Updates on April 26, 2017
Accel World: Infinite Burst
In 2046, many aspects of life are carried out on a virtual network. No matter how advanced the time becomes, however, bullying never disappears. Haruyuki is one of the bullied students. However, one day he is contacted by Kuroyukihime, the most famous person in the school. “Wouldn’t you like to ‘accelerate’ and go further ahead, boy?” Haruyuki is introduced to the “Accel World” and decides to fight as Kuroyukihime’s knight.
New episodes bundled with the limited edition eighth and ninth manga volumes.
Symbolized an urban man with a triangle figure, a country woman with a circle, and represented the encounter between the two by movement. Director Shigenji Ogino tried to naturally color the movie via the kinema color technique. Due to being an early work, the technique isn’t smooth. Because of this the film has a photosensitive epileptic seizure warning as there are high frequency flashes of red and green frames for the duration of the entire film.
Aoi Valt is a fifth-grade elementary school student who is crazy about Beyblade. Valt’s best friend since childhood, Kurenai Shuu, is hailed as a Beyblade prodigy and has already been named as one of the National Beyblade Tournament’s Final Four. Inspired by Shuu’s accomplishments, Valt sets his sights on reaching this year’s national tournament. But to get to the big leagues, he must first emerge victorious from the district tournament, which is no easy feat, given the tough opponents standing in his way. Determined to win, Valt aims to make it to the championship, where he hopes to battle Shuu and move on to the national tournament. As he battles, Valt broadens his circle of friends and reaches new heights. Without even realizing it, he begins to dream of becoming the best Blader in the world.
Chibi Maruko-chan: Watashi no Suki na Uta
Sakura Momoko is a third grade student who lives together with her parents, grandparents and her older sister. One day, on her way to her relatives in Shizuoka, Sakura meets Kimura Shouko, who occasionally draws portraits at the local train station. With their love for drawing as a starting point, they quickly become close friends…
Before producing a TV series, a pilot film was made to let sponsors and television stations grasp the work’s pervasive quality. This is the pilot film for “Dororo” in which the characters are closer to those of the original story compared to the characters in the TV series. The faces and personalities of the characters in the TV series are altered from time to time to gain popularity among its viewers. As a result, sometimes viewers really loved it, but at other times it didn’t go over as well. The pilot for “Dororo” was made in color, but the TV series was monochrome due to a tighter budget. The story depicts a journey in which the boy thief named Dororo and a cursed man called Hyakkimaru destroy monsters. Hyakkimaru can be a complete “human” only after he destroys 48 devils.
Dororo to Hyakkimaru
Hyakkimaru is a young man who lacks 48 body parts because they were taken from him by demons before birth, which was promised by his father, Kagemitsu Daigo to obtain his wish to take over the country. When the baby boy was born, he was missing 48 parts of his body, and thus was abandoned, thrown into a river. Hyakkimaru has grown up and now has obtained fake body parts so he can eliminate the 48 demons that were made from his body, to retrieve his missing body parts. Along for the adventure is the boy thief, Dororo, that he becomes friends with.
Four Seasons: Fuuka to Nanami
A spin-off episode of Yamaha Motor’s original video animation “Master of Torque,” featuring Fuuka Torimi and Nanami Hiyoshi that illustrates the changing of the four seasons and the different joys of motorcycling that come with them.
Gekijouban Sidonia no Kishi
The year is 3394. The solar system has been long destroyed by a strange alien race called Gauna. Now humans are barely maintaining population in their seed ships – the ones they also used to escape a thousand years ago. After several years of drifting though space, Sidonia, a seed ship with a population of over 500,000 people, is once again threatened by Gauna. Follow Tanikaze Nagate, a mysterious young man from the deep corners of the ship, and his friends as they try to strike back against these gigantic creatures and at the same time learn what they really are for the sake of humanity’s survival.
Genki Bakuhatsu Ganbaruger
Three boys, Kotarou, a ninja in training, Rikiya, a training baseball player and Yousuke, a studiying scholar were living normal lives in Blue Sky City. One day, Kotarou along with his father Toubei accidentally broke the seal that links the Demon World from the Human World. Until Eldoran, the spirit of light in the Demon World appeared in front of Kotarou, Rikiya and Yousuke along with three strange machines. They were appointed to save the world from destruction as the Gambaruger Team and use the robot Ganbaruger. After their first victory againts the demons, Yamino Ryusei put a curse on Kotarou’s dad, turning him into a dog. He did the same to the three boys but it didn’t work. Except if Kotarou, Rikiya and Yousuke revealed their identities, they will turn into dogs. Now, the three of them needs to save the world from the Demon Empire at the same time, keeping their identities as the Ganbaruger Team low.
Gravity Daze The Animation: Ouverture
The 20-minute animation that bridges the gap between the original Gravity Rush and Gravity Rush 2. Featuring Kat “Gravity Queen” and her friends Raven and Syd. Can they find more clues about the fearsome enemy threatening to unravel the fabric of the universe?
Guomin Laogong Dai Huijia
Lu Jin Nian and Qiao An Hao were not married by choice. On the first day of their wedding night, Qiao An Hao made three rules regarding their marriage. One, you are not allowed to touch me. Two, you are not allowed to announce publicly that I’m your wife. Three, you are not allowed to say that we are living together.
Kidou Senshi Gundam: Tekketsu no Orphans (2016)
The Earth Sphere had lost its previous governing structure, and a new world was created under new systems of government. While a temporary peace had arrived, the seeds of a new conflict were being sown in the Mars Sphere, far away from Earth.
Kobayashi-san Chi no Maid Dragon
Kobayashi is your average office worker who lives a boring life, alone in her small apartment, until she saves the life of a female dragon in distress. The dragon, named Tooru, has the ability to magically transform into an adorable human girl, albeit with horns and a long tail, and she will do anything to pay off her debt of gratitude, whether Kobayashi likes it or not. With a very persistent and amorous dragon as a roommate, nothing comes easy, and Kobayashi’s normal life is about to go off the deep end.
Lupin Sansei: Italian Game
The special’s story centers on the kidnapping of Rebecca Rossellini, it recycles footage from the episodes “The Marriage of Lupin III”, “0.2% Chance of Survival”, and “Non-Stop Rendezvous”, the last of which is a DVD/Blu-ray-exclusive episode. The story ties together several plotlines established in these episodes.
Lupin the IIIrd: Chikemuri no Ishikawa Goemon
In the movie, a young Goemon tries to save the boss of the Steel Dragon group when their gambling boat is attacked, only for the man to lose his life in an explosion straight after. The culprit is a man known as the Ghost of Bermuda – his previous code name: Hawk. So a chase begins with Goemon, Lupin III Daisuke Jigen, and Fujiko Mine all after Hawk.
Master of Torque Season 2
Makina lost consciousness when the Marishi Machina suit developed by the Hyuuga Corporation seized control of her body and sent her charging onto the new Shutoko expressway on an MT-07. Luckily, Dan was able to stop her before it was too late. With Makina on the back of his MT-09 Street Rally, Dan began riding back towards the Genesis Café only to be intercepted by Hyuga Corporation chairman Hyuuga Mitsukuni. He was waiting for them with an unsettling expression on his face. Dan was sure that he would be forced to resign his job for getting the heir to the company’s presidency, Hyuuga Koutarou, involved in this mess. But when Makina confronts Mitsukuni about the truth behind the incident that claimed their parents’ lives, Dan is given an order he would never have expected. Dan keeps trying to avoid facing the trauma he experienced as a child, but is encouraged to find the truth from Makina. Sanae, the owner of the Genesis Café, seems to notice their troubled state and takes matters into her own hands. Can Dan face his past and free himself of the curse he has borne and reclaim his future with his own hands? The interlocked gears of fate driving the destinies of Dan, Makina and Koutarou begin to move again…
Miss Monochrome: Music Clips
Music clips of Miss Monochrome featuring completely new animation.
Onihei is based on the historical novel series Onihei Hankachou and tells the story of Hasegawa Heizou, who metes justice on wrongdoers and supervises the crackdown on arsonists and robbers in Japan’s Edo period (1603-1868).
Planetarian: Hoshi no Hito
The film adapts a side story of the Planetarian visual novel.
Dynamically expressing the growth and prosperity of organic plants with geometric figures.
Sengoku Choujuu Giga: Otsu
Popular young actors and a unique cast come together to have fun messing around and playing the roles of samurai generals. Sengoku Choujuu Giga is an anime that plays around with both Japan’s history and the generals of Japan’s sengoku period!
After the students of Ayana Academy finish the school festival, they must face the new year. On the day the current Kao Kai members end their final duties and leave Kao, every team holds a performance during the graduation ceremony to offer their thanks.
Yes! Bang Dream!
An anime music video for Yes! BanG_Dream!, the debut single of the Bushiroad project’s Poppin’ Party band.
Yoru no Hi
The rooftops of a darkened city, a couple walking by a lone streetlight on an otherwise darkened street, an old man rocking in a creaky chair in the corner of a room lit only by the moon or the streetlight entering through the window.
Zero: Dragon Blood
Rei Suzumura continues following his duty as “Zero the Silver Fanged Knight”, hunting down the Horrors that prey on humans, when he crosses paths with Alice Hiromi, a young photographer looking for a strange egg for an unrevealed purpose. Little Rei knows that the egg in question is a Makai relic that can bring disaster in the wrong hands, and the battle for its possession has already started.
Dias Police: Ihou Keisatsu
About 150,000 illegal entrants live in Tokyo. They are not recognised as refugees and live in poor conditions. To protect themselves, the illegals create a secret organisation. The organisation has a bank which Japanese Financial Services Agency is not involved with, a hospital that is not authorized by Japanese Ministry of Health, Labour, and Welfare and an illegals police force called “Dias Police.” The only police officer in the organisation is Saki Kubozuka (Shota Matsuda). His age and nationality is unknown. Saki Kubozuka does not speak much, but he has a warm heart and strong sense of justice. He takes care of the weak and tries to maintain public order.
The Walking Dead Season 7
This season adapts material from issues #100–114 of the comic book series and introduces notable comic characters King Ezekiel (Khary Payton) and his pet Bengal tiger, Shiva, including more survivor communities: the Kingdom, the Sanctuary, Oceanside, and the Scavengers. The first half of the season focuses on Rick Grimes (Andrew Lincoln) and his group under the rule of Negan (Jeffrey Dean Morgan), and their struggle to obey his orders. The second half of the season focuses on Rick and his companions building an army with like-minded communities to prepare for an all-out war against the Saviors.