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AnimeJapan 2020 is Cancelled Due to Novel Coronavirus Outbreak (COVID-19)Yesterday, 8pm

To those who are planning to go to AnimeJapan 2020 next month, there is some bad news. The organizers have officially announced that the convention is canceled due to the Novel Coronavirus Outbreak. The Japanese government is currently on high alert to prevent the virus from spreading which includes closing all schools until April to stop the spread.

New English Dub Revealed for Classic Film “Tokyo Godfathers”, 4K Restored-Version Set to Screen in US Yesterday, 5am

American distributor GKIDS has recently revealed an all-new English dub for the Satoshi Kon classic Tokyo Godfathers. Check out the trailer here.

Crowdfunded “Emma: A Victorian Romance” English-Dub Blu-ray Casts James Rieser as Hakim

The upcoming English-dubbed Bluray release of the 2005 anime series Emma: A Victorian Romance has just announced that theater actor James Rieser has been cast as Hakim Atawari, William’s womanizer friend.

‘Kimetsu no Yaiba’ Manga has Conquered Japan’s Weekly Manga Top 19!

We are honestly not surprised in this development.
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Takara Tomy Teases a New 'WIXOSS' ProjectDec 23, 2pm

In an official tweet released by the WIXOSS multimedia franchise on Saturday, it reveals a teaser of a "new project" related to the popular card game and anime series. The Twitter post said the following: Lostorage episode 12 "Daybreak" has ended.

'Baccano!' Manga to End on January 6Dec 23, 2pm

The manga adaptation of the light novel series Baccano. will be ending this January 6. This has been confirmed in a tweet announced by its manga creator Shinta Fujimoto on Friday. The manga is licensed by Yen Press in which they publish the chapters digitally simultaneous with the Japanese release.

New Visual of Upcoming 'Noragami' Stage Play Features Yato and Yukine!Dec 23, 12pm

Like many popular manga and anime franchises, some are given the live stage play treatment. Noragami is definitely no exception to this. A new visual was revealed on Friday by the staff of the upcoming stage play production which features Hiroki Suzuki and Keisuke Ueda who will be playing the roles of Yato and Yukine respectively.

Bandai Namco Entertainment to Close PS3 Game Service for 'Tekken Revolution' in MarchDec 23, 12pm

In a recent announcement released by Bandai Namco Entertainment on Thursday, they will be closing its service for the Tekken Revolution online fighting game effective March 2017. The game currently has a sale for its in-game items and downloadable content and this will only be up until January 19.

Animax Asia to air ‘Re:ZERO’ anime in JanuaryDec 23, 10am

On Thursday, December 22, Animax Asia began streaming a Re:Zero Kara Hajimeru Isekai Seikatsu (Re: Life in a different world from zero or Re:Zero - Starting Life in Another World -) teaser, revealing that the Southeast Asian channel will start to broadcast the anime series on January 13.

Possible 'Drifters' Second Season Hinted in "20XX"Dec 23, 10am

In the final episode of the anime series Drifters which ended on Friday, the episode end card left a teaser that hints of a second season in "20XX". The production of the anime series is a way of celebrating the 70th anniversary of Shonengahosha (the original publisher of the Drifters manga.

Western Release for 'Birthdays the Beginning' Game Delayed to May 2017Dec 23, 9am

Arc System Works and Yasuhiro Wada's (creator of Harvest Moon and Story of Seasons) upcoming game Birthdays the Beginning is given a delayed date release. This was recently announced on Wednesday by NIS America.

'Neko Atsume' Film to Premiere in Japan on April 8Dec 23, 6am

Yes. people. Neko Atsume (the popular kawaii kitty collector game app) will have its own movie and will premiere in Japan on April 8, 2017. The film will be screened in Shinjuku Musashinokan another cinemas nationwide.

'Touhou Genso Wanderer' and 'Touhou Double Focus' Delayed to March 2017Dec 23, 6am

In a recent announcement released by NIS America on Tuesday, two of the most anticipated games in the Touhou franchise titled Touhou Double Focus and Touhou Genso Wanderer will have a slight delay of release.

Utada Hikaru Confirmed to Sing 'Kingdom Hearts III' Theme SongDec 23, 3am

In a recent tweet posted by Teruzane Utada on Friday, his daughter singer-songwriter Hikaru Utada is now working on a new theme song for the Square Enix game Kingdom Hearts III. Mr. Utada took back what he said on a tweet dated back October 2013 that he and his daughter will be working together for the game and commented that it is still undecided as of this time.
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