As with the anime, their plenty going on with Re:Zero in print. There's Daichi Matsuse's Truth of Zero manga adaptation in Comic Alive.There's Makoto Fūgetsu's adaptation of the series in Big Gangan. And, maybe the real noteworthly release of the month, series author Tappei Nagatsuki is doing new short stories, with side focusing on memorable villain Elsa Granhirte, "The Bowel Hunter."
On August 26th, a new, complete Blu-ray set of the Chaika - The Coffin Princess fantasy anime is being released in Japan for 32,000 yen (before tax) with new jacket art by light novel illustrator/original character designer Namaniku ATK and case art by anime character designer Nobuhiro Arai. Leading into this Nico streamed a marathon of the show, and to celebrate, Namaniku ATK posted new art of the series' heroic ladies, long with RTs of fan work.
The gender-swapped servants from the seven promoted leading into the release of Fate/Grand Order included Saber Attila The Hun and a Rider of late-Heian general Minamoto no Yoshitsune aka Ushiwakamaru, designed by Mineji Sakamoto and voiced by Saori Hayami. The character is now the subject of a new 1/7 bishojo scale figure from PULCHRA. Kamome Pusan sculpts the 21.8cm, shipping in January for 15,800yen.
Kadokawa's Sneaker Bunko has laid out new print plans for fantasy comedy Konosuba. A long awaited art book is now scheduled. All you wanted to see and know about Aqua, Megumin and Darkness will all be in "Bloom!", an A4, 128 page collection of classic and new material from Natsume Akatsuki and of course Kurone Mishima, shipping February 1, 2017 for 3,024yen.
Nakaba Suzuki's fantasy action series The Seven Deadly Sins return to anime after its October 2014-March 2015 run, albeit in a limited fashion. A "Signs of Holy War" special will run on MBS/TBS for four weeks starting this month, with Suzuki providing the new story. Get a look at the third commercial after the jump.
Bandai is looking for the attention of older, female fans with new "2.5D" multi-media bishonen/cute guy idol property Dream-Fes! - Dream Festival, the TV anime for which will run on Tokyo MX and BS11 starting October 7th with a preview screening coming September 23rd at Cinemart Shinjuku.
This fall, family restaurant comedy Working!! returns, sort of. Yumi Kamakura returns to helm the A-1 Pictures adaptation of web manga spin-off WWW.Working!!, set to debut on Tokyo MX on October 1st. Promoting that, a new visual and character promos have been published, with support cast additions tagging along. Get the details after the jump.
Today, details have been revealed for the Shaft, eight Kubikiri Cycle OAV adaptation of Nisio Isin's (Monogatari, Medaka Box) first Zaregoto novel, set to debut October 26th. As previously reported from a promo ahead of the second Kizumonogatari movie, but not confirmed at the time, Yuki Kaji (Attack on Titan's Eren) and Aoi Yuuki (Madoka Magica's Madoka) lead, with a staff of Madoka and Monogatari veterans on the production.
As Hideaki Anno's Khara celebrates their 10th anniversary, the anime studio best known for their work on the Rebuild of Evangelion movies have announced their first TV anime production. Headed to NHK BS Premium in February 2017, they will be expanding short "The Dragon Dentist" from the Animator Expo showcase into two 45-minute specials. More After the jump.
Talk about your unrealistic standards of beauty! Unilever Japan seems to be suggesting that you can look like Vocaloid Hatsune Miku wanting to look like actress Scarlett Johansson in a campaign for Lux Super Rich Shine Straight & Beauty shampoo. A LUX Ver. of producer Mitchie M's "Future Overture" is featured in the spots, launching August 30th and previewed for the Miku Symphony event.
On September 19th, cast Yuki Kaji (Katsuhira Agata), Hibiku Yamamura (Hibiku Yamamura), Yuka Terasaki (Chidori Takashiro), Tomoaki Maeno (Hajime Tenga), Nobunaga Shimazaki (Tsuguhito Yuta), Rina Sato (Honoka Maki), Misaki Kuno (Nico Niiyama), Kōtarō Nishiyama (Yoshiharu Hisomu) and Kōtarō Nishiyama (Yoshiharu Hisomu), plus MC Junichi Suwabe (Kazunao Yamada) are back together for Kiznaiver Fes. Today, the page for the celebration of spring's anime was updated with a visual.
Thanks to Cospa, you too can now live the dream of emulating the fashion sense of a NEET thrust into a fantasy world crisis that he's completely unprepared for! Advertised as suitable for a comfortable trip to the convenience store or being summoned to a different world, the character goods makers is now offering replica Re:ZERO Subaru Natsuki jerseys (four sizes for 15,660yen) and jersey with matching bottom (24,300yen) ahead of a November release.
Home video distributor Section23 Films today announced its December slate of releases; including Sentai Filmworks’ Limited Edition Premium Box Set of Love, Chunibyo & Other Delusions ~ Heart Throb! and the shuffled, full-series collection of My Love Story!! Get the details after the jump.
Rio 2016 has come and gone. PM Shinzō Abe did his Super Mario handoff. And, now, it's time to look ahead to Tokyo 2020. Back in July, we got a look at the official Olympics merchandise featuring characters from Astro Boy, Sailor Moon, Crayon Shin-chan, One Piece, Naruto Shippuden, Yo-Kai Watch, Dragon Ball Super, and Maho Girls PreCure!. The shop for this is now live. More after the jump.
A second preview has been published for the fall 2016 TV anime adaptation of Sho Futamata's prison action comedy manga Nanbaka has been published. Gintama's Shinji Takamatsu helms the Satelight (Macross, Symphogear) production with Mitsutaka Hirota (Bakumatsu Rock, Fairy Musketeers) writing the scripts. The Super Ball perform opening "Rin! Rin! Hi! Hi!," while ending "Nanbaka jailbreak theory ♪!" will be sung by cast members. More after the jump.