Fukushima Gainax&#039s Anime Museum Opens in April

People to Fukushima Prefecture will quickly be equipped to pay a visit to Kuso to Art no Museum – Fukushima Sakura Yugakusha, or the Museum of Fantasy and Art – Fukushima Sakura Yugakusha. The museum, which officially opens April 1, was started by a subsidiary of animation production dwelling Gainax, which will also be setting up an anime studio at the similar web page less than the name Fukushima Gainax.

The target was to set up a facility that would introduce the world to anime from Fukushima Prefecture. Mentioned Fukushima Gainax President and Fukushima indigenous Yoshinori Asao, “I want persons (about the world) to know the excellent points of Fukushima Prefecture and Japan.”

The museum properties reveals on the anime production course of action, as well as first drawings, and hopes to attract in thirty,000 visitors a yr. It was designed on the web page of the former Sakura Junior Higher School, which closed in 2012 because of to small enrollment. The museum and the studio are each presently using the services of for careers like museum curator, accountant, and production assistant, so if you’re seeking for a possibility to get the job done with Gainax, this is your possibility.

For photographs from the museum’s preview occasion, spring cultural competition, and collaboration with Osaka University of Arts, test out Fukushima Gainax‘s Twitter.

Resource: Asahi Shimbun more illustrations or photos from Fukushima Gainax

16th Animator Expo Brief is Suda51&#039s &#039Tsukikage no Tokio&#039

Takanobu Mizuno directs story about eight guardians of the photo voltaic procedure

Japan Animator Expo, the task of weekly anime shorts from Hideaki Anno‘s Studio Khara and the media firm Dwango, introduced on Monday that the 16th limited will be “Tsukikage no Tokio ~Tokio of the Moon’s Shadow~” directed by Takanobu Mizuno at Kamikaze Douga and created by Goichi “Suda51″ Suda (Grasshopper Manufacture). Daisuke Sajiki (Possessions) is planning the people and Norihito Ogawa is composing the music.

The summary reads:

The Earth, the 3rd world of the photo voltaic procedure, is not only the well-known tourist vacation resort chosen as the 100 popular sights among the the universe but also the threat location in which quite a few brutal invaders are coming.
Eight guardians of the photo voltaic procedure struggle in opposition to the enemy to preserve the earth, the treasure of the universe.
Tokio, the guardian of moon among the them, results in being familiar with a blind girl Setsuko, via his favourite ham radio and will come to adore her…

The limited will debut on Friday.

This season’s remaining shorts contain:

Moyoco Anno crowdfunded Ochibi-san, a quit-motion aspect based mostly on her The Diary of Ochibi-san (Ochibi-san) manga.

This season’s earlier streamed shorts are Kanón by director Mahiro Maeda, Sexual intercourse and Violence with Mach Pace by Studio Bring about‘s Hiroyuki Imaishi, and Obake-chan (Tiny Ghost) by Shigeto Koyama,

Anno himself is serving as government producer of the total task initiative with Dwango President Nobuo Kawakami, and he also created the graphic character mascot “(Tor)-kun.” Ghibli co-founder Hayao Miyazaki made the title brand, and fellow Ghibli co-founder Toshio Suzuki colored it. The shorts generally aspect the voice expertise of Ranma ½ and Cowboy Bebop co-stars Kouichi Yamadera and Megumi Hayashibara.

Plastic Memories&#039 1st Episode Previewed in Movie

Aniplex began streaming a preview for the initial episode of the Plastic Memories anime on Monday. The episode will be titled, “Hajimete no Companion” (Initial Companion.)

Plastic Memories Ep.1 Preview by pKjd

Michiru: Hello! I’m Michiru Kinushima from the Terminal Service!
Zack: I’m Zack. Wonderful to satisfy you.
Michiru: It is almost spring! That means that even a newbie like me can be a senior to others! I have obtained to educate them a ton of points!
Zack: Huh? But I listened to we experienced no new employees were being coming in…
Michiru: Ok, so initial, I will handle them to lunch on the initial day to make them loosen up. I assume that kind of kindness is significant, but of course, at function I will be strict!
Zack: No matter what. Guess I will continue to keep my mouth shut for a when.

The web-site describes the tale:

This tale usually takes put in a long run not way too far absent when androids that appear just like people start off to unfold throughout the entire world. The android output company SA Corp. developed Giftia, a new kind of android that has the most amount of money of emotion and human-like traits out of any other product ever seen. On the other hand, due to difficulties in technologies, the androids have a service life, and once they go that, they… Well, it gets really lousy. For this explanation, SA Corp. creates a terminal service in get to retrieve Giftia that have long gone earlier their service life. A new personnel at the terminal service named Tsukasa Mizugaki sorts a staff with the Giftia Isla to retrieve the other androids, but…

The anime’s beforehand announced figures incorporate:

Yasuaki Takumi as Tsukasa Mizugaki, a new personnel at SA Corp.’s terminal service who joined soon after graduating superior faculty. On the other hand, he does not know a lot about his position.

Sora Amamiya as Isla, a Giftia who doesn’t present a lot emotion. She starts functioning in a staff with Tsukasa, and supports him, since he does not know a lot. It is reported that Giftias only have about 9 several years to operate.

Chinatsu Akasaki as Michiru Kinushima, Tsukasa’s senior at function. While they have no age difference, she teaches Tsukasa as his function remarkable.

Sayuri Yahagi as Zack, a Giftia paired with Michiru. His overall look is that of a superior-class younger boy, but he has the electrical power to total all function smoothly.

Megumi Toyoguchi as Kazuki Kuwanomi, Tsukasa’s direct remarkable at function.

Satoshi Hino as Constance, a Giftia modeled as an agreeable younger person that functions for Kazuki. Has an of course light persona, and performs every thing smoothly. Supports Kazuki.

Kenjiro Tsuda as Yasutaka Hanada, a veteran personnel that has 10 several years experience in the terminal service. His relieve at discussion, casual mind-set, and absence of motivation belie his age and several years of employment.

Aimi Terakawa as Sherry, a Giftia modeled as a vocation lady, partnered with Yasutaka. Really serious to a fault, and has a rigid rapport with Yasutaka.

Nobuo Tobita as Takao Yamanobe, the segment supervisor of Terminal Service 1 and Tsukasa’s staff. A stereotypical salaryman who is information with peace and tranquil, and loathe to go towards his superior’s orders. Initially labored in sales, so has no real area experience with the terminal service.

Sumire Uesaka as Eru Miru, a amateur engineer with two several years in the Giftia maintenance staff. She is assigned to Isla and Zack, and acts extremely acquainted and talkative to anyone. An android geek.

The anime will premiere on Japanese tv on April 4. The official web-site began streaming its initial advertising video clip final October.

Yoshiyuki Fujiwara (GJ Club, Engaged to the Unidentified) is directing the job at Dogakobo (Yuruyuri – Happy Go Lily, Laughing Underneath the Clouds). Chiaki Nakajima (Yuruyuri – Happy Go Lily, Really like Lab) is adapting the authentic character designs by okiura (Infinite Stratos). Naotaka Hayashi (RoboticsNotes, SteinsGate, ChaosHEAd) is credited as the project’s authentic creator and he pens the scripts for the “tale of meetings and partings.” Eri Sasaki is accomplishing the anime’s opening theme “Ring of Fortune,” and Asami Imai is accomplishing the ending theme “Asayake no Starmine” (Sunrise Starmine).

Thanks to Dennis R. for the embedded video clip.

Viz&#039s Shonen Bounce Provides Yūki Tabata&#039s Black Clover Fantasy Manga to Typical Line-Up

Chapter four will run in upcoming week’s situation and Viz will release subsequent chapters quickly to catch up to the Japanese release

This week’s situation of Viz Media‘s Weekly Shonen Bounce electronic journal introduced on Monday that it will start serializing Yūki Tabata‘s Black Clover manga commencing in upcoming week’s situation. Chapter four will run in upcoming week’s situation and Viz will release subsequent chapters quickly to catch up to the Japanese release.

Tabata (Hungry Joker) launched the sequence that “will take us on an enchanted journey into a world of magic and fantasy” in Japan on February 16.

Viz Media posted the first 3 chapters previously this 12 months as portion of its “Bounce Get started” initiative. The journal launched the initiative in North America very last September. Less than this initiative, Viz‘s electronic English variation of Weekly Shonen Bounce will run the first 3 chapters of “virtually every solitary” new sequence that debuts in Shueisha‘s unique Weekly Shonen Bounce journal in Japan.

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Sentai Filmworks Licenses The Eden of Grisaia, The Labyrinth of Grisaia Anime

Specific, Television set sequence based on adult Laptop match to premiere in April

Sentai Filmworks announced on Monday that it certified The Labyrinth of Grisaia 60-minute unique and The Eden of Grisaia anime sequence. Sentai Filmworks will launch the sequence “shortly” through decide on electronic shops followed by a dwelling video clip launch.

The Labyrinth of Grisaia is a collection of sequels for all of the game’s heroines, and also includes a prequel tale for the hero and dozens of limited tales. The Eden of Grisaia carries on The Labyrinth of Grisaia‘s principal route and concludes the trilogy. The match also includes a prologue next the five heroines as they arrive at Mihama Academy.

The Labyrinth of Grisaia will premiere in Japan on April twelve and The Eden of Grisaia will premiere on April 19.

The anime adapt Frontwing‘s Laptop visible novel trilogy. The television anime of the to start with match, The Fruit of Grisaia (Grisaia no Kajitsu/Le Fruit de la Grisaia), premiered in October. Sentai Filmworks certified the anime for North The usa, and Crunchyroll streamed the anime as it aired in Japan.

Video clip match and visible novel translation enterprise Sekai Challenge certified The Fruit of Grisaia for the West. It also held a Kickstarter fundraising campaign to provide the remaining two online games to the West. The campaign met its first goal a lot less than a day soon after it launched in December.

Mihama Academy – on the surface, a shut learning setting set up to nurture pupils who locate themselves at odds with the earth about them in actuality, an orchard-turned-prison constructed to preserve fruit that has fallen far too significantly from its tree.

Whatsoever the situations driving its establishment, Mihama Academy is at current dwelling to five woman pupils, all with their personal motives for “enrollment.” For better or even worse, every single lady has set up a plan obliging of her recent situation existence moves at an idle, nonetheless accommodating rate within just the partitions of Mihama.

Nevertheless with the arrival of the institute’s to start with male student, the just about preposterously opaque Kazami Yuuji, the pupils at Mihama start off to drop out of action with their predetermined rhythms. Will Yuuji prove to be the ingredient the girls about him necessary to just take maintain of their lives at the time extra, or will the fat of their pasts prove far too steep a wall to get over?

And in the to start with spot, just who is Kazami Yuuji? Though the legitimate mother nature of the “position” he is wont to alight to at the most haphazard of times stays shrouded in secrecy, just one factor is for specified – his encroachment on the silent orchard recognised as Mihama Academy will prove itself momentous in just one way or one more. And of course, just one cannot price reduction the chance that probably Yuuji himself carries the weightiest earlier of any of the pupils…

Disney Streams Polygon Shots&#039 2nd Tsum Tsum Shorter

Super-deformed figures from cell activity and plush toys star in Tv shorts

Disney Japan commenced streaming the 2nd episode from the Tsum Tsum collection of comedy CG anime shorts on Monday. The collection draws inspiration from the Line: Tsum Tsum cell app activity that also impressed a well-liked global line of plush toys.

Hiroshi Chida directed the anime with CG supervisor Yoshiki Nakao at POLYGON Shots. In Japan, the collection debuted on the Disney Channel and the cost-free BS (Broadcast Satellite) channel Dlife on December 12.

The Disney Channel in the United States also streamed one particular of the shorts afterwards in December:

Vocaloid-Inspired Nou Shou Sakuretsu Girl Film Reveals Cast

Hinata Kashiwagi, Seika Taketomi in summertime movie centered on rerulili’s tune

The formal web site for the Nou Shou Sakuretsu Girl (Spinal Fluid Explosion Girl) reside-action movie introduced the film’s main solid earlier this month. The web site also uncovered that the movie is slated to premiere this summertime.

The main solid features:

  • Hinata Kashiwagi as Hana Ichii
  • Seika Taketomi as Hana Inasawa
  • Moka Kamishiraishi as Maika Senu
  • Sae Okazaki as Mokuha Jōno
  • Yūmi Shida as Reiko Ajita
  • Atsushi Arai as Daiji Kuboga
  • Tetsuya Sugaya as Seigi Koji
  • Kōdai Asaka as Jun Tashino

Rerulili’s tune of the very same identify motivated the movie. Kadokawa commenced streaming an announcement advertising movie for the movie in November.

The authentic tune options vocals by Vocaloid character voices Hatsune Miku and Gumi (as perfectly as Kagamine Rin and Megurine Luka in a further model). The tune currently motivated a gentle novel collection from writer Erika Yoshida (Tiger &amp Bunny episodes) and Kadokawa’s Beans Bunko, and the imprint printed the fourth volume on December 1.

The gentle novel model facilities all around Hana Ichii, a lady who goes to an standard girls’ university. She wakes up one particular day and finds herself in a cage, as are her classmates. She requires part in a survival game with her classmates, such as one particular she retains pricey named Hana Inazawa.

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Impression © Nou Shou Sakuretsu Girl Film Creation Committee

15 Nogizaka46 Idols Preferred for Joshiraku Phase Perform

An audition concerning the users of the Nogizaka46 idol group was held on Sunday to make your mind up the casting for the approaching phase engage in of Kôji Kumeta and Yasu‘s Joshiraku manga. 15 out of the 39 users were being selected for five triple-cast roles by scriptwriter and producer Keita Kawajiri and the enthusiasts who attended the audition event:

Marika Itō, Kazumi Takayama, and Himeka Nakamoto as Tetora Bōhatei
Misa Etō, Yuri Saito, and Sayuri Matsumura as Marii Buratei
Sayuri Inoue, Hinako Kitano, and Minami Hoshino as Kigurumi Harōkitei
Kotoko Sasaki, Ami Nojō, and Miona Hori as Gankyō Kurubiyutei
Asuka Saitō, Kana Nakata, and Rena Yamazaki as Kukuru Ankuratei

The manga follows the behind-the-scenes dressing-home discussions of a group of feminine (joshi) Japanese verbal present (rakugo) performers.

The engage in will run from June 18 to June 28 at Shibuya’s AiiA two.five Theater Tokyo.

Kumeta (Sayonara, Zetsubou-Sensei) and Yasu (Toradora! novel illustrations) introduced the manga in the inaugural difficulty of Bessatsu Shōnen Magazine in 2009. The duo ended the six-volume manga in September 2013.

The manga inspired a 12-episode television anime sequence in 2012 by J.C. Employees.

Supply: Natalie by means of Hachima Kikō

Anime Spotlight – Etotama (Chinese Zodiac Souls)


Eto-shin(Zodiac God).
“Eto-shin” are the twelve divine messengers selected from “Eto-musume,” or zodiac women representing all sorts of animals.
From historical occasions, these twelve divine messengers have shielded the land of the growing sun. They are effective beings who have survived via “ETM twelve,” a divine tournament held each and every sixty decades, and admired by all Eto-musumes.

Speedy ahead to now, the current working day, and the year ETM twelve will be held. From all more than Japan, Eto-shin candidates, or in other words and phrases, Eto-musumes collect in good figures.

Inside of that team exists a solitary cat Eto-musume.

Her name is Nya-tan (nya, as in meow).
She is imagined of as the just one closest to turning into an Eto-shin, but is a misfortunate female who always ends up undermined by evil rodents.

The only way to turn into the twelve zodiac signals is to conquer all the Eto-shins.
Even so, the power of the Eto-shins is so good, and no Eto-musume has at any time gained in the tournament for the previous two thousand decades.

When Nya-tan satisfies an common large university boy, Takeru Amato, the story begins!