North Americans will be getting treated to a witch named Makoto Kowata this Halloween with Section23's October 24 release of Sentai Filmwork's localized Flying Witch. Preparing for the set, they've announced its English dub cast and presented a preview. Get a look after the jump.
Mellow fantasy TV anime Flying Witch is teaming up with Aomori Prefecture with a month-long event designed to promote tourism by challenging participants to solve puzzles while visiting key locations in four Aomori cities. Hit the jump to learn more.
The "Flying Witch Fan Event ~ Chito-san, Kyo wa chotto toude shitemasen ka?" ("Chito-san, would you like to go out for a bit today?") live gathering took place today at the NTV Lanlan Hall in Yomiuriland in Inagi, Tokyo, Japan, but the event concluded without any official announcements regarding more Flying Witch anime. Hit the jump to learn more.
August 8th is the birthday of Flying Witch's young Chinatsu Kuramoto's birthday. It's also the date (Japanese time) that Ichiro Suzuki became the 30th Major Team Baseball player, first Japanese player and fourth player born outside the contiguous United States to break 3,000 hits. Witch author Chihiro Ishizuka celebrated the two in one go with tribute art posted to Twitter.
Fans of Flying Witch, the TV anime adaptation of Chihiro Ichizuka's manga about an apprentice witch moving to the countryside to live with her cousins and further her studies, will have a chance to show their appreciation for the delightful TV series at a fan event in Tokyo on September 04, 2016. Hit the jump to learn more.
Hirosaki Neputa Festival is a summer festival, designated an important intangible folk-cultural property of Japan in 1980, in which illuminated neputa parade floats, including the ougi-neputa (a fan-shaped neputa) and kumi neputa (a man-shaped neputa) are put on display. In you watched Aomori-set series Flying Witch, you saw a hint of this in the finale, episode 12. Well, the anime will be celebrating with the real thing.
Flying Witch is ending today, so Anime vs. Real Life is back with more comparisons – this time, focusing on the more rural areas of the show. Does the secret café actually exist? Hit the jump to find out!
Anime vs. Real Life returns this week with a lot more comparison shots of the very charming Flying Witch. How well do the anime shrines, castles, and random streets stack up to their real-world counterparts? Find out after the jump!