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2nd PV, Key Visual, and Cast for “Frame Arms Girl” TV Anime

Kotobukiya has released a 2nd promotional video, key visual, and cast list for Frame Arms Girl, an anime based on their model kit line of the same name. The anime will focus on the Gourai, Stylet, and Baselard models. The promotional video was uploaded to Youtube twice with the second upload having English subtitles added.

Gennai Ao (the main protagonist) will be voiced by Yoko Hikasa, Gourai will be voiced by Narumi Kaho, Stylet will be voiced by Yuu Ayase, and Baselard will be voiced by Rika Nagae.

The series will begin airing in April 2017.

Check out the videos and visual after the break!

Read more2nd PV, Key Visual, and Cast for “Frame Arms Girl” TV Anime

New 30-Second CM for “March Comes in Like a Lion” Live Action Film

A 30-second commercial has been uploaded for the March Comes in Like a Lion (3-gatsu no Lion) live action film adaptation! The film will be released in two parts, with the first part opening in theaters on March 18 and the second part on April 22. The series began as a manga that was first published in July 2007 by Umino Chika before being turned into a television anime adaptation in October 2016.

MyAnimeList describes the story below:

“Rei Kiriyama is a 17-year-old boy who recently started living alone, financed by his salary as a professional Shogi player. Despite his independence, however, he’s yet to mature emotionally, and his problems continue to haunt him in his daily life. His relationship with his adoptive family is strained, and he has difficulties interacting with his fellow high school students. Meanwhile, his professional career has entered a slump. Burdened with the heavy expectations placed on him as the fifth to become pro in middle school, his wins and losses are fluctuating as his record and progression into the ranks begin to stagnate.

Acquainted with Rei are the three Kawamoto sisters: Akari, Hinata, and Momo. Unlike Rei, they live happily in their modest home, which they warmly welcome Rei into as if he were one of their own. Despite his reservations about becoming too close to the family, he frequently visits, interacting with them and receiving the kind of care and affection he never quite had while under his foster home.

This is the story of Rei’s triumphs and failures, relationships new and old, and his growth as a person.”

You can find the trailer after the break!

Read moreNew 30-Second CM for “March Comes in Like a Lion” Live Action Film

“Action Heroine Cheer Fruits” Original TV Anime Announced

Action Heroine Cheer Fruits, an original television anime project, has been announced earlier today! An official website for the anime has been launched, and a promotional video, key visual, and cast member list have been released alongside this announcement.

M・A・O, Rie Murakawa, Miku Itou, Yuuki Hirose, Haruka Ishida, Erii Yamazaki, and Moe Toyota will be participating in this project as the voice cast.

MyAnimeList describes the synopsis below:

“Support the city!” The setting takes place in a peaceful area for fruit production. Since the city is losing its vibrancy, the local girls became the city’s heroines! This is the story of the youth and their struggles in making the city’s excitement back again.

Check out the promotional video and key visual after the break!

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New PV and Key Visual for “Yuuki Yuuna -Washio Sumi no Sho-” Film 1

A promotional video and key visual have been released for the upcoming prequel film series for Yuuki Yuuna wa Yuusha de Aru (Yuki Yuna is a Hero)! The video specifically covers the first film in the Yuuki Yuuna -Washio Sumi no Sho- trilogy. The films were previously announced earlier last year.

MyAnimeList describes the synopsis of the film series below:

“In the year 298 from the era of the gods, elementary school girls Sumi Washio, Sonoko Nogi, and Gin Minowa are tasked with an important mission. They are to become heroes and fight Vertex, a mysterious enemy that is attacking Shinju-sama, the god tree that protects Shikoku, the only area in the world that is still habitable. What they don’t know, is that this fight will cost them more than they could have ever imagined.”

Film 1 will open in theaters on March 18, and season 2 of Yuuki Yuuna will begin in October 2017.

The video and visual are after the break!

Read moreNew PV and Key Visual for “Yuuki Yuuna -Washio Sumi no Sho-” Film 1

“Fate/Grand Order” VR Game Announced with PV

TYPE-MOON and the Fate/Grand Order Project are collaborating on a Fate/Grand Order Virtual Reality game featuring Mashu Kyrielight (Shielder)! A website for the upcoming project has also been launched.

The game is expected to be released to the Playstation 4 sometime in 2017.

Check out the video and key visual after the break!

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New PV for “Genocidal Organ” Anime Film

A new promotional video has been released for the upcoming Genocidal Organ anime film adaptation.

Genocidal Organ was the debut novel for Project Itoh, a Japanese science fiction writer. The novel was originally published in 2007 and the English translation was published by VIZ Media in August 2012. This novel is one of three of Project Itoh’s works to be getting an anime film adaptation. Harmony had its film released in November 2015 and The Empire of Corpses film was released in October 2015. All three films feature theme songs performed by EGOIST.

VIZ Media describes the synopsis below:

“The war on terror exploded, literally, the day Sarajevo was destroyed by a homemade nuclear device. The leading democracies transformed into total surveillance states, and the developing world has drowned under a wave of genocides. The mysterious American John Paul seems to be behind the collapse of the world system, and it’s up to intelligence agent Clavis Shepherd to track John Paul across the wreckage of civilizations and to find the true heart of darkness—a genocidal organ.”

The film will open in theaters on February 3.

You can find the video after the break! Warning: It’s very violent.

Read moreNew PV for “Genocidal Organ” Anime Film

PV Released for “NEKOPARA” OVA

The first promotional video has been released for the NEKOPARA OVA!

The video previews the theme song, “Baby”, by Lady LOVE, and shows off the six adorable catgirls, along with Minaduki Kashou (the main protagonist) and Minaduki Shigure. This OVA will cover the storyline of the Vol. 1 visual novel with some new original elements added in. Sekai Project describes the story of Vol. 1 below:

“What’s NEKOPARA? Why, it’s a cat paradise! Kashou Minaduki, the son of a long line of
Japanese confection makers moved out to open his own shop “La Soleil” as a patisserie. But
upon moving out, hidden amongst his things were two of the catgirls, Chocola and Vanilla, that
the family had been raising. When he tried to send them back, they begged and pleaded until he
gave in and now they’ve opened La Soleil together. With two catgirls who really, REALLY love
their master trying their very best and occasionally failing — a heartful comedy opens for business!”

More information on this project can be found on the official OVA website.

Check out the video after the break!

Read morePV Released for “NEKOPARA” OVA

More Additions to “Hero Academia” Season 2 Cast

The character designs and casting for two more class 1-B students have been revealed!

Ibara Shiozaki (left) will be voiced by Miho Masaka and Neito Monoma (right) will be voiced by Kouhei Amasaki. The designs and casting for Mei Hatsune, Itsuka Kendou, and Tetsutetsu Tetsutetsu were previously announced earlier this month.

Season 2 will begin airing in April 2017.