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KyoAni President: 4 of 33 Injured Staff Still at the Hospital, the Rest Have Returned to WorkYesterday, 7am

  Three months since the devastating arson that was committed against Kyoto Animation’s 1st Animation Studio, KyoAni President Hideaki Hatta held a press conference to update the public on the company’s and its employees’ current status.

Studio Ghibli Films Confirmed to be Coming to HBO Max in Spring 2020Yesterday, 7am

  In a first for the legendary Japanese animation studio, Studio Ghibli has finally allowed its films to be streamed via a digital platform. This was announced by GKIDS, Ghibli’s American distributor, and HBO Max, an upcoming video-on-demand service from WarnerMedia Entertainment.

Studio DEEN to Co-Produce Two-Part Sailor Moon Eternal Movie with Toei

Finally an update on the much-awaited anime film project for the beloved Sailor Moon franchise: the official website of the upcoming two-part movie Bishoujo Senshi Sailor Moon Eternal has just announced that Studio DEEN will be animating the film alongside Toei Animation.

Bandai Namco Releases Digimon ReArise Smartphone Game in the West

  Good news to Digimon fans in the West: Bandai Namco has officially released the Digimon ReArise smartphone game for Western players. The game went live for Western territories this Wednesday, even though the earlier announced release date of the game was October 21.
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Vampire Anime Strike the Blood Gets New OVA Series, Original OVA EpisodeOct 8, 6am

Seriously, what is it with ~old~ anime series getting new seasons or adaptations. This time, it’s the 2013 vampire anime series Strike the Blood. It was announced during the “Dengeki Bunko Aki no Namahoso Festival” last Sunday that the vampire series is set to receive a new original OVA episode, as well as a 4th OVA series.

LiSA Returns to Perform ED Song for Sword Art Online: Alicization – War of the UnderworldOct 7, 7am

Everyone’s favorite anisong singer returns to Sword Art Online. If you’ve grown tired of listening to “Adamas” or even older LiSA SAO songs such as soulful ballad “Shirushi” (RIP Yuuki *wipes tear*) or the classic “Crossing Field”, well you’re in for a treat.

Anime Adaptation of Yuri Manga “Adachi and Shimamura” Announces Lead Cast, 2020 PremiereOct 7, 6am

Good news for those waiting for more news on the previously-announced anime adaptation of yuri manga Adachi to Shimamura (Adachi and Shimamura), as its two lead casts have been announced. Akari Kito, who has voiced Blend S’ Kaho Hinata as well as (best imouto) Nezuko Kamado in Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba (though we rarely get to hear her speak) will be playing Adachi Sakura.

My Hero Academia Wins the Harvey Awards for Best Manga Oct 6, 7am

My Hero Academia’s hype continues as the popular manga series wins the award for Best Manga in the Harvey Awards, which gives recognitions for outstanding works in graphic art and comic book categories.

Entertainment Company Bushiroad Invests on Theater Troupe for Stage Play AdaptationsOct 6, 7am

Bushiroad announced on September 30 that they have officially invested on the Gekidan Hikosen theater troupe in which they purchased 14.5% of the said troupe’s parent company Sopratico Co. from its representative director Takashi Oba.

Fire Force Previews 2nd Opening Song in New PVOct 4, 7am

A new promotional video was just released for the 2nd opening song of the anime adaptation of Atsushi Ohkubo’s Fire Force. The PV features the song “MAYDAY feat. Ryo from CRYSTAL LAKE” by rock band coldrain.

New Yu Yu Hakusho OVA Gets an English Dub Release From FunimationOct 4, 7am

Good news to all Yu Yu Hakusho fans. Funimation announced during its Yu Yu Hakusho Reunion panel during the New York Comic Con that they will be releasing the new Yu Yu Hakusho OVA in both English subtitles and dub.

Second Half of Carole & Tuesday Set for a Worldwide Netflix Release on December 24Oct 4, 7am

Since the first half of musical anime Carole & Tuesday dropped on Netflix last August, we bet you’ve already finished binge-watching the show and could have possibly repeatedly watched it as well.

Yuri Manga “Bloom Into You” Ends, “Curtain Call” Projects RevealedOct 3, 7am

Yours truly was deeply saddened by the end of their favorite yuri manga, Bloom Into You (Yagate Kimi ni Naru), but thankfully new announcements for the franchise means that we won’t be seeing the last of our favorite girls yet.

Lupin III’s First 3DCG Anime Film Reveals Trailer, Guest Cast, StoryOct 3, 7am

The official Youtube account of TOHO has just released two teaser trailers for the upcoming Lupin III THE FIRST, the first-ever 3DCG film of the franchise. Check them out here and here.
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