And you thought your romantic relationship was trouble? This month Crunchyroll is celebrating the works of Kyoto Animation, and so "Cruising the Crunchy-Catalog" checks out the dragon-sized difficulties in love and family life in the Winter 2017 TV anime, Miss Kobayashi's Dragon Maid. Hit the jump to learn more.
Originally released in Japanese theaters on December 23, 2016, the theatrical anime film Pop In Q is back on the radar thanks to a post on the film's official Twitter account announcing that a new crowdfunding project is underway. Hit the jump to learn more.
GKIDS has released an official trailer for the English dubbed version of Mary and the Witch's Flower, the first animated theatrical film by Studio Ponoc. Hit the jump to check it out.
Prior to its nationwide US theatrical release, GKIDS and Fathom Events are teaming up to produce a special one-night premiere event for Mary and the Witch's Flower, the anime feature film debut of Studio Ponoc, that will include two special screenings on January 18, 2018. Hit the jump to learn more.
In commemoration for reaching 100,000 susbscribers, the BanG Dream! franchise's official YouTube today posted a four-minute live performance clip of "Time Lapse," its five-member voice actress band Poppin'Party's latest 7th single song from "4th☆LIVE Miracle PARTY 2017! at Nippon Budokan" on August 21. Watch their performance at the sold-out concert after the jump!
Five-member voice actress band Poppin' Party from Bushiroad's media mix project BanG Dream! held their fourth live concert "BanG Dream! 4th☆LIVE Miracle PARTY 2017! at Nippon Budokan" on August 21. The five VAs actually played the instruments performed by their characters in the game and anime. Check out photos from the sold-out concert after the jump!
New York-based film distributor GKIDS has acquired the North American distribution rights to Mary and the Witch's Flower, the inaugural animated theatrical film from Studio Ponoc. Hit the jump to learn more.
Following the well-received first one released in the end of April, the second set of the official LINE stamps featuring the anime version characters from the Kemono Friends franchise is now available on the Japanese LINE store. As with the first, the new set includes 24 character stamps with their iconic lines. Check out the new stamp visuals after the jump!
The official YouTube channel for the Kemono Friends anime franchise today posted a four-minute special music video for "Kemono Parade ~Japari Park Memorial~," a song from the recently-released drama/character song album "Japari Café," using footage from the mega-hit TV anime. Meet the animal girls again after the jump!
The official Twitter for Bushiroad's media mix project BanG Dream! announced today that the 11,000 tickets for the upcoming fourth live concert by its five-member voice actress band Poppin' Party to be held at the internationally famous sports arena Nippon Budokan on August 21 are already sold out before general sale begins. Hit the jump for more details.
According to Oricon's daily album sales chart for June 6, the top-selling album of the day in Japan was "Japari Café," a newly-recorded drama/character song album from the Kemono Friends anime franchise. And coming in the second was also the anime's original soundtrack album composed by Akiyuki Tateyama. Check out the previews for both albums after the jump!
The official YouTube channel for the Kemono Friends anime franchise today released previews for "Japari Café," a newly-recorded drama/character song album and the TV anime's original soundtrack album composed by Akiyuki Tateyama. Both albums will be available on the same day, June 7. Check out the songs by the Friends after the jump!
On the release day of the third CD single in Japan, Toho Animation's official YouTube channel has posted two more five-minute previews for the upcoming fourth and fifth character song CDs from the Yowamushi Pedal New Generation TV anime, featuring Touichirou Izumida, Masakiyo Doubashi, Hajime Aoyagi, and Issa Kaburagi. Check out their songs after the jump!
The official Twitter for the Kemono Friends anime franchise announced today that the TV anime's OP song "Yokoso Japari Park he" (Welcome to The Japari Park) performed by its VA units Doubutsu Biscuits and PPP (PePaPu) had been certificated Gold by The Recording Industry Association of Japan (RIAJ) with over 100,000 paid downloads. Hit the jump for more details.