Thanasis is a writer, professional geek, and assistant editor at MANGA.TOKYO. He started watching anime with the mecha shows of the 70s and hasn't stopped since. He loves JRPGs.
Hello, MANGA.TOKYO otaku readers!
Lately, we’ve noticed that you are very interested in all news that has to do with the bonus presents given to cinema-goers in Japan. From the amazing illustrations given at Kuroko no Basket Last Game to the Sword Art Online -Ordinal Scale- postcards and light novels, you wish you had the chance to get your hands on some of these amazing anime goodies. We feel you, and that’s why we have a proposal for you in the article below:
We are also very excited that we have been allowed an interview by Her Fairyness Yui, the Grand Dictator for Life of Yousei Teikoku. All loyal subjects of the Das Feenreich will have the chance to submit their questions through MANGA.TOKYO. If you have no clue who the Fairy Empire (Yosei Teikoku) and why we are pledging our allegiance, read our article (and don’t forget to submit your questions!):
We are still having our writers all over this season’s titles, so don’t forget to check frequently their impressions on the first episode of nearly every new title of this season! But as always, we have another anime news recap for you. Here are the anime and otaku news that had the most page views this last week, 14-21 April 2017!
Which articles really piqued your interest?
Escape games are fun. It’s the closest thing we have to a proper working Star Trek holodeck, and they make you feel part of your favorite worlds. My Hero Academia is going to get a Real Life Escape Game in Japan where, in groups of four, you can become students of U.A Academy, solve mysteries and break codes as you make use of the Quirks of all the Heroes around you to attack the enemies and go home alive.
You know the endless cycle of creation: fans become creators who spawn more fans who become creators who make works that get more fans who then want to be creators… It can go on forever. Two famous mangaka, the creator of Detective Conan, Goushou Aoyama, and the author of Chihayafuru, Yuki Suetsugu, drew a picture together to commemorate the release of the anime movie Detective Conan: Crimson Love Letter.
If you are a fan who wants to be a creator, you have to see this.
UVERworld are going to perform the theme song for the upcoming live action adaptation of Gintama! We also have a comment from the vocalist of the group, TAKUYA∞!
From the comments in our articles, we get the feeling that many people don’t know that Spring 2017 anime Sword Oratoria is a Danmachi spin-off! If you want to learn more, read our review for Episode 1.
Just before the broadcast of the first episode, nine of its main cast members told us their thoughts about the series.
A new Kuzu no Honkai story? Manga magazine Monthly Big Gangan announced that it will serialize a new chapter in the romance drama!
An unreleased episode of One Room with Moka and Yui in a bikini, and Natsuki in her school swimsuit? It will be included in the Blu-ray!
We are all very excited about the live action adaptation of The Anthem of the Heart. You have to see the new teaser trailer and the screenshots. They feature all four main characters!
Toei Animation and Koei Tecmo will join forces in a new game that blends gaming and anime, Augmented Reality Girls Trinary! We have the basic info and a gallery of screenshots!
Many creators are willing to turn to their fans for money if it means that they will be free to make their vision into reality without the constraints coming from the industry professionals. Yutaka Yamamoto asked his fans for help with his upcoming original anime movie, Twilight (Hakubo).
New info about the upcoming anime movie of The Irregular at Magic High School! Oh boy, we are in for a treat this June. We have character introductions and a new teaser visual, just for you!
We are still in doubt on which titles we should add in our personal anime lists. SO MANY ANIME. We know how difficult it is to choose among so many anime so we decided to see (almost) all first episodes of Spring 2017 and share our thoughts with you:
You should also check our episodic anime reviews and permanent columns. We have so many cool things for you:
You can also check our brief YouTube video with the titles of all the titles (below). MANGA.TOKYO will soon be back with another weekly digest.