Macross/Escaflowne Producer Minoru Takanashi Passes Away
Worked on Gundam, Cowboy Bebop, more at Bandai Visual Character designer and animator Nobuteru Yuki reported on Wednesday that veteran Bandai Visual anime producer Minoru Takanashi passed away. Takanashi developed content at Bandai Visual for nearly three decades. He served on most Macross projects, including Macross II, Macross Plus,... Read more
"Disgaea 5 Complete" Trailer Brings Killia and Seraphina to Switch
We’re a little over a month out from the western Nintendo Switch release of Disgaea 5 Complete, which packs the game with 8 bonus scenarios, 4 fan-favorite characters, and 3 character classes that originally debuted as DLC. NIS America shared the first character trailer for the SRPG port, introducing... Read more
Check Out Inside of Ikebukuro Hotel’s "Gintama" Collaboration Room
As previously reported, Sunshine City Prince Hotel in Ikebukuro, Tokyo, will start offering a time-limited special concept room based on the world and characters of Hideaki Sorachi’s popular comedy manga series Gintama from this Friday, April 14. This is the hotel’s 6th collaboration with popular anime series following Tiger... Read more
Fairy Tail: Dragon Cry Filmgoers Get Storyboard Booklet by Creator Hiro Mashima
The official website for the Fairy Tail: Dragon Cry anime film revealed on Wednesday that theaters showing the film will give viewers a free booklet while supplies last. The booklet contains the rough storyboards for the film that original manga creator Hiro Mashima drew. Mashima drew 193 pages of... Read more
"Kemono Friends" Director: "There will be No 12.2nd Episode"
Last Tuesday, Tatsuki, the director of the TV anime Kemono Friends surprised the fans by posting the special mini “12.1st” episode “Bus-teki” (Bus-like) on YouTube and Nico Nico Douga. It was an unexpected gift for the fans who felt a great loss after the TV anime concluded with its... Read more
Kemono Friends Director: There Are No More Shorts Now, Please Take a Break
Kemono Friends director and animator TATSUKI stated on Twitter on Tuesday that he does not currently have plans to create another unofficial short episode. “There is no episode 12.2,” TATSUKI said. “Everyone please get some proper rest lol.” TATSUKI continued, “I wanted to keep on foolishly wasting time and... Read more
Crunchyroll to Stream Kenka Banchō Otome: Girl Beats Boys Anime
Stream launches on Wednesday for users outside of Asia Crunchyroll announced on Tuesday that it will stream Kenka Banchō Otome: Girl Beats Boys, the television anime short series based on Spike Chunsoft‘s Kenka Banchō Otome romance simulation game. The streaming will begin on Wednesday at 11:00 a.m. EDT, and... Read more
Sword Boys Help You Get That Perfect Wing with "Touken Ranbu" Eyeliner
Move over, Sailor Moon eyeshadow — the handsome sword boys of Touken Ranbu are here to help you get made up.     Creer Beaute, Bandai Life’s makeup line, is rolling out six eyeliners in three different colors, featuring packaging themed to characters from their game Touken Ranbu -Online-. For... Read more
"Sword Art Online" Heroes Repeat "Newtype" Character Rankings Lead
このキリトくんよく見たらどえらいことなってる pic.twitter.com/ws7MUYm0TJ — もも (@_momoc_) April 7, 2017     via exleader75 and DragonsOnOurMountain —– Read more
To Love-Ru Darkness “Still Isn’t Done Yet!”
The addendum for the final release of To Love-Ru Darkness has included a note from writer Saki Hasemi stating that the series is still far from over, sure to be good news for those yet to tire of the franchise’s surplus of sexy situations. Despite the reassuring words from... Read more