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March 12, 2014, 1:30 AM

Director's final feature is now #10 among all anime films in U. S. with US$3,317,000 The Box Office Mojo website reports that Hayao Miyazaki's final feature film, The Wind Rises, earned an estimated US$871,000 in 496 American theaters this weekend.

Crunchyroll Scott Green

Ahead of next week's Anime Boston premiere of the English dub of Attack on Titan, FUNimation has begun rolling out the who's who for the new voice cast, with subscribers to their EVS service getting the advanced news.

Crunchyroll Yomimaid

Unfortunately, it's not a promotion for free shopping at a convenience store, but Free! fans, feast your eyes with the latest image posted! To promote the second season, which is rumored to start in July (fingers crossed), sexy summer swimming ani...

Siliconera Eugene

    Final Fantasy Type-0 came pretty late in Sony's PSP shelf life, at a time when the device was suffering from widescale piracy. While fans have waited it out to see if Square Enix would release the game in the west in some form, it hasn't happe...

Kotaku East Brian Ashcraft

S For students in Japan, it sometimes seems like many are only studying English to pass tests. What fun is that? English is a tough language—especially for Japanese. In school, they learn all these stiff, formal expressions that might not be usefu...

SGCafe spartanchef

At a JA Branch in Hyougo prefecture, you will find a 2 meter MSZ-oo6 Zeta Gundam on display. That Zeta Gundam, which served as the main mecha for Yoshiyuki Tomino's classic anime, Mobile Suit Gundam Zeta, was personally handcrafted and painted by ...

SGCafe spartanchef

With anticipation already high for Namco Bandai's upcoming RPG game, Dark Souls II, the game's latest trailer titled "Locomotive Breath" has been released. The new trailer talks of your constant companion during the game – death, because in this g...

Crunchyroll Joseph Luster

While rhythm game sequel Theatrhythm Final Fantasy: Curtain Call will contain plenty of tracks from later games in the series, Square Enix went ahead and confirmed a big chunk of songs from Final Fantasy I-VII.

RocketNews24 Philip Kendall

A special message is being displayed on Tokyo Tower in memory of those lost during the March 11, 2011 earthquake and resulting tsunami, as well as to promote a sense of unity across the country. This evening between 6:30pm and midnight, the messag...

RocketNews24 Casey Baseel

Smash hit anime Attack on Titan has a full cast of compelling human characters, but most of the merchandising and promotions that have come with the series' success are centered on the remorseless, pantless Titans themselves.

SeventhStyle Seven

Analysts at 2ch have dedicated long hours studying the latest episode of Nisekoi, and successfully stumbled upon favorable findings – annoyingly sharp-witted megane girl Ruri isn't censored as heavily as the others.

moetron pKjd

"Inou Battle wa Nichijou-kei no Naka de" – Anime Adaptation From Trigger Posted by pKjd on Mar 10, 2014 @ 10:15 pm 10 Mar According to an obi strip found on the sixth volume of the light novel, an anime adaptation of Nozomi Kota's (author) and 029...

3rd charity short features stop-motion animation by studio dwarf Domo-kun creator Tsuneo Goda and Zapuni LLC, a collaborative project between Japanese animators and internationally renowned musicians, unveiled the third charity animation short on ...

Crunchyroll Yomimaid

A photo of a store display at an undisclosed anime shop in Japan is getting lots of attention because the display is showcasing the majority of the idol anime / game franchises for male audiences together.

RocketNews24 Anime News Network

Rather than being the next Pokémon Master, fans can now become the next Pokémon Monopoly millionaire. In February, USAopoly, a company that sells special versions of popular board games, announced their newest projects, Pokémon Monopoly and The Le...

Siliconera Eugene

Shifty Look, a Namco Bandai subsidiary, have managed to revive several classic Namco franchises, and were also behind the publisher's dating-sim game Namco High. I didn't even know who Bravoman was till they came around.

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

First 'Attack On Titan' Anime Dub Cast Revealed Posted by Chris Beveridge March 10, 2014 at 01:31 PM Attack On Titan FUNimation is bringing out some of the cast for their upcoming June 3rd, 2014 onslaught of Attack on Titan releases and not surpri...

SeventhStyle Seven
J-Pop Idols Tetho

Tokyo Girls' Style – Count 5 to Dream of You Tokyo Girls' Style members are starring in the movie Count 5 to Dream of You (5つ数えれば君の夢) which was released on March 8 in Japanese theaters. The story takes place in a high school during a cultural fest...

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Ghibli Co-Founder Suzuki Toshio Retires as Producer Movie producer Suzuki Toshio is one of Japan's most famous producer and co-founder of Studio Ghibli. He will be stepping down from his role as producer and assume the supposedly smaller role of G...

J-Pop Idols Tetho

E-Girls – Colorful Pop E-Girls' new album Colorful Pop will be released on March 19. This is the 2nd album from E-Girls. The CD contains 14 songs including their latest singles Gomennasai no Kissing You (ごめんなさいのKissing You), Kuru Kuru (クルクル), and ...

Crunchyroll Mikikazu Komatsu

A new portal site for the 35th anniversary of Sunrise's Mobile Suit Gundam series launched today. The first TV anime series Mobile Suit Gundam started airing in Japan on April 7, 1979. While not much information is revealed, the tagline on the sit...

J-POP GO PaulB

AID FOR JAPAN FUNDRAISER TUES 11TH MARCH AID FOR JAPAN will be staging a special fundraiser to coincide with the Third Year Anniversary of the Japanese earthquake/tsunami on Tuesday 11th March. AID FOR JAPAN was set up to support the orphans of th...

Sankaku Complex Artefact

DMM's battleship moe mega-blockbuster Kantai Collection is reputedly the (only) reason Microsoft's Windows tablets enjoy a 15% market share in Japan where elsewhere they languish under Google's boot with a pathetic 2%.

So, the project continues right along. Two weeks ago I asked a few manga letterers to share their advice on manga lettering. Today, it's the translators turn!   I think we all should know the role of a translator, but I bet there's some stuff behi...

JEFusion Magnum

The Japan Academy Prize for this year's "Newcomer of the Year" award goes to Kamen Rider W's Philip, Suda Masaki. The 21-year-old actor has thanked. . .

While I highly doubt that we will be seeing this on television screens as far south as Australia, Square Enix have today shared this new TV commercial for their upcoming PlayStation 3 / PlayStation Vita release of Final Fantasy X | X-2 HD Remaster...

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

FUNimation Reveals 'Attack On Titan' Anime Release Extras/Premium Details Posted by Chris Beveridge March 10, 2014 at 11:21 AM Attack On Titan FUNimation has one of, if not the, biggest releases set for this year on June 3rd, 2014 with the first h...

Orends: Range UkiyaSeed

Just like the show's first season, Kuroko's Basketball Season 2 will have 25 episodes according to the April issues of Monthly Animedia and Monthly Newtype magazines. The season's 25th episode (overall 50th episode), will air on March 29th.

Noragami - 10 History tells us that the road Noragami started down this week is a dangerous one indeed, but so far it's safe travels. I don't know whether that sound was the manga readers breathing a sigh of relief or just sighing, but for this an...

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