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Studio Ponoc Reveals Short Film Anthology by Ghibli Veterans

Studio Ponoc has been causing a buzz ever since their founding in 2015 by Studio Ghibli veterans. Their first project, Mary and the Witch’s Flower, was a hit in Japan and showed the staff can produce “Ghibli magic” under a different banner. They are looking to continue the trend with Ponoc Short Films Theater. The project is an […]

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‘YuruYuri’ & ‘Yuki Yuna is a Hero’ Creators Team Up For an All-New Action Anime

The creators of YuruYuri and Yuki Yuna is a Hero are teaming up for an original anime. Release the Spyce is an upcoming action that follows a group of high school girls that work as agents for the private intelligence agency Tsukikage. Momo works in secret to keep the city of Sorasaki safe while studying under her senior Yuki. […]

Rom-Com Anime ‘Tada-kun’ Teases Feisty Cast & Laughs

Young love is bursting with energy as Dogo Kobo shares new details for Tada-kun wa Koi o Shinai (Tada-kun Does Not Fall in Love). The original rom-com is produced by many of the staff members from Monthly Girls’ Nozaki-kun. Doga Kobo teases that the anime will “make you laugh and cry,” with its slapstick humor and emotional story. Tada-kun […]

‘My Hero Academia’ to Show All-Might’s Prime This August

A stage presentation at AnimeJapan 2018 revealed new tantalizing details on My Hero Academia THE MOVIE: The Two Heroes, which will open in Japanese theaters on August 3rd. 💥新ビジュアル公開💥遂にベールを脱いだ『僕のヒーローアカデミア THE MOVIE ~2人の英雄(ヒーロー)~』第2弾ビジュアルが解禁✨ 「#ヒロアカ」初の“海外”を舞台に、デク、爆豪、お茶子、飯田、轟らお馴染みA組メンバーに加え、これまで描かれなかった“若き日のオールマイト”の姿を初公開‼ — 『僕のヒーローアカデミア THE MOVIE 〜2人の英雄〜』公式 (@heroaca_movie) March 25, 2018 The Two Heroes is an original story that takes place during the upcoming […]

P.A. Works Original Magic Anime ‘Iroduku’ Looks to Bring the Feels

P.A. Works dropped new details for Iroduku Sekai no Ashita kara. (From the Color-Changing World’s Tomorrow), which is their second announced original project. The magical coming-of-age story continues P.A. Works’ trend of young adults going through emotional growth. Taking place in a world where a small amount of magic exists, the story follows Hitomi, a 17-year-old who […]

Gory Series ‘Goblin Slayer’ Reveals A-List Staff at White Fox

The staff for the adaptation of Goblin Slayer has been revealed, and it’s filled with A-list talent. Takaharu Ozaki (Girls’ Last Tour) is directing the project with Hideyuki Kurata (Made in Abyss / Drifters) in charge of the series composition and co-writing scripts with Yousuke Kuroda (My Hero Academia / Hellsing Ultimate). Takashi Nagayoshi (Girls’ Last Tour animation director) is designing the […]

‘Non Non Biyori Vacation’ Anime Movie Hits Okinawa’s Beaches This August

Renge and her friends are prepping for a summer getaway to Okinawa in the upcoming Non Non Biyori Vacation anime movie. The movie is an adaptation of the manga’s “Okinawa Trip Arc,” which features the cast leaving the quiet countryside for a short vacation at in Okinawa. Non Non Biyori Vacation will open in Japanese theaters on August […]

July’s Comedy ‘Jashin-chan Dropkick’ Showcases Opening Song

A new music video has been released for Jashin-chan Dropkick (Dropkick on My Devil!), which reveals the anime’s opening song. “Ano Ko ni Dropkick” is performed by a unit consisting of the anime’s main voice actresses. It’s also revealed that Jashin-chan Dropkick will debut this July. The comedy series follows Yurine, a college student with a taste for gothic-lolita […]

‘Princess Principal’ Staff’s ‘Black Fox’ Anime is All About Ninja Girls

Studio 3Hz is quickly making a name for themselves with their original productions that center around cute girls doing amazing things. Flip Flappers was an artistically experimental take on magical girls and Princess Principal was a throwback to spy thrillers. The new series, Black Fox, looks to be about modern-day ninjas. Story details haven’t been shared, but Studio 3Hz announced […]

A Moe Yandere Leads a Murderous Life in ‘Happy Sugar Life’

Get ready for massive deception, because Happy Sugar Life is coming this July. Despite the cute art and fluffy title, it’s a horror series starring a murderous yandere. The story follows the beautiful Satou Matsuzaka, who is struggling to find true love despite being popular boys. However, her life changes after meeting a mysterious younger girl named Shio. […]