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Mikufan.com jrharbort

While spotting Hatsune Miku cosplayers at conventions, event gatherings and photo shoots is quite normal, it is definitely out of the norm to spot a cosplayer driving a typical city bus. A recent tweet from Netema on twitter shows a fully-clad cos...

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 ...

Kotaku East Brian Ashcraft

Magikarp is sad. Pathetic. He sucks. Yet, one brave gamer apparently became a Poké champ with what is largely considered to be the worst Pocket Monster around. Wielding a shiny Magikarp, Twitter user Nakano Official defeated the Elite Four in Poké...

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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.

2000 anime starring Yūgi, Marik, more also gets remastered re-run in Japan beginning in February The third issue of 2015 of Shueisha's Shonen Jump magazine is announcing on Monday that the upcoming new Yu-Gi-Oh!

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...

Edo-era manga won Japan Cartoonists Association Award in 1984 A live-action film adaptation of Hinako Sugiura's Edo-period manga Gasso is currently in production and is slated to open in Fall 2015. Gasso tells the story of the young men who were p...

Japan Animator Expo, the project of weekly anime shorts from Hideaki Anno's Studio Khara and the media company Dwango, began streaming the full sixth short titled "20min Walk From Nishi-Ogikubo Station, 2 Bedrooms, Living Room, Dining Room, Kitche...

Otaku Tale Frontalspy

The second official promotional video has released for the upcoming Death Parade anime, a continuation of the 2013 Anime Mirai short Death Billiards. This new video introduces the setting of the anime and gives a glimpse of the type of life threat...

Orends: Range UkiyaSeed

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.

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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.

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").

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...

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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.

Siliconera Sato

It hasn't been too long since the Naruto series finally ended on Weekly Shonen Jump, but fans of the series can relive its action as Bandai Namco announced Naruto Shippuden: Ultimate Ninja Storm 4 in the latest issue of Jump.

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...

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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.

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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 ...

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...

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...

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...

JEFusion SilverBack Fanwoks

Here's an update from yesterday's post featuring a full toy catalog scan of the DX Trailer Cannon with Shift Car Formula and the newest Shift. . .

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.

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 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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