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    Monday October 19, 2020
  • Voice Actress Tomoyo Kurosawa Leaves The Hospital after 11 Days

    "I would like to thank all the medical staff who were kind to me in the risk of infection."

    Voice actor agency Mausu Promotion announced today on October 19 that 24-year-old voice actress Tomoyo Kurosawa has met the criteria for discharge from the hospital by the Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare and has returned home. She tested positive for PCR on October 8 and had been in the hospital since that day. Hit the jump for more details including her message.

  • Friday October 9, 2020
  • Sound Euphonium Voice Actor Tomoyo Kurosawa Tests Positive for COVID-19

    Kurosawa has been experiencing symptoms of fever since today

    Voice actor agency Mausu Promotion announced today on October 9 that 24-year-old voice actor Tomoyo Kurosawa has returned a positive PCR test for the COVID-19 infection. She is best known as Otome Arisugawa in Aikatsu! (2012-2016) and Kumiko Omae in Sound! Euphonium. Hit the jump for more details.

  • Thursday September 24, 2020
  • Princess Principal Crown Handler Film 1st Chapter's Full Trailer Announces New Release Date

    The sequel series will be told in six chapters

    The official website for Actas' original anime series Princess Principal has posted a 60-second trailer for the first chapter of its upcoming sequel Princess Principal Crown Handler to announce its new release date of February 11, 2021. It was originally slated for April 10, 2020, but has been postponed due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Hit the jump for more details.

  • Saturday September 19, 2020
  • Canceled Given Stage Play Adaptation Rescheduled for November 2021

    All of the original staff members and performers are set to return

    The official website for the stage play adaptation of Natsuki Kizu's boys love manga given announced today that it is, thankfully, rescheduled for November 2021. It was originally set for August and September of this year, but all performance were canceled due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Hit the jump for more details.

     

  • Thursday September 17, 2020
  • Ikebukuro Halloween Cosplay Fes 2020 Canceled due to COVID-19

    Online event "Cosplay Big Thanks Festival" will be steamed as a replacement

    The official website for Ikebukuro Halloween Cosplay Fes has announced that this year's event, which was scheduled to be held in the Ikebukuro area, Tokyo, on October 31 and November 1, 2020, is canceled due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The event started in 2014 and has grown to be one of the largest outdoor cosplay events in Japan. Hit the jump for more details.

  • Monday September 14, 2020
  • Haikyu!! Stars Keep Kids Safe with Washable Mascot Masks

    Trio of masks now available from kids' clothing brand BABYDOLL

    Kids can keep safe while in the company of their favorite Haikyu!! stars! A new trio of face masks from children's clothing brand BABYDOLL features the adorable animal forms of your favorite volleyball boys. Check them out after the jump!

  • The Night Beyond the Tricornered Window Live-Action Film Gets New Release Date

    Advance tickets already purchased can also be used for screenings on the new schedule

    After the delay caused by the COVID-19, the official website for the upcoming live-action film adaptation of Tomoko Yamashita's supernatural mystery manga The Night Beyond the Tricornered Window announced today that it is newly set to be released in Japan on January 22, 2021. Hit the jump for more details.

  • Monday August 31, 2020
  • The Night Beyond the Tricornered Window Live-Action Film Pushed Back to 2021 due to COVID-19

    The three main cast members also announce the news on the Twitter video

    The official website for the upcoming live-action film adaptation of Tomoko Yamashita's supernatural mystery manga Sankakumado no Sotogawa wa Yoru / The Night Beyond the Tricornered Window announced today that its release in Japan will be postponed to 2021 in light of the spread of the COVID-19 virus. The film was originally set to be released on October 30, 2020. Hit the jump for more details.

  • Friday August 28, 2020
  • Teppei Koike-starring New Rurouni Kenshin Musical Canceled due to COVID-19

    "It would be difficult to deliver the full appeal of the play that we originally wanted the audience to enjoy."

    The official website for the new musical adaptation of the "Kyoto Arc" of Nobuhiro Watsuki's action jidaigeki manga series Rurouni Kenshin announced today that its all 50 performance at IHI Stage Around Tokyo are canceled due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Hit the jump for more details including the messages from the organizers and the director.

  • Friday August 21, 2020
  • Love Live! Sunshine!! VA Unit Aqours Cancels All Performances of Their Dome Tour

    The organizer will continue to consider the possibility of holding the dome tour next year and beyond

    The official website for the Love Live! Sunshine!! franchise announced today that all performances of its nine-member voice actress unit Aqours' fifth-anniversary dome tour "Love Live! Sunshine!! Aqours 6th LoveLive! DOME TOUR 2020," are canceled in view of the current situation of the spread of the COVID-19 infection. Hit the jump for more details.

  • Ensemble Stars! Kuro VA Shinichiro Kamio Tests Positive for COVID-19

    "I will continue to make my recovery following the guidance of the health center."

    Voice actor agency 81 Produce announced on August 20 that its 38-year-old voice actor Shinichiro Kamio had turned out to be a positive PCR test for the COVID-19 infection. He is best known as Kuro Kiryu in Ensemble Stars! and Rio Mason Busujima in Hypnosis Mic: Division Rap Battle. Hit the jump for more details.

  • Monday August 17, 2020
  • Anime NYC Releases Official Statement Announcing Cancellation Of 2020 Edition Due To COVID-19 Pandemic

    Anime NYC 2020 originally planned for late November

    With the COVID-19 global pandemic ongoing, mass gatherings of all types and sizes have been severely affected around the world and especially in the US, with fandom conventions bearing a massive brunt since the beginning of March. Anime NYC has now formally announced the cancellation of the 2020 edition, adding to the year's tally of canceled events. Read on for the official statement.

  • Friday August 14, 2020
  • Muzan Kibutsuji's Voice Actor Toshihiko Seki Recovers from COVID-19

    "Please keep up the good work" of "washing hands," said Seki

    We reported last week that long time actor and voice actor Toshihiko Seki, known for voicing the Muzan Kibutsuji in Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba had contracted the coronavirus (COVID-19). Thankfully, today his agency, 81 Produce, released a statement that after two negative PCR tests, Seki had recovered from COVID-19. More information after the jump.

  • Wednesday August 12, 2020
  • Josee, the Tiger and the Fish. Anime Film Teaser Trailer Announces New Release Date, Main Voice Cast

    Taishi Nakagawa and Kaya Kiyohara are cast as the main couple, Tsuneo and Josee

    Along with a 60-second teaser trailer, the official website for the forthcoming anime film Josee, the Tiger and the Fish. announced today that it is newly set to be released in Japan on December 25, 2020. The film was originally slated for this summer but has been postponed due to the current COVID-19 pandemic. Meet the characters in the anime world after the jump!