BANDAI NAMCO Amusement will open an indoor entertainment facility with new concepts, "MAZARIA," on the third floor of World Import Mart Building (Ikebukuro Sunshine City in Tokyo) in July 2019. Its concepts are "Real and virtual are melded" and "Entering into the anime and game world." Hit the jump for more details.
Gifu-based company Nikken Cutlery will release two craft scissors inspired by the Evangelion Unit-01 and Unit-02, which are manufactured with its traditional technique, on June 5, 2019. These are its new collaboration items with JAMMY's fashionable work brand "A.T.FIELD EVANGELION WORK." See the details of the new Eva collaboration items after the jump.
As reported, the Love Live! Sunshine!! franchise's VA unit Aqours will perform at Anime Expo 2019 for two days on July 5 and 6, 2019. To promote their second concert at the one of the largest anime conventions in the US, the franchise's official YouTube channel has started streaming a four-minute special PV. Check out their their stage performance after the jump!
Three-member voice actress unit Study is confirmed to release their first mini album "PROGRESSIVE" on July 24, 2019. The unit was formed for the ongoing TV anime We Never Learn: BOKUBEN by its three main voice actresses: Haruka Shiraishi (Fumino Furuhashi), Miyu Tomita (Rizu Ogata), and Sayumi Suzushiro (Uruka Takemoto). Hit the jump for more details.
The official website for Makoto Shinkai's new anime feature film Tenki no Ko/Weathering With You has posted a two-minute second trailer introducing its new theme song "Grand Escape (Movie edit) feat. Touko Miura," a "Hare (Sunny)" version poster visual, and also announced six additional voice cast. Check out the latest information after the jump!
Marvelous has released a new key visual for the second stage play adaptation of Akira Amano's comedy shonen manga Katekyo Hitman Reborn!, titled "Katekyo Hitman Reborn! the STAGE vs VARIA partⅠ-" featuring its 14 main cast members. Check out the latest cast visuals after the jump!
Following Roselia's Yukina Minato and Hello, Happy World!'s Kokoro Tsurumaki, Aya Maruyama, the vocalist of five-member idol band Pastel＊Palettes in the popular smartphone game BanG Dream! Girls Band Party!, has joined Good Smile Company's deformed figure line Nendoroid. See her cuteness with the product photos after the jump!
After the screening event held in a ship floated in Tokyo Bay last night, a four-minute music video for "Umi no Yuurei" (The ghost in the sea), the theme song for the forthcoming anime film Kaiju no Kodomo/Children of the Sea performed by Japanese singer-songwriter Kenshi Yonezu was also posted on YouTube. Watch the clip featuring various footage from the film after the jump!
To promote its CD release in Japan tomorrow, the Kemono Friends project's official YouTube channel has posted a five-minute PV for "Youkoso Japari Park he ~Complete Best~," a special best album including 30 different versions of "Youkoso Japari Park he," the OP theme song for the first Kemono Friends TV anime series. Check out the contents of the album after the jump!
Following the anime edition music video for the first OP theme song, Universal Music Japan's official YouTube channel has also started streaming an 80-second music video for "Hisoubi," the second OP song for MOBILE SUIT GUNDAM THE ORIGIN Advent of the Red Comet performed by five-member Japanese rock band LUNA SEA. Watch their performance in a sand dune after the jump.
The live-action film based on Kaiji Kawaguchi (Silent Service, Zipang)'s latest military manga Kubo Ibuki (Aircraft Carrier Ibuki) was released in 331 theaters across Japan on May 24, 2019, then ranked second with a modest 246 million yen from the 194,000 ticket sales in its opening weekend. Hit the jump for more details.
Two months prior to its theatrical release, the official website for the live-action film project based on Sui Ishida's dark fantasy manga series Tokyo Ghoul has started streaming the first two minutes of its upcoming second film introducing 26-year-old fashion model Maggy as one of the new characters, Margaret. Check out how the new story begins after the jump.
The official website for the Is It Wrong to Try to Pick Up Girls in a Dungeon? TV anime series announced on May 25 that three-member idol unit sora tob sakana will perform its upcoming second season's ED theme song "Sasayakana Shukusai" (A humble feast) and that its CD single is set to be released on July 24. Hit the jump for more information.
Following the one for its ED theme "Returner Butterfly" by Rika Tachibana, Teichiku Entertainment's official YouTube channel has also posted a short version music video for voice actress unit Pyxis' fourth single song "Koiseyo Minna, Hi!," the OP theme for the ongoing TV anime Nobunaga-sensei no Osanazuma/Nobunaga teacher's young bride. Watch the clip filled with fun after the jump!
It was officially confirmed today that the "final chapter" of "The further side of the final chapter (continue)" series of Hideaki Sorachi's Gintama manga is finally set to be posted in its official app for iOS and Android on June 17, 2019. It will be the third chapter of the ongoing series, following the second one posted today. Hit the jump for more details.