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July 7, 2018, 12:00 PM

Also debuting in spring of 2019 is Ultraman, a continuation of the classic 1960s Japanese series about a man who can transform into a giant alien to protect the Earth from invaders. Kengan Ashura, launching in 2019, has a 56-year-old protagonist h...


Sunrise President & CEO Yasuo Miyakawa announced at Sunrise's Anime Expo panel on Thursday that Sunrise is collaborating with Legendary Pictures on a live-action Gundam film. The panel shared a teaser video and noted that "co-production has begun"...

Los Angeles Downtown News Nicholas Slayton

DTLA - One of Downtown Los Angeles' most colorful events is back this week. It's the time of year when anime enthusiasts, video game fans and lovers of Japanese culture converge on the Central City for four days.


Editor's Sidebar: Where we hear directly from VIZ editors about series they're working on. At the start of Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba , we are immediately introduced to our protagonist Tanjiro Kamado, struggling through the snowy wilderness wi...

Crunchyroll Mikikazu Komatsu

The official Japanese website for the anime adaptation project based on Kazuma Kamachi's action fantasy light novel series A Certain Magical Index reported today that a 60-second teaser trailer for the much-awaited TV anime third season was screen...

Siliconera Jenni

By Jenni . July 5, 2018 . 9:00pm Inti Creates made multiple Dragon: Marked for Death announcements at Anime Expo 2018. First, the action-RPG will make its Nintendo Switch debut this winter. Second, the official website has opened and has character...

Siliconera Sato

Frontwing USA announced at Anime Expo 2018 that the romance visual novel Island will get an English release on PC via Steam in Summer 2018. Here's more from its Steam page: ISLAND is an intricate visual novel with multiple routes and endings.

Anime Expo 2018 was off to a great start; the lines were long but efficient and quick to admit eager guests, the crowd was seemingly controlled, and the convention hall was full of colorful cosplayers in every corner.

Siliconera Sato

Nelke and the Legendary Alchemists protagonist Nelke von Luchetam isn't an alchemist so she'll have to find other ways to make money by getting help from the very best. Nelke, the daughter of a noble family, has no talent in alchemy, but she's bee...

Siliconera Jenni

By Jenni . July 5, 2018 . 8:45pm Back in March 2017 at GDC 2017, Spike Chunsoft and Kotaro Uchikoshi said they were working on a new game known as Project: Psync. At Anime Expo 2018, the game was revealed to be AI: The Somnium Files.

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

© GCREST The mobile game Yume Oukoku to Nemureru 100-nin no Ouji-sama has had its anime adaptation in the works since last August with a localized name of 100 Sleeping Princes and the Kingdom of Dreams.

Siliconera Jenni

By Jenni . July 6, 2018 . 10:30am Ahead of the Sonic Mania Plus launch, Sega has announced a developer diary series. The first entry of a two-part has been released and focuses on the update's art and design.

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

© Maruyama Kugane · Published by KADOKAWA / Overlord 3 Production The Overlord III season brought out a premiere date recently confirming a July 10th, 2018 premiere for the new season and the promotion is underway.

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

Viz Media has the first solicitations going up with Right Stuf for the second part of Sailor Moon Super S, which includes a version that has a gift with purchase like we saw with the first part. The series in its DVD/BD combo form is planned for a...

Among the premiers I have watched so far, Hanebado! is the only one that really kicked things off with a bang. Everything else has been pretty lacklustre. Harukana Receive found itself in the same boat with its relatively calm and light-hearted op...

A girl meets a bunch of cute princes with magic rings. Yeah, pass. This seems to capture everything I hate about pretty boy anime.

Siliconera Jenni

By Jenni . July 6, 2018 . 10:00am People who want to sample Yakuza Kiwami 2 ahead of launch have the opportunity. At Japan Expo 2018, Kazuma Kiryu's voice actor, Takaya Kuroda, announced the demo is now available on the PlayStation Store.

Company to also release Indonesian developer Lentera's Ghost Parade game for PS4, Switch, PC Anime News Network's coverage of Anime Expo 2018 is sponsored by Yen Press. Aksys Games announced at its panel at Anime Expo on Friday that it will releas...

JEFusion Gaiatron

Finally, after months of speculations, teasers in the form of silhouettes and rumors, we now have our first look at the newest rider hero, Kamen Rider ZI-O! Our first fully revealed image of Kamen Rider ZI-O comes from the new Buttobasoul advertis...

Siliconera Jenni

By Jenni . July 5, 2018 . 8:15pm Spike Chunsoft assigned the visual novel 428: Shibuya Scramble a North American release date at Anime Expo 2018. People will be able to get the game on the PlayStation 4 and PC on September 4, 2018.

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

© Oshkiri Rinsuke / SQUARE ENIX · High Score Girl Production Committee It took a couple of years for it to be realized but the High Score Girl anime adaptation is finally arriving on July 13th, 2018. With that coming up pretty quickly, the officia...

Siliconera Sato

By Sato . July 6, 2018 . 1:00am Code Vein recently introduced key characters Mia Karnstein and Yakumo Shononome with character trailers. Bandai Namco shared the third one, and it features Louis the young leader and researcher of the Revenants.

The Japan National Tourism Organization (JNTO) will be back to OTDYKH 2018 Leisure, this year as the partner country, exclusive form of partnership in the fair. The Japan exposition will incorporate the slogan of its global-scale, multilingual cam...

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

© Yoru Sumino / Futabasha Publishers Ltd 2015 ©Your Pancreas Anime Film Partners Aniplex USA has revealed at Anime Expo that they'll be bringing out the feature film Kimi no Suizou wo Tabetai, which they're translating as I want to eat your pancreas.

Siliconera Sato

Nintendo announced that Kirby: Star Allies will get its summer update on July 27, featuring the previously revealed Dark Meta Knight and Daroach. Adeleine & Ribbon was also revealed as a Dream Friend. ジャマハローア。 前回緊急報告のあったドリームフレンズの真相がわかったぞ。 その正体は.

'魔王演技' (Maou Engi) "The Demon Lord Act" Or, the one with the Gary Stu you'll actually like! This season's major magical-fantasy-action-harem-ecchi anime is here, and it's got that isekai flavor added in, mm mm yum!

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A couple of years ago, a rendition of Michael Jackson's Smooth Criminal played on traditional Japanese musical instruments went viral. Is this the next example of this trend? The opening theme of 1990s anime Sailor Moon is known to a whole generat...

Crunchyroll Paul Chapman

Life's tough when you're a grade-schooler under the protection of an obsessive maid who used to be a master sergeant in the JASDF, at least that's the premise of the new trailer for Uchi no Maid ga Uzasugiru!

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