Netflix has revealed a hard-hitting new trailer (both in English and in Japanese) as well as 15 additional cast members for Kengan Ashura, an upcoming original net anime based on the violent martial arts manga written by Sandrovich Yabako and illustrated by Daromeon about a skilled young fighter who strives to make it to the top in an underground fighting tournament ruled by mega-corporations. Hit the jump to learn more.
A new key visual, the main staff, and two key cast members have been revealed for Rise Up! Animal Road (known in Japan as Hatage! Kemonomichi), and upcoming TV anime based on the isekai fantasy manga about a pro-wrestler who opens a pet shop after being transported to a parallel world. Hit the jump to learn more.
Seven guest cast members have been revealed for Hakata Mentai! Pirikarako-chan, an upcoming original short form TV anime about the daily misadventures of an enthusiastic food fairy and her friends in a traditional Japanese shopping district. Hit the jump to learn more.
Magic: The Gathering Arena, a free-to-play digital version of the genre-defining collectible card game where players take on the role of dueling wizards to summon creatures and lob spells at one another, is now available in Japan, and Wizards of the Coast is ramping up the nostalgia with a live-action advertisement designed to hit adult Magic players right in the feels. Hit the jump to check it out.
Having a powerful Quirk is not enough to be a hero in the world of My Hero Academia, so every would-be hero needs proper guidance in order to grow into their full potential. Take this simple personality quiz to determine which experienced pro hero is the best mentor for you!
Did you know that Ai Fairouz - the voice actress for Hibiki Sakura, the heroine of the upcoming How heavy are the dumbbells you lift? TV anime - is into bodybuilding in real life? Now you can catch a glimpse of her work-out routine in the first of a series of special promotional training videos designed to promote the show. Hit the jump to check it out.
The ending theme performers have been revealed for Kengan Ashura, an upcoming original net anime based on the hard-hitting martial arts manga written by Sandrovich Yabako and illustrated by Daromeon about a young pit fighter climbing the ranks in an illegal, underground tournament run by unscrupulous corporations. Hit the jump to learn more.
A bit of bad news for all you fans of ridiculously over-powered super heroes: the Japanese home video release of the second season of One-Punch Man, which was scheduled to begin publication in August of 2019, has been pushed back by two months. Hit the jump to learn more.
If you've ever felt the urge to see how the sausage gets made when a single person writes, directs, and animates their own movie, then CENCOROLL CONNECT will soon have you covered, because a special TV program will take viewers behind-the-scenes of the making of the compilation film / sequel to the much beloved 2009 animated short film by Atsuya Uki. Hit the jump to learn more.
Another new cast member has been revealed for To the Abandoned Sacred Beasts (known in Japan as Katsute Kami Datta Kemono-tachi e), an upcoming TV anime based on the dark fantasy manga by MAYBE about soldiers who assumed monstrous shapes during a deadly civil war trying to adapt to civilian life when the war that created them ends. Hit the jump to learn more.
Now that the Netflix re-release of Neon Genesis Evangelion is the talk of the town, Studio Khara is keeping the hype-train rolling with "Operation 0706", a strategy in which they will show off the first 10 minutes and 40 seconds of the upcoming Evangelion: 3.0+1.0 film at the JAPAN EXPO convention in Paris as well as at other sites including in Japan, in Shanghai, and at the Anime Expo convention in Los Angeles, California. Hit the jump to learn more.
If you're familiar with voice actress / singer / illustrator / TV talent / anime superfan Shoko Nakagawa, then you probably already know that Shototan (as she is known to her fans) has an abiding love for all things Pokémon, and now Nakagawa has another chance to express those feelings, because will be singing the latest ending theme for the Japanese version of the Pokémon TV anime. Hit the jump to learn more.
Some happy news for fans of popular voice actors: Yūki Kaji (Eren Jaeger in Attack on Titan, Pipimi in Pop Team Epic) and Ayana Taketatsu (Nino Nakano in The Quintessential Quintuplets, also Pipimi in Pop Team Epic) have gotten married. Hit the jump to learn more.
Kemono Friends Party - a live-event featuring music and an original story for the Kemono Friends multimedia project that will be held on July 27, 2019, at the Maihama Amphitheater venue in Urayasu, Chiba Prefecture, Japan - marks the final performance of voice actress Kana Motomiya before she graduates from the role of Fennec, and now a new key visual for the event shows the cast showing their Friend off in style. Hit the jump to check it out.
Two more cast members have been revealed for Ahiru no Sora, an upcoming TV anime based on the sports manga by Takeshi Hinata about a young man with basketball dreams trying to turn a high school club dominated by hooligans into a winning team. Hit the jump to learn more.