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Crunchyroll Scott Green

Yesterday, publishing imprint Gagaga Bunko and author Wataru Watari hinted around a My Teen Romantic Comedy SNAFU announcement, planned for a Niconico Live "Monthly GAGAGA Channel" web broadcast that is timed to coincide with the Japanese release ...

RocketNews24 Casey Baseel

As so much of video game and animation character design shifts from sketching on a piece of paper to modeling on a computer, I've often wondered about the differences in the two skill sets. Not long ago, designing a character was about imagining h...

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In an interview with Miracle Jump, novelist Hiroshi Sakurazaka revealed that he is working on the sequel to his All You Need Is Kill novel. The said novel already spawned a manga by artist Takeshi Obata (Death Note, Bakuman.

Siliconera Sato

Things aren't looking too great for Square Enix, as this morning, Sony Corporation made the surprising announcement that they will be selling all of their shares they have of Square Enix Holdings Co. , Ltd.

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

New 'Kindaichi Case Files' Manga Spinoffs Coming Posted by Chris Beveridge April 16, 2014 at 01:32 PM Kindaichi Case Files With a new resurgence in popularity as the new anime adaptation arrives in the form of Kindaichi Case Files Returns, it's no...

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Pokémon XY: A Fragment of the Heavens is a brand new anime feature connected to the Pokémon XY anime series, and will be featured in two planetariums in Tokyo this July. (Thanks, Anime News Network)   In A Fragment of the Heavens, Ash and co.

Crunchyroll Scott Green

The otaku artists at color's "ita nail salon" ("ita" as in itasha, the "painmobiles" you see decorated with anime decals) regularly share a look at their work on Twitter. Today, @colors_sumina really went all out with their design, laying on the 3...

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As announced in this year's 21st issue of Weekly Shonen Jump magazine, the Dragon Ball Heroes: Ultimate Mission 2 game will have an. . .

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This surprise tweet by Lady Gaga is sure to spark quite a bit of craze among Vocaloid fans. According to the tweet, Hatsune Miku will be the opening act for Gaga's nation-wide art rave tour, titled "The ARTPOP Ball", from May 6th until June 3rd.

The ninth issue of Futabasha's Manga Action magazine announced on Tuesday that Rie Kanō's Star Light Woman manga will end in the following issue on April 30. Kanō launched the series last September and Futabasha released the first compiled volume ...

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Black Butler the Live Action Movie based on the popular manga of the same title, will be opening in Singapore this coming week on 17 April 2014. The movie features the demonic butler Sebastian, acted by Hiro Mizushima and his master or should I sa...

RocketNews24 Casey Baseel

Some say that pop idols in Japan aren't so much born as they are manufactured. A skilled producer can carefully tailor almost every aspect of his rising star's appearance and public persona by tightly controlling how she's presented in the mass me...

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Yahari Ore no Seishun Rabu Kome wa Machigatteiru Second Season Announced! April 15th, 2014 / By Tabris / No comments » / Categories: Anime, News Today it was announced that a great romantic comedy Yahari Ore no Seishun Rabu Kome wa Machigatteiru a...

Orends: Range UkiyaSeed

Similar to Kamen Rider Kuuga's Grongi language, the language used by the Overlords in Kamen Rider Gaim has some spoilers about the series. . . and some guys manage to decipher it. In the scene from the show's 24th episode, which features DJ Sagara...

Siliconera Sato

Last month, Capcom revealed that the fifth Ultra Street Fighter IV character was Decapre, one of M. Bison's Dolls, who shares Cammy's appearances but fights with scramble moves and psycho power attacks.

Crunchyroll Mikikazu Komatsu

Following the teaser visual posted in the early February, Chuya Koyama, the original manga creator of Space Brothers, draws the official key visual for the upcoming anime film adaptation of his manga, titled Space Brothers #0 (number 0).

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The Hunter X Hunter manga may still be on hiatus but the anime is still going strong as Hunter X Hunter animation director Takehiko Abiru ensures fans by releasing some great artwork and sketches from his own twitter account, @ Mountful.

RocketNews24 Casey Baseel

Do you ever wonder what Teddy Roosevelt's favorite kind of juice was? It's hard to imagine the 26th President of the United States having to do anything as trivial as deciding between orange and apple, but after a long, hard day of riding moose an...

Trends in Japan William

Written by: William on April 16, 2014 at 12:05 am | In CULTURE | No Comments Been there, done that. Sometimes it seems that fashion has little new left to offer. But then along comes another neat innovation that proves you wrong.

Monsters have invaded the world of Aterra, and only a few special individuals, imbued with the power of the Star God, are equipped to fight it. With only a small group of warriors and a narrow window of time in which their powers are at their peak...

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On top of making Naruto and JoJo's Bizarre Adventure fighting games, CyberConnect2 has pet projects like Little Tail Story. Their iOS and Android game is getting a little crossover with The World. Players will be able to get costumes and equipment...

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It's been less than 24 hours since we told you that a big My Teen Romantic Comedy SNAFU (Oregairu) announcement would be coming on April 18, via a livestream scheduled that day. And already news on what this announcement is about has been leaked t...

「狂気の仮面」 (Kyouki no Kamen) "Mask of Madness" While the pacing felt a bit off and the story couldn't decide if it wanted to build our emotions or blow us away with awesome action scenes, I must say that I enjoyed this second episode a lot more than ...

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Tweet Pin It The Subaru Cherry Blossom Festival hit Philadelphia in a whirlwind of pink petals as idol group Le Siana made their State-side debut. For centuries, Japan has celebrated the return of spring with ohanami​ – parties beneath the blossom...

Crunchyroll Joseph Luster

A few days ago a Freedom Wars trailer hit that promised an update on April 17. While the news that the action game is coming to the west was big, that's not what it was hinting at. It turns out the "Divine Punishment" mentioned in the clip refers ...

"Idiot", my ass. . . I'm not patient or fastidious enough to regularly track who the animation directors for specific episodes of Hunter X Hunter are, but I'm assuming they brought out one of the big guns - Mori Tomoko or Abiru Takahiro, maybe - f...

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

Sentai Filmworks Acquires 'Love Lab' Anime License Posted by Chris Beveridge April 15, 2014 at 02:24 PM "Let's do something foolish again! " Sentai Filmworks has added a new license to its catalog today with the announcement of the acquisition of ...

Crunchyroll Scott Green

A free, first issue of Wani-bites has debuted on the iBooks store. This English digital manga magazine features works from Japanese artists such as Shin Nagasawa, Hitori, Yusuke Kozaki, Vofan, Shihou, Atsushi Suzumi and Takamichi and presents feat...

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ClariS has announced new album PARTY TIME that includes singles Colorful, CLICK, and STEP plus 9 new song for 12 total tracks planned. Their 3rd album comes on three editions including a Limited with a pair of Nendoroid Petit reunion version figures.

Gokukoku no Brynhildr - 02 I'm not sure what to make of Gokukoku no Brynhildr yet, but I am sure I'm enjoying it so far. It seems like an odd way to describe a series that shows us what we've seen from this one already, but the word I most want to...

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