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February 6, 2015, 6:30 AM
Nihongogo Jeremy Suskin

Tweet Pin It Ayaka Morikawa, member of pop idol group AKB48, announced her intentions to depart the group in a shocking announcement during their theater performance in downtown Tokyo on February 3rd. Morikawa, who joined AKB48 in 2010 as an 11th ...

Siliconera Sato

Upon the conclusion of the Persona Super Live concert at the Nippon Budokan, after the performers left the stage, Atlus showed the latest trailer for Persona 5.     The above is look of the latest trailer that starts out with the words along the l...

RocketNews24 KK Miller

We see a lot of unusual things here at RocketNews24, coming in all shapes and sizes, but there is always a little squeal in our hearts when we find a miniature version of…anything. We've talked about mini-bonsai, mini-theater seats, mini-books, mi...

JEFusion SilverBack Fanwoks

The series hasn't even started yet but rumors of a sixth member for the Ninninger have started to spread like it was peanut butter on bread. As. . .

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

Spring Anime 'Yamada And The Seven Witches' Gets Episode Count Posted by Chris Beveridge February 5, 2015 at 01:25 PM Details about the spring 2015 anime adaptation of the manga Yamada And The 7 Witches continues to trickle in, sometimes but less ...

Siliconera Ishaan

  Square Enix have released a new trailer for Final Fantasy Type-0 HD, and it contains a few new scenes from the upcoming demo of Final Fantasy XV.   Additionally, Square have confirmed that the demo, titled Final Fantasy XV -Episode Duscae- will ...

RocketNews24 Philip Kendall

The South Korean government recently released a video warning the general pubic about the dangers of video game addition. The 25-second ad, which has already been edited and re-released following complaints about its content, shows the ways in whi...

Kotaku East Brian Ashcraft

Forget pretending! Especially when you can throw kamehamehas against a giant screen with nifty graphics and sound effects. Starting this week in Shibuya, there's a Dragon Ball Xenoverse promo in Tokyo.

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The library of Dragon Ball Z games is so large that, if stacked end to end, is likely to stretch all the way to the moon--that is, if someone hadn’t blown it up. Each game follows the same script from the series, allowing you to play as Goku...

With great intention, 7-Eleven Japan is selling heart-shaped chocolate steamed buns for Valentine's Day. Priced at just 100 yen (about US$0. 85) after tax, the buns are made with Belgian chocolate and fresh Hokkaido cream, finished with a rich, sm...

Orends: Range UkiyaSeed

Deadline reported that the live-action Robotech film now has new producers and a writer! Robotech is an adaptation of 3 different mecha anime titles. Warner Brothers-based producers Hollywood Gang's Gianni Nunnari (The Departed, 300), and Mark Can...

This year's 10th issue of Kodansha's Morning magazine is publishing the last chapter of Jinsei Kataoka and Tomohiro Maekawa's Livingstone manga on Thursday. The fourth and final compiled volume will ship on April 23.

During the Love Live! School Idol Project's 5th anniversary µ's Go→Go! LoveLive! 2015 ~Dream Sensation~ concert which was held at Saitama Super Arena on January 31 and February 1, fans were lucky enough to experience µ's songs performed by the µ's...

JEFusion SilverBack Fanwoks

Here's the 13th episode of Kamen Rider Drive english subbed by Over-Time. In this episode entitled "Why wont my brother put on the. . .

Siliconera Sato

We previously saw what Edea from Bravely Default has been up to in the upcoming sequel, Bravely Second, but it still wasn't clear whether she'll be a playable character or not. In the latest live stream by Square Enix and Dengeki, Square confirmed...

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

Madman Entertainment acquired the home video and streaming rights for the original Sailor Moon series (and Crystal) back in November 2014. They've now set an April 15th, 2015 release date for the first set to come out, DVD only, priced at $49.

Orends: Range UkiyaSeed

The Hollywood Reporter revealed that production company Animal Logic Entertainment (Happy Feet, The Lego Movie) and Tezuka Productions are collaborating for a live-action Astro Boy film. Serving as executive producers are Animal Logic's Jason Lust...

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America's Loudwire magazine's "2014 Most Devoted Fans" ranking will end at 9:00 am February 3 (EST) / 11:00 pm Japan time. When BARKS revealed the rankings on January 12, X JAPAN was at the No. 1 spot.

Siliconera Sato

One Piece: Pirate Warriors 3 features a bunch of allies and enemies of the Mugiwara Pirates, and Bandai Namco's batch of videos shows Zoro, Nami, Enel, and Crocodile in action.   The "Pirate Hunter Zoro" is shown using all kinds abilities from his...

The Sun Rising Blog Michael Vincent

NightCry, the game that its developers are touting as the new Clock Tower finally gets its first trailer, which I believe was done to fund the PC version of the game. The horror game was originally planned for Android, iPhone, and  the PS Vita.

Worldwide streaming on demand, pre-orders of the limited Blu-ray Disc Collector's Edition Anime Consortium Japan (ACJ) announced on Wednesday that it will offer the Mobile Suit Gundam: The Origin original video anime series worldwide simultaneousl...

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With DVD and Blu-ray releases scheduled for March 3rd, Sentai Filmworks has announced the English dub cast for Outbreak Company, the anime adaptation of Ichirō Sakaki (Chaika, Scrapped Princess) light novel series about an otaku who becomes a miss...

"I Want To Have You All To Myself" 「あなたをヒトリジメしたい」 (Anata o Hitorijime shitai) 11 Years Ago: After last week's episode focusing on the backstory of Lulu, I predicted that this time we might get an episode focusing on Ginko and her past.

Nitta Emi (新田恵海) is getting ready to release single NEXT PHASE with tie-up as ending theme #2 for ongoing anime Cardfight! Vanguard G. She also voices key character Anjo Tokoha in the anime. Nitta Emi simultaneously releases her 3rd single with 2n...

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

'Jinsei' Light Novel Series Ending Posted by Chris Beveridge February 4, 2015 at 04:11 PM Jinsei Has the anime curse struck another property? With an anime adaptation of the Jinsei novels last year out there, the original light novel series is now...

Crunchyroll news+feed@crunchyroll.com

Japanese game developer Compile Heart has something up its sleeve, and we'll find out what that something is on February 12. A new countdown site was recently launched, and it will be updated with a new message each day.

Tokyo Otaku Mode announced the winners for the 3rd MANGAPOLO Manga Translation Battle on their official page. Last month, the finalists for the battle has been revealed. The deadline for voting the best translated piece ended on January 25, 2015 (...

Kiseijuu: Sei no Kakuritsu - 17 What do you get the ep that has everything? I have to say I'm loving this tennis match between the two elite shows (by a country mile) of this season.   It's like Federer hits his Mozart forehand every Wednesday, th...

Square Enix and developer Psyonix have today announced that their open beta test for the team-based multiplayer game Nosgoth has seen more than 1 million downloads. This is only one week after launching the open beta test, with this being a milest...

Kotaku East Brian Ashcraft

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