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October 16, 2013, 7:00 AM
October 16, 2013, 7:00 AM
Crunchyroll Scott Green

Also making news at this past weekend's Machi Asobi11, visuals and staffs for the four 2014 Anime Project shorts were unveiled. Each studio, selected from among 17 proposals, will receive  38 million yen from the governmental Agency for Cultural A...

RocketNews24 Casey Baseel

There are a couple things that make going to the movies in Japan different from in the US. First and foremost there's the price. General admission at just about every first-run theatre in the country is a whopping 1,800 yen (US $18.

Siliconera Spencer

  Straight from D23 Expo, here's a new look at Kingdom Hearts III, which incorporates Disney Rides like a spinning pirate ship and a Big Magic Mountain with a rock titan.   Additionally, Riku has been confirmed for Kingdom Hearts III and both he a...

Kotaku East Brian Ashcraft

Remember when people were doing pouty duck lips? In Japan, the pouty-faced look has evolved. The result is "Sparrow Face. " In Japanese, "duck lips" are called "ahiru-guchi" (アヒル口) or literally "duck mouth.

Europe Gets A Shiny Gold Triforce 3DS XL, Gamers In Other Territories Weep Dang, Europe! They are CRUSHING it with these limited edition systems. I'm totally happy with my Pikachu XL though. This snazzy The Legend of Zelda: A Link Between Worlds l...

Crunchyroll Joseph Luster

The creator of one of the most popular children's anime in Japan is no longer with us, as Takashi Yanase, the mind behind Anpanman, has passed away at the age of 94. His passing came early this past Sunday at a Tokyo hospital as a result of heart ...

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Pokemon X & Y Sells 4 Million in Two Days According to GoNintendo, Pokemon X & Y has sold more than 4 million copies in just two days! This is pretty much expected since this is the first Pokemon game to launch worldwide simultaneously.

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The leak of this year's Weekly Shonen Jump revealed that Stardust Crusaders, the 3rd part of JoJo's Bizarre Adventure will have a new anime adaptation! Hints that David Production will continue the anime adaptation was first seen at the final epis...

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Siliconera Ishaan

Zelda series producer Eiji Aonuma has once again touched upon some of the changes that Nintendo intend to make to the long-running series in upcoming games. Speaking with Mashable, Aonuma says that one such change is the make the games more "open".

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We have just been contacted by J-Figure. com, an online figure shop based on Tokyo that are selling both new and pre-owned figures from Japan. They are currently running an interesting campaign: All Nendoroids Free Shipping from Japan!

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

'Magical Warfare' Adds Staff, Cast, Key Anime Visual Posted by Chris Beveridge October 15, 2013 at 11:32 AM Maho Senso Things are perking up for the upcoming series Magical Warfare as a new key visual has been revealed that's tied to the staff for...

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It's announced that Kamen Teacher will have a live-action movie adaptation, which is a follow up of the recently concluded drama series of the same name. Kis-My-Ft2's Taisuke Fujigaya will reprise his role as Gota Araki aka Kamen Teacher in the mo...

Manga creator Etsushi Ogawa launched the new food manga Sushi Ichi! in the November issue of LEED Publishing's Comic Ran Twins magazine on Saturday. Set in the Edo period, the gourmet manga follows the spirited sushi chef Taisuke.

Crunchyroll Mikikazu Komatsu

In commemoration of the release of the 1st volume of Ruoko Fukuyama's shoujo manga Fukumenkei Noise on October 18, the publisher of the manga Hakusensha posted a 6-minute live-action promotional video featuring rock band Man With A Mission's 2011 ...

Siliconera Sato

This weekend, Disney held this year's D23 Expo, where a special "Kingdom Hearts Limited Stage" event was held earlier today in the Maihama Ampitheater at the Tokyo Disney Resort. During the event, Square Enix shared a few tidbits of information on...

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Here's a great idea for a stop-motion video: assemble a glorious army of Good Smile Company figmas, equip them all with 3D Manoeuvrability Gear units from Attack on Titan, and have the figma army launch an offensive against a team of titans (other...

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

Highschool DxD Yen Press made a number of announcements at the New York Comic-Con this weekend that will definitely please fans. On the Alice side, they've got the companion piece to the game and manga with Wonderful Wonder World fan book and on t...

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

'Strike Witches' Gets Third Anime Season, New OVA Posted by Chris Beveridge October 14, 2013 at 06:10 PM You just can't keep a good pair of bloomers down. After two seasons, an OVA and a theatrical movie, Strike Witches is ready to head back into ...

The Evangelion and Japanese Sword Exhibition was created to help deepen the understanding of the anime loving generation on traditional Japanese culture. Gifu is currently the 7th prefecture to hold this exhibition.

Entravity Entrav Riccardo

Lovely. Beautifully done. Little Busters! Refrain Episode 2 Review Little Busters! Season 2 Episode 2 Review "It Was Also Raining at That Time" "Sono Toki mo Ame ga Futte Ita" (そのときも雨が降っていた) While the deeper mysteries of the story still hold, we g...

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Attack on Titan won the top prizes of this year's Newtype Anime Awards! The winners were selected from magazine and online polls conducted by Monthly Newtype magazine. In addition, TV anime or movie titles from October 2012 to September 2013 are e...

「ロカの遭遇戦」 (Roka no Souguu-sen) "The Battle of Loka" It's confirmed – this is not a death game. The combat is damn good though, and any feeling that was lacking in the premiere came through better this episode.

Johnny's announced the termination of Koki Tanaka's contract on September 30 due to "several violations of agency rules". The same day Tanaka was fired was when pictures of his alleged private part was published by a tabloid.

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge
JEFusion GekiDan

Namco Bandai Games had released the latest English promo for TALES OF XILLIA 2, centering around a pocket watch that contains mysterious powers. . . .

Crunchyroll Joseph Luster

Square Enix sure hopes we're all hungry for more Lightning Returns: Final Fantasy XIII footage, because the latest video is a doozy. The clip shows off more than eight minutes of gameplay set in the open Wildlands, as game design director Yuji Abe...

Crunchyroll Scott Green

In time for Super Sonico's October 14th birthday, the staff and cast on the Nitroplus mascot character's upcoming anime have been annouinced.  Kenichi Kawamura, a storyboard artist and episode director at Madhouse, steps up to direct the White Fox...

Take a Closer Look at Kingdom Hearts III With New D23 Expo Trailer by Sam The crowd roared during the Playstation E3 2013 press conference where just after the announcement of Final Fantasy XV, Square Enix also unveiled plans to publish Kingdom He...

Siliconera Spencer

ra is 15. 9 megapixels and the inner camera is 2. 1 megapixels. It also supports NFC and has a 3,000 mAH battery. Oh, and it has Dragon Quest VII: Journey of the Cursed King preinstalled. The phone will be available in early December.

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