The Winter 2019 anime season is here, and it's time for the best part (besides actually getting to watch the new shows): announcements! This is going to be your one-stop shop for all the new license updates, so sit back and dig into the fresh batches of incoming anime after the jump.
Wish you could have your own mini-mummy like Sora? A new smartphone game is set to give you the next bext thing! A new How to Keep Your Mummy mobile game will feature a new story penned by the series creator, and a house you can furnish and share with your tiny friends. Hit the jump for a preview!
You might not think it, but Spider-Man has a lot in common with our favorite anime heroes in My Hero Academia and One Punch Man. Hit the jump to see how alike they really are.
The delinquent romance of Kenka Bancho Otome is coming back for more when the sequel hits PS Vita in Japan on March 14, and Spike Chunsoft went up with a new promo to show some of what Kenka Bancho Otome 2nd Rumble!! has in store.
Detective Pikachu comes out on May 10, and this new clip has given us tons of stuff to chew on. Hit the jump to see all of the stuff that we found out:
Some quick news for fans of fantasy-themed smart phone games: Princess Connect! Re: Dive, an "anime RPG" by Cygames, is being adapted into a TV anime with animation production by CygamesPictures. Hit the jump to learn more.
Takara Tomy shared a lengthy new promo for Zoids Wild: King of Blast, which brings the franchise to Nintendo Switch in Japan on February 28. Check out the extensive overview of the story, gameplay, and more after the jump.
This week’s edition of Anime vs. Real Life takes a look at the real-life locations of Magical Girl Spec-Ops Asuka, where terrifying giant plushies run rampant in the streets of Tokyo. Where do they attack, which locations does the show share with Eromanga Sensei, and what are magical girls doing in Tijuana, Mexico? Find out all of that after the jump!
Fans of adorable, troublemaking otter mascot Chiitan were delighted when a TV anime was announced, but it looks like the initial plans have been hit with a bit of a delay. Read on for more.
The opening theme song performer and the Japanese TV schedule have been revealed for Joshi Kausei, an upcoming TV anime based on the dialog-free everyday comedy manga by Ken Wakai that follows the daily lives of three high school girls. Hit the jump to learn more.
A new key visual, a new teaser trailer, the main staff, and the main cast have been revealed for Maousama, Retry!, an upcoming TV anime based on the series of "mistaken identity" isekai fantasy written by Kurone Kanzaki and illustrated by Makoto Iino about an ordinary guy who ends up playing the role of a Demon Lord when he is transported into a video game. Hit the jump to learn more.
The official website for the upcoming TV anime adaptation of ÖYSTER's sci-fi romantic comedy manga Choukadou Girl 1/6 (Over Drive Girl 1/6) is updated with a new key visual featuring its main characters, and also announced that it is set to premiere on Tokyo MX on April 8, 2019. Check out the latest information including the theme song artists and additional voice cast after the jump!
Following the first one featuring the theme song by Maaya Sakamoto, Bushiroad's official YouTube channel has started streaming a 100-second new PV for its co-produced smartphone game with Monster Lab, Cardcaptor Sakura: Happiness Memories, showing the Chibi version visuals of the main characters to be appeared in the game. Learn about the game after the jump!
Good Smile Company has started accepting pre-orders for a new non-scale painted figure of the most popular vocaloid character Hatsune Muku for June 2019 release. She is the first entry from the company's newly-launched figure line "POP UP PARADE." Check out the details of the new Miku figure after the jump!
The Japan premiere screening of Alita: Battle Angel was held at VR ZONE SHINJUKU in Tokyo on Thursday. One of the guests, Yukito Kishiro, the original author of Japanese cyberpunk manga Gunnm, on which the live-action film is based, was very much satisfied with the long-awaited adaptation, even calling it as "the greatest movie in the world." Hit the jump for more details.
One week after its theatrical release in Japan, the official website for The Saga of Tanya the Evil: The Movie has posted a three-minute clip to introduce an intensive air battle from the film. The all-new feature film based on Carlo Zen's military fantasy light novel is directed by Yutaka Uemura, who worked on the 12-episode TV series in 2017.