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January 17, 2014, 9:30 AM

Film adaptation of Toboso's manga opens on Saturday The cover of the February issue of Square Enix's Monthly GFantasy magazine is announcing on Saturday that production on a new anime series adapting Yana Toboso's Kuroshitsuji (Black Butler) manga...

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The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced that Hayao Miyazaki's final film, The Wind Rises is nominated in the best Animated Film category. Other nominees for this category include: The Croods, Despicable Me 2, Ernest and Celestine...

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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...

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Sword Art Online's player killer guild, the Laughing Coffins, will be a key element of April's PlayStation Vita game, Hollow Fragment. The game's original character, Filia (voiced by Yui Ishikawa - Attak on Titan's Mikasa), is an orange character,...

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.

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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.

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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.

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This year, 19 films were submitted for Best Animated Feature Oscar contention. Since at least 16 were accepted, a field of five films have received nominations, including Hayao Miyazaki's final anime feature, The Wind Rises.

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.

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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 ...

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DeNA and Mobage are preparing to launch a new Attack on Titan: Jiyuu e no Houkou (Roar to Freedom) smartphone game for Japanese Android and iOS devices this winter. In the Clash of Clans like game, the survey corp must fortify towns outside the ma...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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...

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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. . .

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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.

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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.

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.

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...

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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.

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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...

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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.

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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...

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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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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...

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