Japanese singer GACKT may be better known as a broding, mysterious musician, but who knew the guy also played in high-stakes poker tournaments in his spare time? The musician has apparently been quietly building his skills as a poker player in the past few years, as the singer recently placed 7th out of 96 total entrants in the recently held APT Kickoff 2017 tournament. Hit the jump for pictures
Hideaki Anno is coming off of the critical acclaim and box office success of Shin Godzilla, which has proven itself to be a unique take on the origin tale of the legendary movie monster, mixing Japanese current events with political intrigue. Hit the jump for his comments on the state of the delayed final entry in the Eva Rebuild film series, and whether he'd direct another Godzilla film.
After being rumored for a few days, the Overlord light novel saga will get yet another anime adaptation in the future, according to the wraparound band on the 11th volume being released on Friday in Japan, Hit the jump for the details
Studio Gainax has teamed up with Korean development house Team CFK to release its Princess Maker life simulatrion franchise on Steam beginning this Fall with the second game. Hit the jump for the details.
The forthcoming Lostorage Incited Wixoss TV anime now has its ending theme and character designs confirmed along with a new TV ad to tie it all together. Hit the jump for the updates.
Toei Animation has posted a new TV ad for the forthcoming theatrical premiere of the third Digimon Adventure film, Digimon Adventure tri. Chapter 3, Confession. Hit the jump for the ad.
Following the airing of the penultimate episode of the current Tales of Zestiria X anime adaptation earlier today, it was announced that a second season of the series will premiere in 2017. hit the jump for the announcement video.
Studio Khara has once again created another music video to bring the singer's single in Sakura Nagahashi to life through visuals taken from Evangelion 3.0. Hit the jump for the video, which will only be online for one day.
Following the first confirmation of an anime adaptation earlier this year, more concrete details on the Touken Ranbu anime adaptation have been confirmed through the release of the first teaser trailer,, such as the studio handling its production and the air date. Hit the jump for the key visual and trailer.
Dallas-Fort Worth NBC affiliate KXAS-TV Channel 5 has posted a new short feature on Funimation Entertainment that highlights the anime publisher and distributor's impact that the company has on the local economy in the Dallas Fort Worth area, being based in the Tarrant County suburb of Flower Mound, Texas. During the report, footage from a dubbing session reveals that the distributor is currently dubbing the recently simulcast One Piece Heart Of Gold TV special. Hit the jump for the details.
Warner Bros Japan has posted the first two ads ad for the second volume of the Japanese "RWBY" home video release on its YouTube channel and are posted below. The volume will be released on October 1st. Hit the jump for the ads and release poster
Fans of the Kumamiko anime adaptation that attended the past weekend's fan appreciation event were suitably entertained by the antics of the cast members in attendance. However, any expectations of any additional anime projects being announced, let alone a second season of the anime adaptation were dashed. Hit the jump for details
Nintendo has released a new teaser for the forthcoming Super Mario Run mobile game, which will launch first for Apple's iOS by the end of the year. The teaser is actually a riff on his speech given at last week's Apple September Event where the game was announced to the world along with the latest Apple products. Hit the jump for Shigeru Miyamoto's suggestions on what to do with your free hand while playing the game one-handed.
The official Twitter account for the Majestic Prince TV anime has announced the theme song for the forthcoming feature film, with Natsumi Kon being picked to perform Kienai Sora. Hit the jump for the details.
Following a screening of the Lupin the IIIrd Jigen's Gravestone film in Japan, a new film focusing on Goemon Ishikawa has been announced with the staff and cast returning for key roles. Hit the jump for the details.