「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.
The new film of the "Free!" series produced by Kyoto Animation will be titled "Free! The Final Stroke". The release date of each part, teaser visual, trailer, and cast/staff members have been revealed. The first part of "Free! The Final Stroke" will be released on September 17, 2021, and the second part will be released on April 22, 2022. Shimazaki Nobunaga will play the role of Nanase Haruka, Kawanami Eisaku will take on the role of director, and Kyoto Animation will be in charge of animation production. Please look forward to further information. '"Free! The Final Stroke" Movie Ticket with Clear Folder' will be available for a limited number from May 28, 2021, at the theaters where the film will be showing. （C)Oji Koji, Kyoto Animation / Iwatobi-chou Supporters' Association 2021
The project "Cocos×Free! Celebration Summer", which "Free! the Movie-Road to the World-Dream" and the family restaurant Cocos collaboration project, has been started in Cocos restaurants around Japan from Aug. 17. (excludes certain restaurants). Here at Anime!Anime!, a reporter visited the restaurant in Nakano, where the restaurant itself has been decorated specially for the collaboration. The reporter's attention was first drawn to the banners standing outside the restaurant, which designed with images of "Cocos Anniversary Casts" of Nanase Haruka, Tachibana Makoto, Matsuoka Rin, Kirishima Ikuya, Shiina Asahi, Hazuki Nagisa, Ryuugasaki Rei, Toono Hiyori, and Yamazaki Sousuke from "Free! the Movie-Road to the World-Dream". Haruka's banner with the comment saying, "Shall we enjoy and celebrate Cocos's anniversary this summer?", is hanged under the billboard. On the wall, the limited menu is introduced by the characters. Haruka introduces "Mackerel Aqua Pasta=For the COCO'S~", and Rei and Nagisa introduce "Shaved Ice Pafe Free!STYLE=Sweet Dive~". A large banner with the characters welcomed the reporter by saying, "Welcome to COCOS in Nakano!". The original bouquet in the actual size has been held by Haruka next that banner. This bouquet contains many thanks for the collaboration, and "it adds baby's breath in purple on to gerbera in yellow". COCO'S in Nakano displays Haruka's character panel in the actual size. There are another 99 restaurants that display the character panels. The inside of the restaurant is filled with "Free! the Movie-Road to the World-Dream"-related items, including posters on the walls, sheets covering the windows, and special design of the self-service drink fountain. Unique messages are written on the items on the wall. To prevent the spread of novel coronavirus, a screen to block the infection through splash is installed on the table as well. This plate is also installed in Akihabara. The fans can enjoy this collaboration safely. Around 60 to 70 fans lined up in COCO'S in Nakano before the opening of the restaurant starting "COCO'S×Free! Celebration Summer". A clear file of the character in A4-size will be given per order of the collaboration menu, and the collaboration will be held in every COCO'S restaurant around Japan except for in Yamaguchi Ube Airport restaurant. Check detailed information on the special collaboration website. "Free! the Movie-Road to the World-Dream" (C) Ooji Kouji, Kyoto Animation/Iwatob Backup Group 2019
The completely new movie of the "Free!" series will be released in 2021. The teaser visual and PV have also been revealed. The "Free!" series is produced by Kyoto Animation, and depicts the young students, who belong to a swimming club, tightening their bonds as a team to chase their dreams together. A total of three TV animes have been broadcast since 2013, and including the movie, a total of five works have been released so far. The release of the completely new movie has been announced in the event "'Free!' Series Orchestra Concert 2020", which was live-streamed from Pacifico Yokohama in Kanagawa on Aug. 15. Teaser PV and visual have been released, and finally the movie is going to depict Haruka and others challenging the world. Furthermore, "Ima kara demo wakaru Free! series vol.2 (It's not too late to learn about Free! series vol.2)" has been released on Youtube, which summarizes the third season of the TV anime "Free! -Dive to the Future-" and its remake version "Free! Road to the World - the Dream". Along with that, the release of the Blu-ray BOX containing the TV anime first season "Free!" and the second season "Free! -Eternal Summer-" has also been announced. It is the first BOX item of the series. More detailed information including the release date will be announced later on. "'Free!' Series Orchestra Concert 2020" is being archived and can be streamed until Aug. 31. Orders for the concert's goods are being accepted as well. Please remember the memories in this summer, and look forward to the release of the complete new movie next year. (C)Ooji Kouji, Kyoto Animation/Iwatobi Town Supporters' Club
The collaboration project "COCO'S×Free! Celebration Summer" between "Free! Road to the World - the Dream" and the family-friendly restaurant COCO'S will be held in all the COCO'S locations except Yamaguchi-Ube Airport starting from Aug. 17. The anime "Free!" started to be broadcast in Jul. 2013. It depicts the protagonist Nanase Haruka tightening bonds with her friends through swimming. The TV series and films have been produced. "Free! Road to the World - the Dream" released in 2019 depicted Haruka and others being college students and achieving their goals to be world-class swimmers. "A completely new movie" has been decided to be released next time. This campaign includes various projects. The collaboration menu includes "Mackerel Acqua Pazza~For the COCO & S~", which is made with mackerel, Nanase Haruka's favorite food, and "Shaved Ice Parfait Free! STYLE~Sweet Dive~" of each character's theme color. When you order a target menu such as a COCO'S recommended menu or a collaboration menu, you'll get a COCO'S original A4 plastic folder. Part 1, 2, and 3 offer a total of 12 different varieties respectively. Part 1 will be held from Aug. 17 to Aug. 30, Part2 will be held from Aug. 31 to Sep. 13, and Part 3 will be held from Sep. 14 to Sep. 27. You can order most of the menu to go except a few. When you order an applicable menu, QR code will be issued, where you can see the result on the spot, and get 1 point per order. You can apply for the web lottery every 1 point, 100 applicants of which will be chosen and receive "COCO'S Original A3 Poster". Depending on the number of applications, you can also listen to total of 10 varieties of original story voices, where the characters working as the anniversary cast at COCO'S are talking about their episodes. If you save 25 points, you will receive "COCO'S Original Canister". During the collaboration period, the original announcements by Shimazaki Nobunaga as Nanase Haruka, Suzuki Tatsuhisa as Tachibana Makoto, and Miyano Mamoru as Matsuoka Rin will be played. Furthermore, life-size panels will be displayed exclusively at 100 locations, and 9 varieties of original acrylic coasters will be sold. 180cm of banner flags and B2 tapestries featuring special illustrations will be sold exclusively at Zensho net store. At the Nakano location, you can also enjoy the interior with the collaboration of special decorations. Please check out the collaboration special website. (C)Oji Koji/Kyoto Animation/Iwatobi Town Supporters' Club
The final volume of the manga "Attack on Titan" has been released on June 9, 2021. On this day, Kaji Yuuki-san, who plays the protagonist Eren Yeager in the anime, posted his impressions of the final volume and his enthusiasm for the anime The Final Season Episode 76 "Danzai" (Judgement). "Attack on Titan" by Isayama Hajime depicts the battle of humans against the mysterious creatures, "Titans", and was serialized in "Bessatsu Shonen Magazine" for 11 years and 7 months from 2009 October Issue to 2021 May Issue. It received an anime adaptation in 2013, followed by other developments including an animation and live-action film. A Hollywood film adaptation has also been announced. On June 9, the final volume, Vol. 34, was released and fans who purchased it posted comments on Twitter like, "Attack on Titan... Finished... It was amazing..." and "Thank you Isayama-sensei." Also, Kaji-san, who plays Eren, posted his gratitude towards Isayama-sensei, "Isayama Hajime-sensei. Once again, thank you very much for creating such an amazing piece of work," along with his enthusiasm for the upcoming TV anime "Attack on Titan" The Final Season Episode 76 "Danzai", "All that's left is for us to fight our way to the end roll." Episode 76 "Danzai" from The Final Season is scheduled to be broadcast on NHK General this Winter.
An official Twitter account dedicated to sharing information about Takahashi Rumiko, a manga artist known for "Ranma 1/2," "Urusei Yatsura," and "Inuyasha" was established on June 1, 2021 . An illustration of Takahashi herself and a message with an autograph were also posted. Takahashi is a female manga artist who mainly draws for Shogakukan "Weekly Shonen Sunday". Her works received many anime adaptations, including "Ranma 1/2", "Urusei Yatsura", "Maison Ikkoku", "Inuyasha", "Rinne of the Boundary", and in the fall of 2021, "Yashahime: Princess Half-Young Chapter 2" will be broadcast. The account named "高橋留美子情報 (Takahashi Rumiko Information)" was established on Twitter on June 1. In the first tweet, along with the illustration of Lamb from "Urusei Yatsura" and author's sign, "The editor is in charge of opening an official Twitter on behalf of me who is not good with the Internet. Various information will be updated here, so please come and see it." Moriken, the editor in charge, also said in his account, "I decided to make an official Twitter account in consultation with Takahashi Rumiko! I hope I can share the latest information about works and spills with you. If you don't mind, please come and visit us! " Following the opening of Takahashi's official Twitter account, fans all over the world expressed their joy, "Thank you for opening an account!", "I LOVE YOU RUMIKO-SENSEI !!!", and "welcome Rumiko-Sensei". Also, to commemorate the opening of Takahashi's official account, the campaign "what I want to ask Rumiko Takahashi-sensei" will collect questions until June 15. If you are a fan, how about applying?
It has been revealed that Ichinose Tokiya, a member of ST☆RISH in "Uta no Prince-sama", appears in 'Nemophila', Kis-My-Ft2 Miyata Toshiya's solo. The music video will be available on YouTube after 7:00 p.m. on May 7, 2021. Kis-My-Ft2 will celebrate its 10th anniversary on August 10, 2021, and all the 7 members have been producing their own solo for 'Kis-My-Ft2 LIVE TOUR 2021 HOME', an online live that will be held from May 14 to 16 as a preface to their 10th anniversary. In the project, while each member has been collaborating with artists in various spheres, Miyata produced his solo 'Nemophila', in collaboration with Ichinose Tokiya, a member of ST☆RISH in "Uta no Prince-sama". The song was written by Miyata and Tokiya, and composed by Agematsu Noriyasu(Elements Garden), who is also in charge of music production for "Uta no Prince-sama". The music video features Ichinose standing behind Miyata, who is dancing in front of a piano in petals of Nemophila. Please do not miss Ichinose and Miyata being in sync with purple as a basic tone, which is their common theme color. After the collaboration had been announced, 'Ichinose Tokiya', 'Miyata-kun', 'Uta no Prince-sama', and other related words became trending topics on Twitter. Terashima Takuma, who voices Otoya Ittoki, a member of ST☆RISH, commented 'The collaboration between Tokiya and Miyata-kun is too wonderful! What Miyata-kun of Kis-My-Ft2 has built up, and what Uta no Prince-sama and Tokiya have built up become one here. It's a miracle!' The collaboration between Tokiya and Miyata-kun is too wonderful! What Miyata-kun of Kis-My-Ft2 has built up, and what Uta no Prince-sama and Tokiya have built up, become one here. It's a miracle! They are truly amazing. May Otoya's life as an idol be blessed with carious encounters and chances. Terashima Takuma（@Terashima_dayo） May 7, 2021 The solo music videos by 7 members of Kis-My-Ft2 will be available on 'avex' official YouTube channel after 7:00 p.m. on May 7.
The first voice actor regular program in the industry, "Say You to Yoasobi 2021" will be collaborating with JRA (Japan Racing Association), ahead of the "62nd Takarazuka Kinen (GI)" that will be held on June 27. The collaboration designated website "JRA X 'Say You to Yoasobi 2021' Takarazuka Kinen Challenge" was open on June 21. "JRA X 'Say You to Yoasobi 2021' Takarazuka Kinen Challenge" will have a special release on the video of the Thursday and Friday MCs of "Say You to Yoasobi 2021", Namikawa Daisuke, Ishikawa Kaito, Seki Tomokazu, and Hatanaka Tasuku, predicting the results of "Takarazuka Kinen". Also, the MCs of each weekday will be challenging the "concentration game" featuring the 10 historical winning horses of "Takarazuka Kinen". On Thursday and Friday, a guest that is familiar with horse racing will appear as he/she explains the allure of horse racing. The other interesting contents, include Morikubo Showtaro and Nakamura Shougo watching the race of "Takarazuka Kinen (GI)" during the broadcast of "WEEKEND", which is broadcast once per month. The collaboration designated website "JRA X 'Say You to Yoasobi 2021' Takarazuka Kinen Challenge" will be available from June 21 to September 20.
The TV anime "Life Lessons with Uramichi Oniisan" will be broadcast from July 5, 2021. When the anime adaptation and cast members were announced, many fans reacted on social media saying, "The cast members of Life Lessons with Uramichi Oniisan is sooooo gorgeous," and "The cast members of Life Lessons with Uramichi Oniisan is gorgeous to the point it's exhausting." This article will introduce you to Kamiya Hiroshi-san, who plays the main character Omota Uramichi and the other main cast members, who are truly "overly gorgeous". So what is this "Life Lessons with Uramichi Oniisan" with "overly gorgeous cast members"? It is originally a manga with the same title by Kuze Gaku, serialized on the online manga magazine "comic POOL". The comics have over 1 million copies in circulation (including ebooks). The protagonist is the two-faced, 31-year-old man, Omota Uramichi, the gymnastics instructor of the children's educational program "Maman to Together" (Together with Maman). It is a story about a kind but sometimes "dark" young man. A sad celebration of life for the "good kids" who have grown up. Kamiya Hiroshi as Omota Uramichi The voice actor playing the protagonist, Omota Uramichi a.k.a. Uramichi Oniisan, is Kamiya Hiroshi-san, well known for characters, such as Levi from "Attack on Titan" and Akashi Sijuurou from "Kuroko's Basketball". Kamiya-san has been voicing Uramichi Oniisan since the "Release Commemoration Promo Video" for vol. 1 of the comics back in 2017. Since then, he has pulled off the role with a large gap between the nice smile and unstable emotions. In addition to his voice acting, Kamiya-san also has a carrier in music. He also won the MSV (Most Valuable Seiyuu), which is given to the voice actor chosen by fans, in the 13th and 14th Seiyuu Awards. Sugita Tomokazu as Usahara Tobikichi Sugita Tomokazu-san is playing Usahara Tobikichi, who is inside of the suit of Usao-kun, a rabbit in "Together with Maman" in which Uramichi Oniisan and the other characters appear. He is well known for characters, such as Sakata Gintoki from "Gintama" and Joseph Joestar from "JoJo's Bizarre Adventure". Sugita-san established AGRS Inc. while working as a voice actor. The company was a part of the production committee of "Aoi Hane Mitsuketa!" (I found a blue feather!), a short anime by Noovo Inc. He also posts videos on YouTube, talking about things he likes or doing some kind of challenge. Nakamura Yuuichi as Kumatani Mitsuo Nakamura Yuuichi-san is playing Usahara Tobikichi, who is inside of the suit of Kumao-kun, a bear in "Together with Maman". He is well known for characters, such as Gojou Satoru from "Jujutsu Kaisen" and Shiba Tatsuya from "The Irregular at Magic High School". Nakamura-san is also famous for dubbing foreign films. He dubbed Captain America in the "Marvel Cinematic Universe". He appears on the YouTube channel "Washagana TV" along with the freelance writer Mafia Kajita-san. Various videos including gameplay and introducing his personal belongings. Miyano Mamoru as Daga Iketeru Miyano Mamoru-san is playing Daga Iketeru, the song instructor a.k.a. Iketeru Oniisan in "Together with Maman". He is well known for characters, such as Setsuna F Seiei from "Mobile Suit Gundam 00" and Reinhard von Lohengramm from "Legend of the Galactic Heroes". Miyano-san is also active as a singer. He was the first male voice actor to have a solo concert at Nippon Budokan on October 4, 2013. As an actor, he has appeared in stage plays, such as the musical "Prince of Tennis" and "Seven Souls in the Skull Castle: Season Moon Kagen" by Gekidan Shinkansen, and even in TV dramas such as "Yuube was Otanoshimi Deshita ne" and "Hanzawa Naoki". Mizuki Nana as Tadano Utano The song instructor of "Together with Maman" Tadano Utano is played by Mizuki Nana. She is well known for characters, such as Kazanari Tsubasa from the "Symphogear" series and Uzumaki Hinata from "Boruto: Naruto Next Generations". Mizuki-san is also a singer as well as a voice actor. She was the first voice actor to appear in "60th Kouhaku Uta Gassen" in 2009. She also is the first solo voice actor to achieve 1st place on the Oricon Singles Daily Ranking. She will be singing the opening theme for the anime, "ABC Taisou", as "Iketeru Oniisan & Utano Oneesan" along with Miyano Mamoru-san as Daga Iketeru. The promo video lets you enjoy the song ahead of the broadcast. These are the five main cast members of "Life Lessons with Uramichi Oniisan". The anime features even more gorgeous voice actors, such as Kimura Ryouhei-san, SUzumura Kenichi-san, and Ono Daisuke-san! Let's look forward to seeing how the cast members will perform the sad celebration of life for the "good kids" who have grown up. (C) Kuze Gaku, Ichijinsha / "Life Lessons with Uramichi Oniisan" Production Committee
Voice actors are now covering a large scope of work, which are from anime to appearance on TV and events, and there are some who are working as a singer as well. Among them, it has become a norm to celebrate the voice actor's birthday on the radio program, event, or on the social network. Thus, anime!anime! is introducing the voice actors with their birthday approaching. The below are the voice actors, whose birthday falls on June 21 to June 27. June 21 Itou Mai-san Erika-san Hoshino Chizuko-san Sakai Natsuko-san Fujiyoshi Kouji-san June 22 Chiko-san Takahashi Meguru-san Nagayama Nana-san Suzuki Eri-san Ichiki Minako-san Ono Ryouko-san Satou Shinobu-san Bungo Atsuko-san Miyata Hironori-san Ichinowatari Hiroaki-san Konno Souryuu-san Naitou Ryou-san Fujiwara Kenichi-san Domon Jin-san Kawahara Yoshihisa-san Ono Yuuki-san June 23 Nakagawa Akira-san Imai Asami-san Yamane Nozomi-san Mizushiro Rena-san Taketatsu Ayana-san Takahashi Keiichi-san Tokuhiro Natsuo-san Sakamoto Raikou-san Kazama Hideo-san Fujii Tsutomu-san Kodama Takuya-san Ohya Kaneomi-san June 24 Yonemaru Ayumi-san Kaiden Michiko-san Umadume Kaori-san Endou Yukari-san Iwanaga Tetsuya-san Shioya Yoku-san Tanaka Masayuki-san Kishino Shinichi-san June 25 Mizuno Mariko-san Asakura Momo-san Kagami Riki-san Setogawa Taichi-san June 26 Minaguchi Yuuko-san Uihara Chie-san Tokutome Shiduka-san Kirimura Mari-san Mizuhari Kaoru-san Kondou Kanoko-san Shirakawa Sumiko-san Kanzaki Chiro-san Asou Kahori-san Chiaki Mahiro-san Ataka Makoto-san Nakajima Yoshiki-san Hanae Natsuki-san Chiba Isshin-san June 27 Ichihara Yumi-san Fujieda Nariko-san Yamazaki Haruka-san Itou Ryou-san Yatsuda Shingo-san Honjou Yuutarou-san Happy birthday to everyone!
It was decided that the voice actor singers, Aoi Shouta and Uesaka Sumire will appear on the 23rd "Songs of Tokyo" and this is the first time for both of them to appear together on a music show. The program will be broadcast on June 21, 2021, on "NHK World Japan", and "NHK General TV" on June 26. Aoi Shouta debuted in 2011 as a voice actor. He has appeared in more than 200 anime and also shown off his talent by voicing a female character sometime. He debuted as a singer in 2013, and became popular with his unique high tone voice. On the other hand, Uesaka Sumire also debuted as a voice actor in 2011 and as a singer in 2013, which is same as Aoi Shouta. She is not only active as a voice actor and a singer, but also showed off her "Otaku" side to capture the hearts of the worldwide fans as to not lose to Aoi Shouta. Her edgy otaku spirit in Russia, tanks, Lolita, and others was highly praised by the specialists. During the opening talk, the host Murakami Shingo and Horan Chiaki will ask them, "How did both of you become an otaku?" and "How 'Otaku' are both of you?" as they urge on their otaku's roots and the states. During the performance, Aoi Shouta will perform his latest songs "give me me" and "Eclipse" while Uesaka Sumire will perform "Easy Love" and "Pop Team Epic".
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.