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The Fall 2022 Preview Guide

The first weekend of premieres is still going strong with Gundam: The Witch from Mercury, Housing Complex C, IDOLISH7 3rd Beat Part 2, Spy×Family Part 2, Berserk, My Hero Academia, Pop Team Epic, and Raven of the Inner Palace!

HIDIVE Delays 1st Episode Simulcast for I've Somehow Gotten Stronger When I Improved My Farm-Related Skills. Anime

Also: 1st episode of Mobile Suit Gundam: The Witch From Mercury delayed on Gundam.info site

Chaos;Head Noah Game's Steam Release Canceled

Chaos;Head, Chaos;Child games launch for Switch in West on October 7

Bleach: Thousand-Year Blood War Anime's New Short Trailer Previews Stern Ritter (Updated)

Anime premieres on October 10

Pretty Series Franchise Ends 11.5 Years of Continuous TV Anime Airings With Waccha PriMagi! Finale

Waccha PriMagi! arcade game launches Waccha PriMagi! Studio project in November

Kingdom Anime Gets 5th TV Series in January 2024

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The Fall 2022 Anime Preview Guide

The first weekend of premieres is still going strong with Gundam: The Witch from Mercury, Housing Complex C, IDOLISH7 3rd Beat Part 2, Spy×Family Part 2, Berserk, My Hero Academia, Pop Team Epic, and Raven of the Inner Palace!

Answerman - Do the Animation Cuts at HBO Max and Netflix Spell Trouble for the Anime Industry?

The fan-favorite column returns with a new host! The first question: Do recent cuts to domestic animation spell bad news abroad?

Prepare for War!: A Guide Through Season Five of My Hero Academia

Are you ready for the long-awaited confrontation between Shigaraku and Deku? Umeko Long has your quick guide to last season to get you up to speed before the action hits on October 1!

This Week in Anime - Jujutsu Kaisen 0 is a Near-Perfect Anime Movie

Now streaming on Crunchyroll, you can catch the Jujutsu Kaisen prequel story in all its monster-loving horror. The movie is an undeniable good time, if only there wasn't one glaring problem...
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The Other World's Books Depend on the Bean Counter GN 1-2

Check out our review of this manga series that Rebecca calls "a slightly darker, BL version of The Saint’s Magic Power is Omnipotent." ― The Other World's Books Depend on the Bean Counter is off to a slow start, but it knows it, and that makes all the difference. That also probably means that it's a pretty close adaptation of the source light novels, because the comment about the slow start is made b...
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Ladies on Top GN 1

At its heart, this isn't about sexy shenanigans; it's about two people who have bought into what society has sold them about what sex is “supposed” to be…and their first order of business is to learn that it's okay not to conform to them. ― For a racy manga, Ladies on Top opens with the most workmanlike definition of sexual intercourse out there. Taken from the Encyclopedia Britannica, the blurb talk...
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Taiko no Tatsujin: Rhythm Festival

Taiko no Tatsujin is still a bit of an underrated gem outside Asia, but make no mistake: this is a safe party game purchase that deserves a space on every Switch owner's shelf alongside the likes of Mario Party and Mario Kart. ― A beloved arcade classic in Japan, the Taiko no Tatsujin rhythm game franchise has only been seeing consistent English-language support in the last half-decade. It's still a ...
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This Week in Games - What Would 2B Look Like If She Were In The Ruby-Spears Mega Man Cartoon?

Two big franchises are getting the anime treatment, Jean-Karlo explains a viral .gif, we bid farewell to Mega Man: Powered Up and more in This Week in Games! ― Welcome back, everyone! Bit of a slow week, but we could all use an easy transition as summer blends into autumn. I'm hoping everyone along the east coast is keeping safe from all the storms that have been going on lately. For my part, I haven...
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Sword Art Online: Alicization Lycoris

I wanted to like this game, I really did. But as I write this review, I'm just glad I never have to spend another moment with it. And that's not something I should feel from an open-world game at all. ― What's the worst part about an open-world game that doesn't let you explore? The knowledge that you could be doing something—anything—besides being trapped in interminable cutscenes and boring argumen...
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The Maid I Hired Recently Is Mysterious ‒ Episode 10

The Maid I Hired Recently Is Mysterious continues to do a good job of communicating a strong found family message, even though it doesn't seem to be the show's main priority.
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Da Capo 5 Visual Novel's Opening Video Streamed

Visual novel from CIRCUS launches on PC in 2023 ― Visual novel developer CIRCUS began streaming on Friday the opening video for its Da Capo 5 (D.C. 5) all-ages visual novel. The visual novel will star: Ai Kakuma as Mizuha Sakuragi Kotori Koiwai as Menoa Yasaka Manaka Iwami as Yukina Tokisaka Akira Sekine as Akari Shirakawa Aoi Koga as Kako Yasaka Hikaru Tohno as Fumino Narumi Takako Tanaka as Yuyu Ma...
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Shonen Jump+ Details 8 New Manga for October-November Including 2 Naruto Spinoffs, Hololive Manga

Also: service launches new manga by Abyss Rage's Nariaki Narita ― Shueisha announced on Saturday eight new manga series launching on the Shonen Jump+ service in October and early November. The eight manga series launching on the Shonen Jump+ service are: Chieri no Koi wa 8 Meters (Chieri's Love is 8 Meters) by Watari Mitogawa (debuts on October 2) Kinnikujima (Muscle Island) by Nariaki Narita (debuts...

Bleach: Thousand-Year Blood War Anime's English Dub Features Returning Cast

Johnny Yong Bosch, Michelle Ruff, Derek Stephen Prince, more return for new series ― Viz Media revealed on Twitter on Friday some of the returning English dub cast members who will return for Bleach: Thousand-Year Blood War, the television anime based on the "Thousand Year Blood War" arc of Tite Kubo's Bleach manga. The cast includes: Johnny Yong Bosch as Ichigo Kurosaki Michelle Ruff as Rukia Kuchik...
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Laid-Back Camp Manga Takes Break Until February 2023

14th volume releases on November 10 ― Manga author Afro announced on Thursday on Twitter that their Yurucamp (Yurukyan△, Laid-Back Camp Δ) manga will take a break and will resume serialization on February 3. Additionally, Houbunsha's Comic Fuz manga website started adding chapters of Afro's Mono manga series on Thursday, and will add new chapters every day. Houbunsha will also publish the three-chapt...
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ŹOOĻ Performs New Ending Theme for IDOLiSH7 Third Beat! Anime's 2nd Half

Ending theme song titled "Imperial Chain" ― The official website for IDOLiSH7 Third Beat!, the third IDOLiSH7 anime season, revealed on Sunday that the idol group ŹOOĻ is performing the new ending theme song titled "Imperial Chain" for the anime's second half. ŹOOĻ members include: Yūya Hirose as Haruka Isumi Subaru Kimura as Touma Inumaru Kōtarō Nishiyama as Minami Natsume Takashi Kondō as Torao Mid...
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One Piece Film Red Earns 16.2 Billion Yen, Sells 11.69 Million Tickets

Film tops Japan's box office chart for 9th straight weekend ― The One Piece Film Red anime sold 11.69 million tickets for 16.2 billion yen (about US$111.7 million) as of Monday, after 58 days at the box office. The film topped Japan's box office for the weekend of October 1-2, marking nine straight weekends at the top of the box office chart. The film is currently the #6 all-time highest-earning anim...
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AnimeJapan Confirms 2023 Event on March 25-28

Public days to be held in-person, business days to be held online only ― The staff for the AnimeJapan convention announced on Monday that the AnimeJapan 2023 event will be held on March 25-28. The in-person public days will be held on March 25-26 at Tokyo Big Sight in the center's East Tower Halls 1-8. The business days will again be held online only on March 27-28. AimeJapan 2022 was held as a hybri...
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Jump Festa '23 Event Returns on December 17-18

In-person event will also feature streams for some stage presentations ― Shueisha revealed on Monday that it will again hold its Jump Festa event this year. The Jump Festa '23 event will take place at the Makuhari Messe event hall in Chiba on December 17-18. Similar to last year, many of the main stage events will be streamed. The following franchises will have stage events at the "Jump Super Stage:"...
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KJ File Anime Gets Sequel in January 2023

1st series about kaijū monsters premiered on July 10 ― The official website for ILCA and yell's original anime KJ File announced on Sunday that the anime will get a sequel in January 2023. The site also revealed a new visual from Kōta Shimano. The first anime premiered on TV Tokyo on July 10, and its 13th episode aired on Sunday. The anime features original kaijū monsters, with illustrations in a ret...
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KanColle: Itsuka Ano Umi de Anime's Promo Video Reveals November 3 Debut

Toshi Ryūgen performs sequel show's theme song ― Kadokawa revealed a new promotional video on Monday for KanColle: Itsuka Ano Umi de (KanColle: Someday in that Sea), the second season of the KanColle anime. The trailer reveals that the anime will premiere on November 3. Toshi Ryūgen is performing the show's theme song "Shigure." The anime will have eight episodes (as opposed to the usual one cours te...

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The Other World's Books Depend on the Bean Counter GN 1-2

Check out our review of this manga series that Rebecca calls "a slightly darker, BL version of The Saint’s Magic Power is Omnipotent." ― The Other World's Books Depend on the Bean Counter is off to a slow start, but it knows it, and that makes all the difference. That also probably means that it's a pretty close adaptation of the source light novels, because the comment about the slow start is made b...
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Lycoris Recoil Anime Changes Episode 11 Eyecatch Illustrations to Discourage Fans from Imitating the Poses in Real Life

Red spider lilies are poisonous, so don't go putting them in your mouth! ― The Lycoris Recoil anime's official website announced on Friday that the series has changed the eyecatch illustrations for episode 11. The illustrations are being replaced on streaming platforms, and all subsequent television broadcasts of the episode will also use the new illustrations. As of press time, Crunchyroll's episode...
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IDOLiSH7 Third Beat! #14 [rate]
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Encouragement of Climb: Next Summit Anime Gets Console Game

Anime premieres on Tuesday ― The "Encouragement of Climb Next Summit Autumn Fes 2022" event announced on Sunday that the Encouragement of Climb: Next Summit anime has a console game in production. (The announcement describes the game as a "consumer game" — the Japanese classification for games for home consoles or portable game systems, as opposed to PCs or phones.) The game's theme song is "Hanauta•...
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Pretty Series Franchise Ends 11.5 Years of Continuous TV Anime Airings With Waccha PriMagi! Finale

Waccha PriMagi! arcade game launches Waccha PriMagi! Studio project in November ― The staff of the Waccha PriMagi! anime confirmed on Sunday that the anime will end with its 51st episode ("Minna, Isshō ni PriMagi Shi yo!" or "Everyone, Let's PriMagi Together!") on October 9. With this series finale, the overall Pretty Series franchise will end 11 and a half years of uninterrupted television anime bro...
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A Couple of Cuckoos ‒ SEASON FINALE

All the other plot balls are still firmly up in the air as the final credits roll on this one, but that and the odd pacing don't bother me as much as when I took this assignment, as I've grown to mildly enjoy these kids well enough.
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Mobile Suit Gundam: The Witch From Mercury #1 [rate]
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Boruto: Naruto Next Generations #269 [rate]
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Dropkick on My Devil! TV Anime Staff Plan Crowdfunding Campaign for OVA Episodes

Long-term goal will be to crowdfund 12 episodes to create 4th TV anime season ― The official website for the Dropkick on My Devil! television anime announced on Friday that the anime will launch a new crowdfunding project in the future to help fund OVA episodes for the franchise. The overall goal of the franchise is to crowdfund enough episodes to make an entire fourth season. The staff explained tha...
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NYCC Hosts Goro Taniguchi for One Piece Film Red Panel; Ultraman Manga Creators Eiichi Shimizu, Tomohiro Shimoguchi

One Piece Film Red panel takes place on October 8, Viz Media's Ultraman panel on October 7 ― The staff of New York Comic Con announced on its website that the event will host One Piece Film Red anime director Goro Taniguchi (Code Geass, One Piece: Defeat The Pirate Ganzak! special) at the "Toei Animation & Crunchyroll Presents: One Piece Film Red Panel" on October 8 at 10:45 a.m. EDT. The convention ...

Chaos;Head Noah Game's Steam Release Canceled

Chaos;Head, Chaos;Child games launch for Switch in West on October 7 ― Spike Chunsoft announced on Friday that it is canceling the PC via Steam release of Science Adventure games' Chaos;Head Noah game. Spike Chunoft stated the changes to the game's content necessitated by Steam's guidelines would not allow the company to release the game to its standards. Spike Chunsoft confirmed the Chaos;Head and C...
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Housing Complex C #1 [rate]

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Digimon Ghost Game #45 [rate]
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One Piece #1035 [rate]
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Waccha PriMagi! #50 [rate]
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Delicious Party♡Precure #30 [rate]
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Kingdom Anime Gets 5th TV Series in January 2024

Announced on Sunday with teaser ― The official website for the anime of Yasuhisa Hara's Kingdom manga announced on Sunday that the fifth series will premiere in January 2024. The website also presented a teaser video and visual: The fourth series premiered on NHK General in April. Crunchyroll has been streaming the anime as it airs. The first television anime adaptation premiered in 2012, and a secon...
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The Maid I Hired Recently Is Mysterious #10 [rate]
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Kingdom #26 [rate]
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A Couple of Cuckoos #24 [rate]
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A Couple of Cuckoos #23 [rate]
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Pop Team Epic #1 [rate]
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Berserk: The Golden Age Arc - Memorial Edition #1 [rate]
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Utawarerumono: Mask of Truth #15 [rate]
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Ladies on Top GN 1

At its heart, this isn't about sexy shenanigans; it's about two people who have bought into what society has sold them about what sex is “supposed” to be…and their first order of business is to learn that it's okay not to conform to them. ― For a racy manga, Ladies on Top opens with the most workmanlike definition of sexual intercourse out there. Taken from the Encyclopedia Britannica, the blurb talk...
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Raven of the Inner Palace #1 [rate]
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Live-Action Fly Me to Saitama Sequel Resumes Filming After Gackt's Return

Gackt slowly recovering from immunodeficiency, autoimmune condition, other side effects ― Saturday's airing of the live-action film of Mineo Maya's Tonde Saitama (Fly Me to Saitama) manga announced that the film's sequel has been rescheduled from this year to next year. Lead actor Gackt (Gakuto Ōshiro) also confirmed in a message on Saturday that the sequel's production has resumed filming. Gackt wen...
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Is It Wrong to Try to Pick Up Girls in a Dungeon? IV ‒ SEASON FINALE

Ryu's gravely wounded, and despite having been healed by Marie, his fight against the Juggernaut has put Bell back in dangerous territory health-wise, too.
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Spy×Family #13 [rate]
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Spy×Family Anime's 2nd Half Streams Clean Ending Sequence with yama's Ending Song

'Shikisai' song debuts with anime's second half on Saturday ― TOHO animation began streaming the clean credit-less version of the ending animation sequence for the second half of the SPY×FAMILY anime on Saturday. The sequence, which just premiered on television with the anime's newest episode, features the song "Shikisai" (Coloring) by the singer yama. Takayuki Hirao (Pompo: The Cinéphile) storyboard...
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Uzaki-chan Wants to Hang Out! #1 [rate]
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I'm the Villainess, So I'm Taming the Final Boss #2 [rate]
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Call of the Night ‒ SEASON FINALE

Call of the Night was my most anticipated summer anime, and this adaptation nailed it with its thorough comprehension of the manga's vibes.
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Beast Tamer #1 [rate]
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The Devil Is a Part-Timer!! Season 2 ‒ SEASON FINALE

In other words, it's all bullshit at the end of the day, with people being divided by their place in the system rather than by who they are as individuals.
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Made in Abyss: The Golden City of the Scorching Sun ‒ SEASON FINALE

Places do not remember us, but that doesn't mean we can't find meaning in our lives. Made in Abyss wants us to know this, I think, and it has, in its own strange (and frequently disgusting) way, given me a foothold to steady myself upon.
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Case Closed #1058 [rate]
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My Hero Academia #114 [rate]
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Utako Yukihiro's Kare ni Irai Shite wa Ikemasen Manga's 2nd Part Starts in November

Ichijinsha published prologue chapter on Wednesday ― The November issue of Ichijinsha's Monthly Comic Zero Sum magazine published on Wednesday the prologue for the second part of Utako Yukihiro's Kare ni Irai Shite wa Ikemasen (You Should Not Ask Him) manga. The second part's main story will start in the magazine's February issue, which will ship in late November. The manga debuted in Ichijinsha's Mo...
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Seiichi Kinoue's 'No Matter What You Say, Furi-san is Scary!' Manga Ends in Next Chapter

Seven Seas releases romantic comedy manga in English ― The November issue of Ichijinsha's Monthly Comic Rex magazine revealed on Tuesday that Seiichi Kinoue's No Matter What You Say, Furi-san is Scary! (Tonari no Furi-san ga Tonikaku Kowai) manga will end in the magazine's December issue, which will ship on October 27. Seven Seas licensed the manga and released the fourth volume in English both physi...
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Shin Yamamoto's Sekai wa Are de Dekiteiru Manga Ends

Manga's 3rd volume releases on October 27 ― The November issue of Kadokawa's Monthly Dengeki Maoh magazine published the final chapter on Tuesday of Shin Yamamoto's Sekai wa Are de Dekiteiru (The World is Made Out of That) manga. Yamamoto launched the manga in Monthly Dengeki Maoh in May 2021. The magazine describes the manga as an "imagined space battle action" story, which centers on the Nakata bro...
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Live-Action Yakuza Lover Series Reveals Opening, Ending Song Artists

Artists Chanmina, NAQT VANE perform opening, ending theme songs ― The official website for the live-action series of Nozomi Mino's Yakuza Lover (Koi to Dangan) manga revealed the opening and ending theme song artists for the series on Wednesday. Chanmina will perform the opening theme song "Angel," and NAQT VANE will perform the ending theme song "Touch." The website also revealed a new poster for th...
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RetroCrush Streams Cyber City Oedo 808 OVA

Streaming service also streams anime's English dub ― Digital Media Rights' RetroCrush streaming service announced on Twitter on September 24 that it is now streaming the Cyber City Oedo 808 original video anime. The streaming service began streaming the English dub of the anime on Friday. Discotek released the OVA on Blu-ray Disc in March 2021 and describes the story: The year is 2808. The place: Oed...
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My Love Story!! Manga Duo Reunite for New 2-Chapter Manga

Uso ka Makoto ka Yume ka Koi manga by Kazune Kawahara, Aruko launches on October 28 ― The November issue of Shueisha's Cocohana magazine revealed on Wednesday that manga creators Kazune Kawahara and Aruko are reuniting to launch a new two-chapter manga titled Uso ka Makoto ka Yume ka Koi (Is This Love a Lie, the Truth, or a Dream?) in the magazine's next issue on October 28. The manga centers on Mino...
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Show By Rock!! Fes A Live Smartphone Game Ends Service on November 30

Game launched in March 2020 after original Show By Rock!! app ended service in December 2019 ― The official Twitter account for the Show By Rock!! Fes A Live smartphone rhythm game announced on Thursday that the game will shut down on November 30. Show By Rock!! Fes A Live is a rhythm game that features 2D animation of returning and new characters from Show By Rock!! Mashumairesh!!. The game launched...
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Japanese Animation TV Ranking, September 19-25

Mamoru Hosoda's Belle film earns 7.5% rating ― Mamoru Hosoda and Studio Chizu's Belle anime film aired on NTV on Friday, September 23 at 9:00 p.m. and earned a 7.5% rating. Ayumu Watanabe and Studio 4°C's Fortune Favors Lady Nikuko anime film aired on NHK Educational on Saturday, September 24 at 3:00 p.m. and earned a 1.8% rating. Title Station Date Time Length Average Household Rating Sazae-san Fuj...
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Japan's Video Game Rankings, September 19-25

Splatoon 3 at #1 for 3rd consecutive week ― Japan's Game Ranking: September 19-25 Rank System Title Publisher Release Date Weekly Copies Total Copies 1NSwSplatoon 3 Nintendo September 9 301,845 2,743,135 2NSwTaiko no Tatsujin: Rhythm Festival Bandai Namco Entertainment September 22 31,085 31,085 3PS5Horizon Forbidden West Sony Interactive Entertainment February 18 10,263 81,479 4NSwMario Kart 8 Delux...
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Google Shuts Down Stadia Cloud-Based Gaming Platform on January 18

Google to refund all purchases made through Google Store ― Google announced on Thursday that it will shut down its Stadia cloud-based gaming platform on January 18, 2023. The company will refund all user purchases for the console (including add-on purchases to games) made through Google Store. Stadia vice president and general manager Phil Harrison added in the announcement that Stadia "hasn't gained...

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Level 1 Demon Lord and One Room Hero TV Anime's Teaser Video Reveals 2023 Debut

More cast, main staff, teaser visual also revealed ― Kadokawa revealed on Saturday that the television anime of Toufu's Level 1 Demon Lord and One Room Hero (LV1 Maō to One Room Yūsha) manga will premiere in 2023. Kadokawa also revealed a teaser promotional video, a teaser visual, more cast members, and the show's main staff. Keisuke Inoue (My Next Life as a Villainess: All Routes Lead to Doom! both ...
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One Piece Film Red Uniqlo Shirts Arrive in U.S. on October 27

Uniqlo offers exclusive sticker sheet with purchases while stocks last ― Uniqlo's One Piece Film Red UT collaboration collection will launch in the United States on October 27, in anticipation of the film's U.S. and Canada opening on November 4. The collection features four colors inspired by Luffy, Uta, Zoro, and Nami. The graphics include Luffy doing his signature Gum Gum Red Hawk attack, Luffy wea...
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2nd Sk8 the Infinity Stage Play Delayed to January 2023

7 performances were canceled in January due to cast member getting COVID-19 ― The official website for the stage play adaptations of the Sk8 the Infinity anime announced on Friday that the second play in the project, SK8 the Stage Part 2: The Last Part ~Oretachi no Mugendai~ (Our Infinity), has been delayed to January 2023. The play will run at Tokyo Theater 1010 from January 11-15. The second play c...
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HIDIVE Delays 1st Episode Simulcast for I've Somehow Gotten Stronger When I Improved My Farm-Related Skills. Anime

Also: 1st episode of Mobile Suit Gundam: The Witch From Mercury delayed on Gundam.info site ― HIDIVE revealed on Friday that its simulcast for the first episode for the television anime of Shobonnu's I've Somehow Gotten Stronger When I Improved My Farm-Related Skills. (Nōmin Kanren no Skill Bakka Agetetara Nazeka Tsuyoku Natta.) light novel series has been delayed. Instead of debuting on HIDIVE on Sa...
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Made in Abyss Voice Actress Misaki Kuno Lost Her Voice While Recording Faputa's Lines

Kuno described Faputa as the character who expressed the most extreme emotions, whether it was anger, hatred, sadness, loneliness, jealousy, or love ― Voice actress Misaki Kuno, who played Faputa and Irumyuui in Made in Abyss: The Golden City of the Scorching Sun, recounted her experiences working on the show after its epic conclusion on Wednesday. She wrote that it was a deep honor to accept the rol...
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Lucifer and the Biscuit Hammer Manga Gets Spinoff

Ichiri Seto's "Sono Ato no Hero" debuted on Friday ― This year's November issue of Shonengahosha's Young King Ours magazine published on Friday a spinoff of Satoshi Mizukami's Lucifer and the Biscuit Hammer (Hoshi no Samidare) manga titled "Sono Ato no Hero" (The Hero Afterwards). Ichiri Seto wrote the 37-page spinoff, and Mizukami supervised the work. The spinoff follows Shinonome Mikazuki after a c...
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NIJISANJI VTuber Hyakumantenbara Salome Endorses Bibliophile Princess Anime

Salome approves of Bibliophile Princess' Elianna as an aspiring "ojou-sama" character ― NIJISANJI's Hyakumantenbara Salome, who broke records in June by becoming the fastest Virtual YouTuber to reach one million subscribers, is a big fan of Satsuki Shiina's Bibliophile Princess (Mushikaburi-hime) light novel series. She streamed a new video on Friday to introduce the series to her fans and express he...

'Is It Wrong to Try to Pick Up Girls in a Dungeon?' Season 4 Anime Continues in New Arc on January 5

Cast, character visuals revealed for Astraea Familia ― Warner Bros. Japan announced on Friday that the fourth anime season based on Fujino Ōmori and Suzuhito Yasuda's Is It Wrong to Try to Pick Up Girls in a Dungeon? light novel series will continue in a new series titled Dungeon ni Deai o Motomeru no wa Machigatteiru Darō ka IV Shinshō Yakusai-hen (Is It Wrong to Try to Pick Up Girls in a Dungeon? I...
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KFC's Colonel Sanders Poses with Evangelion's Asuka

KFC's Spanish Twitter account is at it again with the anime memes ― KFC's Spanish Twitter account is at it again with the anime memes. On Thursday, the account posted a black-and-white photo of Colonel Sanders with a photoshopped Asuka from Evangelion in it. The Colonel smiles jovially, while Asuka looks wistfully into the distance. Feliz jueves pic.twitter.com/Ga97GIfH5H— KFC (@KFC_ES) September 29,...
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Taiko no Tatsujin: Rhythm Festival

Taiko no Tatsujin is still a bit of an underrated gem outside Asia, but make no mistake: this is a safe party game purchase that deserves a space on every Switch owner's shelf alongside the likes of Mario Party and Mario Kart. ― A beloved arcade classic in Japan, the Taiko no Tatsujin rhythm game franchise has only been seeing consistent English-language support in the last half-decade. It's still a ...
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Bocchi the Rock! Anime's Character Promo Video Highlights Ryо̄ Yamada

Saku Mizuno plays Ryо̄ in anime premiering on October 8 ― Aniplex began streaming on Friday a character promotional video for the anime of Aki Hamaji's four-panel manga Bocchi the Rock!, and it highlights Ryо̄ Yamada, who plays the bass guitar. The anime will premiere on the Tokyo MX, BS11, Gunma TV, and Tochigi TV channels on October 8 at 24:00 (effectively, October 9 at midnight), and it will also ...

Bleach: Thousand-Year Blood War Anime's New Short Trailer Previews Stern Ritter (Updated)

Anime premieres on October 10 ― Aniplex began streaming on Saturday a new short trailer for Bleach: Thousand-Year Blood War, the television anime based on the "Thousand Year Blood War" arc of Tite Kubo's Bleach manga. The video previews the Stern Ritter: Update: Viz Media also uploaded the trailer with English subtitles: There will be another short trailer on October 8 that will highlight the 13 Cour...
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Uzaki-chan Wants to Hang Out! Season 2 Anime Streams Creditless Opening Theme Song

1st episode preview video streamed ahead of Saturday premiere ― Kadokawa began streaming on Friday the creditless opening theme song and a preview of the first episode of the television anime of Take's Uzaki-chan Wants to Hang Out! (Uzaki-chan wa Asobitai!) manga. Kano and Uzaki-chan (as voiced by her voice actress Naomi Ōzora) are returning to perform the new opening theme song "Ichigro Ichie Celebr...
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Voice Actress/Singer Seena Hoshiki Goes on Hiatus Due to Acute Lymphocytic Leukemia

Hoshiki plays Riamu Yumemi in THE [email protected] Cinderella Girls ― Talent agency Sony Music Artists announced on Friday that Seena Hoshiki has been diagnosed with acute lymphocytic leukemia, a type of cancer of the blood and bone marrow. She is in the hospital receiving treatment. Hoshiki will be taking a hiatus, suspending voice acting work and related activities. She had been scheduled to appear in a ...
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This Week in Games - What Would 2B Look Like If She Were In The Ruby-Spears Mega Man Cartoon?

Two big franchises are getting the anime treatment, Jean-Karlo explains a viral .gif, we bid farewell to Mega Man: Powered Up and more in This Week in Games! ― Welcome back, everyone! Bit of a slow week, but we could all use an easy transition as summer blends into autumn. I'm hoping everyone along the east coast is keeping safe from all the storms that have been going on lately. For my part, I haven...
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Nitroplus, Shochiku Reveal Original TV Anime Revenger

Teaser video, teaser visual revealed for new project ― Visual novel developer Nitroplus and distributor Shochiku revealed a new original television anime series on Friday titled Revenger. The tagline for the anime, which is also narrated in the above video, is "I cut down people. In order to fight against a cruel fate." The two companies will reveal the story, cast, staff, and other information about...
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The Ice Guy and His Cool Female Colleague TV Anime Premieres in January 2023

Takao Sakuma performs opening theme song ― The official website for the television anime of Miyuki Tonogaya's The Ice Guy and His Cool Female Colleague (Kōri Zokusei Danshi to Cool na Dōryō Joshi) manga revealed on Friday that the anime will premiere in January 2023. The site also revealed that Takao Sakuma will perform the show's opening theme song. The anime stars: Yui Ishikawa as Fuyutsuki Chiaki ...
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Tiger & Bunny 2 Anime's New Trailer Previews Taichi Mukai's Ending Theme

Netflix streams episodes 14-25 on October 7 worldwide ― Netflix began streaming a new trailer on Friday for the Tiger & Bunny 2 sequel anime's second part, which includes episodes 14-25. The video features Taichi Mukai's ending theme song "Pilot." The second part will premiere on Netflix worldwide on October 7. UNISON SQUARE GARDEN is performing the opening theme song "kaleido proud fiesta." Netflix ...
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2nd Sword Art Online Progressive Film's Full Trailer Streamed

Film opens on October 22 after COVID-19 delay ― The official website for Sword Art Online the Movie -Progressive- Kuraki Yūyami no Scherzo (Scherzo of a Dark Dusk), the second film in the Sword Art Online the Movie -Progressive- anime film series, began streaming a full trailer on Friday. The video previews Eir Aoi's theme song "Shinzо̄" (Heart). The second film will open in Japan on October 22. The ...
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High Card Anime Reveals More Cast Members, Opening Song Artist

Toshihiko Seki, Shunsuke Takeuchi, Mie Sonozaki join cast; FIVE NEW OLD perform opening song "Trickster" ― Kadokawa revealed more cast members for the anime of the poker-themed High Card multimedia project on Friday. The staff also previously announced the opening theme song artist. The new cast members include (Note: Character name romanizations are not official.): Toshihiko Seki as Norman Kingstadt...
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Detective Conan: The Culprit Hanzawa Anime Streams Clean Opening Sequence

Title sequence features Leon Niihama's opening song "Tsukamaete, Konya" ― The official Twitter account for the television anime of Mayuko Kanba's Detective Conan: Hannin no Hanzawa-san (Detective Conan: The Culprit Hanzawa) manga began streaming the clean, credit-less opening animation sequence for the anime on Friday. The video features the anime's opening theme song "Tsukamaete, Konya." (Arrest Me ...
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