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1st PV and 15-Second CM Released for “New Game!” Season 2

The upcoming second season for New Game!, titled New Game!!, has received its first promotional video and 15-second commercial!

Both videos preview a few new scenes along with the series’ opening theme, “STEP by STEP UP↑↑↑↑”, sung by fourfolium, a group made up of the voice actors for the four main characters: Yuuki Takada (voice for Aoba Suzukaze), Megumi Yamaguchi (voice for Hifumi Takimoto), Megumi Toda (voice for Hajime Shinoda), and Ayumi Takeo (voice for Yun Iijima).

For those unfamiliar with the series, New Game! follows the lives of Aoba Suzukaze and her coworkers at Eagle Jump, a video game company, as they experience the joys and obstacles that come with creating games. Each girl shares a passion for games and has their own special quirk.

New Game!! will begin airing on July 11.

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New Merchandise for “Kirby”, “Berserk”, and “To Love-Ru Darkness”

Good Smile Company has added new merchandise to their shop!

An Ice Kirby Nendoroid (Kirby), a rereleased Kirby Nendoroid (Kirby), a repainted Guts figma (Berserk), and a 1/4th scale Yui Kotegawa figurine (To Love-Ru Darkness) are available to preorder now.

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Preorders Open for “Sword Oratoria” Figurine

Kotobukiya’s newest addition to their Ani Statue line is Aiz Wallenstein, the sword princess from Is It Wrong to Try to Pick Up Girls in a Dungeon?: Sword Oratoria (Dungeon ni Deai wo Motomeru no wa Machigatteiru Darou ka: Sword Oratoria)!

Her 1/7th scale figurine stands approximately 235mm tall (about 9.3 inches) is priced at 14,904 yen (roughly $133.66) including tax through the Japanese Kotobukiya Online Shop. She is also available to preorder through AmiAmi for 11,740 yen ($105.35), Hobby Search for 12,420 yen ($111.49), and will most likely be up in the Crunchyroll Store by tomorrow.

She will be officially released in December 2017.

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New Merchandise for “Re:ZERO”, “Angel Beats!”, “Love Live! Sunshine!!”, “Haikyu!!”, “Fate/KOHA-ACE”, “Pokemon”, “Kantai Collection”, “Girls und Panzer”, and Racing Miku

New merchandise has been added to Good Smile Company’s Online Shop!

A 1/7th scale Rem figurine (Re:ZERO -Starting Life in Another World-), a 1/7th scale Kanade Tachibana figurine (Angel Beats! -1st beat-), a You Watanabe figma (Love Live! Sunshine!!), a Shoya Hinata figma (Haikyu!!), a rereleased 1/8th scale Sakura Saber figurine (Fate/KOHA-ACE), a Lillie Nendoroid (Pokemon), a Warspite Nendoroid (Kantai Collection), a 1/7th scale Pepperoni figurine (Girls und Panzer der Film), and a 1/7th scale Racing Miku figurine are all available to preorder now.

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“Bungou Stray Dogs” Film Receives 30-Second CM and Key Visual

The official Bungou Stray Dogs website has been updated with a new 30-second commercial and key visual for the upcoming anime film, Bungou Stray Dogs -Dead Apple-!

For those unfamiliar, the series’ synopsis can be found below:

“For weeks, Atsushi Nakajima’s orphanage has been plagued by a mystical tiger that only he seems to be aware of. Suspected to be behind the strange incidents, the 18-year-old is abruptly kicked out of the orphanage and left hungry, homeless, and wandering through the city.

While starving on a riverbank, Atsushi saves a rather eccentric man named Osamu Dazai from drowning. Whimsical suicide enthusiast and supernatural detective, Dazai has been investigating the same tiger that has been terrorizing the boy. Together with Dazai’s partner Doppo Kunikida, they solve the mystery, but its resolution leaves Atsushi in a tight spot. As various odd events take place, Atsushi is coerced into joining their firm of supernatural investigators, taking on unusual cases the police cannot handle, alongside his numerous enigmatic co-workers.”

The film is scheduled to open in theaters in early Spring 2018. More information on the project will be available soon.

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2nd PV for “Netsuzou TRap -NTR-” TV Anime Released

Netsuzou TRap (NTR), the yuri television anime adaptation, has received its second promotional video! The video previews the series’ opening theme, “Blue Bud Blue” by Haruka Toujou.

The Netsuzou TRap manga series was acquired by Seven Seas Entertainment in December 2015 for English localization. Only the first two volumes have been released so far, with volume 3 set to release on July 11 and volume 4 on February 13.

Seven Seas Entertainment describes the synopsis below:

“Yuma and Hotaru have been friends since childhood, so it’s only natural that when Yuma is nervous about her new boyfriend, she asks Hotaru for advice. But when Hotaru starts coming onto Yuma for what feels like more than just ‘practice,’ what does it mean…? With boyfriends in the foreground but a secret, passionate tryst in the background, will Yuma and Hotaru try to forget what happened between them or have they fallen into a trap of true love and betrayal?”

Netsuzou TRap will begin airing on July 5.

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“Violet Evergarden” to Premiere at Anime Expo 2017

Violet Evergarden, Kyoto Animation’s beautiful adaptation of the light novel series by the same name, will premiere its first episode at this year’s Anime Expo! The official website for the project announced this information along with a promotional video and key visual. Following the premiere, the convention will host a Q&A session with the series’ director Taichi Ishidate, the lead actress Yui Ishikawa, and the opening theme performer TRUE.

Anime Expo describes the series’ plot below:

“There are words Violet heard on the battlefield, which she cannot forget. These words were given to her by someone she holds dear, more than anyone else. She does not yet know their meaning.

A certain point in time, in the continent of Telesis. The great war which divided the continent into North and South has ended after four years, and the people are welcoming a new generation.

Violet Evergarden, a young girl formerly known as “the weapon”, has left the battlefield to start a new life at CH Postal Service. There, she is deeply moved by the work of “Auto Memories Dolls”, who carry people’s thoughts and convert them into words.

Violet begins her journey as an Auto Memories Doll, and comes face to face with various people’s emotions and differing shapes of love.  All the while searching for the meaning of those words.”

Violet Evergarden will begin airing in January 2018 after its world premiere on July 2.

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New Merchandise for “Saekano”, “Love Live! Sunshine!!”, and “Pokemon”

Good Smile Company has added new merchandise to their shop!

A 1/7th scale Eriri Spencer Sawamura figurine (Saekano: How to Raise a Boring Girlfriend), a Mari Ohara Nendoroid (Love Live! Sunshine!!), and a Red figma (Pokemon) are available to preorder now.

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New PVs and Key Visuals for “The Ancient Magus’ Bride” OVA and TV Anime

The official website for the Mahoutsukai no Yome (The Ancient Magus’ Bride) anime adaptation has released new promotional videos and visuals for both the OVA and the television anime!

For those unfamiliar, the series’ synopsis can be found below:

“Hatori Chise is only 16, but she has lost far more than most. With neither family nor hope, it seems all doors are closed to her. But, a chance encounter began to turn the rusted wheels of fate. In her darkest hour, a mysterious magus appears before Chitose, offering a chance she couldn’t turn down. This magus who seems closer to demon than human, will he bring her the light she desperately seeks, or drown her in ever deeper shadows?”

This next part in the OVA series will have a short 2-week theatrical run starting August 19. The 24-episode television anime adaptation will begin airing this October.

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New PV, Key Visual, and Character Designs for “Konbini Kareshi” Original TV Anime

A promotional video, key visual, and character designs have been released to the official website for Konbini Kareshi, a convenience store love story. This original anime project will follow the lives of a group of students as they fall in love and handle their feelings up to a confession.

The series’ synopsis is listed below:

Spring: The season of beginnings. Haruki Mishima and his close friend Towa Honda are enrolling in their first year at a new high school. While there are lots of interesting girls around, the possibility of love developing is slim.

As the two spend their new high school lives together, they meet and befriend several classmates. When school ends each day, they all gather at the nearby convenience store for snacks, magazines, food, or just to hang out. This convenience store becomes their usual meet-up spot where they can relax, talk about their lives, and meet girls.

Konbini Kareshi will begin airing on July 7.

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