The official site for the on-going TV anime Is the Order a Rabbit? has posted the photo and illustrations for the CD singles of the OP song "Daydream Café" by the voice actress unit Petit Rabbit’s and ED song "Poppin' Jump♪" by Chimame-tai. Check the images and TV CMs after the jump.
Following the four main voice cast announced last December, the official site for the upcoming TV anime adaptation of Kemuri Karakara's Donten ni Warau action manga revealed two additional cast members today on April 25: Rina Sato as Botan and Kenichi Suzumura as Hirarin. Hit the jump for more information.
It is officially confirmed today on April 25 that 54-year-old anime director Keiichi Hara is now working on an anime adaptation film of Hinako Sugiura's representative manga work Sarusuberi. It tells a story of Hokusai Katsushika, famous ukiyo-e painter in the Edo period, and his daughter Oei. More information after the jump.
Metropolitan Police Department will hold a traffic safety promotional event for motorcycle riders in Okutama, Tokyo, on May 4. For the third time, Mimana Orimoto's motorcycle/high school girls-themed manga Bakuon!! will support the event with various goods and exhibits. Hit the jump for more details.
The official Twitter account for the upcoming two sequels of the live-action Rurouni Kenshin films today posted the latest/third promotional poster featuring all of the main characters including the newcomers for the Kyoto arc: Makoto Shishio, Aoshi Shinomori, and Sojiro Seta. Check the details after the jump.
The super deformed figure of Hozuki no Reitetsu's oni troubleshooter, previewed by empty at Winter Wonder Festival, is going on sale. Though not up on many figure retailers yet, Amazon Japan lists an end of August release, with the 10.5cm item going for 3,780yen. Get a look after the jump.
The June issue of manga magazine Shounen Sirius, on sale in Japan April 26th, is announcing that Majimoji Rurumo is set to be adapted into a TV anime. Wataru Watanbe's (Yowamushi Pedal) comedy fantasy follows a notorious pervert who finds instructions for summoning witches in his school's library. More after the jump.
Bandai Namco's sequel to the portable port of the Dragon Ball Heroes arcade game now has a release date. The card-based Dragon Ball Heroes: Ultimate Mission 2 fighter is set for an August 7 launch on Nintendo 3DS in Japan. More after the jump.
Hey, would ya look at that, it's another Sentai Filmworks license! This time the addition is none other than sci-fi mecha anime Captain Earth, which is hitting select digital outlets, with a home video release to follow. Hit the jump for more.
With Sword Art Online: Hollow Fragment being released for the PS Vita in Japan today, Bandai Namco has posted a Kirito version ad. Meanwhile, Dengeki spoke to producer Futami Takakai, who laid out plays to update Hollow Fragment with DLC in a way that will make the game feel like a MMORPG. Read on for more.
Thanks to a post over at Famitsu's website we now have a nice look at Senran Kagura 2: Deep Crimson's opening movie. See how things kick off in the appropriately red-tinged intro after the jump.
The other day a playable version of Rise Kujikawa was confirmed for Persona 4 Arena Ultimax. Now that she's officially joining the roster, Atlus has a new trailer introducing the idol to the arena after the jump.
Previously the domain of fanfiction writers, according to a scan making the rounds, the worlds of Transformers and Evangelion will be merging. Details about the collaboration aren't specified, with the text instead offering a bit of hybrid mythology concerning the meeting of the Aubots and NERV, but the hobby magazine origins suggest the project relates to some EVA 01 colored Optimus Prime figure. Get a look after the jump.
Aksys Games posted up a nice look behind the scenes of Mind Zero's development. The PS Vita RPG is coming to the west next month, and you can watch the first part of the dev diary after the jump.
With a new Love Live series underway, it's time again for the dedicated fans of Sunrise's big idol show to recreate its dance numbers with models from its big mecha series, Gundam. In the latest gunpla stop-motion video, the forces of Zeon move to season 2, episode 1's "Koremade no Love Live!" sequence. Get a look after the jump.