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    Tuesday January 2, 2018
  • Why You Should Watch "The Ryuo's Work is Never Done!"

    First impressions can lie sometimes.

    At first glance, The Ryuo's Work is Never Done! seems like the Ro-Kyu-Bu! series, which is also a story about a teenage boy mentoring underage girls in a competitive sport/game. But even if Ro-Kyu-Bu! wasn't your thing and you have no interest in shogi, here's why you should watch The Ryuo's Work is Never Done!

  • Saturday April 19, 2014
  • VIDEO: Trailer for "RO-KYU-BU! LIVE 2013-FINAL GAME" Blu-ray

    Also introducing a special unit formed by the fifth graders

    Following the 40-second CM posted last month, Warner Japan's official YouTube anime channel has released a content-packed 5-minute trailer for the upcoming "RO-KYU-BU! LIVE 2013-FINAL GAME-" Blu-ray disc featuring the popular voice actress unit of the same name. Check their cute performances after the jump.

  • Friday February 14, 2014
  • VIDEO: PS Vita "Ro-Kyu-Bu! Naisho no Shutter Chance" PV Narrated by Kana Hanazawa

    The latest entry from the "loli sports shooting adventure" genre

    The official site for the forthcoming PS Vita game Ro-Kyu-Bu! Naisho no Shutter Chance (secret photo opportunity) today posted the latest promotional video. As the title suggests, one of the game player's missions is to take photos of the elementary school girls without being noticed. Check the clip after the jump.

  • Monday June 3, 2013
  • VIDEO: Latest Look at Ro-Kyu-Bu's “Loli Sports Stealth Adventure” PSP Game

    Game/OVA arrive in time for summer anime

    The recently released July issue of G’s Magazine just featured a really not-safe-for-work spread promoting all the upcoming doings with moe basketball series Ro-Kyu-Bu!  Leading into the summer's new anime series, a “Loli Sports Stealth Adventure” PSP adaptation of Sagu Aoyama and Tinkle's light novels, Ro-Kyu-Bu! Himitsu no Otoshi Mono” (The Secret Lost Items) is set to be released June 20th. Its latest preview, voiced by Subaru Hasegawa's Yuuki Kaji, is a little less troublesome.

  • Sunday May 5, 2013
  • It's Children's Day In Japan! How About A "Loli & Shota" Anime Poll?

    May 5th celebrates the healthy growth of children in Japan and anime fans rank shows featuring young characters

    While Koinobori, or carp streamers for Children's Day wave in the sky in Japan, anime fans are celebrating all the adorable lolis and shota characters in anime. In the spirit of the day, I found a loli & shota anime poll collected by Anikore, a Japanese user generated anime review site. The ranking is determined by "loli points" or "shota points" from user reviews on the site. See the top 10 shows after the jump!

  • Tuesday April 2, 2013
  • VIDEO: "Ro-Kyu-Bu!" PSP Game Preview

    “Loli Sports Stealth Adventure” game to arrive in time for summer's new anime

    In case you were feeling that March Madness was missing moe, Kadokawa has posted a preview for the “Loli Sports Stealth Adventure” PSP adaptation of Sagu Aoyama and Tinkle's light novels, Ro-Kyu-Bu! Himitsu no Otoshi Mono” (The Secret Lost Items). Get a look after the jump.

  • Tuesday March 5, 2013
  • "Ro-Kyu-Bu!" Inspires "Loli Sports Stealth Adventure" Game for the PSP

    Game to arrive in time for summer's new anime

    In time for this summer's second anime based on Sagu Aoyama and Tinkle's moe basketball light novels, a new Ro-Kyu-Bu! PSP game has been scheduled for a  June 20 release. Ro-Kyu-Bu! Himitsu no Otoshi Mono” (The Secret Lost Items) follows Subaru Hasegawa as he helps the girls through a training camp in preparation for their fall tournament. Get a look after the jump.

  • Sunday October 21, 2012
  • "Ro-Kyu-Bu" Basketball Anime to Get Second Season

    Light novel author confirms second season via Twitter

    After first being broadcast this Summer season, the author of the Ro-Kyu-Bu basketball comedy light novel has confirmed that a second season of the anime adaptation is in the works. Hit the jump for all of the info.

  • Wednesday July 25, 2012
  • New Anime Curtains Feature "Fate/Zero," "Madoka Magica," and More

    Curtain Damashii's latest sets go on sale in August

    Last December we got an eyeful of Curtain Damashii Collection 01, and now they're back with more curtains and tapestries featuring a variety of anime/game series. The next set, which goes on sale in August, features Madoka MagicaFate/ZeroRo-kyu-buAngel Beats!, and more. Check 'em out after the jump!

  • Friday July 22, 2011
  • Sentai Filmworks Acquires Ro-Kyu-Bu Fast Break!

    Digital distribution through The Anime Network begins July 27

    Sentai Filmworks announced their latest anime acquisition today: the girls' basketball series Ro-Kyu-Bu Fast Break!, to be distributed on DVD and digitally through The Anime Network. Hit the jump for more.

  • Sunday July 3, 2011
  • Sentai Filmworks Announces Ro-Kyu-Bu, More at Anime Expo 2011

    Distributor trumpets new additions at their convention panel

    Now that Sentai Filmworks' Anime Expo panel has come and gone, we know what the North American distributor has up its sleeve next. Hit the jump to read all about it.