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RocketNews24 Scott R Dixon

Japan had plenty to boast last week when Tokyo was named as the safest city in the world by The Economist, with Osaka coming in a respectable third. Netizens were proud that even with Tokyo's famously terrible (and sometimes dangerous) commutes an...

Rooster Teeth wrote on Monday that RWBY creator and director Monty Oum passed away on Sunday afternoon at the age of 33. Rooster Teeth revealed earlier this week that Monty Oum had been hospitalized. Matt then confirmed that Monty Oum fell into a ...

Click here to add note or comment Click here to add comment Kadokawa Contents Academy - an academy established by KADOKAWA (Haruhi, Lucky Star, Sword Art Online, Kancolle etc) with a mission to teach various skills to folks who are interested in w...

Theme song performers play hell's "angels" in April film featuring Frieza's return All the members of the popular idol group Momoiro Clover Z will be guest voice actresses in Dragon Ball Z: Fukkatsu no F (Dragon Ball Z: The F in Fukkatsu, or The R...

The Sun Rising Blog Michael Vincent

Thank you IGN. You got to show us the first J-Stars Victory VS+ Trailer. I honestly cannot believe that this is coming to North America. You know, licensing issues and stuff. If I may request, an English dub of the voices should happen, right?

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

Aria Season 1 Litebox Sometimes the best laid plans end up coming out a bit too early, and it looks like that happened to the folks at Mag Garden. The company launched a site early, which has since been taken offline, that talked a bit about the B...

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Actor Austin St. John best known as Jason Lee Scott/MMPR Red Ranger shares his thoughts about the arrest of Ricardo Medina, Jr. who previously played Cole Evans/Red Lion Wild Force Ranger in Power Rangers Wild Force.

Trends in Japan William

Written by: William on February 3, 2015 at 8:25 am | In LIFESTYLE | No Comments Today is Setsubun, which marks the start of spring in the old lunar calendar. If you are unfortunate enough to step outside, you may be forgiven for thinking it's stil...

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

'Ushio & Tora' Manga Getting New TV Anime Series Posted by Chris Beveridge February 2, 2015 at 07:10 PM While it's often felt that after a certain period of time, manga is near impossible to be made into an anime since the buzz has passed.

We may be in the middle of a cold winter in Japan, with Tokyo even seeing some light snow last Friday, but things are definitely starting to look bright and spring-like at Lindt stores here! Yes, early spring for us is the time for cherry blossoms...

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Siliconera Chris Priestman

The latest game from Platinum Games probably isn't what you'd expect. It's a 2D demake of Bayonetta called "Angel Land". You can play it on the 404 page for the studio's website in your browser or on mobile for free.

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The official website for the upcoming web anime series Saint Seiya - Soul of Gold today announced its 12 voice actors for the 12 Gold Saints. The new anime was revealed as part of the 30th anniversary project for the Saint Seiya franchise at the T...

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, was held at ZEPP TOOKYO on January 25. ◆VAMPS – image As usual, the show started at "6:66pm", or more accurately 7:06pm. A strange feeling surrounded the venue as start time approached. The background music selected by K.

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The extended version of the Power Rangers Dino Charge theme song was released recently on iTunes. The Power Rangers Dino Charge Theme Song - Single comes with three tracks, the TV size version of the theme, the extended version of the theme, and t...

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Toei has confirmed their 2015 movie line-up, which confirms the tentative release dates of the Kamen Rider Drive, Shuriken Sentai Ninninger and the next Kamen Rider Movie Wars film! The Kamen Rider Drive & Shuriken Sentai Ninninger summer films wi...

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To promote the 47 single CDs sung by the characters from Eiichiro Oda's internationally popular manga series One Piece released all at once on January 28, each character poster will be displayed in the main stations in the respective prefecture fo...

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The first images have been revealed for the Blu-ray box set release for the first anime adaptation of Wataru Watari and Ponkan8's Yahari Ore no Seishun Love Comedy wa Machigatteiru.  (My Teen Romantic Comedy SNAFU) light novel series.

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In the latest episode of Super-Fan Builds, the folks over at Tim Baker Creations created a special Final Fantasy Kitchen Knife Set for one Final Fantasy super-fan. The Final Fantasy Kitchen Knife Set is composed of four knives based on the franchi...

This past weekend marked the launch of the μ's GO→GO! LoveLive! 2015 ~Dream Sensation! ~ concert series. Those who couldn't attend the event can still get a glimpse at some of the costumes, though. Aya Uchida, the voice actress who plays Kotori Mi...

Back in the day when The Idolm@ster 2 had just been released on the PlayStation 3 and the TV anime based on the game was beginning distribution in Japan, Bandai Namco offered sets which included one volume of the TV anime and a bonus The Idolm@ste...

Japanator Josh Tolentino

I took a trip to western Japan last year, and my big regret of the trip was not finding enough time to visit Himeji castle, the best-preserved traditional castle in the country. I think it's time to add another regret to the list: Not scheduling t...

VAMPS will perform in Jakarta with [Alexandros] on April 4th then heads to Taipei on May 23rd with the GazettE for the JAPAN NIGHT music event.

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The long wait is now over as three of the most anticipated heroines for the Nitroplus cross-over fighting game, Nitroplus Blasterz: Heroine Infinite Duel, have now been confirmed as either playable characters or supports, and they are none other t...

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 Themes "Sincere no Hikari" by Eir Ao, and "Beyond Night's Rainbow"  by Luna Haruna are featured in a pair of promos for Sword Art Online - Lost Song, the PS3/Vita game due March 26, 2015.       The trio of newly introduced characters in the Alfhe...

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Square Enix shared a look at Bravely Second's latest trailer during the Tokaigi 2015 event, which took place over the weekend. The trailer shows a little more of the new characters, Emperor Oblivion and his mysterious fairy sidekick named Anne.

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

'Kill la Kill' Anime Gets Extended Toonami Promo Posted by Chris Beveridge February 2, 2015 at 05:23 PM Kill la Kill Volume 2 With the Toonami block now shortened and the premiere date of Feebruary 7th, 2015 at 12:30 am that night now set, a new 9...

According to this year's Kodansha's Weekly Shounen Magazine's 10th issue, which will be released on February 4, 2015, Nakaba Suzuki's (Kongou Banchou, Rising Impact) Nanatsu no Taizai (The Seven Deadly Sins) manga will be having a one week break d...

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Cartoon Network will be airing a 4-hour Pokémon marathon on Saturday, February 7th.  It will begin at 12:00 pm EST, and will feature six different Pokémon specials, including the recent Mega Evolution specials that aired in Japan.

Ponytailed idols, artists, models also honored February 2 was Twin Tail Day in Japan, a day to honor the girls who wear their hair in two ponytails and encourage others to imitate them. It was marked by the Twin Tail Awards, a series of prizes giv...

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