Anime

Jack Jeanne, a new game conceived by Tokyo Ghoul‘s Ishida Sui, has released a new trailer confirming its key casting! [embedded content] Six members of cast have been confirmed so far: Kondou Takayuki as Takahina Sarafumi, Kasama Jun as Musumi Kai, Kishio Daisuke as Neji Kokuto, Kajiwara Gakuto as Shirota Mitsuki, Uchida Yuma as Orimaki
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Following the announcement of a fifth unit representing the Osaka division, rap project Hypnosis Mic has confirmed that it’s adding a sixth, this time hailing from the Nagoya Division! The new unit is titled Bad Ass Temple, featuring three members: Harai Kukou (played by Hayama Shouta), Aimono Jushi (Sakakihara Yuki), and Amaguni Hitoya (Takeuchi Eiji).
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On Aug. 28, Tokyo welcomed the 57th edition of the Prize Fair, a special exhibit featuring upcoming prizes for six major manufacturers! As always, this year’s summer edition was bursting with tempting new offerings from Banpresto representing tons of popular series. First off, Super Saiyan fever shows no signs of dying down, with another round
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Aniplex has released the second trailer for upcoming anime Fate/Grand Order Absolute Demonic Front: Babylonia! [embedded content] It has also been announced that UNISON SQUARE GARDEN will perform the show’s opening theme, “Phantom Joke”. The anime adapts the Babylonia arc from popular Fate spin-off smartphone RPG, Fate/Grand Order. Fate/Grand Order Absolute Demonic Front: Babylonia airs
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The group consists of Nurude Sasara (played by Iwasaki Ryouta), Tsutsujimori Roshou (Kawanishi Kengo), and Amayado Rei (Kuroda Takaya). Their official debut will be through a CD set to launch on Oct. 30. Hypnosis Mic is a popular franchise set in a world where war is waged not with weapons, but words. At the project’s
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SAO 10th AnniversaryKyoto x SAOKyoyuzen WAHOO! Figure Project ■OutlineProject to create a figure of Asuna Yuki’s “Asuna” Avatar wearing “Kyoyuzen” Kyoto printed silk. Kyoto fabric wholesalers and businesses are coming together to make virtual Asuna put on real “Kyoyuzen.” The figure will be produced by Aniplex+’s original WAHOO! brand. The announcement will be made and
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Popular anime Fairy Tail has released the last key visual for its currently airing final season! It’s also been revealed that the show’s climax will feature an original story involving Acnologia, who does not appear in Mashima Hiro’s original manga. Fairy Tail follows dragon slayer wizard Natsu Dragneel and the members of his guild as
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Rap project Hypnosis Mic‘s smartphone game -Alternative Rap Battle- will go live this December! A music video featuring the game’s main theme song, performed by in-game group Division All Stars, has also been released. The new track was written, composed, and arranged by duo invisible manners (Hirayama Daisuke and Fukuyama Sei), who also worked on
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Fan translator crowdsourcing program Tokyo Honyaku Quest has entered its pilot phase! Translators for the pilot were selected from over 1200 applicants through a test assessing translation skills, as well as knowledge of and passion for the content. The twenty who passed will translate news articles from Japanese website Anime!Anime!, the results of which are
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Inspired by the light novel series written by Maruto Fumiaki and illustrated by Misaki Kurehito, Saenai Heroine no Sodatekata. Fine is the popular franchise’s very first movie. The series follows regular high school boy (and also otaku) Aki Tomoya as he teams up with a collection of female classmates to create an otome game starring
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Pokémon is getting a new TV anime that will include Pokémon from all regions visited so far! Featuring the same title as the original 1997 series, Pocket Monster, the series has released a trailer that features Pokémon from the regions of every game. Further information will be announced on Sept. 29. via the next episode
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Superhero anime My Hero Academia has released its latest trailer for Season 4, featuring its opening theme, “Polaris” by BLUE ENCOUNT. [embedded content] Season 4 will adapt the original manga from Volume 14, in which Deku starts getting some real superhero experience as an intern at a pro hero company. There, he comes into contact
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YuruYuri has released a new trailer for its 10th anniversary OVA! [embedded content] The trailer features a new song recorded for the OVA, “YuruYuri, Tenya Wanya☆”, perfect for listening to while watching the girls enjoying their laidback lives. Created in celebration of the manga’s 10th anniversary, the OVA project was completed through a crowdfunding campaign.
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Comiket returned to Tokyo Big Sight for its 96th event from Aug. 9 to 12! The area occupied by this summer’s Comiket was slightly reduced due to preparations for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics, meaning that the event was held over four days (one longer than usual), and also charged an entry fee for the first
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KonoSuba is about to release its very first smartphone game! The game is holding a campaign ahead of its launch, in which fans who pre-register can get their hands on a series of in-game bonus items. To be in with a chance of winning, simply register via the official site where you can click to
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Superhero anime My Hero Academia has confirmed the artists for the opening and ending themes of its upcoming fourth season, which airs from Oct. 12. Four-piece rock band BLUE ENCOUNT will perform opening theme “Polaris”, while singer-songwriter Sayuri will be performing ending theme “Koukai no Uta”. Adapted from the manga by Horikoshi Kouhei, My Hero
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Sega’s upcoming game Project Sakura Wars has unveiled its cover art, starring heroine Amamiya Sakura! Project Sakura Wars is the latest entry in the Sakura Wars franchise, which began as a video game for the Sega Saturn in 1996. Like the original game, the new installment will again take place in Japan’s Taisho Period, starting
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Berserk author Miura Kentarou is set to produce a new manga based on his original story, titled Duranki! Duranki will run in new manga magazine Young Animal Zero, the sister magazine to Young Animal, which ran Berserk. It will publish its first issue on Sept. 9, which will contain the first two chapters of Duranki.
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The Saekano franchise’s first movie, Saenai Heroine no Sodatekata. Fine, has released a new key visual designed by CloverWorks! A new trailer for the movie featuring the main theme by Haruna Luna titled “glory days” will also be screened in Tokyo, Osaka, and Nagoya on Aug. 29. [embedded content] Saekano is adapted from the popular
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