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TV Anime 'Sakamoto desu ga?' Episode 13 Unable to Broadcast on TV

TV Anime 'Sakamoto desu ga?' Episode 13 Unable to Broadcast on TV

Director Shinji Takamatsu mentioned on his Twitter account that the thirteenth and final episode of Sakamoto desu ga? will not be able to air on television. This is due to news coverage of the Kumamoto earthquakes in April which caused the episodes to be delayed by one week since the second episode. Takamatsu describes the news as "truly disappointing" because the staff had crafted the final episode specifically for television broadcast. The fifth Blu-ray and DVD volume of the anime, which will...

May 21, 2016 11:18 PM by sevenPocky 51 Comments

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'Sansha Sanyou' to Bundle Blu-ray Episodes

'Sansha Sanyou' to Bundle Blu-ray Episodes

It was announced that the Blu-ray volumes of TV anime Sansha Sanyou will bundle unaired episodes. The episodes, titled Kinoko wa Karada ni Iindayo, Koukyuu Wanyuu no Shishokukai, and Dekiru Onna wa Mibunryou will be bundled with the first, second, and third volumes, respectively. Sansha Sanyou is a Spring anime that just started to air in Japan on Monday, April 11, 2016. It adapts the manga of the same title by Cherry Arai and is currently publishing in Manga Time Kirara. Source: Ota☆Suke Sansha...

Apr 10, 2016 8:17 PM by tsubasalover 4 Comments

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TV Anime 'Joker Game' Blu-rays to Include New Anime Episodes

TV Anime 'Joker Game' Blu-rays to Include New Anime Episodes

Blu-ray listings for the Spring 2016 anime Joker Game reveal that they will include a new two-part anime episode titled Kuroneko Yoru no Bouken, split between two Blu-ray boxes. The DVD releases of the series will not contain the new anime. The first Blu-ray box containing the first six episodes of the series will be released on July 27. The second one containing the final six episodes will be released on September 28. The Blu-ray boxes will also include booklets with designs from the series and...
Blu-rays of 'Re:Zero kara Hajimeru Isekai Seikatsu' Include Mini Anime

Blu-rays of 'Re:Zero kara Hajimeru Isekai Seikatsu' Include Mini Anime

Blu-ray and DVD listings of the Spring 2016 anime Re:Zero kara Hajimeru Isekai Seikatsu indicate that they will include petit character mini anime episodes. Each of the nine Blu-ray and DVD volumes scheduled for release through February 24, 2017, will contain the mini anime. Re:Zero kara Hajimeru Isekai Seikatsu is an adaptation of Tappei Nagatsuki's light novels from animation studio White Fox. The first episode aired as a one-hour special on early Monday morning, and Crunchyroll is streaming t...
TV Anime 'Sousei no Onmyouji' Announces More Cast Members

TV Anime 'Sousei no Onmyouji' Announces More Cast Members

The official website of the Spring 2016 anime Sousei no Onmyouji announced on Monday additional voice cast members for the series. Studio Pierrot's adaptation of the supernatural action manga drawn by Yoshiaki Sukeno will begin airing on April 6 at 6:25 p.m. on TV Tokyo. Kamui: Yuuki Ono (Medaka Box) Shinnosuke Kuzaki: Daiki Yamashita (Yowamushi Pedal) Atsushi Sukumozuka: Taishi Murata (Baby Steps) Source: Mantan Web

Apr 3, 2016 8:52 PM by arsonal 7 Comments

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TV Anime 'Kuma Miko' Adds Original Blu-ray Anime

TV Anime 'Kuma Miko' Adds Original Blu-ray Anime

The official website of the Spring 2016 anime Kuma Miko announced on Monday that its Blu-ray and DVD releases will include unaired episodes. The episodes will be completely new works in the series. "Hatsuyuki no Hi" will be included in the first Blu-ray and DVD collection named Kuma Box, which will go on sale on June 24. That collection will also include the first six episodes of the series. "Nacchan, Shougeki Debut!" will be included in the second collection named Miko Box, containing the final...
TV Anime 'Haifuri' Announces Final Cast Additions

TV Anime 'Haifuri' Announces Final Cast Additions

The official website of the original TV anime Haifuri has announced the last additional cast members for the series and unveiled Naoto Nakamura's designs for their characters. The website has been announcing the cast members every day since March 1 for a total of 32 characters. Haifuri features original character designs by mangaka Atto. The series follows a group of girls enrolled at a marine high school who aim to take up jobs in the maritime industry and become known as Blue Mermaids. Broadca...

Mar 31, 2016 7:56 AM by arsonal 14 Comments

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TV Anime 'Tonkatsu DJ Agetarou' Adds Cast Members

TV Anime 'Tonkatsu DJ Agetarou' Adds Cast Members

Additional cast members have been announced for the Spring 2016 anime Tonkatsu DJ Agetarou, an adaptation of the comedy manga created by Epyao and drawn by Yuujirou Koyama. The series will begin airing on April 10 at 10:15 p.m. on Tokyo MX. Tonkatsu DJ Agetarou follows Agetarou Katsumata, who works at his family's tonkatsu (fried pork cutlet) restaurant and is inspired to become a DJ after making a delivery to a night club. The manga was recently nominated for the 9th Manga Taisho. A second prom...

Mar 31, 2016 6:59 AM by arsonal 15 Comments

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TV Anime 'Boku no Hero Academia' Adds Cast Members and Fifth PV

TV Anime 'Boku no Hero Academia' Adds Cast Members and Fifth PV

The AnimeJapan stage event for the Spring 2016 anime Boku no Hero Academia has announced two additional cast members for the series. Color character designs by animator Yoshihiko Umokoshi were also unveiled last week. Shouta Aizawa: Junichi Suwabe (Fate/stay night) Present Mic: Hiroyuki Yoshino (Hai to Gensou no Grimgar) The fifth promotional video for the anime was also released on the official website on Saturday. The adaptation of Kouhei Horikoshi's superhero manga by animation studio Bones w...
TV Anime 'Re:Zero kara Hajimeru Isekai Seikatsu' Announces Additional Cast

TV Anime 'Re:Zero kara Hajimeru Isekai Seikatsu' Announces Additional Cast

Additional voice cast members for the Spring 2016 anime Re:Zero kara Hajimeru Isekai Seikatsu were announced today on the official website. A new promotional video for the series premiering on April 3 was also released, previewing the opening theme song by Konomi Suzuki. The fantasy series adapts the light novels written by Tappei Nagatsuki and illustrated by Shinichirou Ootsuka, which placed tenth in the 2015 rankings of Kono Light Novel ga Sugoi! (This Light Novel is Amazing!) among new works....
Original TV Anime 'Mayoiga' Expands Voice Cast

Original TV Anime 'Mayoiga' Expands Voice Cast

The official website of the Spring 2016 drama mystery anime Mayoiga has announced additional voice cast members for the series. An updated key visual featuring all the announced characters up to now has also been revealed. The AnimeJapan 2016 stage event also introduced seventeen-year-old Ami Wajima as the musical artist for the opening theme song. Hokkaido-born Wajima is the winner of an anisong audition held by Pony Canyon and talent agency HoriPro which saw 10,041 applicants. Cast Dahara: Shi...

Mar 26, 2016 3:51 AM by arsonal 14 Comments

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TV Anime 'Endride' Adds Voice Cast Members

TV Anime 'Endride' Adds Voice Cast Members

The AnimeJapan 2016 stage event for the Spring 2016 original anime Endride has announced additional voice cast members. The series by director Keiji Gotou and animation studio Brain's Base will begin airing on April 3 on NTV, with other networks to follow. Musician Ryouta Fujimaki will perform the ending theme song "go my way," while rock band LUNA SEA was previously announced to perform the opening theme song "Limit." Color character design of the series antagonist Delzaine (pictured), drawn by...
TV Anime 'Kiznaiver' Announces Supporting Cast

TV Anime 'Kiznaiver' Announces Supporting Cast

Additional voice cast members of the Spring 2016 anime Kiznaiver were announced at a stage event at AnimeJapan 2016. The original science fiction series by animation studio Trigger will begin airing on April 9. The first two episodes will be previewed at a screening event in Tokyo on Sunday, and they will be simultaneously screened by Crunchyroll at this weekend's Sakura-Con anime convention in Seattle. Kazunao Yamada: Junichi Suwabe (Fate/stay night) Mutsumi Urushibara: Mie Sonozaki (Strike Wit...
Supporting Cast of 'Pan de Peace!' Announced

Supporting Cast of 'Pan de Peace!' Announced

Additional voice cast members for the Spring 2016 anime Pan de Peace! have been announced. The series will begin airing on April 3 on Animax, with other networks to follow. Vocal duo petit milady will perform the opening theme song, Seishun wa Tabemono desu. The school comedy series based on the 4-koma manga by emily. The second compiled volume, which goes on sale on March 26, includes a flyer with new illustrations for two lead characters, Minami Tani and Yuu Aizawa. Cast Mai Kawai: Madoka Asah...

Mar 25, 2016 8:28 AM by arsonal 2 Comments

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TV Anime 'Haifuri' Adds More Cast and Character Designs

TV Anime 'Haifuri' Adds More Cast and Character Designs

The official website of the original TV anime Haifuri has announced additional cast members with character designs by Naoto Nakamura. More cast members will be announced every day until the end of March. The series will begin airing on April 10. Megumi Uda: Akane Fujita (Mahou Shoujo Nante Mou Ii Desukara.) Machiko Noma: Yuu Kobayashi (Steins;Gate) Kouko Nosa: Yuuko Kurose (Watashi ga Motenai no wa Dou Kangaetemo Omaera ga Warui!) Mimi Toumatsu: Airi Ohtsu (Monster Musume no Iru Nichijou) Mikan...

Mar 24, 2016 6:52 AM by arsonal 16 Comments

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TV Anime 'Re:Zero kara Hajimeru Isekai Seikatsu' Reveals Additional Staff

TV Anime 'Re:Zero kara Hajimeru Isekai Seikatsu' Reveals Additional Staff

The official website of the Spring 2016 anime Re:Zero kara Hajimeru Isekai Seikatsu announced additional production staff members for the series on Sunday. The first episode of the adaptation of Tappei Nagatsuki's fantasy light novels was also previewed at Sunday's screening event in TOHO Cinemas Shinjuku. Re:Zero kara Hajimeru Isekai Seikatsu will begin airing on TV Tokyo on April 4 at 1:05 a.m., with other networks to follow. The first episode will air with a special program for a one-hour bro...

Mar 20, 2016 10:33 PM by arsonal 13 Comments

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TV Anime 'Haifuri' Reveals Additional Cast Members

TV Anime 'Haifuri' Reveals Additional Cast Members

The official website of the original TV anime Haifuri has announced additional cast members with character designs by Naoto Nakamura. More cast members will be announced every day in the coming weeks. The series will begin airing on April 10. Ritsuko Matsunaga: Yuka Maruyama (Free!) Kayoko Himeji: Rui Tanabe (Wizard Barristers: Benmashi Cecil) Kaede Marukouji: Sakura Nakamura (Monster Musume no Iru Nichijou) Rin Shiretoko: Yurika Kubo (Ooyasan wa Shishunki!) Satoko Katsuta: Chisato Satsuki Hidek...

Mar 16, 2016 1:03 AM by arsonal 10 Comments

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Spring 2016 Preview

Spring 2016 Preview

In this thread, you'll find a comprehensive list of Spring 2016 titles with an accompanying promotional video (PV), TV ad (CM), or trailer. This post will be updated to include a PV, CM, or trailer for titles that are missing one, leading up to the start of the season. Titles that already have a video embedded will instead have their newly released videos added to the video tab in the respective entries. For convenience, the video tab can be accessed via the additional videos link next to the em...

Mar 15, 2016 1:56 PM by Snow 76 Comments

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TV Anime 'Boku no Hero Academia' Reveals New Designs and Cast

TV Anime 'Boku no Hero Academia' Reveals New Designs and Cast

The official website of the Spring 2016 anime Boku no Hero Academia has revealed five new character and hero outfit designs by animator Yoshihiko Umakoshi. At the same time, the 15th issue of Weekly Shounen Jump magazine of the year has announced voice cast members for four of the new characters. Mashirao Ojiro: Kousuke Miyoshi Hanta Sero: Kiyotaka Furushima (Inazuma Eleven) Tooru Hagakure: Kaori Nazuka (Eureka Seven) Rikidou Satou: Tooru Nara (Beck) Kouji Kouda: ??? Boku no Hero Academia is bas...

Mar 13, 2016 8:36 PM by arsonal 39 Comments

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Supporting Cast of TV Anime 'Sakamoto desu ga?' Announced

Supporting Cast of TV Anime 'Sakamoto desu ga?' Announced

Additional cast and staff members of the Spring 2016 anime Sakamoto desu ga? (Haven't You Heard? I'm Sakamoto) were announced today in flyers distributed at the early screening of the first episode in Tokyo. The adaptation of the manga by Nami Sano will begin airing on April 8 at 2:28 a.m. on the TBS network. Shinji Takamatsu is directing the series at Studio Deen with character designs by Atsuko Nakajima. Seiyuu Hikaru Midorikawa was previously announced to voice the title character Sakamoto. C...