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    Saturday September 24, 2016
  • TV Tokyo Preview Prepares For Fall's "Natsume Yujin-cho" Season 5 Anime

    Series returns for fifth TV anime on October 4th

    Four years after the last season, and eight years after the first, Yuki Midorikawa's Natsume Yujin-cho or Natsume's Book of Friends is returning for a fifth run of anime. The series debuts October 4th on TV Tokyo with Takahiro Omori back as chief director. Kotomi Deai, who previously helmed the OVA, serves as director. TV Tokyo has posted a new trailer to prepare. Get a look after the jump.

  • Thursday September 22, 2016
  • Yokai Spirits Gather For "Natsume Yujin-cho Go" Fall TV Anime Commercial

    Series returns for fifth TV anime on October 4th

    Four years after the last season, and eight years after the first, Yuki Midorikawa's Natsume Yujin-cho or Natsume's Book of Friends is returning for a fifth run of anime. The series debuts October 4th on TV Tokyo with Takahiro Omori back as chief director. Kotomi Deai, who previously helmed the OVA, serves as director. Leading into the return, now only a week and a half away, a new commercial offers the latest look. Check it out after the jump.

  • Saturday July 23, 2016
  • "Natsume Yujin-cho" TV Anime 5th Season Set for This October

    Advacne screening event will be held in Tokyo on October 1

    The official website of the TV anime project based on Yuki Midorikawa's fantasy comedy manga series Natsume Yujin-cho/Natsume's Book of Friends today confirmed that its next fifth season, titled Natsume Yujin-Cho Go, will premiere on TV Tokyo and other stations this October. Hit the jump for more details.

  • Saturday March 26, 2016
  • "Natsume Yujin-cho" Season 5 Teased in New Promo

    Series returns after four years this fall

    It's been four long years since the previous season of Natsume Yujin-cho, AKA Natsume's Book of Friends, but this past week a fifth outing was finally announced. As previously reported, Takahiro Omori returns as chief director, with Kotomi Deai on board as director for the fall anime, and you can see a teaser video after the jump.

  • Wednesday March 23, 2016
  • "Natsume Yujin-cho" Returns After Four Years For Fifth Anime

    The supernatural shoujo from LaLa returns in fall 2016 with Takahiro Omori back as chief director

    Four years after the last season, and eight years after the first, Yuki Midorikawa's Natsume Yujin-cho or Natsume's Book of Friends is returning for a fifth run of anime. The supernatural shoujo from LaLa returns in fall 2016 with Takahiro Omori back as chief director. More after the jump.

  • Thursday April 24, 2014
  • "Natsume Yujin-cho" Cosplayers Needed for Upcoming Manga 18th Volume

    The series will have 10 million print run in September

    Japanese publisher Hakusensha is now seeking cosplayers to be featured in the promotional poster for the upcoming 18th volume of Yuki Midorikawa's popular fantasy manga Natsume Yujin-cho, which is scheduled to be released in Japan on September 5. Hit the jump for more information.

  • Wednesday September 25, 2013
  • Banpresto Offers Natsume Yujin-cho's Nyanko-Sensei New Prizes

    Pouches, blanket, Mugs, figure straps

    Banpresto will offer a new crane game prize series named "Nyanko Dayori" which targets females in their 20s and 30s in amusement facilities across Japan in the middle of this October. The series features Nyanko-sensei, a popular character from the Natsume Yujin-Cho anime series. Check the prizes after the jump.

  • Wednesday January 9, 2013
  • Japanese Convenience Store Offers "Natsume Yujin-cho" Sweets

    Sweet bean manju, dango, and doughnuts!

    The Family Mart chain of convenience stores in Japan has started offering new sweets featuring popular manga/anime series Natsume Yujin-cho since January 8th. They are limited collaboration products with Animax, an anime satellite television network. Check the product photos after the jump!

  • Monday December 24, 2012
  • "Natsume Yujin-cho" Begins 10th Anniversary Celebration

    Anime script writer Sadayuki Murai pens first novel tie-in

    Natsume Yujin-cho (aka Natsume's Book of Friends) is gearing up to start celebrating its 10th anniversary in 2013. Yuki Midorikawa's popular supernatural manga first ran as a one shot in the July issue of LaLaDX, on sale in May 2003, before launching as an ongoing in 2005 and switching to the main LaLa magazine in 2008. See how things are kicking off after the jump.

  • Tuesday October 23, 2012
  • Let Drunken Nyanko-sensei Cap Off Your Drink

    Plus Evangelion and Natsume Yujin-Cho smartphone "decorative seals" and more

    Bottle caps are one of those semi-functional character good items that don't really seem that functional. Still, the ones that Zigz Toys have planned for next March are quite neat. Based on Natsume Yujin-Cho, they have the cat spirit Nyanko-sensei drunk, happy, angry, in love and glow in the dark. Get a look after the jump.

  • Thursday August 30, 2012
  • VIDEO: "Natsume Yujin-cho" Inspires Anime Tourism in Kumamoto

    Can "Seichi Junrei" be the key to promote regional development?

    Seichi Junrei (holy place pilgrimage) is now very important part of otaku culture. Anime fans love to visit the real locations where their favorite series used as a background. A local internet TV station in Kumamoto prefecture has posted a video report to introduce the appeals of the anime tourism inspired by Natsume Yujin-cho. Check the video after the jump!