The Blu-ray of Arpeggio of Blue Steel -Ars Nova- DC, the compilation film of the 12-episode TV anime in 2013, will be released in Japan on July 3. Its first press limited edition will come with a disc containing the first concert of its three-member voice actress unit Trident. Check the clip from the live after the jump.
Crowdfunding for an anime feature project based on Fumiyo Kouno's award-winning manga Kono Sekai no Katasumi ni (In This Corner of the World) ended at 18:00 on May 29 (JST), with an amazing 36,224,000 yen (about 291,870 US dollars) from 3,374 supporters. Hit the jump for more details.
It is confirmed that a stage play adaptation of La Corda d'Oro Blue Sky, the TV anime adaptation of KOEI Tecmo Games' dating simulation game for girls, Kin-iro no Corda 3/La Corda D'Oro 3, aired in Japan from April to June 2014, is in the works. Hit the jump for more details.
The official website for the upcoming TV anime adaptation of Yu Moroboshi's fantasy action light novel series Kusen Madoushi Kouhosei no Kyoukan (The Instructor of Aerial Combat Wizard Candidates) has announced its premiere schedule for July 8 and three additional voice cast. Check the latest information after the jump.
Warner Entertainment Japan has posted a short version music video for 24-year-old voice actress Saori Hayami's solo debut single "Yasashii Kibou" (Tender Hope). It will be used as the OP song for the upcoming TV anime Akagami no Shirayuki-hime, in which she will also voice the protagonist Shirayuki. Check her song after the jump!
The TOWER RECORDS Shinjuku store in Tokyo has announced the weekly TOP 10 anime singles/albums for the week of May 18-24. The number one single of the 20th week of the year 2015 was seven-member boys idol group ZEN THE HOLLYWOOD's 5th single "AIR BOYS/CLEAR SODA CHOICE." Check this week's ranking and videos after the jump.
Q Transformers: Return of the Mystery of Convoy returns in July of 2015 with a trio of additional Decepticons joining the cast. Hit the jump to learn more.
Former AKB48 member Yuko Oshima stars as a train attendant in Romance, an upcoming film directed by Yuki Tanada that promises to evoke a sense of nostalgia for the past. Hit the jump to learn more.
Earlier this week, PARK Harajuku: Crisis Team!, a new webcomic from Mugi Tanaka, had its big debut on Crunchyroll. As part of the rollout, a photo session was created in collaboration with Tokyo Fashion featuring merchandise from the series. After the jump, take a look at the behind the scenes video, and enjoy more pics from PARK Harajuku: Crisis Team!
Australian distributor Madman released the live-action Kenshin finale, Rurouni Kenshin The Legend Ends on DVD last week, and to go with this, the've published an English subtitled trailor. In the feature, Shishio has set sail in his ironclad ship to bring down the Meiji government and return Japan to chaos, carrying Kaoru with him. In order to stop him in time, Kenshin trains with his old master to learn his final technique.
A second ad introduces Aya Suzaki as the voice of genki second year student/PR rep Hanaoka Tsubasa and Shiina Natsukawa as senior/engine tech Aki Kaminagaya in Classroom☆Crisis. The original sci-fi anime is set to broadcast on the late-night Animeism this summer. Kenji Nagasaki (Gundam Build Fighters, No. 6) will be directing the Lay-duce (Magi: Sinbad) production with Fumiaki Maruto (Saekano) writing series composition. Oreimo's Hiro Kanzaki provides character design.
To coincide with the Japanese release of Hatsune Miku: Project Mirai DX, Sega has released an extended preview video that clocks in just shy of 9 minutes in length and features samples of all 48 songs included in the new Nintendo 3DS game. Hit the jump to check it out.
One of the domains XSEED Games registered earlier this year was for Corpse Party: Blood Drive, and now the publisher has some release details. The PS Vita entry will make its North American debut—as well as a series debut as far as retail releases go—this fall. Read on for more.
It's hard saying goodbye, but it's always nice to take a look back at the characters we miss from our favorite titles! This week, check out fan-made masterpieces of your favorite dearly departed faces from Akame ga Kill, the Gundam franchise, JoJo's Bizarre Adventure, Code Geass and much more!
Crunchyroll Manga has a new slate of manga licenses for manga fans and all of them are from the Square-Enix catalog of titles! Hit the jump for details, including really big news on availability.