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    Wednesday May 3, 2017
  • Five More Retainers Join the Cast of "Ninja Girl & Samurai Master"

    2nd season of TV anime based on historical gag manga by Naoki Shigeno is currently airing in Japan

    A quintet of additional voice actors have joined the cast of Ninja Girl & Samurai Master, an on-going TV anime adaptation based on the historical gag manga by Naoki Shigeno about a clumsy ninja girl trying to help Oda Nobunaga in his quest to conquer feudal Japan. Hit the jump to learn more.

  • Tuesday April 4, 2017
  • "Yuri!!! On ICE" Dominates Japan's Weekly Blu-ray Sales Chart for Three Consecutive Volumes

    Next 5th volume will be available on April 28

    According to the latest Oricon sales report, the 7,560-yen (about 68 US dollars) fourth Blu-ray volume of the Yuri!!! On ICE TV anime, released on March 31, sold a very good 33,000 units in its first week, becoming the top-selling Blu-ray disc of the week in Japan. Hit the jump for more details.

  • Friday March 24, 2017
  • "Ninja Girl & Samurai Master" 2nd Season Key Visual Posted for April 7 Premiere

    Original stickers will be distributed at Anime Japan 2017 this weekend

    The official Japanese website for the TV anime adaptation of Naoki Shigeno's four-panel historical comedy manga Nobunaga no Shinobi/Ninja Girl & Samurai Master announced today that its second season "Ise, Kanegasaki-hen" is set to premiere on Tokyo MX on April 7 and on TV Aichi on the following day. Check out a key visual for the new season after the jump!

  • Tuesday February 28, 2017
  • "Yuri!!! On ICE" Again Dominates Japan's Weekly Blu-ray Sales Chart

    The third DVD also becomes the top-selling anime disc of the week

    According to the latest Oricon sales report, the 7,560-yen (about 67 US dollars) third Blu-ray volume of the Yuri!!! On ICE TV anime sold a very good 33,000 units in its first week, becoming the second weekly top-selling Blu-ray disc in the franchise, following the second disc released in early February. Hit the jump for more details.

  • Thursday February 16, 2017
  • Check Updated Version "Brave Witches" OP Movie for DVD/Blu-ray

    First disc with the TV anime's first two episodes will be available on February 24

    To promote the upcoming DVD/Blu-ray release, Kadokawa's official anime YouTube channel has posted a creditless updated version OP movie of the Brave Witches TV anime. The biggest change is the flying battle scene in the last half, which was originally drawn in full CG, but now it looks more natural, especially the characters' faces. Check the clip after the jump!

  • Wednesday February 15, 2017
  • "Uta no Prince-sama Maji Love Legend Star" 2nd Volume Dominates Japan's Blu-ray Sales Chart

    "Osomatsu-san" stage play becomes the top-selling DVD of the week

    According to the newest Oricon sales report, the second Blu-ray volume of the Uta no Prince-sama TV anime series' latest fourth season, Maji Love Legend Star, sold a very good 24,000 units in its first week, becoming the top-selling Blu-ray disc of the week (February 6-11) in all genre in Japan as with the first volume released last month. Hit the jump for more details.

  • Tuesday January 31, 2017
  • "Yuri!!! On ICE" 2nd Volume Dominates Japan's Weekly Blu-ray Sales Chart with 36,000 Units

    3rd volume is set to be released on February 24

    According to the latest Oricon sales report, the second Blu-ray volume of the Yuri!!! On ICE sold an impressive 36,000 units in its first week, which was 1,000 units more than the first volume's first week sales. For the first time in the franchise, the disc took the first place in Oricon's weekly overall Blu-ray sales ranking. Hit the jump for more details.

  • Wednesday January 18, 2017
  • "Uta no Prince-sama Maji Love Legend Star" 1st Volume Becomes Top-Selling Blu-ray of The Week

    TV anime 4th season is now also available on Crunchyroll

    According to the newest Oricon sales report, the first Blu-ray volume of the Uta no Prince-sama TV anime series' latest fourth season, Maji Love Legend Star, sold an impressive 28,000 units in its first week, becoming the top-selling Blu-ray disc of the week (January 9-15) in all genre in Japan. Hit the jump for more details.

  • Thursday January 12, 2017
  • Akiba Souken: Fall 2016 TV Anime Satisfaction Ranking Top 20

    The total number of votes was 15,608

    Akiba Souken, a Japanese news site dedicated to the Akiharara-related pop culture/products, today reported the result of its online popularity poll for the TV anime titles that were premiered in September and October 2016. Check another ranking for the fall 2016 TV anime after the jump.

  • Thursday January 5, 2017
  • "Yuri!!! On ICE" Blu-ray 1st Volume Sells 35,000 Units, Topping Anime Sales Chart

    2nd volume is set to be released on January 27

    According to the latest Oricon sales report, the first Blu-ray volume of the Yuri!!! On ICE TV anime sold 35,000 units in its first week, becoming the top-selling anime Blu-ray of the week. The 7,560-yen (about 65 US dollars) disc containing the anime's first two episodes was released in Japan on December 30, 2016. Hit the jump for more details.

  • Saturday December 31, 2016
  • FEATURE: Anime vs. Real Life – Fall Season Roundup

    Check out the real-world locations of Flip Flappers, WWW.WAGNARIA!!, and more!

    The fall anime season is finally wrapping up and the winter season is about to begin – but before that happens, I’d still like to take a quick look back at all the shows I watched, but did not cover in my column this season. Get a glimpse of some of the real-world locations of shows like Flip Flappers, Bungo Stray Dogs, Poco’s Udon World, and many more after the jump! 

  • Wednesday December 28, 2016
  • "Brave Witches" Unaired 13th Episode to Get Theatrical Screening in 2017

    The story is set between the 7th and 8th episodes

    After the broadcast of its 12th episode last night, the official Japanese website for the TV anime Brave Witches announced its unaired 13th episode "Petersburg Grand Strategy" will be included in the upcoming 7th DVD/Blu-ray to be released on August 25, 2017, and will also get theatrical screenings next year. Check the key visual after the jump.

  • Tuesday December 27, 2016
  • "Uta no Prince-sama" Newest Insert Song Dominates Japan's Weekly CD Sales Chart

    Becoming the first weekly No.1 single in the franchise

    According to the latest Oricon report, "God's S.T.A.R.," an insert song CD from the Uta no Prince-sama Maji Love Legend Star TV anime released on December 21, sold an impressive 108,000 copies in its first week, becoming the top-selling CD single of the week in Japan. Hit the jump for more details.

  • Wednesday December 21, 2016
  • KADOKAWA ASCII Research Laboratories Reports Most Tweeted Fall 2016 TV Anime Top 10

    "Yuri!!! On ICE" has doubled the number of tweets in two months

    KADOKAWA ASCII Research Laboratories has released its third report on the most tweeted TV anime titles during this fall 2016 season, based on the numbers gathered between November 24 and December 14. The first survey was conducted between September 23 and October 23, and the second was between October 24 and November 23. Check how the trend has been changed after the jump.