The official website for the upcoming TV anime adaptation of Nexon's Kemono Friends smartphone game today posted a 30-second first PV, also announcing its main voice cast and January 2017 premiere on TV Tokyo. Check the latest information after the jump.
The official website for the upcoming TV anime adaptation of Natsume Ono's ACCA 13-ku Kansatsu-ka (13th Ward Observation Department) manga today updated with a key visual for its January 2017 premiere in Japan. And its mascot character based on Ono's original design, ACCA-kun is also revealed. Check more new information after the jump.
The official website for the upcoming TV anime adaptation of Nab_At/Atsuko Watanabe's cooking manga Piace Watashi no Italian (My Italian) has revealed its main voice cast including 20-year-old Sayaka Senbongi as the protagonist girl Morina Nanase who works at an Italian restaurant. Check the latest information after the jump.
Lantis has posted a short version music video for 42-year-old anime voice actor Showtaro Morikubo's upcoming 11th solo single "TRUTH." It will be featured as the theme song for Bunka Housou eXtend's new PlayStation Vita otome game Side Kicks!, in which he also voices one of the male characters, Shisui. Check his new song after the jump!
Japanese figure maker Kotobukiya has added a new ARTFX J character figure set of the protagonist Takashi Natsume and Nyanko-sensei's true form Madara from the Natsume Yujin-cho/Natsume's Book of Friends anime series for a March 2017 release. Check the product photos after the jump!
Following the first one for vocalist/guitarist Kasumi Toyama, the official YouTube channel of Bushiroad's media mix project BanG Dream! today posted a second character PV introducing the five-member girl band Poppin'Party's lead guitarist, Tae Hanazono voiced by Sae Otsuka. Check her self-introduction after the jump!
An official teaser site for the upcoming second season of TV anime adaptation of the popular Chinese web comic Reikenzan has opened with a 50-second teaser trailer for its January 2017 premiere. The official title for the next season is confirmed as Reikenzan: Eichi eno Shikau (Qualification for Wisdom). Check the latest information after the jump!
The official website for the ongoing TV anime adaptation of Yagura Asano's sport manga Shakunetsu no Takkyu Musume/Scorching Ping Pong Girls today announced that a real table tennis tournament titled "Scorching Ping Pong Girls Cup" will be held at AKIBA Takkyu Style on November 20. Check the details after the jump.
After reaching the one million print run one month ago, the novelization of the monster hit anime film Kimi no Na wa./your name. written by the director Makoto Shinkai himself has actually sold one million copies in total in four months since its release on June 18. Check the sales of the film's related books after the jump.
The official website for the upcoming anime film Monster Strike The Movie announced today that 37-year-old Japanese singer Naoto Inti Raymi sings its theme song "Yume no Arika" (The hiding-place of dreams). A new 30-second teaser featuring the song is now available on Warner Brothers Japan's official YouTube channel.
Studio khara, a Tokyo-based animation studio best known for its Rebuild of Evangelion film series, was founded by acclaimed anime/tokusatsu director Hideaki Anno in May 2006. To celebrates its 10th anniversary, it will hold its first exhibition at Laforet Museum Harajuku in Tokyo for eight days from November 23 to 30. Hit the jump for more details.
The official YouTube channel of Ehime Bank, a local bank in Ehime Prefecture, Shikou, has posted its two new CMs featuring 36-year-old popular anime voice actress/singer Nana Mizuki. She has supported the bank in her hometown prefecture since May 2015. Check her new CMs after the jump!
The official website for the anime adaptations of Haruka Takachiho's science fiction light novel series Crusher Joe has revealed an illustration for the upcoming Blu-ray box, newly the novel's original illustrator Yoshikazu Yasuhiko, who also served as the director of the 1983 feature film. Check the latest information including a DVD/Blu-ray comparison video after the jump.
At the presentation event held by Alpha Games in Beijing, China, on October 14, Kadokawa Games and Alpha Games announced that a 12-episode web anime adaptation of Aeria Games and Kadokawa Game's co-produced smartphone game Starly Girls -Episode Starsia- is in the works for streaming in 2018. Hit the jump for more details.
For the first time in his solo singer career, 33-year-old popular anime voice actor Mamoru Miyano released his two new singles, 15th "Tempest" and 16th "The Birth," in Japan on the same day, October 12. Thanks to his fans' passionate support, both ranked in the top 10 of Oricon's weekly single sales chart in its first week. Hit the jump for more details.