"Soushitsu (Loss)," the fourth part of the six-part project Digimon Adventure Tri. is officially confirmed to set for a theatrical release in Japan on February 25, 2017. It was announced in the premiere day stage event for the third part "Kokuhaku (Confession)" held in Tokyo today. Hit the jump for more details.
It is officially confirmed that 36-year-old popular anime voice actress/singer Nana Mizuki's next 12th album is set for a release in Japan on December 21, 2016. The news was announced by herself in her "NANA MIZUKI LIVE PARK 2016" concert held at Hanshin Koshien Stadium on September 22. Hit the jump for more details.
According to the newest Oricon sales report, the eighth volume of Sui Ishida's dark fantasy manga series Tokyo Ghoul:re sold 319,808 copies in its first week, becoming the top-selling manga of the week. But its first-week sale number is 22,766 copies down from the previous seventh volume. Hit the jump for more details.
Bandai's official online store Premium Bandai has started accepting pre-orders for "Chocollect: Koi ni Naritai AQUARIUM," a deformed figure set of the nine members of Aqours from the Love Live! Sunshine!! TV anime franchise, inspired by their 2nd single's CD jacket illustration. Check the details after the jump.
To promote the general sale of the tickets for her 2016 tour started today at major ticket agencies, anison singer Choucho has posted a three-minute clip featuring her singing "piece of youth," the theme song for the Girls und Panzer der Film, in acoustic version on her record company Lantis' official YouTube channel. Check her beautiful voice after the jump.
The official Twitter for the upcoming two-part live-action film adaptation of Chika Umino's Sangatsu no Lion/March Comes in Like a Lion shogi-themed manga today posted a first photo visual of the 17-year-old protagonist Rei Kiriyama portrayed by 23-year-old actor Ryunosuke Kamiki. Check the latest information after the jump.
Following the successful first two rounds in May 2015 and May 2016, Kadokawa will hold the third round of the Bungo Stray Dogs stamp rally in Yokohama, where the story of the anime series has been told, from October 1 to 30. It is a tie-up event with Yokohama City's Transportation Bureau and Cultural Travel Bureau. Hit the jump for more details.
To promote the upcoming TV anime premiere, an official March Comes in Like a Lion-themed cafe will open at Marunouchi Reading Style Cafe on the fourth floor of the KITTE building in Tokyo from October 9 to December 30, offering various collaboration menu inspired by the characters. Check the details after the jump!
It is officially confirmed today that a stage play adaptation of the Jigoku Shoujo/Hell Girl anime series will be performed at the CBGK Shibugeki! theater in Tokyo from November 9 to 13. The horror anime has been adapted into manga, live-action TV drama, light novels, video games, and pachinko machines. Hit the jump for more.
Distributor Toho announced today that Makoto Shinkai's Kimi no Na wa./your name earned an astonishing 10.08 billion yen from 7.74 million admissions in 28 days since its release on August 26. It now becomes the first non-Studio Ghibli and non-Hayao Miyazaki anime film to reach the milestone in the Japanese cinema history. Hit the jump for more details.
Selected Japanese stores (Megatrea Shop, Premium Bandai, Kiddy Land) today start accepting pr-orders for Megahouse's new character figure "Tsukino Usagi Fruit Parlor ver." for a late March 2017 release. It is the first item from the company's newly-launched real figure line for females, "Sweeties". Check the cute product photos after the jump!
The official website for the upcoming TV anime adaptation of Hazuki Takeoka (story) and Tiv (art)'s school love comedy manga series Masamune-kun no Revenge (Masamune-kun's Revenge) updated with a 2nd key visual featuring its four main characters and also confirmed its January 2017 premiere in Japan. Check the latest information after the jump!
The official YouTube channel for 33-year-old popular anime voice actor Mamoru Miyano has posted a short version music video for his next 15th single song "Tempest." The song will be featured as the OP theme for the upcoming TV anime Uta no Prince-sama Maji LOVE Legend Star to premiere in Japan on October 2. Check his new MV after the jump
Kadokawa today revealed the top 20 list from its recent research on the fall 2016 TV anime that are scheduled to premiere in the coming October. It was conducted with 14,744 men and women at the age of 5-69 years who live in 47 prefectures across Japan via its eb-i Xpress service on August 29 and 30. Check the top 20 titles after the jump.
Mainichi Broadcasting System (MBS)'s headquarter building in Osaka has set up a special exhibition area dedicated to the Mobile Suit Gundam: Iron-Blooded Orphans TV anime series on its first floor, including a 1/10 scale statue of the anime's main mobile suit Gundam Barbatos and key animation drawings. Check the photo report after the jump.