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Aniplex Online Fest 2022 revealed on Saturday that the television anime adaptation of Square Enix and Platinum GamesNieR:Automata action role-playing game will premiere in January 2023. The event also revealed two character videos for the anime. The anime's official title is NieR:Automata Ver1.1a.



Aniplex
 also revealed an eight-minute video with English subtitles that features interviews with the cast and staff.

The anime will star Yui Ishikawa as 2B, Natsuki Hanae as 9S, Hiroki Yasumoto as Pod 042, and Kaoru Akiyama as Pod 153.

Ryouji Masuyama (Blend SHello WeGo!) is directing the anime at A-1 Pictures, and Masuyama is also in charge of series composition alongside the original game's Yokō TarōJun Nakai is designing the characters and serving as chief animation director. MONACA is composing the music.

Square Enix describes the game's story:

NieR:Automata tells the story of androids 2B, 9S and A2 and their battle to reclaim the machine-driven dystopia overrun by powerful machines.

Humanity has been driven from the Earth by mechanical beings from another world. In a final effort to take back the planet, the human resistance sends a force of android soldiers to destroy the invaders. Now, a war between machines and androids rages on... A war that could soon unveil a long-forgotten truth of the world.

The now-defunct Japanese game developer Cavia (DrakengardResident Evil: The Darkside Chronicles) developed the original NieR game as a spinoff of the Drakengard series in 2010. Square Enix released versions of the game for two different consoles: NieR Gestalt for the Xbox 360, and NieR Replicant for the PlayStation 3. NieR Replicant featured a different character design for the protagonist, and minor differences in the plot. NieR was the last game Cavia developed before being disbanded and absorbed into AQ Interactive Inc. in July 2010.

NieR Replicant ver.1.22474487139..., a remastered edition of NieR Replicant, launched for the PS4, Xbox One, and PC via Steam in April 2021 worldwide.

The NieR:Automata sequel shipped for the PS4 in Japan in February 2017, followed by North America and Europe in March 2017. Square Enix also released the game on PC via Steam in March 2017, and on Xbox One in June 2018. The game will release on Nintendo Switch on October 6. The game has a combined shipments and digital download sales number of over 6 million.

NieR Re[in]carnation, the first smartphone game in the NieR video game franchise, launched for iOS and Android devices in Japan in February 2021 and in the West in July 2021.

NieR: Automata Anime Reveals Staff, Cast & Premiering On January 2023

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HoYoverse announced during its Genshin Impact Patch 3.1 livestream event on Friday that the company is collaborating with anime studio ufotable for a "long-term collaboration project" for Genshin Impact. The livestream event showed a concept promotional video.

HoYoverse (formerly miHoYo) launched the free-to-play Genshin Impact game worldwide in September 2020. The game is available on iOS, Android, PC, PlayStation 4, and PlayStation 5. HoYoverse describes the game:

Step into Teyvat, a vast world teeming with life and flowing with elemental energy.

You and your sibling arrived here from another world. Separated by an unknown god, stripped of your powers, and cast into a deep slumber, you now awake to a world very different from when you first arrived.

Thus begins your journey across Teyvat to seek answers from The Seven — the gods of each element. Along the way, prepare to explore every inch of this wondrous world, join forces with a diverse range of characters, and unravel the countless mysteries that Teyvat holds...

HoYoverse's Honkai Impact 3rd game has previously inspired several anime and animated projects.

Hoyoverse & Ufotable Launches a 'Long-Term Collaboration Project' for a Genshin Impact Anime!

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Makiko Nagaoka's story about boy, girl with completely opposite lives dating launched in 2020

Kadokawa announced on Friday that Makiko Nagaoka's Keiken Zumi na Kimi to, Keiken Zero na Ore ga, Otsukiai Suru Hanashi (You Were Experienced, I Wasn't, And This is How We Started Dating) light novel series is inspiring an anime adaptation. Kadokawa did not reveal the anime's format, but unveiled the below teaser visual for the anime.

In addition, the novels' illustrator magako drew the below illustration to celebrate the anime's announcement.

Hideaki Oba (Love of KillPandalianDr. Ramune: Mysterious Disease Specialist) is directing the anime at ENGIHiroko Fukuda (Taisho Otome Fairy TaleGekijōban Karakai Jōzu no Takagi-san) is overseeing the series scripts, and Yōsuke Itō (Holmes of KyotoHensukiThe Detective Is Already Dead) is designing the characters for animation based on magako's original illustrations.

The novels center on the relationship between Ryūto Kashima, a gloomy social outcast, and Runa Shirakawa, a popular girl at school. Their relationship begins when Ryūto has to ask Runa out as part of losing a game, and she ends up going out with him after saying "Well, I'm free right now, after all." They have completely different social circles, and completely different hobbies, but as they hang out with each other, they begin recognizing and even accepting those differences as something to bond over.

Nagaoka launched the light novel series under Kadokawa's Fantasia Bunko label with the first novel volume in September 2020, with illustrations by magako. The fourth volume shipped on February 19, and the fifth volume will ship on September 20.

Noyama Carpaccio launched a manga adaptation of the novels on Square Enix's Gangan Online website on February 23. Square Enix will publish the manga's first compiled book volume on September 12. 

'Keiken Zumi na Kimi to, Keiken Zero na Ore ga, Otsukiai Suru Hanashi' Romcom Light Novels Gets An Anime Adaptation

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HIDIVE
 reveals cast, crew for English dub

HIDIVE announced on Thursday that the English dub of the television anime of Kotoyama's Call of the Night (Yofukashi no Uta) manga will premiere on September 8 at 1:00 p.m. EDT. The English dub cast includes:

  • Gabriel Regojo as Ko
  • Natalie Rial as Nazuna
  • Jade Kelly as Akira
  • Brandon Hearnsberger as Tonio
  • Daniel Regojo as Kai
  • Andrew Love as Matsuda
  • Katelyn Barr as Young Ko
  • Juliet Simmons as Young Akira

Natalie JonesStar CarterKatelyn BarrShannon D. ReedJack Whelan, and Juliet Simmons provide additional voices.

Shannon D. Reed is directing the dub, and Kalin Black and Reed are writing the ADR scripts. Brent Marshall is in charge of the English mix and David Lascoe is the audio engineer.

The anime premiered on July 7. HIDIVE is streaming the anime with English subtitles as it airs in Japan.

Tomoyuki Itamura (Monogatari series) is directing the anime at LIDEN FILMS with Tetsuya Miyanishi (Josee, The Tiger and the Fish) as the chief director. Michiko Yokote (Bleach, ShirobakoPrison SchoolCowboy Bebop) is writing the scripts. Haruka Sagawa (Happy-Go-Lucky Days) is designing the characters.

Creepy Nuts performs the opening theme song "Datenshi" (Fallen Angel) and ending theme song "Yofukashi no Uta" (Call of the Night). The duo also performs insert songs for the anime.

Viz Media licensed the Call of the Night manga, and it will release the ninth volume in English on September 13. It describes the manga:

Nanakusa is a vampire. That's okay with human Ko. He wants to be one too. But transformation doesn't come that easily...

When Nazuna invites Ko to spend the night at her place in an abandoned building, he's stoked! But then he awakens to kisses on his neck with a little too much bite to them... Is it just the delicious taste of his blood that makes her meet him night after night for late-night adventures, conversation and...naps? Or something else? Then, when a cute girl from Yamori's past shows up and competes for his attention, his budding relationship with the undead is put to the test!

Kotoyama (Dagashi Kashi) launched the Call of the Night manga in Shogakukan's Weekly Shonen Sunday magazine in August 2019. Shogakukan published the 12th compiled book volume on July 15.

Call of the Night Anime Premieres it's English Dub on 8th September 2022

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Hiroki Takahashi plays new character Keith Kepler in 2nd half

The streamed "SPY×FAMILY Operation ABEMA Latest News Special" announced on Sunday that the second half of the SPY×FAMILY anime will premiere on October 1 at 11:00 p.m. (10:00 a.m. EDT). The special also presented a key visual:

Hiroki Takahashi plays the new character Keith Kepler in the second of two cours (quarters of the year) of the series.

The anime premiered on April 9. Crunchyroll is streaming the anime as it airs and is also streaming an English dub.

Kazuhiro Furuhashi (Mobile Suit Gundam UCRurouni KenshinGetbackers, 2019 Dororo) is directing the anime at Wit Studio and CloverWorksKazuaki Shimada (The Promised Neverland) is designing the characters, and [K]NoW_NAME (Fairy goneDorohedoroSakura Quest) is the music producer.

Viz Media is publishing the manga in English, and it describes the story:



Master spy Twilight is the best at what he does when it comes to going undercover on dangerous missions in the name of a better world. But when he receives the ultimate impossible assignment—get married and have a kid—he may finally be in over his head!

Not one to depend on others, Twilight has his work cut out for him procuring both a wife and a child for his mission to infiltrate an elite private school. What he doesn't know is that the wife he's chosen is an assassin and the child he's adopted is a telepath!

Shueisha is simulpublishing the manga in English on its MANGA Plus service. Viz Media added the manga to its app as part of its Shonen Jump subscription in September 2019. The company is also publishing the manga in print.

The manga is inspiring a stage play adaptation in spring 2023. 

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Rie TakahashiMikako Komatsu star in October 27 comedy anime

Netflix unveiled an English-subtitled trailer, cast, staff, and theme song for the anime of Wataru Momose's Romantic Killer manga on Tuesday.

Rie Takahashi (leftmost in image above) plays protagonist Anzu Hoshino (center left), while Mikako Komatsu (rightmost) plays Riri (center right).

Kazuya Ichikawa (The World Ends with You the AnimationSEVEN KNIGHTS REVOLUTION: Hero Successor) is directing the anime at DomericaSayuri Ooba (Sweet ValerianFirst Love Monster) is in charge of series composition, and is also penning scripts alongside Hiroko Fukuda (Amanchu! AdvanceTaisho Otome Fairy Tale). Arisa Matsuura (Clean Freak! Aoyama kunSEVEN KNIGHTS REVOLUTION: Hero Successor) is designing the characters. Ryo Kawasaki and Tomoyuki Kono are composing the music. YURiKA will perform the anime's opening theme song "ROMA☆KiRA."

Netflix describes the anime:

Anzu Hoshino is a "non-heroine type" high school girl who pays no attention to fashion or romance and spends every day playing video games. When the wizard Riri suddenly appears, Anzu is forced to participate in the Magical World's project to stop population decline. This romantic comedy depicts what happens when Anzu goes from living a life immersed in her three favorite things — video games, chocolate, and cats — to being surrounded by handsome guys. Anzu is steadfast in her claim that she never wanted to live in a dating simulation game. She meets a handsome guy who is so popular it hurts, a clean-cut and athletic childhood friend, and a beautiful rich young guy who is naive about the outside world. By meeting Anzu, they all begin to change gradually.

The series will debut on Netflix on October 27.

Momose launched the manga in Shonen Jump+ in July 2019, and ended it in June 2020. Shueisha published the fourth and final compiled book volume in September 2002.

Romantic Killer Anime Reveals Trailer, Cast, Staff And Theme Song

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Film kickoff event slated for next August with new stage play project in 2023

The "Haikyu!! x V.League Allstar Special Match 'The Volleyball'" event announced on Saturday in Tokyo that Haruichi Furudate's Haikyu!! manga is inspiring two Haikyu!! Final sequel films.



The accompanying visual above has the tagline, "Who will we become tomorrow?" There will be a film kickoff event next August.

The Saturday event also announced that a new Gekidan Haikyu!! stage play project is launching next year. Actor Kenta Suga (Hyper Projection Engeki Haikyu!! stage production's Shōyō Hinata) is directing the first production.

Furudate launched the original manga in 2011, and ended the series in July 2020. Shueisha published the manga's 45th and final volume in November 2020. Viz Media is publishing the manga digitally and in print, and published the manga simultaneously with its Japanese release digitally. MANGA Plus also published the manga digitally in English.

Production I.G's first television anime adaptation of the manga premiered in April 2014. The second season of the anime premiered in October 2015, and the third season premiered in October 2016. The first half of Haikyu!! To The Top, the fourth season, premiered in January 2020, and episode 13 aired in April 2020. The second half, consisting of episodes 14 to 25, was originally planned to premiere in July 2020, but was delayed due to the new coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic. The second half premiered in October 2020.

The manga has also inspired a series of stage plays, a clay-animated short, compilation anime films, and several video anime.

Haikyu!! Anime Will End After 2 More Final Films

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The official website for The Rising of The Shield Hero television anime series unveiled a new visual and main staff changes for the anime's upcoming third season.

Hitoshi Haga, who storyboarded five episodes and directed four episodes from the anime's first season, will be the third season's new director, becoming the series' third director after Takao Abo from the first season and Masato Jinbo from the second season. Keigo Koyanagi will continue to write and supervise the series' scripts. Kevin Penkin also returns for the music, and Kinema Citrus returns for animation production.

The Rising of the Shield Hero 2, the second season of The Rising of The Shield Hero television anime series, premiered on the AT-X channel on April 6. The anime was previously delayed, as it was initially slated to premiere in October 2021. Crunchyroll is streaming the anime alongside the Japanese airing.

The Rising of The Shield Hero anime series premiered with a two-hour special in January 2019 and ran for 25 episodes. Crunchyroll streamed the series as it aired in Japan. Crunchyroll premiered the first dubbed episode at Crunchyroll Expo in September 2018 with guests from the anime.

One Peace Books is releasing the original novel series and Aiya Kyu's manga adaptation in English. The publisher describes the novels' first volume:

Naofumi Iwatani, an uncharismatic otaku who spends his days on games and manga, suddenly finds himself summoned to a parallel universe! He discovers he is one of four heroes equipped with legendary weapons and tasked with saving the world from its prophesied destruction. As the Shield Hero, the weakest of the heroes, all is not as it seems. Naofumi is soon alone, penniless, and betrayed. With no one to turn to, and nowhere to run, he is left with only his shield. Now, Naofumi must rise to become the legendary Shield Hero and save the world!

The Rising of the Shield Hero Season 3 Anime Reveals New Visual and a Director Change

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ACG Festiverse 2022 was a blast! A huge thanks to the event organizers for giving us the opportunity to shoot this skit! 😁

Also wanted to thank all the Genshin Impact cosplayers for doing this dance-off skit with Zhongli! NGL even without any practice, we pulled off some pretty sleek moves yo! 😅 I didn't get the chance to know most of you so if you do see yourself in the video, do comment below to let us which dancer are you 😁 Tiktok: https://www.tiktok.com/@animeaccess Hoyolab link: https://www.hoyolab.com/accountCenter... Get Bob's Genshin merch at: Shopee - https://shp.ee/9br3duf Redbubble - https://rdbl.co/30P8weA Recorded from: Canon EOS M50 Subscribe for more bobs ❤️ 🙃 🙃 🙃 ❤️

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ACG Festiverse 2022 was a blast! A huge thanks to the event organizers for giving us the opportunity to shoot this skit! 😁 Also wanted to thank all the Genshin Impact cosplayers for doing this dance-off skit with Zhongli! NGL even without any practice, we pulled off some pretty sleek moves yo! 😅 I didn't get the chance to know most of you so if you do see yourself in the video, do comment below to let us which dancer are you 😁 P.S. If you stay til the end of the video, we'll show you a bonus BTS 😉 Tiktok: https://www.tiktok.com/@animeaccess Hoyolab link: https://www.hoyolab.com/accountCenter... Get Bob's Genshin merch at: Shopee - https://shp.ee/9br3duf Redbubble - https://rdbl.co/30P8weA BGM: https://youtu.be/uoEhoGt4mIw Recorded from: Canon EOS M50 Subscribe for more bobs ❤️ 🙃 🙃 🙃 ❤️

ZHONGLI GOES TO ACG FESTIVERSE 2022 - GENSHIN IMPACT COSPLAY GATHERING (DANCE OFF COMPILATION)

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It's been a while but it finally came! Poco Buds Pro Genshin Impact Edition! Another Klee merch added to my collection & there goes my wallet 🙃

In the end, I decided to pre-order the Poco Buds Pro (Eng version) as the Redmi Airdots 3 Pro Genshin Impact Edition is about the same and only the difference is in their language and price 😏 Enjoy the unboxing showcase 😎😎😎 Tiktok: https://www.tiktok.com/@animeaccess Hoyolab link: https://www.hoyolab.com/accountCenter... Get Bob's Genshin merch at: Shopee - https://shp.ee/9br3duf Redbubble - https://rdbl.co/30P8weA

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Trains will run between Downtown Los Angeles, Santa Monica for limited time

The official English Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba Twitter account announced on Thursday that trains featuring the anime's characters will run between Downtown Los Angeles (DTLA) and Santa Monica "for a limited time only." The tweet did not specify the end date.

The trains appeared in April last year to promote the North America release of the Demon Slayer – Kimetsu no Yaiba – The Movie: Mugen Train anime.

The first television anime of Koyoharu Gotouge's Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba manga premiered in April 2019. Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba Mugen Train Arc, a seven-episode arc that adapts the Mugen Train film, premiered in October 2021. The Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba Entertainment District Arc (Kimetsu no Yaiba: Yūkaku-hen) television anime then premiered on December 5 with a one-hour special.

Director Haruo Sotozaki, character designer and chief animation director Akira Matsushima, the animation studio ufotable, and the main cast are all returning for the upcoming Swordsmith Village Arc (Katanakaji no Sato-Hen) television anime. 

Demon Slayer: Kimetsu No Yaiba train returns to Los Angeles & Santa Monica!

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Congratulations to all players that won against Hsachiko 幸子 as Jabami Yumeko in her Kakegurui card game!!!

Not to worry if you didn't win our Genshin Impact postcard merch, you can still get them on our online store at www.shopee.com.my/animeaccess




































Anime-Con 2022 (Paradigm Mall, Johor Bahru)

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