The Granblue Fantasy anime TV movie is debuting later this month, and to celebrate the January 21 release of the adaptation based on the popular smart phone game developed by Cygames, a new key visual featuring the main characters of the series has been released. Hit the jump to check it out.
Black Butler is taking to the high seas in the new film Black Butler: Book of the Atlantic. The voice actors for Ryan Stoker and the core of the Midford family has been announced, and they include Major Kusanagi and Alucard! The four new voice actors will be joining Daisuke Ono and Maaya Sakamoto in the new feature. Hit the jump for the full list!
Following the previously reported Megumi Kato for July 2017, Aniplex's official EC site ANIPLEX+ today started accepting pre-orders for a new wafuku (kimono, traditional Japanese clothing)-wearing figure of Eriri Spencer Sawamura from the Saekano: How to Raise a Boring Girlfriend franchise for an August 2017 release. Check the product photos after the jump!
The official Twitter feed for Black Butler: Book of the Atlantic, an upcoming theatrical anime film that adapts the "Ship Voyage arc" of Yana Toboso's popular supernatural manga, has released a wealth of new information concerning the film, including a new preview video, a new movie poster, new cast additions, and plans for a special screening aboard a cruise ship. Hit the jump to learn more.
Anime is very much a “who you know” type of business. Many directors and producers have claimed that the main reason for the success of their shows is due to being able to contact creators that they’ve worked with in the past. Read on for more about recent efforts to shake that up!
Aniplex today started accepting pre-orders for three new wafuku (kimono, traditional Japanese clothing)-wearing figure of Megumi Kato (Saekano), Saber and Rin Tohsaka (Fate/stay night: Unlimited Blade Works). The three are now also displayed at the Kyoto International Manga Anime Fair 2016. Check the official product photos after the jump.
As a new attempt for anime creation, Japanese anime production and distribution enterprise Aniplex will open a "Script Room" section for anime script writing in the company, and has begun recruiting writers from public. The Sword Art Online anime director Tomohiko Ito is appointed as the head of the section. Hit the jump for more details.
Four selected Japanese retailers today start accepting pre-orders for Aniplex's "The [email protected] 10th Memorial Figure," a three 1/8th scale figure set of Haruka Amami (The [email protected]), Uzuki Shimamura (The [email protected] Cinderella Girls), and Mirai Kasuga (The [email protected] Million Live!), for a June 2017 release. Check the cute figures after the jump!
God Eater fans, rejoice! The official English dub trailer is out for your perusal, and it features some familiar faces like Kyle Hebert, Wendee Lee, Spike Spencer and more. Hit the jump for a look!
After closing out fiscal years on March 31st, a couple of companies in the anime business reported their results last week, with some notable gains recorded. More after the jump.
According to the newest Oricon report released today, the perfect limited production edition Blu-ray disc of the 12-episode short anime series Koyomimonogatari, released on June 29, sold 24,000 units in its first week, taking the top spot on the weekly overall Blu-ray disc sales charts. Hit the jump for more details.