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RocketNews24 Cara Clegg

Anime and manga fans will soon have even more reason to visit the country that offers the opportunity to eat Pikachu-themed meals at the Pokémon restaurant or gaze up in awe at an 18-foot tall giant Gundam.

1st of 2 films retells events of TV series, opens in Japan on March 14 A TV spot for the upcoming Gekijō-ban Kyōkai no Kanata -I'll Be Here- Kako-hen (Beyond the Boundary the Movie: I'll Be Here - Past Chapter) film began airing in Japan this week...

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It's 2015 and it's time for another batch of images featuring the newest Super Sentai team, Shuriken Sentai Ninninger! After feasting your. . .

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In Japan, there is a tradition called Otoshidama where elders give the younger members of their family their New Year's allowance. However, sometimes, a few of these "elders" show a bit of their artistic side when giving the envelopes full of mone...

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Charapedia has published the results of their final 10,000 reader poll of 2014. Between Christmas and New Year's, fans were asked to name the most attractive anime character of the year. 151 characters received votes, 54.

Siliconera Spencer

A couple of SNK Playmore series like Samurai Shodown have been adapted by Korean developers. Metal Slug Revolution takes the run 'n gun game and adds RPG elements by letting players customize their slug.

The opening movie for the imminent God-decimating action game God Eater 2: Rage Burst has debuted courtesy of Namco Bandai, showing off some animated sequences that likely bear little resemblance to actual gameplay.

Otaku Tale Frontalspy

2014 has been quite a year for anime and 2015 is looking to be another great year as well. Celebrating the New Year festivities, many anime studios and artists are producing anime artworks to welcome the new year and tease what they have to offer ...

Orends: Range UkiyaSeed

New images for Shuriken Sentai Ninninger has surfaced online, giving us a better look on some of the shurikens that our heroes will use their primary mecha, the Shurikenjin. Three generations ago, Yoshitaka Igasaki aka the Last Ninja sealed away t...

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BE@RBRICK is bear-like collectible toy series produced by MediCom Toy, which has collaborated with Evangelion, Devilman, Sgt Keroro, and vocaloid Hatsune Miku. Its latest collaborative item is a "1,000%" Colossal Titan figure from Hajime Isayama's...

Siliconera Ishaan

Alongside the Lord of Magna domain, Xseed have also registered domains for Corpse Party: Blood Drive, Xanadu Next, and Trails of Cold Steel. (Thanks, NicheGamer)   None of these projects has officially been announced for release in the West yet, a...

Anime Now Reading Anime Director Makoto Shinkai Spends New Years Eve Storyboarding New Film Anime Director Makoto Shinkai Spends New Years Eve Storyboarding New Film The Garden of Words – Makoto Shinkai's 2013 Feature Film Following the release of...

Japanator Salvador GRodiles

I may be a fashionably late to the festivities, but Fantasy Kaleidoscope ~The Memories of Phantasm~'s third and fourth episode have blasted their way into YouTube before we transitioned into the new year.

Siliconera Spencer

Arc System Works is bringing Blazblue Chrono Phantasma to PlayStation 4 and Xbox One. BlazBlue Chrono Phantasma Extend includes arcade characters Celica and Lambda-11. This version of the game also has extra story elements that weren't in the PS3 ...

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On January 1st, Sekai Project launched Sakura Angels, the brand-new angelic love comedy visual novel from the creators of Sakura Spirit, on Steam Greenlight. Steam Greenlight is a system that enlists the community's help in picking some of the new...

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Though nothing has been officially announced, Capcom has filed a couple recent trademarks for Dragon's Dogma Online. The first was filed in Japan on December 2, with a previously discovered European trademark following hot on its heels on December 5.

We have now entered 2015. I hope you all celebrated the new year with your loved ones and/or friends, family, acquaintances, etc. I  spent my new year with my family watching hockey, movies and writing this post.

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

While in a lot of cases it's easy to ignore surveys (and petitions), there are times where they can make a difference, especially in a smaller industry like the manga and anime field. Vertical Comics has found some very good success with the Mobil...

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On December 28th and 29th, fans had the chance to plop down 100yen for an early chance to play Examu's Nitro+ heroine crossover fighting game Nitroplus Blasters: Infinite Heroines Duel. Following that, Dengeki Online has posted the move sets for i...

Siliconera Ishaan

Sekai Project's Clannad Kickstarter has crossed its final stretch goal. The campaign currently sits at over $400,000 in funding and Sekai will commission a Clannad anthology manga.   The manga, as previously reported, will be worked on by Yukiko S...

As I said a few weeks ago in the 4th year anniversary post, there were going to be some exciting new features upcoming in 2015, and this is one that I'm glad we can get started here, and that is an inside look into the industry we love (or hate, o...

Haruhichan's blog Frontalspy

The official website of the anime adaptation of Front Wing's Grisaia no Kajitsu (The Fruit of the Grisaia) visual novel has revealed the first visual for the upcoming anime of Grisaia no Meikyuu (The Labyrinth of Grisaia) and Grisaia no Rakuen (Th...

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