The Anime Awards are back for a second year to celebrate the best of the best in this medium we all love so much! The Awards kick off at 6:30 PM PST and broadcast live from Hollywood, California on Crunchyroll's Twitch Channel! For those of you who can't join in on Twitch, this news story will be updated live throughout the show with highlights, photos, and, of course, the winners for each category. Be sure to check back periodically to see what's new!
The team behind new anime BEATLESS want you to be ready to face the challenges of tomorrow's computer advances. A live event is scheduled to coincide with Cybersecurity Awareness Month, featuring appearances from the original author and lead voice actors. Hit the jump for more information!
Singer and voice actress Maaya Uchida is back with her second album! Magic Hour comes out in April, but you can hear a sample of one of the the album's new songs, "Setsuna Ring a Bell," right after the jump!
It's been a year since Yoko Taro's NieR: Automata changed the way we look at robots. To celebrate, Square Enix has a first anniversary stream planned for March 3 to March 4 in Japan. Read on for more.
Bandai Namco Entertainment and developer Level-5 announced that Ni no Kuni II: Revenant Kingdom has officially gone gold. The sequel is complete and ready to meet its March 23 launch, so a new video is here to celebrate.
Final Fantasy XV has been on a pretty steady roll since it debuted well over a year ago, but Square Enix isn't done yet. According to recent interviews, director Hajime Tabata and the FFXV team are aiming to get four more DLC episodes out through 2019. Read on for more.
Tokyo Ghoul:re is one of what seems like a thousand hotly-anticipated anime series set to debut this April. Ahead of that, the official website recently announced the opening theme artist for the series. Read on for more!
As teased at the end of a new video that goes behind the scenes of the Death end re;Quest RPG, Compile Heart is currently spinning a bunch of plates, with five RPG projects in development. Read on for more.
Last time we took a peek at Valkyria Chronicles 4 it was all about the ice cold Imperial Army. Let's take a break from that with Sega's latest preview, which turns the focus back to the Federation Army to highlight more of its members.
The anime adaptation of Masamune-kun's Revenge, a contentious romantic comedy manga written by Hazuki Takeota and illustrated by Tiv about a boy on a quest to make the girl who spurned him fall in love with him so that he can spurn her in return, will continue in a new original animation DVD. Hit the jump to learn more.
In addition to the two leads revealed one month ago, the official website for the upcoming TV anime adaptation of Nyoijizai's beach volleyball-themed manga Harukana Receive announced two more voice cast members toady: Atsumi Tanezaki (Chise Hatori in The Ancient Magus' Bride) as Claire Thomas and Rie Suegara (Shizuka Tsuchimikado in Märchen Mädchen) as her twin sister Emily. Check out more information after the jump.
The official website for 30-year-old anison singer LiSA announced today that her first best albums, "LiSA BEST -Day-" and "LiSA BEST -Way-" will be released simultaneously on May 9. She made her solo singer debut in January 2011 and has released 13 singles, four full albums and two mini albums. Check out the song list for the two albums after the jump.
A live-action film based on Kaiji Kawaguchi (Silent Service, Zipang)'s ongoing military manga Kubo Ibuki (Aircraft Carrier Ibuki) is confirmed to be in the works for a release in 2019. The news was announced in this year's fifth issue of Shogakukan's biweekly magazine Big Comic released in Japan today on February 24. Hit the jump for more details.
Teichiku Entertainment announced today that 26-year-old singer/voice actress Yuri Komagata (Kirakira PreCure a la Mode OP song) will release her first single from its Rokkan Music label in June. The yet-titled song is set to be used as the OP theme for the upcoming TV anime adaptation of Yoshimi Sato's slice-of-life omnibus manga Fumikiri Jikan (Railroad Crossing Time). Hit the jump for more details.
FuRyu has announced that a TV anime adaptation of its popular RPG for iOS and Android, Pastel Memories, is now in the works. The news was also announced in the game's monthly official live-streaming program "PasMemo Channel!" hosted by Hiyori Nitta (Izumi Asagi), Chitose Morinaga (Nejire Usagi), and Mafia Kajita (writer) last night. Hit the jump for more details.
As reported, the upcoming first DVD/Blu-ray volume of the TV anime KARAKAI JOZU NO TAKAGI-SAN to be released on March 28 comes with an original PC dating sim game for windows, "Karakai Simulation Game." Watch a special clip to see if the male protagonist Nishikata-kun's voice actor Yuki Kaji can ask the main heroine Takagi-san for a date after the jump!