It was officially confirmed yesterday that the web anime adaptation of Natsuya Semikawa's fantasy light novel Isekai Izakaya "Nobu/Isekai Izakaya: Japanese Food From Another World had been already watched over 10 million times worldwide in two months since its premiere on April 12. It has been simultaneously streamed on different services around the world including Crunchyroll. Hit the jump for more details.
In the three and half hour live program on Saturday night, Japan's national public broadcasting station NHK revealed the results of the online poll "All Gundam Big Voting 40th" in four categories: Series, Characters, Mobile Suits (mechas), and Songs. Check out Japanese fans' picks from Sunrise's long-running Gundam franchise with 40-year history after the jump.
Prior to its launch on May 5, Gundam.info's official YouTube channel today starts streaming the first 15 minutes of the second episode "Rise of The Red Comet" of the Mobile Suit Gundam: The Origin anime series' two-part "Battle of Loum" arc in subtitles (EN.HK.TW.KR.FR) and also in English dub audio. Check out how the story of the final chapter begins after the jump.
Sunrise has revealed plans for Mobile Suit Gundam Narrative (also written as Mobile Suit Gundam NT), a new series that is set after Mobile Suit Gundam Unicorn and that continues the events of the "Universal Century" timeline. Hit the jump to learn more.
As reported, 71-year-old Akira Kamiya is set to reprise his iconic role as the protagonist Ryo Saeba in the upcoming all-new anime feature film based on Tsukasa Hojo's City Hunter action comedy manga, alongside 58-year-old Kazue Ikura as the main heroine Kaori Makimura. But how does he sound now after 20 years? To answer the question, he has posted a sample video to introduce his current voice as Ryo. Let's check it out!
While the anime's official website has released no information so far, director Seiji Mizushima announced that he planned to work on a new series (or a sequel) of the Mobile Suit Gundam 00 anime as reported on Sunday. Read his latest comments about the new project posted on his official Twitter yesterday.
"Gundam" franchise's official portal sire Gundam.info announced on Monday that a press conference for the upcoming new title from the franchise and its related projects will be held at 18:00 on April 20 (JST)/02:00 on April 20 (PST). The sci-fi mecha series will cerebrate its 40th anniversary next year, so something big is coming? Hit the jump for more details.
The 10th anniversary celebrations for Mobile Suit Gundam 00, a Sunrise mecha TV anime that ran from 2007 - 2009, are currently underway, and a new project has just been announced in the form of a Mobile Suit Gundam 00 stage play. Hit the jump to learn more.