See the first five new faces of the upcoming Yowamushi Pedal stage play, all in costume! The show opens late next month and continues into March, covering a new chapter of the story. Hit the jump to get your first look!
Celebrate the longstanding relationship between an anime series and a train company when Kinmoza Fest comes to Kyoto! Eizan Dentetsu Railways will be holding a special event next month commemorating previous collaborations with Kinmoza, and showing off both classic and never-before-seen art. Hit the jump for more info!
See more of the live-action Zenigata a month before he comes to TV! Ryohei Suzuki is in costume and ready to roll as the legendary Interpol agent from the Lupin III franchise, but this time he's solving cases in his own series. See the new poster, and new photos of him and his supporting cast, after the jump!
Who is Ellen Baker, and why does Japan love her? You're about to find out -- and once you know, you might want to look into the latest LINE sticker set featuring her and her students! The New Horizon set features animation and voices. Hit the jump for a preview!
Why are so many Konami employees jumping ship and heading over to Kojima Productions? Some believe it's a secret agreement between the two; others think Kojima is giving an alternative to what they consider underutilized talent. Either way, Death Stranding is getting a massive booster shot of talent. See a list of all the new people attached after the jump!
Whichever iteration of Chain Chronicle you're keeping up with, you'll want to see the epic poster and trailer for the third film coming next month! The movie series ends on February 11, but you can keep watching both versions on Crunchyroll as they become available. Hit the jump to see more!
What is the effect of increasingly long light novel titles? According to Chinese translators, rage. Industry members are weighing in with their feelings on long titles and why they don't work -- and fans are responding with why it's just fine. Where do you stand? Hit the jump to read more!
The winter season's first Torne rankings are in, and an old favorite still leads the list. Which of January's new releases were the most popular among Japanese viewers according to Sony? See the top ten listing after the jump!
Quirky BL anime Patalliro! is 35 this year, and Nico Video is celebrating with a marathon. Japanese viewers can see all 49 episodes at the end of this month, not long after December's stage play version. Hit the jump for dates and times!
Looking for some cute Detective Conan merch for your phone or wall? Three new lines of chibi collections are coming out in April, just in time for the new movie! Preview the three lines of blind-bag figures from Bushiroad Creative after the jump!
See the nine girls of Aqours as you've never seen them before -- as snow and ice sculptures! Love Live! School Idol Project will have a presence at the 68th Sapporo Snow Festival, and you'll be able to buy cool (no pun intended) merchandise there, too! Hit the jump for everything we know so far.
Star-Myu has made it to the real stage! The anime about musical theater is becoming a musical itself, with actors from TeniMyu, Hetalia, Ultraman X, Shinkenger, and the original Star-Myu anime joining the production. Tickets go on sale next month, and the show goes up in April. Hit the jump for all the info!
Doraemon and Nobita are going to the ends of the Earth -- literally! -- to tell you about their latest movie. The pair ended up in Antarctica, where they're taking photos and answering fan questions in anticipation of their 2017 film. Check out some photos and find more about the "Antarctic Adventure Quiz" special after the jump!
Get the story behind the hero of Onihei next month, when the 40-minute OVA prequel hits shelves. The action-packed story went into production before the TV anime, and the trailer is now available to view! Hit the jump to watch!
Can you believe it's been almost ten years since the Oreimo light novel series first began? Celebratory preparations are already underway for 2018... but what exactly they are is still a secret. The writer encourages fans to look forward to next year. See what we know so far after the jump!