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Interview: Miku Ito Charms 'BanG Dream!' Fans at Anime NYC

Interview: Miku Ito Charms 'BanG Dream!' Fans at Anime NYC

Miku Ito is a rising star, finding success as a voice actress, musical artist, and performer over the better part of a decade. Her breakout performances include portraying Kokoro Tsurumaki of multimedia franchise BanG Dream!'s idol group "Hello, Happy World!" and Misuzu Moritani in last year's Fragtime OVA. In 2013 Ito landed her first voice acting role, and debuted as a solo singer in 2016. Her sixth single, "Plunderer," was released on February 12, and a blu-ray release of her fifth live perf...
Interview: VOFAN, Monogatari Illustrator & "The Magician of Light and Shadow"

Interview: VOFAN, Monogatari Illustrator & "The Magician of Light and Shadow"

Perhaps best known as the illustrator for NISIOISIN's Monogatari light novel series, Taiwanese artist and photographer VOFAN has been active in the comic and light novel industries since 2002, and his unique visual style has earned him the moniker "The Magician of Light and Shadow" from Japanese fans. Beyond Monogatari, VOFAN has also illustrated for another NISIOISIN series, Boukyaku Tantei. On October 29th, 2019, he published the U.S. version of "Colorful Dreams," a full-color artbook featurin...
Interview: ZAQ Breaks the Anisong Mold

Interview: ZAQ Breaks the Anisong Mold

ZAQ began playing the piano at three years old. Her passion and talent for music would lead to the pursuit of a College of Music degree, where she studied classical music in the Piano Department. After graduation, ZAQ would then leave the refined rooms of Beethoven and Mozart to enter the chaotic world of anime song (anisong) writing. This may seem like a big leap, but for the artist ZAQ, we've come to learn chaos comes as natural as breathing. A classics and hip-hop person, ZAQ was attracted t...
Interview: Guilty Kiss Rocks Lantis Matsuri at Anime NYC

Interview: Guilty Kiss Rocks Lantis Matsuri at Anime NYC

When the Love Live! Sunshine!! multimedia project launched in April 2015, Love Live! fans eagerly awaited the next step for the franchise's newest school idol group, Aqours—the introduction of subunits. In October 2015, fan voting opened for a variety of subunit configurations, and by March of the following year, three trios were named and formed. Guilty Kiss, comprised of the characters Riko Sakurauchi, Yoshiko (Yohane) Tsushima, and Mari Ohara are visually represented as the darkest of the su...
English Dub Cast Announced for 'To LOVE-Ru'

English Dub Cast Announced for 'To LOVE-Ru'

Sentai Filmworks announced the cast members for the English dub of To LOVE-Ru at their Anime NYC panel on Saturday. David Wald is directing the dub with Holly Segarra, who is penning the dub's script. The home video release containing the dub will be available from March 31, 2020, with pre-orders opening in December. Cast Rito Yuuki: Ry McKeand Lala Satalin Deviluke: Alexis Tipton Haruna Sairenji: Bryn Apprill Zastin: Scott Gibbs Mikan Yuuki: Brittney Karbowski Peke: Holly Segarra Kenichi Saruy...

Nov 17, 2019 10:06 AM by Sakana-san 17 Comments

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'Megalo Box' Gets Second Season

'Megalo Box' Gets Second Season

During their panel at Anime NYC 2019 on Saturday, TMS Entertainment announced that the original boxing series Megalo Box (MEGALOBOX) has a second season in development. The story will be set seven years after the first season. Synopsis "To be quiet and do as you're told, that's the cowardly choice." These are the words of Junk Dog, an underground fighter of Megalo Box, an evolution of boxing that utilizes mechanical limbs known as Gear to enhance the speed and power of its users. Despite the yo...

Nov 16, 2019 2:38 PM by Sakana-san 48 Comments

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Rhythm Game 'Deemo' Receives Anime Movie for 2020

Rhythm Game 'Deemo' Receives Anime Movie for 2020

An anime movie based on Rayark Inc.'s rhythm game Deemo was announced during their panel at Anime NYC 2019. The announcement included staff members and a release date of 2020. Pony Canyon released a short PV for the movie in addition to the announcement. Game Synopsis Deemo is a mystic character lives in solitude, a castle, all by itself. A little girl falls from the sky, not knowing who she is, where she comes from. To help the little girl back to her world, Deemo comes to realize a tree keeps...
Interview: TRUE Reflects on Five Years as Anisong Artist

Interview: TRUE Reflects on Five Years as Anisong Artist

Last November, anisong singer TRUE joined the line-up of the Anisong World Matsuri concert tour for the first time in New York City. The performance on the sidelines of the Anime NYC convention included collaboration duets with Konomi Suzuki (performing "Sparkling Daydream" from Chuunibyou demo Koi ga Shitai!) and with Luna Haruna (performing "Don't say "lazy"" from K-On!). MyAnimeList was invited to watch her performance and to interview her following Anisong World Matsuri. In the past, TRUE d...
'Houseki no Kuni' English Dub Cast Announced

'Houseki no Kuni' English Dub Cast Announced

Sentai Filmworks announced the English dub cast for Orange's Houseki no Kuni (Land of the Lustrous) at their Anime NYC panel on Friday. Kyle Jones will direct the dub. The company plans to release the series as a steel book edition on January 22, 2019. Cast Phosphophyllite: Sarah Wiedenheft Diamond: Savannah Menzel Rutile: Shelley Calene-Black Kongou-sensei: Brian Mathis Bort: Genevieve Simmons Cinnabar: Avery Smithhart Jade: Heidi Hinkle Antarcticite: Alyssa Marek Ventricosus: Luci Christian Ye...

Nov 18, 2018 1:55 PM by Sakana-san 5 Comments

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 English Dub Cast for 'Shoujo Shuumatsu Ryokou' Announced

English Dub Cast for 'Shoujo Shuumatsu Ryokou' Announced

Sentai Filmworks has announced the English dub cast for White Fox's Shoujo Shuumatsu Ryokou (Girls' Last Tour) at their Anime NYC panel on Friday. The dub will be directed by Shannon Reed and the company will the release the Blu-ray and premium box set on January 29, 2019. Cast Chito: Cat Thomas Yuuri: Juliet Simmons Kanazawa: Mark Laskowski Ishii: Stephanie Wittels Nuko: Kalin Coates Automaton: Kregg Dailey Giant: Shelley Calene-Black Grandpa: John Swasey PV Shoujo Shuumatsu Ryokou adapts Tsuku...

Nov 17, 2018 7:37 AM by Sakana-san 12 Comments

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Interview: Luna Haruna to Showcase Best Album at New York Anisong World Matsuri

Interview: Luna Haruna to Showcase Best Album at New York Anisong World Matsuri

Since making her international debut at Sakura-Con in Seattle five years ago, model-turned-singer Luna Haruna has performed at more than 30 anime conventions and concerts around the world. Her frequent overseas performances make her one of the most recognizable anisong singers today. Luna Haruna was a finalist in the 4th All-Japan Anisong Grand Prix sponsored by Animax, after which she debuted as a singer in 2012 with SME Records. Her debut CD single, "Sora wa Takaku Kaze wa Utau," was the endi...
Interview: Konomi Suzuki to Perform at First Anisong World Matsuri in New York

Interview: Konomi Suzuki to Perform at First Anisong World Matsuri in New York

Konomi Suzuki has been singing and dancing since she was little, but singing for anime was not always her objective. That changed when a friend introduced her to Macross F and performances by May'n for the anime. By middle school, Suzuki was determined to become a singer for works of anime. The opportunity arrived in 2011 when she auditioned for the 5th All-Japan Anisong Grand Prix sponsored by Animax. Despite placing second in the preliminaries in Osaka, she went on to be crowned the tournamen...