In addition to the ongoing fourth TV series, Nihon TV will also air a new two-hour TV special Lupin the Third: Italian Game at 21:00 on January 8, 2016 (JST). It will be the first Lupin TV special in two years since the 24th Princess of the Breeze - The Hidden City in the Sky in November 2013. Hit the jump for more details.
The One Piece franchises' official portal site One Piece.com today revealed that "Black Make Up," a newly recorded song by 38-year-old J-Pop singer Namie Amuro, will be used as the theme song for the upcoming TV special "One Piece -Adventure of Nebrandia-" to be aired on December 19. Hit the jump for more details.
NHK's Friday Eye TV program is airing an episode about the efforts to reconstruct Space Journey: The First Dream of Wonder-Kun, an experimental 1969 TV special by Osamu Tezuka and Mushi Productions. Hit the jump to learn more.
Hot on the heels of the broadcast of the third Pokemon XY TV special, the Pokemon Company has released a 30 second teaser trailer for Pokemon XY Special The Strongest Mega Evolution Act IV, which hits Japanese airwaves in the Fall of 2015. Hit the jump to check it out.
Seriously, I turn my back for 15 years or so and suddenly Pokemon has better daikaiju action than your average Godzilla film. Why didn't anybody tell me? Hit the jump to check out the teaser trailer for the upcoming TV anime special, Pokemon XY: The Strongest Mega Evolution Part III.
Toei Animation's official YouTube channel today posted three 30-second CMs for the upcoming TV special One Piece "3D2Y" Ace no Shi wo Koete! Luffy Nakama tono Chikai (Overcoming the death of Ace! Luffy, the oath with his party), introducing the theme song "Next Stage" performed by AAA. Check the clips after the jump.
Toei Animation's official YouTube channel today posted a 15-second CM for the upcoming TV special One Piece "3D2Y" Ace no Shi wo Koete! Luffy Nakama tono Chikai (Overcoming the death of Ace! Luffy, the oath with his party), which tells the two years of Luffy's training with Silvers Rayleigh in Rusukaina Island. Check the clip and key visual after the jump.
Nihon TV announced on April 28 that the TV anime special GJ Club @, the sequel of the 12-episode 2013 TV anime adaptation of Shin Araki's light novel series GJ Club, will be broadcasted exclusively on its BS channel BS Nittele at 26:30 on May 5 (02:30 am on May 6). Hit the jump for more information.
The key visual for the upcoming TV anime special GJ Club @, the sequel of the 12-episode 2013 TV anime adaptation of Shin Araki's light novel series GJ Club, is revealed today. It is newly illustrated by the anime character designer Miwa Oshioma. Check more information after the jump.
The Japanese Pokémon official Twitter account reported on August 30 that Junko Takeuchi, who is best known as the voice of Naruto Uzumaki, will play Red, the protagonist boy in the Pocket Monsters: The Origin TV anime special which is scheduled to be aired in Japan on October 2. Hit the jump for more details.
The Japanese Pokémon official site announced today that the Pocket Monsters: The Origin TV anime special which is based on the original Pocket Monsters: Red & Green games will be aired in Japan on October 2. The news was revealed at Pokémon Game Show held at Tokyo Big Site this weekend. Check the key visual and the 1st PV after the jump.