ROUND-UP: The News In Anime 10/19/2020-10/23/2020

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That Time I Got Reincarnated as a Slime

 

More Netflix anime, more Studio Ghibli wallpapers, more cast members ... you can't have too much of a good thing.

 

10/19

 

That Time I Got Reincarnated as a Slime Season 2 Visual Released

 

Are you ready for That Time I Got Reincarnated as a Slime Season 2? Good! Check out the latest visual teasing the upcoming season!

 

Studio Ghibli Adds More Wallpaper Options

 

Studio Ghibli released six new wallpaper images this month featuring titles like Howl’s Moving Castle, Princess Mononoke, and more. Studio Ghibli now has a total of 700 wallpaper images in their inventory.

 

Demon Slayer Does Numbers At The Box Office

 

The Demon Slayer film Mugen Train is a smash hit at the box office. The film grossed $44 million in its first three days in theaters.

 

 

Dr. Ramune -Mysterious Disease Specialist- Trailer Released

 

Dr. Ramune -Mysterious Disease Specialist- was revealed at VCRX for an upcoming January 2021 debut. The first trailer has now been released, giving us all a peek at the good doctor.

 

10/20

 

Hypnosis Mic Manga Coming In January

 

The Hypnosis Mic franchise will debut three new manga titles in January of 2021 (the February issue). A prologue chapter will be revealed in December 2020.

 

Nippon TV To Start Anime Division

 

Nippon TV will launch an animation division beginning with a 12-part fantasy series Tsukumichi – Moonlit Fantasy

 

10/22

 

 

“Rhapsody for GIRL und PANZER" Concert Video Released

 

Due to COVID-19, the "Das GIRLS und PANZER SYMPHONIEKONZERT" by the Tokyo Philharmonic GuP Orchestra was held without an audience on September 19. Soon anyone will be able to watch the performance on Blu-ray when it releases on March 26, 2021. As a sneak peek, a 7-minute performance of “Rhapsody for GIRLS und PANZER has been released.

 

Crunchyroll App Will Be Available On The PS5

 

Crunchyroll will be available for streaming on the Playstation 5 on the console’s initial launch date of November 12.

 

Mugen Train Coffee Sells Over 50 Million Cans

 

In just under three weeks, the Mugen Train/Dydo Drinco collaboration has sold over 50 million cans of coffee. The three Mugen Train-themed cans launched October 5.

 

10/23

 

Yatogame-chan Kansatsu Nikki

 

Yatogame-chan Kansatsu Nikki Adds More Cast Members

 

Two new cast members have joined the third season of Yatogame-chan Kansatsu Nikki. Maria Naganawa will play a girl from Aichi Prefecture named Serura Dobe and Junji Majima will play the Dobe family butler Masahide Tsuji

 

Netflix To Expand Anime Content

 

Netflix has signed deals with MAPPA, Science SARU, NAZ, and Studio Mir to increase the streaming site’s anime content. 

 

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