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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!

Bleach: Thousand-Year Blood War Anime Streams on Hulu in U.S., Disney+ Internationally

Series covering final 20 volumes of manga premieres in October

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

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

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

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

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!
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The Best and Worst of Summer 2022

The season ends with Made in Abyss the undisputed champion. But other series rise and fall at the last minute on the strength of their finale. Come and see the Summer 2022 ranking! ― Let's have a look at what ANN readers consider the best (and worst) of the season, based on the polls you can find in our Daily Streaming Reviews and on the Your Score page with the latest simulcasts. Keep in mind that ...
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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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Detective Conan: The Culprit Hanzawa Anime Casts Junya Enoki

Junya Enoki plays Tsutomu Hanbayashi in 2nd episode ― The staff of the Detective Conan: Hannin no Hanzawa-san (Detective Conan: The Culprit Hanzawa) anime announced on Tuesday that Junya Enoki will play the role of Tsutomu Hanbayashi (pictured below) in the anime's second episode. The anime's second episode will focus on Hanzawa-san's search for a place to stay in Beika Town, and he finds out about s...
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Bungo Stray Dogs Anime's 4th Season Reveals New Visual, 2 New Cast Members

Yuuki Kaji, Yōhei Azakami join cast for 4th season premiering in January ― Kadokawa revealed a new visual and two new cast members on Tuesday for the fourth season of the Bungo Stray Dogs anime based on Kafka Asagiri and Sango Harukawa's manga. The new cast includes: Yuuki Kaji as Saigiku Jōno Yōhei Azakami as Tecchō Suehiro The new season will premiere in January 2023, and Crunchyroll will stream th...
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Kaze no Daichi, Dr. Typhoon Manga Creator Eiji Kazama Passes Away

Award-winning golf manga creator died of pancreatic cancer at 75 ― Shogakukan announced on Tuesday that manga creator Eiji Kazama passed away from pancreatic cancer on Sunday. He was 75. Kazama was born in Tokyo on June 10, 1947. He debuted as a manga creator in 1966 with the Sono Na wa Zero rental manga. His general debut was then in 1969 with the Eikō e no 5000 Kilo manga, which ran in Shonengahosh...
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One Piece Film Red Tops Japan's Box Office Chart for 9th Straight Weekend

Delicious Party♡Precure stays at #3, Utano☆Princesama rises to #5 ― The One Piece Film Red anime stayed at #1 for a ninth straight weekend at the Japanese box office. The film earned 341,583,160 yen (about US$2.36 million) from Friday to Sunday, and sold 273,000 tickets on Saturday-Sunday. The film has sold a total of 11.69 million tickets, and has earned a cumulative total of 16,247,220,400 yen (abo...
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Kadokawa Chair Tsuguhiko Kadokawa to Resign Amid Indictment on Charges of Bribery

Tsuguhiko Kadokawa was arrested on September 14 on suspicion of bribery for Tokyo 2020 Olympics ― The Mainichi Shimbun newspaper reported on Tuesday that Kadokawa chairman Tsuguhiko Kadokawa (79) intends to resign from the company. The Tokyo District Public Prosecutor's Office had indicted him earlier on Tuesday. Mainichi Shimbun stated it learned of the chairman's intention through his defense team....

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The Best and Worst of Summer 2022

The season ends with Made in Abyss the undisputed champion. But other series rise and fall at the last minute on the strength of their finale. Come and see the Summer 2022 ranking! ― Let's have a look at what ANN readers consider the best (and worst) of the season, based on the polls you can find in our Daily Streaming Reviews and on the Your Score page with the latest simulcasts. Keep in mind that ...
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Encouragement of Climb Voice Actors Tease the Upcoming Season

Encouragement of Climb: Next Summit's 5th episode depicts Aoi's encounter with Koharu ― The Encouragement of Climb staff held an advance screening on Sunday for the fifth episode of the upcoming Encouragement of Climb: Next Summit anime. The first four episodes of the new anime will be compilations of the previous anime series' episodes with new short stories added. However, episode five onwards will...
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Legendary Entertainment's Live-Action Godzilla Series Casts Anders Holm

Apply TV+ series expands Godzilla vs. Kong's Monsterverse ― Entertainment news source Variety reported on Monday that Anders Holm has joined the cast of Legendary Entertainment's planned new series featuring "Godzilla and the Titans" for the Apple TV+ streaming service. Holm will play a recurring role. Anna Sawai will play Cate, "a former schoolteacher and a G-Day survivor." Ren Watabe plays Kentaro,...
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Seven Arcs Animates Kao ni Denai Kashiwada-san to Kao ni Deru О̄ta-kun Manga's Ad

Shiori Mikami, Daisuke Kishio voice characters for ad based on Fuyu Azuma's manga ― Kadokawa began streaming an animated advertisement for Fuyu Azuma's Kao ni Denai Kashiwada-san to Kao ni Deru О̄ta-kun (Expressionless Kashiwada-san and Emotional О̄ta-kun) manga on Monday. Seven Arcs animated the video: Shiori Mikami plays Kashiwada in the video, and Daisuke Kishio plays О̄ta. Yui Kinoshita (JoJo's B...
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Labyrinth of Galleria: The Moon Society Game's Story Trailer Reveals February 14 Launch in N. America

Game launches on February 17 in Europe ― NIS America began streaming on Monday a new story trailer for Labyrinth of Galleria: The Moon Society game, a successor to Labyrinth of Refrain: Coven of Dusk, and it reveals that the game will launch for Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 5, PlayStation 4, and PC via Steam on February 14 in North America, and on February 17 in Europe. The game will get a limited ed...
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GKIDS Releases 'Goodbye, Don Glees!' Anime Film Digitally on December 13, BD/DVD on December 27

English-dubbed trailer streamed ― GKIDS announced on Monday that it will release Atsuko Ishizuka and Madhouse's original anime film Goodbye, Don Glees on digital platforms with distribution by Shout! Factory on December 13 and on a Blu-ray Disc/DVD combo pack on December 27. The company streamed an English-dubbed trailer: The release will include an interview with director Ishizuka. The film screened...

Bleach: Thousand-Year Blood War Anime Streams on Hulu in U.S., Disney+ Internationally

Series covering final 20 volumes of manga premieres in October ― Viz Media announced on Monday that Hulu will stream Bleach: Thousand-Year Blood War, the television anime based on the "Thousand Year Blood War" arc of Tite Kubo's Bleach manga, in the U.S., beginning on October 10 at 11:30 a.m. EDT. The anime will stream on Disney+ internationally. The anime will run for four cours (quarter of a year) ...
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Lucifer and the Biscuit Hammer Anime's Video Previews 2nd Part, New Theme Songs

Raon, Sano ibuki perform theme songs for 2nd part ― The official website for the television anime of Satoshi Mizukami's Lucifer and the Biscuit Hammer (Hoshi no Samidare) manga began streaming a promotional video on Sunday for the anime's second cours (quarter of a year). The website also revealed that Raon will perform the second part's opening theme song "BE the HERO," and Sano ibuki will perform t...
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Made in Abyss' Faputa Gets Her Own Perfume

The scent of the perfume is said to re-create Riko's experience of smelling Faputa's behind as it was depicted in the manga. ― Kadokawa has released a perfume inspired by the Faputa from the Made in Abyss series. Image via Kadokawa's online shop The perfume, "Faputa's Smell", is crafted under the supervision of Made in Abyss' creator, Akihito Tsukushi. The scent of the perfume is said to re-create Ri...
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Bandai Namco Filmworks Invests in CG Studio Anima

Companies aim to create original works that combine CG/hand-drawn animation ― Bandai Namco Filmworks announced on Monday that it has invested in CG studio Anima. The companies did not reveal the investment amount. The companies aim to cooperate to create high-quality original works that combine CG animation and hand-drawn animation. Studio Anima was founded in 1997. The company has worked on 3DCG pro...
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Golden Kamuy #1 [rate]
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BEASTARS Manga Creator Draws Italian Rock Band Måneskin

An illustration by BEASTARS creator Paru Itagaki commemorating a collaboration between the BEASTARS series and Italian rock band Måneskin has recently been released. Image via Comic Natalie The illustration depicts BEASTARS characters Juno, Legosi, Haru, and Louis mingling with Måneskin guitarist Thomas Raggi, drummer Ethan Torchio, bassist Victoria De Angelis , and vocalist Damiano David. The col...
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Shin-ei Animation Partners with French Studio for Ghost Cat Anzu Film

Yoko Kuno, Nobuhiro Yamashita direct film based on manga by Takashi Imashiro ― Entertainment news outlet Variety reported on June 9 that animation studio Shin-Ei Animation has partnered with France's Miyu Productions to co-produce the Ghost Cat Anzu 2D animated film based on Takashi Imashiro's Bakeneko Anzu-chan manga. Yoko Kuno and Nobuhiro Yamashita are directing the film and Shinji Imaoka is writi...
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Management of a Novice Alchemist #1 [rate]
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FUUTO PI ‒ Episode 10

This one really comes off the most like an actual Kamen Rider episode in pacing and structure, delivering on the style, the flair we expect from that kind of tremendous toku action.
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Delicious Party Precure ‒ Episode 30

We get a taste of what Secretoru can and will do as the primary antagonist this week, and her power is much more frightening than those wielded by Gentlu, Spiritoru, and Narcistoru.
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The Girl from the Other Side, More Compete at New Chitose Airport Int'l Animation Fest

Atsushi Wada's "Bird in the Peninsula" short screens in International Competition ― The New Chitose Airport International Animation Festival 2022 event announced on Friday that The Girl from the Other Side: Siúil, a Rún, the feature-length anime adaptation of Nagabe's The Girl From the Other Side: Siúil, a Rún manga, will screen in the Featured Animation Competition. Japanese animator Atsushi Wada, F...
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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...

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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FUUTO PI #10 [rate]
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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 S2 #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! S2 #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...

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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