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Kotaku East Richard Eisenbeis

The Legend of Zelda series has been around for 28 years now and over that time, the game's heroes and villains have been redesigned again and again. But let me be frank here, when it comes to Zelda character designs, there are none I like more tha...

Crunchyroll Scott Green

It's time to start your speculating because the site for Kunihiko Ikuhara's (Sailor Moon, Revolutionary Girl Utena, Penguindrum) Penguinbear project has been updated with a countdown that starts at "5.

The official website for the live-action film of Akiko Higashimura's Princess Jellyfish (Kuragehime) manga updated on Wednesday, and began streaming the first trailer for the film. Narrator: Otaku- The culture that Japan boasts about to the world.

This year's 39th issue of Shueisha's Weekly Shonen Jump magazine is announcing on Monday that artist Yoshihiro Togashi is putting his Hunter x Hunter manga on a two-week hiatus, due to serious lower back pain.

RocketNews24 Casey Baseel

To get an idea of just what a huge cultural icon Doraemon is in Japan, all you have to do is take a look at the theatrical versions of the anime robot cat's adventures. The first Doraemon movie was released in 1980, and a new film in the franchise...

Haruhichan's blog Jake “Swaps4” Haruhi

10,000 Japanese anime fans have voted for their favorite anime quotes through the fan-voting customary ranking system known as Charapedia. We'll be taking a look at the top 20 anime quotes from this poll.

Bandai Namco Games began streaming the launch trailers on Tuesday for the North American release of its Sword Art Online: Hollow Fragment PlayStation Vita game and its Tales of Xillia 2 PlayStation 3 game.

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Actor Ryuhei Maruyama will play Nube (Meisuke Nueno) in the live-action Hell Teacher Nube TV drama. The series is about Nube, an elementary school teacher who protects his students from supernatural threats with the help of his Demon's Hand.

I just wish this series could go on forever.   is that really so much to ask? 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 remotely possib...

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

New Manga Releases For Week Of August 19th, 2014 Posted by Chris Beveridge August 19, 2014 at 06:32 PM Heroic Legend of Arslan Volume 1 While the anime side is weak this week, the manga side has a lot to offer that should be checked out.

Siliconera Sato

Inti Creates announced a new Nintendo 3DS collaboration project called Mighty Gunvolt in this week's issue of Famitsu magazine.  The project is a collaboration title between Comcept's Mighty No. 9, Inti Creates' own Azure Striker Gunvolt and… Galgun.

Kotaku East Brian Ashcraft

Small. Medium. Large. Jumbo-sized! The latest McDonald's drink size for Japan doesn't come with one slot for straws, but two. It's big enough to share. . . for those who have someone to share with. Like this!

Alice Nine Alice Nine has announced that they will be leaving their artist office PS COMPANY on 2014/08/25. Vocalist Shou commented on his Twitter that "Because it's our 10th anniversary, we would like to remember the feelings of when we were just...

Crunchyroll Scott Green

To promote this summer's Pokémon the Movie: Diancie and the Cocoon of Destruction, a limited Pikachu Cafe opened in Roppongi Hills, running from the anime movie's July 19th premiere through August 31. With summer ebbing away actress Rika Adachi, w...

Crunchyroll Scott Green

A new, complete cast visual has been posted for Denkigai no Honya-san, the fall anime adaptation of Asato Mizu's manga about everyday life of the seven clerks who work at "Books Umanohone," which sells doujinshi and adult books in addition to typi...

The Sun Rising Blog Michael Vincent

Hiko Seijuro, Kenshin Himura's master, will be playing a major role in the upcoming Rurouni Kenshin: The Legend Ends film. It was such a prominent role; the actor who will portray – Fukuyama Masaharu – had some tough times playing the character.

Crunchyroll Scott Green

Along with a new Durarara! ! x 2 anime visual featuring Kyohei Kadota, Walker Yumasaki, Erika Karisawa and Saburo Togusa is news that the web audio show Durarara! ! Radio: Duraradi for Short! ! is returning.

Nihongogo Jeremy Suskin

Tweet Pin It Everyone is awaiting a graduation announcement from AKB48 and Nikkan Sports believe they have the next girl to depart the popular idol group on lock. Minami Minegishi, one of the new remaining original members of AKB48 when the group ...

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Gaming magazine Famitsu has revealed several new additions to the Danganronpa spin-off third person shooter game titled Danganronpa: Another Episode , and it looks like Komaru Naegi won't be very lonely as her brother, Makoto Naegi has been confir...

Crunchyroll Mikikazu Komatsu

The latest featured anime titles at Tokyo Anime Center, which is located on the fourth floor of the Akihabara UDX building, were P. A. WORKS's on-going TV anime Glasslip and Studio 3Hz's upcoming Sora no Method.

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The Stand By Me Doraemon film will open in more than 21 countries after it opened in Japan this month! These countries are: South Korea, Taiwan, Hong Kong, Macau, Singapore, Malaysia, Brunei, Vietnam, Thailand, Laos, Cambodia, Myanmar, the Philipp...

New School Kaidan David Liao

First off, I apologize for not keeping you guys up to date on the Kokoro no Placard International FAN ver. Project. The last week has been rather hectic with trying to arrange travel to Japan so my mind has been on other things, but be assured the...

Siliconera Ishaan

Super Smash Bros. director Masahiro Sakurai has revealed two of Zero Suit Samus' alternate outfits in the game. The two outfits are based on the ending graphics of Metroid: Fusion and Metroid: Zero Mission, and you can view the original art from t...

RocketNews24 Anime News Network

The slim, sleek Chocobo that populate the Final Fantasy world may be much better for covering long distances and racing, but as far as cuddling goes, Fat Chocobo might take the cake. Luckily, for those who have been anxiously awaiting the chance t...

Siliconera Spencer

  Arc System Works is preparing a limited edition version of Guilty Gear Xrd SIGN for PlayStation 4 which includes a custom six button Fighter's Pad. The pad will work with PS3 and PS4, but the limited edition is only for PS4.

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According to Box Office Mojo's recent report, the english dubbed version of Dragon Ball Z: Battle Of The Gods earned US$2,553,002 as of August. . .

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More information about Kamen Rider Drive's Shift Cars and Tires was provided by 2ch. The new info states on the pairings of the Shift Cars and Tires in a set. The Shift Dimension Cab comes with the Shift Dream Pegasus in Shift Car Set 02.

Sailor Moon Crystal – 04 Filed under First Impressions, Sailor Moon Crystal by Cherrie | 1 Comment 「Masquerade 仮面舞踏会」 (Masquerade Kamen Budoukai) "-Masquerade- Dance Party" I feel bad for always expecting the worse out of Sailor Moon Crystal but s...

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Banpresto's official YouTube channel posted the latest promo for the MICRO Kamen Rider Series or UFC Micro line of mini figures. The line was launched last May and these figures are available in various arcades in Japan with each figure being at l...

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

'Rage Of Bahamut: Genesis' Anime Adaptation Cast Announced Posted by Chris Beveridge August 18, 2014 at 08:30 PM Rage Of Bahumut Announced at the end of 2013, the anime adaptation of the card game Rage of Bahumut: Genesis now has a few new details...

Bloody action anime Akame Ga Kill has served up yet another exciting and gratuitously viscera-riddled episode, blended with its subtler moe charms to help – possibly proving to be a season winning combination.

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