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RocketNews24 Joan Coello

I like looking at beautiful things, and bishounen (which literally means beautiful youth/young man) characters in anime and manga are one of my favorite types of eye candy. Cosplayers, whom I like to think of as mysterious fairies capable of trans...

Following our first installment, we will speak next with Mr. Ogino, the owner of the world's first knee socks specialty store, aptly called Zettai Ryoiki, that opened in Akihabara. Many of you may already be familiar with it, as it became a big to...

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Kamen Rider Drive goes wild starting this November with the debut of Kamen Rider Drive Type Wild! But that's not all, Drive is not the only one getting an upgrade as Mashin Chaser gets his own weapons!

A 1/1 scale replica of the 3D Maneuver Gear, equipment used by the main characters in the popular anime Attack on Titan that lets them fly through the sky every which way during battles with Titans, will be released in January 2015.

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Otakus in Japan often consider their 2D anime or video game waifus to be much more important than real women, and this has led most Japanese to look down on these hobbies. A new poll made by Japanese media website, Goo, has shown the Top 5 Most Da...

Crunchyroll Brittany Vincent

Bayonetta's stylish Nintendo-themed costumes are to die for, and if you're enjoying them in-game, you should check out how they started out. Yong-Hee Cho, Bayonetta 2's graphic designer, posted some of the sketches from his Nintendo-inspired costu...

Crunchyroll Scott Green

A site, complete with English language page, has launched for the Japan Anima(tor)'s Exhibition, presented by Evangelion creator Hideaki Anno and Studio Khara with a logo drawn by Hayao Miyazaki and colored by Toshio Suzuki.

Haruhichan's blog Frontalspy

Voice actor Yoshitsugu Matsuoka (Kirito from Sword Art Online) has announced  on a recent Niconico livestream for GA Bunko that a TV anime adaptation of Fujino Oomori and Suzuhito Yasuda's light novel Dungeon ni Deai wo Motomeru no wa Machigatteir...

Gomora, a giant kaiju that's appeared in various Ultraman properties, can soon grace your figures collection as a cute, school swimsuit-wearing, bishoujo girl. "Gomora-chan" first appeared in Kadokawa's Dengeki G's Magazine in the Ultra Kaiju Anth...

Siliconera Sato

Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn producer and director Naoki Yoshida announced the latest job and more for the upcoming expansion, Final Fantasy XIV: Heavensward during the London Fan Festival earlier today.

Crunchyroll Mikikazu Komatsu

It has been five months since Alice, one of the two founding members of high school girls duo ClariS, left the unit in order to concentrate on her studying. As reported in June, the only remained member Clara denied the rumors about the breakup of...

Haruhichan's blog Jake “Swaps4” Haruhi

This is the top 20 anime from the Autumn 2014 anime season, according to Sony's periodic statistics for the top anime viewed with their Tome and Nasne platforms. Can you guess what anime series took the number 1 spot?

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In this year's Tokyo International Film Festival, Pixar Animation & Walt Disney Animation Studios' John Lasseter gave the audience a sneak peek to the upcoming Cars 3 film. What's interesting about it is one iconic anime car was in the sneak peek.

Crunchyroll Mikikazu Komatsu

In the fifth episode of the web radio program, which was live-broadcasted on Nico Nico Live yesterday, three new voice cast for the upcoming TV anime Fafner in the Azure: Dead Aggressor: -EXODUS- were officially announced.

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In the next episode of Ressha Sentai ToQger: The Shadow Line forces have taken over the Hyper Ressha Terminal and the Rainbow Line team must do. . .

Oct 22, 12:00 people A few questions for illustrator extraordinaire Takeshi Obata, the man behind the incredible art of Death Note, Hikaru no Go, All You Need is Kill and more. ― If you haven't heard of Takeshi Obata, chances are you have seen his...

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In a press conference before the start of the GameStart Asia event, Bandai Namco Games announced that the Sword Art Online: Lost Song game for the PS3 & PS Vita will be localized in English for the Asian market next year.

Crunchyroll Joseph Luster

Last month Devil Survivor 2: Break Record finally got a Japanese release date, and Atlus recently updated with a slew of videos for the Nintendo 3DS remake. The gameplay clips respectively dig into "The Definitive Devil Survivor 2," what kind of g...

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Here's the trailer of the live-action Maestro! film, which stars Tori Matsuzaka (Gatchaman, Samurai Sentai Shinkenger) as Kosaka. The new trailer highlights the concert scenes with 800 actors and extras.

Haruhichan's blog Kaelasage

On October 23rd, 2014, the official website for the anime short Matsuyama City began streaming the sequel to its 2013 original short. The original short Mattsu, Yamma and Moburi – The Mystery of the Seven Gems and the Flying Castle follows three k...

Crunchyroll Mikikazu Komatsu

The official website for the upcoming TV anime adaptation of Owari no Seraph/Seraph of the End, the dark fantasy manga created by Takaya Kagami (story), Yamato Yamamoto (arts), and Daisuke Furuya (storyboards), launched today with the first anime ...

Mushishi Zoku Shou - 12 Mushishi continues to set a standard that's nearly impossible for other anime to match. It's not really fair to compare Mushishi with other anime, because they aren't trying to do the same things.

Shirogane no Ishi Argevollen - 16 Is it just me, or was there something distinctly Valvrave-y about that episode? The shit has really hit the fan on Argevollen, which manages to convey through a quiet episode an unstoppable sense of impending chao...

Fate/stay night Unlimited Blade Works – 03 Filed under Fate/stay night, First Impressions by Takaii | 0 Comments 「初戦」 (Shosen) "First Battle" After an episode full of dialogue, this week's ramped things back up with an intense fight between two of...

「ひび割れた翼」 (Hibiwareta Tsubasa) "Shattered Wings" Is murder really so bad, when you're going to resurrect anyway? Akatsuki's Jealousy, Akatsuki's [Lack of] Confidence To deny one's emotions, even when they're ugly, is the height of foolishness—and s...

METANORN Highway

Oct26 When you've pushed someone this far, it's time to back off a little There's a time for doing it all yourself, and a time for calling in some help.   Work Til You Drop Ema is learning from her senpai as well That's what the theme of this epis...

Sword Art Online II – 16 Filed under First Impressions, Sword Art Online by Takaii | 1 Comment 「巨人の王」 (Kyojin no Ou) "King of Giants" Continuing off of last week's momentum, the story continues to dive deeper as it makes us wonder just how intrica...

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