Order up! This week on "Cruising the Crunchy-Catalog", we're digging in with a summer 2017 TV anime that is one part high-concept fantasy and three parts gourmet food as we check out Restaurant to Another World. Hit the jump to chow down.
Sometimes it seems like the whole world is going bananas, and "Cruising the Crunchy-Catalog" is channeling that same chaotic energy with a look back at the Summer 2017 short-form comedy TV anime, AHO-GIRL. Hit the jump to go fully empty-headed.
It appears that Nora, Princess, and Stray Cat - a 2017 short form TV anime based on the adult visual novel of the same name by Harukaze - has nine lives, because it has been announced that the next phase of the anime adaptation is currently in-development. Hit the jump to learn more.
Soon after the final 24th episode was aired in Japan on December 20, the official website and Twitter for the third TV anime adaptation of Hiroyuki Eto's Mahojin Guru Guru/MAGICAL CIRCLE GURU-GURU gag manga posted a message art from the manga author to send his appreciation to fans. Check out his message after the jump.
According to the reports from the ongoing Tokyo ComiCon 2017, Hiroshi Nagahama, the director of the super hero TV anime series The Reflection co-created by Stan Lee (Spider-Man, X-Men), announced at the stage event that he planned to produce its sequel and details would be officially announced by Lee later. Hit the jump for more details.
Newly-formed five-member girls idol group Wi-Fi-5 has released a four-minute full version music video for their debut song "Hajimari no College" on YouTube. It has been featured as the OP theme for the ongoing TV anime Elegant Yokai Apartment Life since its 14th episode aired on October 2. Watch their first MV performance after the jump!
Following the previous one introduced in July, 32-year-old actress/singer/otaku idol Shoko Nakagawa, aka Shokotan, has posted a new tribute art of Kukuri, the main heroine of Hiroyuki Eto's Mahojin Guru Guru/MAGICAL CIRCLE GURU-GURU gag manga. As reported, she is confirmed to sing the ongoing TV anime's new ED song "Magical Circle."
Following the first cour's "Trip Trip Trip," two-member unit ORESAMA provides their fifth single song "Ryusei Dance Floor" as the OP theme for the second cour of the ongoing TV anime Mahojin Guru Guru/MAGICAL CIRCLE GURU-GURU. Watch the four-minute full music video for the disc music-inspired tune featuring vocalist PON's performance after the jump!
Aniplex today released a key visual for the upcoming second cour of the TV anime adaptation of Kotono Kato's historical fantasy manga Shokoku no Altair/Altair: A Record of Battles. In addition to the main characters who already appeared in the first cour, the visual also introduces a new character Carvajal voiced by Daisuke Hirakawa. Check out more new information after the jump!
The official Japanese website for the ongoing TV anime Youkai Apart no Yuuga na Nichijo/Elegant Yokai Apartment Life today released a 50-second PV for its upcoming second cour introducing its new OP song "Hajimari no College" (The Beginning College) performed by newly-formed five-member girls idol group Wi-Fi-5. Hit the jump for more latest information.
The official Japanese website for the ongoing TV anime Elegant Yokai Apartment Life is today updated with a new key visual for its upcoming second cour to start in October, introducing one of the cour's new characters, Naomi Chiaki voiced by 55-year-old Toshihiko Seki (Duo Maxwell in Mobile Suit Gundam Wing). Hit the jump for more information.
The official Japanese website for the ongoing TV anime adaptation of Tomo Takeuchi's competitive dancing-themed manga Welcome to the Ballroom is today updated with a 5th key visual and also posted a 90-second 6th PV featuring its new OP song "Invisible Sensation" performed by three-member rock band UNISON SQUARE GARDEN. Check out the latest information after the jump!
The official Japanese website for the ongoing new TV anime adaptation of Hiroyuki Eto's Mahojin Guru Guru/MAGICAL CIRCLE GURU-GURU gag manga announced today that 32-year-old actress/singer/otaku idol Shoko Nakagawa, aka Shokotan, will sing the new ED song "Magical Circle" for its upcoming second cour. Check out her joyful comment after the jump.
The official Japanese website for the ongoing TV anime Nanamaru Sanbatsu/Fastest Finger First today announced that the five members of Mrs. Green Apple, the band performing the anime's OP song "On My MiND," will voice anime characters inspired by themselves in the mini bonus part of the upcoming 10th episode to be aired on September 5. Hit the jump for more details.
Lantis has posted a 90-second short version music video for "kaleidoscope," one of the two songs in anison singer ChouCho's upcoming 15th single. The song and "Usubeni no Tsuki" in the single are featured as the theme songs for the feature film Fate/kaleid liner Prisma Illya: Sekka no Chikai to be released in Japan on August 26. Watch her latest MV after the jump!