Tag » january 2018

    Saturday September 8, 2018
  • Secret Society BLANKET Strikes Again for Laid-Back Camp Live Event

    Special event will be live-streamed to Japanese theaters on October 07, 2018

    Fans who wish to enjoy the great outdoors alongside Secret Society BLANKET will soon have another opportunity to do so, because TV anime Laid-Back Camp is holding a special live event entitled the "Laid-Back Camp Secret Society BLANKET Enrollment Information Session" that will also be streamed to select theaters in Japan on October 07, 2018. Hit the jump to learn more.

  • Friday August 17, 2018
  • Romance of the Reptile Kingdom: The Lizard Love Story of Overlord Explained

    Sometimes an isekai light novel to anime adaptation needs a little help from its scaly friends...

    Overlord is supposed to be an "isekai" story about a nerdy salaryman taking on the persona of an all-powerful undead ruler when he ends up trapped in a fantasy world resembling his favorite MMORPG, so why exactly did the second season dedicate some five episodes to the struggles of a lowly tribe of Lizard Men? Why indeed? Hit the jump to join us as we examine the narrative reasons behind this scaly diversion.

  • Wednesday May 16, 2018
  • MYTH&ROID and OxT Return for "Overlord III" OP / ED Themes

    MADHOUSE's adaptation of dark fantasy light novel series continues in July of 2018

    Musical groups MYTH&ROID and OxT are reprising their roles as the opening and ending theme performers for Overlord III, the continuing TV anime adaptation based on the dark fantasy novels written by Kugane Maruyama and illustrated by so-bin about an ordinary MMORPG player who takes on the role of a supremely powerful undead sorcerer when he finds himself trapped in a world similar to his favorite video game. Hit the jump to learn more.

  • Wednesday April 11, 2018
  • "Laid-Back Camp" Inspires Winter Camping Boom in Japan

    Locations in Yamanashi Prefecture report increased tourism from anime fans visiting "sacred sites"

    Art imitates life, as the saying goes, and thanks to the success of the TV anime adaptation of Laid-Back Camp, camp-sites in Yamanashi and Kanagawa Prefectures in Japan are reporting busier-than-average winter seasons as a result of anime fans seeking to experience the "sacred sites" of the series. Hit the jump to learn more.

  • Saturday April 7, 2018
  • "Laid-Back Camp" Teams Up with Fuji-Q Highland for Collaboration Campaign

    Promotion between relaxing camp-life TV anime and amusement park in Yamanashi runs from April 28 - May 27, 2018

    Although the TV anime adaptation of Afro's relaxing camp-life manga, Laid-Back Camp, has concluded its run, the outdoor adventures of Nadeshiko, Rin, and the rest will continue with a collaboration campaign between Laid-Back Camp and Fuji-Q Highland, an amusement park located in Fujiyoshida, Yamanashi Prefecture, Japan. Hit the jump to learn more.

  • Friday April 6, 2018
  • The Matsuno Brothers Become Tezuka Characters for "Tezuka Osomatsu-san" Collaboration

    What began as an April Fool's Day gag is now the inspirational for a line of character goods

    What began as an April Fool's Day gag has turned into a full-fledged collaboration with "Tezuka Osomatsu-san", a mash-up that features original artwork and character goods of the Matsuno siblings from Mr. Osomatsu dressed as characters from six of Osamu Tezuka's most famous manga. Hit the jump to learn more.

  • Thursday March 1, 2018
  • "GARO -VANISHING LINE-" Episode 20 Features a "Fullmetal Alchemist" Role Reunion

    Romi Park takes on an additional role as Martin Hennes, the elder brother of Rie Kugimiya's character, Sophie

    Fans of Fullmetal Alchemist are in for a treat, because Episode 20: "UTOPIA" of GARO -VANISHING LINE- will feature an informal "role reunion" as Romi Park and Rie Kugimiya once again play a pair of siblings in a fantastical setting. Hit the jump to learn more.

  • Sunday February 11, 2018
  • Three Magical Girls Join the Games in "Maerchen Maedchen" TV Anime

    Magical girl TV anime based on light novels by Tomohiro Matsu and StoryWorks is currently airing in Japan

    Three more magical girls have joined the cast of Maerchen Maedchen, a currently airing TV anime based on the series of light novels developed by Tomohiro Matsu and StoryWorks (with illustrations by Kantoko) about a young girl who begins training to wield magic after a fateful encounter with an enchanted book. Hit the jump to learn more.

  • Friday February 9, 2018
  • "Overlord II" Conquers Kingdom Arc with New Key Visual & Cast

    TV anime adaptation based on dark fantasy light novel series is currently streaming on Crunchyroll

    Dark fantasy TV anime Overlord II is gearing up to enter a new story-line entitled the "Kingdom Arc" beginning with Episode 06 on February 13, 2018, and to promote this transition the official web site for the series has revealed a new key visual and three new cast additions. Hit the jump to learn more.

  • Saturday February 3, 2018
  • "A Place Further Than the Universe" Adds 6 More Antarctic Adventurers

    Original TV anime about high school girls on a voyage of discovery to Antarctica is currently streaming on Crunchyroll

    A Place Further Than the Universe is about to embark on its Antarctic adventure, and the original TV anime has announced 6 more voice actors have joined the series as members of the observation and research teams. Hit the jump to learn more.

  • Tuesday January 23, 2018
  • Voice Actress Kana Hanazawa Guest Stars in Train-based TV Drama

    Hanazawa appears in the 3rd episode of "Nagoya-yuki Saishuu Ressha 2018" which broadcasts on January 29, 2018

    On January 29, 2018, voice actress Kana Hanazawa is branching out with a guest appearance on Nagoya-yuki Saishuu Ressha 2018 ("Last Train to Nagoya 2018"), a live-action TV drama about the daily lives and tiny adventures of people who travel on a private railway that runs between Gifu Prefecture and Aichi Prefecture. Hit the jump to learn more.

  • Friday January 12, 2018
  • Cosplay Conquers All in "Oh My Jump! Shonen Jump Saves the World" TV Drama

    New series about adults sharing a passion for "Weekly Shōnen Jump" heroes heads to TV Tokyo on January 12, 2018

    You're never too old to be a hero, or at least that's the premise of Oh My Jump! Shonen Jump Saves the World, a new live-action TV drama about adults who meet in a secret club where they can live out their fantasies of being the heroes of famous Weekly Shōnen Jump titles such as Naruto, One Piece, Saint Seiya, and Fist of the North Star. Hit the jump (pun intended) for more.

  • Wednesday January 10, 2018
  • Robots and Romance Run Rampant in "BEATLESS" TV Anime Trailer

    TV anime based on science fiction novel series by Satoshi Hase hits Japanese TV and Amazon Prime on January 12th

    A new trailer is now available for BEATLESS, an upcoming TV anime based on the series of science fiction novels written by Satoshi Hase and illustrated by Redjuice about a futuristic society run by artificial intelligences that have surpassed the understanding of their human creators. Hit the jump to learn more.

  • "Overlord: Ple Ple Pleiades" Returns for More Dark Fantasy Cuteness

    Spin-off series featuring humorous chibi character designs will be available on Youtube for a limited time only

    Dark fantasy TV anime Overlord is back for a new season of wicked schemes and conquest, and so is its accompanying humorous spin-off, Ple-Ple-Pleiades, a short-form comedy featuring cute chibi character designs for Ainz Ooal Gown and the rest of the guardians of the Tomb of Nazarick. Hit the jump to check it out.

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