Good Smile Company has listed a new Nendoroid figure inspired by Yuzuru Kurenai, the current top star of the Takarazuka Revue's Star Troupe. The 100 mm-tall figure wears her outfit from the finale of her latest stage show "Amazing Star ☆ Killer Rouge." Check out the details of the 1,020th Nendoroid after the jump.
To celebrate the upcoming return of Daisuke Ashihara's World Trigger manga, its anime adaptation's official website posted a new visual featuring its main characters, drawn by the anime character designer Toshihisa Kaiya. The anime production team also plans various events, and one of them is a two-day all-night screening event of the select TV anime episodes. Hit the jump for more information.
It was officially announced at the Fantasia Bunko Daikanshasai 2018 event held in Akihabara on Sunday that an anime adaptation based on Kei Amagi's battle fantasy light novel series Assassins Pride is now in the works. The author won the Grand-Prix award at the 28th Fantasia Taisho contest with the novel in 2015. Hit the jump for more details.
The official YouTube channel for anime voice actress/singer Yuka Iguchi has posted a two-minute music video for her forthcoming 10th single song "Kakumei Zenya" (The night before the revolution), the ED theme for the ongoing third season of the A Certain Magical IndexTV anime series. She has also voiced the anime's main heroine Index for ten tears since its first season in 2008. Check out her dramatic song after the jump!
Aniplex's direct management select shop Aniplex+ has started accepting pre-orders for its new exclusive 1/7 scale figure of Mai Sakurajima in her bunny girl costume. She is the main heroine of the fall 2018 TV anime Rascal Does Not Dream of Bunny Girl Senpai, and the 255 mm-tall figure is inspired by the anime's wondrous main visual. Check out the details of the cute item after the jump!
The official YouTube channel for the Love Live! franchise has started streaming a short version music video for μ’s 2nd single song "Snow halation," which is newly animated in 3DCG for the forthcoming new smartphone app Love Live! School Idol Festival All Stars. Check out the three videos featuring the song: the new MV, the original anime MV, and a live-performance by the nine members on the stage after the jump!
On the release day of the original long novel series' long-awaited 16th volume in Japan, it is also announced that the Blu-ray boxes of the first three TV anime adaptations of Hajime Kanzaka's long-running fantasy light novel series Slayers: Slayers (1995), Slayers NEXT (1996), and Slayers TRY (1997), will be released from King Records in Japan for the first time. Hit the jump for more details.
NBCUniversal Entertainment Japan's official YouTube channel for anime music has started streaming a short version music video for five-member girl idol unit Luce Twinkle Wink☆'s upcoming fifth single song "Symphony". The pop tune was featured as the theme song for the OVA NEKOPARA Extra ~The Kittens' First Promise~ released in July. Check out their cute dance after the jump!
On her birthday, October 20, the official website for Wit Studio's original anime series Koutetsujo no Kabaneri/Kabaneri of the Iron Fortress posted a teaser visual drawn by anime character designer Yasuyuki Ebara and a 65-second teaser trailer for its forthcoming film Unato Kessen/The Battle of Unato, featuring its main heroine Mumei with tears in her eyes. Check out the latest visual and clip after the jump!
Following the first one featuring the protagonist Yukiya's DJ performance, the official website for GoHands (K series)'s new original TV anime W'z has started streaming a 90-second second PV introducing its main character voices and their intense battle scenes. Check out the latest clip from the highly anticipated winter 2019 anime after the jump!
The official website for the anime film adaptation of Fumiyo Kouno's award-winning manga Kono Sekai no Katasumi ni/In This Corner of the World announced on October 19 that the release of its extended version is delayed to sometime in 2019. The edition with newly-animated 30-minute footage was originally planned to be released in Japan in December 2018. Hit the jump for more details. [
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!