On the three month anniversary of the July 18 attack on Kyoto Animation, the studio’s president, Hideaki Hatta, held his first press conference discussing his feelings about the incident. Meanwhile, the donation tally has increased and there has been an update on the remaining people who are still in hospital.
After The Rain – a collaboration between two Internet personalities Soraru and Mafumafu – have been announced via the official Pokémon Anime Twitter account to be helming the OP of the upcoming Pokémon anime series. Learn more about the duo after the jump!
Flowers have always had a big presence in the Attack on Titan series, so to celebrate the fall season in Japan, an Attack on Titan themed flower shop will be opening in the Shinjuku Marui Annex event space. Hit the jump to see how sauve the boy look with their flowers!
Monsters, romance, yokai, and more are all just par for the world of In/Spectre, which released its second PV on October 17. The Keiji Gotoh directed TV anime will be produced at Brains Base and will start airing on Japanese screens in January 2020. Hit the jump to see the trailer!
It was announced on October 16 that four anime films from over the last year are being submitted to the 92nd Academy Awards. Anime films from every genre are represented in the submission. Hit the jump to learn which films might be nominated!
The Official Pokémon Youtube channel on October 16 released a new trailer showcasing new Gigantamax forms for various Kanto Pokémon for the upcoming Pokémon Sword and Shield games on Nintendo Switch. Hit the jump to learn more about these forms and their special moves!
For Boss Day in Japan, Japanese anime fans were polled on who they’d like to work for from anime. Usually, you’d give your manager chocolates, or maybe a good wine, but if you work for these people, you might need to think of something more exciting. Hit the jump to learn the top 10 anime bosses from Japanese web users!
Due to popular demand, the Kyoto Animation produced film, Violet Evergarden: Spin-Off - Eternity and Auto Memory Doll -, will continue its run in Japanese theaters past October 18. The film will also be picking up 7 new screening locations across Japan’s northern prefectures. Hit the jump to learn more!
As fall approaches Tokyo, the cold days and nights set in and Tokyites need a place they can warm up and have a good drink. Who better to learn from than a girl from the Swiss Alps? Heidi, Girl of the Alps is collaborating with ROASTED COFFEE LABORATORY to bring the warmth of the Swiss Alps to Tokyo. Hit the jump to learn more!
Continuing on from where Sailor Moon Crystal left off, the two part film series, Sailor Moon Eternal, will be hitting Japanese theaters in 2020. On October 10, the official website for the films launched, listing a joint production between long time Sailor Moon anime studio, Toei Animation, and Studio Deen. Hit the jump to learn more!
The official Pokémon anime Twitter account announced a slew of new information about the new Pokémon anime series including where Ash and Go’s base of operations will be, and the new characters who come along with it. Hit the jump to see where it is and meet the new characters who live in it!
Last month, the character designer on PROMARE, Shigeto Koyama, streamed himself on Twitch drawing the main character from the film. Studio TRIGGER has uploaded a 10 version of the livestream on their YouTube channel. Watch as he draws Galo Thymos at the jump!
Excitement builds as it’s only a few more months until My Hero Academia: Heroes Rising smashes its way onto Japanese cinema screens. To celebrate the launch of the first tickets going on sale for the film a full trailer for the upcoming anime film has been released. TEXAS SMASH the jump to see it!
To celebrate the upcoming 4DX release of PROMARE in Japan on October 18, the director for the anime, Hiroyuki Imaishi, drew a brand new poster for the film with a renewed ‘4D’ logo. Check it out when you hit the jump!
After being unveiled – but not named – on the 24-hour livestream from inside the Galar region, Galarian Ponyta was officially announced in this week's issue of Famitsu magazine, and through a trailer on the Pokémon YouTube channel. Hit the jump to heck out my little Ponyta!