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    Friday March 21, 2020
  • Boarding House Life is Blissful in Oyasan to Boku Short Form TV Anime

    Semi-autobiographical manga by Tarou Yabe inspires 5 mini-episodes on the NHK network in March of 2020

    Domestic life is full of miscommunications in Oyasan to Boku ("Landlady and Me"), an upcoming short form anime based on the semi-autobiographical manga by comedian / cartoonist Tarou Yabe about his day-to-day interations with his elderly landlady. Hit the jump to learn more.

  • Wednesday October 18, 2019
  • Mascots Live Fairy Tale Lives in Sumikko Gurashi Movie Trailer

    Upcoming film based on San-X's corner-loving characters hits cinemas in Japan in November of 2019

    The cuteness and the fairy tail magic ramp up in a new trailer for Eiga Sumikko Gurashi: Tobidasu Eihon to Himitsu no Ko ("Sumikko Gurashi the Movie: The Pop-Up Book and The Mystery Child"), an upcoming theatrical anime film based on San-X's line of nervous, corner-loving creatures who don't like to stand out. Hit the jump to learn more.

  • Thursday October 5, 2019
  • Mascots Go Full Fairy Tale in Sumikko Gurashi Anime Movie Poster

    Theatrical film starring San-X's line of cute, nervous creatures hits Japanese cinemas on November 08, 2019

    The official movie poster has been unveiled for Eiga Sumikko Gurashi: Tobidasu Eihon to Himitsu no Ko ("Sumikko Gurashi the Movie: The Pop-Up Book and The Mystery Child"), an upcoming theatrical anime film that gets San-X's line of cute but anxious mascot characters out of their comfort zone and into a magical adventure. Hit the jump to learn more.

  • Monday August 5, 2019
  • Netflix Original Anime Aggretsuko Rages On In Season 3

    Rareko and Fanworks continue the corporate adventures of a young red panda office lady and her death metal karaoke

    You can't keep a good red panda down, although the corporate work environment certainly tries in Aggretsuko (known in Japan as "Aggressive Retsuko"), a Netflix original anime based on the Sanrio mascot character, which will be returning for a third season in the near future. Hit the jump to learn more.

  • Tuesday May 21, 2019
  • Netflix Original Anime Aggretsuko Returns for Another Round in June

    New season features new headaches for Sanrio's adorable red panda office lady / death metal karaoke character

    Starting in June of 2019, everyone's favorite red panda over-worked office lady / death metal karaoke enthusiast is back in the second season of Aggretsuko, a Netflix original anime based on the working life of Sanrio's popular mascot character, and this time Retsuko has new challenges to contend with: a new junior at her company as well as her own overbearing mother. Hit the jump to learn more.

  • Tuesday March 12, 2019
  • Cute Characters of Sumikko Gurashi Hit the Silver Screen in 2019

    Fanworks produces theatrical anime for popular mascot characters created by Yuri Yokomizo and San-X

    The cute but anxious mascot characters of Sumikko Gurashi ("Life in the Corner") are branching out to the big screen, because they will star in a theatrical anime that will be released in Japanese cinemas 2019. Hit the jump to learn more.

  • Friday March 2, 2018
  • "Aggretsuko" Brings Death Metal Karaoke to Netflix in April of 2018

    New trailer released for upcoming short form anime featuring Sanrio's beleaguered red panda office lady

    A new trailer and the official worldwide release date have been revealed for Aggretsuko (known as Aggressive Retsuko in Japan), an upcoming short form anime based on Sanrio's red panda office lady character who relieves her stress by singing death metal karaoke. Hit the jump to learn more.