「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.
Many Japanese anime have characters with unique and diverse appearances. Those include glasses, short tufts springing up from hair surface here and there, furry beast-like ears, thick eyebrows, and jaggy teeth. Among those appearances, this article zeroed in on characters exposing their forehead. Those characters are called “Ode-Ko” (Odeko means forehead in Japanese). This blog will introduce several types of “Ode-Ko”, including one with a headband, one that has straight across bangs, and one with a hairstyle called one-length. Ritsu Tainaka from “K-ON!” “K-ON!” is an anime series produced by Kyoto Animation. Its original work is a four-panel comic written by Kakifly. This anime introduces the daily lives of high school girls who join the light music club. The first season of the TV anime had aired in 2009, the second season in 2010, and an animated film had been released in Japanese theaters in 2011. When first broadcasted, “K-ON!” became a phenomenon that not only the novelty goods became such a smash hit, but the instruments played by the characters also flew off the shelves. The “Ode-Ko” of this anime is Ritsu Tainaka, the president of the light music club. She also plays the drums in a girl’s band called “Ho-kago Tea Time”. Usually, her hair is short, and she fully exposes her forehead with a headband. She is a very energetic and active girl, just as she looks. However, in episode 13 of the first season titled “Fuyu no Hi” Ritsu acted very feminine with her bangs down, which hooked countless fans. It might seem paradoxical that a character with a charming forehead gets more fans when she hides it with her bangs. However, this is the same logic as “Megane-Ko” which is a name for female characters who usually wear glasses. While people love to see “Megane-Ko” sometimes without glasses, they also enjoy the rare situation of “Ode-Ko” with her bangs down. “Love, Chunibyo & Other Delusions!” Sanae Dekomori “Love, Chunibyo & Other Delusions!” is an anime series based on the first series of “KA Esuma Bunko” novels, a paperback label published by Kyoto Animation. The story is a romantic comedy set in a high school between Yuuta Togashi, who once contracted “Chunibyo (eighth-grader syndrome)” and Rikka Takanashi, who is currently affected by it. Rikka believes that she is a sorceress who possesses the “Tyrant’s Eye”. The first season of the TV anime was aired in 2012, and the second season in 2014. It also released an anime film rebuilding season one from the viewpoint of Rikka in 2013 and the latest film with a completely new story in 2018. The “Ode-Ko” of this anime is Dekomori Sanae, the user of “Mighty Mjolnir Maul”. Others call her “Deko-chan”, which emphasizes her appearance as an “Ode-Ko”. She looks very charming with her straight across bangs and her short eyebrows. However, her most outstanding appearance is her long twin-tails with buns on the tip of her hair that look like weighted bags. Despite her short height, Sanae energetically swings her twin-tails around, calling it “Mjolnir Tornade”, which gives the impression of her as pretty. However, same as Ritsu, Yuuta and the viewers were shocked when she unleashed her twin-tails and had her bangs down in the last episode of season one called “Eternal Engage”. By the way, we have introduced two characters from the past anime of Kyoto Animation. However, this summer, another anime from Kyoto Animation will be broadcasted. The title is “Miss Kobayashi’s Dragon Maid” and this also has a cute “Ode-Ko” called Riko Saikawa. “Teasing Master Takagi-san” Takagi-san “Teasing Master Takagi-san” is a romantic comedy about the springtime of life. This anime is based on a comic of the same name by Souichirou Yamamoto, which is currently serialized at “MONTHLY SHONEN SUNDAY、GET THE SUN!”. The story is about Nishikata, a junior high school boy who always gets teased by Takagi-san, a girl who sits next to him in the classroom. Every day, Nishikata struggles to take revenge on Takagi-san by making her feel embarrassed. The first season of the TV anime was broadcasted in 2018, and the second season in 2019. The “Ode-Ko” of this anime is the heroine, Takagi-san. Her hairstyle is called one-length, which means that the bangs and the rest are the same lengths. In the first place, other than Takagi-san, Mr.Yamamoto often creates characters with comparably big foreheads, whether they have bangs or not. Also, many illustrations Mr.Yamamoto posts on Twitter expose their forehead. Therefore, Mr.Yamamoto is well known as a “forehead lover”. If you love “Ode-Ko” why don’t you check Twitter or other manga written by him? “THE IDOLM@STER” Iori Minase “THE IDOLM@STER” is a serialized media mix featuring a girl band. First, in 2005, “THE IDOLM@STER” was born as an arcade game that players can foster the members of a girl band who belong to “765 PRO”. Then, in 2007, a robotic anime titled “IDOLM@STER XENOGLOSSIA” was produced by SUNRISE INC., and in 2009, a game called “THE IDOLM@STER DearlyStars” was born, which featured three members of the girl band who belong to “876 PRO”. The voice actors of the three characters were Kana Hanazawa, Haruka Tomatsu, and Yuuko Sanpei. The anime “THE IDOLM@STER” was born in 2011, which followed the worldview of a game called “THE IDOLM@STER 2”. This series keeps increasing related content and continues to be popular until today. The “Ode-Ko” of this series is Iori Minase, a member of the girl band well known for her long hair with her bangs held up with a headband. She is from a super-rich family, and she was able to join the girl band because of her parents. Viewers might first get irritated by her selfish and high-handed attitude but soon realize that she is a hard worker who cares about her colleagues. In the first version of the game, Iori almost fully exposed her forehead. However, she has half of her bangs down in “THE IDOLM@STER 2” which introduces the world one and a half years after the first version, and in the TV anime titled “THE IDOLM@STER” which made her look more like an adult. By the way, Miki Hoshino, another member who also belongs to “765 PRO” calls Iori “Deko-chan”. “Pani Poni Dash!” Miyako Uehara “Pani Poni Dash!” is a gag anime broadcasted in 2005. Based on the gag manga “Pani Poni” produced by Hekiru Hikawa, the story is a slapstick comedy depicting the noisy daily lives of a child genius homeroom teacher Rebecca Miyamoto and her students. Akiyuki Shinbo directed this anime with SHAFT INC. and GANSIS, INC. Mr. Shinbo later produced the famous “Monogatari Series” and “Goodbye, Mr.despair”. This anime was experimental for the director and the production company. It widely arranged the original work, added parodies of other anime, and “blackboard gag” which is what anime produced by SHAFT INC. have in common. Therefore, although the anime was broadcasted 15 years ago, many fans still admire the combination of Director Shinbo and SHAFT INC. The “Ode-Ko” of this anime is Miyako Uehara. She is a high school student who is a “nerd” with glasses. Her bangs are blocked neatly in 7:3 with a hairpin. Miyako exposes her forehead in the original comic. However, in the anime, her forehead is actively used to make the viewers laugh. It flashes, it sends out a beam, and it works as a mirror. The number of her forehead used as a joke material is incomparable from other characters introduced in this article! Although Miyako is a nerd, her grades are not outstanding. Every time the classmates tease her and call her “study bug” her forehead shines as she expresses her anger. Her facial expressions, such as anger, are very understandable. It might be because we can see her face clearly because she is an “Ode-Ko”.
The broadcast date for “When Will Ayumu Make His Move?” has been decided on July 2022. The production staff information was also revealed as well. The original work of “When Will Ayumu Make His Move?” is the manga by Yamamoto Souichirou of “Teasing Master Takagi-san”, which is serialized in Weekly Shonen Jump” (Kodansha). The protagonist Tanaka Ayumu, who is the beginner of shogi, enters the shogi club after falling in love with the shogi club captain Yaotome Urushi at the first sight. While he declares to confess his love “as soon as he wins”, but it doesn’t seem realistic with his skills. On the other hand, Urushi is partly uncomfortable with aggressive attitude of Ayumu, knowing that he likes her… A struggling “off-the-board” love comedy, performed by only two members in the room. The broadcast date was announced this time. It will be broadcast from July 2022 on TBS and other channels. Moreover, the production staff was announced. The director is Minato Mirai, who is known with “Bofuri: I Don’t Want to Get Hurt, So I’ll Max Out My Defense”, and the character designer is Hirata Kazuya from the same work. SILVER LINK, the anime production office known for “Non Non Biyori” and “My Next Life as a Villainess: All Routes Lead to Doom!”, will be in charge. As the commemoration of the official Twitter account of the anime, the follow & retweet campaign to give original illustration written by Yamamoto Souichirou with his autograph will be held, check this out as well. TV anime “When Will Ayumu Make His Move?” will be broadcast from July 2022 at TBS and other channels. © Yamamoto Souichirou, Kodansha/“When Will Ayumu Make His Move?” Production COmmittee
Development for VR anime from the manga 『Karakai Jouzu no Takagi-san』was decided. Crowdfunding on 「Makuake」was set to begin on September 4th, commentary from the author Yamamoto Sou'ichirou was also published. The first of Shogakukan's mangas to get a VR animation adaptation..
From the movie "Sword Art Online Progressive: Aria of a Starless Night" (to be screened on October 30, 2021), the main trailer, which takes us to the origin of the series and reveals the relationship between Asuna and Mito, has been released. In addition, the theme song will be "Ike", sung and written by LiSA and composed by Ayase, who is also a member of YOASOBI. The movie "Sword Art Online Progressive: Aria of a Starless Night" is a film of the new "Aincrad Arc" as seen through the eyes of Asuna by the original author, Kawahara Reki. Yuki Asuna, a third-year junior high school student who has never played online games, is one day, trapped in the world of "Sword Art Online", the world's first VRMMORPG, when she accidentally wears "Nerve Gear". Without knowing the rules of the world, she sets out to conquer the steel floating castle, "Aincrad", and the lone swordsman, Kirito, appears before her as she survives the world of death. The main trailer released this time shows Yuki Asuka, a student studying hard for her entrance exam, is asked by her game-loving classmate, Tozawa Misumi, "Wanna play with me?", then she logs into the world of "SAO" as "Asuna". Then, the game master declares that "SAO" is a death game where you can't log out and risk your life, and Mito (Misumi) firmly decides that she will never let Asuna die, but...... The second half of the trailer shows the scenes where Asuna and Mito fight hard against monsters, and Kirito and Asuna encounter, with the theme song "Ike" sung and written by LiSA, who is known for her music in the "SAO" series, and composed by Ayase, who is also known as the composer of YOASOBI.
From "Mobile Suit Gundam", 3 new works of the Gundam series will be released in 2022, which are a TV anime series "Mobile Suit Gundam: The Witch From Mercury", a movie "Mobile Suit Gundam: Cucuruz Doan's Island", and a special edition of TV anime series "Mobile Suit Gundam: Iron-Blooded Orphans". Sunrise announced that they would start up a total of 3 works in 2022 to pursue further development of the Gundam series with over 40 years of history. A TV anime series "Mobile Suit Gundam: The Witch From Mercury" will be on air in 2022. This is the first TV anime series in 7 years after the broadcast of "Mobile Suit Gundam: Iron-Blooded Orphans". A movie "Mobile Suit Gundam: Cucuruz Doan's Island" will be premiered in 2022. It is directed by Yasuhiko Yoshikazu, based on "Cucuruz Doan's Island", which is one of the TV anime "Mobile Suit Gundam" episodes. Moreover, along with the distribution of a smartphone application "Mobile Suit Gundam: Iron-Blooded Orphans G", a special edition of "Mobile Suit Gundam: Iron-Blooded Orphans" that was broadcast in 2015, will be on air in 2022, with 9 separate broadcasts . During the broadcast, "Mobile Suit Gundam: Iron-Blooded Orphans Urðr Hunt", the latest title produced by the same staff as the TV series, will be partly shown. Please stay tuned for the release date and other detailed information. (C)Sotsu, Sunrise (C)Sotsu, Sunrise, MBS
The second stage greeting to celebrate the release of "Ryoma! The Prince of Tennis: The New Movie" was held at TOHO Cinemas Roppongi Hills on September 11, 2021. Along with Konomi Takeshi, the original writer and executive producer of the film, all the past and present actors as Echizen Ryoma from the musical "The Prince of Tennis" (a.k.a. Tenimyu) gathered together for the first time in history. "Ryoma! The Prince of Tennis: The New Movie" is the first 3DCG animated film that depicts the three blank months between "The Prince of Tennis" and "The New Prince of Tennis". After winning a deadly battle in the finals of the national tournament, Echizen Ryoma, who is going on a learning mission to the United States by himself, arrives at a time when the young Echizen Nanjiro was active as a "samurai" from the distorted time and space by a "certain event", and then...... In the second stage greeting to celebrate the release of the movie, the actors appeared with Konomi including Yanagi Kotaro, who played the first-generation Ryoma, Sakamoto Shogo, who played the fourth-generation Ryoma, Takahashi Ryuki, who played the fifth-generation Ryoma, Ogoe Yuki, who played the sixth-and-seventh-generation Ryoma, Furuta Kazuki, who played the eighth-generation Ryoma, Akutsu Nichika, who played the ninth-and-tenth-generation Ryoma, and Imamaki Hikaru, who played the current Ryoma. And KIMERU, who played Fuji Shusuke and understudied Ryoma, took the stage as MC. In front of the eight "Ryoma" including KIMERU, Konomi looked deeply moved, saying "A miracle has happened", and KIMERU shared the same feeling, saying "I also feel like a reunion". While the speakers were saying a few words, KIMERU read the comments from Endo Yuya, who played the second-generation Ryoma, and Sakurada Dori, who played the third-generation Ryoma, who were unable to attend the event, instead of them. Then, a big applause came from the audience. As the event was to be "all Ryoma", photos of the time were shown on the screen, and everyone nodded their heads when Furuta commented, "Each of them looks like Ryoma, even though they don't look alike." When asked what was in his mind when playing Ryoma, Sakamoto said, "I had my bangs in mind," and Ogoe and the rest of the cast agreed. Since the cap is Ryoma’s signature, he was particular about the bangs peeking out from the cap. Ogoe also continued, "I also remember that I had a blue flame burning inside me." Akutsu revealed his mind, saying, "Ryoma has a lot of physical activity, so I was thinking about how I could play him cool without getting breathless and Imamaki said, "I had a low natural voice, so I tried to act with a high voice." They revealed what was in their mind. Yanagi, who played the first-generation Ryoma, had Ryoma's cool and unflappable appearance in his mind and recalled, "I tried not to smile while acting cool Ryoma." and Konomi responded to his words, "I think Ryoma is here today because of your hard work, Yanagi-kun," talking about his feeling for 18-year "Tenimyu." In addition, when everyone was asked their favorite scene from the movie "Ryoma!" Takahashi mentioned the church scene between Ryoma and Sakuno, saying, "When I saw that scene, I wanted to do Tenimyu again!" While each of them showed their favorite scenes, KIMERU said, "I also played Ryoma as a substitute, but the scene with Nanjiro reminded me of that time and made me feel so emotional." It seems that all the actors who played Ryoma in the past felt the same about the scene where Nanjiro and Ryoma faced each other, which was very moving. At the end of the event, Konomi seemed to embrace the miracle again, saying, "I can’t believe to see so many Ryoma here......." He was overwhelmed with a flood of emotions, saying, "I'd like to thank the eight Ryoma for coming here and everyone who comes to the theater. I appreciate your continuous support for ‘Ryoma!’" and closed his thoughts. "Ryoma! The Prince of Tennis: The New Movie" is currently in theaters. Event: The second stage greeting to celebrate the release of "Ryoma! The Prince of Tennis: The New Movie" where all Ryoma gathered! Date and time: September 11 (Sat) Place: TOHO Cinemas Roppongi Hills Speakers: Konomi Takeshi (Original Writer/Executive Producer), Yanagi Kotaro (the first-generation Ryoma), Sakamoto Shogo (the fourth-generation Ryoma), Takahashi Ryuki (the fifth-generation Ryoma) Ogoe Yuki (the sixth-and-seventh-generation Ryoma), Furuta Kazuki (the eighth-generation Ryoma), Akutsu Nichika (the ninth-and-tenth-generation Ryoma), Imamaki Hikaru (the current Ryoma)* titles omitted MC: KIMERU (the first-generation Fuji and substitude of the first-generation Ryoma) (C) Konomi Takeshi/Shueisha (C) The New Prince of Tennis the Movie Production Committee (C) Konomi Takeshi TK WORKS/Shueisha, TV TOKYO, NAS (C) Konomi Takeshi/Shueisha, Marvelous Music Publishing, NELKE PLANNING, ADK (C) Konomi Takeshi TK WORKS/Shueisha, TV Tokyo, NAS (C) © Konomi Takeshi/Shueisha, Marvelous Music Publishing, NELKE PLANNING (C) Konomi Takeshi/Shueisha, NAS, The Prince of Tennis Project (C) Konomi Takeshi/Shueisha, Marvelous Entertainment, NELKE PLANNING (C) Konomi Takeshi/Shueisha, NAS, The New Prince of Tennis Project (C) Konomi Takeshi/Shueisha, Tenimu Production Committee (C) Konomi Takeshi/Shueisha, Tenimyu Production Committee
From the TV Anime "My Hero Academia" Season 5, the outline and sneak peek of Episode 112 "Tomura Shigaraki: Origin" (broadcast from 5:30 p.m. on September 18, 2021), have been released. "My Hero Academia" is a hero action based on the manga by Horikoshi Kohei serialized in "Weekly Shonen Jump". The 5th season of the TV anime started off with the class match between U.A. High School Hero Department Class 1-A, to which the protagonist Deku belongs with other members that work hard to become "Heroes", and Class 1-B. As winter comes, Deku, Bakugou, and Todoroki head off to intern under the current No. 1 hero, Endeavor, to seek further growth. Meanwhile, someone approaches Shigaraki Tomura of the League of Villains. In episode 112, Shigaraki Tomura (voice: Uchiyama Koki) is having a flashback of his heroic past during the fierce battle with Re-Destro. What happened to himself and his family, encounter with All For One(voice: Otsuka Akio), an irresistible impulse for destruction, the name of "Shigaraki Tomura"... recalls everything, and Shigaraki is awakening! To see him, Re-Destro(voice: Hirata Hiroaki) feels something unusual...... Shigaraki continues to decay the residential area in Deika City――! The notable and climatic episode of "Villain Academia Arc". The total war between the League of Villains and Meta Liberation Army reaches the time of conclusion.....! TV anime "My Hero Academia" Season 5 Episode 112 "Tomura Shigaraki: Origin" will be broadcast on Yomiuri TV and 29 Nippon TV-related channels from 5:30 p.m. on Saturday, September 18, 2021. "My Hero Academia" Season 5 5:30 pm every Saturday Yomiuri TV and 29 Nippon TV-related channels *Excluding some areas Original Author: Horikoshi Kohei (Serialized in Shueisha "Weekly Shonen Jump") General Director: Nagasaki Kenji Director: Mukai Masahiro Story Editor/Scriptwriter: Kuroda Yousuke Character Design: Umakoshi Yoshihiko, Odajima Hitomi Music: Hayashi Yuuki Animation Production: Bones 2nd Cour Opening Theme: "Merry-Go-Round" MAN WITH A MISSION 2nd Cour Ending Theme: "Uso Janai" Sakiyama Soushi Midoriya Izuku: Yamashita Daiki Bakugou Katsuki: Okamoto Nobuhiko Todoroki Shouto: Kaji Yuuki Endeavor: Inada Toru Hawks: Nakamura Yuichi Aizawa Shouta: Suwabe Junichi All Might: Miyake Kenta Shigaraki Tomura: Uchimyama Koki Dabi: Shimono Hiro Toga Himiko: Fukuen Misato Twice: Endou Daichi Mr. Compress: Mogami Tsuguo Spinner: Iwasaki Ryo Yotsuhashi Rikiya: Hirata Hiroaki Chikazoku Tomoyasu: Sugita Tomokazu Hanabata Kokuukura: Majima Junji Kizuki Chitose: Honda Takako Geten: Yamashita Seiichiro (C) Horikoshi Kouhei / Shueisha, My Hero Academia Production Committee
From "Record of Ragnarok", 3rd visual has been revealed ahead of the TV broadcast from October 2021. It has also been announced that audio commentary by the gorgeous cast members on the secondary audio will be available for the TV broadcast and that a stage play adaptation will be produced. The anime "Record of Ragnarok" is based on the same-titled comic that is serialized in "Monthly Comic Zenon" from 2018 and has sold over 9 million copies in circulation. In addition to worldwide distribution available on Netflix from June 2021, 2nd season of TV anime is scheduled to be produced. The battle action story depicts a series of one-on-one fights between the representatives of "Gods VS Humanity" with 13 notable humans 13 of the most powerful gods to determine whether or not the human race should continue living. The released key visual depicts Thor and Lü Bu in the first match, Zeus and Adam in the second match, and Poseidon and Sasaki Kojiro in the third match, centering around Brunhilde. The illustration gives off a sense of fierce battles that are about to begin with the representatives from the gods and humanity and the fighting pit behind. Moreover, the secondary audio will be available for the TV broadcast starting from October, where you can hear audio commentary by the gorgeous cast members, including Sawashiro Miyuki (voice of Brunhilde), Kurosawa Tomoyo (voice of Göll), Seki Tomokazu (voice of Lü Bu), etc. Different episodes will feature different cast members on the audio commentary, and two cast members will have exclusive talk sessions to go with each episode of "Record of Ragnarok". Furthermore the original comic "Record of Ragnarok" will receive a stage play adaptation. The stage titled "'Record of Ragnarok' ~The STAGE of Ragnarok~" will be performed at Zenrosai Hall / Space Zero in Tokyo, from November 27 to December 5, 2021. The TV anime "Record of Ragnarok" will be broadcast on TOKYO MX and other channels from October 1, 2021. Worldwide distribution is available on Netflix. ■"Record of Ragnarok" ●STREAMING Worldwide distribution is available on Netflix from Thursday, June 17, 2021 ●TV ON AIR TOKYO MX: Starting on October 2, 2021, Every Saturday at 0:30 AM BS11: tarting on October 2, 2021, Every Saturday at 0:30 AM MBS: tarting on October 2, 2021, Every Saturday at 2:55 AM Cartoon Network: October 3, 2021, Every Sunday at 10:00 PM (Rebroadcast: October 8, 2021, Every Friday at 11:30 PM) ●STAFF Original Comic: "Record of Ragnarok" Illustrated by Ajichika, Written by Umemura Shinya, Composed by Fukui Takumi (Serialized in "Monthly Comic Zenon" / Coamix) Director: Okubo Masao Series Composition: Fudeyasu Kazuyuki Character Design: Sato Masaki Sub-Character Design: Akahori Shigeo, Kawashima Hisashi Color Setting: Uchibayashi Yumi Art Director: Yamaguchi Shinobu 3D Director: Takeyama Ryoichi Director of Photography: Masumoto Yukihiro Editing: Tan Ayako Music: Takanashi Yasuharu Sound Director: Ebina Yasunori Animation Production: Graphinica ●CAST Brunhild: Sawashiro Miyuki Göll: Kurosawa Tomoyo Lü Bu: Seki Tomokazu Adam: Saito Soma Sasaki Kojiro: Yamaji Kazuhiro Thor: Midorikawa Hikaru Zeus: Takagi Wataru Poseidon: Sakurai Takahiro Hermes: Suwabe Junichi Heimdall: Nozuyama Yukihiro Odin: Hayami Sho Shiva: Suzuki Tatsuhisa Aphrodite: Tanaka Rie Loki: Matsuoka Yoshitsugu Ares: Tadokoro Hinata Huginn: Nakano Taisuke Muninn: Yamaguchi Tomohiro Randgrid: Kawakami Aya Reginleif: kawaguchi Rina Hrist: Kobayashi Yuu Narration: Ishii Koji ●Stage Play "'Record of Ragnarok' －The STAGE of Ragnarok－" Information －Title－ Partnership with Zenrosai Hall / Space Zero 'Record of Ragnarok' ~The STAGE of Ragnarok~ －Cast－ Brunhild: Iikubo Haruna, Göll: Tanoue Marina, Lü Bu: Gomoto Naoya, Adam: Ohira Shunya, Sasaki Kojiro: Nakagauchi Masataka, Thor: Yamaguchi Tomoya, Zeus: Kato Kei / Sekimoto Daisuke (Big Japan Pro Wrestling) / Kujirai Kentaro, Poseidon: Soma Keisuke, etc. －Original－ Original Comic: "Record of Ragnarok" Illustrated by Ajichika, Written by Umemura Shinya, Composed by Fukui Takumi (Serialized in "Monthly Comic Zenon" / Coamix) －Direction－ Kako Rion －Script－ Spacenoid Writers' Room (Tsukimori Aoi / Nonosu Chiaki / Aizawa Ao** / Ito Enoshin) －Date/Venue－ Saturday, November 27 – Sunday, December 5, 2021, at Zenrosai Hall / Space Zero －Ticket Release－ Advance sales start on the official webpage from Wednesday, September 15, 2021, at noot. *Please visit the website for more details. **Tentative transration. "Ao" is originally written "青" in Japanese (C)Ajichika, Umemura Shinya, Fukui Takumi / Coamix
The outline and sneak peek of episode 12 "The Graduation Ceremony Has Arrived..." (Broadcast Date: September 17) of the TV anime "My Next Life as a Villainess: All Routes Lead to Doom! X" have been released. "My Next Life as a Villainess: All Routes Lead to Doom!" (Known as HameFura in Japanese) is a romantic comedy about the main protagonist, Catarina, who was reincarnated as the villainess of the otome game that she played in her previous life, trying all her best to avoid all the "destruction flags". In episode 12, Catarina Claes has finally graduated from the Magic Academy. While reflecting back toward the academy life over the 2 years, she is immersed in the conversation with her important friends. After the graduation ceremony, Catarina attended a party held at the royal palace. In that party, Catarina was confessed to by the members, who have feeling for her, including Geordo. The broadcast date of episode 12 "The Graduation Ceremony Has Arrived..." of "My Next Life as a Villainess: All Routes Lead to Doom! X" is on September 17, 2021 (Friday), on "Super Animeism" of MBS/TBS affiliated nationwide 28 network. ● Work Information ＜Broadcast＞ ・Every Friday at 1:25 AM, on "Super Animeism" of MBS/TBS affiliated nationwide 28 networks, starting from July 2, 2021. ・Every Friday at 11:30 PM, on BS Asahi, starting from July 9, 2021. ＜STAFF＞ Original Creator: Yamaguchi Satoru (Ichijinsha Bunko Iris/ Ichijinsha Publishing) Original Character Idea: Hidaka Nami Director: Inoue Keisuke Series Composer: Shimizu Megumi Character Designer: Ooshima Miwa Prop Designer: Matsunaga Susumu Art Director: Komiyama Asuka Color Designer: Shigetomi Eri 3D Director: Kuribayashi Yuki Photography Director: Etou Hideki Editor: Takigawa Michi (REAL-T) Sound Director: Kameyama Toshiki (bitgrooove) Music: Tabuchi Natsumi/ Nakamura Hanae, Saiki Tatsuhiko/ Sakurai Miki/ Kanematsu Shuu/ Nakajima Junko/ Aoki Sayaka/ Sakuma Sou Music Production: Nichion Music Partners: Myrica Music/ Nichion Animation Production: SILVER LINK. ＜CAST＞ Catarina Claes: Uchida Maaya Geordo Stuart: Aoi Shouta (Child: Seto Asami) Keith Claes: Kakihara Tetsuya (Childhood: Amamiya Sora) Alan Stuart: Suzuki Tatsuhisa (Childhood: Tamura Mutsumi) Nicol Ascart: Matsuoka Yoshitsugu (Childhood: M・A・O） Mary Hunt: Okasaki Miho Sophia Ascart: Minase Inori Maria Campbell: Hayami Saori Raphael Walt: Masuda Toshiki Anne Shelley: Kito Akari Geoffrey Stuart: Koyasu Takehito Susanna Randall: Uesaka Sumire Ian Stuart: Shirai Yuusuke Selena Burke: Ogura Yui Rufus Brode: Toriumi Kohsuke (C) 2021 Yamaguchi Satoru, Ichijinsha/ HameFura X Production Committee, MBS
From the TV anime "Mother of the Goddess' Dormitory", outline and sneak peek of episode 10 "The Goddesses of the Goddess Dormitory" (broadcast on Thursday, September 16) have been released. The original work of "Mother of the Goddess' Dormitory" is an one-shota harem rom-com by Ikumi Hino, which is currently serialized on Monthly Shonen Ace. The protagonist Koshi Nagumo in middle school ends up living in “the Goddess’ Dormitory” as a dormitory mother. The story depicts Koshi's heart-throbbing dormitory life that is full of obscene happenings with the five unique female university students. The title of episode 10 is "The Goddesses of the Goddess Dormitory". While being exposed to freezing wind, Koshi-kun is cleaning the garden in the morning. Meanwhile, Atena is about to complete her knitted work While shopping with Kiriya, Koshi-kun got sick and fainted. TV anime "Mother of the Goddess' Dormitory" episode 10 "The Goddesses of the Goddess Dormitory" is broadcast late at night on September 16 (Thu) on TOKYO MX and other channels. 【Broadcast Information】 ★Fuki Mamoru-kun(lit. protect the public morals) Censored Version TOKYO MX: Starting on July 15 (Thu), Every Thursday at 1:05 a.m. KBS Kyoto: Starting on July 15 (Thu), Every Thursday at 1:05 a.m. Sun TV: Starting on July 15 (Thu), Every Thursday at 1:30 a.m. BS11: Starting on July 16 (Fri), Every Friday at 0:30 a.m. ★Fuki Mamoru-kun Uncensored Version AT-X: Starting on July 14 (Wed), Every Wednesday at 11:30 p.m. (Repeat Broadcast: Every Friday at 11:30 a.m. / Every Tuesday at 5:30 p.m.) *One episode will be broadcast each week, three times in total. There is an age restriction. 【Streaming Information】 ★Fuki Mamoru-kun Censored Version d Anime Store: Starting on July 15 (Thu), Every Thursday at 0:00 a.m. ★Fuki Mamoru-kun See-through Version d Anime Store: Starting on July 21 (Wed), Every Wednesday at 0:00 a.m. *It will be distributed on other platforms from July 22 (Thu). Please visit each website for more details. *Please kindly note that the broadcast/streaming date is subject to change without prior notice. 【Main Cast】 Nagumo Koshi: Yamada Misuzu Saotome Atena: Nanase Ayaka Wachi Mineru: Takahashi Chiaki Sensho Kiriya: Murai Risako Frley: Fukuyama Asaki Hozimi Serene: Yomichi Yuki Koroya Sutea: Nanjo Hikaru 【Main Staff】 Director: Nakashige Shunsuke Series Composition: Suzuki Masashi Character Design: Okada Maiko Animation Production: Asread (C) 2021Ikumi Hino/Mother of the Goddess’ Dormitory
The PV and key visual of the TV anime "The Genius Prince's Guide to Raising a Nation Out of Debt" have been released along with the announcement of Hikasa Youko, Sakakihara Yuki, and Nakashima Yuki as the additional cast members. "The Genius Prince's Guide to Raising a Nation Out of Debt" is based on the light novel "The Genius Prince's Guide to Raising a Nation Out of Debt (Hey, How About Treason?)" written by Toba Toru and illustrated by Fal Maro that is currently being published by "GA Bunko" and has a total of 10 volumes. The story takes place at small and weak country, Kingdom of Natra that is being threatened by the Hegemony Nation. This management of the small and weak country story depicts the wisdom and quick-wittedness of young Prince Wein, who had to shoulder the country that is "at an extreme loss", that will shake the world while thinking about "I should just flee after selling the country". The PV and key visual have been released. Along with new visual, the voice of Wein, Ninym, Falanya, Lowellmina, Fyshe, and Nanaki can be heard. For the 1.5th key visual, which is an another version of the existing key visual, it depicts the young Prince Wein, of the hopeless country, running away from his duty. A total of 3 additional cast members have been announced. Fyshe is voiced by Hikasa Youko, Nanaki is voiced by Sakakihara Yuki, and Zeno is voiced by Nakashima Yuki. The comments from them filled with their enthusiasm have been released. At the same time, the 2nd Twitter follow & RT Campaign "How About Giving Special Presents", where gorgeous prize can be obtained, is being held and the broadcast of the web radio "The Genius Prince's Guide to Raising a Nation Out of Debt (Hey, How About A Radio?)" has been decided. TV Anime "The Genius Prince's Guide to Raising a Nation Out of Debt" will start in January 2022, on TOKYO MX, BS Nippon TV, and AT-X. ＜Below are the full comments＞ 【Hikasa Youko (voice of Fyshe)】 When we talked about a main protagonist, it would normally be a person that would put a lot of efforts in rebuilding the country even if it cost his life, but this brand new idea of selling off the country that is very similar to modern investment is quite interesting! It makes me wonder about the future development. I think that the only normal person around the "genius" title is befitting for the main protagonist, who is surrounded by various eccentric characters, is Fyshe. I hope that this character will be a soothing as well as a support pillar to everyone instead of Princess Lowellmina only. 【Sakakihara Yuki (voice of Nanaki)】 "The Genius Prince's Guide to Raising a Nation Out of Debt" will be releasing soon!! The management of a hopeless country...As I often play this type of games, it makes me extremely happy. One of the highlights is the unique character, and my character Nanaki is one of them as well. I will do my best so that the unique charms of Nanaki that are calm, cool, beautiful, and cute, can be felt by everyone, so do look forward to it. 【Nakashima Yuki (voice of Zeno)】 I'm in charge of the voice of Zeno! I'm happy that I can be involved in this work via Zeno! He is straightforward and hardworking in his studies with an unexpected secret... So, please look forward to him! If you are curious on how Zeno will be involved with the main protagonist Wein and the other characters, then you shouldn't miss out on the anime! Do look forward to the broadcast! TV Anime "The Genius Prince's Guide to Raising a Nation Out of Debt" Information Broadcast starts in January 2022, on TOKYO MX, BS Nippon TV, and AT-X! 【CAST】 Wein: Saito Souma Ninym: Takahashi Rie Falanya: Senbongi Ayaka Lowellmina: Touyama Nao Fyshe: Hikasa Youko Nanaki: Sakakihara Yuki Zeno: Nakashima Yuki 【STAFF】 Original Creator: Toba Toru (GA Bunko/ SB Creative Publishing) Original Character Design: Fal Maro Director: Tamagawa Makoto Assistant Director: Cai Xinya Series Composition: Akao Deko Character Design: Ouji Ryuunosuke 3D Director: Tsukashita Yoshihiro Art Director: Kakoi Hirotsugu (Kagoshima Ramecahirim) Coloring: Nakao Fusako (Wish) Editor: Hasegawa Mai (editz) Photography Director: Uchida Natsumi (animocaramel) Sound Director: Naya Ryousuke Sound Production: Studio Mausu Music: Sahashi Toshihiko Animation Producer: Oogami Yuuma Animation Production: Yohohama Animation Lab (C) Toba Toru, SB Creative/ Genius Prince Production Committee
It was decided that the TV anime “Orient” will be broadcast in January 2022, and the teaser PV was released. Moreover, the appearance of Takahashi Rie and Hino Satoshi are announced as well. The original work of “Orient” is the manga by Otaka Shinobu, who is known for “Magi” and “Sumomomo Momomo”, and is currently serialized in “Bessatsu Shonen Magazine”. One hundred and fifty years have passed after the “Demon” took the control over Japan during Sengoku Era... While only “Samurai” objects to the rule, two boys Musashi and Kojiro, depart to the journey to form “the strongest Samurai team” and defeat the demons. The teaser PV was released together with the broadcast day announcement. The protagonist Musashi and his best friend Kanemaki Kojiro swear to form “the strongest Samurai team” and fights with the demons in the PV, and the voice of Musashi (CV: Uchida Yuma) and Kojiro (CV: Saito Soma) are revealed for the first time. The additional character visuals and casts are revealed as well. Takahashi Rie plays Hattori Tsugumi, a girl who belongs to “Kosameda Samurai Team” and is good at being spoiled. Hino Satoshi plays Takeda Naotora, the man who is the leader of “Takeda Samurai Team” and is currently fighting with demons to retrieve Japan from demons. “Orient” will be broadcast from January 2022. Hattori Tsugumi/Takahashi Rie I will be playing Tsugumi-chan! When I heard that I will be playing Tsugumi, I was filled with happiness and excitement; I never felt anxiety…!! I played with the original manga in front of me, I longed for the day I can record my voice! She is honest, passionate, cute and cool, and I want to play her with my full force! Please look forward to and support the TV anime “Orient”! Takeda Naotora/Hino Satoshi My name is Hino Satoshi, and I will be playing Takeda Naotora in the TV anime “Orient”. It has been a while since I last participated Otaka Shinobu-sensei’s work, so I am very excited! I am already excited to attend the recording session. I will do my best to play Takeda Naotora’s kindness, friendliness, and sense of justice, and aggressiveness behind them! Please look forward to the TV anime “Orient”. 【STAFF】 Original Author: Otaka Shinobu (Bessatsu Shonen Magazine/Kodansha) Director: Yanagisawa Tetsuya Series Structure: Kunisawa Mariko Character Design: Kishida Takahiro Music: Fukazawa Hideyuki Animation Proeduction: A・C・G・T Committee: “Orient” Production Committee 【CAST】 Musashi: Uchida Yuma Kanemaki Kojiro: Saito Soma Hattori Tsugumi: Takahashi Rie Takeda Naotora: Hino Satoshi © Otaka Shinobu, Kodansha/”Orient” Production Committee
The latest work of the "Saiyuki" series, called "Saiyuki Reload -Zeroin-" will start in January 2022. The 2nd lineup of main cast members and the 1st main PV have been released.
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.