A teaser site for the upcoming anime film Boruto -Naruto The Movie- launches today for an August 2015 release in Japan. As the title suggests, the film features Boruto, the oldest son of Naruto Uzumaki and Hinata Hyuga, who first appeared in the 700th episode of Masashi Kishimoto's original manga. Hit the jump for more.
In commemoration of the conclusion of its serialization on the Shonen Jump magazine, a special exhibition for Masashi Kishimoto's Naruto manga series is scheduled to be held in Tokyo in the spring of 2015, then in Osaka in the summer. The official website for the event has been updated with the latest information. Check them out after the jump.
Eiichiro Oda's internationally popular manga One Piece will collaborate with one of Japan's traditional performing arts, Kabuki, which originated in the 17th century. 39-year-old Ennosuke Ichikawa IV will star in a kabuki adaptation of the pirate-featured action manga next fall. Hit the jump for more details.
It was also announced at the Jump Festa 2015 event today on December 21 that the second season of the TV anime adaptation of the To Love-Ru Darkness manga created by Saki Hasemi and Kentaro Yabuki is in the works by the same production company of the first season, Xebec. Hit the jump for more details.
The official website for the upcoming TV anime adaptation of the cooking-themed manga Shokugeki no Soma today announced its premiere schedule for April 2015, OP/ED artists, four additional voice cast, with the two-minute 1st PV introducing the main characters. Check the latest information after the jump.
A key visual for the upcoming new chapter of the Naruto Shippuden TV anime, titled "Naruto no Senaka -Nakama no Kiseki-" (Naruto's Back -The Tracks of the Pals-) was revealed at Studio Pierrot's booth in the Jump Festa 2015 event today. Check the visual after the jump.
Sunrise's official website for the anime adaptation of Hideaki Sorachi's action comedy manga Gintama today announced with a brand new key visual that a new TV series is in the works. It will premiere in April 2015 on TV Tokyo and its affiliates, which aired the past three TV series. Hit the jump for more.
The official website for the upcoming TV anime adaptation of Yasuhiro Nightow's action manga Kekkai Sensen/Blood Blockade Battlefront has posted the first promotional video introducing the main characters with their voices. The 90-second PV was first screened at the Jump Festa 2015 event on December 20. Check the latest clip after the jump!
The mega-hit franchise's first feature film Yo-Kai Watch: Tanjyo no Himitsuda-Nyan! is finally released in Japan today on December 20. At the premiere event, LEVEL-5 president and CEO, Akihiro Hino revealed that the TV anime will be soon aired worldwide, including the U.S. and Europe. Hit the jump for more details.
In commemoration of the 5th anniversary of the franchise next year, Japan Post Service will offer a 10,000-limited original frame stamp sheet featuring the CD jackets illustrations from Love Live! School Idol Project at the post offices across Japan from January 15, 2015. Check the details after the jump.
As of the release of the third volume of the SAOP-Sword Art Online Progressive spin-off series on December 10, Reki Kawahara's popular light novel series Sword Art Online reaches 16.7 million print run in the world including Japan, Dengeki Bunko's assistant editor Kazuma Miki reported today. Hit the jump for more details.
The official website for five-member rock band Fo'xTails today posted a full promotional video for their major debut singe from Lantis, "GLITTER DAYS." The song will be featured as the ED song for the upcoming third season of the Kuroko's Basketball TV anime, which will premiere on January 10, 2015. Check the PV after the jump.
The TOWER RECORDS Shinjuku store in Tokyo has announced the TOP 10 anime singles/albums of December 8-14. The number one single of the 50th week of year 2014 is 27-year-old singer LiSA's 7th single "Shirushi" which includes the 2nd and 3rd ED theme songs for Sword Art Online II. Check this week's ranking and videos after the jump.
Warner Brothers' official anime channel has just posted a two-minute PV for the Terraformars anime series, which is now screened at the two-day event Jump Festa 2015, being held at Makuhari Messe in Chiba Prefecture for this Saturday and Sunday. Check the clip and photos from the event after the jump!
The official website for Tokyo One Piece Tower today announced that its opening day will be March 13, 2015. The new theme park featuring the world and characters of Eiichiro Oda's internationally popular manga series will be set in Tokyo Tower, 333-metre-tall tower in Minato-ku, Tokyo. Hit the jump for more information.