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    Saturday April 27, 2019
  • FOTS JAPAN Adds SSSS.GRIDMAN Heroine Akane's Competitive Swimming Suit Figure

    The two heroine figure will be shipped in the end of June 2019

    Following the Rikka Takarada one introduced last week, Japanese figure brand FOTS JAPAN's official online store has also started accepting pre-orders for a 1/7 scale painted figure of Akane Shinjo, another heroine of the SSSS.GRIDMAN TV anime series, in her competitive swimming suit. Check out the details of the heroine figure after the jump!

  • Rika Tachibana Drops Her New MV for TV Anime Nobunaga teacher's young bride ED Song

    Noriyoshi Sasaki (Holmes of Kyoto)-directed comedy is now available on Crunchyroll

    Teichiku Entertainment has posted a short version music video for 32-year-old voice actress Rika Tachibana (Sae Kobayakawa in the The [email protected] Cinderella Girls)'s forthcoming second single song "Returner Butterfly." The song is now featured as the ED theme for the spring 2019 TV anime Nobunaga teacher's young bride. Check out her coolness after the jump!

  • Watch Action-Packed New Trailer for Kabaneri of the Iron Fortress: The Battle of Unato

    Two-week limited theatrical run will begin on May 10

    The official website for Wit Studio's original anime series Koutetsujo no Kabaneri/Kabaneri of the Iron Fortress has started streaming a 80-second new trailer for its forthcoming medium-length film Unato Kessen/The Battle of Unato. The film's story is set six months after the TV anime. Watch the action-packed latest clip after the jump!

  • Friday April 26, 2019
  • How NOT to Summon a Demon Lord Heroine Popularity Poll Now Being Held Simultaneously in Japan and the US

    The most popular girls will be featured in the next volume's bonus short story

    In commemoration of the release of the novel's latest 12th volume today, Digital bookstore BOOK☆WALKER has started conducting an online poll to choose the most popular heroine in Yukiya Murasaki's fantasy light novel series How Not to Summon a Demon Lord simultaneously in Japan and the U.S. Hit the jump for more details.

  • Check Out TV Anime Date A Live III Soundtrack Music & Character Songs in Preview Videos

    Long-awaited TV anime third season is now available on Crunchyroll

    Nippon Columbia's official YouTube channel is now streaming preview videos from the TV anime Date A Live III's upcoming two "Music Selection" albums, including the anime's soundtrack music composed by Go Sakabe and newly-recorded character songs by Shido, Tohka, Kotori, Origami, Kurumi, and Natsumi. Check out the special music collection after the jump!

  • Fate/stay night: Heaven's Feel II DVD/Blu-ray Set to Be Released on August 21, 2019

    The third and final chapter "spring song" will hits theaters the spring 2020

    Aniplex has announced the DVD and Blu-ray of Fate/stay night: Heaven's Feel II. lost butterfly, the second chapter of the trilogy anime film project based on the third route of Type-Moon's visual novel Fate/stay night, is set to be released in Japan on August 21, 2019. Check out various bonus items for the disc after the jump!

  • BL-Themed Anime Label BLUE LYNX Announces Its First Film, Saezuru Tori wa Habatakanai

    Kaori Makida (BANANA FISH episode director)'s first feature film will be released this winter

    Following the teaser announcement on Tuesday, Japanese TV network Fuji TV's newly launched BL (Boys Love)-themed anime label "BLUE LYNX" announced its first film, Saezuru Tori wa Habatakanai (Twittering Birds Never Fly) The clouds gather, which is based on Kou Yoneda's popular yakuza BL manga. Learn more about the anime project after the jump.

  • Free! TV Anime 3rd Season's Compilation Film Posts Teaser Trailer for July 5, 2019 Release

    Then, an all-new film featuring Haruka Nanase is also slated for the summer 2020

    Kyoto Animation's official YouTube channel has posted a 30-second teaser trailer for Free! ~Road to the World~ Yume (Dream), an upcoming compilation film based on the third season of the Free! TV anime series, Free! - Dive to the Future, aired in Japan from July to September 2018. Check out the clip and a newly-drawn key visual after the jump!

  • Thursday April 25, 2019
  • KONOSUBA: Legend of Crimson Film Confirms August 30, 2019 Release

    ED theme song is performed by its three main voice actresses

    The official website for KONOSUBA: God's Blessing on this Wonderful World! Legend of Crimson, the upcoming all-new feature film based on Natsume Akatsuki's comedic fantasy light novel series, announced today that its Japanese release date is set for August 30, 2019. Check out more latest information including its theme song artists after the jump!

  • Check Out Yukari Tamura's Unchanged Cuteness in Her Brand New MV "Kikoenaiyouni♡"

    Her 100th live concert will be held at Fukuoka Sunpalace on June 8, 2019

    The official YouTube channel for voice actress/singer Yukari Tamura's private label Cana aria (owned by 5pb.Records) has started streaming a 100-second music video for "Kikoenaiyouni♡" (Not to be heard), the lead track from her upcoming new mini album "Strawberry candle" to be released on May 22, 2019. See her unchanged angelic cuteness after the jump!

  • Majimoji Rurumo Anime's "Final Chapter" OAD to be Bundled with The Manga's Last Volume

    The 2014 TV anime's main staff and voice cast are confirmed to return

    With a 90-second PV, it is officially announced today that a two-part "final chapter" of the anime adaptation of Wataru Watanabe's magical comedy manga Majimoji Rurumo is in the works. It will be bundled with the last ninth volume of the manga's ongoing third arc "Houkago no Mahou Chugakusei" to be released on July 9, 2019. Meet the anime version characters again after the jump.

  • Death Note The Musical to Return in January 2020 with New Cast Members

    One of the two cast for Light Yagami will be chosen in the ongoing audition

    A new stage musical adaptation of the Death Note manga series created by Tsugumi Ohba (story) and Takeshi Obata (art) is set to return in January 2020, and its main cast members, including 30-year-old actor Ryota Murai as Light Yagami and singer-songwriter Fu Takahashi as L, are revealed today. Hit the jump for more information.

  • Oreimo Illustrator-Designed Racing Miku 2018 Gets Super Cute Figure

    230 mm-tall 1/7 scale item will be shipped in September 2019

    Japanese figure manufacture Aquamarine has started accepting pre-orders for a 1/7 scale figure of "Racing Miku 2018: Challenging to the TOP," which is based on the Racing Miku visual drawn by popular illustrator Hiro Kanzaki (Ore no Imouto ga Konna ni Kawaii Wake ga Nai, Eromanga Sensei novels). Check out the details of her super-cute figure after the jump!

  • Wednesday April 24, 2019
  • Tokyo One Piece Tower Opens Special Exhibition for Anime's 20th Anniversary, "Cruise History"

    The park's live character show begins a new story "MARIONETTE"

    Tokyo One Piece Tower, the first permanent indoor theme park dedicated to the One Piece franchise, has started a special exhibition to commemorate the anime series' 20th anniversary, titled "Cruise History," since April 24. It is scheduled to run for one year to cover the anime's whole 20-year history. Hit the jump for more details and photos.

  • Learn about One Piece Anime's 20-Year History with 6-Minute Special PV

    Toei Animation's internationally popular adaptation has aired 881 episodes

    Following the two-minute first one posted in December 2018, the official YouTube channel for the One Piece anime franchise has also started streaming a six-minute longer version PV to introduce its 20-year history, including a newly-added quick sneak peak of its forthcoming arc "Story of Wano" in the end. Look back at the anime history after the jump!