The production of China's anime “Ani ni Tsukeru Kusuri wa Nai! 4” is decided. The China school life situations of the sibling Shi Fen (CV: Nakamura Yuuichi) & Shi Miao (CV: Amamiya Sora) will be broadcast/distribute to both Japan and China.
“Ani ni Tsukeru Kusuri wa Nai!” is based on a school comedy WEB manga that had over 3 billion views.
In China, this story was developed as various media such as online drama and live-action movie.
In both Japan and China, the anime series has broadcast/distributed its season 1 in spring 2017, season 2 in summer 2018, and season 3 in summer 2019. In China, the cumulative replay of season 1 until season 3 has exceeded 460 millions views and the view count in Japan has increased for each season.
The latest season 4 has also depicted the daily life of China's student including the sibling Shi Fen (CV: Nakamura Yuuichi) & Shi Miao (CV: Amamiya Sora), and their friend Kai Xin (CV: Ono Kensho), and Wan Sui (CV: Hanae Natsuki) in a comedy way.
Based on the BL novel, the Chinese anime series"Mo Dao Zu Shi" had exceeded 40 million views in 3 days after streaming in Japan .
The anime series "Mo Dao Zu Shi" is based on the BL novel under the same title that was web-serialized in China from 2015 to 2016, andbroadcast on the video service "Tencent Video" in 2018. A delicate and magnificent story with beautiful characters attracted attention, surpassing 40 million PV in 3 days of the release, and won the 1st place in the anime access ranking of the site.
Moreover, the original work has also been turned into a live-action drama under the title of "The Untamed".
Since there are many loyal fans in Japan, Sony Music Solutions and Aniplex together made it come to Japan.
The announcement about the time of release and the media will be revealed as soon as it decided.
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In autumn 2020, the Chinese comedy TV anime series "Please Take My Brother Away!" entered its 4th season, and in November, the Chinese animation film "The Legend of Luo Xiaohei" will be released in Japan with Japanese dubbing.
Recently, the opportunity to watch anime based on original works from China, anime produced together by Japanese and Chinese staff, and Chinese anime has increased in Japan.
In this article, we will introduce five hot Chinese anime.
"Please Take My Brother Away!"
An anime based on the webcomic that has over 3 billion views in China. It's a school comedy about the siblings' love (?) of a violent sister beating up her silly brother.
In Japan, the 1st season was broadcast in 2017, the 2nd season in 2018, the 3rd season in 2019, and the 4th season started its broadcast and streaming in Oct. 2020.
The dubbing cast members are Nakamura Yuuichi as Shi Fen, Amamiya Sora as Shi Miao, along with Ono Kenshou, Hanae Natsuki, and Morinaga Chitose.
"Please Take My Brother Away!" is available on d Anime Store, U-NEXT, and other streaming services.
A 3DCG battle action anime that has over 400 million views in China.
It tells the story about Jin, who enters the "Aotu Contest" in which by winning, you get "everything along with the power to rule the world instead of god", a contest held in "Aotu World" created by a whimsy creator.
The 1st and 2nd seasons were broadcast and streamed in Japan in 2019.
The dubbing members are Kakhara Tetsuya as Jin along with M・A・O, Ono Yuuki, and Itou Miku.
"Aotu World" is available on Amazon Prime Video, Hulu, and other streaming services.
"Flavors of Youth"
A collaboration project between director Li Haoling, the representative of the Chinese anime studio Haoliners who admires director Shinkai Makoto since watching "5 Centimeters per Second", and Comic Wave Film that worked on "5 Centimeters per Second" and "Your Name".
General director Li Haoling, director Yi Xiaoxing from live-action films, and director Takeuchi Yoshitaka, who supported Shinkai works as the CG chief, get together to weave an original short anime set in China, and was released on Aug. 4, 2018.
The cast members are, Ban Taito, Ise Mariya, Kotobuki Minako, Shiraishi Haruka, Yasumoto Hiroki, Ootsuka Takeo, and Hasegawa Ikumi.
"Flavors of Youth" DVD is on sale at DVD stores, online shops, and other stores.
"Big Fish & Begonia"
Director Liang Xuan and director Zhang Chun created a feature fantasy inspired by "Zhuang Zhou", which depicts a world based on Chinese classics, such as "Classic of Mountains and Seas" and "Soushen Ji".
It originated from a flash anime the two directors created in 2004. They wanted to turn it into a feature film, but production was difficult, and with the investment from the Chinese company, Enlight Media, it finally was completed.
The film was screened at the Tokyo Anime Awards in 2017.
The dubbing cast members are Amamiya Sora, Sawada Toshiko, and Chiba Shouya.
"Big Fish & Begonia" is available on Netflix.
"The Legend of Luo Xiaohei"
An animation film produced by the Chinese anime director/manga writer, MTJJ, and Han Mu Chun Hua (HMCH) studios.
The web anime series released on a video website in Mar. 2011 gained much attention, and the later created film became a surprising hit with box-office revenue of over 315 million CNY (roughly 4.9 billion JPY).
It was released in Japan in Sep. 2019, and though only on a small scale, anime fans and people in the industry praised the film, which led to the release of the Japanse dub ver. in Nov. 2020.
The dubbing cast members are Hanazawa Kana as the black cat fairy, Xiaohei, Sakurai Takahiro, Miyano Mamoru, Saitou Souma, Matsuoka Yoshitugu, Sugita Tomokazu, Toyozaki Aki, Mizunose Inori, Cho, and Ootsuka Houchuu.
The anime film "The Legend of Luo Xiaohei" will premiere on Nov. 7, 2020, in nationwide theaters.
It was decided that the latest series of China anime "Ani ni Tsukeru Kusuri wa Nai!", called "Ani ni Tsukeru Kusuri wa Nai! 4" (Total 12 episodes) will start its Japan broadcast from Oct. 2, 2020. Along with that announcement, the PV has been revealed and the campaign, where a signed shikishi of the casts, including Nakamura Yuichi and Amamiya Sora ,could be obtained through lottery has started.
"Ani ni Tsukeru Kusuri wa Nai!" is an anime series that has recorded a total of 5.1 billion views on China's video streaming service platform, "Tencent Video".
From Aug. 5, advanced streaming of this work was conducted on the platform and the first five episodes has already exceeded 50 million views.
"Ani ni Tsukeru Kusuri wa Nai! 4" will start its broadcast from 9:54 PM, Oct. 2, 2020 ,on TOKYO MX.
Moreover, the Twitter campaign has started. By following the official Twitter account and retweet the selected tweet, a shikishi containing the signature of director Rareko, Nakamura Yuichi (voice of Shi Fen), Amamiya Sora (voice of Shi Miao), Ono Kensho (voice of Kai Xin), Hanae Natsuki (voice of Wan Sui & Wan Xing), and Morinaga Chitose (voice of Miaomiao) will be presented to one person among the users. Check out the official Twitter for more information.
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Two images from the TV CM of "The Legend of Hei", a Chinese animated film released on Nov. 7, 2020 have just been leaked. The two images each respectively capture the appeal of the original work with one depicting "a really cool action scene" and the other being an "absolutely adorable scene of Xiao Hei".
"The Legend of Hei" is an animated movie created by manga artist/anime director MTJJ and Hanmu Chunhua Animation Studios (HMCH). The story is set in a world where nature is desecrated by humans, displacing many demons from their homes. The story follows Xiao Hei, a black cat demon that has lost his home due to redevelopment of the forest and his adventures.
Within the two CM images released this time, the "really cool action scene" depicts a nonstop, breathtaking action scene between the strongest monk, Wuxian (CV: Miyano Mamoru), Xiaohei (CV: Hanazawa Kana) and Fengxi (CV: Sakurai Takahiro), who attempts to execute a "certain plan" that will cause despair to the future of demons.
The other "absolutely adorable scene of Xiao Hei" features Xiao Hei indignantly talking whilst eating some delicious food, capturing the appeal of his adorable side and is sure to make anyone break out into a smile.
There are even reviews pouring in with viewers commenting: "Its the best movie I've seen this year!", "An unconventionally interesting film!" and "I cried so much at the last scene". "The Legend of Hei" is currently in theaters.
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The main trailer of the China anime movie "The Legend of Hei: Boku ga Eranbu Mirai" (release date on November 7) that captures the tremendous action scene, has been revealed.
"The Legend of Hei: Boku ga Eranbu Mirai" is an animated movie that was produced by HMCH Studio under MTJJ, a China’s manga artist and anime director.
The story takes place in a world where the spirits have lost their habitat due to the destruction of nature by humans, and it revolves around the black cat’s spirit Xiao Hei, who had lost his habitat due to deforestation.
After losing his habitat due to human's destruction of nature, Xiao Hei (voiced by Kanazawa Hana) together with the spirit, Feng Xi (voiced by Sakurai Takahiro), was invited to an island that is far from the human village.
The trailer depicts the scene where Xiao Hei open his eye after noticing something odd, along with the scene of Feng Xi, Xu Huai (voiced by Saito Souma), Luo Zhu (voiced by Matsuoka Yoshitsugu), and Ten Fu (voiced by Sugita Tomokazu) using their powers while fighting against someone.
Xiao Hei rushed toward Feng Xi after that someone shown his overwhelming strength. Then, it was revealed that the one who attacked Feng Xi and others, was Mugen (voiced by Miyano Mamoru), the powerful executor who is also a human.
Toward Feng Xi's question "Why did the inn assist you despite being a human", Mugen answered "I came here to capture you. There is no need for questions." The trailer ended right away, leaving the viewer curious about future development.
There is one big highlight in the battle scene of this trailer, which is the speed of the free movement while the characters were using their powers, and also the lively battle animation is depicted carefully with the camerawork and the special effect.
After the screening with subtitle in 2019, there were numerous comments praising it quality from the anime fan and anime related personnel, such as, "I must fight with the staff that create this work from now on" and "It so freaking cool! Instead of being sentimental, it makes me felt jealous instead."
"The Legend of Hei: Boku ga Eranbu Mirai" will be released on November 7. Do enjoy the tremendous battle scene at the big screen and audio system of the theatre.
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"Digimon Adventure LAST EVOLUTION Kizuna", released in Japan in February 2020, has been released in all the regions of the Mainland China from October 30. After 5 days of its release, it was recorded that it was screened about 325,000 times with a total audience of 2.45 million people in all the regions of China.
"Digimon Adventure LAST EVOLUTION Kizuna" is the 20th anniversary work of "Digimon Adventure" series, which was broadcast in 1999, that depicts the growth and bond of the "Chosen Children" with their partner digimon, including Yagami Taichi with Agumon.
This work was recorded to have been screened about 325,000 times with a total audience of 2.45 million people in all the regions of China after 5 days since its release. The box office revenue has exceeded 1.2 billion JPY, and it is currently (as of November 3, 2020) the highest Japanese movie's box office revenue in China in 2020.
As China's theatres have restricted the number of screenings due to Covid-19, it is predicted that the box office revenue will achieve 1.5 billion JPY by end of this week, and an overall of 200 million CNY (approximately 2 billion JPY) after the screening. The box office revenue's result is sufficient to be ranked in the top 5 in terms of Japanese movie released in China, so do look out for its future achievement.
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From the Chineseanimated movie "The Legend of Hei: The Future I Choose" (November 7, 2020 Road Show), the main video, which shows the comical scenes of Xiaohei played by Hanazawa Kana and Mugen played by Miyano Mamoru, were released.
In addition, information about a special cinema screening where sound director IwanamiYoshikazu will go directly to the screen and adjust the sound himself was also announced.
"The Legend of Hei: The Future I Choose" is the animated movie created by MTJJ, a Chinese manga artist and animation director, and Samuki Haruka (HMCH) Studio.
The story is set in a world where many fairies have lost their houses due to due to the damage people cause to nature, and the story is about the black cat fairy Xiaohei, who lost his house because of deforestation.
Xiaohei, who was spending time on a remote island with Fengxie, a fairy who can control plants, was attacked by Mugen, the strongest enforcer of the human beings, and was forced to leave the island, and cross the sea together with Mugen.
The main video released this time shows a meal scene where Xiaohei and others are vigorously ordering being very hungry at a restaurant on the beach after they finally arrived.
"People are good at cooking," Xiaohei said, eating vigorously with a full mouth and looking full and satisfied. Mugen took out some money when he tried to pay for the meal, but the banknotes were soaked because of with seawater.
Then he was told, "You can pay with your smartphone," but even though he took out his smartphone, only water came out of the terminal. Mugen, who can't help it, shows Jade, "It's more expensive than a meal," but the clerk and Mugen silently look at it. How will Mugen and Xiaohei handle it?
Xiaohei's meal and comical scene, which are too cute, are also one of the highlights of this work. Please don't forget to check out many other very cute, serious, or energetic scenes.
Animated movie "The Legend of Hei: The Future I Choose" will be released nationwide from November 7, 2020.
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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.