It must have been one of the best birthday presents she could have ever received. According to Oricon's daily album chart, "LoveLive! Sunshine!! Sakurauchi Riko First Solo Concert Album ~Pianoforte Monologue~" sold 5,274 units on its first day of release to become the top-selling album of the day in Japan. It beat TWICE's third best album "#TWICE3," which had dominated the chart for three consecutive days. Hit the jump for more details.
We've got a pretty nice season lined up this season with new Attack on Titan, My Hero Academia and Berserk. Impressive, but it remains to be seen if spring 2017 will be remembered as being as impressive as spring 2007. From classics like Gurren Lagann, to hits like Darker Than Black, to critical favorties like Moribito and Dennou Coil to hidden gems like Skull Man. Take a look back at what '07 had to offer after the jump.
My Hero Academia 2, Berserk 2, Eccentric Family 2, a Danmachi spin-off, another Rage a Bahamut, Natsume's Book of Friends 6... oh, and the new season of Attack on Titan. There's a new chart that lays out what it's store for spring 2017. Check it out after the jump.
If you're planning on spending the winter months inside watching anime rather than braving the elements, plenty of returning favorites have been lined up to keep you company. There are some new adaptations in mix, like the anticipated Youjo Senki, Granblue Fantasy and Chaos;Child, plus some originals like Hand Shakers and Seiren, but with Blue Exorcist, Little Witch Academia, Yowapeda and KonoSuba, it's probably the sequels that will command much of the attention.
There are definitely anticipated, new manga adaptations next season (March Comes in Like a Lion, Drifters), and definitely originals coming (Izetta, ClassicaLoid). That said, with more Iron-Blooded Orphans, more Haikyuu!!, more Strike Witches, Mysterious Joker 4, Natsume's Book of Friends 5, and Teekyuu 8, it's definitely a season of sequels and follow-ups. Survey it all with the latest chart after the jump.
Summer 2016 is a season full of notable returns. Food Wars! is back. There's a new Love Live! 10 years after the debut of its initial anime, D.Gray Man is back. And, there's the big one, Berserk! Get the details in the latest version of the season chart after the jump.
A bit of advice: Spend this weekend clearing out your anime backlog. And maybe next weekend. That's because spring 2016 looks packed. Jojo's back. Sailor Moon is back. There's multiple Trigger productions. There's a new anime from the Attack on Titan team. There's new manga and light novel adaptations. Get a look after the jump.
As the holidays wrap up, it's time for anime fans to start planning out what to watch in 2016's inaugural season. Winter '16 has the makings of an interesting one, with some continuations of high profile series (Durarara!!, Assassination Classroom, Shirayuki-Hime), but also some noteworthy original material, mystery novel adaptations, and simply strange concepts. Get a chart of what to expect after the jump.
TV anime has a slate of new light new novel and manga adaptations, sequels, and of course, originals to close out 2015. Get a look at what the fall quarter has to offer in the latest anime chart after the jump.
Anime's summer 2015 season should be an interesting one. For otaku, there's a lot of bishoujo favorites as well as some anticipated light novel adaptations. Then, you can't get any more mainstream than the return of Dragon Ball to TV anime! As the schedule has shaken out, there's a new chart of when to find out. Get a look after the jump.
Anime's summer 2015 season should be an interesting one. For otaku, there's a lot of bishoujo favorites as well as some anticipated light novel adaptations. Then, you can't get any more mainstream than the return of Dragon Ball to TV anime! Check out the version 1.0 outline of what's in store after the jump.
Winter 2015 is here and a couple of tools have been compiled to help plan out your viewing schedule. While a new update has been committed to the seasonal chart, half-an-hour of the season's previews have been edited together. Check these out after the jump.
Winter 2015 is getting quite a reputation as a stacked season of anime. It's almost hard to keep track of all the notables with anticipated returns of the likes of Durarara!!, Aldnoah.Zero, Jojo's Bizarre Adventure and Tokyo Ghoul, new adaptations of Assassination Classroom and Junketsu no Maria and originals like WIT's Rolling Girls. Check out the early chart after the jump.
While it doesn't have all the start dates announced over the last week, the 2.0 version of the fall anime chart is a great visualization of what coming up in a season filled with returning favorites. See what's on tap after the jump.
A diverse range of highly anticipated anime is on the doorstep with new Fairy Tail, JoJo's, Mushishi and Dragon Ball Z Kai, along with sports anime from Haikyuu!! to Ping Pong, adaptations like Mekaku City Actors and originals like Captain Earth coming this spring. Get a look at the chart after the jump.