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Kotaku East Brian Ashcraft

Just because your favorite anime finally aired on television, that doesn't mean you've seen the final product. There's still room to get better. When anime get DVD or Blu-ray releases, certain scenes or characters are tweaked—or even completely re...

2013 3D action game recreates fight with giants using 3D maneuver gear The October issue of Kodansha's Bessatsu Shōnen Magazine is previewing screenshots from the Nintendo 3DS action game inspired by Hajime Isayama's Attack on Titan manga and anim...

Crunchyroll Mikikazu Komatsu

As reported, it was announced by Koji Hoshino, President of Studio Ghibli, at Venice Film Festival on September 1 that The Wind Rises is 72-year-old anime master Hayao Miyazaki's last feature film. Hoshino didn't accept any questions at the confer...

RocketNews24 Casey Baseel

Sometimes when hiking in Japan, I'm surprised by the large number of senior citizens I run into. Nothing makes you feel lazy quite like huffing and puffing your way to the top of a mountain trail, only to find there's already a relaxed silver-hair...

JEFusion GekiDan

After Gackt give out his interest in joining the cast, BIMA Satria Garuda executive producer Reino Barack confirms that the Japanese artist will be. . .

Siliconera Ishaan

In most Pokémon RPGs, you get your starter Pokémon from the game's Pokémon Professor. However, this won't be the case in Pokémon X and Pokémon Y, Nintendo and Game Freak shared in a Nintendo Direct presentation this morning.

European Trademark Filed for Tales of Zestiria For those who have not been following the trademark saga over the last month, Namco Bandai in Japan have been following their usual trend and filing trademarks for a number of potential future Tales s...

Orends: Range UkiyaSeed

It's official. The anime adaptation of Machiko Hasegawa's Sazae-san manga is officially declared by the Guinness World Records as the longest-running animated TV series in the world. A ceremony was also held to commemorate the event and accepting ...

Crunchyroll Scott Green

American TV ratings for Saturday, August 31st are out, and it looks like Toonami's broadcast of Evangelion 2. 22 managed to build on the success of the March 17th airing of Evangelion 1. 11. Where the earlier Rebuild movie had 959,000 tuning in, t...

Orends: Range UkiyaSeed

The 7th volume of the Watamote manga is listed by Japanese retailer Mangaoh that the a special limited first edition of the volume will include an original anime DVD. The original anime DVD is the unaired 13th episode, which is produced by the sam...

SGCafe spartanchef

With Madoka Magica's third movie nearing its release to Japanese theaters on October 28, the anime and movie series is currently collaborating with Japanese fashion brand Beams and their Mangart line for some limited edition Madoka Magica T-shirts.

RocketNews24 Master Blaster

This year marks the 80th anniversary of Kenji Miyazawa's Death, and as a tribute to the celebrated writer a revival of the Ihatov Symphony was performed in his hometown of Hanamaki City, Iwate Prefecture on 29 August.

Indonesian remake of Dragon Zakura to be released digitally this month. For years, Japanese students studying and preparing for entrance exams have had a hero to look up to, thanks to Norifusa Mita's popular Dragon Zakura manga series.

Siliconera Ishaan

As reported earlier today, you'll get not one but two choices of starters in Pokémon X and Pokémon Y. While one of your friends in the game will let you pick between Chespin, Fennekin or Froakie, the games' Pokémon Professor will offer you Bulbasa...

Crunchyroll Joseph Luster

We haven't learned too much about the Attack on Titan 3DS game since it was announced, but thankfully Bessatsu Shonen came through with a few more tidbits on what to expect. According to the magazine, Attack on Titan will be a 3D action game that ...

The lead stars of the stage play inspired by the Persona 3 role-playing game, entitled Persona 3: the Weird Masquerade ~The Blue Awakening~, had finally been revealed! The play will be led by voice actors Shouta Aoi and Kana Asumi.

Episode 07 「Abjection」 Hoo boy. We've been pretty focused on the commentary and themes of Gatchaman, but sometimes all the show (and we) really needs is a good'old throwdown between good and evil. Rui decides he had enough of being toyed around wi...

Kahotan's Blog gsckahotan

Hello everyone, Kahotan here! (@gsc_kahotan) The other day when I was at Magical Mirai 2013, I met the lovely race queens of the GSR team! ♡ They're wearing the 2013 ver. Racing Miku outfit, but there is of course another race queen in the 2012 ou...

Rumor has it that KAT-TUN’s Kamenashi Kazuya was spotted in an overseas trip with a blond white woman. According to eye-witness accounts, Kamenashi was seen twice with that woman, first was in Aug 26th and in Aug 27th at a patissiere shop in...

Rough Sample of Kamen Rider Gaim's Opening Theme It seems someone took the Gaim music from the trailer and spliced it together into this very rough sample of the Kamen Rider Gaim opening theme. It rocks, has a roaring epic feel, and is set to rock...

Random Curiosity Guardian Enzo

「劇場版 青の祓魔師」 (Ao no Exorcist Gekijouban) "Ao no Exorcist' The Movie" Better late than never, I say… Ao no Exorcist holds a special place in my heart, because it was the first regular series I blogged on RC, so it's nice to be back writing about it ...

The GLORIO Blog marlinclock

Recap: With Chihiro's confession, Keima is convinced she is the most likely candidate for the final goddess. With the culture fest imminent, he plans to find that out for sure. Meanwhile, Haqua gets herself in trouble.

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 ...

Namco Bandai Open Closed Beta Registrations for Dark Souls II Namco Bandai Games Europe has just a few minutes ago opened the Closed Beta test registrations for Dark Souls II. More information on this test can be found via the company's official F...

BARKS BARKS

Starting with the August 24-25, performances that took place at Zepp Sapporo, UVERworld began their LIVE HOUSE TOUR 2013. UVERworld Photo The live performance included songs recorded on the previously-released "Fight For Liberty / Wizard CLUB", as...

Mikasa Ackerman is unleashed in the war against the Titans…and Max Factory is posed to release her Figma action figure. Max Factory finally released the official photos of this up coming piece and two new accessories were shown.

Entravity Entrav Riccardo

Let the fabulousness continue. Moving on and staying the same. Free! Episode 9 Review Iwatobi Swim Club Episode 9 Review "Hesitant Loosen Up! " Finally, it seems we get that bit of development in Haruka that some of us have been waiting for.

The Fandom Post Kyle Charizanis

Wow. What They Say: Many years ago, the last remnants of humanity were forced to retreat behind the towering walls of a fortified city to escape the massive, man-eating Titans that roamed the land outside their fortress.

Only two weeks ago DEAN and Hancho had joined MUCC. Today the band announced that they've already left the band.

The End of Tokusatsu in the New York Times How is this for some world wide recognition? Our beloved genre gets mainstream attention in the New York Times and is even called tokusatsu by name and not some kind of condescending "weird Japanese Power...

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