A Director for « Tower of God »
We already knew that Tower of God , produced by the Japanese studio Telecom Animation Film (Lupin the 3rd, Orange), will be airing starting in April. We learned today that the famous director Takashi Sano is part of the team responsible for creating the anime. The man who worked on Neon Genesis Evangelion, Gantz and more recently Vinland Saga, is now working on the famous manhwa. Let’s cross our fingers that it will be as successful as his previous projects.
A first teaser for « Akudama Drive ».
The studio Pierrot, known for the production of Great Teatcher Onizuka, Bleach and Naruto, have just released a first teaser for their next anime scheduled for July 2020. Let’s see what this futuristic thriller will look like.
« Beastars » is on Netflix.
The « Da dum » streaming platform has just added season 1 of the animated adaptation of Paru Itagaki‘s manga, Beastars. For this period which promises to be very homely, nothing like an excellent series full of anthropomorphic animals.
« Kimetsu no Yaiba » trustees the top Oricon.
Since the release of season 1 of the anime in 2019, sales of volumes of the manga Kimetsu no Yaiba (or better known internationally as Demon Slayer) are on the rise in Japan. Although for the week of 02/03/2020 – 08/03/2020, the manga bestseller established by the company Oricon places volume 26 of My Hero Academia, volume 42 of Haikyū !! and volume 18 of The Promise Neverland respectively at the 1st, 2nd and 3rd place in the ranking, the places ranging from 4th to 23rd in the number of sales in Japan, are, for 19 of them, volumes of the adventures of Tanjiro and his sister Nezuko.
Tanjiro on Ps4
And since good news never comes alone, Demon Slayer will have his video game adaptation. Scheduled for 2021, the game will be entitled Kimetsu no Yaiba Hinokami Keppûdan and should follow the plot of the manga. A multiplayer version for smartphone is also on the way.