It was also officially announced at Fantasia Bunko Big Thanks Festival 2016 today that an anime adaptation of Sekina Aoi's school comedy light novel series Gamers! is now in the works. This is the second series for the author that is adapted into anime, following Student Council's Discretion animated in 2009 and 2013. Hit the jump for more information.
A teaser site for the upcoming TV anime adaptation of Taro Hitsuji's fantasy light novel series Rokudenashi Majutsu Koushi to Akashic Records/Akashic Records of Bastard Magic Instructor opens today with a 70-second first PV revealing its three main voice cast and production staff. Check the latest information after the jump!
A new TV anime adaption of Shoji Gatoh's Full Metal Panic! light novel series is set to premiere in fall 2017, officially announced at the Fantasia Bunko Big Thanks Festival 2016 event held in Akihabara today. The fourth TV anime, titled Full Metal Panic! IV, is animated by XEBEC (Fafner in the Azure). Hit the jump for more information.
Following the previously reported Megumi Kato for July 2017, Aniplex's official EC site ANIPLEX+ today started accepting pre-orders for a new wafuku (kimono, traditional Japanese clothing)-wearing figure of Eriri Spencer Sawamura from the Saekano: How to Raise a Boring Girlfriend franchise for an August 2017 release. Check the product photos after the jump!
The official website for Shueisha's Miracle Jump monthly magazine reported yesterday that manga artist Hiroyuki Shoji passed away on October 20, 2016. His latest work Zassou Kazoku has been serialized in the magazine since April of this year, and ends with the 7th chapter published in the current November 2016 issue. He was 46. Hit the jump for more details.
Toei has posted a two-minute special dance music video for "Tadashii Mahou no Tsukaikata (The Correct Way to Use Magic)," the theme song of the upcoming feature film Maho Girls PreCure! The Movie: Miracle Transformation! Cure Mofurun!, featuring Cure Magical and many Mofuruns drawn in full CG animation. Check their cute dance after the jump!
The official website for the upcoming TV anime adaptation of Nexon's Kemono Friends smartphone game today posted a 30-second first PV, also announcing its main voice cast and January 2017 premiere on TV Tokyo. Check the latest information after the jump.
The official website for the upcoming TV anime adaptation of Natsume Ono's ACCA 13-ku Kansatsu-ka (13th Ward Observation Department) manga today updated with a key visual for its January 2017 premiere in Japan. And its mascot character based on Ono's original design, ACCA-kun is also revealed. Check more new information after the jump.
The official website for the upcoming TV anime adaptation of Nab_At/Atsuko Watanabe's cooking manga Piace Watashi no Italian (My Italian) has revealed its main voice cast including 20-year-old Sayaka Senbongi as the protagonist girl Morina Nanase who works at an Italian restaurant. Check the latest information after the jump.
Lantis has posted a short version music video for 42-year-old anime voice actor Showtaro Morikubo's upcoming 11th solo single "TRUTH." It will be featured as the theme song for Bunka Housou eXtend's new PlayStation Vita otome game Side Kicks!, in which he also voices one of the male characters, Shisui. Check his new song after the jump!
Japanese figure maker Kotobukiya has added a new ARTFX J character figure set of the protagonist Takashi Natsume and Nyanko-sensei's true form Madara from the Natsume Yujin-cho/Natsume's Book of Friends anime series for a March 2017 release. Check the product photos after the jump!
Following the first one for vocalist/guitarist Kasumi Toyama, the official YouTube channel of Bushiroad's media mix project BanG Dream! today posted a second character PV introducing the five-member girl band Poppin'Party's lead guitarist, Tae Hanazono voiced by Sae Otsuka. Check her self-introduction after the jump!
An official teaser site for the upcoming second season of TV anime adaptation of the popular Chinese web comic Reikenzan has opened with a 50-second teaser trailer for its January 2017 premiere. The official title for the next season is confirmed as Reikenzan: Eichi eno Shikau (Qualification for Wisdom). Check the latest information after the jump!
The official website for the ongoing TV anime adaptation of Yagura Asano's sport manga Shakunetsu no Takkyu Musume/Scorching Ping Pong Girls today announced that a real table tennis tournament titled "Scorching Ping Pong Girls Cup" will be held at AKIBA Takkyu Style on November 20. Check the details after the jump.
After reaching the one million print run one month ago, the novelization of the monster hit anime film Kimi no Na wa./your name. written by the director Makoto Shinkai himself has actually sold one million copies in total in four months since its release on June 18. Check the sales of the film's related books after the jump.