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Model Kit Series 'Frame Arms Girl' Gets Anime Adaptation

Model Kit Series 'Frame Arms Girl' Gets Anime Adaptation

At the Anime Festival Asia event in Singapore on Friday, it was announced that Kotobukiya's model kit series Frame Arms Girl will get an anime adaptation in 2017. The anime will feature the kit series’ first model character Gourai, as well as Stylet and Baselard. A drama CD for the series has also been announced, which will be released on March 24, 2017. A manga adaptation titled Frame Arms Girl: Lab Days with illustrations by Tsuneo Tsuneishi and editorial supervision by Hitomi Mieno (aka. Dek...
Interview: GARNiDELiA at Anime Festival Asia 2015

Interview: GARNiDELiA at Anime Festival Asia 2015

March 5 marks the second anniversary of GARNiDELiA's major label debut under Defstar Records. The music duo consisting of vocalist Mai Mizuhashi (MARiA) and producer Yoshinori Abe (Toku) began as an independent, self-produced unit but immediately rose to popularity with theme songs for Kill la Kill and other anime. To commemorate this anniversary, we are publishing GARNiDELiA's media interview at last November's Anime Festival Asia 2015 in Singapore. Your most recent album BiRTHiA is a collecti...
Focus: Shogakukan Promotes Manga and Local Creators in Southeast Asia

Focus: Shogakukan Promotes Manga and Local Creators in Southeast Asia

Bunsho Kajiya, managing director of Shogakukan Asia, at the publisher's booth at Anime Festival Asia At Anime Festival Asia 2015 in Singapore, teenagers wrote congratulatory messages for the TV anime adaptation of Magi: Sinbad no Bouken (Magi: The Adventures of Sinbad) at Shogakukan Asia's booth. On the side, others filled out surveys on the publisher's titles and received a free manga volume for their feedback. Shogakukan Asia is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Japanese publisher Shogakukan set u...
Interview: Seiyuu Ayana Taketatsu at Anime Festival Asia 2015

Interview: Seiyuu Ayana Taketatsu at Anime Festival Asia 2015

Voice actress Ayana Taketatsu returned to Anime Festival Asia in Singapore last week after six years. Since that appearance with the cast of K-On! in 2009, Taketatsu has become one of the most popular young voice actresses. She debuted as a recording artist with Pony Canyon in 2012 and has released seven CD singles and two CD albums to date. What made you want to become a voice actress? I've wanted to become a voice actress since elementary school. When I realized it, there was already manga ar...
Interview: Seiyuu Maaya Uchida at Anime Festival Asia 2015

Interview: Seiyuu Maaya Uchida at Anime Festival Asia 2015

On November 28, voice actress Maaya Uchida performed live outside Japan for the first time at Anime Festival Asia in Singapore. This is the first interview she has conducted with foreign media outlets. Uchida debuted as a voice actress in 2010, and as a recording artist with Pony Canyon in April 2014. Her first CD album, PENKI, goes on sale today. You've been successful as a media personality in different genres such as gravure, TV, radio, and anime. Which work do you think has contributed the...
MyAnimeList Reports from Anime Festival Asia 2015

MyAnimeList Reports from Anime Festival Asia 2015

Anime Festival Asia, the largest anime convention in Southeast Asia, returns to Singapore and will be held November 27-29 this year. MAL users in the region have attended Anime Festival Asia since its began in 2008, and our team will provide live updates from the event for the first time this year. #MALatAFA On Saturday and Sunday, we will provide updates on our Twitter page. Attending Anime Festival Asia? Join the Anime Festival Asia club. Tweet using the hashtag #MALatAFA, and we will share s...

Nov 22, 2015 6:04 PM by arsonal 29 Comments

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