Even though the Chainsaw Man TV anime isn't set to premiere for another week, the manga series continues to do incredibly well, with editor Shihei Lin confirming today that the series has printed (physically) and sold (digitally) over 16 million copies. More after the jump!
This is a big week for the SPY x FAMILY franchise. Saturday saw the release of the first episode of the second part of the series, a special chapter was released and the tenth volume was released today in Japan. To celebrate the release, editor Shihei Lin revealed the updated numbers for how many copies of the collected volumes have been released in Japan.
As One Piece Film Red continues its voyage at the Japanese box office, it continues its streak at the top with its ninth week in a row at number one. The updated box office numbers for the anime film were also announced, confirming that the Toei Animation-produced film is close to entering the top ten films of all time in Japan. Sail past the jump for more!
As a sweet treat for the first Monday of October, Kit Kat Japan has released a heartwarming new animated commercial helmed by A Silent Voice and K-ON! director Naoko Yamada alongside singer AI makes up their second Kit Kat anime ad as part of the company's "inspiring others to take their first steps towards their dreams" campaign. Take a break after the jump!
Jump Festa returns this year for the 24th outing, bringing together all the Shueisha and Jump brands under one roof for a full weekend of manga fun. The event revealed its 2023 visual today alongside details on when it'll be in December as well as how to get tickets for the event. Catch it all after the jump!
October 3 marks 20 years since the first Naruto TV anime episode premiered on Japanese TV, starting the long-running franchise that continues to this day. To celebrate the occasion, the anime team has released three new visuals that encompass Naruto's life, as well as an illustration from Kishimoto himself. Sneak past the jump to check them out!
The first part of the Lucifer and the Biscuit Hammer TV anime finished airing the other day but with news that the series will be continuing on in the fall 2022 anime season. To get hyped for the next part, a new trailer was released this morning revealing the new opening and ending theme songs. Check it out after the jump!
Tokyo Game Show finally respawned this year after skipping a few in-person years due to the pandemic. While Japan’s borders were closed as of this writing, the show must go on, and boy did the Japanese game industry come out and show the world what it’s made of. Follow the journey past the jump!
Shortly after the Japanese broadcast of the first episode of the second half of SPY x FAMILY TV anime tonight, TOHO Animation released the second ending theme song video for the series that beautifully shows off the daily life of the Forger family just chilling in their house and getting through the day. Sneak past the jump to check it out!
Sword Art Online has conquered the big and small screen, video games, light novels, manga and even prop sword makers, but now thanks to the 10th anniversary of the anime franchise, it's time for SAO to take on the final level – the stage. Press start to learn more after the jump!
A new season of My Hero Academia brings a new opening and ending theme song videos, both of which were released shortly after the airing of the new episode without credits on Toho Animation's YouTube Channel. You can catch both of them past the jump!
The final character trailer for the upcoming TV anime adaptation of Taichi Kawazoe's erotic comedy manga Immoral Guild was released today, introducing everyone to Noma Rune, a magician of the fairy clan who uses both attack and healing magic. Cast your spell past the jump to learn more!
Saitama City is bringing its local Iwatsuki Ningyo dolls industry to Tokyo this November with the help of the My Dress-Up Darling anime. Find out more details on the full exhibition after the jump!
Ahead of the series premiere of Detective Conan: The Culprit Hanzawa, the ShoPro YouTube channel released the creditless opening theme for the anime set to "Tsukamaete, Konya." by Leon Niihama, showing said silhouetted criminal dancing around Tokyo while shaking his shadowy behind. Jam past the jump!
Everyone is very waku waku for the upcoming second half of the SPY x FAMILY TV anime, so much so that even though the creditless opening theme song video was only released less than two days ago, the video has already surpassed 4.5 million views and is steadily climbing by the minutes. See the celebrations of its success after the jump!