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July 2, 2014, 6:30 AM
July 2, 2014, 6:30 AM

This year's 15th issue of Hakusensha's Hana to Yume magazine is announcing on Saturday that a television anime adaptation of Mizuho Kusanagi's shōjo manga Akatsuki no Yona (Yona of the Dawn or "The girl standing in the blush of dawn") has been gre...

Haruhichan's blog Jake “Swaps4” Haruhi

A new video has released for the anime Kuroshitsuji: Book of Circus. The video is a anime preview video for the adaptation of Yana Toboso's manga Kuroshitsuji (Black Butler). The anime will be adapting the Noah's Ark Circus Arc from the manga.

Studio co-founders honored after winning Oscar for Spirited Away in 2003 The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has invited two of the founders of Studio Ghibli, director Hayao Miyazaki (pictured right) and producer Toshio Suzuki (below),...

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Mad Catz are releasing new arcade sticks based on Persona 4 Arena Ultimax, Atlus announced today. The design of the sticks has been supervised by the Persona development team.     The stick will be compatible with PlayStation 3 and PlayStation 4, ...

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Actor Mahiro Takasugi (Kamen Rider Gaim) will star in the upcoming Japanese live-action film, Bon-to Lin-chan (Bon and Lin-chan) alongside with actress Ema Sakura (Samurai Tenkosei). The film follows college student Bon, and the male otaku who loo...

Siliconera Sato

This week, Sega revealed that they're currently developing the next Yakuza game during an interview with supervisor Toshihiro Nagoshi and producer Masayoshi Yokoyama. They share a few more details in this week's issue of Famitsu magazine.

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"Kyoukai no Kanata" – Theatrical Film Coming Spring 2015 Posted by pKjd on Jun 30, 2014 @ 11:24 pm 30 Jun A notice found inside the 7th Blu-ray volume of 「Kyoukai no Kanata」 reveals plans of a theatrical film for the series — set to premiere Sprin...

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

Dear Brother While the crowdfunders like myself just got in our copies of Dear Brother late last week and into this week, Anime Sols is setting the show for release through its retail partner Right Stuf.

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While a lot of anime character birth dates come from supplementary material, Sailor Moon helpfully declares hers in the series itself. And, of course, the June 30th birthday is shared by Chibi Usa. With her promised 20th anniversary anime series f...

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With Sword Art Online II making its worldwide premiere very soon, the anime's official website has announced the first batch of winners for their Sword Art Online Awards, which asked fans online about their favorites from the series.

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

'Assassination Classroom' Anime Reveals First Key Visual Posted by Chris Beveridge June 30, 2014 at 11:27 PM Assassination Classroom While a TV series announcement wasn't a surprise last week for manga series Assassination Classroom from Yusei Mat...

Kanojo ga Flag wo Oraretara - 13 (End) and Series Review The most surprising series of Spring 2014 ends pretty much as expected, but that's not a problem for me. Gaworare has been an odd series right from the start, and in the final analysis quite...

A stage play adaptation of Miho Obana's shōjo manga Kodocha - Sana's Stage (Kodomo no Omocha) has been green-lit. Nelke Planning will open the production next summer to celebrate the 60th anniversary of Shueisha's Ribon magazine Akitaro Daichi, th...

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Here when it seemed KyoAni has given up moeblob, it turns out no, they're just into movies now – Kyoukai no Kanata is confirmed a film to premiere in 2015, a sequel hoping to continue a story that never existed.

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Crunchyroll Mikikazu Komatsu

The Japanese official site for the upcoming TV anime Shonen Hollywood -Holly Stage for 49- is today updated with a new key visual featuring the five members of the boys idol group Shonen Hollywood on the stage: Kakeru Kazami (CV: Ryota Ousaka), Ki...

Haruhichan's blog Jake “Swaps4” Haruhi

Nissin's popular instant ramen brand Cup Noodle has gathered international attention (who doesn't love wacky Japanese commercials? ), with its latest commercial featuring Japanese idol fans as "Moden-day samurai".

Prosecutors have revealed that 2NE1's Park Bom was caught smuggling illegal drugs into South Korea.

Series revolves around a young man who participates in a falconry competition Akira Himekawa (a pen name used by duo A. Honda and S. Nagano) announced on their blog on June 19 that Gainax will develop an anime based their Arabic-language graphic n...

Haruhichan's blog Jake “Swaps4” Haruhi

Prior to the special screening of the first episode of Sailor Moon Crystal which the first 4 minutes have been recorded via a camera phone and can be seen below, the cast were introduced: Queen Beryl will be voiced by Misa Watanabe (One Piece's Ne...

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As the natural culmination to a brilliant social media move by Nature Valley to endear themselves to anime fans, attendees of Anime Expo will be able to sink their teeth into some granola bars come next weekend.

Ever popular virtual idol Hatsune Miku has received another spectacular 13cm Figma by Max Factory, this time bearing her relatively skimpy Racing Miku design from last year as well as a hot new ride – Miku fans can play with her this October.

Episode 10 「正しい国」 (Tadashī Kuni) "A Proper Country" It's always nice to see a romance get to the point where it's obvious to the couple that their feelings are evolving, but not many stories manage to pull it off as naturally as Soreseka does.

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Here's the 3rd TV ad for the upcoming Kamen Rider Gaim and Ressha Sentai ToQGer summer movies. Both films will premiere on July 19th. The ad for the Kamen Rider Gaim the Movie: Soccer Great Battle! Golden Fruit Cup!

Within a Flash of Lightning Lightning Sabre

On the last Friday of June, I was able to visit Chun, the local owner of a brand spanking new Smart Doll Mirai ^_^ These days I have a bad habit of going somewhere not empty handed. If I do, I feel so empty and naked, lol.

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Tweet Pin It NHK BS Premium is unleashing a two part special to air in July and it's all dedicated to AKB48. The two-part series, DOCUMENTARY of AKB48 AtoZ 2014, is set to hit airwaves on back-to-back Saturdays on July 5th and July 12th at 11:30pm.

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Written by: Tokyo Cheapo on July 1, 2014 at 4:13 pm | In LIFESTYLE | No Comments This article by Frances Maeda first appeared on Tokyo Cheapo. Sumida River Fireworks Festival. Pic by Tokyo Times, used under a Creative Commons licence.

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IT'S TIME. SAILOR MOON. GARY STU. MORE ORIGINALS. Summer 2014 Anime (PREVIEW) Alright, I'll be honest. Spring was a bit disappointing. Sure, the MAHOUKA NO TATSUYA STU MIYUKI SUE WINCEST GOODNESS is good and all, but I was hoping for a few more sh...

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Freedom Wars was recently released in Japan, and the next stop for the PS Vita action game is the west. It'll be arriving in North America sometime this year, and the PlayStation Blog is getting ready with a new English story trailer and a message...

Crunchyroll Joseph Luster

Dragon Ball Heroes: Ultimate Mission 2 brings some features to Nintendo 3DS that weren't in the original arcade game on which the portable series is based. In addition to a new Ultimate Universe mode, players will be able to play through all 21 ch...

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