Japan has already revealed plenty of voice talent for the new Fruits Basket anime adaptation, which has an entirely fresh cast and staff tackling Natsuki Takaya's original manga. See who's taking the lead in the English dub!
Seven Seas Entertainment is adding some "sexy slice-of-life" to its manga lineup this year. The publisher's latest acquisition is Take's Uzaki-chan Wants to Hang Out!, so read on for details!
The ending theme song performers and some additional Japanese broadcast details have been revealed for Ao-chan Can't Study! (known in Japan as Midarana Ao-chan wa Benkyou ga Dekinai), an upcoming TV anime based on the romantic comedy manga by Ren Kawahara about a girl who longs to be a serious student but who is constantly distracted by dirty thoughts. Hit the jump to learn more.
Japan is getting a Switch version of the My Girlfriend is a Mermaid!? visual novel on February 28, and guess what? The western release is officially set to arrive on the same date. Read on for more.
Today on February 16, one day after the release of the all-new feature film Is It Wrong to Try to Pick Up Girls in a Dungeon?: Arrow of the Orion in Japan, the anime's main voice cast gathered at the Shinjuku Piccadilly theater in Tokyo for the stage greeting event and announced the TV anime's highly anticipated second season is officially slated for the summer of 2019. Hit the jump for more.
Tokyo Anime Award Festival announced on February 15 that the TV anime BANANA FISH based on Akimi Yoshida's crime action manga of the same name won this year's "Anime Fan Award" from the 100 titles. Check out the top 50 titles chosen by the fans' 330,463 votes after the jump.
Japanese bishoujo figure brand FOTS JAPAN's official online store has started accepting preorders for its new painted figure of Platelet from the Cells at Work! anime franchise for release in the end of April 2019. The price for the 219 mm-tall item in Japan is 14,904 yen (about 135 US dollars). Check out the details of the cute item after the jump!
Aniplex has announced that Kimetsu no Yaiba: Kyoudai no Kizuna (The bond between a brother and a sister), a special compilation film based on the first five episodes of the forthcoming TV anime adaptation of Koyoharu Gotouge's fantasy action manga, will be screened in select Japanese theaters in March, before its TV premiere in April. Hit the jump for more details.
In addition to the original manga author Yukito Kishiro, another special Japanese guest at the Japan premiere screening of Alita: Battle Angel was internationally famous virtual YouTuber Kizuna AI. With her on the stage, the cast and staff talked about the possibility of love and friendship between man and machine, or virtual characters like AI. Watch the video report after the jump!
So, here's a predicament: You're a new ninja being forced to face a bunch of dangerous dudes that can control sound, a creepy old man that is mostly snakes, and a angsty teen that will suffocate you with sand if you even look at him wrong. What do you do? Hit the jump for some tips:
You know how Pokémon have really wild canon heights? The Pokémon Center believes in respecting those. Their upcoming Furret stuffed animal is almost six feet long from nose to tail! Check out photos, and find out where to get yours, after the jump.
Welcome to a magnificent figure wonderland! You've seen some of my fave Winter WonFes 2019 figure picks, but what were Good Smile Company, Max Factory and Orange Rouge up to? Read on to find out!
Wish you could have your own mini-mummy like Sora? A new smartphone game is set to give you the next bext thing! A new How to Keep Your Mummy mobile game will feature a new story penned by the series creator, and a house you can furnish and share with your tiny friends. Hit the jump for a preview!
You might not think it, but Spider-Man has a lot in common with our favorite anime heroes in My Hero Academia and One Punch Man. Hit the jump to see how alike they really are.
The delinquent romance of Kenka Bancho Otome is coming back for more when the sequel hits PS Vita in Japan on March 14, and Spike Chunsoft went up with a new promo to show some of what Kenka Bancho Otome 2nd Rumble!! has in store.