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Puella Magi Madoka Magica has won an Academy Award (or a Japan Academy Prize at any rate), and may yet be declared the most worthy anime movie of 2013. 2013's 5 "Excellent Animation of the Year" awards go to Puella Magi Madoka Magica the Movie: Re...

New Black Butler Anime Series AnnouncedMore of Yana Toboso's series to come By Joseph Luster Be the first of your friends to like this. Posted 1/16/2014 Things are looking pretty good for Yana Toboso's Black Butler series lately.

RocketNews24 Casey Baseel

For all of the attention Japan gets for its culinary contributions such as sushi and tempura, precious little credit is given to the way the country is always willing to push the envelope of salty snacks.

Crunchyroll Scott Green

The chogokin line of mecha figures and Hello Kitty both turn 40 in 2014, so the anniversaries are being celebrated together with a special Hello Kitty die-cast robot figure.   "Chogokin" ("super alloy") is the manga equivalent of Marvel Comic's ad...

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Japan is known as the Land of the Rising Sun, the land of anime and manga, the land of giant robots and moe anime girls, and the land where Kit Kat has more flavors than your usual milk chocolate, white chocolate and dark chocolate.

According to the 10th volume of the horror manga series "Tokyo Ghoul" by Sui Ishida, the series will be getting TV animation. The manga that was released today, started in 2011 on Weekly Young Jump Magazine.

Light novels have been ranked by plenty of criteria—the popularity of their anime adaptations, their sales figures—but Japanese media website DDNavi has recently updated their ranking for the top five.

Crunchyroll Humberto Saabedra

Following up on the previous success of its Steam Greenlight campaign for the Narcisu visual novels, Sekai Project have announced their latest Steam Greenlight campaign and this one will be of particular intrest to fans of Spice & Wolf as well as ...

Crunchyroll Scott Green

Volume 10 of Sui Ishida's 2011 Young Jump suspense manga Tokyo Ghoul has revealed that the series is set to be adapted into anime.   The series follows a pair of college friends who develop a theory about ghouls, imitating humans perpetrating a st...

Crunchyroll Mikikazu Komatsu

Following "FANTASTIC TUNE," the new ED song by Kensho Ono, a short version promotional video for "Hengenjizai no Magical Star" (Ever-changing Magical Star) by GRANRODEO, the new OP song for the second season of Kuroko's Basketball TV anime is now ...

Crunchyroll Scott Green

Moe Lovecraftian horror is coming to North American home video as NIS America has announced that Nyaruko: Crawling with Love! Season 1 Premium Edition will be released on April 15, 2014.   The title will come in a 2 Blu-ray disc set, with a fully ...

JEFusion UkiyaSeed

Bandai Tamashii Nations gave us a preview on S. H. FiguArts Kamen Rider Ryugen Budou Arms and Zangetsu Melon Arms! In addition to that, Bandai. . .

Orends: Range UkiyaSeed

After months of awaiting, the first TOEI HERO NEXT project is finally subbed in English! Piece ~Kioku no Kakera~ stars Kamen Rider OOO's Shu Watanabe and Ryosuke Miura. The film tells the story of a reporter (Watanabe) and a photographer (Miura) w...

The Fandom Post Thomas Zoth

Witch Craft Works Episode 2 Takamiya finds himself a pawn in the middle of a war between two rival groups of witches. What They Say Takamiya Honoka is just an average student who just so happens to sit next to Kagari Ayaka, the "Princess" of the s...

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

Mazinger Z Discotek Media is doing some updating on a few of their licenses they picked up awhile ago and a big one is Mazinger Z. The series, which ran for 92 episodes starting back in 1972, will get its first volume released on April 29th, 2014.

Game developer Playdek looks to raise US$600,000 for new tactical RPG Final Fantasy Tactics director and Final Fantasy XII creator Yasumi Matsuno launched a Kickstarter on Tuesday for Unsung Story: Tale of the Guardians, a tactical role-playing ga...

According to a scan of the cover from the upcoming issue of GFantasy magazine, it will be announced that a new Kuroshitsuji (Black Butler) anime series has been green-lit. No other information on the series has been given at this time.

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New Kuroshitsuji Anime Series Confirmed The latest issue of Square Enix's Monthly G Fantasy magazine has announced that a new anime series of Kuroshitsuji (黒執事) "Black Butler" has been given the green light.

Orends: Range UkiyaSeed

A 4-minute animation that features the "origins" of the Chogokin Hello Kitty was posted in Bandai Japan's official YouTube channel. This anime short was first seen in last year's Tamashii Nation event.

Keurig for Miso Soup Everyone's familiar with Keurig machines, those doohickeys that you put tiny cups in and it dispense flavored coffee in relatively no time. These machines revolutionized mornings by giving you coffee instantly without it tasti...

Crunchyroll Scott Green

Following 2013's release of Madoka Magica: Rebellion, "Cute is Justice" mask maker gonoturn has a special Kyubey mask in time for cold season. The cotton/polyester mask measuring 18cmx13cm goes for 2100yen.

Crunchyroll Joseph Luster

What comes to mind when you think of the word "Pokétouch"? Hopefully nothing too close to the College Humor video we posted the other day. Get your mind out of the gutter, because Pokétouch is a new trademark that Nintendo, Game Frea...

JEFusion UkiyaSeed

A new Kuroko's Basketball OVA will be included in the sixth Blu-ray DVD volume of the show's second season. This episode adapts the original manga's. . .

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

Kuroko's Basketball The home video release for Kuroko's Basketball just got a lot more interesting as it's been revealed that the sixth volume of the series, which contains episodes 40 and 41, will contain an original episode when it lands on June...

JEFusion UkiyaSeed

The official images of S. H. FiguArts Kamen Rider Gaim Orange Arms & S. H. FiguArts Kamen Rider Baron Banana Arms was posted in the Bandai Tamashii. . .

Madara Uchiha, Freeza, Akainu, Shishio are playable in March 19 PS3/Vita game This year's eighth issue of Shueisha's Weekly Shueisha Jump magazine is announcing on Monday that rivals from the Naruto Shippūden, Dragon Ball Z, One Piece, and Rurouni...

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DARK FLAME MASTA. Getting it on. Chuunibyou demo Koi ga Shitai! Ren Episode 2 Review Chuunibyou Season 2 Episode 2 Review "Dolphin Ring Striker (The Dolphin's… Lovers Contract)" "Iruka no… Koibito Keiyaku (Dorufin Ringu Sutoraik��)" (�������������...

RocketNews24 Anime News Network

Website Crank In! ! posted six new images from the live-action film of Eiko Kadono's fantasy novel series Kiki's Delivery Service (Majo no Takkyūbin) on January 4. The images feature Kiki (Fūka Koshiba) and various other characters, including Tomb...

First Impressions - Inari, Konkon, Koi Iroha Last chance to save a lost season?   No pressure, Inari Konkon. . . OP: "Kyou ni Koiiro (今日に恋色)" by May'n Inari, Konkon, Koi Iroha was really the last show of the season that I had a reasonably high lev...

Kahotan's Blog gsckahotan

Hello everyone, Kahotan here! (@gsc_kahotan) Tonight is apparently going to be Tokyo's first snow of the Winter, so I'm rather anxious and fidgety! The Japanese word for snow is 'yuki', so to celebrate the potential snow I'm going to be taking a l...

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