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RocketNews24 Casey Baseel

Ginza's history as one of Tokyo's playgrounds for the well-to-do stretches back further than relative upstarts like Harajuku or Roppongi. While this means you can almost always find an elegant café to stop into for a refined mid-day snack, some of...

Crunchyroll Scott Green

At this weekend's Sakuracon in Seattle, FUNimation announced release plans for Fairy Tail, Hetalia, Ben-To! and A Certain Scientific Railgun S, with dub casts for the latter too. The Fairy Tail release schedule includes - Part 10 – May 20 - ...

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

'Sword Art Online II' Anime Set For Worldwide Simulcast Posted by Chris Beveridge April 19, 2014 at 04:37 PM Sword Art Online II Aniplex USA had their panel at SakuraCon today for Sword Art Online where they had special appearances by Director Tom...

Orends: Range UkiyaSeed

Cinema Today posted the latest Stand By Me Doraemon trailer that highlights the love story between Nobita and Shizuka. The trailer also features the film's theme song by by Motohiro Hata. Billed as "To everyone who has experienced childhood", the ...

RocketNews24 Casey Baseel

For most groups of animals, making them bigger doesn't make them any cuter. For example, regular spiders? Not cute. Giant spiders? Still not cute, and now terrifying. Somehow, though, rodents are the exception to this rule, as the capybara, the wo...

METANORN Tag Team

Overflowing with excitement (in more ways than one) I almost wrote "No Friends, No Life" as the title of the show…which would still be pretty accurate given how the main characters are such losers. But things turn around this week and they make on...

Orends: Range UkiyaSeed

Here's the preview of Ressha Sentai ToQGer's 10th episode entitled "Tokatti, I'll Die at Sunset". For the first time, ToQ-Oh & Diesel-Oh are seen together in battle! Tokatti comes across a child who apparently can't see the Rainbow Line.

Orends: Range UkiyaSeed

Here's the preview of Kamen Rider Gaim's 27th episode entitled "Time to Know the Truth". We finally witness the early years of the Sengoku Driver's development and a formation of a new alliance. Kouta is knocked unconscious by Ryugen's backhanded ...

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

Yen Press Creates Yen On Light Novel Imprint With New Acquisitions Posted by Chris Beveridge April 19, 2014 at 06:51 PM Yen Press made a pretty significant announcement at SakuraCon this weekend with the move to create a new novel imprint for the ...

Japanator Brittany Vincent

You ever look over your jewelry collection and think to yourself "Wow, I really wish I had a coffin to store all of this in? " You're not alone, apparently. But it can't just be any coffin, because you're classy.

Japanator Ben Huber

I think I'll take a few more excuses to write about Godzilla before the film comes out! Yes, this new Godzilla poster is just about perfect. I wish it was a tad more detailed, but other than that, it's pretty spot-on.

「アルビオンの虹」 (Arubion no Niji) "The Rainbow of Albion" No matter what you think about the past and the role it should play in your present, the fact remains that you'll likely have to confront it in one way or another at some point in time—whether by...

Impression At this point, being familiar with the light novels has made it apparent that Madhouse are being quite generous with cutting out material – it's not the sort of thing that would be absolutely vital to the plot, but it does mean that som...

Sony is upgrading Shinji Ikari's tape player so he can continue to listen to the same track over and over again in high-definition audio. The Sony Walkman F Evangelion Series: SDAT is engraved to look like Shinji's classic SDAT tape player and can...

Sankaku Complex Artefact

Police have confirmed that A-1 Pictures worked one of their animators to death, ruling that being made to work hundreds of hours of overtime a month drove him to suicide. The case centres on a man, 28 at the time of his death in 2010, employed on ...

Orends: Range UkiyaSeed

The official Sword Art Online II anime Twitter account announced that Eir Aoi will perform the show's opening theme song. Aoi previously performed Sword Art Online's second opening theme "Innocence" and Sword Art Online: Extra Edition's theme song...

Tokyo Girls Update TokyoGirls'Update

Apr. 18. 2014 Sponsored links The winner of the "Otona AKB48 Audition (Adult AKB48 Audition)," sponsored by AKB48 and Ezaki glico brand PAPICO, has been announced. At today's television commercial shoot for PAPICO on April 17, the winner was broug...

Crunchyroll Joseph Luster

If you're looking for something new to play over the holiday weekend, Sony has a pretty solid Flash Sale running on the PlayStation Store. A variety of titles are available for just $0. 99, including urban jungle survivor game Tokyo Jungle and more.

Otaku Tale Frontalspy

Hyper Goddess Faith Noir: Extreme God Black Heart – Combat Trailer Publisher Compile Heart has released a new action packed trailer for their upcoming PlayStation Vita game Hyper Goddess Faith Noir: Extreme God Black Heart.

Japanator Brittany Vincent

Following the success of the first Sword Art Online series, the second installment, Sword Art Online II, will be simulcast worldwide. Aniplex confirmed the announcement today, and the series will be airing in Japan in July of this year.

Crunchyroll Joseph Luster

Announced for a fall release in the west back in February, an Atlus sales sheet offers a more precise release date for Danganronpa 2: Goodbye Despair. The PS Vita sequel is coming out at retail and digitally courtesy of NIS America on September 2,...

The Fandom Post Chris Homer

Dragon Ball GT: Season 2 They certainly got the DRAG part in Dragon Ball GT, because this finale definitely dragged on so to speak… What They Say : Goku's final tale. Dragon Ball GT Season 2 includes the Super 17 and Shadow Dragon Sagas, as a bonu...

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

Gantz Volume 33 Dark Horse Comics has set their September and October 2014 manga release schedule and it certainly has some interesting items on it. The big one for fans is the rescue of Legal Drug from TOKYOPOP, which originally came out in three...

BARKS BARKS

Fri, Apr 18 2014 at 22:22(JST)ORANGE RANGE Holds First Tour In Commemoration Of 10th Battle Of the Bands Event It has been announced that ORANGE RANGE would be holding their battle of the bands live event "Embu".

Read my earlier post "Yen Press Announce Several New Acquisition Announcements During Sakura-Con 2014, Announce Yen On Program" and been wondering what the North American manga publisher has just released to their market?

Kahotan's Blog gsckahotan

"If we don't fight, we can't win. " Hello everyone, Kahotan here! (@gsc_kahotan) Today I have no little tale to start the blog with, so straight onto the action! The 1/8th Scale: Mikasa Ackerman! From the popular anime series 'Attack on Titan' com...

North American anime publisher Sentai Filmworks have decided to wrap up the week by announcing yet another anime acquisition. This time around they have licensed Mangaka-san to Ashisutanto-san to (マンガ家さんとアシスタントさんと) which is currently airing in Jap...

Nihongogo Jeffrey T.

Tweet Pin It Lady Gaga will be getting a little help from Japan's very own CGIdol in her upcoming North American tour. LADY GAGA'S artRAVE the ARTPOP ball hitting 16 venues across the United States and Canada will see Vocaloid Miku Hatsune warm up...

Selective Hearing's News Roundup Greg April 19th, 2014 NEWS Mai Kuraki will be holding a live tour titled 15th Anniversary Mai Kuraki Live Project 2014 BEST 'Ikki Ikkai' ~FUN FUN FUN☆彡~.   NMB48 Team BII's Akazawa Hono has graduated from the group...

Mushishi Zoku Shou - 03 If there's such a thing as a quintessential Mushishi episode, that might have been it. Mushishi is a series that has many sides to it, and they reveal themselves only if you're patient and watch it for an extended period.

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