The official website for the ongoing TV anime YU-NO: A Girl Who Chants Love at the Bound of This World announced today that a newly-produced original anime episode will be included in its third Blu-ray box if its first one receives more than 1,000 pre-orders by July 15. Hit the jump for more details.
It is confirmed today that the four-chapter film edition of KING OF PRISM -Shiny Seven Stars- had sold 250,000 tickets and earned 420 million yen in total in Japan by May 21, in 11 weeks since the release of its first chapter on March 2, 2019. Hit the jump for more information.
According to the latest Oricon report, 31-year-old anison singer LiSA's sixth live DVD/Blu-ray "LiVE is Smile Always ～ASiA TOUR 2018～[eN + core] LiVE & DOCUMENT" topped its three weekly sales rankings: weekly Blu-ray sales (12,113 units), weekly DVD sales (2,342 units), and music DVD/Blu-ray sales as a result. Check out her happy comment after the jump.
It is officially confirmed today that Hiroaki Samura's Mugen no Junin/Blade of the Immortal action jidaigeki manga will get its new anime adaptation. The anime's teaser site also opens, saying it will be a "complete anime adaptation." Hit the jump for more.
Fuji-Q Highland, an amusement park located in Yamanashi Prefecture, announced today that it will open a new theme are inspired by the internationally popular anime series Naruto and its sequel Boruto: Naruto Next Generations, titled "NARUTO x BORUTO Fuji Konoha Hidden Village," on July 26, 2019. Hit the jump for more details about its attractions.
Marvelous's official YouTube channel has started streaming a two-minute music video for Japanese singer/actor KIMERU's forthcoming 17th single song "calling." The rock tune has been featured as the third OP theme for the Yu-Gi-Oh! VRAINS TV anime since its latest 103rd episode aired in Japan on May 22. Check out his new MV after the jump!
Square Enix started accepting orders for a new original wedding plan inspired by its online game Final Fantasy XIV today on May 22. It is a collaboration project with Kobe-based company Bridal Heart's wedding hall "Deuxzero." Hit the jump for more details.
Following the previous clips inspired by Kiki's Delivery Service, Heidi, Girl of the Alps and Sazae-san, Nissin Foods started airing a new "Hungry Days" anime collaboration CM for its popular "Cup Noodle" brand, featuring 17-year-old Zoro and other main characters from the One Piece anime franchise today. Meet the Straw Hat Pirates members at Japanese high school after the jump!
The official website for the upcoming compilation film Frame Arms Girl: Kyakkya Ufufu na Wonderland has posted a two-minute preview video for its theme song "Manjyou Icchi (unanimity) LOVE ENERGY" performed by its seven-member voice actress unit FA Girls. Check out their cute singing voices after the jump!
In a recent interview with Japanese movie news site Cinema Today to promote his latest anime feature film PROMARE, 34-year-old actor Kenichi Matsuyama (L in the Death Note live-action films) revealed that his most favorite robot anime was Sunrise's TV series The King of Braves GaoGaiGar (1997-1998). Read his comment after the jump.
The official YouTube channel for 26-year-old voice actress Rikako Aida has started streaming a 100-second music video for "FUTURE LINE," the lead track from her first EP as a solo singer, "Principal." She is best known as the voice of Riko Sakurauchi in the Love Live! Sunshine!! franchise and as a member of its VA unit Aqours. Check out her own singing voice after the jump!
Two days before its theatrical release in Japan, the official website for PROMARE, the upcoming original anime feature film co-produced by XFLAG and TRIGGER, has posted a three-minute and 40-second action clip from its opening sequence. Hit the jump for the clip filled with stunning colors, and director Imaishi's special character illustrations!
The official website for the TV anime Is It Wrong to Try to Pick Up Girls in a Dungeon? confirmed on May 20 that voice actress Yuka Iguchi will sing its upcoming second season's OP theme song "HELLO to DREAM." She has performed the theme songs for the DanMachi anime/game franchise since 2015. Hit the jump for more details and the MVs for her DanMachi songs.
Yokosuka-city in Kanagawa Prefecture announced on May 20 that the name of Sarushima (literally means Monkey Island), a desert island in Tokyo Bay, will be changed to "Monkey D. Luffy Island" for a limited time of 105 days from July 8 to October 20, 2019. This is part of the city's collaboration project with the One Piece anime franchise. Hit the jump for more details.
Good Smile Company has started accepting pre-orders for a 180 mm-tall painted figure of Saitama, the protagonist of TV anime series One-Punch Man. He is the fourth entry from the company's newly-launched figure line "POP UP PARADE," following Hatsune Miku, Kizuna AI, and Goblin Slayer . Check out the details of the new hero figure after the jump!