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  • 'KINGDOM' to get live-action film adaptation

    April 10, 2018 @ 3:15 am

    It's been announced that Hara Yasuhisa's manga, "KINGDOM," will receive a live-action film adaptation. 'KINGDOM' is a historical action manga set during the Warring States period in China. Its story revolves around a young boy named Xin who aims to become a top general of the army. It began its serialization in 'Weekly Young Jump' in 2006 and has been adapted into anime and games. In 2016, it was turned into a live-action anim

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  • Otsuka Ai's new song 'Dracaena' to be used in 'Pikachin-Kit' anime

    April 3, 2018 @ 3:10 am

    Otsuka Ai's new song "Dracaena" has been picked up as the ending theme for anime 'Pochitto Hatsumei: Pikachin-Kit.'"Dracaena" is a medium-tempo ballad with the message, "to cherish the bond and compassion that come from the repeated meetings and separations in life." The title "Dracaena" comes from a plant that is called the "tree of happiness," and reportedly, Otsuka grows this tree at home.  You can hear "Dracaena" on "Pikachin-Kit" beginning

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  • Johnny's WEST's new song picked up as opening theme for 'Captain Tsubasa'

    February 6, 2018 @ 3:16 am

    Johnny's WEST's new song "Start Dash!" has been picked up as the opening theme for anime 'Captain Tsubasa.''Captain Tsubasa' is based on a popular manga by Takahashi Yoichi. It's a soccer manga focusing on the story of a young boy named Oozora Tsubasa and his matches against his rivals.  Johnny's WEST announced that they would be in charge of the new opening song on February 3 during the Kobe concert of their nationwide tour 'Johnny's 

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  • Twentieth 'Dragon Ball' film set for December 2018 release

    December 18, 2017 @ 6:17 pm

    It's been confirmed that the 20th 'Dragon Ball' film will open in theaters in December of 2018. Toriyama Akira is in charge of the original work, script, and character design. The theme will revolve around the Saiyan, the strongest fighting race in the universe.Based on the popular manga series in 'Gekkan Shonen Jump,' the 'Dragon Ball' TV anime series started in 1986. The first film was released later that year, and a new film was produced on a

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  • Nakashima Mika & HYDE collaborate after 13 years

    December 15, 2017 @ 3:21 am

    Nakashima Mika's new song "KISS OF DEATH (Produced by HYDE)" will be used as the theme song for anime 'Darling in the Franxx' premiering in January. As stated in the title, this song was produced by HYDE (L'Arc-en-Ciel, VAMPS). It was written and composed by HYDE, and co-arranged by HYDE and Carlos K.. It's been about 13 years since Nakashima and HYDE teamed up for the hit song "GLAMOROUS SKY", which served as the theme song for mo

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  • DISH// to be in charge of new 'Gintama' opening theme

    November 23, 2017 @ 6:10 am

    DISH//'s new song "Katte ni MY SOUL" has been picked up as the opening theme for the new 'Gintama' anime series premiering in January.This will be DISH//'s first time providing the opening theme for the 'Gintama' series. On the tie-up, they commented, "We are very happy to be involved with a work that we love so much."In related news, DISH// will hold their customary Budokan live on January 1.Source & Image: natalie

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  • Third season of anime 'Attack on Titan' to air next summer

    October 31, 2017 @ 6:18 am

    It's been announced that the third season of 'Shingeki no Kyojin' ('Attack on Titan') will begin airing next July.This was announced on October 29 during the event 'Shingeki no Kyojin: Reading & Live Event Orchestra.' It will be directed by Araki Tetsuro and Koizuka Masashi, and produced by WIT STUDIO. Another announcement made during the event was the release of a movie for the second season of the anime. Titled 'Shingeki no Kyojin: Kakusei

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  • Little Glee Monster's next single to be used as opening theme for anime 'BORUTO'

    October 10, 2017 @ 6:26 am

    The details on Little Glee Monster's next single to be released on November 8 has been revealed. The group's 10th single is a double A-side titled "OVER / Hikaru Kakera." "OVER" is a rock tune that will be used as the opening theme for anime "BORUTO -NARUTO NEXT GENERATIONS-," while "Hikaru Kakera" is a love ballad written by Suga Shikao. The single will be available for purchase in three different types: Limited Edition, Anime Edition, and Regul

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  • Amuro Namie to sing the new opening theme for 'One Piece'

    September 13, 2017 @ 7:27 am

    The new opening theme for anime 'ONE PIECE' has been determined to be Amuro Namie's new song "Hope."Amuro has previously provided her songs "Fight Together" in 2011 and "Black Make Up" in 2015, making this her third tie-up with the anime series. "Hope" is described to have a sense of speed with Amuro's strong vocals. She commented, "I sing about the crew's bond that deepens during their voyage, and how that bond becomes an eternal power and light

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  • Johnny's WEST to be in charge of new 'Monster Hunter' anime theme song

    August 15, 2017 @ 6:54 am

    Johnny's WEST will be in charge of the new theme song for TV anime "Monster Hunter Stories RIDE ON.""Monster Hunter Stories RIDE ON" is based on the RPG game "Monster Hunter Stories," and its original story will air beginning September.  Titled "Bokura Kyou mo Ikiteiru," Johnny's WEST's new song is described as an uptempo track about the dignity of being alive. The current theme song for the anime is Kanjani8's "Panorama." As both group

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