Following last week's news regarding the world premiere of Makoto Shinkai's latest film in your name at Anime Expo, an updated key visual for the film has been unveiled, in both portrait and landscape versions. Hit the jump for both versions.
Following up on the latest Rewrite anime updates, which included a new key visual and details on a preview screening event being held later this month, the Japanese TV schedule for the show has been confirmed. Hit the jump for details.
The official site for the forthcoming Battery anime has been updated with additional cast members as well as the opening/ending theme artist along with a brand new long promo video ahead of its July 14th premiere. Hit the jump for the details
Celebrated director Makoto Shinkai's latest work in your name will now have its world premiere during this year's Anime Expo. Hit the jump for the details.
The official site for the DAYS soccer anime adaptation has updated with a new key visual as well as the artist for the opening theme. Hit the jump for details
Following a published online interview with The Guardian newspaper two weeks ago with When Marnie Was There director Hiromasa Yonebashi of Studio Ghibli, former Ghibli producer Hiroyuki Nishimura has officially apologized for comments made regarding the possibility of women as animation directors in a Studio Ghibli production. Hit the jump for the summary.
Anime licensor and publisher Discotek Media held its second ever industry panel during this weekend's AnimeNext convention in Atlantic City and did not disappoint with licenses as the company revealed its latest slate. Hit the jump for the details.
The official site for Besatsu Friend Magazine has confirmed that the TV anime adaptation of Kiss Him, Not Me will premiere this Fall. Hit the jump for the preliminary details.
The official website for the Cheer Boys anime has updated with two new cast members in Hiroki Yasumoto & Yoshitaka Yamaya. Hit the jump for the details
The official website for the DAYS sports drama anime adaptation has announced a new cast member that will be joining the series when it premieres in July. Hit the jump for the details.
Following up on last month's announcement of the Ozmafia anime adaptation and main cast, additional cast members have been added to the series ahead of its July premiere. Hit the jump for the details.
In the sea of smartphone cases, these 6 new futon style smartphone ses can well and truly be considered unique, and not just owing to their Mr. Osomatsu styling. Hit the jump for a look at the soft cases.
Naver Corp's LINE has been one of the rare Japanese tech success stories of the past 5 years. The messaging app, first developed in the Japanese branch office of the Korean Naver conglomerate has now become almost a necessity in parts of Asia. Now, the company aims its first public stock offering for further expansion in the US and Asia. Hit the jump for details.
After being flooded with image quality complaints following the first two major home video releases for the original Sailor Moon anime adaptation, it seems that Viz Media has taken the complaints to heart, nearly two years later. Hit the jump for the details.
The official site for the Rewrite TV anime adaptation has updated with a new key visual and premiere date. Hit the jump for the details, including the first details on a screening event being held later this month.