An early look at plans for Yumi Nakata's erotic comedy manga Okusama ga Seitokaicho!/My Wife Is the Student Council President! has the second season of the TV anime adaptation (which adds a "+!" to the end of the title) planned for fall 2016. Along with this listing, a "Slight H Fan Zine" is a planned bonus for volume 10, our July 27th. More after the jump.
The sky above the Chikuma Bridge in Nagano serves as the backdrop to the six teenage leads in the newly unveiled main visual for summer's TV anime adaptation Ichigo Takano's manga Orange. Get a look after the jump.
This week's release of the June issue of Big Gangan is announcing plans for Toki, the spin-off to Ritz Kobayashi's schoolgirl mahjong manga Saki. The new series debuts in the July issue of the magazine, out June 25th, with Mekimeki Oukoku illustrating and Ritz Kobayashi writing/supervising. More after the jump.
It's time for the prelude to summer's big events. And, as America's Anime Expo, San Diego Comic Con and the like begin to turn up the hype, so are Japan's notable gatherings. Towards this, the summer edition of the major figure event, Wonder Festival, taking place July 24th at Chiba's Makuhari Messe, has unveiled the latest edition of mascots Wonda-chan and Reset-chan. Get a look after the jump.
Cosplay notables VampyBitMe and Livia Chu (along with a cameo by Yoshi Sudarso, the blue ranger from Power Rangers Dino Charge) square off as Alice Nakiri and Ikumi Mito in a Shokugeki (a cooking duel) recreation of the culinary action from Food Wars! Shokugeki no Soma. Check out the results after the jump.
On May 26th, popular Kagerou Class Destroyer Yukikaze, along with Mutsuki Class Destroyers Matsuki and Kisaragi and Furutaka Class Cruisers Furutaka and Kako join the KanColle arcade game. An update trailer showcases the five charming KanMusu in Abyssal ship battling action. Get a look after the jump.
At end end of June, the work literate comedy manga of Kōji Kumeta ( Sayonara, Zetsubou-Sensei, Joshiraku) Kōji Kumeta will be the subject of The First and Last Art Book - Kuigaten" (Exhibition of Painful Pictures). In addition to surveying his manga work up to the new Kakushigoto , the book will collect tribute art, anime end cards and other graphic work by the artist, along with an extended interview.
This summer's TV anime adaptation of Shoutarou Tokunou's cute, video game industry 4-panel New Game! has announced that cast/VA unit fourfolium (Yūki Takada, Megumi Yamaguchi, Megumi Toda, and Ayumi Takeo performing in-character as Aoba Suzukaze, Hifumi Takimoto, Hajime Shinoda, and Yun Iijima) will be appearing at TOHO Cinemas Nihonbashi on June 11th for a "Level 1" anime preview/talk show/performance. Promoting this, the series site has been updated with a new visual.
The Daily Cyzo reports of the lead cast for the live-action adaptation of Fullmetal Alchemist have been confirmed as films prepares to begin in Italy this June. Hey! Say! JUMP and NYC boy band performer/voice actor Ryosuke Yamada is set to play Edward Elric, along with Tsubasa Honda (live-action Blue Spring Ride's Futaba Yoshioka) as Winry Rockbell and Dean Fujioka (The Pinkertons) as Roy Mustang. More after the jump.
Kyoto Animation's Twitter account for Love, Chunibyo & Other Delusions rested after 2014's -Heart Throb- season two, only Tweeting twice in 2015 to promote last fall's studio fan event, and maintaining net-silence since August '15. But, today, it shook off the dust, checked whether staff could properly get back into the delusions mindset and announced a May 27th Nico cast stream with Maaya Uchida, Chinatsu Akasaka, Sumire Uesaka, and Azumi Asakura.
Two-member unit Mimi Meme Mimi (vocalist TakaoYuki and graphic artist Chamooi) have been introduced as the theme song performers for summer's TV anime adaptation of Gido Amagakure's Sweetness and Lightning. The opening "HareHare Fanfare" is a pop song with an adventurous spirit of outgoing happiness. More after the jump.
An early look at this week's issue of manga magazine Shonen Champion has shown a preliminary listing for a live-action drama adaptation of Wataru Watanabe's 2008 cycling manga Yowamushi Pedal. The series will run on BS SKY PerfecTV starting in August. More after the jump.
Cast for this summer's TV anime adaptation of Shūichi Asō's 2012 Shonen Jump high school ESPer gag comedy Saiki Kusuo no Ψ Nan has been expanded with the addition of Satoshi Hino as hot-blooded class rep Kenishi Hairo and Natsuki Hanae as ghost-sensitive psychic Reita Toritsuka. Get a look after the jump.
Author Rensuke Oshikiri has announced that his acclaimed High Score Girl manga will return in in the August issue of Big Gangan, on sale July 6th. Timed for the resumption, volume six and new editions of the first volumes, with bonus content, will be released. More after the jump.
Complementing a now-released Fairy Tail Lucy Heartfilia Black Cat, Orca Toys has scheduled their next gravure photo shoot inspired figure. Erza Scarlet White Cat has been schedule for a December 2016 release. This extra sexy neko-mode figure is also a bit extra sized at a slightly larger than average 1/6th scale. The 25cm x 13cm figure from sculptor Clumsy Zero is selling for 14,904yen. Get a look after the jump.