Tag » august 2018

    Monday August 6, 2018
  • A Place Further Than the Universe Event Heads to Saitama in August

    "A Festival More Fan Than Antarctica" features the main voice cast as guests

    Although the Antarctic adventures of the cast of A Place Further Than the Universe have concluded, the celebrations have just begun, because a special event entitled "A Place Further Than the Universe: A Festival More Fun than Antarctica" is heading to the Saitamashi Bunka Center in Minami Ward, Saitama City, Saitami Prefecture, Japan on August 12, 2018. Hit the jump to learn more.

  • Thursday August 2, 2018
  • GKIDS and Fathom Events Bring Grave of the Fireflies to U.S. Theaters

    Tragic anti-war film directed by Isao Takahata will be screened on August 12, 13, and 15, 2018

    GKIDS and Fathom Events are celebrating the 20th anniversary of Grave of the Fireflies, a landmark animated film directed by Isao Takahata and animated by Studio Ghibli, with a special, limited theatrical release in U.S. theaters on August 12, 13, and 15, 2018. Hit the jump to learn more.

  • Summer Means Science Fiction in Penguin Highway Extended Trailer

    Studio Colorido's first full-length theatrical anime film hits theaters in Japan on August 17, 2018

    Youth and summer meet science fiction strangeness in the extended trailer for Penguin Highway, an upcoming theatrical anime film based on the 2010 novel by Tomihiko Morimi (The Tatami Galaxy, The Eccentric Family) about a young boy's surprising and sentimental adventures. Hit the jump to check it out.

  • Wednesday July 25, 2018
  • Check Out the New Trailer for The Night is Short, Walk On Girl

    GKIDS and Fathom Events team up for limited U.S. screenings of Masaaki Yuasa film on August 21st and 22nd

    New York-based film distributors GKIDS have unveiled a new movie poster and an official trailer for The Night is Short, Walk on Girl, a 2017 theatrical anime film with direction by Masaaki Yuasa and animation production by Science Saru that is based on the novel by Tomihiko Morimi (The Tatami Galaxy). Hit the jump to check them out.

  • Wednesday July 18, 2018
  • Kemono Friends Smart Phone Game Story Gets Mini-Anime Adaptation

    "Welcome to Japari Park" will stream exclusively on TV Tokyo's "animetele" service

    The storyline for the original Kemono Friends smart phone game, which was published from 2015 - 2016 by Nexon, is being adapted into a mini-anime that will stream exclusively on TV Tokyo's "animetele" service beginning on August 12, 2018. Hit the jump to learn more.

  • Monday July 16, 2018
  • Non Non Biyori Vacation Hits the Beach for Marine Day

    Anime theatrical film featuring Okinawa adventures heads to Japanese theaters on August 25, 2018

    July 16, 2018, is the day that Japan celebrates "Marine Day" and gives thanks for everything that the sea provides, and the upcoming theatrical anime film Non Non Biyori Vacation is joining the festivities with a new illustration featuring Renge and company having fun at the beach. Hit the jump to check it out.

  • Friday June 29, 2018
  • The Night is Short, Walk On Girl Hits U.S. Theaters in August of 2018

    GKIDS and Fathom Events bring Masaaki Yuasa's acclaimed animated film to theaters for a special two-night engagement

    New York-based film distributor GKIDS is once again teaming up with Fathom Events to offer anime fans an exciting evening, because on August 21 and 22, 2018, they're sponsoring a special limited U.S. theatrical screening of Masaaki Yuasa and Science Saru's 2017 film, The Night is Short, Walk on Girl. Hit the jump to learn more.

  • Thursday June 28, 2018
  • Okinawa Beckons in Non Non Biyori Vacation Anime Film Trailer

    Latest low-key adventures of Renge and company hit theaters in Japan on August 25, 2018

    A new trailer is now available for Non Non Biyori Vacation, an upcoming theatrical anime film based on the everyday comedy manga by Atto about a group of kids who enjoy pleasant (and sometimes prosaic) lives in a small town in the Japanese countryside. Hit the jump to check it out.

  • Golden Kamuy Perfumes Let You Smell Like Shiraishi

    primaniacs releases a line of 5 character-themed scents in August of 2018

    If you're looking for a scent that will help you answer the call of the wild, then look no further, because fragrance-makers primaniacs is releasing a limited line of 5 character-themed perfumes based on Golden Kamuy, the violent adventure manga by Satoru Noda (and its TV anime adaptation) about rival groups of scoundrels seeking a stolen cache of Ainu gold in early 20th century Hokkaido. Hit the jump to learn more.

  • Check Out the Trailer for The Seven Deadly Sins the Movie: Prisoners of the Sky

    Theatrical anime film based on the fantasy adventure manga by Nakaba Suzuki hits theaters in Japan on August 18, 2018

    A new trailer is now available online for The Seven Deadly Sins the Movie: Prisoners of the Sky, an upcoming theatrical film based on the fantasy adventure manga by Nakaba Suzuki, and in it Meliodas, Elizabeth, and the rest of the gang set out to save an island floating in the sky from a group of wicked marauders. Hit the jump to check it out.

  • Thursday June 21, 2018
  • Learn Unfortunate Facts About Animals in Zannen na Ikimono no Jiten TV Anime

    Entertaining and educational program on NHK E TV is based on a series of children's books by Tadaaki Imaizumi

    Get ready to have your myths and misconceptions about animals dashed to pieces, because Tadaaki Imaizumi's popular series of illustrated children's books, Zannen na Ikimono no Jiten ("The Unfortunate Animal Encyclopedia"), is being adapted into a short form TV anime that will broadcast on NHK E TV in August of 2018. Hit the jump to learn more.

  • Wednesday May 23, 2018
  • "Fujio Rock Festival 2018" Celebrates the Life of the King of Gag Manga

    Two day event at Yebisu Garden Place in Tokyo features live music, rakugo story-telling, and bon dancing

    The year 2018 marks the 10th anniversary of the death of gag manga pioneer Fujio Akatsuka (Osomatsu-kun, Tensai Bakabon), and to celebrate the author's life, an event entitled the "Fujio Rock Festival 2018" which features live music, rakugo storytelling, and bon dancing will be held on August 01 - 02, 2018, at the Yebisu Garden Place venue in Tokyo. Hit the jump to learn more.

  • Monday May 21, 2018
  • More Cast Returns to Wreak Havoc in "Gintama 2" Live-Action Film

    Masami Nagasawa and Masaki Okada kick off a new round of announcements that will continue until May 26, 2018

    Actors Masami Nagasawa and Masaki Okada have been confirmed to reprise their roles as Tae Shimura and Kotaro Katsura, respectively, in Gintama 2, an upcoming live-ation film based on the science fiction / historical samurai / gag manga by Hideaki Sorachi about an Edo era Japan overrun by alien visitors. Hit the jump to learn more.

  • Thursday April 26, 2018
  • Young Lovers Jump for Joy in "Blue Summer" Live-Action Movie Poster

    Adaptation based on summer love story by Atsuko Nanba hits theaters in Japan on August 01, 2018

    The official movie poster has been released for Ao Natsu - Kimi ni Koi Shita 30-nichi ("Blue Summer - The 30 Days I Fell in Love With You"), an upcoming live-action film adaptation based on the manga by Atsuko Nanba about a high school girl whose quest for summer romance hits a bump when she's sent to stay with her grandmother in the countryside. Hit the jump to learn more.

  • Thursday April 19, 2018
  • Pokémon Dance the Night Away at Yokohama's 2018 "Pikachu Outbreak"

    Popular annual event sees some 1500 Electric Type Pokémon descend upon the city from August 10 - 16, 2018

    Head's up, Pokémon trainers! The city of Yokohama is bracing for another invasion of Electric Type Pokémon with the 2018 "Pikachu Outbreak", a week long event in which some 1500 performers clad in Pikachu mascot costumes take over the Minato Mirai district. Hit the jump to learn more.