Artist Sebastian Masuda's TIME AFTER TIME CAPSULE installation arrives in New York City in the form of a giant, hollow sculpture of Sanrio's Hello Kitty. Hit the jump to learn more.
Square Enix previously trademarked Bravely Third along with Bravely Second prior to the western release of the first game, Bravely Default, so it's clear a third game has been at least considered for a while. According to an interview in this week's Famitsu, producer Tomoya Asano already has some plans for Bravely Third, though, and would like to present them if Bravely Second sells well. Hit the jump for more.
Hideaki Anno will be joining Kadokawa Dwango chairman Nobuo Kawakami and anime / tokusatsu critic Ryūsuke Hikawa in a speaking event at the Niconico Super Conference 2015 on April 25, 2015. Hit the jump to learn more.
The latest update on the plan for summer's TV anime adaptation of Sorata Akizuki's 2007, ongoing shoujo manga Akagami no Shirayukihime (Snow White with Red Hair) is that the lead voice actress will be singing and contributing lyrics to the opening theme, "Yasashii Kibou." While release plans for the single have not been announced, a NicoNico webcast with Hayami has been scheduled for May 29th.
Perhaps inspired by the 26th anniversary of Ranma 1/2's TV debut on April 15th, or perhaps because he's just been feeling the same nostalgia as Squid Girl author Masahiro Anbe, Blood Lad author and Hamatora original character designer Yuuki Kodama has begun playing around with sketching Ranma 1/2's transformations. Check out the results after the jump.
Compile Heart is putting together an expanded version of Fairy Fencer F for PlayStation 4, with new chapters, scenarios, allies, special moves, and an increase from three to six characters on the battlefield. Difficulty will be raised as a result, but players will be able to choose from three different settings. Hit the jump for a teaser.
Gamepot and Sony Online Entertainment's free-to-play MMORPG Wizardry Online has launched a collaboration with the new Is It Wrong to Try to Pick Up Girls in a Dungeon? fantasy anime. First in a series of weekly items being rolled out over the course of the next month is, of course, Hestia's famous blue string. More after the jump.
An unforgettable element of the Tatsunoko's Time Bokan franchise was its blonde, adult thief antagonists Doronjo, and before her, Majo. Last season's celebration of the series' 40th anniversary, Yatterman Night, flipped the script, presenting a nine year-old version of the classic villain. Timed to follow the June Japanese release of Night Blu-ray box set, PLUM has now launched pre-orders for a 1/7th scale figure of the young Doronjo ahead of its July release.
Japan-based digital content company Gloczus has announced that legendary romance-and-samurai-and-political-intrigue visual novel Hakuoki is now available for the the first time on iOS and Android today, April 20, 2015, in the United States and Canada along with all-new chapter “Tea Ceremony.” More after the jump.
The fifth issue of Akita Shoten's Monthly Young Champion Retsu announced today that the first episode of Sayaka Mogi's horror manga pupa's new two-part one-shot story "Yume to Utsusu no Nanokakan" (The Seven Days of Yume and Utsutsu) will be published in its next issue. Hit the jump for more details.
Following Aina Kusuda and Miku Ito, the official website for the upcoming TV anime adaptation of Ai's idol-themed web manga Million Doll has added two more voice cast, Yui Watanabe as Momona and Mayu Iizuka as Rina. Check the latest information after the jump.
Hakusensha officially announced today that two-part OADs based on the "past arc" of Julietta Suzuki's Kamisama Hajimemashita/Kamisama Kiss manga will be bundled with the limited editions of its 22nd and 23rd tankobon volumes. Hit the jump for more details.
According to the latest Oricon report, two-member anison unit ClariS' 1st best album "ClariS ~SINGLE BEST 1st~," which was released on April 15 in Japan, took fourth place in the weekly album sales chart selling about 32,000 units in its first week. Hit the jump for more details.
The result of one of the most competitive weekends has been revealed. While Dragon Ball Z: Resurrection of F had the biggest opening record of the year as reported yesterday, the new Detective Conan and Crayon Shin-chan films also made an impressive debut. Hit the jump for more details.
While this week's Shonen Jump was sans One Piece and Bleach, Viz added some excitement to the relatively quiet edition of the manga magazine with a gallery of Naruto fan art, selected and commented on by series creator Masashi Kishimoto. That was followed by the announcement that the Naruto manga limited series follow-up Naruto: The Seventh Hokage and the Scarlet Spring will be running in the English Jump.