Nihon TV has posted the synopsis of the upcoming live-action TV drama adaptation of the Death Note manga series. Unlike the original story, the protagonist Light Yagami is portrayed as an ordinary university student who is a fan of the idol group Ichigo Berry, and Misa Amane is one of its members. Hit the jump for more.
Following the ED song "Hallelujah" by la la larks, Flying Dog today posted a short music video for "D.O.B.," the OP song for the upcoming TV anime Kusen Madoushi Kouhosei no Kyoukan, performed by 29-year-old anime voice actress/singer Iori Nomizu. Check the song after the jump!
According to the latest Oricon report, the third chapter of Code Geass: Akito the Exiled, "Kagayaku Mono Ten Yori Otsu" (The Shining One Falls from Heaven) released in Japan on June 26, took the top spot in its weekly Blu-ray sales chart selling about 21,000 units in its first week. Hit the jump for more details.
Back in May, Ehime Prefecture-based local bank Ehime Bank announced that it would use 35-year-old popular anime voice actress/singer Nana Mizuki as its image girl for various campaigns. Its official YouTube channel yesterday posted a 15-second CM featuring her in the bank's female uniform. Check the video after the jump.
Tokuma Japan Communications has posted a full music video for "Hajimaritai Kanon," the leading track from 23-year-old voice actress/singer Riho Iida's 1st major solo album "rippi-rippi." She is best known as Rin Hoshizora in the Love Live! franchise and a member of its VA unit μ's. Check her song after the jump!
Toei Animation's official YouTube channel today posted a 30-second trailer for the upcoming 22nd episode of the 12th PreCure TV series Go! Princess PreCure, which features the first appearance of a new PreCure girl named Cure Scarlet. Hit the jump for more details.
The official website for the upcoming live-action film adaptation of the popular manga Bakuman. today posted a 90-second trailer featuring its theme song "Shin Takarajima" (New Treasure Island) performed by five-member Japanese rock band Sakanaction. Check the latest clip after the jump.
Following the cancellation of its advance screening on June 28, the official website for the upcoming TV anime God Eater today announced that the broadcast of the first episode, originally scheduled for July 5, is also postponed for one week. Hit the jump for more details.
Japanese character figure company Kotobukiya reveals the 2015 version Yukata costumes from its Cu-poche cos line. The line was launched in summer of 2014 to provide costumes for its popular deformed Cu-poche figure series, such as Yukata, winter coats, sport jerseys, and pajamas. Check the details after the jump.
After the broadcast of the final 13th episode of its TV anime adaptation, the official Twitter of SB Creative's GA Bunko announced that the Is It Wrong to Try to Pick Up Girls in a Dungeon? light novel series written by Fujino Omori had reached an astonishing three million copies in print. Hit the jump for more details.
26-year-old anime voice actress Yuka Iguchi will release her first live DVD/Blu-ray "1st LIVE 2015 Hafa Adai" from Warner Brothers Home Entertainment on July 11, three days before her 27th birthday. You can check its three-minute trailer after the jump.
The nine school idols' reign still continues in Japan. The all-new feature film Love Live! The School Idol Movie took the #1 weekend box-office spot for the third week in a row with an astonishing 267,161,780 yen on 188,004 admissions. Hit the jump for more details.
Flying Dog has posted a short version music video for 23-year-old voice actress/singer Haruka Chisuga's upcoming 5th solo single "Jeu Je t'aime Communication." It will be featured as the ED song for the TV anime Aquarion Logos, in which she is also set to play one of its main heroines, Kokone Kikogami. Check the song after the jump.
Toei announced today that the movie edition of the ongoing PreCure TV series Go! Princess PreCure will be released in Japan on October 31 as a three-part film for the first time in the franchise. Advance tickets will go on sale on July 18. Hit the jump for more details.
The official website and Twitter for the Haikyu! anime series today posted the main visual for "Shousha to Haisha" (Winners and Losers), the second part of the two-part compilation film of the Haikyu! TV anime first season aired in Japan for 25 episodes from April to September in 2014. Check the latest information after the jump.