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Everyone is familiar with those How to Draw Manga reference books that are supposed to teach posing, aesthetic, and the overall basics for drawing in the general manga art style. In Japan there's a whole series of books using human models, a sort ...

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On the official website for Free! Eternal Summer, an announcement reveals that a special episode is to be included in the second season's vol. 7 Blu-ray and DVD. This volume will be on sale starting March 18, 2015.

Media Factory has released the first trailer for this winter's Yokai Watch: Tanjo no Himitsu da Nyan! (Yokai Watch: It's the Secret of Birth, Meow! ) movie. The film is the first feature based on studio OLM's smash hit television series based on L...

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In this week's issue of Shueisha's Weekly Shonen Jump, it has been announced that Tadatoshi Fujimaki's popular manga Kuroko's Basketball (Kuroko no Basuke) will be ending its run next week in the magazine's 40th issue of the year.

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The official Twitter account of Kadokawa Shoten's Young Ace magazine has revealed that an announcement regarding the anime adaptation of Nagaru Tanigawa and Puyo's manga The Disappearance of Nagato Yuki-Chan will be made next week on September 4th.

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Persona 4 Arena Ultimax will be released soon, but Atlus wants to make sure all the fans can experience the game to its fullest, so they got Shadow Teddie to warn people about spoiling the game's story, otherwise you might end up suffering some my...

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Hot on the heels of Mario Kart 8's collaboration with Mercedes-Benz, Nintendo has announced that players can now preorder two more DLC expansion packs, which will include Zelda and Animal Crossing characters and maps.

Kingdom Hearts II  and Kingdom Hearts Birth by Sleep are not just being given a HD makeover and released alongside a cutscene-oriented adaptation of Kingdom Hearts Re:coded in the upcoming PS3-exclusive Kingdom Hearts HD 2.

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The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences' Board of Governors, which hands out the prestigious Oscar Awards, has recently announced in a press release that the legendary Oscar Award-winning Japanese anime director and Studio Ghibli Co-Founde...

TMS Entertainment began streaming a preview video for its Hi sCoool! SeHa Girl anime on Wednesday. The video features the anime's ending theme, "Blooming! " by voice actresses M. A. O, Minami Takahashi, Shiori Izawa, Manami Tanaka, Yūko Takayama, ...

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Within new Nyantype imagery, Kyoto Animation's Amagi Brilliant Park is looking packed with plenty of interesting features, many of which specifically involve the body of the surprisingly blob-free heroine.

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Free – Eternal Summer Episode 9The regionals are here, but there's problems ahead. What They Say: Nanase Haruka loved to be in the water – loved swimming. In elementary school, Nanase Haruka, Tachibana Makoto, Matsuoka Rin, and Hazuki Nagisa atten...

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  If you've been following Vocaloid music long enough (or dug deep enough), then some of you may remember the popular classic 3DPV for the song "Innocence", which was created in 2008 using 3DCG software other than MikuMikuDance.

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After the release of the Rurouni Kenshin: The Legend Ends Full Trailer a week ago, three more commercials have been uploaded to Cinema Today's YouTube Channel.  The movie will premier in Japanese theaters on September 13, 2014.

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As reported, the on-going HappinessCharge PreCure, the 11th installment of Toei Animation's long-running PreCure TV anime series, is produced as the franchise's 10th anniversary title. In commemoration of the 10th anniversary, a Tokyo-based charac...

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Mere days after the release of Hyrule Warriors, Koei Tecmo are and Bandai Namco have announced the next Warriors spin-off.   Bandai Namco have revealed One Piece: Pirate Warriors 3 for release in Japan.

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Capcom have shared screenshots for the upcoming Resident Evil HD Remaster that compare the HD version of the game to the version that was released for the Wii. You can view the screenshots—which were released on Capcom Unity—below.

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During this morning's Final Fantasy Explorers livestream, Square Enix revealed a little more on the game's "Trance" feature, which lets you transform into characters of past Final Fantasy titles.   The character they revealed was Cloud, but they m...

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In anime, there would often be a scene where a popular (usually loli) character whose short stature gets the best of her as she tries to get something which is too high for her to reach. Unfortunately, the same situation seems to have befallen a c...

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  Hyperdimension Neptunia Re;Birth2: Sisters Generation is coming to North America and Europe, Idea Factory announced this morning. The game is a remake of the second Neptunia game for Vita.   One the changes in this game is that you can now have ...

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And September will be a new chapter in the lives of the Rainbow Line crew as a power will be granted to ToQ-1 that will allow him to power-up into. . .

Kotaku East Brian Ashcraft

Earlier today, numerous websites reported that Hello Kitty is not a cat. That's not only an oversimplification, it's also not quite true. Hello Kitty is a feline—just an anthropomorphic one, Sanrio told Kotaku.

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Nurse Hitomi's Monster Infirmary Seven Seas Entertainment has laid out the titles that will be landing in January and February 2015 and there's a good number of books to like. The company continues to be on a solid growth pattern with what they're...

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Strike The Blood released an artbook dedicated to art featured in the mobile game, the result is incredibly satisfying – all the more so that a new Yukina mizugi artwork was brought out in celebration.

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Video games and real-life combat are obviously different. But what if real combat was like an online shooter? Well, it might be like this. Below, you can see a series of fun and clever South Korean commercials for Nexon's online first-person shoot...

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The additional cast members for Kamen Rider Drive is finally revealed. It was previously reported that actor Ryoma Takeuchi will play the role of Shinnosuke Tomaki/Drive. Kamen Rider Drive's support cast are (from left to right): Genhachirou Otta ...

Haruhichan's blog Jake “Swaps4” Haruhi

Last weekend the creator of JoJo's Bizarre Adventure Hirohiki Araki took part in the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge campaign to raise awareness for Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS). For anyone interested in making a charitable donation, please check ...

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He may have created one of anime's most successful franchises, but Yoshiyuki Tomino, father of Gundam, hasn't let his years of success mellow him out any. If anything, just the opposite seems to be happening, as he's recently dished out harsh cond...

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Final Fantasy creator Hironobu Sakaguchi and his team at Mistwalker are cooking up the Terra Battle RPG for smartphones, and an official English website and Twitter account are now live. For an extended preview of the game, look no further than th...

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