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Japanese voice actor Kouji Yada passed (age 81) last May 1st due to chronic kidney failure. He is best known as the voice of Dr. Gero in Dragon Ball Z. His agency, Aoni Production expressed its thanks to fans for their support for Yada during his ...

"Summer is coming. Our first and last eternal summer. Coming soon. " A commercial for the second season of Kyoto Animation's Free! (Free! - Iwatobi Swim Club) anime began airing during Thursday's rerun of the first season in Japan.

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After Hamatora aired last winter, the second season of Hamatora is coming as early as this summer, but this time, it's being animated by the studio of Humanity has Declined and Danganronpa the Animation.

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Drakengard 3 recently received a set of DLC prequel stories in Japan. Instead of playing Zero, you get to play as her Intoner sisters and unlock their memories through the story. Square Enix has even more downloadable scenarios in the works for Dr...

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An anime adaptation has been announced for Denkigai no Honya-san, a casual manga about life working in a bookstore in the middle of an otaku hub. Written by Asato Mizu, Denkigai no Honya-san (The Bookstore of the Electric Town) begins when a shy b...

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Hakuoki: Stories of the Shinsengumi will be available on May 6 as a PlayStation Network download and in stores. However, if you opted for one of the limited edition bundles with the Hakuoki hair comb and love charm you have to wait until May 20 to...

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The voice actress of Kirino from OreImo and Leafa from Sword Art Online is releasing her newest single on June 4, but you can hear one and a half minutes of her cute voice now. Ayana Taketatsu's fifth single, Wonderful World, is composed by Shunta...

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There's something serene and elegant about cherry blossoms. Maybe it's their soft color, or the way the delicate petals flutter in the breeze, but the sakura are at once aesthetically enticing and deeply soothing.

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Following up on the recent announcement of Sword Art Online: Hollow Fragment's localization, Bandai Namco Games detailed further plans for the PS Vita game's summer release in the Americas. In addition to Hollow Fragment, the digital-exclusive rel...

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Granola bars tend to call to hiking and other outdoor activities to mind. Conversely, anime and its fandom are easily thought of as more indoor interests. Well, brand Nature Valley spent the day on social media bridging that gap, talking Love Live...

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Eras come and go with amazing speed in the heavily youth-oriented anime and manga industries. The year 1989 saw the start of a number of comic serials with lavish artwork and intriguing premises. But while Video Girl Ai, Spriggan, and Silent Mobiu...

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Art by ロウ [Pixiv ID #75546] You've probably seen them before, whether it's on social networks, in fanart, as figures on online shops or in the seedier underbellies of the anime fandom. The kanmusu, or "ship daughters", twee teenage girls dressed l...

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Compile Heart has released a teaser video for Hyperdimension Neptunia VII that shows it's actually divided into three stories. Hyperdimension Neptunia VII (Shinjigen Game Neptune Victory II) is divided into three arcs: the Zero Dimension, Hyperdim...

Japanator Jeff Chuang

Hoeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeee! While pinching myself, I'm here to share with you the great news that NISA has licensed Cardcaptor Sakura the TV series for home video release. The series was originally licensed by Geneon and sat in licensing hell for qui...

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As a student, I always picked foreign language over art when choosing electives, and when it was time to select an extracurricular activity, I opted for the football team over the painting club. I don't regret those choices.

Complete Blu-ray, DVD sets with English dub slated for August NIS America announced on Wednesday that it will release the Cardcaptor Sakura anime series in a Blu-ray Premium Edition and DVD Standard Edition in North America.

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Let the games continue! This is one hell of a ride. No Game No Life Episode 4 Review "Grandmaster. " From the unexpected humorous scenes to the moments of inspiration, this show never ceases to be entertaining on a level that brings me great excit...

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May. 01. 2014 Sponsored links Kanna Hashimoto, is a member of Fukuoka-based idol group Rev. from DVL, recently appeared in the latest live-action TVCM for the popular social game "Girl Friend Beta" as its new image character.

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NIS America has just dropped news about a pretty special release for fans as they've acquired the rights to the Cardcaptor Sakura TV series. They'll be releasing it on August 5th, 2014 in a couple of different ways.

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'selector infected WIXOSS' Anime Gets Second Season Posted by Chris Beveridge April 30, 2014 at 02:50 PM Selector Infected Wixoss With FUNimation simulcasting selector infected WIXOSS this season, things are about to get a bit more interesting for...

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CDJapan has opened pre-orders for the Blu-ray and DVD release of the Ressha Sentai ToQGer vs. Kamen Rider Gaim Summer Break Special. The said special aired last March 30th and served as a tie-in to the Heisei Rider vs.

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Neon Genesis Evangelion While the anime ended oh so long ago, the manga has rolled on slowly but surely for the adaptation of Neon Genesis Evangelion by Yoshiyuki Sadamoto. Kadokawa now has a new promotional video out for the fourteenth and final ...

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'Kindaichi Case Files' Live Action Specials Gets New TV Series Posted by Chris Beveridge April 30, 2014 at 04:30 PM Kindaichi Case Files R With a new TV series running this spring that came after a TV special last year and another one earlier this...

Japanator Jeff Chuang

Yen Press's English-language release of Sword Art Online novel, volume one, is topping the BookScan Sci-fi list this week. The Nielsen BookScan service tracks sales of the novels in retail book chains and some independent book shops, but excludes ...

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  Taiwan Day 2! - 1) It's 19 degrees babyyyyy! 2) Went to Wufenpu but it was raining fuuuuu. I was prepared to burn all my money here but I ended up not buying anything at all because the style wasn't to my liking.

The annual E3 press conferences have for many years now become an integral component of the E3 experience for many hundreds of thousands if not millions of gamers around the world. In just a couple of hours, console manufactures and game developer...

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Valve's hit game Left 4 Dead is coming to Japanese arcade games. NESiCA. net, a Taito network service for arcade games like Persona 4 Arena Ultimax and Gunslinger Stratos, announced the official title for a game previously known as project Z.

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Syfy Goes Magical With 'The Magicians' TV Series Posted by Chris Beveridge April 30, 2014 at 07:38 PM With a third volume due out in bookstores this August from Lev Grossman, Syfy has picked up the rights to produce a TV series based on The Magici...

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'Sailor Moon Crystal' Anime Episode Count Revealed Posted by Chris Beveridge April 30, 2014 at 02:02 PM While the veracity isn't completely confirmed, it pretty much fits in with normal business practices that ahead of the summer 2014 premiere of ...

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