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    Friday October 2, 2020
  • Touch and Ranma 1/2 Star Noriko Hidaka Releases 40th Anniversary Album

    Mitsuru Adachi's cover remembers one of the star's first major roles

    Noriko Hidaka has voiced some of anime's most memorable roles, from Minami in Touch to Akane in Ranma 1/2. A new album features 40 music tracks from throughout her career, plus a cover by Touch creator Mitsuru Adachi. Find out more after the jump!

  • Sunday September 6, 2020
  • 130,000 Japanese Anime Fans Rank Their Top Songs That Appear in Anime

    The Anime Song 2020 General Election aired in Japan last night and you'll never guess what came in at number 1!

    The Anime Song 2020 General Election aired on Japanese TV, counting down the top 30 anime songs of all time as voted by 130,000 people across Japan. The top 30 had some of the best songs anime had to offer, such as Sword Art Online's 'Catch the Moment', the Theme from Lupin III, Dragon Ball Z's 'CHA-LA HEAD-CHA-LA'. Listen to the top 10 after the jump!

  • Thursday April 4, 2019
  • Catch up to TOUCH as Fast as You Can with Manga and Anime Re-Releases

    The granddaddy of upcoming baseball anime MIX is getting a new lease on life

    Interested in MIX, but want to know more about its predecessor, Touch? The classic baseball manga and anime are being re-released just in time for the premiere of its semi-sequel! Find out more after the jump.

  • Tuesday March 26, 2019
  • AKB48 Star Shows Her Manga Love in New MIX Commercials

    Original comic to be re-released in honor of anime adaptation

    MIX is reaching out to its long-time fans with a new run of tankobon! To celebrate the anime release, the manga so far will be collected into 14 volumes. Check out the commercial for the series, featuring a member of AKB48, after the jump!

  • Monday February 25, 2019
  • Original Touch Cast Member Joins the Cast of Baseball Anime MIX

    Ryusei Nakao returns as baseball rival Isamu Nishimura

    A familiar face (and voice) from baseball classic Touch will be returning in MIX! Voice actor Ryusei Nakao will be reprising his role in the 1985 series 34 years later. Get more, including an updated character design, after the jump.

  • Monday February 11, 2019
  • Kana Hanazawa Voices One of The Two Main Heroines in TV Anime MIX

    29-year-old voice actress says, "I feel a great responsibility."

    Following the three voice cast for Touma, Souichiro, and Otomi in the Tachibana family, the official website for the upcoming TV anime adaptation of Mitsuru Adachi's high school baseball-themed manga MIX announced today that popular voice actress Kana Hanazawa is cast as one of the two main heroines, Haruka Oyama. Check out her comments and a new key visual featuring the four characters.

  • Thursday December 6, 2018
  • TV Anime Adaptation of Mitsuru Adachi's Latest Baseball Manga MIX Set for April 2019

    Noriko Hidaka (Minami Asakura in Touch) is confirmed to make a voice appearance

    Yomiuri TV opened the official website and Twitter for the forthcoming TV anime adaptation of Mitsuru Adachi's ongoing high school baseball-themed manga MIX today, announcing its April 2019 premiere. The newly revealed teaser visual features one of MIX's two protagonists, Touma Tachibana and its prequel manga Touch's protagonist Tatsuya Uesugi, both wearing Meisei High's baseball uniform. Hit the jump for more information.

  • Friday August 3, 2018
  • Mitsuru Adachi's High School Baseball Manga MIX Gets TV Anime in Spring 2019

    His latest manga has printed over 7.5 million copies in Japan

    Japanese publisher Shogakukan announced today on August 3 that 67-year-old artist Mitsuru Adachi's ongoing high school baseball-themed manga MIX will get its TV anime adaptation on terrestrial stations in the spring of 2019. Its story is set 30 years after one of his most popular baseball manga in the 1980s, Touch. Hit the jump for more details.

  • Thursday August 2, 2018
  • Vintage Baseball Manga Make It to Koshien with New Collaboration

    Touch and Major 2nd bento will be available for a limited time

    Every high school baseball team in Japan dreams of making it to Koshien. This year, for the 100th high school championship, anime series Touch and Major 2nd have finally made it there! Check out the collab event bringing these classic shows to the stadium of dreams after the jump.

  • Sunday October 22, 2017
  • Anison Fitness Videos Rock Your Back With Favorite '90s Themes

    Themes from Evangelion, Revolutionary Girl Utena, One Piece and Touch included

    Last year, Japanese record company King Records and Kayac launched a new joint project "Anison Fitness". These were supervised by Nobuhiko Eda, an assistant professor at Faculty of Sport Sciences, Waseda University, and musician/instructor Gou Takahashi - the younger brother of singer Yoko Takahashi of Neon Genesis Evangelion OP fame.  That song is one of the motivational backgrounds to a set of videos that have now been published to Youtube.

  • Monday June 12, 2017
  • Mitsuru Adachi's "Touch" Heroine VA Appears in His "MIX" Latest Volume CM

    You can also find a person look like the author in the background

    To promote the release of the latest 11th volume of Mitsuru Adachi's high school baseball-themed manga MIX today in Japan, Shogakukan starts airing a 15-second CM starring 55-year-old voice actress Noriko Hidaka, who voiced the main heroine Minami Asakura in the anime adaptation of one of his representative works, Touch, in the mid-1980s.