Author: Harold Datuin

Haru is a guitarist at Kizuna Meow, a freelance writer, and a student who is studying to become a software engineer. He sometimes streams on social media and also does some short guitar covers.

The official website of the Edens Zero franchise recently released a new promotional video for the upcoming second season of the anime, much to the delight of fans. The exciting video not only reveals the cast members for the Element 4 group, but it also gives viewers a sneak peek at the anime’s opening theme song, “Never say Never,” performed by Takanori Nishikawa. Additionally, the video confirms that the anime is set to premiere on April 1 on NTV and its affiliates. With this news, fans are eagerly anticipating the return of the action-packed sci-fi series. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BXLJ09WqBWU&embeds_euri=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.animenewsnetwork.com%2F&source_ve_path=MjM4NTE&feature=emb_title&ab_channel=%E3%83%95%E3%83%AB%E2%98%86%E3%82%A2%E3%83%8B%E3%83%A1TV The new cast…

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©Koyoharu Gotouge / Shueisha, Aniplex, ufotable Sharpen your breathing techniques as the demon-slaying academy is now open for enrollment! Immerse yourself in the captivating universe of Junior High and High School! Kimetsu Academy Story, the exclusive spin-off series currently streaming on Crunchyroll. Check out the latest episodes today and keep your excitement level high while you wait for the release of Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba: To the Swordsmith Village! The streaming platform offers the spinoff episodes, which consist of three original episodes (Kimetsu Academy Story) and four Valentine’s Day-themed episodes (Kimetsu Gakuen Valentine-hen). The initial shorts made their debut…

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© 2023 夕蜜柑・狐印/KADOKAWA/防振り2製作委員会 Not even the formidable shield of Maple can withstand the impact of production issues. Fans of the anime adaptation of Yuumikan’s Bofuri: I Don’t Want to Get Hurt, so I’ll Max Out My Defense light novel series will have to wait a bit longer for the seventh episode of Season 2. According to the official website, the production team announced a two-week delay on February 14, 2023, due to COVID-19 affecting the Chinese segment of the show. The new air date for the episode is now set for March 8. In light of this delay, the production…

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©堀越耕平・集英社・僕のヒーローアカデミア製作委員会 Exciting news for My Hero Academia fans! Lady Nagant, the popular foe, has been making appearances throughout the sixth season, and we can finally get a glimpse of her grand entrance in the next episode of the series. This season marks the beginning of the Final Act of the anime, where Izuku Midoriya finds himself in a destroyed version of Japan due to the recent events of the Paranormal Liberation Front arc. Meanwhile, All For One is using the escaped Tartarus prisoners to carry out his plans, and one of them is the highly anticipated Lady Nagant. My Hero…

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One Piece Film: Red has brought its epic theatrical journey to a close, but the excitement lives on! The film is now ready to conquer home media with its stunning new Blu-ray and DVD bundle, soon to be available in Japan. This latest addition to the legendary franchise has earned its place as one of the greatest anime movie releases in Japanese history and a shining triumph for Toei Animation. That’s why it took a well-deserved victory lap through theaters in Japan, continuing to captivate audiences and bring in big bucks. With the massive success of One Piece Film: Red…

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Boruto: Naruto Next Generations is finally back on track with the manga’s story with its latest episode. A major star from Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba has joined the series as a new villain, bringing a fresh level of excitement to the anime. After working through several original anime arcs over the past year, the newest episode marks a significant progression in the story, as Boruto Uzumaki and the gang face new and dangerous foes following the end of their battle with Isshiki Otsutsuki. As the anime adapts the Code Invasion arc from the manga, it also means new and…

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NieR: Automata Ver 1.1a went on an indefinite delay after just 3 episodes aired this January. Finally, we have some good news, as the series will resume airing on February 18th. The return announcement broke in a tweet from the official NieR account yesterday. https://twitter.com/NieR_A_ANIME/status/1624429803150647297 © SQUARE ENIX/人類会議 Square Enix describes the game’s story: NieR:Automata tells the story of androids 2B, 9S and A2 and their battle to reclaim the machine-driven dystopia overrun by powerful machines. Humanity has been driven from the Earth by mechanical beings from another world. In a final effort to take back the planet, the human resistance sends…

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The EDENS ZERO anime and video game have unveiled a character trailer for the charming protagonist, Shiki Granbell, on their official Twitter account. This reintroduction to the series’ lead, voiced by the talented Takuma Terashima, comes just in time for the highly anticipated Season 2, set to premiere in April of this year. https://twitter.com/EDENSZERO_PJ/status/1623245253678358528?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw%7Ctwcamp%5Etweetembed%7Ctwterm%5E1623245253678358528%7Ctwgr%5E1c9d31ea12218764e90fac8d656f24c65c670e7e%7Ctwcon%5Es1_&ref_url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.crunchyroll.com%2Fanime-news%2F2023%2F02%2F08-1%2Fedens-zero-anime-begins-season-2-pre-launch-checklist-with-shiki-character-trailer Based on the manga by Hiro Mashima, EDENS ZERO Season 2 is set to be brought to life by director Toshinori Watabe, known for his work on Tokyo Ghoul:re, at the prestigious studio J.C.STAFF, taking over from Season 1’s director Yuji Suzuki. The series composition will…

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Mobile Suit Gundam: The Witch from Mercury 2 has released a new visual teaser for its upcoming second cour. The visual features Suletta Mercury and Miorine Rembran with Suletta’s Gundam Aerial in the background. The series is set to premiere in April 2023. https://twitter.com/G_Witch_M/status/1623970025576038400 The first cour of the series was broadcast from October to December 2022 and consisted of 12 episodes. It was produced by Sunrise, directed by Hiroshi Kobayashi, and written by Ichiro Okuchi. The characters were designed by Marie Tagashira, Hirotoshi Takaya, and Juri Toida, while the music was composed by Takasi Omama. Suletta Mercury is voiced…

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The official website for the anime adaptation of Aki Murakami’s manga “Sazanami Sōshi ni Shojo o Sasagu Saa, Jikkuri Ai Demashō ka” (I Give My Virginity to Soushi Sazanami. Now, Let’s Take Our Time to Love Her.) opened on Wednesday, revealing the main cast, production team, a modified title, and a March premiere date for streaming, followed by a television broadcast on April 2. © 村上晶/Suiseisha Inc The cast members for the on-air version and the more explicit premium version are: Yoshiki Nakajima (on-air)/Dai Kuki (premium) as Soushi Sazanami © 村上晶/Suiseisha Inc Saho Shirasu (on-air)/Satomi Miura (premium) as Nagisa Amami…

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October 2022 marked the 10th anniversary of PSYCHO-PASS, the psychological thriller from Production I.G. This milestone is worth celebrating, especially with all the sequels, light novels, and films that followed the original anime. To kick off the party, raise a glass of the special commemorative sake! The junmai ginjo is available from eeo Store online and comes in a sandblasted bottle featuring an illustration of the series protagonist Shinya Kogami. The bottle is carefully housed in a lined wooden box, stamped with the show’s logo, making it a perfect addition to any PSYCHO-PASS fan’s collection. In addition to that, there’s…

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Sony Pictures Entertainment has just released the highly anticipated teaser trailer for the next installment in the Resident Evil franchise, “Resident Evil: Death Island.” This CG animated film is the follow-up to the hit film “Resident Evil: Vendetta” and promises to take viewers on a journey filled with intense action and heart-pumping suspense. Mark your calendars, as the film is set to premiere this summer. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1RYaBQERMBE&ab_channel=SonyPicturesEntertainment Sony Pictures Entertainment is distributing the film worldwide excluding Japan, and it describes the story: D.S.O. agent Leon S. Kennedy is on a mission to rescue Dr. Antonio Taylor from kidnappers, when a mysterious…

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The First Slam Dunk anime film, based on Takehiko Inoue’s Slam Dunk manga, is causing a stir at the box office. The film has been a hit both in Japan and South Korea, selling over 6.87 million tickets in Japan and 2.43 million tickets in South Korea as of February 7th. In Japan, the film opened on December 3rd and immediately ranked #1 on its opening weekend. The film sold 847,000 tickets and earned an impressive 1,295,808,780 yen (about US $9.50 million) over its opening weekend. As of Tuesday, the film has earned more than 10 billion yen (about US…

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©諫山創・講談社/「進撃の巨人」The Final Season製作委員会 Aniplus Asia has made an announcement that it will be airing the simulcast of “Attack on Titan The Final Season Part 3” starting in March. The anime will be divided into two parts, with the first part set to air on March 4th at 12:25 AM. While the length of each part has not been officially confirmed by NHK, the March 4th airing is referred to as a “special broadcast,” which hints that each part may be a standalone special episode rather than a multiple-episode installment. The “Attack on Titan The Final Season” anime first aired on…

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Heavenly Delusion is set to premiere on Disney+ later this year and it is being celebrated with new posters that give fans a sneak peek of what to expect from the anime. Kodansha and Disney have entered into a long-term partnership which will result in more anime licenses and original projects being made available on Disney’s streaming services globally. While this is great news for some international fans, it has been a challenge for others as it means a longer wait for popular series to be officially launched. Heavenly Delusion is among the highly anticipated anime adaptations for this year…

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The anime adaptation of Kazuha Kishimoto’s light novel “Isekai Shōkan wa Nidome Desu” released its first full promotional video and key visual on the official website. The video reveals new cast members, the premiere date of April 9th and previews the ending theme song “Be ambitious!!!” by Maybe Me. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_0NDie93JmI&ab_channel=ABCAnimationChannel The newly announced cast members include: Takuma Nagatsuka as Tōma © 岸本和葉・嵐山/双葉社・「異世界召喚は二度目です」製作委員会 Yui Ogura as Shironeko © 岸本和葉・嵐山/双葉社・「異世界召喚は二度目です」製作委員会 Rina Hon’izumi as Mineko © 岸本和葉・嵐山/双葉社・「異世界召喚は二度目です」製作委員会 Satomi Akesaka as Loa © 岸本和葉・嵐山/双葉社・「異世界召喚は二度目です」製作委員会 Yurie Kozakai as Ruri © 岸本和葉・嵐山/双葉社・「異世界召喚は二度目です」製作委員会 Miku Itō as Alize © 岸本和葉・嵐山/双葉社・「異世界召喚は二度目です」製作委員会 Kenji Akabane as Brad © 岸本和葉・嵐山/双葉社・「異世界召喚は二度目です」製作委員会 Hozumi Gōda…

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The manga world is buzzing as six fantastic manga volumes make it to The New York Times’ monthly graphic books and manga bestseller list for February. © Tatsuki Fujimoto, Shueisha, Viz Media Here’s a quick rundown: #5: Tatsuki Fujimoto’s Chainsaw Man volume 1 #9: Naoya Matsumoto’s Kaiju No. 8 volume 5 #10: Tatsuki Fujimoto’s Chainsaw Man volume 2 #12: Tatsuya Endō’s SPY x FAMILY volume 1 #13: Tatsuki Fujimoto’s Chainsaw Man volume 3 #15: Gege Akutami’s Jujutsu Kaisen volume 18 January was also a successful month for manga lovers, as several popular titles ranked high on the New York Times’…

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The journey to a fantastical world where meals are magical adventures will temporarily pause. Young Ace magazine announced that Virginia Nitōhei’s “Otherworldly Izakaya “Nobu” (Isekai Izakaya “Nobu”) manga series will go on hiatus starting with the next issue. The creators need time to perfect the serialization schedule for a stronger return on May 2nd in the June issue. Get ready for a return to the magical pub where customers can escape their troubles with familiar Japanese cuisine. About the Manga © Virginia Nitōhei, Natsuya Semikawa, Kururi, Kadokawa The “Isekai Izakaya “Nobu” manga debuted in July 2015 in Young Ace magazine,…

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Have you ever felt like you don’t fit in, like you’re on the outside looking in? Hitori Gotoh, better known as “Bocchi-chan,” knows that feeling all too well. She’s so introverted and shy that she always starts her conversations with a hesitant “Ah…” But with the help of her guitar, Bocchi found her voice and her place in the world, and she’s now a rock star, taking the anime industry by storm with her soaring video sales. Bocchi the Rock is a heartwarming anime series that focuses on a young girl who discovers her passion for music and learns to…

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Breaking news for fans of Kōhei Horikoshi’s My Hero Academia manga! The series is taking a much-needed two-week break, due to Horikoshi’s poor health. The announcement was made official on Thursday through the manga’s official Twitter account. This marks the second time in recent months that the manga has gone on hiatus, with a one-week break being taken in December for the same reason. Despite this setback, it’s important to note the tremendous impact My Hero Academia has had on the manga and anime world since its launch in Weekly Shonen Jump in July 2014. With 37 compiled volumes already…

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