Industry Reacts to Anime Supremacy! Live-Action Film – Interest

Staff for the live-action adaptation of Mizuki Tsujimura‘s Anime Supremacy! (Haken Anime!) novel held a special animation industry preview screening on May 10. Approximately 200 people from the Japanese animation industry, from directors to animators, attended the screening and have shared their impressions on social media while others wrote their thoughts on an oversized banner … Read more

Los Angeles Chargers NFL Team Streams Anime Schedule – Interest

The Los Angeles Chargers NFL team posted its upcoming schedule… as an anime intro. Visually, the video sports references to One Piece, Food Wars! Shokugeki no Soma, Attack on Titan, JoJo’s Bizarre Adventureand Narutoalong with in-jokes for NFL fans. Should we REALLY make our schedule release video an anime? yes yes yesyesyesyes yes yes yesyes … Read more

Daman Mills Issues Statement About Fabricated Sexual Misconduct Allegations – Interest

“I am glad Duncan has shared that whole truth now. Despite the harm caused, it takes bravery to admit you’ve done something like this in such a public way, and I wish him no ill will.” Sonny Boy voice actor Daman Mills issued a statement on Twitter on Wednesday regarding previous claims of sexual misconduct. … Read more

Controversial Tawawa on Monday Manga Ad Sparks Conversation on Censorship – Interest

One Japanese politician is making his opinion known following the controversy stemming from a full-page ad for the Tawawa on Monday (Getsuyōbi no Tawawafanservice manga in The Nikkei financial newspaper. Liberal Democratic Party (LDP) member Kenzo Fujisue shared an image of himself holding volumes three and four Kiseki Himura‘s manga on Twitter on Tuesday. His … Read more

Newspaper Ad for Raunchy Tawawa on Monday Manga Draws Ire – Interest

The global gender equality group UN Women deems ad “unacceptable,” calls for explanation from The Nikkei newspaper A full-page ad for the Tawawa on Monday (Getsuyōbi no Tawawa) fanservice manga series was published in The Nikkei newspaper on April 4 and has since drawn criticism from the United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the … Read more

Shueisha Removes Web Manga About Children Born Into Religion Following Alleged Backlash From Happy Science – Interest

The Weekly Flash magazine reported on its website and April 19 issue that Shueisha removed Mariko Kikuchi‘s “Kami-sama” no Iru Ie de Sodachimashita ~Shūkyō 2-Sei na Watashi-tachi~ (A Home Life With God ~We Children Born Into Religion~) manga from the Yomitai web media platform in February, following an alleged backlash from the controversial religious organization … Read more

Quintessential Quintuplets Voice Actors Compete For Cash at AnimeJapan Stage Event – Interest

AnimeJapan 2022 hosted a fun talk show featuring The Quintessential Quintuplets voice actors Yoshitsugu Matsuoka (Fuutaro Uesugi), Ayana Taketatsu (Nino Nakano), and Ayane Sakura (Yotsuba Nakano) ahead of the film’s opening in May. But this was no ordinary talk show. The three were competing for a 10,000 yen (approximately 81.15 USD) gift certificate for Bic … Read more

Demon Slayer Voice Actors Perform Live Commentary On Entertainment District Arc Highlights – Interest

AnimeJapan 2022 was one of their first opportunities to speak about their experiences and memories of the season With Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba‘s latest season Entertainment District Arc Wrapped up, AnimeJapan 2022 was one of the first opportunities for the voice cast to speak about their experiences and memories of the season with a … Read more

Anime Industry Report Editor: 2021 Was a Year of Recovery – Interest

Anime Industry Report editorial supervisor Hiromichi Masuda held a presentation at AnimeJapan on Monday to describe current animation business trends. The seminar on information from the Association of Japanese Animations (AJA)’s Anime Industry Report 2021, but also briefly touched on how the situation has changed since 2020. Although Masuda mentioned that the numbers for 2021 … Read more

Cover Corp Announces Debut of hololive Indonesia 3rd Generation, new holostars unit “UPROAR!!” – Interest

Cover Corp announced the debut of the third generation of hololive Indonesia talents last Thursday. The Virtual YouTuber (VTuber) unit is based on the “Everyday Hero” theme and consists of three new talents: Vestia Zeta, Kaela Kovalskia, and Kobo Kanaeru. The first to make their streaming debut was Vestia Zeta on Friday, followed by the … Read more