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During the A-1 Pictures panel at Anime Expo 2015 event this year, President Tomonori Ochikoshi has revealed that the studio has no plans to slow down the production for future seasons of the Sword Art Online anime, as long as Sword Art Online's au...

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After the massive success of "Koisuru Fortune Cookie" (release date: August 21, 2013) two years ago, Rino Sashihara returns to the center position with a frighteningly catchy disco song titled "Halloween Night" (release date: August 26) for AKB48'...

Siliconera Spencer

Bandai Namco is bringing Digimon back in a big way with an English localized version of Digimon Story Cyber Sleuth for PlayStation Vita and PlayStation 4. This RPG takes place in the near future where people are used to logging into the digital wo...

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

After being released as an ebook last fall in Japan, NisiOisin's work The Notebook of Kyoko Okitegami is now moving forward with a manga adaptation. With some light ties to the Monogatari franchise overall, this new work is set to debut in the Aug...

Siliconera Spencer

Dragon Quest VIII: Journey of the Cursed King comes out in Japan on August 27. First print copies of the Nintendo 3DS version include a legendary item from the very first Dragon Quest. Loto's Ancient Sword, a sword said to have been used by Dragon...

Crunchyroll Scott Green

Celebrating the 80th anniversary of the birthday of "Gag Manga King" Fujio Akatsuka (1935-1008), a new TV anime adaptation of Osomatsu-kun has been announced. The 1962-69 manga, which preceded Akatsuka's popular Tensai Bakabon, was previously adap...

Videogame creators and their fans have ceased being surprised when big publishers no longer want to make new games in the classic franchises they own. Capcom won't stop canceling Mega Man games? Konami won't make anymore Igavanias?

Crunchyroll Scott Green

After last season's Uta no☆Prince-sama♪ Maji Love Revolution ended with Hikaru Midorikawa, Daisuke Ono, Tsubasa Yonaga, Yuma Uchida, Hidenori Takahashi, Ryohei Kimura, and Daiki Yamashita's rival group HE★VENS and a teaser for more anime to come, ...

Yui Ogura has revealed the short version of the MV for her 5th single "Honey♥Come! ! " which will be released on August 12th. The song will be used as the ending theme song for the TV anime series "Joukamachi no Dandelion".

The Huffington Post Damon Beres

Your glorious anime fantasies are coming true. Japanese robot-maker Suidobashi Heavy Industry released a video on YouTube Sunday formally accepting a duel from U. S. -based MegaBots. The two companies have both created "giant fighting robots" that...

RocketNews24 Joan Coello

Like humans, dogs have different personalities and temperaments. Some dogs are playful, some are shy. Some bark or growl at every stranger they see, yet others are extremely caring and can even be trusted to watch over little humans.

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Fans of the longtime American animated sitcom "The Simpsons" and those of the anime classic dystopian world of "Akira" can meet at last, as a project falls through showing the first viral video of "Bartkira" trailer, a hilarious parody that mixes ...

That was a journey back in time, in more ways than one. OP: "Mazeru na Kiken (混ぜるな危険)" by Kinniku Shoujo Tai You'd be forgiven if you thought the premise for Ushio and Tora sounded like a cross between Inuyasha and Nurarihyon no Mago, but the fact...

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Kotaku East Brian Ashcraft

I know if, for some crazy reason, there is ever a live-action Pokémon movie, the Pocket Monsters will probably all be CG. However, that might not be the best choice. In this spot for the latest Pokémon Mystery Dungeon game, a handful of Pocket Mon...

Siliconera Chris Priestman

By Chris Priestman . July 5, 2015 . 8:03am During Anime Expo 2015, MangaGamer announced that it's working on a Steam version of murder mystery visual novel Umineko - When They Cry. It'll have an updated translation with help from Witch Hunt as wel...

This year's 32nd issue of Shueisha's Weekly Shonen Jump magazine has revealed the synopsis for the upcoming Kuroko no Basket "Saikou no Present Desu" (It's the Best Present) OVA which will be included in the ninth and final DVD and Blu-ray Disc fo...

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

The fourth episode of Code Geass: Akito the Exiled has made it into theaters in Japan this weekend as part of its limited engagement and now Bandai Visual is showing off a bit more of it with a new TV spot.

Kotaku East Brian Ashcraft

Artist: LadyBaby | Track: Manjuu | Album: Manjuu/Ultra Lucky (single) Kotaku Soundtrack is a selection of the stuff we're listening to - and gaming to - at the moment. 1Reply 1 0 About Blog Need Help? Content Guide Permissions Privacy Terms of Use...

Crunchyroll Scott Green

The latest update on the plans for Noragami ARAGOTO, fall 2015's second Bones adaptation of Toka Adachi's Noragami, specifically the Monthly Shonen Magazine series' popular Bishamon Edition arc, is the addition of Hisako Tojo (Freezing Vibration's...

X JAPAN's new album (currently untitled) will be released worldwide on March 11, 2016. The new album announcement was made on July 4 by YOSHIKI (Dr, Piano) during the event 'Japan Expo' in Paris, France.

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11 Flares Twitter 2 Facebook 7 Google+ 1 Reddit 0 Buffer 0 StumbleUpon 1 11 Flares × The month of July means its the height of the summer season in Japan. Of course, this would usually mean fireworks. And to celebrate summer, Lawson is offering up...

Crunchyroll Brittany Vincent

Anime studio Production I. G. announced this weekend during the Anime Expo panel that it would be producing a show for Fox's Animation Domination High-Def (ADHD) block. While Production I. G. hasn't yet divulged a title for the show or even anythi...

Also: Himawari: The Sunflower, A Kiss For The Petals -Remembering How We Met Video game localization and publishing company MangaGamer announced at its panel at Anime Expo on Saturday that it will release Ryukishi07/07th Expansion's mystery suspen...

Idolminded Ray Mescallado

Ray's Picks Parasyte: Part 1 - HamsapSukebe Akiramike is surprised at how much he enjoyed this live action adaptation. Kimura Takuya's HERO Movie Gets Universal Studios Japan Tie-Up - JE fandom Doing everything they can to build up buzz.

Japanese gardens are small-scale reproductions of nature scenes, so the ponds are representing seas or oceans, rocks can serve as islands, and a small water stream embodies a river. The mound photographed here in the Koko-en garden represents a hi...

Japanator Nick Valdez

Last time we left off, Souma and the other chefs were taking part in an annual Totsuki Academy camp where they have to pass a few tests. We're currently in the middle of the first test as Chef Inui wants pairs of chefs to cook a Japanese dish base...

JEFusion SilverBack Fanwoks

Check-out the debut of the newest member of the ninja team, the celestial Otomo-Nin, Lion-Haoh, in this week's clip from the 19th episode of Ninninger. Disclaimer: All images and videos here are property of their respective owners and used for ref...

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After garnering 588 applications just for getting the chance to buy the special 7-Eleven Evangelion Sports Car worth more than 16 million yen last year, Akio Mitsuoka, the president of Mitsuoka Motors which developed the Orochi Sports Car used as ...

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On July 4th, AKB48 appeared on NTV's special live music program "THE MUSIC DAY Ongaku wa Taiyou da. ", and performed their upcoming song for the very first time. SEE ALSO: AKB48 41st single Senbatsu General Election Results!

Nick Creamer Rating: 3. 5 For a show that's about two guys in suits mincing up gangsters with guns and katanas, GANGSTA is a surprisingly slow-burning production. I initially just took this as poor pacing - this first episode, that introduces our ...

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