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January 11, 2015, 8:30 AM
January 11, 2015, 8:30 AM
RocketNews24 Scott Wilson

When you live in a cramped city like Tokyo, owning a pet is a luxury many people cannot afford. Apartments usually come with strict no-pets policies, and the only way Tokyo dwellers have been able to get their pet-fix is by visiting cat cafes.

Magical Girl Lyrical Nanoha ViVid CM Streamed, More Cast and Air Date Revealed The official website for the TV anime adaptation of Masaki Tsuzuki and Takuya Fujima's manga Magical Girl Lyrical Nanoha ViVid began streaming a 15-second commercial on...

Ring to Chōmajin Hoopa premieres in Japan on July 18 The February issue of Shogakukan's Coro Coro magazine is announcing on Thursday that the title of the next Pokémon film will be Ring to Chōmajin Hoopa (The Ring and the Genie Hoopa), and will st...


Fanart Friday returns, and I'm always kinda sad when puns fly right over coworkers' heads. Last week, we started off 2015 like we do every year, with a trip through Crunchyroll's anime library, but this week we're putting the spotlight on GENUINEL...


Aldnoah. Zero returns for its second half, launching with episode 13 on January 10th. A new preview offering a look at this first episode of the second cour.   Aldnoah Zero Ep. 13 Preview by pKjd   Meanwhile, the series site has joined manga artis...

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The sports genre has always been one of the most popular genres in both anime and manga, and have often inspired readers and viewers to take up the sport that series is about such as basketball, football, and swimming.

Earlier today, Yen Press, a manga and graphic novel publishing company, announced on its official Twitter account that they have acquired the licenses to publish 5 manga and 3 light novels in English. The publisher will release the manga for Rustb...

Shinjuku Station's new Psycho-Pass Sybil System installation is already getting some high profile visitors. On January 8, the Ghost in the Shell: The New Movie Twitter posted a photo of Motoko Kusanagi infiltrating the Sibyl System, where she was ...

Japanator Josh Tolentino

All us normal everyday folks know to call their friendly neighborhood Spider-Man when they get into a jam, but what happens when Spider-Man gets into a jam? If Amazing Spider-Man writer Dan Slott is to be believed, the answer is also to call on Sp...

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Here's the first full trailer of the 19th Detective Conan film, Detective Conan: Sunflowers of Inferno. The film will feature the return of Kaitou Kid who is seen in the trailer. The film is about Conan tracking down Kaitou Kid who supposedly stol...

Kotaku East Brian Ashcraft

I will never complain about waiting in line ever again. Earlier this month, stores across Japan offered "lucky bags" (福袋 or fukubukuro), which typically contain an array of items at a discounted price.

The first television commercials for the upcoming One Piece: Pirate Warriors 3 video game was streamed by Bandai Namco Games on Friday. The first commercials are narrated by Ace (Toshio Furukawa who is also known as Piccolo from Dragon Ball).

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Bandai Namco Games announced that the release of the Dragon Ball Xenoverse game will be delayed in the Americas and in the United Kingdom. From the original February 17 release, it is moved to February 24 in the Americas and to February 27 in the U.

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The official website of the Ghost in the Shell 25th anniversary project has announced that a TV anime series based on the Ghost in the Shell Arise OVA series will be broadcasting during the Spring anime season.

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The first visual has been released in the latest issue of Gigazine and Animate TV's Anime Guide for the upcoming second cour  of ufotable's Fate/stay night: Unlimited Blade Works anime, debutting this April.

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Tweet Pin It 4TE is an all female Japanese pop inspired music group, orchestrated on the Internet. Consisting of four members based in the southwest of the USA, they strive to create, distribute and perform Japanese pop music.

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The second promotional video has been released for the Knights of Sidonia (Sidonia no Kishi) compilation anime fIlm, adapted from Tsutomu Nihei's manga.  It will be a recap of the 12 episodes from the anime's first season and will contain a remast...


A teaser site for the upcoming TV anime adaptation of Haruko Kumota's rakugo (traditional storytelling performance)-themed manga Showa Genroku Rakugo Shinju launched today with the first anime key visual and a video message from voice actor Tomoka...

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"Persona 3 The Movie 3″ – Teaser PV Posted by pKjd on Jan 9, 2015 @ 8:22 pm 9 Jan The official website to the third film in the Persona 3 anime series, entitled 「Persona 3 The Movie 3 – Falling Down」, is currently hosting its first promotional video.

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Yesterday, Psycho-Pass the Movie finally made its long-awaited premiere, and during a special premiere event in Shinjuku Wald-9, the anime movie's voice cast, led by none other than Akane Tsunemori's voice actress, Kana Hanazawa, were present and ...

Kotaku East Brian Ashcraft

Ch-ch-ch-changes! Nothing stays the same—people, places, and manga characters, included. Let's see how the likes of One Piece have evolved over the years. The appearance of characters changing is not new, nor is it unique to One Piece.

Classroom assassination drama Ansatsu Kyoushitsu has received a great deal of positive reception due to its tasteful humor and spontaneous gunfights, while also delivering a plot of the most enigmatic variety that should prove fascinating for 'A v...

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Satsuma Shuzo began streaming an animated commercial directed by Yoshiharu Sato last week. The commercial, titled Oyaji no Imo no Kamisama. (Dad's Potato God. ), advertises the company's Satsuma Shiranami sweet potato shochu (traditional japanese ...

In many Japanese tea gardens and traditional houses, you will see a small fence made of bamboo and woven grass, with a round corner on top. It is called Sodegaki, which means "sleeve fence", and it is named like this because it has the same propor...


The curtain drops on today’s parade of new announcements as Season Three of Dog Days prepares to begin streaming on Crunchyroll. Dog Days will launch tomorrow, and stream every Saturday at 9:00 AM Pacific Time for premium and will be availab...

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Psycho-Pass fone © Psycho-Pass Production Committee © anifone / LEGS Singapore Pte. Ltd. On December 17th, anime smartphone app developer Anifone released a free app based on anime series "Psycho-Pass".

Video Games Now Reading Under Night In-Birth Exe:Late – New Trailer Under Night In-Birth Exe:Late – New Trailer Aksys Games have this morning shared a new trailer for their upcoming anime-style 2D fighting game Under Night In-Birth Exe:Late, provi...

The Sun Rising Blog Michael Vincent

After some technical delay, Brandish: The Dark Revenant will be released on January 13. Here's a trailer for everyone: The game will be coming out digitally. Seeing that the in some regions the PSP can no longer connect to the PSN, I think most pe...

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