It might be early, and it might not have coalesced yet, but, if you follow Japanese Twitter conversation, there are some fans and even creators starting to suggest that March Comes In Like A Lion's Akari Kawamoto is Best Lady of fall 2016 anime. And, those partisans will certainly enjoy her witch costume in a visual for a holiday promotion.
Studio Shaft was given the unique challenge of communicating Rei's struggle against the elemental forces of emotion. What better way then making use of an actual element? Like the rising and falling tide, water appears in March Comes in Like a Lion with all the force of a tsunami and the tenderness of the tide. Find out how striking imagery, both blatant and covert, shape our perception of Rei's emotions, after the jump!
In this week's Aniwords, Isaac can't choose which new Fall 2016 show has the best visuals, so he tackles four of his personal favorites by breaking down their premieres and talking about the directors behind them. To learn a little bit and see a whole lot of pretty pictures, make sure you hit the jump!
One of fall's most anticipated manga adaptations is Chica Umino's Manga Taisho, Kodansha Manga Award and Tezuka Osamu Cultural Prize-winning March Comes In Like A Lion. NHK General TV, the main channel of Japan's national public broadcasting station is viewed by 40 million households, it got some tributes from not entirely unexpected, but very strange never the less sources.
With the premiere of studio Shaft's anime adapation of March Comes in Like a Lion being right around the corner, Brandon takes a peek at its colorful cast. If you're looking to familiarize yourself with each of their faces before the anime, hit the jump to read more!
According to the newest Oricon sales report, the 12th tankobon volume of Chica Umino's Sangatsu no Lion/March comes in like a lion manga series, released in Japan on September 29, sold an impressive 396,000 copies in its first week, becoming the top-selling manga of the week ended October 2. Check the cover art and a 70-second PV after the jump.
Standby for a big bold day of new fall anime announcements at Crunchyroll! Things begin with a double whammy with word that two series from Aniplex of America: Occultic;Nine and March comes in like a lion, are set to begin streaming soon. Read on for full details!
The official Twitter for the upcoming two-part live-action film adaptation of Chika Umino's Sangatsu no Lion/March Comes in Like a Lion shogi-themed manga today posted a first photo visual of the 17-year-old protagonist Rei Kiriyama portrayed by 23-year-old actor Ryunosuke Kamiki. Check the latest information after the jump.
To promote the upcoming TV anime premiere, an official March Comes in Like a Lion-themed cafe will open at Marunouchi Reading Style Cafe on the fourth floor of the KITTE building in Tokyo from October 9 to December 30, offering various collaboration menu inspired by the characters. Check the details after the jump!
Four-member Japanese rock band BUMP OF CHICKEN's association with Chica Umino's (Honey & Clover, original character designs for Eden of the East) award-winning March Comes In Like A Lion goes back to a "Fighter" collaboration CD, released with volume 10. While "Fighter" will be featured as the end theme for the anticipated March anime, BUMP OF CHICKEN's opening theme has now been revealed as a song called "Answer." Check it out in the new preview.