After the trademark was announced a few days ago, it was finally announced that the new Love Live! TV anime – separate from Nijigasaki High School Idol Club – will be called Love Live! Superstar!!. New character sheets were also released for the 5 main girls from Yurigaoka Girl's High School, which can be seen after the jump!
In a tease for what might be to come for the Love Live! franchise, the Japan Patent Office today granted five new Love Live! trademarks to anime studio Sunrise based on the name 'Love Live! Superstar!!'. Start dash past the jump to see what the five new trademarks encompass and how it may be part of the new, but yet unnamed Love Live! series!
The Winter 2019 Rewind is going out in a blaze of glory with a look at light novel to anime adaptation Girly Air Force, a 2019 TV anime in which the girls are planes, the planes are girls, and the high school protagonist is in way over his head in a conflict against alien invaders that spans across China and Japan. Hit the jump to learn more.
Today saw the open audition for the next generation of Love Live! begin accepting applications. To celebrate the official Twitter account for the franchise shared the first teaser image of the new project featuring what may be the character that whoever passes the audition will voice. Check it out after the jump!
The hero is living high on the hog in a new voice preview video for Buta no Liver wa Kanetsushiro ("Heat the Pig Liver"), a newly released isekai fantasy light novel written by Takuma Sakai and illustrated by Asagi Tohsaka about a hapless nerd who reincarnates in a magical world in the body of an ordinary pig. Hit the jump to learn more.
The Osamu Tezuka Manga Museum in Takarazuka, Hyogo Prefecture, Japan will soon get a little bit cuter, because beginning in March of 2020 the museum will be hosting an exhibition of original manga drawings for Yotsuba&!, a manga that focuses on the adorable everyday experiences of an enthusiastic but eccentric little girl. Hit the jump to learn more.
High school is over, but "puberty syndrome" rages on in the 10th volume of the Seishun Buta Yaro light novel series written by Hajime Kamoshida and illustrated by Keeji Mizoguchi in which teenagers encounter strange phenomena associated with adolescence, and to celebrate the release of the new book, the anime voice cast has reunited for a special preview video. Hit the jump to check it out.
It’s time to tune your voice because there’s a new Love Live! TV anime coming and they’re holding open auditions for a lead character for a new TV anime series! A School Voting Project – much like the ones in the past for new groups – will be happening in the next Love Live! Days issue. Hit the jump to learn how to become a new school idol!
Last weekend was the concert celebration of the 9th anniversary of the Love Live! franchise, bringing together three generations of school idol clubs. Oricon News posted a small preview of the event on their YouTube channel for people who were both unable to go, or for those who want to experience the emotions all over again. Hit the jump to check the video out!
Some quick news from the conclusion of the Love Live! 9th anniversary event that was held in Saitama from January 18 - 19, 2020: a new Love Live! series project has been announced. Hit the jump to learn more.
Fall is the season of fading hopes and expectations growing cold, but this week the Fall 2018 Review is keeping our hearts warm with stories of youthful passion (and quantum confusion) with a look at Rascal Does Not Dream of Bunny Girl Senpai, a 2018 TV anime based on the popular teen drama light novel series. Hit the jump to come down with a serious case of "Puberty Syndrome".
Heartfelt confessions don't go according to plan in a new trailer for Ore wo Sukinanoha Omaedake kayo ("Are You Really the Only One Who Likes Me?"), an upcoming TV anime based on the series of romantic comedy light novels written by Rakuda and illustrated by Buriki about a young man whose dreams of teen romance are dashed to pieces when he is confessed to by the "wrong" girl. Hit the jump to learn more.
TV Tokyo is cooking up some fun, because Shinmai Shimai no Futari Gohan ("The Novice Sisters' Meals Together", known in English as Let's have a meal together!), a gourmet manga by Yutaka Hiiragi about a pair of step-sisters bonding over a love of cooking and food, is being adapted into a live-action TV drama that will debut in October of 2019. Hit the jump to learn more.