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May 1, 2015, 4:00 AM
May 1, 2015, 4:00 AM

Followers of Japanese manga and anime will no doubt be aware that Death Note has been a highly successful franchise. The story has been made into a series of movies that were big hits here in Japan as well as a musical that was performed at the Ni...

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Over the past couple of years there has been something a revolution in the perception and treatment of chubby girls in Japan. With the coining of the term "Marshmallow Girl," plus-sized girls across Japan have been gaining confidence and options i...

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Disney announced that they will reschedule the release date of DreamWork's live-action Ghost in the Shell film from April 14, 2017 to March 31, 2017. The film stars Scarlett Johansson as Commander Motoko Kusanagi.

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The official images for the Starninger Henshin Series (DX Ninja Star Burger and DX Star Sword Gun) along with the Starninger soft vinyl figure has. . .

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This just in! 5 Singapore Mass Rapid Transit (SMRT) buses will be decorated with Love Live! School idol festival, CharaExpo 2015 and Cardfight! ! Vanguard advertisements from now till July 2015 as these ads will be promoting the Love Live!

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The actor, the plot, and the director of the upcoming Ultraman X TV series is revealed. Kensuke Takahashi (Hamatora stage play) will star as 41st Ultra Hero Daichi Ozora/Ultraman X. The series takes place in a world where an ultra solar flare awak...

Spinoff to run online on Manga Goccha The seventh and final volume of Enokids' Kotoura-san comedy manga announced last Wednesday that the manga will be getting a spinoff, tentatively titled Kotarou-san Nichijō-hen (Katoraou-san Daily Life Chapter).

Free game released for iOS, Android on Thursday The official YouTube channel for the Tekken franchise began streaming a promotional video for Galaga Tekken, a free smartphone game app that was first teased as an April Fools' Day joke.

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Those who enjoyed Grisaia no Meikyuu will also find Nyantype's upcoming May issue to their liking, as it arrives with a complementary poster of the protagonist's naked sister, the same one he copulated with.

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"Love Live! Sunshine! ! " - Official Website; Group Name Submissions Open Posted by pKjd on Apr 30, 2015 @ 12:12 am 30 Apr Today is the launch of the new 'Love Live! Sunshine! ! ' multimedia project. The official website is now live; with characte...

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Bandai Namco Entertainment has a follow up to the popular and profitable free to play Gundam game, Gundam Battle Operation. Gundam Battle Operation Next is in development for PlayStation 3 and PlayStation 4.

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The Hollywood Reporter reported that James Wan (Furious 7, Conjuring) has been offered and currently in early talks with Sony on directing the live-action Robotech film. Wan is currently attached to direct Conjuring 2, and Warner Bros.

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Fire Emblem If is split into versions of White Kingdom and Black Kingdom, along with an entire third route that will be available via DLC. Intelligent Systems project manager Masahiro Higuchi and Nintendo producer Hitoshi Yamagami shared more with...


On April 28th, the KanColle browser game launched its big seasonal event, spring 2015's "Order! 11th Battle Operation" (possibly based on World War II's Indian Ocean Raid / Easter Sunday Raid ). Three new Kanmusu make their debut, including Katsur...

The official website for Hetalia The World Twinkle, the sixth anime season inspired by Hidekaz Himaruya's Hetalia manga, began streaming the first promotional video on Thursday. The video confirms that the series will begin streaming on the d Anim...

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The first ever One Piece 3D art exhibit is getting underway in Hong Kong. If you're into optical illusions and manga pirates, this is probably for you. This week, websites Hopetrip, New Monday, and Daliulian checked out the exhibit at the Hong Kon...

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Seven Seas Acquires Gender-Bending 'Not Lives' Manga License Posted by Chris Beveridge April 30, 2015 at 09:02 AM Add another new manga acquisition into the Seven Seas Entertainment library as they've picked up the rights to bring over Not Lives, ...

Fairy Tail and Nodame Cantabile Limited Edition Tea Collaboration Hiro Mashima's Fairy Tail manga and Tomoko Ninomiya's Nodame Cantible manga have teamed up with the Coca-Cola Company of Japan in order to run a new collaboration campaign to promot...

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"Glass no Hana to Kowasu Sekai" - Key Visual & Character Designs Posted by pKjd on Apr 30, 2015 @ 4:53 am 30 Apr The official website to the upcoming original anime film, 'Glass no Hana to Kowasu Sekai' (Vitreous Flower Destroy the World: D.

Movie about suffering art student opens on July 25 Tōkyō Mukokuseki Shōjo (Tokyo Stateless Girl,) the latest live-action project from director Mamoru Oshii (Angel's Egg, Ghost in the Shell, Patlabor The Mobile Police), will open in Japan on July 25.


Game was originally released for PC in 2007 The character goods maker and retailer Chara-Ani lists Cotton Software's Natsumegu (Nutmeg) PC visual novel adventure game for release on the PlayStation Vita platform on July 30.


Koei Tecmo announced plans to bring Deception IV: The Nightmare Princess-the enhanced version of Deception IV that has the subtitle Another Princess in Japan-to the west. The updated PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, and PS Vita game adds a new charac...

Sponsored links During the April 29th episode of Hello Pro Station, Hello! Project announced the formation of a new unit named Tsubaki Factory. The members are Kiki Asakura, Yumeno Kishimoto, Kisora Niinuma, Risa Ogata, Ami Tanimoto, and Riko Yama...

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Prime Minister Shinzo Abe of Japan is currently in the United States for a state visit which includes talks on the US and Japanese automotive industry as well as some trade deals with its military and economic ally.

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'Punisher' Netflix Series Rumored Posted by Chris Beveridge April 29, 2015 at 03:27 PM After some choice words from Daredevil showrunner Steven DeKnight and some from series star Charlie Cox talking about the Punisher in relation to that series, i...

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As part of his state visit to the United States of America, Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, met US President Barack Obama at the White House as part on ongoing trade discussions. However, during his visit, Barack Obama, had a very surprising t...


Mayday just announced their 2-day Budokan concert, a first for a Taiwanese band. They will release their first single in a year on June 17. ◆Mayday - image The title of the single is "YOUR LEGEND ~MOYURU INOCHI~".

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Ami (E-Girls, Dream) is going to make her solo debut this summer. This news was announced during E-Girls Live Tour 2015 Colorful World final performance on April 29 at Saitama Super Arena. The title and the release date of Ami's 1st solo single wi...


Hatsune Miku: Project Mirai DX is coming to Nintendo 3DS near the end of next month, but Sega is giving Japanese players a little taste with a demo. Due out on May 13, the Project Mirai DX demo will feature the songs "LOL -lots of laugh-" and "Sen...

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