Continuing to share her love of music and bacon wrapped hotdogs with America, Hatsune Miku has been booked to appear on The Late Show with David Letterman October 8th. This televised performance will showcase the projection technology seen in the Vocaloid's upcoming concerts in LA and New York. More after the jump.
Beyond continuing his work as Kirito in Sword Art Online II and Lubbock in Akame Ga Kill! voice actor Yoshitsugu Matsuoka's busy scheduled includes the male lead in next season's Trinity Seven and a support character in shoujo adaptation Wolf Girl & Black Prince. Hopefully he got some time off this week because on September 17th, the popular seiyuu celebrates his 28th birthday. Join the fun after the jump.
Character goods maker Cospa's latest collaboration with Coolens is a pair of Log Horizon Shiroe eyeglasses. The specs in the style of those worn by Villain in Glasses with a series logo on the leg can be worn for cosplay or fit with prescription lenses for everyday use. They sell for 6,000yen ahead of a January release. These, plus more merch after the jump.
After a series of character design showcases, the fifth ad offers an animated look at Yuki Yuna Yuusha wa Aru, the original cute girl anime, developed by Project 2H, Studio Gokumi, Akame ga KILL!'s Takahiro and BunBun. Get a look after the jump.
Bandai Namco has posted an extended look at upcoming smartphone rhythm game One Piece Dance Battle. Delayed from a previously planned 2013 release and now due out this year, the iOS and Android game will feature Luffy, Chopper and Nami dancing their way through the ranks of rival pirates and navy challengers. Get a look after the jump.
As the the NisiOisiN festival gets rolling, and in anticipation of the release of Zoku Owarimonogatari and Monogatari Series Heroine Book Vol.6 - Suruga Kanbaru on the 19th, a special narrative" as they scroll through a look back.
The churn of excitement around NisiOisiN is getting even bigger than it was yesterday. As the manga and novel author prepares for the September 19th release of Zoku Owarimonogatari, the conclusion of his modern fantasy Monogatari series' final season, and the October debut of his new detective series Okitegami Kyoko no Bobiroku, he's launched a Twitter account. But, wait, there's more!
This Friday, Peach John and Bandai launched pre-orders for their second wave of Sailor Moon lingerie. In anticipation of this, actress/model/AKB48 idol Haruna Kojima has modeled the different styles. Pics past the break.
Rin Nakai, known for her "sexy exercise" videos on Youtube, will be the first female fighter from Asia to join the UFC as she makes her debut in mixed martial arts' biggest promotion with a fight against Miesha Tate on September 20th at the Saitama Super Arena. What she lacks is a nickname and after profiling the competitor, Vice Japan is helping to select one. More after the jump.
Following its run on the premium Fuji TV NEXT, Breaking Bad is being released in Japan in three parts in August, September and October. It hasn't attracted a following who's posting R-18 yaoi to Pixiv the way Sherlock, the Avengers and Lord of the Rings have, but Yuusuke Kozaki is evidently a fan.
While the game might be out, it's not too late to hype Naruto Shippuden: Ultimate Ninja Storm Revolution with some character profiles. Bandai Namco has posted some fun ones today with looks at the moves of Mecha Naruto, First Hokage, Minato, Shisui Uchiha and Obito. Get a look after the jump.
Internet celeb Rosanna Pansino celebrates today's North American release of Nintendo 3DS game Cooking Mama 5: Bon Appétit! with a bit of baking. Lucky Star fans will also appreciate this project because she's making Chocolate Cornets! See how to cook your own after the jump.
Inarizushi is a pouch of fried tofu filled with sushi rice and named after the Shinto god Inari, who is believed to have a fondness for fried tofu. The 17th of the month is inarizushi day and manga author Kawai Makoto has celebrated with a special illustration for the site for Shaft's winter 2015 anime adaptation of her cute girls eating manga Koufuku Graffiti. Get a look after the jump.
The site for fall's TV anime adaptation of Itokichi's odd bishonen comedy four-panel manga Orenchi no Furo Jijo (The bath situation in my house) has been updated with a better look at the designs for the support cast, specifically Maki, a nearsighted snail with a bleak disposition.Get a look after the jump.
It's only a couple more weeks before it's time to bid adieu. Following this week's penultimate "Dandy's Day in Court, Baby," there's next week's Shingo Natsume (episodes 1 and 13) directed Shinichiro Watanabe written "The Neverending Dandy, Baby," then see you space cowboy! Adult Swim has now previewed their Hellsing-heavy post-Dandy Toonami line-up. See what's in store after the jump.