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Isekai Shōkan wa Nidome Desu TV Anime Confirmed With Main Lead, Main Staff

Shunichi Toki plays lead Setsu; Motoki Nakanishi directs at Studio Elle

Disney+ to Launch Tier With Ads on December 8, at Same Price as Current Ad-Free Plan

Ad-supported tier will be US$7.99 monthly, while ad-free tier rises to US$10.99

'Danjo no Yūjō wa Seiritsu Suru? (Iya, Shinai!!)' Romcom Novels Get Anime

Nana Nanana, Parum's novels about boy-girl friendship that blossoms into romance

Mei Higuchi's Boku ga Kotaeru Kimi no Nazotoki Manga Ends

Manga adaptation of Kyōsuke Kamishiro's novels launched in July 2021

Harem Camp! Manga Gets AnimeFesta Anime in October

Miu Yuzuhara, Yuka Hinata, Mashiro Kazahana, Ren Sagami, Masahito star in October 2 anime

This Week in Anime - The Beauty of The Girl from the Other Side

It is strange, and haunting, and tender, and reaffirming all in one, and I cannot recommend it enough to people. This film is great. The manga's great. Nagabe's other works are great. Go check it all out.

How Kadokawa is Redefining the Anime Market

Japanese publishing giant Kadokawa has its hands all over the manga, light novel, and anime industries. ANN sat down with the heads of Kadokawa's Anime Business Division to discuss its expanding ambitions in the anime sphere.

Anime Expo 2022 - Interview with SPY x FAMILY Animation Producers Kazue Hayashi & Kazuki Yamanaka

SPY x FAMILY just finished a successful first season, quickly becoming one of the most beloved properties globally. Producers Kazue Hayashi and Kazuki Yamanaka share what drew them to the project.
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This Week in Anime - Does Kakegurui twin Hold Up To Its Sibling Series?

Kakegurui twin, a prequel series to Kakegurui following the exploits of Mary Saotome, has dropped on Netflix. Chris and Steve go all-in to determine whether this short series lives up to the original's unhinged thrills. Kakegurui twin, a prequel series to Kakegurui following the exploits of Mary Saotome, has dropped on Netflix. Chris and Steve go all-in to determine whether this short series lives...
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Crunchyroll Expo 2022 - Making Anime Music ft. Kevin Penkin and Hiromitsu Ijima

Kevin Penkin joked how he is now a little more successful but a lot more tired. ― Kevin Penkin and Hiromitsu Iijima have a list of enthralling soundtracks from series like Tower of God, Made in Abyss, and The Rising of the Shield Hero on their resume. Joining the list of guests at Crunchyroll Expo, Penkin stood out with his “university lecture” for their panel. The composer-producer duo were eager to...
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My Love Mix-Up! GN 4

This is a solid entry into a story that reminds us that not only is cupid blind, he's wandering down a very rocky road as the characters stumble their way into love. ― People do stupid things when they're uncomfortable. If there's a theme to this volume of My Love Mix-Up!, that would be it: feeling awkward and on-the-spot can push people into doing some truly ill-advised things. While we've seen that...
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Crunchyroll Expo 2022 - Burnout Syndromes Interview

Composing songs for popular series such as Haikyuu!!, Dr. Stone, and Gintama, Burnout Syndromes held their first performance in the United States at Crunchyroll Expo. ― Formed in 2005, Burnout Syndromes have a long and successful discography under their belt. Composing songs for popular series such as Haikyuu!!, Dr. Stone, and Gintama, the trio infuse musical genres together with emotional lyrics. Ka...
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Crunchyroll Expo 2022 - Baku Kinoshita Interview

Odd Taxi won the hearts and minds of anime fans around the world in 2021. During his busy schedule, director Baku Kinoshita talked to ANN in more detail about Odd Taxi and what he'd like to do next. ― Anthropomorphic animal anime Odd Taxi won the hearts and minds of anime fans around the world in 2021. This year, Crunchyroll Expo brought Baku Kinoshita—director, character designer, amongst many other...
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The Wolf Never Sleeps GN 1

The Wolf Never Sleeps stands out among isekai in one interesting respect: hero Lacan doesn't come from our world, but another fantasy world, and one with rather more game-like elements than the one he journeys to. ― Isekai is certainly still in its dime-a-dozen phase of popularity, but that doesn't mean that there aren't attempts to do something new with the genre. Although Shienbishop's The Wolf Nev...
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Crunchyroll Expo 2022 - Unveiling Secrets with the Cast of Classroom of the Elite Season 2

Voice actors Shoya Chiba and Yurika Kubo shared their experiences of reprising their roles as Ayanokoji and Kushida for the second season of Classroom of the Elite. ― Before season two of Classroom of the Elite comes to a close, a conversation between voice actors Shoya Chiba (Kiyotaka Ayanokoji) and Yurika Kubo (Kikyo Kushida) about their thoughts on the series thus far was played at Crunchyroll Exp...
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Crunchyroll Expo 2022 - Interview With BONES President Masahiko Minami

At Crunchyroll Expo, we checked in with BONES president Masahiko Minami. Does he know that Reigen has become an internet sex symbol? ― At Crunchyroll Expo, we checked in with BONES president Masahiko Minami to see how things are going with the studio lately. We also asked him opinions on everyone's favorite conman Reigen. Does Minami know that Reigen has become an internet sex symbol? ANN: The last t...
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Crunchyroll Expo 2022 - Let's Talk Art with A Couple of Cuckoos

Cuckoos creator Miki Yoshikawa and voice actress Akari Kitō share their perspectives on (and drawings of) the character Erika Amano from A Couple of Cuckoos in a prerecorded video for Crunchyroll Expo. ― A Couple of Cuckoos creator Miki Yoshikawa and voice actress Akari Kito spoke to attendees at the Hime Stage at Crunchyroll Expo. In their pre-recorded video, they both reflected on the story and sha...
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The ANN Aftershow - Eyes, Legs or... What will Riko Choose?

The past and present collide this week as we learn what became of the Ganja corps Three Sages and their ties to the village. Eyes, Legs or... What will Riko Choose? The past and present collide this week as we learn what became of the Ganja corps Three Sages and their ties to the village. Plus: Get the lowdown on Crunchyroll Expo and a ton of new anime that are coming soon! The ANN After Show airs...
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Lonely Castle in the Mirror Novel

At the risk of being too personal, I lived this story. I don't mean now; I mean that as a seventh grader I experienced many of the same things that protagonist Kokoro did, and from that perspective I can say that this book gets it absolutely right. ― At the risk of being too personal, I lived this story. I don't mean now; I mean that as a seventh grader I experienced many of the same things that prot...
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I'll Never Be Your Crown Princess! GN 1

Yes, it's another isekai title, but hear me out before you run screaming into the night – it's from a type of isekai that we don't get very often in print releases in English: raunchy for an intended female audience. ― Yes, I'll Never Be Your Crown Princess is another isekai title, but hear me out before you run screaming into the night – it's from a type of isekai that we don't get very often in pri...
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ONIMAI: I'm Now Your Sister! Anime's Video Reveals More Cast, January 2023 Premiere

Hisako Kanemoto, Minami Tsuda join cast ― The official website for the television anime of Nekotofu's ONIMAI: I'm Now Your Sister! (Onii-chan wa Oshimai!) manga began streaming the anime's first promotional video on Friday. The video reveals more cast members for the anime, as well as its January 2023 premiere date. The new cast members include: Hisako Kanemoto as Kaede Hozuki, Mihari's former middle...
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This Week in Anime - Does Kakegurui twin Hold Up To Its Sibling Series?

Kakegurui twin, a prequel series to Kakegurui following the exploits of Mary Saotome, has dropped on Netflix. Chris and Steve go all-in to determine whether this short series lives up to the original's unhinged thrills. Kakegurui twin, a prequel series to Kakegurui following the exploits of Mary Saotome, has dropped on Netflix. Chris and Steve go all-in to determine whether this short series lives...
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North American Anime, Manga Releases, August 7-13

Combatants Will Be Dispatched!, The Detective Is Already Dead anime; Kemono Jihen, World End Solte manga ship ― Anime Releases Title Publisher Suggested Retail Price Date Combatants Will Be Dispatched! BD/DVDPlease Crunchyroll/Funimation US$64.98 August 9 Combatants Will Be Dispatched! Limited Edition BD/DVDCite Crunchyroll/Funimation US$84.98 August 9 The Detective Is Already Dead BDAnimeNewsNetwork...
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Japan's Video Game Rankings, July 25-31

Xenoblade Chronicles 3 debuts at #1, Digimon Survive Switch version at #2 ― Japan's Game Ranking: July 25-31 Rank System Title Publisher Release Date Weekly Copies Total Copies 1NSwXenoblade Chronicles 3 Nintendo July 29 112,728 112,728 2NSwDigimon Survive Bandai Namco Entertainment July 28 28,536 28,536 3NSwNintendo Switch Sports Nintendo April 29 24,966 623,493 4NSwMonster Hunter Rise + Sunbreak Se...
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Japanese Animation TV Ranking, July 25-31

Tokyo Revengers live-action film earned 8.7% rating ― The first live-action film of Ken Wakui's Tokyo Revengers manga aired on Fuji TV on Saturday, July 30 at 9:00 p.m. and earned an 8.7% rating. Title Station Date Time Length Average Household Rating Sazae-san Fuji TV July 31 (Sun) 18:30 30 min. 8.4 Detective Conan NTV July 30 (Sat) 18:00 30 min. 6.3 Chibi Maruko-chan Fuji TV July 31 (Sun) 18:00 30...
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Cardfight!! Vanguard Dear Days Game Launches on November 17

Game slated for release on Switch, PC via Steam in English, Japanese ― The official website for Bushiroad's new Cardfight!! Vanguard Dear Days game revealed in July that the game will ship for Nintendo Switch and PC via Steam in Japanese and English on November 17. The card game will feature protagonist Yuki Ichidoji, voiced by Yuka Nishio. Yuki is a second-year high school student at Omi Academy who...
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Crowdfunded Super Cub Exhibit Opens in Yamanashi Prefectural Library

Campaign reached its 500,000 yen goal within 24 hours ― The Anime Tourism Association has successfully reached its crowdfunding goal for a Super Cub exhibit and live voice readings, held at the Yamanashi Prefectural Library in the Yamanashi Prefecture where the anime's story is set. The exhibit opened on Wednesday and will run until August 17, displaying reproduced production materials and key animat...
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Chimimo Anime Unveils New Visual, Creditless Title Sequence

Anime premiered on July 7 with HIDIVE stream ― The official website for the Chimimo original television anime unveiled a new visual for the anime on Thursday. Shochiku also began streaming the creditless version of the anime's opening title sequence. The anime premiered on July 7. Sentai Filmworks licensed the anime. HIDIVE is exclusively streaming the anime for the summer 2022 anime season, and Sent...
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Crunchyroll Adds English Dubs for Lycoris Recoil, Engage Kiss Later This Month

English dub for Girlfriend, Girlfriend also added ― Crunchyroll announced on Wednesday that it will add English dubs for the Lycoris Recoil and Engage Kiss anime, and added the English dub for the Girlfriend, Girlfriend anime. The dubs for Lycoris Recoil and Engage Kiss will debut later this month. The dub cast for Lycoris Recoil includes: Lizzie Freeman as Chisato Nishikigi Xanthe Huynh as Takina In...
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Crunchyroll Expo 2022 - Making Anime Music ft. Kevin Penkin and Hiromitsu Ijima

Kevin Penkin joked how he is now a little more successful but a lot more tired. ― Kevin Penkin and Hiromitsu Iijima have a list of enthralling soundtracks from series like Tower of God, Made in Abyss, and The Rising of the Shield Hero on their resume. Joining the list of guests at Crunchyroll Expo, Penkin stood out with his “university lecture” for their panel. The composer-producer duo were eager to...
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Malevolent Spirits: Mononogatari Anime Casts Reina Ueda

2nd of weekly cast member reveals ― The official Twitter account for the television anime adaptation of Onigunsō's Malevolent Spirits: Mononogatari manga revealed on Wednesday that Reina Ueda will play Yu: The anime's staff will reveal more cast members weekly. The cast includes: Takeo Ōtsuka as Hyōma Kunato Yūki Takada as Botan Nagatsuki Chikahiro Kobayashi as Nagi Ryuichi Kimura (Kemono Friends 2, ...
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Chimimo #6 [rate]
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Call of the Night #6 [rate]
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Hyperdimension Neptunia Sisters vs Sisters Game Heads West in Early 2023

Game launches for PS4, PS5, PC ― Idea Factory International announced on Thursday that it will release Compile Heart's Hyperdimension Neptunia Sisters vs Sisters (Chō Jigen Game Neptune Sisters vs Sisters) game physically and digitally in the West for PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, and PC via Steam in early 2023 in North America and Europe. The company streamed the opening movie: The game launched for...
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Quintessential Quintuplets Manga Creator Streams Himself Playing the Console Game

The question: which girl's ending will he get? The Quintessential Quintuplets manga creator Negi Haruba might be occupied with a new manga, Go, Go, Loser Ranger!, but he still finds the time to engage with fans of his previous series by streaming himself playing the Eiga Gotōbun no Hanayome ~Kimi to Sugoshita Itsutsu no Omoide~ (The Quintessential Quintuplets the Movie: Five Memories of My Time wit...
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Do It Yourself!! Anime's Promo Videos Highlight Shii, Jobko

Karin Takahashi, Nichika Omori star as Shii, Jobko ― The official website for PINE JAM's original television anime titled Do It Yourself!! revealed on Thursday two character promotional videos that highlight Shii and Jobko. Shii Jobko The main cast includes (from left to right starting with top row in the image above): Konomi Inagaki as Serufu Yua, an easy-going first-year high school student raised ...
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Vermeil in Gold Anime Reveals 4 Cast Members, New Visual

Nobuhiko Okamoto, Miyuri Shimabukuro, Ikumi Hayama, Aya Endo join cast ― The official website for the television anime of Kōta Amana and Yōko Umezu's Vermeil in Gold: A Desperate Magician Barges Into the Magical World Alongside the Strongest Calamity (Kinsō no Vermeil: Gakeppuchi Majutsushi wa Saikyō no Yakusai to Mahō Sekai o Tsukisusumu) manga revealed on Thursday additional cast and a visual: The ...
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My Love Mix-Up! GN 4

This is a solid entry into a story that reminds us that not only is cupid blind, he's wandering down a very rocky road as the characters stumble their way into love. ― People do stupid things when they're uncomfortable. If there's a theme to this volume of My Love Mix-Up!, that would be it: feeling awkward and on-the-spot can push people into doing some truly ill-advised things. While we've seen that...
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Crunchyroll Expo 2022 - Burnout Syndromes Interview

Composing songs for popular series such as Haikyuu!!, Dr. Stone, and Gintama, Burnout Syndromes held their first performance in the United States at Crunchyroll Expo. ― Formed in 2005, Burnout Syndromes have a long and successful discography under their belt. Composing songs for popular series such as Haikyuu!!, Dr. Stone, and Gintama, the trio infuse musical genres together with emotional lyrics. Ka...
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My Isekai Life ‒ Episode 7

My Isekai Life delivers another simple but stellar offering this week. The premise is not terribly complicated, but it's the creativity in the delivery that makes it worthwhile.
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The Yakuza's Guide to Babysitting #6 [rate]
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Futoku no Guild TV Anime Reveals More Cast, Theme Song Artists

Rumi Okubo, Yuyu Shoji join cast ― The staff for the television anime of Taichi Kawazoe's Futoku no Guild (Guild of Depravity) manga announced two new cast members and theme song aritsts on Friday. The newly announced cast includes: Rumi Okubo as Enome Yuyu Shoji as Eshune Sayaka Sasaki will perform the opening theme song "NevertheFever!!," and Minami Kuribayashi will perform the ending theme song. T...
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Crunchyroll Expo 2022 - Baku Kinoshita Interview

Odd Taxi won the hearts and minds of anime fans around the world in 2021. During his busy schedule, director Baku Kinoshita talked to ANN in more detail about Odd Taxi and what he'd like to do next. ― Anthropomorphic animal anime Odd Taxi won the hearts and minds of anime fans around the world in 2021. This year, Crunchyroll Expo brought Baku Kinoshita—director, character designer, amongst many other...
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The Devil Is a Part-Timer!! #5 [rate]
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New Urusei Yatsura Anime Casts Saori Hayami as Oyuki

1st half-year season premieres in October ― The official website for the new television anime of Rumiko Takahashi's Urusei Yatsura manga announced on Thursday that Saori Hayami will play Oyuki, queen of Neptune and Lum's childhood friend. Hiroshi Kamiya will voice Ataru Moroboshi (left in the image below), and Sumire Uesaka will voice Lum (right). The other cast members include: Maaya Uchida as Shino...
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Is It Wrong to Try to Pick Up Girls in a Dungeon? IV #4 [rate]
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Kenichi Sonoda Draws Spy×Family For Comiket Doujinshi Publication

The Gunsmith Cats, Riding Bean creator has previously created doujinshi for Kemono Friends, Girls und Panzer ― Kenichi Sonoda (Gunsmith Cats, Riding Bean) is an old-school manga veteran, but he's by no means oblivious to the changing times. He regularly participates in Comiket under the circle name of "Ganso Sonoda-ya" (Progenitor Sonoda's Shop), and for the upcoming event this weekend he drew Spy×Fa...
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Harem in the Labyrinth of Another World ‒ Episode 6

This episode of Harem Labyrinth does have a little more narrative thrust to it, actually centered on that much-ballyhooed slavery element!
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Encouragement of Climb: Next Summit Anime's Video Reveals Opening Song, October 4 Debut

Anime has full-length episodes for the 1st time ― The official website for Yama no Susume Next Summit (Encouragement of Climb: Next Summit), the new television anime based on Shiro's Encouragement of Climb (Yama no Susume) manga, began streaming a new promotional video for the anime on Thursday. The video reveals the anime's October 4 premiere date on Tokyo MX, MBS, and BS11, and also reveals and pre...

Disney+ to Launch Tier With Ads on December 8, at Same Price as Current Ad-Free Plan

Ad-supported tier will be US$7.99 monthly, while ad-free tier rises to US$10.99 ― The Disney+ streaming service will launch a paid ad-supported subscription tier that costs US$7.99 per month on December 8, while the ad-free tier increases its price to US$10.99. The current subscription costs US$7.99 without ads. The bundle with both Disney+ and Hulu at the ad-supported tier will cost US$9.99 in Decem...
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Hip Hop Duo Creepy Nuts Guest-Star in Call of the Night Episode 6

Anime's song artists voice 2 men who hit on Nazuna ― The official website for the television anime of Kotoyama's Call of the Night (Yofukashi no Uta) manga revealed on Thursday that hip-hop duo Creepy Nuts, who performs the anime's opening, ending, and insert songs, will make a guest appearance in the anime's sixth episode on Thursday. The two will voice two men who try to hit on Nazuna while Nazuna ...
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The Misfit of Demon King Academy Anime's 2nd Season Debuts in 2023

Anime's 1st season premiered in July 2020 ― The official Twitter account for the television anime of Shu's The Misfit of Demon King Academy: History's Strongest Demon King Reincarnates and Goes to School with His Descendants (Maō Gakuin no Futekigōsha ~Shijō Saikyō no Maō no Shiso, Tensei Shite Shison-tachi no Gakkō e Kayō) light novel series announced on Wednesday that the anime's second season will...
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The Ice Guy and His Cool Female Colleague TV Anime Casts Yumi Uchiyama, Kouki Uchiyama

Yumi Uchiyama plays Komori, Kouki Uchiyama plays Saejima ― 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 two additional cast members on Wednesday. The newly announced cast includes: Yumi Uchiyama as Komori Kouki Uchiyama as Saejima The anime stars: Yui Ishikawa as Fuyutsuki Chiak...
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Made in Abyss: Binary Star Falling into Darkness Game's Overview Trailer Previews Exploration, Battle

Game launches for PS4, Switch, PC on September 2 ― Spike Chunsoft began streaming an overview trailer on Wednesday for its upcoming 3D action RPG for the Made in Abyss franchise titled Made in Abyss: Binary Star Falling into Darkness (Made in Abyss: Yami o Mezashita Rensei). The video previews exploration and battle gameplay. English Japanese The game will have a fully voiced original story supervise...

My Life as Inukai-san's Dog TV Anime's 1st Promo Video Reveals Cast, Staff, January 2023 Premiere

Visual also unveiled ― The official website for the television anime of Gosei Furukawa's (Itsutsuse) My Life as Inukai-san's Dog (Inu ni Nattara Suki na Hito ni Hirowareta, literally If I Became a Dog I Would be Picked Up by the Person I Like) manga began streaming the first promotional video on Wednesday, and it reveals the main cast, staff, and January 2023 premiere. The website also unveiled a vis...
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Princess Mononoke Demon Ring is Both Creepy and Awesome

This new ring makes it look like your finger has been taken over just like Ashitaka's arm. ― In Studio Ghibli's Princess Mononoke, demons are worm-like things that infect the animals of the forest, making them go berserk. This new ring makes it look like your finger has been taken over just like Ashitaka's arm. This ring can be purchased at Donguri Republic for 1,980 yen (approximately US$14.63) and...
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Reincarnated as a Sword Anime's 2nd Promo Video Reveals Cast, Theme Songs, October 5 Premiere

Anime premieres early on ABEMA on September 28 ― The official website for the television anime of Yuu Tanaka and LLO's Reincarnated as a Sword (Tensei Shitara Ken Deshita) light novel series began streaming the second promotional video, and it reveals additional cast, theme songs, and October 5 premiere. The video also previews the opening theme song "Tensei Shitara Ken Deshita" (Reincarnated as a Sw...

Harem Camp! Manga Gets AnimeFesta Anime in October

Miu Yuzuhara, Yuka Hinata, Mashiro Kazahana, Ren Sagami, Masahito star in October 2 anime ― Yuuki HB's Harem Camp! manga is getting an AnimeFesta (formerly ComicFesta Anime and Anime Zone) television anime on October 2. An official website opened, and it unveiled the cast and staff. The anime will premiere on Tokyo MX and BS11 on October 2, and the AnimeFesta service will stream the series around mid...
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The Wolf Never Sleeps GN 1

The Wolf Never Sleeps stands out among isekai in one interesting respect: hero Lacan doesn't come from our world, but another fantasy world, and one with rather more game-like elements than the one he journeys to. ― Isekai is certainly still in its dime-a-dozen phase of popularity, but that doesn't mean that there aren't attempts to do something new with the genre. Although Shienbishop's The Wolf Nev...
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The Prince of Tennis II: U-17 World Cup #6 [rate]
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Guilty Gear -Strive-'s Bridget Affirms Her Trans Identity In New Arcade Mode Footage

Bridget joined the game as a DLC character on Monday ― Arc System Works' Guilty Gear -Strive- fighting game launched its "Season 2" DLC on Monday, featuring its sixth playable DLC character Bridget. Bridget is a popular recurring character in the series, a crossdressing nun who wields a mean yo-yo. She first debuted in Guilty Gear X2 as a boy presenting as female due to a negative superstition in her...
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Uncle From Another World ‒ Episode 4

Will Takafumi and his uncle be able to overcome their individual preconceptions and come to accept the women who love them? Maybe. But not before some serious character growth first.
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Harem in the Labyrinth of Another World #6 [rate]
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Crunchyroll Expo 2022 - Unveiling Secrets with the Cast of Classroom of the Elite Season 2

Voice actors Shoya Chiba and Yurika Kubo shared their experiences of reprising their roles as Ayanokoji and Kushida for the second season of Classroom of the Elite. ― Before season two of Classroom of the Elite comes to a close, a conversation between voice actors Shoya Chiba (Kiyotaka Ayanokoji) and Yurika Kubo (Kikyo Kushida) about their thoughts on the series thus far was played at Crunchyroll Exp...
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My Stepmom's Daughter Is My Ex #6 [rate]
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Crunchyroll Expo 2022 - Interview With BONES President Masahiko Minami

At Crunchyroll Expo, we checked in with BONES president Masahiko Minami. Does he know that Reigen has become an internet sex symbol? ― At Crunchyroll Expo, we checked in with BONES president Masahiko Minami to see how things are going with the studio lately. We also asked him opinions on everyone's favorite conman Reigen. Does Minami know that Reigen has become an internet sex symbol? ANN: The last t...
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Made in Abyss: The Golden City of the Scorching Sun #6 [rate]
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Splatoon 3 Game Reveals Deep Cut, Table Turf Battles, Tricolor Turf Wars

Video previews new weapons, stages, Splash Tags, Locker Room, more ― Nintendo posted a Direct stream for Splatoon 3, the latest entry in its Splatoon shooter series, on Wednesday. The presentation introduces Deep Cut, a new musical trio consisting of Shiver, Frye and Big Man. The stream previews an "Anarchy Splatcast" and "Anarchy Rainbow" music video by Deep Cut. In addition, the game will have new ...
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Demon Slayer: The Hinokami Chronicles Game Adds Nezuko's Advanced Demon Form, Group Battles

Free update, paid character DLC launches on Wednesday ― Sega announced on Wednesay that it has released Nezuko Kamado (Advanced Demon Form) as paid DLC for its Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba - The Hinokami Chronicles (Kimetsu no Yaiba: Hinokami Keppūtan) game. In addition, a new free update adds Group Battles, which allows up to eight people to join a room and play matches against each other. Custome...
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McDonald's Japan Offers Doraemon Desserts

Ramune milkshakes, chocolate banana pies available until early September ― Ever wonder what Doraemon would taste like if he was liquified and turned into a milkshake? No? Just me then? Well, the answer is apparently Ramune. Now through early September, McDonald's Japan is selling two Doraemon-themed desserts. The first is a blue-colored, ramune-flavored milkshake. The other is a chocolate banana pie....
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Overlord IV ‒ Episode 6

The question powering this story is not so much “will Ainz survive?” but rather “will anyone else?”
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Crunchyroll Expo 2022 - Let's Talk Art with A Couple of Cuckoos

Cuckoos creator Miki Yoshikawa and voice actress Akari Kitō share their perspectives on (and drawings of) the character Erika Amano from A Couple of Cuckoos in a prerecorded video for Crunchyroll Expo. ― A Couple of Cuckoos creator Miki Yoshikawa and voice actress Akari Kito spoke to attendees at the Hime Stage at Crunchyroll Expo. In their pre-recorded video, they both reflected on the story and sha...
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Smile of the Arsnotoria #6 [rate]
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Love Live! Superstar!! Season 2 ‒ Episode 4

What happens when an unstoppable tsundere meets an immovable kuudere? A pair of disaster girlfriends, that's what.
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Tokyo Mew Mew New ‒ Episode 6

It's the combined earnestness of the girls, along with Mint's clear effort to stop making Zakuro uncomfortable and annoyed, that really gets through to the star.
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Uncle From Another World #4 [rate]
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Love Flops Anime's 5 Main Voice Actresses Perform Ending Song

Miku Itō, Ayana Taketatsu, Rie Takahashi, Hisako Kanemoto, Marika Kōno perform "Flop Around" song ― Kadokawa revealed on Wednesday that the voice actresses for the five heroines of the Renai Flops (Love Flops) original television anime project will perform the anime's ending theme song "Flop Around." The voice actresses include Miku Itō, Ayana Taketatsu, Rie Takahashi, Hisako Kanemoto, and Marika Kōn...
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Detective Conan: The Culprit Hanzawa Anime Casts Inori Minase as Pometarō

Minase plays Hanzawa's pet in October Detective Conan spinoff ― The official website for the television anime of Mayuko Kanba's Detective Conan: Hannin no Hanzawa-san (Detective Conan: The Culprit Hanzawa) manga revealed on Wednesday that Inori Minase will play Hanzawa's pet Pometarō (seen below). Shōta Aoi will play the titular protagonist Hanzawa-san. The anime will premiere in October. Netflix wil...
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'Danjo no Yūjō wa Seiritsu Suru? (Iya, Shinai!!)' Romcom Novels Get Anime

Nana Nanana, Parum's novels about boy-girl friendship that blossoms into romance ― Kadokawa announced on Wednesday that Nana Nanana and Parum's Danjo no Yūjō wa Seiritsu Suru? (Iya, Shinai!!) (Can a Boy-Girl Friendship Hold Up? (No, it Can't!!)) light novel series has an anime in the works. The announcement did not specify a format for the anime. Parum drew the below illustration to celebrate the ani...
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My One-Hit Kill Sister Anime Reveals Cast, Staff, 2023 TV Premiere

Yuki Sakakihara, Haruka Shiraishi, Ami Koshimizu star in anime about siblings transported in fantasy world ― The official website for My One-Hit Kill Sister, the anime of Konoe's Isekai One Turn Kill Nee-san: Ane Dо̄han no Isekai Seikatsu Hajimemashita (One Turn Kill Sister in Another World: I Started Living in Another World with My Older Sister) light novels, revealed the anime's cast, staff, and 20...

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Isekai Shōkan wa Nidome Desu TV Anime Confirmed With Main Lead, Main Staff

Shunichi Toki plays lead Setsu; Motoki Nakanishi directs at Studio Elle ― Futabasha confirmed the television anime of Kazuha Kishimoto's Isekai Shōkan wa Nidome Desu (Summoned to Another World for a Second Time) light novel series on Wednesday. The announecment also revealed the anime's lead cast member, staff, and a teaser visual. Shunichi Toki plays protagonist Setsu in the anime. Motoki Nakanishi ...
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Live-Action Boy's Abyss Series Reveals Main Cast

Towa Araki, Hinako Kitano, Miyu Honda, Natsuki Hori, Rena Matsui, Reiko Kataoka, Sōkō Wada star ― The official website for the live-action series of Ryo Minenami's Boy's Abyss (Shōnen no Abyss) "suicide love story" manga revealed the series' main cast members on Wednesday. The cast members, including the previously announced Towa Araki, are: Towa Araki as Reiji Kurose Hinako Kitano as Nagi Aoe Miyu H...
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The ANN Aftershow - Eyes, Legs or... What will Riko Choose?

The past and present collide this week as we learn what became of the Ganja corps Three Sages and their ties to the village. Eyes, Legs or... What will Riko Choose? The past and present collide this week as we learn what became of the Ganja corps Three Sages and their ties to the village. Plus: Get the lowdown on Crunchyroll Expo and a ton of new anime that are coming soon! The ANN After Show airs...
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Live-Action My Broken Mariko Film's Trailer Shows Shiino, Mariko's Past

Film opens in Japan on September 30 ― The official website for the live-action film adaptation Waka Hirako's My Broken Mariko manga began streaming a new trailer for the film on Wednesday. The trailer intersperses scenes of Shiino's present day with her and Mariko's past. Mei Nagano (top left in image above) stars as protagonist Shiino. Yuki Tanada is directing the film after penning the script with ...
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Children of the Whales Manga Ends in 23rd Volume

Abi Umeda's manga launched in 2013, inspired TV anime in 2017 ― The September issue of Akita Shoten's Monthly Mystery Bonita magazine revealed on Friday that Abi Umeda's Children of the Whales (Kujira no Kora wa Sajō ni Utau) manga will end in its 23rd volume. The manga's 22nd volume will ship on August 16. The manga approached its climax in February 2020. Viz Media is releasing the manga, and it des...
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Mari Okazaki Launches New Manga About Embryologist on October 3

Manga is tentatively titled Mizuiro Haibaiyōshi ― The combined 36th and 37th issue of Shogakukan's Big Comic Spirits magazine revealed on Monday that Mari Okazaki will launch a new manga tentatively titled Mizuiro Haibaiyōshi (Light Blue Embryologist) in the magazine's 44th issue on October 3. The manga's story will depict the workplace drama of an embryologist and infertility treatment specialist. O...
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Masaharu Noritsuke Launches New Afro Tanaka Manga on October 24

New manga is tentatively titled My Home Afro Tanaka ― The combined 36th and 37th issue of Shogakukan's Big Comic Spirits magazine revealed on Monday that Masaharu Noritsuke will launch a new series in his long-running Afro Tanaka manga story tentatively titled My Home Afro Tanaka in the magazine's 47th issue on October 24. The manga series centers around the quirky life of an Afro-haired young man na...
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Chronicles of the Going Home Club's Kuroha Launches New Manga

Datenshi-ron manga launches on September 2 ― The September issue of Shueisha's Jump SQ. magazine revealed on August 4 that Kuroha will launch a new comedy manga titled Datenshi-ron (Fallen Angel's Theory) in the magazine's next issue on September 2. Kuroha launched the Kitakubu Katsudō Kiroku (Chronicles of the Going Home Club) manga on Square Enix's Gangan Online website in August 2011, and ended it...
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Blade Runner: Black Lotus Anime's Sequel Comic Book Mini-Series Posts Trailer

Nancy Collins, Emid Balam launch 4-issue mini-series on Wednesday ― Titan Comics unveiled a trailer on Monday for the first issue of the comic book sequel to the Blade Runner: Black Lotus anime series. The comic will release on Wednesday, after originally being slated for June 1. Junggeun Yoon, Creees Lee, Concept Art, and Mico Suayan designed different cover art for the first issue of the mini-serie...

Guilty Gear -Strive- Game Launches 2nd Season Pass, 6th DLC Character Bridget

Game crosses 1 million copies in circulation ― Arc System Works announced on Monday that it has launched the "Season 2" DLC for its Guilty Gear -Strive- fighting game as well as its sixth playable DLC character Bridget. The company began streaming a character trailer on Monday. The company also announced that the game has crossed 1 million copies in circulation. It began streaming a music video for t...
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Udon Entertainment Licenses Robotics;Notes, Record of the Lodoss War: The Crown of the Covenant Manga

Also: Giga Town manga, artbooks ― Udon Entertainment announced in July that it has licensed the Robotics;Notes, Record of Lodoss War: The Crown of the Covenant, and Giga Town manga. The company will also release Devil May Cry 5 Official Art Works in December, Nioh & Nioh 2 Official Art Works in January 2023, Atelier Ryza Ever Darkness & The Secret Hideout Official Visual Collection and Atelier Ryza 2...
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Lonely Castle in the Mirror Novel

At the risk of being too personal, I lived this story. I don't mean now; I mean that as a seventh grader I experienced many of the same things that protagonist Kokoro did, and from that perspective I can say that this book gets it absolutely right. ― At the risk of being too personal, I lived this story. I don't mean now; I mean that as a seventh grader I experienced many of the same things that prot...
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Madoka Magic's Soul Gems Make for Atmospheric Lamps

Other Madoka Magica items include a pair of footstools and a pair of rugs that sport the witches' cute-yet-creepy art style ― With the Puella Magi Madoka Magica anime celebrating its 10th anniversary and a new movie on the horizon, here comes a pair of table lamps shaped like Madoka and Homura's soul gems from Useless Use Laboratory. Much larger than the transformation items we see in the series, the...
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Pokémon: The Arceus Chronicles 4-Episode Special Streams on Netflix on September 23

Special debuts in English at Pokémon World Championships on August 19 ― The Official Pokémon YouTube Channel began streaming a trailer for Pokémon: The Arceus Chronicles (Pocket Monster: Kami to Yobareshi Arceus), a four-episode special of the Pokémon Master Journeys: The Series anime, and it reveals that the special will begin streaming on Netflix worldwide except Asia on September 23. The special w...

Delicious in Dungeon Manga Gets TV Anime by Studio Trigger

Ryōko Kui's manga launched in February 2014 ― Ryōko Kui's Delicious in Dungeon (Dungeon Meshi) manga is getting a television anime by Studio Trigger. An official website and Twitter account opened for the anime on Wednesday, and they unveiled a visual: Yen Press licensed the manga, and it describes the story: What do you get when you cross dungeon adventures and food manga? You get Delicious in Dunge...

Singer-Songwriter Yoshifumi Ushima Passes Away

Ushima performed theme songs for G Gundam, H2 anime ― Singer-songwriter Yoshifumi Ushima passed away on August 7 because his esophageal varices ruptured due to chronic liver cirrhosis. He was 55. His funeral is a private burial at his and his family's request. Ushuma was born on September 9, 1966. Ushima performed, arranged, and wrote lyrics for both opening theme songs for the G Gundam anime, as wel...
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Family Battle 2vs2 Arena Game Launches on Steam Early Access

Kodansha Game Creator's Lab launches 2v2 co-op battle action game by indie developer nekogameteacher ― Kodansha Game Creator's Lab, Kodansha's indie game creator support project, announced on Saturday that it has launched its new Family Battle 2vs2 Arena game on Steam Early Access. The 2v2 co-op battle action game has an Attacker and Support character on each team. Attackers use melee attacks while S...
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This 4-Foot-Tall Berserk Statue Can Be Yours for $1500

This is no ordinary figure; it's both giant and super expensive. ― This past weekend, Japanese figure maker Prime 1 Studio announced it would be releasing a new figure of Guts from the ever-popular manga Berserk. However, this is no ordinary figure; it's both giant and super expensive. The “Guts Berserker Armor Unleashed Edition” figure features Guts clad in the Berserker Armor standing on a pile of ...
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Yurei Deco ‒ Episode 6

This episode provides some much-needed characterization for the Detective Club as well as clearer narrative stakes for the story.
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Voice Actor Hiroshi Ohtake Passes Away at 90 Due to Acute Heart Failure

Ohtake voiced 004 in Cyborg 009, Boss in Mazinger Z ― Talent management agency 81 Produce announced on Tuesday that voice actor Hiroshi Ohtake passed away on August 1 due to acute heart failure. He was 90. His family held a private funeral on Monday. Some of Ohtake's most notable roles include Koike from Obake no Q-Taro, 004 in Cyborg 009, Sanpei in Speed Racer, Parman No. 2 in Perman, Boss is Mazing...
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Classroom of the Elite II ‒ Episode 6

This week, Horikita puts what she has learned from Ayanokoji into action—well, kind of.

One Piece Film Red Opens at #1 With 2.25 Billion Yen

Kingdom II drops to #4, Dragon Ball Super: Super Hero stays at #10 ― The One Piece Film Red anime film ranked at #1 in the Japanese box office in its opening weekend. The film sold 1.58 million tickets and earned 2.254 billion yen (about US$16.7 million) in its first two days. The film earned 78% more in its first two days than the previous film One Piece Stampede did in its first three days (One Pie...

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Live-Action Sonic the Hedgehog 3 Film Opens on December 20, 2024

― The official Twitter account for Paramount Pictures' live-action Sonic the Hedgehog film series announced on Monday that the third film in the series will open on December 20, 2024. Paramount Pictures studio announced in May 2020 that it was producing a sequel to the 2020 Sonic the Hedgehog film, with Jeff Fowler returning as director, and Pat Casey and Josh Miller as returning scriptwriters. Neal...
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Chickip Dancers Anime Gets 2nd Season on September 27

Natsuki Hanae, Yui Ishikawa, Erino Yumiki return in anime of San-X characters ― Japanese stationery company San-X announced on Tuesday that the television anime series based on its Chickip Dancers mascot characters will have a second season that will premiere on NHK Educational on September 27. Each episode will be five minutes long again. Natsuki Hanae and Yui Ishikawa return as the cast members for...
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CyberConnect2 President Hiroshi Matsuyama's Chaser Game Manga Gets Live-Action Series

Series about game industry premieres on September 8 ― TV Tokyo announced on Tuesday that it is producing a live-action series adaptation of CyberConnect2 president Hiroshi Matsuyama's Chaser Game manga. The series will premiere on TV Tokyo and other channels on September 8, and on BS TV Tokyo and BS TV Tokyo 4K on September 13. Keisuke Watanabe (live-action Fullmetal Alchemist sequels, Black Night Pa...
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Voice Actor Natsuki Hanae Shares a Wholesome Moment With His Daughter

The popular voice actor sings "Twinkle, Twinkle, Little Star" with one of his toddler daughters ― Voice actor Natsuki Hanae, who is best known for playing Tanjiro in Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba, became the doting father of twin daughters in September 2020. Last Thursday, he shared a particularly adorable moment with one of his daughters: a recording of the two of them singing the Japanese lyrics o...
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Upset Fans Get Type-Moon Creators to Change Their Comiket Plans

The group originally planned to sell one of three new books exclusively at the physical event, without mail order options ― Kinoko Nasu and Takashi Takeuchi may be the founders of Type-Moon and creators of the Fate/stay night franchise, but they still have their own little doujinshi-making group called the “BAMBOO BROOM.” On Sunday, they planned to have a table at Comiket and sell three books compris...
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Mei Higuchi's Boku ga Kotaeru Kimi no Nazotoki Manga Ends

Manga adaptation of Kyōsuke Kamishiro's novels launched in July 2021 ― The September issue of Kadokawa's Monthly Comic Dengeki Daioh magazine published the final chapter of Mei Higuchi's Boku ga Kotaeru Kimi no Nazotoki (I'll Answer Your Mystery) manga on July 27. The manga adapts Kyōsuke Kamishiro's novels of the same name. The novel centers on a mystery-solving pair: Rinne Akegami, a girl who can s...
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Crunchyroll Expo 2022 - Crunchyroll-Hime's Cosplay Cup

It was an event full of glitter, ruffles, and amazing armor at this year's Crunchyroll-Hime Cosplay Cup! ― After two years of being a strictly virtual event, the Crunchyroll Hime Cup is back with a physical presence at Crunchyroll Expo 2022. Hosted by Mario Bueno (@emp_maniac) and Linda Le (@VampyBitMe), the Hime Cup showcases dozens of cosplay finalists from all around the world. Before the contesta...
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Love's in Sight!'s Uoyama Launches New Manga on August 3

Hinata-san, Hoshino desu. manga centers on relationship between reliable guy, shut-in girl ― The combined 36th and 37th issue of Kodansha's Weekly Shonen Magazine launched a new manga titled Hinata-san, Hoshino desu. (Miss Hinata, It's Me, Hoshino) by Uoyama on Wednesday. The manga is also available on Kodansha's Magazine Pocket website. The manga's story begins one month after the start of high scho...
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'86' Kids Take Time Off War For Summer Pop-Up Store

Dakimakura covers show off the contrast between their uniforms & beachwear ― The characters of the 86 anime series are fighting in a seemingly perpetual war, but even child soldiers deserve a break sometimes. The Marui department stores in Shinjuku and Hakata will hold a summer-themed pop-up store this month and next, featuring the members of the Spearhead Squadron in slightly different attires from ...
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Lycoris Recoil Original Anime Gets Manga in September

Yasunori Bizen draws adaptation of anime about girl assassins ― The September issue of Kadokawa's Comic Flapper magazine revealed on Friday that Shingo Adachi's original television anime Lycoris Recoil will have a manga adaptation that will launch in the magazine's next issue on September 5. Yasunori Bizen is drawing the manga. The anime premiered on July 2. Crunchyroll is streaming the anime as it a...
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Kaguya-sama: Love is War's Aka Akasaka Holds Audition for Artist for New Manga

Winner gets to be artist in new manga Akasaka will write ― This year's combined 36th and 37th issue of Shueisha's Young Jump magazine revealed on Thursday that the magazine is running auditions for a new manga artist, with an opportunity to work with Kaguya-sama: Love is War creator Aka Akasaka on a new manga. The magazine is seeking submissions of prior work from artists who want to participate, wit...

Pac-Man Gets Live-Action Film

Wayfarer Studios, Bandai Namco Entertainment, Lightbeam Entertainment's Chuck Williams produce ― The Hollywood Reporter reported on Monday that Pac-Man is getting a live-action film by Bandai Namco Entertainment and Justin Baldoni and Steve Sarowitz' Wayfarer Studios. The film is in development. Lightbeam Entertainment's Chuck Williams (live-action Sonic the Hedgehog) is credited for the original ide...
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Live-Action Rent-A-Girlfriend Show Casts Ryōsuke Sato as Umi Nakano

Sato plays character on date with Chizuru ― The staff for the live-action series of Reiji Miyajima's Rent-A-Girlfriend (Kanojo, Okarishimasu) manga announced on Sunday that Ryōsuke Sato stars in the show as Umi Nakano, a handsome young man. Kazuya meets Umi while the latter is on a date with Chizuru. Kodansha Comics is publishing the manga in English, and it describes the story: You can rent a girlfr...

Crunchyroll Streams Sing 'Yesterday' for Me Anime's English Dub

Anime premiered in Japan in April 2020 ― Crunchyroll began streaming the English dub for the television anime of Kei Toume's Sing "Yesterday" for Me (Yesterday o Utatte) manga on Wednesday. The dub cast includes: Aaron Campbell as Rikuo Uozumi Jill Harris as Haru Nonaka Michelle Rojas as Shinako Morinome Dallas Reid as Rou Hayakawa Jerry Jewell as Kinoshita Lee George as Takanori Fukuda Caitlin Glass...
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Voice Actors Pay Tribute to Late Veteran Kenji Utsumi in Documentary Film

Voice actor best known for Raoh in Fist of the North Star passed away in 2013 ― Kenji Utsumi, the voice actor best known for Raoh in Fist of the North Star, passed away in 2013. A documentary film tracing his life and work, titled Sono Koe no Anata e (To You Who Owns That Voice), will open in Japan on September 30. So far, a dozen voice actors have announced their involvement in the film. The newest ...
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Hollywood Live-Action Root Letter Film Posts Trailer

Film opens in select theaters in New York, Los Angeles; digitally on VOD on September 1 ― Entertainment Squad began streaming the trailer for the live-action film adaptation of Kadokawa Games' √Letter (pronounced "Root Letter") game on Wednesday. Shaked Berenson's Entertainment Squad has acquired worldwide rights to the film and will launch international sales at the Toronto International Film Festiv...
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The Quintessential Quintuplets Gets 3rd Console Game in 2023

Previous game based on latest film launched on June 2 ― MAGES. announced on Sunday that it is developing a new game based on the The Quintessential Quintuplets (Gotōbun no Hanayome) franchise that will debut in 2023. The game will be the third console game for the franchise. The staff streamed a video to commemorate the announcement: MAGES. previously developed the Gotōbun no Hanayome ~Natsu no Omoid...
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SNK Develops New Fatal Fury/Garou Fighting Game Title

1st entry in iconic series in more than 2 decades since 1999 ― SNK announced during the Evo fighting game tournament on Sunday that it is working on a new installment of its Fatal Fury fighting game series, the first in more than two decades since the last installment. The announcement video featured new art, as well as featuring Terry Bogard's theme music from Garou: Mark of the Wolves. Fatal Fury (...
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'Play It Cool, Guys' Anime's Character Promo Video, Visual Highlight Takayuki Mima

Yuichiro Umehara plays Takayuki Mima in October anime ― The official website for the television anime adaptation of Kokone Nata's Play it Cool, Guys (Cool Doji Danshi) manga revealed on Sunday a character promotional video and visual that highlight Takayuki Mima: The anime premiere in October, and will star: Chiaki Kobayashi as Hayate Ichihara Kouki Uchiyama as Shun Futami Yuichiro Umehara as Takayuk...
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Blue Orchestra Anime Premieres in Spring 2023

Visual unveiled ― NHK announced on Monday that the television anime of Makoto Akui's Ao no Orchestra (The Blue Orchestra) manga will premiere on NHK E in spring 2023. The company also unveiled a visual: Jun Sakata (To Your Eternity) will be the anime's production supervisor and chief producer. Indonesian publisher Elex Media has released the manga, and it describes the story: In the fall of his third...
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Aru Asa Dummy Head Mike ni Natteita Ore-kun no Jinsei ASMR Anime Casts Tomokazu Sugita

Sugita plays Ore-kun, who is reincarnated into microphone ― The official Twitter account for the original television anime Aru Asa Dummy Head Mike ni Natteita Ore-kun no Jinsei (My Life After I Became a Dummy Head Microphone One Morning) announced on Monday that Tomokazu Sugita will play Ore-kun, who was reincarnated into a dummy head microphone. He will later get reincarnated into a bicycle saddle, ...
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I'll Never Be Your Crown Princess! GN 1

Yes, it's another isekai title, but hear me out before you run screaming into the night – it's from a type of isekai that we don't get very often in print releases in English: raunchy for an intended female audience. ― Yes, I'll Never Be Your Crown Princess is another isekai title, but hear me out before you run screaming into the night – it's from a type of isekai that we don't get very often in pri...
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RWBY: Ice Queendom ‒ Episode 6

All of the building blocks are in place for our main characters to go through some major relationship developments, so now we just have to see how everything plays out.
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The Vampire Dies in No Time Anime's 2nd Season Reveals Promo Video, Cast, January 2023 Premiere

Ayumu Murase plays Mikazuki ― The official website for the television anime of Itaru Bonnoki's The Vampire Dies in No Time (Kyūketsuki Sugu Shinu) manga revealed on Sunday a teaser promotional video, visual, cast member, and January 2023 premiere for the show's second season. Ayumu Murase will play Mikazuki, a dhampir who has come to Shin-Yokohama to exterminate vampires. Hiroshi Koujina (Grenadier, ...

Ranking of Kings Anime Gets Special Episode in 2023

Episode titled Yūki no Takarabako ― The official Twitter account for the television anime of Sōsuke Tōka's Ranking of Kings (Ōsama Ranking) manga announced on Sunday that the anime will get a special episode titled Ōsama Ranking: Yūki no Takarabako (Ranking of Kings: Treasure Chest of Couage) in 2023 on Fuji TV's noitaminA programming block. The episode will tell a story that has not been seen in the...
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Parallel World Pharmacy ‒ Episode 5

Sure, Farma has that magical aptitude that so many fictional doctors have where he just so happens to be an expert in every medical field all at once, but you know what he isn't an expert in? Economics.
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Mob Psycho 100 Anime Season 3 Unveils Title Sequence, October 5 Premiere

MOB CHOIR performs anime's opening song "1," ending theme song "Cobalt" ― The official website for Mob Psycho 100 III, the third season of the television anime of ONE's Mob Psycho 100 manga, began streaming the anime's opening title sequence on Sunday. The title sequence features the anime's opening theme song "1" by MOB CHOIR, and also reveals the anime's October 5 premiere date on Tokyo MX and BS F...
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FUUTO PI ‒ Episode 2

A lot of the steps of this story seem predicated on waiting to arrive at those key points in episodes, and FUUTO PI is dragging its feet a bit in getting there.
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Delicious Party Precure ‒ Episode 22

Takumi's in the very awkward position of knowing a lot more than any of the girls but not knowing how to deal with it all.
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Break of Dawn Anime Film Reveals Parents' Cast

Kana Hanazawa, Yoshimasa Hosoya, Kenjiro Tsuda join cast of October sci-fi film ― The staff for the anime film of Tetsuya Imai's Break of Dawn (Bokura no Yoake) manga announced the cast members for the parents of Yūma and Kaori on Monday. The newly announced cast members are (from left to right in the images above): Kana Hanazawa as Haruka Sawatari, Yūma's mother Yoshimasa Hosoya as Ryō Sawatari, Yūm...
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1st The [email protected] Cinderella Girls Game Shuts Down After 12 Years in March 2023

Game launched in 2011 as spinoff The [email protected] franchise ― The official website for Bandai Namco Entertainment's The [email protected] franchise announced on Monday that the first of The [email protected] Cinderella Girls games will end service on March 30, 2023. The game has been in service for more than a decade since 2011. The [email protected] Cinderella Girls franchise began as a mobile phone social game spinoff o...

Lupin III's Long-Time Daisuke Jigen Voice Actor Kiyoshi Kobayashi Passes Away at 89

Kobayashi passed away on July 30 due to pneumonia ― Talent management agency Haikyo announced on Monday that voice actor Kiyoshi Kobayashi passed away on July 30 due to pneumonia. He was 89. Kobayashi's family held a private funeral. Haikyo added that it will announce more details on a public service at a later date. Kobayashi announced in September last year that he was retiring from his long-time a...
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