As part of an ongoing collaboration between Kagawa Prefecture and The Pokémon Company, everyone's favorite Water / Psychic Pokémon, Slowpoke (known as Yadon in Japan), will appear on 16 decorated manhole covers that will be installed in various municipalities throughout the prefecture beginning in September of 2019. Hit the jump to learn more.
Dragon Quest XI S: Echoes of an Elusive Age - Definitive Edition hits the Nintendo Switch on September 27, 2019, and for a limited time Lawson Bank is getting into the JRPG spirit with a unique collaboration that transforms their automated teller machines into "Dragon Quest Banks". Hit the jump to learn more.
New York-based film distributors GKIDS has published a hot new English-subtitled trailer for PROMARE, the first feature length anime theatrical film from director Hiroyuki Imaishi and Studio TRIGGER. Hit the jump to check it out.
A dramatic new trailer and new cast members have been revealed for Violet Evergarden: Gaiden - Eien to Jidou Shuki Ningyou - ("Violet Evergarden: Spin-Off - Eternity and Auto Memory Doll -"), an upcoming theatrical anime film that tells the story of auto memory doll Violet Evergarden working as an educator in prestigious girls' academy. Hit the jump to learn more.
Gray skies are going to clear up, because Weathering With You (known in Japan as Tenki no Ko), the latest theatrical anime film from director Makoto Shinkai and studio CoMix Wave Films (your name.), will be screened as part of the "Special Presentation" track during the 44th annual Toronto International Film Festival, which runs from September 05 - 15, 2019, in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Hit the jump to learn more.
A dramatic new trailer has been published for the upcoming Golden Kamuy OAD, an original animation DVD that will be included as a pack-in bonus with the Japanese special edition release of Volume 19 of Satoru Noda's raucous adventure manga about groups of rogue soldiers, criminals, and thieves all scrambling to find a stash of stolen golden in earlier 20th century Hokkaido. Hit the jump to check it out.
Japanese rock band MAN WITH A MISSION is heading back to the United States with four shows for the North American section of their "Chasing the Horizon" world tour in September of 2019. Hit the jump to learn more.
The consequences of time-travel turn from sweet to sinister in a new trailer for HELLO WORLD, an upcoming original theatrical anime film from director Tomohiko Ito and animation studio Graphinica about a boy who could cause irreparable harm to reality by trying to time-travel to be with his lost love. Hit the jump to check it out.