Yuri Chinen, 23-year-old member of Japanese boy idol group Hey! Say! JUMP, is confirmed to star as the protagonist Kaoru Nishimi in the upcoming live-action film adaptation of Yuki Kodama's Jazz music-themed manga Sakamichi no Apollon/Kids on the Slope to be released in 2018. Hit the jump for more details.
Valentine's Day is almost upon us, and you know what that means - time for some romance anime! Today we'll be exploring ten excellent choices for getting into the holiday spirit.
This August's Otakon 20 is getting a very special guest in the form of director, screenwriter, and music producer Shinichiro Watanabe, best known for directing 1998's Cowboy Bebop. Read on for more.
During his appearance at MCM London Comic Con 2013, Red Carpet News TV had the opportunity to speak with anime director Shinichiro Watanabe. The conversation covered his popular Cowboy Bebop, recent Kids on the Slope and upcoming sci-fi comedy. Get a look after the jump.
You may have heard some recent complaints—or even issued some of your own—regarding Sentai Filmworks' Blu-ray release of Shinichirō Watanabe's Kids on the Slope. To those affected by audio issues on the Japanese language track of episode 11, Sentai is listening, and released details regarding a replacement program. More after the jump.
With Shinichiro Watanabe's (Cowboy Bebop, Samurai Champloo) Kids on the Slope adaptation set to be released in North America on DVD and Blu-ray May 7th, Sentai Filmworks has announced the cast for josei jazz series' English dub. See who's who after the jump.
Section23 has announced an interesting anime release slate for May, 2013. The hit K-on! anime movie will hit the stores along side acclaimed works such Colorful and Kids on the Slope. Get the details after the jump.
Crunchyroll News is expanding! Starting today, we will be featuring content with other terrific news sites, reviewers, and bloggers to bring you some of the best anime coverage out there. We start off with a review of The Kids on the Slope by Evan Minto from the Ani-Gamers site. Enjoy it after the jump!