Hitori Bocchi is currently trying her best to befriend her classmates in Hitoribocchi no Marumaruseikatsu, a currently broadcasting TV anime based on the humorous 4-panel comic by Katsuwo about a painfully shy girl on a mission to be more sociable, and now the album artwork and a preview video have been published for the upcoming release of the OP / ED theme singles for the show. Hit the jump to check them out.
Three new cast members have been revealed for Kono Oto Tomare!: Sounds of Life, an ongoing TV anime based on the manga by Amyu about a struggling high school club dedicated to the koto, a traditional 13-stringed Japanese musical instrument. Hit the jump to learn more.
The official Twitter for Famitsu Bunko has revealed the cover illustration for the next 10th volume of Tsuyoshi Yoshioka's fantasy light novel Wise Man's Grandchild to be released in Japan on June 29, and also confirmed that its whole series including novel and manga has shipped three million copies so far. Check out the latest information.
The official website for the ongoing TV anime YU-NO: A Girl Who Chants Love at the Bound of This World announced today that a newly-produced original anime episode will be included in its third Blu-ray box if its first one receives more than 1,000 pre-orders by July 15. Hit the jump for more details.
It is confirmed today that the four-chapter film edition of KING OF PRISM -Shiny Seven Stars- had sold 250,000 tickets and earned 420 million yen in total in Japan by May 21, in 11 weeks since the release of its first chapter on March 2, 2019. Hit the jump for more information.
The official website for virtual singer Nanami Yoshi has posted a music video for her major debut song "Attouteki Vivid Days." It is now featured as the ED theme for the spring 2019 TV anime Wise Man's Grandchild, and part of her performance was revealed in its sixth episode aired in Japan on Wednesday. Watch her impressive dance performance after the jump!
The official YouTube channel for Kodansha's Weekly Shonen Magazine has posted an eight-minute drawing video by the Senryu Girl manga author Masakuni Igarashi. He drew the illustration of the manga's heroine Nanako Yukishiro, which was used in the magazine's 23rd issue of 2019 released last Wednesday. Check out his digital drawing process after the jump!
The official website and Twitter for the ongoing new TV anime adaptation of Natsuki Takaya's Fruits Basket manga has posted a sample image from the newly-drawn bonus manga episode to be bundled with its forthcoming first DVD/Blu-ray volume. Hit the jump for more information about the DVD/Blu-ray release.
Have you ever wanted to learn how to make cute origami (paper folding art)? The official website for the ongoing TV anime Hitoribocchi no Marumaruseikatsu has posted a three-minute holding instruction video for an original origami of its protagonist Bocchi Hitori. Check out its procedure after the jump!
The official website for six-member voice actress idol unit i☆Ris has started streaming a 90-second music video for their 18th single song "Ultimate☆MAGIC" to be released in Japan on May 22. The pop tune is now featured as the OP theme for the TV anime Wise Man's Grandchild. Watch their cute performance as wizard apprentice after the jump!
One month after the "anticipation" research in April, the largest Japanese mobile phone operator NTT Docomo also conducted another online research survey to ask the users of its streaming service dAnime Store which spring 2019 TV anime they were still watching. Check out the interesting result after the jump.
On its CD release day in Japan, May 8, Lantis' official YouTube channel posted a four and a half minute music video for four-member Japanese rock band Luck Life's latest eighth single song "Lily," which has been featured as the ED theme for the ongoing third season of the Bungo Stray Dogs TV anime series. Watch their solid performance after the jump!
It was announced in the live-streaming program on Nico Nico Live last night that a special "End of Term Assembly" event for the ongoing TV anime Hitoribocchi no Marumaruseikatsu is set to be held at Tokyo International Exchange Center's Plaza Heisei on June 22, 2019, the day after the broadcast of its final 12th episode in Japan. Hit the jump for more details.