Posts by Anime Herald

  • Re:ZERO Season 2 Airs in April 2020

    Earlier today, the official Re:ZERO -Starting Life in Another World- anime website announced that the show’s second season will air on Japanese TV in April 2020. The series will air after a screening of the show’s first season. The run will feature a new cut, which will begin airing on January 1. A new visual […]

  • Shika No Ou Film Gets Main Staff & New Still

    Earlier today, Production I.G. revealed a new still for their upcoming Shika no Ou (The Deer King) feature film, as well as the main staffers attached to the project. We break the details down below. Still Staff Masashi Ando and Masayuki Miyaji (Xam’d: Lost Memories, Fusé: Memoirs of a Huntress) will direct the film at […]

  • “Love Me, Love Me Not” Movie Gets Main Cast, Staff, Visual, & Trailer

    On December 9, the Love Me, Love Me Not (Omoi, Omoware, Furi, Furare) anime movie’s official website updated with a new trailer and visual, as well as the core cast and crew members attached to the project. We break the details down below. Trailer The 30-second promo offers a brief look at the film in […]

  • “Brand New Animal” Anime Gets New Visual, Main Staff, Plot

    Earlier today, an official website for Brand New Animal opened its doors. The site includes the main cast, a premiere window, and the base story premise. Visual The image features Michiru Kagemori standing back-to-back with Shirou Ogami. She’s dribbling a basketball as they stand against a blue background. Cast The confirmed voice cast includes: Michiru […]

  • Toilet-Bound Hanako-kun Gets Second Teaser Trailer, 2 Cast Members

    Earlier today, the official Toilet-Bound Hanako-kun (Jibaku Shōnen Hanako-kun) anime website updated with a new trailer, two cast members, and details on the show’s theme songs. We break the details down below. Trailer The 76-second promo begins with the meeting between Nene and Hanako, before diving into a vignette of scenes between the two. Theme […]

  • Plunderer Anime Gets Fourth Trailer & New Cast Member

    Earlier today, the official Plunderer anime website updated with a new teaser trailer, as well as an additional cast member. We break the details down below. Trailer The minute-long promo introduces the show’s major plot, with character dialogue providing the major story beats. Theme song Plunderer by Miku Itō kicks in at the 34-second mark. […]

  • A3! Spring & Summer Anime Gets New Teaser Trailer

    Earlier today, the official A3! anime website updated with a new teaser trailer. The 81-second promo introduces the show’s concept, with character dialogue providing the major story beats. Theme song Act! Addict! Actors! kicks in as a background track. at the 26-second mark. A3! will air in two cours. The first season, A3! Spring & […]

  • Crunchyroll Streams Food Wars! “Behind The Scenes” Documentary

    On December 6, Crunchyroll started streaming a behind-the-scenes documentary for the Food Wars! anime series. The 42-minute promo features footage of the production process for the series at J.C. Staff, as well as numerous interviews with more than a half-dozen staffers. The interview segments include commentary by the following: Original Author: Yuko Tsukuda Director: Yoshitomo […]

  • Attack on Titan TACTICS Smartphone Game To Host Holiday-Themed In-Game Event

    On December 6, DeNA and Crunchyroll Games announced that they will launch a holiday-themed event in the Attack on Titan TACTICS mobile game. The event, titled Fanciful Story Event – Holy Night’s Battle, will officially kick off on December 11, at 1:00AM Eastern (12/10/2019 at 10:00PM PST). The event is slated to run through December […]

  • Maesetsu! Anime Reveals Main Voice Cast

    Earlier today, the official Maesetsu! anime website updated with the show’s main voice cast. The series will star the following: Fubuki Kitakaze (Tokonatsu): Aguri Ōnishi Mafuyu Kogarashi (Tokonatsu): Naomi Ōzora Rin Araya (R凸): Hiromi Igarashi Nayuta Asōgi (R凸): Sakura Nakamura Manatsu Kogarashi (Tsundora): Yūki Takada Kanae Kanari (Tsundora): Nozomi Furuki Arashi Waraino (JK Cool): Ayaka […]

  • Koisuru Asteroid Anime Gets Extended Teaser Trailer

    Earlier today, the official Koisuru Asteroid anime website updated with a new teaser trailer. The two-minute promo previews the main plot, with character dialogue providing the core story beats. Opening theme song Aruiteikō! by Nao Tōyama kicks in as a background track at the 23-second mark. Closing theme song Yozora by Minori Suzuki kicks in […]

  • Part 2 of Netflix’s Saint Seiya: Knights of the Zodiac Debuts on 1/23/2020

    Earlier today, Netflix announced that the second part of the Saint Seiya: Knights of the Zodiac anime will hit their digital service worldwide on January 23, 2020. Six episodes will be released, to close out the show’s first season. A teaser image for the series was also revealed, which shows Pegasus Seiya. You can check […]

  • Gainax Head Arrested For Alleged Indecency Charges

    On December 4, the Tokyo Metropolitan Police arrested Gainax Representative Director Tomohiro Maki. According to the authorities, the fifty-year-old executive allegedly committed lewd acts on a teenage voice actress. According to reports, the actress signed a contract with an agency owned by Maki. He is accused of four separate incidents, which occurred between February 6 […]

  • One Piece’s Vivi Stars In New Nissin “Hungry Days” Cup Noodle Commercial

    Earlier today, Nissin started streaming a new anime TV spot in their “Hungry Days” series. The new spot, which continues the trend of bringing One Piece characters into a modern setting, focuses on the relationship between Vivi and Nami. 30-Second Spot 15-Second Spot This is the third entry into Nissin’s series of TV spots. The […]

  • Ascendance of a Bookworm Gets Second Anime Season in 2020

    Earlier today, the official Ascendance of a Bookworm anime website announced that the series will get a second season in Spring 2020. A visual for the season was also revealed, which features Main and the High Priest in a grand temple setting. Ascendance of a Bookworm began airing on October 2. Mitsuru Hongo (Sakura Wars: […]

  • Leiji Matsumoto Discharged From Hospital

    Fabien Perissinotto [CC BY-SA 3.0 (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0)] Earlier today, Japanese newspaper The Asahi Shimbun reported that manga creator Leiji Matsumoto was discharged from the hospital. According to the paper, Matsumoto is recovering well, and slated to return to Japan “on the same day.” Per the article, Matsumoto offered thanks to the doctors upon his discharge. On […]

  • Daisuke Ono, 1 More Join Digimon Adventure: Last Evolution Kizuna Cast

    Earlier today, the official website for the upcoming Digimon Adventure: Last Evolution Kizuna anime movie updated with a pair of new cast members. The film will add the following: Kyōtarō Imura: Daisuke Ono Menoa Bellucci: Mayu Matsuoka A visual featuring both characters was also revealed, which you can check out below. Digimon Adventure: Last Evolution […]

  • Show By Rock!! Mashumairesh!! Introduces New Band Dokonjofinger In New Visual & Trailer

    Earlier today, the official Show By Rock!! anime website unveiled a new in-show band, named Dokonjofinger. The group’s cast members were revealed, along with a new teaser visual and trailer. We break the details down below. Trailer The 58-second promo introduces each member, along with their cast members. Key Visual The image features the members […]

  • Voice Actor Makio Inoue Passes Away

    Earlier today, talent agency Aoni Production announced that voice actor Makio Inoue passed away. He was 80. According to the announcement, Inoue suffered a heart attack, after which his health continued to decline. Inoue passed away on November 30. Makio Inoue was born on November 30, 1938 in Yamanashi, Japan. He made his debut in […]

  • “Pet” Anime Gets Third Teaser Trailer

    Earlier today, the official Pet anime website updated with a new teaser trailer. The 90-second promo flashes through scenes from the show, as ending theme song image _____ by Memai SIREN plays as a background track. Pet will air on January 6. The full broadcast schedule is as follows (All times JST): Tokyo MX: 1/6/2020 […]