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Popular manga Death Note is getting its first original material in 12 years with a one shot manga in the March edition of Jump Square! The 87-page one shot will follow middle school boy Tanaka Minoru, who has won the title of the cleverest in Japan three years running. Two years after the Shinigami Ryuk
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Trigger has released the first trailer for its upcoming TV anime BNA, which airs this April! [embedded content] Its key creative team has also been revealed. Yoshinari You will direct with a script by Nakashima Kazuki and character design by Yoshigaki Yusuke. Concept art is by Canadian artist Genice Chan. BNA follows a young woman,
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My Hero Academia has released a new key visual by character designer Umakoshi Yoshihiko, plus a trailer for its upcoming School Festival arc! [embedded content] The trailer features some of the School Festival’s action set to the new opening theme song by KANA-BOON, “Star Marker”. Originally created by Horikoshi Kouhei and currently running in Weekly
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Key’s latest game, Heaven Burns Red, has been delayed until 2021. It was originally scheduled for release on iOS/Android on Feb. 28. The reason for the delay has been cited as the studio’s desire to deliver the best possible smartphone RPG experience to fans. The game is the first in 13 years from Key co-founder
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Season 2 of popular anime Fruits Basket will be hitting the airwaves this spring! An epic 7-minute trailer provides a quick overview of the Season 1 while gently teasing the developments of Season 2. Originally a manga by Takaya Natsuki, Fruits Basket revolves around recently orphaned high schooler Honda Tohru, who finds herself homeless after
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Inspired by Tsukushi Akihito’s manga of the same name, the series follows a young girl named Riko and her robot friend Reg as they explore a mysterious hole in the ground known as the Abyss. (C)Tsukushi Akihito, Takeshobo / Made in Abyss the Movie: Dawn of the Deep Soul Production Committee
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Known worldwide for its Studio Ghibli-produced movie in 1995, shoujo manga Whisper of the Heart is heading back to the big screen with a brand new live action adaptation. Hirakawa Yuichirou is to direct the movie. Protagonist Tsukishima Shizuku, who loves to read, will be played by Seino Nana, while aspiring violin-maker Amasawa Seiji will
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Braving the freezing temperatures, a whopping 750,000 comic lovers gathered at Tokyo Big Sight from Dec. 28 to 31 for Comiket 97! These fans were greeted by over 8000 doujinshi circles and 144 companies, and of course, heaps of amazing cosplayers! Like the last event, it was held over four days due to Olympics preparations
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Appare-Ranman!, an original anime project from P.A. Works, has released info and visuals for the main cast! Hanae Natsuki will play one of the show’s two central characters: Sorano Appare, a self-taught genius mechanic who can bring any machine to life, but isn’t so great with handling people. Yamashita Seiichirou will voice the other, a
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Classic mystery visual novel Higurashi When They Cry is set to receive a new anime adaptation! Passione will be heading the project, with Monogatari director Watanabe Akio providing character design. Infinite is to produce the series. [embedded content] Set in 1983, the franchise revolves around the sinister background to a seemingly peaceful rural village and
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Popular anime My Hero Academia will receive a new opening and ending theme song for the second half of Season 4! Rock band Kana-Boon will perform opening theme “Star Marker”, while Ryokuoushoku Shakai will perform ending track “Shout Baby”. Both will be introduced into the anime with the beginning of the School Festival arc on
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Media franchise The iDOLM@STER is getting a new console game! While details are yet to be announced, a trailer celebrating the franchise’s upcoming 15th anniversary has been released. [embedded content] Fans will be able to hear more about the game’s release during a presentation on Jan. 20, featuring series producer Sakagami Youzou, producer Kutaragi Hayato,
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Just after the end of its first season, popular anime Beastars has confirmed it will be back for Season 2! Inspired by the award-winning manga by Itagaki Paru, Beastars is set in a world in which anthropomorphised carnivores and herbivores co-exist. Gray wolf Legosi attends Cherryton Academy, where this balance is thrown into doubt in
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Mega Hobby Expo was welcomed into Akihabara UDX Akiba_Square for the second time this year on Nov. 30, with event host MegaHouse bringing tons of quality figures from its own upcoming lineups, plus other leading figure manufacturers like Kotobukiya, Aniplex, Alter, and more. Fan favorites and new faces alike were represented across the huge selection
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Like figures? Like free experiences? Well, WonHobby Gallery 2019 Autumn was definitely the place to be on Nov. 30 and Dec. 1, gathering figures from iconic series like Nendoroid and figma from industry giants like Good Smile Company, Max Factory, and more. While entry itself cost absolutely nothing, a ticket to Tokyo is definitely a
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