Newtype Character Ranking for May 2018

It’s a new month, so it’s time for Newtype Magazine to release its top ten character ranking for May 2018!

The male characters who made it into the top 5 are: Osamu Dazai (Bungou Stray Dogs), Lelouch Lamperouge (Code Geass), Chuuya Nakahara (Bungou Stray Dogs), Kirito (Sword Art Online), and Sakata Gintoki (Gintama).

The female characters who made it into their top 5 are: Sakura Kinomoto (Cardcaptor Sakura: Clear Card-hen), Kyouka Izumi (Bungou Stray Dogs), Violet Evergarden (Violet Evergarden), Nero Claudius (Fate/Extra: Last Encore), and Saber (Fate/Stay Night [Heaven’s Feel]).

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

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New Merchandise for “Haikyu!!”, “Re:ZERO”, “Touken Ranbu”, and “Hyperdimension Neptunia”

Good Smile Company has added new merchandise to its shop!

An Asahi Azumane Nendoroid (Haikyu!!), a 1/7th scale Rem lingerie figurine (Re:ZERO -Starting Life in Another World-), a 1/8th scale Imanotsurugi figurine (Touken Ranbu), and a 1/4th scale Black Heart figurine (Hyperdimension Neptunia) are available to preorder now.

You can find more pictures and information after the break! Saucy warning.

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Video: How Danmachi: Memoria Freese Is Censored In English Countries

The Danmachi: Memoria Freese mobile game recently received a localized English release! Unfortunately, not all content made it through to English players.

Censored Gaming has created a video to provide more insight on the situation.

Check it out after the break!

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New Merchandise for “Eromanga Sensei”, “Fate/Grand Order”, “March Comes in Like a Lion”, “Re:ZERO”, “Date A Live”, and “IDOLiSH7”

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

An Elf Yamada Nendoroid (Eromanga Sensei), an Akari Kawamoto figurine (March Comes in Like a Lion/3-gatsu no Lion), an Ishtar action figure (Fate/Grand Order), a 1/7th scale Emilia high school teacher figurine (Re:ZERO -Starting Life in Another World-), a 1/7th scale Tohka Yatogami figurine (Date A Live), and a Sogo Osaka Nendoroid (IDOLiSH7) are available to preorder now.

You can find more pictures and information after the break!

Read moreNew Merchandise for “Eromanga Sensei”, “Fate/Grand Order”, “March Comes in Like a Lion”, “Re:ZERO”, “Date A Live”, and “IDOLiSH7”

New “Violet Evergarden” Anime Project Greenlit

The conclusion of the Violet Evergarden television anime, episode thirteen, was released today and with it came an announcement in the endcard. A new VE anime project has begun production!

More details on the project will be available at a later date.

In other news, Violet Evergarden will be available on Netflix for US watchers starting tomorrow, April 5. Those of you who have been patiently waiting will finally be able to watch it very soon!

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“Splatoon 2” Official Art Released for North America’s Upcoming Splatfest

Promotional artwork has been released for Splatoon 2‘s upcoming North American Splatfest: Baseball vs. Soccer!

“Introducing a Spring Sports Splatfest! This theme asks you to keep your eye on the ball…a sports ball. Yes, sports fans, which one do you like better: baseball or soccer? Do you hunger for home runs or pine for penalty kicks? Do you cover your bases or go for a hat trick? Do you like winning a trophy or winning a…ok, I guess both sports have trophies.

The Splatfest will take place from 4/6 (Fri) 9:00 p.m. PT – 4/7 (Sat) 9:00 p.m. PT”

Which team will you choose? Will you join Pearl in representing baseball or will you side with Marina and her defense of soccer?

You can find the previous Splatfest promo art listed from newest to oldest after the break!

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Poll Results: Favorite Anime? (April Fools Day Poll)

Thanks for voting! Looks like Drake and Josh was the fan favorite on April 1. ShrekScooby Doo, and Undertale are in a three-way tie for second place. Interesting.

Our next poll should be suitable for spring, especially with Easter last weekend. Get ready to vote for: Best Bunny Girl!

We’ve got actual bunny girls, girls in iconic bunny costumes, and girls who are more bunny than girl. Head on over to the sidebar and vote for your favorite! If you feel like your favorite bunny girl isn’t in the poll, well we’re sorry. Sorry for your bad taste because there are no other bunny girls that are worth mentioning. (Kidding.)

You can find the full results of the previous poll after the break!

Read morePoll Results: Favorite Anime? (April Fools Day Poll)

Music: Savior of Song – Arpeggio of Blue Steel (Cover by Sapphire ft. Bryson Baugus and Y. Chang)

Sapphire is back with an English cover of the Arpeggio of Blue Steel opening theme “Savior of Song”.

Listen to it after the break!

Read moreMusic: Savior of Song – Arpeggio of Blue Steel (Cover by Sapphire ft. Bryson Baugus and Y. Chang)

New Merchandise for “Fullmetal Alchemist”, “Fate/Grand Order”, “Alien”, and More

Good Smile Company has added new merchandise to its shop!

A Riza Hawkeye Nendoroid (Fullmetal Alchemist), a 1/7th scale Jeanne d’Arc Alter figurine (Fate/Grand Order), an Alien figma (Alien), and a Higma figma are available to preorder now.

You can find more pictures and information after the break!

Read moreNew Merchandise for “Fullmetal Alchemist”, “Fate/Grand Order”, “Alien”, and More

Video: Spwatoon 2: Animation Music Gawwewy – Twailew

Mike Inel has uploaded a totally real announcement trailer for his upcoming project: the Splatoon 2 animation music gallery!

“New animated music videos are coming from your favorite bands in Splatoon 2! Splatoon 2: Animation Music Gallery is a compilation of more than 10+ music videos in full HD. Coming soon in April 35, 9102.”

Ooh, that’s pretty soon, isn’t it? How exciting. uwu

Check it out after the break!

Read moreVideo: Spwatoon 2: Animation Music Gawwewy – Twailew