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April show based on Koichi Endo's manga about novice god of death Actor Satoshi Ohno (Kaibutsu-kun) of the group Arashi and director Hideo Nakata (Ring/Ringu, The Complex) are working on a live-action television version of the Shinigami-kun manga,...

TV anime of Hajime Isayama's acclaimed battle manga to ship in N. America this year North American anime distributor Funimation announced at Katsucon on Friday that its English dub of the Attack on Titan (Shingeki no Kyojin) television anime serie...

Crunchyroll Yomimaid

It was last November that the second volume of the original light novel High☆Speed! that the Free! anime was based on was announced as we previously reported.   Entertainment news portal Mantan Web recently conducted an interview with an editor at...

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ALL ABOARD! Here's the first opening sequence of Ressha Sentai ToQGer, which aired in today's episode! The show's opening theme is performed by Daiki Ise. Produced by Takaaki Utsunomiya (Shinkenger, Gokaiger) and Kei Ishikawa with screenplay by Ya...

Kill la Kill – 18 Filed under First Impressions, Kill la Kill by Zephyr | 3 Comments 「夜へ急ぐ人」 (Yoru e Isogu Hito) "Into the Night" If there's one thing that last week bought to the forefront, it's the fact that many of the developments in Kill la K...

Crunchyroll Scott Green

Yen Press' Valentine's treat for North American manga readers was a trio of new manga licenses. Übel Blatt by Etorouji Shiono, Satsuki Yoshino's set to be anime adapted Barakamon and Hiroyuki Aigamo's manga version of Sword Art Online author ...

Crunchyroll Joseph Luster

The last pair of Persona Q: Shadow of the Labyrinth character trailers we got focused on Yukari and Junpei, and now it's time for even more introductory fun. Watch the 3DS dungeon-crawler's latest trailers, which feature Teddie and Aigis, below.

Siliconera Cheng Kai

Motomu Toriyama, director for Lightning Returns: Final Fantasy XIII, was in Singapore recently to promote the latest and last entry in the Final Fantasy XIII trilogy. Siliconera stopped by the launch to catch up with Toriyama.

Diancie introduction video streamed The March issue of CoroCoro magazine, which shipped on February 15, announced the title for the next installment in the Pokémon film franchise, Hakai no Mayu to Diancie (Cocoon of Destruction and Diancie).

A new original TV anime named Aldnoah Zero has been announced by Nitro+. The story is by Gen Urobuchi and the anime is being directed by Ei Aoki. The production is being handled by A-1 Pictures and TROYCA.

Japanator Ben Huber

I just. . . what? Samurai Flamenco, I can always count on you to surprise me. This was actually one of the best episodes yet, because it combined so many of the things I've come to love about SamuMenco into one giant ball of bright colors, yelling...

Japanator Elliot Gay

After what seems like ages of waiting and wondering, JAST USA has announced that the English language version of the Steins;Gate visual novel will be available for purchase on March 31 of this year. That's right, it's finally coming.

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Shounen Jump! 's upcoming 45th anniversary brawl, J-Stars Victory VS is shaping up to be quite the battle with a stellar cast comprised of some of the biggest names in anime and manga. Now, Namco Bandai Games has released not one, not two, but fou...

RocketNews24 Anime News Network

The Goo Ranking website held a poll to see which "old guy" voice actor fans think is the coolest. The poll was inspired by the recent Tiger & Bunny film and about 1,054 fans weighed in. Here are the full results: Top 25 Coolest Old Guy Voice Actor...

Crunchyroll Joseph Luster

Remember near the start of the year when Nintendo. com listed Inazuma Eleven for North American release? It ended up coming much sooner than expected, with the 3DS eShop debut both announced and released during yesterday's Nintendo Direct presenta...

LIVE REVIEW: ONE OK ROCK U. S. DEBUT SHOW ON FEB 7TH, 2014, AT CLUB NOKIA, LOS ANGELES For most of foreign rock bands who are struggling to gain momentum worldwide, the U. S. is definitely a tough nut to crack.

RocketNews24 Master Blaster

There has been a lot of news over the record snowfalls in many parts of Japan. However, from people all along the Northwestern coast and in Hokkaido a collective "What about us? " could be heard. As a reminder, one Hokkaido resident tweeted out th...

Siliconera Eugene

Director Jaume Collet-Serra recently gave an exclusive interview with Coming Soon, where he spilled the beans on a potential live-action movie adaptation of Akira, which he hopes will be his next project.

Idolminded Ray Mescallado

Recommended Community Reading: February 15, 2014 Ray's Picks We're on Tumblr – New School Kaidan Another new feature from NSK – or rather, another social media platform. Join us – J-Pop Idols The blog is looking for a few good fans to contribute.

Natsuko Aso is releasing her 3rd album My Starlit Point and has unveiled all the release details. The album includes 5 previously released singles plus new songs for 12 total tracks. Album My Starlit Point comes on two editions scheduled for relea...

Crunchyroll Mikikazu Komatsu

Following the 30-second teaser posted last month, a 15-second new TV-spot for the forthcoming anime film Pretty Rhythm All Star Selection: Prism Show Best 10 is now online. The first film for the franchise will introduce the popular "Prism Show" s...

The GLORIO Blog Gee-Man

Recap With Satsuki's true ambitions revealed, she and Ryuko team up to take on Ragyo and the Life Fibers. Ragyo, who's body has been fused with Life Fibers, proves to be a difficult opponent. Gee's Thoughts Holy shit.

Sankaku Complex Artefact

Otaku girding themselves for another lonely Valentine's look finally to have discovered how to get their 2D paramours to give them the chocos their hearts desire… With the technique now enjoying wide exposure on Twitter, it seems likely to join th...

Within a Flash of Lightning Lightning Sabre

Velvet from Shining Ark by Alphamax Aah. . . It has been too long since I did a figure review. Let's hope this will become a habit again. This is 1/8 scale Velvet from Shining Ark released in late January by Alphamax.

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1 Flares Twitter 1 Facebook 0 Google+ 0 Reddit 0 Buffer 0 StumbleUpon 0 1 Flares × On 12 February 2014, Comic-Con international announced that Hayao Miyazaki, who announced his retirement last year, and Rumiko Takahashi are among 14 distinguished ...

Gin no Saji Second Season - 06 There are all sorts of lessons in this episode - for characters, writers and producers alike. This was a big episode for Gin no Saji in many ways, and it came with a lot of expectations as a result.

「(躊躇(ためら)いの…筑紫島周遊(ツクシノシマ・トラベリング)) 」 ("Tamerai no… Tsukushino-shima Toraberingu") "Hesitant… Tsukushino Island Travelling" After feeling like a rabbit that's been taunted with a carrot that's just barely out of its reach, the amount of happiness th...

Nagi no Asukara - 19 Dammit, my world just doesn't make sense any more. This is what Nagi no Asukara has reduced me to - I'm happy to see Yoshino Hiroyuki's name attached to an episode.   That just should never happen, but so it is here - down is ...

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