The latest installment in the Rebuild of Evangelion movie series, Evangelion: 3.0+1.0, will finally open in June 2020. Along with the announcement, the movie unveiled a new poster image and began distributing pamphlets. Its second teaser trailer also began playing in cinemas across Japan, to be released online too. Rebuild of Evangelion is a four-part
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Japanese anime studio Kyoto Animation was devastated by an arson attack on July 18, 2019 at around 10:00AM (JST). An explosion occurred at the studio, located in Kyoto, after a man poured gasoline around the building and set it on fire. At the time of the explosion, around 70 employees were in the building and
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Classic manga Lupin III is heading back to the big screen with its very first 3DCG movie from Dec. 6! Titled Lupin III The First, the movie is directed by Stand by Me Doraemon‘s Yamazaki Takashi, and is the first installment in the franchise to be released after author Monkey Punch’s death. The story will
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One Piece: Pirate Warriors 4, the latest installment in the One Piece: Pirate Warriors game series, will be hitting the PS4 and Nintendo Switch in 2020! A concept video and visual has been released, both promising some great action against the Straw Hat Pirates’ enemies! An action fighting game which aims to provide the real
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Tokyo Honyaku Quest, a new fan translation crowdsourcing service launched in collaboration with Tokyo Otaku Mode, Otaku Coin, bitFlyer Blockchain, and IID, is currently entering its demonstration and test phase! Tokyo Honyaku Quest will have users translating articles from Anime!Anime!, to be featured as an official version along with their ID. These articles will appear
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Attack on Titan‘s WIT STUDIO has announced a new original anime project titled Great Pretender! The TV anime will revolve around a global “con game”, as Edamura Makoto, a self-proclaimed top genius conman, gets mixed up in international intrigue after getting swindled himself by French grifter Laurent Thierry. Kaburagi Hiro will direct the anime, with
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Anime movie Saenai Heroine no Sodatekata. Fine has announced its Oct. 26 release date along with its second key visual! It was also confirmed that J-pop singer Haruna Luna will perform the main titles theme. The movie is part of the Saekano: How to Raise a Boring Girlfriend franchise, which started with the popular light
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Japanese anime is more popular now than it has ever been before. These interviews with anime studios will reveal the behind-the-scenes processes and emotions that go into making anime. This is a large-scale project done in collaboration with anime news sites throughout the world, such as the anime news site Anime!Anime!, Tokyo Otaku Mode, which
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Upcoming movie Hello World has confirmed additional casting details ahead of its Sept. 20 release. Koyasu Takehito, Kotobuki Minako, Fukuhara Haruka, and Kugimiya Rie will be joining the crew, as shown in a new 30 second video. The official website has also been updated with character and actor visuals. Hello World is an original anime
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UNIVRS, Inc. (formerly EXPVR Inc.; headquartered in Chuo Ward, Tokyo; CEO: Keigo Fujikawa; hereafter referred to as UNIVRS) will start crowdfunding for the VR game Little Witch Academia – VR Broom Racing – (tentative title) based on Studio TRIGGER’s anime, Little Witch Academia, at 8:00 PM PST on Wednesday, July 3, 2019. Little Witch Academia,
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Tales of Arise, the latest installment in the Tales RPG series, has released its first trailer! The trailer introduces the main characters, including the game’s hero Alphen (CV: Satou Takuya), and its heroine Shionne (CV: Shimoji Shino). The official site has also been updated with additional character information. Tales of Arise brings together two young
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Japanese production company Science SARU and its production and distribution partner Asmik Ace has announced that acclaimed director Yuasa Masaaki ( Devilman Crybaby, The Night is Short, Walk on Girl ) is set to direct a new anime movie titled INU-OH, set for release in 2021! An adaptation of Furukawa Hideo’s novel Heike Monogatari: Inu-Oh
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Vocaloid diva Miku and BanG Dream! Girls’ Band Party!‘s popular collaboration series is finally available in the English version of the game! Players now have access to cover songs from the Hatsune Miku Series, including “Lost One’s Weeping” (Afterglow x Rin Kagamine & Len Kagamine), “Alien Alien” (Hello, Happy World! x Hatsune Miku), and “Romeo
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Atlus has released a new trailer for the upcoming PS4 game Persona 5 Royal starring new character Yoshizawa Kasumi! Yoshizawa Kasumi (CV: Amamiya Sora) is a beautiful rhythmic gymnast and classmate of the protagonist who also transferred to Shujin Academy in the same semester. The trailer features scenes of the protagonist mooning over Kasumi’s cuteness
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Anime Frontier, a new convention for anime, manga and Japanese pop culture fans, will be held at Texas’ Fort Worth Convention Center in May 2020! Organized by LeftField Media, the creators of Anime NYC, Anime Frontier will feature industry names like Aniplex of America Inc., Animate, Crunchyroll, GKIDS, HIDIVE, Kodansha Comics, Sentai Filmworks, SUNRISE, Vertical,
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