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December 9, 2016, 8:30 PM
Gematsu Sal Romano

Japanese animation studio Project No. 9 will produce a television anime based on the Kenka Bancho Otome PS Vita game called Kenka Bancho Otome: Girl Beats Boys, publisher Spike Chunsoft announced. It will premiere in spring 2017 and each episode w...

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Anime Herald Mike Ferreira

©TAISHI MIYAKE・ICHIJINSHA/LONG RIDERS COMMITTEE It looks like this ride just got a lot longer, for better or worse. Earlier today, the official Long Riders! anime website announced that the show's final two episodes will be delayed.

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Karaoke service chain DAM has unveiled their most commonly sung songs of 2016, with every single entry hailing from an anime of some sort - though a song from the movie of a famous children's franchise has easily acquired first place due to the fi...

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Tokyo Girls Update TokyoGirls'Update

BABYMETAL announced to perform at Metallica's WorldWired Tour 2017 in Seoul, as a special guest! The concert will be held on January 11, 2017. BABYMETAL have been performed together with Metallica several times at rock festivals "SUMMER SONIC" (Ja...

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RocketNews24 Oona McGee

We've seen some crazy things from Japan, but this is the first time we've ever seen a blanket dressed up as a school uniform. Bibi Lab, the Japanese retailer known for bringing out crazy items like the Cotton Wife, the rolling umbrella and the twi...

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tokyohive ustar

YUKI's new single "Sayonara Bystander" will drop on February 1. This song has been picked up as the opening theme for TV anime '3-gatsu no Lion' starting in January. "Sayonara Bystander" is described as a rock number with a sense of speed and dyna...

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Siliconera Jenni

Dragon Quest Heroes II will come to PlayStation 4s in North America on April 25, 2017, followed by a European release on April 27, 2017. In Dragon Quest Heroes II, two cousins find themselves working together as knights-in-training for the Kingdom...

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Siliconera Jenni

By Jenni . December 8, 2016 . 11:00am Bandai Namco has released a bevy of Tales of Berseria information. Alongside a new trailer, packed with English voice acting, event scenes, and spoilers, we've received a demo launch date and information on th...

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News from The Associated Press KEN MORITSUGU and MARI YAMAGUCHI

TOKYO (AP) - In a story Dec. 6 about the U. S. and Japanese leaders visiting Hiroshima and Pearl Harbor, The Associated Press reported erroneously that Shinzo Abe will be the first Japanese prime minister to visit Pearl Harbor.

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Crunchyroll Mikikazu Komatsu

Japanese publisher Takarajimasha today announced the winner of its 7th Kono Manga ga Sugoi! (This Manga Is Amazing! ) Grand Prix Award. The first prize went to 28-year-old artist Ayumi's transgender-themed manga ECHOES.

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Crunchyroll Mikikazu Komatsu New!

The official website for the upcoming TV anime adaptation of Ukami's Gabriel Dropout fantasy comedy manga today posted a two-minute second PV featuring its OP song "Gabriel Drop Kick" performed by its four main voice actresses: Miyu Tomita (Gabrie...

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Marooners' Rock Andrew Peggs

With a wider release planned for later in January, anime publisher Viz Media has today announced a premiere event for its upcoming release of Sailor Moon R: The Movie, which will give fans in Los Angeles plenty to look forward to.

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GameSpot Fox Van Allen

Images courtesy of VIZ Media. POKÉMON DIAMOND & PEARL MOVIE PACK © 2016 Pokémon. © 1997-2016 Nintendo/Creatures Inc. /GAME FREAK, TV Tokyo, ShoPro, JR Kikaku. TM, ® Nintendo. POKÉMON THE SERIES: X·Y KALOS QUEST DVD SET 2 © 2016 Pokémon.

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The Tokyo Reporter Roland Shichijo

A police sergeant was arrested on Wednesday for allegedly flipping up a woman's skirt and bear-hugging her buttocks on a street in Hikone City. Shiga Prefectural Police charged Kazushi Yasuda, 33, of the regional division of the Nagahama Police St...

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Siliconera Sato

Capcom has gone up with three parts of new gameplay videos for Resident Evil 7: biohzard, giving us a glimpse of the spooky events we'll see in the upcoming game. Part 1 Part 2 Part 3 Resident Evil 7: biohazard releases on January 24, 2017 in Nort...

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Siliconera Jenni

By Jenni . December 8, 2016 . 10:30am Sprint isn't the only company Niantic has teamed up with for Pokémon GO. The rumor about Starbucks stores becoming PokéStops and gyms is accurate. Niantic confirmed the collaboration, which begins at 11am PT t...

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The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

Next week's installment of Weekly Shonen Jump has had an interesting piece of early information scanned and released with the news that Food Wars is getting another anime episode bundled with the manga.

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The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

The manga series Renai Bokun, which translates as The Very Lovely Tyrant of Love, or Love Tyrant depending on where you look, has its tenth volume coming out just about now and it's revealed a little bit more about the anime adaptation.

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Siliconera Sato

Marvelous released the first trailer for Senran Kagura: Peach Beach Splash. The video gives us a first look at its gameplay in motion, featuring an all-star cast of Senran Kagura girls in water gun fights.

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RockU Mediacraft MinoruTsubasa

As their final Tier 3 tower collapses in the hands of Digital Chaos Gaming. TNC Gaming, a Filipino DOTA 2 team, packed their bags finishing 7th in The International tournament last August 2016. It was the highest that any Filipino DOTA 2 competiti...

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Gematsu Sal Romano

Capcom has released the second trailer for Monster Hunter XX. If you missed it earlier this week, the latest issue of Weekly Famitsu shared first details on the game's new "Renkin Style" Hunter style. Monster Hunter XX is due out for 3DS in Japan ...

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Good Smile Company is going to release the Nendoroid No. 705 Bakugo Katsuki ( 爆豪勝己 ) Hero's Edition ( ヒーローズ・エディション ) action figure from the mangal/anime "My Hero Academia" ( 僕のヒーローアカデミア ). Will be released in June 2017.

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Tokyo Otaku Mode (TOM) is collaborating with STUDIO696 for the NINJACKET project (https://igg. me/at/ninjacket), a project to create a modern hoodie-style take on stealthy ninja attire! Crowdfunding opened on Indiegogo on Dec.

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NBC News Nicole Spector

The year is not yet over, but for YouTube, the 2016 results are in! This week, the video-sharing website unveiled its list of the year's top 10 trending videos and top 10 music videos. Below is the list of 2016's top-trending videos, which feature...

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A lot of folks around Otaku USA HQ are big fans of Kyoto Animation, so we were excited to see the first trailer for their next series, Miss Kobayashi's Dragon Maid, hit the internet. Miss Kobayashi's Dragon Maid, which premieres January 11, is bas...

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Crunchyroll Scott Green

Over the summer, volume 9 of Megane Mihishi's harem comedy web manga Renai Boukun (The Very Lovely Tyrant of Love), revealed plans to adapt the series into a 2017 TV anime. Now, a slightly early look at volume 10, out in Japan on December 9th, is ...

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Crunchyroll Joseph Luster

NIS America is bringing the PlayStation 4 remake of Suda51's The Silver Case adventure game to the west, and now we have official launch dates. The game will be available physically and digitally in North America on April 18, followed by Europe on...

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