The second key visual and PV of “Uma Musume: Pretty Derby” new short animation, “Umayon” have been released. Moreover, the broadcast date has been announced. It will start on Jul. 7 at TOKYO MX, BS11, and other channels.
“Umayon” is an anime based on the 4-panel manga of the media mix content of “Uma Musume: Pretty Derby”. The original story is depicting the everyday entertainment life of the “Uma Musume” with unique personalities.
The key visuals featured a gathering of Uma Musume including Special Week (CV: Waki Azumi). In the released PV, the characters' daily lives are shown with the theme song “Pyoitto ♪ Hareruya!”
“Umayon” broadcast will start at TOKYO MX, BS11, and other channels from 9:54 P.M. on Jul. 7.
It has been decided that 31 popular anime titles, such as "Magi: The Labyrinth of Magic (1st season)", "Boarding School Juliet", "Kaguya-sama: Love is War" will broadcast at once on GYAO! The broadcast will start sequentially.
This experiment was planned to "entertain the fans who missed the various new titles due to the spread of COVID-19."".
Broadcast will include 31 titles, such as "Kaguya-sama: Love is War", "Hozuki’s Coolheadedness", "Steins;Gate", "Action Heroine Cheer Fruits". Five works including "Blue Exorcist: The Kyoto Impure King" have already been released.
You can watch these 31 anime series broadcast for free even without a GYAO! membership.
(C) Otaka Shinobu/Shogakukan/Magi Production Committee/MBS (C) KanedaYosuke/Kodansha/Boarding School Juliet Production Committee (C)Chia Fruit Production Committee
The short anime completely produced from home called "Nocturne Boogie" will start its broadcast from Jul. 10, 2020 on GYAO! and YouTube.
Episode 1 will start from 8:00 pm on Jul. 10, and the online kick-off event ran by the casts, including Seto Masami, Yamashita Seiichirou, Yoshida Hitomi, Suzuki Yuuto, Hayami Saori, and Koyama Takeshi, and the director Morita-to-Junpei will be held on the same day.
"Nocturne Boogie" is short anime created solely by Morita-to-Junpei, the creator who shows his skills in the variety TV program "Another Sky" to the TV anime "LOST SONG", with the idea of fun production during the time of COVID-19 pandemic at home.
The anime has a theme of "if all of the apartment residents are the monsters and what if they all hide their true identity?", and unique characters will communicate in mysterious and funny ways.
The cast members include Seto Masami, playing the succubus Yumenaka Mari, Yamashita Seiichirou playing the vampire Gumi Kiriya, Yoshida Hitomi playing the werewolf Oogami Rui, Suzuki Yuuto playing Jiangshi Ourai Kiyo, Hayami Saori playing the ghost Idoyanagi Tamako, and Koyama Takeshi will play the mysterious only human called Kageyama Kariyu.
Under the direction and script by Morita-to-Junpei, the casts will play "the residents behind the scene".
The ads can be shown during the anime starting from 1,000 JPY. The pictures and movies of the product and service will be added to on the picture flame and on the screen of the TV at the apartment during the movie, and the characters may mention it during the anime.
The reservation for the ad is currently available at the fan-community platform "Fanbeats", and the sponsors will be announced at the online kick-off event on Jul. 10.
Moreover, "Nocturne Radio", the web radio by Yamashita Seiichirou and Morita-to-Junpei, will be on-air from Jul. 20.
Short anime "Nocturne Boogie" will start broadcast from Jul. 10 every Friday on 11:00 pm on GYAO! and YouTube.
It's now July, and the summer 2020 anime are starting.
Which titles are you looking forward to?
In this article, we will introduce 3 "buddy" animes out of the various summer animes.
"The Millionaire Detective Balance: Unlimited"
"The Millionaire Detective Balance: Unlimited" is a TV anime based on the million-seller by novelist Tsutsui Yasutaka.
The story begins with Daisuke, the scion of the outrageously rich Kanbe family, being assigned to the Modern Crime Prevention Headquarters where officers who have caused problems in the Metropolitan Police Department are sent.
Daisuke even puts prices on people's lives, but his passionate partner Haru disagrees, "Money is not everything!" The conflicting partners come across various incidents and mysteries.
This anime is directed by Itou Tomohiko-san, known for "Sword Art Online" and "Erased", composed and written by Kishimoto Taku-san, known for "Case File nº221: Kabukicho" and "Woodpecker Detective's Office", characters designed by Sasaki Keigo-san, known for "The Seven Deadly Sins" and "Blue Exorcist", and animated by Clover Works, known for "The Promised Neverland" and "Rascal Does Not Dream of Bunny Girl Senpai". A team of well-trained staff get together to revive the title in a modern style by drawing on the fascination of the original work while adding new characters and settings.
It started in Apr. 2020 on Fuji TV's "Noitamina" slot and gained attention for its opening theme song by SixTONES, but unfortunately, due to the spread of COVID-19, the broadcast has been postponed after the 3rd episode.
The broadcast will re-start from the 1st episode on Fuji TV's "Noitamina" slot from Jul. 16. Check out the unseen success off-the-wall detective Daisuke and his buddy Haru.
"Get Up! Get Live!"
"Get Up! Get Live!" is a "Voice Actor × 2D Comedian" project in which popular male voice actors put on comedy live shows as a duo.
Several boys live together in the dorm of the comedian training school "SSS".
They have clashes and conflict between the members, jealousy towards their peers, admiration towards their seniors, disappointment with the industry, anxiety about future, dark backgrounds, etc.
The anime depicts the boys striving to become the best comedians in Japan and the world by overcoming hardships along with their friends while being at the mercy of these obstacles and the dark side of the glamourous world.
The cast members portraying the passionate bonds in the anime are all popular male voice actors.
"Stardust" is a resonating childhood friend duo of Uehara Junya voiced by Hanae Natsuki-san and Higashizawa Kaede voiced by Nishiyama Koutarou-san. "Kikuichimonji" is an incongruous, bumpy duo of Machida Sena voiced by Toyonaga Toshiyuki-san and Oono Toranosuke voiced by Ishikawa Kaito-san. "6" is a trendy duo of Kitami Ren voiced by Azakami Youhei-san and Komae Kazuma voiced by Kumagai Kentarou-san. "Hayashima", which dominates Kansai, is the prodigy brother duo of Hayashima Azuma voiced by Amasaki Kouhei-san and Hayashima Nakaba voiced by Kajiwara Gakuto-san. And the up-and-coming scriptwriter Karakida Nanao is voiced by Konishi Katsunori-san.
In addition, Mukai Seitarou-san, a current member of the comedy duo "Tenshin", takes part in the planning, and light novelist Watari Wataru, known for "My Youth Romantic Comedy Is Wrong, As I Expected" and "Girlish Number", works on the story.
So far, the project has been presented as a live comedy performance by "comedians portrayed by voice actors". "Get Up! Get Live! 1st Live" was performed in May 2019 and the "2nd Live" was performed in Feb. 2020.
The short anime "Get Up! Get Live!" starts on Jul. 10. How will each duo present themselves? How will the story develop? Also, don't forget to check out episode 0, which is uploaded on YouTube from Jul. 3, to enjoy the anime even more.
"GREAT PRETENDER" is an original crime entertainment anime about the "greatest con game" played by con artists.
The rookie con artist Edamura Makoto (a.k.a. Edamame) proclaims that he is "Japan's No.1 con artist". The story begins with him being tricked by Laurent Thierry, a con artist that even manipulates the mafia. It depicts Edamura being embroiled in the worldwide "con game" on an overwhelming scale.
This anime is the first TV anime series written and composed by Furusawa Ryouta, the scriptwriter of "The Confidendenceman JP". It also has Sadamoto Yoshiyuki-san, known for "Neon Genesis Evangelion" and "The Girl Who Leapt Through Time", as character designer, Kaburagi Hiro-san, known for "91 Days" and "Kimi ni Todoke", as director, and WIT STUDIO, known for "Attack on Titan" and "Kabaneri of the Iron Fortress", will be working on the animation. Eminent names from different genres got together for this title.
It is currently available on Netflix and will begin its long-awaited terrestrial broadcast on Fuji TV's "+Ultra" slot and other channels from Jul. 8, 2020.
How do Edamame, the self-proclaimed "Japan's No.1 con artist" voiced by Kobayashi Chiaki-san, and Laurent, the gifted con artist voiced by Suwabe Junichi, pull off their tricks? Let's look forward to the con artist duo's stunning schemes.
The summary and cut-scene from episode 2 "Guild" (broadcast on Wednesday, Jul. 8) of "Angel Beats!" re-run have been revealed.
"Angel Beats!" is an original anime that was broadcast on 2010 and it is a joint project between Key, Aniplex, Dengeki G's magazine X P.A.WORKS. The setting takes place in the afterlife and it depicts the showed about the young boy and girl facing their destiny.
The casts consist of Kamiya Hiroshi (voicing the young boy, Otonashi who arrived last for some reason), Sakurai Harumi (voicing the leader of "Afterlife Battlefront" and the young girl who fight against Tenshi, Yuri), Hanazawa Kana (voicing God's helper, Tenshi), Kitamura Eri, Kimura Ryouhei, Mizushima Takahiro, Takagi Shun, and others.
The title for episode 2 is "Guild".
Guild is an organization that produced the weapon and explosive used by the Afterlife Battlefront's members
in their battle with Tenshi. After Yuri received the news that their explosive stock had run out, they decided to go to the Guild, which is located deep below the school.
Then, while the Battlefront's member is heading toward the Guild, they were attacked by the anti-Tenshi fatal traps, that should have been disabled. After Yuri figured out that the reason for the traps to reactivate was because Tenshi is nearby, she decided to rushed toward and arrived at the Guild before Tenshi.
However, after triggering the fatal trap that was set-up everywhere, the number of victims slowly increased...
"Angel Beats!"'s episode 2 "Guild" was broadcast on Wednesday, Jul. 8, 2020 on TOKYO MX, Gunma TV, Tochigi TV, BS11, and other channels.
（C）VisualArt's/Key（C）VisualArt's/Key/Angel Beats! Project
The summary and advanced cutscene from the TV anime "Baki" The Great Raitai Tournament Saga's episode 2 "Betray" (broadcast on Monday, Jul. 13) are here.
This work is based on the "Baki" series manga that is serialized on "Weekly Shounen Champion". The story is centered around the protagonist Hanma Baki, the youngest underground fight champion, and his father Hanma Yujiro, known as the “the strongest creature on earth”, as both faces epic and deadly battles against all types of fighters.
The Great Raitai Tournament Saga has finally started in episode 2.
The true strength of Mohammad Alai Jr. remained as a mystery is finally revealed.
Moreover, the first round's opponent for Baki is none other than the famous poisoner, Retsu Kaiou.
TV anime "Baki" The Great Raitai Tournament Saga, Episode 2 "Betray" will be broadcast on Monday, Jul. 13, 2020 on TOKYO MX!, Sun TV, KBS Tokyo, etc.
Anime "Baki" The Great Raitai Tournament Saga
Netflix has the exclusive streaming right for all episodes in the world!
（C）Itagaki Keisuke (Akita Bookstore) / Baki Production Committee
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
"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.
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.