「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 "dance video" of the opening theme of TV anime "Life Lessons with Uramichi Oniisan" featuring voice actor and singer Mizuki Nana and Miyano Mamoru, was released on the official channel of "King Amusement Creative" at YouTube. "ABC Taisou" is a character song sung by the singing sister, Tadano Utano (voiced by Mizuki) and singing brother, Daga Iketeru (voiced by Miyano) in the anime "Life Lessons with Uramichi Oniisan". The video has depicted the two of them dancing smoothly in the clothing, where the color is similar to their characters, on the stage that looks like the education program "Together with Maman" from the anime. Also, it comes with a footage on theirs comments regarding the dance, so do check out how hype the two of them are in this collaboration after a long time. The single of "ABC Taisou" is priced at 1,400 JPY (tax excluded) and it is available at the stores now.
The special online performance "Disney Koe no Ouji-sama Voice Stars Dream Live Streaming 2021" featuring gorgeous voice actors, including Kimura Ryouhei, Shimazaki Nobunaga, Morikubo Showtaro, and Namikawa Daisuke, singing the famous songs of Disney, was held on July 22. This performance contains the scenes taken from the performances on April 11, at World Memorial Hall, Kobe, Hyogo and on June 13, at Pia Arena MM, Kanagawa, with the addition of the performance by the special guest. This performance had gathered the all start cast members, including Itou Kento, Ueda Keisuke, Urata Wataru, Ohta Motohiro, Okamiya Kurumu, Kimura Ryouhei, Shimazaki Nobunaga, Nakada Hiroki, Nakamura Shuugo, Miura Hiroki, and Morikubo Showtaro together with the two guests, Katou Kazuki and Namikawa Daisuke. While the audience is waiting for the start of the performance, they were shown with the various famous scenes of Disney's Animation and the lineup of the participating voice actors. And the performance started while the comment and Twitter are filled with the chanting of the cast members. Ohta Motohiro, Nakamura Shuugo, and Morikubo Showtaro in the blue-grey base prince outfit appeared on the glittering, solemn castle stage set. They performed "Once Upon A Dream" (From "Sleeping Beauty") together with the fated scene of Prince Phillip meeting Princess Aurora in the background, and it attracted the audiences to the world of dreams. Then, Itou Kento had sung "Out There" (From "The Hunchback of Notre Dame") majestically that charms anyone who heard it, followed by Okamiya Kurumu’s "Can You Feel The Love Tonight" (From "Lion King") in the deep gentle singing voice. With this, it caused the audience to be spellbound by them. After that, the fantasy-like stage was consists of the recital of "The Legend of the Lamp" (From "Aladdin") and singing of "Arabian Nights" (From "Aladdin") by Kimura Ryouhei that attract the audience. The next performance was Urata Wataru’s "One Jump Ahead" (From "Aladdin") with his shape-shifting voice tone and the cheerful rhythm. The next song from "Aladdin" is "Whole New World" by Nakata Hiroki together with the scene of Aladdin bringing Jasmine on the magic carpet ride. This radiant performance has charmed the audience. After that, it was the performance of the first male version of "Speechless" (From the live-action "Aladdin") sung tremendously by Miura Hiroki that you can't avert your eye off. Then, Shimazaki Nobunaga performed "Compass of Your Heart" (Sindbad’s Storybook Voyage at Tokyo DisneySea (R)) while clapping his hands with a dazzling smile. The tremendous world has change if he is navigating on the great sea. The second half of the performance started with the recital of “Beauty and the Beast” by Kimura Ryouhei, Urata Wataru, Ohta Motohiro, and Miura Hiroki, and the performance of “Something There” (From “Beauty and the Beast”) by Ueda Keisuke has throbbed the audience with the cheerful rhythm and his mellow singing voice. The next song was "Beauty and the Beast" (From "Beauty and the Beast") by Itou Kento and Miura Hiroki. They sang it charmingly together with the dance scenes of the emotional dancing scene of Belle and Beast. That was followed by Nakamura Shuugo, in the refreshing light blue and silver clothing with the image of the sea, performing "Under the Sea" (From "Little Mermaid"), which livened up the audience with the optimistic sound and light dance. Then, the atmosphere was changed by the bewitching melody and the one who appeared out of the smoke was Morikubo Showtaro. The audience was once again being attracted to a dark world filled with the villain’s charm via "Poor Unfortunate Souls" (From "Little Mermaid"). After that, the world of “Little Mermaid” was continued with "Part of Your World" by Urata Wataru and Shimazaki Nobunaga, who are singing in sync with gentle smiles. With the sound of the wave and the piano, Ohta Motohiro appeared and sang "How Far I’ll Go" (From "Moana") gently and refreshingly. With this, it is the time for the special stage that was revealed for the first time. It started with the recital of "Hercules", an adventure story of love and bravery of Hercules, who wanted to be a "True Hero", by Namikawa Daisuke. He has attracted the audience to the world of "Hercules" with the several sounds that are created by his single voice. After that, the theme song "Go the Distance" (the theme song of "Hercules") by Katou Kazuki was performed tremendously with his beautiful voice, and it was followed with "Shooting Start" (From "Hercules") by Katou as well. The performance of the Japanese lyric of "Shooting Stars" the song that was not used in the film but is a hidden famous song among the Disney fan, was shown for the first time. While being overflowed by the comments filled with happiness and excitement, the audience has reached their peak by the beautiful duet of Katou and Namikawa. After that, the performance has reached its final stretch. The Tokyo performance of "Feel the Love" from Tokyo DisneySea (R)’s Teatime Harbor Show’s The Legend of Mythica (Until 2014) that was performed on a grand scale and loved by many fans, was performed by all the 10 cast members, who were dressed in the silver radiant prince outfit. This performance with the fantasy-like, dynamic sound and singing voice had excited the audience. For the greeting from all the cast members, Okamiya said "I hope this will become the best day for everyone!", Shimazaki said, "Please wave your heart’s penlight!", and Morikubo said "This is not the end yet!", and the audience got hyped up by each cast member. The finale was the famous song that everyone has hummed before, “It’s a Small World” (From New York World Fair) and “Mickey Mouse March” (From Mickey Mouse Club). Prior to this performance, the footage with the choreography of this song was released. With this, the audience is able to dance in front of the screen together with all the cast members, who are performing energetically together with Mickey Mouse’s posture. While being overflowed with the comments filled with the lingering excitement, the curtain descended reluctantly. The archive streaming ticket of "Disney Koe no Ouji-sama Voice Stars Dream Live Streaming 2021" is available until 9:00 PM, on July 29. It was also decided that the Blu-ray that contains the live situation of the arena tour with extravagant video novelty will be released on November 19, 2021. Do look forward to the new developments of the "Disney Koe no Ouji-sama" series. Presentation licensed by Disney Concerts.（C）Disney
“Ani-PASS #14”, featuring Nakamura Shuugo on the front cover and first page special feature, and Ueda Rena on the back cover and ending special feature, will be available at bookstores nationwide from July 28, 2021. "Ani-PASS #14” features Nakamura Shuugo on the cover and in the first page special feature. Nakamura-san will be releasing his 1st album "NATURAL" and 4th single "Kowareta Sekai no Byoushin wa (Broken World's Second Hand)" simultaneously on July 28, his birthday, and will be featured in a 30-page feature with photos full of summer atmosphere. The back cover and ending special feature will be on Ueda Rena, whose new album "Nebula", to be released on August 18, was carefully conceived and produced by her herself. The special feature includes a long interview that delves into the thoughts behind the songs. Also included in the book is a "bound-in artist card" of Nakamura Shuugo and Ueda Rena. "Ani-PASS #14”, priced at 1,430 JPY (including tax), will be available at bookstores nationwide from July 28, 2021. （C）SHINKO MUSIC ENTERTAINMENT CO., LTD.
It was announced that LiSA, Miyano Mamoru, and Aoi Shouta will appear on the music program "CDTV Live! Live!" with the one night limited live performance. They will performing the theme song of the current trending drama and anime for the first time on TV, at 9:00 PM, on July 26, on TBS. "CDTV Live! Live!" is a live performance program with the concept of "The full live broadcast of the stage that is created by the performers". The broadcast on July 26, will feature the performers that handled the theme song of the current trending drama and anime. LiSA will be performing the full version of "HADASHi NO STEP", the theme song of the Tuesday drama "Promise Cinderella" starring Nikaidou Fumi as the main lead. Do check out LiSA's performance of this new song that was created just for this drama and perfect for summer, along with her dance. Miyano Mamoru will be performing his latest song "Dream on" that was used as the ending theme of TV anime "Life Lessons with Uramichi-Oniisan". For Aoi Shouta, who is welcoming his 8th anniversary as a singer, he will be performing his latest song "Garasu no Kutsu (lit. Shoes of Glass)", the ending theme of the drama "REAL⇔FAKE 2nd Stage" for the first time. The other performances include "Dekkai Ai", on the theme song of the Friday drama "#Kazoku Boshuushimasu", by Johnny's West, and Sexy Zone performance on the latest song by Hata Motohiro, "Natsu no Hydrangea". Both of these songs will be performed in their full version. Don't miss out on SEKAI NO OWARI's "Birdman" and MY FIRST STORY's "Kokuhaku" as well. The July 26 broadcast of "CDTV Live! Live!" is at 9:00 PM, on TBS.
The first original illustration exhibition for “My Hero Academia” called “My Hero Academia Exhibition: DRAWING SMASH” will be held at Gran Front Osaka North Building 1st Floor Café Lab from July 16, 2021 to September 5, 2021. This collaboration café “My Hero Academia Exhibition: DRAWING SMASH” is connected with “My Hero Academia Exhibition: DRAWING SMASH” Osaka, the first exhibition of “My Hero Academia” held at Gran Front Osaka North Building Knowledge Capital Event Lab. Visitors with exhibition ticket for the day is permitted to the café, and a total of 7 menu will be ready to represent the world of “My Hero Academia” filled with “quirks”. From “Midoriya Izuku’s Green Whip Genoveze Pasta”, the menu representing the protagonist’s color green with basil and green tea, “Todoroki Shouto’s Half-Cool and Half-Hot Soda” to feel Todoroki Shouto’s quirk “Half-Cool Half Hot”, “Fat Gum Praised! Kirishima Eijirou’s Unbreakable Takoyaki Mountain” (limited 50 dishes per day), and other unique dishes are lined up. An original coaster will be given per order of collaboration drink. The exhibition “My Hero Academia Exhibition: DRAWING SMASH” will be held at Gran Front Osaka North Building Knowledge Capital Event Lab from July 16 to September 5, 2021. The collaboration café will also be held at the same time at Gran Front Osaka North Building 1st Floor Knowledge Capital “Café Lab”. Detailed information is available on the special website. © Horikoshi Kouhei/Shueisha
In commemoration of the broadcast of the TV anime and the release of the 3rd film of "My Hero Academi", a collaboration with the bento take-out chain "Hokka Hokka Tei" has been announced. You can get an original illustration tin badge by buying the "Hero Bento" from August 1, 2021. The "Hero Bento" includes a hamburger steak, croquette, karaage chicken (fried chicken), sausage, Japanese omelette, and potato salad, all of which are like "heroes of the side dish universe". In the newly announced "Summer PLUS ULTRA Campaign", for every "Hero Bento" purchased, the first 100,000 customers will receive an original tin badge that depicts Deku, Todoroki, and others enjoying each side dish. There is also a closed lottery exclusive for the Hokka app users in which three winners will receive an original big beads cushion. "Summer PLUS ULTRA Campaign" will be held from August 1 to August 31. Check out the special webpage for details. (C) Horikoshi Kouhei / Shueisha, My Hero Academia Production Committee
Six additional movie-original characters appearing in "My Hero Academia: World Heroes' Mission" (in theaters from August 6, 2021) have been announced. The characters will be voiced by Ise Mariya, Enoki Junya, Umehara Yuuichirou, Sakata Shougo, Honna Youko, and Nojima Hirofumi. "My Hero Academia: World Heroes' Mission" is the 3rd film adaptation following "My Hero Academia: Two Heroes" in summer 2018 and "My Hero Academia: Heroes Rising" in winter 2019. The future of the heroes and the world lies in Deku and his friends' hands, facing the biggest crisis in "My Hero Academia" history brought upon by Humarise, a mysterious group that wants to annihilate all "Quirk" holders, based on the idea that "Quirks" will lead to the end of humankind. It has already been announced that Yoshizawa Ryou will be playing the movie-original character Rody Soul, Nakai Kazuya as the villain Flect Turn, and Hayashibara Megumi as Pino. And six more original characters and their voice cast have been revealed. The mercenary villains from Humarise: Beros, will be played by Ise Mariya, Serpenters by Enoki Junya, Sidero by Umehara Yuuichirou, and Leviathan by Sakata Shougo. The professional hero of "Oseon", Claire Voyance, by Honna Youko. And Allen Kay, the researcher of Humarise will be played by Nojima Hirofumi. "My Hero Academia: World Heroes' Mission" will be in theaters from August 6. Character Introduction Beros / Voice: Ise Mariya A mercenary villain of Humarise. Loyal to Flect. Her "Quirk" lets her hands transform into a bow, and control anything that she shoots. Serpenters / Voice: Enoki Junya A twin villain of Humarise. They look the same and their "Quirk" that creates multiple bellow swords are also the same. Sidero / Voice: Umehara Yuuichirou A mercenary villain of Humarise. Creates iron balls from his hand with his "Quirk" and fights by flicking them. Leviathan / Voice: Sakata Shougo A villain of Humarise. Creates powerful twisting water currents with his "Quirk". The power that comes from his huge body is overwhelming. Claire Voyance / Voice: Honna Youko A professional hero of "Oseon". She works with Endeavor and others to investigate Humarise related cases. Her "Quirk", "Voyance", excels in searching enemies and investigation. Allen Kay / Voice: Nojima Hirofumi A researcher of Humarise. Involved in the development of the "Ideo Trigger Bomb". (C) 2021 "My Hero Academia The Movie" Production Committee (C) Horikoshi Kouhei / Shueisha
The release date for "My Hero Academia The Movie: World Heroes’ Mission" is on August 6, 2021. In conjunction with that, the guest voice actor, the actor Yoshizawa Ryou will appear in the special project "Plus Ultra Photo Session!!!", where his clothing is inspired by the character of "My Hero Academia", on the magazine "CUT". "My Hero Academia The Movie: World Heroes’ Mission" is the third in the "My Hero Academia" movie series after "My Hero Academia: Two Heroes" in summer 2018 and "My Hero Academia: Heroes Rising" in winter 2019. It depicts the activities of Deku and his friends, who are entrusted with the future of the world and of heroes, in the face of the biggest crisis in the history of "My Hero Academia" by the mysterious group Humarize, which plans to annihilate all Quirk holders around the world, as they uphold the idea "Quirk Singularity Doomsday Theory" that Quirks lead to the end of human history. The special project "Plus Ultra Photo Session!!!" will have the guest voice actor of this movie, the actor Yoshizawa Ryou, who is known as a fan of "My Hero Academia", challenge the fashion inspired by the main protagonist Deku, Bakugou Katsuki, Todoroki Shouto, and his character Rody Soul. The visuals of him in the fashion inspired by Deku and Rody were released prior to the release of the magazine "CUT". The clothing inspired Deku has his green and black trademark in a style that will remind you of the stealth suit, which is the original costume for this movie. He has displayed the detail style of the character as green highlights were used on the hairstyle as well. For Rody Soul, his unique hairband, sunglasses, brown jacket, and the stripped pattern necktie were used in a stylish manner to give off the wild and fashionable atmosphere. Applause could also be heard during the photography session at the high perfection rate and the brand new charming touch up in the fashion side. Other than the stylish pose that had charms other people during the photography session, he has even shows off some imitation postures based on the character's ability, such as Deku's "Delaware Smash's Air Force", Bakugou's "Stun Grenade", Todoroki's "Flashfreeze Heatwave". With this, it was revealed that the photography session is filled with "Love to My Hero Academia". The release date of the magazine "CUT August 2021 issue" with the special project "Plus Ultra Photo Session!!!" is July 19, 2021. (C) 2021 "My Hero Academia The Movie: World Heroes’ Mission" Production Committee (C) Horikoshi Kohei/ Shueisha
The online limited trailer and sneak peek of episode 4 "Long, Hot Summer" (Broadcast Date: July 26) of the TV anime "Life Lessons with Uramichi Oniisan" have been released. "Life Lessons with Uramichi Oniisan" is based on the same-name manga by Kuze Gaku that is serialized on the online manga magazine "comic POOL" and has over 1.5 million copies (inclusive of e-book) in circulation. The title of episode 4 is "Long, Hot Summer". The filming for the music video that is to be broadcast in summer at "Together with Maman" is being undergone. However, they arrive at the beach in winter. Uramichi, who had lost his warmth, is arranged next to the watermelon-like winter melon and Usahara in his costume... Thus, will Uramichi be able to survive this filming!? The broadcast date of episode 4 "Long, Hot Summer" of "Life Lessons with Uramichi Oniisan" is on July 26, on TV Tokyo and other channels. (C) Kuze Gaku/ Ichijinsha, "Life Lessons with Uramichi Oniisan" Production Committee
The outline and sneak peek of episode 4 "The Assassin Girl"(Broadcast Date: July 26) of the TV anime "Spirit Chronicles" have been released. "Spirit Chronicles" is based on the light novel by Kitayama Yuri that is published by "HJ Bunko". It is another world reincarnation fantasy about the young boy, who has both his past and current memories, facing his fate. The orphan boy at the slums, Rio had recovered his past memories as a Japanese university student. Due to a certain accident, he was enrolled into the famous academy for the children of noble. It depicts him climbing up from the lowest of the caste system while facing the cruel fate that is filled with encounter and separation. The title of episode 4 is "The Assassin Girl". After saying his goodbye to Celia, Rio departed from Bertram Kingdom, and arrived at the trade city Amande in the neighborhood country, Galwark Kingdom. "Pasta" and "Manjuu" can be found on the menu of the street stall in front of the gate. Then, Rio wondered if the creator of those menu, Liselotte also possessed the memory as a Japanese just like him. The broadcast date of episode 4 "The Assassin Girl" of "Spirit Chronicles" is on July 26 (Monday), on TV Tokyo and other channels. (The broadcast time on TV TOKTO is at 2:10 AM, which is 10 minute later than the regular slot) (C) Kitayama Yuri, Hobby Japan/ "Spirit Chronicles" Production Committee
From the TV anime "Getter Robo Arc", the overview and scenes from Episode 4 "On a Gorgeous Night" (broadcast on Sunday, July 25) have been released. "Getter Robo Arc" is the first anime adaptation of the final chapter of the "Getter Robo Saga", which depicts the three young men and their robots fighting against the enemy that threatens the future of the earth and humanity with their steel bodies and flaming souls. Under the direction of director Kawagoe Atsushi, who worked on "Shin Getter Robo vs Neo Getter Robo" and "New Getter Robo", the animation will be produced by Bee Media of the OVA "Getter Robo" series and studio A-CAT of "Soukou Musume Senki". Episode 4 is titled "On a Gorgeous Night". Hayato has a gut feeling that there is a clue to the enemy's dislocation system in the "Getter Ray" research. Takuma, Baku, and Kamui meet up at the gate to the old research facility. What do they find there?! Meanwhile, Hayato leaves Benkei behind and flys off in "Shin Getter Robo", remembering the day when he first fought the bugs. "Getter Robo Arc" Episode 4 "On a Gorgeous Night" was broadcast on AT-X, TOKYO MX, and other channels on Sunday, July 25, 2021. (C) Nagai Gou, Ishikawa Ken / Dynamic Planning, Shin Saotome Institute
The outline and sneak peek of episode 4 "What I See in That Eye"(Broadcast on July 25) of the TV anime "The Detective Is Already Dead" have been released. "The Detective Is Already Dead" is based on the light novel that is being published by KADOKAWA. This work has won the "Best Work" in the 15th MF Bunko J Light Novel Newcomer Awards. The main protagonist, Kimizuka Kimihiko encountered the talented and flawless detective, Siesta at 10,000 meters above the ground, and they have a joyful adventure over the 3 years... then, they parted due to death. The detective is already dead. However, the story still goes on. This is a story about the assistant restarting his life after losing the detective. The title of episode 4 is "What I See in That Eye". Kimizuka deducted that the culprit is aiming for Saikawa instead of the sapphire in the treasure vault, and he went to the concert venue on the day of the dome live together with Natsunagi. Both of them tried to search for the culprit in the concert venue filled with excitement, but their efforts are in vain. The time limit is approaching as they started to lose their patience... Episode 4 "What I See in That Eye" of "The Detective Is Already Dead" was broadcast on July 25(Sunday), on AT-X, TOKYO MX, and other channels (C) 2021 Nigoju, Umibozu/ KADOKAWA/ Tanmoshi 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.
「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.
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