Following the No.1 debut in its first weekend on March 21-22, it is confirmed that the live-action film adaptation of Yusei Matsui's Ansatsu Kyoushitsu/Assassination Classroom manga has already drawn one million moviegoers in Japan by last week. Hit the jump for more details.
The official website for the upcoming 19th Detective Conan feature film Gouka no Himawari (Sunflowers of Inferno) today announced that 21-year-old Korean singer/actress Jiyoung has joined as a special support voice actress. Hit the jump for more details.
The highly-anticipated feature film edition of the PriPara TV anime, titled Gekijo-ban PriPara Miinna Atsumare! Prism☆Tours opened in Japan on March 7. For the fans who want to cheer their favorite anime idols on a screen, the "Idol Cheering Screening" events have been held at selected theaters. Check how they enjoy the film after the jump.
Lantis has posted a new CM for voice actress/singer Minori Chihara's upcoming 21st single "Aitakatta Sora" (The sky I've wanted to see) on its official YouTube channel. It will be featured as the theme song for Kyoto Animation's Beyond the Boundary the Movie: The Future. Check the latest clip after the jump.
The highly anticipated live-action film adaptation of Yusei Matsui's Ansatsu Kyoushitsu/Assassination Classroom manga opened on 313 screens across Japan on March 21. As expected, it easily topped the weekend box office with an astonishing 410,788,100 yen. Hit the jump for more details.
The official website for the upcoming all-new feature film based on Wataru Watanabe's road bicycle racing-themed manga Yowamushi Pedal has launched for a summer 2015 release with a 30-second teaser. The manga author provides a newly-written story for it. Check the clip and teaser visual after the jump.
Simultaneously with the release in Japan today, Pony Canyon also posted a 30-second CM for the DVD/Blu-ray disc of the first compilation film Attack on Titan: Guren no Yumiya which was released in Japan on November 22, 2014. Check the clip after the jump.
As of the early morning of March 18 (JST), the 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) reached its goal of collecting over 20 million yen (165,600 US dollars) in only 10 days since its launch. Hit the jump for more details.
PreCure All Stars: Haru no Carnival opened on 213 screens in Japan last Saturday. It earned 130,363,100 yen on 112,883 admissions in the first two days, which was 23 percent up from the previous film in the franchise, HappinessCharge PreCure! Ningyou no Kuni no Ballerina released in October 2014. Hit the jump for more details.