David R. Ellis' September 2011 Shark Night 3D was torn apart by American critics. The solution to goose its Japanese release has been to get a star endorsement, and who better to endorse a shark movie than manga's preeminent shark enthusiast. Read on for more.
In the latest MyNavi free-for-all poll (as opposed to one of their semi-scientific ones), over seven thousand fans responded to a query asking what is THE anime you should see before you die. Predictable answers were mixed with a few real head scratchers that bombed in sales and ratings. See the results after the jump.
Mai Aizawa (Future Diary's Minene Uryu, My Ordinary Life's Mio Naganohara) is doing some non-anisong singing with her debut single "Kiminitodoke," a poppy number featuring piano, written and produced by fu_mou. Check out the jacket art by My Ordinary Life creator Keiichi Arawi after the break!
Chara-Ani's Nichijou: My Ordinary Life Toy's Works 2.5 set of Yūko, Mio, Mai, Nano, and Professor trading figures are now available for pre-order with a June release scheduled. Check them out after the jump!
Japanese fan animator Ino Dogs recently produced an anime opening mash-up featuring Nichijou - My Ordinary Life spliced with Baka to Test to Shoukanjuu Ni!, the second season of Baka and Test. See if the two comedies go together like chocolate and peanut butter after the jump.
If not the first, it's the newest—this hand-animated "Nichijou Remix" fan video might be the most delightful speculation on what a Rhythm Heaven style Nichijou - My Ordinary Life game could look like. Watch it after the jump!
The Ace family of anthologies seems to love giving away Nichijou - My Ordinary Life tchotchkes. So, while Shonen Ace is releasing a trio of ino-shika-cho figures, 4-Koma Nano Ace is following up its release of Sakamoto the talking cat tote bag with a Professor pencil case in the January issue. Check out the commercial after the jump.
iTunes Rewind 2011 has been released and in Japan that means we get to see some results regarding the year's anime music. Catch those results and more after the jump!
Broadcaster NHK has announced on their anime blog that the upcoming re-run of Nichijou (aka My Ordinary Life) on the (NHK) ETV channel will actually be a re-edited version of the series. Read on for more details.
UPDATE: Apparently his single is selling fine after all; hit the jump again for more details. EARLIER: Despite recent successes with the two opening themes to Nichijou (aka My Ordinary Life), Hyadain's latest single, "Christmas? What's that? Is it tasty?" is not selling so hot. Bump the jump to check out the music video!
Continuing its apparent fondness for Nichijou - My Ordinary Life giveaways, Kadokawa is marking the release of volume 7 of Keiichi Arawi's original four-panel manga with a "Let's Get Kamakura" festival, in which the publisher will give away 500 key chains featuring the slightly perplexing mascot. This and more after the jump.
Bandai Entertainment announced at their Otakon panel that they picked up the licenses for Nichijou (from KyoAni) and Gosick (from Bones) anime. Hit the jump for details!