The main cast has been revealed for Ultraman Taiga, an upcoming live-action tokusatsu TV series and the latest entry in Tsuburaya Productions' long-running "Ultra Series", which focuses on superhuman beings defending the Earth from incursions by aliens and monsters. Hit the jump to learn more.
Ghost stories are a summer tradition in Japan, and short form horror anime series Yamishibai: Japanese Ghost Stories has been confirmed to return to TV Tokyo for a seventh season in July of 2019. Hit the jump to learn more.
Fans of all things hot and steam (in the literal sense) are in for a treat in July of 2019, because Sadou, a semi-autobiographical manga by Katsuki Tanaka about learning to love the experience of visiting saunas, is being adapted into a live-action TV drama that will broadcast on TV Tokyo. Hit the jump to learn more.
Luminary Tears (known in Japan as Mahou no Lumitear), a short form web anime based on the cute toy line from Bandai Candy, is making the jump from Youtube to Japanese airwaves, because the entire 10 episode series will broadcast as part of the "Chara Suta" corner of TV Tokyo's Oha Suta children's variety TV program. Hit the jump to learn more.
Singing is all about passion and guts, and now the official theme song performer has been revealed for I'm From Japan (known in Japanese as Jimoto ga Japan), an upcoming TV anime based on the martial arts gag manga by Seiji Hayashi about an overly-enthusiastic young man who has mastered a fighting style based on Japan's 47 prefectures. Hit the jump to learn more.
Beware the Prefectural Fist! New cast members and the Japanese broadcast details have been revealed for I'm From Japan (a.k.a. Jimoto ga Japan in the original Japanese), an upcoming TV anime based on the martial arts gag manga by Seiji Hayashi about an enthusiastic young man who has mastered martial arts based on each of Japan's 47 prefectures. Hit the jump to learn more.
Kids will have an unlikely new hero to look up to in the Spring season of 2019, because Kedama no Gonjiro ("Gonjiro the Furball"), a children's manga by Yasunari Nagatoshi about a sentient ball of yarn with super powers, is being adapted into a TV anime that will broadcast on TV Tokyo. Hit the jump to learn more.
Weird creatures are going to live their best lives beginning in February of 2019, because Kyo mo Tsuno ga Aru ("There's a Horn Again Today") is being adapted into a mini anime that will broadcast on TV Tokyo. Hit the jump to learn more.
Hulaing Babies, a new animated work about the high school hulaing club of a sleepy hot springs town in Fukushima, is heading to TV Tokyo in January as part of the "AOP Animusu!!" variety TV show. Hit the jump to learn more.
The official website for the forthcoming special concert event "Anime JAM 2018" has posted a main visual featuring the 19 girls from Kemono Friends, Aikatsu Friends!, and Kiratto Pri☆Chan. They all wear Santa Claus or Christmas-themed costume, because this year's theme is "Christmas Party." Check out the all star visual and a PV after the jump!
Four more cast members have been revealed for Bakutsuri Bar Hunter ("Burst-Fishing Bar Hunter"), an upcoming children's TV anime about a boy who discovers an entire digital ocean to explore on the other side of commercial barcodes. Hit the jump to learn more.