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No Turnips Required: ‘Animal Crossing: New Horizons’ Remains #1 in Recent Japanese Video Game Rankings

Another month and Animal Crossing: New Horizons still remains number #1 in Japan in Famitsu’s recent Video Game Rankings from June 29 to July 5. Second place goes to Sekai no Asobi Taizen 51, Ring Fit Adventure is in Number 3.

‘My Hero Academia’ Manga Series Ranks at #20 on 2019 U.S. BookScan List

It was revealed on Tuesday by website The Comics Beat on its annual analysis of NPD BookScan’s Top 20 adult graphic novels list of 2019 that My Hero Academia Volume 1 by Kohei Horikoshi is the 20th best-selling graphic novel for that year, sold 98,720 copies in the United States alone.

The 21st Volume of ‘Demon Slayer’ Manga Sold 2 Million Copies in Just 3 Days!

It was reported on Friday by Oricon that both the regular and limited editions of the 21st Volume of the ‘Demon Slayer’ manga sold more than 2 million copies in just three days since its release. Aside from this, they were ranked #1 and #2 respectively in Oricon’s manga chart.

More Anime Nostalgia Incoming as RetroCrush Adds 10 Anime Titles to Growing Library

Need more nostalgic anime to bring watch while staying at home, then the anime streaming service RetroCrush got your back. The services announce recently that they have added 10 titles into its growing retro anime library.
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‘Digimon Adventure:’ and ‘One Piece’ to have New Episodes on June 28 After Production Delays Due to COVID-19Jun 19, 8am

Anime fans, get ready to be hyped again as One Piece and Digimon Adventure: are confirmed to have new episodes again beginning June 28. Both anime series did not have a new episode since April due to production delays caused by the COVID-19 pandemic.

Studio Ghibli Reveals First Visuals of ‘Earwig and the Witch’, Their First CG FeatureJun 19, 7am

We haven’t heard much from Studio Ghibli for a while when it comes to animation is concerned. However, both NHK and Studios revealed some visuals on Friday of Goro’s Miyazaki’s anime of Earwig and the Witch.

Promo Video Released for the Return of “Food Wars! Shokugeki no Soma” Season FiveJun 17, 4am

  A lot of people were saddened when the ongoing 5th season of Food Wars. Shokugeki no Soma was abruptly cut due to the COVID-19 pandemic. To refresh everyone’s memory, the current 5th season stopped at episode 3, with the anime’s staff announcing that episode 4 onwards will be delayed “until July or later”.

“God of High School” Reveals Final Trailer, July 6 Premiere, New Visual, and English Dub ProductionJun 17, 4am

Tons of new updates for the upcoming TV anime adaptation of the hit Yongje Park manhwa God of High School: first off, a final trailer for the series which revealed its July 6 premiere. Check it out here.

“Fire Force” Season 2 Set for a July 3 PremiereJun 17, 4am

And finally a release date for the much-awaited second season of Fire Force (En En no Shouboutai). The official Twitter account of the anime series revealed this Tuesday that the newest season is set for a July 3 premiere.

New Promo Video for “A Whisker Away” Anime Film Previews Theme Songs by Yorushika Jun 16, 5am

A new promo video was released last Friday for the upcoming Studio Colorido anime film A Whisker Away (Nakitai Watashi wa Neko o Kaburu or Wanting to Cry, I Pretend to Be a Cat). The video previews two theme songs for the movie: “Hana ni Bourei” (A Ghost for a Flower), as well as the ending theme song “Usotsuki” (The Lying Moon).

OP/ED Artists, July 15 Debut Revealed for TV Anime Series of Otome Game “Koi to Producer ~EVOLxLOVE~”Jun 16, 4am

Calling all fans of otome romance games out there. Papergames’ popular otome game Koi to Producer ~ EVOLxLOVE ~ (Mr. Love: Queen’s Choice) is getting a TV anime adaptation—and it’s already set for a July 15 premiere.

“Rent-a-Girlfriend” TV Anime Listed with 12 Episodes, Gets Spinoff Manga About SumiJun 16, 4am

Update trickles from the upcoming TV anime adaptation of Reiji Miyajima’s romcom manga series Rent-a-Girlfriend (Kanojo, Okarishimasu): the official website of the TV anime adaptation has listed the series with 12 episodes, with home video releases divided into four volumes.

Bluray/DVD Release Announced for Daisuke Igurashi Film “Children of the Sea” Jun 16, 4am

American distributor GKIDS and Shout. Factory announced this Monday that they will be releasing Daisuke Igurashi’s animated film Children of the Sea (Kaijuu no Kodomo) in Blu-ray and DVD. The home video release is slated for September 1.

‘The Promised Neverland’ Manga Emotionally EndsJun 15, 9pm

The recent released chapter of The Promised Neverland was kind of an emotional one as this was the ending of the popular manga series. The said chapter was released on Monday in this year’s 28th issue of Weekly Shonen Jump magazine.
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