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As reported previously, the work has begun on the live-action movie of Yana Toboso's popular manga "Black Butler" ("Kuroshitsuji").

Kotaku East Toshi Nakamura

Hey, remember Super Smash Bros. Brawl? Remember the Subspace Emissary adventure mode? Did you see the CG cutscenes? Well, thanks to spoilers, you won't have any of those in the upcoming Super Smash Bros.

Crunchyroll Scott Green
Crunchyroll Joseph Luster
Crunchyroll Scott Green

Not for the first time, Leonardo DiCaprio is in the conversation for a live-action, Hollywood adaptation of anime. He was in talks to produce Ninja Scroll and produce and maybe star in Akira. Now, he might be in line for a Robotech role.

Crunchyroll Yomimaid

If Hadaka Apron (a naked girl with only an apron) has been a fantasy for Japanese men for a long time, then what would be the equivalent fantasy for Japanese women? Hadaka necktie, as it turns out. P&G Japan has created a series of videos featurin...

RocketNews24 Philip Kendall

Despite being known as the office video game nerd here at RocketNews24, one of my secret passions is architecture. But not just any old architecture, oh no; the only thing that interests me is kyoushou juutaku micro homes where, either for the sak...

Orends: Range UkiyaSeed

New rumors about Zyuden Sentai Kyoryuger has surfaced online, which talks about Yayoi having a larger role later in the series and a new Deboth commander. Take these rumors with a grain of salt. Doctor Ulshade's granddaughter, Yayoi will replace h...

Orends: Range UkiyaSeed

This year's 35th issue of Weekly Shonen Jump magazine announced that the limited edition versions of Kuroko's Basketball Vol. 25 will include an original anime DVD. The OAD is based on the "Baka Ja Katenai no yo" story that was featured in the man...

Harmony Gold U. S. A. Inc. has filed a copyright infringement lawsuit against Hasbro, Inc. seeking an injunction against Hasbro's continued sale of the "G. I. Joe and the Transformers … The Epic Conclusion" boxed toy, specifically because the toy ...

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

Yuuka Nanri's 'Blood Lad' End Song Promo Video Released Posted by Chris Beveridge July 25, 2013 at 09:12 AM With the Blood Lad series rolling right along (and being simulcast by Viz Media), the production company behind it has released a nearly th...

Japanator Kristina Pino

8 minutes ago - 10:00 AM on 07. 25. 2013 Eat like a Sumo wrestler I recently went to a restaurant in Tokyo which specializes in Chankonabe, or the hot pot-style cooking of Chanko, which is the traditional soup that Sumo wrestlers eat in order to g...

Orends: Range UkiyaSeed

New episode summaries for Kamen Rider Wizard has surfaced online. The summaries reveal a greater focus on Koyomi in future episodes. Spoiler alert! Read at your own risk! Episode 45: The Smile in My Heart (07/28) Haruto must split his attention on...

– July 25, 2013Posted in: Robotics;Notes While fans of visual novels internationally may be overjoyed that JAST USA have just picked up the PC rights to the Steins;Gate – Japan is still leaving us well and truly behind in terms of the Science Adve...

Alafista

STGCC 2013 Adds Cosplayer Aza (Miyuko) & Vocaloid Producer Yuyoyuppe STGCC has announced new guest lineups and you can look forward to seeing Korean cosplayer Aza (previously known as Miyuki) and Japanese Vocaloid producer  Yuyoyuppe (ゆよゆっぺ) at th...

Japanese publisher Core Magazine has announced the end of publication of the Comic Megastore adult manga anthology magazine following yesterday's arrest of Core Magazine editorial department chairman, 55-year-old Akira Ota, along with two other em...

Discotek Adds Ringing Bell Anime Film1978 feature hits DVD next year By Joseph Luster Be the first of your friends to like this. Posted 7/25/2013 Discotek is digging deep for its latest license, with the addition of the Ringing Bell (Chirin no Suz...

Siliconera Sato

Monster Hunter 4 will be introducing two new weapons to the series in the Charge Axe and Insect Staff. While the Charge Axe and its many features have been in the spotlight lately, Capcom still had a few Insect Staff tricks up their sleeves, which...

X Japan member Yoshiki announced the release of a classical album in August!

J-Pop Idols admin

Kuramochi Asuka 1st Photobook Kuramochi Asuka's 1st photobook (倉持明日香 1st写真集) will be released on September 11. The photobook includes sexy pictures of the AKB48 member Kuramochi Asuka. The shooting was done in Yokohama.

A second season of the Oshiri Kajiri Mushi ("Bottom-biting Bug") anime television series will premiere on the NHK-BS Premium channel on September 30. The 20-episode first series aired from October 2012 through February 2013.

Funding has passed US$11,000 of US$19,000 goal with 2 days remaining Anime Sols posted a video greeting on Thursday from Magical Angel Creamy Mami character designer Akemi Takeda. In the video, which is viewable for Anime Sols members, Takeda says...

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

'Gundam Wing' Gets New Key Visual Ahead Of Blu-ray Anime Box Set Posted by Chris Beveridge July 24, 2013 at 12:58 PM Gundam Wing While the official site has updated with a new promotional video that's locked for Japanese fans only, they've also le...

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Nendoroid Tsutsukakushi Tsukiko Good Smile Company has started preorders of Nendoroid Tsutsukakushi Tsukiko from the series Hentai Ouji to Warawanai Neko (HENNEKO). Figure: Nendoroid Tsutsukakushi Tsukiko Manufacturer: Good Smile CompanyScale: Non...

Alafista

1/8 Victorique PVC Embrace Japan has commenced preorder for the beautiful scaled figure of Victorique, the young detective who spends her days sitting in a rocking chair while reading books alone in the library tower of Saint Marguerite Academy fr...

JEFusion GekiDan

An announcement poster for the 15th Heisei Kamen Rider series, KAMEN RIDER GAIM, had been revealed unveiling three more riders, making a total of. . .

Trends in Japan William

Written by: William on July 25, 2013 at 11:25 am | In LIFESTYLE | No Comments You might have thought that communism was safe from mascots but then you'd be wrong. As shared by Matt Alt, the Japanese Communist Part has its own kawaii characters now...

Crunchyroll Joseph Luster

Toei revealed some new casting information for the live-action film version of Boku wa Tomodachi ga Sukunai, AKA Haganai. Koji Seto and Kie Kitano are playing Kodaka Hasegawa and Yozora Mikazuki, respectively, in the upcoming adaptation.

DesmondChieng Desmond

Good news for Unicorn Gundam fans, I've just read an interview on Yuko Soen, Bandai Visual's chief producer for the Mobile Suit Gundam UC anime series and he has confirmed that the Episode  7 of Unicorn Gundam will be 90 minutes long, where the pr...

– July 25, 2013Posted in: Final Fantasy XIV One month and two days out from the games official re-launch on the PC and Playstation 3 platforms, Square Enix have shared a brand new nine minute trailer looking at the dungeon aspects of the game – wh...

So, the first trailer for 47 Ronin, director Carl Rinsch and star Keanu Reeves' 175-million-dollar re-envisioning of the historical 1703 Ako incident, now commonly known as "Chushingura," bears almost no similarity to the original story whatsoever.

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