Anime

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); The TV anime adaptation of Violet Evergarden reaches its conclusion this week with episode 13. However, according to an announcement made via the show’s official Twitter account, it won’t be the last we see of the Auto Memory Dolls as an entirely new anime project is currently in the works.
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(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); A new collaboration between Detective Conan and watch brand INDEPENDENT will have time-conscious fans considering a watch upgrade as four models are now available for preorder via Premico Online Shop. The four models are themed after four main characters: Kudou Shinichi, Mouri Ran, Akai Shuichi, and Furuya Rei. There’s no
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(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); My Hero Academia the Movie: The Two Heroes, set for an Aug. 3 release, has just released its first teaser trailer! The first 30 seconds of the trailer provide a crash course in My Hero Academia history before the action switches to a mysterious island where the movie is set.
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(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Most people know about Studio Ghibli and its famous animated films that feature delightful characters, unforgettable storylines, and breathtaking scenery. Some may have watched every single film (perhaps twice or even three times), but not many know that numerous scenes found in the films are based on real locations in
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(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Fate/Grand Order’s Avenger Class Servant Jeanne d’Arc (Alter) dances up a storm in this elegant 1/7th scale figure! Sculpted by Nakamayan (Max Factory), the figure is inspired by Jeanne’s appearance in the Subspecies Singularity I: Isolated Demonic Realm: Shinjuku storyline as seen in FGO Project 1.5: Epic of Remnant. Elegantly
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(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); The stage adaptation of Suzuki Nakaba’s popular fantasy manga The Seven Deadly Sins has released its very first visual along with the main cast and performance dates. Naya Takeru will play the protagonist, Meliodas, with Nogizaka46’s Umezawa Minami as Elizabeth Liones. Other cast members so far confirmed include: Arisawa Shoutarou
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(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Sailor Moon and My Melody have joined forces yet again to offer fans a little slice of moon heaven in the form of a candy-themed collaboration cafe! The two also collaborated last Aug. to celebrate the 25th anniversary of Sailor Moon with a lineup of original goods. This time around,
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(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); The beautiful Minamoto no Raikou from the popular smartphone game Fate/Grand Order is now up for preorder as a stunning figure by Bellfine! Scheduled to ship out in Oct. 2018, this Berserker-class Servant reaches a height of 250 mm at 1/7th scale. Superb detailing and sculpting offer a faithful reproduction
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(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Japanese artist Koujou Masayuki has brought Star Wars to life with breathtaking sumi-e canvas prints available on the EC platform Collab Japan! Four versions are available including Darth Vader, Captain Phasma, Stormtrooper, and Darth Maul. The dynamic designs are inspired by “bujin-ga”, a style of painting meant to capture the
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(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Anime cafe and bar Ani On Station will host a collaboration cafe to celebrate the upcoming sixth and final part of the film series Digimon Adventure tri., which premieres May 5! Titled “Digimon Adventure tri. Music Cafe in Ani On Station Final Party!”, it will be open to fans from
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(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Beauty and strength spring to life with the newest figure of Juzumaru Tsunetsugu, one of the Five Great Swords form popular smartphone game Touken Ranbu -ONLINE-! Manufactured by Orange Rouge and sculpted by Oage, Juzumaru reaches a height of 225 mm at 1/8th scale. Standing straight with his feet positioned
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(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); This year’s Racing Miku has made her way into the Nendoroid lineup and is now up for preorder! 2018 marks the 10th anniversary of the Hatsune Miku GT Project, with this year’s adorable design illustrated by Kanzaki Hiro. She comes with both a smiling face and a playful winking face.
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(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); The (self-proclaimed) world’s first virtual YouTuber Kizuna AI has made her scale figure debut, which is now up for preorders at TOM Projects! With over 100 million views and 2 million subscribers on YouTube, Kizuna AI is well-known for her vlogs and gaming videos. She has also gained many fans
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(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Just in time for the Easter holiday, Felissimo’s quirky brand YOU+MORE! has begun online sales for their new and improved bunny bento pouches! Compared to the first lineup of similar pouches previously sold by YOU+MORE!, the new ones are larger with a significantly more detailed exterior, and feature the addition
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(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Shinkai Makoto, director of anime hits like Kimi no Na wa. and 5 Centimeters Per Second, is celebrating the 15th anniversary of his directorial debut with a commemorative message book that is now available on Village Vanguard’s online store. The book covers the entirety of Shinkai’s film career from his
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(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Spring has truly sprung, and Japan is no exception with beautiful cherry blossom trees in many areas in full bloom! Of course, the stunning views are also perfect inspiration for tons of sweets, both delicious and attractive. Whether you’re planning your own hanami (flower viewing outing) or just want to
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(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Studio Ponoc, the animation studio founded by Arrietty’s Yonebayashi Hiromasa, has announced a new anthology film project! Slated to premiere on Aug. 24 in Japan, the project’s first work is titled Modest Heroes and includes three stories. The first, Kanini and Kanino, will be directed by Yonebayashi and will feature
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(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Pop Team Epic’s Popuko and Pipi are indulging in a little cosplay with these delightfully unexpected Ninja Batman collaborative Nendoroids. Dressed as Batman, Popuko is wearing a rather low tech mask with a black and yellow version of her regular sailor suit uniform, while Pipi is dressed as the Joker
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(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Beloved Nitroplus mascot Super Sonico has dressed up in Racing Miku 2016’s outfit for a stunning new 1/6 scale figure from Max Factory! The booty shorts, bandeau top, and glossy gloves and tights of Racing Miku 2016 suit the pink-haired beauty perfectly. Thanks to her undeniably voluptuous body, the costume
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(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Shujin Academy student Okumura Haru has received a visual for the upcoming anime adaptation of Persona 5! Fans impatient for anime’s premiere date of Apr. 7 can check out the series’ official support app Persona O.A. on iOS and Android, which supplies information in addition to a game and special
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(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Ever wondered what the deal is with those leather backpacks worn by just about every elementary school student in Japan? Called “randoseru” in Japanese, they also appear in anime all the time and are an extremely recognizable image in Japanese culture. With Mar. 21 having marked Japan’s “Randoseru Day”, naturally
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(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Pringles has released a promotional video featuring Japanese breakbeat duo Hifana facing off with an unconventional weapon of sound – the potato chips themselves! Hifana’s two members KEIZOmachine! (Keizo Fukuda) and Juicy (Jun Miyata) came together with Pringles for this epic collaborative video in which they sample Pringles sounds. KEIZOmachine!
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