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July 7, 2015, 11:30 AM

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...

TechnoBuffalo Ron Duwell
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, ...

RocketNews24 Casey Baseel
Tokyo Girls Update TokyoGirls'Update

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?

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".

Crunchyroll Scott Green

In 2013, James Harvey's Bartkira Project was a comics event where every participant took five pages from the original Akira manga to collectively redraw Katsuhiro Otomo's entirety of the work in their own styles with characters from The Simpsons.

Crunchyroll Joseph Luster

This week's issue of Viz's Weekly Shonen Jump announced plans to Jump Start a new manga. This time it's Best Blue, a swimming manga by Masahiro Hirakata, which will kick off in both the Japanese and English Jump magazines on July 13.

Tofugu Chelsea Bernard

When you were a wee one, did you dream of being a doctor or a lawyer when you grew up? Or maybe something even more ambitious like an astronaut? How about a shamaness-queen? Almost 2000 years ago, Queen Himiko of Yamatai raised the bar for women e...

KpopStarz KpopStarz

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...

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...

Random Curiosity Guardian Enzo

'うしおとらとであうの縁' (Ushi o Tora to Deau no en) "The Fateful Meeting of Ushio & Tora" That was a journey back in time, in more ways than one. You'd be forgiven if you thought the premise for Ushio and Tora sounded like a cross between Inuyasha and Nurar...

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.

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 ...

Crunchyroll Scott Green

At this weekend's Anime Expo, Kondansha announced a slate of manga publishing plans that included the new license of Akiko Higashimura's Princess Jellyfish, about a women living an apartment building full of otaku women and her relationship with t...

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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...

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.

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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