KADOKAWA has announced the release schedule for the seven-volume collector's edition of the Neon Genesis Evangelion manga and revealed the cover illustrations of its first three volumes. The release was originally scheduled to begin in June but has been postponed due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Check out Yoshiyuki Sadamoto 's vivid illustrations of Shinji, Rei, and Asuka after the jump!
Head's up, all you fans of slow life isekai fantasy: an anime adaptation has been announced for The Power of the Saint is All Around (known in Japan as Seijo no Maryoku wa Bennou Desu), a series of light novels written by Yuka Tachibana and illustrated by Yasuyuki Syuri about an overworked office lady in her 20's who gets summoned to a magical world...only to be rejected as a hero candidate by the person who summoned her. Hit the jump to learn more.
Fantasy romance is a tough business, and this goes doubly so for the bridal candidates who get rejected by the Hero in an upcoming READPIA stage reading event entitled Erabarenakatta Yuusha no Hanayome ("The Brides That the Hero Didn't Choose"), which features famous voice actresses playing the heroines who get carted off when the hero chooses to marry someone else. Hit the jump to learn more.
It's a blast from the past (or possibly the future), because Kadokawa has released a special preview video promoting Yojohan Time Machine Blues ("The Tatami Time Machine Blues"), a sequel novel to The Tatami Galaxy written by Tomihiko Morimi and Makoto Ueda and featuring a cover illustration by Yusuke Nakamura, and the video features voice actor Shintarō Asanuma reprising his role as the fast-talking protagonist from the 2010 TV anime adaptation of The Tatami Galaxy. Hit the jump to check it out.
Fate/Grand Order Fes. may be cancelled for this year, but KADOKAWA's beautiful merchandise for the event is still available! The goods are now available online, featuring new artwork from Takashi Takeuchi and others. Check it all our after the jump!
If staying in an anime hotel has been on your bucket list, Kadokawa has you sorted with the publisher opening up the EJ Anime Hotel in northeast Tokyo on November 6. The hotel will be located in Tokorozawa Sakura Town, which will be one of the biggest Japanese pop-culture hubs in Tokyo when it fully opens. Take a look at the hotel after the jump!
To celebrate reaching the one million registered subscribers, the "KADOKAWA Anime Channel" on YouTube has launched a special project. As the project's highlight, the channel will stream a special program "KADOKAWA Anime Thanks Party" for free at 17:00 on August 2 (JST). Check out more details including the guest lineup after the jump.
After the trademark was announced a few days ago, it was finally announced that the new Love Live! TV anime – separate from Nijigasaki High School Idol Club – will be called Love Live! Superstar!!. New character sheets were also released for the 5 main girls from Yurigaoka Girl's High School, which can be seen after the jump!
KADOKAWA has started releasing 25 books from the Sister Princess franchise on the major digital book stores including Amazon JP and Book Walker from June 30. The mixed-media franchise featuring the 12 unique sisters was launched in 1999 and has celebrated its 20th anniversary. Check out the lineup of the digital release after the jump!
In a tease for what might be to come for the Love Live! franchise, the Japan Patent Office today granted five new Love Live! trademarks to anime studio Sunrise based on the name 'Love Live! Superstar!!'. Start dash past the jump to see what the five new trademarks encompass and how it may be part of the new, but yet unnamed Love Live! series!