As of Monday and during its 108th day of screening, Makoto Shinkai's successful anime movie to date, Kimi no Na wa has surpassed the ticket sales of the first Harry Potter movie which was at 20.3 billion yen.
A special event celebration is to take place at the Tokyo's Shinagawa Stellar Ball venue on April 29 following TV anime action comedy on four inmates sending their days in an impenetrable prison entitled “Nanbaka”.
Anime Adaptation for 'A Centaur's Life' Manga in the WorksDec 12, 16 11pm
A Centaur's Life (or Centaur no Nayami or A Centaur's Worries) is a manga series created by Kei Murayama. Its first chapter was published in 2010 in Tokuma Shoten's Monthly Comic Ryu and is still ongoing.
The long wait is finally over. The official Pokemon GO website has already confirmed that "several new Pokemon" as well as Pichu and Togepi have been added to the game's latest update. With that said, we now have a better reason to go back into the game to catch them all.
Volvox Sumikawa's Kizudarake no Akuma (Demon Covered in Scars) manga will have a live-action film adaptation slated to be released in Japan on February 4 next year. Santa Yamagishi will be the director for this film.
In his twitter account, manga artist Hiro Fujiwara announced that his hit shoujo romance manga series Kaichō wa Meido-sama. (The class president is a maid.) will return in February next year on a special chapter.
New 'Wake Up, Girls!' TV Anime Now Green-Lit!Dec 12, 16 11am
In the recent Wake Up, Girls. Festa 2016 Super Live event on Sunday, it was officially announced that a new Wake Up, Girls. TV anime is now green-lit and slated for a 2017 release. You can check out the official trailer for the anime below: The first television anime was aired in Japan in January 2014 with a very limited release in theaters.
Soccer Anime Series 'DAYS' Gets a Sequel!Dec 12, 16 9am
More soccer anime action is coming your way this 2017 as the anime series DAYS is getting a second season. This was recently announced in the 2017 Weekly Shonen Magazine's combined second and third issue.
'Sakurada Reset' Trailer and Theme Song Preview Released!Dec 11, 16 11pm
Yutaka Kono's teen science-fiction/fantasy light novel series Sakurada Reset is getting live action movie adaptations slated for March 25 (first film titled Kako o Torimodosu - Zenpen) and May 13 (second film titled Mirai o Inoru - Kohen) premiere dates in Japan.
Anime Feature Films to Watch this YearDec 11, 16 9am
Each year there is always an anime feature film or two that impacts anime fans everywhere whether it be fantastical and filled with adventure or emotionally packed and set within a simple place, anime films always leave their mark.