Some solid piece of Evangelion news, at last! Yoshiyuki Sadamoto's sci-fi mecha manga series Neon Genesis Evangelion
will have its 13th volume released on November 2, 2012, publisher Kadokawa Shoten has announced
. This may or may not be
the manga's final volume... Meanwhile, Evangelion 3.0
is still vaguely planned for this fall.
The last month also brought a slew of utterly useless Eva "news", invovling everything from GPS systems
, to inflatable ponies
, razor stands
, guide dogs
and (...) Continue reading 'Checkpoint: Evangelion, Persona 4, Kenshin PSP'...
Those of you who - for various, law-bending reasons - have been dying to get your hands on the home video edition of the K-ON! Movie
, can now mark your calendars for July 18. That's when the anime film's Blu-ray and DVD version will be released
in Japan and, no doubt, leaked outside its borders shortly thereafter.
The K-ON! Movie originally premiered in Japanese theaters last winter, on December 3. And by early February, it had earned
1.7 billion yen ($20.8 million) in ticket sales. (...) Continue reading 'K-ON! Movie's Blu-ray, DVD Release Set For July'...
Studio Sunrise is announcing
today that they are working on the first feature-length feature film adaptation of Kaiketsu Zorori (The Incredible Zorori) - originally a children's book by Yutaka Hara, which has previously spawned several anime titles of various formats since 1989. This latest project is titled Kaiketsu Zorori Da-Da-Da-Daibouken!
(The Incredible Zorori's G-G-G-Great Adventure!), and its Japanese premiere is planned for Winter 2012.
Studio Asia-Do is assisting Sunrise with the movie's production, and Tomoko Iwasaki is directing it. The official website
so far only provides the above key visual
, and (...) Continue reading 'New Kaiketsu Zorori Anime Film From Sunrise'...
Today's update of the official website
for Code Geass: Akito the Exiled
is announcing the release date - the limited theatrical premiere, that is - for this upcoming OVA's first episode: August 4. This is in line with last week's report
that finally revealed the anime's format as a 4-episode OVA, with a release timeframe starting from this summer.
Following a limited theatrical screening in Japan, each 50-minute episode will of course receive a home video release as well, on Blu-ray. A similar release pattern (...) Continue reading 'Code Geass: Akito the Exiled Episode 1 Dated'...
The official website
of Starship Troopers: Invasion
has been updated with the premiere date for this upcoming 3D CG animation film, announcing that the movie will open in Japanese theaters on July 21. Shinji Aramaki (CG Appleseed
movies) is directing it, from a script based on Robert A. Heinlein's classic sci-fi novel "Starship Troopers".
Although the original novel also inspired a 1988 OVA and several live-action films, Starship Troopers: Invasion is a direct sequel to the 1997 movie Starship Troopers (...) Continue reading 'Starship Troopers: Invasion Premieres In July'...
Ask not what the criteria behind this "top 10" is: truth be told, these simply happen to be the 10 eroge that were already listed in the local games database for an April 27 release. However, they are certainly among the most promising titles - out of the many others
- releasing today in Japan, including the highly anticipated sequel D.C. III: Da Capo III
, the highly lolicious Monobeno
, or the highly delayed Shiny Days
Other than slipping a personal note about my sleazy interest in Monobeno, more so than in any of the other titles, I wouldn't really anticiapte a solid ranking for this eroge lot. So I'll just list them in alphabetical order and invite you to inspect each of them (...) Continue reading 'Today's Top 10 Hentai Games Releases'...
anime adaptation is being announced on the cover of volume 9
from Touya Mikanagi's josei-fantasy manga series of the same title. This latest volume has just been released today in Japan, and so has the series' 5th drama CD
, for that matter. No details about the anime seem to be known at this time.
The Karneval manga began serialization in 2008. Its story follows the journey of a boy named Nai, who is looking for someone important to him, with only (...) Continue reading 'Karneval Manga Gets Anime'...
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