The Servamps and their pact-bound “Eves” are finally getting back to their normal lives as they recover from their injuries from the previous battles. However, when it starts snowing in the middle of summer, one of the Eves, Mahiru Shirota, suspects vampiric interference. Concerned by the strange phenomenon, he sets out to gather the group once more to try and solve the mystery; however, they suddenly lose contact with Misono Arisuin, the Eve of the Servamp of Lust. Servamp Movie: Alice in the Garden delves into the untold past of Misono and his brother Mikuni Arisuin, as well as the many mysteries of the grand Arisuin Mansion. [Written by MAL Rewrite]
Second part of two Hakuouki movies.
Disguised as a boy, young Chizuru Yukimura leaves her quiet home and heads to Kyoto in search of her missing father—a medical doctor by the name of Koudou. She soon learns that the volatile capital city is a dangerous place to be in as she is ambushed by a pair of ronin while in the streets. Much to her horror, the ronin are slain right in front of her eyes by white-haired, red-eyed samurai, only to be quickly disposed of by three men from the Shinsengumi—a special police force who serve the shogun. After the incident, Chizuru finds herself being taken into custody by the Shinsengumi for further questioning. Upon learning that her missing father is also the same man they are searching for, the chief allows her to stay in their care while they look for his whereabouts. While working as an assistant for second-in-command Toshizou Hijikata, Chizuru slowly discovers just how connected the troubling political environment of Kyoto and the demonic-looking white-haired samurai are to her. [Written by MAL Rewrite]
Once upon a time, there were two rival kingdoms that did not get along. Every day, they argued over insignificant matters. When a dispute over removing dog waste ultimately turned into a war, God swiftly intervened and directed the two nation’s leaders to exchange the most beautiful girl and the most intelligent young man for bride and bridegroom, respectively. Saara, the princess of country A, meets the prince of country B, Naranbayar. As they pretend to be a married couple to protect the peace between the countries, they find themselves gradually falling in love. (Source: MAL News) The film premiered at the Animation Is Film Festival in Los Angeles on October 21, 2022. The film was officially released in theaters in Japan on January 27, 2023.
Secret revenge, steal her! Seung-gyu is living a new life as an elite while hiding his dark past. Suddenly, the man that once destroyed him appears in front of him as a new employee, Kim Min. Seung-gyu decides to take revenge Kim-min by all means and plans to approach and seduce the woman he loves, Yeong-jo. A trap that started with a lie sweeter than love. Who will win this desperate revenge play? (Source: Press Release; edited)
A polar bear falls in love with an earless seal, and he wants nothing else except to protect him, even though the seal constantly thinks the bear will eat him. (Source: ANN)
This is the anime adaptation of Kantoku Fuyuki Todoki (Insufficient Direction), the first essay manga by the “queen of the manga world,” Moyoco Anno. The comedic and heartwarming autobiographical story follows her everyday married “otaku lifestyle” with Hideaki Anno, “the founder of the otaku cult.” (Source: ANN)
In the distant past, Miguel, the God of Destruction, was sealed inside the knight who ruled over light and darkness, Sturmhurt. Alongside the knight was Gestöber, who accompanied him through countless battles. In the present day, destiny causes them to reincarnate as Kabuto Hanadori and Seri Koyuki, two classmates. Their reunion should be a joyous moment, if not for the fact that these fantasied heroes are just products of Kabuto’s delusions. As the fictional “Gestöber,” Seri finds himself in various embarrassing situations due to Kabuto’s antics that sometimes grow out of his control. Moreover, his classmate Utsugi Tsukimiya joins the fray with his absurdly accurate mind-reading abilities, slowly destroying Seri’s social life. Seri tries hard to stay away from them, refusing to acknowledge their shenanigans, however with Kabuto’s chuunibyou and Utsugi’s unpredictability, he is only bound to be swept by the craziness coming his way. [Written by MAL Rewrite]
Hashtags: A Destructive God Sits Next to Me, Boku no Tonari ni Ankoku Hakaishin ga Imasu.,ぼくのとなりに暗黒破壊神がいます。
Getting ambushed by rogue demons on the road is business as usual for the Sanzou party. But when their latest assailants turn out to be humans, the group is left dumbfounded. The mystery only deepens when they encounter a wandering priest, Hazel Grouse, and his imposing bodyguard, Gaty Nene Hawk. The pair hails from the far West, with Hazel using his powers of resurrection to aid grief-stricken villages. While his ability is greatly welcomed by the people, the truth behind it is less miraculous than it seems. Furthermore, the resurrected humans gain golden eyes, a trait they share with the group’s recent attackers. It appears that the friendly priest’s intentions are not as generous as one might expect—and the Sanzou party is a step away from unraveling them. [Written by MAL Rewrite]
Hashtags : Saiyuuki Reload: Zeroin, Saiyuuki Reload: Even a Worm Arc, 最遊記RELOAD -ZEROIN-
Novice bounty hunter Chateau Dankworth never expected to encounter someone capable of overpowering her in combat. Even less so that the mysterious man would take an immediate interest in her—to the point of aiding her missions. However, Chateau makes it clear that she has no plans of entertaining any personal involvement with him. Chateau’s company is soon tasked with eliminating Song Ryang-ha—an expert assassin and a former member of a powerful Asian organization. Coincidentally, Ryang-ha is the man that has been pursuing her. Despite his background, Chateau reluctantly agrees to meet with Ryang-ha as part of a deal: in exchange for going out with him, he will provide her with the locations of current targets, dead or alive. But when the past begins to haunt both killers, their arrangement may need to come to an end, as their entanglement puts their lives at grave risk. [Written by MAL Rewrite]
Hashtags : Love of Kill, Koroshi Ai, 殺し愛
The Taishou era didn’t end in 15 years, but went on for another 25. In order to protect her waning family, a girl resolves to marry a man she doesn’t even know the name of. However, just before the marriage was to take place, the girl’s younger brother mysteriously committed suicide by self-immolation and was found holding an old book in his hands. Appearing before the bewildered young girl was the “Imperial Library Intelligence Asset Management Bureau,” more commonly referred to as “Fukurou.” According to these men, there exists “Maremono,” which are books that greatly affect their readers. On top of that, ever since the incident involving the girl’s younger brother, she unwittingly gains the ability to see “Auras” (the sentiments of the Maremono which manifest as bright lights and are usually invisible to humans). It was as though fate were trying to drag the young girl in its flames. And then, even though apprehensive, the girl chooses to venture outside her bird cage. Jealousy, hatred, scorn, compassion, and love. What awaited the girl was the darkness of betrayal that had already begun to bewitchingly inlay the imperial capital. Toyed by and swayed within that darkness, will the young girl finally reach the truth after her struggles, or…? (Source: MAL News)
Hashtags: Nil Admirari no Tenbin , Libra of Nil Admirari, ニル・アドミラリの天秤,The Scales of Nil Admirari ~The Mysterious Story of Teito~
Despite his incredible bashfulness, Atsuhiro “Akkun” Kagari has landed the girl of his dreams: the sweet and loveable Non Katagiri. However, his embarrassment for affectionate acts—from giving compliments to exchanging a kiss—causes him to act harsh and downright mean to Katagiri in their day-to-day lives. But Akkun is still very much a boy in love; he shows his admiration for Katagiri in his own way. From tailing her in order to take her picture to eavesdropping in on her conversations, he ends up stalking his own girlfriend. Luckily enough, Katagiri finds Akkun’s actions cute and endearing, and knows he doesn’t really mean any of his insults. Even if their close friend, Masago Matsuo, finds their dynamic a little odd, Katagiri loves her sweet tyrant just the way he is. [Written by MAL Rewrite]
Hashtags: My Sweet Tyrant, Akkun to Kanojo,Akkun and His Girlfriend,あっくんとカノジョ
Kazuki Yoshino and Yuuya Niyodo are idols who make up the duo ZINGS. While Kazuki gives his all in every performance, Yuuya views the job as just another means of making money. Yuuya’s apathetic attitude toward the fans and inability to take his job seriously causes his manager to give him an ultimatum: unless he starts putting in more effort, he will be fired. Backstage, Yuuya meets Asahi Mogami, an idol dressed in a colorful costume. Asahi would have had a bright future ahead of her—had she not died a year prior. Even as a ghost, Asahi wants nothing more than to perform for fans again. When she finds out that Yuuya does not hold the same passion for the idol life that she once did, she is overcome by a fit of rage and demands that he let her take his place. In a strange twist, Yuuya wakes up to find that Asahi has possessed him and can do what he is too lazy to do himself. With Asahi performing for him, Yuuya thinks he has a ticket to an easy idol life. However, Asahi has other plans. Though she is no longer alive, she wishes for Yuuya to find the ambition that she still has. Together, she wants them to become the best idol the world has ever seen. But can an unmotivated man like Yuuya ever care about anything besides money? [Written by MAL Rewrite]
Hashtags: Kami Kuzu☆Idol, 神クズ☆アイドル, Phantom of the Idol
Chitose-chan is a penguin who lives in Kyoto. Getting in touch with people and getting fed delicious food as she curiously walks around Kyoto streets is her favourite thing to do. The story features popular places in Kyoto like Kiyomizu Temple, Ginkaku Temple, and Gion from the Penguin’s point of view. This is a short story about a penguin that is nostalgic and warm, curing and relieving the heart.
Hashtags: Welcome, Chitose, Okoshiyasu, Chitose-chan , おこしやす、ちとせちゃん
High schooler Tomori Hinowa is called to the principal’s office one day to hear some shocking news: he’s getting married! A mysterious fluffy creature called Kanenogi has chosen him as their wife, and despite Tomori’s initial misgivings, he decides to accept. What follows are a series of delightful tales from this new couple’s monstrous married life. Adorable and absurd, Jingai-san no Yome is a story that will leave audiences equally charmed and bemused after each short episode.
Hashtags: Jingai-san no Yome, 人外さんの嫁
Riku Haruma enters high school without a future in sight. He sees people playing like monsters on the ground, jumping higher than anyone else, running fast, deciding to try their best. There, he sees Akira Kariya playing rugby, a sport he was once passionate about but gave up due to his physique. While Akira is running roughly, Riku gives him a piece of advice without thinking. From that, Riku feels his dying passion for the sport set ablaze, and his future starts to brighten up… (Source: MAL News)
Hashtags: Try Knights, トライナイツ
Winning the high school team tournament was a great accomplishment for the Mizusawa members. Each of them has made great strides in improving themselves, and the victory symbolizes how far they’ve come. But after accomplishing one goal, their individual aims are within reach. Chihaya Ayase has her sights set on Wakamiya Shinobu and the title of Queen, and now that Taichi Mashima has made it into Class A, he can finally compete against Arata Wataya. Everyone in Mizusawa wants to get better, and there’s no telling what the future holds if they keep trying. [Written by MAL Rewrite]
Hashtags: Chihayafull 3, Chihayafuru 3, ちはやふる 3
Within Cardia Beckford’s hazy memories, she can recall her father Isaac and the home where she lives alone, feared as a monster by the townsfolk—for in her body, she carries a deadly substance. Embedded in her chest by her father, the eternally beating heart—also known as Horologium—has the capability to produce infinite power. However, it also makes her skin destroy anything it touches. Many in London seek the Horologium, including the terrorist organization Twilight, with whom Isaac is rumored to have close ties. To obtain the Horologium’s power, the British military forces Cardia to leave her home as their prisoner. But on the road, she is whisked away by the gentleman thief Arsène Lupin, who says he will steal her heart. Joining Lupin and his companions, Cardia begins a journey to discover the truth behind Isaac’s connection with Twilight, her missing memories, and the Horologium within her chest. [Written by MAL Rewrite]
At last, the Sanzou Party has arrived in India. In this foreign land, where the anomaly’s influence runs rampant, their battles only heighten in their violence. And also awaiting them is their tragic fate from 500 years ago— What will they find at the end of their long and treacherous journey?
Even after having risen to the utmost rank of shun’ichi, Yotarou struggles to find his own identity in the world of rakugo. Caught between his master’s teachings and the late Sukeroku’s unique style, his performance lacks an important ingredient—ego. And while his popularity packs the theaters, he is but one of the few; rakugo is under threat of being eclipsed. Meanwhile Yakumo, regarded by many as the last bastion of preserving the popularity of rakugo, struggles to cope with his elderly state. Even though his performances are still stellar, he fears that he is nearing his limits. His doubts grow stronger as an old friend creeps ever closer. Konatsu, for her part, attempts to raise her son as a single mother, which Yotarou is heavily opposed to. Instead, he seeks to persuade her to marry him and in turn raise her son as his own. In Shouwa Genroku Rakugo Shinjuu: Sukeroku Futatabi-hen, the curtains fall on Yotarou and Yakumo’s story, tasked with restoring the near-obsolete art form as well as overcoming their internal conflicts. [Written by MAL Rewrite]