Director Tatsuki reported on his official Twitter account today that "Kemurikusa .xWa Matome," a nine-minute DVD including the six extra episodes of his Kemurikusa TV anime, now becomes No.1 on Amazon Japan's top-seller DVD/Blu-ray ranking, outselling the Avengers: Endgame Blu-ray in second. Hit the jump for more details.
Fans of isekai comic fantasy are in for a treat in Winter of 2019, because KONOSUBA -God's blessing on this wonderful world! is getting a smart phone RPG adaptation published by Sumzap for Android and iOS entitled KONOSUBA -God's blessing on this wonderful world! Fantastic Days. Hit the jump to learn more.
After the broadcast of its final 25th episode ended in all regions of Japan, the official Twitter for the TV anime The Rising of the Shield Hero posted two illustrations drawn by the novel illustrator Seira Minami and the anime character designer/chief animation director Masahiro Suwa to express their appreciation to the fans. See their special gifts after the jump!
The official Japanese website for the ongoing TV anime adaptation of Aneko Yusagi's fantasy light novel series The Rising of the Shield Hero has revealed the jacket illustration for its third DVD/Blu-ray volume. As with the previous volumes, the smiling Filo is newly-drawn by the novel's illustrator Minami Seira. Hit the jump for more details on the product.
The official Japanese website for the ongoing TV anime The Rising of the Shield Hero has revealed the jacket illustration for its second DVD/Blu-ray volume to be released on May 24, 2019. Following the protagonist Naofumi for the first volume, the novel's illustrator Minami Seira provided a newly-drawn illustraton of the main heroine Raphtalia. Check out the visual after the jump!
The heroes' journey may be completed, but it's too early for the end roll, because the main cast of original fantasy / slice-of-life TV anime ENDRO! are gathering once again for a special live event entitled "ENDRO! Gathering! Special Quest!" which will be held at the Nakano Sunplaza Hall venue in Nakano, Tokyo, Japan on June 08, 2019. Hit the jump to learn more.
Aichi-based company Be-full's character figure brand Pulchra has started accepting pre-orders for a 1/7 scale childhood version figure of Raphtalia, the main heroine of Aneko Yusagi's The Rising of the Shield Hero fantasy novel series. Check out her cuteness after the jump!
In the web CM for the manga's next 13th tankobon volume, it was confirmed that Aneko Yusagi's The Rising of the Shield Hero fantasy novel series and its manga adaptations have printed an impressive 6.2 million copies since its launch in August 2013. It also means the whole series has added another 1.2 million copies only in two months. Hit the jump for more details.
One week after its final 12th episode was aired in Japan, director Tatsuki posted the "12.1 Episode" of his latest TV anime Kemurikusa on his official Twitter and his independent anime production group irodori's YouTube channel. The 80-second clip tell a sequel story to the TV anime's last episode, so it contains a spoiler of the anime's climax.
Six weeks after its CD single's release in Japan, the Kemono Friends project's official YouTube channel started streaming a four-minute full version live-action music video for "Notteke! Japaribeat" (Let's Rave! Japaribeat), the OP theme song for its ongoing TV anime second season. Check out Doubutsu Biscuits and PPP's cute performance after the jump!
The official YouTube channel for Japanese male singer Wolpis Carter, whose nickname is "A kind of boy who wants to sing in high voice," has posted a four-minute full music video for his first single song "1%" to be released on March 20. The lyrical song is now used as the ED theme for the TV anime The Morose Mononokean Ⅱ. Check out the fantastic anime MV after the jump.
On the release day of their debut CD "Starry Story EP," the Kemono Friends Project's official YouTube channel has also started streaming a 90-second music video for "Kimi wa Kaeru Basho," the second ED theme song for the ongoing Kemono Friends TV anime second season performed by its newly-formed two-member unit Gothic×Luck. Watch their first live-action MV after the jump!