Anime

With the anime adaptation announced just last month, Hakata Tonkotsu Ramens has issued the first update on its cast and crew. Macross Delta director Yasuda Kenji will direct the show which is set in the yakuza underworld of Fukuoka, with script and series composition by JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure and Food Wars’ Yasukawa Shogo. Inoue Hideki
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Web Hakushu, the company running the WebClap Service, has released the Android app Los Memoria -Escape from the Ruins-! “Can you arrive at the truth?” Los Memoria combines the captivating story and characters of an otome game with the excitement and mystery of an escape game. As you go on solving the mysteries, more and
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A holy place for Evangelion fans, the Evangelion store exists not only online but also has its very own physical branch in Ikebukuro, Tokyo. The official store is the place to go for exclusive Evangelion merchandise from elegant fashion items to smaller, practical goods for everyday use. In addition to the store in Ikebukuro, there
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Commemorating the TV anime adaptation of the game Sengoku Night Blood, “Army Theme Songs” sung by each of the 6 Supreme Commanders are being released with music videos! Today the 4th came out: the Uesugi Army Theme Song sung by Toriumi Kosuke, and to celebrate its release, there’s a Twitter campaign in action! Sengoku Night
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Granblue Fantasy is holding a Summer Premium Draw (“Legend Gacha” in the Japanese version) between Aug. 9 7:00 pm and Aug. 12 6:59 pm, during which you can get weapons that unlock characters in yukata and swimwear! During this period, the following items will have a higher drop rate:SS Rare:– Sinensis: Adds Siegfried (Summer ver.)
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The 1,000th chapter of Detective Conan has appeared in Weekly Shonen Sunday! Commemorating this event, the original cover of the 1st volume of the manga appeared on the cover of Sunday. You can also apply to get a printed movie illustration! This series began its serialization back in 1994. The 1,000th chapter was in the
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Good Smile Company’s Nendoroid series is well loved by fans thanks to the wide range of accessories each of the adorable, chibi-style articulated figures comes bundled with, but there’s even more fun to be had with the expansive series of accessory packs you can use to put your own unique spin on your favorite characters!
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The Dengeki entertainment brand is celebrating its 25th anniversary this year! One of the projects is the “Dengeki 25th Anniversary Special Figure Project”, which includes the “Love Live! Sunshine!! Birthday Figure Project” that started this August. The first in the series is Kunikida Hanamaru, who went up for preorder on Aug. 5 on Dengeki’s official
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Popular anime Love Live! Sunshine!! follows 9 young girls pursuing their dreams of being school idols. The 1st season of the anime aired between July and September in 2016, and the 2nd season will finally be airing this October. The Love Live! Sunshine!! Aqours 2nd LoveLive! HAPPY PARTY TRAIN TOUR event is also currently underway,
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Tokyo Otaku Mode conducted a survey to find out which summer season anime overseas fans were most excited about. Without any further ado, here are the results! Top ten shows by male respondents 10. In Another World With My Smartphone9. Sakura Quest8. Made in Abyss7. Symphogear6. Knights & Magic5. Gamers!4. Owarimonogatari 2nd Season3. New Game!
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Summer is here! We hope you’re making the best of the sweltering temperatures with frequent trips to the ice cream truck and manga-reading sessions in front of a powerful fan. Speaking of summer activities, we actually have quite a few recommendations for some lovely sights that don’t even require leaving your home! That’s right, we’re
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The long-awaited smartphone game for Attack on Titan has finally arrived! “Attack on Titan: Chain Puzzle Fever” hit digital app stores on Aug. 3. While it is currently only available on Android, iOS will quickly follow in the coming days. Developed by Copro, “Attack on Titan: Chain Puzzle Fever” is engaging with simple yet addictive
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We’re back with the fifth interview for our Art of Figure Making series. This time we had the chance to interview Hiroki Kaneko, the founder, and creator of MegaHouse’s figure division and the amazing “ONE PIECE”’ figure brand, “Portrait.Of.Pirates” (P.O.P). Welcome to a special two-part interview where Hiroki shares his knowledge as a general manager
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A new set of Pokémon figures is joining Bandai’s G.E.M. figure series on Premium Bandai! This new release includes Satoshi (Ash), Pikachu, and Satoshi-Greninja (or Ash-Greninja, his special Greninja with slightly different colors!). Pre-orders went up on Aug. 3 for 7,992 yen (tax included, shipping and handling not included). Loved for its high quality, the
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The TV anime adaptation of Amano Akira’s Reborn! is celebrating its 10th anniversary this year, and Megahouse’s G.E.M collection is marking the occasion with a two figure set featuring Sawada Tsunayoshi (Tsuna) and Hibari Kyoya. The Tsuna figure stands around 190mm tall and is sculpted by Mokamaru (M.I.C) with color design by Pinpoint. Tsuna also
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Devilman Crybaby, an upcoming anime adaptation based on Nagai Go’s manga Devilman, revealed its second PV along with the main cast! The anime’s script will be written by Okouchi Ichiro from Kabaneri of the Iron Fortress and directed by Yuasa Masaaki, known for titles like Mind Game, Ping Pong the Animation, The Tatami Galaxy, and
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A collaboration between the upcoming film Eureka Seven: Hi-Evolution and the creative clothing store L.H.P. will take place in six stores across Japan starting Aug. 11~! Six stores in Harajuku, Ikebukuro, Shinjuku, Nagoya, and Osaka will transform into a wonderful Eureka Seven landscape, completely with character cutouts, background pictures, and creation materials. To keep the
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Square Enix announced more developments about their upcoming fantasy mixed media project Dia Horizon! The official novel adaptation by the game’s original scenario writer Mikawa Ghost already began serialization on Kadokawa’s web novel page Kakuyomu. You can also enjoy a 4-koma web manga introducing the characters and story on the Dia Horizon Portal with new
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Amidst the usual pantheon of heroes, monsters, and aliens that take over San Diego Comic-Con, one well-known plumber somersaulted his way into the fray! That’s right, Mario and Nintendo were present at this year’s SDCC, held from July 19 – 23. Dozens of Nintendo Switch consoles lined Nintendo’s booth demoing the latest installment in the
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