Anime

Shojo manga magazine Nakayosi is celebrating its 65th anniversary with an exhibition at Tokyo Yayoi Museum running from Oct. 4 to Dec. 25, 2019. TOM was given the opportunity to visit as part of a special press viewing, and we’ve put together a brief photo report to show you around the exhibition space. ※Color originals
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Vertical announces 4 manga/novel releases Kodansha and Vertical announced new manga licenses and releases during their Anime NYC panel on Sunday. Kodansha announced that it will release the following manga digitally: Aki Amasawa’s To Write Your Words (Kuchiutsusu) Vol. 1 on December 3 Yukari Takinami‘s Ex-Enshusiasts: Motokare Mania (Motokare Mania) Vol. 1 on December 1
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Anime opens in Japanese theaters on November 22 Japanese entertainment news website Cinema Today began streaming the first five minutes on Sunday of the anime adaptation of Sato‘s Fragtime manga. The anime had its U.S. premiere at Anime NYC on Saturday, and Sentai Filmworks later announced at the event on Saturday that it has licensed
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Anime screened at Anime NYC prior to announcement, opens theatrically in Japan on November 22 Sentai Filmworks announced at its panel at the Anime NYC convention on Saturday that it has licensed the anime adaptation of Sato’s Fragtime manga. The anime had its U.S. premiere at Anime NYC directly prior to Sentai Filmworks‘ panel, with
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The Kyodo News agency reported on Saturday that manga creator Leiji Matsumoto‘s condition is now stable after being transported to a hospital in Italy. According to Kyodo’s source who has ties with Matsumoto, the creator is expected to be eventually discharged from the hospital and return to Japan following his recuperation. According to Kyodo’s source,
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Latest entry in Fudeyasu Takahashi’s Mysterious Joker manga series launched in 2017 The December issue of Shogakukan‘s Coro Coro Comics magazine revealed on Friday that Hideyasu Takahashi‘s Kaitō Shōnen Jokers manga will end in the magazine’s next issue in December. The manga is the newest entry in Takahashi’s Mysterious Joker manga series, and it introduces
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The staff for the new television anime based on Yutaka Hara‘s Kaiketsu Zorori children’s book series revealed on Friday the anime’s title, animation studios, visual, and April premiere on NHK Educational. The anime’s title is Motto! Majime ni Fumajime Kaiketsu Zorori (More! Seriously Unserious Incredible Zorori). Bandai Namco Pictures and Ajia-do is producing the series.
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Twelve characters from the original franchise will be making their game debuts. In addition to Kazuma (Fukushima Jun), Aqua (Amamiya Sora), Megumin (Takahashi Rie), Darkness (Kayano Ai), Wiz (Horie Yui), Yunyun (Toyosaki Aki), Arue (Nazuka Kaori), Chris (Suwa Ayaka), Mitsurugi (Eguchi Takuya), Dust (Majima Junji), and Lean (Hanamori Yumiri), all familiar faces for fans of
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Swimming anime Free!’s next original movie will not be arriving next summer as originally announced, but instead on an as yet unspecified later date. The delay was revealed via a post on the official website which attributes it to “various circumstances” but also emphasises that the creative team are hard at work making sure the
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Discotek Media announced on Tuesday that it will release Blu-ray Discs for the Bludgeoning Angel Dokuro-chan anime and the Galaxy Express 999: Eternal Fantasy anime film on January 28. The company will also release standard definition Blu-ray Discs for the Bobobo-bo Bo-bobo and God Mazinger anime on the same day. In addition, Discotek announced that
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The official website for Kyoto Animation‘s Free! anime franchise announced on Monday that the planned summer 2020 opening date for the franchise‘s all-new anime film has been delayed due to “various circumstances.” The announcement assured fans that the director and the rest of the staff are hard at work to make a film that will
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The official website for Kyoto Animation‘s Violet Evergarden: The Movie anime film project announced on Saturday that the film’s production committee has rescheduled the film’s opening to Friday, April 24, 2020. The committee thanked the fans for their support, and noted that the director and staff are working with all their hearts and strength on
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Nendoroid is a collectible figure series that started in 2006 with the character Neko Arc from Tsukihime. This July marked the series’ 13th anniversary and the release of the 1,000th Nendoroid, “Snow Miku: Snow Princess Ver.” To celebrate the milestone, figure maker Good Smile Company, the creators of Nendoroid, are holding a Nendoroid exhibit at
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