A bit of bad news for all you fans of ridiculously over-powered super heroes: the Japanese home video release of the second season of One-Punch Man, which was scheduled to begin publication in August of 2019, has been pushed back by two months. Hit the jump to learn more.
Everyone is the hero of their own story, or so the saying goes, but have you ever dreamed about being a hero in the capes-and-underpants-on-the-outside sense of the word? If so, today is your lucky day, because now you can take our handy-dandy quiz to determine which hero you would be if you found yourself in the world of One-Punch Man. Hit the jump to try it out.
The Japanese theatrical release of Sound! Euphonium the Movie: Oath's Finale is in full-swing, and to celebrate Kyoto Animation has published a new teaser trailer featuring highlights from the film. Hit the jump to check it out.
A new preview video explores a magical world filled with talking animals, flying carp, and extremely fluffy sheep for Birthday Wonderland, an upcoming anime theatrical film based on a 1981 children's fantasy novel by Sachiko Kashiwaba. Hit the jump to check it out.
Pandora to Akubi, an original anime theatrical film featuring characters from XFLAG Studios' Monster Strike series and Tatsunoko Production's Hakushon Daimaou / The Genie Family, is currently screening in select Japanese cinemas, and now the first 6 minutes of the film are available in a special preview video online. Hit the jump to check it out.
Luminary Tears (known in Japan as Mahou no Lumitear), a short form web anime based on the cute toy line from Bandai Candy, is making the jump from Youtube to Japanese airwaves, because the entire 10 episode series will broadcast as part of the "Chara Suta" corner of TV Tokyo's Oha Suta children's variety TV program. Hit the jump to learn more.
Exercise is not all it's cracked up to be, especially when you're a teddy bear with an overly-relaxed attitude, or at least that's the idea in a new promotional video clip for Rilakkuma and Kaoru, an upcoming stop-motion web anime based on the laidback mascot characters created by Aki Kondo and distributed by San-X. Hit the jump to check it out.
April of 2019 marks the beginning of the third cour of Karakuri Circus, a TV anime based on the dark fantasy manga by Kazuhiro Fujita (Ushio and Tora), and the series is kicking off its latest arc with a dynamic new trailer featuring the new ending theme by BUMP OF CHICKEN. Hit the jump to check it out.
A climactic new trailer has been published for Fairy gone, an upcoming original TV anime about superhuman soldiers forging a new destiny after the war that created them is long over. Hit the jump to check it out.
Singing is all about passion and guts, and now the official theme song performer has been revealed for I'm From Japan (known in Japanese as Jimoto ga Japan), an upcoming TV anime based on the martial arts gag manga by Seiji Hayashi about an overly-enthusiastic young man who has mastered a fighting style based on Japan's 47 prefectures. Hit the jump to learn more.
A new key visual has been revealed for "Keiji Kariage Yukemuri Satsujin Jikenbo!" ("Detective Harvesting Steamy Murder Case File!"), the third and final "Extra" episode of original TV anime DOUBLE DECKER! DOUG & KIRILL, which will begin streaming in Japan on the Bandai Channel service on April 10, 2019. Hit the jump to check it out.
A quartet of rookie musicians get ready to strike up the band in a new trailer for Sound! Euphonium the Movie: Oath's Finale, the concluding part of a two-part anime theatrical film that continues to struggles of the Kitauji High School Concert Band Club from Ayano Takeda's Sound! Euphonium light novel series. Hit the jump to check it out.
It's time to hit the books with a new key visual for We Can't Study (known in Japan as Bokutachi wa Benkyo ga Dekinai), an upcoming TV anime based on the romantic comedy manga by Taishi Tsutsui about a young man who attempts to tutor two very gifted young ladies who happen to be spectacularly bad at one subject each. Hit the jump to learn more.