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February 19, 2014, 4:30 AM
Crunchyroll Scott Green

With Winter Wonderfest earlier in the month, Kotobukiya posted a look at Shunya Yamashita's design illustration for their Bishoujo line figure of Street Fighter's Juri far ahead of its Q1 2015 release.

Crunchyroll Scott Green

Following last fall's announcement that Hayao Miyazaki will retire, Japanese telecom provider NTT Docomo conducted a non-scientific "Voice of the People" survey in which 8585 responded to the question of who they think will carry the banner of ani...

Siliconera Ishaan

Atlus, developers of the Shin Megami Tensei and Persona games, have been through quite the ride these past few years. A ride that, as of this morning, has come full circle. Below is a rundown of the events to help you get caught up.

Crunchyroll Joseph Luster

Mobile Suit Gundam Side Story: Missing Link now has an official release date. According to this week's issue of gaming mag Famitsu, the third-person action game hits PlayStation 3 in Japan on May 29. Fans of previous games in the series are in for...

RocketNews24 Jessica

A restaurant in the trendy Shimokitazawa neighborhood of Tokyo thought they would get into the spirit of Valentine's Day by offering a limited edition chocolate kakigori, a traditional Japanese snack that involves putting toppings on shaved ice.

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Mario has been teeing off since 1984 with Nintendo's Golf arcade game and 30 years later, Mario fans can now enjoy the noble game in real life with the Mario Golf Bag. Its design truly brings together the world of Mario and the game of golf as it ...

GEN's Latest Offerings Reviewed Gen Manga has recently released two exclusive English translated manga short stories, the third chapter of professional mangaka Nagumo's lighthearted drama "Let's Eat Ramen," and "One is Enough" doujinshi artist Aji...

Orends: Range UkiyaSeed

Voice actor Banjou Ginga (Mobile Suit Gundam's Ghiren Zabi) will succeed the late Ichiro Nagai as the voice of Chairman Netero in the Hunter x Hunter anime. Nagai passed away last month. In the anime's current story arc, the Chimera Ant Arc, Chair...

Siliconera Ishaan

  Steins;Gate has gone gold, JAST USA have announced. The limited edition of the game will begin shipping on March 31st, along with download copies for those who purchased the limited edition set.   A month later, on April 30th, JAST USA will rele...

Orends: Range UkiyaSeed

An online marketing research firm called NTT Communications Online Marketing Solutions conducted a poll, which asked fans what Stand from JoJo's Bizarre Adventure is most useful in everyday life. But first, for the uninitiated, Stands are spiritua...

Series to premiere on Niconico February 28 The Mainchi Shimbun paper's Mantan Web began streaming a promotional video the upcoming "surreal gag 3D anime" series X Maiden on Monday. The new anime, game, and pachinko design company Lambert is develo...

「散華」 (Sange) "A Glorious Death" Coming off of last week's episode, it was all but confirmed that something bad was going to happen, and it did. Mitty meets his unfortunate demise as expected, but everything else ends up generally contrary to expec...

Sankaku Complex Artefact

A man who handcuffed a 10-year-old girl and put her in his bag with the intention of taking her home has been arrested after police singled him out from 6,000 other buyers of the same handcuffs – and as if his crime were not already heinous enough...

Siliconera Spencer

Take a trip to Neo-Paris and give Blanka a beatdown tomorrow. Remember Me for PlayStation and Street Fighter X Tekken for PlayStation Vita will be free for PlayStation Plus members in North America tomorrow afternoon.

Orends: Range UkiyaSeed

The official Kamen Rider GIRLS website confirmed that the girls will perform the ending theme of the upcoming Heisei Rider vs. Showa Rider: Kamen Rider War feat. Super Sentai film. The song entitled "Mission Complete", this song is composed and ar...

Crunchyroll Joseph Luster

Forbidden Magna—the recently announced simulation RPG from Marvelous AQL and some of the folks behind the Rune Factory series—is currently in development for Nintendo 3DS. Producer Yoshifumi Hashimoto put a message on the official website saying F...

TV-Nihon Subtitles Used in Super Megaforce Toy Commercial A new toy commercial for Power Rangers: Super Megaforce debuted at Toy Fair but pay very close attention to what appears in the 50 second mark.

Crunchyroll Scott Green

The April issue of V Jump, due to be released in Japan on February 21st, is set to reveal that Dragon Ball Z Kai returns to retell the Majin Buu arc April 6th in Toriko's time slot at 9 on Fuji Tv.   Launched in 2009 in time for the series' 20th a...

Crunchyroll Joseph Luster

Namco Bandai filed a trademark for Tales of Asteria back in November of last year, and now the RPG has officially been announced for iOS and Android. The website kicked off pre-registration, making Tales of Xillia's Milla Maxwell available when se...

A pretty good episode this week. It made me laugh at least. The transfer student thing is way overused, but it actually worked because they did it halfway through the series, not at the beginning, and with a robot.

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

'Soredemo Sekai wa Utsukushii' Anime Adds Lead Cast Posted by Chris Beveridge February 17, 2014 at 04:26 PM Soredemo Sekai wa Utsukushii Announced in January as coming this spring with Studio Pierrot set to handle the series, SoreSoredemo Sekai wa...

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

With the first film done and behind us, the second feature in the theatrical adaptation of the Hakuoki franchise is getting closer and the first trailer for it has landed. Titled Hakuoki Dai-nisho Shikon Sokyu, it's set to premiere in Japan on Mar...

Siliconera Spencer

This is our second photo report of Winter Wonder Festival 2014! We've got 174 great photos of all the cute and sexy goodness from the event! Take a look!

JEFusion Magnum

Through RangerCrew, the Bandai of America has relased the newest Power Rangers Super Megaforce product sheet. One interesting product to find there. . .

Siliconera Ishaan

Hatsune Miku: Project Diva F is seeing a release on PlayStation Vita in North America and Europe next month, and Sega have announced a DLC Cross-Buy offer for players that already own the game on PlayStation 3.

「萌(めぐみ)の錬金術師」 (Moe (Megumi) no Renkinjutsu-shi) "Full-Moe Alchemist" Today's Nourin came off as a timely and relevant parody of the current trends in anime merchandising. It isn't the most biting commentary, nor is it the most interesting plot in ...

Crunchyroll Joseph Luster

Following up on the original spring release window, Tecmo Koei has Dead or Alive 5 Ultimate's new goth loli character slated for release on Japanese consoles next month. Marie Rose will make her PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 debut in the region in Ma...

New School Kaidan David Liao

NSK is currently in the planning stages of attending Idol Matsuri June 20-22 in Silverdale, Washington. Currently attending will be David Liao David Chang Dae Lee Chase Lim With Ayrton Travina also being a possibility.

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

Shiki Part 2 FUNimation is shining a light on what their May 2014 lineup will be for their anime releases on DVD and Blu-ray and we're definitely getting some anticipated releases – but also a bit of quiet time after the April deluge of Eureka 7 t...

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