After being delayed, Free! swims again in 2021 in a "completely new movie." A new trailer and visual for the upcoming film was released, with a tease of who might be swimming together in the next big sporting event. Splash past the jump to check out the boys!
The 6th episode of the Rent-a-Girlfriend TV anime aired last night in Japan marking the first appearance of the third heroine of the series, Ruka Sarashina. This caused the series to trend on Twitter in Japan, as well as have the manga creator and animation staff celebrate her appearance! See it all past the jump!
Need to cool down at the beach? The official Pokémon YouTube channel has you covered with a sunny ASMR video of Squirtle frolicking around a beach having fun in the sun, with special appearances from some legendary water Pokémon. Catch the adorable 15-minute short video after the jump!
Keen-eyed Pokémon fans in the United States have noticed when the next batch of episodes of Pokémon Journeys: The Series will be released on Netflix, finally letting viewers know what happened after the Dynamax of a cliffhanger in the latest episode to be released on the platform. Catch the information after the jump!
We reported last week that long time actor and voice actor Toshihiko Seki, known for voicing the Muzan Kibutsuji in Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba had contracted the coronavirus (COVID-19). Thankfully, today his agency, 81 Produce, released a statement that after two negative PCR tests, Seki had recovered from COVID-19. More information after the jump.
After being announced in mid-July, the first main visual for the Rent-a-Girlfriend exhibition was released today, showing all four heroines from the manga and TV anime smiling, beside Sumi, who looks apprehensive as always drawn by manga creator Reiji Miyajima. Go past the jump to check it out!
Summer in Japan usually means new limited flavors of your favorite drink or snack. Not for luxury ice cream company Häagen-Dazs, who have launched their Rum Raisin flavor in Japan permanently. To celebrate the occasion, the ice cream company created a luxurious-looking anime advert featuring actor and model Ayami Nakajo in anime form. Take a bite out of it after the jump!
Sometimes it's great having friends in the manga business, especially when you have your own series. My Hero Academia manga creator Kohei Horikoshi and World Trigger manga creator Daisuke Ashihara are such good pals that Horikoshi drew World Trigger's Rei Nasu and Yoko Katori as a present to Ashihara, which kindly let the official World Trigger Twitter account post. Check it out after the jump!
Just when you thought you'd seen the last of the beautiful land of Astraea and the Gourmet Guild, they will all be returning in Princess Connect! Re: Dive season 2! A new trailer and visual was released for the CygamesPictures produced anime series, which can be gobbled up after the jump!
Kazuya Masumoto, a producer at Studio Trigger, known for working on hits such as Promare, Gurren Lagann, Kill la Kill, SSSS.GRIDMAN, and many more productions at Trigger and the previous incarnation of anime studio at Gainax, has released a handbook on anime production from the production desk side, rather than as an animator. Learn more about the handbook after the jump!
After suspending the 11th Kyoto Animation Awards last November in the aftermath of the arson attack on the studio in July 2019, Kyoto Animation announced today that it had considered rehosting the award event in 2020, but "as a result of comprehensive consideration" have decided to suspend the event until further notice. More information after the jump.
The upcoming original anime film Kimi wa Kanata (You are Beyond) from Yoshinobu Sena at Digital Network Animation announced on today that the Ikebukuro-set film will have Saori Hayami and Yui Ogura joining the cast. Learn more about the film and characters after the jump!
The TV anime adaptation of writer Kawo Tanuki and artist Choco Aya's fantasy manga Dragon Goes House-Hunting released its first epic trailer today, complete with the booming voice of a typical Hollywood blockbuster which sets the mood for the TV anime series. Put your home loan down past the jump to check out the trailer!
The sextuplets of Mr. Osomatsu have swapped their hoodies for varsity jackets in the newest character designs for the upcoming season 3 TV anime, which is scheduled to begin in October. Check out the cool designs for the bad boys after the jump!
Upcoming TV anime Iwa Kakeru! -Sport Climbing Girls- will be the first anime to be shown on ABC/TV Asahi's new anime block ANiMAZiNG!!! when it premieres on October 3. A new visual featuring the 4 main girls from Hanamiya Girls High School was released to coincide with the news. Climb past the jump to check it out!