Tower Records Japan, the last remaining vestige of the former Tower Records has long been known for its campaigns that emphasize its dedication to Japanese anime fandom, such as the NO ANIME NO LIFE campaign, and its constant promotion of anime franchises with special tie-ins. SSSS GRIDMAN is the latest franchise to get the Tower pop up shop treatment with store exclusive merchandise. Hit the jump for the details.
Team Good Smile Racing, a mainstay of Japanese GT racing with frequent appearances in international events and an extension of Good Smile Company, has officially revealed its livery selection for the upcoming Total 24 Hours of Spa endurance race featuring Promare, Fate and Miku designs for the three cars being entered in this year's race. Hit the jump for the details and images.
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.