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RocketNews24 Michelle Lynn Dinh

Japan is home to some mighty tasty and unbelievably expensive melons, but the absolute cutest ones come from Furano Melon in Hokkaido. No, your eyes aren't playing tricks on you, that is indeed the mouthless face of Hello Kitty etched into the rind.

Fans of the Attack on Titan manga have discovered that while the in-world text appears to be gibberish, it's actually pretty easy to decipher. All you have to do is flip the page upside-down, and voilà, a message appears in sloppily-scrawled katak...

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Written by: William on May 15, 2014 at 10:55 am | In LIFESTYLE | No Comments It's nearly summer. The rainy season will soon be upon us, along with cockroaches, humidity and the usual host of great summer matsuri festivals.

Medium of new production not announced, "GUNPLA BATTLE NEXT FIGHTERS STANDBY" The official website for the Gundam Build Fighters anime announced on Thursday that a new series is in the works. The website gives no further details — or even state th...

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"Hitsugi no Chaika" – Season 2 Announced For October Posted by pKjd on May 14, 2014 @ 8:20 am 14 May According to the series' official Twitter account, the 「Hitsugi no Chaika」 TV anime will be receiving a second season in October 2014.

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2014 seems to be the year of The iDOLM@STER as Aniplex+ is going all out with their The iDOLM@STER movie campaign and they are offering the fans some great treats from the series including life-size POP cut-outs of all 13 of 765 Pro's hardworking ...

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New images from the 53rd Shizuoka Hobby Show have just been released and it offers many plastic modelers and builders a sneak peek at some very mouth-watering upcoming PlaMo from various companies like Hasegawa, Tomy, and of course, Bandai who hav...

「一手《インタレスティング》」 (Itte "Intaresutingu") "Interesting" It feels increasingly rare to find a show that starts strong, and then continues strong. No Game No Life's latest episode proves that it's not doing that – it's getting better.

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This year's 25th issue of Weekly Shonen Jump announced that the 14th volume of the Nisekoi manga will bundle an OVA. The 25-minute OVA will adapt chapters 58 and 64 of the manga. The cast and staff of the on-going Nisekoi anime will work on this one.

Crunchyroll Joseph Luster

As announced in this year's 25th issue of Weekly Shonen Jump magazine, Naoshi Komi's Nisekoi is officially getting its own game. Konami is working on a PS Vita game based on the romantic comedy series for fall.

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Without a doubt, Hatsune Miku is slowly becoming a worldwide household name as the virtual diva will be the opening act for Lady Gaga's Artpop tour. Now, Miku is continuing her run with the biggest names in the international music scene as she has...

The band has finally revealed details of the album and it is set to release on the 18th of June!

RocketNews24 Cara Clegg

From May 27 you will apparently be able to eat 'the most delicious food in the world' at family restaurant chain Denny's! Are they just blowing their own horn here? Well, not exactly. When they say it's the 'world's most delicious food', they're t...

Crunchyroll Joseph Luster

The official website for Persona 3 the Movie #2: Midsummer Knight's Dream posted a new trailer for the sequel, which hits theaters in Japan on June 7. Dig into the latest footage below.       ------- Joseph Luster is the Games and Web editor at Ot...

Crunchyroll Scott Green

Sekai Project, the folks who translated World End Economica, have announced plans to offer an English version of ALICE IN DISSONANCE's Fault Milestone One through the Steam digital distribution service.

"Thank you very much! " she says as she bends forward in a 90 degree bow. She is extremely polite even for Japanese standards. The name of this girl who recently performed at Nico Nico Cho Kaigi is Shiina Pikarin.

The advertising obi found on new copies of the 12th collected volume of Mitsurou Kubo's manga series Again! ! reveal that the series will be adapted into a live-action television series. The manga stars a high school boy who joins his school's "oe...

Crunchyroll Scott Green

Last week, Attack on Titan had a strong debut on the Toonami programming block of Cartoon Network's Adult Swim, pulling 1,341,000 viewers and ranking as the night's top non-NBA original with a 0. 6 adults 18-49.

Crunchyroll Joseph Luster

The other day we saw a handful of customization and school life clips from Final Fantasy Agito, which is now available on Android and iOS in Japan. Famitsu followed up on those with more action-centric clips showing how players will gear up, fight...

J-Everything Tyler Raiz

The best thing about a variety show is the variety, and the worst thing that can happen to a variety show is if it gets too narrowly focused and seems to be doing the same thing every week (especially if that thing is mundane).

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The latest mangaka to be moaning about abuse at the hands of the movie studio they signed the rights to their work away to is Mari Matsuzawa, who complains bitterly that her healthy chastity belt manga Saikin Imouto no Yousu ga Chotto Okashiin Da ...

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Toei's Youtube channel has recently released a teaser video featuring a familiar logo, a Galactic Union Police logo. Does this mean that they are. . .

Ready to make some babies? Following its release in North America last month, ATLUS USA have confirmed that Conception II: Children of the Seven Stars is now available for purchase on the PlayStation Vita via the PlayStation Store across PAL regions.

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

Fan Made 'Akira' Live Action Trailer Does It Right Posted by Chris Beveridge May 13, 2014 at 06:34 PM Akira Part of an interesting crowdfunding project that began back in 2012 from Indiegogo, the results of the Akira live action trailer has been r...

Question: Looking back, were the 1990s a bad influence on the anime industry? I've noticed that a lot of the freedom and creativity of the anime industry has vanished since the 1990s, and I think it's because a precedent was unknowingly set up whe...

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

Ghost In The Shell Arise With FUNimation having put a discount on the import versions they were carrying for the first two installments of Ghost in the Shell: Arise recently, it's not a surprise to get word from the company that there's progress w...

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Apologies for the long delay on this one…! Hello everyone, Kahotan here! (@gsc_kahotan) Today I'm going to be taking a look at this beautiful figure, scheduled to reach wholesalers next week on the 19th May… Hatsune Miku: Deep Sea Girl ver.

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Believe it or not, they are 1. 5cm tall! This little heroes are called Kamen Rider Micro Toys which will be released by Banpresto.

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SM Cinema has confirmed via their Facebook page that the Rurouni Kenshin: Kyoto Inferno film will premiere in SM Cinemas this September 23. Sadly, they haven't confirmed if they will also air the 3rd live-action Rurouni Kenshin film.

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

While we got word a couple of days ago that Kill la Kill would be getting an English language dub, we figured it would be a long wait until Anime Expo when they're going to premiere the series in that form alongside much of the original staff and ...

Orends: Range UkiyaSeed

And Duke made his debut. After the events of the previous episode, a couple of Beat Rider teams are gone and for those who stayed, they decided to focus on dancing. Meanwhile, Kouta and Kaito finally decided to go on offense and attack Yggdrasill ...

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