One Piece hits episode 700 this week. With that milestone the anime begins exploring the backstory of the popular Trafalgar Law. Plus, fans will get to hear the voice of Corazon. The series site reveals that Kōichi Yamadera, Cowboy Bebop's Spike, will be voicing that character, whose introduction signals the final phase of the Dressrosa Arc. More after the jump.
Anime's summer 2015 season should be an interesting one. For otaku, there's a lot of bishoujo favorites as well as some anticipated light novel adaptations. Then, you can't get any more mainstream than the return of Dragon Ball to TV anime! As the schedule has shaken out, there's a new chart of when to find out. Get a look after the jump.
When all the real employees are away, the Dingo will play! Everybody's off at Anime Expo this weekend, so Shane's stepping up to fill Nate's sizable shoes for a special edition of Fanart Friday! Make the jump to see some of the hot-blooded columnist's favorite things in beautiful fan-made style!
North American distributor Seven Seas Entertainment has announced the license of manga series Angel Beats!: Heaven's Door. The ongoing series is at its eighth volume in Japan. Seven Seas will publish the series as individual volumes, each with a color insert. The first volume will be released on February 9, 2016 for $12.99 US / $14.99 CAN.
Sayaka Ohara's Underground Student Council President Mari Kurihara is the subject of the latest ad for the July 10th debut of the anime adaptation of Akira Hiramoto's Prison School. Get a look after the jump.
From the creative team that brought you Anohana (director Tatsuyuki Nagai, writer Mari Okada and character designer Masayoshi Tanaka) comes an all new ode to youth theatrical anime The Anthem of the Heart (aka Kokoro ga Sakebitagatterunda or KokoSake). A new commercial offers the latest look at the feature, which opens in Japan on September 19, 2015. More after the jump.
Producer Toei announced on social media that an English dub of the ongoing adaptation of Daisuke Ashihara's Shonen Jump action sci-fi World Trigger will premiere at this weekend's Anime Expo convention. More after the jump.
Crunchyroll announced the addition of My Wife is the Student Council President to its streaming lineup. The first episode is set for July 3 at 3:00pm Pacific Time, with the second episode and beyond to broadcast on Thursdays at 11:30am PT. More after the jump.
Bandai Namco Games announced Digimon Story: Cyber Sleuth localization plans at Anime Expo yesterday, which means it's time for a new trailer. Hit the jump for more.
Leading into summer conventions it looked likely that manga publisher Tokyopop was preparing to stage a comeback, and we got some of the official details during its Anime Expo 2015 panel. The company plans to jump back into manga publishing in 2016, and will also be publishing art books, collectors editions, and possibly light novels. Read on for more.
Pokkén Tournament is tossing two more Pokémon into the ring with the addition of Charizard and Weavile. Jirachi and Whimsicott have also been confirmed as support characters, and you can see the two newest playable Pokémon in action in the clips after the jump.
Standard and limited time, online for one week, special versions, of Overlord's one episode preview have been posted. Madhouse's adaptation of Kugane Maruyama and artist so-bin's dark fantasy light novel series Overlord will start on AT-X at 23:00 on July 7th, then Tokyo MX, TV Aichi, Sun TV and KBS Kyoto the 8th, and BS11 the 9th.
At this weekend's Anime Expo, Aniplex of America announced released plans for the domestic version of Fate/stay night [Unlimited Blade Works] Blu-ray Box Set I and DVD Complete 1st Season, and DURARARA!! x 2 Volumes 1 & 2 (Blu-ray and DVD). Along with this was news that an English dub is being produced for Your Lie in April with Patrick Seitz directing.
Viz announced at this weekend's Anime Expo that the North American anime and manga distributor will be continuing their release of GoHands' bishonen sci-fi K with the 2012 TV anime's 2014 anime movie follow-up Missing Kings and fall 2015's second season, Return of Kings. More after the jump.
To celebrate its 40th anniversary, Japanese animation studio Shaft, Inc. is creating an art exhibition called "Madogatari" that combines artwork from Puella Magi Madoka Magica and the Monogatari series. Hit the jump to learn more.