Free! reveals compilation films and all-new theatrical anime

Published on :

The star swimmers of Free! convened at an event for the High☆Speed! -Free! Starting Days- film yesterday, to announce two anime compilation films as well as that “new screen project” Kyoto Animation have been holding out on since August. The project, it’s finally been revealed, is an all-new anime film to come after the compilations Free! -Timeless Medley- Kizuna (Bonds) and Free! […]

Yen Press celebrate Thanksgiving with Magical Girl Raising Project novel and more

Published on :

Being limeys, we may not be celebrating Thanksgiving, but we’re still thankful to Yen Press for their new novel and manga announcements. So, without further preamble, let’s have a look at the surprises in store for English readers. First off, the publishers announced the first volume of Ayano Takeda’s Sound! Euphonium novel, the very same that inspired Kyoto Animation’s […]

Update: Latest trailer for Sound! Euphonium 2 adds new cast, previews opening theme

Published on :

Last October brought us the confirmation that Kyoto Animation’s Sound! Euphonium would be getting a second season, and after an over-eager promotion let its premiere slip a touch early, the series’ compilation movie Gekijo-ban Hibike! Euphonium: Kitauji Koko Suisoraku-Bu e Yokoso (Sound! Euphonium the Movie: Welcome to the Kitauji High School Concert Band) announced its October 2016 release in […]

News: 1st trailer for Sound! Euphonium 2 teases story in English

Published on :

Sound! Euphonium 2, the second season of Kyoto Animation’s Sound! Euphonium anime, is closer than ever to its October release, those fall months mere weeks away. The new series’ first promo video is streaming on the show’s official website as of today (August 12th), and it offers a teaser of the anime’s story with English narration. The […]

A Silent Voice anime movie reveals trailer, new cast and previews theme song

Published on :

Kyoto Animation’s anime film adaptation of Yoshitoki Oima’s A Silent Voice manga revealed a new visual and trailer on Thursday (July 7th). The video previews the theme song by AIKO, ‘Ai no Shita no wa’ (‘Loving Is’). The film’s official website also revealed new cast with their character designs, making seven additions to the previously announced leads, Osomatsu-san‘s Miyu Irino […]

News: Sound! Euphonium’s second season introduces two new cast

Published on :

With its sequel anime’s title revealed as Hibike! Euphonium 2 (Sound! Euphonium 2), the official Twitter for Kyoto Animation’s Sound! Euphonium series revealed a new key visual and two new cast members on Saturday (June 4th). The second season will premiere in October, as announced in the ending credits to the first season’s compilation movie Gekijo-ban Hibike! Euphonium: Kitauji Koko Suisoraku-Bu e Yokoso (Sound! […]

A Silent Voice anime movie casts its stars

Published on :

The official website for Kyoto Animation’s anime film of Yoshitoki Oima’s Eisner-nominated manga A Silent Voice has announced the film’s main cast, as well as updating the staff listing and unveiling the movie’s poster visual. The reveal on Friday (May 27th) touches on the themes of redemption and forgiveness at the heart of the story, with the poster’s text […]

News: Love, Chunibyo & Other Delusions’ Twitter restarts, sparks new anime speculation

Published on :

Kyoto Animation’s official Twitter for the Love, Chunibyo & Other Delusions anime took a long break after 2014’s season two finished airing, only briefly checking back in to promote last October/November’s KyoAni & Do fan event. But now they’re dusting off the cobwebs, reawakening their powers and announcing a Nico stream on May 27th with cast members Maaya […]

Kyoto Animation Awards give no official prizes for 2nd year running

Published on :

The Kyoto Animation Awards, in recognising manga, novels and script treatments with the potential of following in the anime footsteps of Haruhi Suzumiya and Lucky Star, have announced the results of their seventh awards on Wednesday. But, like last year, no grand prizes, Animation DO Special Awards, or honourable mentions were given in either of the three categories. Though […]

News: Anime Limited line up releases of Gundam Thunderbolt, Project Itoh films and Lucky Star

Published on :

Anime Limited have announced four biggies that they’ll be distributing in the UK steadily throughout the year. First, after the confirmation came that the US would be getting the Collector’s Edition of the Gundam Thunderbolt compilation movie December Sky, we’re now assured we’ll be getting the director’s cut compilation ourselves.  The additional scenes and extras will all be included, […]

Myriad Colours Phantom World: rejoicing in innocence, discovery and acceptance

Published on :

I think by now we’ve all scrolled over someone’s disappointed wailings on Myriad Colours Phantom World. Maybe you were even one of those left feeling deflated, because you were expecting more from Kyoto Animation’s latest series. But then again, somewhere along the way, perhaps you caught a glimpse of something in its day-glow shades; something […]

News: Japanese home release of Myriad Colours Phantom World includes bonus unaired ecchi episode (a little NSFW)

Published on :

The Blu-ray and DVD releases for Myriad Colours Phantom World’s 7th and final volume in Japan are including a bonus episode, which went unaired with its terrestrial release perhaps because it’s a touch too much on the provocative side. It’s a beach episode, which won’t come as a shock to anyone, but while they’re having their […]