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    Domingo Fevereiro 23, 2020
  • Coronavirus Crisis Closes the Ghibli Museum Until March 17

    Bushiroad president Takaaki Kidani discusses future events

    As the Tokyo Metropolitan Government enacts new measures to reduce the spread of the coronavirus in the world’s biggest city, the number of anime-related sightseeing locations closing increases, with the Ghibli Museum in Mitaka, in outer Tokyo, closing its doors for three weeks from February 25. More details after the jump.

  • Sábado Fevereiro 22, 2020
  • Pokémon TCG Championships Canceled in Kyoto, Sanrio Puroland Closes Due to Coronavirus Outbreak

    Sanrio Puroland to close until March 13 to "limit the spread" of coronavirus

    As the coronavirus spreads throughout Japan, more events are being canceled and more theme parks are closing up shop by the day. Mascot franchises, Pokémon and Sanrio, the creators of Hello Kitty, have closed up shop and canceled events amongst the ongoing, and deadly, coronavirus outbreak hitting Japan, which has reached triple digits. More details after the jump.

  • Sexta-feira Fevereiro 21, 2020
  • Golden Kamuy Manga Delayed a Week Due to Satoru Noda Becoming a Dad

    The popular manga series spawned an anime adaptation that was streamed on Crunchyroll

    Congratulations are in order for manga creator Satoru Noda, who is taking a week off from his hit manga series Golden Kamuy to spent some time with his new child, the official Twitter account for the franchise announced on February 20. Hit the jump to see the announcment! 

  • Quinta-feira Fevereiro 20, 2020
  • Demon Slayer Makes Manga History By Holding All Top 19 Spots on Oricon Charts

    It’s the third week in a row where the manga series has taken all the top 10 slots

    Koyoharu Gotoge's Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba manga series continues to make manga history as the highest selling franchise in Japan this year, taking up all 19 slots of the Oricon sales chart over the last week. Because of this, this makes the third week in a row where Demon Slayer has dominated the top 10, becoming the first series since tracking began in 2008 to hold all 10 positions for three weeks in a row. More details after the jump!

  • Persona 5 Scramble Is Everything a Phantom Thief Would Want From a Persona 5 Sequel

    Daryl takes a look at the demo of the Nintendo Switch version of the game

    Diving into a realm not yet covered for the Persona series, the new “action-RPG” sequel to 2016’s Persona 5 is releasing in Japan on February 20 as Persona 5 Scramble: The Phantom Strikers on the PlayStation 4 and Nintendo Switch. Before the release of the game, a demo was unmasked on the Japanese Nintendo eShop, letting our Japan Correspondent, Daryl Harding, see what we were getting himself into.

  • Nook Inc. Sells You on Its Package Tour in the Animal Crossing: New Horizons Direct

    Tom Nook is ready to take your bells and drop you on an island on March 20

    Before you set your sights on Nook Inc’s newest Island Getaway Package – that can apparently get you killed – the CEO, Tom Nook, released an infomercial to let potential guests know what’s in store for them in the form of an Animal Crossing: New Horizons Direct. Check it out after the jump!

  • Members of the Meguro River Detective Agency Get Cast For Upcoming TV Anime Kakushigoto

    The secret-based anime is set to premiere on April 2

    Keeping secrets would be hard when the kids of the Meguro River Detective Agency are on the case! The voice actors of classmates of Hime Goto, the lead girl of upcoming TV anime Kakushigoto, who form the Meguro River Detective Agency, were announced today alongside full character visuals. Hit the jump to uncover the clues!

  • Bushiroad Pulls Out of AnimeJapan 2020 Citing Coronavirus Concerns

    Sony cancels booths at PAX East next weekend, won't show off The Last of Us Part 2

    Mere days after multimedia company Bushiroad canceled all events for the next month, the company announced on February 20 that they will be pulling out of AnimeJapan this year admit concerns about the ongoing threat of the coronavirus. Across the Pacific, Sony also announced that it’ll be pulling out of PAX East next weekend. Read on for more details.

  • Quarta-feira Fevereiro 19, 2020
  • Chill Out With a Double Dose of Re:ZERO Today as Memory Snow Launches on Crunchyroll

    The EX episode will be available at the same time as the latest episode of the Director’s Cut episode today

    Not to leave you out in the cold and miss a week of episodes from Re:ZERO -Starting Life in Another World- Director's Cut, we're giving you a double dose of the TV anime with an extra episode, the first OVA, Memory Snow, launching on Crunchyroll today alongside the 7th episode of the Director's Cut. Chill out after the jump to learn more!

  • Osaka’s Biggest Cosplay Event of the Year, Nippombashi Street Festa 2020, Canceled Due to Coronavirus Fears

    DeNA’s Shibuya Scramble Design Festival also canceled

    For the third day in a row, more anime-related events in Japan are being canceled or postponed due to fears surrounding the coronavirus in the country. Organizations representing Nippombashi Street Festa and Shibuya Design Festival announced on February 19 that both events, that were scheduled for March, would be canceled. More details are after the jump.

  • Pokémon Mystery Dungeon Previews Gameplay in New Rescue Team DX Trailer

    Which Pokémon are you?

    Pokémon rescue simulator, where you play AS a Pokémon, released a new trailer for the remake of Pokémon Mystery Dungeon: Red Rescue Team and Blue Rescue Team for Nintendo Switch, Pokémon Mystery Dungeon: Rescue Team DX, previewing the updated gameplay of the series, the updated storybook art style, and teasing the story of the game. Hit the jump to check it out!

  • JAniCA and Yahoo! Japan to Close Donations Towards Kyoto Animation Arson on February 29

    The Yahoo! Net Fund was set up on July 26, 2019

    JAniCA and Yahoo! Japan announced on February 17 that donations towards supporting Kyoto Animation through the Yahoo! Net Fund, that was set up on July 26, 2019 would close on February 29 as Kyoto Animation and the Kyoto Prefectural Government closes the bank accounts that have been accepting donations from the public. More details after the jump.

  • Terça-feira Fevereiro 18, 2020
  • Save the Date for The Quintessential Quintuplets Season 2 TV Anime Broadcast in October 2020

    A teaser trailer and key visual is released alongside new staff and anime studio

    Wedding bells are ringing as the release date of The Quintessential Quintuplets season 2 TV anime has finally been announced. Just as the last chapter of Negi Haruba's romantic comedy manga is released in this week's issue of Weekly Shonen Magazine, fans got their own wedding present in the form of information on series, including a new teaser trailer, new key visual, and more! Hit the jump to open it!

  • Gym Leader Bea Trains Hard in the Latest Pokémon: Twilight Wings Web Anime Episode

    Studio Colorido brings the world of Pokémon Sword and Sheild to life

    Right on time, the latest Pokémon: Twilight Wings web anime episode was released onto the official Pokémon YouTube channel today. The episode focuses on fighting-type gym trainer Bea and her struggling with the loss against the undefeatable champion of Galar Leon, taking out that frustration on her Pokémon. Punch the read more button to check it out!

  • Infinite Dendrogram Is the Latest TV Anime Delay Due to Coronavirus

    The anime joins Railgun T, Asteroid in Love and A3! in delays due to the virus

    The official website for Infinite Dendrogram TV anime announced today that broadcast of episode 7 would be delayed due to the ongoing threat of coronavirus around the world. This is the fourth TV anime series so far, after A Certain Scientific Railgun T, Asteroid in Love, and A3! SEASON SPRING & SUMMER, to be hit with a delay. More information is after the jump.