Nippon Columbia announced yesterday that it will release a live Blu-ray "The Idolm@ster Cinderella Girls 1st Live Wonderful M@gic!!" in late November. The first concert featuring The Idolm@ster Cinderella Girls voice actresses was filmed in Chiba Prefecture on April 5 and 6. Check the 150-second trailer after the jump.
Bandai Namco Games will release "Hanayamata Yosakoi Live!," a new PS Vita game based on the on-going Yosakoi Dance-themed TV anime HaNaYaMaTa, in Japan on November 13. The official site for the game is just launched with a 150-second first promotional video. Check the clip after the jump.
It is officially announced today that a live-action Hollywood film adaptation of the Soul Reviver manga by Tohru Fuijisawa (original story, story composition, character design) and Manabu Akishige (art) is in the works. Fujisawa is best known for his GTO manga series. Hit the jump for more details.
It is officially confirmed today that Reki Kawahara's popular light novel series Sword Art Online reaches 10 million print run in Japan as of the release of its 15th volume on August 9. SAO is the second Japanese light novel series reaching the 10 million mark, following Kazuma Kamachi's A Certain Magical Index. Hit the jump for more story.
To promote The Next Generation -Patlabor- live-action film series, Cinema Today has posted two clips from the recently-released third chapter, which consisted of the fourth episode "Norainutachi no Gogo" and the fifth "Daikaiju Arawaru - Zenpen" on YouTube. Check the videos after the jump.
The official site for the upcoming anime film Gekijyoban Aikatsu!/Aikatsu! The Movie!, the first feature film based on Bandai's popular arcade collectible card game, has been updated with a new teaser visual featuring the four main girls. The tagline says, "The greatest idol movie in history is born!" Check the poster visual after the jump.
The official site and Twitter account for the Psycho-Pass anime project today announced that the broadcast of the 4th chapter of the on-going "New Edit Version" of the first TV anime, which was originally scheduled for tonight, is canceled. The 5th chapter is moved up instead. Hit the jump for more story.
Doga Kobo, Japanese anime production company best known for their recent anime adaptation works such as Yuruyuri and Engaged to the Unidentified, has announced their latest original project titled BREETSCHLAG on its official site. Hit he jump for more details.
Following the new ED song "SABLE" by nano, a short version PV for the second OP song for the ongoing TV anime M3 the dark metal, "Replica" sung by Maaya Sakamoto, is now online. The song is composed/arranged by four-member Japanese rock androp's vocalist/guitarist Takahito Uchisawa. Check the song after the jump.
As reported, six-member anison vocal idol unit i☆Ris performs the OP song for the summer 2014 TV anime Pri-Para. Their record company avex has posted a short version promotional video for the song "Make it!" on its official YouTube channel. Check the cute clip after the jump!
Following the scoop by NHK yesterday, Japanese government's Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry (METI) today officially revealed the details of its Manga-Anime Guardians Project, the first cross-industry anti-piracy measures for manga and anime. Read their statement after the jump.
It is officially confirmed today on July 29 that Hajime Isayama's mega popular Attack on Titan manga series will get an amazing 40 million total print run in Japan as of the release of the much-anticipated 14th volume scheduled on August 8. Hit the jump for more details.
To promote the upcoming new musical show "Pretty Guardian Sailor Moon -Petite Étrangère-," which is scheduled to be performed in this summer, the franchise's official YouTube channel has posted a 10-minute digest video for the last year's show "-La Reconquista-." Check the clip after the jump.
Lantis will release 22-year-old anime voice actress Yumeha Kouda's solo singer debut single "TWO BY TWO" in Japan on August 6. The song is now featured as the ED theme for the summer 2014 TV anime Fate/Kaleid Liner Prisma Illya 2wei!. Check the short PV after the jump!
Avex has posted a short version promotional video for "Hana wa Odoreya Irohaniho," the OP song for the 2014 summer TV anime HaNaYaMaTa. The song is performed by Team Hanayamata, newly-formed unit by the five main voice actresses of the Yosakoi Dance-themed anime. Check their cute dance after the jump!