Bandai Namco Entertainment is looking to add to the roster of One Piece: Burning Blood, but they want some help from YOU first. A campaign recently kicked off to encourage players to head to the game's official website and vote for their favorite from a list of potential DLC characters. The top 3 will be added to Burning Blood as playable characters. Read on for more.
Publisher Broccoli is celebrating six years of the Uta no Prince-sama visual novel series, which is also known for its anime adaptations. In addition to the launch of an anniversary website, the milestone was commemorated with the reveal of a new PS Vita game, Uta no Prince-sama: Dolce Vita. More after the jump.
Following yesterday's Space Patrol Luluco finale, today it was time for Trigger to wrap up Kiznaiver and, with it, the studio's double busy season. The broadcast of episode 12 "If The Kizna System Spread Throughout The World" put Trigger in a celebratory mood. Sushio, the series' animation director, known for his work on Kill La Kill, got the ball rolling by posting some behind-the-scenes secrets. Get a look after the jump.
On October 23rd, Tanaka-kun Is Always Listless' Kensho Ono (Tanaka), Yoshimasa Hosoya (Ohta), Natsumi Takamori (Shiraishi), yaka Suwa (Echizen), Aoi Yuki (Rino), Kazuyuki Okitsu, (Shimura), Yuichi Iguchi (Kato), and opening theme performers Unlimited tone reunite for a stage event at Toyosu PIT. Priority ticket sales are offered with volume 1 (out June 24) and 2 (out July 22nd) of the serie' home vido release. Promoting this, the event's visual has been previewed.
Creative director and opening animator Hiromi Wakabayashi and designer Koyama Shigeto have teamed up on a Space Patrol Luluco "Justice Do It" Chief Overjustice t-shirt, offered at Trigger Night and other Japanese events, and coming to America at Anime Expo. The event will also feature appearances byTrigger animator/character designers Mai Yoneyama and Sushio, both of whom recently worked on Kiznaiver.
Flying Witch is ending today, so Anime vs. Real Life is back with more comparisons – this time, focusing on the more rural areas of the show. Does the secret café actually exist? Hit the jump to find out!
Like many fans, animator Takafumi Hori, a veteran of Trigger anime including Kill La Kill and the earlier Little Witch Academia shorts, is quite hyped about the news of a Little Witch Academia TV anime. And, he's prepared for that battle, treating fans to a bit of an animated doodle. Check it out after the jump.
It's time for your own training arc. Evangelion has teamed up with Army Dumbbell (dumbbell as in the thing you lift, not as in "baka Shinji") for Type-01 and Type-02 modular sets. With plates for adjusting the weight to 5, 7, or 10kg, the polyethylene (promoted for the benefit of not rusting, smelling or getting gold) sets, limited to 180,000 units , with bonus sports towl, go for 5,400yen. Shipping is scheduled for July 9th. More after the jump.
The latest of period crime anime 91 Days' paired character promos throws the sportlight on Vanno (CV Daisuke Oni) and Vincent (CV Kazuhiro Yamaji). Check it out after the jump.
As part of its continuing Ukiyo-e Art series, HOBBY STOCK is releasing a limited run of 200 Ukiyo-e prints featuring artwork inspired by Akira Toriyama's manga and TV anime, Dragon Ball. Hit the jump to learn more.
If you're looking for some pure gameplay from Super Robot Wars OG: The Moon Dwellers, Bandai Namco has you covered with over 13 minutes of footage. Dig into the extended play movie after the jump.
Card game-based TV anime Ange Vierge is fast approaching its July 9 debut, so we have a quick new commercial previewing footage along with a sample of Konomi Suzuki's "Love is MY RAIL" opening theme song. Hit the jump for more.
In case you forgot about The Snack World, it's another upcoming property that Level-5 is attempting to make into a full-on cross-media franchise. A new trailer debuted during the company's latest live stream, showing off characters, monsters, and more in CG-animated form. Hit the jump for more.
Musician and Maltine Records scenester Meishi Smile has delivered an unsettling ode to horror and pop culture with his creepy new music video “Belong”, which is inspired by Music Anime Douga scene. Watch after the jump!
Providing further evidence that Japanese monster movie mash-up Sadako vs. Kayako has the greatest promotional campaign in film history, the ghostly villains of the Ringu / The Ring and Ju-On / The Grudge films recently turned up for photoshoots at a pair of Japanese fashion magazines. Hit the jump to learn more.