The 16th volume of Hajime Isayama's mega hit manga series Attack on Titan was released in Japan in two editions on April 9. According to the Oricon's latest report, it sold 1,056,634 copies in total in its first week. Hit the jump for more details.
The official website for the upcoming OVA Haiyore! Nyaruko-san F, the final installment of the Haiyore! Nyaruko-san anime adaptations based on Manta Aisora's light novel series, today posted a 90-second trailer featuring its OP song "Haiyore Once Nyagain" performed by Ushiro kara Haiyori-tai G. Check the latest information after the jump.
Dynamic Planning today announced that a new anime adaptation of Devilman, one of Go Nagai's representative manga series in the 1970s, is in the works. It is scheduled to be screened at an event in this fall. Hit the jump for more details.
It was announced that the 4th Kyoto International Manga Anime Fair will be held at Miyako Messe and Kyoto International Manga Museum on September 19 and 20. About 50 companies/organizations and 45 manga publishers are planned to participate. Hit the jump for more details and photo reports of the past events.
On April 14, Saitama Prefectural Police arrested a 33-year-old part-time teacher at a private high school in Kanagawa Prefecture on suspicion of copyright infringement for illegally sharing the digital edition of the first volume of Tadatoshi Fujimaki's Kuroko's Basketball manga. Hit the jump for more details of the crime.
The Sailor Moon 20th anniversary project official site's musical section today updated with an announcement that the next Pretty Guardian Sailor Moon musical will be performed at AiiA 2.5 Theater Tokyo and other locations in this fall. Hit the jump for more details.
According to the latest Oricon report, "Maji Love Revolutions," the ED song for the ongoing TV anime third season Uta no Prince-sama♪ Maji Love Revolutions, performed by its voice actor unit ST☆RISH, ranks 3rd in the weekly single sales chart selling an impressive 32,405 units in its first week. Hit the jump for more details.
29-year-old anime voice actress Ayahi Takagaki announced in the April 13 entry of her official blog that she will join the ongoing TV anime adaptation of Hinako Seta's four-panel comedy manga Re-Kan!. She will voice Yuuki Inoue, a relative boy of Narumi Inoue. Hit the jump for more details.
Bandai Namco Entertainment has posted a 8-minute digest video for the upcoming Blu-ray "The Idolm@ster 9th Anniversary We Are M@sterpiece!!" to be released in Japan on May 13. It showcased the VAs' performance on the first day of the Tokyo concerts on October 4, 2014. Check their stage after the jump!
To promote the upcoming theatrical release of the third chapter of Code Geass: Akito the Exiled, Bandai Visual has posted a five-minute video to explain the history of the Code Geass anime franchise narrated by Masaya Matsukaze, who voices Shin Hyuga Shaingu in the four-part series. Check the clip after the jump.
Two-member unit Yuzu has posted a full PV for their 42nd single "OLA!!" on its official YouTube channel, which is the theme song for the 23rd Crayon Shin-chan feature film Crayon Shin-chan: Ora no Hikkoshi Monogatari Saboten Dai Shugeki. Check their latest PV after the jump!
The 10th issue of Shueisha's biweekly manga magazine Grand Jump, which is published today, announced that Kei Toume's Yesterday wo Utatte (Sing "Yesterday" for Me) will end its 18-year serialization in its 13th issue to be published on June 3. Hit the jump for more details.
It is confirmed that 31-year-old performer (dancer) of 19-member dance/vocal unit EXILE and the leader of seven-member group Sandaime J Soul Brothers, NAOTO makes his voice actor debut in the upcoming feature film Ghost in the Shell: New Movie Edition. Hit the jump for more details.
Following the well-received preview for "Kakumei wa Night & Day," the official PR Instagram for Sailor Moon Crystal has started posting 15-second video spots for other nine songs from the upcoming "Pretty Guardian Sailor Moon Crystal Character Song Collection." Check the first song by Kotono Mitsuishi (Usagi Tsukino/Sailor Moon) after the jump.
Though its prior expectation was not so high among the fans, it has become one of the most successful Japanese films of this year. The official Twitter for the live-action film adaptation of Yusei Matsui's Ansatsu Kyoushitsu/Assassination Classroom manga announced yesterday that it had drawn over 2 million moviegoers so far. Hit the jump for more details.