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The 21st issue of this year's Weekly Shonen Jump magazine announced that Masashi Kishimoto designed Shisui Uchiha's Susanoo ability for the Naruto Shippuden: Ultimate Ninja Storm Revolution game. Said ability will be seen in action in the a previo...

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16-year-old actress Sara Takatsuki (Black President, Otomen, GTO, Daily Lives of High School Boys, Haganai) and 21-year-old actress Kasumi Arimura (Amachan, Hagane no Onna, Clover, Judge) will star in Studio Ghibli's next film, this summer's anime...

Crunchyroll Mikikazu Komatsu

It is officially announced today on April 17 that a live-action film adaptation of Akiko Higashimura's Kurage Hime/Princess Jellyfish manga is set for a December 2014 release with the launching of its official site.

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

'Yami no Moribito' Novel Gets Manga Adaptation Posted by Chris Beveridge April 16, 2014 at 07:35 PM Moribito Originally published in 1999 with a new release of it in 2007, the second installment in the Moribito series of books by Nahoko Uehashi is...

Crunchyroll Joseph Luster

Last month we posted about 3D OutRun being the next of Sega's games to make its way to the Nintendo 3DS eShop as a Sega 3D Classic. At the time the Sega Archives site just had the logo listed, but it's since been updated with a Japanese release da...

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

My Teen Romantic Comedy SNAFU Fans of the spring 2013 series My Teen Romantic Comedy SNAFU, which is getting a home video release from Sentai Filmworks in July, will be glad to know that a second season has been given the green light.

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.

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...

Orends: Range UkiyaSeed

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.

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...

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...

Siliconera Ishaan

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.

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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. . .

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

Sentai Filmworks Acquires 'Kamigami no Asobi' Anime License Posted by Chris Beveridge April 16, 2014 at 05:25 PM Sentai Filmworks continues to plunder the spring 2014 anime season with shows that they can pick up for licenses and the latest one on...

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...

SGCafe KarbyP

This week's issue of Famitsu magazine has revealed that the full retail version of Ultra Street Fighter IV (PS3/X360) will be released in Japan on August 7, 2014. In Japan, first-print editions of the game will receive the 2014 Challenger's Pack, ...

Siliconera Sato

Last week, Unity Technologies Japan held an event where they showcased various features of their cross-platform game engine, Unity. The event also included a special feature on their mascot character in Japan, "Unity-Chan".

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.

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Soulcalibur V replaced Taki, who is now in her mid-forties, with her student Natsu. Soulcalibur's original kunoichi returns for the free to play game Soulcalibur: Lost Swords. Bandai Namco announced Taki will join the game in April.

According to a poster by Shogakukan's Gagaga Bunko imprint, that the anime "Yahari Ore no Seishun" will be getting second season. Shogakukan has already hinted a few days ago, that an important announced will be made on Monthly Gagaga Channel in n...

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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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.

Siliconera Sato

GungHo Online Entertainment revealed Puzzle & Dragons Battle Tournament, an upcoming competitive arcade game. In recent events, Marvelous AQL revealed yet another arcade title for the series, that involves the use of collectable cards similar to t...

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...

SGCafe KarbyP

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...

"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...

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