According to the latest Oricon report, the second best album of μ's, the nine-member voice actress unit of the Love Live! School Idol Project franchise, took first place in the daily album sales chart selling an amazing 34,179 units on its first day. Hit the jump for more details.
The official website for the upcoming TV anime Himouto! Umaru-chan today announced that the protagonist Umaru Doma's older brother Taihei is played by 39-year-old voice actor Kenji Nojima, best known as Nobuchika Ginoza in the Psycho-Pass series. Check the latest information after the jump.
Following the poster visual, the official website for the upcoming live-action film inspired by Rerulili's popular vocaloid song "Nou Shou Sakuretsu Girl" (Spinal Fluid Explosion Girl) has posted its 100-second first trailer featuring the theme song performed by idol group Shiritsu Ebisu Chugaku. Check the latest clip after the jump.
Today, May 28 is the birthday of one of the main characters in the Non Non Biyori series, Hotaru Ichijo, who is now a fifth year middle school student. To celebrate it, the official website for the upcoming TV anime second season has posted a special illustration of her provided by the manga author Atto. Check it after the jump.
The rest of the main cast for the upcoming TV drama adaptation of Yasumi Yoshizawa's classic comedy manga in the 1970s, Dokonjo Gaeru (Gutsy Frog), including Atsuko Maeda as the main heroine Kyoko, are revealed to Japanese media today. Check the latest information after the jump.
It is confirmed today that live-action TV drama adaptations of two ongoing school comedy manga, Takuma Morishige's Tonari no Seki-kun and Katsunori Hara's Rumi-chan no Jishou, are in the works for a July premiere. Both series has a heroine named "Rumi." Hit the jump for more details.
It was confirmed yesterday that the 19th Detective Conan film, Sunflowers of Inferno, earned 4.148 billion yen from 3,319,000 ticket sales in 37 days from its opening on April 18, finally becoming the most successful film in the anime franchise. Hit the jump for more details.
The main voice cast and staff for the upcoming TV anime adaptation of Akira Hiramoto's high school comedy manga Prison School were announced at the press conference today, May 27. It was held at the publisher Kodansha's office and was live-broadcasted on Nico Nico Live. Check the latest information with a new PV after the jump.
Following the 2nd PV featuring the scenery with a Japanese children's song "Kaeru no Uta," the official website for the upcoming TV anime second season Non Non Biyori Repeat today updated with a summer-themed new main visual, announcing its premiere schedule in Japan. Check the latest information after the jump.
It is officially announced today that the second film in the Aikatsu! anime franchise, Aikatsu! Music Award: Minna de Shou wo MoracchaimaShow! is set for a release on August 22. Its official website has posted a 60-second teaser. Hit the jump for more information.
The official website for the upcoming TV anime Ushio to Tora today announced its premiere schedule in Japan, starting with Tokyo MX on July 3. It is also confirmed that four-member rock band Kinniku Shoujo Tai/King-Show provides the OP song "Mazeruna Kiken" (Do not mix. Hazardous). Check the latest information after the jump.
The second chapter of the trilogy anime film project based on Shuichi Shigeno's street car racing manga, Shin Gekijo-ban Initial D: Legend 2-Tousou-, was released on 30 screens across Japan on May 23. Its per-screen average was the highest among the top 15 films in the weekend. Hit the jump for more details.
The official website for the upcoming TV anime adaptation of Yumi Nakata's erotic comedy manga Okusama ga Seitokaicho!/My Wife Is the Student Council President! today updated with new information including its premiere schedule starting with AT-X on July 1. Hit the jump for more.
Some details about the first episode of the upcoming new Lupin the Third TV anime series, including a new female character Rebecca Rossellini, have been revealed to Japanese media. The story begins when Zenigata receives an invitation from Lupin for his wedding ceremony with Rebecca. Hit the jump for more details.
Four-member Japanese rock band SEKAI NO OWARI provides theme songs for the upcoming two-part live-action film adaptations based on Hajime Isayama's hugely successful manga series Attack on Titan. While the name of the band literally means "The End of the World," the second film is also titled as Attack on Titan: End of the World. Hit the jump for more details.