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    Thursday September 29, 2022
  • Kyoto Animation's Free! Anime Synchronizes With Fashion Brand MAYLA for 4-Part Collab

    The final film in the decade-long franchise opened in Japan on April 22

    The Free! franchise is starting to wrap up with the final film in Kyoto Animation's long-running series concluding Haru's story in the Free!–the Final Stroke– The Second Volume anime film earlier this year. That doesn't mean that the series can't continue with its collaborations with the franchise revealing today that it'll be working with fashion brand MAYLA. Details after the jump!

  • Monday September 12, 2022
  • A Couple of Cuckoos Anime Gets One Hour-Long Final Episode on October 1

    Special programs will run for three weeks in a row starting September 17

    The official website for the A Couple of Cuckoos TV anime announced today that its one-hour final episode special program will be aired on October 1. Within the program, the anime's 23rd and 24th episodes will be broadcast in succession. Hit the jump for more details!

  • Friday September 2, 2022
  • INSECT LAND TV Anime Goes Into Hibernation on September 5th

    Educational children's TV show began broadcasting on NHK E TV in April of 2022

    INSECT LAND, an educational children's anime about the daily lives of bugs that broadcast on the NHK E TV network, is going on hiatus for an unspecified length of time beginning on September 05, 2022. Hit the jump to learn more.

  • Sunday August 21, 2022
  • REVIEW: Re:cycle of Penguindrum Part 2 Is An Exhausting Way to Experience One of Anime’s Greatest Stories

    The second Penguindrum film opened in Japan on July 22

    Inspired by the name of the final episode of the Penguindrum TV anime series – but with a little more emphasis on who loves who – the Re:cycle of Penguindrum “Boku wa Kimi wo Aishiteru (I love you)” anime film takes everything loved about the series and crams it into a two-hour film. For better or worse. Find out which after the jump!

  • Thursday August 4, 2022
  • Ya Boy Kongming! TV Anime Insert Song 'Be Crazy For Me' Surpasses 8 Million Views

    The anime aired as part of the spring anime season

    Though Kongming was best known for being a Chinese strategist, the man is also known to be one of the greatest partiers that Shibuya has ever seen and the insert songs from the Ya Boy Kongming! TV anime can attest to that. To just prove this point, the music video for 'Be Crazy For Me'  has surpassed 8 million views on YouTube! Dance to more details after the jump!

  • Wednesday July 6, 2022
  • Gen Hoshino Discusses Why the SPY x FAMILY Ending Theme Seems Complete at 90 Seconds

    Hoshino: “I wanted to make it so the first verse ends at exactly 90 seconds.”

    No one in Japan understands how to create music as much as multi-award-winning singer and songwriter Gen Hoshino, who performed the ending theme “Comedy” for last season’s smash-hit SPY x FAMILY. Hoshino spoke about the creation of the single, explaining why the song jumps straight into a verse at the start and why it could be over in just 90-seconds. Enjoy the tune after the jump!

  • New RE:cycle of the PENGUINDRUM Trailer Dives Deep Into 2nd Anime Film's Penguin Lore

    The 2nd RE:cycle of the PENGUINDRUM film opens in Japan on July 22

    The second RE:cycle of the PENGUINDRUM anime film will be gracing Japanese theaters later this month, concluding the duology of films that retells the story seen in the original Penguindrum (known as Mawaru Peguindum in Japan) TV anime. To celebrate the upcoming release, a new trailer was released, which can be seen after the jump!

  • An Uprising Begins in New Kingdom Season 4 Trailer and Visual

    The next half of the fourth season begins July 9

    It's time for legends in Kingdom to travel to a new land as the second half of the fourth TV anime begins this week, leading straight into the Ai Country Uprising arc. To celebrate the new arc starting, a brand new trailer and visual were released, both of which can be seen after the jump!

  • Tuesday July 5, 2022
  • Free!–the Final Stroke– The Second Volume Splashes Past 910 Million Yen at JP Box Office

    The “final” story in the franchise is also its highest-grossing

    The “final” Free! film, Free!–the Final Stroke– The Second Volume, has been playing around the pool of the Japanese box office for the last 11 weeks, slowly becoming the highest-grossing film the Free! franchise at over 910 million yen (US$6.89 million) after premiering on April 22. Swim past the jump for more!

  • Sunday July 3, 2022
  • Romi Park Joins Shikimori's Not Just a Cutie Anime As Shikimori's Mom

    Shikimori's mom was first teased in the latest episode

    As the saying goes, like mother, like daughter, and Shikimori's family is no different. With the tease of Shikimori's mother in the penultimate episode of Shikimori's Not Just a Cutie TV anime overnight, the official Twitter account confirmed that the cool (and sometimes cute) mom will be voiced by legendary voice actor Romi Park. More after the jump!