What's happening in the world of anime?
It's Friday, which means it's time to catch up on the news in anime! What down this week? Nintendo made a splash in more ways than one. Music videos dropped. And Emilia joined a band for her birthday!
Anime News Network interviews Deca-Dence Director Yuzuru Tachikawa, Cyborg designer Kiyotaka Oshiyama, and Deca-Dence designer Hiromatsu Shu.
A special music video has been released for Love Me, Love Me Not featuring the theme song “Gravity” song by BUMP OF CHICKEN.
YouTube creator Mirror Panel-3 created the new anime Flipnote Warrior on a Nintendo 3DS, using a PC only to colorize and edit the Flipnote Studio 3D-created work. The process took four years from start to finish. The 34-minute film will be released on December 4.
An anime TV adaptation is on the way for 2013 manga Requiem of the Rose. The story is loosely based on two Shakespeare titles: Richard III and Henry VI: Part III.
Kyoto Animation will absorb anime studio Animation Do. The two companies were separate entities despite both being run by KyoAni president Hideaki Hatta.
The team behind Love Live! Superstar!! took fan submissions when naming the group at the heart of the series. “Liella” — submitted by Tora-san — was chosen.
Re:ZERO -Starting Life in Another World-’s Emilia’s birthday is September 23! To celebrate, Shibuya Marui will open a band-themed store. Beatrice (keyboard) and Echidna (guitar) accompany Emilia’s vocals.
All variants of the Nintendo 3DS have officially been discontinued. This now turns the focus of new IPs solely on the Nintendo Switch.
The popular Capcom title Monster Hunter will receive a new title for Nintendo Switch on March 26, 2021. Monster Hunter Rise will feature new monsters, locations, and vertical gameplay mechanics.
Ryohei Kimura (Kohaku), Takehiro Urao (Hisui), and Ai Fairouz (Takechiyo) have been added to the Inuyasha sequel’s cast. The series is set to premiere in Japan on October 3.
The live-action adaptation following three high school girls as they chase after their dreams is set to release on September 25.
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