“Anime Week” introduces the week’s anime news all at once. From September 3rd to September 9th, information that explained the purpose of Nippon Television’s decision to establish a new anime slot and the topic of “Ochibisan” being made into a TV anime drew attention.
On September 3rd, it was announced that Uta, the songstress who appears in the animated movie “ONE PIECE FILM Red ( directed by Goro Taniguchi ) based on Eiichiro Oda’s popular manga “ONE PIECE”, will celebrate her birthday on October 1st. To commemorate his birthday, it has been revealed that the screening event “Uta Birthday Festival 2023” will be held at Marunouchi TOEI (Chuo-ku, Tokyo) on the day of his birthday. At the event, Kaori Natsuka, who plays Uta, and Kenjiro Tsuda, who plays Gordon, the former king of Elegia who raised Uta, will appear. A special video of Uta exclusive to the event will be shown.
On the 4th, the third season, “3RD SEASON”, which is a sequel to the second season, “2ND SEASON,” of the anime “Kimi ni Todoke” based on the popular manga by Karuho Shiina, was produced and will be released in 2024. It has been revealed that it will be distributed exclusively on Netflix worldwide in 2020. This is the first sequel in 13 years since the second season aired from January to March 2011. Mamiko Noto, who plays Sawako Kuronuma, and Daisuke Namikawa, who plays Shota Kazehaya, will continue as voice actors.
On the 4th, a screening event was held to unveil the completion of the first 2-hour particular First 2-hour Special ~Departure Chapter~” of the TV animeFuneral Freeren”, which is based on the popular manga that was selected as the Grand Prize at the
“Manga Taisho 2021”. It has been revealed that the show will be held at six theaters in 5 cities nationwide on the 23rd. The first episode will be broadcast on Nippon Television’s Friday Roadshow movie slot on September 29th at 9 pm and will be screened in theaters before the broadcast.
On the 4th, it was revealed that Studio Ghibli’s director Hayao Miyazaki’s latest animated movie, “How Do You Live?”, had over 7.7 billion yen in box office revenue. It was a big hit, with attendance exceeding 5.17 million people.
On the 4th, a new key visual for the latest TV anime Sound! Euphonium 3 is based on the animeSound! Euphonium” based on Ayano Takeda’s novel, was released.
This visual depicts Mayu Kuroe, a new character shrouded in mystery, and is paired with the already-released visual for Kumiko Oumae. Mayu Kuroe’s visual features a gentle smile and the catchphrase “I love ensemble music.”