Momo Kyun Sword anime promotional video released

2014-04-23 15:38:08 by andy

The Kibidango Project YouTube channel has released the first promotional video for the upcoming TV anime adaptation of the digital light novel series Momo Kyun Sword.   Momo Kyun Sword is (loosely) based on the famous Japanese folktale Momotaro, in which a boy is born from a giant peach and sets off on an adventure to fight a band of oni. In the Momo Kyun Sword franchise, the protagon...


Sword Art Online II worldwide simulcast confirmed by Aniplex

2014-04-23 15:26:40 by andy

Aniplex of America has announced that the Sword Art Online II anime will be simulcast worldwide. This announcement took place at the SAO panel held at the Sakura-Con event in Seattle last weekend, and included some other announcements: The anime sequel is set to begin airing in Japan this July, and Aniplex has confirmed plans of holding Sword Art Online II premiere screening events in the US, Fran...


Lupin the IIIrd: Jigen Daisuke no Bogyo film teaser trailer streamed

2014-04-18 10:50:42 by andy

  A teaser trailer for the Lupin the IIIrd: Jigen Daisuke no Bohyo (Daisuke Jigen's Gravestone) has been released, and the official website has been updated with a new key visual.   The film begins with Lupin and Jigen stealing the secret treasure Little Comet from East Doroa. While they succeed, Jigen is targeted by a notorious assassin named Yael Okuzaki. Yael is known for c...


Diancie Pokemon film trailer released

2014-04-18 10:38:40 by andy

  The Pokemon Company Japan YouTube channel has released the second trailer for the upcoming Pokemon the Movie: Diancie and the Cocoon of Destruction anime film. The anime will premiere in Japan on July 19, and features the new Pokemon Diancie.  


Aldnoah.Zero robot anime commercial

2014-04-16 16:38:04 by andy

The Aldnoah.Zero anime website has been updated with the first commercial for the upcoming July robot anime. The series is directed by Fate/zero director Ei Aoki and is written by Gen Urobuchi.  


Attack on Titan coming to Toonami

2014-04-16 16:33:44 by andy

  The hit anime Attack on Titan will be broadcast on Cartoon Network, according to the latest announcement from FUNimation! The show will begin airing Saturday nights at 11:30pm starting May 3.


Mekakucity Actors anime promotional video

2014-04-11 17:11:38 by andy

  Take a look at the newest preview video for the anticipated Mekakucity Actors anime, based on the popular songs by Vocaloid Producer Jin (Shizen no Teki-P). The series is directed by Akiyuki Shinbo (Madoka Magica, Nisekoi) and is a part of the multimedia Kagerou Project from Jin, which includes his original Vocaloid songs, and light novels.   Mekakucity Actors Synopsis: A...


Pokemon the Movie: Diancie and the Cocoon of Destruction English dub trailer

2014-04-10 09:52:37 by andy

The official Pokemon YouTube channel has released an English dubbed trailer for the upcoming Pokemon the Movie: Diancie and the Cocoon of Destruction, set to be released in Japan July 19.   Film Synopsis: In the underground Diamond Domain, where many Carbink live, the Mythical Pokémon Diancie serves as ruler. The Heart Diamond that sustains the land is beginning to fall apart, and Di...


First Persona 3 film English subtitle trailer released

2014-04-10 08:51:54 by andy

Aniplex of America has released the English subtitled trailer for Persona 3 The Movie #1 Spring of Birth.   The film will be released May 20 on Blu-ray in both a collector's edition and a standard edition. The standard edition will include English subtitled versions of both the 90 minute theatrical version as well as the 97 minute director's cut version of the film. Trailers, commerci...


Glasslip anime promotional video and cast announcement

2014-04-08 18:01:54 by andy

  Anime studio P.A. Works (Hanasaku Iroha, Nagi-Asu: A Lull in the Sea) is creating the new original anime Glasslip for this summer. The series is set in a small town between the mountains and sea, and a new transfer student who arrives during summer meets a 17 year old aspiring to be a glass blower.   Cast Members: Touko Fukami - Seria Fukagawa Yanagi Takayama - Saori H...


Fairy Tail simulcast announced by FUNimation

2014-04-08 17:55:06 by andy

  The new Fairy Tail anime will be simulcast by FUNimation! The show launched in Japan on April 5th and can be found on the FUNimation website. New episodes will be released every Friday at 10:00 PM eastern time.   Synopsis: The most powerful wizards in the Fiore Kingdom are back in this continuation of the hit series! Join Natsu, Happy, and the rest of their teammates as the...


Magi: Adventure of Sinbad prequel OVA commercial

2014-04-01 18:18:27 by andy

Shonen Sunday's YouTube channel has released a TV commercial for the upcoming May release of the third Magi: Sinbad no Bouken spin-off manga, which will be bundled with an OVA DVD. The spin-off is a prequel set 30 years before the events that take place in Magi, and follow Sinbad in his early days before he becomes the king of Sindria.


Sumo anime Notari Matsutaro preview video

2014-04-01 18:12:55 by andy

  Toei has released the preview video for Notari Matsutaro, the anime adaptation of a sumo manga series by Tetsuya Chiba (Ashita no Joe) that began in 1973 and ran for 36 volumes. Main character Matsutaro will be voiced by jidaigeki actor and singer Ken Matsudaira.


Futsuu no Joshikousei ga [Locodol] Yattemita anime preview video

2014-04-01 18:08:55 by andy

KissxSis director Munenori Nawa and studio feel will be adapting Kotaro Kosugi's 4 panel manga Futsu no Joshikousei ga [Locodol] Yattemita (Ordinary High School Girls Tried Being Local Idols). The series will be coming this summer, and will feature high school girls Nanako Usami (voiced by Miku Ito) and Yukari Kohinata (Sachika Misawa) who are a part of the local idol unit "Nagarekawa Gir...


Kenichi the Mightiest Disciple OVA TV broadcast promotional video

2014-03-21 09:07:12 by andy

  The Club Sunday Youtube channel has released a promotional video for the TV broadcast of the Kenichi the Mightiest Disciple anime OVAs. The series will be airing on Tokyo MX and BS 11 starting April 8, and will be comprised of 11 episodes under the title Kenichi: The Mightiest Disciple ~Yami no Shugeki~.


Kights of Sidonia 4th anime commercial

2014-03-21 08:57:29 by andy

  King Records has released the fourth TV commercial for the anime adaptation of Tsutomu Nihei’s Knights of Sidonia manga. This commercial features the characters Nagate Tanikaze and Shizuka Hoshijiro, along with the opening theme song "Sidonia". The series will be aired starting April on the Animeism slot in Japan, followed by online streaming through Netflix in both Japanese (with Engl...