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Crunchyroll Scott Green

It's now less than a month until the Hunter x Hunter anime kicks off the new Election Arc, and as the weeks count down to its July 8th premiere, the next issue of the Japanese edition of Shonen Jump is set to include another preview of the story's...

RocketNews24 Casey Baseel

Travel website Trip Advisor recently released its annual list of the 30 best sightseeing spots in Japan. Featuring centuries-old shrines, futuristic cityscapes, and no fewer than four whale sharks, it's an impressive collection of much of what mak...

Japanese website Charapedia asked its visitors which anime character they would most like to have as a little sister. More surprising than the results is the huge voter turnout of 10,000 people. Men and women voted in the poll from March 6-12.

Summer 2013 made history, and for the right reasons.   Can 2014 follow suit? By the time Summer 2014 begins, anime's year will be half-over.   And with a few weeks left in Spring, it's looking like we're on track for a pretty mediocre year.

Crunchyroll Scott Green

The official teaser site for Life Advice Service TV Animation Jinsei, the anime adaptation of Ougyo Kawagishi's Jinsei/La Bonne Vie light novel series, has been updated with a visual and preview of the summer production by feel.

RocketNews24 Oona McGee

Attack on Titan has such a worldwide following that many visitors to Japan can't help but keep an eye out for possible sightings of the Colossal Titan as they travel around the country. Chance encounters with the steaming giant are now more real t...

Siliconera Spencer

The first round of downloadable Sub Personas for Persona Q: Shadow of the Labyrinth, Kaguya and Orpheus Kai, were freebies. Thanatos from Persona 3 and Magatsu Izanagi from Persona 4 will cost 200 yen each.

SGCafe spartanchef

Megahouse is once again presenting some really cute Sailor Moon figures from their Petit Chara line, and this time, the Sailor Warriors (along with an unmasked Tuxedo Mask and Luna) are featured in their respective school attires ready to have a n...

RocketNews24 Krista Rogers

When life gives you lemons and you just need to escape for a bit, it can be hard to find somewhere to be alone if you're constantly surrounded by people. But you'll never find yourself in that situation again, thanks to a cool furniture-on-steroid...

Singer of Toriko's 4th ending theme premieres her song "Junjō" on condensed version of DBZ in July This year's 30th issue of Shueisha's Weekly Shonen Jump is announcing on Monday that musical artist Leo Ieiri (Toriko's 4th ending theme) will perfo...

Siliconera Ishaan

Obito Uchiha will be a playable character in Naruto Shippuden: Ultimate Ninja Storm Revolution, Japan's latest issue of Shonen Jump reveals. (Thanks, kazu4281)   Obito will be able to summon the Ten-Tails and also has a combination attack that he ...

Haruhichan's blog Jake “Swaps4” Haruhi

Video: Free! : Eternal Summer Opening Theme Song Preview Lantis have posted a new 15-second CM for Free! : Eternal Summer which features the opening theme song "Dried Up Youthful Fame" by OLDCODEX. The band's 7th single "Rage on" was used as the o...

Trailing behind Madman Entertainment who licensed the film for Australia more than six months ago and have already screened it, North American anime publisher Funimation Entertainment have today confirmed their acquisition of Bayonetta: Bloody Fate.

Black Bullet – 11 Filed under Black Bullet, First Impressions by Takaii | 1 Comment 「タウルスの心臓、光の槍」 (Taurusu no Shinzou, Hikari no Yari) "Heart of Taurus, Spear of Light" After last week's bombshell, this week's episode smacked us with another one —...

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

'Ore, Twintail ni Narimasu' Anime Key Visual Revealed Posted by Chris Beveridge June 18, 2014 at 08:30 PM Ore, Twintail ni Narimasu With the anime adaptation of the Japanese light novel series Ore, Twintail ni Narimasu gearing up now that we've go...

Hitsugi no Chaika - 11 Really, what it have been so hard for Hitsugi no Chaika to just do this all along? Things are looking pretty good for Fall as far as Hitsugi no Chaika is concerned.   It's frustrating that so much of the series' first cour h...

Summer has returned, bringing with it a fresh batch of anime to give you excuses to escape from the heat. It's an interesting batch we have this time. If I had to call this season anything, it would be the Summer of Sequels, with continuations of ...

Crunchyroll Scott Green

On Wednesday, Japanese lawmakers passed a law banning the procession of child porn to augment existing laws against production and distribution.  In an international feature, CNN has asked where graphic anime and manga should fall new prohibitions.

An episode like this one has to be pretty depressing for aspiring shounen mangaka. . . Author's Note: Please be very careful to avoid divulging any information about upcoming events from the manga. When in doubt, don't post it, even if it's remote...

Crunchyroll Scott Green
Orends: Range UkiyaSeed

To promote the upcoming Blue Exorcist stage play, actress Yumi Sugimoto posed for the Japanese Playboy magazine as Shura Kirigakure, the character that she will play in the said stage play. Yumi Sugimoto will only play Shura in the second Blue Exo...

Manga following regular guy and girl who hunts monsters began in 2008 The August issue of Kadokawa Shoten's Young Ace magazine is announcing on July 4 that an anime adaptation of Osamu Takahashi's Isuca action manga is in the planning stage.

Kahotan's Blog gsckahotan

Hello everyone, Kahotan here! (@gsc_kahotan) When I have Oden my favorite ingredients are chikuwabu and hanpen! It's also rather hard to not take some sticky rice cakes though… fish balls are also delicious!

Siliconera Ishaan

  Funimation have picked up the rights to distribute the Bayonetta: Bloody Fate anime film in the U. S. and Canada, the publisher announced today.   Produced by Studio Gonzo and director Fuminori Kizaki (Afro Samurai), the film follows the general...

Orends: Range UkiyaSeed

A new Yu-Gi-Oh! movie is currently being developed in Japan according to international distributor 4K Media Inc. The plot of this new Yu-Gi-Oh! movie is yet to be revealed. It is still unknown if characters or plot elements of the new Yu-Gi-Oh ani...

Crunchyroll Joseph Luster

IA/VT Colorful—the Marvelous AQL rhythm game from Senran Kagura's Kenichiro Takaki—is going to need just a bit more time in the oven. Originally set for a July 31 release on PS Vita, IA/VT Colorful has been delayed to sometime this fall.

J-Pop Idols Tetho

Okubora Chinatsu graduated from AKB48 Team 8 Okubora Chinatsu announced her graduation from AKB48 Team 8 on June 18. Okubora Chinatsu explained on the official website that she had decided to leave the idol group in order to focus on her studies a...

Kahotan's Blog gsckahotan

Hello everyone, Kahotan here! (@gsc_kahotan) When I was taking exams in school I selected Japanese history as one of my electives… I would have done world history, but I was terrible at remembering foreign names so I gave up… (´;ω;`) Anyway, today...

Here are the weekly Manga and Light Novel rankings for June 9th - 15th Rank / This week's sales by copies / Cumulative sales / Titles [b]Manga[/b] *1.  404,165 2,256,915 [url=http://myanimelist. net/manga/13/]One Piece[/url] Vol.

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

First 'Doraemon' English Dub Promo Surfaces Posted by Chris Beveridge June 18, 2014 at 05:25 PM With the official English language site now open, fans can now get their first taste of the dubbed version of Doraemon to hear how it'll sound.

School witch anime Witch Craft Works can now be enjoyed in full BD quality with the release of its 3rd disc, delivering witch on witch action in miraculous HD – though unfortunately the only improvements to its quality are minute corrections to th...

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