Tragic news out of Kyoto sees the home of fan favorite studio Kyoto Animation suffering extensive and heavy damage following an arson attack which led to an explosion. The latest update has the death toll at 33 according to NHK.
Yen Press has had to backtrack on two licenses announced last week during its Anime Expo panel. Hit the jump for the titles affected and the statement.
A new key visual has been released for the Sword Art Online 10th Anniversary EX-CHRONICLE Interactive Exhibit. Hit the jump for the visual and the first examples of merch being sold.
Following the premiere during the Sword Art Online panel held on Saturday night of Anime Expo, the Twitter account for the franchise has posted the latest teaser trailer for the second part of the Alicization anime adaptation. Hit the jump for the teaser.
Today at Anime Expo, the legendary creator Katsuhiro Otomo made his presence felt at the convention by unveiling a spate of projects to celebrate his career in anime and manga. Hit the jump for the details.
Yen Press was present at this year's Anime Expo to detail its latest slate of manga and light novel acquisitions for 2020. Hit the jump for the slate, which includes one highly requested light novel.
Viz Media was onhand at Anime Expo to detail its latest announcements related to anime and manga, centered around new releases and the announcement of its first original anime production in Seis Manos. Hit the jump for the info.
The fourth and now confirmed to be final season of the Attack on Titan anime has a premiere date. Hit the jump for the announcement.
Sony Pictures Television and Square-Enix have jointly announced development of a live-action TV series adaptation of Final Fantasy XIV. Hit the jump for the first details.
Cast changes for key roles in the Chihayafuru anime mark the latest news for the third season of the anime adaptation. Hit the jump for the details.
Hollywood star and noted anime fan Michael B. Jordan recently sat down with The Hollywood Reporter for a short interview regarding how his anime fandom impacts his work as an actor. Hit the jump for selected quotes from the interview
To celebrate 20 years of the smash hit franchise Yu-Gi-Oh!, Los Angeles based art gallery Gallery 1988 has teamed up with Konami Cross Media to curate a new art exhibition to open during Anime Expo 2019, being held next month. Hit the jump for the details.
After moonths of rumors and speculation, a fourth season of the Food Wars culinary battle manga has finally been confirmed, along with a change to the manga's home for the final three chapters after nearly seven years in Weekly Shonen Jump. Hit the jump for the details.
If life got in the way and forced you to miss horror manga legend Junji Ito at this year's Toronto Comics and Arts Festival, you could be forgiven for thinking that the only way to experience the event was by scrolling through the Twitter feeds of the lucky souls who managed to make it and enjoy the experience of seeing him detail his work and his art for a captive and appreciative audience. You're in luck, as Viz Media has you covered with video of the creator panel and live drawing session now available. Hit the jump for both videos.
Ahead of this year's Annecy International festival, the Olympic Committee for Culture and Heritage has announced that it has commissioned Japanese animation studio Studio Ponoc to produce an animated short to be released ahead of the Summer Olympics being held in Tokyo next year. Hit the jump for the details.