Admittedly, the characters of Attack on Titan mostly get around via 3D Maneuver Gear or on horseback, but these Choro-Q toy cars featuring Eren and Levi are pretty darn cute. Hit the jump to check them out.
Koei Tecmo announced plans for the western release of Ar nosurge Plus: Ode to an Unborn Star, the enhanced PS Vita port that adds in new costumes, all the DLC from the previous version, and more. The downloadable RPG is officially set to launch in Europe on July 1, followed by North America on July 2. Hit the jump for more.
Eiga HiHo, a magazine largely concerned with foreign genre movies, and Otona Anime have teamed up to release a new Anime Creators Name the Ultimate Movie mook (magazine/book). Yasuomi Umetsu (Kite, Galilei Donna, Wizard Barristers) had blogged that he'd been involved with the project, and leading up to its May 11th release, Noriaki Matsuzaki has revealed Umetsu's cover and the other creators who name their favorite, influential flicks.
Following a NicoNico marathon of the original Digimon Adventure anime, a preview, along with human character cast and release plans were announced for 15th anniversary production, Digimon Adventure tri. This follow-up, in which the older characters will be aged 17, will be produced as a six-part movie series, launching November 21st. Get a look after the jump.
Director and special effects master Yoshihiro Nishimura wears many hats in the upcoming ninja film, Torakage, destined to hit Japanese theaters in June of 2015. Hit the jump to learn more.
Following the fan response to the weekend news that the English dub of the new season of High School DxD will feature Josh Grelle and Kelly Angel, replacing Scott Freeman and Teri Rogers in the roles of Issei and Akeno, FUNimation has updated their post with a statement about the change.
Last year, Publisher Dengeki celebrated the 10th anniversary of A Certain Magical Index/Scientific Railgun author Kazuma Kamachi's debut with a series of projects that included a tribute video, Mikoto Misaka joining highly decorated Japanese professional football club Tokyo Verdy, 65cm swimsuit Misaka figure, "Misaki Shokuhou: Bunny Maid" figure, a mass-crossover light novel and manga, and news of a Heavy Arms anime. However, it looks like plans aren't over quite yet. More after the jump.
Following a concert with music from the Rage of Bahamut - Genesis anime from Yoshihiro Ike, with vocals by voice actress/end theme performer Risa Shimizu, a second anime adaptation of Cygames' fantasy card battle mobile game was announced.
More teenagers with attitude are coming to North American home video with Shout! Factory's release of Power Rangers: Lightspeed Rescue. Hit the jump to learn more.
Washoi! A fan-made video demonstrates how to reproduce the titular character of Ninja Slayer in origami, the Japanese art of paper folding. Hit the jump to check it out.
The official website for the upcoming TV anime adaptation of Ishio Yamagata's fantasy light novel series Rokka no Yuusha today updated with anime visuals for its seven main characters designed by Sayaka Koiso (RAIL WARS! Chief animation director). Check the latest information after the jump.
Square Enix has posted a 100-second preview for the upcoming OAD of Saya Kiyoshi's four-panel parody manga Saki Biyori, which is inspired by Ritz Kobayashi's mahjong-themed manga Saki. The disc will be bundled with the 3,980-yen limited edition of the 14th volume of the original series. Check the clip after the jump.
Following the already listed Sailor Moon, Mars and Venus from the Pretty Guardian Sailor Moon franchise, Bandai has listed two new Tamashii Buddies figures featuring the remaining members of the Sailor Soldiers, Sailor Mercury and Jupiter. Check the details after the jump.
The main cast for the upcoming live-action film adaptation of Reiko Shimizu's sci-fi mystery manga Himitsu - The Top Secret- is revealed to Japanese media today. Johnny & Associates' 30-year-old actor Toma Ikuta will play the protagonist Tsuyoshi Maki, alongside 25-year-old Masaki Okada as Ikkou Aoki. Hit the jump for more details.
The official Twitter account for four-member Japanese rock band nano.RIPE announced yesterday that their 14th single "Kodama Kotodama" (literally means Echo, Spirit of Language) will be released on July 22. It will be featured as the OP theme song for the upcoming Non Non Biyori Repeat. Hit the jump for more details.