Juni Taisen, with original character design by manga author Hikaru Nakamura, and an anime adaptation by Chikashi Kadekaru has more than its fair share of distinctive character designs. Perhaps none more than its dead-loving psycho-killer Rabbit. You'd be disappointed if this sort of challenge wasn't taken up by some cosplayer, and Taiwan-based cosplayer/bodybuilder @transletum not only rose to the occasion, they started a Twitter account to share the results.
The official website for two-member Japanese rock unit Do As Infinity has posted a 100-second music video for their upcoming 31st single song "Keshin no Jyuu," the ED theme for the ongoing TV anime JUNI TAISEN: ZODIAC WAR. As the title suggests, Tomiko Van (vocal) and Ryo Owatari (guitar) gradually transform into their beast human form while performing in the clip.
The first of six volumes of Juni Taisen is now on sale ahead of a December 27th release. It features a director's cut of the first two episodes, priority ticket purchase for a March, 2018 cast event, and interviews with Yōko Hikasa (Boar) and : Tomohiro Nishimura (Dog). Along with this, art for the series' store exclusive bonus items has been previewed. Get a look after the jump.
Princess Café is a chain of eateries specializing in pop culture collaborations that goes for a decidedly feminine decor. They do a first-come-first-serve and depending on how popular the property is, they institute lottery ticketing for entrance. The latest offering of meals, drinks and goods features the 12 zodiac warriors of Juni Taisen. More after the jump.
Funimation kicks off their SimulDub of Juni Taisen on 10/18 at 3:00pm CT. To prepare for the launch of the adaptation of a light novel series written by Monogatari's Nisio Isin and illustrated by Arakawa Under the Bridge's Hikaru Nakamura, they've introduced the English dub cast. See who's who after the jump.
October has been a big month for Nisio Isin's Chinese Zodiac-themed "battle royal" novel, Juni Taisen: not only has an anime adaptation begun airing, but the book is also getting a new softcover release in Japan from Shueisha, a new hardcover release in North America from Viz Media, and a sequel novel entitled Juni Taisen vs. Juni Taisen that will be released in Japan in December of 2018. Hit the jump to learn more.
The official Japanese website for JUNI TAISEN: ZODIAC WAR, the upcoming TV anime adaptation of Nisio Isin's "battle royale"-themed fantasy light novel series, today announced that its ED song "Keshin no Jyuu" (The Incarnation Beast) is provided by two-member Japanese rock unit Do As Infinity, and posted a 80-second anime teaser trailer for the song.
The battle for your anime viewing attention continues this fall with JUNI TAISEN: ZODIAC WAR. This adaptation of a light novel series written by Monogatari's Nisio Isin and illustrated by Arakawa Under the Bridge's Hikaru Nakamura will be streaming on Crunchyroll starting on October 3rd at 8:30AM PDT. More after the jump.
In addition to the anime series set to be broadcast this fall, the JUNI TAISEN: ZODIAC WAR light novel series written by Monogatari's Nisio Isin and illustrated by Arakawa Under the Bridge's Hikaru Nakamura was adapted into a manga from Akira Akatsuki. If that name sounds familiar it's because Akira Akatsuki worked together with Nisio Isin on a little series call Medaka Box. Viz will be presenting this manga starting tomorrow.