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'Subarashiki Kono Sekai The Animation' Reveals Cast, Staff, 2021 Worldwide Debut

'Subarashiki Kono Sekai The Animation' Reveals Cast, Staff, 2021 Worldwide Debut

The special panel for the Subarashiki Kono Sekai (The World Ends with You) anime adaptation revealed cast, staff, a teaser visual (pictured above), and a teaser promo on Friday. The cast members will reprise from the video game. The anime will debut worldwide in 2021. Cast Neku: Kouki Uchiyama (Charlotte) Shiki: Anna Hachimine (Kingdom Hearts 3D: Dream Drop Distance game) Beat: Subaru Kimura (Mawaru Penguindrum) Rhyme: Ayana Taketatsu (Citrus) Joshua: Ryouhei Kimura (Prince of Stride: Alternati...
Interview: Mangaka Atsushi Ohkubo Discusses 'Enen no Shouboutai'

Interview: Mangaka Atsushi Ohkubo Discusses 'Enen no Shouboutai'

Author Atsushi Ohkubo is a near 20-year veteran of the manga industry, known for his quirky characters and worldbuilding. His breakout series, Soul Eater, has sold 19.6 million copies worldwide. Ohkubo's stories also lend themselves well to animation. Earlier this month, his latest work—Enen no Shouboutai (Fire Force)—became his third manga adapted for television. MyAnimeList had the opportunity to sit down with Ohkubo and discuss Enen no Shouboutai at Anime Expo 2019, where the TV anime adapta...
Interview: Composer Yoshihiro Ike Talks Industry Experience and Career

Interview: Composer Yoshihiro Ike Talks Industry Experience and Career

With over 100 soundtracks for anime, film, television, and video games to his name since debuting in 1995, Yoshihiro Ike is one of Japan's most prolific composers. In 2000, his career in anime took off when he composed the soundtrack for Blood: The Last Vampire. Ike was a Guest of Honor at Anime Expo 2019, where he made his international concert debut with Yoshihiro Ike: Anime Soundtrack World. The performance included selections from Tiger & Bunny, Saint Seiya: Legend of Sanctuary, Shingeki no...
Interview: Aqours Return to Los Angeles for 'Brand New Wave' Concert

Interview: Aqours Return to Los Angeles for 'Brand New Wave' Concert

Love Live! Sunshine!! is the second multimedia project from the Love Live! School Idol Project franchise, jointly developed by Dengeki G Magazine, animation studio Sunrise, and record company Lantis. Its television anime debut in Summer 2016 garnered an international following for the school idol group, Aqours. Following its commercial success, a second season aired in Fall 2017 and Love Live! Sunshine!! The School Idol Movie: Over the Rainbow premiered in theaters across Japan on January 4. Fu...
Interview: Studio Trigger Discusses 'Promare' Before North American Premiere

Interview: Studio Trigger Discusses 'Promare' Before North American Premiere

MyAnimeList had the opportunity to sit down with Promare Director Hiroyuki Imaishi (Tengen Toppa Gurren Lagann, Kill la Kill), Producer, Creative Director Hiromi Wakabayashi, and designers Shigeto Koyama and Takashi "Super Log" Shibuya at Anime Expo 2019 to talk about the sci-fi film. Promare was released in Japanese theaters in May 2019 and premiered in North America at Anime Expo on July 5. The film will be screened in North American theaters by GKIDS, in both subtitled and dubbed English. Th...
Interview: Wit Studio's George Wada and Staff of 2020 TV Anime 'Great Pretender'

Interview: Wit Studio's George Wada and Staff of 2020 TV Anime 'Great Pretender'

From left to right: George Wada, Ryota Kosawa, Hiro Kaburagi, and Yoshiyuki Sadamoto In 2012, George Wada and Tetsuya Nakatake, producers at Production I.G, were named President and Director, respectively, of the newly formed Wit Studio, a subsidiary of IG Port. Wit Studio, which has worked on various anime projects, is most notable for producing the anime adaptation of the Shingeki no Kyojin manga series, as well as its original anime project Koutetsujou no Kabaneri. After Wit Studio premiered...

Aug 18, 2019 11:28 PM by Naruleach 9 Comments

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Original Anime 'Gibiate' Announced for Summer 2020

Original Anime 'Gibiate' Announced for Summer 2020

A new action survival anime and its promotional video were unveiled at Anime Expo on Sunday. Titled Gibiate, the anime is an original series by Gibiate Project, which includes Yoshitaka Amano (Vampire Hunter D) as the original character concept designer and Ryou Aoki (Endride) who is the executive producer and planner. The project is slated for Summer 2020 and Amano will host the anime's premiere at Anime Expo next year. Other staff members include manga author Naoki Serizawa (Biohazard: Marhaw...
PV Collection for Jul 1 - 7

PV Collection for Jul 1 - 7

Here is a collection of promotional videos (PVs), TV ads (CMs), and trailers for the last week. This thread excludes videos that have already been featured in an article. Please check the News Board, under the Preview tag, for articles that feature a promotional video. Last week's PV thread can be found here. Eizouken ni wa Te wo Dasu na! | TV | PV The anime adaptation of Sumito Oowara's Eizouken ni wa Te wo Dasuna! manga is a new new project by Masaaki Yuasa (Devilman: Crybaby), who will direct...

Jul 7, 2019 3:49 PM by Sakana-san 4 Comments

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'Digimon Adventure: Last Evolution Kizuna' Announces Main Staff

'Digimon Adventure: Last Evolution Kizuna' Announces Main Staff

During Toei Animation's "The Future of Digimon" Anime Expo panel, more staff members for the previously announced Digimon Adventure: Last Evolution Kizuna were revealed on Saturday. Toei also unveiled two visuals and a video on the official website on Sunday, revealing that the film will open in Japan on February 21, 2020. Staff Director: Tomohisa Taguchi (Persona 3 the Movie 4: Winter of Rebirth) Chief Animation Director: Seiji Tachikawa (Kino no Tabi: The Beautiful World - The Animated Series...
TV Anime 'Hachi-nan tte, Sore wa Nai deshou!' Main Staff Announced

TV Anime 'Hachi-nan tte, Sore wa Nai deshou!' Main Staff Announced

The Frontier Works panel at Anime Expo screened a teaser promo for the television anime adaptation of Y.A's Hachi-nan tte, Sore wa Nai deshou! (The 8th son? Are you kidding me?) light novel on Saturday, revealing the main staff members. The series is scheduled for a 2020 broadcast. Tatsuo Miura (Okusama wa Mahou Shoujo episode director) is helming the anime, with Takeshi Miyamoto (Namu Amida Butsu!: Rendai Utena script) in charge of series composition. Kenji Tanabe (Caligula) is designing the ch...
Studio Trigger Reveals 'BNA' Anime Series for 2020 Premiere

Studio Trigger Reveals 'BNA' Anime Series for 2020 Premiere

An original anime series titled BNA (Brand New Animal) was announced by animation studio Trigger at its Anime Expo panel on Friday. A key visual (pictured) was also previewed at the panel. The television anime will air on Fuji TV's +Ultra programming block in 2020. You Yoshinari—the original creator, director, and character designer for the Little Witch Academia anime franchise—is helming the production. Kazuki Nakashima, the veteran writer behind Kill la Kill and Tengen Toppa Gurren Lagann, wil...

Jul 5, 2019 9:15 PM by Vindstot 68 Comments

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Katsuhiro Otomo Unveils 'Orbital Era' Anime Film, New 'Akira' Anime Adaptation

Katsuhiro Otomo Unveils 'Orbital Era' Anime Film, New 'Akira' Anime Adaptation

Prolific manga author and director Katsuhiro Otomo announced a new anime film titled Orbital Era at his Anime Expo panel on Thursday. The title marks Otomo's third feature anime film as a director, following Akira and Steamboy. Orbital Era is set in the near-future on a space colony under construction. The film features a coming-of-age action-adventure story following the lives of young boys surviving in this peculiar environment and society as they are tossed around by fate. "The reality found...
Wit Studio Announces 'Great Pretender' Anime Series [Update 7/6]

Wit Studio Announces 'Great Pretender' Anime Series [Update 7/6]

An original anime series titled Great Pretender was announced at the Wit Studio featuring Ani-Sta panel at Anime Expo on Thursday. The 23-episode anime series is scheduled for a 2020 debut. Staff Director: Hiro Kaburagi (91 Days) Script: Ryouta Kosawa (Confidence Man JP live-action drama) Character Design: Yoshiyuki Sadamoto (Neon Genesis Evangelion) Music: Yutaka Yamada (Tokyo Ghoul) Producer: Maiko Okada (Koi wa Ameagari no You ni) The first episode of the anime series was also screened during...

Jul 4, 2019 12:09 PM by Vindstot 29 Comments

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'Kengan Ashura' Main Cast Members Announced

'Kengan Ashura' Main Cast Members Announced

Kengan Ashura's anime adaptation was featured at Anime Expo on Saturday, where the main cast members were announced. Netflix will stream the anime in worldwide 2019. Cast Ouma Tokita: Tatsuhisa Suzuki (Nanatsu no Taizai) Kazuo Yamashita: Cho (One Piece) Hideki Nogi: Jouji Nakata (Fate/Zero) Kaede Akiyama: Yumi Uchiyama (Binbougami ga!) Kengan Ashura is based on the web manga by Yabako Sandrovich and Daromeon that has been serialized in Ura Sunday since April 2012. The manga previously won a fan...

Jul 8, 2018 2:21 PM by Kineta 0 Comment

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'Gundam' Franchise Receives Hollywood Film Adaptation

'Gundam' Franchise Receives Hollywood Film Adaptation

The Sunrise panel at Anime Expo announced on Thursday that the Gundam franchise will be adapted into a Hollywood live-action film and it will be a collaboration between Sunrise and Legendary Pictures. The movie will premiere this fall. The Gundam franchise first started as an original anime by Sunrise in 1979 that aired for 43 episodes. Since then, various sequels and adaptations, including manga and novelizations, by different authors spawned. The most recent entries in the Gundam franchise inc...
TV Anime 'SSSS.Gridman' Announces Additional Staff and Cast Members

TV Anime 'SSSS.Gridman' Announces Additional Staff and Cast Members

The first episode of SSSS.Gridman was previewed in a screening at Anime Expo 2018 on Friday. Additional staff and cast members for the series were announced, and a new PV was also released. The anime will broadcast via Tokyo MX, MBS and BS11 starting this Fall. Cast Alexis Kerib: Tetsu Inada (Boku no Hero Academia 2nd Season) Staff Music: Shiro Sagisu (Black Bullet) Sound Director: Toshiki Kameyama (3-gatsu no Lion) Sound Effect: Eiko Morikawa (Kimi no Na wa.) PV Source: Moca News
English Dub Cast Announced for 'Kuzu no Honkai'

English Dub Cast Announced for 'Kuzu no Honkai'

Sentai Filmworks has announced the full English cast members for Lerche's Kuzu no Honkai (Scum's Wish) via their panel during Anime Expo on Thursday. The dub will be directed by Shannon Reed and the company has scheduled the release for the Blu-ray on September 25. Cast Hanabi Yasuraoka: Avery Smithhart Mugi Awaya: Greg Cote Young Mugi: Katelyn Barr Akane Minagawa: Maggie Flecknoe Narumi Kanai: Adam Noble Noriko Kamomebata: Brittney Karbowski Sanae Ebato: Molly Searcy Atsuya Kirishima: Joe Danie...

Jul 7, 2018 1:25 PM by Kineta 0 Comment

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English Dub Cast Announced for 'Made in Abyss'

English Dub Cast Announced for 'Made in Abyss'

Sentai Filmworks has announced the full English cast members for Kinema Citrus' Made in Abyss via their panel during Anime Expo on Thursday. Kyle Jones will serve and director, and the company will ship the series as a standard Blu-ray and a premium box set on October 23. Cast Regu: Luci Christian Riko: Brittany Lauda Nanachi: Brittney Karbowski Mitty: Monica Rial Nat: Shannon Emerick Siggy: Terri Doty Jiruo: Daniel Regojo Kiwi: Kalin Coates Habolg: John Swasey Ouzen: Christine Auten Maruruk: Ke...

Jul 7, 2018 1:24 PM by Kineta 0 Comment

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Original TV Anime 'Zombieland Saga' Announced for Fall 2018

Original TV Anime 'Zombieland Saga' Announced for Fall 2018

The Cygames booth at this year's Anime Expo convention announced an original anime titled Zombieland Saga on Thursday. The production is jointly being led by animation studio MAPPA, production company Avex Pictures, and mobile game developer Cygames. Announcement Described as a "new twist on the zombie genre," the anime is scheduled to air from October 2018. Official site: http://zombielandsaga.com/ Official Twitter: @zombielandsaga Source: Moca News Zombieland Saga on MAL
'Sword Art Online: Alicization' Announces Additional Staff

'Sword Art Online: Alicization' Announces Additional Staff

The official website of Sword Art Online: Alicization announced additional staff on Saturday. Aniplex also revealed the first promotional video for the anime. Directed by Manabu Ono (Mahouka Koukou no Rettousei) at A-1 Pictures, the third season in the franchise will begin airing this October on Tokyo MX, BS11, Tochigi TV, Gunma TV, MBS, and TV Aichi. Abema TV will also stream the series. Staff Assistant Director: Takashi Sakuma (One Room episode director) Chief Animation Director: Gou Suzuki (M...