According to the June issue of Dengeki G’s magazine, the cast of the upcoming 「Love Live! Sunshine!!」 project has been revealed. The story will take place on a small seaside town near Numazu, Shizuoka Perfecture called Uchiura. The main setting is at a local school called Uranohoshi Girls Academy that has less than a 100 students attending.
At this weekend’s NicoNico Chokaigi 2015 event, Namco Bandai producer Katsuhiro Harada was on stage to announce that Gengar will be a playable character for the upcoming arcade fighting game, 「Pokkén Tournament」 — scheduled for this Summer. Watch the trailer after the cut.
The official website to the upcoming mobile game, 「Fate/Grand Order」, has updated with a TV ad for the new Rider class — voiced by Saori Hayami. The design is from illustrator Mineji Sakamoto. Next weekend will also feature a new servant.
The official website to 「Love Live! The School Idol Movie」 is currently hosting a full 90-second trailer for the upcoming film. Other updates are also available from the site including worldwide release dates, special commentary from the Aina Kusuda (Nozomi) and Emi Nitta (Honoka), and special Nozomi wallpaper.
In the latest issue of Shueisha’s Weekly Shounen Jump, it was confirmed that the 「Shokugeki no Souma」 TV anime will be receiving a second-cour. The magazine details how the series will be made up of 8 Blu-ray & DVD volumes; 3 episodes each — making a total of 24 episodes.
According to Comic Natalie, production decisions for both a second TV anime season and second live-action film adaptation of Yuusei Matsui’s manga series, 「Assassination Classroom」, has been announced.
According to VN developer Light’s official website, a crowdfunding campaign for a possible 「Dies irae」 anime has been announced. Their target goal is 30 million yen or more — around $250,000 USD. A pilot film would be guaranteed if successful. The campaign period will be announced at a later date.
The official site for 「Lupin III (2015)」 is now hosting the first promotional video for the upcoming series. The new project will begin to air in Japan on station Nihon TV in July 2015. It will however have its worldwide premiere in Italy on station RTI in May.
Tamashii Nations has updated their site with photos of the upcoming S.H.Figuarts Maki Nishikino figure from the 「Love Live!」 series. Pre-orders begin May 1st. Her release date is scheduled for September 2015.
A photo providing a first-look at the new key visual for the upcoming 「Love Live! The School Idol Movie」 has surfaced recently. The film is scheduled to premiere in Japanese theaters June 13th, 2015.