Author: Ashley De Mesa

Just a 20-something years old girl who wants to be a Studio Ghibli main character. She mostly loves shonen anime. She also writes poems sometimes on Tumblr.

Berserk fans are surely whooping the air with their hands right now! It was announced in the issue no. 18 of the Young Animal magazine that the Berserk manga will return with a new arc! It will be featured in the next issue of the magazine on September 22, 2023. The latest chapter of the manga was published last May 26, 2023 before entering into a hiatus. The Berserk manga was in a lot of uncertainty ever since its creator, Kentaro Miura, died in May 6, 2021 due to acute aortic dissection. It was only in June 2022 that the…

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Get excited, 2.5 Dimensional Seduction and harem fans! The 1st trailer just dropped, along with revealing a new visual and the 2024 premiere date. There is no specific schedules yet nor the platforms or channels it will premiere in. This will be shared soon by the anime’s official website and Twitter! J.C.Staff is serving as its animation production studio. You can watch the 1st trailer here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pN8EE8d9yYE The story is about Masamune Okumura, who is the president of the school’s manga club. He is a typical otaku who is obsessing over a 2D fictional character, Lilliel. He did not expect…

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The official trailer of Ron Kamonohashi: Deranged Detective finally dropped! The anime’s premiere is just around the corner – in October 2, 2023. Fans won’t have to wait any longer. The anime will premiere in select broadcast channels in Japan; with AT-X and Tokyo MX being the only ones confirmed as of now. More channels and streaming platforms will be announced soon, along with the premiere time. Best to stay tuned to the anime’s official website and Twitter account. Diomedéa is the animation production studio for this new detective series. The anime adaptation was first announced last December 2022. Watch…

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After the delay and cast changes, the anime movie Mononoke is finally coming! It just released an official trailer, announcing the Summer 2024 premiere. A colorful visual is also shared to celebrate this news. This truly has a unique animation style that will be very interesting to see. There is no specific premiere date yet, but it will most likely be in the months of June-September as this is the summer season of Japan. The official Twitter and website of the movie will update this soon. Hiroshi Kamiya will be voicing the main character in the movie, the Medicine Seller…

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Goblin Slayer fans are definitely in for a treat! Goblin Slayer just released their official trailer for Season 2 which will air in October 2023. Yep, that soon! There are no specific dates nor time yet, but more information will be shared by the official website and Twitter very soon. Season 2 will be produced by LIDENFILMS this time. Watch the trailer here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0vBu1Ist7Ew The opening theme is “Entertainment” by Mili, while the ending theme, “Kasumi no Muko e” is performed by Yuki Nakashima. Read More: Complete Guide to All Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba Arcs Goblin Slayer Season 1…

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Komi Can’t Communicate is a quirky anime anyone would not forget so easily due to the interesting characters it has. This definitely includes Najimi Osana, the 2nd person Komi befriended after Tadano. Najimi stood out among Komi’s friends due to their playful and friendly nature. They are also the source of comedy in the series, which makes them the highlight of each episode. Most of all, their gender is also quite intriguing to many. Najimi’s gender has confused a lot of audiences. Whenever it was brought up in the anime, their answer was never resolute. Occasionally, they would refer to…

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According to the recent tweet from the unofficial Shonen Jump News, Chainsaw Man is allegedly going to receive a movie adaptation and 2nd season. This was leaked by a Weibo user – in which it was not elaborated on who exactly this was. Considering that Shonen Jump News are known for their reliable information, we can say that the movie and 2nd season have the high possibility to materialize. It is not confirmed yet by MAPPA, or any of the official accounts of Chainsaw Man. As such, no specific details are shared yet regarding the premiere dates and which arcs…

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More details have been shared about The Apothecary Diaries anime! It is revealed that it will premiere sometime in 2023. Since we are halfway through 2023, it can be assumed it will be coming real soon! There are no details yet on the broadcasting schedule of the anime. The official Twitter and website will be updating this soon. A new visual is also shared with this announcement: OLM, TOHO animation STUDIO The anime adaptation was announced last February 2023. It also released its first trailer and look, which you can watch here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gquRl13WryU What is The Apothecary Diaries about? Maomao…

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Magic has happened to MASHLE: MAGIC AND MUSCLES fans! A season 2 is officially announced on Twitter, alongside sharing a trailer video. It is also revealed that it will premiere sometime in January 2024. Soon, more details will be shared! Check out the trailer below: https://youtu.be/zk0YBvw53MI Read More: A Parody of Harry Potter? Mashle: Magic and Muscles and the Endless Harry Potter References MASHLE: MAGIC AND MUSCLES Season 1 The season 1 of MASHLE: MAGIC AND MUSCLES is currently streaming on Crunchyroll. The 1st episode premiered on April 8, 2023. It will end on July 1, 2023 with the 12th…

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The Season 3 of Rent-a-Girlfriend is coming very soon, so a new trailer seemed fitting! A new teaser visual and additional cast members are also shared to add to the hype! The anime is slated to premiere on July 7, 2023 nationwide on Japan via broadcasting channels of MBS and TBS at 1:23 AM. It will also air on ATX channel on July 18, 2023 at 22:00 (10:00 PM). It will also be available on notable streaming platforms such as: Amazon Prime Video, Hulu = July 12 (1:53 AM) Disney+ = July 12 (1:55 AM) Crunchyroll will also be streaming…

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Dr. Stone fans will be excited to hear that the 2nd cour of Season 3: New World will be coming soon! It will premiere sometime in October 2023. It will only be just a little wait! The 1st cour of Dr. Stone: New World has just concluded recently last June 15, 2023. It has a total number of 11 episodes. As such, fans are surely aching to know what will happen next. The schedule of 2nd cour was confirmed by the author, Riichiro Inagaki’s official Twitter account as the 1st cour ended. https://twitter.com/reach_ina/status/1669373010506301440?s=20 The specific date and time on when…

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A new anime is just around the corner! AYAKA, an original TV anime, has released their official trailer. It also revealed the premiere date, broadcast schedule, and the cast. It is surely making fans excited! The premiere date is on July 1-4, 2023 on selected Japanese TV channels and streaming websites. The broadcast schedule is as follows: TOKYO MX – July 1, 25:00 JST (1:00 AM) BS-11 – July 1, 25:00 JST (1:00 AM) AT-X – July 3, 23:30 JST (11:30 PM) Hokkaido TV – July 3, 25:55 JST (1:55 AM) AYAKA will also be available on notable streaming platforms…

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Hype is truly building up for The Most Heretical Last Boss Queen: From Villainess to Savior! The latest trailer revealed the July 6, 2023 premiere date and the broadcast schedule of the anime. Here is the broadcast schedule: TOKYO MX – July 6, 24:00 JST (12:00 AM) BS11 – July 6, 24:00 JST (12:00 AM) MBS – July 7, 26:55 JST (2:55 AM) ABEMA, U-NEXT, and HIDIVE are the mentioned streaming platforms of the anime. OLM Team Yoshioka is the animation production studio with Norio Nitta directing it. What is The Most Heretical Last Boss Queen: From Villainess to Savior…

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Nearly any anime fans know Studio Ghibli. They are known for producing fantastical films that immerses you with the world they have created. Most of all, they perfectly capture the beauty and nuances of adolescence. And one of the best films that embodies that is Whisper of the Heart. There may be some fans who would scratch their heads in confusion, as this is the first time they have ever heard of the film. After all, it did not garner much popularity in the same level as Spirited Away and even Howl’s Moving Castle have. But this article will explain…

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The shonen genre in anime has always been making waves. They become ultimately popular among anime fans because of how thrilling the stories are. Characters with supernatural abilities are cool to watch. Having strong motivations or even the power of friendship to victor among battles are entertaining and satisfying. Most importantly, the combat and fight scenes can make jaws drop while the minds are at awe. So, it is no wonder the genre is widely loved by anime fans. But which shonen anime are truly worth watching? Which shonen anime can get a viewer to appreciate it? Even though any…

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Komi Can’t Communicate has been gaining traction ever since its release in 2021. It now released 2 seasons by far, with the 3rd season still being speculated. Given its popularity, it is highly possible that the anime will still continue. One of the protagonist, Komi, the beautiful girl with long black hair, is easily the fan favorite. Not only does she look attractive, but also her personality is considered unique. She is very timid, and does not speak at all. She has difficulty in communicating, hence the namesake of the anime. But why can’t she talk? Komi Has Severe Social…

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The official trailer for Malevolent Spirits: Mononogatari Season 2 has been dropped! The July 2023 schedule of the Season 2 was announced last March 2023. Now that we are nearing Season 2’s premiere, the trailer adds to the hype! There are no specifications yet on the broadcast schedule. The anime’s official website and Twitter will be updating this soon! The opening and ending theme songs were revealed, along with an additional cast member and character. Youko Hikasa will be voicing the new character, the mysterious Karakasa no Tsukumogami. Hikasa is also known for voicing Mio Akiyama in K-On!, Rias Gremory…

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It seems that new content is coming for The Quintessential Quintuplets! It was announced that it will be receiving a new TV special to be broadcasted this summer of 2023. What’s more is that it will also have a theatrical release nationwide in July 2023 for three weeks. Truly, fans of the anime will be fed well. The new key visual was also shared in light of announcing the schedule of the special. SHAFT The main staff and theme songs were also revealed. Yukihiro Miyamoto will be directing the special, while Keiichiro Ohchi returns for the series composition. SHAFTwill be…

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AI or Artificial Intelligence softwares have been the subject of discussion and debates lately on online spaces. They are capable of creating illustrations, producing real-life photos, make identical voiceovers, and many more. Their purpose is to make things easier and convenient, but is that always the case? AI has been receiving a lot of backlash, especially from actual artists and illustrators themselves. This is because they felt that AI is taking and imitating their work without consent. It feels like it is robbing them off of their hard work. This includes Japanese illustrators themselves.. According to NHK World-Japan News, a…

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In light of the release of Vinland Saga’s Season 2, the anime director, Shuhei Yabuta apologizes for not including Snake’s backstory. The manga creator, Makoto Yukimura, submitted the story of Snake’s backstory to Yabuta. He also teased that it will be featured on Season 2. However, due to circumstances, Yabuta cut it off in the final production. Yabuta took on to Twitter to apologize to fans for not meeting the expectations. He had hoped to create a short story exploring the past of characters such as Snake. This is in addition to the main story itself, however, it was scrapped.…

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