Aoi Eir's new song "Iris" has been chosen as the ending theme for anime 'Sword Art Online Alicization' starting in October.
Based on a novel by Kawahara Reki, 'Sword Art Online' is a sci-fi fantasy that takes place in a virtual reality space. This is her second tie-up with the series as she sang the opening theme for 'Sword Art Online Alternative GunGale Online', which began in April.
Okinawa officials held a hearing on Thursday to listen to the central government's objections to a plan to derail a land reclamation project to build a military base in the prefecture.
The land is being reclaimed to relocate US Marine Corps Futenma Air Station to a less-populated area in the city of Nago.
Kimura Kaela will digitally release her new song "Chiisana Eiyuu" on August 22.
This song has been chosen as the ending theme for the animated film 'Chiisana Eiyuu -Kani to Tamago to Toumei Ningen-' which will open in theaters on August 24. 'Chiisana Eiyuu' is the latest Studio Ponoc film. It will be comprised of three parts: 'Kanini to Kanino' directed by Yonebayashi Hiromasa, 'Samurai Egg' by Momose Yoshiyuki, and 'Toumei Ningen' by Yamashita Akihiko.
TETSUYA of L'Arc~en~Ciel will release a new CD titled "I WANNA BE WITH YOU" on July 18.
Besides the title track, the single will come with three other brand new songs and an acoustic version of an already released song. The title track will serve as the ending theme to anime 'Shinkansen Henkei Robo Shinkalion' starting on July 7. The singles Limited Editions A and B will come with a DVD each containing different videos. In addition, Limited Edition A will enclose a 68-page photo book.
The Sony PS Vita handheld console is a bit long in the tooth now and with no public plans to launch a successor, it seems like the console is a few steps shy from being discontinued completely. In fact it seems that Sony is taking steps towards that as the company has confirmed that they are ending the physical production of PS Vita games.
This is according to a report from Kotaku in which they obtained a message sent by Sony to developers in which they announce their "plan to end all Vita GameCard production by close of fiscal year 2018." Sony has since confirmed to the publication that this is indeed true. However note that this only applies to the physical copies of games, and not the Vita system in general.
Benoit Paturel crashed on Wednesday 30th of September while training at Villars-sous-Ecot, the same venue that will host the final round of the FIM Motocross World Championship in three-week's time. Following a medical examination soon after the accident, it was confirmed that the twenty-two year-old had lacerated his liver. He remains in hospital under observation.
The PV for Shinsei Kamattechan's new song "Yuugure no Tori" has been uploaded onto Pony Canyon's official YouTube channel.
"Yuugure no Tori" was released together with "Hikari no Kotoba" as a double A-side single on May 24. It's currently being used as the ending theme for the anime 'Shingeki no Kyojin'. While the anime's ending credits show an ominous scene, the PV brings a sense of nostalgia with effects that make it look like a recording from an old video tape.