The official YouTube channel for voice actress/singer Nana Mizuki has started streaming three clips from her new live DVD/Blu-ray "GRACE -OPUS III- x ISLAND x ISLAND+" to be released on April 24, 2019. Watch her latest gorgeous stage performances before the release after the jump!
In addition to the new TV anime adaptation, Yoshinobu Akita's fantasy light novel series Majutsushi Orphen/Sorcerous Stabber Orphen will get its stage play adaptation for the first time in August and November 2019. Ichidai Matsuda (Magical Suite Prism Nana, Wake Up,Girls! stage play) is attached to direct. Hit the jump for more details.
Lantis' official YouTube channel has posted a 100-second music video for 44-year-old anime voice actor Kenichi Suzumura's upcoming 14th single song "My Life Summer Life" to be released on May 15, 2019. The clip features his solo trip in Okinawa, interaction with people, and beautiful scenery of the island. See how he enjoys the summer after the jump!
The official website for LUPIN THE ⅢRD Mine Fujiko no Uso/Fujiko's Lie has started streaming a 70-second full trailer introducing its main villain character Bincam voiced by Mamoru Miyano, who has a magic power to manipulate people at his wills. Check out the clip from the latest hard boiled edition Lupin The Third story after the jump.
Publisher KADOKAWA announced today that a novelization of Makoto Shinkai's forthcoming new anime feature film Tenki no Ko/Weathering With You is set to be released on July 18, 2019, one day before the film's theatrical release in Japan. As with his previous work Kimi no Na wa./Your Name. in 2016, it is written by the director himself. Hit the jump for more details.
Warner Brothers Japan announced today that a two-part "Final Chapter" from the live-actin film adaptation project based on Nobuhiro Watsuki's action jidaigeki manga series Rurouni Kenshin is set to be released in Japan in the summer of 2020. The director of the first three films in 2012-2014, Keishi Otomo will return to the director's chair. Hit the jump for more information.
KADOKAWA has opened a special website for the 10th anniversary project for Japanese light novel author Reki Kawahara's debut and his internationally popular series Sword Art Online. The SAO novel's illustrator abec provides a newly-drawn illustration for the site. Hit the jump for more details including Kawahara's message to his fans.
In the web CM for the manga's next 13th tankobon volume, it was confirmed that Aneko Yusagi's The Rising of the Shield Hero fantasy novel series and its manga adaptations have printed an impressive 6.2 million copies since its launch in August 2013. It also means the whole series has added another 1.2 million copies only in two months. Hit the jump for more details.
The official website for the upcoming anime film adaptation of Level-5 (Yo-kai Watch, Professor Layton)'s fantasy RPG Ni no Kuni has started streaming a 60-second teaser trailer introducing its main character voices, including the protagonist boy Yu played by 24-year-old actor Kento Yamazaki as his first anime role. Check out the anime adaptation world after the jump!
The official website and Twitter for Sword Art Online director Tomohiko Ito's forthcoming original anime film HELLO WORLD open today with a 30-second first teaser trailer introducing its world visuals, and announced it is set to be released in Japan on September 20, 2019. Hit the jump to learn more about the exciting project.
The official website for the live-action film project based on Sui Ishida's dark fantasy manga series Tokyo Ghoul has started streaming a 60-second full trailer for its upcoming second film introducing 33-year-old actor Shouta Matsuda (Ikigami, Afro Tanaka) as its main antagonist Shu Tsukiyama for the first time. Check out how he portrays the "Gourmet" character after the jump!
The official website for ONE PIECE STAMPEDE, the 14th feature film to celebrate the One Piece anime series' 20th anniversary, has posted its second poster visual, along with a 60-second third teaser trailer introducing 38 characters from the pirates fleets, the Marines, and the Revolutionary Army. Check out the latest visuals after the jump!
The official website for Japanese anime television network AT-X confirmed today that the unaired 11th and 12th episodes of the TV anime Maerchen Maedchen is scheduled to be aired on April 25, 2019, for free. The two were once planned to be released in December 2018, but it has been postponed. Hit the jump for more details.
According to Mantan Web's report, the first two chapters of the four-chapter KING OF PRISM -Shiny Seven Stars- film edition have earned 200 million yen on 130,000 admissions since its opening on March 2. Its 12-episode TV anime edition also premiered in Japan on April 8. Hit the jump for more information.
Lantis' official YouTube channel has started streaming a three-and-half minute full music video for "RAINBOW'S HIGHWAY," the lead track from six-member voice actress idol unit NOW ON AIR's first full album of the same name to be released on July 17, 2019. Check out their latest MV after the jump!