If you're in the mood for a story about a haunted video game, then Tales of the Unusual (known in Japan as Yo nimo kimyou na monogatari), an anthology TV drama series devoted to spooky stories, will soon have you covered, because the Fuji TV drama series will broadcast a segment entitled "Fukkatsu no Jumon" ("Spell of Restoration") about a man who gets more than he bargains for when he discovers an old Nintendo Famicom along with a copy of Dragon Quest II: The Luminaries of Legend. Hit the jump to learn more.
If you could use a little cuteness to start off your day, then check out the non-credit opening and ending animation sequences for Gunmachan, a currently broadcasting TV anime based on the regional mascot character from Gunma Prefecture and his adorable friends. Hit the jump to check them out.
Godzilla Fest 2021, an online streaming event celebrating everyone's favorite Toho Studios giant movie monster, is paying homage to one of the weirder entries from the Showa era with a new short film featuring a kaiju clash between Godzilla and Hedorah, aka the Smog Monster. Hit the jump to learn more.
A new teaser trailer has been published for Kamen Rider Beyond Generations, an upcoming live-action tokusatsu film that celebrates the 50th anniversary of Toei and Ishimori Productions' long-running superhero series by promising a story that spans from 1971 all the way to 2051. Hit the jump to check it out.
A pair of cool new movie posters have been revealed for Resident Evil: Welcome to Raccoon City, an upcoming live-action theatrical film based on Capcom's classic series of survival horror video games featuring a man-made biohazard running amok and turning people into cannibalistic zombies and other flesh-warping terrors. Hit the jump to check them out.
Being an isekai fantasy hero isn't all it's cracked up to be in a new trailer for Fantasy Bishoujo Juniku Ojisan to ("Reincarnated as a Pretty Fantasy Girl with a Middle-Aged Guy" of FaBiNiku, for short), an upcoming TV anime based on the romantic comedy isekai fantasy manga written by Yu Tsurusaki and illustrated by Shin Ikezawa about a pair salarymen who find themselves tranported to a magical fantasy realm under questionable circumstances by the Goddess of Love and Beauty. Hit the jump to learn more.
Holy rusted metal, Batman! A whole bunch of promotional photos featuring the actors in full costume and make-up have been published for Batman Ninja The Show, an upcoming stage-play production based on the D.C. Comics property that imagines what would happen if Batman and a bunch of Gotham City's worst villains found themselves transported to Japan during the Warring States Period. Hit the jump to learn more.
A new key visual, the main staff, and the main cast have been revealed for WATATEN!: an Angel Flew Down to Me Precious Friends, an upcoming anime theatrical film that continues the animated adventures based on the manga by Nanatsu Mukunoki. Hit the jump to learn more.
Henshin! A series of teaser visuals and the main staff have been revealed for FUUTO PI (known as Fuuto Tantei in Japan), an upcoming anime adaptation based on the manga written by Riku Sanjo and Masaki Sato that continues the story of Toei's live-action tokusatsu TV series, Kamen Rider W. Hit the jump to learn more.
Hold on to your giant riding crabs, because a new trailer, a new key visual, and the Japanese release window have all been revealed for Rust-Eater Bisco (known in Japan as Sabikui Bisco), an upcoming TV anime based on the post-apocalyptic adventure light novel series written by Shinji Cobkubo and illustrated by K Akagishi and mocha about a wild young man on a quest to save the world from a rust-inducing ailment. Hit the jump to learn more.
It's time to get weird again, because a new key visual and the Japanese broadcast details have been revealed for the latest batch of episodes for Thus Spoke Kishibe Rohan, the ongoing live-action TV drama adaptation based on Hirohiko Araki's JoJo's Bizarre Adventure spin-off manga starring everyone's favorite eccentric manga author with superhuman, Stand-based abilities. Hit the jump to learn more.
A family funeral takes a dark and sinister turn in a new teaser trailer for Summer Time Rendering, an upcoming TV anime based on the suspense manga by Yasuki Tanaka. Hit the jump to check it out.
If you need a little magic in your life this Halloween season, then GKIDS and Fathom Events have you covered, because Howl's Moving Castle - a theatrical anime film directed by Hayao Miyazaki and animated by Studio Ghibli based on the fantasy novel by Diana Wynne Jones - is returning to U.S. theaters for three screenings on October 24, 25, and 28, 2021. Hit the jump to learn more.
Milan-based game / graphic designers Mana Project Studios has announced that they are working to develop a tabletop roleplaying game based on Sunrise's classic genre-bending science fiction TV anime, Cowboy Bebop. Hit the jump to learn more.
October 11, 2021 marks the 35th anniversary of the initial TV broadcast of Saint Seiya, the anime adaptation based on the explosively popular shonen action manga by Masami Kurumada, and the series is celebrating with a new logo and a key visual teasing the reveal of 12 illustrations of the Gold Saints as drawn by Machi Himeno, the original character designer for the series. Hit the jump to learn more.