According to new reports, "Fairy Tail" episode 221 is set to follow an original story that features Natsu, Lucy, and Happy "on a strange request through a snowy mountain."
Today it was announced that several "Fairy Tail" manga special chapters would get their own place in the anime adaptation. The episodes in question will be Episode 219, 220, and 222
Although fans will have to wait for over a year before the "Attack on Titan" anime series returns, there's plenty of content available for consumption. The newest content are some special drawings of "Attack on Titan" characters that are given out to those who manage to see the "Attack on Titan: Crimson Bow and Arrow" compilation film in theaters.
Today the release date for "Persona 3 The Movie: Falling Down" was finally confirmed for April. Additionally, the official website for the upcoming animated film also confirmed that the main theme song for the film will be performed by Yumi Kawamura and Lotus Juice.
The latest venture in lazy teenagers comes in the form of upcoming anime series "Cute High Earth Defense Club LOVE." Those who are unfamiliar shouldn't be fooled by the title: it's a magical boys anime as opposed to the typical magical girls in short skirts. There will perhaps be plenty of talk about the upcoming series since now both Crunchyroll and Funimation will be streaming the series this January.
Several new photos have surfaced today of mock Sibyl System scanners in Japanese metro stations that allow fans to receive their own "Psycho-Pass." The all new "Psycho-Pass" movie, which is notably rated for 15 year olds and up, will hit theaters January 9.
This weekend marks another new episode of magical girl reboot "Sailor Moon Crystal." Episode 13 entitled "Act 13. Final Battle - Reincarnation" was simulcast for fans outside of Japan thanks to Hulu and Crunchyroll. However, for fans without subscriptions, below are two links to websites where you can stream "Sailor Moon Crystal" episodes for free online.
Following the recent growing trend of simulcasts of anime and online publishing of manga, Kodansha has announced that it will add all of its magazines to the ever growing list of online magazines. Reportedly, the digital simultaneous publications will begin with the 2015 issue of Young Magazine, set for release on January 5.
Recently, two manga artists have showed their support and excitement for "Aldnoah.Zero" season two with several new drawings. Shirow Miwa and Takako Shimura both tweeted their drawings, in which Shimura specifically counts down to the premiere with each drawing. Fans can view these drawings by the artists below.
With only two days left before its Japanese TV premiere, Funimation confirmed today that it just acquired the license for "Absolute Duo" to give to fans in English speaking countries (mainly the U.S.). Unfortunately Funimation has yet to announce if they simulcast the series starting with the January 4 premiere in Japan.
Perhaps that is the case for the latest trailer for mobile RPG game "Sword Art Online: Code Register." The trailer, which may increase the amount of downloads in Japan, previews the available worlds to play in: SAO (aka Aincrad), ALO (Alfheim Online) and GGN (or Gun Gale Online).
The latest evidence of this is in the form of a Japanese fan poll that revealed the top 30 most attractive anime characters of 2014. While the full list is available on Charapedia, it is notable that Kirito and Asuna from "Sword Art Online" and Haruka Nanase from "Free! - Iwatobi Swim Club" were the top three most attractive anime characters of 2014.
Fans who haven't managed to make it to the theater (or don't live in Japan) can now preview Masaki Suda in full drag. An all new trailer for the "Princess Jellyfish" live action movie is now streaming online. Fans can watch the new trailer below.
Whatever the case may be, a new ad for shopping in Animate Shinjuku in Japan was revealed this week that features "Yowamushi Pedal" character Izumida. Rather, the ad feature Izumida's somewhat hilarious emphasis on his physically defined abs.
The four-panel manga series about struggles in anime voice acting is finally getting its own anime, according to a report from Crunchyroll. "Sore Ga Seiyuu!!," which translates to "This is the Voice Actors" will be getting a TV anime. Unfortunately, almost no other information about the upcoming anime series was confirmed.
A new anime entitled "Is it Wrong to Try and Pick Up Girls in a Dungeon?" is the latest anime to feature "harem" qualities and yet somehow hold fan's interest. Or at least, based on fan comments about the new character designs and Comiket festival promotional video, it would appear so.
Recently, "Soul Eater" creator Atsushi Ohkubo allegedly let slip on Twitter that he has something in the works for 2015. As for details as to what it might be, fans are left to speculation until his official announcement next year.
Takeshi Konomi, the author and creator of both iterations of the "Prince of Tennis" manga, recently shared a series of tweets of special drawings featuring main characters outside of their usual tennis outfits. In fact, he's taken them to several different life professions, including pastry chefs.
"Shirobako," an anime that is currently set to air its 13th episode on January 8, recently debuted a promotional trailer that allows fans to relive some of the scenes and images from the first half of season one. The trailer, which also advertises some upcoming merchandise for fans to purchase, premiered at the Japanese Comiket festival last weekend.