Character designs for the 3rd Gen members from the anime “I-Chu” were revealed alongside with the casts featuring KENN, Toyonaga Toshiyuki, Morikubo Showtaro, Natsuki Hanae, and others.
“I-Chu” originally derived from an iOS, Android-based Romance Rhythm Adventure Game developed by LIBER Entertainment.
Those who are enrolled into the Etoile Vio School, aiming to be an idol are known as ” I-Chus' “. They were however faced with a difficult start after a word from Kumakaco (Principal Kuma) as soon as they enrolled……? The I-Chus', each striving for their own goals, constantly improving their idol activities. What is an idol …? The I-Chus' struggles to reach that answer will begin from a glistening, breathtaking youthful story.
This time, character designs and casts for the 3rd generation and others are announced.
Casts for F∞F are KENN as Aido Seiya, Iguchi Yuichi as Minato Kanata and Toyonaga Toshiyuki as Mitsurugi Akira.
From Twinkle Bell, Morikubo Showtaro as Kururugi Satsuki and Kondou Takashi as Kururugi Mutsuki.
From I・B(The ・ is officially a heart marking), Hanae Natsuki as Noah, Masuda Toshiki as Leon, Enoki Junya as Li Chao Yang, Nakanashi Naoya as Rabi and Umehara Yuichirou as Lucas.
From ArS, Ikuta Yoji as Kusakabe Torahiko, Kagura Hiroyuki as Momoi Kyosuke, Tamaru Atsushi as Tobikura Akio, Yachi Katsufumi as Amabe Shiki, Matsuoka Yoshitsugu as Orihara Hikaru and Hirakawa Daisuke as Wakaouji Raku.
Furthermore, Toyoguchi Megumi as Asahina Yuzuki(Producer) and Otsuka Akio as Kumakacho (Principal Kuma).
Details regarding other characters will be released on a later date.
（C）Liber Entertainment Inc. / Etoile Public Relations Division
2 new visuals for the NHK E Tele broadcast of the TV anime "Legend of the Galactic Heroes: The New Thesis" (starts on Apr. 6, 2020) have been released. They depict the "ever winning" Reinhard von Lohengramm and the "invincible magician" Yang Wen-li.
"Legend of the Galactic Heroes: The New Thesis" is based on the sci-fi novel, which has sold over 15 million copies, written by the renowned novelist, Tanaka Yoshiki. It has been animated since 1988, with an outstanding volume of 110 episodes of the main series, 52 episodes of side stories, and 3 animated features.
And in Apr. 2018, Production I.G has created "Legend of the Galactic Heroes: The New Thesis -Encounter" (12 episodes), a new interpretation of the series with galactic wars depicted in the latest technology. The 2nd season, "Stellar War" (episode 13 to 2), was screened at movie theaters in 2019.
Thousands of years in the future, the human race has advanced into outer space and split into two nations with different political systems, the Galactic Empire and the Free Planets Alliance. The conflict between the two nations has lasted for 150 years, and battles have been going on all over the limitless galaxy.
Both nations have been at war for so long. The gentry aristocracy has corrupted the Galactic Empire, and in the Free Planets Alliance, the democratic society has fallen into a mobocracy.
In the late 8th century of the Space Era, two extraordinary men, the "ever winning" Reinhard von Lohengramm and the "invincible magician" Yang Wen-li, are here to change history.
The TV anime "Legend of the Galactic Heroes: The New Thesis" will begin on Apr. 6, 2020, on NHK E Tele.
(C)Tanaka Yoshiki / Shochiku・Production I.G
It has turned out that the broadcast slot of the TV anime "Pokémon" will move. It will be broadcast every Friday from 6:55 p.m. starting from Oct. 9.
The anime "Pokémon" started broadcasting in 1997. It has been broadcast since 2018 on Sundays from 6:00 p.m.
This time, tit has been decided to move the broadcast slot. From Oct. 9, it will be broadcast from 6:55 p.m. to 7:25 p.m. on Fridays.
In the television industry , there is a custom to call the time slot from 7:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m. prime time, and the time slot from 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. "golden time" in Japanese. It was also the main topic that there were no anime broadcasts during the "golden time" in 2019.
To commemorate this move to the golden time on Fridays, Pikachu has been appointed Executive Golden Producer.
Dressed in a gilding costume, Pikachu appeared in a TV commercial. Becoming a producer, he will continue to liven up the program with various projects.
Furthermore, it has been decided to hold the first virtual live event for 4 consecutive weeks by the anime "Pokémon". It will be a viewer-participative talk show that welcomes guests who are involved in "Pokémon" and publishes information that can only be heard here. Details of the program will be released at a later date.
（Ｃ）Nintendo・Creatures・GAME FREAK・TV Tokyo・ShoPro・JR Kikaku （Ｃ）Pokemon
From the TV anime "Peter Grill and the Philosopher's Time", the outline and the advanced cutscene of the ep. 10 "Peter Grill and the Angry Megaton Axe", which will broadcast on Sep. 11 (Friday), have been released.
"Peter Grill and the Philosopher's Time" is another world sexy comedy drawn by Hiyama Daisuke serialized and originally serialized in "Monthly Action". Set in the world of swords and magic, Peter Grill, who earned the title of "the strongest man on earth," is swayed by various heroines of different races who are aiming for his genes.
In ep. 10, being asked by Peter, Lisa reveals an amazing secret about herself. At that time, Spartakos, a muscular macho man, is visiting the reception desk of the Yakepachi Guild.
The receptionist Mitchie has a muscle fetish. Not knowing that, Mimi passed by and called out to Spartokos. It seems that the Ogre sisters and he have something to do with each other...
The TV anime "Peter Grill and the Philosopher's Time" ep. 10 "Peter Grill and the Angry Megaton Axe" will be broadcast on TOKYO MX and others on Sep. 11 (Friday).
(C) Hiyama Daisuke / Futabasha, "Peter Grill and the Philosopher's Time" Production Committee
The "SEASON WINTER"'s key visual from the TV anime "A3!" SEASON AUTUMN & WINTER has been revealed. It has been decided that the broadcast is set for Oct. 12, 2020.
"A3!" is based on the same name handsome actors training game that has exceed 6.5 million downloads. It depicts the achievements of the protagonist, Tachibana Izumi, who takes on the roles of the "General Director" and Chairman to rebuild the small troupe "MANKAI Company" along with the troupe members.
The key visual features the five members of the Winter Troupe, which are Tsukioka Tsumugi (voice by Tamaru Atsushi), Takato Tasuku (voice by Satou Takuya), Mikage Hisoka (voice by Terashima Junta), Arisugawa Homare (voiced by Toshiyuki Toyonaga), and Yukishiro Azuma (voiced by Kakihara Testuya), gathered at the cafe in bright sunlight.
The TV anime "A3!" SEASON AUTUMN & WINTER will be broadcast on Oct. 12, 2020 on TOKYO MX, Sun TV, and other channels.
（C）A3! ANIMATION PROJECT
"PROJECT SCARD" so far has experienced the drama CD and character song production and has broadcast the voice actor programs, and now it is going to experience the TV anime adoption. The TV anime will be released as "Scar of Blaita" as a sequel to the drama CD and is scheduled on Jan. 2021 at MBS, TBS, BS-TBS's "Animeism". The casts and the promotion movie are also released this time.
"PROJECT SCARD" is the media mix project by Frontier Works. The story is set in "Akatsuki Special Area" inof Tokyo. The existence of protecting the city abandoned by the authority were the "Scards", who own the tatttoos which sealed the gods. The defender of the city "Helios", the defender of the organizations "Artemis", and the defender of the rule "Special Police Force" use the abilities gained from the tatttoos. They continue to believe in their "justice" while fighting and struggles continue on a daily basis. This is the story of them living to their fullest in the ordinary days.
The cast members announced this time included Fukuhara Katsumi, playing Kurama Hokuto, Tsuda Kenjirou, playing the former Fresvelg, and Ueda Youji, playing the former Morrigan.
The main theme song will be sung by the 8 main characters. Check the promotion movie out to listen to the song.
TV anime "Scar of Blaita" will be broadcast from Jan. 2021 on MBS, TBS, BS-TBS's "Animeism"
（C）GoHands,Frontier Works Praeter Project
The appearance of Miyano Mamoru in ep. 6 (broadcast on Aug. 23) of the popular drama "Hanzawa Naoki" (TBS series, every Sunday from 9:00 p.m.) had become a hot topic on SNS.
He is handsome, tall, and wears a good suit. His main job is a "voice actor" in anime and various dubbing recordings. In addition to winning the Best Actor Award at the "Seiyuu Awards", which honors the most active voice actors of the year, he realized the first solo performance by a male voice actor at Nippon Budokan, and now he has also appeared on TV.
Miyano-san appeared again in the preview video for ep. 8 broadcast on Sep. 13, while the response from his appearance in ep.6 of "Hanzawa Naoki" is still fresh in everyone's memory. Moreover, there seem to be some scenes, "that no doubt will create a buzz!"...
So, for those who don't know exactly, "What kind of person Miyano Mamoru is?", and "In what kind of works he has appeared?", we will briefly introduce his amazing career and appearances. Why don't you prepare to get excited about the topic before SNS explode about his appearance in the ep. 8?
■The irreplaceable appearances in the topical works! There are many films in which he has starred.
Miyano-san, who is currently active as a voice actor, has many child roles. He has always belonged to the company Himawari, and his past roles include a student from "Kinpachi-sensei", a teammate of Kitahara Ryu played by Takizawa Hideaki in "News no Onna".
Meanwhile, he debuted as a voice actor by dubbing the overseas drama "Caitlin's Way" that was broadcast on NHK education when he was a 3rd-year high-school student. After that, he played Riku from the popular title "Kingdom Hearts", Yagami Light from the popular anime based on manga "Death Note", the main character of "Mobile Suit Gundam 00", the twelfth work in the "Gundam" series, Setsuna F. Seiei, and many other popular characters.
Recently, in addition to playing the role of Reinhard von Lohengramm in "The Legend of the Galactic Heroes: Die Neue These Seiran These", which is a reanimation of "Legend of the Galactic Heroes", Ichirouhiko (teenager) in the animated movie "The Boy and the Beast" directed by Hosoda Mamoru, Haruo Sakai in the animated movie "Godzilla" from the "Godzilla" series, and thanks to playing in so many popular works, there is strong opinion now, "Miyano Mamoru always shows up in top-works."
■The first feat of a male voice actor! Energetic artist activity
While working as a voice actor, he debuted as an artist from King Records in 2008. With the 12th single "Shine" released in 2015, he took the 1st place in the Oricon single daily ranking. This is the second person since Mizuki Nana to win first place in the name of a voice actor. Also, he achieved the "first-ever" award as a male voice actor.
Since 2009, he has been energetically performing live activities, and as mentioned at the beginning, on Oct. 4, 2013, the first solo performance by a male voice actor at Nippon Budokan "MIYANO MAMORU SPECIAL LIVE 2013 ~ TRAVELING! ~ " was held.
And at the 69th NHK Red and White Song Battle in 2018, he made a male voice actor's "first" performance as a member of the planning frame "Ogensan to Issho".
■Co-starring with Fukushi Sota and Honda Tsubasa! He's also a prolific actor.
As it was said earlier, Miyano-san was originally active as a child actor. His first job was Seiyu's commercial "Seiyu Daiichi," which appeared when he was in the first grade of elementary school.
After that, while being active as a voice actor, he appeared in various live-action movies, stages, and musicals. He has particularly a lot of experience in musicals, such as "The Prince of Tennis", the role of Prince Ismir in the Emperor theater musical "Crest of the Royal Family", performance with Fukushi Soda in a popular musical by Gekidan Shinkansen "Seven Souls In The Skull Castle: Season Moon, Waning Moon", the role of Tony in the musical "West Side Story", and many others.
He gained a big audience with his performance that made use of his height and length of limbs and his singing voice that fully showed his great voice.
He has also appeared in TV dramas like this time "Naoki Hanzawa". His appearances in "It Was Fun Last Night" with Honda Tsubasa, became a hot topic in SNS.
In Oct. 2020, he is scheduled to play the role of the Racoon in the stage "Kachikachiyama" from series "Village Produce 2020 Series Another Style" Kachikachiyama". Don't miss his new charming actor's activities in the future.
■Mamoru Miyano makes his YouTuber debut?! "Pine" video is talked about
Miyano-san as a YouTuber this year. The video streaming program "Road to LIVING!" has started on the official YouTube channel of Miyano Mamoru.
This program is to distribut special Miyano Mamoru's entertainment on YouTube for a limited time. Miyano's fans were very happy about it. There were many responses on Twitter, "Mamo, congratulations on your YouTuber debut! I've been waiting for you !!!", "YouTuber Mamoru Miyano advent ... ???", "Normal Miyano Mamoru YouTuber is amazing", "Mamo But YouTube ... it's too good!", " Mamoru !! Congratulations on your YouTuber debut! I laughed so much, I really enjoyed it! "
In the video, he tries to peel off the pineapple that he generally doesn't do, introduce the stretch before good night, arrange the Nissin Yakisoba UFO, and so on ... Miyano-san is always trying something new.
■And more in other media! Miyano Mamoru's unexpected appearance
Miyano-san's success is not limited to that.
He made live-action appearances as idol Masa Mamoru (eternal 16 years old, favorite food is pine) on the NHK's music program "Ogensan to Issho", where Hoshino Gen dressed as "Ogensan" performed together with gorgeous members from "Ogensan no Ie" in Shibuya, Tokyo.
Also, he has a lot of experience in time leap by playing the role of Rintarou Okabe in "Steins; Gate", and as a voice actor who likes yakisoba, he also starred in the one-camera long-running drama "UFO Tabe Time Leap", and "Nissin Yakisoba UFO", where he performed a tragic man who wanted to eat but couldn't.
Moreover, in Dec. 2018, he appeared on Fuji TV's "Mezamashi TV" in "December Monthly Entertainment Presenter" and has made a wide range of media activities.
■Miyano's key point is in a pinch! What will happen in ep. 8 of "Hanzawa Naoki"?
The above is a brief introduction to Miyano-san's career. Why did SNS explode about his just one episode-appearance in "Hanzawa Naoki"? Did you understand a little about the reason?
Not only has he achieved various feats as a voice actor, but he has also expanded beyond his voice acting activities and is blowing a new breeze.
And now, he appeared again in ep. 8 of "Naoki Hanzawa" that had been broadcast on Sep. 13. After watching the preview video, which shows how Furuya played by Miyano is grasping the key point by Kurosaki played by Kataoka Ainosuke, fans reacted as, "Mamo, no way!", "Mamo is finally taking over?", etc.
Since Miyano-san said only one word "yes" in ep. 6, everyone has been wondering if there are more lines in ep. 8.
We can't wait for the broadcast!
The special video of the anime "Eagle Talon",where Tsuda Kebjirou voicing all characters, "If Tsuda Kenjirou tried to be the voice actor of Eagle Talon by himself -'Phantom Battle LeagueArc'", has been released. He plays 14 characters in total, including familiar members such as the Chancellor, Yoshida-kun, and Deluxe Fighter.
This project "If 'that' person did it" originally started from the idea that the acting of the characters, which had been performed by an amateur FROGMAN, will improve greatly if they are performed by the professional voice actor.
So far, Nozawa Masako, Sugita Tomokazu, Nakata Jouji, and others have challenged, and this time, Tsuda joined cast for "Eagle Talon" Tsuda, will also take on the challenge as "to commemorate anime broadcast"of "Eagle Talon: Golden Spell" (Release Date: Oct. 4, 2020).
The content of the video is a completely new original story in which a Deluxe Fighter,who mainly stays home and wastes time, is urged by his subordinates to reluctantly go to see the current state of "Eagle Talon".
A total of 14 characters, including familiar ones such as the Chancellor, Yoshida-kun, and DX fighter, as well as monsters with one or two uniquness, have appeared, and Tsuda is in charge of all of them
In addition to the voice acting that has never been heard before, some parts remind us of the parody of the characters that we witnessed in the past, and the video is finished so that both "Eagle Talon" fans and Tsuda fans can enjoy it.
After recording this video, where Tsuda had finished everything by himself, he commented, "I was happy to be able to do it in a world of laughter. It was hard to do all the characters, and I was a little nervous and tried I to do something interesting. However, I had real freedom during the recording ... (laughs) It was fun.
The special video "If Tsuda Kenjirou is only voice actor 'Eagle Talon:Phantom Battle LeagueArc'" is now available on YouTube.
Also, "Eagle Talon: Golden Spell" will start broadcasting on TOKYO MX and others from 01:20 A.M. on Oct. 4.
As a commemoration on the release of the latest movie of "Crayon Shin-chan", Kamiya Hiroshi, the voice of Buriburizaemon, will appear on ABEMA's voice actor variety program "Say You to Yoasobi" on Sep. 24 for the first time. The enthusiasm from Kamiya said "I will be appearing for the first time! But I believe this might be the last time! Because I want to sleep at night!".
"Say You to Yoasobi" featured a total of 12 voice actors as the MC and it broadcasted live every weekday from 10:00 PM until 11:30 PM and this is the first voice actor regular program.
Kamiya Hiroshi will be appearing on Sep. 24 when the Thursday pair, Namikawa Daisuke and Ishikawa Kaito are the MC. A conversation with the three is planned.
This is the first time Kamiya Hiroshi will appear on "Say You to Yoasobi".
Toward this program, his enthusiasm is "I will be appearing for the first time on the rumor 'Say You to Yoasobi'! But I believe this might be the last time! Because I want to sleep at night! That's why I will try my best and stay up late on that day!".
Don't miss out rare opportunity if you are a fan.
Kamiya Hiroshi will appear on "Say You to Yoasobi" that will be broadcasted from 10:00 PM on Sep. 24 on ABEMA's "Anime LIVE" channel.
"Crayon Shin-chan: Clash! Graffitingdom and Nearly Four Heroes" has been released on nationwide Toho affiliated theatre on Sep. 11 (Friday).
It was decided that the photo book from "Komada Wataru no Komastagram", that is currently broadcasting on "Seigura" channel on Nico Nico Live, will be on sale on Nov. 13. Along with that announcement, an advanced released photo and the guests' information have been revealed.
"Komada Wataru no Komastagram" is a live-stream program of Komada Wataru, who is not active only as a voice actor but also as a photographer, taking photos of the guests. His photo sessions were well-received due to Komada's technique to draw out the guests' voice actor's bare expression and also his relationship with them.
"Komada Wataru no Komastagram 1st PHOTO FRAME" is the title of the photobook that will be released as a commemoration of the 1st anniversary of the program. As it includes the photos of the male voice actor that only Komada Wataru is able to take, this photobook carries the message of... the side of "the photographer Komada Wataru".
The photobook will also contain the unrevealed photo that was taken during the program. It will feature a total of 12 guest voice actors, including Kamio Shinichirou, Shio Fumiyoshi, Itou Kento, and Nagatsuka Takuma. The unrevealed photo will also come with the comments of the photographed voice actor and the photographer Komada Wataru, that are worth to be read.
Moreover, it will include photos of Komada Wataru that he took by himself. There are various types of photos such as the gentle expression of Komada that remind you of the date during the off-day and also the cool expression of Komada entering the studio in the suits.
It will also include the situations of the program's event that was held on Feb. 2020, an interview, and camera's introduction as well. Rare photos that can't be seen in this photobook are currently available on "Seiyuu Grand Prix Oct. Issue" that is on sale now.
"Komada Wataru no Komastagram 1st PHOTO FRAME" will be released on Nov. 13, 2020. Information will be announced from time to time.
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
From TV anime "JoJo's Bizarre Adventure: Golden Wind" comes blazers and pants (slacks) which can be worn together as business suits inspired by Giorno Giovanna and Bruno Bucciarati. Pre-orders are available at "Premium Bandai" until Dec. 26, 2019.
"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.