The official website for 23-year-old anison singer YURiKA has posted a five-minute full-length music video for her fifth single song "Le zoo," which is now featured as the ED theme for the fall 2019 TV anime adaptation of Paru Itagaki's shonen drama manga BEASTARS. Listen to her beautiful singing voice after the jump!
28-year-old anime voice actress Minako Kotobuki announced on her official blog on October 16 that she will study in United Kingdom for one year from the spring of 2020. She is best known as Tsumugi Kotobuki (K-On!), Karina Lyle/Blue Rose (Tiger & Bunny), and has performed as a member of voice actress unit sphere. Hit the jump to learn about her decision.
A live-action TV drama adaptation of Kanemoto's comedy fantasy manga Densetsu no Okaasan / The Legendary Mother is set to be aired for eight episodes on NHK General TV from February 1, 2020. 28-year-old former AKB48 member Atsuko eis set to star the drama as her first serialized TV drama work after her first baby was born in March 2019. Hit the jump for more details.
In addition to "Shiawase Spice" introduced last month, 22-year-old anison singer Konomi Suzuki has posted a full-length music video for "Humming Flight!," another new song from her forthcoming fourth full album "Shake Up!" to be released from MAGES. on November 6, 2019. Check out the clip actually filmed in Ireland after the jump!
The official website for the upcoming stage play adaptation of Yasuhiro Nightow's sci-fi action manga Blood Blockade Battlefront has posted a 90-second new PV to introduce its nine main cast in costume, including Saku Momose as Leonardo Watch and Hiroaki Iwanaga as Klaus Von Reinherz. See how they are ready to portray their characters for the play after the jump!
The official website for 33-year-old anime voice actress Suzuko Mimori has started streaming a 80-second music video for her forthcoming ninth single song "Chance!" to be released on December 4, 2019. The pop tune will be featured as the third ED theme for the ongoing TV anime Ace of Diamond act II. Check out her cute cheerleading costume dance after the jump!
Even in its sixth weekend, the live-action film adaptation of Aka Akasaka's romantic comedy manga Kaguya-sama: Love Is War still stayed in the Japanese box office top 10, and its domestic gross has finally surpassed the two billion yen mark by selling 1.66 million tickets. Hit the jump for more details.
A stage musical adaptation of Final Fantasy Brave Exvius, a free-to-play smartphone RPG published by Square Enix, is set to be performed in Tokyo and Kobe in March 2020. The spin-off game of the Final Fantasy franchise started its service in Japan in April 2015, and has been downloaded more than 40 million times worldwide. Hit the jump for more details.
The official website for 26-year-old anime voice actress Kaori Ishihara has posted a music video for her upcoming fourth solo single song "Face to Face" to be released from Pony Canyon on November 13. Watch her first MV filmed in a foreign country after the jump!
A live-action film adaptation of Sumito Oowara's Keep Your Hands off Eizouken! manga is now in the works for release in the early summer of 2020. Three members of Japanese female idol group Nogizaka46 are cast as its main characters: Asuka Saito (21) as Midori Asakusa, Mizuki Yamashita (20) as Tsubame Mizusaki, and Minami Umezawa (20) as Sayaka Kanamori. Hit the jump for more information.
In the latest fourth episode streamed last night, Karen, one of the 12 sisters in the Sister Princess franchise, announced that another sister is decided to make her virtual YouTuber soon thanks to the passionate support from the dedicated fans. Hit the jump for more details.
The main staff for Space Battleship Yamato 2205: Aratanaru Tabidachi/The New Voyage, including director Kenji Yasuda (Shugo Chara!, Macross Delta), were announced at the concert event for the Yamato 2202 series held at Bunkamura Orchard Hall in Tokyo on October 14. Check out the latest information after the jump!
In addition to the anime compilation film that was also revealed today, the fans will be able to meet the Prism Show idols again on the real stage. Following its very successful first show in 2017, the second show from the KING OF PRISM stage play series, titled "-Shiny Rose Stars-" is set to be performed in Tokyo from February 20 to March 1, 2020. Hit the jump for more details.
In addition to the Best Animation Award at Shanghai International Film Festival in June, internationally acclaimed director Masaaki Yuasa (Lu over the Wall, Devilman Crybaby)'s latest anime film feature film Kimi to, Nami ni Noretara / Ride Your Wave received another critical acclaim by winning the Best Animation Film Award at the 52nd Sitges International Fantastic Film Festival of Catalonia held on Sunday.
34-year-old singer/actress/otaku idol Shoko Nakagawa, aka Shokotan, confirmed on her official Twitter today that the three-edition CD jacket illustrations for her forthcoming fifth full album "RGB -True Color-" to be released on December 4, 2019, are newly drawn by herself. Check out how she expresses herself in three periods of her life after the jump.