Violet Evergarden

Kyoto Animation’s Award-Winning Series ‘Violet Evergarden’ Gets New Commercial

Kyoto Animation has begun streaming the latest commercial for their award-winning novel series, ‘Violet Evergarden’. The animated commercial comes after news that the novel was to receive an anime adaptation, which was announced in May 2016. Whilst the advertisement exists to promote the …

Berserk

‘Berserk’ Collaborates With Popular Glass Crafter to Bring Behelit Necklace to Life

Long-running manga series gone anime ‘Berserk’ has today announced its official collaboration with Japanese glass craftsman ガラス野郎 to bring Griffith’s iconic Behelit necklace to life. Flawlessly crafted using pure glass, the necklace is available at a purchasing price of roughly $100 USD. …

Pokémon

Pokémon Sun & Moon to Receive Special Hat-Wearing Pikachu in Japan

  There’s a special-edition Pikachu heading to ‘Pokémon Sun & Moon’ exclusively for Japanese moviegoers, and it’s genuinely adorable. In a bid to help promote pre-order sales for the upcoming feature-length film, ‘Pokémon: I Choose You!‘, early ticket adopters will receive a unique download code …

Shinkai

Crunchyroll Announces ‘Shinkai Weekend’ Ahead of ‘Your Name.’ US Release

Ahead of the official North American release for Makoto Shinkai’s breakthrough hit ‘your name.’ on April 7, Crunchyroll have today announced an upcoming ‘Shinkai Weekend’ in collaboration with Funimation to celebrate the Japanese creators outstanding prior works. The four films that Crunchyroll have …

PaRappa

‘PaRappa the Rapper Remastered’ Release Date Announced

Sony Interactive Entertainment have today announced the North American release date for the upcoming ‘PaRappa the Rapper Remastered’ on PlayStation 4. Slated for an April 4 release in North America, and April 20 in Japan, the game is a remaster of the original …

Onsen Musume

‘Onsen Musume’ Crowdfunding Begins – Hot Springs Gone Anime

We get it Japan, you’ve got a thing for turning pieces of history into wide-eyed anime characters. From the mid-2013 Kantai Collection, which saw real Japanese vessels transform into animated girls, all the way to the 2006 Hetalia. However, in a bid …

Gundam

Tokyo Life-Size Gundam Dismantling Begins as Images Surface Online

Odaiba’s life-size Gundam has stood as somewhat of a guardian angel over the Tokyo area for the last few years, however with the transition of power to the more recent Unicorn Gundam underway, images of the current unit are surfacing online. Twitter user yoshi115t has …

Natsume

Natsume’s Book of Friends Original Soundtrack Announced

Aniplex today announced the release of an original Natsume’s Book of Friends soundtrack, ahead of the airing of the show’s sixth season. Slated for a May 24 release date, the soundtrack will include the series’ fifth season OP and ED songs, “Takarabaco” and …

Godzilla

Upcoming Godzilla Animated Film to Be Available Worldwide via Netflix

Netflix in collaboration with TOHO and Polygon Pictures have today announced that their upcoming collaborative animated Godzilla film will be available worldwide for users of the Netflix service. The film will be screened in theaters worldwide alongside a coordinated streamed release through Netflix. Simply …

Eromanga

Eromanga-sensei Broadcast Date Announced & 2nd Promo Video Released

‘Oreimo’ light novel creator Fushimi Tsukasa’s latest work ‘Eromanga-Sensei’ has received its second anime preview, as well as airing dates and key visuals in todays announcements. Announced today via the series’ official website, the upcoming television anime ‘Eromanga Sensei’ will be broadcasted across Japan on April 8. …