Can you believe that Fanart Friday's been around for three years? It's not just a recap episode this week, either--hit the jump to check out some new submissions, word from our readers who send their art in, and a contest with the chance to win a great prize pack and a year's worth of All-Access Membership!
Karen Senki, a new CG sci-fi action series from Next Media Animation, is set to premiere on Crunchyroll later this month on September 27th. And to celebrate, we being you part two of an exclusive interview with series creator Ohji Hiroi (also of Sakura Wars fame). Read on, and enjoy some new preview images from Karen Senki, after the jump!
Another preview out of this week's Tokyo Game Show event has Final Fantasy Explorers showing off its various features, from Jobs to summons, Legend Characters, and more. See the latest peek at the 3DS action-RPG after the jump.
With a rapid turnaround from the first animated ad, the hero club hype continues with another promo for Yuki Yuna wa Yusha de Aru, the original cute girl anime, developed by Project 2H, Studio Gokumi, Akame ga KILL!'s Takahiro and BunBun. Get a look after the jump.
A second preview has been posted for the adaptation of Ayuko Hatta's hit shoujo manga Okami Shoujo to Kuro Ouji/Wolf Girl & Black Prince, coming from TYO Animations and Love Stage!! director Kenichi Kasai. Get a look after the jump.
A first preview accompanied the August announcement of this fall's new Sunrise mech anime, Cross Ange: Rondo of Angels and Dragons. The follow-up is now here with a second look at the series that reunites a number of Gundam SEED staff. Check it out after the jump.
While there's nothing officially out of Japan, Tokyo Ghoul watchers who were ambivalent about the ending to this season's adaptation of Sui Ishida's manga can take comfort in a listing from the show's Chinese distributor that has season 2 coming in January 2015. More after the jump.
Square Enix has had no shortage of Final Fantasy related news throughout Tokyo Game Show, and another recent announcement has Final Fantasy Agito coming to PS Vita as Final Fantasy Agito+. The Vita port of the smartphone game is set to hit Japan on January 15, 2015. Teaser and more after the jump.
A third preview has been posted for fall's anime adaptation of battle fantasy Trinity Seven 7-nin no Masho Tsukai. Veteran Hiroshi Nishikiori (Azumanga Daioh, A Certain Magical Index) helms the Seven Arcs Pictures (Magical Girl Lyrical Nanoha) production. Sekirei's Shinpei Tomooka is animation director and character designer with TECHNOBOYS PULCRAFT GREEN-FUND doing the music. Get a look after the jump.
Dengeki and Sega celebrated publisher's 20th anniversary with crossover 2D fighting game Dengeki Bunko Fighting Climax. As the game makes the move from arcades to PS3 and Vita, it's so far been characters from the Sega side joining the roster. After the announcement that Virtua Fighter's Akira Yuki and Pai Chan will become playable and assist characters, a pair of characters from tactical RPG Valkyria Chronicles have now been added.
Publisher XSEED Games announced some release details for PS Vita brawler Senran Kagura: Shinovi Versus. The next localized ninja action game hits Sony's portable in North America and Europe on October 14 and 15, respectively. Hit the jump for the latest trailer.
Next week's issue of Shonen Jump is announcing that Shaft are returning to the magazine's relationship comedy Nisekoi for a new OVA shipping with volume 16. More after the jump.
Next week's Shonen Jump issue 43 features a message regrettably informing readers that Hunter x Hunter's hiatus continues to extend beyond what was expected as author Yoshihiro Togashi focuses on treatment for his health problems. Jump foresees an extended hiatus. More after the ump.
During a Tokyo Game Show livestream, Nippon Ichi Software announced that Disgaea 5 will make its way to PlayStation 4 in Japan on March 26, 2015. The demo that's currently playable at TGS will be available in the Japanese PlayStation Store sometime next month, and you can see the latest preview in the trailer after the jump.
Nicely timed for the NisiOisiN Festival, Max Factory and Good Smile Company are doubling down on vampire girl kawaii. A posable figma of Nisemonogatari Shinobu Oshino is on sale now ahead of April 2015 release, and accompanying it is a figFIX, the new spin-off series in the same 1/12th scale as the figma line, but with the characters sculpted in iconic poses (the heads are still movable).