Acclaimed Japanese anime director Makoto Sinkai (Voices of a Distant Star, 5 Centimeters Per Second)'s latest feature film Kimi no Na wa./Your Name was released on 301 screens in Japan on August 26 and reportedly earned about 770 million yen from 590,000 admissions in its first two days. Hit the jump for more details.
To promote her first MV collection disc "Miss Monochrome Music Clip" to be released on September 7, the official YouTube channel of popular anime voice actress Yui Horie's alter-ego character Miss Monochrome has been streaming two full music videos for "Kimi to Boku" (You and I) and "Vanilla Salt" for a limited time of six days. Check her latest clips after the jump!
The official Twitter for "Osomatsu-san on STAGE ~SIX MEN'S SHOW TIME~," the upcoming stage play adaptation of the very successful TV anime series Osomatsu-san/Mr.Osomatsu, has posted photos of its four additional cast members: Ran Sakai as Totoko, Mitsu Murata as Iyami, Kimeru as Chibita, and Yuuya Hara as Hatabo. Check the latest information after the jump!
The official website for the TV anime adaptations of Haruichi Furudate's volleyball-themed manga Haikyu!! officially confirmed today that its highly anticipated third season, titled Haikyu!! Karasuno High School vs Shiratorizawa Academy, is set to premiere on MBS, TBS, CBC, RKB, HBC, TBC, and BS-TBS on October 7. Check the latest information aftert he jump.
The official Twitter for the Bungo Stray Dogs TV anime series today announced that the OP theme song for its upcoming second season is two-member unit SCREEN mode's 8th single song "Reason Living," and the unit's official YouTube channel has already posted a short version music video for it. Check the new OP song after the jump!
Following the group visual released Tuesday, the official website for the stage play adaptations of Wataru Watanabe's road bicycle racing-themed manga Yowamushi Pedal today posted individual photos of its 12 cast members for the upcoming 9th show "~Hakogaku Sinsedai, Shidou~" to open on September 30. Check the official cast photos after the jump!
The official website for the upcoming TV anime Magic-kyun! Renaissance today announced its seven additional voice cast including 20-year-old Sayaka Senbongi (Mumei in Kabaneri of the Iron Fortress) as the protagonist girl Kohana Aigasaki and 40-year-old Yukari Tamura as her mother Sakura. Check the latest information after the jump.
The highly anticipated 13th One Piece feature film, One Piece Film Gold was released in Japan on July 23 and has earned 4.46 billion yen from its four-week domestic run. To attract more audience to theaters, an illustration card newly drawn by the original manga creator Eiichiro Oda will be given to moviegoers from September 3. Hit the jump for more details.
During their stage performance at the Animelo Summer Live 2016 -Toki- event yesterday, three-member anison unit ALTIMA announced that they will take hiatus from activities for an indefinite period. The unit's first appearance in public was at the same event just five years ago. Hit the jump for more details.
The official website for the upcoming TV anime adaptation of cloba.U's four-panel manga Stella no Mahou/Magic of Stella has confirmed that it will premiere first on AT-X at 22:30 on October 3 (JST), then will be on Tokyo MX, MBS, TV Aichi on the following day and on BS 11 on October 5. Check the latest information after the jump.
The official Japanese website for the Mobile Suit Gundam Tekketsu no Orphans/Iron-Blooded Orphans TV anime series today posted a three-minute second PV for the upcoming second season, and also announced nine new voice cast and the OP/ED theme song artists. Check the latest information after the jump!
The official website for the upcoming voice acting-themed TV anime Girlish Number today updated with a key visual featuring its five main girls and also announced that it will premiere on TBS at 26:28 on October 6 (JST). Check the latest information after the jump!
Japanese figure company Kotobukiya has listed the latest entry for its posable chibi-style figure line Cu-poche, Sebastian Michaelis from the upcoming anime feature film Black Butler: Book of the Atlantic for a January 2017 release. Check the product photos after the jump.
Following the successful marriage registration papers in February, LMN Holding's Shussei Todoke Seisakujo service starts offering 10 types of birth registration papers featuring the One Piece characters in their childhood from today, August 25. Check the images after the jump.
Following the well-received Pikachu released in March of this year, Bandai's official online store Premium Bandai has also started accepting pre-orders for a new PC character cushion inspired by Eevee, one of the popular characters from the Pocket Monster/Pokémon anime and game franchise, for a November 2016 release. Check the details after the jump!