This latest Phantom Thief bishoujo figure is offered by Phat! with Good Smile Company distributing the December release
We when posted about the upcoming Ann Takamaki Persona 5 figure you all responded “we want Makoto!” Well, here’s… Futaba! This latest Phantom Thief bishoujo figure is offered by Phat! with Good Smile Company distributing the December release. Morgana tags along to help. Check out the figure after the jump.
Reki Kawahara has admittedly been procrastinating on cleaning, but he’ll share some photos
It’s time for spring cleaning, which is something that Sword Art Online author Reki Kawahara has admittedly been procrastinating on. He’s recently shared a look at the mountain of series merchandise that has accumulated over the last year. He notes while most of the figures are Japanese, he’s impressed by how much is from overseas. Get a look after the jump.
s. Tappei Nagatsuki’s first EX, The Dream the Lion King Saw, explores the background and motivations of Crusch Karsten and Felix Argyle
Amazon and Amazon Canada have begun listing a November 14th release for the first Re:ZERO Ex spin-off/prequel list novel from Yen Press. The first EX, The Dream the Lion King Saw, explores the background and motivations of Crusch Karsten and Felix Argyle, plus more on the Lugunica royal election.
200 page over-sized art book includes characters, backgrounds, props, and other behind-the-scenes artwork
Fans who would like to get a behind-the-scenes look at the creative process of beloved figure-skating TV anime Yuri!!! ON ICE will soon have the opportunity to do so thanks to a setting materials collection art book that will be published in Japan by Movic on July 31, 2017. Hit the jump to learn more.
While Ogata was staggering the Japanese and international efforts, the Japanese Campfire campaign, launched at the end of last week, hit its 100,000yen goal in 90 minutes and is already at 200% of that
She was Kurama in YuYu Hakusho, she was Sailor Uranus in Sailor Moon. She was Yugi Mutou in Yu-Gi-Oh! Oh, and she was Shinji Ikari in an obscure anime called Neon Geneis Evangelion. And, in 2017, 51-year old voice actress/singer Megumi Ogata is celebrating the 25th anniversary of her career! In part, she’s doing this with a crowd-funded Animeg. 25th album.
TV anime based on boys’ love spin-off manga by Memeco Arii hits Tokyo MX and other stations in July of 2017
The main cast and staff have been announced for Hitorijime My Hero, an upcoming TV anime based on the boys’ love manga by Memeco Arii that focuses on the growing bonds between a group of young men. Hit the jump to learn more.
Stage adaptation of manga by Takeshi Ebihara will run for 7 performances at the Tsukiji Buddhist Hall in August
Gravure model / TV talent Hikaru Aoyama is taking to the stage in the leading role in a theatrical adaptation of Miss Machiko, a comedy manga by Takeshi Ebihara about a young teacher who tries her best despite a constant onslaught of embarrassing pranks by her students. Hit the jump to learn more.
After its March Japanese release, an English trailer announces plans for a 7/7/2017 North American/European release from Bandai Namco
Sword Art Online, a gaming sci-fi by Reki Kawahara set in the year 2022, and Accel World, a gaming sci-fi set in the year 2046, met again this spring in Accel World VS Sword Art Online: Millennium Twilight for the PlayStation 4 and PS Vita. After its March Japanese release, an English trailer announces plans for a 7/7/2017 North American/European release from Bandai Namco. More after the jump.
Goo Ranking polls Japanese fans to see which anime deaths were most shocking. Spoilers ahead!
What was the most jaw-dropping anime death? Fans told Goo Ranking their most shocking choices, and we’ve got the top 10 here. Spoilers about, so hit the jump with care!
Principal voice actresses Ai Kakuma and Hiromi Igarashi and director Hisayoshi Hirasawa will be hosting a previewing screening at the TOHO Cinemas Shinjuku on June 25th
Leading into this summer’s broadcast of the TV anime adaptation of Naoko Kodama’s Netuzou Trap -NTR-, principal voice actresses Ai Kakuma and Hiromi Igarashi and director Hisayoshi Hirasawa will be hosting a previewing screening at the TOHO Cinemas Shinjuku on June 25th. These new plans where accompanied by a second key visual for the anime, featuring its take on the grabbing illustrations from the manga’s first volume.