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    Thursday October 22, 2020
  • Arrows Fly Again as Kyoto Animation's Tsurune Gets Anime Film

    Director Takuya Yamamura returns for the film version

    During a live stream premiere for the 2nd anniversary of Kyoto Animation archery franchise Tsurune, it was announced that a theatrical version of the series has been decided, with director Takuya Yamamura returning for the anime film. A special video was released for the announcement alongside the first visual and an illustration from Yamamura. Cast your arrow past the jump to check it out!

  • Demon Slayer: Mugen Train Can Coffee Collaboration Sales Exceed 50 Million

    Pushes sales of all coffee beverages to 150% more than last October

    Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba is not content with just breaking manga sales records and Japanese movie box office records, even the can coffee collaboration between the franchise and Japanese soft drink company Dydo Drinco has been exceeding popular! Learn how popular after the jump!

  • Wednesday October 21, 2020
  • Vtuber Doggo God Inugami Korone Gets Reference in New DOOM Eternal DLC

    Press X for DOOG

    One of the biggest (and doggiest!) Vtubers, Inugami Korone, got a surprise easter egg in the newest DLC for DOOM Eternal, The Ancient Gods - Part One referencing her playthrough of DOOM 2016. Press X to go past the jump and learn more!

  • INTERVIEW: Re:ZERO Illustrator Shinichirou Otsuka on How They Designed the Characters You Love

    We spoke with the light novel illustrator and character designer about how they brought the characters of Re:ZERO from words to illustrations (and beyond)

    We spoke with Shinichirou Otsuka, the illustrator behind the Re:ZERO -Starting Life in Another World- light novels and anime adaptation character designer on their methods in creating the characters, their favorite designs, and about the upcoming video game, Re:ZERO -Starting Life in Another World- The Prophecy of the Throne! Read the interview after the jump!

  • The Persona 5 Royal Crew Put on the Kettle for Tea Collaboration

    Collect the flavors of the Phantom Thieves

    Seems like Noir has taken over the Phantom Thieves because Persona 5 Royal is brewing a tea collaboration with Gin-Iro-Neko Tea Salon where each member (and Goro Akechi) gets their own box of teabags with special blends based on their characters. Check out the flavors after the jump!

  • Nippon TV Starts New Anime Department With TSUKIMICHI -Moonlit Fantasy- Isekai TV Anime

    The Japanese TV station will handle production and distribution for upcoming anime

    Nippon TV has launched its own in-house anime department headed by Executive Vice President of Business Development Kako Kuwahara, the Japanese TV station announced yesterday. The first anime to be made under this new department is the isekai TV anime TSUKIMICHI -Moonlit Fantasy-. Learn more after the jump!

  • Tuesday October 20, 2020
  • REVIEW: Demon Slayer: Mugen Train Takes the Franchise For One of the Best Rides in Anime

    Though, you might not want to catch this train!

    The much anticipated Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba THE MOVIE Mugen Train anime film opened in Japan last Friday, taking everyone watching on an emotional ride through the next story of the anime adaptation of Koyoharu Gotouge’s record-breaking manga series that ran in Weekly Shonen Jump. Read the review of the film straight from Japanese theaters after the jump!

  • Demon Slayer: Mugen Train Anime Film Tops Global Box Office in Historic Weekend

    Demon Slayer is the biggest film in the entire world right now

    Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba THE MOVIE Mugen Train slayed the Japanese box office over the last weekend, making Japanese film history. This didn't just stop in Japan though, the anime was also the highest-grossing film in the world over last weekend, giving Japan the top spot on the global box office charts – a spot the country rarely sees, if ever. Read more after the jump!

  • Storyboards for Wolf Children Director Mamoru Hosoda's Next Anime Film Have Been Finished

    Though not much else is known from the Summer War's director next anime film

    Wolf Children and Boy and the Beast director Mamoru Hosoda appeared at an event for Tokyo Anime Award Festival 2021 yesterday alongside Wolfwalkers directors Tomm Moore and Ross Stewart, discussing their animated films. During the talk, Hosoda spoke about his next film as well as his feelings when while producing an anime film, including his next work. Read about it after the jump!

  • Heaven's Design Team Blesses Us With New Visual for January 2021 TV Anime

    Heaven's Design Team is directed by Soichi Masui at Asahi Production

    A great blessing is given in the newest visual for upcoming TV anime Heaven's Design Team, based on the manga of the same name by Hebi-Zou, Tsuta Suzuki, and Tarako. The official Twitter account for Heaven's Design Team released the visual alongside another image based on the first chapter of the manga. Receive the grace after the jump!

  • Upcoming Pokémon Sword and Shield Crown Tundra DLC Will Have 100% Catch Rate for Legendaries

    But you only get one per game!

    Pokémon Sword and Shield DLC, The Crown Tundra, drops on Thursday as the second part of the Expansion Pass. On Sunday, Pokémon variety show Pokénchi previewed the upcoming expansion, focusing on the Dynamax Adventures section of the game which lets trainer catch a majority of the legendary Pokémon from past generations. Learn more after the jump!

  • Monday October 19, 2020
  • M-21 Becomes More Human in Preview Images and Synopsis For Noblesse Episode 3

    Episodes of the Crunchyroll Original release every Wednesday

    A hacking war starts and M-21 feels more human by the day in the upcoming episode of the Crunchyroll Original TV anime Noblesse. Before the release of episode 3, we've got six exciting preview shots from the episode to share alongside the official synopsis of the episode after the jump!

  • Your Name Director Makoto Shinkai Comments on Demon Slayer: Mugen Train's Incredible Success

    "How is this possible?" asks one of Japan's biggest anime creators

    Everyone knew that Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba THE MOVIE Mugen Train would be popular when it released in Japanese theaters, but no one could predict this record-breaking amount of success for the anime film. One person who is shocked, but also pleased by the success, is Your Name director Makoto Shinkai. See his first comments on the film after the jump!

  • Studio Ghibli Releases More HD Images to Add to Your Wallpaper Collection

    Suzuki asks people to "continue to use ... common sense" when posting the images

    Studio Ghibli just keeps on giving, releasing more very high-quality images from six works from the anime studio's back catalog. Howl's Moving Castle, Whisper of the Heart, Princess Mononoke, and three more works feature in this release, giving anime and film fans more images to add to their wallpaper collection. Check out all the films after the jump!

  • Horimiya TV Anime Brings the Love in 2nd Trailer

    Yuki and Toru get cast for the January 2021 TV anime

    Love is bubbling under the surface of the newest trailer for upcoming TV anime Horimiya, based on the popular romantic comedy manga of the same drawn by Daisuke Hagiwara. The trailer announces that joining the cast are Seiichiro Yamashita voicing Toru Ishikawa and Yurie Kozakai voicing Yuki Yosikawa. Be love struck after the jump!