Shifting plans and a slower pace meant that the ninth volume of Hinako Takanaga's yaoi comedy The Tyrant Falls In Love finally hit Japan in April, 2014, two years after volume eight was collected. Now, it's time for that colleciton to start making its way to English readers. More after the jump.
The November issue of Ultra Jump, out in Japan October 18th, introduces a new TerraFormars Gaiden - Rain Hard spin-off manga. Satoshi Kimura (Chikyuu Shinryaku! Colreonis ) joins with series creators Kenichi Tachibana and Yū Sasuga to tell the story of the Annex 1 mission's executive crew member German member Adolf Reinhard. Get a look after the jump.
A TV anime teaser has launched for an adaptation of Hibike! Euphonium Kitauji Kōkō Suisōgaku-bu e Yōkoso (Sound! Euphonium Welcome to Kitauji High School's Musical Instrument Club),
While pre-orders don't open until October 23rd, Good Smile Company's Kahotan Blog has shared a preview of their Rei Ayanami: Evangelion Racing Ver., inspired by the young woman who accompanies Studio Khara sponsored Team Evangelion Racing in their Super GT and Endurance Road Race efforts. Get a look after the jump.
Self-proclaimed “the world’s first anime chick idol” Momochi Minami is now set to be the star of her own sci-fi ninja comedy light novels thanks to a Green Funding campaign that topped its 1,000,000 yen goal with 1,852,300yen pledged. Kasuga Yasunori, an author of Ghost in the Shell: Stand Alone Complex spin-off novels and literary adviser on Kenji Kamiyama's works will be writing and bishoujo art veteran Techno Fuyuno providing the cover art. More after the jump.
In honor of Halloween, a special site for kowa (scary) Pokémon has launched, with plenty of X and Y's mystery ghost girl as well as a special treat for manga readers, a tribute work by "Prince of Horror" Junji Ito! The tribute art by the acclaimed and influential author of Tomie, Uzumaki and Gyo is featured on digital wallpaper and in a special limited t-shirt give-away. Get a look after the jump.
Konami's series of Tag Force games is continuing, and keeping with its traditional PSP support with a winter release of Yu-Gi-Oh! Arc-V Tag Force Special. The game boasts 7,000 cards including ones from Secrets of Eternity and a full contingent of heroes including Yugi Mutou from the first series, Jaden Yuki from Yu-Gi-Oh! GX, Yusei Fudo from 5Ds, and Yuma Tsukumo from Zexal.
With this week's episode 666 of One Piece, veteran voice actor Banjo Ginga will be returning to the pirate adventure anime, substituting for hospitalized voice actor Masashi Hirose in the role of the Dressrosa arc's King Riku Dold III. , Ginga has previously been in One Piece as Axe-Hand Morgan and the Strong World movie's Scarlet. Hit the jump for more.
Character goods maker Cospa's bishoujo label NijigenCospa has previewed a couple of items for hardcore otaku who don't quite want to go out in public looking like hardcore otaku. Inspired by Puella Magi Madoka Magica: Rebellion Story, a Homura parka is designed for everyday wear. Meanwhile, the fifth anniversary of the K-on! anime is being celebrated with a set of Cospa's hidden power-level ties. Get a look after the jump.
With the game coming to PS3 and Vita on November 13th, Sega has followed up last week's post of Dengeki Bunko Fighting Climax's original six playable characters with a second set featuring SAO's Kirito, Ro-Kyu-Bu!'s Tomoka Minato, Toradora!'s Taiga Aisaka, The Irregular at Magic High School's Miyuki Shiba, Black Bullet's Rentarō Satomi and Strike the Blood's Yukina Himeragi. Get a look after the jump.
Fate/hollow ataraxia, the visual novel sequel set half a year after Fate/stay night, is set for release on PS Vita in a port featuring touch-screen support, full voice acting, a new ufotable opening, theme by Aimer and mini-games including the new tower defense Capsule Servant and a return to Illya's Castle. A new preview offers a look at that opening set to "holLow wORlD" by Aimer.
Sports anime fans have continued their tradition of going a bit nuts for character birthdays, and October 16th was a big one as two well liked supporting characters celebrate their big day - specifically Jin Tadokoro from Yowapeda and Kenma Kozume from Haikyuu!! Join the fun after the jump.
Deadline is reporting that previous talk of The Wolf Of Wall Street‘s Margot Robbie leading the Hollywood adaptation of Ghost in the Shell are off as Robbie is now being lined up for an adaptation of DC Comics' villains in government employ series Suicide Squad. Taking her place, DreamWorks has reportedly instead made a $10M offer to Scarlett Johansson.
This weekend's release of volume 16 of Hiroshi Fukuda's historic fantasy action Mushibugyo, packaged with the series second OVA anime episode, is set to announced that volume 17, due January 16th, will similarly feature an anime DVD with its limited edition. More after the jump.
CLAMP's fantasy series Magic Knight Rayearth has been enjoying a bit of a revival in time for this month's 20th anniversary of the TV anime. A Blu-ray set arrives the 29th, followed by set of collectable cards for the Carddass Crusade system on November 21st. Get a look after the jump.