Tatsunoko Pro and CharaBiz Team Up for “Science Ninnya Team Gatchanyan” Project

Collaboration that re-envisions classic hero team as cats will include news character goods and video content

Ninjas may be for the birds, but science ninjas are the cat’s pajamas in Science Ninnya Team Gatchanyan, an upcoming mixed media project by Tatsunoko Production and CharaBiz that re-imagines the characters of the classic 1972 – 1974 TV anime Science Ninja Team Gatchaman as frisky felines. Hit the jump to learn more.


“Piano no Mori” TV Anime Tunes Up for NHK TV Debut on April 09, 2018

Adaptation of seinen manga by Makoto Isshiki follows a boy’s journey to becoming a professional pianist

The official Japanese TV schedule has been revealed for Piano no Mori (“Forest of the Piano”), an upcoming TV anime based on the seinen manga by Makoto Isshiki about a boy who decides to become a professional piano player after discovering an abandoned piano in the woods. Hit the jump to learn more.


“Kakuriyo no Yadomeshi” TV Anime Adds Two More Cast Members

Adaptation based on series of “food fantasy” light novels hits Tokyo MX and other stations beginning in April of 2018

Two more cast members have been revealed for Kakuriyo no Yadomeshi (“Making a Living at an Inn in the Afterlife”), an upcoming TV anime based on the series of “food fantasy” light novels about a young woman who accidentally lands a job working as a cook in a spiritual hospitality house. Hit the jump to lear more.


i☆Ris Member Yu Serizawa Voices Main Heroine in TV Anime “3D Kanojo: Real Girl”

Takashi Naoya (Touken Ranbu -Hanamaru-) serves as director at Hoods Entertainment

The official website for the upcoming TV anime based on Mao Nanami’s 3D Kanojo: Real Girl romance manga today announced its six main voice cast members, including Yu Serizawa (Mirei Minami in PriPara/voice actress idol unit i☆Ris member) as the main heroine Iroha Igarashi and Teppei Uenishi as the male protagonist Hikaru Tsutsui. Hit the jump for more information.


“Space Battleship Tiramisu” TV Anime 1st PV Introduces Its Main Character Voices

Ikehata Hiroshi (Robot Girls Z)-directed comedy series will premiere in April 2018

The official website for the upcoming TV anime adaptation of Satoshi Miyakawa (story) and Kei Ito’s sci-fi comedy manga Uchu Senkan Tiramisu/Space Battleship Tiramisu is today updated with a key visual featuring the two Ichinose brothers, Subaru and Isuzu, along with a 70-second first PV to introduce its four main characters’ voices. Check out the latest information after the jump.


Voice Actor x Street Dance Unit “A+DF” to Hold Their Debut Showcase on March 23

The company is also managing Kazuomi Yamamoto, Iori Nomizu, Bridcutt Sarah Emi

Tokyo-based voice actor managing company Production Ace announced that its new voice actor unit named “A+DF,” consisting of nine members who have professional skills of street dance, will hold their debut showcase at Roppongi Morph-Tokyo on March 23. The members of the “dancing voice actor unit” were chosen by the audition held last summer. Hit the jump for more details.


Watch “B: The Beginning” Theme Song MV Performed by Marty Friedman feat. Jean-Ken Johnny, KenKen

Kazuto Nakazawa (Kill Bill)-directed original drama will be streamed on Netflix

Soon after its world premiere screening in Tokyo yesterday, the official website for Production I.G’s original anime B: The Beginning posted a three-minute music video for its theme song “The Perfect World” performed by former MEGADETH guitarist Marty Friedman (guitar), MAN WITH A MISSION’s Jean-Ken Johnny (vocal), and KenKen (bass). Watch the clip featuring Marty’s melodic guitar solo after the jump!


The Granddaddy of Super Robots Returns with Mazinger Z/Infinity

Go Nagai’s history-making mecha is back — but is he still a big deal?

After 45 years, Mazinger Z has finally returned with a sequel to its original series. Mazinger Z/Infinity blasted into Japanese theaters and made its way around the world, blowing away fans of all ages. But how does the granddaddy of super robot anime stand up in 2018? Check out our review after the jump.


Ending Theme Revealed for “Dances with the Dragons” TV Anime

Adaptation based on fantasy light novel series heads to TBS and BS-TBS in April of 2018

The ending theme has been revealed for Saredo Tsumibito wa Ryuu to Odoru – Dances with the Dragons, an upcoming TV anime based on the series of fantasy light novels in which magic-wielders combine science and sorcery to deal with otherworldly threats. Hit the jump to learn more.