Metropolitan Police Department's Ogikubo Station has arrested a 15-year-old male first-year high school student from Toyama-city, Toyama Prefecture, for posting a warning comment with a photo holding a kitchen knife on Twitter threatening the fans of the Love Live! School Idol Project franchise. Hit the jump for more details.
Hachioji-P, one of the most popular vocaloid song creators especially with his 2009 "Electric Love," has just released his 4th album "Desktop Cinderella" from Toy's Factory today on September 2. He posted a full music video for the album's title song featuring Hatsune Miku on her official birthday, August 31. Check his latest song after the jump.
The second tankobon volume of MAJOR 2nd, the ongoing sequel to Takuya Mitsuda's baseball-themed manga MAJOR, will be released in Japan on September 18. It is confirmed that the new series will get one million print run with only two volumes then. Hit the jump for more details.
XING, one of the largest karaoke companies in Japan, has announced the top 10 ranking for the songs from the Love Live! School Idol Project franchise based on the numbers from its online karaoke service JOYSOUND for the period August 1 to 31. Check the result and their music videos after the jump.
The official website for the upcoming TV anime adaptation of Riku Misora's action fantasy light novel series Rakudai Kishi no Eiyuutan: A Tale Of Worst One/A Chivalry of a Failed Knight has announced its premiere schedule, starting on anime specialized channel AT-X on October 3. Check the latest information after the jump.
Toho has posted a 90-second trailer for Shingeki no Kyojin/Attack on Titan End of the World, the upcoming second part of the live-action film adaptations of Hajime Isayama's mega hit manga series Attack on Titan, featuring the theme song "SOS" performed by four-member Japanese rock band SEKAI NO OWARI. Check the latest clip after the jump.
The official website for the upcoming new Lupin the Third TV anime series has confirmed that the new heroine Rebecca Rossellini is voiced by 30-year-old Yukiyo Fujii, best known as Patema in Patema Inverted and Latifah Fleuranza in Amagi Brilliant Park. Hit the jump for more details.
It has been confirmed that "Brand-new World," the OP song for the upcoming TV anime adaptation of Yuu Miyazaki's light novel series Gakusen Toshi Asterisk/The Asterisk War, is performed by 18-old-singer Shiena Nishizawa, who made her professional singer debut in February of this year with the KanColle TV anime ED song. Hit the jump for more details.
Following the theatrical release of the second episode "-Hibiki-" last weekend, the official website for the four-episode final chapter of Tamayura anime series, Tamayura: Sotsugyo Shashin (Graduation Photos), has posted a poster visual for the third episode "-Akogare-" (yearning). Check the visual after the jump.
The official website for the upcoming TV anime second season The Testament of Sister New Devil BURST, based on Tetsuto Uesu's fantasy light novel series, has announced its premiere schedule starting on Tokyo MX on October 9. Check the latest information including the theme song artists after the jump.
Mainichi Shimbun's Mantan Web has posted a two-minute full trailer for A-1 Pictures' upcoming original feature film Kokoro ga Sakebi Tagatte Irunda. (English title: The Anthem of the Heart). It introduces the film's theme song "Ima, Hanashitai Dareka ga Iru" performed by girls idol group Nogizaka46. Check the latest clip after the jump.
The official website for the ongoing TV anime adaptation of Sorata Akizuki's fantasy shoujo manga Akagami no Shirayukihime/Snow White with the Red Hair announced on September 1 that its second cour will e in January 2016 after three months interval from October to December. Hit the jump for more details.
As a part of promotion for the upcoming new OVA ARIA The AVVENIRE, its official Twitter today posted a birthday illustration for Orange Planet's young undine Alice Carroll. It was newly drawn by the original manga author Kozue Amano herself. Check the art after the jump.
The official website for Rage of Bahamut: Manaria Friends, a TV anime adaptation of an in-game event "Manaria Academy of Magic" in Cygames' popular social game Rage of Bahamut, today launched with a 50-second teaser for a 2016 premiere. Hit the jump for more information.
The official website for the upcoming TV anime adaptation of Aria the Scarlet Ammo Double A, a spin-off manga of Chugaku Akamatsu's light novel series Aria the Scarlet Ammo, has announced its premiere schedule starting on October 6. Check the latest information after the jump.