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September 26, 2013, 12:00 AM
September 26, 2013, 12:00 AM
Crunchyroll Scott Green

Back in June, Wazego Collective launched a Kickstarter campaign to fund an American version of Yoko Kamio's often adapted shoujo Hana Yori Dango (Boys over Flowers) . Though this was unsuccessful, raising only $1,252 of the $100,000, WillKinn Medi...

Kotaku East Brian Ashcraft

Welcome to Cat Island. No, make that Cat Islands—plural! Because in Japan, there are at least two locations in Japan with that nickname. Perhaps the most well-known "neko shima" (猫島) or "cat island" is Tashirojima, an island in Miyagi Prefecture.

A press conference for the live-action Patlabor project announced the cast and release plans on Wednesday. The stars appeared on the project's actual Chiba-area set in costume alongside a full-scale, 8-meter-tall (about 26-foot-tall) Ingram robot.

Kotaku East Brian Ashcraft

Kotaku's impressions of the MGSV side ops demo sounded pretty darn cool. But nothing can beat eyes-on impressions with your own eyes. Nothing. The side ops demo is a little over twelve minutes and shows off MGSV's tagging function.

Kotaku East Brian Ashcraft

Has it been seventeen years? The time has just flown by. Here's how the in-game maps have evolved. The above image was uploaded by Japanese Twitter user @Ugusyan and has been retweeted over ten thousand times.

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It was previously reported that Gackt will make an appearance in Indonesian tokusatsu series BIMA Satria Garuda. Just recently, we have more info on what role he will play in the series! Gackt will play the role of Bima Legend, a warrior from a pa...

Orends: Range UkiyaSeed

The Premium Bandai online shop posted the official images of the previously revealed S. H. FiguArts Kamen Rider Psyga. The figure represents the transformed form of Smart Brain's Leo from the Kamen Rider 555 the Movie: Paradise Lost.

SGCafe Zenko

The premiere for the last Madoka Magica movie is fast approaching, and accompanying it are some very interesting ways to make sure everyone knows which glass is whose. Figures that hang off of your beverage seem to be getting more popular these da...

Crunchyroll Joseph Luster

Namco Bandai has another new trailer for One Piece Unlimited World: R, showing off cinematics, gameplay, the voice actors behind new characters like Red (Masachika Ichimura) and Pat (TARAKO), and more.

Crunchyroll Scott Green

At last weekend's Tokyo Game Show, Dengeki and Sega revealed that they will be celebrating the publisher's 20th anniversary with crossover 2D fighting Dengeki Bunko Fighting Climax.  Asuna from Sword Art Online and Shana from Shakugan no Shana wer...


Hatsune Miku Project Mirai 2 Promo Trailer Sega has released a new promo trailer for Hatsune Miku Project Mirai 2, detailing what you can expect for the upcoming game that will be released on 28 Nov 2013.

Crunchyroll Mikikazu Komatsu

A Tokyo-based company Eitsu has been famous for its "Priroll" roll cakes featuring popular anime illustrations such as Bleach, Naruto, My Melody, Magic Angel Creamy Mami, and Pretty Rhythm: Rainbow. The latest entry of the service is the character...

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Kantai Collection's official Twitter has gone out of its way to announce it has something major to announce on the 26th later this week, and reasonable presumptions say, it may very well be an anime series.

Crunchyroll Scott Green

A new promo offers a 90 second look at the follow up to the 2011 adaptation Dall-Young Lim (Black God) and Kwang-Hyun Kim's Freezing busty action series, along with the new Vibration season's theme from Watamote opening singer Konomi Suzuki.

Siliconera Spencer

Sega unveiled a Dengeki Bunko vs. Sega fighting game project at Tokyo Game Show, but it wasn't playable there. Dengeki Bunko Fighting Climax will be shown during the Dengeki Bunko 2013 Autumn Festival on October 6 and it will be playable.

Remember that old 2009 Youtube video where some kid freaked out after his mom cancelled his World of Warcraft account? No? Well, someone in Japan remembered it fondly enough to recreate it using animated line drawings featuring Jean from Attack on...

DesmondChieng Desmond

I guess it's better late than never. It has been quite a while since Bandai released the MG Crossbone Gundam X1, then they released the online exclusive X2 and finally today Premium Bandai has started to accept pre-orders for the MG 1/100 Crossbon...

Crunchyroll Joseph Luster

The hot-blooded heroes of history are coming together in over-the-top style once more thanks to the next entry in the Sengoku Basara series. Capcom officially slapped Sengoku Basara 4 with a January 23, 2014 Japanese release date on PlayStation 3,...

The Tokyo Reporter Kenji Nakano

Ore no Tabi Sept. Earlier this month, Korea rejected Japan's request that it lift a ban on the importation of seafood from eight prefectures, a mandate that was issued over potential dangers that may result due to the radioactive water leaking fro...

PRESS RELEASE: BABYMETAL announces Live Blu-Ray/DVD – "LIVE – LEGEND I, D, Z APOCALYPSE" September 24, 2013 – Japanese pop-metal-idol group BABYMETAL announced the release of a special 3-concert Live Blu-Ray/DVD set "LIVE ~LEGEND I, D, Z APOCALYPS...

Crunchyroll Joseph Luster

The other day we got a somewhat low quality preview of Lightning's Aerith costume in Lightning Returns: Final Fantasy XIII. At the time no western plans were announced, but now we at least have confirmation that Europe will get the Final Fantasy V...

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

FUNimation Announces 'Aquarion Evol' Anime Dub Cast Posted by Chris Beveridge September 24, 2013 at 02:25 PM Aquarion Evol After letting loose with the trailer earlier today, FUNimation has hit up their Tumblr blog (rather than their official site...

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Magi: Aratanaru Sekai 3DS Game Promo The promo video from Namco Bandai Games previews the update for Magi: Hajimari no Meikyuu 3DS game which will add Ja'far, Masrur, Hakuei Ren and Kougyoku Ren, along with a new labyrinth.

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

'Samurai Flamenco Another Days' Manga Scheduled Posted by Chris Beveridge September 24, 2013 at 03:39 PM Samurai Flamenco It's not rare for an original anime series to get a companion manga series to run alongside it and most tend to run two or th...

Nihongogo Daryl D.

Tweet Pin It Here is the third installment of the finest cosplay (and booth babes) from Tokyo Game Show 2013 Wait a minute…. is that Quiet? Didn't Kojima say she'll be too erotic to cosplay?   Daryl D.

Crunchyroll Joseph Luster

After surviving the Poseidon Arc, peace seemed within their grasp, but the heroes of Saint Seiya are in for more action thanks to the sinister threat of Hades. The Saint Seiya: Brave Soldiers game covers the series' Hades arc, and Namco Bandai's l...


The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

It's release day so Sentai Filmworks has announced the dub cast, which comes after an awkward moment earlier in the month when the wrong cast was associated with the show in an email blast from The Anime Network.

Nihongogo Garry MacKenzie

Tweet Pin It This week's featured releases come from Morning Musume, Not yet and Tokyo Girls' Style.   Morning Musume – "The Best! -Updated Morning Musume-" Morning Musume lead off this week with a "Best of" album with a bit of a difference.


1/8 Shimamura Uzuki PVC [New Generation Ver. ] From the popular social game "IDOLM@STER Cinderella Girls" comes a beautiful scale figure from GoodSmile Company of Shimamura Uzuki wearing her 'New Generation' outfit.

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