「Gundam AGEII Magnum SV ver.」 piloted by Kujo Kyoya in 『Gundam Build Divers』 gets a gunpla kit with a scale of 1/144(HG). Currently available for pre-order on Premium Bandai.
It was announced that a one-hour special "Sazae-san Valentine's Day Special" of the TV anime "Sazae-san" will be broadcast on February 14, from 06:00 P.M. In addition to plot of volume 4 to be broadacst, including the story of a young Norisuke's matchmaking failure, "Norisuke's youth-from boarding house to matchmaking-", a gift plan for Nissan's new compact car "Note e-POWER" will also be announced. "Norisuke Youth: From Boarding House to Matchmaking" is an episode that delves into the time when Sazae's cousin Norisuke was staying at the Isono family when he had just moved to Tokyo. Norisuke with his wife, Taico, had returned to her parents' home, so he came to visit the Isono family. So when he looks at the old album together, he sees a picture of Norisuke when he was young when he lived in the Isono family. At that time, Norisuke had spent his days uselessly. So, he had to make a match with Namihei's arrangement, but it ended in a big failure. What happened to the matchmaking? And how could he make up with Taico? Check out the unknown story of young Norisuke's youth. In addition to this, "Sazae-san Valentine's Day Special" will also feature volume 3, "Teach me, Doctor Dolittle," "Rose and Pen Pen Grass," and "A well-prepared man," which depicts the daily lives of the Sazae-san family. Moreover, viewers who participated in the rock-paper-scissors fight, which is being broadcast on data, and won the "Gold Award" with 14 or more stamps during February, there also will be the chance to win one of Nissan's new compact cars "Note e-POWER" by lottery. Please join in the fight to enter the giveaway.
Voice actors Suzaki Aya and Ozaki Yuka will appear in the "Super Adversity Quiz Battle! The Ninety-nine Walls Anime Song Knowledge King Contest." It's an "anime song quiz festival" where "serious" anime fans gather together, and Shimono Hiro will be narrating the questions in the VTR. The "Super Adversity Quiz Battle ! The Ninety-nine Walls" is a quiz show under the MC of actor Satou Jiro, where one challenger aims to achieve a grand slam by using his or her knowledge in a super adversity situation where 99 blockers stand in their way. In the February 6th broadcast, a two-hour "anime song quiz festival" was held as the "Anime Song Knowledge King Contest," featuring the latest hits and nostalgic classics one after another. Nakagawa Shouko, known as the industry's number one anime enthusiast, will make her first appearance on the show, and popular voice actors such as Suzaki Aya, who plays Kayano Kaede in "Assassination Classroom," and Ozaki Yuka, who plays Serval in "Kemono Friends," will also participate. There will be three quiz genres: "Anime Song Karaoke," "Legendary Anime Song," and "Seiyuu Artist." The 25 members of the studio will test their wits in the qualifying quiz of each genre, with one challenger who wins the qualifying quiz will advance to the final stage. The remaining 24, plus 75 remote participants from all over Japan, make up the 99 blockers, and the quiz battle of one vs. 99 will begin. The finalists will achieve the grand slam if they can answer four out of seven questions correctly. In the "Anime Song Karaoke," there was a quiz to fill in the blanks of the lyrics. In the "Legendary Anime Song" section, quizzes will be given on "famous songs from the past that everyone has heard at least once. In the "Seiyuu Artist" section, anime fans from the entertainment industry will introduce their current favorite Seiyuu artists and give quizzes on each artist. Moriguchi Hiroko, who is also active as an anime song singer, will be in charge of the commentary in another room to watch the heated competition. Another highlight of the quiz is the narration of the VTR by voice actor Shimono Hiro. It is sure to be an enjoyable two hours for anime fans and music lovers alike. "Super Adversity Quiz Battle ! The Ninety-nine Walls Anime Song Knowledge King Contest" will air on Fuji Television on February 6th from 7:00 pm. (C) Fuji Television Network, Inc.
From "Noitamina"'s TV anime "Bakuten!!", which will be on air from April 2021, additional cast including Murase Ayumu, Suzumura Kenichi, and Sugita Tomokazu were announced. Along with that, the 2nd key visual and PV have been revealed.
"Bakuten!!" follows 'Futaba Shotaro', who encounters "men's rhythmic gymnastics" in the final summer in middle school, enrolls in Soshukan High School (also known as Ao-ko), and joins a men's rhythmic gymnastics club. This is a 'sports spirit x teenage ensemble drama' that portrays a group of unique seniors and junior high school boys' rhythmic gymnastics star 'Misato Ryoya' as they work hard as a team aiming towards a single goal.
6 characters and cast for the members of the men's rhythmic gymnastics club of Hakumei University Affiliated High School (also known as Shiro-ko), a rival of Ao-ko, were announced.
The cast includes Murase Ayumu as Tsukiyuki Mashiro, Konishi Katsuyuki as Takase Ryo, Suzumura Kenichi as Mutsu Yojiro, Sugita Tomokazu as Ominato Hideo, Saito Soma as Ryugamori Kyoichi, and Yamashita Daiki as Azuma Shunsuke.
Also, the 2nd PV depicts practice scenes of Ao-ko rhythmic gymnastics club, and rival high school. Character voices of the members of Shiro-ko were also revealed.
TV anime "Bakuten!!" will be on air from April 2021 on Fuji TV's "Noitamina", and other channels.
The preview of the TV anime "2.43: Seiin High School Boys Volleyball Team" Episode 2 (to be aired on Friday, January 14, 2021) has been released. "2.43: Seiin High School Boys Volleyball Team" is originally a novel written by Kabei Yukako. After getting into serious trouble with a strong junior high school volleyball team in Tokyo, Haijima Kimichika moves to Fukui, where he reunites with his childhood friend Kuroba Yuni. The two grow together to become the ace duo of the volleyball team, but they clash with each other during the final junior high school prefectural tournament. They go to Seiin High School together but their relations are still broken. The boys' volleyball team greeted them with the 3rd-year duo: Oda, the 163cm tall, passionate captain, and Aoki, the intelligent, sharp-tongued vice-captain, and the unique members of the team. The exciting, coming-of-age story set in Fukui, surrounded by mountains and the blue sky, depicts the weak boys'boys volleyball team aiming for the national championship. The title of Episode 2 is "Saikou de Saitei no Playmaker" (The best but worst playmaker). Kuroba knows the reason Haijima came back to Fukui, but he says to Haijima, "It's none of my business. I decide what to make of you with my own eyes." Entering spring vacation, Kuroba and his teammates practice hard day and night. With new students entering the school, their final tournament as senior students in junior high school begins! The TV anime "2.43: Seiin High School Boys Volleyball Team" Episode 2 "Saikou de Saitei no Playmaker" will be broadcast on Fuji TV "Noitamina" and other channels from 00:45 a.m. on Friday, January 15, 2021. (C) Kabei Yukako / Shueisha, Anime "2.43" Production Committee
It was announced that Kochou Shinobu's nichirin blade will appear as the 2nd installment of the make-believe toy of the "Nichirin Blade" from "Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba". Pre-orders have started since her birthday on February 24, 2021, on "Premium Bandai" and other stores. The product has a total of 35 types of sounds recorded, such as the lines by Kochou Shinobu (voiced by Hayami Saori) like "Insect Breathing Butterfly Dance: Caprice", and the effect sounds. The blade handle was recreated with orange and green while the guard on the blade has the design of a "flower petal". Also, in order to express the setting of Kochou Shinobu, the blade part has a "butterfly" design, and it will also "glow". The sound of the product has two modes. The first variation is "Insect Breathing Mode", and it contains the lines of the forms and her appearance speech with the effect sounds. The butterfly on the blade will glow when the sound is played. The second variation is "Famous Scenes Mode", it contains nostalgic and famous lines, like "Hello~ Are you okay?" and "Tomioka-san, this is against the rules". The butterfly on the blade will also glow just like the "Insect Breathing Mode" when the button is pressed. "Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba" DX Nichirin Blade ~Kochou Shinobu~" is priced at 5,995 JPY (tax included). Pre-orders are currently available on "Premium Bandai". The release date is scheduled for April 24, 2021. (C) Gotouge Koyoharu/ Shueisha, Aniplex, ufotable
From "Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba", 'PC Glasses' and 'Fashion Glasses' featuring the characters, including Kamado Tanjirou and Kamado Nezuko, have been released. Pre-orders are accepted on 'Premium Bandai'. These 'PC Glasses' and 'Fashion Glasses' feature the characters of "Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba". A total of 12 line-up includes Kamado Tanjirou, Kamado Nezuko, Agatsuma Zenitsu, Hashibira Inosuke, Tomioka Giyuu, and Kochou Shinobu. 'PC Glasses' protect your eyes from blue light when you are using a PC or smartphone. The characters' costume pattern and motif are designed on the outer side of the temple, and quotes are printed on the inner side. A case for glasses and fashion glasses is also included. 'Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba PC Glasses / Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba Fashion Glasses' are priced at 4,950 JPY (tax included) each. Pre-orders are currently accepted on 'Premium Bandai', and the delivery is scheduled for July 2021. (C)Gotouge Koyoharu / Shueisha, Aniplex, ufotable
The collaboration product "BABBI X Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba Special Gift" (total 7 types)" from the collaboration between "Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba" and the Italian wafer and sweets specialty shop "BABBI", has been announced. The product has a limited design of the pouch-like package with "BABBI"'s chocolate wafer "Viennesi (1 vanilla and 1 pistachio) and the original tin badge of "Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba". It has been available on some "BABBI" stores and event stores since February 26, 2021. The designs of the pouch-like package are based on "Kamado Tanjirou", his colleague "Tsuyuri Kanao", a member of the "Hashira" "Tokito Muichirou", and other characters. As it has a simple design of the silhouette of the character on the cover, it makes it easy for adults to use it as well. "<2nd Installment> BABBI X Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba Special Gift" (total 7 types) is priced at 2,750 JPY (tax included) each. It has been available on some "BABBI" stores and event stores since February 26, 2021. (C) Gotouge Koyoharu/ Shueisha, Aniplex, ufotable
The first collaboration between the anime "Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba" and the smartphone game app "Kyoutou Kotoba RPG Kotodaman" will start on February 25, 2021. Visuals of 7 characters, including "Kamado Tanjirou" and "Rengoku Kyoujurou", were released in advance. "Kyoutou Kotoba RPG Kotodaman", which will be collaborating with "Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba", is a new style RPG in which you fight with "words". For the 10 days from February 15-25, 200 "Rainbow Kotodama", which you need to summon characters, will be distributed every day, under the name of "'Kimetsu no Yaiba' Collaboration Commemoration! Count Down Present". Some of the characters that will be appearing in the collaboration summon have been released in advance. If you evolve the "5-star Kamado Tanjirou", after you receive it, you can use "Mode Shift", which lets you switch between two Kotodamans, the water type "6-star Kamado Tanjirou (Water Breathing)" and the fire type "6-star Kamado Tanjirou (Hinokami Kagura)", helping you through various quests. (C) Gotouge Koyoharu / Shueisha, Aniplex, ufotable
From the TV Anime "Redo of Healer", the outline and scenes from Episode 6 "Kaifukujutsushi wa Seigi wo Shikkou Suru!" (The Healer Enforces Justice), broadcast on Thursday, February 25, 2021, have been released in advance. "Redo of Healer" is based on the light novel written by Tsukiyo Rui, drawn by Shiokonbu, and published by Kadokawa Sneaker Bunko. The series has over a million copies in circulation. Healers can not fight on their own. Being so helpless, Keyaru has been used and exploited by heroes and magicians. However, one day, he finds what lies beyond mastering "healing" and decides to recreate the whole world to redo his life from 4 years ago. This is a shocking revenge fantasy in which the "Healing" hero Keyaru uses his powerful spell "Heal" to get revenge on all those who messed with his life. Episode 7 is titled "Kaifukujutsushi wa Seigi wo Shikkou Suru!" The "Healing" hero Keyaru appears at the colosseum where roars echo. The enemy commander fears Keyaru who keeps bringing down the soldiers and tries to stop him by taking the crucified villagers as hostages. But Keyaru doesn't even flinch and does a "certain thing" to carry out his justice. Meanwhile, Freiya and the others also make a move to attack the fleeing enemy. TV Anime "Redo of Healer" Episode 7 "Kaifukujutsushi wa Seigi wo Shikkou Suru!" is broadcast on Tokyo MX and other channels from Thursday, February 15, 2021. (C) 2021 Tsukiyo Rui, Shiokonbu / Kadokawa / Redo of Healer Production Committee
The 1st PV of "Miss Kobayashi's Dragon Maid S", the second season of the anime series by Kyoto Animation, has been released. It was announced that director Ishihara Tatsuya will take over the position of director Takemoto Yasuhiro and the new dragon "Ilulu" will be voiced by Mineuchi Tomomi.
"Miss Kobayashi's Dragon Maid" is a comedy anime by Kyoto Animation and the first season was broadcast in 2017.
It depicts the almost warm interaction between dragon girls and humans with some black interspecies interactions.
The second season "Miss Kobayashi's Dragon Maid S" will depict the interspecies communication between humans and the "dragons" that had found their own place, like Tohru, who works as "Kobayashi-san's" maid due to certain reason's, Kanna, Lucoa, Fafnir, and Elma. One day, Kobayashi-san is facing a threat from a new dragon...
The contents of the 1st PV was depicted with a rap from Kobayashi-san, the familiar 4 dragon girls (Tohru, Kanna, Elma and Lucoa), and the new dragon "Ilulu". The PV has also announced that Mineuchi Tomomi will voice Ilulu.
What sort of development can be seen with Ilulu entering the fray? Do look forward to the broadcast.
"Miss Kobayashi's Dragon Maid S" will start broadcasting in July 2021. Also, "Miss Kobayashi's Dragon Maid" Blu-ray Box that contains the extra episode, episode 14 and the bonus trailer "Miss Kobayashi's Dragon 〇〇" will be released in April 21, 2021.
The outline and advance cut-scenes of episode 31 "Despair" of the TV anime "That Time I Got Reincarnated as a Slime 2nd Season", broadcast on February 23, 2021 (Tuesday), have been released. "That Time I Got Reincarnated as a Slime 2nd Season" is based on the WEB light novel by Fuse that has exceeded 700 million PV on the light novel website "Shougetsuka ni Narou". It is an "another world reincarnation entertainment" about the main protagonist, who is reincarnated as slime in another world, increasing his friends with his skill, knowledge, and bravery. The title for episode 31 is "Despair". What's the fate of Rimuru, who activated "Gluttony" as his last choice, during the crisis from the battle with Hinata? At that time, Tempest is filled with blood and smoke... Episode 31 "Despair" of "That Time I Got Reincarnated as a Slime 2nd Season" was broadcast at 11:00 PM, on February 23, 2021 (Tuesday), on TOKYO MX and other channels. （C）Kawakami Taiki, Fuse, Kodansha／Tensura Production Committee
Yasumoto Hiroki, Suzumura Kenichi, Yashiro Taku, Uchida Shuuichi, and Yanagida Junichi were announced as additional members for the TV anime "Burning Kabaddi", and comments from them have also arrived. Yasumoto will play the captain Rokugen Ayumu, Suzumura will play the team ace Takaya Ren, and the others will also be playing members of the Souwa High School Kabaddi Club, a strong team that is one of the top 4 in the Kanto area.
"Burning Kabaddi" is based on the sports manga by Musashino Hajime, serialized on "Manga Wan".
Yoigoshi Tatsuya was a famous soccer player who was called the "Futou no Yoigoshi", but stepped away from sports after entering high school. The story starts with him being dragged into the "running combat sport" kabaddi in which the players work together to catch and drag down the intruding enemy to win the game.
Yasumoto Hiroki, Suzumura Kenichi, Yashiro Taku, Uchida Shuuichi, and Yanagida Junichi will all be playing members of the Souwa High School Kabaddi Club, a strong team that is one of the top 4 in the Kanto area.
Yasumoto plays the captain Rokugen Ayumu, who is a defense player (Anti) with amazing physical strength and skills, and Suzumura plays the ace offense player (Raider), Takaya Ren, who has a long reach, fast speed, and the best duration of an attack in the team.
Yashiro plays Kizki Shintarou who collects hairbands and wears them during the game, Uchida plays Eikura Yuu who is calm and can think straight even in pinches, and Yanagida plays Muroya Daisuke with a 180cm large body who has distinct lips.
Let's keep our eyes on the members who go against Noukin High, the team that the protagonist, Tatsuya, belongs to.
The TV anime "Burning Kabaddi" will be broadcast on TV Tokyo and other channels from April 2, 2021.
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.
「Gundam AGEII Magnum SV ver.」 piloted by Kujo Kyoya in 『Gundam Build Divers』 gets a gunpla kit with a scale of 1/144(HG). Currently available for pre-order on Premium Bandai.
「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.
Movie “Kimetsu no Yaiba : Demon Slayer” Infinity Train arc decided to be released on 2020. The new teaser and visual has been released on the 2nd info.
“Mushoku Tensei: Jobless Reincarnation”, which had been announced to be animated, was decided to be broadcast as TV anime in 2020. In addition, the first visual depicting the four main characters and a PV by the new animation production company “Studio Bind” established for this work were released.