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April 9, 2014, 3:00 AM
April 9, 2014, 3:00 AM
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What do you get when you mix the 2020 Tokyo Summer Olympic Games ambassador, the iconic and famous Doraemon, with a fictional doomsday scenario, as foretold by Akira? An eerie crossover that will populate your nightmares for weeks.

The May issue of Shueisha's Bessatsu Margaret magazine is announcing on Saturday that a television anime of Ayuko Hatta's Wolf Girl & Black Prince (Ōkami Shōjo to Kuro Ōji) shōjo manga has been green-lit.

Kotaku East Brian Ashcraft

Japan's Silicon Studio is perhaps best known for co-developing the Bravely Default games with Square Enix. The studio has a new, next-gen game engine, and it looks beautiful. According to Silicon Studio, the rendering engine is working in real time.

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BBC coverage of the Kanamara matsuri has again exposed the glorious penis-worshiping Shinto heritage of Japan for all to admire, despite touching a raw nerve amongst crazed nationalists desperate to hide such a "shameful" spectacle from the prying...

Crunchyroll Joseph Luster

NIS America announced its acquisition of Love Live! School Idol Project season two, with a retail release planned. Those details will be provided at a later date, and in the meantime the series is streaming here at Crunchyroll.

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Bandai Tamashii Nations has teased the latest addition to their Iron Man line in the form of S. H. FiguArts Iron Man Mk. 42 from the Iron Man 3 film. This figure will be displayed in this year's Tamashii Nations Summer Collection event happening o...

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Preview images of Akuma no Riddle's second episode are available, having kinpatsu yandere fury to look forward to, as well as the ever-prevalent yuri developments – the very highlight of the episode to come.

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

'The IDOLM@STER Cinderella Girls' Game Getting Anime Adaptation Posted by Chris Beveridge April 8, 2014 at 11:02 AM The IDOLM@STER Cinderella Girls The IDOLM@STER team is back again with a new series announced for 2015 with IDOLM@STER Cinderella G...

Crunchyroll Scott Green

On April 7th, 1979, Nagoya Broadcasting Network aired Slender, Gene, and Denim's infultration on the colony Side 7, setting off a chain of events that saw young Amuro Ray pilot the RX-78-2 and the launch of 35 years of Gundam history.

Kotaku East Richard Eisenbeis
The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

Princess Jellyfish In one of those kind of out of the blue revelations, the latest issue of Japanese mass media reporting Tsukuru has revealed that a Princess Jellyfish film has been given the green lite with plans for a 2015 release.

In an attempt to draw attention to their "Deluxe Edition" for Child of Light, Ubisoft have today shared a trailer that highlights the work that artist Yoshitaka Amano has put into designing the art that will feature on the A2-size poster included ...

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

Crunchyroll Adds 'Black Bullet' For Spring 2014 Anime Lineup Posted by Chris Beveridge April 7, 2014 at 03:46 PM Black Bullet Crunchyroll has filled another slot in their spring 2014 anime lineup with the announcement of Black Bullet joining the r...

Crunchyroll Scott Green

Namco Bandai posted a new 60-second spot for Sword Art Online: Hollow Fragment, coming to PS Vita on April 24th. Meanwhile, Dengeki Online posted a new shot of the bedroom event CG featuring Philia, the Yui Ishikawa voiced orange player who Kirito...

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WINCEST. WIN WIN WINCEST. Mahouka Koukou no Rettousei Episode 1 Reviews The Irregular at Magic High School Episode 1 Review "Admission Arc I" "Ny��gaku-hen I" (���������I) Are you ready for the Gary Stu Mary Sue goodness?

Newly airing Kanojo ga Flag wo Oraretara (or Gaworare for short) has triggered a flag event in the most literal sense, flaunting a barrage of moe visuals and lovely schoolgirls as its main appeal in hopes of leveling its relationship status with v...

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Synopsis: Tsuchimikado Harutora was born into the prestigious Onmyoji family, but can't see "spirit energy". Therefore, he's been enjoying a peaceful daily life with his friends at the Onmyo branch school.

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

FUNimation Acquires 'One Piece Film: Z' Anime Feature Rights Posted by Chris Beveridge April 7, 2014 at 02:09 PM One Piece Film Z FUNimation has added a new acquisition today that will definitely delight fans as they now have the home video rights...

Japanator Jeff Chuang

Remember Arpeggio of Blue Steel? That computer-generated anime about ship girls that's not Kancolle? The show is getting a TV rerun in Japan, and for the occasion, a clip to promote the rerun and home video release surfaced with all the ship chara...

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

Crunchyroll Adds 'The Comic Artist and Assistants' For Spring 2014 Anime Lineup Posted by Chris Beveridge April 7, 2014 at 01:28 PM Mangaka-san to Assistant-san to Crunchyroll has added another new series to its slate of spring 2014 anime simulcas...

Sentai Filmworks announced that they will be releasing an English dub of Love, Chunibyo & Other Delusions Season 1 due to popular demand. Love, Chunibyo & Other Delusions Season 1 was previously going to be a subtitled-only release, and Sentai sti...

RocketNews24 Fran Wrigley

We've seen what some lucky Japanese students get up to at their crazy cosplay graduation ceremonies, and now we bring you an entrance ceremony extravaganza! New students enrolling at Kinki University in Osaka on April 5th were treated to a stadium...

Crunchyroll Joseph Luster

Action game One Piece Unlimited World: Red was originally released on Nintendo 3DS, and a port is coming to Wii U, PlayStation 3, and PS Vita with extra content. Those who nabbed the 3DS version last year won't be left out, though, because the new...

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Pokemon's official youtube channel has begun streaming the English trailer for the upcoming Pokemovie, Pokémon the Movie: Diancie and the Cocoon of Destruction and it features Ash (Satoshi), Pikachu, and the rest of the gang, along with three lege...

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"From the beginning, we were discussing how to present characters from the entire Final Fantasy franchise. When we saw the designs of the Final Fantasy guest characters in Kingdom Hearts Mobile we thought this is going to work," producer Ichiro Ha...

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The latest season of Kuroko's Basketball may have already ended but the anime is still going strong even now and eye-wear makers JINS PC is collaborating with the hit sports anime, as well as Bandai in order to bring us some stylish new "Kuroko's ...

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Gundam fans worldwide, including those in the industry, are taking to Twitter, Pixiv, and other social media to celebrate the 35th anniversary of Mobile Suit Gundam, which began airing on April 7, 1979.

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7 Apr Tokyo Idol Festival 2014 was announced today. I knew their was a reason to wake up this morning. Although I predicted the TIF 2014 reveal could happen this week, I'm still surprised the announcement came so soon.

Crunchyroll Joseph Luster

Back in October an April 2014 window was revealed for Ultra Street Fighter IV's arrival in Japanese arcades. Now, as Dengeki Online reports, producer Yoshinori Oni announced the concrete date of April 17.

A tomboy princess comes to marry the king. Another show that's off to an excellent start! This season is on fire. I like the princess a lot. Sure, it's a pretty common character type, but it's a good one in my opinion.

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