According to the Oricon weekly comic sales ranking of this week, the regular edition of the latest/13th volume of Hajime Isayama's Attack on Titan manga, which was released in Japan on April 9, sold 1,131,000 copies in its first week, while the limited edition sold 270,000 units. Hit the jump for more details.
After one year since their debut last May, petit milady, a voice actress unit consisting of Aoi Yuki and Ayana Taketatsu, will release their highly anticipated 1st album "Petitmiladear" on May 7. The jackets photos for the three edition are revealed to the media today. Check them after the jump.
Remember the 1990s? Furyu Corporation will start offering new prizes featuring Mokona, a rabbit-like mascot creature from CLAMP's popular fantasy manga series in the mid-1990s, Magic Knight Rayearth, to Sega's amusement facilities across Japan in late April. Check the photos after the jump.
Universal Entertainment Japan's anime music label Ronde Robe has posted a 2-minute trailer for the upcoming DVD/Blu-ray disc of "Nakagawa Kanon starring Toyama Nao 2nd Concert Ribbon Illusion." The concert was held at Maihama Amphi Theater on February 22, 2014. Check her clips after the jump.
It is officially announced today that a live-action film adaptation of Akiko Higashimura's Kurage Hime/Princess Jellyfish comedy manga is set for a December 2014 release. Rena Nounen, who gained a national popularity by the 2013 NHK Asadora Amachan, will play the protagonist girl Tsukimi Kurashita. Hit the jump for more information.
As reported, Kodansha officially announced a TV anime project based on Nakaba Suzuki's fantasy manga Nanatsu no Taizai/The Seven Deadly Sins yesterday. Expecting the upcoming increase of its popularity among the fan community, the publisher has released a comment regarding derivative works such as doujinshi. Hit the jump for more details.
As reported in her official blog post, 18-year-old anime voice actress/singer Yui Ogura finally graduated from her high school on March 8. In commemoration of it, Japanese publisher Gakken will release her high school graduation memorial photo book titled "yui memory" on June 5. Check the details after the jump.
Japanese character toy/figure company Mega House announced today that it will release two types of Rubik's Cube inspired by the first and second story arcs of JoJo's Bizarre Adventure TV anime series, named "JoJo's Bizarre Cube" in Japan in late April. Check the details of the products after thr jump.
Veteran anime voice actress Kikuko Inoue posted photos and videos about her visit to Ishinomaki Mangattan Museum in Miyagi Prefecture. She took part in a charity event to support earthquake recovery with Atsuko Tanaka (Motoko Kusanagi in Ghost in The Shell) and Akio Otsuka (Batou) last weekend. Check the videos after the jump.
It is officially confirmed today on April 16 that popular Japanese girls group (consisting of at least 29 members) E-girls' pop tune "ASAP" will be used as the theme song for the upcoming action-comedy tokusatsu parody film Jyoshizu. Check the latest trailer featuring the song after the jump.
Lantis has posted a short version promotional video for "SHIPS," the leading track from popular anime voice actor Kenichi Suzumura's upcoming 3rd album "VESSEL." He is known as the voice of Sougo Okita in Gintama and Atsushi Murasakibara in Kuroko's Basketball. Check the public bath-themed clip after the jump.
The 20th issue of Kodansha's Weekly Shonen Magazine, which is released in Japan today on April 16, officially announces that a TV anime adaptation of Nakaba Suzuki's fantasy manga Nanatsu no Taizai/The Seven Deadly Sins is in the works. Hit the jump for more information.
The jacket illustrations for "Kanade," the ED song for the ongoing TV anime One Week Friends is revealed today on April 15. It features the main heroine Kaori Fujimiya smiling with tears in her eyes in the sunset light. Hit the jump for more details.
With the announcement for the upcoming release of their 3rd album "PARTY TIME" scheduled on June 14, popular anison duo of two high school girls from Hokkaido, ClariS, revealed their newest artist illustration on their official site today on April 15. Check the details after the jump.
Yoko Kanno has been working for many popular anime titles in her 20 years career. Her record label PIANO's official online store PIANOSHOP has started offering the same original music sheets which she has used for her works. Hit the jump for more details.