Yesterday August 29 was the official Yakiniku (grilled meat) Day in Japan. So Makoto Kawai, the original creator of the cooking girls-featured manga Koufuku Graffiti, drew the protagonist Ryo Machiko's Yakiniku-eating illustration for the official site for the upcoming TV anime adaptation. Check the cute art after the jump.
NHK's official site for the upcoming TV anime adaptation of the Swedish author Astrid Lindgren's children's fantasy novel Ronia the Robber's Daughter is updated with a new key visual and its premiere date. The Goro Miyazaki-directed 3DCG TV anime will premiere at 19:00 on October 11. Hit the jump for more details.
The TOWER RECORDS Shinjuku store in Tokyo has announced the TOP 10 anime single/album of August 18-24. The number one single of the 34th week of year 2014 is popular anime voice actress/singer Maaya Sakamoto's 24th single "Replica," the second OP theme for the TV anime M3 the dark metal. Check this week's ranking and videos after the jump.
A 80-second full trailer for the first part of the upcoming two-part OVA Suisei no Gargantia -Meguru Kouro, Haruka-/Gargantia on the Verdurous Planet -Traveling the Route, Far Away- is now online. It introduce a new character for the sequel story, Reema voiced by Inori Minase. Check the clip after the jump.
Volleyball anime Haikyu!! has its first Nintendo 3DS game in Haikyu!! Tsunage! Itadaki No Keshiki!! slated for release on September 25th and who is best to explain what the game is about? The characters! The game's official site recently conducted a poll to find out which character fans wanted to see in the intro video and the 6th character was revealed in his own video, where he explained the overview of the game. Did he do a good job? Watch the video after the jump!
Following the 30-second teaser posted in late June, the official site for the Attack on Titan anime project today posted a 90-second full trailer for the upcoming first compilation film "Guren no Yumiya." Check the clip and latest information about the theme song artists after the jump.
Harajuku kawaii ambassador Kyary Pamyu Pamyu is no stranger to appearing in commercials, and now she's signed up for a new CM promoting Addidas' special sneaker for the fall season. Watch it after the jump!
Crunchyroll and FUNimation have announced plans to stream this summer's One Piece '3D2Y' special. It tells the story of the two years of Luffy's training with Silvers Rayleigh in Rusukaina Island, as well as the story of Luffy's showdown with Eiichiro Oda designed Impel Down level 6 escapee Burndy World to protect Boa Hancock. More after the jump.
Rock band Glay have announced that they will be performing the third opening for baseball anime Ace of the Diamond, "Haya Hashire! Mirai." The single will be released October 15th. More after the jump.
As Matcha Hazuki's One Week Friends prepares for its final stretch, a stage adaptation of the manga has been announced for November. The story, which inspired a spring anime, will be performed at Shibuya' CBGK Shibugeki November 14-24. More after the jump.
Fanart Friday takes up the head position alongside our favorite LEADERS, completing a month-long look at THE PERFECT TEAM! Hit the jump to check out fan-made masterpieces from Persona 4, JoJo's Bizarre Adventure, Log Horizon, Berserk, and much more!
Fear, and Loathing in Las Vegas (Sengoku Basara: Judge End, Gokukoku no Brynhildr , Hunter x Hunter) have been introduced as the theme song performers of the upcoming Parasyte anime. A release date for a single of the song, "Let Me Hear," hasn't been announced, but the screamo/digital hardcore just released their third album, "Phase 2" August 6th. More after the jump.
A release window was given for Bravely Second during this morning's Nintendo Direct presentation. Square Enix's follow-up to Bravely Default launches on Nintendo 3DS in Japan this winter, and you can see the latest trailer after the jump.
XSEED Games is gearing up for its fall release of Senran Kagura: Shinovi Versus in North America, where it will be available both at retail and via digital download. Dig the first set of English screenshots after the jump.
Atlus is officially rolling out the character trailers for New Etrian Odyssey II: The Knight of Fafnir, which brings another enhanced remake to Nintendo 3DS in Japan on November 27. Meet Arianna, the calm and polite Princess of the Duchy of Caledonia, in the trailer after the jump.