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Crunchyroll Joseph Luster

Peek in your closet or scan your gaming shelf and you might just find a robot in diguise. Takara Tomy Arts is celebrating the 30th anniversary of Transformers along with the 20th anniversary of Sony's original PlayStation by mashing the console an...

Kotaku East Brian Ashcraft

Did I say Pikachu? Sorry, I meant Pikachus. Plural. This ad marks an upcoming Pikachu event in Yokohama. The name of the event is "Pikachu Tairyou Hassei Chuu" (ピカチュウ大量発生チュウ) or loosely, "Loads of Pikachus Springing Out.

RocketNews24 Casey Baseel

At Tokyo Disneyland, the park's rides often get overshadowed by its other attractions. For many visitors, a day at The Happiest Place on Earth (in Japan) is more about catching parades, taking photos, or munching on the limited-time treats that ar...

RocketNews24 Joan Coello

It's summer in Japan! How do you like to spend the season? Many Japanese enjoy going to the beach or having fun at the public pools and water parks to take a cool dip in the scorching weather. Natsu-matsuri (summer festivals) and fireworks display...

Siliconera Spencer

Final Fantasy XV and Kingdom Hearts director Tetsuya Nomura is working on creating a Variant Play Arts Kai Batman figuring. Its origins are quite surprising, since it comes from a game project, a game concept that perhaps influenced character desi...

Takashi Miike's adaptation of horror-survival manga opens on November 15 TOHO began streaming a promotional video on Wednesday for the live-action film adaptation of Muneyuki Kaneshiro and Akeji Fujimura's Kami-sama no Iu Toori (As the Gods Will) ...

Crunchyroll Scott Green

No. Not the adaptation of OrchidSeed's bishoujo Seven Deadly Sins figures. It's still radio silence on that project. The adaptation of Nakaba Suzuki's shounen advanture Seven Deadly Sins has now been slated to run Sundays at 5pm on MBS/TBS.

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

While a good bit of merchandise is in the works for Sailor Moon Crystal, the first visual book for the series has been solicited with a planned August 22nd, 2014 release. The book, priced at 1,400 yen, is set to cover a good bit of information abo...

RocketNews24 Anime News Network

Since Godzilla, the King of Monsters, will be returning to his rightful home of Japan this week, it's only right that he revisits a few of his favorite stomping grounds. In particular, this iconic giant will be paying a visit to the gardens of Tok...

Crunchyroll Joseph Luster

Tomodachi Life is weird enough as it is, and its quirky world will soon be invaded by a bunch of Nintendo characters beating the crap out of one another. Super Smash Bros. director Masahiro Sakurai posted another pic of the day, offering up a peek...

ATLUS USA and Nippon Ichi Software America have today announced that they will be bringing the Japanese SRPG Tears to Tiara II: Heir of the Overlord to western markets. ATLUS USA will be handling the localization and North American distribution wh...

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

A Letter To Momo A Letter to Momo continues its slow progress through the North American release circuit as GKIDS has released the first dub trailer for the show, which is getting a limited theatrical run in a few festivals to show it off a bit.

The Inner Realm is a dangerous place to find oneself, what with all of the supernatural beings trying to consume the souls of all unwary humans! Thanks to a great group of companions and their powerful MINDs, Kei might just survive the otherworldl...

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A teaser video for the upcoming Dragon Ball Z film is now out on Toei's YouTube channel. The anime feature film is slated for a release in Japan's Golden Week next year. Watch it here:"The worst wish in history, now the despair begins," is the tea...

Crunchyroll Scott Green

In addition to this season's adaptation of Io Sakisaka's shoujo manga Blue Spring Ride, a live-action movie is planned for December 13th with 21-year-old actress/fashion model Tsubasa Honda (FASHION STORY-Model-, It All Began When I Met You) and 2...

Moviecollection reported on Friday that Kumamon will have a special collaboration with the upcoming live-action Rurouni Kenshin: Kyoto Taika-hen film. Specialty popcorn buckets purchased at Aeon Cinema and 109Cinemas will feature images of Kumamon...

Random Curiosity Passerby

���I have amnesia, is it so bad? ��� or "The Obligatory Summer Episode. " When I watch Persona 4 the Golden I am reminded of Tom Stoppard's absurdist play Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are Dead. For the uninitiated, R&G are Dead is based on Shakesp...

Voice actors from the Magi anime give a preview of the game's heart-pounding excitement! Shinobu Ohtaka's Magi hit 22 volumes this month, with the latest one coming out on July 18. Fans of the series were treated to a special surprise, as this vol...

Otaku Tale Frontalspy

The official website of the anime adaptation of Yusei Matsui's manga Assassination Classroom has revealed that the series will be airing during the Winter 2014/2015 anime season. Additionally, new visuals have released for the anime as well as a n...

Crunchyroll Joseph Luster

During a recent visit to Capcom USA, Nintendo Minute caught up with Brett Elston for a quick chat about Mega Man and Comic-Con. During the discussion a date was revealed for Mega Man Battle Network's debut on Wii U Virtual Console.

Otakultura The Mistress

Jul 25, 2014 Brace yourselves, everyone. The director and three of the main cast from the Rurouni Kenshin film will be heading to Manila for the August 6 red carpet premiere of the film's most awaited sequel, "Rurouni Kenshin: Kyoto Inferno.

SeventhStyle Seven

Wake Up Girls! is making up for its lack of innovation in storytelling to innovate with Blu-ray editing instead – many a scene are redrawn on Blu-ray, intentionally made to look worse, for no comprehensible reason.

Otaku Tale Frontalspy

The airing season of the Shingeki no Bahamut Genesis (Rage of Bahamut Genesis)anime has been announced in a recent magazine ad. The anime, an adaptation of Cygame's popular mobile CCG Shingeki no Bahamut (Rage of Bahamut), will be airing this Octo...

Haruhichan's blog Frontalspy

We are back with another comparison article between the TV and Blu-ray releases of J. C. Staff's spring 2014 anime series Witch Craft Works. Since the Blu-rays are released after the original TV version, studios have additional time to reproduce s...

As anime episodes go, that one was quite the slap in the face. It's not like the first three episodes of Tokyo Ghoul were low-key and discreet, but the insanity was sure cranked up in a big way this week.

Zankyou no Terror - 03 Not much in the way of surprises here, but when what you're expecting is what I was expecting from Zankyou no Terror, that's not a bad thing. We're still very much in the feeling out stages with Terror in Resonance, I think,...

SeventhStyle Seven

KyoAni's "Free -Eternal Summer-" has teamed with a karaoke in Akihabara to create a new kind of business, a homo karaoke – not the kind of place a male otaku would want to take their one male friend. This is really a place no one should want to go.

Orends: Range UkiyaSeed

The 35th issue of Weekly Shonen Jump announced that Sakura Haruno (Hyakukō no In Ver. ) and Kakashi Hatake (Great Ninja War Ver. ) are playable in the Naruto Shippuden Ultimate Ninja Storm Revolution game for the PS3, Xbox 360 and PC!

METANORN Karakuri

Your weekly reminder that things are still terrible. You were expecting Sumairii, but it's me, Dio Karakuri. It was training with Mine this episode, but unlike Akame, Mine's training didn't really have much hidden meaning to it.

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