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Kotaku East Brian Ashcraft

It's summer! Time to hit the beach, get a tan, and look at giant sand sculptures of anime characters. Yay! In the past few years, sand art has become increasingly popular in Japan with more and more beachfront cities holding sand art festivals.

RocketNews24 Preston Phro

Cats, by their very nature, are languid, sprawling creatures that refuse to do anything you tell them to. "Come here, Maru! " you coo soothingly only to find that Maru has dashed off after an errant box, knocking over a lamp, a picture, and, someh...

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Shingeki no Kyojin Online Browser Game Now Recruiting Testers! An online browser game based on the popular anime series Shingeki no Kyojin is now recruiting beta testers. In Shingeki no Kyojin -Hangeki no Tsubasa- ONLINE, players will be able to s...

New details regarding the two sequel movies to Rurouni Kenshin (2012), such as the addition of cast members, have recently emerged.  The 2012 movie is a live-action adaptation of Nobuhiro Watsuki's Rurouni Kenshin manga.

RocketNews24 Casey Baseel

Producers of the upcoming reboot of classic anime franchise Sailor Moon have been frustratingly tight-lipped with fans. Originally set to premier this summer, its premiere has now been pushed back to winter, and to date, not a single piece of art ...

Team Italy was declared the victors of The World Cosplay Summit 2013 finals in Nagoya, Japan on Saturday. 20 countries including the United States, competed for the top spot in the contest's 11 year. Italian cosplayers Andrea Vesnaver and Massimo ...

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

Cybersix Discotek Media has made a few announcements on their Facebook page today for some releases that will be coming in 2014. The first is the license rescue of Fatal Fury: The Motion Picture, which was originally released in Japan in 1994 and ...

Crunchyroll Scott Green

In time for Youtube Geek Week, Ryan Higa has put together the much demanded Naruto live-action movie parody trailer.     PRODUCTION CREDITS Written By: Ryan Higa RHPC: Greg Saniatan, Will Shahan, Sean Fujiyoshi Produced by: Portal A [http://portal-a.

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"Guilty Gear Xrd -SIGN-" – Chipp, Potemkin, May, and Venom Confirmed Posted by pKjd on Aug 5, 2013 @ 7:54 pm 5 Aug 「ギルティギア」 by (KOU) Earlier today, the official website for Arc System Works' upcoming fighting game, 「Guilty Gear Xrd -SIGN-」, has co...

Orends: Range UkiyaSeed

Here's the 5th promo of the upcoming Kamen Rider Wizard In Magic Land movie. The new promo features Kamen Rider Wizard Infinity Dragon and theme song, "The Finale of the Finale". Kamen Rider Wizard In Magic Land will feature Haruto and his friends...

AKB48 WrapUp Tommy Kono

Don't go believing reports that Yamamoto Sayaka has been dating rock band One Ok Rock's frontman Takahiro. Earlier today, gossip magazine Cyzo reported that 20-year old leader of Osaka-based idol group NMB48, Yamamoto Sayaka, has been dating the m...

AnimeNews.biz Humberto Saabedra

Japan Expo USA has announced its latest industry guest for the first year convention being held later this month in Santa Clara California in Tatsuro Iwamoto. He is best known for working on the "Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney" series of games as an...

A trailer for the live-action film adaptation of Kotomi Aoki's Kanojo wa Uso o Ai Shisugiteru manga began streaming on the film's official website last week. The teaser trailer features the song "Sayonara no Junbi wa, Mō Dekiteita" by Crude Play, ...

Initially didn't plan on picking up "Kitakubu Katsudou Kiroku", but on a whim decided to try out the show and quickly found myself watching all four already aired episodes back to back. Adapted from the original "帰宅部活動記録" manga by Kuroha, the stor...

Orends: Range UkiyaSeed

Here's the 6th promo of the upcoming Zyuden Sentai Kyoryuger: Gaburincho of Music movie. The new promo features KyoryuRed's new power-up! Zyuden Sentai Kyoryuger: Gaburincho of Music is the first Super Sentai musical and will feature the debut of ...

Crunchyroll Scott Green

Unsurprisingly, Kyoto Animation's not quite quite mysterious countdown at http://anime-kyokai. com ended with the confirmatiion that Nagomu Torii's light novel Kyoukai no Kanata (Beyond the Boundary) is set to be adapted into an anime series.

Crunchyroll Scott Green

Audio drama Psycho-Pass/ Zero Name no Nai Kaibutsu Part. 1 is set to be released September 26th, with a limited edition going on sale this month's Comiket. Its limited edition features a bonus CD with a cast talk and drame by Makoto Fukami.

Henshin Justice Unlimited Joe "Rider Kick" Tonello

  Trost is safe and the Titans are slain and the nightmare can end for those with in it's walls. However the nightmare will never end for humanity no so long as the Titans remain. This time we will take a look at the immediate fall out from the Ba...

Japanator Hiroko Yamamura

Old school anime fans have another reason to celebrate. There's another chance to get Akira into your home, and celebrate the ground breaking film's 25th anniversary. Are you a fan of the original Streamline pictures or the Pioneer dubs?

Crunchyroll Joseph Luster

If you were waiting for a senses-shattering Attack on Titan action game, carry on waiting. If you had your hopes set for a PC browser game, though, you're in luck! Like similar games, Attack on Titan: Wings of the Counterattack Online focuses on c...

Blood Lad – 05 Filed under Blood Lad, First Impressions by Cherrie | 1 Comment 「未確認魔人物体」 (Mikakunin Majin Buttai) "Unidentified Demon Object" There's nothing like a family reunion. And Staz's family is no exception.

Uchouten Kazoku – 05 Filed under First Impressions, Uchouten Kazoku by Zanibas | 0 Comments 「金曜倶楽部」 (Kinyou Kurabu) "The Friday Fellows (Club)" I'm slightly creeped out that some characters consider eating something adorable is a strong gesture of...

Crunchyroll Joseph Luster

In 2007, back when CGI film studio Imagi (TMNT, Astro Boy, and the canned Gatchaman flick) still had some steam, they created a pitch reel for an adaptation of Nintendo's The Legend of Zelda series. As we all know at this point, however, the pitch...

Crunchyroll Scott Green

Shonen Jump has launched a smart phone app spin-off called Jump Live, featuring content such as Reborn! creator Akira Amano's new series 【ēlDLIVE】, with Takeshi Konomi ( The Prince of Tennis ), Kentaro Yabuki ( To Love-Ru Darkness), and Hiroshi Sh...

Crunchyroll Yomimaid

Let's begin the puzzle time! Genius puzzle solvers, Kaito and company in Phi-Brain return for the 3rd time and the broadcast schedule is finally announced! Sunrise posted the schedule on the official site with a part of the main visual for the 3rd...

Shogakukan's free online manga website Club Sunday began hosting the beginning of the final arc of Shotaro Ishinomori's Cyborg 009 storyline on Friday. "Saishūshō~Senshitachi no Shōshū ~" (Final Arc: The Convening of Soldiers), the 19th chapter of...

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Magi: The Kingdom of Magic First Promo Lets take a preview at the first promotional trailer for the upcoming "Magi: The Kingdom of Magic", which is scheduled to air this coming Oct 2013. The setting of the sequel will be Magnostadt.

Japanator Josh Totman

Over the weekend, at the Yokohama Pacifico leg of The Idolm@ster 8th Anniversary Hop! Step! ! Festiv@l! ! ! , producer Yozo Sakagami announced that the Idolm@ster movie will be in Japanese theaters January 2014.

Reminder: Less Than a Week Remains For Yatagarasu Attack on Cataclysm Crowdfunding Campaign Nyu-Media have today sent out a reminder that their Indiegogo crowdfunding campaign for Yatagarasu Attack of Cataclysm is in its final days – with around s...

JEFusion GekiDan

The 3rd season of the anime adaptation of George Morikawa's boxing manga will be entitled Hajime no Ippo: RISING. To premiere this Fall, the anime. . .

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