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RocketNews24 Casey Baseel

You might not guess it, given the country's well-known acceptance of stoicism as an admirable virtue, but Japan absolutely loves puns. In fact, the characteristics of the Japanese language, such as multiple potential pronunciations for the same ka...

Jeremy Jordan (Newsies), Jarrod Spector (Beautiful) sing English track The first full English song from Frank Wildhorn's Death Note the Musical, as sung by Tony Award nominees Jeremy Jordan (Newsies) and Jarrod Spector (Beautiful), debuted online.

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Along with a premiere presentation at Ohayocon, FUNimation has posted a trailer and announced the cast for the English dub of Nobunagun. CAST CHARACTER – ACTOR Sio – Jād Saxton Nobunaga – Kent Williams Jack – Jason Liebrech...

Orends: Range UkiyaSeed

The trailer for an allegedly proposed animated Power Rangers film has surfaced online. Watch it now before it is taken down! Entitled "Power Rangers: Origins", the proposed film will feature redesigned suits based on the classic Mighty Morphin/Zyu...

Each of the 9 gardens comprising the Himeji Koko-en is a quintessence of an Edo period gardening style. The largest of them, the "lord's house" garden (Oyasiki-no-niwa), represents the promenade style, with the pond shaped to evoke the Seto Inland...

Otaku Tale Frontalspy

The official website of the anime adaptation of Yusei Matsui's Assassination Classroom (Ansatsu Kyoushitsu) has revealed the preview images and the synopsis for the third episode of the anime (no video at the time of the post).

RocketNews24 Krista Rogers

While we don't usually think about successful opera singers breaking into the rock music industry, there's one man out there to prove that classically trained performers can, in fact, appreciate decidedly more "modern-sounding" music.

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The official website for the upcoming TV anime based on Hiromu Arakawa's manga adaptation of Yoshiki Tanaka's fantasy novel series The Heroic Legend of Arslan today updated with a 15-second video to announce the four main voice cast and its premie...

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Put that class warfare away for a minute and consider anime's Richie Riches.  Charapedia has published the results of their latest 10,000 reader poll in which they asked Japanese fans to name anime's most likable well heeled characters.

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

Three More Characters Actors Revealed For 'Blood Blockade Battlefront' Anime Series Posted by Chris Beveridge February 1, 2015 at 10:02 AM The anime adaptation of the manga Blood Blockade Battlefront has done a lot casting in the last couple of mo...

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

Japanese 'SHIROBAKO' Anime DVD/BD Release Promotes Commentary, More Posted by Chris Beveridge January 31, 2015 at 09:14 PM As the second half or SHIROBAKO rolls on when it comes to the broadcast and simulcast side of it, the home video releases ar...

RocketNews24 Anime News Network

Hakuto, Japan's first civilian team that aims to send an unmanned lunar expedition, unveiled the "Project to Pierce the Moon With the Spear of Longinus. " on Friday. The project is part of the 20th anniversary of the Neon Genesis Evangelion anime,...

The Sun Rising Blog Michael Vincent

Hajime Tabata is in Taiwan, at the Taipei Game Show to showcase Final Fantasy XV. He and Square Enix provided a new video that shows of a scene which seemed to occur at a train station. And it involves cats.

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Which Sailor Moon designs are your favorite? Original creator Naoko Takeuchi, 1992 anime character designer Kazuko Tadano's work, or Yukie Sako from the new Crystal?  Marco Albiero, a cartoonist, character designer and gifted mimic whose work has ...

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Fans can be pretty amazing. Take programmer Rod Lima, for instance. While his UDK (Unreal Development Kit) take on Resident Evil 2 originally had an over-the-shoulder camera and wasn't intended to cover the whole game, he's since changed it to the...

Orends: Range UkiyaSeed

Here's the preview of Kamen Rider Drive's 17th episode entitled "Who Can Control Dead Heat? " The episode marks the debut of Dead Heat Mach. Go and co. try to help Sasamoto and Rinna. However, her true aim was to save Sasamoto from the hands of th...

SeventhStyle Seven

Anyone who considers themselves a true GochiUsa fan will have to have the official overpriced GochiUsa laptop – coming with half the specs of the competition, but with the feature of moe girls on the lid.

Siliconera Sato

Square Enix have been teasing "Project Code Z" as an upcoming PlayStation 4 title, which was revealed as Minna de Spelunker Z at the Tokaigi 2015 event earlier today during their NicoNico Live stream.   The latest installment of Spelunker is calle...

Those with a penchant for huge breasts may adore this new 20cm figure from Embrace Japan which stars Captain Earth's scantily clad Moko, focused on her prominent bust while dressed in a rather skimpy outfit – Moko can absorb the libido of buyers w...

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Sony announced a surprise plan to release the English version of Dengeki Bunko Fighting Climax. This announcement is unexpected because of the game license. Dengeki Bungko Fighting Climax is a crossover fighting game from SEGA which features chara...

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At this weekend's AOD convention in San Francisco, Sekai Project announced plans to release English translations of Hitomebore and Kokonoe Kokoro, visual novels that respectively star a wound-covered cyclops girl and a grosshopper girl as their lo...

Random Curiosity Passerby

「人の踊るときは踊れ」 (Hito no Odoru Toki wa Odore) "When in Rome, Do as the Romans Do" After all these episodes introducing characters and setting up various subplots, it's time to just have a good old fashioned brawl.

Death Parade - 04 I think the greatest endorsement I can give to Death Parade is to say that even when I don't like it, I can't look away for a moment. This is a tough series in many ways, among the most obvious being that it's often not easy to w...

Nihongogo Jeremy Suskin

Tweet Pin It Tensions are high as police are on high alert following a series of threats posted against NMB48 and the 48 Groups via internet bulletin boards. In a post dated December 25th an anonymous netizen posted a string of threats set to hit ...

Siliconera Sato

Konami like to be sneaky with new title teasers, and they may have teased one earlier this weekend during the Taipei Game Show.  Fans got a glimpse of a "2" shown during a live stream at the event, and it looks quite a lot like a Metal Gear Rising...

SeventhStyle Seven
Otaku Tale Frontalspy

A brand new commercial has been released for Tokyo Ghoul √A, the second season anime adaptation of Sui Ishida's Tokyo Ghoul manga, announcing details about the first Blu-ray and DVD releases. The first volume will contain the first two uncensored ...

Aldnoah. Zero - 16 Here's the thing about Aldnoah. Zero - it is what it is.   Whether that's good enough is up to you. This was not an especially great episode, and Aldnoah. Zero certainly isn't a great series.

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