The sound of hands slapping the cold tatami mat floor, and cards wildly flinging through the air is getting louder and louder by the day. After six long years, Chihayafuru is finally getting its third season next week! So to get in the spirit of karuta again, let’s take a look at some more Tokyo based real-world locations from Chihayafuru. How do the show’s locations stack up to their real-life counterparts? Find out after the jump!
The long-awaited third season of Chihayafuru is almost here, and soon we’ll be once again able to follow Chihaya on her path to becoming the queen of karuta. But in order to achieve that goal, she still has a lot of training ahead of her. So in this week’s installment of Anime vs. Real Life, let’s take a look at the real-life place where Chihaya is going to hone her karuta skills. Find out after the jump!
The official website for the upcoming TV anime adaptation of Tasuku Karasuma's sci-fi action manga No Guns Life has started streaming a 30-second new CM to announce its Japanese premiere day of October 10. Check out the latest clip also featuring its OP theme song "MOTOR CITY" by Kenichi Asai after the jump!
"Cruising the Crunchy-Catalog" is closing out the Summer 2018 Revival with a show that's so funny, it's almost criminal: the prequel / spin-off / office comedy Mr. TONEGAWA Middle Management Blues. Hit the jump to learn more about villainous monolithic corporations, faceless men in black, and one tough but inspiring senior manager who tries to keep his head on straight when surrounded on all sides by utter lunacy.
The Fall 2019 anime season looks to be locked-and-loaded, because eight new cast members and the ending theme song performer have been revealed for No Guns Life, an upcoming TV anime based on the hard-boiled science fiction seinen manga by Tasuku Karasuma about a cyborg private eye with a gun for a head. Hit the jump to learn more.
Start your engines! Today marks the 10th anniversary of Redline, a 2009 theatrical anime film with direction by Takeshi Koike and animation production by MADHOUSE, and we're celebrating the occasion with a look back on what makes this science fiction / racing / romance movie such a unique cinematic experience. Hit the jump to learn more.
A new cast member and additional broadcast details have been revealed for Chihayafuru Season 3, the ongoing adaptation of the josei manga by Yuki Suetsugu about a young woman who immerses herself in the world of competitive karuta, a traditional Japanese card game where players compete to claim cards corresponding to excerpts of recited poetry. Hit the jump to learn more.