Celebrate World Penguin Day 2018 with the very first full album from PPP! All five members are gathering to perform new songs, as well as several renditions of the fan-favorite Kemono Friends theme. Hit the jump for your first look at the new collection!
The Tokyo Anime Award Festival 2018, an international film festival sponsored by the Japan Video Association and co-hosted by the Tokyo Metropolitan Government that seeks to recognize excellence in Japanese animation, has announced the winners for its "Anime of the Year" awards. Hit the jump to learn more.
Bandai's official online store Premium Bandai has been releasing PC cushions inspired by characters from popular anime/manga series, including Osomatsu-san, Himouto! Umaru-chan, Tiger & Bunny, and many others. The line's latest character is Serval from the mega hit anime/game franchise Kemono Friends. Check out her cuteness in her PC cushion form after the jump!
Still trying to figure out your vote for Best Girl in this year's Anime Awards? Maybe we can help! We go over the key features that every Best Girl needs, and present you with the ultimate choice! Of course, what really matters is your vote... so check out the nominees after the jump!
With another teaser visual, Tatsuki confirmed on his official Twitter that he will join the upcoming event to talk about the contents and production process of Yaoyorozu's current anime work at Alta Theater in Shinjuku, Tokyo, on February 11, along with the TV anime Kemono Friends animation director Yoshihisa Isa, art director Yuko Shiramizu, and animation producer Yoshitada Fukuhara. Learn more after the jump.
Anime series collide for AnimeJapan 2018! The five-year-old anime con has just announced two sets of collaboration that will inspire exclusive goods at this year's event. Check out the news after the jump!
The Kemono Friends franchise's official YouTube channel today posted a three-minute music video for "DoReMiFa Rondo: Friends ver." performed by Doubutsu Biscuits+KabanxPPP, which was included in the franchise's second character song album "Japari Café2" released in December 2017. It is a cover version of 40mP's original song for vocaloid Hatsune Miku. Listen to their cheerful song after the jump!
Following the teaser visual introducing three, the official website for the upcoming new stage play adaptation based on the Kemono Friends franchise has posted a main visual featuring its main "Friends" characters portrayed the 12 members of Japanese idol group =LOVE (Equal LOVE). See how they look in the animal girl costumes after the jump.
=LOVE (Equal Love) is a 12-member Japanese idol group formed to promote Yoyogi Animation Academy in Tokyo and its voice actor course in April 2017. In cooperation with TV Tokyo's streaming service AniTele, they revealed a stage play project based on two anime series, Kemono Friends and Girl Friend Beta. Hit the jump for more details and their MVs.
As part of its "Winter Festa" campaign, Japanese convenience store chain Family Mart's about 18,000 stores across Japan today started offering two number-limited steamed buns inspired by Japariman appeared in the Kemono Friends franchise in two tastes: cheese curry and chocolate with rum flavor. Watch a CM for the campaign featuring voice actress Yuka Ozaki in her Serval cosplay after the jump!