Cospa and Persona 5 character designer Shigenori Soejima are getting ready to help you sport the fashion of the Phantom Thieves. Futaba Sakura's flight jacket and Ann Takamaki's hoodie are now on sale. The former wil be available in March 2018 and the latter in February - both a month earlier via the Atlas D shop.
Last year, Japanese record company King Records and Kayac launched a new joint project "Anison Fitness". These were supervised by Nobuhiko Eda, an assistant professor at Faculty of Sport Sciences, Waseda University, and musician/instructor Gou Takahashi - the younger brother of singer Yoko Takahashi of Neon Genesis Evangelion OP fame. That song is one of the motivational backgrounds to a set of videos that have now been published to Youtube.
Before One-Punch Man was a hit 2015 TV anime from Madhouse, it was a hit 2012 Young Jump Web manga illustrated by Yusuke Murata. Before it was a Jump manga, One-Punch Man was a hit 2009 self-published webmanga from ONE. Earlier this month, the Jump version hit chapter 123, which featured a specular 61 page fight scene. Murata then treated fans to a look at this pen work developing the chapter. ONE followed this with his take on the material.
Released in 2015, Super Robot Wars X-Ω is a smartphone, tower defense/real-time strategy spin-off of the mecha crossover game series. In addition to the expected standards, like Gundam, Getter Robo, and Mazinger, limited events have brought in [email protected]: Xenoglossia, Crayon Shin-chan, Godzilla/Mechagodzilla, Sakura Wars, Rinne no Lagrange, Robot Girls Z, Sega Hard Girls, Hackadoll and even Heybot. A webcast showing the Little Witch Academia: Chamber of Time game due November 30th revealed that LWA will also be joining the fun.
The music of Shin Godzilla and Neon Genesis Evangelion squared off in the "Shin Godzilla vs. Evangelion Symphony", a concert event featuring a full orchestra that will run for 4 performances on March 22 - March 23, 2017, at the Bunkamura Orchard Hall venue in Shibuya, Tokyo, Japan. The CD is due on December 27th. More after the jump.
The original Nisio Isin Kizumonogatari novel has a scene where hormonal young Mr. Koyomi Araragi has busty Ms. Tsubasa Hanekawa remove her bra. Of course that made it into the Shaft movies. The features also had plenty of adult Kiss-shot Acerola-orion Heart-under-blade being Kiss-shot Acerola-orion Heart-under-blade. Animator Taiki Konno has posted a look at the work getting the anatomy right on this. Check it out after the jump.
Kadokawa has planned out their latest mercantile tribute to Spice and Wolf. A "Wise Wolf Holo" figure is on sale now. The 1/7 scale is being distributed by Good Smile Company and is on sale now ahead of a March release. Get a look after the jump.
This week, Anime NYC announced a trio of Gundam related guests. Shin "Gundam Guy" Sasaki - Executive Producer of all Gundam Projects at SUNRISE - will be at a Gundam Thunderbolt panel. Masakazu Ogawa - Producer of Gundam: Iron-Blooded Orphans and Kyle McCarley - US Voice of Mikazuki Augus will lead an Iron-Blooded Orphans US cast panel and signing.
This weekend, Funimation will be launching their Fall 2017 SimulDubs of King's Game and KONOHANA KITAN. The former today and the latter tomorrow. In preparation, they announced the English casts for the series. Get a look after the jump.
Coming up "next winter," Shaft will be producing a Fate/Extra - Last Encore TV anime based on the PSP RPG. A second character promo has been published, confirming that Kōsuke Toriumi is back as Archer Robin Hood. More after the jump.
The Twitter account for the winter 2018 TV anime adaptation of Afro's ongoing cute-girls camping manga YuruCamp△ (Yen Press has licensed the series for North American release, with plans to release it as Laid Back Camp) has topped 10,000 followers, and to celebrate, a new preview offering a look at the anime set to the music of Akiyuki Tateyama (Kemono Friends, Kumamiko) has been published.
In June, Manga Time Kirara Forward featured a chapter of Norimitsu Kaihō and Sadoru Chiba's School-Live!, a moe manga with some other elements (spoilers!) ended with a notice that the series was going on hiatus. That announcement included the suggestion that it was aiming to be back this year. Well, goal achieved! The magazine has announced that the series will return in the February issue of Foward, on sale December 22nd.
Last year, in time for for Yu-Gi-Oh!'s 20th anniversary and the spring's anime movie, Max Factory prepared a Yami Yugi poseable figma and a scale Dark Magician Girl. Along with a re-release of Yugi, Seto Kaiba is now getting his own figure. This is on sale now ahead of a May 2018 release. Get a look after the jump.
Animate Girls Festival, an event aimed at the lady otakus will be taking place November 3-4 at Ikebukuro Sunshine City. This year's theme is "cultural festival" The My Hero Academia limited goods were previewed this week, and they're going for a red vs white field exercises concept. Get a look after the jump.
It might be a zombie-infested apocalypse in which society is only just managing to cling on. The character might be ostensibly "nameless" (that's what "Mumei" means). And yet, the heroine of Kabaneri of the Iron Fortress has a birthday - October 20th. The shop and cafe associated with anime broadcast block Noitamina is celebrating through November 5th. More after the jump.