Comedian Masaru Hamaguchi has been busy recently trying to survive in the world of Minecraft, but not so busy as to prevent him from adopting his alter-ego as the Executive Director of Game Center DX (a spoof of his comedy partner Shinya Arino's role in Game Center CX) in order to take an extended sneak peek at Super Mario Odyssey. Hit the jump to check it out.
Good news, yuri fans! Due to the popularity of the "Kimi no Hikari" short form anime film which was released in May of 2017, Hiromi Takashima's yuri romance manga Asagao to Kase-san will be adapted into a new animated work in 2018. Hit the jump to learn more.
Baby harp seal mascot character Sirotan is making an anime debut in a 24 episode short-form series entitled Sirotan: Sirotan ga Ippai! ("So Many Sirotans!") that hits Youtube beginning on August 12, 2017. Hit the jump to learn more.
A new episode is now available online for Oshiri Tantei ("Buttocks Detective"), an adaptation of the wildly popular series of children's books by Troll about a talking butt who solves crimes. Hit the jump to check it out.
The official website for the web anime adaptation of mixi's mega hit action RPG Monster Strike today announced that the seven-minute anime series, posted every Saturday, was viewed over 200 million times worldwide between its premiere of October 10, 2015 and June 17, 2017. The anime crossed the first 100 million mark back in August 2016. Hit the jump for more details.
Toei Animation is teaming up with Poplar Publishing to produce a series of 3 minute long web animations based on the Oshiri Tantei ("Buttocks Detective") series, a wildly popular set of children's picture books written and illustrated by Troll that feature a talking butt that solves crimes. Hit the jump to get a whiff with an official trailer.
Fans who would like to own a physical media copy of the Asagao to Kase-san: Kimi no Hikari animation clip will soon have the chance, because a Bluray version of the animated music video will be included as bonus material for the special edition of the Japanese release of Apron to Kase-san, the latest volume in the popular yuri manga series by Hiromi Takashima. Hit the jump to learn more.
The full animation clip is now available online for "Kimi no Hikari" ("Your Light"), the short form web anime episode adaptating Hiromi Takashima's popular yuri manga Asagao to Kase-san. Hit the jump to check it out.
Just in time for Golden Week, the Monster Strike web anime is getting a spin-off web anime special entitled Senritsu no Lucifer - Tada Hitotsu no Hajimaru no Uta ("Lucifer's Melody - Just One Song To Start It All") which reimagines a trio of fiendish characters as a rock and roll band aiming to take the grand prize in the "Monsters Rock" competition. Hit the jump to learn more.
A new 30 second TV spot for Nui Nui Hinobori San Kyoudai ("The Three Plushy Plushy Hinobori Brothers"), an upcoming short form anime about a trio of brothers working in a stuffed toy shop, features voice actors Takuya Eguchi, Kōtarō Nishiyama, and Yuki Yonai voicing their characters in plush doll form. Hit the jump to check it out.
SunRise Co., Ltd. is publishing an original short-form web anime entitled Nui Nui Hinobori San Kyoudai ("The Three Plushy Plushy Hinobori Brothers") about a trio of siblings who work in a toy store that specializes in hand-made stuffed toys. Hit the jump to learn more.
The official website for Asagao to Kase-san, a short web anime based on the popular yuri manga by Hiromi Takashima, has updated with an album of 11 "purikura" style visuals featuring the two romantic leads. Hit the jump to learn more.
The next iteration of Kemono Friends is still in the planning stages, but in the mean time Tatsuki (director of Kemono Friends) is having a bit of fun with an unofficial addendum to episode 12 which was uploaded to the official Irodori animation studio Youtube channel. Hit the jump to check it out.
The preview version of Asagao to Kase-san, an upcoming short-form web anime adapting Hiromi Takashima's Kase-san and... yuri manga, is now available online, and we've also got the original author's reaction to seeing her work in motion. Hit the jump to check them out.