Black Summoner Isekai Novels Get TV Anime This Year

J-Novel Club has licensed both the novels and the manga adaptation, and is releasing both in English digitally. The company describes the story: Waking up in a strange new place with no memory of his past life, Kelvin learns that he’s bartered away those very memories in exchange for powerful new abilities during his recent transmigration. Heading out […]

Sword Art Online VR Exhibit Opens Globally on February 21

Sony announced on Wednesday that the English version of its “Sword Art Online: Ex-Chronicle Online Edition” virtual reality exhibit will open globally on February 21. The exhibit will be available until March 10 in Germany, Hong Kong, Japan, South Korea, Macau, Singapore, Taiwan, Thailand, the United Kingdom, and the United States. ReoNa will perform a “mini-live online concert” as […]

30th Crayon Shin-chan Film’s Trailer Reveals Theme Song

TOHO began streaming a new trailer for Eiga Crayon Shin-chan Mononoke Ninja Chinpūden, the Crayon Shin-chan series’ 30th film, on Tuesday. The trailer reveals and previews the film’s theme song “Hi wa Mata Noboru Kara” (Because the Sun Will Rise Again) by the band Ryoku Oushoku Shakai. The film’s staff also revealed a new visual for the film. The film will open in […]

Nintendo Unveils Nintendo Switch Sports Game for April 29 Release

Nintendo unveiled the new game Nintendo Switch Sports during its Nintendo Direct presentation on Wednesday. The game is a successor to its Wii Sports game series, and it will launch on April 29. Nintendo describes the game: Get moving with Soccer, Volleyball, Bowling, Tennis, Badminton, and Chambara (Swordplay) using Joy-Con™ controllers! Controls are intuitive, so you can hit the court (or lanes, or field, […]

Kingdom Anime Releases Trailer For Season 4!

Historical anime Kingdom has released a teaser trailer for its upcoming fourth season! Adapted from Yasuhisa Hara’s manga series, Kingdom is set in China’s Warring States period. The story follows two young men, with one hoping to become a top general and the other an emperor uniting all China. Season 1 of the TV anime aired from June 2012 […]

Shikimori’s Not Just a Cutie Releases Adorably Cool Trailer!

Romcom anime Shikimori’s Not Just a Cutie has released an adorably cool trailer ahead of its April premiere! https://www.youtube.com/embed/SB1kaI89rfM Adapted from Keigo Maki’s manga series, Shikimori’s Not Just a Cutie follows unlucky high school boy Izumi and his sweet girlfriend Shikimori, who transforms into an ultra cool lady whenever he gets into trouble. Ryota Itoh ( My Senpai Is Annoying ) […]

Overlord IV Anime Reveals Updated Character Visuals

The TV anime adaptation of Kugane Maruyama’s Overlord light novel series returns when the Overlord IV broadcast kicks off in Japan sometime this year, so now is the perfect time to update the anime’s character visuals. Check out the latest look at a bunch of the main cast members while we wait for Ainz and co. to grace our […]

Japan´s Video Game Rankings, January 24-30

Rank System Title Publisher Release Date Weekly Copies Total Copies 1 NSw Pokémon Legends: Arceus Nintendo January 28 1,424,657 1,424,657 2 NSw Mario Party Superstars Nintendo October 29, 2021 19,169 833,192 3 NSw Pokémon Brilliant Diamond and Pokémon Shining Pearl Nintendo November 19, 2021 14,951 2,483,102 4 NSw Mario Kart 8 Deluxe Nintendo April 28, […]

Japanese Animation TV Ranking, January 24-30

Title Station Date Time Length AverageHousehold Rating Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba Entertainment District Arc Fuji TV January 30 (Sun) 23:15 30 min. 8.2 Chibi Maruko-chan Gensaku 35-shūnen! Maru-chan, Minami no Shima e Iku! 1-jikan SP Fuji TV January 30 (Sun) 18:00 60 min. 7.7 Detective Conan NTV January 29 (Sat) 18:00 30 min. 7.3 Doraemon […]