Good anime can be as comforting as a home-cooked meal, and this week "Cruising the Crunchy-Catalog" is getting in the healing spirit of things with a look back at sweetness & lightning, a gourmet family comedy TV anime from 2016 about a recent widower who learns to cook for the sake of his young daughter. Hit the jump to learn more.
The animated adaptation of DAYS, a soccer manga by Yasuda Tsuyoshi, will continue as a trio of original animation DVDs that will be included as bonus material alongside the Japanese limited edition releases of Volumes 26, 27, and 28 of the DAYS manga. Hit the jump to learn more.
Announced at a special event held on April 23, 2017, at the Kawaguchi Lilia venue in Kawaguchi, Saitama Prefecture, Japan, the story of the ReLIFE anime adaptation will be brought to a conclusion with a 4-part OAV series entitled ReLIFE: Kanketsuhen ("Concluding Story") that will be released on Bluray and DVD in Japan in March of 2018. Hit the jump to learn more.
GungHo Online Entertainment announced today that the ongoing TV anime adaptation of its Nintendo 3DS game Puzzle & Dragons X has been viewed online over 23 million times worldwide as of October 16. The Studio Pierrot-produced TV anime premiered on TV Tokyo in July 2016. Hit the jump for more details.
Akiba Souken, a Japanese news site dedicated to the Akiharara-related pop culture/products, today revealed the result of its online popularity poll for the summer 2016 TV anime. It was conducted on its anime portal site "AniPota" from September 21 to October 9. Check the ranking for the 50 new titles of this summer after the jump!
According to the latest Oricon sales report, the perfect first press limited edition of the first DVD volume of the ongoing TV anime B-PROJECT (B-Project -Kodou*Ambitious-), released on August 31, sold about 8,000 units in its first week, becoming the top-selling anime DVD of the week. Hit the jump for more details.
The special edition releases for Volumes 21 and 22 of DAYS, a sports manga by Tsuyoshi Yasuda, will include original animation DVDs featuring new animated adventures for the Seiseki High School soccer club. Hit the jump to learn more.
The ongoing TV anime adaptation of Gido Amagakure's Amama to Inazuma/Sweetness and Lightning manga has recorded exceptionally high rating for a slice-of-life TV anime in a late-night programming block. It is the first anime series for the "Animenome" broadcast slot launched by five individual companies last month. Hit the jump for more details.
The official YouTube channel of Japanese female singer Kano has posted a full music video for her upcoming 3rd major single "nameless" to be released on September 7. The song has been featured as the ED theme for the TV anime adaptation of Bokuto Uno's fantasy light novel series Alderamin on the Sky. Check her newest clip after the jump!
One month after the previously reported anticipation ranking, the largest Japanese mobile phone operator NTT Docomo today released the result of the current popularity ranking for the new TV anime titles that have premiered in this summer 2016 season. Hit the jump to check how the Japanese fans' opinions have changed after their actual broadcast begin.
Following the streaming of the final fifth episode of the web series last night, the official website for the planetarian anime project has posted a new two-minute trailer for its upcoming feature film edition "Hoshi no Hito" to be released in Japan on September 3. Check the clip after the jump!
King Records has posted a full version music video for anime voice actress Sumire Uesaka's 7th solo single "Koisuru Zukei (cubic futurismo)" on its official YouTube channel. The song has been featured as the ED theme for the TV anime This Art Club Has a Problem!, in which she is also voicing Colette. Check the MV created with over 150 short clips after the jump.
Lantis today posted a short version music video for 41-year-old popular anime voice actor Kenichi Suzumura's upcoming 13th single "HIDE-AND-SEEK" on its official YouTube channel. The song is now featured as the ED theme for the TV anime adaptation of Satsuki Yoshino's Handa-kun comedy manga. Check his new MV after the jump!