Anime

Anisong streaming service ANiUTa has selected J-Rock band OxT as its artist of the month for Feb. 2019! Pronounced “okuto”, OxT is a digital rock duo featuring vocalist Oishi Masayoshi and guitarist Oshima Tomohiro (also known as Tom-H@ck). The latter composes for the unit, while Oishi has also written and/or performed songs for Monthly Girls’
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Popular smartphone game Shoumetsu Toshi will be getting a TV anime adaptation set to air from April. A new key visual just released for the show features Yuki’s brother Souma as well as Taiyou, Tsuki, and Suzuna. Takahashi Hidenori will play Taiyo and Imai Asami will play Tsuki. As previously announced, Asai Ayaka will voice
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The second Trinity Seven movie which opens in Japan on March 29 has confirmed its official title. Heavens Library & Crimson Lord is the second animated film in the Trinity Seven franchise which began with Saitou Kenji and Nao Akinari’s manga. Adapted as a TV anime in 2014, the first Trinity Seven movie, The Eternal
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Anisong band JAM Project announced at its Jan. 26 concert in Tokyo that they will be releasing two new singles on April 24! The first of the two singles will be One-Punch Man opener “Uncrowned Greatest Hero” (“Seijaku no Apostle” in Japanese) which features lyrics by Mori Yukinojou and music by Brazilian composer and semi-regular
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Beastars, a popular manga by Itagaki Paru which won the 2018 Manga Taisho award, will be getting a TV anime adaptation! Itagaki’s manga is set in a world of anthropomorphised animals divided into “herbivores” and “carnivores”. The series begins with the killing of an alpaca at Cherryton School where lead character Legosi, a large gray
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ARGONAVIS, the latest band to be added to the BanG Dream! roster, has released its first key visual! Featuring vocalist Itou Masaharu as Nanahoshi Ren, guitarist Hinata Daisuke as Goryou Yuuto, bassist Maeda Seiji as Matoba Wataru, and keyboardist Morishima Shuta as Kikyou Rio, the new band will be the very first male group of
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The handsome actors of A3! will be coming to life in the game’s very first TV anime adaptation! Announced at the “A3! Blooming Live 2019” event, the anime will be produced by P.A. Works and Studio 3Hz. Shinohara Keisuke will direct with series composition by Hayashi Naoki, and Komatsu Mariko handing animation direction and character
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Action anime Attack on Titan has confirmed opening/ending artists for the upcoming second part of its third season! Linked Horizon will be returning once again for the opening theme, having provided the first three as well as an ending theme. Meanwhile, the latest ending theme will be Cinema staff, who also provided the anime’s second
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Fans are finally able to access the secret ending of Kingdom Hearts III‘s lost ending with Square Enix’s free update! The movie epilogue was made available on Jan. 31 to players to who have completed the game and satisfied a certain condition regarding its Lucky Emblems. An immersive roleplaying game brought to life by Square
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On December 22 and 23, 2018, Jump Festa 2019 was held in Makuhari Messe in Chiba. This event, which will reach its 20th anniversary this December, is an annual festival that features content from the popular manga magazine Weekly Shonen Jump, its sibling magazines like Jump SQ. and V Jump, and the manga app, Jump+.
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Universal Cool Japan 2019 opened on January 18, 2019, and we were invited to check out the new attractions! It’s the 5th year of Universal Cool Japan and they are celebrating by offering the related attractions on the biggest scale they ever have before. The internationally beloved titles of Detective Conan, Lupin the Third, Sailor
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Hypnosis Mic, a multimedia project music project which launched in the spring of 2018, is set to release a commemorative CD celebrating first season battle winners Shinjuku Division Matenrou! The CD’s jacket features a golden scene of the victorious trio. Lead singer Jinguji Jakurai is sitting on the throne with Izanami Hifumi on one side
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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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Los Angeles-based food truck Okamoto Kitchen has launched a Kickstarter for the production of an original animated series that will bring anime together with delicious Japanese comfort food and the world of food trucks! Based on the real-life experiences of Okamoto Kitchen co-founders Gerald and Chizuru Abram, the anime follows Umesaki Haru, a girl who
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Bandai Namco Entertainment has revealed the characters appearing in the upcoming fighting game Jump Force! Characters officially announced so far begin with One Piece‘s Monkey D. Luffy, Sabo, Roronoa Zoro, Sanji, Blackbeard, and Boa Hancock. Kurosaki Ichigo, Aizen Sousuke, Kuchiki Rukia, and Abarai Renji from Kubo Tite’s Bleach will also join the battle. Finally, Hunter
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With only a few days to go until its release, Square Enix has begun streaming an exciting 2 minute Kingdom Hearts III commercial featuring Sora, Donald, Goofy, Mickey and the rest of the crew! The commercial was first launched during a TV Asahi broadcast about the AFC Asian Cup’s Japan x Uzbekistan match. As well
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