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Office Workers Blast-Off To Flavor-Space in “Saboriman Kantarou”

Live-action TV drama based on gourmet / office comedy manga hits TV Tokyo on July 13, 2017

Talk about a sugar rush! New cast members and an exciting new key visual have been published for Saboriman Kantarou, a live-action TV drama based on the gourmet / office comedy manga written by Tensei Hagiwara and illustrated by Inoue ABD about a handsome office worker who routinely skips work in secret in order to snack on sweets. Hit the jump to learn more.

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Yes, Even “Sword Art Online” Author Thinks Fidget Spinners Look Like Kirito’s Buckle

Every otaku and their cousin has now joked that those fad toys look like that thing on Kirito’s chest

Every otaku and their cousin has now joked that those fidget spinner fad toys look like that thing on Kirito’s chest (apparently design material offers lore that it’s called “The heart of the relic”, and it’s a breastplate of mysterious metal, taken from the heart of an ancient machine). Among those making this observation is Sword Art Online creator Reki Kawahara. 

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“Blue Reflection” Heads to PS4 and PC in the West This September

Pre-orders net you the Rorona and School Swimsuit costumes

We’ve been following Gust’s Blue Reflection RPG since it was first announced, and now it’s officially coming to the west. We’re not getting the PS Vita version in English, but Koei Tecmo announced plans to bring the magical-girl adventure to PS4 and PC in North America on September 26, followed by Europe on September 29. Read on for more.

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“Pokkén Tournament DX” Comes to Switch, “Pokémon Ultra Sun/Ultra Moon” Revealed

Updated portable outing offers alternate story featuring newly-added Pokémon

If you were hoping this morning’s Pokémon Direct presentation would be a grand unveiling for the first proper home console Pokémon RPG, well, you might wanna dip out now. For everyone else, the chief attraction today was the reveal of Pokkén Tournament DX for Nintendo Switch, which is due out on September 22. Read on for details on today’s announcements.

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Live-Action “Cowboy Bebop” TV Series In Development

Chris Yost (Thor: The Dark World, Thor: Ragnarok, also various Marvel comics), will write the adaptation

Entertainment journal Variety reports that a live-action Cowboy Bebop TV series is being developed by Tomorrow Studios, a partnership between ITV Studios and Marty Adelstein (Prison Break, Teen Wolf).  The project is being executive produced by the anime’s Sunrise Inc. Chris Yost will write the adaptation.

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“Symphogear” Anime Prepares For Summer Return With New Visual And Cast Additions

Minako Kotobuki, Shouta Aoi and Rina Hidaka join music sci-fi series

First, there was 2002’s Satelight music action anime Symphogear. Then 2013’s G and 2015’s GX. Jump ahead to summer 2017 and there’s Symphogear AXZ, heading to Tokyo MX on July 1st. (There’s also an announced fifth anime). This time, ZweiWing will be facing off against history’s noted alchemists, who have achieved their goals of power and immortality through, umm… interesting new bodies.

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“UQ Holder!” Anime Staff Spotted Along With Character Ranking Results

Coming this fall, Ken Akamatsu’s UQ Holder! (now called UQ Holder!: Magister Negi Magi! 2) will be adapted into a September OVA, then October TV anime

Coming this fall, Ken Akamatsu’s UQ Holder! (now called UQ Holder!: Magister Negi Magi! 2) will be adapted into a September OVA, then October TV anime by Youhei Suzuki at J.C.Staff. The new Bessatsu Shōnen Magazine, out on the 9th, will be updating these with a cast list, accompanying the latest character rankings.

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The Matsuno Brothers Are Back from Outer Space in October of 2017

New teaser visual hypes the 2nd season of “Mr. Osomatsu” returning to TV Tokyo and other stations

The first season of Mr. Osomatsu concludes with the Matsuno Brothers drifting naked in space, but now that the series is coming back for another season, a new teaser visual has been published that depicts a triumphant return to Earth for the brothers with the six same faces. Hit the jump to check it out.