×
  • remind me tomorrow
  • remind me next week
  • never remind me
Subscribe to the ANN Newsletter • Wake up every Sunday to a curated list of ANN's most interesting posts of the week. read more

Anime

Filters
All News Interest Reviews Columns
Text-only Compact View
Text-only List View
Text-only Grid View
List View with Images
Grid View with Images
news

HIDIVE Streams Revue Starlight Anime Film on August 24

Film screened in N. America in June ― HIDIVE announced on Wednesday that it will begin streaming Revue Starlight The Movie, the new anime film for the Shōjo Kageki Revue Starlight franchise, on August 24 at 1:00 p.m. EDT. Sentai Filmworks screened the film in select North American theaters on June 5-6 following an early premiere at the Anime Central convention in Rosemont, Illinois on May 20. Sentai ...
news

Henkei Shoujo Gag Comedy Anime Shorts Reveal English Dub Cast

Hayden Daviau, Amanda Parker, Melissa John, Michaela Laws, more star ― Ascendent Animation revealed on Wednesday the cast for its English dub of DLE's Henkei Shoujo series of anime shorts. The cast includes: Hayden Daviau as Tomoyo Amanda Parker as Haru Melissa John as Rin Michaela Laws as Itsuki Danielle McRae as Nana Christina Costello as Arisa Terrance Drye as Car Washer T. T. Reben as Student A S...
column

The ANN Aftershow - Is Dragon Ball Super: Super Hero Worth Watching?

Jacki and James discuss the newest Dragon Ball film, Piccolo's turn as the star, and how the 3DCG panned out! Is Dragon Ball Super: Super Hero Worth Watching? Jacki and James discuss the newest Dragon Ball film, Piccolo's turn as the star, and how the 3DCG panned out! The ANN After Show airs live on Mondays at 6pm PT/9pm ET and is also available on your favorite podcast streaming platform. Meet th...
news

Sanzigen Animates Music Video for Virtual YouTuber Agency hololive's Omaru Polka

"SAIKYOUTICPOLKA" music video began streaming on Wednesday ― Sanzigen Animation Studio animated a music video for hololive's virtual YouTuber Omaru Polka, and the video for her song "SAIKYOUTICPOLKA" began streaming on YouTube on Wednesday: Tomomi Umetsu (BanG Dream! FILM LIVE 2nd Stage) directed the video. Hiroaki Matsuura (Black Rock Shooter) was the animation producer. Omaru Polka debuted as part ...
news

Section 23 Films to Release Gainax's Wings of Honneamise Film's 4K Remaster

BD box launches on November 4 ― Sentai Filmworks announced on Tuesday that Section 23 Films will release the 4K remaster of Gainax's Royal Space Force - The Wings of Honnêamise film in a box that includes a 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray Disc, Blu-ray Disc, and bonus disc. The home video distributor is collaborating with Bandai Namco Filmworks to release the film's Japanese special edition box concurrently in N...
news

Malevolent Spirits: Mononogatari Anime Casts Aimi Tanaka

Aimi Tanaka plays Kagami in 3rd weekly cast member reveal ― The official Twitter account for the television anime adaptation of Onigunsō's Malevolent Spirits: Mononogatari manga revealed on Wednesday that Aimi Tanaka will play Kagami. The anime's staff will reveal more cast members weekly. The cast includes: Takeo Ōtsuka as Hyōma Kunato Yūki Takada as Botan Nagatsuki Chikahiro Kobayashi as Nagi Reina...
news

The Ice Guy and His Cool Female Colleague TV Anime Casts Ayane Sakura, Shugo Nakamura

Ayane Sakura plays Otonashi, Shugo Nakamura plays Katori ― The official website for the television anime of Miyuki Tonogaya's The Ice Guy and His Cool Female Colleague (Kōri Zokusei Danshi to Cool na Dōryō Joshi) manga revealed two additional cast members on Wednesday. The newly announced cast includes: Ayane Sakura as Otonashi Shugo Nakamura as Katori The cast includes: Yui Ishikawa as Fuyutsuki Chi...
ep. review

The Maid I Hired Recently Is Mysterious ‒ Episode 3

This is hands down the best episode of the show thus far and wouldn't you know it, it's also the same episode that barely leaned on the series' central gimmick.
ep. review

RWBY: Ice Queendom ‒ Episode 7

Just like Weiss, I was completely caught off guard by team RWBY's actions in this episode.
news

Original Middle-Aged Idol Anime Eternal Boys Reveals 1st Promo Video, More Cast, October 10 Premiere

Anime gets advanced screening in Tokyo on September 17 ― The official website for the original anime Eikyū Shōnen Eternal Boys revealed on Wednesday the first promotional video, additional cast, visual, and October 10 premiere. The anime will premiere on Fuji TV on October 10 at 2:20 a.m. (effectively, October 11). The series will then air on Animax and BS Fuji. The anime will stream early on FOD on ...
ep. review

Overlord IV ‒ Episode 7

A rushed adaptation of an inconsequential arc makes this episode the weakest of the season so far.
interest

Anti-War Novelist, Tokyo University Professor Discuss Conflicting Morals In Gundam

Does Mobile Suit Gundam inadvertently portray war as "cool" despite its overt anti-war message? ― Japan has a rich history of anti-war film and literature. In light of Russia's invasion of Ukraine, novelist Tо̄ma Aisaka and Tokyo University professor Shigeki Uno discussed what it means to be anti-war in Japan today. Part of this discussion involved the role of entertainment media such as Mobile Suit ...
ep. review

Yurei Deco ‒ Episode 7

”The Inhuman Cart" dares to broach the most burning mystery at the heart of Yurei Deco, a question that has haunted the show even more the Phantom Zero conundrum.
ep. review

Love Live! Superstar!! Season 2 ‒ Episode 5

With Natsumi's introduction, Superstar!! sees the return of the kind of duplicitous, cloyingly sweet power that made the world bend the nico-nico-knee a decade ago.
ep. review

Tokyo Mew Mew New ‒ Episode 7

It doesn't look like Aoyama will be shunning Ichigo any time soon, which is a nice boost of self-confidence for her and some reassurance for us that Kish won't turn into her primary love interest.
daily briefs

Netflix Schedules Cyberpunk: Edgerunners Anime for September 13

― Netflix is listing Cyberpunk: Edgerunners, the upcoming anime series by Studio Trigger based on CD Projekt Red's Cyberpunk 2077 game, with a September 13 debut date for its subscribers in the United States. Netflix describes the anime: The series tells a standalone, 10-episode story about a street kid trying to survive in Night City — a technology and body modification-obsessed city of the future....
news

One Piece Film Red Stays at #1 in 2nd Weekend

Kingdom II live-action film stays at #4 ― The One Piece Film Red anime film earned 1,497,100,970 yen (about US$11.15 million) from Friday to Sunday, and sold 1.03 million tickets over the weekend. The film had sold a total of 4.62 million tickets for a total of 6,474,302,810 yen (about US$48.24 million) by the end of Sunday, and had surpassed 5 million tickets for 7 billion yen (about US$52 million) ...
daily briefs

'Welcome to Demon School, Iruma-kun' Anime Season 3 Debuts on October 8

The official Twitter account for the television anime of Osamu Nishi's Welcome to Demon School, Iruma-kun (Mairimashita! Iruma-kun) manga announced on Monday that the third season will debut on October 8. The account also unveiled a new visual: The season will feature returning main staff members. Makoto Moriwaki returns to direct the third season at Bandai Namco Pictures, with Kazuyuki Fudeyasu o...
news

2nd Sword Art Online Progressive Anime Film Gets IMAX Screenings in Japan

IMAX screenings open alongside regular screenings on September 10 ― The official website for Sword Art Online the Movie -Progressive- Kuraki Yūyami no Scherzo (Scherzo of a Dark Dusk), the second film in the Sword Art Online the Movie -Progressive- anime film series, announced on August 10 that the film will get IMAX screenings on the same day regular screenings open in Japan on September 10. The sit...

New Sk8 the Infinity Anime Is New Original Video Anime, 2nd Season

Season 1's main staff returns ― The Sk8 the Infinity Week Special Event revealed in Okinawa on Sunday that the previously announced new Sk8 the Infinity anime project is an original video anime and a second season. The main staff from the first season that aired in January 2021 is returning: Director: Hiroko Utsumi Series Script Supervisor: Ichiro Okouchi Character Design: Michinori Chiba Animation P...
news

North American Anime, Manga Releases, August 14-20

Welcome to Demon School Iruma-kun anime, Chained Soldier manga ship ― Anime Releases Title Publisher Suggested Retail Price Date Mobile Suit Gundam SEED Collection 2 BDCite Sunrise US$74.99 August 16 Welcome to Demon School Iruma-kun BDAnimeNewsNetwork Sentai Flimworks US$89.98 August 16 Print Manga Releases Title Publisher Suggested Retail Price Date Bakemonogatari Graphic Novel (GN) 15Please Vertic...
news

Japanese Animation TV Ranking, August 1-7

One Piece Stampede earned 6.7% rating ― The One Piece Stampede anime film aired on Fuji TV on Saturday, August 6 at 9:00 p.m. and earned an 6.7% rating. The Survive! Inside the Human Body (Jintai no Survival!) anime film aired on TV Tokyo on Friday, August 2 at 9:00 a.m. and earned a 1.0% rating. The Eiga Oshiri Tantei: Sufūre-to no Himitsu film aired on NHK Educational on Wednesday, August 3 at 9:...

Housing Complex C Anime Premieres on Toonami on October 1

Yuji Nara directs series at Akatsuki ― Adult Swim announced on Tuesday that the Housing Complex C horror anime will premiere on its Toonami programming block on October 1 at 12:00 a.m. EDT (effectively, October 2). Housing Complex C will have half-hour episodes. Adult Swim describes the story: Housing Complex C centers on Kimi, who lives in a small, low-cost housing complex located in the seaside tow...
ep. review

Mushoku Tensei: Jobless Reincarnation 2nd Part ‒ Episode 24

This might be an unaired TV episode, but the plot is actually important to the overall narrative.
ep. review

My Isekai Life ‒ Episode 8

Seeing a tiny slime friend in a tiny cap is enough to keep me going in this dark, cruel world.
ep. review

Classroom of the Elite II ‒ Episode 7

While it might initially seem like Karuizawa is jealous in a romantic sense, that's only the surface level of what is going on here.
ep. review

One Piece ‒ Episode 1029

1029 is a straight-up half-hour commercial for One Piece: Film Red, and it's impossible to shake the sense of disruption the entire episode brings.
news

'The Tunnel to Summer, the Exit of Goodbye' Anime Film's Trailer Previews Theme Song

eill performs theme song "Finale." for September 9 film ― The staff of the anime film of Mei Hachimoku and Kukka's The Tunnel to Summer, the Exit of Goodbye (Natsu e no Tunnel, Sayonara no Deguchi) young adult novel unveiled a new trailer for the film on Tuesday. The video previews the film's theme song "Finale." by singer-songwriter eill. The film will open in Japan on September 9. Oji Suzuka stars ...
news

One Piece Film Red Becomes Franchise's #1 Film in 10 Days

Film sells 5 million tickets for 7 billion yen, surpassing One Piece Film Z ― The staff and cast of the One Piece Film Red anime announced on Tuesday that the film has sold 5 million tickets for over 7 billion yen (about US$52 million) and after 10 days in Japanese theaters. It has now surpassed One Piece Film Z to become the franchise's highest-selling and highest-earning film installment, in terms ...
news

Delicious Party Precure Film Casts Wagyu Comedian Duo

Wagyu duo plays 2 robots in Dreamia theme park ― The official website for Eiga Delicious Party♡Precure Yume Miru ♡ Okosama Lunch (Delicious Party Precure The Movie: The Dreaming Child's Lunch), the upcoming anime film for the Delicious Party♡Precure anime, announced on Tuesday that the film has cast Shinji Mizuta and Kenshirō Kawanishi of the comedian duo Wagyu as two robots who work in the theme par...

Psycho-Pass Anime Launches 10th Anniversary With New Film

Naoyoshi Shiotani directs Providence film at Production I.G ― The Psycho-Pass anime is launching a 10th anniversary project in October, and production on the franchise's latest work, the Gekijō-Ban Psycho-Pass Providence film, has been green-lit. Naoyoshi Shiotani is returning to direct at Production I.G, and Toho is distributing. The 10th anniversary project carries the theme of "gratitude" for fans...
news

Bibliophile Princess Anime Reveals More Cast, Theme Song Artists

Kouki Uchiyama, Yūma Uchida, Wataru Hatano, Gen Sato join cast; Yuka Iguchi, Kashitarō Itō perform songs ― Kadokawa revealed more cast and the theme song artists for the television anime of Yui and Satsuki Shiina's Bibliophile Princess (Mushikaburi-hime) light novel series on Monday. The new cast members include (Note: Character name romanizations are not official): Kouki Uchiyama as Alexei Strasser ...
news

Digimon Ghost Game Anime Casts Masami Kikuchi as Ryudamon

Character appears in anime's next episode on August 21 ― The official website for Digimon Ghost Game, the new Digimon television anime, revealed on Sunday that Masami Kikuchi will join the anime's cast as Ryudamon. The character will appear in the anime's next episode on August 21. Kikuchi played Joe Kido, among other characters, in the original Digimon Adventure anime. The Digimon Ghost Game anime p...
news

Crunchyroll Streams Mushoku Tensei: Jobless Reincarnation Anime's Unaired Episode OVA

"Eris the Goblin Slayer" began streaming on Monday ― Crunchyroll announced on Monday that it has begun streaming the Mushoku Tensei: Jobless Reincarnation anime's unaired side-story original video anime (OVA) episode titled "Eris the Goblin Slayer." The episode shipped with the anime's fourth Blu-ray Disc volume on March 16. The episode also got a preview screening in Japan on March 6. Funimation als...
ep. review

Parallel World Pharmacy ‒ Episode 6

Not only does Siblings and the Sea give us a very effective dramatic sequence with which to frame Farma's increasingly powerful Divine Arts, it manages to do it all in a beach episode.
ep. review

FUUTO PI ‒ Episode 3

Trepidations aside, this is the action we knew we came for, and also why we invited newcomers along.
ep. review

Engage Kiss ‒ Episodes 6-7

There are much better anime airing this season, but when it takes the time to hone its skeevy melodrama, this flavor of orifice-tingling trashiness puts Engage Kiss into a league of its own.
ep. review

Delicious Party Precure ‒ Episode 23

It's frustrating to see Kokone's parents flailing around and putting their careers ahead of their child, but arguably the more important story point is that they do start to try to be better parents.

The Magical Revolution of the Reincarnated Princess Yuri Fantasy Novels Get TV Anime in 2023

Shingo Tamaki directs diomedéa, with Oregairu novels' Wataru Watari as head writer ― Kadokawa announced on Friday that Piero Karasu's The Magical Revolution of the Reincarnated Princess (Tensei Ōjo to Tensai Reijō no Mahō Kakumei) is inspiring a television anime in 2023. The cast includes: Manaka Iwami as Euphyllia Magenta Sayaka Senbongi as Anisphia von Palletia Shingo Tamaki (Aho Girl, Ahiru no Sor...

Haikyu!! Anime Gets 2 Final Films

Film kickoff event slated for next August with new stage play project in 2023 ― The "Haikyu!! x V.League Allstar Special Match 'The Volleyball'" event announced on Saturday in Tokyo that Haruichi Furudate's Haikyu!! manga is inspiring two Haikyu!! Final sequel films. The accompanying visual above has the tagline, "Who will we become tomorrow?" There will be a film kickoff event next August. The Satur...
news

Crunchyroll Streams The Maid I Hired Recently is Mysterious Anime's English Dub

Company reveals cast, crew for English dub ― Crunchyroll began streaming the English dub of the television anime of Wakame Konbu's The Maid I Hired Recently Is Mysterious (Saikin Yatotta Maid ga Ayashii) manga on Saturday. The English dub cast inlcudes: Macy Anne Johnson as Yuuri Natalie Van Sistine as Lilith John Burgmeier, Rachel Thompson, and Dusty Feeney provide additional voices. Megan Shipman i...

Pokémon Anime's Promo Video Previews World Championship Arc's Semifinal Battles

Semifinal battle episodes begin on August 26 ― The Official Pokémon YouTube Channel began streaming on Friday a video for the Pokémon Journeys: The Series (Pocket Monster) anime, and it previews the semifinal battles of the Pokémon World Championships arc, specifically one between Ash (Satoshi) and Cynthia (Shirona). The semifinal battle episodes begin in the anime on August 26. The show is reaching ...
ep. review

The Devil Is a Part-Timer!! Season 2 ‒ Episode 5

The real star of this episode is actually Chiho, who displays a level of maturity and forward thinking that I wasn't expecting from her character when she was first introduced.
ep. review

A Couple of Cuckoos ‒ Episode 16

As with last week's tangible backing off from more intense dramatic developments, this week's entry also feels like it's trying too hard to not have to try too hard.
ep. review

Lycoris Recoil ‒ Episode 7

While not an action-packed episode of LycoReco, this one uses its space to really ramp up the drama by delivering on so many of those little lore nuggets that have been dropped up til now.
ep. review

When Will Ayumu Make His Move? ‒ Episode 6

While I've been able to overlook (or, at least, tolerate) Ayumu's mediocre visuals so far, this week marked the first time that I simply could not ignore how ugly it is.
ep. review

Shadows House Season 2 ‒ Episode 6

We'd better savor that sweet moment between Emilico and Shaun on the roof, because things could get messy from here on out.
news

Arifureta - From Commonplace to World's Strongest Video Anime Streams Scene for 2 Days Only

Maboroshi no Bōken to Kiseki no Kaikō OVA gets advance screening on September 10 ― The staff for the anime of Ryo Shirakome's Arifureta - From Commonplace to World's Strongest (Arifureta Shokugyō de Sekai Saikyō) light novel series posted a scene from the new original video anime (OVA) Maboroshi no Bōken to Kiseki no Kaikō (The Illusionary Adventure and the Miraculous Encounter) on Saturday. The vide...
news

Extreme Hearts Anime Casts Aiko Ninomiya, Sayaka Senbongi

Cast for metal band BanShee's members NaO, SaKo revealed ― The staff for Extreme Hearts, the ongoing television anime from writer Masaki Tsuzuki, announced two more cast members for members of the metal band BanShee on Sunday. Aiko Ninomiya as NaO Sayaka Senbongi as SaKo As previously announced, Yōko Hikasa plays RIN, the leader and vocalist of BanShee: The anime stars: Ruriko Noguchi as Hiyori Hayam...
ep. review

The Yakuza's Guide to Babysitting ‒ Episode 6

Underneath the usual sugary-sweet slice-of-life moments of this episode is a much more resonant theme than the flashes of sentimentality we've had before.
ep. review

Lucifer and the Biscuit Hammer ‒ Episode 6

And really, it's Yuuhi's arc here that keeps the episode from buckling under its own weight. Watching him try to process his grief over Shinonome is really intriguing, and also very in character.
ep. review

Call of the Night ‒ Episode 6

Shirakawa's brief intersection with the narrative is the best evidence yet of Call of the Night's greater thematic ambitions besides “vampires are cool.”
ep. review

Rent-A-Girlfriend Season 2 ‒ Episode 19

Mami's the sole active force in this narrative, and by god is it fun to watch her go about it. I actually cheered when she waited for just the right moment to go full Columbo and ask Chizuru “just one more thing” at the end.
ep. review

My Stepmom's Daughter Is My Ex ‒ Episode 6

While not as strong as the previous episode, this week's entry is still a solid addition that properly highlights the frustration in character dynamics and expectations between our two leads.
news

One Piece Film Red Tops 5 Billion Yen as of Saturday

Sells over 3.6 million tickets as of its 8th day ― The staff and cast of the One Piece Film Red anime announced on Saturday that the film has earned over 5 billion yen (about US$37 million). As of Saturday, the film has sold over 3.6 million tickets. The news came during a stage greeting event in a screening at Tokyo's Marunouchi Toei theater. The film had sold 1.58 million tickets for 2.254 billion ...
news

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

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

Blue Lock Anime's Video Reveals More Cast, Opening Song, October 8 Premiere

Natsuki Hanae, Ryōta Suzuki, Takahiro Sakurai join cast with opening by Unison Square Garden ― The official website for the television anime of Muneyuki Kaneshiro and Yūsuke Nomura's Blue Lock soccer manga began stremaing a new promotional video for the anime on Friday. The video reveals more cast, the anime's October 8 premiere date, and reveals and previews the anime's opening theme song "Chaos ga ...

Harem Camp! Manga Gets AnimeFesta Anime in October

Miu Yuzuhara, Yuka Hinata, Mashiro Kazahana, Ren Sagami, Masahito star in October 2 anime ― Yuuki HB's Harem Camp! manga is getting an AnimeFesta (formerly ComicFesta Anime and Anime Zone) television anime on October 2. An official website opened, and it unveiled the cast and staff. The anime will premiere on Tokyo MX and BS11 on October 2, and the AnimeFesta service will stream the series around mid...

ONIMAI: I'm Now Your Sister! Anime's Video Reveals More Cast, January 2023 Premiere

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

INU-OH

Now playing in theaters in the U.S., acclaimed director Masaaki Yuasa presents a film where art and the political are perfectly intertwined. ― "Noh performers were the historical equivalent of rock stars" is the thought that sparked the genesis of this film, and boy does Masaaki Yuasa run with it here. More of an extended musical performance than a narrative film at times, Inu-Oh is a delightful audi...
ep. review

Is It Wrong to Try to Pick Up Girls in a Dungeon? IV ‒ Episode 4

Whether he knows it or not, Bell's giving Marie exactly what she's dreamed of.
news

Yowamushi Pedal: Limit Break Anime's 1st Promo Video Reveals, Previews Theme Songs

04 Limited Sazabys perform opening, Novelbright perform ending ― TOHO Animation began streaming the first promotioal video for Yowamushi Pedal Limit Break, the fifth anime season of Wataru Watanabe's Yowamushi Pedal manga, and it reveals and previews the opening theme song "Keep going" by 04 Limited Sazabys and the ending theme song "PRIDE" by Novelbright. The anime will premiere on NHK on October 9 ...
news

Golden Kamuy Anime's 4th Season Casts Masaaki Mizunaka

Mizunaka plays Ariko in 4th season premiering in October ― The offiical website for the Golden Kamuy anime announced on Friday that the fourth season has cast Masaaki Mizunaka as Private First Class Ariko, an Ainu from the Seventh Division of the Imperial Japanese Army who narrowly escaped during the Russo-Japanese war after being in the same trench as Sergeant Kikuta. The fourth season will premiere...
ep. review

Made in Abyss: The Golden City of the Scorching Sun ‒ Episode 6

Honestly, it's really just great for Riko to have her own chance to shine at the center stage of the action again.
column

This Week in Anime - Does Kakegurui twin Hold Up To Its Sibling Series?

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

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

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

North American Anime, Manga Releases, August 7-13

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

Japanese Animation TV Ranking, July 25-31

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

Chimimo Anime Unveils New Visual, Creditless Title Sequence

Anime premiered on July 7 with HIDIVE stream ― The official website for the Chimimo original television anime unveiled a new visual for the anime on Thursday. Shochiku also began streaming the creditless version of the anime's opening title sequence. The anime premiered on July 7. Sentai Filmworks licensed the anime. HIDIVE is exclusively streaming the anime for the summer 2022 anime season, and Sent...
news

Crunchyroll Adds English Dubs for Lycoris Recoil, Engage Kiss Later This Month

English dub for Girlfriend, Girlfriend also added ― Crunchyroll announced on Wednesday that it will add English dubs for the Lycoris Recoil and Engage Kiss anime, and added the English dub for the Girlfriend, Girlfriend anime. The dubs for Lycoris Recoil and Engage Kiss will debut later this month. The dub cast for Lycoris Recoil includes: Lizzie Freeman as Chisato Nishikigi Xanthe Huynh as Takina In...
convention

Crunchyroll Expo 2022 - Making Anime Music ft. Kevin Penkin and Hiromitsu Ijima

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

Malevolent Spirits: Mononogatari Anime Casts Reina Ueda

2nd of weekly cast member reveals ― The official Twitter account for the television anime adaptation of Onigunsō's Malevolent Spirits: Mononogatari manga revealed on Wednesday that Reina Ueda will play Yu: The anime's staff will reveal more cast members weekly. The cast includes: Takeo Ōtsuka as Hyōma Kunato Yūki Takada as Botan Nagatsuki Chikahiro Kobayashi as Nagi Ryuichi Kimura (Kemono Friends 2, ...
news

Do It Yourself!! Anime's Promo Videos Highlight Shii, Jobko

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

Vermeil in Gold Anime Reveals 4 Cast Members, New Visual

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

My Isekai Life ‒ Episode 7

My Isekai Life delivers another simple but stellar offering this week. The premise is not terribly complicated, but it's the creativity in the delivery that makes it worthwhile.
news

Futoku no Guild TV Anime Reveals More Cast, Theme Song Artists

Rumi Okubo, Yuyu Shoji join cast ― The staff for the television anime of Taichi Kawazoe's Futoku no Guild (Guild of Depravity) manga announced two new cast members and theme song aritsts on Friday. The newly announced cast includes: Rumi Okubo as Enome Yuyu Shoji as Eshune Sayaka Sasaki will perform the opening theme song "Never the Fever!!," and Minami Kuribayashi will perform the ending theme song....
convention

Crunchyroll Expo 2022 - Baku Kinoshita Interview

Odd Taxi won the hearts and minds of anime fans around the world in 2021. During his busy schedule, director Baku Kinoshita talked to ANN in more detail about Odd Taxi and what he'd like to do next. ― Anthropomorphic animal anime Odd Taxi won the hearts and minds of anime fans around the world in 2021. This year, Crunchyroll Expo brought Baku Kinoshita—director, character designer, amongst many other...
news

New Urusei Yatsura Anime Casts Saori Hayami as Oyuki

1st half-year season premieres in October ― The official website for the new television anime of Rumiko Takahashi's Urusei Yatsura manga announced on Thursday that Saori Hayami will play Oyuki, queen of Neptune and Lum's childhood friend. Hiroshi Kamiya will voice Ataru Moroboshi (left in the image below), and Sumire Uesaka will voice Lum (right). The other cast members include: Maaya Uchida as Shino...

For all articles, see the archives