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    Monday August 15, 2022
  • One Piece Film: Red Overtakes Film Z to Be the Highest-Grossing Anime Film in Franchise

    The blockbuster has reached 7 billion yen, 5 million admits

    It was literally only yesterday that we mused that One Piece Film: Red would soon become the highest-grossing film in the anime franchise and today the official Twitter account revealed that musing to be fact, with Film: Red overtaking One Piece Film: Z to be the highest-grossing film in the One Piece franchise in only 10 days. All the details after the jump!

  • Broad-Shouldered Hunk of a Pirate Shanks Appears on the Cover of Women's Lifestyle Magazine anan

    This month's issue features interviews with the cast and crew of One Piece Film: Red

    Shanks has beefed up for his appearance in One Piece Film: Red, the latest film in the long-running anime franchise inspired by the manga from Eiichiro Oda, and to match his new appearance, the man who is more muscle than pirate now will be appearing on the cover of women's lifestyle magazine anan. Check out the cover after the jump!

  • JUJUTSU KAISEN Panda VA Tomokazu Seki Tests Positive For COVID-19

    Seki came down with a fever on August 13

    Japanese talent agency Atomic Monkey announced on its website tonight that voice actor Tomokazu Seki had tested positive for COVID-19 a few days after coming down with a fever on August 13. More details after the jump.

  • Kyoto Animation's Tsurune Anime Film Outlines 1st Week Theatrical Gifts

    Fans score a new illustration from character designer Miku Kadowaki

    With Tsurune The Movie: The First Shot, known as Gekijouban Tsurune -Hajimari no Issha in Japan, set to premiere later this week in Japanese theaters, the Kyoto Animation-produced film revealed today what theatergoers will be getting when they see the film in its first week. Flex your box and shoot past the jump to learn more!

  • One Piece Film: Red Becomes 2nd Highest-Grossing Anime Film in Franchise With 6.47 Billion Yen Made in 9 Days

    Film: Red is the second fasting film to make 5 billion yen in Japan ever

    One Piece Film: Red continues to sail through the Japanese box office, with Mantan Web reporting its box office takings after the film's first full week in Japanese theaters and second holiday weekend, revealing just how well Luffy, the rest of the Straw Hat Pirates and Uta is performing in the franchise’s home country. See just how well One Piece is doing after the jump!

  • Sunday August 14, 2022
  • Rent-a-Girlfriend Ruka VA Nao Toyama Contracts COVID-19

    Toyama had to cancel an appearance at a Walküre event on Sunday

    The agency that looks after voice actor Nao Toyama, who is best known as the voice of Ruka in the Rent-a-Girlfriend TV anime, Nozomi in Sound! Euphonium and a member of Walküre, a band that appears in Macross Delta, announced on August 15 that Toyama had tested positive for COVID-19. More details after the jump.

  • Comic Market 100 Records 170,000 Visitors Over Both Days

    And this was despite a typhoon on day 1!

    Over the last weekend, Comic Market celebrated its 100th show in 47 years, bringing a horde of people to Tokyo Big Sight to celebrate fan culture. How big was that horde? Well, Comiket was more than happy to reveal how many people walked through the halls of doujinshi over the weekend. Learn more after the jump!

  • TIGER & BUNNY 2 Anime Serves Up Heroic New Anime Visual For Second Part

    The next set of episodes fly onto Netflix on October 7

    It's a little over a month until we get to see our favorite heroes go at it once again in the second part of the TIGER & BUNNY 2 anime. Ahead of the October 7 debut, a new visual for the second half was released tonight from Netflix anime featuring Wild Tiger and Barnaby just lookin' cool. Check it out after the jump!

  • Saturday August 13, 2022
  • Haikyu!! Gets Two Part 'Final' Anime Film

    A film kick-off event will be held in August 2023

    The official Haikyu!! anime Twitter account announced the continuation of the anime adaptation of Haruichi Furudate's manga series today, revealing that the next and "final" story will be a pair of anime films. Spike past the jump for all the details!

  • Friday August 12, 2022
  • One Piece Film: Red Sails to Best Opening Day for an Anime Film in France Ever

    The next voyage sails to more countries this Fall

    France was the first country outside of Japan to be lucky enough to screen the latest One Piece anime film, One Piece Film: Red, and according to the official Twitter account for the film, has started out of the gate breaking records for an anime film in the European country – on top of the records it has already broken in Japan! Check out how well it did after the jump!

  • Ash Vs Cynthia in Newest Pokémon Journeys Anime Trailer and Visual

    Ash does his best to rise through the ranks

    The Japanese broadcast of the Pokémon anime has released a brand new visual and trailer for the current episodes, teasing the upcoming battle of Ash taking on long-time friend and fan-favorite character Cynthia. Catch the details after the jump!

  • Super Cub TV Anime Crowdfunding Campaign Reaches Over 1.2 Million Yen

    The campaign is happening simultaneously with an event in Yamanashi

    The Super Cub TV anime is currently celebrating its 1st anniversary with a small exhibition at the Yamanashi Prefectural Library, which is also celebrating its 10th anniversary this year. To coincide with the small exhibition, Anime Tourism, set up a crowdfunding campaign to raise funds for the small exhibition as well as for future Super Cub events. Drive past the jump for more!

  • Hunter x Hunter Creator Yoshihiro Togashi Gives an Update on His Health

    Togashi is currently sharing teases of his manga drafts on his Twitter account

    It's been an open secret over the past decade and a bit that Hunter x Hunter creator Yoshihiro Togashi has been suffering from debilitating health issues. The man himself confirmed this saying that "it was true that I was unable to sit in a chair ... Take care of your backs, everyone." Today, the manga creator gave an update on his condition, which can be read after the jump.

  • Thursday August 11, 2022
  • The Magical Revolution of the Reincarnated Princess and the Genius Young Lady Yuri Light Novel Gets 2023 TV Anime

    The lead cast and staff were announced alongside a trailer and visual reveal

    It's time to head into yet another world as the yuri isekai light novel series The Magical Revolution of the Reincarnated Princess and the Genius Young Lady will be getting a TV anime series in 2023. Kadokawa announced the new anime today alongside the reveal of the teaser trailer and visual, two main cast members and lead staff members. All of which can be found after the jump!

  • Harem in the Labyrinth of Another World TV Anime Reveals All of the Companions in New Visual

    Crunchyroll streams the ecchi anime as it airs

    As the Harem in the Labyrinth of Another World TV anime continues to expose us to more and more characters each week, the official Twitter account for the series revealed a new key visual of all the companions. Check it out after the jump!

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