Matsu Takako sings as Elsa from "Frozen 2". MV of the main song has been released

Matsu Takako performs the Japanese dub of Elsa from "Frozen 2" (in theaters Nov. 22). The MV of her singing the main song "Into the Unknown" has been released.
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Matsu Takako sings as Elsa from "Frozen 2". MV of the main song has been released

Luna Haruna, 22/7, Liyuu, Machico, Emi Nitta, and Sphere Performed at the First “Lis Ani! Live” in Beijing, China

"Lis Ani! LIVE BEIJING" , a live event hosted by Lis Ani!, an anime music media, was held on November 9th in Beijing, China. The stage was held for the first time in Beijing. Artists, including Luna Haruna, 22/7, Liyuu, Machico, Emi Nitta, and Sphere appeared on the stage of Beijing and performed Japanse anime songs.
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Luna Haruna, 22/7, Liyuu, Machico, Emi Nitta, and Sphere Performed at the First “Lis Ani! Live” in Beijing, China

Okamoto Nobuhiko’s Birthday Anniversary! The most loved character is? 3rd place goes to “Assassination Classroom” Karma, the 2nd is “Haikyuu!!” Nishinoya Yuu, the TOP is…?

From Anime! Anime! site, a survey on "Who is the most loved character voiced by Okamoto is?" is conducted with upmost gratitude to celebrate Okamoto Nobuhiko'sbirthday. The result is here now!
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Okamoto Nobuhiko’s Birthday Anniversary! The most loved character is? 3rd place goes to “Assassination Classroom” Karma, the 2nd is “Haikyuu!!” Nishinoya Yuu, the TOP is…?

「Attack on Titan」 study the world through foods! Enjoy the limited menu at 「cookpad studio Titan Festival」

TV anime 『Attack on Titan』 along with cookpad studio of CookpadTV will hold a collaboration event called 「cookpad studio Titan Festival」. It will be held at cookpad studio Shinsaibashi from Nov. 7 to Nov. 30, 2019.
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「Attack on Titan」 study the world through foods! Enjoy the limited menu at 「cookpad studio Titan Festival」

「Gundam」Yuma Lightning Exclusive Zaku II, has become Gunpla (Gundam plastic model)! Let's take a look at the color, armor and armament of “Blue Thunder Lightning”

From "Mobile Suit Gundam MSV-R", "Yuma Lightning Exclusive 06R-1A Zaku II" has become Gunpla in the RG series.Pre-order is up at "Premium Bandai".
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「Gundam」Yuma Lightning Exclusive Zaku II,  has become  Gunpla (Gundam plastic model)! Let's take a look at the color, armor and armament of “Blue Thunder Lightning”

“Demon Slayer(Kimetsu no yaiba)” Movie production is announced. The continuous story for it’s anime. Official trailer is also released!

Demon Slayer has just announced the release of the movie Mugen Train editionMugen Train as the continue story for its animation series, with the characterRengoku Kyoujyuro casted by Hino Satoshi featured in the trailer.
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“Demon Slayer(Kimetsu no yaiba)” Movie production is announced. The continuous story for it’s anime. Official trailer is also released!

[Cosplay] THE IDOLM@STER,Fate/Grand Order, Re: Zero … A collection of popular characters! "Cosplay Expo in TFT" 8 Beautiful Cosplayers Selections [80 Photos]

On October 14, a cosplay event “Cosplay Expo in TFT” was held at the 2nd floor hall of TFT West Building, a few minutes walk from Tokyo Big Sight.
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[Cosplay] THE IDOLM@STER,Fate/Grand Order, Re: Zero … A collection of popular characters! "Cosplay Expo in TFT" 8 Beautiful Cosplayers Selections [80 Photos]

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"Embracing Love" The masterpiece of yaoi anime reached Blu-ray! Special gifts has been revealed

Date: 2020-01-29
Bluray for the OVA series of a yaoi manga released in 2005, called "Embracing Love" , will be on sale from Feb. 26, 2020. While the original manga serialized in "BE・BOY GOLD" will soon reach its climax, the fans can enjoy the scene in which Iwaki and Katou meets for the first time. "Embracing Love I・II" is the OVA series of yaoi manga "Embracing Love"by Nitta Youka. Iwaki Kyousuke and Katou Youji are famous adult film stars. To leave the industry, they decided to take an audition for the movie, "Embracing Love". After both performing great scenes on bed, Iwaki became the protagonist of the movie. The movie was a great hit and became a TV series, but the person chosen to be the heroine was Katou who failed the audition. Iwaki and Katou met again and were becoming attracted to one another... An exclusive gift "the originally designed reversible visual card with a message from Nitta Youka" will come attached with the purchase of the first limited batch of Blu-ray produced. In addition to it, reminiscent item such as the "reprint booklet" is also available. Blu-ray "Embracing Love I・II" will be on sale on Feb. 26, 2020. The price will be 5,800 JPY (tax excluded). (C) 2004 Nitta Youka・Libre/Embracing Love Production Committee
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"Ojamajo Doremi × Sanrio" Collaboration! A design showing a "Pair of Good Friends" was released

A collaboration between "Ojamajo Doremi" and characters from Sanrio starting with Hello Kitty was announced along with a completely new film titled "Majo Minarai wo Sagashite"(Roadshow on May. 15) to commemorate "Ojamajo Doremi"'s 20th anniversary of its broadcast. Collaboration designs were released as well, revealing cute costume designs for the characters. Collaborative designs of "Hello Kitty" and other Sanrio characters and "Ojamajo Doremi" were newly made for products released by Sanrio stores and other licensees. "Ojamajo Doremi" worked together with Sanrio characters and made "Let's all get along! Ojamajo Anniversary☆Design" for Sanrio stores which features products released by licensees with the "Fancy Pop Design" that combines the pop of Sanrio with the fanciness of the Sanrio characters is now available. The collaborative designs with the theme “Pair of good friends” features designs called “Harukaze Doremi x Hello Kitty”, “Fujiwara Hazuki x My Melody”, “Senoo Aiko x Cinnamoroll”, “Segawa Onpu x Kuromi”, “Asuka Momoko x Pompompurin”, “Hana-chan x Corocorokuririn” were set, and the cute costumes that show how much they get along with each other should also be noted. The "Majo Minarai wo Sagashite" Commemorative "Ojamajo Doremi x Sanrio" Collaboration will commence in May, 2020 along with the release of the movie. Various goods will be released at Sanrio stores and Kiddy Land Harajuku stores nationwide. Details will be announced later on the website. "Majo Minarai wo Sagashite" Commemorative "Ojamajo Doremi x Sanrio" Collaboration (C)Toei Animation (C)1976,1996,1998,2001,2005,2020 SANRIO CO.,LTD. "Majo Minarai wo Sagahshite" Date of release: May. 15, 2020(Fri) (C)Toei・Toei Animation

"Gundam", High Mobility Type Zaku II piloted by "The White Wolf of Solomon", Lieutenant Shin Matsunaga becomes a 3D figure under Ver. A,N.I.M.E.!

From "Mobile Suit Gundam MSV", the High Mobility Type Zaku II piloted by Lieutenant Shin Matsunaga, "The White Wolf of Solomon", appears as a 3D figure under the series "ROBOT Damashii SIDE MS Ver. A,N.I.M.E!", featuring a full white-colored body and a personal white wolf mark. Preorders are available on "Premium Bandai" from Jan. 24. The figure is a 3D model of the High Mobility Type Zaku II piloted by and customized by the ace pilot, Lieutenant Shin Matsunaga. The whole body is white-colored, and personal marks are placed on both shoulders. Shin Matsunaga's mobile suit specialized for close combat has been reproduced with newly modeled parts, such as the spiked shoulder shield, shoulder shield, and front armor. Pull-out joints are used on the movable parts allowing natural reproduction of poses with all the equipment set up, and expanding range of motion for the arms.. In addition, the back of the knee was smartly expressed with retractable joints, and the vernier and ankles are also movable, enabling complex poses. The weapons features a Zaku Bazooka and Zaku Machine Gun, along with the Heat Hawk which can be switched to in-use state or storage state. In addition, there are 10 vernier effects for both curved and straight axes. You will also be able to reproduce a high mobility style pose by attaching the effect parts to the verniers of the backpack and the legs. "ROBOT Damashii <SIDE MS> MS-06R-1A High Mobility Type Zaku II (Shin Matsunaga Custom) ver. A.N.I.M.E." is priced at 6,600 yen (tax included). Product shipping is scheduled for Jun. 2020. (C) Sotsu / Sunrise

"That Time I Got Reincarnated as a Slime" Season 2, broadcast on 2020 Fall! Rimuru's Illustration also revealed

It was revealed that the TV Anime "That Time I Got Reincarnated as a Slime" season 2 will be broadcast on 2020 Fall and as a commemoration, an original illustration of the protagonist, Rimuru Tempest was revealed. The original work of "That Time I Got Reincarnated as a Slime" is a fantasy novel about the salaryman who got stab by a random attacker and got reborn in an Isekai (alternate world) as a slime that is enjoying his new life while building a nation regardless of races. The TV anime was broadcast from Oct. 2018 until Mar. 2019. The announcement on season 2 was made in the event "Premier screening of the OAD attached in manga volume 14 limited edition" on Jan. 26. The broadcast is on 2020 Fall, and 8bit will continue as the animation production. The OAD is a three-part complete new story written by the original author Fuse. The first episode titled "Extra Story: Rimuru's Great Teacher Life Part1" will be attached in volume 14 of the comic, which will be released on Mar. 27. The sequel will be attached in volume 15 (Released date: Jul. 9) and the limited edition of volume 16 (Released date: Nov. 9). While Rimuru is working as a teacher to Shizue's disciple at the Ingracia Kingdom's Freedom Academy, the season of the annual school activities, outdoor training had arrived. It an orientation where the class gets to experience real combat while traveling to their respective destination but he ended up in a challenge by Teacher Jeff, who sees Rimuru as a rival for some reason, after being provoked. However, an unexpected enemy had appeared in front of the student... (C) Kawakami Taiki・Fuse・Kodansha/Tensura Production Committee (C) Fuse・Kawakami Taiki/ Kodansha

"The Eden of Grisaia" The fake tsundere young girl, Matsushima Michiru get a cheerful figure in her school swimsuit!

The UT (Uso Tsundere "fake Tsundere") young girl, Matsushima Michiru from the game "The Eden of Grisaia" will get a school swimsuit figure. Pre-order can be made at Union Creative. This figure was recreated based on the illustration from the game storage box of Michiru, having fun at the beach in her school swimsuit. The throbbing pose of holding the water gun with a bright smile will surely become an item that will make anyone happy just by looking at it. The price for the Figure "The Eden of Grisaia" Matsushima Michiru is 12,800 JPY (tax exclusive). Pre-order is available at "Union Creative" until Mar. 6, 2020 and the release is schedule on Jun., 2020. (C) Frontwing

Preceding cut & trailer of “ID: INVADED” FILE: 05 “FALLEN” have been released!

From the TV anime "ID: INVADED", the preceding cut and the trailer of FILE: 05 "FALLEN" which has been broadcasted from Jan. 26 (Sun) have arrived. "ID: INVADED" is an original Sci-fi mystery created by director Aoki Ei known for "Fate / Zero" and "Aldnoah.Zero", etc. and a novelist Maijo Otaro who won numerous awards including "Kemuri ka Tsuchi ka Kuimono: Smoke, Soil, or Sacrifices." An organization, going by the name "Kura", investigates criminal cases using "Mizuhanome," a system that detects murderous intentions. The plot follows a crack detective Sakaido who entered the deep psyche of the criminal "The World of Killing (Id)" as a pilot of "Mizunohame" to infer sinister and mysterious cases that happen frequently whilst chasing after the shadow shadow of the serial killer maker "John Walker" . The TV anime "ID: INVADED" FILE: 05 "FALLEN" has been broadcasted on TOKYO MX and others from Jan. 26 (Sun). (C)IDDU/ID:INVADED Society

Turuno appears in the 4th episode of “Magia Record” “She’s even cuter when in motion!”

The 4th episode of the TV anime "Magia Record: Puella Magi Madoka Magica Side Stor", "It isn't the Past" is aired from Jan. 25 (Sat). The appearance of the magical girl, Tsuruno, the rumors concerning a "Seance Shrine", and easter eggs such as "10 times more points", became the talk on the social media with posts such as "I'm so glad to be able to see Tsuruno in motion", and "The 10 times more points song is growing on me" "Magia Record: Puella Magi Madoka Magica Side Story" is based on the smartphone game app of the same title, which depicts a whole new story of the 2011 anime, "Puella Magi Madoka Magica". In exchange for her wish coming true, the magical girl, Tamaki Iroha, keeps on fighting on her own. However, she had forgotten what her wish was and feels lost in her fighting days... A rumor saying "The magical girls will be saved if they go to Kamihama" spreads among the magical girls. The magical girls start to gather in Kamihama. The story of Tamaki Iroha regaining her wishes begin... In the 4th episode, "It isn't the Past", Iroha looks for clues of where her sister, Ui, has gone. She meets Tsuruno, the girl at the Chinese restaurant, "Banbanzai". Tsuruno joins Iroha to look for Ui and asks Yachiyo for help, and the three girls arrive at the "Seance Shrine". Many reacted to the appearance of Tsuruno and the story developing from the rumors concerning a "Seance Shrine" on Twitter saying, "Tsuruno-chan is soooo cute!", "Tsuruno-chan is even cuter in motion!", and "It didn't take too long to get to the seance shrine... I'm looking forward to what's coming next.". There were also many easter eggs such as 50 points and 10 times more points, for those who played the original app. With posts saying, "It was like the height of surrealism." "Her cooking maybe 50 points, but she herself is 100 points!", and "The 10 times more points song is from the stageplay. Awesome!", "10 times more points" trended on Twitter. (C)Magica Quartet/Aniplex・Magia Record Anime Partners

"Sailor Moon" The shoes of the 10 Sailor Moon had became accessory charms!

The cute accessory charms based on the Sailor Moon's shoes made an appearance again. The pre-order can be made at the character fashion site "Bandai Fashion Collection". The lineups of the 10 items: Sailor Moon, Sailor Mercury, Sailor Mars, Sailor Jupiter, Sailor Venus, Chibiusa, Sailor Uranus, Sailor Neptune, Sailor Pluto, and Sailor Saturn. Soft Pastel color was used as the base and it is a convenient item that can be attached to various places as it comes with a hook. Although this charm created from alloy feels quite heavy despite its mini size. Moreover, the charms were decorated with a small ribbon with a crystal on the center where the color is based on each respective sailor moon. "Sailor Moon Shoe style Accessory Charms" is priced at 2,750 JPY (tax inclusive) each. The pre-order can be made at the character fashion site "Bandai Fashion Collection" and the shipping is scheduled at Mar., 2020. (C)Takeuchi Naoko・PNP・Toei Animation(C)Naoko Takeuchi

“Danmachi” Dakimakura cover designed Hestia in a School Uniform released! Tumblers that you can kiss.

Illustration goods featuring illustrations of Hestia from TV anime “Is it wrong to try to pick up girls in a dungeon?” were released for sale on “Abema Shopping” from Jan.21,2020. The lineup includes three types of items, a dakimakura (hug pillow) cover, perfume and a kissable tumbler, drawn on with illustrations of Hestia in a school uniform. Hestia in a school uniform while lying down on the sheets is drawn on the front side of the Dakimakura. On the back side, her figure is drawn slightly turned to the side with her beautiful back exposed, an item which you can taste the feeling of lying in bed together. In addition, a “kissable tumbler” with Hestia’s face drawn at the drinking spout was also released. The tumbler’s mouth is designed to exactly overlap Hestia’s lips, so you can enjoy the thrill of a real kiss. Furthermore, a perfume with a scent inspired by Hestia was also made. The 3 limited illustration goods from TV anime “Is It Wrong to Try to Pick Up Girls in a Dungeon?” is now available for purchase on “Abema Shopping” On the “Animation Live2” channel of “Abema TV”, 2nd season of the TV anime “Is It Wrong to Try to Pick Up Girls in a Dungeon?” will be aired for two consecutive weeks from 22:30 on Jan.21 and 22:00 on Jan.28. While all episodes from the 1st season of the anime will be aired from 7:00 on Feb. 13, please do check them out.

【Cosplay】 Nakayama Kinni-kun, recreated the furious and shocking "Gon-san"! Check out his buff muscles 【A total of 12 photos】

The world's largest doujinshi sales event "Comic Market 97 (C97)" was held at "Tokyo Big Sight West Exhibition Hall and South Exhibition Hall" and "Aomi Exhibition Hall" in Tokyo from Dec. 28 to Dec. 31, 2019. At the venue, the comedian, Nakayama Kinni-kun cosplayed as Gon from "HUNTER X HUNTER" excited the crowd. Nakayama Kinni-kun appeared on the second day of his first Comic Market event as the furious Gon from one of the famous scenes in "HUNTER X HUNTER". While being surrounded by many photographers, he revealed the faithfull and satisfying poses from the original work with his buff muscles. On the same day, he posted on his own twitter account "I had participated my first Comiket as Gon-san from "HUNTER X HUNTER". Even my muscles are happy that we were being photographed by everyone nicely. Thank you everyone who came today.” There was a lot of positive voice such as "It was as if he was the real thing!", and "Amazing!" as if they were mesmerized by his outstanding muscle performance. Photography: Nogi Akira (@Osefly)

"This is great!" Higashikata Jousuke from the "JoJo" series becomes a Nendoroid

From the TV anime "JoJo's Bizarre Adventure: Diamond Is Unbreakable" comes a Nendoroid of "Higashikata Jousuke". Pre-orders are accepted from Jan. 23, 2020 and scheduled to be released in Aug. 2020. "Nendoroid Higashikata Jousuke" is the 7th Nendoroid from the "JoJo's Bizarre Adventure" series. He follows Kuujou Joutarou, Kakyouin Noriaki, DIO, Giorno Giovanna, Bruno Bucciarati, and Kishibe Rohan. It is fully mobile enabling it to be displayed in various positions. The arm and wrist parts also allow you to recreate many poses. The facial expression parts are; the "Regular Face" with a gentle gaze, the unearthly "Doradora Face" during fights, and the friendly "Smiling Face". It also includes accessory parts of a "School Bag", a "Comb", and a "Lottery Ticket", along with effect parts inspired by the "Crazy Diamond". "Nendoroid Higashikata Jousuke" is priced at 4,980JPY (tax excluded). Pre-orders will be accepted at "Goodsmile Online Shop" and other online shops from Jan. 23, 2020, and scheduled to be released in Aug. 2020. (C)LUCKY LAND COMMUNICATIONS/Shueisha・JoJo's Bizarre Adventure DU Production Committee

The gifts for the visitors of "Super Sentai MOVIE Party" have been revealed! The first "Kiramager" merchandise!

The special gifts for the visitors of "Super Sentai MOVIE Party" (in theaters from Feb. 8) have been released. A "Mini Mascot: Double Red Set" will be given to the first 300,000 viewers. "Super Sentai MOVIE Party" is a double featured movie of "Mashin Sentai Kiramager: Episode ZERO", a prequel of the new super sentai, and "Kishiryu Sentai Ryusoulger VS Lupinranger VS Patranger the Movie", in which the three super sentai gather together. A "Mini Mascot: Double Red Set" will be given to those who come to the theaters to watch the movie. The set contains a mini mascot of Kiramei Red from "Mashin Sentai Kiramager: Episode ZERO" and a mini mascot of either Ryusoul Red, Lupin Red, or Patren 1gou from "Kishiryu Sentai Ryusoulger VS Lupinranger VS Patranger the Movie". The present is limited to the first 300,000 viewers. Since the "Mashin Sentai Kiramager" mascot is the first merchandise of the series, it will possibly become an object of envy to the fans. "Mashin Sentai Kiramager", the 44th "Super Sentai", is the latest installment of the series. The main theme of the story is "people living with a shine". Five individuals have been chosen as warriors by the beautiful jewel with mysterious powers to fight against the dark forces trying to take away the shine and hope from the human race. "Kishiryu Sentai Ryusoulger VS Lupinranger VS Patranger the Movie" is a "Super Sentai" series collaboration. It's been three years since the last "Super Sentai VS Movie", "Doubutsu Sentai Zyuohger vs. Ninninger the Movie: Super Sentai's Message from the Future". (C)TV Asahi・Toei AG・Toei (C)2020 TV Asahi・Toei AG・Toei

"Sazae-san" Travel diary of Hasegawa Machiko become animated! As 100th birthday special

Hasegawa Machiko, the original author of "Sazae-san", is about to celebrate her 100th birthday in 2020. A special commemorative show titled "Sazae-san Hasegawa Machiko Sensei 100th Birthday Special", will be broadcast on Fuji TV from 6 pm on Feb. 2 (Sun). Hasegawa Machiko was born on Jan. 30, 1920 in Saga Prefecture as the third daughter of the Hasegawa family, she became an apprentice to Tagawa Suihou, the creator of "Norakuro", which she loved reading since she was 14 years old. In the following year, at the age of 15, she made her debut as professional manga artist. The serialization of "Sazae-san" started when Hasegawa was 26. The series continued for a long period of 28 years, but during that time Hasegawa suddenly set off on a long-term overseas trip, since she was stressed out for the work. The comic essay "Sazae-san Tabi Aruki" will be animated for the first time in "Sazae-san Hasegawa Machiko Sensei 100th Birthday Special". Hasegawa, who loved traveling like no other, went on a number of trips to her interested cities both in Japan and abroad, during her busy writing activities. The animated version will be depicting the writer in her interesting travels. Toda Keiko, who is an active actress in the entertainment world, will be playing Hasegawa Machiko. Toda also played the role of Hasegawa in the special animation "Sazae-san Uchiakebanashi", which was broadcast on Dec. 26, 2010 to commemorate the 65th anniversary of "Sazae-san" 's birth. As this is the second time, Toda's cheerful voice will make the show more exciting than ever. In addition, the regular episodes will be also prepared, including "Aa ga yomemasu ka?", "Kaa-san no Wasuremono", and "Masuo Ryuu, Kenkouhou". <Full comments are posted below> [Role of Hasegawa Machiko: Toda Keiko] I had played the role of Mrs. Hasegawa in "Sazae-san Uchiakebanashi" previously. Now I'm very honored that they called me again to play the part in the main story of "Sazae-san". The recording was very hard to make since I did all the talking (laugh). I'm really proud to be on the great show of "Sazae-san". I was also glad to see some of the regular performers. It was as if Midori Katou was Sazae-san itself, she has a powerful aura with great energy! I learned a lot from watching her performance. I've been, and I will always be a fan of "Sazae-san". (C) Hasegawa Machiko Museum of Art

'Cause I've been stalking you, "Pansy" from "Oresuki" has become a figure! Black tights are made of cloth and feel real

A 1 / 7 scale figure of the "unpeeled" heroine Sanshokuin Sumireko with her glasses removed and her hair untied has appeared from the TV anime "Ore wo Suki Nano wa Omae Dake ka yo?" Pre-orders have started on the hobby EC site "F: NEX", on Jan. 24, 2020 and the release date will be in Aug. 2020. This item is a 1/7 scale figure of the heroine Sanshokuin Sumireko (Pansy) from "Oresuki", based on the Buriki's illustration who is in charge of the original work. The appearance of the "unpeeled" Sanshokuin Sumireko with her glasses removed and her hair untied holding a skirt has been expressed. It is a model that is particular about the fearless smile, the flow of black hair that is transparent to light, the wrinkles of uniform and skirt, and the texture. Also, black tights are made of cloth, producing a real texture. The transparent skin color of bare feet accentuates her sexyness. "Ore wo Suki Nano wa Omae Dake ka yo? Pansy / Sanshokuin Sumireko 1/7 scale figure" is 14,300 JPY (tax excluded). The reservation period is from Jan. 24 to Apr. 10, 2020, and the release is scheduled for Aug. 2020. (C) 2018 Rakuda / KADOKAWA / Oresuki Production Committee

Sadamoto Yoshiyuki x WIT STUDIO x "The Confidence Man JP"'s Scriptwriter ... "GREAT PRETENDER" summer broadcast

The original anime "GREAT PRETENDER" is scheduled to be broadcast on Fuji TV "+ Ultra" from Jul. 2020. In addition, the cast members, teaser visual and teaser PV have been announced. This work is a crime story which includes the following staff; Sadamoto Yoshiyuki as character designer (known for "Neon Genesis Evangelion"), Kaburagi Hiro as director (known for "91Days"), WIT STUDIO for the animation production (known for "Attack on Titan"), and Kosawa Ryouta as scriptwriter (known for the drama "The Confidence Man JP"), who for the first time will be working for an anime series' script. "GREAT PRETENDER" is essentially about "the strongest deception (con game)". The story depicts the adventure of a novice swindler named Edamura Masato, a self-proclaimed “Japan's greatest swindler”, who was tricked by a conman (swindler) and mafia leader, Laurent Thierry. From that moment, the protagonist will be involved in an incredible "con game" traveling around the world. The main staff includes eminent members coming from various different genres; Kaburagi Hiro as director (known for "Hozuki's Coolheadedness" and "91 Days"), Kosawa Ryouta as scriptwriter (known for "Always: Sunset on Third Street" and "The Confidence Man JP"), Sadamoto Yoshiyuki as character designer (known for "Neon Genesis Evangelion" and "Summer Wars"), and WIT STUDIO for the animation production of "known for "Attack on Titan" and "Kabaneri of the Iron Fortress" ). Regarding the voice actors, the cast includes; Kobayashi Chiaki playing Edamura Masato (Edamame), Suwabe Junichi playing Laurent Thierry, a French conman who travels around the world, Fujiwara Natsumi playing Abigail "Aby" Jones, a conman with excellent reflexes, and Sonozaki Mie playing Paula Dickins, an expert FBI investigator. In the teaser visual and teaser PV, you can get a glimpse of their unique personality. What kind of "strongest deception (con game)" will be shown in the main story? Keep high your expectations for the broadcast. TV anime "Fugo Keiji Balance: UNLIMITED" will start from Apr. 2020 on Fuji TV "Noitamina" and other channels. (C) Tsutsui Yasutaka・Shinchousha/Itou Tomohiko・Kanbe Clique

2nd season of "Muhyo & Roji" will start in 2020 summer! Teaser released

The 2nd season of the TV anime "Muhyo & Roji's Bureau of Supernatural Investigation" will start in 2020 summer. A new teaser video and additional cast have been announced.

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"Ojamajo Doremi × Sanrio" Collaboration! A design showing a "Pair of Good Friends" was released

Date: 2020-01-29
A collaboration between "Ojamajo Doremi" and characters from Sanrio starting with Hello Kitty was announced along with a completely new film titled "Majo Minarai wo Sagashite"(Roadshow on May. 15) to commemorate "Ojamajo Doremi"'s 20th anniversary of its broadcast. Collaboration designs were released as well, revealing cute costume designs for the characters. Collaborative designs of "Hello Kitty" and other Sanrio characters and "Ojamajo Doremi" were newly made for products released by Sanrio stores and other licensees. "Ojamajo Doremi" worked together with Sanrio characters and made "Let's all get along! Ojamajo Anniversary☆Design" for Sanrio stores which features products released by licensees with the "Fancy Pop Design" that combines the pop of Sanrio with the fanciness of the Sanrio characters is now available. The collaborative designs with the theme “Pair of good friends” features designs called “Harukaze Doremi x Hello Kitty”, “Fujiwara Hazuki x My Melody”, “Senoo Aiko x Cinnamoroll”, “Segawa Onpu x Kuromi”, “Asuka Momoko x Pompompurin”, “Hana-chan x Corocorokuririn” were set, and the cute costumes that show how much they get along with each other should also be noted. The "Majo Minarai wo Sagashite" Commemorative "Ojamajo Doremi x Sanrio" Collaboration will commence in May, 2020 along with the release of the movie. Various goods will be released at Sanrio stores and Kiddy Land Harajuku stores nationwide. Details will be announced later on the website. "Majo Minarai wo Sagashite" Commemorative "Ojamajo Doremi x Sanrio" Collaboration (C)Toei Animation (C)1976,1996,1998,2001,2005,2020 SANRIO CO.,LTD. "Majo Minarai wo Sagahshite" Date of release: May. 15, 2020(Fri) (C)Toei・Toei Animation
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"Gundam", High Mobility Type Zaku II piloted by "The White Wolf of Solomon", Lieutenant Shin Matsunaga becomes a 3D figure under Ver. A,N.I.M.E.!

From "Mobile Suit Gundam MSV", the High Mobility Type Zaku II piloted by Lieutenant Shin Matsunaga, "The White Wolf of Solomon", appears as a 3D figure under the series "ROBOT Damashii SIDE MS Ver. A,N.I.M.E!", featuring a full white-colored body and a personal white wolf mark. Preorders are available on "Premium Bandai" from Jan. 24. The figure is a 3D model of the High Mobility Type Zaku II piloted by and customized by the ace pilot, Lieutenant Shin Matsunaga. The whole body is white-colored, and personal marks are placed on both shoulders. Shin Matsunaga's mobile suit specialized for close combat has been reproduced with newly modeled parts, such as the spiked shoulder shield, shoulder shield, and front armor. Pull-out joints are used on the movable parts allowing natural reproduction of poses with all the equipment set up, and expanding range of motion for the arms.. In addition, the back of the knee was smartly expressed with retractable joints, and the vernier and ankles are also movable, enabling complex poses. The weapons features a Zaku Bazooka and Zaku Machine Gun, along with the Heat Hawk which can be switched to in-use state or storage state. In addition, there are 10 vernier effects for both curved and straight axes. You will also be able to reproduce a high mobility style pose by attaching the effect parts to the verniers of the backpack and the legs. "ROBOT Damashii <SIDE MS> MS-06R-1A High Mobility Type Zaku II (Shin Matsunaga Custom) ver. A.N.I.M.E." is priced at 6,600 yen (tax included). Product shipping is scheduled for Jun. 2020. (C) Sotsu / Sunrise

"The Eden of Grisaia" The fake tsundere young girl, Matsushima Michiru get a cheerful figure in her school swimsuit!

The UT (Uso Tsundere "fake Tsundere") young girl, Matsushima Michiru from the game "The Eden of Grisaia" will get a school swimsuit figure. Pre-order can be made at Union Creative. This figure was recreated based on the illustration from the game storage box of Michiru, having fun at the beach in her school swimsuit. The throbbing pose of holding the water gun with a bright smile will surely become an item that will make anyone happy just by looking at it. The price for the Figure "The Eden of Grisaia" Matsushima Michiru is 12,800 JPY (tax exclusive). Pre-order is available at "Union Creative" until Mar. 6, 2020 and the release is schedule on Jun., 2020. (C) Frontwing

"Sailor Moon" The shoes of the 10 Sailor Moon had became accessory charms!

The cute accessory charms based on the Sailor Moon's shoes made an appearance again. The pre-order can be made at the character fashion site "Bandai Fashion Collection". The lineups of the 10 items: Sailor Moon, Sailor Mercury, Sailor Mars, Sailor Jupiter, Sailor Venus, Chibiusa, Sailor Uranus, Sailor Neptune, Sailor Pluto, and Sailor Saturn. Soft Pastel color was used as the base and it is a convenient item that can be attached to various places as it comes with a hook. Although this charm created from alloy feels quite heavy despite its mini size. Moreover, the charms were decorated with a small ribbon with a crystal on the center where the color is based on each respective sailor moon. "Sailor Moon Shoe style Accessory Charms" is priced at 2,750 JPY (tax inclusive) each. The pre-order can be made at the character fashion site "Bandai Fashion Collection" and the shipping is scheduled at Mar., 2020. (C)Takeuchi Naoko・PNP・Toei Animation(C)Naoko Takeuchi

“Danmachi” Dakimakura cover designed Hestia in a School Uniform released! Tumblers that you can kiss.

Illustration goods featuring illustrations of Hestia from TV anime “Is it wrong to try to pick up girls in a dungeon?” were released for sale on “Abema Shopping” from Jan.21,2020. The lineup includes three types of items, a dakimakura (hug pillow) cover, perfume and a kissable tumbler, drawn on with illustrations of Hestia in a school uniform. Hestia in a school uniform while lying down on the sheets is drawn on the front side of the Dakimakura. On the back side, her figure is drawn slightly turned to the side with her beautiful back exposed, an item which you can taste the feeling of lying in bed together. In addition, a “kissable tumbler” with Hestia’s face drawn at the drinking spout was also released. The tumbler’s mouth is designed to exactly overlap Hestia’s lips, so you can enjoy the thrill of a real kiss. Furthermore, a perfume with a scent inspired by Hestia was also made. The 3 limited illustration goods from TV anime “Is It Wrong to Try to Pick Up Girls in a Dungeon?” is now available for purchase on “Abema Shopping” On the “Animation Live2” channel of “Abema TV”, 2nd season of the TV anime “Is It Wrong to Try to Pick Up Girls in a Dungeon?” will be aired for two consecutive weeks from 22:30 on Jan.21 and 22:00 on Jan.28. While all episodes from the 1st season of the anime will be aired from 7:00 on Feb. 13, please do check them out.

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