AnimeJapan 2017, the huge otaku convention will be held this weekend at Tokyo Big Site. It is one of the biggest anime conventions in Japan and only last year it had 130,000 visitors! MANGA.TOKYO will be there and report on the most amazing new titles and events. Follow our Social Media pages on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and our homepage tag for AnimeJapan 2017 to follow all the latest news!
As we wait for the new season and for the updates from AnimeJapan, we have another anime news recap. Here they are: the anime and otaku news that had the most page views this last week, 17-23 March 2017!
Which articles really piqued your interest?
Fans of music-themed anime have a very good reason to be excited for Spring 2017. Both OP and ED songs will be covered by the in-anime band, in No hurry to shout.
Poor Junichi, the protagonist of popular manga and soon to be TV anime Hajimete no Gal, wants only one thing and he wants it desperately: to ‘graduate’ from his virginity. In this latest update, we get to see the characters that will make his life hard is he tries to achieve his goal.
Isekai no Smartphone to Tomoni is one of the most popular light novels on the website Shousetsuka ni narou (Let’s become a novelist). It has over 100.000.000 page views! No wonder it was selected for an anime adaptation. Read more about the upcoming Summer 2017 anime.
Anime and popular culture media in general is an escapism mechanism. We all know that. Sometimes the theme of a title goes full-Narnia and takes the protagonist from our world to one that will provide the adventure and thrills he so desires. In Knight’s and Magic, a robot geek who lands in another world where mechas exist and he aims to become a robot pilot who is also a knight. I’m sold.
The second season of Saekano is also part of our episodic anime reviews for Spring 2017. This is probably not the end for the franchise since the new season will coincide with the release of two new novels!
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. Until then, don’t forget to follow us on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and bookmark MANGA.TOKYO for all the latest in the otaku world!
We are also having a little anime survey on the best anime of Winter 2017 and the most awaited of Spring 2017. We want to hear the opinion of all true otaku, YOU! By taking the otaku survey you also enter an amazing anime giveaway to win Kimi no Na wa items and MANGA.TOKYO original anime goods from Winter Comiket 91! The deadline is Friday 31 March 2017 at 12 p.m. (JST). Check the articles below for more info and links to the survey!