After a long period of financial struggles, Xebec - an animation studio responsible for production on such series as Love Hina, Martian Successor Nadesico, To Love Ru, Fafner in the Azure, and more - has been absorbed by Production I.G. Hit the jump to learn more.
BanG Dream! - a mixed media project that includes anime, manga, a smart phone game, and live music performances - is branching out with a boy band called ARGONAVIS from Bang Dream!, a unit composed of three voice actors who also sing and perform with the same musical instruments as their characters. Hit the jump to learn more.
Even more good news for BanG Dream! fans: a spin-off mini-anime entitled BanG Dream! Girls Band Party! ☆ PICO will begin broadcasting in Japan in July of 2018. Hit the jump to learn more.
Great news, music lovers! BanG Dream - a mixed media project that combines animation, social games, and live concert performances - is returning for two additional TV anime seasons in 2019. Hit the jump to learn more.
For its TV premiere in Japan, the official Twitter for Full Metal Panic! Invisible Victory, the fourth TV anime adaption based on Shoji Gatoh's light novel series, has been posting special countdown illustrations by its staff. Today on April 13, the last one featuring the male protagonist Sousuke Sagara drawn by the novel illustrator Shikidouji is posted, along with a simple word, "Tonight."
Ten days before its premiere on Japanese TV, Kadokawa's official anime YouTube channel posted a four-minute full music video for "Even...if," the OP theme song for the TV anime Full Metal Panic! Invisible Victory. Both the OP and the ED song "yes" are performed by 35-year-old singer-songwriter Tamaru Yamada. Watch the clip featuring her and the footage from the upcoming anime after the jump.
The wait is over! The official website for Full Metal Panic! Invisible Victory, the new TV anime adaption project based on Shoji Gatoh's Full Metal Panic! light novel series, confirmed today that the fourth TV anime is set to premiere on AT-X, Tokyo MX, Sun TV, BS11, and AbemaTV on April 13. Hit the jump for more details.
"Into The Blue," the third and final part of the "director's cut" trilogy compilation film project based on the first Full Metal Panic! TV anime aired in 2002, is ready to hit Japanese theaters this Saturday, and the anime franchise's official website has released a 90-second trailer for it introducing its theme song performed by Japanese singer-songwriter Tamaru Yamada. Watch the mecha action-featured clip after the jump!
The official website and Twitter for the three-part "director's cut" compilation films based on the first Full Metal Panic!TV anime aired in 2002 posted scene visuals from its upcoming first part "1st SECTION: Boy Meets Girl" including newly drawn ones. Check out the images after the jump.
The official website for Full Metal Panic! Invisible Victory, the new TV anime adaption project based on Shoji Gatoh's Full Metal Panic! light novel series, was updated today with a new key visual featuring the protagonist Sousuke Sagara and the main heroine Kaname Chidori, along with Sousuke's main Arm Slave ARX-7 Arbalest in their back, and also posted a new 90-second PV. Hit the jump for more news!
In commemoration for reaching 100,000 susbscribers, the BanG Dream! franchise's official YouTube today posted a four-minute live performance clip of "Time Lapse," its five-member voice actress band Poppin'Party's latest 7th single song from "4th☆LIVE Miracle PARTY 2017! at Nippon Budokan" on August 21. Watch their performance at the sold-out concert after the jump!
Five-member voice actress band Poppin' Party from Bushiroad's media mix project BanG Dream! held their fourth live concert "BanG Dream! 4th☆LIVE Miracle PARTY 2017! at Nippon Budokan" on August 21. The five VAs actually played the instruments performed by their characters in the game and anime. Check out photos from the sold-out concert after the jump!
Ahead of its Japanese home video release, the BanG Dream! OAV will be broadcast on a variety of Japanese TV stations, and to celebrate this announcement a playful new teaser trailer has been published that features the girls of Poppin'Party and Roselia having fun at the beach. Hit the jump to learn more.
The official YouTube channel for the BanG Dream! franchise has posted two live-action CMs for its BanG Dream! Girls Band Party! smartphone game featuring the six anime voice actresses playing as a rock band. They are the first live-action CMs for the franchise launched in February 2015. Watch their performance after the jump!