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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.