Hello, MANGA.TOKYO otaku readers! We have put together our Top 10 most popular news stories of the week just for you! Last week it was Sword Art Online -Ordinal Scale-, but this time another super popular title climbed all the way to the top: We have the new visual and PV of the upcoming second season of Attack on Titan!
So here they are: the anime and otaku news that had the most page views this last week, February 3 to February 9, 2017.
Which article really piqued your interest?
We know that many overseas fans want more anime events, and feel neglected that most of them are happening in Japan. We know how you feel, and that’s why we try to cover as many events as possible. The MANGA.TOKYO readers were very interested in the upcoming Winter 2017 anime Urara Meirochou Fan Thanks event that is going to feature all the voice cast, plus the music group Luce Twinkle Wink☆ who sing the ending theme song!
The movie Trinity Seven –Eternal Library and Alchemic Girl- will start showing in Japanese theaters on February 25, but what piqued your interest was the 7-day event that will take place from February 27 until March 5. Each day will feature unique talk shows with different guests.
The second season of My Hero Academia (Boku no Hero Academia) starts this Spring 2017. Be ready for a storm of new info until then, like this character design of new antagonist Hitoshi Shinso!
Kuzu no Honkai is one of the most popular anime of the Winter 2017 season. There is a live action adaptation that is airing simultaneously, and its distorted love story is part of our episodic anime reviews. Many people were interested in this PV recap of the first 4 episodes.
Kimi no Na wa is going to be a popular subject for a long time, or until everyone has seen the movie at least once (we doubt this is going to happen anytime soon.) Makoto Shinkai, the director of the famous anime movie, celebrated 15 years from the release of his debut work, Voices of a Distant Star (Hoshi no Koe) and asked the Twitterverse to comment on their memories of it.
Spring 2017 is going to be a animegasm of a season. We know we already spoilt the first place, but a second season of My Hero Academia (My Hero Academia) is also big news.
Japan knows the power the anime and manga industry holds and the prefectures are trying to harness that power to revitalize their local economy. Saga Prefecture is producing two new anime titles with Pony Canyon producing.
Sanrio is preparing a new multimedia super project that will star a bunch of very cute boys. MANGA.TOKYO brought you the teaser visual for the new TV anime Sanrio Boys and the fans went crazy. Check it out.
Love. Chocolate. The Rose of Versailles. What do you get when you combine them all? A chocolate fair called ‘Amour du Chocolate’. It sounds delicious.
We know what you’re thinking… April 1. Fools’ Day. Let this not be a fools’ joke because if it is, the anime fans are going to teleport to Japan and burn to the ground Wit Studio and Production I.G. Until that fateful day, you can check the first key visual and the much anticipated PV in the article below.