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Second of Four Teasers for Boys’ Love Anime “Given” ReleasedMay 24, 6am

Last week, studio Lerche released the first of four teasers for its upcoming boys’ love anime Given. The teaser series, entitled ”talk to_PV” will feature all four main characters of the anime in four weeks, with last week’s teaser focusing on Mafuyu Sato.

GKIDS Acquires License for N. American Distribution of Makoto Shinkai’s “Weathering With You”May 24, 6am

American distributor GKIDS has announced in a press release Thursday that they have acquired the North American rights to blockbuster director Makoto Shinkai’s newest anime movie Weathering With You (“Tenki no Ko”).

You Can Now Stream These Awesome Anime Movies on FunimationNOW!May 23, 10pm

Funimation has added four awesome films into its library this week. In a report by Anime News Network on Thursday, all four films will be available for both original Japanese language with subtitles as well as in English dubs.

Former Member of Idol Group KAT-TUN Junnosuke Taguchi Detained Over Marijuana PossessionMay 23, 8am

Japan is known to be very strict on its laws regarding cannabis: basically, drugs in Japan is a big no-no.

One Piece’s Zoro is a High Schooler in New “Hungry Days” Nissin Cup Noodles AdMay 23, 7am

Japanese advertisements are on a totally different level—there’s the zany, the downright weird, and then there are the gorgeous ones—bonus points if these feature our favorite anime characters. Luckily for One Piece fans, the series’ characters are featured in the newest “Hungry Days” ad for popular noodle brand Nissin.

Psychological Thriller Manga Happy Sugar Life to End in JuneMay 23, 12am

There’s manga that leaves you all light and fuzzy and happy, that when a final chapter is announced you just want to bawl your eyes out because you don’t want it to end. On the other hand, there is the kind of manga that you secretly enjoy and keep it as such because liking this kind of manga might call your character into question.

Musical Anime “Carole & Tuesday” Casts Aoi Shouta, Announces Collabs With Steve Aoki, Andy Platts, etc.May 22, 9am

Cowboy Bebop director Shinichiro Watanabe’s newest work has announced a new cast member in the person of singer-songwriter Aoi Shouta.

Agency of “Nisekoi” Voice Actress Nao Toyama Starts Taking Steps Against Her Online HarassersMay 21, 11pm

Harassment of celebrities, both in Japan and in other countries, is not a new issue. Numerous cases have been reported, from stalking to hacking social media accounts to sending actual death threats.

More Cast Revealed for Kaguya-sama: Love is War Live-Action MovieMay 21, 8am

Yours truly has just finished watching the painfully short 12-episode anime adaptation of Kaguya-sama: Love is War, and deprived as I am, I started frantically scouring the internet for any news of a second season.

Aniplex To Release Cells at Work BD In English Dub, English Cover of OP PreviewedMay 20, 9am

You may not get to see your cells that much in real life (given that they’re inside your body), but you can now bring them home and watch them in a gorgeous Blu-ray set—and in English dub. This is because last Friday, during their panel at Anime Central, Aniplex of America announced that they will be releasing a Blu-ray disc box set of the hit science anime series Cells at Work.
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