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RocketNews24 Casey Baseel

With Studio Ghibli co-founder Hayao Miyazaki now retired from feature-length animation, there's a marked lack of current anime directors with a proven track record of successful theatrical releases. While he hasn't officially ruled out making any ...

Ah, December 24, Christmas Eve. The time to spend with parents, siblings, drunken aunts and that one crazy uncle that's always telling you about chemtrails after four or five eggnogs. Or, the time for romantic dinner dates, proposals and convenien...

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Before the visuals for the upcoming Yu-Gi-Oh! film unveils, a scan from the latest V-Jump magazine basically revealed the key details of the upcoming film. The upcoming Yu-Gi-Oh! film will star an older Yugi Mutou and Seto Kaiba.

On December 8, 2014 AKB48 celebrated the 9th anniversary of their first performance at the AKB48 Theater on the 8th floor of Don Quijote in Akihabara. In those 9 years as AKB48 went from performing in front of 7 audience members to selling out sta...

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There have been plenty of deaths throughout anime, and many of them have been very unforgettable. Most made us cry (or in some cases, cheer), while many have also made us love the departed characters even more.

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Looks like the live action Naruto musical will also be heading to South East Asia and China as the third issue of Weekly Shounen Jump! magazine for 2015 will be announcing that the stage musical will indeed be heading to Singapore, Malaysia, and M...

Game developer 5pb. opened a website for a PC game inspired by the anime adaptation of Izuru Yumizuru's Infinite Stratos series of light novels on Thursday. The game, titled Infinite Stratos Versus Colors, will be released in Japan on December 31 ...

Siliconera Sato

Omega Force announced a few months ago that One Piece: Pirate Warriors 3 is in the works for PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, and Vita, along with a first look at the game. This week's issue of Jump magazine shares a little more details.

Siliconera Ishaan

Earlier in the week, Nintendo stated that they would not replenish stock of certain Amiibo figurines once they have sold through their initial shipment. However, in a new statement e-mailed to Siliconera this afternoon, Nintendo of America said th...

Siliconera Ishaan

Final Fantasy X/X-2 HD Remaster is coming to the PlayStation 4, Square Enix officially announced today. The compilation is slated for release in Spring 2015 in Japan.   Video game stories from other sites on the web.

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The third issue of Weekly Shounen Jump! Magazine for 2015 will be announcing that there will be a new Naruto Shippuden game titled, Naruto Shippuden Ultimate Ninja Storm 4, and it will be available for the PlayStation 4,The screenshots in the maga...

The Boy and the Beast, about boy trained by supernatural creature, to open on July 11 Bakemono no Ko (The Boy and the Beast), the latest film from The Girl Who Leapt Through Time and Summer Wars director Mamoru Hosoda, will open in Japan on July 1...

As with many major video game releases, Square Enix have announced that they will be doing a special Collector's Edition release for upcoming JRPG Final Fantasy Type-0 HD (Also known as "The game that comes with that Final Fantasy XV demo").

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The official website for acclaimed director Mamoru Hosoda's new anime feature Bakemono no Ko/The Boy and The Beast today posted a 30-second teaser. The highly anticipated film is slated for a release on July 11, 2015.

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A new trailer offers the latest look at The Case of Hana & Alice, Shunji Iwai's (Love Letter, Swallowtail, All About Lily Chou-Chou) anime prequel to his acclaimed 2004 live-action Hana & Alice. An Suzuki (Hana Arai) and Yu Aoi (Tetsuko Arisugawa/...

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Smartphone customizable greeting card service CONNECTIT has launched a series of a series of 18 Attack on Titan Net-Nengajo (customary New Year's postcards) templates with scenes from the manga ready to be personalized with dialog and photographs.

The PlayStation 4 and PlayStation Vita are set to finally launch in the People's Republic of China on the 11th January 2015. One will be able to pick themselves up a PlayStation 4 unit (CUH-1000 series) for 2,899 RMB (Approximately $566 AUD) and a...

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Nippon Ichi started rolling out character introduction videos for Disgaea 5, and the fun kicks off with Dragonewt protagonist Killia—voiced by Mamoru Miyano (Chrollo Lucifer in Hunter x Hunter, Death the Kid in Soul Eater)—who aims to ...

Toho's visual effects director who forged and shaped Godzilla's look for the 1990s, Koichi Kawakita, passed away on December 5, 2014, with the family releasing the news today in Japan. The cause of death is being withheld at this time.

Kotaku East Toshi Nakamura

Hideo Kojima, creator of the Metal Gear franchise, has many stories to tell about his experience with the PlayStation over the past 2 decades. He was kind enough to share a few of them. "I was in Kobe, and it was in 1993 when the precursor to Koji...

The Fandom Post Maria Selke

Welcome back to Star Wars Thursday, a celebration of the wonderful and often wacky world of a galaxy far, far away. Almost all parents have, in their minds, an image of their ideal parenting style. For some it is the knowledge that their child may...

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New Kamen Rider Drive toy catalog images has surfaced online, and these items has something to do with Kamen Rider Drive Type Formula! First is the DX Trailer Cannon, which is Drive Type Formula's default weapon.

Haruhichan's blog Frontalspy

A user of 4chan's anime board has revealed that there has been a massive leak of the storyboards for 24th episode of the Akame ga Kill!  anime, which is scheduled to air on Saturday the 14th of December.

The Sun Rising Blog Michael Vincent

Next year, a certain movie called The Fault in Our Stars, which is so designed to bring you to tears, will premiere in Japan. I don't know if it was done for fun or for promotion of the movie, but mangaka Amu Meguro drew the main characters of the...

The Sun Rising Blog Michael Vincent

Yesterday, Siliconera had this awesome chance of attending the PlayStation Experience event in Las Vegas. It was supposed to be an event where the Vita and the PS4 are kings. The writer however noticed at one point a guy with a Nintendo 3DS on hand.

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The official Pokémon anime website started streaming the teaser trailer for next year's Pokémon XY film. The trailer features Primal Groudon and Rayquaza evolving into Mega Rayquaza. In addition, the trailer teases that more Legendary Pokémon will...

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Following last weekend's blockbuster Japanese opening of The Last: Naruto The Movie, the anime movie makes its way to cinemas in Australia and New Zealand and January 17th, 2015 thanks to Madman. With tickets now on sale, they've posted a new Engl...

Have you been running around the world of Eorzea in Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn and found someone you really enjoy gaming with? Starting from the latest game update (Patch 2. 45), you can now commit your characters (or real world) adoration ...

The Tokyo Reporter Tokyo Reporter

Niigata cops arrest man for stealing nurse shoes, seize 200 pairs By Tokyo Reporter on December 11, 2014 under Crime,Tokyo Daily Officers seized approximately 200 pairs of nurse shoesNIIGATA (TR) – Niigata Prefectural Police late last month announ...

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

'Fantasista Stella' Manga Getting Third Bundled Anime Episode Posted by Chris Beveridge December 11, 2014 at 03:49 PM Fantasista Stella After the success of the first bundled OVA, a second bundled OVA for the Fantasista Stella manga got the green ...

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