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August 23, 2014, 6:00 AM
August 23, 2014, 6:00 AM

Kenshin endures bloody battles in order to save Japan in September 13 film The official website for Rurouni Kenshin: The Legend Ends (Rurouni Kenshin: Densetsu no Saigo-hen), the second of two sequels to the live-action Rurouni Kenshin film, began...

L. A. EigaFest Film Festival taking place September 12th to 14th It's the fourth year of the Japan Film Society hosting the LA EigaFest in an effort to bring more Japanese cinema to American fans. For those that don't really know what a film festi...

Crunchyroll Scott Green

Yuki Yuna Yuusha wa Aru is an original cute girl anime, developed by Project 2H, Studio Gokumi, Akame ga KILL! 's Takahiro and BunBun.   Joining Haruka Terui as the title character and previously announced Hero Club mates  Itsuki Inubozaki - voice...

Haruhichan's blog Jake “Swaps4” Haruhi

The official website for the upcoming Rurouni Kenshin: The Legend Ends movie has uploaded a full trailer. The movie will premier in Japanese theaters on September 13, 2014. The movie is based on popular manga series Rurouni Kenshin which is writte...

Siliconera Ishaan

Super Smash Bros. for Nintendo 3DS has a cool feature built into it—the ability to listen to music from the game while the 3DS is in Sleep Mode. Director Masahiro Sakurai revealed the feature on Miiverse last night.

Crunchyroll Yomimaid

While the animation production team is working busily on the upcoming Fate/stay night at Ufotable, the ufotable cafes around Japan with licensed goods sales have posted their newest item! Following the seasonal theme, a Japanese summer staple in S...

The Sun Rising Blog Michael Vincent

Pokemon Art Academy has been out in Japan and Europe for some time now. On October 24, it will finally be released in North America and in all US 3DS systems around the world. For those that are uninformed, Pokemon Art Academy teaches you to draw ...

SGCafe spartanchef

Every single anime fan out there has that one anime series which got them hooked into anime. For some, its a childhood favorite like Dragon Ball or Sailor Moon, while for others, its a newer series like K-On!

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In the final episode of the second season of Love Live! School Idol Project, there was an announcement that a movie is in the works. Now, it has been revealed that the upcoming anime film is slated to premiere in spring 2015.

Orends: Range UkiyaSeed

Shogakugan accidentally posted details of the Kamen Rider EX Vol. 2 magazine. The cover features Kamen Riders Gaim & Drive. What's interesting about this cover is that we got our first look on the Kamen Rider Drive TV show logo.

Crunchyroll Joseph Luster

The Nintendo 3DS version of Dragon Quest X is bringing the online action to Japan on September 4, so Square Enix is here with a second introduction trailer. Dig into that along with a couple TV spots and a behind-the-scenes commercial video below.

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

'Mysterious Girlfriend X' Manga Gets End Date Posted by Chris Beveridge August 21, 2014 at 09:21 PM Mysterious Girlfriend X Riichi Ueshiba now has an end date for his manga, Mysterious Girlfriend X, which began back in 2006.

Presiding Judge Iwao Maeda of the Tokyo District Court sentenced Hirofumi Watanabe to four years and six months in prison on Thursday for sending threats linked to the Kuroko's Basketball manga. This is the same sentence length that the prosecutio...

Random Curiosity Passerby

「It's cliché, but so what? 」 We have a pretty dense episode this week–so dense, in fact, that we had to cut out the OP. Good thing we still had time for Marie's bad emo poetry; I don't know what I'd have without it.

Crunchyroll Scott Green

It's now less than two weeks away from the September 3rd Japanese release of the ninth and final volume of Kill La Kill home video, with its accompanying OVA episode. To promote this, an early look at this last collection's packaging has been post...

RocketNews24 Anime News Network

The Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF) will host the North American premiere Isao Takahata's The Tale of the Princess Kaguya and director Mami Sunada's The Kingdom Of Dreams And Madness documentary about Studio Ghibli next month.

Now, we're sure that kids (and adults too for that matter) are perfectly happy to have tasty doughnuts even without the promise of a bonus toy. But this summer, Mister Donut Japan has made sure that kids have an extra incentive to visit the doughn...

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

'Hunter X Hunter' Anime Gets Formal End Episode Posted by Chris Beveridge August 21, 2014 at 10:36 PM Hunter x Hunter After having the voice actress for Gon in Hunter X Hunter talk about wrapping production on the series and that it would be endin...

In this week's Otaku Life Around the World, our Ninja takes you all the way to Southeast Asia. Let's take a look at how one city in Indonesia celebrates otaku culture! Indonesia has a population of more than 250 million people, many of whom enjoy ...

Siliconera Spencer

Hell's Where The Heart Is, the fourth Genroku Legends downloadable episode for Muramasa Rebirth, won't be far behind for the West. Marvelous will release it in Japan on August 28. Aksys has the extra story scheduled for September 2 in the Americas...

Comic Market 86 was held for three days from Aug. 15-17 and closed as a success, with a final attendance count of 550,000 people (170,000 on Day 1, 170,000 on Day 2, and 210,000 on the final day). However, this year's attendance was a decrease fro...

Majimoji Rurumo - 07 Talk about a change in tone. . . I don't think too many viewers will be surprised that this episode of Majimoji Rurumo was a vastly different experience than last week's emotional haymaker.

Orends: Range UkiyaSeed

Jason David Frank posted in his official Facebook page a clip that features the return of Tommy Oliver as the MMPR White Ranger in Power Rangers Super Megaforce! (function(d, s, id) { var js, fjs = d. getElementsByTagName(s)[0]; if (d.

Nihongogo Jeremy Suskin

Tweet Pin It It wasn't a typo and it wasn't a tabloid exposé, former AKB48 member Yuka Masuda teased fans about a recent photo where she strips down to her bare essentials. The young starlet revealed in a recent entry on her blog that she met up w...

Siliconera Ishaan

  Atlus USA have shared trailers for Adachi and Marie in Persona 4 Arena Ultimax. Both characters will be available as free DLC for one week after the game launches on September 30th, following which they will revert to paid DLC.

Musical starring Sailor Chibi Moon, Sailor Pluto, Prince Demande, Saphir opened in Tokyo on Thursday The official website for the Sailor Moon franchise announced on Thursday that the a performance in Shanghai of the Pretty Guardian Sailor Moon Pet...

Tokyo Ghoul - 08 That was an interesting mix of the expected and the unexpected. I think the broad course of Tokyo Ghoul has been laid in from the very beginning, and even if the order of events has apparently been moved around some in the anime v...

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

'Gangsta' Anime Adaptation Begins Casting Posted by Chris Beveridge August 21, 2014 at 08:30 PM Gangsta Vol. #1 The release of the sixth volume of the Gangsta manga by Kohske in Japan last month revealed that the property is getting an anime adapt...

「DEUCE」 If there's ever been an episode of this series that made me sit back and think, it was this one. Sadly, it's not entirely for good reasons, and this whole affair with Five leaves me somewhat disappointed.

Otaku Tale Frontalspy

The first promotional video has released for Ikkitousen: Extravaganza Epoch, the upcoming OVA that was earlier teased. The video also previews the insert song Endless Fighter performed by Yui Sakakibara (Steins;Gate Ending).

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Bandai Tamashii Nations has uploaded new additional images for the S. H. FiguArts Kamen Rider Femme thus completing the Kamen Rider Ryuki. . .

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