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    Tuesday June 11, 2019
  • Ninja Girl & Samurai Master Teams Up with Nagahama City

    Kappei Yamaguchi reprises his role as Kinoshita Hideyoshi for a pair of promotional videos

    Nagahama City in Shiga Prefecture is the home of Nagahama Castle, a central location in Ninja Girl & Samurai Master (known in Japan as Nobunaga no Shinobi), and now the city and the TV anime have joined forces for a pair of promotional videos that highlight the local charms of Nagahama, including local cuisine and historical tourist destinations. Hit the jump to check them out.

  • Thursday December 13, 2018
  • Time-Slip Romance is Bewildering in Meiji Tokyo Renka TV Anime Trailer

    Japanese broadcast schedule revealed for upcoming adaptation of otome game by Broccoli

    A jazzy new trailer has been published for Meiji Tokyo Renka, an upcoming TV anime based on the otome romance game by Broccoli about a high school girl who becomes the object of affection for a bunch of handsome historical figures when she accidentally time-travels back to Tokyo during the Meiji Era. Hit the jump learn more.

  • Thursday November 8, 2018
  • Heroine Slips Through Time in Meiji Tokyo Renka TV Anime Trailer

    New key visual revealed for upcoming TV anime based on otome game by Broccoli

    A new key visual and a new trailer have been published for Meiji Tokyo Renka, an upcoming TV anime adaptation based on the otome game by Broccoli about a teenage girl who ends up romancing famous historical figures after time-traveling from the modern era back to the Meiji Period. Hit the jump to learn more.

  • Monday August 13, 2018
  • Meiji Era's 8 Great Men Gather in TV Anime Meiji Tokyo Renka Teaser Visual

    Akitaro Daichi (Fruit Basket)-directed adaptation is set to premiered in January 2019

    A teaser visual featuring the eight great men in the Meiji Era for the upcoming TV anime adaptation of Broccoli's romance simulation game for female, Meiji Tokyo Renka, was revealed at the "Meikoi Special Talk Show" event held at Museum Meijimura in Aichi Prefecture on August 11. Hit the jump for more new information including the anime's on-air schedule.

  • Wednesday March 21, 2018
  • "Ninja Girl & Samurai Master" Gets Dramatic in Two Teaser Trailers

    Short form TV anime based on Naoki Shigeno's historical gag manga returns to Japanese TV on April 06, 2018

    Ninja Girl & Samurai Master (known in Japan as Nobunaga no Shinobi), a short form TV anime based on the historical gag manga by Naoki Shigeno about a clumsy ninja girl aiding Nobunaga Oda in his quest to conquer Japan during the Warring States period, is returning to Japanese TV soon for a third season, and a pair of teaser trailers have been published to hype up the "Anegawa / Ishiyama Arc". Hit the jump to check them out.

  • Friday March 16, 2018
  • "Ninja Girl & Samurai Master" Fights Back in New Key Visual

    Japanese TV schedule and new cast member revealed for 3rd season of humorous historical short form TV anime

    Go, ninja, go, ninja, go! A new key visual, a new cast member, and the Japanese broadcast schedule have been revealed for the third season of Ninja Girl & Samurai Master (known as Nobunaga no Shinobi in Japan), an on-going short form TV anime that adapts the "Anegawa / Ishiyama Arc" of Naoki Shigeno's historical gag manga about a bumbling ninja girl during the Warring States Period. Hit the jump to learn more.

  • Sunday January 21, 2018
  • Akitaro Daichi Set to Direct "Meiji Tokyo Renka" TV Anime Adaptation

    A live-action TV drama and a feature film are also in the works

    15 months after the initial announcement back in October 2016, Broccoli's romance simulation game for female, Meiji Tokyo Renka confirmed that 62-year-old Akitaro Daichi, who is best known for his directorial works for Kodomo no Omocha (1996-1998), Fruit Basket (2001), and the ongoing Ninja Girl & Samurai Master (2016-), is attached to direct its long-awaited TV anime adaptation. Hit the jump for more new information.

  • Wednesday January 17, 2018
  • Historical Hijinks Continue in "Ninja Girl & Samurai Master" Season 3

    "Anegawa / Ishiyama Arc" of historical gag TV anime begins broadcasting in Japan in April of 2018

    Fans of Sengoku Era silliness are in for a treat in April of 2018, because Ninja Girl & Samurai Master (known as Nobunaga no Shinobi in Japan), a TV anime based on the historical gag manga by Naoki Shigeno, is returning to Japanese TV for a third season that will cover the "Anegawa / Ishiyama Arc". Hit the jump to learn more.

  • Wednesday May 3, 2017
  • Five More Retainers Join the Cast of "Ninja Girl & Samurai Master"

    2nd season of TV anime based on historical gag manga by Naoki Shigeno is currently airing in Japan

    A quintet of additional voice actors have joined the cast of Ninja Girl & Samurai Master, an on-going TV anime adaptation based on the historical gag manga by Naoki Shigeno about a clumsy ninja girl trying to help Oda Nobunaga in his quest to conquer feudal Japan. Hit the jump to learn more.

  • Thursday February 23, 2017
  • Akitaro Daichi Preparing New Anime Collaboration Work with Hisashi Eguchi

    A "hard-boiled gag" detective story set in Yokohama

    61-year-old anime director Akitaro Daichi, well known for his directorial works for Kodomo no Omocha, Fruits Basket, and the most recent Ninja Girl & Samurai Master, revealed that he is now preparing a new anime project featuring characters designed by acclaimed manga artist Hisashi Eguchi (Stop!! Hibari-kun!, Roujin Z). Hit the jump for more details.

  • Wednesday August 31, 2016
  • "Nobunaga no Shinobi" Sneaks on Air on October 4th, 2016

    Comedy TV anime about a bumbling ninja girl is directed by Akitaro Daichi

    The Japanese broadcast schedule for Nobunaga no Shinobi ("Nobunaga's Ninja"), a slap-stick comedy set in the Sengoku Period, is now available online. Hit the jump to be sneaky like the ninja.