GRANRODEO, a two-member musical unit consisting of popular anime voice actor Kisho Taniyama (as KISHOW) and guitarist Masaaki Iizuka (e-ZUKA), will release their much-anticipated 6th album "Karma to Labyrinth" (Karma and Labyrinth) in Japan on September 24. Check a short version promotional video for the title track after the jump.
King Records will release popular voice actor Mamoru Miyano's first promotional video collection Blu-ray DVD "Mamoru Miyano presents M&M Chronicle" in Japan on July 23, and has posted a 8-minute trailer on its official YouTube channel. Check the video after the jump.
Voice actress Miyuki Sawashiro (voice of Fujiko Mine from Lupin The Third: The Woman Called Fujiko Mine, Suruga Kanbaru from Monogatari series) has announced that she is now married in a post she made to the Mausu Promotion Agency blog on Sunday, June 8th. More after the jump!
Following his solo debut single "FANTASTIC TUNE" in February, popular voice actor Kensho Ono will release his 1st mini album "Touch the Style" in Japan on June 25. He is best known as the voice of Tetsuya Kuroko in the Kuroko's Basketball anime series. Check the short PV for the leading track "TOUCH" after the jump.
Nico Nico Douga's Uttatemita singer Yuuto will release his major debut album "utopia" on June 4. In response to his request, popular voice actor Yuuki Kaji duets "Senbonzakura," one the most popular Hatsune Miku songs, with him for the album. Check the newest version of the song after the jump.
"Go! Go! Kaden Danshi" a flash anime by the DLE staff best known for Taka No Tsume (Eagle Talon) have humanized regular household gadgets into regular Japanese college kids enjoying a social life. The anime now features popular voice actor Tatsuhisa Suzuki and the latest episode revealed his role in the show for the first time. Find out what household item he turned into after the jump!
The official site for the on-going volleyball-themed TV anime Haikyu!! today announced three additional cast. Popular voice actors Yuichi Nakamura, Yuuki Kaji, and Shinnosuke Tachibana will voice the members at Nekoma High's volleyball club. Check more information after the jump.
Lantis has posted a short version promotional video for "SHIPS," the leading track from popular anime voice actor Kenichi Suzumura's upcoming 3rd album "VESSEL." He is known as the voice of Sougo Okita in Gintama and Atsushi Murasakibara in Kuroko's Basketball. Check the public bath-themed clip after the jump.
The official site for the on-going TV anime Nobunaga the Fool has posted two trial listening videos for the first two CDs of the upcoming character song series. The volume 1 features Mamoru Miyano as the protagonist Oda Nobunaga, while Yuuki Kaji sings for the volume 2 as Toyotomi Hideyoshi. Check their songs after the jump.
Japanese record company King Records has posted 15-second and 90-second CMs for popular voice actor Mamoru Miyano's latest two-disc live Blu-ray/DVD "MAMORU MIYANO SPECIAL LIVE 2013 ~TRAVELING!~." The live in the first disc was filmed at the famous Nihon Budokan last October. Check the clips after the jump.
Charapedia, a Japanese anime curation site operated by Saitama-based company Egg Mode, has reported the result of their latest online survey "Anime Fans' Favorite Voice Actress/Actor Ranking 2014," which was conducted with 2,126 registered users between March 20 and 26. Check the top 10 rankings after the jump.
The official site for Namco Bandai's upcoming PS3 game CV~Casting Voice~ has posted the first TV CM featuring the voice samples by Ayana Taketatsu, Tsubasa Yonaga, and Miyuki Sawashiro. More than 40 popular anime voice actors/actresses will join this management game. Hit the jump for more information.
How do you like Hamatora so far? Rookie animation director Eriko Ito recently posted an illustration of Art, after an emotional episode 7. Eriko usually posts her end card style illustrations often after the episodes she worked on are broadcast. Plus a short version of the music video of the anime's ending theme Hikari, sung by Wataru Hatano, who voices Murasaki. Check it out after the jump!