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January 17, 2014, 3:30 PM
Orends: Range UkiyaSeed

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...

Kotaku East Brian Ashcraft

This is Dongchimee. In you live in South Korea, you might be familiar with him. He's into dookie and other shit. Note: Some readers might find this article's content objectionable. The cartoon character is totally into collecting poop, doing poop ...

Kotaku East Brian Ashcraft

This week, a gentleman—no, a hero—named Zhao Ming dressed up as Predator and proposed to his girlfriend at a bar in Changchun, China. According to China News and CRI (via ShanghaiIst), his unsuspecting girlfriend, named Zhu Wenjing, entered the ba...

Crunchyroll Scott Green

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.

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge
Crunchyroll Scott Green

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...

Sankaku Complex Artefact

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...

Crunchyroll Joseph Luster

Tecmo Koei's demon-fighting action game Toukiden—developed by Dynasty Warriors house Omega Force—sets the stage in style with anime produced by Studio 4ºC (Mind Game, Tekkonkinkreet). Now you can see the studio's work with English...

52-episode series previously aired on N. America TV station The Hub North American distributor Cinedigm (formally New Video Group) confirmed with ANN on Wednesday that it will release the Deltora Quest television anime series in a "Deltora Quest M...

Crunchyroll Scott Green

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,...

JEFusion UkiyaSeed

Actor Hiroshi Fujioka will reprise his role as Takeshi Hongo aka Kamen Rider 1 in the upcomingHeisei Rider vs. Showa Rider: Kamen Rider War feat. . . .

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.

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge
Orends: Range UkiyaSeed

The official Mega Bloks website revealed that Kaizoku Sentai Gokaiger's Gozyujin will be called the Q-Rex Megazord in Power Rangers Super Megaforce! According to the toy description, Super Megaforce Silver Ranger inherited the Q-Rex Megazord from ...

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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Jan15 Magical courtrooms are amazing~ Finally Wizard Barristers is out! I swear after seeing the trailers I was blown away by the eye popping visuals and of all the studios this is done by Arms who brought us Hagure Yuusha no Estetica, Hyakka Ryou...

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 ...

「ロリ小姑ってのも悪くないわ」 (Rori Kojuutotte no mo Warukunai wa) "It's Not Bad Having a Loli Sister-in-Law" Mashiro-tan really is a nice mix of childish and mature, and–oops! Looks like their secret is out of the bag, even while one still stays hidden from Ko...

Here are the weekly Manga and Light Novel rankings for January 6th - 12th Rank / This week's sales by copies / Cumulative sales / Titles Manga *1.  460,147 *,460,147 Gin no Saji Vol. 10 *2.  203,905 *,203,905 Ao Haru Ride Vol.

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 ...

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...

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. . .

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.

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.

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...

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...

Siliconera Spencer

Final Fantasy VI came out on Android devices today and this is the fourth version of the Super Nintendo classic. The smartphone release includes the extra espers and events from Final Fantasy VI Advance.

RocketNews24 Master Blaster

Tuesday is known as New Bento Day at major convenience stores across Japan. As we've highlighted before, convenience stores in the country put a lot of effort into their ready-to-eat creations. What's more is they cycle through new flavors on a we...

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