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February 18, 2015, 6:30 AM
February 18, 2015, 6:30 AM

Some classic performances and favorite roles came up in a bit of a different context in the latest Charapedia 10,000 reader poll. Here, fans were asked about the cases where things got a bit weird when voice actors were matched to anime roles.

ONE OK ROCK's new album "35xxxv" has topped the Oricon Weekly Album Chart, marking the band's first number 1 release since its debut.

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Some fans are not happy with Dreamworks' decision to cast Scarlet Johansson the leading lady of a possible live-action Ghost in the Shell adaptation. The creators of a Care2Petitions petition, which has already received over 28,000 signatures, cal...


Preparing for this Wednesday's debut of the winter line-up for their Broadcast Dub program, FUNimation has announced the English cast for Assassination Classroom, which runs along with Death Parade and Tokyo Ghoul √A CHARACTER – ACTOR ...

Yuu is an illustrator who fastidiously draws each work, paying attention to the composition as a whole as well as the finest details. This time, we talked to Yuu about the curtain design that conveys the artist's take on the world of Alice in Wond...

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Bandai Namco recently released Dragon Ball Xenoverse in Japan, with a Western release for it next week, but the latest issue of V-Jump shows that  franchise is getting another title later this year with Dragon Ball Z: Super Ultimate Butoden for 3DS.

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After a long and perilous journey, we've reached the end of our long interview with Bueno. To close things off, the man shares with us his plans for the future, along with his own thoughts on the tokusatsu industry and a certain group of fans.

Actress to take break from work to take care of child, but promises she will return 39-year-old voice actress Naomi Wakabayashi announced on Monday that she has safely given birth to her baby daughter.


The official website for the Ghost in the Shell anime franchise today announced the details of the upcoming TV series edition of Ghost in the Shell Arise. It was original released as a 60-minute four-part OVA series from June 2013 to September 2014.

The official bandscore for ONE OK ROCK's "35XXXV" will be made available to you in just less than a month!

callme, the sub-unit of Sendai's Dorothy Little Happy, has released the MV for their debut single "To shine" (release date: March 4)! The group, which is made up of the 3 youngest members of Dorothy Little Happy, KOUMI, MIMORI, and RUUNA, is a "se...


"WATARIDORI", off of [Alexandros]'s double A-side single "WATARIDORI/Dracula La", is the theme some for the film "AKEGARASU" (premiers May 16). ◆"AKEGARASU" - main visual"AKEGARASU" is directed by Yuichi Fukuda (drama "AOIHONOO", "YUUSHA YOSHIKO" ...

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Nintendo recently announced the latest game in the Fire Emblem series, where players will make bigger choices that will affect the world more than ever. Meanwhile, Intelligent systems have also announced a big event for the series, with an upcomin...

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Shogakukan has listed the limited edition of the Detective Conan manga's 86th volume. The limited edition of the volume comes with a DVD, which contains a 92-minute original anime. This limited edition costs 2,980 yen and is set for an April 15 re...


It has been confirmed that two-member unit angela performs "Kishi Koushinkyoku" (Knight's March), the OP song for the upcoming TV anime second season Knights of Sidonia: Dai-kyu Wakusei Seneki/Battle for Planet Nine, while four-member boys group C...

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4 Flares Twitter 2 Facebook 2 Google+ 0 Reddit 0 Buffer 0 StumbleUpon 0 4 Flares × Welcome to the Monday edition of Hige's Akiba! Let's check out what's around Akihabara today~ Monday mornings are pretty lull, so there isn't much to see around the...

Tweet Pin It Dragon Ball Z: Battle of Gods is the 18th movie based on the Dragon Ball series and the 14th of the Dragon Ball Z era. It is the first Dragon Ball movie in 17 years to have a theatrical release and the first to be screened at IMAX dig...

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The official website of the upcoming anime adaptation of Nagaru Tanigawa and Puyo's The Disappearance of Nagato Yuki-Chan (The Vanishing of Nagato Yuki-Chan) manga has revealed the first sets of character designs of the Spring 2015 anime.

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After the success of his now-concluded hit romance manga series, The World God Only Knows, manga creator Tamaki Wakaki is set to launch another manga series which sounds like it is completely different from his previous one.


DIR EN GREY will start their "TOUR15 THE UNSTOPPABLE LIFE" Japan tour in April. In May, they will start their European tour of the same name. This will be DIR EN GREY's first time back in Europe since the release of their latest album, "ARCHE".

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Here's the preview for the first episode of the 39th Super Sentai series that everybody is waiting for: Shuriken Sentai Ninninger! The preview. . .

HIP HOP VERSUS BRANDING Classic logos get a rap makeover courtesy of designer Jonny Haines. The New York born artist had this to say about the project: It came to me one day like so many ideas often do, at random, thinking about why the Wu-Tang cl...


When 5pb. initially announced the game in December, Infinite Stratos 2: Love and Purge didn't have a specific platform. This week's issue of Famitsu confirms the adventure for PS Vita, with a Japanese release set for July 30.


Abraham Lincoln, the 16th President of the United States, has hunted vampires, ruled Mars, and more, and his next adventure takes place on Nintendo 3DS. Code Name: S. T. E. A. M. —the upcoming strategy game from Fire Emblem developer Intelli...

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Chu-Z My Live 2014 Chu-Z My Live 2014 was released on DVD on February 11. The concert was held on October 5, 2014 at Shinagawa Stellar Ball, Tokyo. The members of Chu-Z performed 19 songs, including a medley and their greatest hits, during the live.

Last Saturday, Vertical Comics, an English publishing company, announced at its KatsuCon panel that they have acquired the licenses to publish Takaya Kagami (Densetsu no Yuusha no Densetsu, Itsuka Tenma no Kuro Usagi) and Yamato Yamamoto's (Kure-n...

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The official GundamInfo YouTube channel has posted the first-seven minutes of the Mobile Suit Gundam: The Origin I - Blue-Eyed Casval anime OVA series. The video is available in both Japanese and English audio, in which both have English subtitles.

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Starting life as a low budget disappointing OVA, PeroPero☆Teacher is now in the process of morphing into an eroge – seemingly still without much to spend for itself, and an abusive accent on fetishes. This had promise, but the final release brough...

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Recently, Persona 4: Dancing All Night's official website was updated, and producer Kazuhisa Wada answered some fan questions in a Q&A session on the game's blog. Here are some of the details Game Jouhou put together from his answers.

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Two new commercials have been released for the upcoming music album of Doga Kobo's (Gekkan Shoujo Nozaki-kun, Yuru Yuri) anime adaptation of Cherry-Arai's Mikakunin de Shinkoukei (Engaged to the Unidentified) 4koma manga.

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