Just this weekend, Hita City in Oita prefecture unveiled life-sized statues of Attack on Titan characters Eren, Mikasa, and Armin in front of the city’s Oyama Dam. The erection of these statues were meant as a tribute to Attack on Titan author Hajime Isayama, who was born and raised in the said city.
“Demon Slayer” Movie Now 5th Best-Selling Film of All Time in Japan, Beating All Harry Potter FilmsNov 9, 4am
This movie keeps on breaking more and more records, as Demon Slayer the Movie: Mugen Train is now the 5th best-selling film of all time in Japan. Its total earnings on its 24th day in theaters (November 8) now puts the film’s over-all gross at 20.
Video game publisher Nexon has just announced that the official smartphone game to the KonoSuba franchise entitled KONOSUBA - God's blessing on this wonderful world. Fantastic Days – is set for a global release this coming 2021.
“Sword Art Online: Progressive” Anime Project Revealed to be a Film, Trailer Reveals 2021 ReleaseNov 9, 4am
The official Twitter account of the Sword Art Online franchise has just revealed that the earlier-announced anime project for Reki Kawahara’s Sword Art Online: Progressive light novels is an animated theatrical film.
The recent Japanese video game rankings from October 19 to 25 show Animal Crossing: New Horizons back on top. Ring Fit Adventure is in the second rank, while Super Mario 3D All-Stars and Mario Kart 8 Deluxe are at #3 and #4 respectively.
And we now have an exact premiere date folks, as an announcement during the “Fuji TV Anime Lineup Press Conference” this Thursday revealed that the much-awaited second season of The Promised Neverland is now slated for a January 7, 2021 release.
New Teaser Visual, Cast Revealed for TV Anime Adaptation of Sci-fi Yuri Light Novel “Otherside Picnic” Nov 5, 2am
Some additional news for the upcoming TV anime adaptation of Iori Miyazawa’s yuri (girls’ love) sci-fi light novel series Otherside Picnic (Urasekai Picnic). A new teaser visual was revealed on the series’ official website on Thursday, and it features lead characters Sorao and Toriko.
“The New Prince of Tennis: Hyotei vs. Rikkai” Announces New Cast Member, Reveals New VisualNov 4, 4am
A new teaser visual was recently revealed for the new Prince of Tennis anime special entitled The New Prince of Tennis: Hyotei vs. Rikkai Game of Future. Check it out below. The series’ official Twitter also revealed a new cast member for the anime special.
Good news. The original English dub cast of Inuyasha was announced to be returning for the series. This was announced by Viz Media on their official Twitter account.
And COVID-19 continues to be a bane to the Japanese anime industry (and to the world at large) as another anime film suffers a delay: the release of upcoming original romance anime film Words Bubble Up Like Soda Pop (Cider no You ni Kotoba ga Wakiagaru) is now delayed to June 25, 2021 from its original May 2021 release (at least it’s just a month, right.