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July 24, 2013, 12:30 AM
July 24, 2013, 12:30 AM
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One of the most viewed stories of today is quite literally an uplifting one, as busy commuters in the morning rush hour worked together to push a train so that a woman trapped between the train and the platform edge was able to escape unscathed.

Girugamesh announces a brand new single titled "INCOMPLETE". The bands new style has been revealed including a video teaser of the upcoming release! Check it out!

Crunchyroll Scott Green

In addition to previewing game footage ofPokémon X and Pokémon Y, the Pokémon Smash TV show has offered a look at the upcoming Pokémon XY anime, set to premiere in Japan October 17th.

Kotaku East Brian Ashcraft

Kaze Tachinu, the latest Studio Ghibli film, opened this weekend in Japan. It's also stirring up plenty of controversy online. The reasons why might surprise you. They might not. As previously mentioned, the film is fictionalized biography of Jiro...

RocketNews24 Preston Phro

It's Monday, which is the worst way to start the week, isn't it? So, how about some heart-warming news to get things going? Let's see, what have we got… oh, yes, a story about how, while deboarding a train in Saitama prefecture, a woman slipped an...

A few days after the impressive "May'n experience" at the Budoukan, we had an opportunity to speak with the artist. Unlike her tremendous stage presence, in person May'n had the air of a somewhat quiet and delicate girl.

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It's the kind of story us girls have always wanted: an unpopular high school girl catches the eye of the most popular guy in school. For sixteen-year old Mei Tachibana, this fairy tale becomes a reality.

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Dead or Alive 5 Ultimate is getting its own set of new swimsuit costumes, and these will be included in the collector's edition of the game in Japan. Tecmo Koei haven't announced when they will inevitably be made available for download separately.

Kotaku East Eric Jou

On the streets of China, street vendors sell a delicious flatbread called "shaobing". This wonder of creation is incredibly cheap and incredibly filling—they come in all sizes and shapes as well as a with a variety of fillings.

Crunchyroll Amanda Rush

The Japanese anime fans over at Biglobe are always quick to lend their opinions to a poll. Their most recent endeavor? To see which summer 2013 shows were the best of the best.   Here are the results:     1.

Uchouten Kazoku - 03 Uchouten Kazoku remains one of the most inscrutable shows of the year, but I find myself slowly falling for it. Because of my obsessive personality finding one-word summations of anime is something I do, well - obsessively.


The Wind Rises Earns 960 Million Yen From Weekend Premier Miyazaki Hayao's latest animated movie "The Wind Rises", which is also known as "Kaze Tachinu (風立ちぬ)", made its premier over the last weekend. It retain the box office magic of previous Miy...

Recap: Touma confronts Accelerator while Mikoto looks for a way to use the Sisters to help end the fight. Jel's Thoughts: I have to imagine this is much closer to what this scene was meant to be when it was originally conceived.

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Kotaku East Luke Plunkett

Kaze Tachinu is the latest film from acclaimed Japanese director Hayao Miyazaki, his first at the helm since 2008's Ponyo. Set prior to World War Two (or, at least, the West's involvement in Japan's side of it), it focuses on the man who would go ...

Random Curiosity Guardian Enzo

「モテないし、悪天候」 (Motenai shi, Akutenkō) "Since I'm Not Popular, The Weather's Bad" The experience of spending 22 minutes with Kuroki Tomoko sure isn't getting any easier. I've been of a mind to come up with one-word summations of anime lately, and wit...

Kahotan's Blog gscmikatan

The product name is too long to fit on one line…! It must be one of the longest Nendoroid names yet…! ! But just like the name, the product itself is packed with volume – all of which I'll be taking a look at today!

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'Eri Takamatsu: Retirement'Soft On Demand will release the final adult video (AV) of former AKB48 member Eri Takamatsu next month, reports Tokyo Sports (July 20). In July, the label had planned to issue the sixth film starring the 20-year-old Taka...

Crunchyroll Scott Green

Takeru Satoh returns as political assassin turned wandering swordsman Himura Kenshin in next summer's Rurouni Kenshin - The Kyoto Fire and The Legend's Conclusion. The star's official site has posted a first photo of these upcoming sequels.

Crunchyroll Mikikazu Komatsu

Kadokawa's YouTube anime channel has posted the first promotional video for "Okerororin Project," a collaboration project between Mine Yoshizaki's long-running popular comedy manga series Sgt. Frog/Keroro Gunsou and Naigai Yakuhin, a long-establis...

Warner Brothers tweeted a second poster on Saturday for the upcoming Hollywood movie Edge of Tomorrow, based on the novel All You Need Is Kill by Hiroshi Sakurazaka. The poster features Tom Cruise in costume.

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Producer Jun Hikasa (Unofficial Sentai Akibaranger) revealed in his Twitter account @HigeoyaG. R, that Kamen Rider Wizard will feature a Black Wizard in the show's final story arc. The tweet states, "Must support upcoming September episodes of Kam... (Kyle Oropesa)

I'm liking the flow of  this new anime Gatchaman Crowds. It may not be the anime that we used to like and it will be criticized by the loyal fans for completely revamping the franchise but the result is pretty awesome in my own opinion.

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

Sword Art Online Ahead of its premiere on Toonami this coming weekend at 2:00am on Saturday night/Sunday morning, Toonami has let loose with a new dub trailer of the series Sword Art Online, which will see an August home video release from Aniplex...

Donyatsu is a manga created by Kozaki Yusuke and is currently serialized in the Square Enix magazine Young Gangan. Now, the first episode of the short anime adaptation and a second version of the ending theme is available for fans to enjoy via the...

Crunchyroll Joseph Luster

The official website for the live-action Black Butler movie now has a better look at the first teaser we posted last week. The 50-second clip provides a brief glimpse of Kentaro Otani and Keiichi Sato's adaptation of Yana Toboso's manga, so check ...

The Pokémon Smash television program has released the first footage from this fall's fifth Pocket Monster television series. The Pocket Monster XY anime series, based on the upcoming Nintendo DS game of the same name, will premiere on October 17, ...

Crunchyroll Mikikazu Komatsu

59-year-old manga artist/anime director Katsuhiro Otomo made a rare appearance on NTV's entertainment news program ZIP to promote his latest omnibus anime film Short Peace on July 19. The film was opened in Japanese theaters on the next day.

Always adored the look of this champagnebrown color wig from LeekeWorld on Kyouko but often struggled to properly style it due to the long forehead bangs. Until a few weeks ago, after finding inspiration in photos of similar looking wigs on other ...

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Get your eye patches, jolly rogers, pokedex and pokeballs ready as we take a look at our latest anime PV round-up and boy do we have a treat for you guys. Let's start off with the latest footage from the new Pokemon XY anime.

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