The second key visual for the upcoming film Non Non Biyori Vacation has been revealed! The film, which is scheduled to premiere in Japan on Aug. 25, starts with one of the main characters winning a trip to Okinawa in a department store lottery. Since the timing is close to summer vacation, all of them
Golden Week in Japan is in full swing, meaning it’s time to take a trip! There’s no better time to go someplace fun and new, which begs the question: which character would be the most fun to go on a trip with? The male characters had a massive tie for 4th place including characters like
Premium Bandai’s cosmetics division Creer Beaute is teaming up with popular browser game Touken Ranbu -ONLINE- for a series of skin cream sets. Each of the creams comes in a custom container featuring an illustration inspired by one of the Touken Danshi with their crest in the middle. The cream itself is a refreshing gel
Popular anime Yu Yu Hakusho has released a key visual for its two new anime episodes that’ll release in Oct.! The two episodes are titled “TWO SHOTS” and “All or Nothing.” The former recounts how Kurama and Hiei first came to meet, while the latter revolves around a dire situation that the team must handle.
Studio 3Hz and Actas’ anime series Princess Principal is set to continue with a six-part film series that will premiere in 2019! The announcement was made at “Princess Principal STAGE OF MISSION,” a live event that took place on Apr. 29 at the Maihama Amphitheater in Urayasu, Japan. A new visual also accompanied said announcement.
With April over, everyone’s already settled into school and work and it’s time to get down to business. If you’re already dreaming of what it’d like to have a cooler workplace, then why not try imagining an anime boss? If you’re curious about how the female edition went, you can check it out here, but
Anime series Shirobako is set to receive an new animated movie! Shirobako follows five girls chasing their dream of creating an anime in various roles, including animating, voice acting, writing and producing 3D computer graphics. The original anime aired from Oct. 2014 to Mar. 2015. A visual of protagonist Miyamori Aoi, a first-year production assistant
The final film of the six part series Digimon Adventure tri. is scheduled to premiere in Japan on May 5. To celebrate, Premium Bandai has opened pre-orders for two commemorative items! Up first is a life-sized plushie of Gabumon that’s scheduled to release in September for 8,100 yen (after tax). All of his detailed markings,
The now lively Lillie from Pokemon Sun and Moon will soon have a chance to join your figure party as a figma! Sticking with her new look, Lillie is wearing her blue and white outfit that takes on a preppier feel than her first one, and she also has her hair in a high ponytail.
Official Studio Ghibli store and its clothing brand Closet by Donguri Republic will be opening a pop up shop in Shibuya’s Tokyu Department Store from May 3–16! A variety of clothing and accessories from popular works like My Neighbour Totoro, Spirited Away, and Kiki’s Delivery Service will be on advance sale, all perfect for showing
Yotsuba Tamaki of IDOLiSH 7 is celebrating his love for King Pudding in this ultra cute Nendoroid! At first, Tamaki may seem to have cold exterior, but when he has his pudding, he instantly warms up! You can see both sides with his usual laid-back expression, a heart-pounding ikemen expression, and a beaming smile. It’s
The beautiful Kurosaki Mea is the long-awaited sixth entry in FREEing’s series of figures featuring To Love-Ru Darkness girls wearing bunny girl outfits! Mea’s mischievous personality remains intact, and you can just tell she’s plotting something dangerous. Posed on her knees in 1/4 scale, she looks absolutely gorgeous in her black bunny costume with her
Have you ever wondered what it’d be like to work for an anime character? This survey from Anime!Anime! is dedicated to the female characters fans would want as their boss, with a total of 11 different characters ranking in because of all the ties. Get ready to see if your favorite made the list! 10.
Advance tickets for the upcoming live action film adaptation of Bleach are now on sale with a special bonus goodie! Anyone buying an advance ticket will also receive a deluxe double-sided clear file. The front showcases the main cast in costume. From left to right, the arrangement is: Miyavi (Kuchiki Byakuya), Yoshizawa Ryou (Ishida Uryuu),
The giant mecha found in series like Mobile Suit Gundam and Neon Genesis Evangelion might be here sooner than you think! The prototype for an operational, transformable robot will make its debut at an event on Tokyo on May 5. Named “J-deite RIDE,” this technological marvel towers over even the tallest of humans with an
Lone wolf Vongola family guardian Hibari Kyoya often comes across as intimidating in Reborn!, but he looks awfully cute as a Nendoroid! Kyoya comes with a standard expression in addition to a yawn and an “I’ll bite you to death” smirk. You can also customize a bit with the removable jacket and the included seated
Do you play Fate/Grand Order? The popular smartphone game is well-known for its setup of Masters and Servants, with the former commanding the latter to battle against others in a mission to save humanity. The flow of battle depends on the randomly generated Command Cards used to attack the opponent, but Masters can also make
The main characters of Yuri!!! on Ice have reunited with Sanrio in a collaborative lineup of trading figures from Good Smile Company’s Orange Rouge! Katsuki Yuri, Victor Nikiforov, and Yuri Plisetsky have been turned into super cute and trading figures which pair them up with Pochacco, Pompompurin, and Hello Kitty respectively. Each comes in two
Dragon Ball Super is the latest anime to team up with Ichiban Kuji, a popular lottery game from Banpresto! From May 2, fans can purchase tickets for 650 yen each for the chance to win awesome figures, artwork, and other goods of their favorite super-powered warriors. The prize lineup is ranked A through I, plus
Two world-famous Shonen Jump characters are set to join Banpresto’s prize figure line Grandista this May: Uzumaki Naruto from Naruto: Shippuden and Monkey D. Luffy from One Piece! Grandista is known for focusing on only the strongest characters from the most popular series. Thanks to incredible sculpting and superb coloring, the line boasts high quality
Sailor Moon has celebrated the release of its new tribute album, “Pretty Guardian Sailor Moon: The 25th Anniversary Memorial Tribute,” with an impressive character bento assembly video of everyone’s favorite magical girl! This video showcases the step-by-step process of assembling a yummy bento starring Tsukino Usagi as Sailor Moon. Her Transformation Brooch and the symbols
Of all magical girl transformations, none is better-known than that of the iconic Sailor Moon. Every moment and pose of the sequence has cemented itself into anime history, and it is now being honored in the form of a beautiful new Figuarts Zero Chouette figure: Figuarts Zero Chouette Sailor Moon -Moon Crystal Power, Make Up-!
Death is coming to your figure collection in the form of Reaper from popular game Overwatch! Also known as Gabriel Reyes, the mercenary is the newest figma released by Good Smile Company. Reaper strikes fear into others not just through his increasing body count, but also through his mysterious and intimidating appearance. Just like in
The live action movie adaptation of Kubo Tite’s hit manga Bleach has released a new trailer featuring the main characters in action, as well as theme song “Mosquito Bite” by rock band Alexandro! Bleach stars Fukushi Sota as Kurosaki Ichigo, Sugisaki Hana as Kuchiki Rukia, Yoshizawa Ryou as Ishida Uryu, Saotame Taichi as Abarai Renji
Anime has no lack of great coffee shops that serve as a place to gather, work or even live, so it’s time to see which one is deserving of the top spot in fans’ hearts! This survey from Anime!Anime! ended up with a few ties, meaning that 12 different anime actually made it in. Ready
A new figure from Kadokawa will treat fans of Re:Zero -Starting Life in Another World to a rare sight: the beloved heroine Rem in a school uniform! Rem’s appearance is based on the front cover of Re:Zeropedia, a comprehensive data book released in 2016, and she’s looking positively overjoyed at the prospect of attending high
Blue, the main antagonist from the original Pokémon games, will be the next trainer to join Kotobukiya’s ARTFX J line! The longtime rival of Red has been recreated as a figure based on an illustration by Ariga Hitoshi, one of the professionals who produces art for Pokémon. His confident personality has been captured flawlessly and
Taikobou and Supushan, the heroes of Hakyu Hoshin Engi’, have made a dramatic arrival in the Nendoroid collection. The set includes both the series’ protagonist Taikobou and his trusty steed – Supushan, a spirit beast with a hippo-like appearance. Taikobo comes with special mounted leg parts so you can display him atop Supushan. Supushan can
Chara-Ani has released a terrifying 1/7 scale figure of Tanya von Degurechaff from Saga of Tanya the Evil! Tanya is a complex character with many faces, from her current face as Tanya versus her past face as a salaryman. Some of her faces are a little scarier than others, though, like in this figure… Her
Bandai has opened preorders for the newest entry in their cosmetics series “Miracle Romance,” which is themed after Takeuchi Naoko’s classic manga Sailor Moon! The “Miracle Romance Multi Carry Balm Display Cloth Set” comes with soothing lip balms encased in three familiar transformation items from the series: the Transformation Brooch, Crystal Star Compact, and Cosmic