“My LIttle Monster” Hits the Big Screen in 2018 Live-Action Film

Tao Tsuchiya and Masaki Suda will play the leads in adaptation based on Robico’s romantic comedy manga

Tao Tsuchiya and Masaki Suda will be playing the lead roles in My Little Monster (known as Tonari no Kaibutsu-kun in Japan), an upcoming live-action film based on the romantic comedy manga by Robico that chronicles the volatile relationship of an unlikely pair of teenagers. Hit the jump to learn more.

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Toei And Funimation Announce Slate Of “Dragon Ball” Merchandise Licenses

These agreements with multiple partners in a variety of merchandise categories encompass both the Dragon Ball Super and Dragon Ball Z anime series

Toei Animation Inc. and Funimation Entertainment have announced new and renewed license agreements for the Dragon Ball franchise.  These agreements with multiple partners in a variety of merchandise categories encompass both the Dragon Ball Super and Dragon Ball Z anime series. More after the jump.

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“Black Lagoon” Anime Gets Rebroadcast Along With Manga’s Return

Coming on May 19th, Rei Hiroe’s exotic action manga Black Lagoon returns to manga magazine Sunday GX

Coming on May 19th, Rei Hiroe’s exotic action manga Black Lagoon returns to manga magazine Sunday GX. Along with this is the announcement that the 2006 Madhouse anime adaptation and its Second Barrage follow-up are getting a re-broadcast on Tokyo MX starting June 6th. More after the jump.

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Stretch Back For A Look At “Fate/EXTRA Last Encore” Anime Visual

Shaft TV anime planned for winter

Back in 2013, anime studio Shaft of MadoGatari fame animated an opening for Fate/EXTRA CCC, Image Epoch/Marvelous Entertainment’s second Type-Moon inspired PSP dungeon crawler RPG. Coming up in winter, they will be producing a Fate/Extra – Last Encore TV anime. After a bit of a lag, the visual that promoted this at March’s Anime Japan 2017 was published on the series site today.

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“High School Fleet” Hoists Anchor with “Yokosuka Curry Festival 2017”

Collaboration includes limited edition character goods at 2 days food festival in Mikasa Park

The girls of 2016 TV anime High School Fleet are setting up shop at the “Yokosuka Curry Festival 2017”, an event that celebrates the culinary world of curry and that is held on June 03 – 04, 2017, at Mikasa Park in Yokosuka, Kanagawa Prefecture, Japan. Hit the jump to learn more.

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Hajime Kamoshida and Kiseki Himura Team Up For Original Anime

As-yet-untitled project was originally teased on April 01, 2017, and thought to be an April Fool’s Day joke

According to a “flying get” report from the cover of the July issue of Gakken’s Megami Magazine, light novelist Hajime Kamoshida (The Pet Girl of Sakurasou) and artist Kiseki Himura (Tawawa on Monday) are combining their talents for an as-yet-untitled new anime project with animation production by Pine Jam (Mahou Shoujo Nante Mouiidesukara). Hit the jump to learn more.

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Teach Those Rotten Adults A Lesson With Your Own “Persona 5” Futaba Sakura Figure

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.

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“Re:Zero EX” Prequel Light Novel Listed For North American Release

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. 

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In Time For Spring Cleaning “Sword Art Online” Author Shows Off His Horde Of Series Swag

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.

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Movic Makes History with “Yuri!!! ON ICE” Art Setting Collection

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.

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