The Sengan-en and Shoko Shuseikan Museum located in Kagoshima City, Japan has announced a unique and once in a lifetime event that ties together the original artwork found in Kouta Hirano's DRIFTERS historical fiction action manga with a comprehensive tour of the home and grounds that once belonged to the lords of the feudal Shimadzu clan featured in the story. Read on for the details.
Whether you're starting life in a new world or simply enjoying the blessings of this wonderful world with your smart phone, if you're an anime fan you've probably heard the term "isekai" kicked around a lot recently, but what does "isekai" really mean, and what are some of its defining features? Hit the jump to tune in to an episode from the first season of Anime Academy — an educational YouTube series produced by Crunchyroll — to find out all this and more.
Isekai are terrifying worlds populated by mighty magic and terrifying monsters, but which poses the greatest threat? In an all-out battle of the multipvers, who would actually emerge victorious? I've watched a lot of isekai anime during my precious time in this world and believe I have discovered the truth. Hit the jump to find out which world is the mightiest!
Much has been made of Golden Kamuy's use of Meiji Era Hokkaido as a rich setting for the treasure hunting action, but the historical references in the series keep multiplying. Need a breakdown of all of the players, including the Shinsengumi and 7th Division, in the hunt for stolen Ainu gold? Hit the jump for more detail on our friends and foes in this action-packed extravaganza!
The anime adaptation of Kouta Hirano's historical figures versus fantasy Drifters will be returning in an episodes 13 and 14 Blu-ray, scheduled for December 23rd. The OVA will add banker/trader Bunzelmachine Shylock the 8th, voiced by Tomoaki Maeno. A new drama CD is being prepared for the limited edition release. Get a look after the jump.
Take note English-language Drifters fans. You're about to catch up with the Japanese collections of Kouta Hirano's historical warriors meets epic fantasy manga. We got volume 4 this August (after an October 2014 released in Japan). Coming on December 20th, it's volume 5 (out in Japan in June 2018). With the release out this week, Dark Horse has offered an early look at the series' latest installment. Check it out after the jump.