Late year, the January issue of Shonen Ace launched Wandering Wonder World, the first shonen manga series by PEACH-PIT (author of shoujo like Shugo Charo and seinen like Rozen Maiden- borderline works like DearS and Zombie Loan complicate the "first" declaration.) A first collection of the series set in amysterious amusement park hit Japan yesterday, accompanied by a music video from Reruriri (kittycreators) and 96neko.
Angel Beats! scenario writer Jun Maeda and original character designer Na-Ga reunite this summer for Charlotte, a TV anime set in a world in which a small percent of children manifest super powers upon reaching puberty. While the cast have not been announced, fans can now try to guess who's who with a series of audio samples posted on the anime's site. Check them out after the jump.
The July Issue of Monthly Comic Alive, out in Japan May 27th, has launched a new manga based on Yuu Kamiya's No Game No Life light novel series. Kazuya Yuizaki illustrates focused on the lives of Izuna Hatsuse and the Warbeasts. More after the jump.
At last summer's Otakon, FUNimation announced that they'd picked up the license to The Melancholy of Haruhi Suzumiya as well as gag spin-off Melancholy of Haruhi-chan Suzumiya. This season, they're simulcasting the new spin-off The Disappearance of Nagato Yuki-chan. Well, now it looks like Haruhi herself (or some proxy) is placing personal ads from FUNi's neighborhood on Craigslist. More after the jump.
It was confirmed yesterday that the 19th Detective Conan film, Sunflowers of Inferno, earned 4.148 billion yen from 3,319,000 ticket sales in 37 days from its opening on April 18, finally becoming the most successful film in the anime franchise. Hit the jump for more details.
The main voice cast and staff for the upcoming TV anime adaptation of Akira Hiramoto's high school comedy manga Prison School were announced at the press conference today, May 27. It was held at the publisher Kodansha's office and was live-broadcasted on Nico Nico Live. Check the latest information with a new PV after the jump.
Following the 2nd PV featuring the scenery with a Japanese children's song "Kaeru no Uta," the official website for the upcoming TV anime second season Non Non Biyori Repeat today updated with a summer-themed new main visual, announcing its premiere schedule in Japan. Check the latest information after the jump.
It is officially announced today that the second film in the Aikatsu! anime franchise, Aikatsu! Music Award: Minna de Shou wo MoracchaimaShow! is set for a release on August 22. Its official website has posted a 60-second teaser. Hit the jump for more information.
The official website for the upcoming TV anime Ushio to Tora today announced its premiere schedule in Japan, starting with Tokyo MX on July 3. It is also confirmed that four-member rock band Kinniku Shoujo Tai/King-Show provides the OP song "Mazeruna Kiken" (Do not mix. Hazardous). Check the latest information after the jump.
The second chapter of the trilogy anime film project based on Shuichi Shigeno's street car racing manga, Shin Gekijo-ban Initial D: Legend 2-Tousou-, was released on 30 screens across Japan on May 23. Its per-screen average was the highest among the top 15 films in the weekend. Hit the jump for more details.
The official website for the upcoming TV anime adaptation of Yumi Nakata's erotic comedy manga Okusama ga Seitokaicho!/My Wife Is the Student Council President! today updated with new information including its premiere schedule starting with AT-X on July 1. Hit the jump for more.
Some details about the first episode of the upcoming new Lupin the Third TV anime series, including a new female character Rebecca Rossellini, have been revealed to Japanese media. The story begins when Zenigata receives an invitation from Lupin for his wedding ceremony with Rebecca. Hit the jump for more details.
Four-member Japanese rock band SEKAI NO OWARI provides theme songs for the upcoming two-part live-action film adaptations based on Hajime Isayama's hugely successful manga series Attack on Titan. While the name of the band literally means "The End of the World," the second film is also titled as Attack on Titan: End of the World. Hit the jump for more details.
Along with releasing a theatrical trailer, FUNimation has announced that new DBZ movie, Dragon Ball Z: Resurrection ‘F’ will screen in theaters nationwide from August 4 – 12, 2015. Fans are invited to sign-up at www.dragonballz.com to be alerted when ticketing opens. More after the jump.
Publisher Ichijinsha has posted a preview of Telegenic, a survey of the animation work from animator/character designer Atsushi Nishigori (Gurren Lagann, Panty and Stocking, the IdolM@ster). The A4 sized volume is set to be released June 30th for 2,778yen. Get a look after the jump.