Lately theft from a vehicle has been a serious problem in Osaka Prefecture, the second most populated prefecture of Japan. To prevent the crime, the prefectural police has decided to feature a moe girl with cat ears in the awareness campaign. Check more about her after the jump.
The official site for the upcoming anime film Sora no Otoshimono Final: Eien no Watashi no Torikago/Heaven’s Lost Property Final: Eternal My Master today posted the first trailer. The film will be the final installment of the anime series based on Suu Minazuki's popular manga. Check the trailer after the jump.
The TOWER RECORDS Shinjuku store in Tokyo has announced the weekly TOP 10 anime single/album of December 9-15. The number one album of the 50th week of year 2013 is popular anime voice actress/singer Ayahi Takagaki's 2nd mini album "melodia2" which includes the cover version of Mariah Carey's "All I Want For Christmas Is You." Check this week's ranking and videos after the jump.
The official site for the upcoming sequels of the live-action Rurouni Kenshin films today posted a 30-second teaser, which includes Makoto Shishio played by Tatsuya Fujiwara (Light Yagami in Death Note live-action films). Check the clip after the jump.
The newly-launched official YouTube channel for the upcoming Mobile Police Patlabor live-action project titled THE NEXT GENERATION -PATLABOR- today posted a 30-second teaser. Hit the jump for the CGI-created AV-98 Ingram.
Popular anime voice actress/singer Sumire Uesaka celebrates her 22nd birthday on today December 19! She is currently voicing Erbia Hanaiman in Outbreak Company and Claire Komiyama in Wanna be the Strongest in the World. Hit the jump for more!
The official site for the upcoming TV anime adaptation of Koi's 4-panel comedy manga Gochumon wa Usagi Desuka? (Is the order a rabbit?) today revealed the main voice cast. 19-year-old voice actress Ayane Sakura plays the protagonist high school girl Cocoa. Hit the jump for more info.
Once again it proves that 2013 is no doubt the year of Attack on Titan. Google Japan yesterday reported the keyword search ranking of this year. The most searched anime-related word by the Japanese Google users is, as you guess, "Attack on Titan." Check the top list after the jump.
King Records has posted the first promotional video for the upcoming maiko-themed OVA Mitsuwano on its official YouTube channel. Popular voice actress Yui Horie voices the protagonist of the story Mai Ichinose and sings the theme song "Kono Basho de" (At this place). Check the clip after the jump.
NHK announced today the song list for this year's Kohaku Uta Gassen, the New Year's Eve singing program. As expected, popular anime voice actress/singer Nana Mizuki will perform a song titled "-Kakumei 2013- Kohaku Special Collaboration" with T.M.Revolution. Hit the jump for more.
Following the first one early this month, the official web site for the upcoming TV anime adaptation of Haruichi Furudate's volleyball-themed sport manga Haikyu!! has posted the second key visual featuring the nine members of Karasuno High School's Volleyball Club. Hit the jump for the visual.
More and more promotional videos for the 2014 winter TV anime series are coming this week. The official site for the upcoming TV anime adaptation of Rikou Anzai's four-panel comedy manga Oneechan ga Kita (My big sister arrived) has posted the first PV featuring the main voice cast. Check the PV after the jump.
Following Kana Hanazawa in the package version released in August, popular voice actress Nao Touyama voices Nanami, the navigation character in the download version of Media 5's English-teaching video game for 3DS, "Nanami to Issho ni Manabo!." Check her English in the promotional video after the jump.
The official site for the upcoming TV anime adaptation of Masato Hisa's action manga Nobunagun has posted the first promotional video featuring the protagonist girl Sio Ogura (CV: Shiori Muto). Muto is a rookie voice actress selected by audition for this show. Check the clip after the jump.
It is officially confirmed today that an anime adaptation of Ore, Twintail ni Narimasu. (I, will become a twintail) light novel series by Yume Mizusawa is in the works. The writer won the Jury's Special Award in the 6th Shogakukan Light Novel Award with the first volume in March 2012. Hit the jump for more information.