We’ve been taunted by quite a few teasers in the past, but the new promo for Psycho-Pass is the real deal. The Production I.G series—directed by Naoyoshi Shiotani (Blood-C: The Last Dark) with series composition by Gen Urobuchi (Fate/Zero, Puella Magi Madoka Magica)—is set to debut as part of Fuji TV’s noitaminA block on October 11. See the show in motion below. Continue reading
Monthly Archives: September 2012
One of the more hotly anticipated shows of the fall 2012 season is definitely Madhouse’s BTOOOM!, which adapts the survival action manga by Junya Inoue. It’s also the latest Sentai Filmworks licensing announcement. Sentai plans for the show to land soon digitally through select outlets, with a home video release to follow in 2013.
During this weekend, Sentai Filmworks casually announced it has acquired the forthcoming second season to last Spring’s sleeper hit Medaka Box in Medaka Box Abnormal. The series will be streamed at a later date via multiple streaming platforms with a home video release planned for next year.
It’s not quite “Endless Eight,” but Kyoto Animation (Haruhi, K-On!!, and My Ordinary Life) continues to do some structurally interesting things with their promos for Chū-2 Byō de mo Koi ga Shitai! aka Regardless of My Adolescent Delusions of Grandeur, I Want a Date! Their latest is a “lite” preview episode.
The twelfth volume of Wakou Honna’s voyeurism manga Nozoki Ana aka A Peephole reveals that the series will be adapted into an anime. Specifics on the format and parties involved have not been revealed. Continue reading
Luckily, I was able to find many flyers for the upcoming anime films at Kyoto International Manga Anime Fair 2012 and the Umeda Burg 7 theater in Osaka-city last weekend. A new anime film hits Japanese theaters almost every month. Which film do you want to see the most? Continue reading
Returning “Cowboy Bebop” joins “Sym-Bionic Titan” and new “Thundercats”
Good news for anime fans who still have cable service. Jason DeMarco, VP of strategic marketing for Cartoon Network and Adult Swim, revealed on Twitter that starting next week, the Toonami programming block “expands to 6 hours from midnight-6am, without repeating from 3a-6a.”
Also from his Tweets… Continue reading
Livetune is an electro unit from Tokyo, best known for their recent Hatsune Miku smash song “Tell Your World”. Today, livetune has released a new mini-album in Japan and we’re here to celebrate with the music video for the title track “Transfer” which has everything you’d want out of life: great music, vocals by Megumi Nakajima, AKA Ranka Lee from Macross Frontier, and some stunning animation… Continue reading
The K excitement certainly isn’t muting with more exposure. Gou Nakanishi and GoHands’ (Mardock Scramble) original anime TV series looks as good as ever in a new 30-second spot.
Original anime kicks off October 4th
Aniplex of America is quickly establishing itself in North America as the studio that caters almost exclusively to the growing minority of dedicated anime home video collectors. Its latest announcement in the Garden of Sinners limited edition DVD boxset is sure to satisfy those that missed out on the initial Blu-Ray boxset last year, either because it sold out, or because it was still too steep in terms of pricing for many.