The first Sonic The Hedgehog live-action teaser trailer made waves earlier this year when his live-action design strayed further from Sonic’s classic design than fans would have liked. But, the blue ball of speed is back with his new look and a new trailer, and it more closely resembles his video game design you know and love. Hit the jump to see the new trailer!
Acclaimed horror manga creator Junji Ito doesn't only want to haunt your dreams, but now he's also haunting video games by appearing as a hologram in Death Stranding! Hit the jump to see him in the game and learn more!
After being announced to be released around the time of the upcoming Tokyo Olympics, the next Free! anime film will be delayed until an unspecified time, according to a post to the series website. Kyoto Animation says in the post that the film has to be delayed for “various reasons” but “the entire staff – including the director – is working hard to meet your expectations.” Learn more after the jump.
Over the next week, not only will the new Pokémon Sword and Shield games be released, but a brand new Pokémon anime series is set to debut. In the lead up to the release, TV Tokyo aired a 24-minute special dedicated to the upcoming series, which includes a 5-minute preview of the upcoming series. Hit the jump to see the full video!
It was announced during a shareholders meeting on October 31 that Okinawa Gonzo, a digital anime studio subsidiary of Gonzo, would be dissolved within the next 2 months. The studio was used as the 3D arm of Gonzo and as an outsourcing studio for many anime projects. Learn more after the jump!
In an updated trailer on the Kyoto Animation YouTube Channel, the new release date for Violet Evergarden The Moviewas announced. The film was delayed from January 2020 due to the arson attack on the animation studio on July 18 and left the studio wondering if any materials had survived. Hit the jump to learn all the details!
We have been drip fed Toilet-Bound Hanako-kun announcements for the last few months, but finally the first PV has been released showing off the ghostly character alongside a cast list and more. Hit the jump to see the spooky trailer!
Undertale creator Toby Fox has put his hands in many Nintendo pies over the last few months, but his most interesting collaboration is with the upcoming Pokémon Sword and Shield games. To celebrate the release and give fans a preview of the music, Pokémon have released a snippet of his ‘notes.’ Listen to the preview after the jump!
How many pounds does your wallet lift bro? It’ll need to be quite a hefty amount for this new figure of strong girl Hibiki Sakura from hit protein anime How Heavy Are the Dumbbells You Lift?. Hit the jump to see the figure and all of its details.
Hankos, one of the biggest hanko stamp companies in Japan, have come out with brand new Pokémon designs based on the generation 3 ‘mons. Hanko’s can be used for legal documents, getting a credit card, and so much more! Hit the jump to see the designs and learn how else hanko’s can be used!
After 6 years, the adaption of the highly popular manga series Kingdom will be returning to Japanese TV screen in April 2020. The announcement comes with a special drawing from the author of the manga. Hit the jump to see the drawing and learn more!
With Pokémon Sword and Shield less than a week away, the English YouTube channel for the series has released a new trailer for the game showcasing new ways to give your Pokémon that competitive advantage as well as confirming some quality of life updates carried over from Pokémon Lets Go Pikachu and Eevee. Hit the jump for all the details!
Crunchyroll's Japan correspondent, Daryl Harding, reports from the Kyoto Animation memorial service that happened over the weekend at Miyako Messe.
While Weathering with You is still raking up the yen in Japan and finishing its theatrical run in Australia; the Makoto Shinkai directed film opened up in China over the past weekend and cleared the sky. Hit the jump to learn more and see how it compares to Your Name!
It’s been a long road for the Hatena☆Illusion series. With light novel author, Tomohiro Matsu, passing away in May 2016 due to liver cancer and only a trickle of information on the franchise coming out since then, fans were worried about the state of the series. Finally, on November 2, the official website for the anime launched announcing when the series will be broadcast! Hit the jump to see all the information!