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May 2018

BANANA FISH Anime Announces Broadcast Schedule, Additional Cast Info

As reported in late 2017, Akimi Yoshida’s seminal shoujo manga BANANA FISH will be getting an anime TV series adaption by Studio MAPPA. The show will begin airing on 5th July 2018 on Fuji TV’s Noitamina block in Japan, as well as Amazon Prime Video worldwide. However, BANANA FISH will also be holding a special two-episode sneak peek on […]

Meet the Three (!!!) Nyanko-Sensei in the New Natsume Yuujinchou Film PV

Cats are like potato chips; you can’t have just one. The same holds true even for fictional cats, as the new promotional video for the upcoming film “Natsume Yuujinchou: Utsusemi ni Musubu” (“Natsume’s Book of Friends: Tied to the Temporal World”) shows. There’s just not one, but three (!!!) Nyanko-sensei — making Takashi Natsume’s life […]

Ghibli seiyuu, actress, and singer Yukiji Asaoka Passes Away

Yukiji Asaoka (real name: Yukie Katou) has done a lot in the entertainment industry. She was a singer, an actress, a dancer, and even delved in voice acting for Studio Ghibli none the less. Sadly however, she has now passed away at the age of 82, with a stellar career behind her. She passed away […]

Oh! Great’s Bakemonogatari Vol 1 Gets 15th June Release

The first volume of Oh! Great’s manga adaptation of Nisio Isin’s seminal light novel “Bakemonogatari” will hit the streets 15th June 2018. The work is currently serialized in Kodansha’s Weekly Shounen magazine. Also read: Pixel Pokemon show their dance moves to celebrate Pokemon Quest game release The Monogatari series is a collection of Japanese light novels written […]