The official website for the upcoming TV anime adaptation of the popular online card game Kantai Collection/KanColle has posted jacket illustrations for its OP song "海色/Miiro" (The sea color) by AKINO from bless 4 and ED song "吹雪/Fubuki" by rookie singer Shiena Nishizawa. Check the images after the jump.
The official website for the upcoming TV anime Shinmai Maou no Testament/The Testament of Sister New Devil has announced the details of the first volume of the DVD/Blu-ray. It is confirmed that the DVD/Blu-ray editions will include unaired salacious scenes which are not appropriate for TV viewers. Check more information with a new CM after the jump.
The first DVD/Blu-ray volume of the Trinity Seven TV anime is just released in Japan Today on December 19. As a Christmas present from the franchise, all of the purchasers at the four stores in Akihabara can receive a special card featuring the three main heroines. Check the image of the card after the jump.
Prior to the TV anime adaptation and the live-action film next year, Cospa has already started accepting pre-orders for cosplay costumes from Yusei Matsui's Ansatsu Kyoushitsu/Assassination Classroom, the male/female uniforms of Kunugigaoka Junior High School and Korosensei's costume set. Check the details after the jump.
Earlier this year, Japan’s pint-sized divas of darkness, aka BABYMETAL made history as the youngest artists ever to rock out at Tokyo’s historic Budokan venue. Now, this epochal event has been preserved on an upcoming home video release. Watch a digest of hellish highlights after the jump!
Following a string of "something weird is coming" teasers, FUNimation revealed that their winter simulcast plans include the anime adaptation of Shonen Jump hit Assassination Classroom. The episode will be available on their streaming service January 9th at 1pm ET with new episodes following every Friday at 12:20pm ET. More after the jump.
Home video distributor Section23 Films today announced its April slate of releases; including Sentai Filmworks’ sci-fi fantasy series Nobunaga the Fool, as well as new licenses She, The Ultimate Weapon and DD Fist of the North Star. Get the details after the jump.
FUNimation has announced that they have picked up the home video rights to the Nobunagun winter 2014 anime TV series. Nobunagun will be available on Blu-ray and DVD in summer of 2015. More after the jump.
Yesterday, Sekai Project officially launched its Kickstarter to crowdfund the release of the The Fruit of Grisaia visual novel trilogy in English. The $160,000 goal was met in 14 hours and 30 minutes. Then, the stretch goal for comedy spin-off Idol Magical Girl Chiruchiru ☆ Michiru was achieved. To celebrate this success, they've posted a special sketch from Fruit (and Monogatari) character designer Akio Watanabe. Get a look after the jump.
Sentai Filmworks has announced the license of Hayate the Combat Butler: Can’t Take My Eyes Off You. Based on the popular title published serially in Shonen Sunday and with animation production by manglobe Inc. (Samurai Champloo), this third season of the Hayate forges a new path with an original anime story based on a series concept by original author Kenjirou Hata. More after the jump.
This Thursday's Noitamina anime programming block ran the first ad to feature animated footage of the 2015 anime movie adaptation of sci-fi author Project Itoh's Harmony. Takashi Nakamura (Fantastic Children, Akira animation director and character designer) and Michael Arias (Tekkon Kinkreet) helm the STUDIO4 ℃ (Tekkon Kinkreet, Berserk movies) production with redjuice providing original character design. Check out the preview after the jump.
The latest update on spring 2015's adaptation of Trigun author Yasuhiro Nightow's supernatural action Blood Blockade Battlefront matches the previously announced voice actor list to the series' principal cast. Along with this, character designs have been published for the who's who info. Check this out after the jump.
NIS America has a new English trailer for Criminal Girls: Invite Only, which is coming to PS Vita in North America on February 3, 2015, followed by Europe on February 6. Watch the introduction to the battle system, characters, and more after the jump.
Final Fantasy Explorers is now available on Nintendo 3DS in Japan, but Square Enix has more content outside of the game itself that should scratch a nostalgic itch. While you can already transform into characters from previous games like Final Fantasy VII, those who want to hold on to that look indefinitely can download FFVII costumes for their avatars. Hit the jump for more.
Upgraded action game Samurai Warriors 4-II is coming to PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, and PS Vita in Japan on February 11, 2015. Some of the enhancements include Infinite Castle mode, improved systems for character and weapons growth, event scenes, new stages, and the ability to play as Ii Naomasa for the first time. See the debut trailer after the jump.