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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!

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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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New season is Dr. Stone: New World

The one-hour Dr. Stone: Ryusui anime special ended on Sunday with a video that announced the Dr. Stone: New World. Title and spring 2023 premiere of the third Dr. Stone anime season.

The first television anime debuted in July 2019. Crunchyroll streamed the first season as it aired, and Funimation streamed a dub of the season. The anime premiered on Toonami in August 2019.

Dr. Stone: Stone Wars
, the anime's second season, premiered in January 2021. Crunchyroll streamed the series worldwide except in Asia, and Funimation streamed an English dub. The anime debuted on Toonami in May 2021. Boichi (Sun-Ken Rock) and Riichirou Inagaki (author of Eyeshield 21) launched the manga in Weekly Shonen Jump in March 2017, and ended the series on March 7. Viz Media is publishing the manga digitally and in print. MANGA Plus also published the manga digitally in English.

The manga's 26th and final volume shipped on July 4. A fanbook will then ship in Japan in August.

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The official Twitter account for FUUTO PI, the television anime of the Fūto Tantei manga, began streaming a new promotional video for the anime on Friday. The video previews the theme song "Tsumi to Batsu to Angura."

The anime will premiere on the Tokyo MX channel on August 8 at 10:00 p.m. (9:00 a.m. EDT), but it will stream first on the U-NEXT service on August 1 at midnight. Crunchyroll will stream the anime in August in "North America, Central America, South America, Europe, Africa, Oceania, the Middle East and CIS."

The anime project commemorates the 50th anniversary of the Kamen Rider franchiseFunimation initially announced that it would stream the anime, but Crunchyroll is now streaming Funimation's titles.

The anime stars:

  • Makoto Furukawa as Ryū Terui
  • Mikako Komatsu as Akiko Narumi
  • Kouki Uchiyama as Philip
  • Yoshimasa Hosoya as Shotaro Hidari
  • Akira Sekine as Tokime
  • Daisuke Ono as Yukiji Bandō

Yousuke Kabashima (Uma Musume Pretty Derby character design, chief animation director) is directing the anime at Studio KAI, with Ayataka Tanemura as assistant director. Kabashima is also listed as "Kamen Rider Dopant Animator" alongside Masahiro YamaneTatsuto Higuchi (Revue StarlightMidnight Occult Civil Servants) is in charge of series composition, with original manga author Riku Sanjō credited for script supervision. Hidekazu Ebina (AMAZING STRANGER) is designing the characters for animation, and is also serving as the chief animation director alongside Sei KomatsubaraYukiyoshi Shikiji, Kazuhito Tomonaga, and Kenta Yokoya are credited as main animators.

The live-action Kamen Rider W series' Sōkichi Narumi/Kamen Rider Skull actor Kouji Kikkawa composed the brand-new theme song "Tsumi to Batsu to Angura" (Crime, Punishment, and the Underground), and Mitsuru Matsuoka (Kamen Rider W: A to Z film's Katsumi Daido/Kamen Rider Eternal) wrote the lyrics and sings the vocals.

In addition, the instrumental unit "Big Gadgets ft.Aya Kamiki w TAKUYA" performs the new instrumental opening theme song "Private Eye." "Aya Kamiki w TAKUYA" performed Kamen Rider W's opening theme song, and they now perform the chorus in this new song.

The manga is a sequel project for the 2009 Kamen Rider W (pronounced "double") series. Riku Sanjō, a crucial writer for the original series, is in charge of the manga's scripts. Masaki Satou (Love Theory) is drawing the manga. Toei producer Hideaki Tsukada is supervising the manga. Katsuya Terada (Blood: The Last VampireSilk Road Kids) is credited for creature design. As with the original series, the new sequel is once again set in Fūto city and focuses on the characters Shotaro Hidari and Philip.

Toei describes the manga:

FUUTO is under the protection of Shotaro and Philip,
But bizarre incidents continue to occur frequently on the far side of the city.
Tokime, a mysterious beauty, appears and a new evil casts its shadow over the windy city.
It's the beginning of a new battle for Kamen Rider W.

The manga launched in Shogakukan's Big Comic Spirits magazine in August 2017.

The Kamen Rider W series aired from September 2009 to August 2010 as the 11th Kamen Rider show in Japan's Heisei era. The show starred Renn Kiriyama as Shotaro Hidari and Masaki Suda as his buddy Philip.

Fuuto PI (Fuuto Tantei) Anime New Promo Video Previews Theme Song For Kamen Rider W

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Bandai Namco Filmworks revealed the staff, story, new character and mobile suit visuals on Friday for Mobile Suit Gundam: The Witch From Mercury (Kidō Senshi Gundam: Suisei no Majo), the first new Gundam television anime series in seven years. The company also revealed the July 14 debut date of the project's prequel anime Mobile Suit Gundam: The Witch From Mercury Prologue.

The anime's official website revealed a visual for the anime's main character, Suletta Mercury.

Mobile Suit Gundam: The Witch From Mercury Prologue will debut first on July 14 at the Gundam Factory Yokohama (the site of the life-size moving Gundam statue), the life-size Gundam Unicorn statue in Tokyo's Odaiba, the life-size Freedom Gundam statue in Shanghai, the life-size RX-93ffν Gundam statue in Fukuoka, and the upcoming Gundam Base Virtual World in Bandai Namco Group's planned Gundam Metaverse project. The project will then debut in events in Japan and around the world at a later date.

The anime's website describes the story:

A.S. (Ad Stella) 122―

An era when a multitude of corporations have entered space and built a huge economic system. A lone girl from the remote planet Mercury transfers to the Asticassia School of Technology, run by the Beneritt Group which dominates the mobile suit industry.

Her name is Suletta Mercury. With a scarlet light burning in her pure heart, this girl walks step by step through a new world.

The anime's characters and mobile suits are as follows:

Suletta Mercury, a second-year student in the piloting department, who transferred to the school from Mercury. Suletta is timid and somewhat lacks communication skills. She is the pilot of the Gundam Aerial developed on Mercury.


Gundam Aerial


Miorine Rembran, an attractive and academically distinguished second-year student in the management strategy department. Miorine is the only daughter of Delling Rembran, the president of the Beneritt Group and chairman of the school's board. She has a strong rebellious feeling towards her father. 



Guel Jeturk, an heir to Jeturk Heavy Machinery, one of the group's three branches, and a third-year student in the piloting department. Guel has a rough temperament and is quick to anger. As the ace pilot of Jeturk House, he has absolute confidence in his own skills.



Guel's Dilanza


Elan Ceres, the top pilot backed by Peil Technologies, one of the group's three branches. A third-year student in the piloting department. Elan is a taciturn and solitary person, who doesn't open his heart to anyone in school. He has an interest to Suletta



Gundam Pharact


Shaddiq Zenelli, an adopted child of the CEO of Grassley Defense Systems, one of the group's three branches. A third-year student in the piloting department who leads Grassley House. Although still a student Shaddiq has shown his skill in business too, he is a candidate for next generation executive. 



Michaelis


Hiroshi Kobayashi (Kimi no Iru MachiKiznaiverSpriggan) is directing the anime at Bandai Namco Filmworks/Sunrise, with Ryo Ando (Interviews with Monster GirlsDouble Decker! Doug & Kirill) as co-director. Ichiro Okouchi (Code GeassPrincess PrincipalSk8 the Infinity) is credited for series composition and as scriptwriter. Mogumo is credited for the original character designs, and Marie Tagashira, Juro Toida, and Hirotoshi Takaya are drawing those character designs for animation. Takashi Ohmama (Castle Town DandelionMobile Suit Gundam Twilight AXIS) is composing the music. Ayumi Satō is the art director, while Tomoaki OkadaKenichi MoriokaKazushige KanehiraJunichirō Tamamori, and Yasuyoshi Uetsu are the art designers. Kazuko Kikuchi is in charge of color setting. Shinichi Miyakaze is the 3D CG director. Shōta Kodera is the director of photography, while Kengo Shigemura is the editor. Jin Aketagawa is the sound director.

The anime's mechanical designers include JNTHEDKanetake EbikawaWataru InadaIppei GyōbuKenji Teraoka, and Takayuki YanaseShinya KusumegiKanta Suzuki, and Seizei Maeda are the mechanical animators. Ryōji Sekinishi is credited as mechanical coordinator, whie Yohei Miyahara is the techincal director. Yūya Takashima is credited as sci-fi researcher, while HISADAKE is credited for setting cooperation. E o Kaku PETER and esuthio are the prop designers. Lin Junbun drew concept art. Kaori Seki is credited for monitor graphics design.

The series will be the first brand-new television anime series in the franchise since Mobile Suit Gundam: Iron-Blooded Orphans. The anime will premiere in October during the Nichi-5 slot on Sundays at 5:00 p.m. JST (4:00 a.m. EDT/3:00 a.m. EST) on MBS/TBS' network of stations.

The project will also include a prequel anime titled Mobile Suit Gundam: The Witch From Mercury Prologue. Bandai Namco described the prequel as a full-fledged project that will feature its own story and mobile suits, including the Gundam Lfrith and Beguir-Beu. The prologue project will debut this summer, and will debut first at the Gundam Factory Yokohama (the site of the life-size moving Gundam statue), the life-size Gundam Unicorn statue in Tokyo's Odaiba, the life-size Freedom Gundam statue in Shanghai, the life-size RX-93ffν Gundam statue in Fukuoka, and the upcoming Gundam Base Virtual World in Bandai Namco Group's planned Gundam Metaverse project. The project will then debut in events in Japan and around the world at a later date.

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