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    Sunday June 7, 2020
  • Comedy Mixed Media Project GETUP! GETLIVE! Hits Japanese TV on July 10th

    Main staff and TV schedule revealed for short form series featuring chibi characters

    The laughs will be coming fast in GETUP! GETLIVE! (known as "Gera Gera" for short), an upcoming short for TV anime based on the mixed media project that features popular voice actors performing stand-up comedy, and now a new key visual, the main staff, and the Japanese broadcast schedule have been revealed for the series. Hit the jump to learn more.

  • Wednesday April 1, 2020
  • Voice Actors' Comedy Performance Project GETUP! GETLIVE! Gets Short Anime in July 2020

    Natsuki Hanae, Kotaro Nishiyama, Toshiyuki Toyonaga, and Kaito Ishikawa have joined the project

    A short anime from MBS (Mainichi Broadcasting System)'s GET UP! GET LIVE! (pronounced Gera Gera) project featuring anime voice actors' comedy performance on the stage is set to be released in July 2020. Its first live was successfully held in May 2019, the second one followed in February 2020, and the third one is already scheduled for September 2020. Hit the jump for more details.

  • Sunday August 18, 2019
  • Haikyu!! TV Anime Serves Up a Fourth Season in January of 2020

    New key visual and cast member revealed for "Haikyu!! Riku vs. Kuu" original animation video

    Haikyu!!, the TV anime based on the popular volleyball manga by Haruichi Furudate, is returning to Japanese TV for a fourth season in January of 2020, and a new cast member, the Japanese TV schedule, and a new key visual for the upcoming Haikyu!! Riku vs. Kuu original animation video have been revealed. Hit the jump to learn more.

  • Tuesday January 9, 2018
  • "Seven Senses of the Re'Union" TV Anime Heads to TBS in 2018

    Adaptation is based on a series of light novels written by Noritake Tao and illustrated by Booota

    Previously announced back in September of 2017, the TV anime adaptation of Seven Senses of the Re'Union (known as Shichisei no Subaru in Japan) will begin broadcasting on Tokyo Broadcasting System and Mainichi Broadcasting System later in 2018. Hit the jump to learn more.

  • Sunday January 7, 2018
  • Put on Your Game Face with the "Kakegurui" TV Drama Teaser Trailer

    Live-action adaptation of high stakes high school gambling manga hits MBS beginning on January 14, 2018

    For folks who are curious to see how exactly Kakegurui, the over-the-top high school gambling manga written by Homura Kawamoto and illustrated by Toru Naomura, translates into the medium of live-action film, a new teaser trailer is now available for the upcoming Kakegurui TV drama. Hit the jump to check it out.

  • Saturday December 2, 2017
  • Every Dog Will Have His Day in Live-Action "Kakegurui" TV Drama

    Actor Mahiro Takasugi joins the cast as perennial punching bag, Ryōta Suzui

    A live-action TV drama based on Kakegurui, a high stakes high school gambling manga written by Homura Kawamoto and illustrated by Toru Naomura, is coming to the "Drama-ism" late night programming block on TBS and MBS in January of 2018, and now the new show has revealed its 2nd main cast member: actor Mahiro Takasugi plays the luckless but well-meaning student, Ryōta Suzui. Hit the jump to learn more.

  • Wednesday November 22, 2017
  • "Kakegurui" Takes A Gamble On a Live-Action TV Drama in January

    Adaptation based on high-stakes gambling manga heads to the MBS / TBS "Drama-ism" programming block

    Place your bets, everyone! Kakegurui, a high-stakes high school gambling manga written by Homura Kawamoto and illustrated by Toru Naomura, is being adapted into a live-action TV drama that will join the "Drama-ism" programming block on MBS (Mainichi Broadcasting System) and TBS (Tokyo Broadcasting System) in January of 2018. Hit the jump to learn more.

  • Monday May 8, 2017
  • Kanata Hongō Is a Tokusatsu Nerd in "Kaijū Club" TV Drama

    4 episode series chronicles the ordeals of Japanese SFX fans in an era before video recording was commonplace

    Actor Kanata Hongō (Armin in the live-action Attack on Titan films, Ueno in Love Concierge) is taking the leading role in Kaijū Club ~ Kūsō Tokusatsu Seishunki ~ ("Monster Club ~ Chronicle of a Fantasy and Special Effects Youth ~") an upcoming live-action TV drama that explores what it was like to be a fan of tokusatsu films and TV shows during the 1970's. Hit the jump to learn more.

  • Tuesday December 20, 2016
  • TBS and MBS Close the Curtain on "Nichigo" Anime Block

    A new 1 hour animation programming block entitled "Anisata" is coming in April of 2017

    Tokyo Broadcasting System and Mainichi Broadcasting System have announced that they will be bringing their 30 minute Sunday evening animation block "Nichigo" to a close and replacing it with a new 60 minute Saturday morning animation block entitled "Anisata" that will begin in April of 2017. Hit the jump to learn more.

  • Thursday September 22, 2016
  • Revenge Interrupted: Episode 11 of "91 Days" Postponed by One Week

    Fans speculate that production difficulties may have caused the premiere of the episode to bumped to September 30th

    It appears that Avilio Bruno's quest for revenge against the mobsters that murdered his family has hit a bit of a snag, because according to a post on Chubu-Nippon Broadcasting's home page, the 11th episode of 91 Days is being delayed by 1 week in Japan. Hit the jump to learn more.

  • Friday August 5, 2016
  • Tatsuhisa Suzuki Plays a Mobster in "91 Days"

    Mafia revenge drama set in the Prohibition Era is currently airing on Tokyo Broadcasting System

    Voice actor Tatsuhis Suzuki (Kazunari Takao in Kuroko's Basketball) is joining the cast of organized criminals and ne'er-do-wells on 91 Days, a currently airing Mafia revenge drama TV anime set in the United States during the height of Prohibition. Hit the jump to learn more.