K-ON! fans in Japan this weekend are in for a treat as the entire anime series, produced at Kyoto Animation under the watchful eye of director Naoko Yamada, and two live concerts are being broadcast on TBS Channel 2, a cable channel that focuses on anime and other Japanese pop culture. Learn more after the jump!
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.
Voice actress Maaya Uchida and model Kentaro are joining forces to explore the world of cinema in Movie Favo, a new variety TV program that will broadcast once per month on Tokyo Broadcasting System beginning on April 23, 2018. Hit the jump to learn more.
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.
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.
Via its parent company Tokyo Broadcasting System Holdings, Tokyo-based television network TBS announced today on December 26 that it obtained 100% of Seven Arcs Group's share and made it as their wholly-owned subsidiary. Seven Arcs Group has anime production studio Seven Arcs Pictures, which is best known for the Magical Girl Lyrical Nanoha series. Hit the jump for more details.
A new key visual and the Japanese broadcast schedule have been revealed for How to keep a mummy, an upcoming TV anime based on the comico web manga by Kakeru Utsugi about a young man who finds himself appointed the impromptu care-taker / roommate of a mummy that can fit in the palm of his hand. Hit the jump to learn more.
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.
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.
Crunchyroll previously reported on how TBS (Tokyo Broadcasting System) is hosting a variety game show program inspired by Nobuyuki Fukumoto's high-stakes gambling manga, Kaiji, and how they were looking for contestants with outstanding debts to participate. Now the program is offering a new opportunity to make money: as one of the black-suited, sunglasses-sporting goons who work for the villainous Teiai Corporation. Hit the jump to learn more.
A new promotional video introduces the main cast of Takunomi. ("Drinking at Home."), an upcoming TV anime based on the humorous manga by Haruto Hino about a group of young women that enjoy kicking back with a few alcoholic beverages after a long day at work. Hit the jump to learn more.
Tokyo Broadcasting System is looking for a few desperate debtors (i.e. "contestants") to take part in a variety-style competition show themed around the seedy underworld of Nobuyuki Fukumoto's gambling manga, Kaiji. Hit the jump to learn more.
The main cast and a new key visual have been revealed for How to keep a mummy, an upcoming TV anime based on the web manga by Kakeru Utsugi about a young man who becomes the unlikely guardian / room mate of a pint-sized undead being. Hit the jump to learn more.