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RocketNews24 Master Blaster

Hey, you got a minute to spare? Actually make that a couple dozen minutes.   We'd like to share a few hundred of the wildest and funniest gifs getting circulated around the net in Japan. Of course cats are well represented here but we also got dog...

Kamen Rider OOO's actor Miura Ryosuke is one of the new cast members announced for the upcoming two-part live action Rurouni Kenshin sequel. He will be playing swordsman, Sawagejo Cho. The two-part sequel to the 2012 hit live action movie adaptati...

We continue our interview with Masahiko Otsuka, director, producer, and head of Studio Trigger; Kazuya Masumoto, producer and studio board member; and PR representative Tatsuru Tatemoto. TOM: There are precedents of successfully using Kickstarter ...

Crunchyroll Yomimaid

With no new episode to air for a week, my Free! craving is at it's peak and KyoAni knows it. The official site has posted a new trailer for the original short movies that will be included in the first volume of the home video release on September ...

Crossdressing in mainstream media of Japan is still somewhat in its infancy. While on a nightly basis you can easily catch a crossdresser or transsexual person on TV, they often are presented as 2D characters offering little insight to who they re...

Crunchyroll Scott Green

Fairy Fencer F is the inaugural game from Compile Heart's Galapagos RPG, a label that wears that fact that it's specifically for Japanese consumers on its sleeve.  The project features the Neptunia Team working with Final Fantasy artist Yoshitaka ...

RocketNews24 Cara Clegg

After being completely suspended in 2012, it seems like plans for the Akira live action movie are finally moving forward again.  The Warner Brothers movie will be a Hollywood retelling of the 1988 cult anime classic, with original writer and direc...

Hunter X Hunter - Phantom Rouge (Subtitled) "Hunter X Hunter: Phantom Rouge" Movies that are outside the canon of a beloved TV usually have an uphill struggle to win over the fans before the first frame ever rolls.

Siliconera Ishaan

y, Bloomberg says. Additionally, Bloomberg's sources tell them that the bid for the company has gone up to 20 billion yen (about $200 million), up from the previously expected value of 15 billion yen.   Candidates for the bid are expected to be na...

Orends: Range UkiyaSeed

Here's the preview of Kamen Rider Wizard's 47th episode entitled, "Wiseman's Truth". Fueki aka the White Wizard reveals to his daughter, Koyomi that she is his hope.

Servant X Service - 05 The plot certainly thickens. Is it me, or does this series seem to air at a different time every damn week?   It's a guessing game trying to find it, but Saturday late-night is about the worst possible time for my schedule s...

Movie Wars 2013 for Kamen Rider Gaim and Wizard announced!     As with the tradition that started in 2010 with Decade and W, each year in December there will be a movie crossover between the current two Heisei Kamen Rider series.

Crunchyroll Scott Green

Around the globe, teams are being picked to represent their countries at the 2013 World Cosplay Summit, set to take place the first week of August in Nagoya, Japan. This year 20 countries participated in the World Cosplay Summit.

The GLORIO Blog dragonzigg

Recap: With Deboss on the rampage, the Kyoryugers' hopes rest with Yayoi and the trapped Plezuon. Zigg's Thoughts: This was a big, crashing episode but it was also something of a come down after last week's hugely enjoyable nuttiness, since it's a...

Several pictures of what appears to be a full-size prop of a Patlabor robotic mecha are circulating online on Saturday. According to two of the posters, the replica was in the Nanbu-Shijō area of Yokohama City, just south of Tokyo.

Siliconera Spencer

It's been about three years since Tekken producer Katsuhiro Harada announced Tekken X Street Fighter. Five Tekken games have been released since the original announcement – Tekken Hybrid, Tekken 3D: Prime Edition, Tekken Tag Tournament 2, Tekken C...

OP2 Sequence OP2: 「eternal reality」 by fripSide 「勉強会」 (Benkyo Kai ) "Study Group" You've got guts Misaka. Requesting permission for a later curfew in order to study? SOUNDS LIKE LIES. But okay. That dorm supervisor.

Crunchyroll Joseph Luster

We've seen a few trailers showing off rain—the unique PlayStation 3 collaboration between Tokyo Jungle dev PlayStation C. A. M. P. and Acquire (Tenchu)—and a new developer diary takes a look at how the effect of wonder and being lost w...

Japanese version of 1st series available for 1st time in U. S. The online movie rental and streaming company Netflix has added both the subtitled Japanese and English-dubbed versions of Digimon Adventure and Digimon Adventure 02 to its instant str...

DMC

Stripping things down as the original format was proving to be too much to handle. Sorry for lateness! Free! ! episodes 3 and 4 As much as I hate to admit it, Free! ! is the Kyoto Animation show I've liked the most since CLANNAD ~after story~.

Kyle Oropesa

Weeew! An episode dedicated in making pizza! Sounds really simple but it's probably the best episode so far ever since Silver Spoon started airing this Summer. I'm starting to think that Silver Spoon is becoming more like a food anime because of h...

J-POP GO PaulB

New CAPSULE album It's all change for electronic outfit CAPSULE with a record label change and new album on the way. The most notable change for producer and songwriter Yasutaka Nakata's original creative force is the switch from the stylised lowe...

Rozen Maiden: Zurückspulen - 05 The best-looking anime episode of the season so far comes from DEEN, and I'm not nearly so surprised about that as you might think. It's pretty rare for me to lead with the visuals when blogging an anime episode, bu...

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