The ending theme song performer has been revealed for Assassins Pride, an upcoming TV anime based on the series of fantasy light novels written by Kei Amagi and illustrated by Nino Ninomoto about a young woman from a family of aristocrats who is tasked with protecting the people from monsters despite not being gifted with the magical powers of her predecessors. Hit the jump to learn more.
The Fall 2019 anime season looks to be locked-and-loaded, because eight new cast members and the ending theme song performer have been revealed for No Guns Life, an upcoming TV anime based on the hard-boiled science fiction seinen manga by Tasuku Karasuma about a cyborg private eye with a gun for a head. Hit the jump to learn more.
The opening and ending theme song performers and the Japanese TV schedule have been revealed for Phantasy Star Online 2: Episode Oracle, an upcoming TV anime based on the MMORPG-version of Sega's long-running Phantasy Star series of science fiction / fantasy role-playing video games. Hit the jump to learn more.
Previously screened exclusively at the Comiket 96 summer fan-comics event, a new teaser trailer is now available online for Azur Lane, an upcoming TV anime based on the smash-hit smart phone game by Shanghai Manjuu and Xiamen Yongshi that re-imagines WWII era warships as cute girls. Hit the jump to check it out.
Seiyuu Danshi Desu ga...? ("Even Though I'm a Male Voice Actor...?"), a variety TV program that features male voice actors training, working, and undertaking various physical challenges, is celebrating its 5th anniversary with the announcement of an upcoming theatrical film that will hit Japanese cinemas in 2020. Hit the jump to learn more.
Haikyu!!, the TV anime based on the popular volleyball manga by Haruichi Furudate, is returning to Japanese TV for a fourth season in January of 2020, and a new cast member, the Japanese TV schedule, and a new key visual for the upcoming Haikyu!! Riku vs. Kuu original animation video have been revealed. Hit the jump to learn more.
New York-based film distributors GKIDS has published a hot new English-subtitled trailer for PROMARE, the first feature length anime theatrical film from director Hiroyuki Imaishi and Studio TRIGGER. Hit the jump to check it out.
Surf's up, dudes! At the "WAVE!! Wonderful Party 1st Event" held at the Ichikawa City Cultural Hall venue on August 17, 2019, LOVE&ART's mixed media project WAVE!! announced that both a smart phone game and an anime adaptation are in-development. Hit the jump to learn more.
Some quick news for all you fight fans out there: Kengan Ashura, the Netflix original web anime based on the bone-crunching martial arts manga written by Sandrovich Yabako and illustrated by Daromeon, is continuing with another block of 12 episodes just in time for Halloween. Hit the jump to learn more.
We're ready to go bananas for the two new cast members that have been revealed for African Office Worker (known as Africa no Salaryman in Japan, and alternatively as Businessmen in Africa in English), an upcoming TV anime based on the manga by Gamu that re-imagines various animal species native to the continent of Africa as modern-day employees in a Japanese-style company. Hit the jump to learn more.
Kids get a severe case of "middle-school syndrome" in a new trailer for Chubyou-Gekihatsu Boy ("Young disease outburst Boy"), an upcoming TV anime based on the 2015 Vocaloid song by rerulili and kagomeP about a high school girl whose ordinary life is disrupted when she befriends a group of boys suffering from severe delusions of grandeur. Hit the jump to learn more.
Strange and magical creatures live in the woods! For their on-going "Studio Ghibli Fest 2019" programming, GKIDS and Fathom Events are bringing My Neighbor Totoro, the beloved 1988 animated film from director Hayao Miyazaki and Studio Ghibli and two girls who befriend an unusual forest spirit, back to North American theaters for a special, three-night set of screenings in August of 2019. Hit the jump to learn more.
A new trailer has been revealed for Kaiji: Final Game, the third live-action film adaptation based on the manga by Nobuyuki Fukumoto about a down-on-his-luck gambler who becomes embroiled in a series of deadly games for the amusement of corrupt elites. Hit the jump to check it out.
Start your engines! Today marks the 10th anniversary of Redline, a 2009 theatrical anime film with direction by Takeshi Koike and animation production by MADHOUSE, and we're celebrating the occasion with a look back on what makes this science fiction / racing / romance movie such a unique cinematic experience. Hit the jump to learn more.
Anchors aweigh! A new key visual has been published for High School Fleet: The Movie, an upcoming theatrical anime film that continues the nautical adventures of the Blue Mermaids from the 2016 original TV anime, High School Fleet. Hit the jump to check it out.