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RocketNews24 Casey Baseel

With certain varieties of sakura trees already covered in pink blossoms, Japan has got cherry trees on the brain. Everyone is looking forward to go out and see the flowers that'll only be here for a short time, but why settle for one Japanese trad...

Kotaku East Brian Ashcraft

To stop Japanese teens from smoking, Okayama Prefecture released an anti-smoking anime. It's over seven minutes long and features crap animation. Titled "Tabako wa Dasai" (たばこはダサい) or "Cigarettes Are Lame," the anime was created with the cooperati...

Crunchyroll Joseph Luster

Publisher Seven Seas announced its latest manga license with the addition of No Game, No Life, the manga written by Yuu Kamiya and illustrated by Mashiro Hiiragi. The first volume is set to arrive in October.

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The first ever verified authentic reverse-edge sword has been placed on display in the Museum of Local History in Shiroi, Chiba this month. This. . .

King Records began streaming a fifth TV spot on Monday for the anime of Tsutomu Nihei's Knights of Sidonia manga. The video introduces the character Lalah Hiyama and uses the anime's opening theme "Sidonia" by musical duo angela.

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When I first started using Samsung's Galaxy Note 3, almost everything about its enormous size annoyed me. I couldn't text with one hand. It barely fit in my pocket, or didn't at all. I felt silly holding it up to my ear to talk on the phone.

Crunchyroll Joseph Luster

Sega recently released more of its Sega 3D Classics games—which we got the first wave of in the west—on Nintendo 3DS in Japan. 3D After Burner II arrived in December, Fantasy Zone hit the eShop on March 19, and it looks like 3D OutRun ...

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Marvelous AQL has recently released a PV for their upcoming ninja action game, Senran Kagura 2: Deep Crimson and surely enough, it features plenty of ninja action and of course, clothes getting ripped off.

Crunchyroll Joseph Luster

The Legend of Heroes: Trails of Blue, originally released on PSP, is coming to PS Vita in Japan as The Legend of Heroes: Trails of Blue Evolution. This week's issue of Dengeki PlayStation magazine dates the port, which is set to launch on June 12.

Japanator Brad Rice

Yen Press and Square Enix just announced a partnership to put eBook versions of 175 manga titles online, giving the English-language versions of Square Enix's manga worldwide reach. Starting April 8, you'll be able to access some of Yen Press's mo...

Otaku Tale Frontalspy

There will be a total of 40 songs in Sega's upcoming Vocaloid rhythm game Hatsune Miku Project Diva F 2nd. The Dengeki PlayStation magazine has revealed the final 2 songs that will be featured in the game: Hatsune Miku no Gekishou by cosMo@Bousou-...

Kotaku East Richard Eisenbeis

S Over the past few weeks I have looked at both the series and movie of popular classic anime Cowboy Bebop. And as the PlayStation 2 game Cowboy Bebop: The Serenade of Reminiscence never left Japan, I just knew I had to play it as well.

Hakaider rides a Bike in Kikaider REBOOT & Tokugawa Yoshimune joins Battride War II Here's a Scan of Hakaider from Kikaider REBOOT. It features him riding a bike by Kawasaki. Maybe they are shifting from Honda to Suzuki, right now.

New film to remake Shimizu's 2004 U. S. film, which itself was inspired by Shimizu's 2002 Japanese film The Grudge horror film franchise has a Hollywood reboot in the works. The new film will be a remake of Takashi Shimizu's 2004 American film wit...

Siliconera Ishaan

Japan's Dengeki PlayStation magazine has revealed the official title for Project A16, the next game in the Atelier franchise. The game is titled Atelier Shari: Alchemists of the Dusk Sea. (Thanks, Zaregoto)   Like Atelier Escha & Logy, the new gam...

RocketNews24 Casey Baseel

Right now there's no anime series with a wider fan base than Attack on Titan, and while that mainstream appeal has translated into merchandising such as fashion accessories and giant hamburgers, the truest testimony to the fans' love for an animat...

JEFusion SilverBack Fanwoks

Here's some clips from the latest Kamen Rider gaim episode featuring the debut of Kamen Rider Gaim Kachidoki Arms!

Impression: In episode 24 of Nagi no Asukara, Chisaki is finally forced to confront her feelings concerning Tsumugu… But, before we talk about that…poor Akira – Nagi no Asukara's true victim. It's always nice to have a little comic relief amidst m...

JEFusion SilverBack Fanwoks

Here's the TV commercial for the DX Kamen Rider Gaim Kachidoki Lock Seed and DX DJ Gun which are part of the Kamen Rider Gaim Henshin. . .

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

'Sora no Method' Anime Gets Staff, Key Visual & First Promo Posted by Chris Beveridge March 24, 2014 at 04:40 PM Sora no Method Set for broadcast in the fall, the AnimeJapan 2014 event landed a good bit of information about the recently announced ...

AKB48 WrapUp kevinMario

It's that time of the year again folks… We hope your wallets / bank accounts / credit cards / secret stashes are ready for the 36th Single ( title still TBA, will be released on the 21st of May 2014 – preorder from CDJapan here ) since as we all w...

I guess some things really are the same in Japan as they are in America. This week finds the master of killing time engaged in an activity teens everywhere are familiar with - studying the rules of the road and preparing for his road test.

Toaru Hikuushi e no Koiuta - 12 It's not every anime that reaches the end before it reaches the end. I confess I thought going in that this was the final episode of Toaru Hikuushi e no Koiuta, so it was rather a surprise to discover it was coming ...

Siliconera Ishaan

Naruto Shippuden: Ultimate Ninja Storm Revolution will include new costumes for the Akatsuki group, designed by series creator Masashi Kishimoto. Hidan, Deidara, Kakuzu, and Sasori's costumes have been revealed and can be seen below.

Crunchyroll Joseph Luster

Master swordsmith Tony Swatton and the rest of his team from the Man at Arms series are back with another real-life take on an anime weapon. This time it's Black Star's Chain Scythe—one of Tsubaki's weapon forms—from Soul Eater, and yo...

Siliconera Sato

Theatrhythm Final Fantasy: Curtain Call will feature plenty of new songs and modes and add characters from spinoff titles such as Final Fantasy Type-0. Square Enix haven't forgotten about the main-numbered titles of the series, as they showcase Fi...

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Hanamonogatari First Promotional Video The first promotional trailer for Hanamonogatari, the second season series for the Monogatari anime series, has been released on the official website. The PV was shown earlier at AnimeJapan 2014 over the week...

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Free! Anime 2nd Season First PV KyoAni has released the first promotion video for their upcoming 2nd season of Free! anime series at AnimeJapan 2014. In the PV, Haruka greet fans with the message "I've arrived as promised".

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

A Certain Scientific Railgun S While some licenses are surprises, others are just welcome confirmations. Such is the case with A Certain Scientific Railgun S, which FUNimation announced as getting a home video release this weekend.

Space Dandy - 12 The comedy is back in a big way this week, but. . . I'm having a hard time looking at Space Dandy as the same straightforward free-association comedy I once thought it was.   There's no question that themes have started to emerge ...

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