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RocketNews24 Casey Baseel

A proper anime character huggy pillow seems to have become a critical component of the full fetish and fantasy regalia of a well-rounded otaku, but there are certain things you just can't do with such a 2-D crush.

To promote the release of the new game Dragon Quest Heroes: Yamiryuu to Sekaiju no Shiro, for a 1-week period between Feb. 23 and March 1, a poster with the theme "Battle to Defeat the 100,000 Slimes in Shinjuku" was unveiled within Shinjuku Stati...

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  Attack on Titan is a merchandising juggernaut, messily devouring all opportunities at cross-promotion that come along, ranging from Schick razors to Pizza Hut. Now the seemingly unstoppable series is teaming up with Aqua Clara, a Japanese compan...

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Fans of Inti Creates' Mega Man influenced Nintendo 3DS platformer Azure Striker Gunvolt can officially look forward to more. The developer announced plans for Azure Striker Gunvolt 2, with the sequel set to bring the action back to Nintendo 3DS at...

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The new volume 6 of Naoe's Seishun x Kikanjuu (Blue Spring x Machine Gun) reveals plans to adapt the gender bender survival game action comedy into a TV anime. The GFantasy series launched in 2012. It follows a pair of childhood friends who aspire...

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When Mobile Suit Gundam the Origin I: Blue-eyed Casval premiered yesterday, February 29, a teaser for the second volume was shown right at the ending, and it seems that it will now be focusing on Char/ Casval's sister, Sayla/ Artesia.

Siliconera Chris Priestman

One guy in Japan discovered a notebook left by his grandfather that contains all his strategic notes in extraordinary handwritten detail while playing Dragon Quest V (via RocketNews).   Inside the notebook the various monsters, sub-monsters, and a...

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Mitsuru Matsuoka, well known for his role as Katsumi Daido/Kamen Rider Eternal in the Kamen Rider W The Movie and the artist who performed the intro. . .

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Plans for the release of the seventh and final volume of KyoAni's adaptation of Full Metal Panic! author's Shoji Gatoh's Amagi Brilliant Park have been announced. In addition to the series 13th episode, the June 26th release will featured an unair...

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Here are the official images for Kamen Rider Drive's third form, Type Technique in FiguArts form brought to you by the good people at Premium. . .

RocketNews24 Casey Baseel

There are a ton of different ways to eat mochi, with roasting it or dropping it into soup or hot pots being some of the more common. Outside of Japan, though, many people's first encounter with mochi is in the form of ice cream-filled mochi sphere...

SeventhStyle Seven

It's here, the first volume of the manga no one was eagerly awaiting, "Girl Food". It's a comprehensive anthology of short chapters from many different mangaka, all focused on girls eating food. The book starts with Koufuku Graffiti and it quickly...

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The nominees of the 9th Asian Film Awards was announced by the Asian Film Awards Academy (AFA Academy) in Hong Kong. Takeru Satoh (Kamen Rider Den-O) was nominated for Best Actor in his role as Kenshin Himura in the Rurouni Kenshin: The Legend End...

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

Highschool DxD The folks at AnimeLab continue to beef up their service for Australian and New Zealand fans and now they've got the first two seasons of one of the better fanservice shows with an actual story to it available.

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The latest trailer for Etrian Mystery Dungeon busts out another one of the dungeon-crawler's classes. This time the spotlight is on the Hexers, who have no problem casting a nasty curse on their foes, from poison to debuffs, binds, and beyond.

J-Pop Idols Tetho

Flower – Hanadokei Flower's 2nd album Hanadokei (花時計) will be released on March 4. This album contains new versions of their singles, new songs and covers of other artists by Flower. It includes the song Dreamin' Together in collaboration with the...

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Preparing for a special "RED stage" appearance March 21st at the AnimeJapan 2015 trade show, the cast has been announced for spring's Ninja Slayer anime, with audio drama lead Toshiyuki Morikawa returning to the title.

The tension has elevated once more with parasite combat anime Kiseijuu's latest airing, as the military makes their presence known to the droves of deadly parasites – leading to all manner of bullet-riddled, gory and melancholic scenes.

Japanator Jeff Chuang

Catching up. . . Shirobako remains my favorite anime since a long while, and since I last recapped, it continues to roll forward like an unstoppable boulder of heartful comedy. I can only apologize about the late update since you, and Shirobako, d...

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

It's been a weird couple of weeks for the folks at Madman Entertainment when it comes to the original Sailor Moon series. They originally announced that they acquired the home video and streaming rights for the original series (and Crystal) back i...

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Neptune is promoting its upcoming game, Shin Jigen Game Neptune VII, with dedicated PlayStation 4 systems and a titillating Neptune illustration – a great offering, more valuable than the game itself. Only the more important franchises can go to s...

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Square Enix's latest team-up with Japanese social game maker DeNA, Final Fantasy Record Keeper, is making its way to the west this spring. This is the one that lets you relive classic Final Fantasy battles in the style of the 16-bit entries, with ...

Japanese fashion brand GeeWhiz announced recently that they are to collaborate with one of Japan's most loved animes – none other than Neon Genesis Evangelion – to be sold in the children's clothing store Stompstamp.

Otaku Tale Frontalspy

One of the largest stores in Akihabara, Japan, is Lashinbang which specialises in selling various anime products, DVDs, Blu-rays and games. With the debut of the The iDOLM@STER: Cinderella Girls anime the store ran a special poll to find out who w...

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DIV will release their second album, "SECRET", on February 25, 2015. Condensed versions of all of the songs can be previewed. DIV will also appear on "DIV NO YORU" on Niconico Live on February 26. ◆Second album, "SECRET".

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As you've probably gathered by now, One Piece: Pirate Warriors 3 has a ton of playable characters. Bandai Namco Games released a new batch of character clips for the Musou brawler, this time showing Magellan, Gekko Moriah, Nico Robin, Brook, and P...

Orends: Range UkiyaSeed

The first look on the StarNinger suit in the Shuriken Sentai Ninninger TV series has surfaced online. The image above just features StarNinger just holding the Ninja Star Burger, his transformation device while standing on top on what seems to be ...

The GLORIO Blog Gee-Man

Recap The duel between the two students of the Jigen Haoh school reaches its end. Punches are thrown and gibberish is shouted, all culminating in a roaring conclusion. Gee's Thoughts In a turn of highly satisfying events, turns out last week's exc...

Haruhichan's blog Frontalspy

The official website for the TV anime adaptation of Durarara! !  has released preview images and the synopsis for the 8th episode of Durarara! ! x2 Shou, which airs this Saturday at 11:30pm JST on Tokyo MX, GTV, BS11 and Tochigi TV.

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Patlabor fans may have been intrigued by the 30 second teaser for The Next Generation – Patlabor: The Final Battle in the Capital, but now there's a 90 second trailer to get excited about:       The Final Battle in the Capital is directed by Mamor...

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