In advance of her highly anticipated appearance, Toei Animation's official YouTube channel today posted a three-minute new PV for the ongoing 13th PreCure TV series Mahou Tsukai PreCure!/Maho Girls PreCure!, introducing its new version OP song and the new PreCure girl Cure Felice voiced by Saori Hayami. Check the clip after the jump!
It is officially announced today that a stage play adaptation of Kiri Wazawa's comedy web manga series Fukigen na Mononokean/The Morose Mononokean is scheduled to perform at Akasaka RED/Theater in Tokyo 12 times from September 6 to 11. Check the announced four main cast after the jump.
Following his partner Kotetsu T. Kaburagi revealed last month, a 15cm figure of Barnaby Brooks Jr. from the Tiger & Bunny franchise is announced to join Megahouse's Palmate Extra Line as its second item. The anime franchise celebrates its fifth anniversary this year. Check the details after the jump.
The second stage play adaptation of KOEI Tecmo's popular hack and slash video game series Sengoku Musou/Samurai Warriors, titled "Shikoku Ensei no Sho (Chapter: Shikoku Expedition)," started its six-day run at AiiA 2.5 Theater Tokyo yesterday, June 29. Check the photos and videos from the newest stage after the jump!
The official website of the upcoming TV anime TRICKSTER has announced its two additional voice cast: Ibuki Kido as 14-year-old only female member of the Boys Detective Club, Makoto Noro, and Azusa Tadokoro as 30-year-old female officer of The Public Security Division of Tokyo Metropolitan Police Department, Nao Nakamura. Check their visuals after the jump.
Two-member Japanese vocal unit The Super Ball will make their major debut from Tokuma Japan with their first single "Tomodachi Meter," the OP theme for the upcoming TV anime Fukigen na Mononokean/The Morose Mononokean. Their record company has posted a short version music video of the song on its official YouTube channel.
Lantis today posted a 30-second preview of the music video of two-member unit OLDCODEX's 13th single "Deal with." The song will be featured as the OP theme song for the upcoming TV anime SERVAMP, and the vocalist of the unit, Tatsuhisa Suzuki is also cast as Tsubaki, the vampire of Melancholy, in the anime. Check the clip after the jump.
The official website for the upcoming TV anime adaptation of Poni-Pachet SY's PC otome game OZMAFIA!! has posted a 30-second PV to introduce its four main characters: Caramia (CV: Tarusuke Shingaki), Kyrie (Kazuyuki Okitsu), Axel (Atsushi Kakehashi), and Scarlet (Mitsuhiro Ichiki). Check the newest clip after the jump.
Shueisha has opened the official website for its new rookie manga contest "Yabuki Kentaro Manga Award" and started accepting submissions. Yabuki, best known as the illustrator of the To Love-Ru and To Love-Ru Darkness erotic comedy manga series, serves as the chairperson of the contest. Hit the jump for more details.
Bandai's Life division has listed two cup and saucer sets collaborated by internationally famous Japanese tableware company Noritake and the Evangelion anime franchise, featuring the images of the Eva-01 and 02 units. Pre-orders have been accepted on Premium Bandai since yesterday. Check the product photos after the jump!
According to the newest Oricon report released today, the sixth volume of the TV anime Osomatsu-san/Mr. Osomatsu ranks No.1 both in its anime DVD and Blu-ray weekly sales charts. This is the fourth time for the anime franchise to take top place in both charts at the same time. Hit the jump for more details.
Japanese retailers today started accepting pre-orders for Max Factory's no scale figure of Archer/Gilgamesh from the Fate/Grand Order smartphone game for a December 2016 release. It is the commemorative 300th item from the company's figma action figure line that launched in 2008. Check the PV and product photos after the jump!
Warner Entertainment Japan has released a 40-second teaser and a new poster visual for the upcoming live-action film adaptation of Ryosuke Tomoe's psycho thriller manga Museum. The taglines are written as "As the result of a judgment, you are guilty." and "The serial killer is laughing in the rain." Check the latest information after the jump.
One week before the TV premiere in Japan, Japanese retailers today started accepting pr-orders for Kotobukiya's 1/8th scale character figure of Aoba Suzukaze, the protagonist of the upcoming TV anime adaptation of Shotaro Takunou's four-panel comedy manga NEW GAME!, for a November 2016 release. Check the product photos after the jump!
The official website of Shogakukan's Monthly Flowers manga magazine for female readers today announced that a stage play adaptation of Setona Mizushiro's Kuro Bara Alice/Black Rose Alice fantasy manga is planned to perform in Tokyo in the early summer of 2017. Hit the jump for more details.