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    Friday March 5, 2021
  • FEATURE: Food, Family, and Forgiveness in sweetness & lightning

    "Cruising the Crunchy-Catalog" celebrates the upcoming 5th anniversary of an adorable gourmet family comedy

    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.

  • Tuesday October 17, 2017
  • "DAYS" Anime Adaptation Continues With Three More OADs

    Japanese limited edition releases of volumes 26 - 28 of the manga will include original animation DVDs as a bonus

    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.

  • Sunday April 23, 2017
  • Age-Bending Story Concludes in "ReLIFE: Kanketsuhen" OAVs

    4 part "concluding story" series will be released on Bluray and DVD in Japan in March of 2018

    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.

  • Monday October 17, 2016
  • TV Anime "Puzzle & Dragons X" Viewed Over 23 Million Times Worldwide

    Directed by Hajime Kamegaki (Naruto Shippuden films, Lupin the 3rd vs. Detective Conan)

    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.

  • Wednesday October 12, 2016
  • Akiba Souken: Summer 2016 TV Anime Satisfaction Research

    The total number of votes was 16,148

    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!

  • Tuesday September 6, 2016
  • "B-PROJECT" 1st Volume Becomes Top-Selling Anime DVD of The Week

    Takanori Nishikawa (T.M. Revolution) serves as the general producer of the project

    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.

  • "DAYS" Soccer Manga Volumes 21 & 22 Include Original Animation DVDs

    Special edition releases will hit Japan in March of 2017 and May of 2017, respectively

    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.

  • Tuesday August 23, 2016
  • "Sweetness and Lightning" Makes a Good Start for "Animenome" Slot

    Taro Iwasaki (One Week Friends) directs the slice of life series for TMS Entertainment

    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.

  • Tuesday August 16, 2016
  • Kano's TV Anime "Alderamin on the Sky" ED Song MV Previewed

    Nico Nico-born singer's 3rd major single "nameless" hits stores September 7

    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!

  • Saturday August 6, 2016
  • NTT Docomo Research: Summer 2016 TV Anime Latest Popularity Ranking

    The number of total votes was 42,172

    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.

  • Thursday August 4, 2016
  • New Trailer for "planetarian" Film Edition Introduces Theme Song by Lia

    Second edition advance tickets with a clear file will go on sale on August 6

    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!

  • Tuesday August 2, 2016
  • Sumire Uesaka Shows Her Various Charm in New MV "cubic futurismo"

    "This Art Club Has a Problem!" ED song CD will be available tomorrow

    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.

  • Friday July 29, 2016
  • Voice Actor Kenichi Suzumura's "Handa-Kun" ED Song MV Previewed

    13th single "HIDE-AND-SEEK" hits stores August 31

    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!