It's been a good long run, but Tanaka-kun is Always Listless (known as Tanaka-kun wa Itsumo Kedaruge in Japan), a comedy manga by Nozomi Uda about a very low-energy high school boy dedicated to having the most relaxing life possible, is coming to a conclusion with its 140th and final chapter. Hit the jump to learn more.
Laid-Back Camp has concluded, but don't pack up your tent just yet! We've got plenty of slice of life series that provide all the same laughs and wholesome happiness as the girls of OutClub. Hit the jump for our top 10 recommendations for fans of the coziest anime this season!
An integral part of love stories and a source of comedy in slice of life series, the Valentine's Day episode is a celebrated tradition where we bear witness to the anxiety of making or receiving confections and, just maybe, experiencing a love confession or sharing a first kiss. Whether they're defying conventions or just executing on them very well, discover the 10 very good Valentine's Day episodes to prepare for your own big confession, after the jump!
Coming on January 30th, Section23 will be releasing Sentai Filmworks' Tanaka-Kun is Always Listless in standard and premium edition sets. In anticipation, they have announced the dub cast for 2016's Silver Link comedy anime. See who's who after the jump.
In Japan, schools run in trimesters, with summer break running about 20 days from the third week of July through the end of August. So, today is a likely first Monday of summer vacation, making the the perfect date to celebrate (or choose to skip celebrating) the titular hero of Tanaka-kun Is Always Listless. Join in (or don't) after the jump.
Summer time, and the strawberries are in season! The corn is high in the field right next to me, and there’s cotton growing in the field over. It can’t be helped: I live in a highly agricultural center. As a result, I’m SURROUNDED by produce. I half expect that classic B-list horror film, Attack of the Killer Tomatoes, to become a reality. So, I’ve decided to go crazy with my favorite fruit of all time: the Strawberry...Click through to read more!
On October 23rd, Tanaka-kun Is Always Listless' Kensho Ono (Tanaka), Yoshimasa Hosoya (Ohta), Natsumi Takamori (Shiraishi), yaka Suwa (Echizen), Aoi Yuki (Rino), Kazuyuki Okitsu, (Shimura), Yuichi Iguchi (Kato), and opening theme performers Unlimited tone reunite for a stage event at Toyosu PIT. Priority ticket sales are offered with volume 1 (out June 24) and 2 (out July 22nd) of the serie' home vido release. Promoting this, the event's visual has been previewed.
The official Japanese Twitter feed for the TV anime adaptation of Tanaka-kun is Always Listless - based on Nozomi Uda's manga about the world's laziest high school student - has been publishing a series of Tanaka-kun mini-animations with an average running length of about 30 seconds. Hit the jump to check out a baker's dozen of bite-sized episodes of Tanaka-kun is Always Listless.
Three-member Japanese vocal unit Unlimited tone provides the OP song "Utatane Sunshine" for the ongoing TV anime adaptation of Nozomi Uda's Tanaka-kun wa Itsumo Kedaruge/Tanaka-kun is Always Listless web manga. Their record company Lantis has posted a 90-second short music video for the song.
In this week's Aniwords, Isaac takes a closer look at two of the season's slice-of-life comedy anime, Tanaka-kun is Always Listless and Flying Witch, and discusses the similarities he sees between them—as well as why they each work as well as they do. Hit the jump to check out his thoughts!
Crunchyroll's latest spring 2016 anime announcement is Tanaka-kun is Always Listless. The anime adaptation of Nozomi Uda's comedy manga is set to premiere this Saturday, April 9 at 7:00am Pacific Time. Hit the jump for more.
Sentai Filmworks has announced the license of spring's anime adaptation of Tanaka-kun is Always Listless aka Tanaka-kun wa Itsumo Kedaruge. The series was directed by Shinya Kawatsura (Kokoro Connect, Non Non Biyori), with series composition by Akemi Omode (Get Backers, Tales of the Abyss) and character design by Haruko Iizuka (Inu x Boku Secret Service, School-Live!). More after the jump.