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    Monday September 26, 2022
  • FUUTO PI Stage Play Investigates with Tokyo & Osaka Productions

    Main staff, key cast, and key visual revealed for upcoming production based on Kamen Rider W sequel

    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.

  • Sunday September 25, 2022
  • Heroines Gather in New Key Visual for Love Flops TV Anime

    Sci-fi rom-com series will broadcast in Japan and stream on HIDIVE beginning in October of 2022

    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.

  • Saturday September 24, 2022
  • Round Out Your Adventures With Nendoroid Siegmeyer From Dark Souls

    Pre-orders currently available for Good Smile Company's non-scale figure of the roly-poly knight

    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.

  • Pop Team Epic TV Anime Unleashes 72-Hour Bob Ne Mimimi Marathon

    "I'm not upset..."

    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.

  • Friday September 23, 2022
  • Meet the Drummer in New Character PV for BOCCHI THE ROCK! TV Anime

    Adaptation based on 4-panel manga by Aki Hamaji hits Japanese TV and Crunchyroll in October of 2022

    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.

  • Wednesday September 21, 2022
  • Check Out the New Visual for the Ouran High School Host Club Musical

    Second adaptation based on romantic comedy manga by Bisco Hatori will run in Tokyo and Osaka in December of 2022

    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.

  • Hikari no Ou TV Anime Reveals New Key Visual and Additional Staff

    Adaptation based on novel series by Reiko Hinata will broadcast on WOWOW in January of 2023

    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.

  • Tuesday September 20, 2022
  • Titans Clash in Godzilla vs. Gigan Rex Short Film Teaser Trailer

    Sequel to G vs. G short film will debut at Godzilla Fest 2022 on November 03, 2022

    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.

  • Sunday September 18, 2022
  • Cute Executive Officer Is Back in Business With Spring 2023 Sequel

    First season of adaptation based on surreal office comedy manga by Odeko Fujii currently streams on HIDIVE

    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 Teaches Lessons in the Latest "Move to the Future" Anime PV

    Voice actors Akira Ishida and Kana Hanazawa reprise their roles in latest ad for Art Moving Company

    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.

  • Friday September 16, 2022
  • Yotsuba&! Art Exhibition Gets Whimsical in Yokohama in October

    Installation includes original manga materials, making-of videos, new artwork and more

    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.

  • Otaku Strike Back in Magical Girl Destroyers TV Anime Teaser Trailer

    New key visual, main cast, and main staff revealed for upcoming original series based on artwork by JUN INAGAWA

    Things are about to get wild, because a new teaser trailer, a new key visual, the main cast, and the main staff have all been revealed for Magical Girl Destroyers (known in Japan as Mahou Shoujo Magical Destroyers), an upcoming original TV anime based on the artwork by JUN INAGAWA that features a group of unlikely heroes fighting back with the power of pop culture. Hit the jump to learn more.

  • Voice Acting is Serious Business in Pop Team Epic Season 2 PV

    Latest adaptation based on incomparable comic by Bkub Okawa hits Japanese TV on October 01, 2022

    Whether you like it or not, Pop Team Epic - a TV anime based on the absurd comedy manga by Bkub Okawa - is returning to Japanese airwaves for a second season in October of 2022, and now a new preview video has been released for the series which explores the nature of voice acting through serious interviews with voice actors Nana Mizuki, Sho Hayami, and Sora Tokui, all of whom play the role of Popuko, one of the lead heroines of the show. Hit the jump to check it out.

  • Wednesday September 14, 2022
  • Tourists Run Wild in Chibiham, Juicy & Me Anime Movie Trailer

    Motion capture "culture shock comedy" hits Japanese theaters on September 24, 2022

    A chaotic new trailer has been unveiled for Chibiham, Juicy & Me, an upcoming "culture shock comedy" theatrical anime film that uses motion capture animation to tell the story of an overly enthusiastic and culturally oblivious American tourist who makes things difficult for her cousin on a visit to Japan. Hit the jump to check it out.

  • Tuesday September 13, 2022
  • BLUE HUNTER Mixed Media Project Aims to Save the Seas from Litter

    Project by the Manga, Anime and Game Educational Creation Center includes Webtoon manga and more

    A newly announced mixed media project entitled BLUE HUNTER: Manatsu to Toki no Kairyuu ("BLUE HUNTER: The Ocean Currents of Midsummer Time") seeks to raise awareness and encourage action on cleaning up litter that pollutes the ocean. Hit the jump to learn more.

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