Aniplex has announced that Fate/stay night: Heaven's Feel II. lost butterfly, the second chapter of the trilogy anime film project based on the third route of Type-Moon's visual novel Fate/stay night, had sold one million tickets in Japan by February 16, which was already 20,000 more than the first chapter 1.presage flower did in 2017. Hit the jump for more details.
As Japanese hobby magazine and publishing company Hobby Japan's 50th anniversary project, a TV anime adaptation of CHIROLU's fantasy light novel Uchi no Ko no Tamenaraba, Ore wa Moshikashitara Maou mo Taoseru kamoshirenai./For My Daughter, I Might Defeat Even The Archenemy. is confirmed to be in the works. Hit the jump for more details.
Japan's largest mobile phone operator NTT Docomo announced today that three new anime episodes based on Fumi Ayamiya's fantasy comedy manga Otona no Bouguya-san/Armor Shop for Ladies & Gentlemen will be steamed exclusively on its streaming service dAnime Store in March and that popular voice actress Yui Ogura newly join the voice cast. Hit the jump for more information.
Along with a key visual featuring its seven main characters, the official website for the upcoming TV anime adaptation of Ace of Diamond Act II, the ongoing sequel to Yuji Terajima's baseball-themed manga Ace of Diamond, announced that it is set to premiere on TV Tokyo with its affiliates and AT-X on April 2, 2019. Hit the jump for more new information.
In the latest video message, the TV anime Anima Yell!!'s five main voice actresses: Yuka Ozaki, Yuina Yamada, Mikako Izawa, Tomori Kusunoki, and Haruka Shiraishi announced that they will show their cheerleading performance at the upcoming special event to be held in Tokyo on April 14, and now practicing hard for it. Hit the jump for more details.
Flying Dog's official YouTube channel has started streaming a four-minute preview video for "Tenshi no Utagoe" (The angels' singing voices), the forthcoming character song album from the TV anime WATATEN!: an Angel Flew Down to Me to be released on February 27. Check out the seven main girls' singing voices after the jump!
This is the perfect title for them to collaborate with. Japan Red Cross will launch a new collaboration campaign with the Cells at Work! anime franchise at its blood donation rooms across Japan on February 25. The first 15,000 blood donors will get an original calendar using a newly drawn illustration. Hit the jump for more details.
As with the original novel by Kouji Natsumi, the main story of the TV anime Girly Air Force is told in and around Japan Air Self-Defense Force's Komatsu base in Ishikawa Prefecture. The base's official website recently opened a special page that you can compare the real locations in the base with the anime visuals bases on them. Hit the jump for more details.
In addition to the previously announced 23-year-old actress Miyu Matsuoka as the protagonist girl Akane, more voice cast for acclaimed animation director Keiichi Hara's forthcoming feature film Birthday Wonderland are revealed in its 90-second full trailer posted online today. Check out the latest information after the jump!
After making an excellent debut last week, both City Hunter The Movie: Shinjuku Private Eyes and Code Geass: Lelouch of the Re;surrection dropped one position in their second weekend of February 16-17. Hit the jump for more details about three new comers: Psycho-Pass: Sinners of the System: Case.2, DanMachi: Arrow of the Orion, and The Royal Tutor Movie.
Culture Convenience Club Company group's Culture Entertainment will release a new version T-Card featuring the characters from the Cells at Work! anime series on March 22, 2019. Pre-registration for the 500-yen card are now accepted on its EC site FANDAYS from today. Hit the jump for more information.
The official website for four-member voice actress unit Sphere has announced that their 10th anniversary album titled "10s" is set to be released in Japan on May 8, 2019. The unit was formed by the four winners of Music Ray'n Super Voice Actor Audition held in 2005-2006: Haruka Tomatsu, Minako Kotobuki, Ayahi Takagaki, and Aki Toyosaki, in February 2009. Hit the jump for more details.
The official website for the forthcoming TV anime adaptation of Seiji Hayashi's comedy manga Jimoto ga Japan/I'm from Japan announced today that 54-year-old voice actress Minami Takayama is cast as its protagonist boy Japan Hinomoto. She is widely known as the voice of Kiki in Kiki's Delivery Service and Conan Edogawa in Detective Conan. Hit the jump for more details.
Today on February 16, one day after the release of the all-new feature film Is It Wrong to Try to Pick Up Girls in a Dungeon?: Arrow of the Orion in Japan, the anime's main voice cast gathered at the Shinjuku Piccadilly theater in Tokyo for the stage greeting event and announced the TV anime's highly anticipated second season is officially slated for the summer of 2019. Hit the jump for more.
Tokyo Anime Award Festival announced on February 15 that the TV anime BANANA FISH based on Akimi Yoshida's crime action manga of the same name won this year's "Anime Fan Award" from the 100 titles. Check out the top 50 titles chosen by the fans' 330,463 votes after the jump.