It's almost time to unleash the Spring 2019 anime lineup on Crunchyroll, so let's take a moment to prepare ourselves with an early look at what's to come. We previously updated with a look at continuing simulcasts, and you can consider this post your one-stop shop for all the latest announcements!
If your dream game is a combination of Story of Seasons and the characters from classic manga and anime series Doraemon, you're in luck. Bandai Namco Entertainment announced plans to localize the latest Story of Seasons spinoff, so hit the jump for a trailer and more.
A few days ago we posted about the first DLC episode for One Piece: World Seeker, which lets players jump into the triple-wielding shoes of Zoro. According to the latest issue of Weekly Shonen Jump, the next two episodes will put the spotlight on Sabo and Trafalgar Law. Read on for more.
Broccoli has confirmed that the first product from "JACK JEANNE," its all-new collaboration project with internationally acclaimed manga artist Sui Ishida (Tokyo Ghoul, Tokyo Ghoul:re) will be a Nintendo Switch game to be released in 2020. Hit the jump for more details including the game's teaser movie.
Japanese TV network Fuji TV newly launched a BL (Boys Love)-themed anime label "BLUE LYNX," and opened its official website and Twitter today. Its first title will be a feature film adaptation of a popular BL manga. Hit the jump for more details.
It is officially announced today that Io Sakisaka (Ao Haru Ride)'s romance shoujo manga Omoi, Omoware, Furi, Furare will get its anime film adaptation in May 2020, then its live-action film adaptation in August 2020. A-1 Pictures (Oreimo, Sword Art Online) works on production of the anime film, while Takahiro Miki (Kids on The Slope) directs the live-action. Hit the jum pfor more details.
25 years after the release of its first Super Famicom game in 1993, the protagonist character X from the Rockman X/Mega Man X action video game series will get his first plastic model kit in August 2019 from Kotobukiya. Check out the details of the hero figure after the jump!
The official website for the upcoming TV anime SHIKIZAKURA (Winter Cherry Blossoms) has posted a four-minute introduction video for "JAPANESE DREAM =AX Audition=," a voice cast audition for its English-speaking role to be held at this summer's Anime Expo. The video is guided by virtual YouTuber MIYA KIMINO in English. Learn about the dream project after the jump!
The official Japanese website for the ongoing TV anime KING OF PRISM -Shiny Seven Stars- has confirmed that 11 CD singles including its ED theme and insert songs performed by each boy idol will be released in seven weeks from June 26 to August 7, 2019, under the title "My Song Single Series." Check out their release schedule after the jump!
The 23rd Detective Conan feature film's box office domination has shown no signs of slowing down. Konjyou no Fist/The Fist of Blue Sapphire added a huge 886 million yen from 678,000 ticket sales in its second weekend of release, easily taking the box office No.1 crown for a second weekend in a row. Hit the jump for more details.
Why not close out this year's Earth Day with an anime marathon? We're going over five titles that fit today's theme, from the targeted preservation of My Neighbor Totoro to the full-on philosophy of Earth Maiden Arjuna. Check out our picks, and share yours, after the jump!
Wizards of the Coast announced early this evening that they would be releasing Japanese alternate-art versions of all 36 planeswalker cards in their upcoming Magic: the Gathering expansion, War of the Spark, featuring illustrations from character designers like the legendary Yoshitaka Amano (Angel’s Egg, Vampire Hunter D, Final Fantasy) and Daisuke Izuka (Fire Emblem, GATE light novels).
The zombie takeover continues! The official ZOMBIE LAND SAGA Twitter has reached 100,000 followers, and Franchouchou are celebrating with a YouTube livestream. Find out more after the jump!
UFO Interactive announced plans to bring Raiden V: Director's Cut to Nintendo Switch, and those who pick up the physical edition will get a CD copy of the original soundtrack. Read on for details.
Head's up, classic JRPG fans! In July of 2019, Square Enix is publishing the Chrono Trigger: Original Soundtrack Revival Disc, a Bluray audio album that features 60 tracks of music as well as imagery from the much-beloved 1995 Super Famicom / Super Nintendo video game. Hit the jump to learn more.
Harajuku and Omotesando are getting even more stylish with JoJo's Bizarre Adventure! The Golden Wind citywide campaign has rolled out more info, including street flags, themed snacks, and limited-edition goods. Check them out after the jump!