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January 14, 2015, 7:00 PM
January 14, 2015, 7:00 PM
Kotaku East Brian Ashcraft

There are shades of Dragon Ball here, and well, pretty much every epic anime battle brawl you can think of. That being said, this is pretty darn cool. As noted on NicoNico, the animation is a solo work, created by a 19-year-old in Guangzhou, China.

RocketNews24 Scott R Dixon

Taking up cosplay as a hobby takes a pretty significant time commitment to put together that perfect costume to dress up as your favorite video game, comic book or movie character. And for those of us without the, ahem, natural assets to boost our...

D3 Publisher, Inc. is developing a game for the PlayStation Vita that combines two classic monsters with seductive appeal: vampires and werewolves. The "vamwolves" of Vamwolf Cross† suck human blood like vampires while possessing the sharp fangs a...

Kahotan's Blog gsckahotan

Hello everyone, Kahotan here! (@gsc_kahotan) Yesterday was Coming of Age Day here in Japan, where those who have turned twenty over the past year dress-up and celebrate becoming adults! I still can't believe they all must have been younger than me!

Siliconera Sato

Tales of Zestiria will release soon in Japan, and Bandai Namco still has some surprises for fans of the series. This week's issue of Famitsu reveals that Tales of the Abyss' Jade Curtiss will be in Zestiria.

Siliconera Ishaan

Team Ninja say that future downloadable content for Dead or Alive: Last Round may not be available on Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3, due to "hardware capacity" limitations. In a post to the game's Facebook, the developer stated:   Due to hardware cap...


Following Naruto, Sasuke, Sakura, and Gaara, the official website for Live Spectacle Naruto, the upcoming stage play adaptation of Masashi Kishimoto's recently finished action manga series, today posted five more character visuals for Kakashi Hata...

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

Discotek Media is looking to build a stronger relationship with Crunchyroll when they can for streaming some of their properties and one of the new ones to kick off 2015 is the debut of the Golden Boy OVA series.

Utada Hikaru revealed on twitter that she is working on new music.


Nintendo announced a new Nintendo Direct Presentation set for tomorrow, January 14. The stream will cover spring 2015 Wii U and Nintendo 3DS titles, and it kicks off at 6:00am PT / 9:00am ET.   Watch a new #NintendoDirectNA on 1/14 at 6 a.

Things are getting interesting in the UK anime industry. We've just received details about a new UK anime distributor animatsu. The company has been set up by former Manga Entertainment UK employees Jerome Mazandarani and Andrew Hewson.

Siliconera Spencer

Kadokawa Games isn't the only developer with a KanColle project in the works. Sega announced KanColle Arcade, an arcade game based on the popular Kantai Collection series.   KanColle Arcade will have 3D models of the Fleet Girls, naval ships repre...


Atelier Ayesha Plus is now out on PS Vita in North America, with Europe following closely behind tomorrow, so Koei Tecmo has a new launch trailer to celebrate.       A quick synopsis from the PlayStation Blog:  Atelier Ayesha Plus tells the tale o...

Group will perform for con-goers on May 15 Anime Central announced on Monday that the four-member girl band SCANDAL will perform at the convention as part of their world tour on Friday, May 15 at the Rosemont Theatre in Illinois.

Haruhichan's blog Frontalspy

The official Twitter account of the Strike Witches anime has revealed that the third OVA of Strike Witches, Strike Witches: Operation Victory Arrow Vol. 3 – Arnhem no Hashi, will be releasing in Japanese cinemas on May 2nd.

Siliconera Chris Priestman

Love In Space and publisher Sekai Project has launched visual novel Sunrider Academy on Steam Early Access so you can play through the common route.   It's the follow-up to Sunrider, but drops the space mechs in favor of the classroom, where you p...

RocketNews24 Fran Wrigley

Japan's Coming of Age Day, held in January to celebrate young people who have turned 20 in the last year, involves dressing up in fancy kimono to attend an official ceremony, followed by a trip to the shrine or (more likely) an afterparty.

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

Aniplex USA is now detailing their plans for the import release of the second Persona 3 anime feature film with their collectors edition and regular edition. Both releases are set to land on March 11th, 2015 and there's definitely a lot to like fo...

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The Sun Rising Blog Michael Vincent

If there is anime, there's cosplay. In Japan, one distributor tried to rank the most popular costumes that cosplayers buy in their shops. And the top 10 costumes are: 10. Gintoki Sakata Costume 09. 6th Destroyer Fleet Costume Set (Kantai Collectio...

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

Remember when this show was the thing? Right Stuf's digital distribution deal with Starz/Manga Entertainment has now had the Manga Entertainment YouTube channel adding the twenty-six episode run of His & Her Circumstances for fans to check out for...


Following Tomoe by Ren Yagami last week, the official website for the upcoming musical adaptation of Julietta Suzuki's Kamisama Hajimemashita/Kamisama Kiss manga series today posted two visuals for Kurama played by 29-year-old Keisuke Minami (Kuni...

The Sun Rising Blog Michael Vincent

Okay. I need to make a review / impressions article about the Assassination Classroom manga at some point. Very good Shonen Jump manga. Now that the anime is out, it is high time for it to get some games.

Otaku Tale Frontalspy

Fate/stay night: Unlimited Blade Works – Blu-ray Disc Box 1 OST Teaser Aniplex have released a brand new teaser video for the upcoming Blu-ray disc box of ufotable's Fate/stay night: Unlimited Blade Works anime adaptation.

JEFusion SilverBack Fanwoks

Koei Tecmo Europe and Mindscape (Australia) have this morning confirmed that Atelier Ayesha Plus: The Alchemist of Dusk is now available for purchase on the PlayStation Vita. As with most other "Plus" Atelier games, this is an enhanced port of the...

Orends: Range UkiyaSeed

Bandai Namco Games has posted the "Scenario" TV ad of Dragon Ball Xenoverse game for the PS4, XBox One, PS3, Xbox 360 and PC. In the game, the the Dragon Ball Z history is changing thanks to Towa and Mira.

Orends: Range UkiyaSeed

The seventh issue of this year's Shonen Sunday magazine announced that the Magic Kaito 1412 anime will get a character song CD. The CD entitled "Magical Pallet" will be released on March 11th and will contain songs performed by the voice actors as...

Yazawa Nico Fan Celebrates the Coming of Age Ceremony The Coming of Age (Seijin no Hi) festival is celebrated on the second Monday of January. It celebrates those who have turned twenty years or who will do so before March 31 of the current year.


Jan13  Worst To First? Heyoooo! Just because I'm doing a lot of continuing shows doesn't mean I'm not going to help with the first impressions. Let's keep the train a-rollin' with Seiken Tsukai no World Break.

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