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The brand-new original story which features game-original character Yuki Ichidoji (CV. Yuka Nishio) as the protagonist who, in hopes of reviving a legendary team, faces off against formidable fighters and grows stronger, is planned to be available in both English and...
Crunchyroll Industry Panel Delivers First Looks, New Series, Fan Favorite Anime Movie Announcements, And More At Crunchyroll Expo
Culver City, California (August 6, 2022) – Celebrating all things anime with attendees at the Sixth Annual Crunchyroll Expo this weekend in San Jose, CA, Crunchyroll, the global leader in bringing the ultimate anime experience to audiences around the world, shared...
San Jose, Calif. (August 5, 2022) – Anime fans from across the Bay Area and beyond congregated for Day 1 of Crunchyroll Expo to celebrate all things anime! Crunchyroll Expo is held this weekend August 5-7 at the San Jose McEnery Convention Center and online, with...
On August 24, Hey! Say! JUMP will release their new album, “FILMUSIC!” The album’s title stems from the theme “music x movie”, with various scenes that would take place in a movie playing out in the album’s songs. Hey! Say! JUMP is working with an array of collaborators on this album, including sumika, Maharajan, FAKE […]
New HOLOSTARS English Group to Complement a Huge Slate of hololive production Talent, Alongside Anime’s Hottest Voice Actors, Creative Staff, Musical Guests and MoreCulver City, Calif. (July 28, 2022) – HOLOSTARS English -TEMPUS-, also known as holoTEMPUS, is...
Crunchyroll Expo reveals their full Programming Schedule including 80 panels, premieres, musical performances, and more
Culver City, Calif. (July 19, 2022) – Crunchyroll Expo, the yearly convention from the world’s best home for anime, revealed today the jam-packed schedule for the upcoming event including the premieres of BLUELOCK, TONIKAWA: Over the Moon For You ~Uniform~,...
Former Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, one of the most important leaders in Japan’s postwar history, died Friday after being shot while he was giving a speech in Nara. He was 67 years old. As Japan’s longest-serving prime minister, Abe’s assassination just two days before the Upper House election has rocked Japan, with politicians from across […]
On July 1, Ayumi Hamasaki released her new digital single “Summer Again.” The song has the theme of “regaining the summer”, and is her first summer song in years. “Summer Again” follows in the tradition of her summer songs “BLUE BIRD”, “Greatful days”, “You & Me”, and “July 1st.” The song is described as a […]
This year’s edition of Nikkei Entertainment’s annual “Talent Power Ranking” is now available. The main list is now available. Ayase Haruka tops the ranking for the second consecutive year. Shohei Ohtani comes in second, up from #99 last year. Sandwich Man is #3, dropping one spot. Find out the rest of the top 50 after […]
On May 18, BE:FIRST will release their second single, “Bye-Good-Bye.” The song serves as the theme song for the NTV drama series “Sayonara no Sono Mae ni”, which airs during the morning show “ZIP!” The song was written by sty and SKY-HI, and composed by Chaki Zulu. BE:FIRST’s new single will also include the song […]
On May 11, ZOMBIE-CHANG will release her fifth album, “STRESS de STRESS.” This is her first album since August 2020’s “TAKE ME AWAY FROM TOKYO.” ZOMBIE-CHANG’s new album sees her further exploring the electronic club sound from her previous one. “STRESS de STRESS” will come in a CD+Goods limited edition and a CD only regular […]
Cocomi has won numerous awards for her flute playing since first learning the instrument at the age of 11. She is now ready to make her reording debut. On April 29, Cocomi will release her debut album, “de l’amour” on New York-based label DECCA GOLD. The album’s title, French for “love”, was chosen by Cocomi […]
On January 12, Yuuri will release his debut album, “Ichi.” The album will include have 16 songs total, including the ten digital singles he has released since debuting, such as “Kakurenbo”, “Peter Pan”, “Dry Flower”, and “Betelgeuse.” “Ichi” will come in three editions, three limited and one regular, all with one CD. Limited edition A […]
On December 15, Kalen Anzai will release her new digital single, “Genjitsu Camera.” The song serves as the CM song for Laguna Illuminations’ “Hikari no Lagoon.” The lyrics for “Genjitsu Camera” were written by Kalen, with the composition by Charli XCX, Danny L Harle, Radical Hardcore Clique, and Kanata Okajima. Danny and Radical Hardcore Clique […]
Today, December 9, is Hikaru Utada’s 23rd anniversary. They celebrated this day by releasing more information on their upcoming eighth album. The album is titled “BAD Mode”, and will see a digital release on January 19, followed by a CD released on February 23. “BAD Mode” will be released in a CD+DVD and CD+Blu-ray limited […]
Japanese voice actor/idol unit i☆Ris release their 21st single, ‘Junigatsu no Snowry’ / ‘Heart Beat Kyujosyo’!
Japanese voice actor and idol unit i☆Ris release their 21st single, ‘Junigatsu no Snowry’ / ‘Heart Beat Kyujosyo’ on December 8. Overflowing with the power of love, lead track ‘Heart Beat Kyujosyo’ also has a music video out now on YouTube!‘Heart Beat Kyujosyo’ music...
On December 15, JO1 will release their fifth single, “WANDERING.” The single has the theme of growing by overcoming unexpected situations and hardships. This is similar to what the group itself has experienced over the course of their career. “WANDERING” marks the first time that JO1 has released a single with two lead songs, “Bokura […]
At 7 PM JST on November 17, “Best Artist 2021” will air. The show will feature performances by the likes of Snow Man, MISIA, NiziU, LiSA, YOASOBI, BE:FIRST, and Naniwa Danshi. There is a live stream of the show and Arama! Japan will be hosting a chat on Discord so that readers can chat with each other during the show! Links to the […]