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Crunchyroll Scott Green

 Reki Kawahara's Sword Art Online light novels feature interesting explorations of of point of views, of relationships between people as well as between virtual and fictional and real worlds.   Hirose Masahiro seems to think so, with the books now...

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

Crunchyroll Adds 'The Kawai Complex Guide to Manors and Hostel Behavior' For Spring 2014 Anime Lineup Posted by Chris Beveridge April 4, 2014 at 03:26 PM The Kawai Complex Guide to Manors and Hostel Behavior Crunchyroll has a new simulcast acquisi...

Crunchyroll Mikikazu Komatsu

The latest trailer for the upcoming Japanese martial arts film High Kick Angels is now online. One of the stars of the film, 17-year-old Kanon Miyahara actually won the 7th All Japan Boys' and Girls' Karatedo Championships in 2007.

Crunchyroll Patrick Macias

Well, well, well… did you see this one coming? Starting tonight, Fri/4, Crunchyroll will begin streaming them thar new episodes of Fairy Tail.     Fairy Tail is set to broadcast every Friday starting on April 4, at 7:30pm Pacific Time for its prem...

Orends: Range UkiyaSeed

North American publisher Viz Media confirmed via ANN that they will digitally publish the Dragon Ball bonus chapter, which features Goku's mother, Gine. The bonus chapter entitled "Dragon Ball Minus: The Child Released from Fate" will be published...

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

'Shonen Hollywood' Anime Adds More Cast Announcements Posted by Chris Beveridge April 4, 2014 at 10:02 AM Shonen Hollywood While we learned earlier in march that the light novel series Shonen Hollywood was moving on to an anime adaptation as well,...

Siliconera Ishaan

A new Nintendo Direct presentation will be streamed on Tuesday, April 8th, focusing exclusively on the new Super Smash Bros. games for Wii U and Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo have announced.   Here are the timings for each region:   Nintendo Direct U.

Orends: Range UkiyaSeed

Nintendo posted the latest trailer for Mario Kart 8 for the Wii U. The new trailer features new items and of course, new courses! Some of the new and revamped courses are: Sweet, Sweet Canyon, Rainbow Road, and Toad's Turnpike.

Anime of Shiki Mizuchi's fantasy light novel to debut on Saturday The BS11 channel is airing a commercial for the anime of Shiki Mizuchi's Dragonar Academy light novels. Seven Seas Entertainment is releasing Ran's manga version of Shiki Mizuchi's ...

Kotaku East Brian Ashcraft

I guess this truly means there is a Facebook page for everything? To mark the publication of photo book Hamuketsu (ハムケツ) or "Hamster Butts," a Facebook page was launched for folks to upload photos of their own furry friends' backsides for a cheeky...

Kenji Taguchi's story follows girl who thinks her brother is in love with her Japanese chain store Animate's Ani Puu label announced in January that Kenji Taguchi's Ane Log - Moyako Nee-san no Tomaranai Monologue (Sister's Log - Moyako's Monologue...

November 14 last year, Shuukan Bunshun discovered that a Johnny's talent punched a certain Ms. A (20s) in the face on the Saikyo line platform of the JR Ikebukuro station. The woman was badly wounded from this incident and required surgery.

Crunchyroll Humberto Saabedra

Another show announcement from Crunchyroll for Spring 2014 to wrap things up for today, as the service adds The World is Still Beautiful to its Spring simulcast lineup. Based off of the manga Soreseka by Dai Shiina, The World is Still Beautiful is...

Crunchyroll Joseph Luster

Atlus is taking a break from Persona Q: Shadow of the Labyrinth character trailers to focus on the Etrian Odyssey-style battle system. After a bit of dungeon-crawling, you can see a battle play out in the clip below.

Japanator Elliot Gay

After weeks of character trailers, Atlus is finally ready to start hitting the internet with full on gameplay trailers for their upcoming RPG, Persona Q. This first one shows off some of the game's Etrian Odyssey-like dungeon exploration and comba...

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Type Moon's Fate/ Stay Night sequel known as Fate/hollow ataraxia is finally being ported to the PlayStation Vita, and now, new information has revealed that the classic Japanese visual novel will have a few new features added, including a cute ne...

First Impressions - Selector Infected WIXOSS When an Okada train leaves the station, you better be damn sure you want to be on-board. I'm never going to skip the premiere of an Okada Mari series, because the curiosity factor if nothing else is eno...

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Boys' Love or B. L. or Yaoi has already become a thriving part of Japan's otaku subculture thanks to the rise of the fujoshis (literally means rotten girl) who have been increasing in population, especially in events like the Animate Girls' Festiv...

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

'Blade & Soul' Anime Premiere Images Released Posted by Chris Beveridge April 3, 2014 at 08:32 PM Blade & Soul With its debut on TBS in Japan today, the first episode of Blade & Soul has done some promotion in Japan as the folks at MoCa have nine ...

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Crunchyroll Humberto Saabedra

Crunchyroll keeps the Spring season acquisition train going with the latest acquisition in La corda d’oro -Blue Sky-, which is adapted from the third visual novel game in the series. La corda d’oro -Blue Sky- focuses on main character ...

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Morning Musume '14 and S/mileage in the musical Lilium Sayashi Riho (Morning Musume '14) and Wada Ayaka (S/mileage) will be starring in the musical Lilium (リリウム 少女純潔歌劇). Morning Musume '14 (Oda Sakura, Kudo Haruka, Ishida Ayumi, Fukumura Mizuka, S...

Visual Kei band Jackman, now a three-member band, revealed details on its new single "Shintou Humanism".

JoJo's Bizarre Adventure: Stardust Crusaders – 01 Filed under First Impressions, Series Introduction, Snapshots by Zephyr | 0 Comments 「悪霊にとりつかれた男」 (Akuryō ni Toritsukare ta Otoko) "The Man Possessed by an Evil Spirit" It's been a long time coming...

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LogoTV, the lifestyle channel targeting gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender demographics, is holding a "Gayest Cartoon Tournament. " Sailor Moon characters Haruka Tenoh/Sailor Uranus and her partner Michiru Kaioh/Sailor Neptune have successful...

Mushibugyo is so much better. Dropped.

Crunchyroll Patrick Macias

There’s much more to Crunchyroll’s new offering for Spring 2014 besides anime. Take for example S. D. B. National Police Agency Special Defense Bureau, a new J-Drama based on the manga by Hidebu Takahashi.

Jinx! NovaJinx

These Yoppiis. Okay, time to be serious for a change. Gin no Saji S2 THIS. Gin no Saji continues on the tried and true track of solidly written slice of life backed by overall decent production. A-1 does something right for a change.

Crunchyroll Scott Green

After a series of short spots, King Records has posted the 30-second TV ad for Knights of Sidonia, the anime adaptation of Tsutomu Nihei's sci-fi manga, set to run on Japanese TV in the spring, then stream internationally on Netflix in the summer.

Siliconera Spencer

NIS America is boldly going where few publishers go by localizing an idol simulation game. Hyperdimension Neptunia: Producing Perfection has players manage the CPUs from the Neptunia series as they battle the popular idol group MOB-48 (ha!

Sankaku Complex Artefact

A Japanese city has abolished school milk for polluting the glorious culinary culture of Japan, saying it "destroys Japanese culinary culture" and "doesn't go well with rice. " The mayor of the Niigata prefecture city of Sanjo acted in response to...

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