THE [email protected] franchise's official YouTube channel has started streaming a 30-minute digest of the Blu-ray box set "THE [email protected] CINDERELLA GIRLS 10th ANNIVERSARY [email protected] WONDERLAND!!!," which includes the CINDERELLA GIRLS VAs' concert at Belluna Dome on April 2 and 3, 2022. Watch their cute and gorgeous performance after the jump!
Kyoto Animation's official YouTube channel posted a 30-second new CM for the forthcoming second season of the Japanese archery club-themed TV anime Tsurune, introducing its new opening theme song "℃" performed by four-member rock band Luck Life for the first time. Watch the clip with the song after the jump!
Billboard Japan announced today that Aimer's 20th single song "Zankyo Sanka" (TV anime Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba Entertainment District Arc opening theme) won first place in its overall song chart "Billboard JAPAN HOT 100" in 2022. Check out her joyful comments after the jump!
The official website for the forthcoming TV anime adaptation of Takuma Sakai's isekai fantasy light novel Heat the Pig Liver posted a teaser visual featuring its protagonist Pig and main heroine Jess Yesma today, and also announced that it is set to premiere in 2023. Check out new information after the jump!
Japanese record company Nippon Columbia announced today that voice actress Miku Ito's (Miku Nakano in The Quintessential Quintuplets) much-awaited fourth album "This One’s for You" is set to be released on February 15, 2023. Hit the jump for more information!
The official website for anime voice actress Kana Hanazawa has announced that her next 16th single "Dramatic ja Nakutemo" is set to be released in Japan on February 1, 2023. The song will be featured as the opening theme for the winter 2023 TV anime Kubo Won't Let Me Be Invisible. Check out the song in a preview video after the jump!
After the musicals, straight plays, anime, and live-action films, now it's kabuki. Shochiku announced today that a kabuki adaptation of Nitroplus and DMM Games' collectible card browser video game Touken Ranbu ONLINE is scheduled to be performed at the Shinbashi Enbujo theater in July 2023. Hit the jump for more details!
It is confirmed today that the cumulative total domestic gross of That Time I Got Reincarnated as a Slime The Movie: Scarlet Bond in Japan has reached 750 million yen (5.48 million USD) on 570,000 admissions in 12 days since its release on November 25. Hit the jump for more details!
Voice actress Yoshino Aoyama, who is currently playing the protagonist Hitori Goto in the fall 2022 TV anime BOCCHI THE ROCK!, unveils her new artist photo for her forthcoming third digital single "My Tale" to be released on December 14. Check out her novel new look after the jump!
Japanese publisher Akita Shoten announced today that a TV anime adaptation of Kyuri Yamada's sci-fi manga AI no Idenshi is now in the works. The manga won the Excellence Award in the manga division of the 21st Japan Media Arts Festival Awards in 2018. Check out more details including the first PV!
A poster visual for the forthcoming documentary film Mr. Moonlight - 1966 The Beatles Budokan Concert - The Dream We All Saw is unveiled. It was newly drawn by acclaimed manga artist Naoki Urasawa (20th Century Boys, Monster, Pluto), who also appears in the film as one of the interviewees. See the four members drawn by him after the jump!
Toho's official YouTube channel for its stage plays has started streaming a 60-second official trailer for the forthcoming musical adaptation of Tatsuya Endo's action comedy manga SPY X FAMILY. Meet the main cast members (except Anya) in costume after the jump!
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced 27 feature films eligible for consideration in the Animated Feature Film for the 95th Academy Awards today, including three Japanese anime films - Drifting Home (Hiroyasu Ishida / Studio Colorido), Goodbye, Don Glees! (Atsuko Ishizuka / Madhouse), and INU-OH (Masaaki Yuasa / Science SARU). Hit the jump for more details.
Prior to the releases of 26th feature film, a new compilation film from the Detective Conan anime franchise, Haibara Ai Monogatari ~Kurogane no Mystery Train~ (Ai Haibara Story ~Black Iron Mystery Train~) is set to be released in Japan on January 6, 2023. Hit the jump for more information!
In commemoration of the tenth anniversary of Saburouta's yuri manga citrus and the fifth anniversary of its TV anime adaptation, a special exhibition "citrus memorial exhibition 2023" is set to be held at Calendarium 4 on the fourth floor of Shinjuku Marui Annex in Tokyo from January 14 to 29, 2023. Hit the jump for more details!