Adolescence can bring about some tough changes in the teenaged body such as horns and the ability to breath fire, or at least that's the conceit in a pair of voice comics adapting RuriDragon, a fantasy manga by Masaoki Shindo about an ordinary high school girl who is chagrined to discover that she's half human and half dragon. Hit the jump to check them out.
A dramatic new preview video highlighting humanity's desperate struggle to survive against the onslaught of an unstoppable alien threat has been published for the upcoming second season of Muv-Luv Alternative, an ongoing TV anime adaptation based on the series of popular science fiction visual novels developed by âge. Hit the jump to check it out.
Autumn is a time for mysterious meetings in a new animated TV commercial series entitled "Dongitsune Season 2 Autumn Edition", which features a cute fox-spirit girl to promote Nissin Foods' "Nissin no Donbei" line of instant kitsune udon noodle dishes. Hit the jump to check it out.
Some quick news for all you movie monster fans out there: in November of 2022, film distributors Shout! Factory and director John Carpenter are teaming up for "Masters of Monsters", a four night movie marathon event featuring four classic giant monster movies produced by Toho Studios. Hit the jump for all the gory details.
Kamen Rider will soon be investigating the Japanese theater scene, because a stage play adaptation has been announced for FUUTO PI, the anime sequel series to the 2009 live-action tokusatsu hero show, Kamen Rider W. Hit the jump to learn more.
A new key visual featuring the five leading ladies of the series has been published for Love Flops (known in Japan as Renai Flops), an upcoming original science fiction / romantic comedy anime about a young man who ends up living alongside a harem of heroines. Hit the jump to learn more.
If you find yourself in quite a pickle and you feel like you could use a little help in your adventures, then Good Smile Company has got you covered, because pre-orders are now available online for Nendoroid Siegmeyer, a non-scale figure of everyone's favorite onion-armored knight from the Dark Souls video game developed by FromSoftware and published by Bandai Namco Entertainment. Hit the jump to find yourself in a spot of bother.
Just when you thought it was safe to go back on the Internet, the Pop Team Epic TV has decided to throw a wrench in the gears with a 72-hour "endurance marathon" of the "Bob ne Mimimi" segments of the series streaming on Youtube. Hit the jump to check it out, if you dare.
A new character trailer that introduces Nijika Ijichi, the extroverted drummer of the Kessoku Band, has been published for BOCCHI THE ROCK!, an upcoming TV anime based on the 4-panel manga by Aki Hamaji about an introverted girl who finds begins to come out of her shell after she learns to play the guitar and joins a band. Hit the jump to check it out.
A new key visual has been published for Ouran High School Host Club f (the 'f' is pronounced as "Forte"), the second musical stage play adaptation based on the romantic comedy manga by Bisco Hatori about a young lady who gets more than she bargains for when she's pressed into working in a high school host club populated by handsome young men. Hit the jump to learn more.
A new key visual and new staff members have been revealed for Hikari no Ou ("The King of the Fire-Hunters"), an upcoming TV anime adaptation based on the novel series written by Reiko Hinata and illustrated by Akihiro Yamada about a post-apocalyptic world where the presence of natural fire can cause humans to spontaneously combust. Hit the jump to learn more.
If you're in the mood for some giant monster action, then check out the teaser trailer for Godzilla vs. Gigan Rex, an upcoming 3DCG short film that will be officially released at the Godzilla Fest 2022 convention which will be held on November 03, 2022 at the Tokyo International Forum venue in Tokyo, Japan. Hit the jump to preview the kaiju-bashing action.
Business is about to pick up, because Cute Executive Officer (known as Youjo Shachou in Japan), a web anime series based on the surreal office comedy manga by Odeko Fujii about a 5 year old girl who is also the head of a major corporation, is returning for a second series in the spring season of 2023. Hit the jump to learn more.
The past and the future are not too far apart in the latest entry in "Move to the Future", a series of animated promotional videos created by the Art Moving Company that put a science fiction twist on what moving services might be like going forward. Hit the jump to check it out.
Residents of Yokohama in Kanagawa Prefecture, Japan will soon have the opportunity to "enjoy everything", because an art exhibition dedicated to Kiyohiko Azuma's Yotsuba&!, an everyday comedy manga about the gentle adventures of an adopted 5 year old girl, will open there soon. Hit the jump to learn more.