Lots of Love Live! Sunshine!!

As the first live show for Aqours draws to a close, we’ve gotten some exciting announcements. Firstly, the second season of Love Live! Sunshine!! will begin airing this fall. Second, is the Next Step Project!, which includes unit CDs, duo and trio songs, as well as more live shows. Along with that, Lantis released a PV for another Aqours song, “Taiyou o Oikakero!,” which will come with the last Blu-Ray of the first season.

Check out the videos below!

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New Key Visual and PV for “Boku no Hero Academia” Season 2

A new key visual and promotional video have appeared as season 2 of Boku no Hero Academia (My Hero Academia) draws closer! The video previews the season’s opening theme, “Peace Sign”, by Yonezu Kenshi. The ending theme will be performed by Little Glee Monster.

Season 2 will begin airing on March 25.

You can find the PV and visual after the break!

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New Key Visual for “Fate/Apocrypha” TV Anime

A new key visual has been released for A-1 Picture‘s anime adaptation of the Fate/Apocrypha light novel series.

The synopsis can be found below:

“The setting is a parallel world to Fate/stay night where the Greater Grail mysteriously disappeared from Fuyuki after the Third Holy Grail War. After many years of silence, around the same time as the Fifth Holy Grail War would have happened, the Yggdmillennia, a family of magi, openly declares their secession from the Mage’s Association, and that they are in possession of the Grail. The Association dispatches fifty magi to retrieve it, and all but one are instantly slaughtered by a mysterious Servant. The one remaining manages to activate the reserve system of the Greater Grail, allowing for the summoning of fourteen Servants in total.

In the city of Trifas, two factions will fight for the control of the sacred relic, each of them possessing their own team of seven Servants : the Black Faction whose members are part of Yggdmillennia, protecting the Grail, and the Red Faction whose members were sent by the Mage’s Association, trying to take the Grail back. For an event of this scale, the Grail itself summons its own Servant, the holy Ruler, to oversee the conflict.

This marks the start of the Great Holy Grail War.”

Fate/Apocrypha will begin airing sometime in 2017.

“Love Live! Sunshine!!” Birthday Figure Project Figurine Line Announced

The members of Aqours from Love Live! Sunshine!! have received a new figurine line announcement! Each girl will be dressed up in the costumes from their “MIRAI TICKET” performance. No prices or release dates have been determined at this time. These 1/8th scale figurines should follow along the same concept as the Birthday Figure Project line for μ’s.

“Miss Kobayashi’s Dragon Maid” Character Song Mini-Album Cover Released

The cover art for the upcoming Miss Kobayashi’s Dragon Maid character song mini-album was uploaded to the official Twitter account yesterday.

The album will feature six songs, four of them being singles sung by the voice actresses for Tohru, Kanna, Quetzalcoatl, and Elma, and the final two being duets sung by the actresses for Tohru and Kanna and Tohru and Elma.

The album will be available on March 15 and is priced at 2,600 yen (roughly $23.18) plus tax.

1st PV Released for “Mary and the Witch’s Flower”

The first trailer has been uploaded for Studio Ponoc’s debut film, Mary and the Witch’s Flower!

Studio Ponoc was founded in April 2015 shortly after Studio Ghibli’s production halt. Many former Ghibli animators and staff members left to help found it. Their first film, Mary and the Witch’s Flower, is based on the children’s novel, The Little Broomstick, written by Mary Stewart.

The trailer previews the film’s animation, plot, and the theme song, “Fly-by-Night”. The film’s staff include Riko Sakaguchi and Hiromasa Yonebashi as screenplay writers, Takatsuugu Muramatsu in charge of music, Yoshiaki Nishimura as producer, and Hiromasa Yonebashi as director.

Check out the trailer after the break!

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New Key Visual for “Fate/kaleid liner Prisma Illya” Film

A key visual was uploaded to the Fate/kaleid liner Prisma Illya official anime website for the series’ upcoming film. More information on the project should be available soon.

The film will open in Japanese theaters this summer.

You can find the previously released key visual and commercial after the break!

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“Tsugumomo” Anime Gets PV and Key Visual

The official website for the Tsugumomo anime adaptation has uploaded a key visual and promotional video for the upcoming series. Tsugumomo began as a manga in November 2007 by Yoshikadu Hamada and was published in Monthly Action Magazine. It had a brief English publication through JManga before the site closed down with only two volumes translated.

The series’ synopsis can be found below:

“Kazuya Kagami never goes anywhere without the precious “Fukurobi” his mother gave him. One day a beautiful, kimono-clad girl named Kiriha appeared before him. Kiriha naturally began to live with Kazuya in his room. Then there’s Chisato, Kazuya’s childhood friend with glasses and a ponytail, who meddles in his affairs. Soon there’s also an overprotective older sister who seems to want to take baths with him. Jumble in a huge-chested priestess, a good-looking sorceress named Kokuyoura, beautiful women, and hot girls, and Kazuya’s happy, embarrassing, confusing life begins…”

Tsugumomo will begin airing on April 2.

You can find the PV and key visual after the break!

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