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    Monday June 24, 2019
  • CENCOROLL CONNECT Goes Behind-the-Scenes with TV Special

    Much anticipated sequel film by Atsuya Uki hits theaters in Japan on June 29, 2019

    If you've ever felt the urge to see how the sausage gets made when a single person writes, directs, and animates their own movie, then CENCOROLL CONNECT will soon have you covered, because a special TV program will take viewers behind-the-scenes of the making of the compilation film / sequel to the much beloved 2009 animated short film by Atsuya Uki. Hit the jump to learn more.

  • Tuesday May 28, 2019
  • Heroes Resist Darkness in For Whom the Alchemist Exists Movie Poster

    Upcoming adaptation based on smart phone RPG by Fuji&gumi Games hits theaters in Japan on June 14, 2019

    A new poster has been published for For Whom the Alchemist Exists (known in Japan as Tagatame no Alchemist), an upcoming theatrical anime film based on the tactical simulation RPG smart phone game published by Fuji&gumi Games. Hit the jump to check it out.

  • Monday May 27, 2019
  • Survivors Gather in 7SEEDS Netflix Original Anime Trailer

    Adaptation based on science fiction shojo / josei manga by Yumi Tamura hits Netflix on June 28, 2019

    A new trailer introduces the main cast and setting for 7SEEDS, an upcoming Netflix Original Anime based on the long-running science fiction manga by Yumi Tamura about groups of people who awaken from cryogenic stasis to realize that they are all that is left of humanity after a cataclysmic meteorite impact. Hit the jump to check it out.

  • Friday May 24, 2019
  • Teens Undergo Strange Mutations in CENCOROLL CONNECT Teaser

    Highly-anticipated compilation / sequel film by Atsuya Uki hits theaters in Japan on June 29, 2019

    Adolescence is a time of growth and personal transformation, and that idea takes on a more literal meaning in the new teaser trailer for CENCOROLL CONNECT, a much-anticipated compilation / sequel film to the 2009 animated short film about monsters, mayhem, and other teenage troubles. Hit the jump to check it out.

  • Tuesday May 21, 2019
  • Netflix Original Anime Aggretsuko Returns for Another Round in June

    New season features new headaches for Sanrio's adorable red panda office lady / death metal karaoke character

    Starting in June of 2019, everyone's favorite red panda over-worked office lady / death metal karaoke enthusiast is back in the second season of Aggretsuko, a Netflix original anime based on the working life of Sanrio's popular mascot character, and this time Retsuko has new challenges to contend with: a new junior at her company as well as her own overbearing mother. Hit the jump to learn more.

  • Wednesday May 15, 2019
  • Teenage Angst Ramps Up in Rascal Does Not Dream of a Dreaming Girl Anime Film Trailer

    Movie adapting volumes 6 - 7 of the "Seishun Buta Yarou" series hits theaters in Japan on June 15, 2019

    A dramatic new trailer has been published for Seishun Buta Yarou wa Yumemiru Shoujo no Yume o Minai ("Rascal Does Not Dream of a Dreaming Girl"), an upcoming theatrical anime film adapting the 6th and 7th books of Seishun Buta Yarou, a series of novels written by Hajime Kamoshida and illustrated by Keeji Mizoguchi about the awkwardness of youth. Hit the jump to learn more.

  • Sunday May 12, 2019
  • Samurai Shodown Showcases French Fencer in Charlotte Character PV

    Latest entry in SNK's samurai-themed weapon-based fighting game hits PS4 and Xbox One in June of 2019

    Samurai Shodown (known as Samurai Spirits in Japan), the latest entry in SNK's long-running series of weapon-based fighting games with a samurai setting and theme, has released a new trailer highlighting another one of their cast of worldly warriors: the French noblewoman and knight errant, Charlotte. Hit the jump to check it out.

  • Thursday May 9, 2019
  • Video Games Bring a Family Together in Final Fantasy XIV: Dad of Light the Movie

    Touching story inspired by true life events was previously adapted into a 2017 TV drama

    Massively multiplayer online role-playing games can be a great opportunity for estranged fathers and sons to get to know one another, or at least that's the premise of Final Fantasy XIV: Dad of Light the Movie, an upcoming live-action film based on the true life events that also inspired a 2017 TV drama adaptation. Hit the jump to learn more.

  • Wednesday May 8, 2019
  • Post-Apocalyptic Anime 7SEEDS is Back On Track for June 2019 Release

    Adaptation based on science fiction shojo / josei manga by Yumi Tamura hits Netflix on June 28, 2019

    After a production snag delayed its initial release from April 2019 until June 2019, 7SEEDS, an anime adaptation based on the post-apocalyptic shojo / josei manga by Yumi Tamura about groups of young people attempting to rebuild human civilization after a cataclysmic meteorite impact, is back on track with a new release date. Hit the jump to learn more.

  • Sunday May 5, 2019
  • Kunoichi Has Killer Moves in Samurai Shodown Shiki Character Trailer

    Latest entry in SNK's long-running sword-slashing fighting games hits PS4 and Xbox One in June of 2019

    Shiki, an amnesiac lady ninja with a provocative fighting style, dances with death in a new character trailer for Samurai Shodown (known as Samurai Spirits in Japan), the latest entry in SNK's long-running series of samurai-themed weapon-based fighting games. Hit the jump to check it out.

  • Saturday April 20, 2019
  • Kill la Kill Complete Soundtrack Hits Japanese Music Stores in June

    3 disc CD set contains 46 tracks and coincides with the new Japanese Bluray box release

    Trigger's outrageous 2013 TV anime Kill la Kill has always had an awesome soundtrack, and now the series is getting a definitive music collection with the Kill la Kill: Complete Soundtrack, a special 3 disc album that will be released in Japan in June of 2019 to coincide with the release of a new Japanese Bluray box set for the series. Hit the jump to learn more.

  • Tuesday April 16, 2019
  • Ride Your Wave and More Compete at AIAFF 2019

    Multiple Japanese films featured in prestigious event held from June 15 - 20 in Annecy, Paris, France

    The 2019 Annecy International Animation Film Festival (AIAFF 2019 for short) has announce its full slate of films for screening and competition, and since Japan is the "Country of honors" for the festival this year, the slate includes some eight Japanese works in four different categories, including Masaaki Yuasa's Ride Your Wave competing for the Cristal (grand prix) in the Feature Film category. Hit the jump to learn more.

  • Friday April 12, 2019
  • "For Whom the Alchemist Exists" Theatrical Anime Film Reveals Theme Song Performer

    Huwie Ishizaki performs both official theme song and ending song for upcoming smart phone game to movie adaptation

    The theme song performer has been revealed for For Whom the Alchemist Exists (known in Japan as Tagatame no Alchemist), an upcoming theatrical anime film based on the tactical simulation RPG smart phone game published by Fuji&gumi Games. Hit the jump to learn more.

  • Saturday March 23, 2019
  • Rascal Does Not Dream of a Comfy Kigurumi in New Key Visual for "Aobuta" Anime Film

    Movie adaptation the 6th and 7th novels of the "Seishun Buta Yaro" series hits Japanese theaters in June of 2019

    Just in time for Anime Japan 2019, a new key visual has been revealed for Seishun Buta Yarou wa Yumemiru Shoujo no Yume o Minai ("Rascal Does Not Dream of a Dreaming Girl"), an upcoming theatrical anime film that adapts the sixth and seventh volumes of Seishun Buta Yarou, a light novel series written by Hajime Kamoshida and illustrated by Keeji Mizoguchi about the weirdness of being a teen. Hit the jump to learn more.