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March 12, 2014, 11:30 PM

Voice of Hattori-kun's Yumeko, Anpanman's Milk Bōya, Vifam's Pench, Oz's Jinjur The agency 81 Produce announced on Wednesday that voice actress Runa Akiyama passed away on Saturday, March 8 due to acute heart failure.

Kotaku East Brian Ashcraft

Remember those gourmet baked Kit Kats? The ones available at the world's only Kit Kat boutique? Well, you can do that at home. You always could! Above you can see "Delicious When Baked Pudding Flavored Kit Kats," which are going on sale in Japan l...

RocketNews24 Philip Kendall

Japan loves anime. Japan loves cosplay. It also likes tiny little dogs.  So it was probably only a matter of time until someone decided to dedicate an entire blog to photos of, you guessed it, tiny cosplaying dogs.

Alafista

1/10 Matoi Ryuko PVC [Beach Queens Ver. ] Wave Corp has announced preorder for another round of Beach Queen figures for Matoi Ryuko, the very cool protagonist from the anime series Kill la Kill. Even when she is taking a day off at the beach, she ...

After remaining adamant for so many years that they only plan to release Japanese dubbed anime releases, Nippon Ichi Software America have confirmed they would be entering the English dubbed anime market through the re-release of one of their inau...

Two new curry based items let you share Kana Hanazawa's love for curry with her. Popular idol and voice actress Kana Hanazawa (Oreimo and The World God Only Knows) has teamed up with Calbee snack manufacturers and Japan's National Federation of Ag...

Japanator Pedro Cortes

The episode title Meijin vs Meijin confused me. I mean, at this point the only Meijin is Yuuki. I was thinking that there'd be a dark horse that would ride on in and take over at this point. The preview showed a young-looking guy, so maybe it was ...

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

The seemingly endless number of properties based on what QuinRose has created has netted a new licensing pickup for Seven Seas Entertainment as they have the rights to the Alice in the Country of Diamonds: Bet On My Heart novel now.

While those in PAL regions may have a couple of months to go until their release of the game, there is little more than a month to go until North American gamers have the opportunity of checking out Conception II: Children of the Seven Stars on th...

Siliconera Sato

Persona Q: Shadow of the Labyrinth will be mixing elements from the Etrian Odyssey series with characters from Persona 3 and Persona 4. Famitsu teases some new features that will be detailed in this week's issue of the magazine.

Siliconera Ishaan

Lumiose City from Pokémon X and Pokémon Y will be a stage in the Nintendo 3DS version of Super Smash Bros. , director Masahiro Sakurai has revealed via Miiverse.   Sakurai wrote: "The Prism Tower rises above Lumiose City.

Crunchyroll Humberto Saabedra

The US distributor for Bandai's Hobby merchandise in Bluefin Distribution has announced that it will begin stocking 400 select Barnes & Noble locations with Gunpla model kits beginning in April. The models making up the initial retail rollout will...

Kotaku East Brian Ashcraft

Here is a full-screen version of Super Mario Bros. World 1-1 on several computer monitors. Just look at it all scrolled out before you. Do it! And here is World 1-2, complete with the exposed Warp Zone.

Siliconera Ishaan

Square Enix have shared a new trailer for Final Fantasy X/X-2 HD Remaster, along with a batch of screenshots featuring battle scenes from the two games. You can view both the trailer and the screenshots below.

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The opening for the highly anticipated Sega fighting game, Dengeki Bunko Fighting Climax has finally been streamed and it previews the game's main fighters as well as the game's support characters. The fighting game will be hitting Japanese arcade...

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge
The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

'K' Anime Feature Gets Title, New Key Visual Posted by Chris Beveridge March 11, 2014 at 01:31 PM K Anime Series We've had a number of character visuals throughout 2013 for the K feature, but now the official site site has transitioned from that s...

Yokohama Fun Aquarium will offer unique menu items in conjunction with their exhibit on the deep sea. Attendees will be able to sample cooked deep sea sharks and hagfish. There will also be a limited amount of fried giant isopods for sale.

Singapore first ever doujin market is here! The event created by Neo Tokyo Project and in collaboration with famous circle group Collateral Damage Studio and Daiyaku. This new event will be bi-annually taking place in April for Spring event and Au...

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.

RocketNews24 Anime News Network

FUNimation Entertainment announced on Monday that it will reveal the dub cast for Attack on Titan in several installments over the next few days. Elite video subscribers will see the news every day at 11 a.

Crunchyroll Scott Green

A couple of fan artists who we've heard from before are back with new 3D recreations of Senketsu From Kill La Kill. After their earlier figures, ma_o_ji is back with a new life-sized version, created using styrene and aluminum wire in addition to ...

Hunter X Hunter 2011 - 120 There's just nobody like Togashi Yoshihiro. I've said it before and I'll say it again - material like this makes me wonder how Togashi is able to write as quickly as he does, not complain that he isn't faster.

Orends: Range UkiyaSeed

Fuji TV announced the voice cast for the return of the Dragon Ball Kai anime. Aside from revealing a lot of returning cast members, it's also revealed that Videl's voice actress will be replaced. Voice actress Shino Kakinuma (Sailor Moon's Naru Os...

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...

Comtrya Sugoi davidtg

Kis-My-Ft2 tops the singles charts with 10th single Hikari no Signal selling over 202,000 copies. The boy idol group is 10 for 10 charting #1 and this single has tie-up as the theme song for anime movie Doraemon shin Nobita no dai Makyou.

Crunchyroll Joseph Luster

Aksys announced plans to release 999: The Novel—AKA Zero Escape: 9 Hours, 9 Persons, 9 Doors The Novel—on iOS platforms. The novelization of the 999 Nintendo DS game will be available for iPhone, iPad, and iPod Touch when it launches i...

The Tokyo Reporter Amy Takahashi

Sex expert expresses concern about Japan's lolicon fetish Shukan Asahi Mar. 14 In the January 31 issue of Shukan Asahi, Minori Kitahara expressed concern over the popularity of a male masturbation aid that attempts to simulate the feeling of sex w...

Idolminded Ray Mescallado

Recommended Eyecandy+ Reading: March 11, 2014 Ray's Picks Sawajiri Erika returns to the drama scene in FujiTV Spring 2014 drama "First Class" – aramatheydidnt She's back in the drama world and starring opposite KAT-TUN's Nakamaru Yuichi.

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.

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