On August 20, the Tokyo Extra Notes website posted details on volunteer extras who can join the shooting of the upcoming live-action film adaptation of Tite Kubo's Bleach action manga and set up a form for applications. The film will be shooting this fall in the suburbs of the Kanto region. Hit the jump for more details.
Following the illustration visual posted in July, the official website for the stage play adaptations of Wataru Watanabe's Yowamushi Pedal manga today updated with a new main visual for the upcoming 9th show "~Hakogaku Sinsedai, Shidou~" (Hakone Academy New Generation, Start), featuring its cast members. Check the latest information after the jump!
Japanese retailers have started accepting pre-orders for Kotobukiya's 1/8th scale "Airi Totoki Princess Bunny" figure from The [email protected] Cinderella Girls franchise for a January 2017 release. The 195mm-tall figure is based on her popular illustration featured in the social game developed by Cygames and Bandai Namco Entertainment. Check the details after the jump.
The official website for the upcoming anime film adaptation of Fumiyo Kouno's award-winning manga Kono Sekai no Katasumi ni/In This Corner of the World has posted a 90-second full trailer introducing the voice of the protagonist Suzu Hojo played by 23-year-old actress Non (Rena Nounen). Check the latest information after the jump.
Another playable character has been revealed for Omega Force's Berserk game in the latest issue of Famitsu magazine. This time it's Wyald, the brutal leader of the Black Dog Knights, and Famitsu's first look shows him both in his normal and Apostle forms. Read on for more.
This summer, through September 30th, a joint exhibit featuring Kabaneri of the Iron Fortress and baseball novel adaptation Battery with production material, life-sized displays and more is running at Aqua City Odaiba 4F Noitamina Shop & Cafe Theater. Then, Kabaneri is back in compilation movies, screening in Japan December 31st and January 7th. The alt-audience anime programmer Noitamina has posted promos for the two events.
Maison Ikkoku, a classic 1986 - 1988 TV anime based on the romance manga of the same name by Rumiko Takahashi, is returning to Japanese TV in August with an HD remastered rebroadcast on Chiba TV. Hit the jump to learn more, piyo piyo.
The 4th volume of Rabuho no Ueno-san (literally "Ueno-san of the Love Hotel", aka Love Concierge), a seinen manga about a gentleman who manages a love hotel and offers advice on love and life to his customers, was published in Japan today, and the attached "obi" paper wrapper announced that the series will be adapted into a live-action TV drama. Hit the jump to learn more.
This week, mobile phone RPG Fate/Grand Order kicked off the second half of its summer event, introducing three more summonable alternate-class servants, including 4★Caster Marie Antoinette, ★Ruler Saint Marth and you've been waiting for her... 5★Archer Artoria Pendragon. More after the jump.
In this week's Aniwords, Isaac zeroes in on what makes moe anime New Game! more than just a cute escape from reality. How does the show "make moe real"? And what does it mean to be "real," anyways? Hit the jump to find out!
Following the recent news that the streaming service will be offering the fall 2016 TV anime adaptation of Nanbaka, based on the prison action comedy manga by Sho Futamata (now available on Crunchyroll Manga), Crunchyroll has posted an English-subtitled version of the series' trailer. Get a look after the jump.
Pop in Q, an upcoming theatrical anime film with direction by Naoki Miyahara and animation by Toei Animation, has released several new pieces of key art. Hit the jump to check them out.
A new super short form TV anime based on the artwork of Instagram sensation Pantovisco entitled Yasamura Yasashi no Yasashii Seikai ("Yasashi Yasamura's Gentle World") is coming in September to Tokyo MX. Hit the jump to learn more.
Yesterday we posted about a new site teasing something called Astro Boy: Edge of Time, including visual hints at other stars from God of Manga Osamu Tezuka's vast library of creations. Depending on what you were hoping for, you'll either be pumped or deflated once you find out that the item behind the teaser is a digital collectible card game. Read on for more.
Four years after the last season, and eight years after the first, Yuki Midorikawa's Natsume Yujin-cho or Natsume's Book of Friends is returning for a fifth run of anime. A preview screening of the first episode, featuring cast Hiroshi Kamiya, Kazuhiko Inoue, and Kazuma Horie is planned for October 1st, and today, the associated visual was published. Get a look after the jump.