Essentials Of This Week’s “Attack on Titan” Episode Featured In Latest Animator Art

Yumi Kawai drew Armin and Aiko Sakuraba drew Mikasa as the duo evoked the series flashback and hardcore eating

This week, Wit Studio tapped two animators for bonus Attack on Titan episode 33, “The Hunters” art. Yumi Kawai drew Armin and Aiko Sakuraba drew Mikasa as the duo evoked the flashback and hardcore eating. Get a look after the jump.

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Massive “Akira” Mural Planned for Outer Wall of Shibuya Parco

63 meter long mural will be completed by 2019, the year when Katsuhiro Otomo’s classic cyberpunk manga takes place

Shibuya Parco, a shopping mall in Shibuya known for its galleries and fashionable stores, is creating a gigantic mural dedicated to the artwork of Katsuhiro Otomo’s classic cyberpunk manga, Akira. Hit the jump to learn more.

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Listen To “Attack On Titan” Anime Leads Sing Original Opening

Mikasa’s Yui Ishikawa joined Eren’s YÅ«ki Kaji and Connie’s Hiro Shimono on their tie-in radio show

While Attack on Titan got a quintessential Linked Horizon for the the current anime opening, “Opfert eure Herzen!/Shinzō o Sasageyo!,” it got a real phenomenon with that first first one, “Feuerroter Pfeil und Bogen/Guren no Yumiya.” This week, a fan dug up and visualized a a voice actor rendition of the tune from when Mikasa’s Yui Ishikawa joined Eren’s YÅ«ki Kaji and Connie’s Hiro Shimono’s Connie on their radio show.

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Seven Seas Announces Classic “Devilman” And “Devilman Vs. Hades” Manga

First volumes coming in Q1 2018

Seven Seas Entertainment has announced the license acquisition of the original 1972 horror-action Devilman manga series by Go Nagai and the 40th anniversary Devilman VS. Hadesmanga series by Go Nagai and TEAM MOON.  Seven Seas will publish the Devilman: The Classic Collection manga series for the first time in North America in print as two large trim hardcover omnibus editions starting in March 6, 2018.

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Fight Dry Eyes with “Dragon Quest” Slime Eye Drops

Collaboration between “Dragon Quest” and Rohto Pharmaceutical kicks off with limited edition character goods in May

The ubiquitous smiling slimes of the Dragon Quest game series are cute, but have you ever wanted to drip one directly onto your eyeball? Thanks to a new collaboration involving Rohto Pharmaceutical, you might just get the chance to do so. Hit the jump to learn more.

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Shout! Factory and Funimation Films To Bring Anime Movie “In This Corner of the World” to U.S. Cinemas In August

Based on the Japanese award-winning manga by Fumiyo Kouno, the anime film is written and directed by Sunao Katabuchi at studio MAPPA

Shout! Factory, a multi-platform media company, has teamed up with Funimation Films for their distribution of In This Corner Of The World in U.S. cinemas on Friday, August 11, 2017. Based on the Japanese award-winning manga by Fumiyo Kouno, the anime film is written and directed by Sunao Katabuchi at studio MAPPA. More after the jump.

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Crunchyroll Adds “Overlord”, “Last Exile”, “Freezing”, “Death Parade” and Season Three of “High School DxD BorN” to Anime Catalog!

All series available starting today

Hang on to your hats! The flood gates from the Crunchyroll-Funimation partnership have opened again as a batch of  new titles join the CR catalog of anime, including Overlord, Last Exile, Freezing, Death Parade, and Season Three of High School DxD BorN. Read on for full details!

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“Saint Seiya” Inspires International Live-Action Production

Tomasz Bagiński, the animator/illustrator behind The Witcher game cinematics will helm.

Japan’s Toei Animation has teamed up with Hong Kong-based A Really Good Film Company (ARGF) to produce an English-language, live-action movie based on mythology/martial arts epic Saint Seiya: Knights Of The Zodiac. What’s being described as “Hollywood” movie in Japanese movie press has ARGF joining Toei Animation as its development and China co-production partner with Greater China distribution planned. 

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