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!
Japanese record company Lantis has posted an artist photo and short version promotional video for popular anime voice actor Takuma Terashima's 3rd single "SCARLET SIGN." As usual, all the lyrics for the songs in the single are written by Terashima himself. Check the photo and his PVs after the jump.
Happy birthday Hiroshi Kamiya! The very popular voice actor is having a birthday today and turning 39 and releasing a new single to celebrate his 5th anniversary in business titled START AGAIN. Let's see how fans are celebrating his birthday (in a surprisingly calm manner, no less) after the jump!
Right before his birthday, Tsubasa Yonaga the voice actor for Nagisa Hazuki from sexy swimming anime, Free! spent his holiday break visiting the town of Iwami in Tottori prefecture in Japan, which is the location that inspired the anime. Tsubasa posted photos from the visit on his Twitter account after his birthday. See the photos after the jump!
Japanese voice actor Tsubasa Yonaga celebrated his 30th birthday on January 15th in Japan. His high-pitched voice is often used for young male characters and due to the voice and the name Tsubasa which could also be a female name, he often gets mistaken for a female, just like some of the characters he voices in anime. See some of his roles in anime after the jump!
Mamoru Miyano, who voices Rin Matsuoka from Free!, Taichi Mashima from Chihayafuru and the mysterious being Wooser from Wooser's Hand-To-Mouth Life is releasing his first artist book in Japan on January 23rd. He's been posting behind the scenes photos from his photoshoot for the book in Okinawa on his blog for sometime now, but the cover of the artist book was finally posted few days ago. Check out the images after the jump!
As previously reported, 24-year-old popular voice actor Kensho Ono will make his singer debut with the first single "FANTASTIC TUNE," a new ED song for the second season of Kuroko's Basketball TV anime. The short version promotional video for the song is now online. Check his first single after the jump!
Lantis announced today that voice actor Kensho Ono will make his singer debut with the first single "FANTASTIC TUNE." It will be featured as the second ED song for the second season of the Kuroko's Basketball TV anime, in which he plays the protagonist Tetsuya Kuroko. Check more info after the jump.
The popular otome game franchise Vitamin has had its latest entry in the Vitamin X Addiction otome game and its anime OAD adaptation will be broadcast on TV in Japan for the first time as promotion for the forthcoming release of Vitamin X Evolution Plus on the Nintendo 3DS in January. Watch the preview for the OADs after the jump!
The Nobunaga The Fool anime official site has been updated with new promotional videos featuring 4 voice actors who are voicing the main characters. Each cast member answered the same questions in their own words followed by a preview of the anime itself. Watch the video after the jump!