Last month a promo, site, and Twitter account launched for a 2015 TV anime based on Sanrio's character project Show By Rock!!, previously featured in an iOS rhythm action game. After showcasing the moe girls band Plasmagica, the latest preview goes more bishnoen with the introduction of Shingan CrimsonZ. Get a look after the jump.
Cospa's Nijigencospa is ready to cater to fans who have wanted a Mini-Fredrika molting out of their chest since seeing it happen it happen in the finale of the first half of Chaika - The Coffin Princess. A t-shirt with inspured by the memorable scene is on sale early at their official store, selling for 2,900yen ahead of a December release. Get a look after the jump.
The UK's Man Booker Prize for Fiction recently provoked plenty of discussion in the literary field with the 2013 decision to expand from works by citizens of the Commonwealth of Nations, the Republic of Ireland, and Zimbabwe to all works written in English and published in the UK. Japan's Hoshi prize for science fiction may be doing it one better, opening selection to material by aliens and computers.
Following the first episode one year ago, Matsuyama-city, the capital city of Ehime Prefecture in the Shikoku island, has released the 13-minute second episode of its promotional anime short, Matsu to Yanma to Moburi-san 2: Suigun Otakara to Nazotoki no Shimajima featuring popular anime voice actress Nana Mizuki as the heroine Moburi-san. Watch it after the jump.
Victor Entertainment has posted a promotional video for "Sayonara Strawberry," the leading track from popular anime voice actress Hisako Kanemoto's upcoming 1st "private" album titled "Fantastic Voyage" which is scheduled to be released in Japan on November 26. Check her cute song after the jump!
The official site for the Attack on Titan anime project has announced that its first compilation film Attack on Titan: Guren no Yumiya, which compiles the first 13 episodes of the TV anime, will get 4DX screenings at the two theaters in Tokyo and Hiroshima, simultaneously with its general release across Japan on November 22. Hit the jump for more information.
The TOWER RECORDS Shinjuku store in Tokyo has announced the TOP 10 anime singles/albums of October 13-19. The number one single of the 42nd week of year 2014 is Nana Mizuki's 30th single "Kindan no Resistance," the OP theme song for the 2014 fall TV anime Cross Ange: Rondo of Angels and Dragons. Check this week's ranking and videos after the jump.
Following the screening of the first uncensored episode of TERRAFORMARS during New York Comic Con, Crunchyroll has announced a sneak peek stream of the first three uncensored episodes set for this Saturday night! Hit the jump for the details,
Following up on the Hellsing news, Toonami had some good news to deliver for Inuyasha fans with confirmation that it will broadcast Inuyasha: The Final Act starting next month. Hit the jump for details.
Fanart Friday wants to let you know that you don't need a costume to be a monster for Halloween--some people are pretty terrifying in their own skin. This week, check out fan-made masterpieces featuring your favorite monstrous people from School Days, Psycho-Pass, Steins;Gate, Fullmetal Alchemist and much more!
Sentai Filmworks has announced that they have licensed the Brynhildr in the Darkness anime series. From Lynn Okamoto, original creator of legendary series Elfen Lied, Brynhildr in the Darkness is directed by Kenichi Imaizumi (Katekyo Hitman Reborn!, Student Council’s Discretion Level 2). More after the jump.
This week, Pony Canyon began selling the EP of Maaya Uchida's Gonna Be the Twin-Tail!!'s theme "Gimme! Revolution" on international digital music stores such as iTunes and Amazon MP3 Music. This continues their roll-out of autumn anime music following Ayana Taketatsu's "Kajirikake No Ringo" from Denki-Gai.
A series of making-of movie having been looking at the production of Toei Animation's Expelled from Paradise, directed by Seiji Mizushima (Fullmetal Alchemist, Mobile Suit Gundam 00) with Gen Urobuchi (Puella Magi Madoka Magica) writing the script. The latest look at its CG mecha animation, and can you say "Itano Circus?" Get a look after the jump.
Orca Toys has revealed their companion to their previously presented mizugi (swimsuit) figure of Oreimo's Kuroneko. The 1/7th scale, 15.5cm figure scheduled to be released in May for 10,000yen. While this one certainly makes an impression, she pales next to Griffon Enterprises' 1/2.5 scale 70cm catgirl swimsuit "superfigure." Scheduled for April, she's available in 38,880yen regular version and 41,904yen "soft bust" edition.
Toonami's broadcast of Hellsing Ultimate has hit a snag and it means that the block will end the broadcast run earlier than originally planned. Hit the jump for the announcement.