This week on Aniwords, Isaac takes a look the "mean girls" of anime—those girls who are defined just as much by their flaws as by their strengths—and talks about why these kinds of characters are so important amidst their more idealized counterparts. Hit the jump, or you can't sit with us!
English anison cover singer Amanda "AmaLee" Lee is back, working with Dima Lancaster on a medley of Your Lie in April music, including "Hikaru Hara" (OP1), "Nanairo Symphony" (OP2), "Kirameki" (ED1) "Orange" (ED) and with Dj-Jo on Soul Eater's second opening, "Papermoon." Check them out after the jump.
After wrapping up Soul Eater in August 2013 and Soul Eater Not! in November 2014, Atsushi Ōkubo is back with his new Enen no Shouboutai (Fire Brigade of Flames), launching in September 23rd's Weekly Shonen Magazine's 2015 issue 43 from Kodansha. The SF firefighting series starting in issue 43 follows a group battling mysterious human combustion. Get alook after the jump.
Weekly Shonen Magazine's 2015 issue 32, out in Japan July 8th, has announced that Atsushi Ōkubo, best known as the creator of Soul Eater, is preparing to launch a new manga series tentatively titled Flame-Flame Fire Fighting Regiment. The SF firefighting series starting in issue 43 follows a group battling mysterious human combustion. More after the jump.
FUNimation has scheduled a complete premium Blu-ray set of Soul Eater to be released on June 30th along with a collection of its spin-off Soul Eater Not! Preparing for the latter, they've announced the cast of the Not! English dub. See who's who after the jump.
This past weekend's new issue of Monthly Shounen Gangan announced that Atsushi Ohkubo's Soul Eater Not! will be ending in the magazine's December issue, on sale November 12th. The conclusion of the spin-off of supernatural action manga Soul Eater will be commemorated with a cover and special bonus clearfile. More after the jump.
At Anime Weekend Atlanta, FUNimation announced the Blu-ray and DVD rights for Soul Eater Not! The series is expected to release in summer 2015, and it will include an English dub track. They also announced their first titles for their fall simulcast plans. Get the details after the jump.
Local news is reporting that a 14-year-old Florida, girl has been accused of trying to kill her family by burning their house down. While police point out that she visited websites associated with the Slender Man urban legend tied to a May case in which two Wisconsin girls where arrested for stabbing a peer, the accused arsonist reportedly credited manga Soul Eater with inspiring her crime. More after the jump.
FUNimation has announced that Soul Eater Not! and Riddle Story of Devil have been added to their spring simulcast schedule. The two shows show debut Tuesday, April 8th. More after the jump.
Media Factory today posted the second promotional video for the upcoming TV anime Soul Eater Not! featuring the three main characters: Tsugumi Harudori, Meme Tatane, and Anya Hepburn. The anime is based on a spin-off manga story of Atsushi Okubo's popular series Soul Eater. Check the latest clip after the jump.