After 31 years since the last ninth volume in August 1987, the tenth tankobon volume of Masami Yuuki (Birdy the Mighty, Mobile Police Patlabor)'s sci-fi school comedy manga Kyukyoku Chojin R is set to be released on August 10. The news was announced in this year's 21st/22nd combined issue of Shogakukan's Big Comic Spirits magazine released today in Japan. Hit the jump for more details.
Following "WHITE OUT" for the first part Monster Planet, 19-year-old rookie singer XAI provides the theme song "THE SKY FALLS" for Godzilla: City on the Edge of Battle, the upcoming second part of Polygon Pictures' three-part anime feature film project inspired by Toho's long-running Godzilla franchise. Her official website has posted a four-minute full music video for the song.
It is officially announced today that a TV anime adaptation of Honda's essay web manga focusing on the daily life of a bookstore clerk, Gaikotsu Shotenin Honda San (Skeleton bookstore clerk Honda-san) is now in the works for a fall 2018 premiere in Japan. Hit the jump for more details.
Five days before the opening of the fifth show "Hajimari no Kyojin" (The Start of the Giant) in Tokyo, Kyodo Medias today released a main visual for the next sixth show of "HYPER PROJECTION ENGEKI HAIKYU!!," titled "Saikyo no Team" (The Strongest Team), which is confirmed to be the last one for the current cast members of Karasuno High. Hit the jump for more information.
Following the initial announcement in March, the official website for the upcoming TV anime adaptation of Yoshiyuki Nishi's dark fantasy manga Muhyo to Roji no Mahouritsu Soudan Jimusho/Muhyo & Roji's Bureau of Supernatural Investigation today announced its four main voice cast members and main production staff including director Nobuhiro Kondo (Shonen Ashibe GO! GO! Goma-chan). Check out the latest information after the jump!
The official website for 23-year-old anime voice actress Ayaka Ohashi has posted CD jacket images for her upcoming second album "PROGRESS" and a short version music video for the album's lead track "Sing-along Shinkaron." The song is written/composed/arranged by Masayoshi Oishi, best known for the OP theme for the Kemono Friends TV anime, "Yokoso Japari Park he." Watch her neweset Mv after the jump!
The two leading cast for the upcoming live-action film adaptation of Naoshi Komi's love-comedy manga Nisekoi are announced today. 24-year-old Kento Nakajima, a member of Japanese boy idol group Sexy Zone, is set to star as the male protagonist Raku Ichijo, while 21-year-old fashion model/actress Ayami Nakajo plays the main heroine Chitoge Kirisaki. Check out more information after the jump!
The Summer Lesson: Allison Snow and Summer Lesson: Chisato Shinjo games are coming to PSVR in Southeast Asia as one deluxe bundle this summer. Hit the jump for an English preview.
Sega and Epics announced release details for PoPoLoCrois: Narcia's Tears and the Fairy's Flute. The mobile entry in the series is now set to launch on iOS and Android in Japan on May 8. Read on for more.
Want to see the girls of Aqours live onstage? Their HAPPY PARTY TRAIN tour has returned to the station, but the memorial box for the concert comes out later this week! Check out the trailer for the Blu-Ray and a run-down of the set's bonuses after the jump.
In an announcement that is sure to delight the fans, a new original animation video has been announced for YuruYuri, the anime adaptation based on Namori's everyday life comedy manga. Hit the jump to learn the details.
It appears that even champion-level jockeys like to horse around from time to time, because Yutaka Take - a professional jockey who holds 7 national records in the sport of Japanese horse racing - is appearing as himself in the 5th episode of Umamusume: Pretty Derby. Hit the jump to learn more.
In a special ceremony that was held in Tokyo, singer / voice actress / pianist Yui Makino was appointed as an official "Kamifurano PR Ambassador" by the town of Kamifurano in Hokkaido. Hit the jump to learn more.
Just in time for the theatrical release of Liz and the Blue Bird (Liz to Aoi Tori in Japanese, alternatively Liz und ein BlauerVogel in German), Kyoto Animation has released a three minute long extended preview video that explores the characters and conflicts of the film. Hit the jump to check it out.
Gainax's series of Princess Maker life simulation games continues to be localized on PC, with CFK Co. Ltd. bringing the final game, Princess Maker 5, to Steam this month. Hit the jump for more.