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Two New PVs Released for “The [email protected] SideM” TV Anime

Two new promotional videos have been released for The [email protected] SideM anime adaptation! Looks like the unit announcements are finally over and it’s time to really start showing off the anime.

The first video is your basic idol unit announcement, but this time it’s for Jupiter! You may recognize this group from the original [email protected] television anime. Touma Amagase, Hokuto Ijuuin, and Shouta Mitarai make up this unit.

The second video is for the actual TV anime and shows off a few clips of animation while quickly going over all the idols and their units! A-1 Pictures is the animation production studio for this project and is the same studio to provide animation for The [email protected] and The [email protected] Cinderella Girls series.

The story of 315 Production will begin on October 2017.

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New Key Visual for “Pokemon the Movie: I Choose You”

A new key visual has been released for Pokemon the Movie: I Choose You! (Pokemon: Kimi ni Kimeta!), the 20th film in the Pokemon series.

The film’s synopsis is listed below:

“The film tells the story of how Satoshi (Ash) and Pikachu came to know each other. Pikachu was not cooperative toward Satoshi (Ash), but Satoshi (Ash) only wanted to be friends with Pikachu. On the day they set out from Masara Town (Pallet Town), both of them saw a Houou (Ho-Oh) flying and made a vow to someday go and meet it.”

I Choose You! will open in Japanese theaters on July 15.

You can find the visual in a bigger size after the break!

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5th PV and Key Visual for “The [email protected] SideM” Anime Project

The official website for [email protected] SideM anime adaptation has been updated with a new promotional video and key visual! This fifth update is for the idol unit W, made up of the two soccer playing twins Yusuke Aoi and Kyosuke Aoi.

The series’ previous announcements included the DRAMATIC STARS, Beit, -S.E.M-, and HighxJoker units. Be on the lookout for more group announcements as the project gets closer to its air date.

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Newtype Character Ranking for August 2017

Newtype Magazine’s monthly top ten character ranking has been released for August 2017!

The male characters who made it into their top 5 are Kirito (Sword Art Online), Eren Yeager (Attack on Titan), Souta Mizushino (Re:Creators), Levi (Attack on Titan), and Shirou Emiya (Fate/Stay Night: Unlimited Blade Works). The female characters who made it into their top 5 are Selesia Upitiria (Re:Creators), Saber (Fate/Stay Night: Unlimited Blade Works), Mikasa Ackerman (Attack on Titan), Serval (Kemono Friends), and Asuna (Sword Art Online).

You can find the full translated lists of ten after the break!

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“Food Wars!” Season 3 PV Released

The first promotional video for Shokugeki no Souma (Food Wars!) season 3 has been released!

For those unfamiliar with the series, the plot can be found below:

“Ever since he was a child, fifteen-year-old Souma Yukihira has helped his father by working as the sous chef in the restaurant his father runs and owns. Throughout the years, Souma developed a passion for entertaining his customers with his creative, skilled, and daring culinary creations. His dream is to someday own his family’s restaurant as its head chef.

Yet when his father suddenly decides to close the restaurant to test his cooking abilities in restaurants around the world, he sends Souma to Tootsuki Culinary Academy, an elite cooking school where only 10 percent of the students graduate. The institution is famous for its “Shokugeki” or “food wars,” where students face off in intense, high-stakes cooking showdowns.

As Souma and his new schoolmates struggle to survive the extreme lifestyle of Tootsuki, more and greater challenges await him, putting his years of learning under his father to the test.”

Shokugeki no Souma: San no Sara (Food Wars! The Third Plate) will begin airing Fall 2017.

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New 30-Second CM Released for “Kekkai Sensen” Season 2

The second season of Kekkai Sensen (Blood Blockade Battlefront) has received a short 30-second commercial. The video previews some music, characters, and animation to expect in this continuation, titled Kekkai Sensen & BEYOND (Blood Blockade Battlefront & BEYOND).

For those unfamiliar with the series, you can find the synopsis here:

“Supersonic monkeys, vampires, talking fishmen, and all sorts of different supernatural monsters living alongside humans—this has been part of daily life in Hellsalem’s Lot, formerly known as New York City, for some time now. When a gateway between Earth and the Beyond opened three years ago, New Yorkers and creatures from the other dimension alike were trapped in an impenetrable bubble and were forced to live together. Libra is a secret organization composed of eccentrics and superhumans, tasked with keeping order in the city and making sure that chaos doesn’t spread to the rest of the world.”

Kekkai Sensen & BEYOND (Blood Blockade Battlefront & BEYOND) will begin airing this October.

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Horse Girl Game “Uma Musume” Gets Anime and Game PVs

Cygames has released promotional videos for its upcoming game, Uma Musume: Pretty Derby, along with its anime adaptation!

The game is a combination of idol training and horse racing with anthropomorphic horse girl idols. What more could you want? Cygames, TOHO animation, and Lantis will be collaborating on the anime project, with P.A. Works producing the animation.

Uma Musume: Pretty Derby will receive both its game and television anime sometime in 2018.

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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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“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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