On his official Twitter account, manga author Rimukoro has posted his newly-drawn box art for the upcoming first DVD/Blu-ray volume of the TV anime The Helpful Fox Senko-san to be released in Japan on July 24, 2019. He has also confirmed an "episode 0" manga will be included in the volume's bonus booklet. Hit the jump for more.
The official website for the ongoing new TV anime adaptation of Natsuki Takaya's Fruits Basket manga has announced that 42-year-old Jun Fukushima (Kazuma Sato in KONOSUBA: God's Blessing on this Wonderful World!) is cast as Makoto Takei, the Student Council president at Kaibara High. Hit the jump for more new information.
The official Japanese website for the ongoing TV anime adaptation of Koyoharu Gotouge's fantasy action manga Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba announced today that 47-year-old Junichi Suwabe is cast as Kyogai, aka Tsuzumi no Oni (Drum Demon), a member of the Twelve Demon Moons who will join the story from its next 11th episode. Hit the jump for more information.
Good news for all of the people who just need a little T.L.C. from a friendly fox-spirit to help them get through the daily grind; Gugenka, a Japanese software developer specializing in augmented reality and virtual reality software, is developing a VR app for The Helpful Fox Senko-san. Hit the jump to get pampered.
Three-member voice actress unit Study is confirmed to release their first mini album "PROGRESSIVE" on July 24, 2019. The unit was formed for the ongoing TV anime We Never Learn: BOKUBEN by its three main voice actresses: Haruka Shiraishi (Fumino Furuhashi), Miyu Tomita (Rizu Ogata), and Sayumi Suzushiro (Uruka Takemoto). Hit the jump for more details.
Following the one for its ED theme "Returner Butterfly" by Rika Tachibana, Teichiku Entertainment's official YouTube channel has also posted a short version music video for voice actress unit Pyxis' fourth single song "Koiseyo Minna, Hi!," the OP theme for the ongoing TV anime Nobunaga-sensei no Osanazuma/Nobunaga teacher's young bride. Watch the clip filled with fun after the jump!
Hitori Bocchi is currently trying her best to befriend her classmates in Hitoribocchi no Marumaruseikatsu, a currently broadcasting TV anime based on the humorous 4-panel comic by Katsuwo about a painfully shy girl on a mission to be more sociable, and now the album artwork and a preview video have been published for the upcoming release of the OP / ED theme singles for the show. Hit the jump to check them out.
Three new cast members have been revealed for Kono Oto Tomare!: Sounds of Life, an ongoing TV anime based on the manga by Amyu about a struggling high school club dedicated to the koto, a traditional 13-stringed Japanese musical instrument. Hit the jump to learn more.
The official Twitter for Famitsu Bunko has revealed the cover illustration for the next 10th volume of Tsuyoshi Yoshioka's fantasy light novel Wise Man's Grandchild to be released in Japan on June 29, and also confirmed that its whole series including novel and manga has shipped three million copies so far. Check out the latest information.
The official website for the ongoing TV anime YU-NO: A Girl Who Chants Love at the Bound of This World announced today that a newly-produced original anime episode will be included in its third Blu-ray box if its first one receives more than 1,000 pre-orders by July 15. Hit the jump for more details.
It is confirmed today that the four-chapter film edition of KING OF PRISM -Shiny Seven Stars- had sold 250,000 tickets and earned 420 million yen in total in Japan by May 21, in 11 weeks since the release of its first chapter on March 2, 2019. Hit the jump for more information.
The official website for virtual singer Nanami Yoshi has posted a music video for her major debut song "Attouteki Vivid Days." It is now featured as the ED theme for the spring 2019 TV anime Wise Man's Grandchild, and part of her performance was revealed in its sixth episode aired in Japan on Wednesday. Watch her impressive dance performance after the jump!
The official YouTube channel for Kodansha's Weekly Shonen Magazine has posted an eight-minute drawing video by the Senryu Girl manga author Masakuni Igarashi. He drew the illustration of the manga's heroine Nanako Yukishiro, which was used in the magazine's 23rd issue of 2019 released last Wednesday. Check out his digital drawing process after the jump!
The official website and Twitter for the ongoing new TV anime adaptation of Natsuki Takaya's Fruits Basket manga has posted a sample image from the newly-drawn bonus manga episode to be bundled with its forthcoming first DVD/Blu-ray volume. Hit the jump for more information about the DVD/Blu-ray release.
Have you ever wanted to learn how to make cute origami (paper folding art)? The official website for the ongoing TV anime Hitoribocchi no Marumaruseikatsu has posted a three-minute holding instruction video for an original origami of its protagonist Bocchi Hitori. Check out its procedure after the jump!