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March 28, 2015, 6:00 AM
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Perfume, the three-member electro-pop group from Hiroshima, Japan, took to the stage for a special performance at the 2015 South by Southwest (SXSW) festival in Dallas, Texas. The annual event, held this year from March 13-22, always includes a un...

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

'Food Wars! ' Anime Gets Sixth TV Spot For Spring 2015 Season Posted by Chris Beveridge March 27, 2015 at 03:29 PM The spring 2015 anime series Food Wars: Shokugeki no Soma got a pretty solid and welcome extended promo this past weekend at AnimeJa...

PREDIANNA, the younger sister group of DIANNA☆SWEET, have released the MV for their first web single "TRAP" which will be released on iTunes on April 15th. "TRAP" is a "nu disco" song showcasing PREDIANNA's impressive skills that fans who attended...

The official website for Shueisha's Jump J Books label of novels announced on Friday that Konohagakure Hiden, the fourth of six planned Naruto epilogue novels, is scheduled for May 1. The novel will be penned by Shō Hinata (Saiki Kusuo no Psi Nan,...

Yui Horie voices kung fu-loving girl in June 25 spin-off rhythm game Atlus began streaming a new promotional video starring the Persona 4 character Chie Satonaka for its Persona 4: Dancing All Night PlayStation Vita rhythm game on Friday.

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StarNinger will finally make his debut on Shuriken Sentai Ninninger this April, and here are some more info about this mysterious cowboy. StarNinger's civilian identity is Kinji Takigawa. He's from America who decided to become a ninja after his e...


The newest issue of Young King Ours magazine is announcing that the Drifters manga is being adapted into an anime. Drifters is an action / fantasy manga with historical elements from Kouta Hirano, the creator of Hellsing.

Haruhichan's blog Frontalspy

Last month Dengeki G's Magazine announced Love Live! Sunshine! ! , a new project in the Love Live! franchise, with a visual featuring a new character. Recently, the official website of Dengeki G's magazine has revealed a new updated visual showing...

Commercials for 5. 1ch Blu-ray release of both seasons of original series also streamed The official website for the Code Geass: Akito the Exiled anime project unveiled a new TV commercial for the third episode on Friday.

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MOVIC has opened pre-orders for a plush toy based on Tetsuya #2, Seirin's dog/team mascot in the Kuroko's Basketball anime. This item stands 35cm tall and is tall enough to be considered a life-size representation of the said character.

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With the release of its first Blu-ray, Shinmai Maou no Keiyakusha is fully uncensored at last, rectifying the horrific lack of uncensored female chests that has long been plaguing the anime industry. Shinmai Maou may not be the first anime to feat...


Spike Chunsoft released the first teaser trailer for Shiren the Wanderer 5 Plus, which takes the dungeon-crawling action from Nintendo DS to PS Vita in Japan on June 4. See a bit of the updated version, including some of the new dungeons, in the v...

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Speaking with Nintendo president Satoru Iwata in an "Iwata Asks" interview, Tetsuya Takahashi, executive director of the Xenoblade series, talks about the development of Xenoblade Chronicles for Wii, and what Monolith Soft's goals for the game were.

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

'Naruto' Spinoff Manga Gets Debut Date Posted by Chris Beveridge March 26, 2015 at 06:24 PM While the main Naruto manga finished last year, there's still more material coming as one might expect. What we're getting though is a bit of a miniseries ...

Anime Evo Flower

Scoreboard: Scoreboard B- ProsConsInteresting idea and characters (both heroes and villains), good potential for story. Frustratingly haphazard pacing really screwed the overall story up for me. Review: I came into the Winter 2015 season hearing a...

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Here's a clip coming from the Kamen Rider Drive Secret Mission: Type High Speed DVD, which features Drive transforming into Drive Type High Speed. The special subtitled, "True Power! Typer High Speed is Born!

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We now interrupt our regular stream of parliamentary coverage to bring word of a troubling development among cats in Japan. Although it has occurred before, in recent months there has been a trend among cats to sit in positions unbecoming the feli...


Kadokawa's official online store has started accepting pre-orders for the limited edition of the upcoming 9th volume of Puyo's Nagato Yuki-chan no Shoshitsu/The Disappearance of Nagato Yuki-chan manga to be published on October 26.

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Senran Kagura and Dead or Alive are doubling down on the fanservice. In addition to Senran Kagura costumes being added to Dead or Alive 5: Last Round, Ayane from DOA is being added to Senran Kagura: Estival Versus as a playable character via DLC.

Haruhichan's blog Frontalspy

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

Kotaku East Brian Ashcraft

Yesterday, Konami gave a statement via the Japanese Metal Gear Twitter account to attempt to clear the air on what's going on with Hideo Kojima and Kojima Productions. As Kotaku previously reported, the Kojima Productions brand has been dissolved ...

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Suzuko Mimori (三森すずこ) is getting ready to release 2nd album Fantastic Funfair and unveiled jacket covers, bonuses, and a preview music video for new song Wonderland Love. The amusement park themed album includes 3 previously released songs plus 8 ...


Joining Sakura Trick and the recent Gourmet Girl Graffiti, the next seinen cute girl comedy from Manga Time Kirara Miracle! is Ayumu Kasuga's (I'm Gonna be the Twin-Tails! ! ) Joukamachi no Dandelion. In it, a royal, superpowered family of eleven ...

The Sun Rising Blog Michael Vincent

Below is a new trailer for Rodea The Sky Soldier, another game I'm looking forward to for the Nintendo 3DS. If you can still remember, this game was almost in development hell in so many years, before being re-announced last year, and now coming o...


It is officially confirmed today that the special edition of the upcoming eighth volume of Uran's erotic comedy manga Mujyaki no Rakuen/Paradise of Innocence will bundle a DVD with a newly-produced anime episode.


Following the 30-second teaser in January, the official website for the upcoming live-action film adaptation of Ken Wakui's Shinjuku Swan: Kabukicho Scout Survival manga has posted a 90-second full trailer which introduces the incert song "Collide...

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Written by: Japan Trends on March 27, 2015 at 2:47 pm | In PRODUCT INNOVATION | No Comments We think this might be one of the most original, yet ingenious beauty tools we've seen. And that's saying a lot.

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Tokyo Ghoul is undoubtedly one of the hottest and most popular anime and manga series these days, and it is getting itself a new game for the PlayStation Vita. The 18th issue of Weekly Shounen Jump! magazine has unveiled new details on this Tokyo ...

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