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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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New PV Revealed for Jet Ski Girls Anime “Kandagawa Jet Girls”Sep 18, 7am

We’ve had racehorse girls, school idol girls, stage girls, baseball girls, and now we have… jet ski girls. Yes, it appears that Japan will never run out of themes to explore in their anime, as we will be getting a series about girls competing in jet ski races.

Date A Live Announces New Anime ProjectSep 18, 6am

Heads up, Date A Live fans. A new anime project for the franchise has just been announced this Wednesday. According to the series’s official website, planning is underway for a new anime. However, it was not specified what form the project will take.

New PV for Babylon TV Anime Previews OP Song, New Cast Members, 3 Story ArcsSep 17, 7am

A new promotional video was just released for the anime adaptation of Mado Nozaki’s Babylon novel series. The PV reveals the anime’s theme song entitled “Live and let die” sung by musical group Q-MHz featuring uloco.

“Smile Down the Runway” Manga Gets Anime AdaptationSep 17, 6am

Fashion takes center stage in the just-announced TV anime adaptation of Kotoba Inoya’s manga Smile Down the Runway (Runway de Waratte). The newly-launched website for the series, which went live Monday, revealed that the anime adaptation is set to air on January 2020.

Theatrical Screenings of Violet Evergarden Side-Story Gets Two-Week Extension Due to SuccessSep 16, 8am

Congratulations are in order for Kyoto Animation and their newest release, Violet Evergarden: Eternity and Auto-Memories Doll. The side-story to the heart-wrenching Violet Evergarden series just received additional screening dates.

Character Visuals Unveiled for Upcoming Persona 5 Stage PlaySep 16, 8am

A set of character visuals for the cast of the upcoming Persona 5 stage play has just been released this Monday. Check out how your faves look in live action below. First off, we have Kouhei Shiota and Yuki Odera playing as the first members of the Phantom Thieves, Ryuji Sakamoto and Ann Takamaki respectively.

Toonami to Premiere Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba on October 12Sep 13, 8am

Good news to those who prefer their anime in English dub: Adult Swim’s Toonami programming block has just announced on their official Facebook page that they will be premiering –anime of the year—Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba on October 12.

Live-Action “Hell Girl” Film Previews Theme Song in New Trailer, Reveals New PosterSep 13, 7am

A new trailer was recently revealed for the live-action film of fan-favorite horror franchise Hell Girl (Jigoku Shoujo). Besides giving us more glimpses of the film and its creepy feels, we also get to hear a preview of the film’s theme song entitled Figure.

Nintendo Previews Gameplay of Upcoming The Legend of Zelda: Link’s Awakening RemakeSep 12, 7am

Nintendo has released this Wednesday an overview trailer of their remake of the 1993 Game Boy title The Legend of Zelda: Link’s Awakening. Check it out below.   Nintendo’s official website describes the game’s key features as such: • As Link, explore a reimagined Koholint Island and collect instruments to awaken the Wind Fish to find a way home.

New Trailer for Final Fantasy VII Remake Previews Turks, Don Corneo Sep 12, 7am

We’re getting ever so closer to the much-anticipated release of Square Enix’s Final Fantasy VII Remake and as such, we’re getting more sneak previews into the game. Just this Wednesday, a new trailer was released during the Tokyo Game Show event.
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