To promote the upcoming release on September 28, Toho Animation today posted a first 30 minutes of the "Hai to Gekisou no Grimgal - Grimgar, Live and Act -" Blu-ray disc introducing a stage reading performance by the main voice cast and a musical performance by the theme song artist unit (K)NoW_NAME. Check the clip after the jump.
Ever wondered what goes on at those special anime fan screening events in Japan? Wonder no longer, as we've got an inside look at an all-night screening event for the hit anime, Re:ZERO! Hit the jump for interviews with key staff, a look at the first drafts of the anime characters' designs, and much more!
In commemoration of the 10th anniversary of the film's theatrical release in Japan, Tokyo National Museum, the oldest Japanese national museum and largest art museum in Japan, will host a two-day outdoor screening event of Mamoru Hosoda's 2006 anime film The Girl Who Leapt Through Time on July 15 and 16. Hit the jump for more details.
Prior to the TV premiere of the new anime series KIZNAIVER on April 9, the advance screening event for its first and second episode was held in Tokyo on March 27. After the screening, Yuki Kaji (Katsuhira Agata) and Hibiku Yamamura (Noriko Sonozaki) appeared on the stage, offering a talk including spoilers. Check the report from Tokyo after the jump!
Following the eariler post for the new TV series, here's a collection of the flyers for the upcoming anime films, live-action films based on popular manga, and anime-related exhibitions and events to be held in Japan. Check the latest info after the jump.
One of the enjoyments for the visitors at the AnimeJapan 2016 event was free items offered at the company booths, such as flyers, clear files, stickers, and shopper bags featuring visuals of the newest anime titles. Check the flyer collection of the new TV anime after the jump!
One of the company booths that attracted many visitors' attention and interest at the AnimeJapan 2016 was the one for The Silver Guardian, the upcoming TV anime project produced by a newly launched anime production studio Emon. Check the report after the jump.
In the West 6 Hall of the Tokyo Big Sight, AnimeJapan 2016 provided an area for "Family Anime Festa 2016," which was opened only for children under the age of 12 and their guardians. The most well-attended stage show was the one by the two main girls from the ongoing TV anime Maho Girls PreCure! on Sunday noon. Check the photo report after the jump.
Jointly with Ultra Super Pictures, Japanese figure manufacture Good Smile Company set up a huge booth at the AnimeJapan 2016, featuring the 10th anniversary section of the company's popular deformed figure brand Nendoroid. Check their collection after the jump!
Here's the fifth photo report from the successful AnimeJapan 2016, which attracted over 130,000 people in three days. Check photos from the booths of Kadokawa, Production I.G, Bandai Namco, TMS Entertainment, Fields, Love Live! x The Powerpuff Girls collaboration, and more!
Anime Japan's executive secretariat announced on March 28 that this year's event attracted 135,323 visitors in three days from March 25 to 27, which was 110 percent of the last year's. The next year's schedule is already set for March 24-26. Check the fourth photo report after the jump.
Here's the third photo report from the successful AnimeJapan 2016, held at the Tokyo Big Sight convention center from March 25 and 27. Check the station posters of the upcoming shows, the photos from the booths of the Tokyo MX, Toho Animation, Shopro, Megumi Kato Project, and more!