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Social media is dominating breaking anime news lately, as Bayonet 3The creator of has quit Twitter following backlash over allegations made by one of their voice actors. Meanwhile, Chainsaw Man dominates Reddit in a brand new social media poll. And finally, a first look at an upcoming naruto spin-off series was revealed.
Here are some of the things you might have missed in the anime world over the past 24 hours.
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Bayonet 3The creator of quits Twitter following a backlash
Japanese video game developer and Bayonet 3 creator, Hideki Kamiya has deleted his Twitter account, following backlash over Platinum Games underpaying their voice actors.
Hellena Taylor, who was the former voice actress of Bayonet, broke her NDA by revealing that she was only offered $4,000 to voice the lead character in the upcoming video game. Fans rallied in support of Taylor, demanding both Platinum Games and Kamiya pay fair wages to their voice actors.
In response, Kamiya posted on Twitter that the video was filled with “untruths”, but did not substantiate his claim. Instead, he blocked those who criticized him, which resulted in his account being temporarily suspended.
Chainsaw Man tops the competition in Reddit’s anime rankings
Chainsaw Man has dominated Reddit on r/Anime since its premiere last week.
The newly released shonen anime had almost double the number of discussions, compared to other shows, such as Spy x Family and Bleach: Bloody Thousand Year War. Chainsaw Man has reached several milestones since its release, with the show’s opening reaching millions of viewers on YouTube. Not to mention that the show caught the attention of the US Safety Commission.
Chainsaw Man is available to stream on Crunchyroll.
Look first naruto spin-off revealed
A first glimpse of what’s to be next naruto The spin-off series has been revealed to fans, featuring two beloved characters.
Twitter user @Abdul_S17 shared an image for the promotional poster of Sasuke Ressuden, a Naruto spin-off starring Sasuke Uchiha and Sakura Haruno. The Twitter user reported that more information should be released next week Weekly Shonen Jump publish. It was also reported that the next issue will also provide more information on another naruto titled spin-off Konoha Shinden.
If you want to know more about the upcoming spin-offs, the next Weekly Shonen Jump will be released on October 23, 2022.
Love live! launches new smartphone app
And finally, Love live! announced an all-new mobile app slated for release next year.
‘Virtual School Idol’ is the upcoming mobile app that will feature additional content featuring the popular idol franchise. According Anime News Network, the app would feature live concerts and chat sessions, as well as other content such as an “idol training card game”. It was also reported that the app developers were accepting suggestions for the name of the app.
The app’s goal is for fans to experience the story “with the school idols for 365 days” as they follow the girl’s story through to graduation. At the same time, provide ways for fans to engage with the cast and characters through other forms of media.
‘Virtual School Idol’ will be released in April 2023.