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NHK is closing out 2017 with a bang: the 100th anniversary of Japanese animation will end with a special filled with appearances by voice actors, artists, and more from the world of anime. The channel has just released the roster for this month's Nippon Anime 100 Ake-Ome! Seiyuu Cast special. And it's a massive one. Announcer Chiaki Matsuzawa will be hosting the event, accompanied by musician Takanori Nishikawa (know better by his stage name T.M.Revolution). Also appearing will be: -- Kana Asumi (Yuno, Hidamari Sketch) -- Yuka Ozaki (Serval, Kemono Friends) -- Yuuki Ono (Josuke Higashikata, JoJo's Bizarre Adventure) -- Kengo Kawanishi [...]
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The official Twitter for the TV anime adaptation of Hideaki Sorachi's comedy manga series Gintama announced today on December 11 that the next series based on the manga's final arc Gin no Tamashii-hen (Silver Soul Arc) is set to premiere on TV Tokyo, TV Hokkaido, TV Aichi, TV Setouchi, and TVQ Kyushu Housou on January 7, 2018, then on TV Osaka one day later. Following the well-received three seasons from 2006 to 2016, Gintama., the fourth season of the TV anime adaptation was first aired for 12 episodes from January to March of this year. Then after the rebroadcast of [...]
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Prepare to head to sea and join the Blue Mermaids! Anime series High School Fleet is about to become the latest show with a mobile app. The upcoming smartphone game has yet to reveal anything beyond its general release date and first key visual. We also know that it will be a naval battle simulator. The app will be free to play with available in-app purchases, and will be playable on both iOS and Android. At the moment, we only have a vague release date of next year, but the official Twitter promises to put out more information as it [...]
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The official Japanese website for the TV anime adaptation project based on Wataru Watanabe's road bicycle racing-themed sport manga Yowamushi Pedal has released a 80-second second PV for its upcoming fourth season Glory Line, introducing new footage and the OP song "Boku no Koe" (My Voice) performed by four-member Japanese rock band Rhythmic Toy World. This is the first time for the band who made their major debut in January 2015 to provide a theme song for anime series. The CD single of the newly-written song for Glory Line will be released on February 14, 2018, as the band's 3rd [...]
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Soon after the sold-out "Idol Time PriPara Winter Live 2017" concert event at Makuhari Messe on Sunday, the official Twitter account for the PriPara anime franchise announced that "Pretty All Friends," a new project from the Pretty Rhythm franchise was launched, and posted a newly-drawn key visual featuring the five protagonist girls from Pretty Rhythm and PriPara. More details will be provided in late January (the details of the ongoing Idol Time PriPara was revealed on January 18, 2017). "Here's a news flash! A new project 'Pretty All Friends' from the 'Pretty Rhythm' series that will celebrate its 10th anniversary [...]
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Major spoilers for The Walking Dead's season 8 mid-season finale, "How It's Gotta Be."Carl Grimes will be the next major death to hit The Walking Dead.The mid-season finale ended with Carl revealing to Rick and Michonne his inevitable demise: he's been bitten by a walker on the midsection, dooming him to die.Appearing on live aftershow ... [...]
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There are a set of Dragon Ball Super fans who have only been following the dub, and they've recently gotten one cute character building episode after another.A pervasive joke among Dragon Ball fans over the years has been that Piccolo often comes across as a better dad than Goku, but after Episode 43 of the ... [...]
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WARNING: Major spoilers ahead for the midseason finale of The Walking Dead! Continue reading at your own risk...Well, The Walking Dead has finally pulled off the unthinkable. The series set up the death of Carl, one of its most integral characters, in tonight's midseason finale, and fans are still trying to figure out what to ... [...]
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Major spoilers for The Walking Dead 8x08, "How It's Gotta Be."AMC has aired an extended sneak peek from The Walking Dead's mid-season premiere, picking up right where the mid-season finale left off.Negan and the Saviors' explosive attack on Alexandria has devastated the community. Carl stuck around to evacuate the walled-off safe zone as it came ... [...]
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Reki Kawahara's Sword Art Online left 2016 having wrapped up the Alicization arc, with the news that Kirito will return. "New, completely original Sword Art Online chapter to begin in 2017." The year then saw "Moon Cradle," a side story that takes place before the end of Alicization Arc in February's volume 19 and September's 20 of the light novels. Going into 2018, we now have a name and a hint of what's coming next. New SAO arc titled "Unital Ring," prologue released in Dengeki Bunko Magazine Vol. 59. https://t.co/0hbGyIA819 — SAO Wikia (@sao_wikia) December 9, 2017 https://platform.twitter.com/widgets.js The title of the new [...]
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Major spoilers for The Walking Dead's season 8 mid-season finale, "How It's Gotta Be."Carl Grimes is a dead man walking.The Sanctuary's walker problem was solved by Eugene, allowing Negan and the Saviors to escape their short-lived lockup. Negan headed to Alexandria to wreak havoc and dump a shit storm on Rick Grimes, launching a massive ... [...]
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Major spoilers for The Walking Dead 8x08.The Walking Dead's season 8 mid-season finale ended with a shocking revelation: Carl Grimes is sporting an incurable walker bite.The Hollywood Reporter spoke with Carl actor Chandler Riggs, who confirmed his February exit from the show."Yes, Carl is going to die," Riggs said. "There's no way he can get ... [...]
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Code Geass: Lelouch of the Rebellion is currently in the midst of celebrating its 10th Anniversary, so it's rolling out a bunch of new exciting projects for series fans.As part of the anniversary, Code Geass is getting two new manga showing different sides of its universe.According to a report from Anime News Network, the January ... [...]
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Major spoilers for The Walking Dead season 8 mid-season finale, "How It's Gotta Be."Negan and the Saviors have escaped from the Sanctuary, and they're headed to Alexandria. With Rick away, Carl steps up as interim leader and protector of his community -- and with an army of Saviors on the loose, things weren't looking good ... [...]
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