Sentai Filmworks has continues their announcements of fall 2015 anime licenses with the second season of volleyball series Haikyu!! and the science mystery The Perfect Insider. Both will be available through select digital outlets with a home video release to follow.
The official website for 27-year-old singer/voice actress Pile, best known as Maki Nishikino in the Love Live! franchise, today announced that she will perform at HANA STAGE in Taipei, Taiwan, on December 12, as the last performance in her upcoming "Pile Live Tour 2015 'Pinky Parade'." Hit the jump for more details.
Universal Music Japan has posted a two-minute PV for "Sound of BLUE GIANT," the second compilation album inspired by Shinichi Ishizuka's jazz-themed manga BLUE GIANT, introducing the main story and characters of the manga. Check the clips after the jump.
Toei held a press conference for its new male virtual idol unit "EIGHT OF TRIANGLE" at Club ex in Tokyo yesterday, October 8. The duo performed their debut song "heart to erode" for the press on stage for the first time, and the PV of the song is now available on their newly-launched official YouTube channel. Check their visual and song after the jump.
Voice actress Aya Hirano, recently heard as Parasyte's Migi, Gatchaman Crowds' Paiman, Witch Craft Works' Weekend, Space Dandy's Maker, Dragon Ball Super's Dende, Spamalot's The Lady of the Lake, and, in The Disappearance of Yuki Nagato, the return of Haruhi Suzumiya, turns 28 years old on October 8th. Among the folks wishing the voice of his Kaoru Akashi a happy birthday was Zettai Karen Children author Takashi Shiina.
Atlus shared a new trailer for Nintendo 3DS RPG Stella Glow, this time focusing on the heroics of the Knights of Regnant. Celebrate the heroics of the 9th Regiment—including protagonist Alto as well as Archibald, Klaus, and Rusty—in the video after the jump.
Following up, the second simulcast announcement from NYCC is none other than the sequel to Is the Order a Rabbit? in Is the Order a Rabbit?? Season 2. Hit the jump for the details.
The sextuplet cast of Mr. Osomatsu got a brief but ultimately disastrous make-over as beautiful young men in the 1st episode of the new TV gag anime, and come November of 2015, the bishounen versions of the Matsuno brothers will appear on character goods such as acrylic stands and charm straps. Hit the jump to learn more.
Crunchyroll had two big simulcast announcements to make at NYCC earlier today and did not disappoint, starting with the second season of sleeper hit Testament of Sister New Devil in The Testament of Sister New Devil BURST. Hit the jump for the details
"Kimi no Kokoro wa Kagayaiteru Kai?" ("Is Your Heart Shining?"), the debut single of school idol band Aqours from Love Live! Sunshine, placed at Number 4 on the Oricon Singles Daily Ranking on October 07, 2015, the day of its release. Hit the jump to learn more.
Bandai's MegaHouse has palm sized figures of Ace of the Diamond's Kazuya Miyuki and Eijun Sawamura due in November, then Ryosuke and Haruichi Kominato in December. The 1/12 scale Palm Mate series continues its sportd anime love in January with a Yowamushi Pedal GRANDE ROAD: Yuusuke Makishima. Get a look after the jump.
EXPASA Ashigara SA on the Tomei Expressway, which is located in Koyama-cho, Shizuoka Prefecture, has been hosting a collaboration event with the mega hit anime series Evangelion since July 17. Its main feature is a 6 meter-tall "World's Largest" statue of Evangelion Unit-01. Check the photo report after the jump.
Naruto author Masashi Kishimoto is a guest at this weekend's New York Comic Con, so the timing was perfect for Bandai Namco to release their "The Power of the Uchiha" trailer for Naruto Shippuden: Ultimate Ninja Storm 4. This latest ninja battle will be available on February 5th, 2016 on PS4, Xbox One and PC. Get a look after the jump.
Though he's primarily a JUMP man, Shane's taken the plunge into the wild world of Dengeki Bunko: Fighting Climax, the kind-of, sort-of brand new crossover fighter from Sega and French Bread starring a whole slew of your favorite Dengeki Bunko characters! There's fan service galore, but is Fighting Climax a genuine contender or merely a coattail riding cash grab? Hit the jump to find out!
Sony is getting ready for the holidays with a price drop on PlayStation 4. Starting October 9, the standalone console will be available in North America for $50 less, so if you've been holding off you'll be able to grab one for $349.99 in the U.S. and $429.99 CAD in Canada. Hit the jump for more.