In commemoration of the PreCure franchise's 15th anniversary, Imperial Enterprise has started offering an official memorial wristwatch inspired by the world and characters of the first TV series Futari wa PreCure on its official online store REMICO today on October 19. Check out the details of the special item after the jump!
In cooperation with musical producer Jun Abe and his band The39's 2018, 34-year-old voice actress Saki Fujita, best known as the character voice of Hatsune Miku, launched the "Saki X Jun" project to cover popular vocaloid songs in February of this year. The project's first digital album "Kanaiuta" is released in Japan today on October 19, her 34th birthday. Check out her songs with preview videos after the jump!
The official website for the upcoming anime adaptation of Chimaki Kuori's Saint Seiya: Saintia Shō manga announced today that it is set to premiere on Amazon Prime Video Channel (Sky PerfecTV! Anime Set for Prime Video) and ANIMAX on PlayStation (PS4) at 19:00 on December 10, 2018 (JST). Check out more information after the jump!
Tokyo-based company Furyu's high quality hobby brand F:NEX today started accepting pre-orders for a 1/1 scale bust figure of Rem, one of the main heroines in Tappei Nagatsuki's popular light novel series Re:ZERO -Starting Life in Another World- and its anime adaptations, at the price of 252,720 yen (including tax/about 2,250 US dollars). Check out the details of the delicately-crafted item after the jump!
It is confirmed today that a stage play adaptation of Hinowa Kouzuki's Elegant Yokai Apartment Life light novel series is set to be performed at Kinokuniya Southern Theater TAKASHIMAYA in Tokyo from January 11 to 27, 2019. Tokyo-based theater group Emukichi Beat's leader Tsuneyasu Motoyoshi, who previously worked on the Seraph of the end musical in 2016, is attached to direct. Hit the ump for more information.
The official website for singer-songwriter Nagi Yanagi has posted a 90-second music video for her 19th single "Mimei no Kimi to Hakumei no Mahou" (You in dawn and Magic in twilight). The song, written/composed by herself, is now used as the ED theme for the fall 2018 TV anime Iroduku: The World in Colors. Feel her lyrical world after the jump.
The official website for CRAFTAR's forthcoming original feature film Ashita Sekai ga Owaru to shitemo (Even if the world ends tomorrow) has started streaming a 60-second teaser trailer introducing its main heroine Kotori's first look in CG animation. The film is created with the "Smart CG Animation" technology, which was also used for the studio's latest TV series INGRESS The ANIMATION. Hit the jump to learn more.
Acclaimed Japanese illustrator Mel Kishida (Heaven's Memo Pad, Red Data Girl novel illustrations) has posted a newly-drawn illustration for an upcoming collaboration campaign between the ongoing sixth Gegege no Kitaro TV anime and Myojo Foods' popular instant noodle brand Charumera, featuring the anime's main heroine Neko Musume and the brand's mascot character Suzuneko. Check out the cute visual after the jump!
After teasing with a sound-only preview last week, the official YouTube channel for 38-year-old voice actress/singer Nana Mizuki has finally started streaming a three-minute music video for her forthcoming 38th single song "NEVER SURRENDER." Check out her brand new video after the jump!
Tokyo-based company Furyu's high quality hobby brand F:NEX today started accepting pre-orders for a new 1/7 scale figure of Ainz Ooal Gown, the protagonist of Kugane Maruyama's dark fantasy light novel series Overlord and its anime adaptations. Scheduled shipping date for the 320 mm-tall item is October 2019. Check out the stunningly detailed figure after the jump!
10 months after the first one in January, the official website for the forthcoming anime feature film based on Carlo Zen's military fantasy light novel series Youjo Senki/The Saga of Tanya the Evil has started streaming a 30-second new teaser trailer. The Yutaka Uemura (PUNCH LINE)-directed film is set to be released in Japan on February 8, 2019. Check out the latest footage after the jump!
Sega Entertainment announced today that a new collaboration campaign between Hanamaru Kunikida from the Love Live! Sunshine!! franchise and its popular game franchise Sakura Taisen/Sakura Wars will be held at its 187 amusement facilities across Japan from October 27 to December 9, 2018. Sakura Wars was chosen by the online voting held in March of this year. Hit the jump for more details about the dream collaboration.
While last week's top-grossing film Monster Strike The Movie: Sora no Kanata dropped sharply to ninth in its second week, the anime feature film adaptation of Hiroko Reijo's children novel Wakaokami wa Shogakusei! (The Young Innkeeper Is a Grade Schooler!) has kept gaining a good box-office reception thanks to favorable words of mouth over the internet. Hit the jump for more details.
KADOKAWA previews a new 1/7 scale figure of Rem, one of the main heroines in the Re:ZERO -Starting Life in Another World- franchise, wearing cute yukata (casual summer kimono) with Japanese morning glory patterns. The item is based on a promotional visual for the "MF Bunko J Summer School Festival 2017" event drawn by the novel's official illustrator Shinichirou Otsuka. Check out her cuteness with product photos after the jump!
The official website for Bones' Eureka Seven anime franchise today posted visuals of Anemone and Eureka in their childhood. This is the first time for the two characters to appear together in their childhood mode in the Eureka Seven anime story. In addition, a photo of the two's voice actresses, Ami Koshimizu (Anemone) and Kaori Nazuka (Eureka) is also available.