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The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

Io Sakisaka's 'Ao Haru Ride' Manga Getting Anime Adaptation Posted by Chris Beveridge January 6, 2014 at 02:30 PM Ao Haru Ride While North American fans are getting a taste of Io Sakisaka's work with Strobe Edge from Viz Media these days, the mang...

Kotaku East Brian Ashcraft

The above character appears to make a nuanced hint at her gender change in the latest Pocket Monster game, Pokémon X/Y. In the English language version of the game, the text that accompanies the above character reads, "Yes, a mere half year ago I ...

New details released by the police regarding Leeteuk's father and grandparents' deaths suggests that the family was involved in a murder-suicide.

Crunchyroll Patrick Macias

Crunchyroll’s ongoing barrage of new announcements is not just limited to anime, and here’s the proof: three manga series from publisher Futabasha's "Manga Action" magazine are now available for reading at Crunchyroll Manga!

The recent anime Kill la Kill by Studio Trigger has won popularity for its violent interpretation of school politics and clothes-based combat system. But recent murmurs among the Japanese online fan community suggest that its concept may not be so...

RocketNews24 Preston Phro

While many people immediately think of samurai when Japan is mentioned, you might not expect to find many swordcrafters still working in the modern-day. And certainly not out in public for everyone to see!

Siliconera Eugene

If you love Pokemon, you most certainly have heard the music of Kageyama Shota, who worked on titles such as Pokemon X/Y, Pokémon Black/White, and even Luminous Arc.   Shota has left Game Freak, he revealed in a post on New Year's Day over Twitter.

Kotaku East Brian Ashcraft

Some married men love shopping. They adore it. But some absolutely abhor it. And in China, there's a special place wives can ditch them: husband storage! Called "laogong jicun chu" in Chinese (老公寄存处), which literally means "husband cloakroom," the...

Tokyo Girls Update TokyoGirls'Update

Jan. 06. 2014On January 4, Uki Satake, a member 9nine, appeared at a commemorative event for releasing her new DVD "Suki" at Sofmap's Ammusment  Depart in Akihabara. It's routine in every year that she holds the New Year's first event there.

Kahotan's Blog gsckahotan

Happy New Year! ! A happy 2014 to everyone, and I hope you will support GSC and Kahotan Blog throughout the year once more! Good Smile Company's New Year holiday officially ends as of today, and thus I am back to start up the first blog for 2014!

Crunchyroll Patrick Macias

The winter 2014 anime season at Crunchyroll gains a new addition as Sakura Trick, based on the yuri manga written and illustrated by Tachi and animated by studio Deen, joins the streaming lineup. Hit the jump for more info!

Crunchyroll Patrick Macias

The week is off to a running start as even more new streaming anime announcements are afoot at Crunchyroll. And the first title of the day is Love, Chunibyo and Other Delusions! REN, based on the light novel series by Torako and Nozomi Osaka, whic...

Crunchyroll Scott Green

Anime's most beloved director, Hayao Miyazaki celebrates his 73rd birthday today, January 5th, 2014. After graduating from Gakushuin in 1963 with degrees in political science and economics, he began working as an animator at Toei in April of that ...

Crunchyroll Scott Green

The live-action anime spin-off The Next Generation -Patlabor- is going to have an interesting guest star.   First reported back in July 2012, a Japanese technician group called Suidobashi Heavy Industry has been working on the 3.

BONES Monday, phase two. OP: "Goya no Machiawase (午夜の待ち合わせ)" by Hello Sleepwalkers Gods, but it's good to have BONES back.   They were uncharacteristically silent in 2013 - nothing on TV after Zetsuen no Tempest ended - but they were apparently ma...

RocketNews24 Joan Coello

The New Year's break has sadly ended for most people in Japan by now, but the traditional season itself doesn't fade away as soon. After receiving nengajo (New Year's postcards) from clients and vendors, many office workers' first task when they g...

First Impressions: Tonari no Seki-kun This has to be the easiest money of Shimono Hiro's career. I haven't blogged any short anime that I can remember, not beyond the first episode anyway.   There have been some I've really liked - especially Poyo...

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

One young woman will bind together several man in heart, spirit and song. What They Say: When Haruka gets the chance to take the entrance exam for Saotome Academy for the Performing Arts, it seems as though she's one step closer to her dream of co...

The homepage for the upcoming Kamigami no Asobi ~Ludere deorum~ television series has added a streaming teaser. Studio Brains Base's adaptation of Nippon Ichi Software and Broccoli's visual novel game is a reverse harem story in which a human girl...

Orends: Range UkiyaSeed

The official Toei YouTube channel posted the first two promos for the next Super Sentai Series, Ressha Sentai Tokkyuger. The promos features the trains the main cast of the series. The protectors of the Rainbow Line from the evil Shadow Line, the ...

Siliconera Sato

2013 was a big year for Level-5, as the publisher introduced brand new games like Youkai Watch and Wonderflick, along with a major update to their immensely successful Fantasy Life. A couple key Level-5 developers recently talked to 4Gamer and sha...

OP Sequence OP: 「azurite」 by petit milady 「旅立ちの島 」 (Tabidachi no Shima) "Island of New Journeys" Let me get this out of the way first. When it comes to series revolving around aircraft, there's probably a higher chance of bias on my part than with...

First Impressions – Space Dandy So - is anime saved?   For now, the jury is out and the bag is mixed. OP: "Viva Namida" (ビバナミダ "Viva Teardrops") by Yasuyuki Okamura There are many unusual things about Space Dandy, but perhaps the weirdest for me i...

METANORN Guest Writer

Jan6 Comic Fiesta was taken to another level of awesomeness this year I hope you enjoyed and learned some new things from the panels post and an upcoming interviews post compiled by T. K and I, on which we spent hours.

Siliconera Spencer

Tecmo Koei has an enhanced port of Atelier Ayesha in development for PlayStation Vita. Like the other "plus" games Atelier Ayesha Plus includes all of the downloadable content for the PlayStation 3 game onto the Vita cart.

Also known as "ImoCho", this new winter season anime show is adapted from the "最近、妹のようすがちょっとおかしいんだが。" manga by Matsuzawa Mari. Labelled as a harem comedy, "Saikin, Imouto no Yousu ga Chotto Okaishiin da ga" is all about Mitsuki, a young girl livin...

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

Familiar Of Zero The April release slate of anime coming from Sentai Filmworks has landed and it's full of a lot of different things. The continued experiments with subtitled-only Blu-ray releases appears to be going well as series that would norm...

A new teaser has introduced Hime Shirayuki (Cure Princess) and Megumi Aino (Cure Lovely), the protagonists of next month's Happiness Charge Pretty Cure! Toei's 11th Pretty Cure television series will premiere on February 2.

A TV trailer for this spring's Eiga Precure All Stars New Stage 3: Eien no Tomodachi (Precure the Movie All Stars New Stage 3: Eternal Friends) has appeared online. The sixth Pretty Cure "All Stars" movie will feature Cure Princess & Cure Lovely, ...

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