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August 7, 2013, 2:00 AM
August 7, 2013, 2:00 AM
Kotaku East Brian Ashcraft

When Studio Ghibli fans visit Japan, they typically make a beeline for the Ghibli Museum in Mitaka. But there's another spot that should be on any fan's list. Make that every fan's list. Back in 2005, a full-scale replica of Satsuki and Mei's hous...

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

New 'Hajime No Ippo' Series Title, Logo & Announcement Artwork Debut Posted by Chris Beveridge August 5, 2013 at 10:11 AM Fighting Spirit Rising After the announcement of the third series for Hajime no Ippo surfaced a couple of weeks ago, a bit mo...

Siliconera Sato

In an earlier report, Gust director Yoshito Okamura talked to Dengeki PlayStation about the future of the Atelier series and reiterated his hint that Atelier Rorona being the next in line for a remake.

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...

Orends: Range UkiyaSeed

Spoilers for the Zyuden Sentai Kyoryuger: Gaburincho of Music movie has surfaced online. In short, spoiler alert! Read at your own risk! The movie introduces Meeko, an idol that Daigo met some time ago in France.

moetron pKjd

"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...


Lions and tigers and… giraffes? Oh my. It's unfortunate, but it's true: Monogatari Series Second Season has been pretty disappointing at times with its too-familiar and budget-starved visuals. And I hate it when fans deride an adaptation for not l...

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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...

Orends: Range UkiyaSeed

Movie Walker Plus reported that the double-billing of Kamen Rider Wizard In Magic Land and Zyuden Sentai Kyoryuger: Gaburincho of Music movies debuted in the 5th spot in the Japanese box office. Both movies premiered last August 3rd.

Crunchyroll Joseph Luster

The latest in 5pb's Steins;Gate series hit Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3 in Japan back in April, and now it looks like it's heading to Sony's portable. Steins;Gate: Linear Bounded Phenogram is set to get the port treatment on PS Vita this winter.

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.

Japanator Brad Rice

The Wall Street Journal recently reported on a curious trend: whenever Nippon TV Network airs a Ghibli movie in the Friday primetime slot, bad things happen in the market. Three quarters of the time that a Ghibli movie airs, the Japanese stock mar...

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 ...

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 ...

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.

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... 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...

JEFusion GekiDan

The official website for the live action adaptation of Kotomi Aoki's shoujo manga "Kanojo wa Uso o Aishisugiteru" (roughly translated as Love, I Lied. . .

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.

Random Curiosity Guardian Enzo

「モテないし、スキルアップしてみる (Motenai shi, Sukiru Appu shitemiru/i>) "Since I'm Not Popular, I'll Boost My Skills Having been a manager for Starbucks in the hazy past, this episode held a special resonance for me.

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?

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...

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.

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