1st PV, Cast, and Character Designs Released for “No Game No Life -Zero-” Film

The official website for the No Game No Life anime adaptation has uploaded the character designs, cast, and first promotional video for the upcoming film, No Game No Life – Zero-!

The main cast members of the anime series will be voicing new characters in this film, while Yukari Tamura (Jibril), Miyuki Sawashiro (Izuna Hatsuse), and Rie Kugimiya (Tet) will remain voicing their original characters.

No Game No Life -Zero- will open in theaters on July 15. This film will tell the prequel story that takes place long before Sora and Shiro enter this world.

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“Yu Yu Hakusho” Celebrates 25 Year Anniversary

Studio Pierrot is celebrating Yu Yu Hakusho’s 25th anniversary. The series started in October 1992 and broadcast until January 1995, with 112 episodes. They’ve released the above piece of art commemorating the anniversary.

You can check out the anniversary page here. And if you’d like to go back and relive the classic, pick it up here!

New Visual Released for “No Game No Life -Zero-” Film

A new key visual for the upcoming No Game No Life anime film has been released. This film will adapt the events of the 6th light novel in the series. The television anime series only adapted content up to volume 3.

You can find the super hi-res version right here! Don’t forget to zoom in.

No Game No Life -Zero- will open in theaters on July 15.

“Danmachi Gaiden: Sword Oratoria” TV Anime Receives New PV

The Is It Wrong to Try to Pick Up Girls in a Dungeon? (Dungeon ni Deai wo Motomeru no wa Machigatteiru Darou ka?) anime side story Sword Oratoria has received a new promotional video at AnimeJapan 2017! The video previews each main member of the Loki Familia as well as the series’ theme song, “RE-ILLUSION”, by Yuka Iguchi.

This television anime is an adaptation of the Sword Oratoria light novel series, a side story that focuses on Aiz Wallenstein and her party of Loki Familia members.

MyAnimeList lists the synopsis as:

“Sword princess Aiz Wallenstein. Today, once again, the strongest female swordsman heads to the giant labyrinth known as the “Dungeon” along with her allies. On the 50th floor where mysteries and threats such as a decayed dragon’s corpse that crumbles to ash and an irregularity that creeps ever closer to the party loom, Aiz calls for the wind and heads deeper into the darkness of the Dungeon. Eventually, she finds herself meeting a boy for the first time. “Um, are you OK?” In the Labyrinth City of Orario, the contrasting stories of the boy and the girl intersect!”

Danmachi Gaiden: Sword Oratoria will premiere on April 14.

You can find the video after the break!

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1st PV Released for “Hajimete no Gal” TV Anime

The first promotional video for the Hajimete no Gal anime adaptation has been released! The video shows off each main cast member along with their respective voice actors.

In order of appearance in the video:

  • Yukana Yame is voiced by Yuki Nagaku (Arisa Ahokainen from Akiba’s Trip the Animation and Ichigo Moesaki from Sore ga Seiyuu!)
  • Ranko Honjou is voiced by Eri Kitamura (Sayaka Miki from Puella Magi Madoka Magica and Yui from Angel Beats!)
  • Yui Kashii is voiced by Ayana Taketatsu (Kirino Kousaka from Ore no Imouto ga Konnani Kawaii Wake ga Nai and Azusa Nakano from K-On!)
  • Nene Fujinoki is voiced by Yui Ogura (Yuuko Shionji from Heaven’s Memo Pad and Hinata Hakamada from Ro-Kyu-Bu!)
  • and Hashiba Junichi is voiced by Shintaro Asanuma (Takumu Mayuzumi from Accel World and Takatoshi Tsuda from Seitokai Yakuindomo).

MyAnimeList describes the synopsis below:

“Spring. The “season of love” has arrived and it seems that finding himself a girlfriend was harder than Junichi believed. To break the status quo, Junichi’s friends have forced him into confessing to the gal, Yame Yukana. However, things do not go quite as he expected. A series of “firsts” begins!”

Hajimete no Gal will begin airing in July 2017.

Check out the video after the break! Saucy warning.

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“Wake Up, Girls! Shin Shou” Anime Gets New Visual

The official website for Wake Up, Girls! Shin Shou, the continuation of the Wake Up, Girls! story, has posted a new key visual for the upcoming anime. This visual features the anime’s seven main characters dressed up in matching costumes.

The synopsis for Wake Up, Girls! is listed as:

“On Christmas 2013, the band Wake Up, Girls plays their debut song to a small audience without much fanfare. After the concert, the group’s manager takes off with the money, leaving Green Leaves Entertainment on the verge of closure and the band without a future. Despite this tumultuous beginning, the girls get a second chance, thanks to a mysterious benefactor and a shady business proposal. From here it’s a rocky climb to the top, but it’s a climb the girls are ready to make. Wake Up, Girls! follows the internal and external struggles of being a small-time idol girl band, from finding and accepting gigs to competing in popularity against other pop bands.”

Wake Up, Girls! Shin Shou will air sometime in 2017.

1st PV Released for “Fate/kaleid liner Prisma Illya” Anime Film

The first promotional video for the Fate/kaleid liner Prisma Illya anime film has been uploaded! The short video sets the mood for the movie and also reveals the title: Oath Under the Snow (Yukishita no Chikai)!

Fate/kaleid liner Prisma Illya: Oath Under the Snow will open in theaters in Summer 2017.

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Key Visual, Staff List, and Lead Voice Released for “Yu-Gi-Oh! VRAINS” TV Anime

The main staff list and lead voice actor were announced with a new visual for the Yu-Gi-Oh! VRAINS television anime through the official Twitter account.

The series’ staff includes Masahiro Hosoda as director, Shin Yoshida for series composition, Kenichi Hara as character designer, and Shinkichi Mitsumune for music. Hiroaki Tommy Tominaga, singer of “Sono Chi no Sadame” from Jojo’s Bizarre Adventure, will be performing the series’ opening theme “With The Wind”. Main character Yuusaku Fujiki will be voiced by Shouya Ishige.

Yu-Gi-Oh! VRAINS will begin airing this May.

A short trailer was played during AnimeJapan 2017. Check it out after the break!

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Anime Project Announced for Horse Girl Game “Uma Musume”

Cygames’ Uma Musume: Pretty Derby is getting an anime project produced by P.A. Works!

The project was announced during Cygames’ presentation at AnimeJapan 2017 and came with a key visual. The company also had a second announcement: the Uma Musume game is almost finished! A video showing off in-game footage was released to their Youtube Channel moments ago and the game section of their official website has finally launched with a key visual as well.

Uma Musume: Pretty Derby got quite a bit of attention last year after Cygames released their first promotional video for the game. A combination of idol training and horse racing with anthropomorphic horse girl idols is not something that goes unnoticed.

More information on the projects should be available soon.

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