「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.
In order to turn his younger sister who became a "demon" back to a human being because of an event, the main character, Kamado Tanjiro decide to join an organization called "Demon Slayer Corps" that hunts down human-eating demons to avenge his family. His strong sense of responsibility, seriousness, and kind personality have captured the hearts of many readers. "Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba the Movie: Mugen Train" was released on October 16, and depicts the further action of Tanjiro. In this article, we will introduce carefully selected items for those who want to become like "Tanjiro". ■ A scarf filled with memories with the family that makes you relieved even on cold days ... The scarf that Tanjiro wore when he went out to sell charcoal to the town on a cold day, had became an item. It is an impressive item that reminds us of the memories of Tanjiro and his family. ■ Wearing a gown inspired by haori makes you feel like Tanjiro! The gown inspired by the haori pattern of Tanjiro will fit both men and women. It is reversible, so you can also enjoy the another side as a different color variation. ■ Taking some rest is important when you get tired! Rehabilitation training at the Butterfly Mansion. It is a pajamas that reproduces the details of the hospitalization clothes of the Butterfly Mansion, which is the private residence of Kocho Shinobu and the treatment center for injured slayers. They were also worn by Tanjiro who were injured in the mission. ■ "Total concentration! Water Breathing!" Voice of Tanjiro is installed! Let's control breathing and dress up with a toy It is an item that allows you to fully enjoy the world view of "Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba". By changing the blade, you can enjoy three modes: "Water Breathing mode", "Hinokami Kagura mode", and "Action mode". Besides the items introduced this time, there are many products related to Tanjiro. We hope you find at least one item you want to get. (C) Gotouge Koyoharu / Shueisha / Aniplex / ufotable
The rainy season (Tsuyu) is a long period of persistent rain in Japan. Every year, people tend to get tired of going outside, but this year, with the spread of the new coronavirus, many of them are probably spending even more time at home. Here at Anime!Anime!, we conducted a reader survey asking, "Which 'slice-of-life anime' would you like to watch at home during the rainy season?". A total of 91 responses were received between Jun. 8 and Jun. 12. There were more female respondents with the gender ratio being 37% male and 63% female. The age group was about 55% for those under the age of 19, and about 25% for those in their 20s, mainly focusing on youngsters. ■The results have shown a big variety of slice-of-life anime! "Non Non Biyori" and "Is the Order a Rabbit?" ranked in 5th place with the same number of votes. "Non Non Biyori" is originally a comedy manga serialized in "Monthly Comic Alive". The story depicts the exciting country life of five students, including Miyauchi Renge, that attend the local school of Asahigaoka. Among the reasons why fans chose this anime, they commented about the peaceful life in the countryside; "It's heartwarming", "Ren-chan makes me feel healed", and "This is what I call a true slice-of-life anime. The best one right now!". [Streaming Sites] ・ABEMA (ABEMA Video) free distribution from Jun. 12, 2020 (midnight) until Jun. 25, 2020 (11:59 p.m.) ・Netflix ・d Anime Store "Is the Order a Rabbit?" (abbreviated as GochiUsa) is an anime series based on the four-panel manga written and illustrated by Koi. It depicts the daily life of the protagonist Cocoa with the eccentric girls Chino, Rize, Chiya, and Sharo at the cafe Rabbit House. Many fans have expressed their desire for being healed; "I am healed by the cuteness of the characters", and "I am soothed by the lively personality of the cute girls". [Streaming Sites] ・ABEMA (ABEMA Video) "Is the Order a Rabbit?": free distribution period: Jun. 12, 2020 (midnight) - Jun. 18, 2020 (11:59 p.m.) "Is the Order a Rabbit??": free distribution period: Jun. 19, 2020 (midnight) - Jun. 25, 2020 (11:59 p.m.) ・d Anime Store The 4th place goes to "Teasing Master Takagi-san". "Teasing Master Takagi-san" is originally a manga with the same title which is serialized in "Gessan" and has sold a total of 6 million copies. It is an adolescent romantic comedy that features the daily life of the middle school student Takagi, who loves to tease her classmate Nishikata. It looks like most of the fans would love to see more scenes featuring the two characters; "It's so funny and cute", "I'd love to see a warm home life of Takagi-san and Nishikata. Also, it would be also great to see a rainy season story with the two of them walking under the same umbrella". [Streaming Sites] ・Netflix The 3rd place goes to "Mr. Osomatsu". "Mr. Osomatsu" is based on the gag manga "Osomatsu-kun", and features the 1st season, which was released in Oct. 2015, and the 2nd season which aired in Oct. 2017. It is an unpredictable gag comedy that will make you laugh, cry, and even give you courage sometimes by depicting the daily life of the Matsuno six brothers which have now grown up into NEETs. Various comments have shown how people get easily depressed in the rainy season, and that this work has the power to make them laugh and feel better; "I can laugh so hard and feel better even in this gloomy season", and "This is the time when I really want to laugh for something". [Streaming Sites] ・Netflix ・d Anime Store The 2nd place goes to "Daily Lives of High School Boys". "Daily Lives of High School Boys" is originally a manga by Yamauchi Yasunobu, which was serialized in "Gangan Online". It is a comedy that revolves around the daily lives of Tadakuni, Hidenori, and Yoshitake of Sanada North Boys High school. Many readers have commented that they want to overcome this gloomy time by laughing; "I laugh so many times that makes me feel better", and "Even though it is centered on the silly life of some high school students, it also features some lovely characters". [Streaming Sites] ・Netflix ・d Anime Store The 1st place goes to "Nichijou" with an approval rating of 11%. "Nichijou" is a gag anime series produced by Kyoto Animation and is based on the manga with the same title by Arawi Keiichi. It depicts the surreal daily life of an 8-year-old genius girl who lives with a female android, along with a group of eccentric girls of Tokisadame High School. Many fans have commented about the reason for their choice; "It's so funny that it can even blow away the gloomy mood caused by the rain", and "It makes me laugh and feel better when depression comes out in rainy days". [Streaming Sites] ・ABEMA Video Free distribution period: Jun. 12, 2020 (midnight) - Jun. 25, 2020 (11:59 p.m.) ・ Amazon Prime Video ・Netflix ・d Anime Store ■Let's introduce other comments!! "Sazae-san": "The most popular slice-of-life anime"; "My favorite daily life anime. It makes me want to watch it even when I don't want to"; "I love how the story progresses and is also very easy to understand". Many fans are convinced that it is the real first slice-of-life life anime created in our history. "New Atashin'chi": "It is interesting for both adults and children"; "It's a lovely story that portrays an ordinary Japanese family". Many readers consider it as the perfect anime to watch with all the family members at home". "Miss Kobayashi's Dragon Maid": "I was impressed by the moment when the dragon and the human overcome their differences to live under the same roof in rainy days"; "I'm always amazed at the way dragons play with each other". Many comments were about episodes featuring the rain. The survey includes a big variety of slice-of-life anime to watch during the rainy season, from those that depict an easygoing daily life to romantic and gag stories. In particular, the top-ranking was dominated by comedies. ■Top 20 "Which 'slice-of-life anime' would you like to watch at home during the rainy season?" 1. "Nichijou" 2. "Daily Lives of High School Boys" 3. "Mr. Osomatsu" 4. "Teasing Master Takagi-san" 5. "Is the Order a Rabbit?" 5. "Non Non Biyori" 7. "Barakamon" 7. "Sazae-san" 7. "Uchi no Sanshimai" 10. "New Atashin'chi" 10. "Miss Kobayashi's Dragon Maid" 10. "Lucky Star" 10. "Blend S" 10. "Kimi to Boku" 10. "Tanaka-kun is Always Listless" 16. "Pokémon" 16. "Laid-Back Camp" 16. "The Prince of Tennis" 16. "Sweetness and Lightning" 16. "Azumanga Daioh" 16. "WORKING!!" 16. "Three Leaves, Three Colors" 16. "Hidamari Sketch" 16. "School Babysitters" 16. "Touken Ranbu: Hanamaru" 16. "Wasteful Days of High School Girls" 16. "Cells at Work!" 16. "Eromanga Sensei" 16. "K-On!" 16. "Rokuhoudou Yotsuiro Biyori" 16. "Girls' Last Tour" 16. "Ooya-san to Boku" 16. "Chibi Maruko-chan" 16. "Minami-ke" 16. "Dynamic Chord" 16. "Wotakoi: Love Is Hard for Otaku" 16. "Maison Ikkoku" 16. "The Disastrous Life of Saiki K." 16. "Himouto! Umaru-chan" 16. "When They Cry" 16. "ReLIFE" 16. "Anne Happy" 16. "Gintama" Response period: (Jun. 8 - Jun. 12, 2020) * The questionnaire is part of an attitude survey related to the interest of the readers towards the current anime works and characters. Regarding the results, there is no intention to determine any kind of relative merit of any character or production. We hope that this article will be an opportunity for you to get to know new works and characters, and also deepen your understanding and interest in them.
New content for Jun. of the streaming service of anime and films, "Amazon Prime Video" has been announced. The first live-action film of "Touken Ranbu", "Touken Ranbu The Movie -Keishou-", and "Confidence Man JP -Romance-", the first film adaption of TV series by the scriptwriter Kosawa Ryouta, who will be working on an anime for the first time for the summer 2020 anime "GREAT PRETENDER". Also, there will be new foreign films, such as "Suicide Squad" and "Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice". For TV shows, they will be streaming the variety show, "Aiseki Shokudou (Night in Night)" Season 3, starting from "Aiseki Shokudou Machi Bura-1 Grand Prix <1st Half>", which was broadcast on Feb. 11, 2020. (C)2019 "Touken Ranbu The Movie" Production Committee (C)2015-2019 DMM (C)2019 "Confidence Man JP" Production Committee
"ROBOT Spirits <SIDE EVA> Evangelion Unit-01 -Rebuild of Evangelion-", inspired by the Evangelion Unit-01 from the "Rebuild of Evangelion" series, was updated to the latest specifications. The figure will be in stores from November 2021. "ROBOT Spirits <SIDE EVA> Evangelion Unit-01 + Cassius (Renewal Color Edition)" is a remake of the 2020 item, "ROBOT Spirits <SIDE EVA> Evangelion Unit-01 -Rebuild of Evangelion-" in the coloring scheme from "Evangelion 3.0 + 1.0 Thrice Upon a Time". The figure comes with a newly sculpted Spear of Cassius and special wrist parts. ELet's enjoy recreating the scenes from the film by posing it with "ROBOT Spirits <SIDE EVA> Evangelion Unit-13" (sold separately). "ROBOT Spirits <SIDE EVA> Evangelion Unit-01 + Cassius (Renewal Color Edition)" is priced at 6,500 JPY (tax excluded) and will be in stores from November. (C) Khara
The 2021 extra August issue of "Tabi to Tetsudo (Travel and Railroad)," "Shin Evangelion and Railroad," featuring the railroad scenes from "Evangelion: 3.0+1.0 Thrice Upon a Time," was released on July 27, 2021. "Shin Evangelion and the Railroad" is the second issue, following the "Evangelion and the Railroad" issue published in January 2021. It thoroughly covers the railroad cars depicted in "Evangelion: 3.0+1.0 Thrice Upon a Time" and places said to be models, such as the Village-3, which is spread out in a place that looks like a railroad base, the area around Ubeshinkawa Station on the JR Ube Line, and the half-steel train that Shinji and Gendo rode. In addition, all the stamps from the "JR East Stamp Collecting," which was regrettably cancelled due to the declaration of a state of emergency and ended up not being on a market, are published in the magazine, and all 50 stations stamps with plenty of lines from the movie are on the magazine, making this highly coveted by "Evangelion" fans. "Shin Evangelion and the Railroad" is now on sale for 1,320 JPY (tax included). (C) Khara (C) Khara/Project Eva.
To commemorate the release of director Hosoda Mamoru's latest work "Belle: The Dragon and the Freckled Princess", five of his works were released on the video streaming service "dTV". The viewers have increased tremendously together with the broadcast of the movie program "Friday's Roadshow". Hosoda's works were broadcast for three consecutive weeks on July 2, July 9, and July 16, 2021 on the movie program of Nippon TV "Friday Roadshow". Due to that broadcast, the viewers on "dTV" have increased tremendously on the next day after the broadcast. On July 2, "Wolf Children" was broadcasted and the viewers for this work have increased tremendously on "dTV" on the next day, which is July 3. Compared to the number of the June viewers, it has increased by an approximately of 14 times. "The Boy and the Beast" was broadcast on July 9, and the viewers on the next day have increased by an approximately of 21 times compared to June, and the viewers on the next day of "Summer Wars" that was broadcast on July 16 have increased by an approximately of 525 times compared to June. Moreover, "Summer Wars" has took the 13th place in July overall viewing ranking. It seem that it has caught the attention of many. The works that are available on "dTV" are "The Girl Who Leapt Through Time", "Summer Wars", "Wolf Children", "The Boy and the Beast", and "Mirai". Let's enjoy watching his work before or after watching the latest.
The latest film adaptation of the TV anime "My Hero Academia", "My Hero Academia: World Heroes' Mission", will be in theaters from August 6, 2021. In commemoration of the release, "'My Hero Academia' 2021 Summer Ultra Special Broadcast" will be streamed on YouTube on August 7, the next day of the film release. There will be a talk session of the main cast members, including Yamashita Daiki. The live broadcast, "'My Hero Academia' 2021 Summer Ultra Special Broadcast" will be streamed on the YouTube TOHO animation channel on August 7, as a thank-you project for the 5th season of the TV anime. Yamashita Daiki as the protagonist Deku, Okamoto Nobuhiko as Bakugou Katsuki, and Kaji Yuuki as Todoroki Shouto will be participating in the program. The program will be streamed from 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. (JST). Information about the original "World Heroes' Mission", goods which will be sold at the theaters, was also released. The goods feature an original illustration of the movie's original character Rody Soul enjoying a movie along with the familiar characters, Deku, Bakugou, Todoroki, Uraraka Ochako, Endeavor, and Hawks. (C) Horikoshi Kouhei / Shueisha, My Hero Academia Production Committee
From the Netflix anime "Record of Ragnarok" comes a new trailer that depicts the battle between Lü Bu and Thor. Also, a mini anime series featuring chibi characters is currently being released. The Netflix anime "Record of Ragnarok" is based on the manga serialized in "Monthly Comic Zenon" from 2018. The comics have a total of 7 million copies in circulation. The newly released "Lü Bu vs Thor One-on-One Fight Trailer" features the fierce first match between Lü Bu and Thor. You can hear the voices of Lü Bu (voice: Seki Tomokazu) and Thor (voice: Midorikawa Hikaru) in the 30-second trailer with exciting music in the background. A mini anime series is also being streamed on YouTube, so don't forget to check it out. "Record of Ragnarok" is exclusively available on Netflix. (C) Ajichika, Umemura Shinya, Fukui Takumi / Coamix
‘Anohana: That Flower We Saw That Day’ announced free streaming of episode 1 ‘Super Peace Busters’ to commemorate the 10th anniversary of its TV series. Episode 1 will be distributed on multiple streaming services. ‘Anohana: That Flower We Saw That Day’ (‘Anohana’ for short) is an original anime by Noitamina, a Fuji TV programming block, started in April 2011. The story centers on 6 characters: five teenage boys and girls built a wall around themselves due to an accident happened in the summer, and “Menma”, a girl who never seems to change. Depicting the characters’ conflicts in the mind, the anime has gained so much love from many fans that it got a movie adaptation. To commemorate the 10th anniversary of “Anohana”, multiple streaming services will distribute episode 1 ‘Super Peace Busters’ for free from July 24th at 21:00 to December 31st 2021. There are also other commemorative events in progress such as ‘ANOHANA 10 YEARS AFTER Fes.’, planned for August 28th. Visit the official website for more information. ‘Anohana: That Flower We Saw That Day’ episode 1 ‘Super Peace Busters’ is available for free-streaming on multiple streaming services. （C）ANOHANA PROJECT
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.
The Anime adaptation of the silly cute FemBL "Fucked by My Best Friend" released a promo video with two versions. Shion and Rui are an amazing pick-up artist team with a success rate of 100. But one day, Shion was drugged by a mysterious lady, and a few hours later, he wakes up to find himself transformed into a woman's body. Rui, who comes to check on Shion, see's him in a woman's body and his male switch turns on. He hits on her(him) without knowing it's Shion, and... Two promo videos, each narrated by Chihaya Rui (voice: Furukawa Makoto) and Chihara Shion (voice: Yamamoto Kazuomi) have been released. Let's enjoy a bit of Rui's hot voice, Shion's Male and Female voice. It was also announced that the anime will be broadcast on BS11, so we can watch "Fucked by My Best Friend" anime all over Japan. The on-air version short anime of "Fucked by My Best Friend" is scheduled to be broadcast on Tokyo MX and BS11 on April 4, 2021. The premium version, which depicts the "graphic" scenes, will also be streamed from the same day. "Fucked by My Best Friend" Anime Broadcast/Streaming Information
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.