It's Halloween season and the Fall 2018 Review is getting spooky with a subject matter that's sure to send chills down the spines of even the bravest anime fans: the prospect of working retail! Join us as "Cruising the Crunchy-Catalog" looks back at Skull-face Bookseller Honda-san, a 2018 TV anime about a skeleton working the comic book section of a busy Japanese bookstore, and hit the jump to learn the true terrors of the "SPECIAL YAOI BOOK"!
Even ghosts are welcome at Okko's Inn, a 2018 anime theatrical film that will receive special U.S. screenings on April 22nd and 23rd thanks to GKIDS and Fathom Events, and now a pair of new movie trailers (one English subtitled, the other English dubbed) have been published to promote the film. Hit the jump to check them out.
Pony Canyon's official anime YouTube channel has started streaming a two-minute PV for the forthcoming DVD/Blu-ray "UNION MUSIC VIDEO/Making of UNION" to be released on March 20, including OxT's performance of the TV anime SSSS.GRIDMAN's OP song "UNION" and its behind-the-scenes. Learn more about the special disc after the jump!
Japan's largest mobile phone operator NTT Docomo announced today that three new anime episodes based on Fumi Ayamiya's fantasy comedy manga Otona no Bouguya-san/Armor Shop for Ladies & Gentlemen will be steamed exclusively on its streaming service dAnime Store in March and that popular voice actress Yui Ogura newly join the voice cast. Hit the jump for more information.
In the latest video message, the TV anime Anima Yell!!'s five main voice actresses: Yuka Ozaki, Yuina Yamada, Mikako Izawa, Tomori Kusunoki, and Haruka Shiraishi announced that they will show their cheerleading performance at the upcoming special event to be held in Tokyo on April 14, and now practicing hard for it. Hit the jump for more details.
Following her 13th single song "Gravitation," 31-year-old anison singer Maon Kurosaki has provided her 14th single song "ROAR" as the second OP theme song for the TV anime third season of the A Certain Magical Index series since its 18th episode aired in Japan last Friday. Check out her new MVs after the jump!
A new English language teaser trailer has been released for Okko's Inn, a 2018 theatrical anime film about an apprentice innkeeper dealing with ghostly guests that will receive a limited, two-day screening in some 500 U.S. cinemas in April of 2019 thanks to Fathom Events and GKIDS. Hit the jump to check it out.
GKIDS and Fathom Events are teaming up once again for two days of screenings of the 2018 theatrical anime film, Okko's Inn (known as Wakaokami wa Shogakusei! in Japan), at some 500 select U.S. cinemas on April 22 & 23, 2019. Hit the jump to learn more.
Following the first OP "Nameless Story," voice actor Takuma Terashima's "Megurumono" has been used as the second OP theme for the TV anime That Time I Got Reincarnated as a Slime since its 15th episode. Lantis' official YouTube channel has started streaming a 100-second music video for the song to promote its release on February 27.
In addition to "Onaji Sora no Shita de" (Under The Same Sky) last week, the official YouTube channel for voice actress Yuka Iguchi has posted a short version music video for her 11th single song "Owaranai Uta" (The Never-Ending Song), the second ED theme for the ongoing TV anime A Certain Magical Index III, in which she has also voiced its main heroine Index. Check out her new MV after the jump!
Voice actor Takahiro Sakurai has joined the cast of That Time I Got Reincarnated as a Slime, an ongoing TV anime that adapts the series of popular fantasy light novels written by by Fuse and illustrated by Mitz Vah about an ordinary salaryman who finds himself reincarnated in a magical world as a humble slime. Hit the jump to learn more.
Even ghosts and spirits deserve hospitality, or at least that's the premise of the new English language teaser trailer for Okko's Inn (known in Japan as Wakaokami wa Shogakusei!), a 2018 theatrical anime film that will soon receive a limited U.S. theatrical release thanks to GKIDS. Hit the jump to check it out.
Japanese pop and subculture goods store chain Village Vanguard's official online store has started accepting pre-orders for two-size cushions inspired by Rimuru Tempest, the protagonist of the That Time I Got Reincarnated as a Slime TV anime series in his Slime form for release in late April of 2019. Check out details of the super cute items after the jump!
Lantis' official YouTube channel has started streaming a four-minute full music video for voice actress/singer Azusa Tadokoro's forthcoming eighth single song "Little Soldier." The song has been featured as the second ED theme for the TV anime That Time I Got Reincarnated as a Slime since its latest 14th episode aired in Japan last night. Check out her brand new MV after the jump!