As the music video for “Noudouteki Sanpunkan” by Tokyo Jihen, the movie production company Kamikaze Douga (known for “Pop Team Epic”) will make the animated music video for the first time in Tokyo Jihen's history. It will be released on “d Anime Store” from Mar. 21, 2020.
This music video is made by “d Anime Store” to express the possibility of the anime contents in the age of the speeding up communication technologies, with the arrival of 5G. The music video is the original animation with “Tate Yoko” technology, which includes the gyroscope sensor and the reversible length and width of the movie.
Tokyo Jihen is experiencing the animated music video for the first time in their history, and Kamikaze Douga, the company known for “Pop Team Epic”, will produce the music video. The video's theme is “the time for elephants and mouse”.
“Noudouteki Sanpunkan” animation music video will be released on “d Anime Store” from Mar. 21, 2020.
Information regarding the main staff and main cast for the anime "Gyaru and Dinosaur" (Broadcast starts in Apr, 2020) were announced along with two key visuals.
The main staff includes Sudou Koutarou, Aoki Jun (Space Neko Company), Gin (BUSTED ROSE), Kamikaze Douga, and the same staff as the anime "Pop Team Epic". Meanwhile Shimabukuro Miyuri, Natsuyoshi Yuuko, Kudoh Youki, and Yamashita Seiichirou will be joining as the voice actors.
The "Gyaru and Dinosaur" was originally adapted from a manga of the same name serialized in Kodansha's "Young Magazine". It depicts a “timeless room share” between a Gyaru and a Dinosaur, furthermore, an anime and live-action adaptation have been announced to be in Apr, 2020.
The main staff for the anime "Gyaru and Dinosaur" includes the series composer and series director Aoki Jun (Space Neko Company), the music will be handled by Gin (BUSTED ROSE), the animation production by Space Neko Company and Kamikaze Douga, and the staff from the anime "Pop Team Epic" which are all in line. The chief producers are Sudou Koutarou and Furukawa Makoto.
In addition, Shimabukuro Miyuri will play the role of the gyaru, Kaede, Natsuyoshi Yuuko will play the role of the main character's friend, Yamada, Kudoh Youki will play the senpai from the protagonist's part-time job, and Yamashita Seiichirou will play the boyfriend, Shota.
The anime "Gyaru and Dinosaur" will begin broadcast in April 2020.
Also, it was announced for the live-action adaptation that Sudou Koutarou will be handling the series composition and HALO will be in charge of the production.
（C）MORI Moriko・TomimuraCota／Kodansha・KING RECORDS
The anime streaming service "Docomo Anime Store" announced the results of the survey "What will you watch this period? 2020 Winter Anime popularity contest" asking the voters which 2020 winter anime they are most curious about.
TV Anime 『SHIROBAKO』that was worked on by 「Musashino Animation（A.k.a. Musani）」and dAnime Store CM Last episode・The 6th 「Last Episode」 was announced. This time after the completion of the CM, a scene with original animations at Miyamoto's house was shown.
From the TV anime "Kingdom" (starting from Apr. 5, 2020), the main teaser video which depicts the fierce battles between the Qin Kingdom and the coalition troops has been released. In addition, it has also been announced that BiSH will sing the opening theme song, and waterweed will sing the ending theme song, and the comment from each artist has arrived.
The original work of "Kingdom" is a manga by Hara Yasuhisa which depicts the age of the warlords in China and is currently being serialized in "Weekly Young Jump". The manga is set in the Spring and the Autumn of the Warring Periods of China, and it depicts the activities of Shin, who wants to become the greatest warlord and young Ei Sei, who later becomes Qin Shi Huang.
On the 3rd TV series which will start from Apr. 5, the biggest battle of the series called "The Coalition Troops Arc" begins. It depicts the Qin Kingdom fighting the fierce coalition troops who are heading toward Xianyang, the capital of the Qin Kingdom.
The main promotion video released this time shows a part of the battle between the Qin and the coalition troops, and Qin Kingdom will experience the unprecedented threat because of the coalition troops after suffering a guerrilla attacks of Chu army. The battles of the unique warlords from the both sides are drawn in a large scale, and it implicates that this battle is the biggest battle among the all wars in "Kingdom".
Li Mu (CV: Morikawa Tomoyuki), the genius strategist of Zhao who tries to stop the unification of China, and Ei Sei, who fights back with the full force to protect his nation, also appear in the promotion video. Their determination and thoughts can be felt from the video, and the expectations are steadily increasing toward the broadcast of anime.
In addition to the release of the promotion video, it has also been announced that "the punk band with no musical instruments" BiSH will sing the opening theme song, and the roddick hardcore band, waterweed, will sing the ending theme song. This ending theme song, "Deep Inside", is the 1st time for waterweed to perform for a TV anime. Also, "TOMORROW", the opening theme song by BiSH, can be heard from the main promotion video.
TV anime "Kingdom" will be broadcast from Apr. 6, 2020 on 0:15 am on NHK General.
(C) Hara Yasuhisa/Shueisha・Kingdom Production Committee
It has been announced that the new OP and ED theme songs of the TV anime "Kengan Ashura" from episode 13, will be performed by "Happy Heads NANIYORI" and "TAEYO" respectively. At the same time, a promo video that features both songs has been revealed.
"Kengan Ashura" is originally an intense battle-action manga currently distributed on the website "Ura Sunday" and the manga app "Manga One". It has been read by 413 million people so far, and it took the 1st place in the male ranking of "Interesting webcomics selected by 1 million people! 2018".
Furthermore, the anime that is becoming more and more exciting with the Kengan Annihilation Tournament, will be featuring the new theme songs starting from episode 13 of the TV broadcast.
The opening theme song is "Ai Shiden Issen" by Happy Heads NANIYORI, and the ending theme song is "ASHURA" by TAEYO.
From the movie animation "Happy-Go-Lucky Days" (Released Date: May 8, 2020), the main visual and the main trailer have been released. Also, it has been decided, the 4 members band, CreepHyp, will play the main theme song and the background music, and the comment from the vocalist and the guitarist Ozaki Sekaikan has arrived.
"Happy-Go-Lucky Days" is a manga by Shimura Takako, the professional of the teenage ensemble cast who is known for "Wandering Son" and "Sweet Blue Flowers", and it is a collections of the omnibus short stories which look over and depict "someone's love" with warmth.
The anime is made of 4 episodes, including "E-chan and Aya-san" which depict the feelings of 2 ladies who met at the wedding of their ex-boyfriend, "Sawa-sensei and Yagazaki-kun", which depicts the male teacher who is played by the sudden confession of his student, "Shin-chan and Sayoko" and "Mika-chan and Shin-chan", the stories which depict the distance between the childhood friends who turns teens.
The main visual released this time is the direct cut of the characters from the movie. The visual is done in a delicate quality with each character wondering about something.
Also the main trailer released this time picked up the delicate scenes from each episode with sweetness and small pain with the taglines saying, "All kinds of love and all styles of life are" "Everything is right".
The main theme song "Monomane" (Mimicking), which CreepHyp wrote for the movie, is neatly gracing warmth to the stories of the characters.
The anime "Happy-Go-Lucky Days" will be released in the movie theaters for a limited time from May 8, 2020.
The 2nd advance ticket with the set of 4 original manga illustration postcards, will be sold from Mar. 20 together with the release of new visual and the main trailer.
(C) Shimura Takako/Ota Shuppan・"Happy-Go-Lucky Days" Production Commitee
The trailer of the solo song "Party wo Tomenaide" by Izanami Hifumi (CV: Kijima Ryuichi) from the CD "Matenro -Before The 2nd D.R.B-" of Shinjuku Division "Matenro", which will be on sale on Mar. 23, 2020 from "Hypnosis Mic", has been released.
The solo song "Party wo Tomenaide" by Izanami Hifumi is an addictive song with a catchy, memorable phrase that you won't be able to forget once you hear "Don't stop the party".
At the same time, it was also announced in the credit of the song, that the songwriting was done by the frontman Kiryuin Sho from Golden Bomber.
The CD of Matenro "Matenro Before The 2nd D.R.B-" will be released on Mar. 25, 2020 at a fixed price of 2,000 JPY (+ tax). In the future, a trailer of Jinguji Jakurai (CV: Hayami Sho)'s solo song will also be released.
The 2nd PV for TV anime Ahiru no Sora has been released and features the passionate plays of a freakishly tall basketball club member. Broadcasting information was released at the same time. The series will be aired on TV Tokyo’s channel 6 starting on October 2nd.
「BanG Dream! Girls Band Party!」 and its 4th tie-up with Lawson as of September the 3rd, has been revealed. The campaign is to give out a limited quantity of originals goods which will be sold on a first-come-first-serve basis
The 2nd PV footage from upcoming TV Anime "Itai no wa Iya nano de Bogyoryoku ni Kyokufuri Shitai to Omoimasu." shows the protagonist Maple jumping into the VRMMO "NewWorldOnline". In addition, a key visual showing all the main characters has been revealed.
"Kishiryu Sentai Ryusoulger VS Lupinranger VS Patranger the Movie", the newest work in the "Super Sentai VS Film Series", is scheduled to be released on Feb. 8, 2020. The newest footage andscene photos have also been revealed.