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Crunchyroll Mikikazu Komatsu

In cooperation with 15 major anime production companies and manga publishers, the Japanese government will next month start a huge extermination operation against 580 foreign sites which have illegally uploaded anime and manga contents on the web ...

Crunchyroll Joseph Luster

The Pokémon Company International is prepping for the 2014 Pokémon World Championships event with a newly launched site, as well as a full schedule of live-streamed video game and TCG competition.

RocketNews24 Philip Kendall

Ryokan are traditional Japanese hotels whose roots can be traced back to the Edo Period (1603–1868). Although nowhere near as ubiquitous as they once were, there still exist thousands of such establishments, which are most often associated with re...

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

'Miritari! ' Manga Getting Anime Adaptation Posted by Chris Beveridge July 28, 2014 at 02:34 PM Miritari! With five volumes published between 2009 and 2013 and a new series that kicked off this year, Miritari!

RocketNews24 Anime News Network

Osamu Tezuka's Astro Boy, in addition to being a historically important piece of entertainment, is also widely beloved around the world. And now, some sixty-plus years after its first inception as a manga, it's been granted additional life on the ...

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With Dragon Ball Z: Battle of Gods coming to U. S. theatres this August, Funimation collaborated with Mega64 for a "reimagined" live-action trailer of the new film. For those who lived outside of Japan that managed to watched Battle of Gods before...

Otaku Tale Frontalspy

The first promotional video has released for the upcoming PlayStation Vita game based on Naoshi Komi's manga, Nisekoi: Yomeiri! ? The game is a visual novel adventure game that is being developed and published by Konami.

Siliconera Ishaan

Supercell's ryo will be in charge of the music for Bravely Second, this week's issue of Famitsu magazine reveals. (Thanks, Game Jouhou)   Unfortunately, Revo, who created the music for Bravely Default, will not be contributing to the sequel, due t...

BABYMETAL LA Live Report: More Than Just METAL Original picture from BABYMETAL Official Facebook Page Four years ago, when BABYMETAL was still in it's infancy, barely anyone knew of their existence. I first heard of BABYMETAL at Anime Expo 2012 wh...

Crunchyroll Joseph Luster

The Mysterious Murasame Castle was originally released for Nintendo's Famicom Disk System (an add-on to the Japanese version of the NES) in 1986, but it's just now making its way to North America. Nintendo announced the game during San Diego Comic...

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Jul27 NICE BOAT! Welcome back to the island! I hope none of you are having any technical difficulties. It seems that Sensei cannot have anything tech he cannot break… ——————————————————————————————————————————————— Cats, rotary phone, seaweed, boa...

Crunchyroll Mikikazu Komatsu

To promote the upcoming new musical show "Pretty Guardian Sailor Moon -Petite Étrangère-," which is scheduled to be performed in August (Tokyo) and September (Osaka), the franchise's official YouTube channel has posted a 10-minute di...

Otaku Tale Frontalspy

The official website for The Last -Naruto the Movie- has just opened and with its launch it has released a new key visual for the upcoming film, as well as a couple new character designs. The newest key visual has been released for The Last -Narut...

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Harmony Gold USA announced that they will release the Robotech and Super Dimension Fortress Macross anime series in one DVD set! The set called "Robotech The Classic Collection - Volume 1" contains episodes 1-18 collected in 4 discs, which will be...

Continuing from our previous installment, we bring you photographs of figures taken at Good Smile Company's new product photo session! This time, we focus on photographs of new products in the action figure series "figma," as well as scale figures...

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Here's another TV ad for the Kamen Rider Gaim the Movie: Soccer Great Battle! Golden Fruit Cup! that features a lot of Armored Rider transformations and of course, the winning Gaim Kiwami Arms soccer kick!

RocketNews24 Japan Today

Police in Sasebo, Nagasaki Prefecture, said Sunday they have arrested a 16-year-old high school girl on suspicion of killing a classmate. According to police, the victim, Aiwa Matsuo, 15, was visiting the suspect at her apartment when the incident...

The official website for the TV anime adaptation of Trumple's Ushinawareta Mirai o Motomete (À la recherche du futur perdu-, lit. Seeking a Lost Future) adult visual novel updated with the series' staff and cast on Tuesday.

Siliconera Ishaan

Bravely Default has shipped 1 million copies worldwide, Square Enix have announced. The Nintendo 3DS RPG is viewed as one of the company's more significant successes of late, and it looks like it now has the sales to back that claim up.

So, I guess it's time to update the legal anime list that I did more than a year ago. Since the appearance of the 2013 list, some streaming services have advanced, some have ended, and others…others find a way to get worse.

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Variety reports that Gareth Edwards' Godzilla film is on top of the Japanese box office this weekend. The film premiered in Japan last July 25th. According to an unofficial source, the film sold a total of 70,009 tickets on 773 screens and has bea...

Three of the more recent additions to the Hyrule Warriors playable character cast have been Sheik, Princess Ruto and Darunia, three individuals who served as important secondary characters during The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time.

Siliconera Ishaan

A full year ago, the Good Smile Company revealed a Figma prototype for Fire Emblem: Awakening's Lucina (who we believed was Marth at the time). This past weekend at the Wonder Festival 2014 convention, they finally revealed a more complete version...

Crunchyroll Joseph Luster

Onechanbara Z2: Chaos is bringing another round of scantily-clad zombie-fighting action to Japan on October 30, just in time to play it on Halloween. This one's coming to PlayStation 4 with four playable characters, a new Cross Merge Combination a...

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This August on Kamen Rider Gaim will feature some big changes to Mitsuzane "Micchy" Kureshima in the form of a new Arms. For some reason, Micchy is not anymore using the Genesis Driver and the Lemon Energy Lock Seed to becoming Zangetsu Shin.

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It was revealed in the Legendary Pictures San Diego Comic Con panel that Gareth Edwards will once again direct the upcoming Godzilla 2 but that's not all, the panel also teased some monsters that the King of Monsters will face.

Akame ga Kill – 04 Filed under Akame ga Kill, First Impressions by Cherrie | 0 Comments 「帝具使いを斬る」 (Teigu tsukai wo Kiru) "Kill the Imperial Arm Users" It's like Akame ga Kill is reading my mind! Just when everyone was curious about their OP weapon...

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

'Fate/stay night' TV Series, Movie Get New Promos Posted by Chris Beveridge July 28, 2014 at 08:30 PM Fate Stay Night TV 2014 The upcoming TV re-adaptation of Fate/stay night has garnered some new information after a conference was held for it alo...

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The official Monster Hunter YouTube channel posted a video that the international editions of Monster Hunter 4 Ultimate for the Nintendo 3DS will feature Link's signature costume! As seen in the video, Link's signature green tunic, bow and arrow, ...

Otaku Tale Frontalspy

It was announced yesterday that the upcoming Fate/stay night anime adaptation from ufotable will be animating the Unlimited Blade Works route of Type-Moon's visual novel. This is not the first time the route has been animated; studio Deen (Higuras...

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