The 5 nominees have been announced for the catergory of "Animation of the Year" for the Japan Academy Film Prize, a prestigious industry award that celebrates excellence in Japanese films. Hit the jump to learn more.
Sword Art Online, a gaming sci-fi by Reki Kawahara set in the year 2022, and Accel World, a gaming sci-fi set in the year 2046, are set to meet again in Accel World VS Sword Art Online: Millennium Twilight, heading to PlayStation 4 and PS Vita in Japan on March 16, 2017. Along with Kirito, Asuna, Black Lotus, Silver Crow and company, anime adaptation theme song singers Luna Haruna and Kotoko will be meeting in theme song "SxW -Soul World-."
This week's issue of Shonen Jump is out, and, with it, a new set of cast additions for season two of My Hero Academia have been officially introduced. Meet class 1-B president Itsuka Kendou and classmate Tetsutetsu Tetsutetsu, plus support-hero-in-training Mei Hatsume after the jump.
Sonic Mania is coming to the Nintendo Switch, and this Sonic the Hedgehog game in the style of the Genesis editions, is getting a great retro collector’s edition. The Sonic Mania Collector’s Edition has an aesthetic Sega Genesis junkies will love. Check out the details after the jump!
In anticipation of the upcoming release of Resident Evil 7: Biohazard Capcom has released a new trailer. The trailer is in the vein of classic horror movie trailers and definitely sets the tone for the carnage that will be contained in the new game. Hit the jump for a look at the trailer!
NIS America has announced that they will be bringing Disgaea 5 Complete to the Nintendo Switch. This complete package will have the base Disgaea 5 game along with all the DLC that came out for the title. Hit the jump for a look at the trailer!
What is the effect of increasingly long light novel titles? According to Chinese translators, rage. Industry members are weighing in with their feelings on long titles and why they don't work -- and fans are responding with why it's just fine. Where do you stand? Hit the jump to read more!
The official website for "Live Spectacle Naruto," the stage play adaptation project based on Masashi Kishimoto's internationally popular action manga series, today released a 15-second CM and new character visuals of Naruto, Sasuke and Itachi for its upcoming second play "Akatsuki no Shirabe." Check the latest information after the jump!
The new Black Butler anime movie, Book of the Atlantic, opens in Japan on January 21, 2017, with special "Black Butler CRUISING PARTY - That Butler Ships Out" preview screening this weekend aboard the Symphony Moderna luxury liner on Tokyo Bay. Leading into this, a new promo offered the latest look at the feature. Check it out after the jump.
Following the OP song "Shiny Ray" by YURiKA, Toho Animation has posted a music video for "Hoshi wo Tadoreba," the ED theme song for the Little Witch Academia TV anime sung by Japanese singer-songwriter Yuiko Ohara, who also previously performed the theme the second film released in October 2015. Check her new video after the jump.
The official website for honeybee's otome game franchise DYNAMIC CHORD has posted a 30-second teaser clip that announced its anime adaptation is now in the works. The franchise has released four all-age PC games for females featuring four rock band members each. Check more details and their music vidoes after the jump.
Following the main three characters: Gintoki, Kagura and Shinpachi, the official website for the upcoming live-action film adaptation of Hideaki Sorachi's action comedy manga Gintama today posted a visual of Kotaro Katsura portrayed by 27-year-old Masaki Okada and his myterious pet Elizabeth. Check the latest information after the jump!
The winter season's first Torne rankings are in, and an old favorite still leads the list. Which of January's new releases were the most popular among Japanese viewers according to Sony? See the top ten listing after the jump!
Quirky BL anime Patalliro! is 35 this year, and Nico Video is celebrating with a marathon. Japanese viewers can see all 49 episodes at the end of this month, not long after December's stage play version. Hit the jump for dates and times!