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July 24, 2013, 2:30 AM
July 24, 2013, 2:30 AM
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 ...

japanCRUSH Madoka

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...

Kotaku East András Neltz

Here's Game Freak's newest game, which involves a "collaboration" the developer started referencing last week with a mysterious message on its site. It's called Soritia Horse, and the collaboration in this case is between two genres: solitaire and...

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.

JEFusion GekiDan

The promo teaser for the new One Piece anime TV special, One Piece Episode of Merry: The Tale of One More Friend, had been released. As the title. . .

SGCafe KaleNagasaki

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.

Siliconera Ishaan

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.

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.

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... (Kyle Oropesa)

The pacing of Attack On Titan seems to slow down after reclaiming Trost and it looks like it will be the complete opposite from what the anime is when it aired it's first three episodes. Nevertheless I don't even mind how slow this thing is since ...


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...

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.

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.

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

Super Robot Wars There's a whole lot of anime being released this week, though a good chunk of it are just re-releases. But not any re-releases, a priced down SAVE series of editions for Case Closed. With each of them averaging about 600 minutes, ...

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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...

The Tokyo Reporter Tokyo Reporter

Officers raided GP Bar on Saturday nightTOKYO (TR) – Tokyo Metropolitan Police on Saturday evening raided a popular nightclub within the Gas Panic chain in the Roppongi entertainment district for improper licensing and took two employees into cust...

The Tokyo Reporter Tokyo Reporter

'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.

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...


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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