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Acclaimed anime director Hideaki Anno has revealed his growing concern over the current state of Japanese animation in a recent interview with Russian news agency RIA Novosti . In this interview, he makes the bold statement that anime is "losing i...

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The Sun Rising Blog Michael Vincent

Fans speculated the title was based on the financial stakes if the original game failed or that game director and producer Hironobu Sakaguchi threatened to leave the gaming world all together if Final Fantasy wasn't a success.

The staff for the television anime of Akira Hiramoto's Kangoku Gakuen (Prison School) manga unveiled the cast, main staff, theme songs, and July premiere of the anime on a live-streamed event in Niconico on Wednesday.

New "Speed Racer" Reboot Series On the Way Art licensing magazine Total Licensing has reported Tatsunoko Production is developing a new Speed Racer (Mach Go Go Go) series with a "modern audience" in mind.

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To those unfamiliar with the history of video game developer Square (now merged with former rival Enix and renamed Square Enix), the title of the prolific Final Fantasy series must seem pretty ironic. After all, the franchise's Roman numeral-numbe...

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

FUNimation Sets 'Dragon Ball Z: Resurrection 'F" Anime Theatrical Plans Posted by Chris Beveridge May 27, 2015 at 08:00 AM FUNimation has been getting things in order for its planned theatrical release of Dragon Ball Z: Resurrection 'F' this summe...

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"Guilty Gear Xrd Revelator" - New Arcade Update; Adds Johnny Posted by pKjd on May 27, 2015 @ 12:07 am 27 May Arc System Works has announced the next arcade update for the 2. 5D fighting game GGXrd, entitled 'Guilty Gear Xrd -Revelator-'.

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The official website and Twitter for the upcoming TV anime Makura no Danshi (The Pillow Boys) today posted a new visual featuring a boy in bed, whose name is still unknown. While still not much details have been revealed, the Earth Star Entertainm...

Japanese news source Comic Natalie announced on Wednesday that SEKAI NO OWARI are performing the theme songs for the upcoming live-action Attack on Titan films. The first film's theme song "Anti-Hero" and the second film's theme song "SOS" will bo...

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June hasn't come yet but the scans from the June issue of Terebi-Kun has finally made it to the pit stop! Here are some new scans featuring Kamen. . .

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Wildly popular pop-rock band SEKAI NO OWARI have announced that they will be providing the themes for the two movies based on the equally popular "Shingeki no Kyojin" ("Attack on Titan") manga series. The first of these two songs, "ANTI-HERO" will...

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Much like Studio Ghibli co-founder Hayao Miyazaki and Gundam creator, Yoshiyuki Tomino, Evangelion creator, Hideaki Anno is known in the anime industry to be pretty outspoken about his views, and during a recent interview with the Russian news age...

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Publisher Ichijinsha has posted a preview of Telegenic, a survey of the animation work from animator/character designer Atsushi Nishigori (Gurren Lagann, Panty and Stocking, the IdolM@ster). The A4 sized volume is set to be released June 30th for ...

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Dragon Quest VIII: Journey of the Cursed King is making the leap to Nintendo 3DS in Japan on August 27, but it won't be taking advantage of one of the portable's main features. There isn't too much new information, but an update from this week's i...

live / nano nano, a Japanese singer known for singing both Japanese and English without a flaw, rocked out Germany on May 22nd at Dusseldorf with a oneman show in front of over 1000 fans. The oneman live was held as the pre-event of Japanese pop c...

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The official Tsuburaya YouTube channel posted a video, which compares the Blu-ray and DVD release of Ultraman Dyna, the 2nd Heisei Ultraman series. The video below compares the video quality of the upcoming Blu-ray set release and the previously r...

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Just one hour after VAMPS arrived at Taipei Songshan Airport, the GazettE and The BONEZ arrived. Screams from fans that patiently waited ran thro. . .

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CAPCOM confirmed on Tuesday that it will release an HD-remastered update of its Resident Evil Zero (Biohazard Zero in Japan) survival horror game. The game is slated for an early 2016 release for the PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Xbox 360, Xbox On...

Miyano voicing Kumamoto Daiichi High School's ace in franchise's 1st original feature This year's 26th issue of Akita Shoten's Weekly Shōnen Champion magazine is unveiling a new character for the Gekijōban Yowamushi Pedal (Yowamushi Pedal: The Mov...

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Bravely series producer Tomoya Asano recently revealed that he already has ideas for a Bravely Third, but he has now mentioned in an interview with Gamer that the next title might not necessarily be a sequel to Bravely Default and Bravely Second.

Everyone loves quality fan art, but it's rare that you see someone take on LEGO as a medium. Check out these LEGO Mad Max vehicle recreations by Lego-Will. And yes, he built the Doof Wagon. Check out more in Lego-Will's Mad Max Album.

The official website for the upcoming second season of anime adaptation of Atto's Non Non Biyori revealed a new summer-themed key visual on Wednesday. In addition to this, the second promotional was revealed last Sunday: In addition to this, last ...

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Aside from having particularly large members of the animal kingdom as their stars, sumo wrestling and horse racing don't have a whole lot in common. But the sport of kings and the sport of heavy, scantily clad men are teaming up in a cross-promoti...

"Festival Triangle" 'おまつりトライアングル' (Omatsuri Toraianguru) KyoAni's Finest: Perfect. That's the first word that comes to mind when I think about this episode. I've been open and honest on how I feel about Kyoto Animation: I love them.

The July issue of Kadokawa's Comic Alive magazine is unveiling the main staff for the upcoming anime of Tōki Yanagimi's AntiMagic Academy "The 35th Test Platoon" (Tai-Madō Gakuen 35 Shiken Shōtai) light novel series on Wednesday.

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

Japan's Weekly Blu-ray & DVD Anime Rankings Ending May 24th, 2015 Posted by Chris Beveridge May 26, 2015 at 04:21 PM The latest sales reporting data from Oricon is in with what's selling and moving units in Japan and the final installment of Yuki ...

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Square Enix set an official launch date for its free-to-play Mobius Final Fantasy. According to the latest issue of Famitsu magazine, the RPG is coming to iOS and Android in Japan on June 4. Mobius Final Fantasy will let players customize the grap...

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Just as Compile Heart teased, the next entry in the Genkai Tokki series-which includes Monster Monpiece and Moero Chronicle-was officially revealed. The countdown is still going, but the latest issue of Dengeki PlayStation has the scoop on Genkai ...

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"Splatoon × Ika Musume" - Official Collaboration Illustration From Famitsu Posted by pKjd on May 26, 2015 @ 6:50 am 26 May An official Splatoon × Ika Musume collaboration illustration was published in this week's issue of Famitsu magazine - from I...

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