Anime News: 'yowamushi Pedal Glory Line' Announced As Season 4 Title

ANIME NEWS: 'Yowamushi Pedal Glory Line' announced as season 4 title

The title of the fourth season of the "Yowamushi Pedal" (Wimpy pedal) bicycle road-race anime adaptation has been announced as "Yowamushi Pedal Glory Line" ahead of its start in January 2018.

The anime is based on the manga of the same name by Wataru Watanabe currently running in the Weekly Shonen Champion comic anthology. It spawned an animated TV series in 2013, followed by the second season, "Yowamushi Pedal Grande Road," in 2014.

Yoshida Brothers Play For Acclaimed U.s. Anime

Yoshida Brothers play for acclaimed U.S. anime

By Hiroko Ihara / Japan News Staff WriterMusic can relax people, soothe their negative feelings and even help settle vendettas and restore familial love.

This is the main theme of "Kubo and the Two Strings," an animated U.S. fantasy-adventure film set in old Japan in which the protagonist thrillingly plays the shamisen. As a music duo, the Yoshida Brothers feel a strong affinity to the work, and not just because they also play the three-stringed instrument.

Death Row Family

Death Row Family4 members of a family are in debt and struggle financially. They plan to rob a wealthy family who runs a loan shark operation. Due to a reckless plan, they kill one person in the wealthy family. The family goes on to commit more crimes and kill more people.

"yuri!! On Ice" Pilgrimage Tours Begin In Southwest Japan

Popular figure skating anime, “Yuri!!! on ICE” is now the theme of an official seichi junrei (holy pilgrimage) tour guiding fans around spots featured on the award winning anime, set in Kyushu, southwestern Japan.

Organizers TASCI TOURS, who are operated by Avex Travel Creative, are running the collaboration tours in conjunction with the event, “Saga!!! on ICE”, taking place in Karatsu City, Saga Prefecture on the island of Kyushu in November.  Tour participants will be taken to the main spots featured on the anime series with single-day and two-day itineraries available.

Kamen Joshi Appointed Official Akihabara Ambassadors

Kamen Joshi appointed official Akihabara AmbassadorsMasked girl idols Kamen Joshi have been appointed official ambassadors for Akihabara Tourism. Five years after the underground idol group established their permanent home at the P.A.R.M.S. Theater in Akihabara, the performers have been featured in international news media and achieved over 2.8 million followers on Facebook, the highest number of any group in the idol genre.

Tsumasaki No Uchu

Tsumasaki no UchuDue to a past incident which involved a friend and her relationship with her parents, Aki (Nodoka Kirishima) has disconnected herself from others and has not been able to speak with words. To change herself, she begins part-time work at a karaoke place.

Yu Aoi Plays Despicable Woman

Yu Aoi plays despicable woman

Yu Aoi's latest film features her most despicable role ever.

"Kanojo ga Sonona o Shiranai Toritachi" (Birds Without Names) is a thrilling tale of love and hate surrounding one woman. Directed by Kazuya Shiraishi, the film is an adaptation of the bestselling novel of the same name by Mahokaru Numata.

Yocho Sanpo Suru Shinryakusha Gekijoban

Yocho Sanpo Suru Shinryakusha GekijobanMiyuki Asakawa (Yukino Kishii) tells her colleague Etsuko Yamagiwa (Kaho) that she has a ghost in her home. When Etsuko goes to Miyuki's home, there is only Miyuki's father there. Etsuko becomes worried about Miyuki's state of mind and takes her to the psychiatric hospital where her husband Tatsuo (Shota Sometani) works. There, Miyuki receives a diagnosis that she lacks the concept of "family."

Pumpkin And Mayonnaise

Pumpkin and MayonnaiseTsuchida (Asami Usuda) lives with her boyfriend Seiichi (Taiga). He is an aspiring musician and she supports herself by working at a host bar without her boyfriend knowing. Meanwhile, Seiichi doesn't have a job and has been unable to write any new songs. Seiichi learns that Tsuchida slept with her customer Yasuhara (Ken Mitsuishi) and that she works at a host bar. He decides to get a job. At that time, Tsuchida runs into her ex-boyfriend Hagio (Joe Odagiri).

Bow Then Kiss

Bow Then KissAn Kishimoto (Elaiza Ikeda) is in the 3rd grade of high school. She has been totally immersed in kyudo (archery) for the past 6 years. She appoints Yota Mikami (Masaki Nakao) as the next head of the kyudo team. Yota Mikami doesn't practice much, but he wins a competition. He also holds a secret crush on An Kishimoto.

Yurari Japanese Movie

YurariSmall miracles take place with 3 families. A daughter plans a fake kidnapping with her father to receive attention from her busy mother. A single mother raises a son who believes in God. A daughter gives up her dream to become an actress and goes back to the ryokan (inn) that her mother owns. She does not get along with her mother.

Goodbye, Grandpa

Goodbye, GranpaFamily members gather at their grandfather's funeral. An incident causes the family members to reveal their innermost ugly feelings, but also move forward as a real family.

Kamen Joshi’s Erina Kamiya Scores High With New Youtube Channel

Kamen Joshi’s Erina Kamiya scores high with new YouTube channelKamen Joshi's Erina Kamiya recorded the second-highest number of subscribers for the week on her new YouTube channel (behind only ex.SMAP's Tsuyoshi Kusanagi). The performer and best-selling gravure idol shows her silly side with outrageous stunts like attempting to break tiles with her chest and submerging herself in a tub full of Coke and Mentos.