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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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!
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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!