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Nana Ebina Featured in New “Himouto! Umaru-chan R” PV

A short character promotional video for Nana Ebina has been released for Himouto Umaru-chan season 2! The video focuses mainly on Ebina and includes a few scenes from the upcoming second season.

The series’ synopsis is listed below:

“People are not always who they appear to be, as is the case with Umaru Doma, the perfect high school girl—that is, until she gets home! Once the front door closes, the real fun begins. When she dons her hamster hoodie, she transforms from a refined, over-achieving student into a lazy, junk food-eating otaku, leaving all the housework to her responsible older brother Taihei. Whether she’s hanging out with her friends Nana Ebina and Kirie Motoba, or competing with her self-proclaimed “rival” Sylphinford Tachibana, Umaru knows how to kick back and have some fun!

Himouto! Umaru-chan is a cute story that follows the daily adventures of Umaru and Taihei, as they take care of—and put up with—each other the best they can, as well as the unbreakable bonds between friends and siblings.”

Himouto! Umaru-chan R will begin airing this October.

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1st PV Released for “Girls’ Last Tour” TV Anime

The first promotional video has been released for the Girls’ Last Tour (Shoujo Shuumatsu Ryokou) television anime adaptation! Tsukumizu‘s manga was first published in Kurage Bunch Magazine in February 2014 and received an English publication through Yen Press beginning in May 2017.

Yen Press describes the series’ synopsis below:

“Civilization is dead, but not Chito and Yuuri. Time to hop aboard their beloved Kettenkrad motorbike and wander what’s left of the world! Sharing a can of soup or scouting for spare parts might not be the experience they were hoping for, but all in all, life isn’t too bad…”

The series’ staff list was also announced along with the video. Takaharu Ozaki is directing, Kazuyuki Fudeyasu is in charge of series composition, Mai Toda is the character designer and chief animation director, music will be done by Kenichiro Suehiro, and the animation production studio is White Fox.

Girls’ Last Tour will premiere this October.

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New PV and Key Visual for “Himouto! Umaru-chan” Season 2

A new promotional video and key visual have been released for the upcoming second season of Himouto! Umaru-chan.

For those of you unfamiliar with the synopsis of Umaru-chan:

“People are not always who they appear to be, as is the case with Umaru Doma, the perfect high school girl—that is, until she gets home! Once the front door closes, the real fun begins. When she dons her hamster hoodie, she transforms from a refined, over-achieving student into a lazy, junk food-eating otaku, leaving all the housework to her responsible older brother Taihei. Whether she’s hanging out with her friends Nana Ebina and Kirie Motoba, or competing with her self-proclaimed “rival” Sylphinford Tachibana, Umaru knows how to kick back and have some fun!

Himouto! Umaru-chan is a cute story that follows the daily adventures of Umaru and Taihei, as they take care of—and put up with—each other the best they can, as well as the unbreakable bonds between friends and siblings.”

This second season, titled Himouto! Umaru-chan R, will begin airing this October.

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“Konohana Kitan” TV Anime Receives New PV and Key Visual

A new key visual and promotional video have been released for the Konohana Kitan TV anime adaptation!

This shoujo-ai (girls love) series was first published in the Comic Yuri Hime S Magazine in June 2009 under the name Konohanatei Kitan. In December 2014, Sakuya Amano republished their work in a new format in Comic Birz Magazine under the name Konohana Kitan. The manga is currently ongoing.

The series’ synopsis can be found below:

“In a village inhabited by youkai, this story follows the lives of several fox mononoke working in a hot spring inn. Yuzu, a new employee, had always been living in the mountains, but now has to adjust to a new life working at a high class inn. She is oblivious and clumsy at first, but with her simple cuteness, she is able to get along with all the other foxes.”

Konohana Kitan will begin airing this October.

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PV and Key Visual for “UQ Holder! Mahou Sensei Negima! 2” TV Anime

The first promotional video and key visual for the UQ Holder! Mahou Sensei Negima! 2 TV anime adaptation have been released!

UQ Holder! is the sequel to Akamatsu Ken‘s popular harem manga series, Mahou Sensei Negima!, that featured a 10 year old wizard teaching English to a class of 31 middle school girls. This sequel includes both new and familiar characters and is full of magic and fantasy elements.

The series’ synopsis is listed as:

“In the decade since the world became aware of the existence of magic, the world has undergone massive upheaval. However, a boy named Touta lives in seclusion in a rural town far removed from these changes. His ordinary life is highlighted by his magic-using female teacher and his supportive friends. When his tranquil daily life is disrupted, he embarks on a unique adventure.”

UQ Holder! Mahou Sensei Negima! 2 will begin airing this October.

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New Key Visual for Part 1 of the “Fate/Stay Night Heaven’s Feel” Film Series

The official website for the Fate/Stay Night Heaven’s Feel movie trilogy project has been updated with yet another key visual for part one! “Heaven’s Feel” is the third and final route in the original Fate/Stay Night visual novel to receive an anime adaptation.

The synopsis of part one can be found below:

“Emiya Shirou is a young magus who attends Homurahara Academy in Fuyuki City. One day after cleaning the Archery Dojo in his school, he catches a glimpse of a fight between superhuman beings, and he gets involved in the Holy Grail War, a ritual where magi called Masters fight each other with their Servants to win the Holy Grail. Shirou joins the battle to stop an evildoer from winning the Grail and to save innocent people, but everything goes wrong when a mysterious “Shadow” begins to indiscriminately kill people in Fuyuki…”

Fate/Stay Night Heaven’s Feel 1. presage flower will open in Japanese theaters on October 14. There has been no word on a North American release date as of now.

You can find the full key visual and video promo after the break!

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New Visual for “Mitsuboshi Colors” TV Anime Adaptation

A new visual has been released for the Mitsuboshi Colors TV anime adaptation! The slice of life series began as a manga in July 2014 and was published in Dengeki Daioh with the story and artwork done by Katsuwo.

MyAnimeList describes the synopsis below:

“The “Colors” are three cute little girls who hang out together and say they’re protecting the peace of their city. They have lots of fun together, doing stuff like playing games, solving puzzles, and going to the zoo. This manga follows their largely happy daily life.”

Mitsuboshi Colors will begin airing in January 2018. You can find the visual in a bigger size after the break!

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

The official website for The [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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“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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