Nine new cast members and the Japanese TV schedule have been revealed for Saredo Tsumibito wa Ryuu to Odoru - Dances with the Dragons, an upcoming TV anime based on the series of fantasy novels about a pair of mercenaries who combine magic and technology to deal with otherworldly threats. Hit the jump to learn more.
Defeating the evil overlord and winning the heart of the princess is only the beginning of the story in Aesthetica of a Rogue Hero, a 2012 TV anime based on the fantasy light novel series written by Tetsuto Uesu and also the subject of this week's "Cruising the Crunchy-Catalog." Hit the jump to learn how heroes adjust to civilian life in a world where being summoned as adventurers to parallel dimensions has become commonplace.
The animated adventures of Leonardo Watch and the rest of Libra aren't over yet, because Blood Blockade Battlefront & BEYOND is getting an original animation DVD that comes with two newly animated episodes that will be included as a bonus with the Japanese release of the 5th volume of Yasuhiro Nightow's manga, Blood Blockade Battlefront Back 2 Back. Hit the jump to learn more.
The wacky felines of Meow Meow Japanese History (known as Neko Neko Nihonshi in Japan) are coming back for another round of fun and educational anime shorts, because the third series of Meow Meow Japanese History will broadcast in Japan on NHK E TV beginning on April 04, 2018. Hit the jump to learn more.
The Tokyo Anime Award Festival 2018, an international film festival sponsored by the Japan Video Association and co-hosted by the Tokyo Metropolitan Government that seeks to recognize excellence in Japanese animation, has announced the winners for its "Anime of the Year" awards. Hit the jump to learn more.
The ending theme for Lupin the Third Part 5, an upcoming TV anime and the latest animated adaptation based on the "gentleman thief" characters from Monkey Punch's manga, will be performed by voice actress Miyuki Sawashiro, who also provides the voice of Lupin's on-again-off-gain love-interest and partner-in-crime, Fujiko Mine. Hit the jump to learn more.
A new key visual, a new trailer, and new cast additions have been revealed for Rokuhoudou Yotsuiro Biyori, an upcoming TV anime based on the "heartful" manga by Yuu Shimizu that follows the everday lives of four men who work at a traditional, Japanese-style cafe. Hit the jump to learn more.
Japanese rock band Kyuso Nekokami will perform the opening theme for MAJOR 2nd, an upcoming TV anime based on the baseball manga by Takuya Mitsuda that serves as a sequel to the earlier MAJOR manga and TV anime by focusing on the next generation of aspiring baseball players. Hit the jump to learn more.
The ending theme has been revealed for Saredo Tsumibito wa Ryuu to Odoru - Dances with the Dragons, an upcoming TV anime based on the series of fantasy light novels in which magic-wielders combine science and sorcery to deal with otherworldly threats. Hit the jump to learn more.
The April 2018 release date is just around the corner for Megalo Box, an upcoming TV anime that celebrates the classic boxing manga Ashita no Joe by updating the story into a futuristic setting, and what better way to experience the cyberpunk worldview of the new series than with a music video featuring animation from Megalo Box and the stylings of lady rapper COMA-CHI? Hit the jump to check it out.
Three more cast members have been announced for Black Clover, a currently airing TV anime based on the fantasy adventure manga by Yūki Tabata about a young man without any magic striving to become the Wizard King. Hit the jump to learn more.
Captain Tsubasa, an upcoming TV anime based on the long-running soccer sports manga by Yoichi Takahashi, has added 5 additional members to its cast. Hit the jump to learn more.
Three more cast members have been revealed for Golden Kamuy, an upcoming TV anime based on the seinen adventure manga by Satoru Noda about groups of soldiers, escaped prisoners, and other misfits all scrambling to find a huge hidden cache of Ainu gold in early 20th century Hokkaido. Hit the jump to learn more.
At a special meet-and-greet / signing event commemorating the release of a Bluray memorial box set that was held at the International Hall of the Makuhari Messe convention center in Chiba City on February 18, 2018, the Chinese Zodiac moe anime comedy ETOTAMA announced that it would be returning with a new series in the future. Hit the jump to learn more.
Fantasy fans may finally to learn the answer to an age old question, because the anime adaptation of the light novel series Is It Wrong to Try to Pick Up Girls in a Dungeon? is continuing with the announcement of a 2nd TV series and an original theatrical anime film entitled Is It Wrong to Try to Pick Up Girls in a Dungeon? -The Arrow of Orion-. Hit the jump to learn more.