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Blue Exorcist: Shimane Illuminati Saga ‒ Episode 9

Nine-Tailed Fox Spirt worms its way out from between Tamano's legs so it can take hold of Izumos' body.
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A Sign of Affection ‒ Episode 9

I'm pretty sure if he sees Yuki at Itsuomi's apartment wearing his clothes, my dude is going to rupture an organ.
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Mission: Yozakura Family Anime Reveals Ending Theme Artist, New Visual

CHiCO performs ending theme for anime premiering on April 7 ― This year's 14th issue of Shueisha's Weekly Shonen Jump magazine revealed on Monday that CHiCO will perform the ending theme song "fam!" for the television anime of Hitsuji Gondaira's Mission: Yozakura Family (Yozakura-san Chi no Daisakusen) manga. The issue also revealed a new visual. The anime will premiere on April 7 and will air on Sun...
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Oblivion Battery Baseball TV Anime Unveils Theme Song Artists

Rock bands Mrs. Green Apple, Macaroni Enpitsu perform opening, ending songs ― Kadokawa announced the artists behind the theme songs for the television anime of Eko Mikawa's Oblivion Battery (Bōkyaku Battery) baseball manga on Sunday. The rock band Mrs. Green Apple performs the opening theme song "Lilac," while the rock band Macaroni Enpitsu performs the ending theme song "Wasurena Uta." The baseball ...
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Where Does the Doomsday Train Go? Anime Unveils Ad, Manga Adaptation, April 1 Debut

Latest anime from Girls und Panzer, Shirobako director Tsutomu Mizushima ― The advance screening for Girls und Panzer and Shirobako director Tsutomu Mizushima's original anime Where Does the Doomsday Train Go? (Shūmatsu Train Doko e Iku?) debuted a new commercial on Sunday. The commercial announces that the anime will premiere on April 1. The staff also announced that Torimura will start serializing ...
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The Witch and the Beast ‒ Episode 7

Despite her goofiness, she takes her duty as ward of the sword seriously.
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The Idolm@ster Shiny Colors Anime Gets 2nd Season

New season premieres on TV in fall after screening as 3 films in theaters starting on July 5 ― "THE IDOLM@STER SHINY COLORS 6th LIVE TOUR Come and Unite! Brilliant Bloom" concert announced on Sunday that The IDOLM@STER Shiny Colors anime will get a second season. The new 12-episode season will premiere on television in fall, after screening in cinemas starting on July 5. Before the television premier...
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A Salad Bowl of Eccentrics Anime's Main Promo Video Unveils More Cast, Theme Songs, April 4 Debut

Yōji Ueda, Shinnosuke Tachibana, Kōsuke Toriumi join cast ― The official website for the television anime of writer Yomi Hirasaka and illustrator Kantoku's Henjin no Salad Bowl (A Salad Bowl of Eccentrics) light novel series started streaming the anime's main promotional video on Sunday. The video reveals more cast members, theme songs and artists, and April 4 premiere for the anime. The video previe...
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Gods' Games We Play Anime Unveils Key Visual, More Cast, April 1 Premiere

Kent Itō, Miku Itō join cast ― Kadokawa revealed the key visual, two more cast members, and April 1 debut for the television anime of Kei Sazane's Kami wa Game ni Ueteiru (Gods' Games We Play) light novel series on Sunday. The newly announced cast are (character names are not confirmed): Kent Itō as Darks Miku Itō as Kerlich The anime will premiere on April 1 on the AT-X channel at 9:30 p.m. JST, and...
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Panda Taisō Picture Books Get 3D Web Anime Shorts

First episode titled "Banana" launched on Saturday ― Satoshi Iriyama's Panda Taisō (Panda Gymnastics) picture books are being adapted into a 3D CG animation series titled Panda Narikiri Taisō (a mixing of the words "Panda Narikiritai" or "I Want to Completely Become a Panda" and "Panda Taisō" or "Panda Gymnastics"), with the first episode released on Saturday on YouTube. The first episode titled "Ban...
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The Idolm@ster Shiny Colors TV Anime Premieres April 5

Anime screened in theaters as anime films between October to January The Idolm@ster Shiny Colors anime announced on Saturday the television premiere will be on April 5 with a new trailer. Before the television premiere, the 12-episode anime screened in theaters as three films. The first film ran in Japan from October 27 through November 16, and earned 40,284,350 yen (about US$268,100) in its openin...
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KessCo to Release One Piece, Digimon Tabletop Games

― Los Angeles-based game company KessCo announced on Thursday that it has entered into a licensing deal with Toei Animation on the 25th anniversary of the One Piece and Digimon franchises. The company will release tabletop games based on both franchises as well as a collection of "outdoor spring/summer toys" between 2024 and 2025. The Egg Head Arc of the One Piece anime debuted on January 7. The new...
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Brave Bang Bravern! ‒ Episode 8

What if you had to make love to a giant sentient robot villainess to save your friends?
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Delicious in Dungeon ‒ Episode 9

He doesn't place importance in weaponry, he places it in cookware.
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Undead Unluck ‒ Episode 21

Hundreds of years ago, Andy (who didn't even go by “Andy”, then) ran with a gang of vigilantes across the United States as they tried to clean up the chaos left behind in the wake of the Civil War.
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Japanese Animation TV Ranking, February 19-25

Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba Entertainment District Arc compilation airing earns 7.2% ― The 2022 anime film Zannen na Ikimono Jiten aired on NHK Educational on Saturday, February 24 at 3:30 p.m. and it earned a 0.6% rating. The Shimajirō no Wow! Film Special aired on TV Tokyo on Friday, February 23 at 12:00 p.m. and it earned a 0.4% rating. Title Station Date Time Length Average Household Rating S...
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Chained Soldier ‒ Episode 9

Yuuki's reunion with his long-lost sister is going to test his bond with his Master back in the 7th Squadron.
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Metallic Rouge ‒ Episode 8

Metallic Rouge spends most of this episode teetering into stupidity.
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Kumarba Kids' Anime Premieres on April 6

― The staff of the television anime based on the Kumarba animation YouTube channel for kids revealed on Saturday that the anime will premiere on TV Tokyo and other channels on April 6. The anime will air within the eeny meeny miney mo program that airs on Saturdays starting at 7:00 a.m. The cast from the YouTube channel will reprise their roles in the anime, including Fairouz Ai as Kumarba, Mai Satō...

One-Punch Man Season 3 Anime's Trailer Reveals Staff, Cast

J.C. Staff returns to animate 3rd season ― The official Twitter account for the anime of ONE and Yūsuke Murata's One-Punch Man manga revealed on Friday a new trailer, staff, and returning cast for the third season. The video features Saitama voiced again by Makoto Furukawa and Garou again played by Hikaru Midorikawa. Daisuke Namikawa, who plays Dr. Genus, narrates the trailer. J.C. Staff is returning...

'Tsuma, Shōgakusei ni Naru.' Anime Reveals Staff, 2024 TV Debut

Yu Yu Hakusho's Noriyuki Abe directs anime at St.Signpost ― The official website for the anime of Yayū Murata's Tsuma, Shōgakusei ni Naru. (If my wife [became] an elementary school student.) manga revealed the anime's teaser visual, stafff, and 2024 television premiere on Friday. Noriyuki Abe (Yu Yu Hakusho, Bleach, Flame of Recca) is directing the anime at St.Signpost. Sawako Hirabayashi (Wolf Girl ...
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Shadowverse Flame Anime's New Arc Reveals Theme Songs, April 13 Debut in New Video

Nano, LIL LEAGUE perform theme songs for new "Ark" arc ― The official website for the Shadowverse Flame anime revealed on Saturday that the anime will start its seventh cours (quarter of a year) on April 13. The "Ark" arc (the new arc could also be spelled "arc" or "arch," the official romanization is not available yet) will air on TV Tokyo and its affiliates on Saturdays at 9:30 a.m. The website is ...
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Bartender Glass of God TV Anime Casts Naoya Uchida

Visual unveiled of Uchida's character Ryūchi Kuzuhara a.k.a. "Mr. Perfect" ― The official website for Bartender Glass of God (Bartender: Kami no Glass), the new television anime adaptation of writer Araki Joh and illustrator Kenji Nagatomo's Bartender manga announced on Friday that Naoya Uchida will play Ryūchi Kuzuhara, also known as "Mr. Perfect" and the bartender of "K" at Hotel Diamond Star. The ...
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Duel Masters LOST Manga Gets TV Anime in Fall

Trailer reveals returning cast from Duel Masters Win anime ― Shigenobu Matsumoto and Yō Kanebayashi's Duel Masters LOST Tsuioku no Suishō (Duel Masters LOST: Crystal of Remembrance) manga, part of the Duel Masters LOST project, is getting a television anime by J.C. Staff this fall. An official website opened on Friday, and it unveiled a trailer, visual, and returning cast from the Duel Masters Win an...
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Fushigi Dagashiya Zenitendō Anime Gets New Series on April 5

New visual revealed ― The official website for the television anime based on author Reiko Hiroshima and illustrator jyajya's children's novel series Fushigi Dagashiya Zenitendō revealed on Friday that the anime will get a new series that will premiere on April 5. The episode airing on April 5 will be the overall 117th episode for the anime. The staff revealed a new visual for the anime. The televisio...
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Jiisan Baasan Wakagaeru TV Anime's Main Promo Video Reveals Theme Songs, April 7 Debut

More cast, more staff, new visual also revealed ― Kadokawa started streaming a main promotional video for the television anime adaptation of Kagiri Araido's Jiisan Baasan Wakagaeru (Grandpa and Grandma Turn Young Again) manga on Friday. The show's staff also revealed a new key visual, the show's April 7 premiere, the opening and ending theme song information, and more cast and staff. The below video ...
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A Condition Called Love Anime Reveals 2 More Cast Members, April 4 Debut

Sayumi Suzushiro, Kazuyuki Okitsu join cast ― The official website for the television anime of Megumi Morino's A Condition Called Love (Hananoi-kun to Koi no Yamai) manga revealed two more cast members for the show on Friday. The new cast members include: Sayumi Suzushiro as Satomi Satomura Kazuyuki Okitsu as Yukihiro Kuroe The anime will premiere on April 4 on TBS' 28 affiliate channels at 11:56 p.m...
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KonoSuba – God's blessing on this wonderful world! 3 Anime's 2nd Promo Video Reveals Theme Songs, April 10 Premiere

Machico performs opening theme, 3 cast members perform ending theme ― Kadokawa revealed the second promotional video on Friday for KonoSuba – God's blessing on this wonderful world! 3, the third television season of the main KonoSuba – God's blessing on this wonderful world!! anime. The video reveals the show will premiere on April 10. The video also reveals that Machico is performing the opening the...
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Chillin' in Another World With Level 2 Super Cheat Powers Anime's 3rd Promo Video Reveals More Cast

Shizuka Itō, Yui Horie, Tomoaki Maeno, more join cast for anime premiering on April 8 ― The official website for the television anime of Miya Kinojo's Chillin' in Another World with Level 2 Super Cheat Powers (Lv2 kara Cheat datta Moto Yūsha Kōho no Mattari Isekai Life) light novel series began streaming the show's third promotional video on Friday. The staff also revealed more cast members and the s...
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VTuber Legend: How I Went Viral after Forgetting to Turn Off My Stream Anime Reveals More Cast, Promo Video

Series premieres in July ― Kadokawa revealed on Friday that the television anime adaptation of Nana Nanato's VTuber Legend: How I Went Viral after Forgetting to Turn Off My Stream light novel series will premiere in July. The anime's staff also revealed the show's first promotional video, and more cast members. The two new cast members include: Sumire Morohoshi as Shion Kaminari Ayaka Ōhashi as Nekom...
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The Banished Former Hero Lives as He Pleases Anime Reveals New Visual, April 1 Debut

Studio DEEN, Marvy Jack produce series starring Shōta Aoi ― The staff for the television anime of Shin Kouduki's The Banished Former Hero Lives as He Pleases (Dekisokonai to Yobareta Moto Eiyū wa, Jikka Kara Tsuihōsareta node Suki Katte ni Ikiru Koto ni Shita) heroic fantasy light novel series revealed a new visual on Friday. The staff also revealed the show's April 1 debut. The series will debut on ...
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2024 Doraemon Film's Trailer Highlights Vaundy's Theme Song

Vaundy performs theme song "Time Paradox" for film opening today ― The official website for the 2024 Doraemon film Eiga Doraemon: Nobita no Chikyū Symphony (Doraemon the Movie: Nobita's Earth Symphony) began streaming a special promotional video on Thursday. The video highlights scenes of musical performance in the film, while featuring a longer version of the film's theme song "Time Paradox" by Vaun...
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Kaiju No. 8 Anime Casts Sayaka Senbongi as Konomi

Anime premieres on April 13 ― The official Twitter account for the anime of Naoya Matsumoto's Kaiju No. 8 manga revealed on Thursday that Sayaka Senbongi is joining the anime's cast as the character Konomi Okonogi. The anime will premiere on TV Tokyo on April 13. Crunchyroll will stream the anime as it airs, and it will also stream an English dub. The anime will also stream on X/Twitter worldwide in ...
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New Zegapain Anime Sequel Is Summer Film Titled Zegapain STA

Kengo Kawanishi plays new character Hal Velt; Masami Shimoda returns as director at Sunrise ― The official website for Sunrise/Bandai Namco Filmworks' Zegapain mecha anime franchise announced on Friday that the new sequel anime installment for the franchise will be a film titled Zegapain STA (Zegapain Statement Alpha) that will open in Japan this summer. Sunrise posted the film's trailer, cast, and s...
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Dungeon People Anime Reveals Cast, Staff, July Premiere

Sayaka Senbongi, Sayumi Suzushiro star in anime by Sayaka Yamai, OLM ― The official website for the television anime of Sui Hutami's fourth Dungeon People (Dungeon no Naka no Hito) manga revealed the anime's cast, staff, July premiere date, and teaser visual on Friday. The anime's cast includes: Sayaka Senbongi as Clay Sayumi Suzushiro as Belle Sayaka Yamai (Fantasy Bishōjo Juniku Ojisan to) is direc...
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Jirō Sugiura's My Wife Has No Emotion Manga Gets TV Anime

Toshiyuki Toyonaga, Konomi Inagaki voice Takuma, Mina in July anime ― Kadokawa and Wright Film announced on Friday that Jirō Sugiura's My Wife Has No Emotion (Boku no Tsuma wa Kanjō ga nai) manga is inspiring a television anime adaptation that will premiere in July on Tokyo MX, MBS, and BS Asahi. Sugiura drew the below image to celebrate the anime's announcement. Toshiyuki Toyonaga voices Takuma (lef...
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2024 Anpanman Film's Trailer Reveals 2 Cast Members

Actress Aya Ueto, comedian Takashi Okamura join June 28 film ― The official Twitter account for Soreike! Anpanman: Baikinman to Ehon no Lulun, the 35th film in the Anpanman franchise, unveiled a new poster visual and trailer on Friday. The trailer reveals two cast members for the film. \📖予告映像が解禁📖/〈絵本の世界〉を舞台に森の妖精 #ルルン と大冒険へ🎵ルルンの森を守るため#ばいきんまん が呼んだのは #アンパンマン !?アンパンマンとばいきんまんが力を合わせて大活躍✨みんなで一緒に〈絵本の世界〉を大冒険し...
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Mayu Murata's Honey Lemon Soda Manga Gets TV Anime Adaptation

Hiroshi Nishikiori directs anime at J.C.STAFF ― Wright Film announced on Friday that Mayu Murata's Honey Lemon Soda manga will get a television anime adaptation, and revealed a teaser visual. Murata also drew an illustration to commemorate the announcement: Hiroshi Nishikiori (A Certain Magical Index, IDOLiSH7 the Movie LIVE 4bit BEYOND THE PERiOD) is directing the anime at J.C.STAFF. Akiko Waba (Blu...
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Mushoku Tensei: Jobless Reincarnation II Season Reveals Theme Songs' Artists

Hitorie performs "On the Frontline" opening, Yuiko Ōhara performs "Mamoritai Mono" ending ― The official X (formerly Twitter) account for Mushoku Tensei: Jobless Reincarnation II, the second Mushoku Tensei: Jobless Reincarnation anime season, revealed the new opening and ending theme songs' artists on Wednesday. Rock band Hitorie performs the opening theme song "On the Frontline," and female artist ...
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Kaiju No. 8 Anime's Promo Video Reveals Theme Songs, April 13 Debut

British singer Yungblud sings opening, rock band OneRepublic sings ending ― The official website for the anime of Naoya Matsumoto's Kaiju No. 8 manga began streaming the anime's second main promotional video on Thursday. The video reveals the anime's April 13 premiere date, and also reveals the anime's opening theme song "Abyss" by British singer Yungblud, and the ending theme song "Nobody" by Americ...
ep. review

Sengoku Youko ‒ Episode 8

With last week's sudden loss, it would only be natural for some or all of our party to want to repay their enemies, but there's a lot more nuance than simple bloodlust.
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North American Anime, Manga Releases, February 25-March 2

I've Somehow Gotten Stronger When I Improved My Farm-Related Skills, Chillin' in My 30s after Getting Fired from the Demon King's Army anime; The Blue Wolves of Mibu, A Kingdom of Quartz manga ship ― Anime Releases Title Publisher Suggested Retail Price Date Chillin' in My 30s after Getting Fired from the Demon King's Army BDPlease Crunchyroll US$69.98 February 27 Dual! Parallel Trouble Adventure SDB...
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Gushing Over Magical Girls ‒ Episode 9

Even some standby gags like Sayo's struggles with her emergent masochism feel a bit funnier and more clever with their setup now.
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Crunchyroll to Stream A Condition Called Love, KonoSuba 3, Kuramerukagari, Kurayukaba Anime

A Condition Called Love, KonoSuba – God's blessing on this wonderful world! 3 debut in April ― Crunchyroll announced on Thursday that it will stream the A Condition Called Love and KonoSuba – God's blessing on this wonderful world! 3 anime for the spring 2024 season. The company will also stream Shigeyoshi Tsukahara and Twiflo's original full-length anime film project Kurayukaba and brand-new spinoff...
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The Klutzy Witch: Fukka and the Witch of Darkness Anime Movie Review

There are some fun moments of slapstick, but the humor fades as the film goes on, and the action is never particularly impressive or memorable. The Klutzy Witch: Fukka and the Witch of Darkness screened at the 2024 New York International Children's Film Festival as a double bill with the short film Magic Candies. Despite the festival's name, many of the anime movies screened there have also held st...
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Brave Bang Bravern! Original TV Anime Reveals 3 More Cast Members

Series casts Atsuko Tanaka as Kunus, Hikaru Midorikawa as Vanitas, Chafūrin as Pessimism ― The official website for Cygames, Cygames Pictures, and Masami Obari's Brave Bang Bravern! (Yūki Bakuhatsu Bang Bravern) original television anime revealed on Thursday three more cast members who appear in the eighth episode: Atsuko Tanaka as Kunus Hikaru Midorikawa as Vanitas Chafūrin as Pessimism The website ...
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Nina the Starry Bride Anime's Teaser Trailer Reveals Main Staff, October Premiere

Kenichiro Komaya directs series at Signal.MD ― The official website for the television anime adaptation of Rikachi's Nina the Starry Bride (Hoshifuru Ōkoku no Nina) manga began streaming on Friday a teaser promotional video, and it reveals the main staff and October premiere: Kenichiro Komaya (Kizuna no Allele) is directing the series at Signal.MD. Yuka Yamada (Saint Cecilia and Pastor Lawrence) is i...
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Mysterious Disappearances Anime's 2nd Promo Video Reveals More Cast, Theme Songs & Artists, April 10 Debut

Rie Takahashi, Saya Aizawa, Yūya Uchida join cast ― Kadokawa revealed the second promotional video, key visual, additional cast, theme songs and artists, and the April 10 premiere of the television anime of Nujima's Mysterious Disappearances (Kaii to Otome to Kamikakushi) manga on Thursday. The video previews the opening theme song "Hazard Symbol" by Yuyu, and the ending theme song "Shuku Somete Shin...
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1st Haikyu!! Final Film Stays at #1, Demon Slayer: Hashira Training at #3

Mobile Suit Gundam SEED FREEDOM drops to #4, live-action Golden Kamuy to #6, SPY×FAMILY Code: White stays at #7 Gekijōban Haikyu!! Gomi Suteba no Kessen (Haikyu!! the Movie: Decisive Battle at the Garbage Dump), the first film in the two-part Haikyu!! Final sequel film project, stayed at #1 at the Japanese box office in its second week. The film sold 781,000 tickets to earn 1,120,105,990 yen (about...
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Hiromasa Okujima's Baban Baban Ban Vampire Manga Gets Live-Action Film, TV Anime Adaptations in 2025

Manga about vampire protecting boy's virginity launched in 2021 ― The official X (formerly Twitter) account of Hiromasa Okujima's Baban Baban Ban Vampire manga announced on Thursday that the series will get a live-action film and television anime adaptation in 2025. The live-action film is a joint production between Shochiku and TV Asahi. The announcement coincides with Japan's Garlic Day celebration...
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'Anyway, I'm Falling in Love with You' TV Anime Confirmed

Kodansha confirmed the television anime for Haruka Mitsui's Anyway, I'm Falling in Love with You. (Dōse, Koishite Shimaunda. or KoiShima) manga on Thursday. Mitsui drew the below illustration to celebrate the announcement. Kodansha USA Publishing is releasing the manga in English, and it describes the story: Mizuha's seventeenth birthday is the pits. Her parents totally forgot, and the senpai she ...
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Re:Monster Anime Reveals More Cast, April 4 Premiere

Aya Yamane, Nichika Omori, Hibiku Yamamura, Miyuri Shimabukuro, Hisako Tōjō join cast ― The staff for the television anime of Kogitsune Kanekiru's Re:Monster light novel series revealed more cast, a new visual, and the anime's April 4 premiere date on Thursday. The anime will premiere on Tokyo MX and BS11 on April 4, and on TV Hokkaido on April 12. The new cast members include: Aya Yamane as Hobsei N...
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Kurayukaba, Kuramerukagari Anime Films Reveal Main Visuals, Full Trailers

Trailers preview theme songs for films opening on April 12 ― The staff for Shigeyoshi Tsukahara and Twiflo's original full-length anime film project Kurayukaba and brand-new spinoff full-length anime film titled Kuramerukagari revealed the main visuals and full trailers on Thursday. The trailers preview Kurayukaba's theme song "Naisho no Uta" by Charan-Po-Rantan and Kuramerukagari's theme song "Bokur...
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The ANN Aftershow - Best, Worst, and Weirdest Pokémon

James, Jacki, and Lynzee pick their favorite Pokémon from every type to celebrate Pokémon Day 2024! Best, Worst, and Weirdest Pokémon Jacki, Lynzee, and James share their Pokémon memories for Pokémon Day 2024. What Pokémon gave them nightmares, what was their first starter, and what is their trainer persona? The ANN After Show streams live on YouTube, Facebook, and Twitter Spaces on Tuesdays at 6p...
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Lovely Complex Anime Blu-Ray Review

Fans of romantic comedies with human characters, people who love and relate to weirdo protagonists, and long-time Lovely Complex admirers, pick up this Blu-ray. ― Lovely Complex seems like an unlikely candidate for a dubbed Blu-ray release, even from a company that specializes in releasing older anime like Discotek. It first came out in 2007, natively animated in 480p, and the simple, frequently off-...
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Chatting About Food and Adventures with Delicious in Dungeon's Director and Voice Actors

We were able to chat with Delicious in Dungeon's director, Yoshihiro Miyajima, as well as two of its main leads, Kentarō Kumagai (Laios) and Sayaka Senbongi (Marcille). ― Recently, Anime News Network was able to chat with Delicious in Dungeon's director, Yoshihiro Miyajima, as well as two of its main leads, Kentaro Kumagai (Voice of Laios) and Sayaka Senbongi (Marcille). They talked about how they b...
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Villainess Level 99 ‒ Episode 8

Yumiella gushing over her precious little dragon baby is hands-down her at her most relatable.
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Shangri-La Frontier ‒ Episode 20

Imagine my surprise when this episode screams in your face for ten minutes that Shangri-La Frontier is just a video game.

Netflix Adds Dragon Quest: Adventure of Dai Anime

Anime streams on service on Friday ― Netflix is adding the recent anime of Riku Sanjo and Kōji Inada's Dragon Quest: The Adventure of Dai (Dragon Quest: Dai no Daibōken) manga on Friday. The manga's latest anime adaptation premiered in October 2020. The anime's 100th and final episode aired in October 2022. Crunchyroll and Hulu streamed the anime as it aired in Japan. Hoopla is streaming the anime's ...
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The Dangers in My Heart Season 2 ‒ Episode 20

We're still waiting in the wings for Anna and Kyosuke to cement their feelings for one another.
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This Week in Anime - Off-Brands In My Anime

With the new, official WcDonald's campaign, Nick and Nicky revisit some of the off-brand appearances of real products in anime and other official campaigns that seem too weird to be true. ― With the new, official WcDonald's campaign, Nick and Nicky revisit some of the off-brand appearances of real products in anime and other official campaigns that seem too weird to be true. Disclaimer: The views an...
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Stream Anime or Buy?

Do you prefer to stream your anime, or to own it?
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One Piece ‒ Episode 1095

Watching them so compelled to observe and collect data regardless of danger or side effects or even the fear that they might poop their pants was good stuff!
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Frieren: Beyond Journey's End ‒ Episode 24

If anyone knows Frieren's weaknesses, it would be the girl who has spent half her life traveling with the immortal elf: Fern.
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The Misfit of Demon King Academy II Season's New Video Reveals More Cast, Opening Song, April 12 Debut for 2nd Part

Nao Tōyama, Toshihiko Seki, Aoi Yūki join cast ― A live stream for The Misfit of Demon King Academy II anime season announced on Tuesday that the season's second cours (quarter of a year) will premiere on April 12. The livestream also revealed the next part's first promotional video with the new cast members, and it previews the new opening theme song "Maō" (Demon King) by BURNOUT SYNDROMES. The new ...
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Koi wa Futago de Warikirenai Anime Reveals 3 More Cast Members

Katsumi Fukuhara, Misaki Ikeda, Yūko Ōno play classmates in July anime ― Kadokawa revealed more cast members and a special AnimeJapan 2024 visual for the television anime of Shihon Takamura and illustrator Almic's Koi wa Futago de Warikirenai (Love Between Twins is Indivisible) light novel series on Tuesday. AnimeJapan 2024 Special Visual The newly announced cast members play classmates of Jun, Rumi,...
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'Anyway, I'm Falling in Love with You' Shōjo Manga Listed With TV Anime

The official X (formerly Twitter) account for the artist group CLAMP posted the cover for the April issue of Kodansha's Nakayoshi magazine on Monday. The image of the magazine (which will ship on Friday) indicates that a television anime adaptation of Haruka Mitsui's Anyway, I'm Falling in Love with You. (Dōse, Koishite Shimaunda. or KoiShima) manga has been green-lit. Kodansha USA Publishing is r...

The Fable TV Anime Reveals April 6 Debut, More Cast, Disney+ Streaming Worldwide (Updated)

Kouji Ishii, Ryouta Iwasaki, Yuuki Kaji, others join cast ― This year's 13th issue of Kodansha's Weekly Young Magazine announced on Monday the television anime adaptation of Katsuhisa Minami's The Fable manga will premiere on April 6. The magazine also revealed new cast members. Update: The official website for the anime is also streaming a second teaser video. The new cast members are: (name spellin...
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Urusei Yatsura ‒ Episode 30

I'm glad that the show is experimenting with longer storylines to break up the more episodic nature of some of its skits.
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Ninja Kamui ‒ Episode 3

I believe in Ninja Kamui's vision, but it's going to need a shakeup to fully deliver on its promise of 90's OVA-style pulp, and hopefully, that comes sooner rather than later.
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The Wrong Way to Use Healing Magic ‒ Episode 8

We finally got some INCREDIBLE action -- in the last 5 minutes of this episode.
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Viral Hit Anime Reveals Main Cast Members

Satoshi Niwa plays protagonist Kota Shimura ― The official website for the television anime adaptation of storyboarder and writer Taejun Pak and artist Jung Hyun Kim's Viral Hit webtoon series revealed the anime's cast and a character promotional video on Monday. The anime stars: Satoshi Niwa as protagonist Kota Shimura Nobuhiko Okamoto as Kanegon Fairouz Ai as Aki Yashio Yui Ishikawa as Kaho Asamiya...
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Shinmai Ossan Bōkensha TV Anime Reveals More Cast, July Debut in 1st Promo Video

New visual also revealed ― The official website for the television anime adaptation of Kiraku Kishima's Shinmai Ossan Bōkensha, Saikyō Party ni Shinu Hodo Kitaerarete Muteki ni Naru (The Rookie Middle-Aged Adventurer Was Trained to Death by the Most Powerful Party to Become Invincible) novel series revealed the show's July premiere on TV Tokyo, MBS, and BS-TV Tokyo in a first promotional video on Mon...
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27th Detective Conan Film Gets Widest Release in Franchise's History with 515 Theater Screenings

Film's new video, visuals reveals IMAX, MX4D, 4DX, Dolby Cinema screenings ― The official website for the upcoming Detective Conan: Hyakuman Doru no Michishirube (The Million-Dollar Five Guiding Stars) film revealed on Monday two new visuals for the film, and a new video announcing the film's simultaneous screenings in IMAX, MX4D, 4DX, and Dolby Cinema. The film's website also announced that it will ...
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New Shinkalion Change the World Anime Gets Manga Adaptation in April

Saikyō Jump to launch Shinkalion Dive the World manga on April 4 ― The official Twitter account of Shueisha's Saikyō Jump magazine announced on Thursday that the manga adaptation of Shinkalion Change the World — the new television anime of Takara Tomy's Shinkalion toy line — titled Shinkalion Dive the World, will launch in the magazine's May issue on April 4. Mashino Sawazaki is credited for the orig...

The Fable TV Anime's 2nd Teaser Video Streamed

Kouji Ishii, Ryouta Iwasaki, Yuuki Kaji, others join cast ― This year's 13th issue of Kodansha's Weekly Young Magazine announced on Monday the television anime adaptation of Katsuhisa Minami's The Fable manga will premiere on April 6. The magazine also revealed new cast members. Update: The official website for the anime is also streaming a second teaser video. The new cast members are: (name spellin...
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Demon Slayer: Hashira Training Arc 1st Episode Screening Earns US$11.5 Million, Ranks #2 in U.S. Box Office in Opening Weekend

Screening earns estimated US$5,525,000 on opening day ― The Box Office Mojo website estimates that the Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba -To the Hashira Training-, the theatrical screening of the one-hour first episode of the Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba Hashira Training Arc television anime and the final episode of Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba Swordsmith Village Arc, has earned US$11,575,000 in its...
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trapezium Anime Film Reveals Ending Theme Song Performed by Cast

Asaki Yuikawa, Hina Yomiya, Reina Ueda, Haruka Aikawa perform 'Hōi jishin' with original lyrics by Kazumi Takayama ― Flag Pictures revealed the details on Monday for the ending theme song for the anime film of Kazumi Takayama's trapezium novel. Cast members Asaki Yuikawa, Hina Yomiya, Reina Ueda, and Haruka Aikawa will perform the song, titled "Hōi Jishin" (Direction Itself). Takayama penned the lyr...

Gundam Seed FREEDOM Anime Film Sells Over 2 Million Tickets in 1 Month

Sequel sells 2.08 million tickets for 3.49 billion yen since January 26 ― The staff for the Mobile Suit Gundam SEED FREEDOM anime sequel film announced on Monday that the film sold 126,831 tickets for 226,056,700 yen (about US$1.5 million) from Friday to Sunday. It has now sold a total of 2,075,752 tickets for a cumulative total of 3,485,058,910 yen (about US$23.16 million). The staff also announced ...
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'Tadaima, Okaeri' BL Anime Premieres on April 8

― The official website for the television anime of Ichi Ichikawa's Tadaima, Okaeri (I'm Home, Welcome Back) boys-love manga announced on Sunday that the anime will premiere on April 8. The anime will debut on the Tokyo MX channel on that day at 24:30 (effectively, April 9 at 12:30 a.m. or April 8 at 11:30 a.m. EDT), and it will also run on MBS, BS NTV, and Animax. The manga's story tells the daily l...
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How to Become Ordinary Anime Casts Makoto Furukawa as Kengo Dōjima

Lapin Track's July anime of Honobu Yonezawa's Shōshimin mystery novels ― The official Twitter account for the How to Become Ordinary television anime of Honobu Yonezawa's Shōshimin mystery novel series revealed on Monday that Makoto Furukawa is joining the cast as Kengo Dōjima, the athletic and courteous childhood friend of the protagonist Jōgorō Kobato. Dōjima goes to the same high school as Kobato ...
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Tower of God Season 2 Anime's Teaser Video Streamed

Anime season to stream on Crunchyroll in N. America, Central America, S. America, Europe, Africa, Oceania, Middle East, CIS territories ― The staff of the Tower of God anime revealed a teaser video for the anime's second season at the IGN Fan Fest on Saturday. Crunchyroll confirmed that it will stream the anime season in North America, Central America, South America, Europe, Africa, Oceania, the Midd...
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A Sign of Affection ‒ Episode 8

Itsuomi's been living in his complicated romantic drama for something like six seasons.
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Delicious in Dungeon ‒ Episode 8

This episode serves up one of the best meals for the mind we've had all season - and the food looks pretty good, too.
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Brave Bang Bravern! ‒ Episode 7

“Don't do it, you'll get sucked dry!”
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Mashle: Magic and Muscles Season 2 ‒ Episode 19

For the first time, Mash finds himself clashing with an opponent on direct physical terms.
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Mission: Yozakura Family Anime's Ad Unveils April 7 Debut

Series to air on Mondays at 5:00 p.m. on TBS, MBS ― NBC Universal revealed in a new commercial on Monday that the television anime of Hitsuji Gondaira's Mission: Yozakura Family (Yozakura-san Chi no Daisakusen) manga will premiere on April 7. The anime will air on Sundays at 5:00 p.m. (4:00 a.m. EDT) on MBS, TBS, and 26 of their affiliate channels. The anime stars: Kaede Hondo as Mutsumi Yozakura Rei...

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