Author: Janiene Lerio

A Romance and Slice-of-Life Anime enthusiast who's currently hyper-fixated on One Piece may not be ideal in a perfect world, but it's the best description that describes me! I have been writing for as long as I can remember and being able to combine writing with another one of my hobbies is such a joy.

Despite its popularity, there hasn’t been much talk about Chainsaw Man since season one ended. MAPPA Studios is now working on season two of Jujutsu Kaisen as well as some worrisome behind-the-scenes turmoil. The anticipation for a Chainsaw Man season two update grows as more eyes turn to MAPPA. And now, the first director of Chainsaw Man has sent the fanbase into a frenzy with their comeback to social media. Ryu Nakayama broadcast the entire event on X (Twitter). If you didn’t already know, the director was in charge of Chainsaw Man season one, and he was responsible for most…

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The television anime adaptation of Saekisan’s light novel series The Angel Next Door Spoils Me Rotten (Otonari no Tenshi-sama ni Itsu no Ma ni ka Dame Ningen ni Sareteita Ken) announced on Sunday that a second season had been greenlit. Hanekoto, the original novel’s artist, created the next season’s teaser image. The light book series is being published in English by Yen Press, and the romantic comedy is described as follows: Amane lives alone in an apartment, and the most beautiful girl in school, Mahiru, lives just next door. They’ve almost never spoken—until the day he sees her in distress…

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One Piece, which debuted on Netflix last month, is still at the top of the rankings more than a month later. Season one of the live-action drama brought the Straw Hat team to life, and it received rave reviews. With season two on the horizon, fans are eagerly anticipating what’s next for Luffy, and a One Piece writer has revealed that a big arc is still in the works for the series. https://twitter.com/newworldartur/status/1710491135125368983?s=20 Matt Owens, a writer and showrunner on Netflix’s One Piece, provided the update. This weekend, the executive held an AMA on Reddit, where fans bombarded him with…

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Anyone who’s not new to the Spy x Family fandom—or even anime in general—has probably encountered the infamous Anya meme once or twice in the past. If you haven’t, well, welcome to a new-found world. Season two of the successful show premiered this fall, with Anya Forger at the helm. And, if you saw the season premiere, you probably noticed that a legendary sequence was finally adapted in Spy x Family. The epic scene was captured in slow motion, as seen here. Season two of Spy x Family began with Loid on a quest to delight his wife with dates,…

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Congratulations appear to be in order for the Spy x Family star. After all, a recent Japanese story confirms the actress behind Anya Forger has married! Atsumi Tanezaki revealed her engagement to Yuu Miyazaki earlier today, and the Spy x Family community is ecstatic. Of course, no one is more excited about the wedding than the author of Spy x Family. Tatsuya Endo used a lovely doodle to make sure his blessing was known all across the world. Endo submitted a nice sketch of Anya as many types of flower princesses on X (Twitter). Tanezaki’s wedding inspired the adorable sketch,…

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While some fans were skeptical of the live-action effort, the One Piece crew went all out with the Straw Hats. Netflix’s One Piece has dominated the streaming service for weeks since its debut, and we can credit the show’s stellar cast for that. The recent success brought by the One Piece Live-Action (OPLA) adaptation opened many doors to the discussion of anime being adapted into live-action. In a recent interview with ComicBook, Steven Maeda, one of the showrunners of OPLA expresses his desire to adapt another famous anime into a live-action someday. Spy x Family’s fame is undeniable. When fans…

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Haikyu’s anime franchise will finish with a massive two-film effort, and the director behind the anime’s big conclusion has shown the first look at Haikyu’s new movie in action! The special Haikyu!! animation has debuted. THE FINAL PROJECT, which will act as the anime’s big climax. Fans have now seen the first trailer for the first of two new movies, which will adapt material from the closing arcs of Haruichi Furudate’s original Haikyu manga series. The anime has great plans for the Karasuno vs. Nekoma bout at Nationals.  https://twitter.com/suckerforyuu/status/1705918227405308123?s=20 Haikyu!! FINAL will be about the Nationals rematch between Karasuno and…

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The third season of Demon Slayer has been headlining anime news ever since it first released as part of the Spring 2023 line-up. Fans are definitely pleased as to how Ufotable has animated and arranged the storyline for this season. However, as the most recent episode of the anime concluded, one question lingers in everyone’s mind: Has Genya become a demon? We were all reminded this week that Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba enjoys a good cliffhanger. After all, the anime debuted a brand-new episode, and the Demon Slayer update put Genya in the spotlight. We got our first peek…

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With its latest episodes, One Piece’s anime has reached the conclusion of the struggle between Gear 5 Luffy and Kaido, and the newest episode of the series underlined just how much pain the people of Wano had been subjected to throughout the 20 years they had been subjected to Kaido and Orochi’s dictatorship! Throughout the Wano nation arc, Luffy and the Straw Hats had witnessed the people of Wano live in filth and misery as Kaido and Orochi depleted the land’s resources while punishing the inhabitants of the nation whenever they spoke out in protest.  The samurai had been waiting…

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Haikyu!! is wrapping off with a two-film production based on the latter half of Haruichi Furudate’s original manga and the first Haikyu!! With the publication of its debut teaser and poster, the next film has established its initial release date! Haikyu!! concluded its TV anime run with four seasons under its belt, and while fans expected it to return for Season 5, it was suddenly revealed that the anime would be ending with two new movies planned as part of the Haikyu!! franchise, the first of which will be released in Japanese theaters in 2024.  Check out the Movie’s First…

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Jujutsu Kaisen is gearing up for one of the most grueling arcs yet. Season 2 of Jujutsu Kaisen will begin the long-awaited Shibuya storyline in September. The plot will put Gojo’s sorcerers against Geto’s legions of curses. And now, it appears that another adversary has joined the fray, all thanks to the Duolingo bird mascot. Yes, you read that correctly. Even Duolingo is getting in on the act. Duolingo reacted to the latest Jujutsu Kaisen video on X (Twitter), and the footage prompted our favorite green bird to turn into Sukuna. https://twitter.com/duolingo/status/1694792182027194433?s=20 The funny crossover, as seen above, has Duolingo’s…

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With Netflix’s One Piece Live Action setting sail in just a couple of days, many fans are curious as to how Netflix will portray the back stories of each of the characters especially since this particular legendary manga involves an intricate and carefully woven storyline. In the latest preview released by Netflix, we see the Straw Hats’ cook, Black-legged Sanji, in the kitchen of Baratie, the home and restaurant of his father, Zeff. We know for sure that these two have the best father-and-son relationship in the series mainly because Zeff was the one who took care of Sanji after…

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Monkey D. Luffy is the main character of One Piece. The story has been running for decades, and while the entire Straw Hat gang is outstanding, no one can match Luffy’s charisma. Since he first set sail, the future King of the Pirates has kept people delighted. The creator of One Piece has explained why Inaki Godoy was born to portray Luffy as the anime’s live-action TV program prepares for release. The knowledge comes from Oda himself since the creator did meet Godoy as One Piece progressed. In a recent video, viewers were able to see Godoy meet Oda in…

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One Piece is preparing for a Netflix conquest. If you didn’t already know, the series’ live-action TV program will premiere on Netflix at the end of August. A fresh piece of information reveals that the One Piece craze will continue until September, and we can thank the anime for that. After all, it appears like a spate of One Piece specials are on their way to Netflix. One Piece will provide Netflix with a total of six specials and features. So, if you want to learn more about them, we’ve got you covered! One Piece Live-Action Trailer: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ades3pQbeh8 Luckily, Netflix…

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On Thursday, Square Enix and TBS both revealed that Iro Aida’s After-School Hanako-kun (Houkago Shounen Hanako-kun) spinoff manga is spawning a short television animation that will air on TBS on October 12. Crunchyroll has confirmed that the anime will be streamed on the same day, but at 2:00 p.m. ET will air across North America, Central America, South America, Europe, Africa, Oceania, the Middle East, CIS, and India ahead of the Japanese debut. The anime will include a return cast from the television series Toilet-Bound Hanako-kun. The animation is directed by Masaki Kitamura (Gundam 00 assistant director), while the series…

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Jujutsu Kaisen is now the most popular anime on television, and it is poised to enter a new era. Season 2 of Jujutsu Kaisen has kept us busy this summer with its adaption of Gojo’s Past storyline. The program is now ready to adapt the Shibuya arc, and we get our first complete look at the return. And, yes, everything appears to be as good as we had imagined. During the Shibuya arc, Gojo and his pupils will be put to the ultimate test. So, if you’re up for the challenge, Jujutsu Kaisen season 2 is all set to begin.…

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My Home Hero, a manga by Naoki Yamakawa and Masashi Asaki, has inspired a live-action television series and film. On October 24, the series will begin on MBS and TBS’ Dramaism block, while the film will be released in Japan in spring 2024. MBS has released a trailer and cast list: Kuranosuke Sasaki as Tetsuo Tosu Kyouhei Takahashi as Kyouichi Majima Asuka Saitou as Reika Tosu Eisaku Yoshida as Yoshitatsu Matori Takuma Otoo as Kubo Yasushi Fuchikami as Takeda Shuichiro Naito as Nobuto Matori The upcoming live-action will be directed by Takahiro Aoyama. https://youtu.be/1Qs6IWqYGNs Meanwhile, Asaki, the creator of the…

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The anime film The Concierge at Hokkyoku Department Store, which will be released theatrically in Japan on October 20, 2023, has received a new visual poster and PV trailer. The film is directed by Yoshimi Itazu (Welcome to the Ballroom), with a story written by Satomi Ooshima (Fortune Favors Lady Nikuko, Raven of the Inner Palace series scriptwriter). Production I.G is in charge of the animation. Natsumi Kawaida plays Akino, Takeo Ootsuka plays Elulu, Nobuo Tobita plays Todo, Megumi Han plays Mori, Natsumi Fujiwara plays Iwase, Eiji Yoshitomi plays Maruki, Jun Fukuyama plays the maître d’hôtel, and Yuuichi Nakamura plays…

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It’s no secret that live-action anime has a tainted past. From Dragon Ball to Death Note, some of anime’s most popular properties have had mediocre adaptations. This month, Netflix intends to revolutionize Hollywood’s perception of anime with the release of its rendition of One Piece. And today, a new promo has gone up, including one of the show’s finest easter eggs ever. The image below is courtesy of Netflix, as some new One Piece promotions were released this week. The entire trailer was released today, although it was preceded by a few posters featuring the Straw Hat team. When you…

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This autumn, a thrilling new adventure is set to hit your screens! The 38th issue of Shueisha’s Weekly Shonen Jump magazine has delivered a bombshell that will have you counting down the days until the next issue. Mark October 6th on your calendars for the highly anticipated television anime adaptation of Yoshifumi Tozuka’s massively acclaimed manga, Undead Unluck. Not only that, but the magazine’s most recent revelation frenzy is nothing short of exciting. More cast members, exclusive previews, and even a thrilling global premiere event are on the way! The anticipation is great as the curtain rises on a cast…

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