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    Thursday November 12, 2020
  • TV Anime Pretty Boy Detective Club based on NisiOisin's School Mystery Novel Set for 2021

    Akiyuki Shinbo (Madoka Magica, Monogtari series) serves as general director at Shaft

    Just one year after the initial announcement back in November 2019, Aniplex officially confirmed today that a TV anime adaptation of Japanese novelist NisiOisiN (Monogatari series)'s "Bishonen" series is set to premiere in 2021, under the title of Bishonen Tanteidan (Pretty Boy Detective Club). Hit the jump for more information.

  • Friday August 28, 2020
  • English Version of Magia Record: Puella Magi Madoka Magica Side Story Game Seals Its Witches Away on September 29

    Grief seeds grew three times with the announcement that the game will end operation

    The English magical girls no more as the official Twitter account for the English version of the Magia Record: Puella Magi Madoka Magica Side Story smartphone game announced yesterday that the English version will be ceasing operation on September 29. Make a wish past the jump to learn more!

  • Tuesday February 4, 2020
  • Magia Record: Puella Magi Madoka Magica Side Story to Use Kyubey to Take Over Kyoto’s Eizen Railway Trains

    Headboards featuring Madoka and Kyubey to take a trip on trains in Kyoto

    While it’s usually a bad sign to see a magical girl on a train in the world of the Magia Record: Puella Magi Madoka Magica Side Story TV anime, in the real world – which is witch-free, I hope – it’s just a sign of a pretty interesting collaboration between Eizen Railway in Kyoto and Puella Magi Madoka Magica. Grab a ticket and hit the jump to choo-choo-choose to learn more!

  • Saturday November 30, 2019
  • Magia Record: Puella Magi Madoka Magica Side Story TV Anime Gets Dated with 2nd Magical PV

    PV also previews the ED theme “Alicia” by ClariS

    Are you ready to be a magical girl again? Because the date for the spin-off of Puella Magi Madoka Magica TV anime series, Magia Record: Puella Magi Madoka Magica Side Story, was announced alongside a PV today at the Kitakyusyu Pop Culture Festival event. Hit the jump and become a magical girl!

  • Sunday September 8, 2019
  • Magia Record: Puella Magi Madoka Magica Side Story Anime First Trailer Sparkles with Magical Girl Goodness

    Series will be wished onto Japanese TV screens in January 2020

    Puella Magi Madoka Magica mobile game, Magia Record: Puella Magi Madoka Magica Side Story’s first anime trailer was streamed on September 8 during the game’s Magica Day celebration, giving fans a taste of that sweet nectar of entropy that we all crave and when we can expect the full series to debut. Hit the jump to become a magical girl!

  • Thursday May 24, 2018
  • Teens Turn Back Time in Official "Fireworks" English Subtitled Trailer

    Theatrical anime film directed by Akiyuki Shinbo heads to select U.S. theaters in July of 2018 thanks to GKIDS

    New York-based film distributor GKIDS has released an English subtitled trailer for Fireworks, a 2017 theatrical anime film with direction by Akiyuki Shinbo and Nobuyuki Takeuchi and animation by Shaft that will be receiving a limited U.S. theatrical release beginning on July 03, 2018. Hit the jump to check it out.

  • Wednesday April 25, 2018
  • GKIDS and Fathom Events Set Off "Fireworks" Anime Film in July

    Theatrical anime film with animation by Shaft begins limited US theatrical release on July 03, 2018

    GKIDS and Fathom Events are bringing Fireworks, a 2017 theatrical anime film with direction by Akiyuki Shinbo and Nobuyuki Takeuchi and animation by Shaft, to theaters in the United States with a limited release that begins on July 03, 2018. Hit the jump for details.

  • Saturday December 2, 2017
  • "March comes in like a lion" Kicks Off New Year with New OP Theme

    New song by UNISON SQUARE GARDEN joins the show in January of 2018

    The TV anime adaptation of Chica Umino's shogi / drama manga March comes in like a lion is still going strong, and beginning in January of 2018, the series will have a new opening theme performed by UNISON SQUARE GARDEN. Hit the jump to learn more.

  • Tuesday October 3, 2017
  • "March comes in like a lion" Speaks Out Against Bullying

    Awareness campaign collaboration with MEXT includes posters and a special website

    The 2nd season of March comes in like a lion begins broadcasting in October, and since one of the issues that it deals with is bullying, the TV anime based on the manga by Chica Umino is partnering with Japan's Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology ("MEXT" for short) in a campaign to raise awareness about bullying. Hit the jump to learn more.

  • Sunday November 13, 2016
  • FEATURE: The Colorful Voice of “Flip Flappers”

    How is color used in Flip Flappers to push the internal to the external?

    Flip Flappers is one of the most colorful anime titles of 2016. In this article, Brandon looks at how anime directors, Akiyuki Shinbo and Kiyotaka Oshiyama, use color to externalize internal emotions. Interested in how this comparison plays out? Hit the jump to read more! 

  • Thursday July 14, 2016
  • Bump of Chicken Performs OP / ED Themes for "March Comes in Like a Lion" Anime

    Latest collaboration between rock band and shogi manga will feature a new song and an old favorite

    Japanese rock band Bump of Chicken will perform the opening and ending themes for March Comes in Like a Lion, an upcoming TV anime adaptation of the shogi manga by Chica Umino. Hit the jump to learn more.

  • Thursday March 24, 2016
  • "March Comes in Like a Lion" Springs Forth in Fall of 2016

    Main staff announced and key visual released for TV anime adaptation of Chica Umino's manga

    The main staff for the upcoming TV anime adaptation of March Comes in Like a Lion, which is based on the manga of the same name by Chica Umino, has been announced. Hit the jump to learn more.

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