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  • Kikkawa Yu & Sweety to provide new theme songs for "Sengoku Collection"

    June 22, 2012 @ 3:12 am

    It has just been revealed that idol Kikkawa Yu and girls unit Sweety will be providing brand new opening and ending theme songs for the TV Tokyo anime "Sengoku Collection". "Sengoku Collection" is the anime adaptation of the popular KONAMI video game, which has sold 2.8 million copies to date. Currently, ABCHO sings the opening theme song "Me wo Tojite Gyu Shiyo", while Sweety lent their song "UNLUCKY GIRL!!" as the ending theme. The new th

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  • FLOW and joy to provide new theme songs for anime, 'Eureka Seven AO'

    June 21, 2012 @ 6:15 pm

    It's been revealed that rock bands FLOW and joy will be providing the new theme song for the anime series, 'Eureka Seven AO'! FLOW wrote the song, "BraBlue"[combine words Brave and Blue], just for the anime's opening theme. It's described as a danceable rock tune, and it will be released as the band's new single on September 5th. This marks the FLOW's second time to provide a theme song for the 'Eureka Seven' series. Meanwhile, the endi

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  • Sukima Switch to provide opening theme for anime 'Uchuu Kyodai'

    June 21, 2012 @ 2:32 am

    It's been revealed that Sukima Switch's new song, "Eureka", will be used as the opening theme for NTV's anime series, 'Uchuu Kyodai', starting July 1st! This song was written just for the anime, and it's described as a number that resembles their hit songs "Zenryoku Shounen" and "Guarana". Regarding how the song was created, Ohashi Takuya shared, "The moment I read the manga, an image sprung forth. I was in the middle of a tour, but I r

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  • Oricon's comic charts for the week of June 25th revealed

    June 21, 2012 @ 2:20 am

    Oricon has revealed their comic charts for the week of June 25th! Check out the results below to see if any of your favorites made it into the top 5! === 1. “Chihayafuru”, Volume 17 –  Suetsugu Yuki : (222,909) 2. “FAIRY TAIL”, Volume 33 –  Mashima Hiro : (172,046) 3. “Tonari no Atashi”, Volume 10 – Nanba Atsuko : (82,286) 4. “BLEACH”, Volume 55 – Kubo Taito : (81,087) 5. “Air Gear”, Volume 36 – Oogure It

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  • supercell to produce debut album for fictional artist, EGOIST

    June 16, 2012 @ 6:00 pm

    It has just been revealed that supercell will completely produce the debut album of the fictional artist "EGOIST". EGOIST is an artist that appears in the television anime "Guilty Crown", and will be releasing a currently untitled first album on September 19th. The vocals are provided by chelly, a 17-year-old high school girl who was chosen by ryo out of 2,000 applicants to become one of the new vocalists for the group. chelly has been sin

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  • Yamashita Tomohisa to make appearance in anime, 'Toriko'

    June 15, 2012 @ 2:10 pm

    It's been revealed that Yamashita Tomohisa will be making an appearance as himself in Fuji TV's anime, 'Toriko'! This was decided because Yamashita's new song, "LOVE CHASE", was picked up as the ending theme for the anime. When he first challenged himself as a voice actor, he felt it was difficult; however, he was later able to pick it up quickly. Yamashita commented, "I became excited after seeing the set image of the anime. I was nerv

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  • Shibasaki Kou releases animated short movie of "ANOTHER:WORLD"

    June 14, 2012 @ 12:12 pm

    On June 14th, actress and singer Shibasaki Kou released a special short animated movie for her new single, “ANOTHER:WORLD”, on YouTube. This special PV titled “Shibasaki Kou ANOTHER:WORLD” features the Shibasaki-produced character ‘Gyarako’ and takes viewers on an adventure to another world. The featured character, Gyarako, is also the image character of her three-unit band “galaxias!” who made their debut last year. In this special short,

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  • Oricon's comic charts for the week of June 18th revealed

    June 14, 2012 @ 1:04 am

    Oricon has revealed their comic charts for the week of June 18th! Check out the results below to see if any of your favorites made it into the top 5! === 1. “BLEACH”, Volume 55 –  Kubo Taito : (521,626) 2. “Bakuman.”, Volume 19 –  Ohba Tsugumi/ Obata Takeshi (illustration) : (332,706) 3. “Katei Kyoshi Hit Man REBORN! ”, Volume 39 – Amano Akira : (226,893) 4. “Yaruze BABU”, Volume 16 – Tamura Ryuhei : (152,893)

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  • Korean group MYNAME names Arashi and SMAP as their favorite Japanese artists

    June 13, 2012 @ 12:30 am

    Korean boy group MYNAME attended a press event on June 11th for their upcoming Japanese debut single “Message”, scheduled for release on July 25th. At the event, the boys were asked who their favorite Japanese artists were. Rapper Seyong mentioned that his favorite Japanese artist is Arashi. He smiled, “It’s because Arashi has five members and so does MYNAME. I like Matsumoto Jun.” Main vocalist Insoo said, “I choose SMAP, since each one o

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  • Tsuji Nozomi voice acts for the first time in 2 years for "Tokumei Sentai Go-Busters" movie

    June 12, 2012 @ 9:42 am

    On June 11th, talento Tsuji Nozomi attended a launch conference for "Kamen Rider Fourze THE MOVIE Minna de Uchuu Kitaaa!" and "Tokumei Sentai Go-Busters THE MOVIE Tokyo Enetower wo Mamore!". Tsuji provides the voice for the frog-like robot 'Enetan' in the "Tokumei Sentai Go-Busters" movie, her first voice acting role in nearly two years. "I've done voice acting many times, but since it's been a while, I was nervous," she said. She also rev

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