Who's top of the heap at tonight's Anime Awards? We're keeping you updated in real time as the announcements go live! Join us live on Twitch to see the winners for yourself, or hit the jump for live updates!
The official website for the TV anime adaptation of Yoshito Usui's Crayon Shin-chan manga series announced today on June 14 that 38-year-old Yumiko Kobayashi is newly cast as the protagonist Shinnosuke Nohara from the upcoming episode on July 6. As reported, the character's first VA, 51-year-old Akiko Yajima has decided to leave the show after the last episode of this month on June 29. Hit the jump for more details.
Good Smile Company has listed a new painted 1/8 scale figure of the Lancer servant, Lancer/Altria Pendragon from Delightworks' popular smartphone game Fate/Grand Order for a July 2019 release. She rides her beloved steed Dun Stallion in her third ascension costume, holding the holy lance, Rhongomyniad. Check out the details of the beautiful item after the jump!
It was officially announced in this year's 28th issue of Shueisha's Weekly Young Jump released today on June 14 that Sui Ishida's dark fantasy manga Tokyo Ghoul:re will end its serialization in three more chapters. In addition, the second season of its ongoing TV anime adaptation is also set for October 2018. Hit the jump for more information.
It was officially confirmed yesterday that the web anime adaptation of Natsuya Semikawa's fantasy light novel Isekai Izakaya "Nobu/Isekai Izakaya: Japanese Food From Another World had been already watched over 10 million times worldwide in two months since its premiere on April 12. It has been simultaneously streamed on different services around the world including Crunchyroll. Hit the jump for more details.
We have to wait until January to dig into the hotly-anticipated Resident Evil 2 remake, which means there's plenty of time to obsess over all the footage coming out of E3. PlayStation went up with a 13-minute gameplay demo, giving us a better idea of how the remake looks and plays.
The official website for Kyoto Animation's Free! anime series is today updated with a new key visual for its highly anticipated TV anime third season, Free!-Dive to the Future, and announced its ED theme song performer and the voice cast for the three new members of the Iwatobi high school swimming club. Check out the latest information after the jump!
Yakuza 2 originally debuted about 12 years ago, so it's definitely due for a visual upgrade. Thankfully one is on the way in the form of Yakuza Kiwami 2, which will be the second Yakuza game to make its way to the west this year alone. Keep 'em comin', and check out the E3 trailer for the remade action game after the jump.
If you've been holding out for a more portable version of Dragon Ball FighterZ, Bandai Namco has you covered. The Arc System Works fighter is coming to Nintendo Switch this year, and it's currently playable at E3. Read on for more.
Since the announcement for its production last November, the upcoming second live-action film based on Hideaki Sorachi's sci-fi comedy manga series Gintama has been simply called Gintama 2 (kari/tentative). The film's official website finally revealed its official title, story details, and five new character visuals today. Check out the latest information after the jump!
The official YouTube channel for 25-year-old voice actress Yuka Ozaki, best known as Serval in the Kemono Friends anime franchise, has started streaming a four-minute full music video for her solo debut single song "LET'S GO JUMP☆." The clip shows six different styles of her filmed at the seaside and beach in Okinawa. Check out her charm as a solo artist after the jump!
After three months break, the Shirogane no Tamashii-hen (Silver Soul Arc) of the TV anime adaptation of Hideaki Sorachi's comedy manga series Gintama will relaunch in Japan with its 354th episode on July 8. To celebrate the much-awaited return, the anime's official Twitter has posted a special image of Gintoki, inspired by the character's live-action visual portrayed by Shun Oguri. Compare the two Gintoki after the jump!
The heroines of Comic Girls are the latest characters to join the world of Kirara Fantasia! Kaos-sensei and her friends have all gotten fantasy makeovers in advance of tomorrow's big event. Check them out after the jump!
The official website for Production I.G's original anime B: The Beginning confirmed today that its second season is now in the works. The news was also revealed at the "Netflix Studio Focus Panel" in the 42nd Annecy International Animated Film Festival held in France on June 12. Watch a teaser for the second season after the jump.
Five weeks before the approaching theatrical release in Japan, the official website for the upcoming live-action film adaptation of Tite Kubo's Bleach action manga today starts streaming a 100-second new trailer introducing more characters, including Masami Nagasawa as Ichigo's mother Masaki, Yosuke Eguchi as Isshin Kurosaki, and Erina Mano as one of the main heroines, Orihime Inoue. Watch the newly-revealed characters and action scenes after the jump!
And just as quickly as it's back, it's gone. Chronically hiatusing manga series Silver Spoon got in four installments before creator Hiromu Arakawa announced another hiatus. Hit the jump for the lowdown.