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.
Aniplex's official select store ANIPLEX+ has exclusively started accepting pre-orders for a 1/8th scale dress version pre-painted figure of Kaori Miyazono, the main heroine of the Shigatsu wa Kimi no Uso/Your Lie in April anime series. The version gained overwhelming popularity in the recent survey. Check the details after the jump.
The AnimeJapan tradeshow is coming up next weekend, and again, Aniplex is bringing a host of anime notables dressed for the event. After 2014's formal dress and 2015's sakura attire, 2016 will be the year of the Smile Lab research presentation. Get a look after the jump.
In an exclusive interview with Web Newtype, Shun'ya Senga of Design Coco and Tomoaki Atogami of Aniplex hinted that more life-sized figures of the heroines of Saekano -How to Raise a Boring Girlfriend- may be in the works. Hit the jump to learn more.
The saga of the life-sized figures of Megumi Kato from Saekano - How to Raise a Boring Girlfriend continues, because due to overwhelming popular demand, Aniplex + has doubled the size of the production run from a total of 10 figures to a total of 20. Hit the jump to learn more.
Aniplex's official online store Aniplex+ today starts accepting pre-orders for a 158cm-tall life-size figure of Megumi Kato, one of the main heroines in the Saekano: How to Raise a Boring Girlfriend TV anime, for a June 2016 release. The price including the shipping cost of the 28kg item is 1,980,000 yen (about 16,740 US dollars). Check the details after the jump.
It is with a heavy heart that I report that the new Gurren Lagann project on which Crunchyroll previously reported appears indeed to be a set of sleek new pachinko machines, to be installed in pachinko halls in Japan beginning in February of 2016. Hit the jump to learn more.
New information about the Japanese broadcast of Erased - a TV anime known is Japan as Boku dake ga inai machi thet will be joining Fuji TV's noitaminA block this winter - is now available online. Hit the jump to check out the new key visual and the Japanese broadcast schedule.