Blood Blockade Battlefront & BEYOND is closing in on its conclusion with a special 2 episode story-line that kicks off with Episode 11 on December 16th, and to celebrate the series going out with a bang, original manga author Yasuhiro Nightow and series character designer Toshihiro Kawamoto have collaborated on an epic new key visual. Hit the jump to check it out.
To celebrate the release of Inuyashiki, a TV anime based on the dark science fiction manga by Hiroya Oku, the official Youtube channel for Fuji TV's noitaminA programming block has released a "special collaboration preview video" that features footage from the anime series juxtaposed alongside Japanese rock band MAN WITH A MISSION performing the opening theme, "My Hero". Hit the jump to check it out.
Minoru Furuya's vulgar and irreverent table-tennis gag manga, Ping-Pong Club, may have concluded way back in 1996, but that doesn't meant the manga author can't have a little fun with his characters in an unusual promotion with Mix, an upcoming live-action romantic comedy about couples playing mixed table tennis matches. Hit the jump to learn more.
The 2nd season of March comes in like a lion begins broadcasting in October, and since one of the issues that it deals with is bullying, the TV anime based on the manga by Chica Umino is partnering with Japan's Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology ("MEXT" for short) in a campaign to raise awareness about bullying. Hit the jump to learn more.
The broadcast of The Ancient Magus' Bride - a TV anime based on the fantasy manga by Kore Yamazaki about a young woman who becomes the apprentice and fiancé of a powerful, otherworldly sorcerer - is still a few days away, but in the mean time the official Twitter feed for the series has begun publishing a spin-off mini-anime entitled "Mahoyome" that features chibi versions of the characters. Hit the jump to learn more.
Samurai vampires and werewolf warlords prepare for battle in a new trailer for Sengoku Night Blood, an upcoming TV anime base on the otome smart phone game by Marvelous and Kadokawa that re-imagines famous historical figures from Japan's Warring States Period as sexy creatures of the night. Hit the jump to check it out.
A new preview video is now available online for Kino's Journey -the Beautiful World- the Animated Series, an upcoming TV anime based on the series of light novels written by Keiichi Sigsawa and illustrated by Kouhaku Kuroboshi about a traveler who wanders the land accompanied by a talking motorcycle. Hit the jump to check it out.
Voice actress / singer Rie Kugimiya will soon be up to her ears in werewolves and vampires, because she's providing the voice of the main character in Sengoku Night Blood, an upcoming TV anime based on the otome smart phone game by Marvelous and Kadokawa that re-imagines famous historical samurai from the Warring States Period as creatures of the night. Hit the jump to learn more.
Square Enix's original fantasy mixed media project Dia Horizon is taking a turn for the strange, because the TV anime previously announced for October of 2017 is going to be a short form Flash / 3DCG series entitled Dia Horizon-ee which keeps the magical trappings and adds a layer of salaryman gag comedy. Hit the jump to learn more.
The 4-member rock group SILENT SIREN will be performing the official theme song for Onyankopon, an upcoming 3DCG "dance anime" about a mysterious West African deity that takes the form of a cat. Hit the jump to learn more.
New cast announcements, a new preview video, and the ending theme performers have been revealed for Inuyashiki, an upcoming TV anime based on the dark science fiction manga by Hiroya Oku about a middle-aged man who is accidentally transformed into a superhuman cyborg. Hit the jump to learn more.
Voice actress / singer Saori Hayami will perform the ending theme for Code: Realize - Guardian of Rebirth, an upcoming TV anime based on the romantic visual novel set in a steampunk version of Victorian London. Hit the jump to learn more.
The official website for Onyankopon, an upcoming original 3DCG "dance anime" about a West African deity that takes the shape of a cat, has been updated with oodles of new information, including cast and staff additions, a new key visual, and an official trailer. Hit the jump to learn meowr.
The Matsuno siblings are coming back to Japanese airwaves soon, and now an official trailer for the 2nd season of Mr. Osomatsu celebrates all of the foolishness yet to come. Hit the jump to check it out.
The Matsuno siblings are coming back for a 2nd season of questionable grown-up life, and the official home page for Mr. Osomatsu has published the official TV schedule and a new key visual for their glorious return. Hit the jump to learn more.