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April 30, 2015, 3:30 AM
April 30, 2015, 3:30 AM

For those of you who are very confused at this seemingly random review of a martial arts movie, let me start by saying that I'm just going back to basics, and have already reviewed several movies for CR back in my early days (highlights being Batm...

RocketNews24 Casey Baseel

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is currently making a diplomatic visit to the United States, where he was received by President Barack Obama. The two heads of state recently appeared before the press in a ceremony where the American President r...

Australian distributor Madman Entertainment began streaming an English-subtitled trailer for the upcoming Attack on Titan live-action film on Tuesday. The film's official website previously began streaming the trailer in Japanese on April 17.

Kotaku East Brian Ashcraft

Do you want to see what's under Kakashi's mask? Do you? For years, fans have wondered what was under the ninja's cowl. Last year, in an interview with Shonen Jump (via Saiyan Island), Kishimoto was asked if was going to show the character's full f...

Siliconera Spencer

Capcom will release Devil May Cry 4: Special Edition as a retail game in Japan. A regular copy for PlayStation 4 or Xbox One will cost 4,490 yen. For 7,398 yen you can get a limited edition copy that comes packaged in a pizza box.

Concert will also debut new, short animations Yoshihiro Ike's soundtrack for the Tiger & Bunny action comedy series is coming to life in a full-scale orchestral concert in Japan. "The Sound of Tiger & Bunny" concerts will be held at the Pacifico Y...

SeventhStyle Seven

Experiments have shown a guaranteed way to instantly feel better any time of the day is to stare at bishoujo belly buttons, thus here is a gallery replete with the scientific subject matter in question.

Siliconera Sato

In Xenoblade Chronicles X players players can join 32-man "Squads" as part of the same network, which allows them to trade items or even take on quests with each other. The latest video demonstrates what it's like to go on online quests.


Some new developments on Warner Bros. ' live-action Death Note film popped up over at The Hollywood Reporter. According to the report, the Hollywood adaptation will be directed by Adam Wingard, who previously helmed 2011 cult horror flick You're N...

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

Some series you just can't keep down and one of those definitely appears to be the Girls und Panzer series. Originally starting in 2012 and running for a sequel, the sequence series s Girls und Panzer: Little Army II kicked off this week in Comic ...

Anju Inami, Rikako Aida, Nanaka Suwa, more in new project The June issue of ASCII Media Works' Dengeki G's Magazine is unveiling the cast for the Love Live! Sunshine! ! project on Thursday. Love Live! Sunshine's cast includes (from top left to bot...

AFA Channel! Sheng Zhi

From left to right: Ruby, Dia, Hanamaru, Riko, Chika, Kanan, You, Mari and Yoshiko Dengeki Gs have finally released the castings of the new Love Live Sunshine. It was to not much surprise that the names they released are relatively unknown.

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The June issue of Comic Ran magazine announced the manga remake of Baiyaku Kakebachō Kazuryū (Register of Clients of a Medicine Seller: Kazuryū) manga. The original series was created by Shotaro Ishinomori, who is best known as the creator of Cybo...

July 30 game's limited edition includes art book, music CD The official website for 5pb. 's upcoming Corpse Party - Blood Covered . . . Repeated Fear Nintendo 3DS horror game announced on Wednesday that first-print copies of the game will include ...

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

'Coluboccoro' Anime Kickstarter Adding Potential English Language Dub Posted by Chris Beveridge April 28, 2015 at 09:41 PM Originally done as a short back in 2007 as part of the Anime Innovation Tokyo event, KENJI STUDIO started a new Kickstarter ...

The Oricon weekly physical music rankings for the week of 4/20-4/26 have been released! Fukuoka's own HKT48 find themselves at the top of the charts with their fifth single "12 Byou" selling 277,916 copies, oddly enough near-exactly matching the f...


Aksys announced a new otome visual novel game via Sony's PlayStation Blog earlier today. Code: Realize ~Guardian of Rebirth~ comes from Idea Factory/Design Factory, and will be released on PS Vita in North America and Europe this fall.

Siliconera Sato

Fans who purchase Persona 4: Dancing All Night will get a special Persona 5 Blu-ray disc when the PlayStation Vita game releases, and Atlus announced another bonus they'll add for those who purchase the game early.

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

Seven Seas Entertainment has picked up a new manga license that they've announced today with Franken Fran from Katsuhisa Kigitsu. The series originally ran for eight volumes from 2006 to 2012 in Champion Red from Aktia Shoten.

"Singing Solfège" 'うたうよソルフェージュ' (Utau yo Sorufeju ) Taki-sensei's Methods of Practice and Understanding: I enjoyed reading everyone's comments last week, especially regarding Taki-sensei, and his methods and approach.


The April 27 issue of "FLASH" reports that TAKAHIRO of EXILE is dating actress Takei Emi. They report that he visits her apartment at least twice a week. There are also photos of him going from his car to her apartment building, as well as photos ...

Last week I was able to get in touch with Hope Donovan. As you'll discover when reading this interview, she's been editing manga for a long time. I mean long enough to have edited (or copy edited) works like Chibi Vampire, GTO Early Years for Toky...


A June 21st Kadokawa Cinema Shinjuku preview screening and cast appearance has been announced for this summer's adaptation of Yu Moroboshi's fantasy action light novel series Kusen Madoushi Kouhosei no Kyoukan (The Instructor of Aerial Combat Wiza...

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

Sailor Moon Crystal fans have that deal with imports will be waiting anxiously for this new release to begin shipping this week with the Sailor Moon Crystal Character Song CD Collection that arrives on April 29th, 2015.

The following is an interview I conducted on behalf of Nihongogo. It may seem odd that Nihongogo is interviewing professional wrestlers but in my experience many fans of Japanese idol music also happen to be very big fans of wrestling as well.

SeventhStyle daysofsummer

Plastic Memories gets better once again with its latest entry, introducing its first serious case of Giftia retrieving - it's a wonderful spectacle, but there's still fog surrounding the main story. The day starts in the most wonderful of manners ...

RocketNews24 Philip Kendall

If you have even a passing interest in video games, then you'll no doubt have heard that Silent Hills, the new, crazy-scary, Daryl-from-The Walking Dead-featuring reboot of long-running survival horror series Silent Hill, has been cancelled.

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