LAST UPDATED 6-12-2017 NOW SHOWING: Spring 2017: Yume Oukoku to Nemureru 100-nin no Ouji-sama anime short on March 24 ♥♥ Seraph Black Book 4: Portrait of Pain on March 31 ♥♥ Kenka Bancho Otome: Girl Beats Boys anime short on April 12 ♥♥ Ani ni Aisaresugite Komattemasu jdrama on April 12 ♥♥ To All The Boys I've Loved Before Book #3: Always and Forever Lara Jean on May 2 COMING SOON: Summer 2017: Ani ni Aisaresugite Komattemasu movie on June 30, 2017 ♥♥ Ikemen Sengoku: Toki wo Kakeru ga Koi wa Hajimaranai on July 12 ♥♥ Five drama ♥♥ Fall: Code Realize anime on October ♥♥ Dance with Devils: Fortuna movie on November 4 ♥♥ Sengoku Night Blood ♥♥ 2017: Falling for Sakura book on hiatus will be released on 2017 ♥♥ Red River on 2017 ♥♥ 2018: Yume Oukoku to Nemureru 100-nin no Ouji-sama TV anime series on 2018 ♥♥ Meteor Garden remake on 2018 ♥♥ Love x Doc live action movie on 2018 ♥♥ TBA: Uta Prince no Sama movie ♥♥ Otome Yusha anime ♥♥ Ensemble Cast anime (unconfirmed RH) postponed ♥♥ Dynamic Chord anime ♥♥ new Uta Prince no Sama anime ♥♥ Meiji Tokyo Renka TV anime ♥♥ Nil Admirari no Tenbin: Teito Genwaku Kitan anime ♥♥ Idolish 7 anime (unconfirmed RH) ♥♥ Cocktail Prince anime (unconfirmed RH) ♥♥ Kirimi anime (unconfirmed RH) ♥♥ Fruits Basket live action movie ♥♥ ♥♥

Sunday, June 18, 2017

Related Reviews: Fushigi Yugi: Genbu Kaiden & Fushigi Yugi: Byakko Ibun

                              

Before Tamahome and Miaka, there was Takiko and Rimudo. Set in the Taisho era, Takiko, is the first priestess to enter the book of Universe of Four Gods. She searches for the guardians to save the country of Hokkan from destruction.

Monday, June 12, 2017

News Round Up: Dance with Devils movie update, Maid Sama special chapter and more!




Check out the visual and trailer of upcoming movie, Dance with Devils: Fortuna. It is a condensation of the TV series with a different story direction plus new songs, dialogs and animation cuts. It will be shown on November 4. More information on Crunchyroll.


There will be another special chapter for the manga, Kaichou Wa Maid Sama. It will be out on the September issue of Lala DX which will be released on August 10. The teaser mentions, "When Misaki changes residence, Usui and Tora..." More info on ANN. Photo is from fuji_hiron's IG post for Usui's birthday last April 27.

Friday, June 9, 2017

Wallies: Ani Koma



Rina Yagami, the mangaka of Ani ni Aisaresugite Komattemasu, drew illustrations in smartphone format in commemoration of the release of 2 books and movie. From official twitter page. More information on Natalie. More wallies after the jump.

Wednesday, June 7, 2017

Sunday, June 4, 2017

News Round Up: Uta Pri movie, Fushigi Yugi Byakko visual, KamiAso stageplay and more!


There will be an anime movie planned for Uta Prince no Sama franchise. From: CR


 Here's a visual from Fushigi Yugi Byakko which will be released in Flowers magazine October issue (on sale on August 28). More information on CR

Tuesday, May 16, 2017

Related Review: Hwarang: The Poet Warrior Youth



Hwarang: The Poet Warrior Youth - 20 episodes

This is a story about how the Hwarang was created in the ancient kingdom of Silla. They are the finest young men who came from elite families and who will support the King in the future. However, the king is hidden while the Queen consort rules. In the heart of the political struggles are Dog Bird, a half breed and a nameless King. 

Monday, May 15, 2017

News Round Up: Ikemen Sengoku anime airdate and visual and more!


The TV anime, Ikemen Sengoku: Toki wo Kakeru ga Koi wa Hajimaranai (Hot Guy Sengoku: Love That Jumps Through Time), will air on July 12. It will feature the funny everyday lives of bishies in SD form. More info on CR and ANN

Sunday, May 14, 2017

Happy Mother's Day




Happy Mother's Day from Hatoful Boyfriend featuring Anghel Higure. And I only learned today that he's based on Luzon Bleeding-Heart dove which is endemic in my country. Luzon is one of the island groups in the Philippines while Anghel is Filipino for Angel.




From Yoko Kamio of Hana Yori Dango featuring Domyouji's mom and I think Makino's mom.

Tuesday, May 9, 2017

Wednesday, April 26, 2017

News Round Up: Code Realize anime and stageplay and Ensemble Stars video




Check out the key visual and trailer from anime adapatation of otome, Code: Realize. The anime series will start in October. More info on ANN. It will also have a stage musical adaptation too. From ANN.



Watch the CG-animated music video of Ensemble Stars in commemoration of second anniversary. More info on ANN.

And 3 more days to go before the polls for Prince of Stride ends!







Tuesday, April 25, 2017

Manga Review: Fushigi Yugi


Fushigi Yugi (The Mysterious Play or Curious Play) by Yuu Watase 18 volumes-completed

Miaka opens a mysterious book that transports her to different universe with Four Gods. She becomes the maiden tasked to gather the seven guardians of the deity, Suzaku.

Saturday, April 15, 2017

News Round Up: Meteor Garden remake, Otome Yusha anime etc, Fushigi Yugi Byakko manga & more!


Meteor Garden will have a remake in 2018. This was announced on the 16th year anniversary of it's airing in Taiwan. The same producer, Angie Chai, will also helm the planned remake. More info on Dramapanda. I actually first saw it from Babrie Hsu's IG




Level-5 announced that the release of Otome Yusha (Otome Hero) mobile app will be delayed from spring to summer. The game will have 24 characters that the player can use for battles and build relationships with. There will also be an anime and manga adaptations. More info on ANN.

Friday, April 14, 2017

Happy Black Day!




Happy Black Day from Coffee Prince! That's Valentine's Day on 14th of February, White Day on 14th of March and in Korea it's Black Day for the singles on 14th of April. And it looks like Koreans came up unofficial couple holidays for the whole year. Check it out on Matador Network.




Wednesday, April 12, 2017

Anime Review: Kiss Him, Not Me


Kiss Him, Not Me (Watashi ga Motete Dousu n da)- 12 episodes

Kae Serinuma is a well-rounded fujoshi. But then her favorite character dies making her lose weight. Her previous male acquaintances suddenly see her in a different light but problem is, she's not interested with the boys. She is more into shipping boys with other boys.

Tuesday, April 4, 2017

News Round Up: Five manga gets drama, Kenka Bancho PV and more!




Shiroi Furukawa's manga, Five, will have a live action drama this summer. From ANN via Heart of Manga. 
The original manga follows Hina, who has repeatedly transferred schools due to her father's job, and has always dreamed of a normal high-school life. At her new school, however, she finds that her class is comprised solely of guys. On top of that, five mischievous boys from her class have taken a liking to her.
Top picture is from Natalie while bottom picture is from Furukawa's twitter.



Here's the PV from Kenka Bancho Otome featuring Houou Onigashima. More info on ANN.