We’re well and truly into summer, meaning it’s prime time to sit down, take shelter from the sun, and get into some more anime! Face the sun or find cute date moments with these girls? Your choice! | Source: Rent-a-Girlfriend website Keep reading to find release dates, trailers, and plots for a selection of sequel
Prizewinning historical manga Chi: Chikyu no Undo ni Tsuite will be adapted into an anime by Madhouse, the studio behind hits like The Girl Who Leapt Through Time and Overlord! Created by Uoto, the manga is set in 15th century Poland, a society in which those who challenge the teachings of the Catholic Church are
Adapted from Shogo Kinugasa and Shunsaku Tomose’s light novel series, Classroom of the Elite is set at the elite Tokyo Metropolitan Advanced Nurturing School, where unassuming schoolboy Kiyotaka Ayanokoji struggles to make friends and prefers to keep to himself. Despite his vast intelligence, he finds himself being placed in the lowest class. The first season
Love Live! Sunshine!! is set at Uranohoshi Girls’ Academy in the city of Numazu, Shizuoka. Inspired by μ’s, a student named Chika Takami decides to form her own high school idol group, Aqours, to save the school from closing. ©Project Yohane©2017 Project Love Live! Sunshine!!Adapted with permission from Anime!Anime!
Three-piece band Burnout Syndromes is set to perform the opening theme song for upcoming anime special Dr. Stone: Ryusui! Burnout Syndromes has previously contributed the opening theme song for the first cour of Dr. Stone’s first season, titled “Good Morning World!” It will be released as a digital single on July 11, 2022, and a
Hit romcom anime Kaguya-sama: Love Is War is getting a new anime! The new project was announced after the conclusion of Season 3 on June 25, 2022. Details on the release date, story, cast, and staff are yet to come. Based on Aka Akasaka’s manga series, Kaguya-sama: Love Is War follows student council president Miyuki
Hit fantasy anime Jujutsu Kaisen has revealed a new visual for the rebroadcast of its Kyoto Sister-School Goodwill Event Arc! The visual stars Yuta as he competes with Aoi Todo, a third-year student at Kyoto Jujutsu High School. In contrast, the original visual features multiple students from each school. Source: Jujutsu Kaisen website Jujutsu Kaisen’s
Hit comedy anime Spy x Family will be back with Part 2 this October! [embedded content] The big news was announced with a teaser video released at the end of the season’s first part on June 25, 2022. The video features a new character named Keith Kepler, who is played by Hiroki Takahashi. Adapted from
Hi everyone… it’s… so hot we’re typing… like this… Okay, that actually takes up a lot more effort than just being normal. Oops. You get the point, though – Tokyo has well and truly heated up into a boiling city of soupy weather. Luckily, we’re safe inside with plenty to read and watch over the
One Piece Film Red has released a short video showcasing the designs for three Big Mom Pirates: Charlotte Katakuri, Charlotte Oven, and Charlotte Brûlée! [embedded content] All three pirates are part of the enormous family of Charlotte Linlin, or Big Mom. Among her 85 children, Katakuri is her second son, and Oven is her fourth
Romcom anime Uzaki-chan Wants to Hang Out! will return for Season 2 this fall! [embedded content] The new trailer showcases the upcoming opening theme song, “Ichigo Ichie Celebration” by VR singer Kano and voice actress Naomi Ohzora, who plays Hana Uzaki. A new visual starring Hana and Shinichi has also been revealed. Based on Take’s
It’s been over 20 years since Hiromu Arakawa’s iconic Fullmetal Alchemist was first published as a manga, and more than 10 years since it ended. Luckily for fans, Ed and Al’s journey isn’t over just yet, with recent developments like live action films, a new game, and an official exhibition celebrating two decades of FMA.
Upcoming romantic comedy anime The Maid I Hired Recently Is Mysterious has revealed its July 23 premiere along with a new trailer! [embedded content] Starring the titular maid and her master, the trailer also showcases the opening theme song, “Su, Suki Janai!” by ≠ME. Based on Wakame Konbu’s manga series, The Maid I Hired Recently
His official debut was streamed via his YouTube channel on June 21, 2022. Titled “Miyakko Kuso Chunen,” the channel has previously been used to livestream games without his VTuber persona. An illustration of his avatar, which was designed by Nekosuke Okogemaru with Live2D modeling by Shigehiro, was unveiled on Bkub Okawa’s official Twitter account on
Popular anime series Mononoke will be back in 2023 with a brand new anime film! [embedded content] The new teaser video includes lines voiced by Takahiro Sakurai, who is reprising his role as the Medicine Seller. First released in 2007, Mononoke is well remembered for its avant-garde aesthetics and textured animation resembling Japanese washi paper.
Tatsuki Fujimoto’s hit manga Chainsaw Man is set to return with Part 2 on July 13! The big news was announced via Twitter by editor Shihei Lin, who has also edited popular titles like Spy x Family. Part 2 will be published at online manga magazine Shonen Jump +. Based on Tatsuki Fujimoto’s horror manga,
Upcoming isekai anime Black Summoner has released its second trailer and confirmed the opening and ending theme songs! [embedded content] The trailer features the upcoming opening theme song, “Atamannaka Dead End” by Retbear (unknown Vo:10fu), a new unit from Vocaloid producer Kairiki Bear. Minori Suzuki will perform the ending theme song, “Wherever.” Based on the
Superhero anime My Hero Academia has dropped a new trailer for Season 6, which will premiere this fall! [embedded content] The trailer previews the next step in League of Villains leader Tomura Shigaraki’s battle against the Heroes, including the No. 1 Hero, Endeavor, and Izuku Midoriya. Adapted from Kohei Horikoshi’s manga of the same name,
Chainsaw Man’s Tatsuki Fujimoto is teaming up with To Strip the Flesh’s Oto Toda for a new one-shot manga titled Futsu ni Kiitekure! Source: Chainsaw Man Twitter The manga will be published at online manga magazine Shonen Jump+ on July 4, 2022. Fujimoto is credited for the original story, while Toda is handling the art.
The new season will be based on the original manga’s Christmas Showdown arc. Created by Ken Wakui, Tokyo Revengers follows former delinquent (and now total loser) Takemichi. A day after learning that his middle school sweetheart and one true love Hinata has been murdered by the Tokyo Manji Gang, he is pushed off a train
Hello, hello, hello! We were going to say six hellos for June, but then we realized that it would be weird to make you read through a set of six whole hellos. Anyway! Now that we’re in the second half of June, we have something for you – this month’s giveaway! The figure up for
Blood Blockade Battlefront creator Yasuhiro Nightow’s Trigun is getting an original new anime titled Trigun Stampede! Source: Trigun Stampede Twitter Produced by Toho and Orange ( Beastars ), the anime will premiere in 2023 with new staff and cast members. It will also be streamed by Crunchyroll. More details will be revealed at a panel
Upcoming mecha anime Mobile Suit Gundam: The Witch From Mercury has revealed a new teaser visual in addition to its story, characters, and staff! The Witch from Mercury is not only the first Gundam TV anime in seven years, but also the first installment to feature a female protagonist. The official website describes the story
Fullmetal Alchemist’s live action sequel films have released a new clip featuring lead actor Ryosuke Yamada as Father! [embedded content] In addition to Father and his main role, Edward Elric, Yamada plays a young Van Hohenheim. Fullmetal Alchemist began in 2001 as a manga series by Hiromu Arakawa, going on to sell over 80 million
The big news was announced during a livestream celebrating Final Fantasy VII’s 25th anniversary. It was also confirmed that Final Fantasy VII Rebirth will be followed by a third and final game, whose release date is still unknown. First released in 1997, Final Fantasy VII follows mercenary Cloud Strife in his journey to take down
The teaser is full of scenes starring hololive members from the Japanese, English, and Indonesian branches. It features the song “story time” by Star Flower, a unit of four VTubers: Hoshimachi Suisei, AZKi, Moona Hoshinova, and IRyS. The first concept movie for holoearth was also released along with a key visual and avatar concept designs.
The news was accompanied by the film’s first key visual, which features Asuna, Kirito and Argo. The two films are based on the Progressive series, a floor-by-floor reboot of the original Sword Art Online light novel series penned by Reki Kawahara. The story jumps to Asuna’s point of view as she is forced to battle
Ah, the wonderful world of VTubers. Perhaps you’ve come across a clip of what seems like an anime girl with a strange knowledge of memes, or maybe someone you know has sent you a link to a three-hour stream entirely in Japanese. Does this shark girl look familiar? | Source: COVER Corp. These streamers may
The three new cast members are Saya Fukuzumi as Marie, Taito Ban as Luvix Lilix, and Takaaki Uchino as Dormul Bolster. Adapted from the light novel series written by Fujino Omori and illustrated by Yasuda Suzuhito, Is it Wrong to Pick Up Girls in a Dungeon (also known as DanMachi) follows the adventures of Bell
Spin-off anime series Detective Conan: The Culprit Hanzawa is now set to make its worldwide premiere this October on Netflix! Akitaro Daichi will direct the series at TMS Entertainment with character design by Fuu Chisaka, art direction by Mayumi Nakajima, art supervision by Chieko Nakamura, and color design by Hiromi Miyawaki. Other staff members include