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February 14, 2015, 8:30 AM
February 14, 2015, 8:30 AM

When Neill Blomkamp's Chappie opens in theaters on March 6, anime fans might find themselves experiencing a little déjà vu from the film's robotic star. After all, he does look a little familiar. Turns out, it's completely intentional.

Girls' dance and vocal group Chu-Z held a release event for their 2nd major single "Hana no Arch/Brand Boy" (release date: February 11) at La Qua's Garden Stage near Tokyo Dome on February 11th. There was not a cloud in the sky as Chu-Z took the s...

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You might think that after Keanu Reeves's 2013 movie 47 Ronin – very loosely based on the Japanese story Chūshingura – became the second biggest box office bomb ever, Japanese people's opinion on the actor would go down a little bit.

Welcoming its 30th anniversary this year, the garage kit festival Wonder Festival 2015 [Winter] once again ended on a high note. Recording overall attendance of approximately 50,000, the event space was crammed with creations by skilled corporate ...

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During the ongoing Japan Amusement Expo 2015, where developers are showing off their latest arcade titles, Inside Games reports that Capcom announced their latest with an arcade game project fro Attack on Titan.

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The official Sinbad: The Flying Princess and the Secret Island anime film's website has posted the teaser trailer for the film. The film is based on the Arabian Nights and is about Sinbad and his pet monkey Mimi and their encounter to a girl ridin...

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During JAEPO 2015, Bandai Namco revealed that their upcoming collaboration arcade fighter, Pokkén Tournament, will launch this summer in Japan. 4Gamer provides us with some more details and screenshots.

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The Humble Bundle, a site selling various games and items in weekly and monthly bundles, have revealed their new weekly Humble Bundle just in time for Valentine's Day. The new bundle is themed all around love and what better way to experience it t...

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Third 'Strike Witches Operation Victory Arrow' OVA Gets New Promo Posted by Chris Beveridge February 13, 2015 at 05:36 PM Strike Witches The official site for Strike Witches: Operation Victory Arrow has now given us our look at the final installme...

Meliodas and Elizabeth Figures Make a Good Duo Two new figures will be hitting the market shortly and they're from the popular anime TV series of Nakaba Suzuki's manga The Seven Deadly Sins. Meliodas, the leader of The Seven Deadly Sins is present...

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

S. H. Figurarts has had some pretty good Sailor Moon figures over the last year that have come out and they displayed one at the Wonder Festival Winter 2015 event last weekend that was in prototype form.

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Dragon Quest Heroes will have a bunch of fan-favorite characters from series gather together to fight a mysterious new villain in the upcoming Warriors-style title. The latest trailer for the game shows us more on what the game is all about.


Rodea the Sky Soldier—an action game from Yuji Naka (Sonic the Hedgehog, NiGHTS) and his studio Prope—was originally in the works for Wii, but now it's coming to Wii U and 3DS. With the release date creeping up in a couple months, Kado...

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Gunslinger Stratos 2, the third-person Light gun shooter by Byking and Square Enix announced in JAEPO 2015 that they're collaborating with Capcom's Ultra Street Fighter IV to bring a bunch of costumes to the arcade title.

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Luchs decides to help her recover these memories and, in doing so, encounters numerous other faeries just like her Of course we already know that Lord of Magna / Forbidden Magna is coming out in English, but only now it was officially confirmed.

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Here's the full length trailer of the Super Hero Taisen GP: Kamen Rider #3 film. The trailer features Shocker controlling the world, the returning Riders, and the Ninningers. The returning Kamen Riders seen in the trailer are: Yuuto Sakurai/Zerono...

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Anime! Anime! asked its readers what completed manga they want to have an anime adaptation. 1,800 readers responded in the poll and here are the top 10 results. Mobile Suit Crossbone GundamMuhyo & Roji's Bureau of Supernatural InvestigationPsyrenK...


Publisher XSEED Games officially confirmed plans to bring Lord of Magna: Maiden Heaven to North America. The strategy-RPG from the folks behind Rune Factory is coming to Nintendo 3DS this spring, with both retail and digital releases planned.

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Hello everyone, Kahotan here! (@gsc_kahotan) The offices are filled with a very sweet smell today… that can only mean that tomorrow is… a day of chocolatey goodness… Anyway, today I'm going to share some photos from this Winter's Hobby Maker's Joi...

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Here's are the preview clips from Power Rangers Dino Charge's 2nd episode entitled "Past, Present and Fusion". Riley joins the team as the Green Dino Charge Ranger! A new teen finds his own Energem and joins Tyler and Shelby on their pilgrimage to...

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Here's the first promo of the HenshinCon 2015 event, the ultimate tokusatsu throwback of the year! The event will feature two Super Sentai actors as guests. These actors are Ryosuke Kaizu, best known as Hikari Sentai Maskman's Takeru/Red Mask and ...

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'Blood Blockade Battlefront' Anime Gets Cast Replacement Posted by Chris Beveridge February 13, 2015 at 03:33 PM It's not something that you hear about too often, but it does happen as things change in real life.

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One Piece: Pirate Warriors 3 is adding a bunch of new playable characters to the series, as we recently saw that players will finally get to play as CP9's Rob Lucci. This week's issue of Jump magazine reports that Ivankov and Magellan are also joi...

Kodansha revealed its first round of manga on Friday that it will publish in its new Shōnen Magazine R manga magazine. Kodansha is also streaming a TV ad for the new magazine, featuring narration by voice actor Yuuki Kaji (Attack on Titan's Eren J...

Crossover game slated for April 7 in N. America Atlus USA began streaming a video on Thursday introducing the Gunner class in its upcoming Nintendo 3DS game Etrian Mystery Dungeon. The class is responsible for taking on multiple enemies at a time.

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Japanese game studio Ambition Co. has released the English version of Fairy Doll on iOS and Android (via Pocket Gamer).   You may be familiar with the studio's previous game Animal Boyfriend. Fairy Doll is similar in that it gives you a virtual pe...

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Pony Canyon Books Showcases 'Magical Girl Overage' Release & Song Collection Posted by Chris Beveridge February 12, 2015 at 05:23 PM Pony Canyon is doing a bit of promotion on a new light novel series that kicked off this month with Magical Girl O...

Just recently MIYAVI announced his new album titled "The Others" for April.

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Here's a new portion of fanservice censorship from the sixth episode of Shinmai Maou no Testament. Enjoy if you can: The post Shinmai Maou no Testament – 06 appeared first on Sugoi! Anime Blog.

Yuri romance series Yuri Kuma Arashi has unsurprisingly offered more in the way of tantalizing girl-on-girl contact as the show's lovely ladies participate in some suggestive nude bonding – once again congealing its lead as the top service anime o...

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