Volleyball anime Haikyu!! turns five years old later this month, and there are already two big ways to celebrate. First up is a major marathon of the series in Japan; plus, there's a line of collectible stamps and postcards on the way. Check out both after the jump!
When it comes to video game companies trademarking names, something or absolutely nothing could come out of it. In the case of Koei Tecmo, the publisher behind the Dynasty Warriors/Musou franchise recently filed a handful of related trademarks in Japan, including one for Isekai Musou. Read on for more.
A dramatic new trailer and new cast members have been revealed for Violet Evergarden: Gaiden - Eien to Jidou Shuki Ningyou - ("Violet Evergarden: Spin-Off - Eternity and Auto Memory Doll -"), an upcoming theatrical anime film that tells the story of auto memory doll Violet Evergarden working as an educator in prestigious girls' academy. Hit the jump to learn more.
Pokémon Trading Card Game collectors know a complete 1999 set can command a hefty price depending on the condition and other specific factors. Illustrating this perfectly, one particular collection was sold via Goldin Auctions over the weekend, and it went for a whopping $107,010. Read on for more.
The national high school baseball tournament is happening at Koshien in August and in the memory of the Kyoto Animation attack, Ritsumeikan Uji adopts the first Sound! Euphonium OP as their anthem. Hit the jump to see it in action!
A new trailer, a new key visual, the main staff, and the leading cast member have all been unveiled for ID: INVADED, an upcoming original science fiction / mystery anime in which murder invades the virtual world. Hit the jump to learn more.
Distributor Toei announced today that the One Piece anime franchise's 14th feature film ONE PIECE STAMPEDE earned 1,646,321,500 yen on 1,254,372 admissions in its first four days from August 9 to 12, which were 108.4% (gross) and 115.3% (admissions) of those of the previous 13th film ONE PIECE FILM GOLD released three years ago. Hit the jump for more details.
Following the first one for the protagonist Mile, the official website for the forthcoming TV anime Didn't I Say to Make My Abilities Average in the Next Life?! has also posted a 25-second second character PV to introduce Reina. The clip introduces her anime voice by Sora Tokui (Nico Yazawa in Love Live!) for the first time. Check out how her voice sounds in the anime after the jump!
After 20 years, one of the greatest writers of this generation, Neil Gaiman, discusses his involvement with the English Dub of Studio Ghibli’s Princess Mononoke and who got him the job in the first place! Read on to find out more!
The official website for the forthcoming live-action film adaptation of Fujita's love story manga Wotaku ni Koi wa Muzukashii/Wotakoi: Love is Hard for Otaku has posted a teaser visual and a 30-second teaser trailer introducing its four main cast: Mitsuki Takahata, Kento Yamazaki, Nanao, and Takumi Saito. See how they portray their characters in the film after the jump!
Two years ago, Azur Lane took the Japanese gaming world by storm. Next month, they're celebrating their anniversary in Akihabara! Get the first details on the upcoming event after the jump.
Ojamajo Doremi continues its 20th anniversary celebrations, and we're the ones getting the gifts! A new line of smartphone accessories lets you deck out your phone with magical girl style. Check out phone cases, chargers, and more after the jump!
Telling spine-tingling tales of horror and the macabre is a summertime tradition in Japan, and now the NHK network is enlisting a group of veteran voice actors to perform spooky stories for a special, two-night TV program entitled "Seiyuu x Kaidan" ("Voice Actors x Ghost Stories") that will broadcast on August 14 & 15, 2019. Hit the jump to learn more.
This past weekend's Comiket was one for the record books... literally! The event, which spanned four days this year, brought in more than 700,000 attendees. Get more info about the scene after the jump!
Today, Crunchyroll Games is launching RWBY: Crystal Match, a free-to-play jeweled puzzle mobile game with a match-three style. The game is based on all three seasons of the series RWBY Chibi, and fans can look forward to playing as some of their favorite characters, including Ruby, Weiss, Blake, and Yang. Read on for more.