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North American manga publisher Yen Press announced on Friday that it has licensed the manga Akame ga KILL! and both the manga and light novel versions of Sword Art Online: Progressive and Kagerou Daze.

Haruhichan's blog Jake “Swaps4” Haruhi

Date A Live Movie Announced With the last episode of Date A Live II finished airing today, some good news was spreading across Japanese websites about the announcement at the end of the last episode of Date A Live II, episode 10.

Otakusiesta Jorge Teran

Yuji Hori the creator of the Dragon Quest series, previously teased a bit on the next installment of the series. In a recent radio show called Mangaku N Channel SP, he revealed that Dragon Quest XI is in development.

Anime Diet Lindo Korchi

Fans of the classic Astro Boy series may be excited to hear that Monaco's Shibuya Productions, Japan's Tezuka Productions, and France's Caribara Animation is in the midst of creating a new anime series revolving around Osamu Tezuka's Astro Boy.

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

'Wolf Girl & Black Prince' Anime Staff Announced Posted by Chris Beveridge June 13, 2014 at 03:35 PM Wolf Girl & Black Prince Announced as being adapted into anime form earlier this year, the production staff for Ookami Shoujo to Kuro Ouji has bee...

Microsoft Windows' latest moe character is Claudia Madobe, an adept troubleshooting tech and mascot for its Azure cloud-development platform. Claudia is voiced by Eri Kitamura, and she joins Window 7 mascot Nanami Madobe (voiced by Nana Mizuki).

Otaku Tale Frontalspy

Space☆Dandy Season 2 – Commercial 2 + Visual A brand new commercial has released for the second season of Space Dandy, giving you a sneak peak at the upcoming anime. Fly through space again with this very dandy guy and his crew as more troubles, c...

Strategy game follows steam-based fighting force created by Lincoln Nintendo streamed a video on Thursday of the E3 developer event in which they announced its new strategy game for Nintendo 3DS Code Name: S.

Crunchyroll Joseph Luster

Dynasty Warriors: Gundam Reborn is set to bring more Gundam Musou action to PlayStation 3 in the west this summer, and you can see the latest minute-plus preview in the E3 2014 trailer below.       ------- Joseph Luster is the Games and Web editor...

YATTAR JAPAN Editor_in_chief

Majestic Silver Jewelry Collection© Eiichiro Oda / Shueisha / Fuji TV / Toei Animation Jewelry and collectibles manufacturer Imperial Enterprises has released a series of high-quality silver jewelry based on 11 characters from famed anime series O...

Otaku Tale Frontalspy

The official website of  the Futsuu no Joshikousei ga [Locodol] Yatte Mita.  anime has revealed lots of new information for the upcoming series. The anime itself is an adaptation of Kotaro Kosugi's 4 koma manga and will be airing from July 3rd on ...

Siliconera Sato

Fujiko F. Fujio, was the pen name of Hiroshi Fujimoto, the man behind Japan's most recognized cultural icon, Doraemon, recently celebrated his 80th anniversary. In honor of this milestone, Bandai Namco announced a new game featuring his characters...

Sony and Marza Animation Planet are developing an American hybrid live-action & CG Sonic the Hedgehog feature film. Marza Animation Planet produced the CG video sequences for previous Sonic video games including Sonic Chaos, Sonic Generations, Son...

Crunchyroll Scott Green

"My Girlfriend is an Alpaca," officially named PacaPlus, follows the "unforgettable summer" of Saeki Kazuma, who visits Alpaca Kingdom with his friends, only to return home on the bus, look over and discover that his girlfriend, Izumi Yukari, has ...

If you don't trust your friends with your valuables, this story might bolster your paranoia: two 20-year-old salary men were arrested yesterday in Kōbe for stealing 15-year-old kid's Yu-Gi-Oh! cards. They alleged thieves visited their friend on Fe...

Crunchyroll Mikikazu Komatsu

TV Tokyo's official site for the upcoming TV anime Pri-Para, which is based on Takara Tomy Arts' new arcade game of the same name, today posted a 30-second promotional video featuring the narration by the protagonist girl Laala Manaka (CV: Himika ...

Idolminded Ray Mescallado

Recommended Jpop♀ Reading: June 13, 2014 Ray's Picks Thoughts on AKB48's Election – Future Girls – Konno's Story Konno Asami looks at the next set of idols as he moves up the ranks. Juice=Juice – Black Butterfly / Kaze ni Fukarete – J-Pop Idols De...

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The official Gundam Build Fighters anime website announced that the the much awaited second Gundam Build Fighters series will premiere this fall. The website notes that the teaser illustration for the new series features silhouettes for three unid...

Siliconera Ishaan

Sekai Project recently held a Kickstarter campaign to help them translate episodes 2 and 3 of World End Economica, a visual novel by Spice & Wolf author Isuna Hasekura. The campaign asked for a modest $22,000 in contributions, although it has alre...

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Here's the 2nd teaser trailer of Lupin the IIIrd: Daisuke Jigen's Gravestone film. The film's tagline is "So long, Jigen. "In the film, Lupin and Jigen infiltrate East Doroa to capture the secret treasure Little Comet.

Crunchyroll Joseph Luster

Conan O'Brien's Clueless Gamer segments are always a treat, from the incessant thumbs-upping of Resident Evil 6 to the most recent, which has the talk show host getting his hands on the E3 build of Super Smash Bros.

With the release date drawing closer for both Japanese and international releases of Persona 4 Arena Ultimax, ATLUS (Japan) have released a new character-oriented trailer for game-exclusive newcomer Sho Minazuki, who similar to Labrys in the origi...

Siliconera Ishaan

Bayonetta will get to pilot some sort of a mech in Bayonetta 2, Nintendo and PlatinumGames revealed today on Nintendo's Treehouse live-stream.   According to director Yusuke Hashimoto, the mech doesn't control all that differently from Bayonetta h...

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Variety reported that a new Astro Boy animated series will be produced by Tezuka Productions alongside with Monaco-based Shibuya Productions and France's Caribara Animation. This new series was announced at the Annecy Festival's International Anim...

J-Pop Idols Tetho

AKB48's Chinako Rina debuted with JKT48 AKB48's Chikano Rina made her debut with JKT48 Team KIII in Indonesia. Chikano Rina participated in Gingham Check Launching Concert on June 11 at Balai Kartini in Jakarta.

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

'Yamada And The Seven Witches' Getting Original Anime DVD Release Posted by Chris Beveridge June 13, 2014 at 07:34 PM Yamada And The 7 Witches We got treated to a really cute two minute short last summer that was designed to promote the manga seri...

JEFusion SilverBack Fanwoks

Check out these cool movie poster from this year's double bill tokusatsu movie presentation: Ressha Sentai ToQger The Movie: Galaxy Line SOS and. . .

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Bandai Namco Games has posted the promo for Kamen Rider Battride War II, which highlights the two free DLC characters for the game. These characters are Kamen Riders Gaim Kiwami Arms and Zangetsu Shin.

After much promotion, Nintendo have announced that Monolith Soft's next big JRPG for the Wii U platform will be Xenoblade Chronicles X.  A terrible intergalactic war leaves just a handful of Earth survivors trying to live in a beautiful yet hostil...

With a little more than a month to go until Atelier Shallie: Alchemists of the Dusk Sea goes on sale in Japan, the Gust Corporation have shared their opening sequence for the game. It is much softer than previous sequences, but once again puts the...

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