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Mini Toji TV Anime’s New Promo Video Previews Theme Song

Anime premieres on January 5 The official website for Mini Toji, a television anime featuring mini versions of the characters from the previous Katana Maidens: Toji no Miko television anime and Toji no Miko: Kizamishi Issen no Tomoshibi smartphone game, began streaming the series’ second promotional video on Wednesday. The video previews the theme song “Kono Bangumi wa Ura Wakaki Kōmuin-tachi no Teikyō de …

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Eromanga Sensei OVA’s Videos Preview 2nd Episode

2-episode OVA ships on January 16 Aniplex began streaming the second promotional video and 15- and 30-second versions of the third commercial for the Eromanga Sensei original video anime (OVA) on Wednesday. The videos preview the second episode, “Izumi Sagiri no First Kiss” (Sagiri Izumi’s First Kiss), and features the songs “adrenaline!!!” by TrySail and “Hitorigoto” by ClariS. (Note: the official videos streaming on Aniplex‘s YouTube channel …

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Boogiepop wa Warawanai Anime Debuts With 1-Hour Special

The staff and cast for the television anime of author Kouhei Kadono and illustrator Kouji Ogata‘s Boogiepop and Others (Boogiepop wa Warawanai) light novel series revealed on Sunday that the anime will have a one-hour premiere special. The premiere special broadcast will air the first two episodes together. Boogiepop wa Warawanai will premiere on AT-X at 9:00 p.m. on January 4. It will then run on Tokyo …

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Saint Seiya: Saintia Shou Anime Reveals 4 Cast Members

The staff for the anime of Chimaki Kuori‘s Saint Seiya: Saintia Shou manga revealed additional cast members for the anime on Wednesday. The cast includes (clockwise from upper left) Masakazu Morita as Pegasus Seiya, Keiichi Nanba as Pisces Aphrodite, Yasuyuki Kase as Orion Rigel, and Kenji Nojima as Phonos. The show premiered on the “SkyPer! Anime Set” channel on Amazon Prime Video in Japan on December 10 at 7:00 p.m. JST. The …

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Kakegurui×× Anime Reveals New Key Visual

The official website for Kakegurui××, the second anime season based on Homura Kawamoto and Tōru Naomura‘s Kakegurui manga, revealed the show’s new key visual on Thursday. The visual previews the anime’s “The Tower of Doors” arc. Avex is also streaming a lyric video for D-selections’ ending theme song “AlegriA.” The anime will feature a returning cast and 11 new cast members. JUNNA will perform the opening theme …

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Kenja no Mago Anime’s Teaser Reveals Opening Artist

The official website for the television anime adaptation of Tsuyoshi Yoshioka‘s Kenja no Mago (The Wise Grandson or lit. The Sage’s Grandson) novels began streaming the show’s teaser trailer on Thursday. The video reveals five more cast members, and reveals that i☆Ris will perform the opening theme song. The five new cast members include: Shohei Komatsu as August von Earlshide Rina Hon’izumi as Sicily von …

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Top-Selling Animation DVDs in Japan: 2018

2018 Detective Conan film sells 41,994 + 23,208, followed by Totoro, Mary and The Witch’s Flower, Game Center CX, Touken Ranbu stage production This list covers sales surveyed from December 11, 2017 to December 9, 2018. Game Center CX DVD-Box 14 sold 24,199 copies to rank #64 on the overall DVD chart. The stage production Touken Ranbu Jo-Den Mitsura-Boshi Katanagatari sold 23,089 copies …

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EX-ARM Science-Fiction Manga Gets TV Anime

The 12th compiled book volume of Shinya Komi and HiRock’s EX-ARMmanga revealed on Wednesday that the series is getting a television anime adaptation and planning is moving forward. The novel adaptation EX-ARM the Novel Deus Ex Machina and the February 2019 issue of Shueisha‘s Grand Jump magazine, which both shipped on Wednesday, also revealed the anime. The manga’s crime battle story …

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Virtual-san wa Miteiru TV Anime for VTubers Premieres in January

The “Dwango Anime Kaigi (Working Title)” event announced on Tuesday that a new television anime titled Virtual-san wa Miteiru (Virtualsan-Looking) will premiere on Tokyo MX and other channels on January 9 at 24:00 (effectively January 10 at midnight). The series features over 30 virtual YouTubers or VTubers — characters popularized via videos on streaming services and user-generated content sites. The …

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Stand My Heroes Anime Reveals Staff, More Designs

The official Twitter account for Stand My Heroes: Piece of Truth, the television anime of the Stand My Heroessmartphone game, revealed the anime’s staff members and more character designs on Tuesday. Hideyo Yamamoto (Strike the Blood, The Prince of Tennis II OVA vs. Genius 10, Code:Realize -Guardian of Rebirth-) is directing the anime at M.S.C, with Sayaka Harada (STARMYU, Code:Realize -Guardian of Rebirth-) supervising the series …