The official website and Twitter for the TV anime series based on Roots and Piyo's comedy manga series Teekyu today posted a key visual for the upcoming fifth season which is scheduled to premiere on on July 6. Check the new visual and theme song CD jacket illustrations after the jump.
5pb.Games has posted a 90-second first trailer for the upcoming live-action film adaptation of Team GrisGris' horror adventure game series Corpse Party, starring 19-year-old member of Japanese girls idol group Nogizaka46, Rina Ikoma. Check the latest clip and photos after the jump.
A serialization of a yet-titled new hero action manga based on ideas by voice actor Daisuke Ono and Takayuki Kondo will begin in the October issue of Kodansha's Monthly Shonen Sirius, which is scheduled to be published in Japan on August 26. Hit the jump for more details.
From June 12th through the 25th, Shaun the Sheep, the British stop-motion spin-off of the Wallace and Gromit sets up shop at the Tokyu Plaza Omotesando Harajuku for a Japanese stop on its charity exhibit/auction tour. Hideaki Anno designed an Evangelion take on the character, along with wife Moyocco Anno offering her Sugar Sugar Rune interpretation. More after the jump.
Avex has posted a four-minute music video for five-member Japanese rock band Tokyo Karan Koron's upcoming 6th single "Spice" on its official YouTube channel. It is now used as the ED song for the cooking-themed TV anime Food Wars! Shokugeki no Soma. Check the clip after the jump.
Survey data collected from Japanese middle school students at the May 12 - 15 "Robot and Me" event suggests a rocky future for human / robot romantic relations. Or does it? Hit the jump to learn more.
Leading into a June 4th release of the first volume Magical Patissier Kosaki-chan, a Nisekoi spin-off by Taishi Tsutsui from digital manga periodical Shonen Jump Plus, May 29th's episode eight of the current run of Nisekoi anime will present a special adaptation of the comedy about a magical girl version of Kosaki Onodera solving problems with the power of dessert. Get a look after the jump.
There's another Dengeki Bunko Fighting Climax game in the works, with Dengeki Online announcing that it's due out in Japanese arcades this summer. So far we know a few things, including the temporary title, Dengeki Bunko Fighting Climax New Work, and some new additions. Screens and more after the jump.
It seems there's more in store for Compile Heart's notorious Vita-rubbing, card-battling, and dungeon-crawling Genkai games. First there was Monster Monpiece in 2013, followed by Moero Chronicle in 2014, and now the developer is teasing what appears to be next in the series. Hit the jump for more.
Maybe having an enormous speaker shaped like Japan's most famous earless cat robot from the future won't help you break out as an amateur DJ, but this piece of novelty audio equipment is kind of cool in a nerdy way. Hit the jump to check it out.
CG artist Daisuke Onitsuka is back at Khara for the Animator Expo showcase's 24th work, Rapid Rouge. Gainax veteran animator Mahiro Maeda is responsible for the original work and image boarding with FLCL's Kazuya Tsurumaki providing original characters designs and Shuichi Iseki (Me! Me! Me!) as character designer and animation director.
While the Girls und Panzer movie doesn't open until November 21st, advanced tickets go on sale June 6th. For the first offering, the incentive bonus is a selection of 13 clearfiles presenting a time series of a day in the life of competitors of Ōarai Prefectural Girls High School as well as their sensha-dō rivals. Get a look after the jump.
Stella Glow is bringing its strategy-RPG action to Nintendo 3DS in Japan on June 4, with a North American release set for later this year. In the meantime you can see a sample of its song magic in a new pair of trailers featuring Popo and Risette, respectively, and a bit of battle after the jump.
Capcom has shown The Great Ace Attorney at a handful of events like Japan Festa 2015, and that demo will soon be making its way to Nintendo 3DS in the region. Capcom announced plans for a Japanese demo, giving players a chance to try out new features like the Joint Reasoning system that serves up teamwork between ancestral lead Ryuunosuke Naruhodou and Sherlock Holmes. Hit the jump for more.
4Gamer has a new extended gameplay video up for Dissidia Final Fantasy, showing off six of the three-on-three arcade fighter's confirmed characters and a bit of how each of them differ. See the footage after the jump.