Buckle up. Sunday is Dengeki Bunko Autumn Festival, so there might be some news concerning popular light novels from the publisher of Sword Art Online. In the meantime, Dengeki has continued their three-month 2016 Super Thank You Fair. Through October, each month, four of the publisher's leading ladies in the Dengeki Water Gun. Check out September's after the jump.
As some consolation for fans who had to survive their first week without an episode of New Game!, on September 27, the ladies of (fictional) game developer Eagle Jump were featured in their first art book, titled Fairies Story. 127 pages of magazine covers from Shōtarō Tokunō's Manga Time Kirara Carat series, book store promo art, character designs and interviews were collected in the book from Houbunsha.
We're just about into the Q4 of the year, which means holiday shopping season, which means big releases. Funimation has been busy this week previewing some of these with new English dubs and clever promos. Get a look after the jump.
While Twin Star Exorcists continues into the fall season, the anime adaptation of Yoshiaki Sukeno's supernatural action manga will be getting new themes with October 12th's episode 27. lol, Avex's co-ed group chosed from a 10,000-person audition and featured on Tribe Cool Crew's theme, are on the opening "sync." GIRLFRIEND are on ending "Hide & Seek." More after the jump.
Kyoto Animation's official shop has revealed the latest of their Sound! Euphonium birthday concert goods selections. Next up is ever-popular third-year vice president and brass section leader Asuka Tanaka. An art canvas (W318mm×H410mm - 5,400yen), 9cm acrylic stand (1,620 yen) and 7.6cm button (864 yen) are selling through October 10th ahead of a mid-December release (actual birthday is December 25th). Get a look after the jump.
While much of the build up to the October 5th return of Bungo Stray Dogs has focused on The Guild, you can't forget the Port Mafia. The series' Twitter has remembered the group with its leader. Check him out after the jump.
Happy anniversary to Sakura Wars, Red Entertainment and Sega's alt-history, steam-tech/psychic girl, mecha, musical, tactical RPG/visual novel - the original, hit Sega Saturn version of which was released in Japan on September 27th, 1996. Join the fun after the jump.
Sunrise's GundamInfo.com has announced that the second season of Mobile Suit Gundam Iron-Blooded Orphans will be available on the site for a limited period, offered with English subtitles on your PC or smartphone from Oct. 2nd PM7:30（JST). More after the jump.
The anime adaptation of Daichi Sorayomi's 2013 ongoing ecchi sports comedy Keijo!!!!!!!! (aka Hip Whip Girl) debuts October 6th, then, the end theme "Fantas/HIP Girlfriends!" by Lynn, M.A.O, Kaede Hondo, and Saori Onishi will be released October 19th. A new promo previews the song. Check this out after the jump.
If the rumors are true, there might be some big news plans for Overlord coming soon. September 30th limited edition of volume 11 of Kugane Maruyama and so-bin's light novel series, The Artisan of the Mountain Dwarfs, is set to feature a newly animated 30-minute Blu-ray.Early chatter has it that the September 30th light novel release will feature an announcement on the series.
A belated happy birthday to noted voice actress Kikuko Inoue! Though born on September 25, 1964, Inoue successfully founded the "Juu-nana-sai Kyou" (17 years old cult), allowing her to remain "17 years old" as long as she wants. Beyond the fact that was her 35th 17th birthday, this year was also special, because it was the first time Kikuko was younger than her now 18 year-old aspiring singer/voice actress daughter Honoka.
Berserk seems determined to fill in the the wait for next year's resumption of the anime and manga, which is highlighted by the posting of the next chapter teaser. (frequently magic girl Chiwa Saito is already cast as Schierke.) Check out the plans after the jump.
Back in 2012, The Cyzo Women's Blog (Cyzo Daily News who nailed the Fullmetal Alchemist plans) reported that Jun Matsumoto was in line to lead a live-action adaptation of JoJo's Bizarre Adventure - Stardust Crusaders. Then in May, they were saying that rumors are that the project was back, planned for 2018 with Kento Yamazaki as the new candidate for Jotaro Kujo. Now, there's a reason to believe that it might be happening.
Sentai Filmworks announced today that they have acquired distribution rights to Girls und Panzer der Film for North America, United Kingdom, Ireland, Australia, New Zealand, and other territories. Sentai Filmworks will release additional information on Girls und Panzer der Film shortly, including distribution, release date, and streaming offerings. More after the jump.
You knew that they were going to come at some point. And, now, with the anime wrapped up, the Love Live! Sunshine!! Nendoroid super deformed figures are here! The line-up starts with Chika Takami in her ‘Aozora Jumping Heart’ outfit. The smile is there. The braids behind the ears are there. So, all charm points are presented and accounted for. Get a look after the jump.