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!
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!
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!
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.
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!
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!
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.
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!
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!
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!
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.
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.
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!
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.
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!