We bring you a look at the new anime that will premiere beginning in January and their trailers. Our second installment rounds up 10 series in the battle action and sci-fi genres.
2014 has been a year of many hot anime, but it’s almost over. To all you anime fans wondering what kind of anime are in store for next year, here’s an introduction to the new anime beginning in January along with their trailers. In this first part, we’ll look at 10 slice of life, comedy, and school life series!
Minori Chihara is well known as a voice actress appearing in many popular anime, including roles as Nagato Yuki in The Melancholy of Haruhi Suzumiya, Naze Mizuki from Beyond the Boundary, and more. To celebrate the 10th anniversary of her debut, Minorin, as she is affectionately called by her fans, performed “Minori Chihara 10th Anniversary Live - Sanctuary - Supported by Joysound” on Nov. 18 at the Nippon Budokan, the “holy land” for Japanese music artists.
On November 28, the Attack on Titan Exhibit opened in Ueno, Tokyo.
Jim Lee gives a talk and live drawing demonstration in Akihabara!
It has been confirmed that a compilation of the popular TV anime adaptation of Knights of Sidonia will release in theaters. The release date is March 6, 2015.
It has been confirmed that the second season of the TV anime Attack on Titan is in the works for 2016.
The short anime Hill Climb Girl was released on Nov. 14 on the short video distribution site, Nihon Animator Mihonichi.
In anticipation of the opening of the Attack on Titan Exhibit at the Ueno Royal Museum on Friday, Nov. 28, the popular manga has released a “Titan Montage” on the Attack on Titan Exhibit special site that allows visitors to choose faces and generate a Titan-style portrait.
The collaboration series between fashion doll brand Pullip and Sailor Moon continues to expand, and many TOM fans have likely been looking forward to the introduction of the next Sailor Soldier.
Shunya Yamashita Bishoujo Exhibit is held in celebration of the release of Horror Bishoujo!
In 1995, Hideaki Anno directed the TV anime Neon Genesis Evangelion, which went on to become a social phenomenon and secured his place in the anime world. He's gone on to create the Rebuild of Evangelion film series, and in November 2012, announced the latest film, Evangelion: 3.0 You Can (Not) Redo. Fans from around the world listened eagerly to what he had to say.
This is Part 2 of our report on the Hideaki Anno talk event held at Tokyo International Film Festival. This time, Anno talks deeply about the animation works he has directed. And he drops a bombshell about Evangelion...
The design of the limited edition jacket shows a jet black special issue Dominator!
Hideaki Anno put on talk events at the recently held Tokyo International Film Festival. Here, we report on one of the events called “Live-Action Edition.”
A collaboration event between a soccer team and the anime A Certain Scientific Railgun called “Soccer Match with a Certain Anime” was held! We went to check out the game!
It seems like an otaku's crazy dream, but it's real.
The hugely popular manga Naruto is on the verge of its climax, and there is huge buzz surrounding its upcoming finale. Meanwhile, continuing from its first fanart campaign, Shonenjump.viz.com has begun accepting comments regarding Naruto memories.
A special site called “Naruto Final Countdown!” has opened on the official site of the hugely popular Weekly Shonen Jump manga Naruto, the conclusion to which is closing in.
On Oct. 26, a Halloween parade and mini concert were held by Japanese talent and musician Anna Tsuchiya at the Futabadori East Shinjuku Shopping District.
Dec. 4, 2014 07:007
Anifone, a character application for smartphones that has been bathed in attention, has confirmed that free distribution will begin in December for Psycho-Pass Fone. Advance registration has begun ahead of the start of distribution.
Dec. 4, 2014 07:003
Pre-orders have begun on the anime ≒ fashion site SuperGroupies for earrings and berets themed after Clamp’s popular anime Cardcaptor Sakura.
Dec. 4, 2014 01:007
Rurouni Kenshin: The Legend Ends, the blockbuster that brought in 430 million yen this year in Japan, will be released on Blu-ray disc on Wednesday, Jan. 21, 2015. In addition, “Rurouni Kenshin Complete Blu-ray Box,” a box set of all three Rurouni Kenshin films, will also be produced in limited numbers and released the same day.
Dec. 3, 2014 13:009
The official title of the second season of the talked-about series Tokyo Ghoul to begin in January 2015 has been confirmed along with information on the broadcast. A key visual to the anime has also been released, which stirs up excitement for the new season that is being developed with a new story.
Dec. 3, 2014 07:0011
New information on Psycho-Pass: The Movie has been released. The movie is a sequel to the popular TV anime series, and will release all throughout Japan on Jan. 9, 2015. Up until this point, characters and visuals, scenery of the world and, of course, the story has been hush-hush.
Dec. 3, 2014 01:001
The theatrical anime adaptation of The Empire of Corpses, co-authored by science fiction author Keikaku Ito and fellow author Toh EnJoe, was announced during the Noitamina Project Conference 2015, which was held on Nov. 27 at Mediage in Odaiba, Tokyo.
Dec. 2, 2014 13:000
The first collaboration between Fuchico on the Cup and Hello Kitty! “Fuchico on the Cup and Hello Kitty” will release on Dec. 6 (Sat.) at Sanrio shops and on Dec. 13 (Sat.) at Tokyu Hands shops, with a general release on Dec. 20 (Sat.). The cost of each is 540 yen (tax included).
Dec. 2, 2014 07:004
Information on the original TV anime Punchline to broadcast from April 2015 was officially announced on Thursday, Nov. 27 at the Noitamina Project Press Conference 2015.
Dec. 2, 2014 01:1036
On November 29, it was announced that the Beyond the Boundary anime, which first aired in October 2013, will become a full length animated film. Poster art and a special teaser trailer for the film, Beyond the Boundary the Movie: I’ll Be Here, have also been released.
Dec. 1, 2014 13:000
Some specially made short boots and accessories based on Hikaru Shidou, Umi Ryuuzaki, and Fuu Hououji from the Magic Knight Rayearth series are now available for preorder, courtesy of the SuperGroupies shop.