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March 2, 2015, 10:30 PM
March 2, 2015, 10:30 PM
Kotaku East Brian Ashcraft

Technology! It does good things like make our lives better. You know, like making things such as computers, smartphones and talking hug pillows possible. As noted on Japanese site Weekly ASCII, a researcher named Kouchi Uchimura pitched his idea f...

2013 baseball anime to continue This year's 14th issue of Kodansha's Weekly Shōnen Magazine is announcing a second season for the 2013 television anime Ace of Diamond on Wednesday. It is titled Daiya no A ~Second Season~ (Ace of Diamond ~Second Se...

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5pb. , which produces the upcoming Psycho-Pass game for the Xbox One, Psycho-Pass: Mandatory Happiness, has announced that the game will be released this May 28, 2015. They also unveiled the game's limited edition version as well as the special Ps...

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While the One Piece series has had its fair share of touching moments, some of the more memorable parts were from the Marineford Arc. One Piece: Pirate Warriors 3 shares a look at some of these moments and more, in its latest trailer.

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The official website of Sony Music Japan has revealed that their Japanese female pop band Kalafina will be returning from the first season to perform the Ending theme song for the second cour of the Fate/stay night: Unlimited Blade Works anime.

Yuka Iguchi (井口裕香) announced details for new single Hey World with tie-up as opening theme for upcoming anime Is It Wrong to Try to Pick Up Girls in a Dungeon? (Familiar Myth, Dungeon ni Deai o Motomeru no wa Machigatteiru no Darō ka?

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Swords, sorcery, demons, kings and the fate of many nations revolve around a blacksmith who can save it all. What They Say: Cecily's a blushing knight in shining armor. Unfortunately, it seems most battles end with her as the damsel in distress.


Simultaneously with the ongoing one with The Idolm@aster Cinderella Girls, Lawson, one of the largest Japanese convenience store chains, will launch a new collaboration campaign with the Kantai Collection/KanColle TV anime tomorrow, March 3.

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Kantai Collection's global takeover scheme expands with the series' reveal of two new marketing campaigns – one with the local convenience store chain Lawson, and another with a medical supply company.

Alice Nine is back with a new song. Now dubbed as A9, the reinvigorated group has released "Phoenix" on YouTube and has announced the arrival of a mini-album in August.

Ogura Yui (小倉唯) unveiled preview music video for new song Happy Strawberry included on her upcoming album Strawberry JAM. Also revealed an audio preview for new song Sing-a-ling-a-Harmony. Her 1st album includes singles plus new songs for 12 total...


  I missed this when it first hit the Internet approximately a week ago, but it's too cute not to mention. A Japanese Twitter user spotted this warning sign urging passersby to steer clear of potentially dangerous construction sites in Ibaraki Pre...

Warner Brothers began streaming the second TV spot for the Shokugeki no Sōma television anime on Sunday. The video features rock band ULTRATOWER's opening theme song, "Kibō no Uta" (Song of Hope,) and also has narration by voice actress Risa Taned...

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DMM's hit PC browser game, Kantai Collection (or KanColle for short), features hundreds of fleet girls, and with that huge amount of characters, they can employ almost half of Japan's seiyuu population if they were to voice one character each.

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The official website of the Charlotte anime has revealed a few new details about the upcoming original series. A brand new visual has been revealed in addition to new characters and character information, and the general synopsis of the 2015 anime.


For those of you interested in finally snagging Sword Art Online: Lost Song when it hits in Japan, there are a couple new TV spots that have begun airing that you'll want to check out.   Bandai Namco's spots both revolve around new characters that...


Bandai Namco has posted a second preview of Super Robot Taisen Z3 Tengoku Hen to hype the crossover mecha strategy RPG's April 2nd PS3/Vita release. The first run of this conclusion to the Z series will have DLC codes for Rengoku Hen, a new bridge...

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This year has been good for fans of Initial D so far as we've gotten the first movie out recently on home video and we've also gotten two theatrical posters for the second installment. Now that we've got those and an extended spot recently, Avex P...


Rie Kugimiya has long been listed as a cast member on spring 2015's adaptation of Trigun author Yasuhiro Nightow's supernatural action manga Blood Blockade Battlefront, but it's not until soon to be released issue of Jump Square that her character...

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And finally, here's the official opening for 39th Super Sentai series, Shuriken Sentai Ninninger as seen in this week's episode. Continue. . .

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Anime Matsuri is a favorite anime convention here at Japanator and we're going to be there for this year's upcoming festivities in the heart of Houston. This year's main music act for Anime Matsuri is the very talented Anna Tsuchiya, former model ...


It is confirmed today that multiple adaptation projects based on the occult horror web novel Shishou Series are in the works. The novel was first posted in famous Japanese textboard 2channel in 2003, and now more than 113 short stories are available.

This might be the first time that your hearing the name Karin Maruyama and if that is the case ,then I am about to introduce you to a most special Idol. Karin was born in 1993 in Fukushima Prefecture and she goes by the nickname Rin-chan and made ...

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Aoi Eir ((藍井エイル) revealed early details for new single Lapis Lazuli (ラピスラズリ) with tie-up as the ending theme for upcoming anime The Heroic Legend of Arslan (Arslan Senki). Song lyrics are a collaboration with Aoi Eir and songwriter Kato Yusuke.

After the finale of one of Japan's most loved shounen manga, the Naruto franchise recently announced a stage play premier on March 21st until April 5th at the AiiA Theater Tokyo.  One of these performances is to be sung by the Japanese band FLOW, ...


  The "Mecha Tsuku" ("Make a Mecha") competition has entered its final phase, in which the five finalists will be judged by popularity to determine which lucky concept becomes a full-fledged mecha anime for Fuji TV.

The official website for the stage play adaptations of Atlus' Persona 3 video game announced on Sunday that a third play has been green-lit. The third play, titled Persona 3 the Weird Masquerade ~Sōen Kesshō~ (Persona 3 the Weird Masquerade ~Bismu...

Death Parade – 08 Filed under Death Parade, First Impressions by Cherrie | 0 Comments 「デス・ラリー」 (Desu Rarii) "Death Rally" My two favorite genres of television – crime drama and psychological thriller. But why does Death Parade torture me with a cl...

The cute kemonomimi combat anime Dog Days has temporarily withdrawn its oodles of service to reveal the origin story of the lovely blonde Adelaide and the kingdom of Pastillage – though still managing to sneak in an occasional glimpse of skin now ...

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