NBCUniversal Entertainment Japan's official anime/music YouTube channel has posted a short version music video for 30-year-old anison singer Maon Kurosaki's upcoming 13th single song "Gravitation" to be released on November 21, 2018. The song is now used as the OP theme for the TV anime third season of the A Certain Magical Index series. Check out her latest rock tune after the jump!
The cat is out of the bag: a new poster and a 30 second teaser trailer have been revealed for Neko Kikaku ("Cat Plan"), an upcoming animated short film trilogy that spoofs the conventions of tokusatsu and super hero films with a cast of cats that speak in Nagoya dialect. Hit the jump to learn more.
One month has passed since the fall 2018 season began, and most of Japanese viewers have seemingly already chosen their favorite anime to keep watching. The largest Japanese mobile phone operator NTT Docomo today announced the popularity ranking for the 49 TV anime titles that premiered in this season. Check out Japanese fans' choices after the jump!
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In a clever mash-up of two series that are both animated by DLE, the cast of Eagle Talon visits the workplace of everybody's favorite beleaguered skeleton bookstore clerk, Skull-Face Bookseller Honda-san. Hit the jump to check it out.
Following the digital release on October 8, the official YouTube channel for 31-year-old singer LiSA has started streaming a 90-second music video for her latest song "ADAMAS." The rock tune is now featured as the OP theme for the TV anime Sword Art Online Alicization. This is her fifth theme song work for the Sword Art Online anime franchise. Check out her coolness in the clip after the jump!
The official Twitter for the ongoing TV anime Akanesasu Shojo/The Girl in Twilight has posted a new key visual featuring its protagonist girl Asuka Tsuchimiya newly drawn by original character designer Masakazu Katsura. He is best known for his internationally popular manga series Video Girl, DNA², I''s, and his character design works for the Tiger & Bunny anime series. Check out his latest art after the jump.
Four more cast members have joined the ranks of That Time I Got Reincarnated as a Slime, an ongoing TV anime based on the series of isekai fantasy light novels written by Fuse and illustrated by Mitz Vah about an ordinary salaryman who is accidentally reincarnated in a magical world with the body of a lowly slime monster. Hit the jump to learn more.
On its CD release day in Japan, Lantis' official YouTube channel started streaming a five-minute full version music video for 36-year-old anison singer Sayaka Sasaki's latest 15th single song "SCARLET MASTER." The upbeat tune is now featured as the OP theme for the TV anime SENRAN KAGURA SHINOVI MASTER. Check out her new stylish video after the jump!
The official YouTube channel for anime voice actress/singer Yuka Iguchi has posted a two-minute music video for her forthcoming 10th single song "Kakumei Zenya" (The night before the revolution), the ED theme for the ongoing third season of the A Certain Magical IndexTV anime series. She has also voiced the anime's main heroine Index for ten tears since its first season in 2008. Check out her dramatic song after the jump!
Aniplex's direct management select shop Aniplex+ has started accepting pre-orders for its new exclusive 1/7 scale figure of Mai Sakurajima in her bunny girl costume. She is the main heroine of the fall 2018 TV anime Rascal Does Not Dream of Bunny Girl Senpai, and the 255 mm-tall figure is inspired by the anime's wondrous main visual. Check out the details of the cute item after the jump!
The official website for singer-songwriter Nagi Yanagi has posted a 90-second music video for her 19th single "Mimei no Kimi to Hakumei no Mahou" (You in dawn and Magic in twilight). The song, written/composed by herself, is now used as the ED theme for the fall 2018 TV anime Iroduku: The World in Colors. Feel her lyrical world after the jump.