Fantasy action takes a turn for the mundane in LAIDBACKERS, an upcoming "reverse isekai" original anime theatrical film about a group of heroes and a Demon Lord from a magical world being reincarnated as ordinary girls (and a dog) in modern day Kyoto. Hit the jump to learn more.
Japanese fans of the Gojira / Godzilla franchise will soon have a chance to prove their bona fides, because Toho Studios is sponsoring the "1st Annual Godzilla Certification Exams" in anticipation of the 65th anniversary of the venerable monster movie film series. Hit the jump to learn more.
A new teaser visual has been revealed for Maousama, Retry!, an upcoming TV anime adaptation based on the series of isekai fantasy novels written by Kurone Kanzaki and illustrated by Makoto Iino about an ordinary guy who is mistaken for the Demon Lord when he's accidentally transported to a parallel world. Hit the jump to learn more.
Having wreaked havoc in both the worlds of live-action film and animation, legendary movie monster Godzilla has only one place left to conquer: outer space! Now, thanks to a fun project celebrating the 10th anniversary of NASA's Fermi Gamma-Ray Space Telescope that has unveiled 88 unofficial gamma-ray constellations, the Big G has assumed its rightful place among the stars. Hit the jump to learn more.
Rifle is Beautiful, a 4-panel "marksmanship x high school girls" manga by Akki Sarumi (aka Salmiakki) about a group of girls who rescue a rifle-shooting club from being disbanded and then aim for tournament gold, is being adapted into an anime. Hit the jump to learn more.
Kabbalah and capitalism make strange bedfellows in Zombie Loan, a 2007 TV anime in which two handsome living dead boys are press-ganged into part time jobs as soul-collectors for the overworked denizens of the Afterlife. Hit the jump to learn more.
A new key visual, the main cast, and the Japanese broadcast period have been revealed for Watashi ni Tenshi ga Maiorita! ("An Angel Swooped Down on Me!"), a 4-panel yuri comedy manga by Nanatsu Mukunoki about a shut-in college student who becomes infatuated with her younger sister's friends. Hit the jump to learn more.
To celebrate the conclusion of Planet With, an original science fiction TV anime based on the storyboards of manga author Satoshi Mizukami, a special talk and screening event entitled "The Universe is Filled with Blessings Night" is being held at the LOFT/PLUS ONE venue in Shinjuku, Tokyo, Japan at 8:00 PM JST on November 04, 2018. Hit the jump to learn more.
A new key visual, a new teaser trailer, the main cast, and the main staff have been revealed for Egao no Daika ("The Price of a Smile"), an upcoming original TV anime that celebrates the 55th anniversary of Tatsunoko Production with the story of a princess and a soldier on a planet far from Earth. Hit the jump to learn more.
Raccoon and Fennec from Kemono Friends are taking a page from the Vocaloid music scene with a special tribute cover of GYARI's "Nan Demo Iu Koto o Kiite Kureru Akane-chan" enttiled "Nan Demo Iu Koto o Kiite Kureru Fennec" ("Fennec, Who Will Listen to Whatever You Say"). Hit the jump to check it out.
Murder-for-hire tastes like salty, oily fish in "Golgo Sardines", a strange (but surprisingly on-brand) collaboration between Golgo 13, Isao Takao's long-running manga about the world's greatest international assassin, and the King Oscar line of sardines in soya bean oil produced by Hagoromo Foods. Hit the jump to learn more.
Tsuburaya Productions has announced the ULTRAMAN ARCHIVES project, a multi-media enterprise that will use video, written publications, and commercial goods to convey the unique charms of the Ultra series of tokusatsu TV programming to new generations of fans. Hit the jump to learn more.
The first cour of Season 3 of Attack on Titan has concluded, but the anime adaptation of Hajime Isayama's smash hit manga will continue on the NHK network in April of 2019, and now a new key visual has been published to preview future developments for the story. Hit the jump to check it out.
Fans of classic Sunrise mecha TV anime and tactical combat board games will soon be able to combine both of those interests with a single board game, because Kokusai Tsushinsha., Ltd is releasing VOTOMS TACTICS, a board game based on the much-beloved 1983 - 1984 TV anime, Armored Trooper VOTOMS. Hit the jump to learn more.
A new key visual has been revealed for Heisei Kamen Rider 20th Memorial - Kamen Rider Heisei Generations FOREVER, an upcoming theatrical film that rings down the curtain on the Kamen Rider series produced during the Heisei Era. Hit the jump to learn more.