Nezuko Kamado’s brand of cuteness has permeated the pop-culture zeitgeist since her debut in the Demon Slayer: Kimestu no Yaiba TV anime last year, with hordes of people cosplaying the character at conventions worldwide. The latest person to take up the mantle is none other than former AKE48 ace, Jurina Matsui. See her take on Nezuko-chan after the jump!
As cases of coronavirus rise in Japan, more events and appearances get canceled or limited in the country. Today, multimedia company Bushiroad canceled all hosted events up until March 18, the ANIMAX MUSIX NEXTAGE was canceled and the 14th Annual Seiyu Awards, scheduled for March 7, would be limiting attendance, with the after-show reception canceled. More details after the jump.
27-year-old Akane Takayanagi, a member of Japanese female idol group SKE48, will make a guest voice appearance as a narrator in the next fifth episode of the Yatogame-chan Kansatsu Nikki TV anime to be aired in Japan on May 2. She was born in Nagoya-city, Aichi Prefecture, where the anime's main story takes place. Hit the jump for more details.
Your favorite magical katana maidens are coming to life onstage! SKE48 is taking on the roles of four ofToji no Miko's heroines, and new photos show them in full costume. Check out the new pics after the jump!
A new key visual featuring the main cast in full costume and makeup has been revealed for Katana Maidens ~ Toji no Miko, an upcoming stage play adaptation based on the 2018 original TV anime from Studio Gokumi about sword-wielding young ladies who protect the world from malignant spirits. Hit the jump to check it out.
Idol group SKE48 is bringing Katana Maidens ~ Toji no Miko to life onstage! The top-ranked idols in the group are taking the leads, with many more preparing to do battle onstage. Check out the main cast after the jump!
The official website for the PriPara anime franchise's upcoming 3rd film PriPara Mi~nna no Akogare♪ Let's Go☆PriPari (PriPara: Everyone's Yearning♪ Let's Go☆PriPari) announced today that Nagoya-based Japanese girls idol group SKE48's "Chicken LINE" is featured as the ED theme song for the film. Hit the jump for more details.
SKE48 team S member Rena Matsui posted on her blog today about how emotional it was to see an eclipse for the first time. Only problem is, she mistook the moon for Venus. Quotes after the break! [Updated]
It will be interesting to see just how much of the adaptation of Maya Miyazaki's Gokujyo ~Gokurakuin Joshikouryou Monogatari~ (roughly "Gokujyo ~Tales from the Gokuraku Girls Dormitory") actually makes it to the air. Following the first episode's abrupt cancellation, it appears episode three will also not make the broadcast television cut. Hit the jump for details!