones, winds up in his right hand. More after the jump.
Sci-fi relationship comedy Tenchi Muyo returns this October with a 50-episode run of 5-minute shorts. Now, more of the original designs have been previewed. Get a look after the jump.
A screaming, fighting and fire-filled full trailer has debuted for Rurouni Kenshin: Densetsu no Saigo-hen (Rurouni Kenshin: The Legend Ends), the much anticipated second part of the final installment of the Rurouni Kenshin live-action film series opening September 13th. Get a look after the jump.
Lead actress India Eisley recreates a scene that you might remember from Yasuomi Umetsu’s (Wizard Barristers, Galilei Donna) violent crime tragedy anime Kite in Crave's new preview clip for the live-action adaptation. Check it out after the jump.
After the four group shots, the fifth visual for winter's new Durarara!! anime gives Izaya Orihara sole focus. Get a look after the jump.
Following up on today's earlier news about the Japanese release of Muramasa Rebirth's final DLC chapter, Aksys Games has info on the localization. Titled "Hell is Where the Heart Is," the fourth and final tale from the Genroku Legends series hits PSN in North America and Europe on September 2 and 3, respectively. More after the jump.
Sentai Filmworks mixes some recently announced licenses, such as Oda Nobuna, with Blu-ray releases of older titles, such as Detroit Metal City, in their newly laid out December release plans. See what they have in store after the jump.
New preview videos of the Character Song Series albums for Rin, Nagisa and Rei from Free!-Eternal Summer- have been posted and vols. 3, 4 and 5 in the series will be on sale on the same day of September 3rd in Japan for 1200 yen each. Watch all 3 videos after the jump!
Costume maker atelier spana has posted the photos of their trip to last weekend's Comiket, in which they showcased an amazing costume of One Piece's gladiator Rebecca. While they received compliments on the perfect measurements, they do say that some staff members observed that it was a little too exposed. See their secret after the jump.
It's now less than two weeks away from the September 3rd Japanese release of the ninth and final volume of Kill La Kill home video, with its accompanying OVA episode. To promote this, an early look at this last collection's packaging has been posted online. Check out the complete set below.
The main reason I visited the Kotobukiya Akihabara store on Sunday was "Brothers Conflict Museum," a special exhibition for the popular Japanese novel/game/anime series, which was held at the building's event space called "Kotobukiya Base Akiba" on the fifth floor from August 11 to 17. Check the photo report after the jump.