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KONOSUBA movie - Legend of Crimson

"On the whole, the movie does its job quite well at providing more fun for fans of the TV series and/or novels to revel in, while also pushing just a little on advancing the Kazuma/Megumin relationship." ― After a run in Japanese theaters late in the summer, the third animated installment in the Konosuba franchise is now making its way into American theaters as a special event screening. Although thi...
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Is It Wrong to Try to Pick Up Girls in a Dungeon? On the Side: Sword Oratoria Novel 10

"If you've read the Xenos arc in the main series, this novel is a highly-recommended complement." ― Novel 10 of this side story series marks the 24th franchise novel overall that has been released in English to this point. Of all of those, this may be the best in terms of writing quality and characterization acumen. It minimizes one of the franchise's most obnoxiously persistent flaws while allowing ...
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2 New Thus Spoke Rohan Kishibe Anime Episodes Previewed in Video

Episodes screen in 6 Japanese cities in December-March, with BD/DVD shipping on March 25 ― The official website for the JoJo's Bizarre Adventure anime began streaming a promotional video for the two new episodes in the Thus Spoke Kishibe Rohan (Kishibe Rohan wa Ugokanai) original video anime (OVA) project on Wednesday. The site also revealed that the two new OVAs will be available on DVD and Blu-ray ...
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Sumikko Gurashi Film Debuts at #3, Re:Zero at #6

Saenai Heroine no Sodate-kata fine drops to #10, Star ☆ Twinkle Precure drops off top 10 Eiga Sumikko Gurashi - Tobidasu Ehon to Himitsu no Ko (Sumikko Gurashi The Movie - The Unexpected Picture Book and the Secret Child), the anime film of San-X's "Sumikko Gurashi" (Living in the Corner) characters, ranked #3 in its opening weekend. The film opened in Japan last Friday, November 8 in 114 theaters....
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World End Economica Anime Crowdfunding Campaign Unveils Video

Crowdfunding for adaptation of visual novel launches on Thursday ― Game developer Spicy Tails posted an announcement video for its crowdfunding campaign for an anime of its World End Economica visual novel on Wednesday. The video features the song "Loosers" by Kishida Kyōdan & The Akeboshi Rockets. The campaign will launch on Thursday. Visual novel publisher Sekai Project released the first visual no...
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Discotek to Release Bludgeoning Angel Dokuro-chan, Bobobo-bo Bo-bobo, God Mazinger Anime on January 28

Also: Galaxy Express 999: Eternal Fantasy anime film, Lupin III: Part II 4th collection ― Discotek Media announced on Tuesday that it will release Blu-ray Discs for the Bludgeoning Angel Dokuro-chan anime and the Galaxy Express 999: Eternal Fantasy anime film on January 28. The company will also release standard definition Blu-ray Discs for the Bobobo-bo Bo-bobo and God Mazinger anime on the same day...
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North American Anime, Manga Releases, November 10-16

Natsu no Arashi!, Radiant anime; Overlord: The Undead King Oh!, Yarichin Bitch Club manga ship ― Anime Releases Title Publisher Suggested Retail Price Date Bungo Stray Dogs Seasons 1 & 2 BDPlease Funimation US$69.98 November 12 Gosick Complete Series Essentials BDCite Funimation US$34.98 November 12 Izetta: The Last Witch Essentials BDAnimeNewsNetwork Funimation US$29.98 November 12 Natsu no Arashi! ...
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Kowloon's Gate Game Gets Kowloon's Rhizome: A Day of the Fire Sequel

Real-time rendered video streamed for "back-alley open world” game set in 2025 ― A recently opened Twitter account for a new Kowloon's Gate project announced on Sunday that Zeque's Kowloon's Gate PlayStation game will get a sequel titled Kowloon's Rhizome: A Day of the Fire. The "back-alley open world” game will be set in 2025. The account began streaming a short real-time rendered video on Monday. T...
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CoMix Wave, CloverWorks, WIT Studio, MAPPA, Grizzly Showcase Their Works at Tokyo Anime Center

Anime studios CoMix Wave, CloverWorks, WIT Studio, MAPPA, and Grizzly are exhibiting their works at the Tokyo Anime Center from November 2 to December 8 for an "Anime Studio Meeting." The exhibit is intended to teach visitors about the anime industry and provide information for potential recruits to the business. The first Anime Studio Meeting took place in January and February. The anime titles b...
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Yoko Kanno Composes Song for Reiwa Emperor's Enthronement Celebration

13-minute song 'Ray of Water' features vocals by Arashi ― Composer Yoko Kanno (Macross Plus, Cowboy Bebop, Ghost in the Shell: Stand Alone Complex) composed a 13-minute song "Ray of Water" which she conducted at the Reiwa Emperor's enthronement celebration on Saturday. The song is divided into three parts: "Kaishin" (Sea god), "Niji no Kodomo" (Children of the rainbow), and "Journey to Harmony." Popu...
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Monster Hunter World: Iceborne Gets 1st 'Next-Generation VR Attraction' at Universal Studios Japan

New attractions based on Detective Conan, Attack on Titan, Lupin III also debut in January ― Universal Studios Japan released details on its Japanese website about its "Cool Japan" attractions for 2020. The park is planning rides and themed restaurants dedicated to Monster Hunter World: Iceborne, Detective Conan, Lupin the 3rd, and Attack on Titan. The annual event will run from January 21 to June 28...
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KONOSUBA movie - Legend of Crimson

"On the whole, the movie does its job quite well at providing more fun for fans of the TV series and/or novels to revel in, while also pushing just a little on advancing the Kazuma/Megumin relationship." ― After a run in Japanese theaters late in the summer, the third animated installment in the Konosuba franchise is now making its way into American theaters as a special event screening. Although thi...
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Arashi Idol Group Member Kazunari Ninomiya Announces Marriage

Arashi male idol group member Kazunari Ninomiya revealed in a message to the group's fan club members that he has married. Ninomiya identified his spouse only as someone he has had a relationship with for some time. Ninomiya thanked his fans for their support and said he plans to continue his activities as before. The 36-year-old also noted that this year marks the 20th anniversary of Arashi, and ...
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Wolf Girl & Black Prince's Ayuko Hatta Launches New Manga on December 13

Ima, Koi o Shiteimasu centers on girl interested in scary but kind boy ― The December issue of Shueisha's Bessatsu Margaret magazine revealed on Wednesday that Ayuko Hatta will launch a new manga titled Ima, Koi o Shiteimasu (I am Now in Love) on December 13. The series' first chapter will be 50 pages long and include color opening pages. The manga will center on the relationship between a scary and ...
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My Boy in Blue Manga Ends in 4 Chapters

Maki Miyoshi's P to JK manga inspired live-action film in 2017 ― The December issue of Kodansha's Bessatsu Friend magazine revealed on Wednesday that Maki Miyoshi's P to JK (My Boy in Blue) manga will end in four chapters. If there are no delays, the manga will end in March 2020. The 14th compiled book volume of the manga hinted in June that the manga will approach its climax with the 15th volume. Th...
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Seirou Opera Manga Ends, Gets Side Story in December

Manga by Black Bird author launched in January 2015 ― The December issue of Shogakukan's Betsucomi magazine published the final chapter of Kanoko Sakurakoji's Seirou Opera (Edo Brothel Opera) manga on Wednesday. In addition, the manga will have a side story that will appear in a supplement titled "Seirou Opera Memorial Book" with the next issue of the magazine on December 13. The manga's 11th compile...
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Karuho Shiina Prepares 6th Spinoff Chapter for Kimi ni Todoke Manga

― The December issue of Shueisha's Bessatsu Margaret magazine revealed on Wednesday that Karuho Shiina is preparing the sixth chapter of her Kimi ni Todoke Bangaihen ~Unmei no Hito~ (Kimi ni Todoke Spinoff: Soulmate) spinoff manga. The first 50-page spinoff chapter debuted in Bessatsu Margaret in April 2018, and the second chapter debuted in October 2018. The third chapter debuted on March 13. The f...
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Kana-Boon's Bassist Yūma Meshida Leaves Rock Band

Meshida had been on hiatus from band for treatment after June disappearance ― The official website for rock band KANA-BOON announced on Tuesday that bassist Yūma Meshida is leaving the band. The announcement included personal statements from all of the band members, and Meshida said he believes the decision is "the best choice" for him now. Meshida explained that he was diagnosed with mental illness,...

Sonic the Hedgehog Film Debuts New Trailer After Redesign

Now slated for March 27 in Japan ― Sega and Paramount Pictures posted the "new official trailer" for Paramount's Sonic the Hedgehog film on Tuesday. U.S. Trailer Japanese Trailer The Japanese versions of the film's trailer (which has slightly different footage from the American version) and poster also announced that the film will open in Japan on March 27 (under the title Sonic The Movie). The film ...
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ComicFesta Anime Asks Viewers to Guess the Title of Upcoming Work

New anime to release in January 2020 will be aimed at men ― The comic and anime streaming website ComicFesta Anime announced that it will be producing an anime to release in January 2020. The anime will be aimed at men and is an adaptation of one of the titles hosted on Screamo. ComicFesta Anime is inviting viewers to guess the title, and will give away 2,400 points (which can be redeemed to watch up...
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Shunsuke Noro's Species Domain Manga Ends in 2 Chapters

High school manga with fantasy creatures launched in October 2013 ― The December issue of Akita Shoten's Bessatsu Shōnen Champion magazine revealed on Tuesday that Shunsuke Noro's Species Domain manga will end in two chapters. If there are no delays, the manga will end in January. Seven Seas Entertainment publishes the manga in English, and it describes the manga: Kazamori the elf possesses a mysteri...
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Dorohedoro TV Anime Adds 6 More Cast Members

Mayu Udono, Songdo, Tetsu Inada, Shinichiro Miki, Hozumi Gōda, Anri Katsu join cast ― The official website for the television anime of Q Hayashida's Dorohedoro manga revealed more cast members for the anime on Tuesday. The site also announced an advance screening event for the anime on January 5 at the Sakura Hall in Tokyo. The new cast includes: Mayu Udono as Kikurage, a mysterious creature that can...
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Amazon Lists English Release of Keiichi Koike's Heaven's Door: Extra Works Book

Last Gasp Publishing ships short manga collection on April 1 ― Amazon UK is listing a release of Keiichi Koike's Heaven's Door: Extra Works manga collection by Last Gasp Publishing. The book collects short manga by Koike, and is slated to ship on April 1, 2020. Last Gasp Publishing describes the book: A sci-fi manga collection of psychedelic short stories by Keiichi Koike. A drug in paper form! This ...
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My Hero Academia Ranks #3 on New York Times' Graphic Books Bestseller List

― The 21st volume of the My Hero Academia manga by Kohei Horikoshi ranked #3 on The New York Times' Graphic Books and Manga bestseller list. Viz Media shipped the book on October 1, and it describes the volume: Endeavor and Dabi's battle rages across the city as Endeavor fights to solidify his new position as the number one hero. Hawks provides support, but where do his loyalties really lie? Midoriy...
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Katamari Damacy Creator Keita Takahashi's Wattam PS4/PC Game Launches on December 17

Trailer streamed for "3D action game with interactive sound" ― Annapurna Interactive and Funemona announced on Monday that Katamari Damacy game creator Keita Takahashi and video game designer Robin Hunicke's Wattam game will launch for PlayStation 4 and PC via the Epic Games Store on December 17. Annapurna Interactive began streaming a release date trailer: The game will follow the Mayor of Wattam an...
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One Piece Stampede Film Director Approves of Funimation's English Dub

Usopp's English voice actor says that the main dub case was chosen by Eiichiro Oda himself ― The One Piece Stampede anime film director Takashi Otsuka posted on Twitter that he enjoyed Funimation's English dub of the film. He wrote: "I never thought that my last look at Stampede in the cinemas would be in Hawaii! I could see the respect that the English dub actors and director have for the original. ...
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Tokyo Ghoul:re Call to Exist Game's Trailers Preview Campaign, Recollections Modes

Game launches for PS4 in Japan on Thursday, PS4/PC in West on Friday ― Bandai Namco Entertainment began streaming two gameplay trailers for the Tokyo Ghoul:re Call to Exist game on Monday. The videos preview the game's Campaign and Recolllections modes. Campaign Recollections The game will launch for PlayStation 4 in Japan on November 14 and for PS4 and PC via Steam in the Americas and Europe on Nove...
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Osamu Tezuka's Phoenix Gets 2nd & 3rd Bath House PR Anime

Jun Fukuyama, Shinnosuke Tachibana, comedian Itsuji Itao joins cast ― The Dogo Onsen hot spring bath house collaboration anime with Osamu Tezuka's Phoenix announced on Friday that it will get a second and third episode scheduled for 2020. The anime is part of a revitalization project for the Matsuyama, Ehime Prefecture bath house that began on January 15. It was announced that the comedian Itsuji Ita...

Pokémon Sword/Shield Games' 'Final' Promo Video Streamed (Update)

Switch games set in Galar ship on November 15 ― The official Pokémon YouTube channel began streaming the "final" promotional video for the Pokémon Sword and Pokémon Shield Nintendo Switch role-playing games on Monday. The official English Pokémon YouTube channel also began streaming a "Galar Research Recap" video on Monday. The games will ship worldwide for the Switch on November 15. The starter Poké...
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Romancing SaGa Re; Universe Smartphone Game Heads West in 2020

Game with story set after Romancing SaGa 3 launched in Japan in December 2018 ― Square Enix announced on Monday that its Romancing SaGa Re; Universe smartphone game will get a release in the West in 2020. The free-to-play game launched in Japan in December 2018. The game features characters from past entries in the series, and has a story set three years after the events of Romancing SaGa 3. Square E...
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Battle Angel Alita: Mars Chronicle Manga Takes 2-Month Break

Manga returns on January 28 ― This year's 23rd issue of Kodansha's Evening magazine announced on Tuesday that Yukito Kishiro's Battle Angel Alita: Mars Chronicle (Gunnm: Kasei Senki) manga series is taking a two-month break. The manga will return in the magazine's fourth 2020 issue on January 28. The manga recently returned from a one month break from September 3 to October 8. The chapter that Kishir...
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Cromartie High School Creator's Office Comedy Manga Kachō Baka Ichidai Gets Live-Action Series

Series starring Matsuya Onoue debuts streaming on January 4 ― Cromartie High School manga creator Eiji Nonaka's Kachō Baka Ichidai (The Life on an Idiot Section Chief) is getting a live-action series that will premiere streaming on Hikari TV and dTV Channel on January 4. The series will then debut on television on BS12 Twellv on January 12. The office comedy story centers on Kazuhiko Yagami, an assis...
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ERASED's Kei Sanbe Launches New Manga

Mizutamari ni Ukabu Shima series launches on November 26 ― This year's 23rd issue of Kodansha's Evening magazine announced on Tuesday that Kei Sanbe will launch a new manga titled Mizutamari ni Ukabu Shima (The Island Where Puddles Float) in the magazine's 24th issue on November 26. The first chapter will have 44 pages including an opening color page. The manga will also be featured on the issue's co...

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Godzilla, Detective Pikachu Films Do Not Win at 2019 E! People's Choice Awards

― Warner Bros' Pokemon: Detective Pikachu film and the Godzilla: King of Monsters film were both nominated for two 2019 E! People's Choice Awards each, but did not win at the awards ceremony on Sunday evening. Godzilla: King of the Monsters was nominated for "Action Movie of 2019" but lost to Avengers: Endgame. Pokemon Detective Pikachu was nominated for "Family Movie of 2019" but lost to Aladdin. ...
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Gundam Thunderbolt's Yasuo Ohtagaki Launches New Manga on December 17

Diana & Artemis manga is SF action story about "preserving peace on the moon" ― This year's 21st issue of Futabasha's Manga Action magazine revealed on November 5 that manga creator Yasuo Ohtagaki will launch a new manga titled Diana & Artemis in the magazine on December 17. The current issue teased that the manga will be a science-fiction action story centered on "preserving peace on the moon." Ohta...
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Hypnosis Mic -Alternative Rap Battle- Smartphone Game Delayed to March 2020

― The official website for Idea Factory's Otomate brand website announced on Friday that it is delaying its Hypnosis Mic -Alternative Rap Battle- smartphone game to late March 2020 in order to improve the quality of the game and to expand the game's service after release. The game was originally slated to release in December. The franchise features voice actors who rap in the personas of original ch...
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Animate Girls Festival 2019 Draws Record 100,355 Across 2 Days

― The Animate Girls Festival 2019 event, held on November 9-10 at Sunshine City in Ikebukuro in Tokyo, saw a record of 40,438 visitors in the main hall and 100,355 visitors total across the two days. The event in 2017 saw 37,896 visitors in the main hall and 86,293 visitors total. The event has been held since 2010, is aimed at women. The event features otome games, anime, boys' love, goods, cosplay...
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Sarazanmai Stage Play Reveals New Visual, More Main Cast in Costume

Tsubasa Kizu, Ginga Shitara, Jun Noguchi star in December play with Teiko reprising role from anime ― The official website for Sara ni Sarazanmai ~Ai to Yokubō no Stage~ (Sarazanmai Once More ~A Stage of Love and Desire~), the stage play adaptation of Kunihiko Ikuhara's original television anime Sarazanmai, revealed a new visual and photos of five more cast members on Saturday. The new cast visuals i...
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Dragon Ball FighterZ Game's Video Features Broly (DBS) in Action

New character is available for game's "FighterZ Pass 2" ― Bandai Namco Entertainment America began streaming a new video on Sunday that previews the DLC character Broly (from Dragon Ball Super: Broly) for the Dragon Ball FighterZ game. This year's 50th issue of Shueisha's Weekly Shonen Jump magazine additionally stated on Monday that the character will launch in the game within the next few days. The...
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Live-Action Sazae-san TV Special Casts Taiiku Okazaki, Kenta Satoi

Okazaki plays Nakajima, Satoi plays original character Hiramasa in special set 20 years later ― The official Twitter account for the 50th anniversary special of the family television anime Sazae-san revealed on Monday that Taiiku Okazaki (first image below) will play a 31-year-old Nakajima, while Kenta Satoi (second image below) will play Hiramasa, an original character for the special's live-action ...
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Voice Actress Idol Unit i☆Ris Updates on Threats That Led to Cancelled Events

Avex Pictures will now collaborate with authorities in investigation to apprehend individual ― Avex Pictures announced on the idol group i☆Ris' official website on Saturday that, after allegedly receiving continued threats on i☆Ris' safety from a certain individual, Avex Pictures will now take a proactive stance in dealing with the threats by cooperating with authorities, who will launch an investiga...
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Nanateru's 'KanColle: Suihesen no, Fumizuki' Manga Ends

Nanateru launched manga about Fumizuki, other members of Destroyer Division 22 in May 2018 ― The December issue of Kadokawa's Comptiq magazine published the final chapter of Nanateru's Kantai Collection: Suihesen no, Fumizuki manga on Saturday. Kadokawa will publish the manga's third and final compiled book volume in February 2020. The manga centers on Fumizuki, Satsuki, Nagatsuki, Minazuki, and othe...
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New Sorcerous Stabber Orphen Anime Reveals Theme Song Artists

Showtaro Morikubo's buzz★Vibes unit performs opening song, Mai Fuchigami performs ending song ― The official website for the new television anime of Yoshinobu Akita's Sorcerous Stabber Orphen (Majutsushi Orphen Haguretabi) light novel series revealed last Friday that Showtaro Morikubo, who is reprising the role of Orphen (seen below) from the previous anime and video games in the franchise, will also...
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Kill la Kill Manga's Ryou Akizuki Launches Princess Principal Manga

Manga is based on 2017 steampunk spy action series ― Artist and manga creator Ryou Akizuki launched a manga adaptation of the Princess Principal original anime on Tokuma Shoten's Comic Ryū manga website last Friday. Akizuki handled prop design in the original anime. Sentai Filmworks licensed the television anime series for the summer 2017 streaming season and also for home video. Sentai Filmworks des...
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All-New Free! Anime Film Delayed From Summer 2020

― The official website for Kyoto Animation's Free! anime franchise announced on Monday that the planned summer 2020 opening date for the franchise's all-new anime film has been delayed due to "various circumstances." The announcement assured fans that the director and the rest of the staff are hard at work to make a film that will "meet the expectations" of fans. The site will announce a new release...
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Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba Stage Play Unveils Main Visual of Cast Together

― The official website for the stage play adaptation of Koyoharu Gotouge's Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba manga unveiled a main visual featuring the nine main cast members for the stage play together on Monday. The play will run in Tokyo at the Tennōzu Ginga Gekijō from January 18-26, and in Hyogo prefecture at the AiiA 2.5 Theater Kobe from January 31-February 2. Kenichi Suemitsu is scripting and d...
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My Hero Academia the Movie -Heroes: Rising- Film Casts Kousuke Toriumi, Shunsuke Takeuchi as Villains

2nd film in franchise opens on December 20 in Japan ― This year's 50th issue of Shueisha's Weekly Shonen Jump magazine revealed on Monday the character designs and voice actors for two more original characters who will appear in Boku no Hero Academia the Movie -Heroes: Rising- (My Hero Academia the Movie -Heroes: Rising-), the new anime film based on Kōhei Horikoshi's My Hero Academia manga. Both new...
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Hiyoko Kobayashi's Hantsu x Trash Manga Ends in 2 Chapters

Manga inspired 3 OADs in 2015-2016 ― This year's 50th issue of Kodansha's Weekly Young Magazine revealed on Monday that Hiyoko Kobayashi's Hantsu x Trash manga will end in two chapters. The manga's next chapter will be in the first 2020 issue of the magazine on December 2. If the manga does not take a break after that, it should end in the combined second and third issue on December 9. The story foll...
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Helpers Needed at Anime NYC

Anime News Network is looking for 6 volunteer helpers at Anime NYC. We're looking for people who can help us out for one hour per day (1 hour Friday, 1 hour Saturday and 1 hour Sunday) for us, in return for a free AnimeNYC badge. We're asking our helpers to ask random attendees to fill out a quick survey using a tablet that we would provide. If you're interested, please send an e-mail to [email protected]
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Kaito's Blue Flag Manga Approaches Climax

MANGA Plus, Viz Media publish series about "unlikely love quadrangle" in English ― This year's 50th issue of Shueisha's Weekly Shonen Jump magazine revealed on Monday that Kaito's Blue Flag (Ao no Flag) manga is approaching its climax. Kaito launched the manga on Shueisha's Shonen Jump+ website and app in February 2017. Shueisha published the manga's sixth volume on April 4, and will publish the seve...
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The [email protected] Cinderella Girls Gets 'Spin-off!' Anime Promo Short

Orange animates 6-minute film about idols taking bride on a car chase ― The second day of "The [email protected] Cinderella Girls 7th Live Tour Special 3chord ♪ Funky Dancing!" concerts announced on Sunday that an animated promotional film "Spin-off!" is debuting on the Amazon Prime Video service that same day at 10:00 p.m. (8:00 a.m. EST). The six-minute short features the new song "'Oumuamua ni Kōun o" (G...

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My Teen Romantic Comedy SNAFU Anime Season 3's Video Reveals Cast, Staff, Title, Spring Debut & Teases Finale

Video teases that season will cover final arc with returning cast, staff ― The Oregairu Fes 2019 event debuted a new teaser promotional video and teaser visual for the third season of My Teen Romantic Comedy SNAFU, the television anime of Wataru Watari's My Youth Romantic Comedy Is Wrong, As I Expected (Yahari Ore no Seishun Love Come wa Machigatteiru.) light novel series, on Sunday. The teaser confi...

Makoto Yukimura Starts Drawing Final Arc of Vinland Saga Manga

Manga creator states final arc will take "several years" ― Manga creator Makoto Yukimura posted on Twitter on Sunday that he has started drawing the fourth and final arc of his Vinland Saga manga. In the Twitter post, he stated that the overall Vinland Saga manga is divided into four parts. The first three parts include the "War" arc, the "Slave" arc, and the "Eastern Expedition" arc. Yukimura added ...
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Yukako Kabei's 2.43: Seiin Kōkō Danshi Volley-bu Novels Get Anime Adaptation

Sports series by Kieli author launched in 2013 ― The Twitter account for the Shueisha Bunko light novel label announced on November 1 that Yukako Kabei's 2.43: Seiin Kōkō Danshi Volley-bu (Seiin High School Boys Volleyball Club) light novel series is getting an anime adaptation. The story centers on Kimichika Haijima, who got into some serious trouble on his middle school volleyball team, and as a re...
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Nekopara TV Anime Premieres in January 2020

― A panel at the BICAF2019 event in Beijing announced on Sunday that the television anime adaptation of Neko Works' Nekopara game franchise will debut in January 2020 on Tokyo MX, BS11, and AT-X. The event also announced that the anime will stream in China. The anime's first episode previously premiered at Anime Expo in Los Angeles on July 6. Yasutaka Yamamoto (Hinomaru Sumo, Valkyria Chronicles, Ac...
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Food Wars! Shokugeki no Soma: The Fourth Plate ‒ Episode 5

"In terms of character development for Takumi, this whole thing shows that he's learned to master his own temper."
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Stars Align ‒ Episode 5

"While it can smack of melodrama, I do appreciate that Stars Align touches on the different backgrounds of the boys in the soft tennis club and other satellite characters."
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Is It Wrong to Try to Pick Up Girls in a Dungeon? On the Side: Sword Oratoria Novel 10

"If you've read the Xenos arc in the main series, this novel is a highly-recommended complement." ― Novel 10 of this side story series marks the 24th franchise novel overall that has been released in English to this point. Of all of those, this may be the best in terms of writing quality and characterization acumen. It minimizes one of the franchise's most obnoxiously persistent flaws while allowing ...
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Legend of the Galactic Heroes: Die Neue These Second ‒ Episode 7

"It's a long road these Galactic Heroes have started down, and things are necessarily going to get worse before they get better."
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Gundam Build Divers Re:RISE ‒ Episode 6

"This focus on Kazami is a welcome distraction from the most glaring hole in the plot—somehow, our protagonists still haven't realized that this isn't an ordinary mission."

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Violet Evergarden Film Rescheduled to April 24

Originally slated for January 10 before Kyoto Animation's July 18 fire ― The official website for Kyoto Animation's Violet Evergarden: The Movie anime film project announced on Saturday that the film's production committee has rescheduled the film's opening to Friday, April 24, 2020. The committee thanked the fans for their support, and noted that the director and staff are working with all their hea...
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IFF Toronto Event in June 2020 to Host Voice Actor Showtaro Morikubo

Event to be held on June 19-21, 2020 at Metro Toronto Convention Centr ― The staff of the International Fan Festival Toronto (IFF Toronto) 2020 event announced on Friday that it will host voice actor Showtaro Morikubo at the event. The event will mark Morikubo's first Canadian convention appearance. Morikubo's anime voice roles include Naruto's Shikamaru Nara, Hakuōki's Sōji Okita, Cardfight!! Vangua...
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Anime NYC to Host Premiere of 1st 2 Episodes of Magia Record: Puella Magi Madoka Magica Side Story Anime

Voice actress Aoi Yuki, SHAFT president Mitsutoshi Kubota to attend screening ― The official Twitter account for the Anime NYC event announced on Friday that the event will host the U.S. premiere of the Magia Record: Puella Magi Madoka Magica Side Story television anime series on November 16. According to the official English website for the anime, the event will screen the show's first two episodes....
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I★CHU Idol Anime Reveals Promo Video, Teaser Visual, Staff

Golden Kamuy's Hitoshi Nanba directs series at Lay-duce ― A stage presentation at the Animate Girls Festival 2019 event on Saturday for I★CHU: Halfway Through The Idol, the television anime adaptation of Liber Entertainment Inc.'s I★CHU smartphone game, revealed a promotional video for the anime. The video reveals the anime's main staff. The event also revealed a teaser visual. Hitoshi Nanba (Golden ...
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One Piece Stampede Anime Film Earns 9.3 Billion Yen Worldwide

Film earns more than US$1 million in U.S., Canada ― The official website for the One Piece franchise revealed on Friday that the One Piece Stampede film has earned more than 5.5 billion yen (about US$50.3 million) in Japan, and a combined total of 9.3 billion yen (about US$85.1 million) worldwide. Outside of Japan the film has so far screened in China, Taiwan, Hong Kong, Singapore, Indonesia, Malaysi...
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Uchi Tama Anime's 2nd TV Ad Reveals Theme Song Artist, January 9 Premiere

Band wacci performs opening theme song ― The official website and Twitter account for Uchi Tama!? ~ Uchi no Tama Shirimasen ka?~, the anime based on Sony Creative Products Inc.'s Uchi Tama!? project, began streaming the show's second commercial on Saturday. The ad reveals that the show will premiere on Fuji TV's noitaminA block on January 9 at 24:55 (effectively January 10 at 12:55 a.m.). The video a...
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Woodpecker Detective's Office Anime's Teaser Video, Voice Actor Comment Videos Streamed

Crunchyroll to stream spring 2020 series worldwide outside of Asia ― The official website for the television anime adaptation of Kei Ii's Woodpecker Detective's Office (Kitsutsuki Tantei-Dokoro) mystery novel began streaming the show's teaser promotional video on Saturday. The site is also streaming comment videos from voice actors Shintarō Asanuma and Takahiro Sakurai. The anime will premiere in spr...
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BlazBlue Cross Tag Battle Game's Videos Preview Susanoo, Celica=A=Mercury, Elizabeth for 2.0 Update

Update launches on November 21 ― Arc System Works began streaming three promotional videos on Friday for its upcoming release of the 2.0 update for the BlazBlue: Cross Tag Battle crossover fighting game. The videos preview the characters Susanoo (BlazBlue CentralFiction), Celica=A=Mercury (BlazBlue CentralFiction), and Elizabeth (Persona 4 Arena). Susanoo Celica=A=Mercury Elizabeth ElizabethArc Syste...
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number24 Rugby Anime Reveals 1st Promo Video, New Visual

Original anime series premieres in January ― The official website for MOVIC's number24 original rugby television anime began streaming a promotional video for the anime on Saturday, after first revealing the video at the Animate Girls Festival 2019 event. The video previews the opening theme song. The site also revealed a new key visual for the show. The anime stars: Kengo Kawanishi as Natsusa Yuzuki...
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J-Novel Club Adds By the Grace of the Gods, The Underdog of the Eight Greater Tribes Light Novel Series

1st parts of 1st volume available now for members ― J-Novel Club announced on Friday that it has licensed two new light novel series from Hobby Japan: author Roy and illustrator Ririnra's By the Grace of the Gods (Kami-tachi ni Hirowareta Otoko) and author Washiro Fujiki and illustrator Yu Kodama's The Underdog of the Eight Greater Tribes (Hachidai Shuzoku no Saijaku Kettōsha). The company describes ...
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Toilet-Bound Hanako-kun Anime's Promo Video Reveals Cast, January 9 Premiere

Megumi Ogata, Akari Kitō star in series ― The official website for the television anime adaptation of Iro Aida's Toilet-Bound Hanako-kun (Jibaku Shōnen Hanako-kun) manga began streaming the show's first promotional video on Saturday. The video reveals the show's January 9, 2020 premiere and cast. The anime will star: (from left to right in above visual) Megumi Ogata as Hanako-kun Akari Kitō as Nene Y...
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Tsukiuta The Animation 2 Anime Reveals April 2020 Delay, Visuals

More projects for Soara, Growth, LicoGli performers, infinit0 also announced ― The official website for the Tsukiuta. THE ANIMATION anime franchise revealed the April 2020 television premiere for the Tsukiuta. THE ANIMATION 2 sequel anime on Saturday. The sequel was previously slated for this year. The website also posted two poster visuals announcing the premiere date and featuring the units Six Gra...
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Given Boys-Love Anime Film Unveils Spring 2020 Opening, Color Visual

Tickets on sale at Animate Girls Festival for film focusing on Haruki, Akihiko ― The official website for the anime of Natsuki Kizu's Given manga announced on Saturday that the upcoming anime film will open in spring 2020. The website also updated with a color version of the previously unveiled teaser visual. The visual features a moment in the daily life of Haruki and Akihiko in Haruki's home. Blue ...
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Persona 5 Scramble: The Phantom Strikers Game's Video Highlights Sophia

Franchise's 1st action RPG launches for PS4/Switch in Japan on February 20 ― Atlus began streaming on Friday a new character video for Persona 5 Scramble: The Phantom Strikers ⁠— the new action role-playing game in the Persona franchise by Atlus, Koei Tecmo Games, and Omega Force. The video highlights the new character Sophia. Voice actress Misaki Kuno is playing Sophia, whose codename is Sophie. Sop...
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1st Monster Rancher Game Port Launches in Japan for Smartphones on November 28, Switch on December 19

― The official Twitter account of Koei Tecmo's Monster Rancher (Monster Farm) game announced on Friday that the port of the first Monster Rancher game will launch in Japan for iOS and Android devices on November 28 and for the Nintendo Switch on December 19. The first game in the Monster Rancher series debuted for the PlayStation console in 1997. The game tasks players with raising a variety of mons...
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Tokyo Ghoul:re Call to Exist Game's Trailers Preview Deathmatch, Survival Modes

Game launches for PS4 in Japan, PS4/PC in Americas, Europe in November ― Bandai Namco Entertainment began streaming two gameplay trailers for the Tokyo Ghoul:re Call to Exist game on Friday. The videos preview the game's Deathmatch and Survival modes. Deathmatch Survival The game will launch for PlayStation 4 in Japan on November 14 and for PS4 and PC via Steam in the Americas and Europe on November ...
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Dino Girl Gauko Kids Anime's Trailer Streamed

Anime debuts on November 22 ― Netflix began streaming a trailer on Friday for the new kids anime Dino Girl Gauko (Kyōryū Shōjo Gauko). Netflix's website is streaming the trailer with an English dub, and the Netflix Kids & Family YouTube channel is streaming it with English subtitles. The anime will debut on Netflix on November 22. Akira Shigino (Osomatsu-kun, Nanako SOS, Crayon Shin-chan movies 17 an...
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Smile Down the Runway Anime Reveals Additional Cast, Character Video

Ai Kayano, Yui Ishikawa, Hibiku Yamamura, Hikaru Akao cast in series about aspiring model and designer ― The official website for the television anime adaptation of Kotoba Inoya's Smile Down the Runway (Runway de Waratte) manga revealed additional cast members and began streaming a character video on Friday. The video previews the character Kokoro Hasegawa. The newly announced cast includes: Ai Kayan...
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Kadokawa's Original Maesetsu! Anime Reveals Cast

Aguri Ōnishi, Naomi Ōzora, Hiromi Igarashi, Sakura Nakamura star in original anime by Lucky Star creator ― The official website for Kadokawa's original anime Maesetsu! revealed the main cast on Friday. The cast, organized by their respective duos, includes: (Note: character name romanizations are not confirmed.) Aguri Ōnishi as Fubuki Kitakaze (Tokonatsu) Naomi Ōzora as Mafuyu Kogarashi (Tokonatsu) H...
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Shueisha Says Female Jump Editors Need to 'Understand the Hearts of Boys'

Weekly Shonen Jump has never had a female editor in its 50-year history ― Last week, an anonymous Twitter user sparked a conversation when they spoke of Shueisha visiting their university. When asked "Can women become editors at Shonen Jump?," Shueisha HR allegedly said, "It's not without precedent, but you have to understand the hearts of boys." Huffington Post Japan reached out to Shueisha and conf...
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Sentai Filmworks Licenses Space Brothers #0 Anime Film

Home video release includes theatrical, Chūya Koyama Special Edition cuts ― Sentai Filmworks announced on Friday that it has licensed the Space Brothers #0 anime film, the prequel to the 2012 Space Brothers television anime. The company will release the film digitally and on home video with both the theatrical and Chūya Koyama Special Edition cuts. Sentai Filmworks describes the film: Set four years ...
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Shikizakura Anime Reveals Promo Video, Cast, 2021 Debut

7 new voice actors lead cast of "near-future science fiction drama" ― The official website for Chukyo TV and Sublimation's original "near-future science fiction drama" anime Shikizakura revealed a teaser promotional video, a teaser visual, the main cast and characters, the theme song, and the 2021 debut for the television series on Friday. The cast includes: Yūdai Noda as Kakeru Miwa Miho Mashiro as ...
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1st Doraemon Manga Volume in 23 Years Features 6 Versions of 1st Chapter

Release marks 50th anniversary of series' debut ― Shogakukan's Tentōmushi Comics imprint will release the first new volume of Fujiko F. Fujio's Doraemon manga in 23 years on November 27. The "Volume 0" book will celebrate the manga's 50th anniversary and feature six versions of the series' first chapter. The original manga debuted in the January 1970 issues of Shogakukan's Yoiko, Yōchien, Shōgaku Ich...

Super Cub Bishōjo Motorbike Light Novels Briefly Listed With Anime Project

Story centers on lonely girl who gets used motorcycle ― Kadokawa and Amazon's listings for the sixth volume of author Tone Koken and illustrator Hiro's Super Cub novels briefly listed the series with an anime adaptation. The announcement has been removed from Kadokawa and Amazon's websites, but it it still visible as text in Google search results. Kadokawa will release the volume on December 1. The n...

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Japan's Video Game Rankings, October 28-November 3

Persona 5 Royal, Luigi's Mansion 3 debut at #1, #2 ― Japan's Game Ranking: October 28-November 3 Rank System Title Publisher Release Date Weekly Copies Total Copies 1PS4Persona 5 Royal Atlus October 31 201,448 201,448 2NSwLuigi's Mansion 3 Nintendo October 31 150,649 150,649 3NSwRing Fit Adventure Nintendo October 18 51,143 183,685 4PS4Call of Duty: Modern Warfare Activision October 25 37,905 155,57...
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'void tRrLM(); //void teRraLiuM' Game's Promo Video Streamed

htoL#NiQ director Masayuki Furuya works on PS4, Switch game launching on January 23 ― The official website for Nippon Ichi Software's new void tRrLM(); //void teRraLiuM game began streaming a promotional video for the game on Friday. The game will ship for the PlayStation 4 and Nintendo Switch in Japan on January 23. The roguelike game is set in a ruined world, and centers on Toriko, the last human g...
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Japan's Animation TV Ranking, October 28-November 3

Pokémon Sun & Moon finale episode earns 2.2% rating ― The Sazae-san anime is not included in the animation rankings, but it still aired a special episode on Sunday, November 3 within Fuji TV's FNS 27-Jikan Terebi yearly program. Title Station Date Time Length Average Household Rating Animated O-saru no George (Curious George) NHK-E November 2 (Sat) 08:35 25 min. 3.8 Oshiri Tantei NHK-E November 2 (Sa...
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Oda Cinnamon Nobunaga Anime Reveals Teaser Video, 5 More Cast Members

Canine-themed show premieres in January 2020 ― The official website for the television anime of Una Megurogawa's Oda Cinnamon Nobunaga (Oda Shinamon Nobunaga) manga began streaming a teaser promotional video for the manga on Friday. The video features actual versions of the dogs that will be animated and featured in the anime. The site also revealed five new cast members: "Ryuseinu Nakao" as Matsunag...
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ARP Backstage Pass TV Anime Reveals Visual, More Cast, January 13 Premiere

Main staff also revealed for anime about dance vocal group ― The official website for ARP Backstage Pass, the television anime of the ARP (nominally an abbreviation for Artists Republic Production) dance vocal group, revealed two more cast members and a visual on Friday for the show. The site also revealed that the show will premiere on Tokyo MX1 on January 13 at 11:00 p.m., before airing later that ...
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Elegant Yokai Apartment Life Manga Enters 'Final Season'

Manga launched in 2011, adapts Hinowa Kōzuki's light novel series ― The Twitter account for the Animate store in Wakayama city posted a picture on Friday of the cover of the 19th volume of Waka Miyama's Elegant Yokai Apartment Life (Yōkai Apāto no Yūga na Nichijō) manga, which reveals that the manga has entered what it is calling its "final season." The manga volume shipped on Friday. Hinowa Kōzuki l...
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Manga Plus Adds The Vertical World, 'East, Into the Night' Manga

The Vertical World debuted in Japan on January 10, 'East, Into the Night' on October 31 ― Shueisha's Manga Plus website added Kuu Tanaka's The Vertical World (Tate no Sekai) manga on Wednesday. The site also added ANGYAMAN's East, Into the Night (Yoru o Higashi ni) manga on October 30. Shueisha describes The Vertical World: A world stretching down from the heavens: the Vertical World. There lives a b...
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Cobra Gets New 'Cobra: Over the Rainbow' Manga

Buichi Terasawa draws new installment in classic manga series ― The official Twitter account for Kadokawa's Comic Flapper magazine announced on Thursday that Buichi Terasawa will launch a sequel to his Cobra manga titled Cobra: Over the Rainbow on Kadokawa's Comic Walker and Nico Nico Manga websites on November 19 under the Comic Hu label. Terasawa published the Cobra manga in Shueisha's Weekly Shone...
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Arata Primal: The New Primitive Manga Ends

Katsutoshi Murase launched manga on February 8 with English version in Manga Plus ― Katsutoshi Murase published the 35th and final chapter of the Arata Primal: The New Primitive manga on Shonen Jump+ on Friday. Shueisha's Manga Jump website also published the chapter in English on the same day. Shueisha describes the manga: The key to save the world is in the primeval period!? Connecting the present ...
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Kabi Nagata Pens New Autobiographical Manga About Her Hospitalization

My Lesbian Experience with Loneliness author tells story of her alcohol dependence ― Publisher East Press released a new autobiographical manga by Kabi Nagata titled Genjitsu Tōhi Shitetara Boroboro ni Natta Hanashi (A Story of Me, Trying to Escape from Reality, Just to be Worn Out) on Thursday. In the new manga, Nagata tells the story of her hospitalization last year due to pancreatitis and fatty li...
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True Cooking Master Boy Anime Casts Nobuhiko Okamoto

Okamoto plays Sanche in anime ― The official website for True Cooking Master Boy, the television anime of Etsushi Ogawa's Shin Chūka Ichiban! sequel manga series, revealed on Friday that Nobuhiko Okamoto will join the anime's cast as the character Sanche. Sanche is the son of a family who runs an esteemed restaurant in Shanghai. The anime premiered in Japan on October 11. Crunchyroll is streaming the...
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Crunchyroll Adds Mr. Osomatsu Film on Friday

Film opened in Japan on March 15 ― Crunchyroll announced on Thursday that it will add Mr. Osomatsu The Movie (Eiga no Osomatsu-san) anime film on Friday, November 8 at 12:00 p.m. EST. The film will be available for users worldwide except in Asia. Crunchyroll describes the film: Those sextuplets are back in an all-new theatrical feature! The Matsuno sextuplets are crappy NEET virgins who still live at...
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Kingdom Gets 3rd TV Anime Series With Brand New Staff in April

Masakazu Morita, Jun Fukuyama, Rie Kugimiya return to reprise roles ― NHK announced on Friday that Yasuhisa Hara's Kingdom manga is inspiring a third television anime series that will premiere on NHK General in April. Hara drew an illustration (seen below) to celebrate the anime's announcement. Hara will supervise the new anime, and it will have a new production staff compared to the previous series....
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New World's Greatest First Love Boys-Love Anime Reveals February Theatrical Screenings, Theme Song Artist

Shuhei Kita returns for theme song; song's CD & franchise's vocal album ship in February ― The staff of Sekai-ichi Hatsukoi ~Propose-Hen~ (The World's Greatest First Love: Proposal Arc), the new anime based on Shungiku Nakamura's The World's Greatest First Love: The Case of Ritsu Onodera boys-love manga, will have event screenings in theaters in February. The staff also revealed that Shuhei Kita will...
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Blade of the Immortal ‒ Episode 6

“Act Six – Wing Roots” marks the first time Rin has truly been confronted with the gravity of the murders she has dedicated her life to committing, and it isn't surprising to see that when she allows herself a glimpse at the possible humanity of the men she despises, she doesn't quite have the resolve to do the bloodletting herself.
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LovePlus EVERY Smartphone Game's Indefinite Delay Caused by Clothing-Destroying Bug

The official Twitter account for Konami's LovePlus franchise announced on Wednesday that the LovePlus EVERY smartphone game's return from maintenance has been delayed indefinitely. According to the game's users, the bug responsible for the delay would remove the clothing and other parts of the character models, so that only the lower part of the body and part of the head are exposed. A user posted...
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Toei's Spider-Man to Appear in Spider-Verse Sequel

Film is teased for April 8, 2022 Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse producer Phil Lord confirmed on Twitter that Toei's take on the classic comic book superhero will appear in the film's sequel. When a fan asked if the "Japanese Spider-Man" has been written into the film, Lord responded: "He's designed!" He's designed!— Phil Lord (@philiplord) November 5, 2019 The lesser-known live-action special ef...
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Sony Interactive Entertainment Promotes Hermen Hulst to Head of Worldwide Studios

Shuhei Yoshida to become head of new initiative that focuses on independent creators ― Sony Interactive Entertainment (SIE) announced on Thursday that it has promoted Guerrilla's Hermen Hulst to Head of Worldwide Studios. Hulst will manage and lead game development across Worldwide Studios' 14 studios. The company also announced that Shuhei Yoshida will leave his position as president of Worldwide St...
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Cautious Hero: The Hero Is Overpowered but Overly Cautious ‒ Episode 5

This may be a story all about its titular hero being overly careful, but that shouldn't mean the show itself has to play it so safe!
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Olympic Gold Medalist Tries the Naruto Run

The "Naruto run" is a reference to a running style where characters are shown stretching their arms behind their backs, which was popularized in the United States by the Naruto anime and manga series. This is referred to as the Ninja hashiri, or "Ninja run" in Japan. They said the "Naruto run" could dodge bullets, but is it faster than a regular run? The Because Science YouTube channel enlists the...
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Anime NYC Hosts Lord El-Melloi II's Case Files Anime's Makoto Kato, Jun Nakai, Shizuka Kurosaki

Director, character designer, producer participate in event on November 15 ― The staff of the Anime NYC convention announced on Wednesday that this year's event will host the Lord El-Melloi II's Case Files {Rail Zeppelin} Grace note anime's director Makoto Kato, character designer Jun Nakai, and producer Shizuka Kurosaki. They will participate in Aniplex of America's event about the anime on November...
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Singer Shoko Nakagawa Participates as Key Animator on Final Pokémon Sun & Moon Episode

Episode debuted on Sunday ― Voice actress and singer Shoko Nakagawa is credited as a key animator on the 146th and final episode of the Pokémon Sun & Moon television anime series, which debuted on Sunday. She uploaded a sample of her drawings to Twitter: いよいよ今日‼️ポケットモンスターサン&ムーン最終回‼️ドキドキアニメーターとして参加した原画、こんな風になります探してみてね‼️序盤の方のリーリエ だよ‼️たしかに描いた絵に色が声がついてる😹タイプワイルド も最高な場面で流れるかも‼️原画と歌、両方のクレジット探してみてね‼️ pic.twi...
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Trails Series' Next Game to Launch in Japan by September 2020

The Legend of Heroes' Trails series sells 4.3 million units worldwide ― Nihon Falcom revealed on Thursday in a financial results report for the fiscal year ended on September 30 that the next game in The Legend of Heroes' Trails series will launch in Japan by September 2020. The company reported that the series has sold more than 4.3 million units worldwide. Nihon Falcom also plans to release several...
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Black Clover ‒ Episodes 106-108

Characters getting new powers at the most convenient possible time is a trope that Black Clover's committed to, so I'll take our new batch of half-baddie allies as a win for now.
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Ascendance of a Bookworm ‒ Episode 6

Though the series has mostly treated it as a mere inconvenience so far, Myne's abnormally poor health has been a lingering concern almost since the series' earliest scenes.

Crunchyroll Adds Dubs for 'High School Prodigies Have It Easy Even In Another World,' 'Didn't I Say to Make My Abilities Average in the Next Life?!' Anime

Crunchyroll announces English dub casts ― Crunchyroll announced on Thursday that it will begin streaming the English dub for the High School Prodigies Have It Easy Even In Another World anime on Thursday at 3:00 p.m. EST, and it will begin streaming the English dub for the Didn't I Say to Make My Abilities Average in the Next Life?! anime on November 11 at 3:00 p.m. EST. The English dub cast for High...
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ORESUKI: Are you the only one who loves me? ‒ Episode 6

The second arc of ORESUKI comes to close in a surprisingly wholesome episode focusing on Jōro's growth as a likable human (!)
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Izumi Miyazono's Ai ni Nante Oborenai Manga Ends in December

Everyone's Getting Married manga creator launched manga in September 2018 ― The December issue of Shogakukan's Petit Comic magazine revealed on Friday that Izumi Miyazono's Ai ni Nante Oborenai (I Will Not Succumb to Love) manga will end in the next issue on December 7. The story centers on Rei, a woman who dislikes unreasonable things. When she begins working at a human resources consulting company,...
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Maki Enjōji's An Incurable Case of Love Manga Gets Live-Action Series

Manga ran from February 2016-January 2018; Viz Media releases series in English ― The December issue of Shogakukan's Petit Comic magazine revealed on Friday that Maki Enjōji's An Incurable Case of Love (Koi wa Tsuzuku yo Doko made mo) manga is inspiring a live-action television series adaptation. Viz Media licensed the manga, and it describes the story: After witnessing a handsome and charming young ...
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DLE Develops Okko's Inn Director Kitaro Kousaka's Next Project

Company also constructs new studio ― Anime studio DLE revealed on Thursday in its first-quarter financial results for fiscal year 2019 (April 1, 2019 to March 31, 2020) that it is developing director Kitaro Kousaka's next work. The work is a key part of the studio's initiative to establish a base of intellectual property development. The company is constructing a new studio related to the project. Ko...
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