The official Twitter for Aniplex Plus has posted the cover visual for acclaimed animator/character designer Shingo Adachi's artwork collection book "Shingo Adachi Artworks" to be released in Japan on July 5, 2019. He is best known for his character design works for the WORKING!! and Sword Art Online anime series. Hit the jump for more information.
Soon after the last day performance at Fukuoka Civic Hall on Sunday, the official Twitter for the stage play adaptation project based on Tadatoshi Fujimaki's popular sports manga Kuroko's Basketball confirmed that it concluded with its fourth show "ULTIMATE-BLAZE." Hit the jump for more details.
Select Japanese theaters started screening a 60-second full trailer for the upcoming compilation film Frame Arms Girl: Kyakkya Ufufu na Wonderland including the FA girls' dance performance with its theme song "Manjyou Icchi (unanimity) LOVE ENERGY." Check out the new clip filled with newly-animated footage after the jump!
The official website for PROMARE, the upcoming original anime feature film co-produced by XFLAG and TRIGGER, announced today that its first week moviegoers will receive one of the eight-type characters cards as a bonus and that each card will come with a serial code to watch a 10-minute prequel episode "Chapter Galo." Hit the jump for more information.
Universal Studios Japan's official YouTube channel has started streaming a 30-second web-exclusive CM for Sailor Moon the Miracle 4-D: Moon Palace Chapter, the upcoming second chapter of the 4D attraction inspired by the Pretty Guardian Sailor Moon franchise. Watch the clip narrated by the Usagi/Sailor Moon anime VA Kotono Mitsuishi after the jump!
Following Yozo Oba by Mamoru Miyano and Yoshiko Hiiragi Kana Hanazawa, the official website for the upcoming sci-fi anime feature film HUMAN LOST Ningen Shikkaku has posted a new clip introducing its third main character, Takeichi voiced by Jun Fukuyama (Lelouch Lamperouge in Code Geass: Lelouch of the Rebellion). Check out the clip and Fukuyama's comment after the jump.
29-year-old anime voice actress Yurika Kubo, best known as Hanayo Koizumi in the Love Live! franchise and as a member of its VA unit μ's, will release her new photo collection book from Tokyo News Tsushinsha on June 24, 2019. She says it shows everything from her 20s. Check out sample photos after the jump.
The official website for the forthcoming TV anime adaptation of Kenta Shinohara's sci-fi survival manga Kanata no Astra/Astra Lost in Space announced its OP and ED theme song performers; teenage singer nonoc for its OP song "Star*frost" and 25-year-old singer-songwriter Riko Azuna for its ED song "Glow at the Velocity of Light." Hit the jump for more details.
The official website for the Love Live! Sunshine!! franchise announced today that its VA unit Aqours will perform at Anime Expo 2019 for two days on July 5 and 6, 2019, under the concert title "LOVE LIVE! SUNSHINE!! Aqours World LoveLive! in LA ~BRAND NEW WAVE~." Hit the jump for more details.
It was officially announced in the latest July 2019 issue of KADOKAWA'S Dragon Magazine released today on May 17 that the long-awaited third arc of Hajime Kanzaka's internationally popular fantasy light novel series Slayers is set to launch in near future. Hit the jump for more details.
The official website for virtual singer Nanami Yoshi has posted a music video for her major debut song "Attouteki Vivid Days." It is now featured as the ED theme for the spring 2019 TV anime Wise Man's Grandchild, and part of her performance was revealed in its sixth episode aired in Japan on Wednesday. Watch her impressive dance performance after the jump!
Parco will hold "Kemono Friends World," a special exhibition dedicated to the Kemono Friends franchise at Parco Museum (Ikebukuro Parco Main Building 7F) from June 7 to 24, 2019. In addition to various illustrations that condense the charms of the Kemono Friends world, 300 Friends designs will be displayed together in its special area. Learn more after the jump.
Seven months after the initial announcement back in October 2018, the official website and Twitter for the upcoming TV anime adaptation of Kei Amagi's battle fantasy light novel series Assassins Pride finally opened today with a teaser visual featuring its two main characters, Kufa Vampeel and Melida Angele. Check out the latest information after the jump!
Aichi-based company Be-Full's bishoujo figure brand PULCHRA has started accepting pre-orders for its new deformed figure of Kurumi Tokisaki, the third spirit heroine in Koshi Tachibana's sci-fi love comedy light novel series Date A Live. See product photos of the super-detailed cute item after the jump!
The official Twitter account for Ichijinsha's bi-monthly pop culture magazine Febri announced on May 15 that acclaimed animator/character designer Haruko Iizuka's first personal illustration book is set to be released in Japan on July 20, 2019. Hit the jump for more details.