The original Japanese broadcast of Symphogear GX concluded in September, but the Japanese home video release for the series is on-going, and to drum up interest in the Blurays and DVDs, the official Youtube channel is offering a peak at some of the special features available in the release for a limited time. Hit the jump to check out 9 humorous shorts.
The second season of volleyball anime Haikyu!! has announced the addition of Atsushi Abe (Raildex's Toma Kamijo) as Wakutani South Volleyball Team captain Takeru Nakashima. More after the jump.
Something Naruto (and/or Boruto) is coming up in December. The Japanese edition of the popular ninja's home magazine, Shonen Jump, has launch a teaser countdown featuring some familiar silhouettes, with currently a bit less and 19 days to go. More after the jump.
Souvenir circ. originally released hack-and-slash action game Croixleur Sigma on PC, and it will soon be making its way to PlayStation 4 and PS Vita. Sony shared a new trailer specifically focusing on the latter, so dig in after the jump for a preview of the PS Vita version.
Universal Studios Japan had a considerable hit with this year's extended run of “Universal Cool Japan” attractions. And, like any hit, there's a sequel with Evangelion The Real 4D:2.0, Attack on The Real 2, Biohazard/Resident The Escape 2, and Monster Hunter The Real, running January 15 to June 26, 2016, and joined by a new Kyary Pamyu Pamyu KAWAII World "XR Ride," featuring a 360 degree virtual reality experience set to a up-tempo music from KPP collaborator Yasutaka Nakata. New visuals offer a teaser of what to expect.
The protagonist gets the spotlight in the first in a series of character introduction trailers for tri-Ace and Spike Chunsoft's side-scrolling RPG Exist Archive -The Other Side of the Sky-. Meet Kujo Kanata—one of the 12 heroes killed in an explosion that the evil god Yamatoga caused, thus granted immortality and the evil god's soul—after the jump.
Bandai Namco is back with another battle trailer for JoJo's Bizarre Adventure: Eyes of Heaven, this time tapping Part IV: Diamond is Unbreakable for its protagonist, Josuke Higashikata. Hit the jump to watch.
After initially using art from series illustrator Hirukawa 35, Nobuhiro Arai's (Chaika the Coffin Princess) anime designs for the adaptations of Kafka Asagiri and Hirukawa 35's Bungou Stray Dogs have been slowly revealed. Recently, key members of the support cast have been showcased. Get a look after the jump.
With the cast now all introduced, a new visual offers a look at the whole HaruChika: Haruta to Chika wa Seishun Suru crowd from the winter 2016 TV anime based on the series of mystery novels by Sei Hatsuno. This was accompanied by news that pop band fhána's opening will be called "After the Rain, The Rainbow" and singer ChouCho's ending will be called "Imaginary Triangle."
Hatsune Miku's rhythm game series continues with its eighth installment, -Project DIVA- X, set to be released in Japan on March 24 2016 for the PS Vita, and, for the series' first time on the platform, the PS4 in Autumn 2016. Check out its first song video after the jump.
In addition to the currently producing TV anime second season, a stage play adaptation of the Cute High Earth Defense Club Love! TV anime is scheduled to be performed at Zepp Blue Theater Roppongi in Tokyo in March of 2016. Its official website opens today, announcing its eight main cast.
Acclaimed manga artist Shigeru Mizuki, best known for his nationally beloved Gegege no Kitaro series, passed away due to multiple organ failure in a hospital in Tokyo around at 7:00 am today, November 30. He was 93. Hit the jump for more details.
It is announced in the 53rd issue of Kodansha's Weekly Young Magazine released today that TV drama and film adaptations of Kouji Yamamoto's horror survival manga series Higanjima are in the works for 2016 releases. Hit the jump for more details.
The official website for the upcoming live-action film adaptation of Kengo Hanazawa's survival zombie manga I am a Hero today announced that its release day in Japan is set for April 23, 2016. The manga's latest 18th volume is also released today. Check the latest information after the jump.
The official website for the upcoming TV anime adaptation of Ototachibana's Shonen Maid comedy manga series opens today, announcing its main staff. The 8-Bit-produced adaptation will premiere on TBS and BS-TBS in Spring of 2016. Check the latest information after the jump.