Shogakukan confirmed on October 11 that an anime adaptation of Yuki Yaku's school romantic comedy light novel series Jaku-chara Tomozaki-kun (English title: Bottom-tier Character Tomozaki) is now in the works. It has been released from the publisher's GaGaGa Bunko imprint since May 2016 and has printed more than 500,000 copies with seven volumes so far. Hit the jump for more details.
The official website for the ongoing TV anime adaptation of Riichiro Inagaki (story) and Boichi (art)'s sci-fi adventure manga Dr. STONE has posted a key visual for its second cour with a tagline "Over thousand years of time, May the feeling reach--." See the visual for the new arc set in space after the jump.
The official website for "My Hero Academia The 'Ultra' Stage," the stage play adaptation of Kohei Horikoshi's sci-fi action shonen manga announced today that its second show titled "Honmono no Hero (The Real Hero)" is set to be performed in Tokyo and Osaka in the spring of 2020. Hit the jump for more details.
With a teaser visual featuring its protagonist saying "This is not N for Nendo," Netflix Japan announced today that a new anime series based on Shuichi Asou's The Disastrous Life of Saiki K. comedy manga, titled "Chapter: Ψ Shidou" (literally means Chapter: Restart), is set to be streamed worldwide in the winter of 2020. Check out the latest information after the jump!
The official website for the forthcoming TV anime adaptation of manga artist duo FLIPFLOPs' supernatural battle manga Darwin's Game opens today to announce its January 2020 premiere in Japan and two main voice actors: Yusuke Kobayashi as Kaname Kudo and Reina Ueda as Shuka Karino. Check out the latest information including its first anime key visual after the jump!
One year after its first season was concluded, the official website for the TV anime adaptation of MAJOR 2nd, the ongoing sequel to Takuya Mitsuda's baseball-themed manga MAJOR, confirmed today that its much-awaited second season is set to premiere on NHK Educational TV in April 2020. Hit the jump for more details.
Following the very successful first show last summer, the stage play play adaptation of Satoshi Miyakawa (story) and Kei Ito (art)'s sci-fi comedy manga Uchu Senkan Tiramisu/Space Battleship Tiramisu is set to return this winter. Its official website is updated with a new key visual with a tagline "A crab destroys the world! A song saves the love!" Hit the jump for more information.
Toho animation's official YouTube channel has started streaming a five-minute full-length music video for 32-year-old singer-songwriter Yusuke Saeki's latest single song "Yume no Youna" (Like a Dream), which is now featured as the second cour ED theme for the ongoing TV anime Dr. STONE. Watch his video performance in the dreamy landscape of the dawn after the jump.
The 4DX/MX4D screenings of Girls und Panzer das Finale's first two episodes started in 79 theaters in Japan today on October 11, 2019. A five-minute video report to show how the anime's nine voice cast enjoyed the special screening with motion seating, wind, mist, fog, lighting, and even smell effects is now streamed on YouTube. See their reactions and comments after the jump!
As the fourth collaboration item between jewelry designer Shoya Taniguchi and the Attack on Titan anime franchise, the former's official website started accepting orders for a 20-limited production silver ring inspired by The Colossal Titan at 250,000 yen (about 2,315 US dollars) today. See the details of the special item after the jump!
To promote its CD release in Japan today, the official YouTube channel for three-member Japanese rock band UNISON SQUARE GARDEN is now streaming a four-minute full-length music video for "Phantom Joke", the OP theme for the fall 2019 TV anime Fate/Grand Order Absolute Demonic Front: Babylonia, for a limited time of 24 hours. Don't miss this special opportunity!
At the same time as the release of its latest PV and key visual yesterday, the official website for the forthcoming TV anime based on Taku Kuwabara's action fantasy manga Drifting Dragons also posted comments from the manga author and the anime's director Tadahiro "Tady" Yoshihira. Check out their thoughts on the highly-anticipated adaptation after the jump.
A musical adaptation of Naoshi Arakawa's romantic drama manga Shigatsu wa Kimi no Uso / Your Lie in April is set to be performed at Tokyo Tatemono Brillia HALL in Tokyo in July 2020. 24-year-old Yuta Koseki and 25-year-old Tatsunari Kimura double cast for the role of its male protagonist Kousei Arima. Hit the jump for more information.
X JAPAN's 56-year-old vocalist Toshi will release his second cover song album "IM A SINGER VOL.2" from Universal Music Japan on December 4, 2019. A preview video for one of the songs from the album, "A Cruel Angel's Thesis" (Neon Genesis Evengelion OP theme) is now streamed on the record company's official YouTube channel. Check out his own take on the iconic Eva song after the jump!
KADOKAWA Anime's official YouTube channel has started streaming full-length music videos for the OP and ED theme songs for the fall 2019 TV anime Cautious Hero: The Hero Is Overpowered but Overly Cautious: "TIT FOR TAT" by [email protected]'s contemporary creative unit MYTH & ROID and "be perfect,plz!" by singer-songwriter Riko Azuna. Check out their songs after the jump!