Tokyo-based content producing company TYO today announced that its own studio Dwarf (Domo-kun), San-X, and Netflix will co-produce a stop-motion anime inspired by San-X's fictional character brand Rilakkuma, titled "Rilakkuma Series," and that the 11-minute series will be streamed for 13 episodes on Netfilx in 190 countries. Hit the jump for more.
The third longform promo for the upcoming "Fate/Apocrypha TV anime has been released and it reveals the anime's cast as well as going into more of the show's animation style. Hit the jump for it and the second TV commercial which features EGOIST's opening theme.
If you're checking out BLAME! on Netflix today, you may notice a song from a familiar group. J-pop duo angela's song "Calling you" goes worldwide today with the film. Hit the jump for more info, and to find out where you can see them live!
You may remember the producer from the upcoming Castlevania Netflix series, Adi Shankar, from the popular 14-minute short film based on Power Rangers that made its way onto YouTube in 2015. Although he’s busy at work on Castlevania, there are more video game adaptations he’d like to tackle in the future. Hit the jump for more!
A new trailer for the original science fiction TV anime ID-0 is now available online, and it introduces more of the setting and characters, including the "mind trance system" that allows people to transfer their personalities into versatile robots known as I-Machines. Hit the jump to check it out.
The US Netflix broadcast of the 1st season of Little Witch Academia (directed by Yoh Yoshinari and animated by TRIGGER) has not kicked off just yet, but if you'd like a taste of what's to come and you don't mind watching something in raw Japanese, you can check out a 1 hour + digest video of the first season that has been published to Youtube via the TOHO animation channel. Hit the jump to check it out.
Little Witch Academia is preparing to dive right in to its 2nd cour in April of 2017, and the official home page for the original TV animation about girls studying to be witches at a magical academy has updated with a new key visual, a new preview video, and the announcement of a new antagonist for the 2nd half of the series. Hit the jump to learn more.