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January 15, 2014, 12:30 PM

Gundam anime creator Yoshiyuki Tomino will be holding a January 21 press conference to announce the first project in the collaboration between his Ookaze no Okorusama company and Hollywood special effects studio Legacy Effects.

Before the capital city of Tokyo was given its current name in the late 1800s, it was known as Edo and served as the seat of power for the Tokugawa shogunate. The era now referred to as the Edo Period effectively ended with the last Tokugawa shogu...

Crunchyroll Scott Green

29-year-old voice actress Kana Asumi (Nyarko-san, Wagnaria's Popura Taneshima, Hidamari Sketch's Yuno) has updated her blog to tell fans that she's gotten married.   After thanking fans for their support, Asumi explains that she plans on continuin...

Dark Souls Café opens up in Japan The infamously difficult game series that has broken many a controller last generation has been bestowed with its own café in the Nishi Azabu-area in Japan. The café has opened up to promote the release of Dark So...

Kotaku East Brian Ashcraft

You remember the last one, don't you? A movie so bad that the games' lead developer actually apologized. If you haven't wiped that from your brain, there's apparently another live-action Tekken happening.

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

Witch Craft Works Things are looking up for manga property Witch Craft Works from Ryu Mizunagi as Random House has started to list it on their distribution site and Amazon has it based off of that as well.

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

'Witch Craft Works' Manga Getting Special Bundled Anime Episode Posted by Chris Beveridge January 14, 2014 at 06:28 PM Witch Craft Works The use of creating an additional anime episode to bundle with a manga volume continues into 2014 as the July ...

Orends: Range UkiyaSeed

The official Discotek Media Facebook page revealed the first volume of their upcoming Mazinger Z DVD release! The first volume contains episodes 1-46 and features Japanese audio with English subtitles.

Crunchyroll Joseph Luster

If you're eager to play as Marie Rose in Dead or Alive 5 Ultimate, Tecmo Koei set a window for her arrival on consoles. The new goth loli character will join the PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 versions of the fighter this spring.

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

Ahead of last nights premiere of True Detective on HBO, the network showed off the first full trailer for the fourth season of Game of Thrones. The new season of ten episodes is set to debut on April 6th as it adapts more material from the third, ...

Alafista

Get Your Official Lupin III License Plate in Chiba In celebration of Lupin the Third's 60th anniversary, the city of Sakura in Chiba prefecture will be issuing Lupin III motorcycle license plates. 3,000 of these limited edition license plates woul...

Crunchyroll Mikikazu Komatsu

A group of students at Osaka University of Arts had been filming tokusatsu short films featuring their original hero named Saberlcon. As their graduation work, they produced a 4-minute trailer for Tatakae!

Siliconera Spencer

Senran Kagura 2: Deep Crimson continues the beat 'em up series with new features like co-op gameplay and a tag team mode. The camera also shifts in Senran Kagura 2 from a side-scrolling perspective to different angles to make use of stereoscopic 3...

japanCRUSH kim.m

While we recently learned that mayonnaise would be one of the things the world would miss if Japan were to disappear, it seems that Japan might not miss mayonnaise all that much if a recent incident is anything to go by.

RocketNews24 Anime News Network

Cuteness sells, even if what you're selling is recruitment for the Japan Self-Defense Force (JSDF) and the National Defense Academy (NDA). Since last July, the JSDF's Okayama Provincial Cooperation Office has been using three adorable mascot girls...

Alright, are you looking for something new after your fun with Animal Crossing?  Look no further. Come 27 February 2014, Harvest Moon: Connecting New Worlds (Bokujō Monogatari: Tsunagaru Shin Tenchi or Ranch Story: Connecting New Worlds) will be r...

Anime Aura Amber Fetch

The genre-spanning, pseudo-historical action anime that is Nobunaga the Fool promises to be one of the more interesting anime this season. This anime is an amalgamation of several genres: pseudo-historical, action, science-fiction, fantasy, mech, ...

Crunchyroll Scott Green

Dengeki PlayStation magazine has revealed that Nippon Ichi Software has scheduled PlayStation 3 adventure game If You Thought It Was Harem Paradise, It Was Yandere Hell for April 24th release.   Tatsumi Takuma directs the project, with Katsunori K...

Siliconera Spencer

Before Monolith Soft created Xenoblade, many of the key staff including director Tetsuya Takahashi and composer Yoko Shimomura developed Xenogears with Squaresoft.   Xenogears is a classic with an innovative create your own combo system.

Siliconera Spencer

Corpse Party: Blood Drive from 5pb picks up where Corpse Party: Book of Shadows left off, which was a sequel to the original Corpse Party. The story continues with Ayumi Shinozaki as the protagonist. During a Corpse Party event, 5pb gave fans a lo...

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

Shoujo Manga 'Soredemo Sekai wa Utsukushii' Getting Anime Adaptation Posted by Chris Beveridge January 13, 2014 at 06:21 PM Soredemo Sekai wa Utsukushii The spring season is starting to get fleshed out a bit more as an anime adaptation of Soredemo...

Hollywood blacksmith and prop expert Tony Swatton has forged one of video game's most iconic swords, Sephiroth's Masamune from Final Fantasy VII. In his video for the weekly web series Man at Arms, he shows his forging and assembly process, along ...

Series of 3D anime shorts about battle with aliens to stream for free The new anime, game, and pachinko design company Lambert is developing a surreal gag 3D anime series titled X Maiden. Niconico will stream the "moe robot" series of anime shorts...

After months of waiting, fans of Sailor Moon now have a release date to look forward to for the latest anime. Toei Animation is has announced that Pretty Guardian Sailor Moon will be premiering in July 2014.

The Fandom Post Jun Kuga

It's caption time again, but first things first is to reveal the winner for last week's competition: Nothing really sums up the image from last week more than General Hentai's caption. Which is good, because it's the one I picked as this week's wi...

Nihongogo Jeremy Suskin

Each year, Sony celebrates the New Year by giving huge discounts on some great games from the previous year. Last year, the good folks over at Playstation discounted 13 celebrated PS3 games as part of the 13 for '13 sale and this year they are tak...

METANORN Sumairii

Jan14 Love works in strange ways when you're in the mafia. Before I begin, I should first say that I will be doing something different for Nisekoi. Usually if I'm not familiar with the source material, I just watch the show as is.

Alafista

1/8 Yuzuriha Inori PVC [Yukata Ver. ] FREEing is back with another lovely yukata series featuring Yuzuriha Inori from the anime series Guilty Crown, as she dons a beautiful orange yukata.  In her hand she holds a fan featuring the 'EGOIST' logo.

「カドケス高等学校飛空科」 (Kadokesu Koto Gakko Hi Sora Ka) "Cadoques High, Aerial Division" Here we go. As training gets underway, this could be the start of something great… or one of the bigger disappoints of the season.

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