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The Huffington Post Steven Hopkins

Anonymous has broadened its fight against the Islamic State by targeting those who sympathise with the terrorists on social media using Japanese anime characters. The hacktivist group has published a list of 750 Twitter accounts on sharing site pa...

Crunchyroll Scott Green

Super-powerful alien warriors sent to Earth as newborns get another whack at each other as ScrewAttack! has posted a second Deathmatch video featuring Superman and Dragon Ball's Goku, updated with the latest doings from DC Comics as well as the ne...

These rankings are based on the results gathered from people recording anime using the Sony Torne devices on their PlayStation 4, PlayStation 3, PC, and PSVita. Here are Sony's Top 20 anime from the Summer 2015 anime season: 20.

Boing Boing Mark Frauenfelder

My 12-year-old daughter Jane introduced my wife and me to Attack on Titan. It's a Japanese comic book and animated cartoon series by Hajime Isayama about a war between the last few remaining people on Earth and the creepy giant humanoids who want ...

RocketNews24 Scott Wilson

We've featured a lot of incredible Minecraft creations before here on RocketNews24. There have been video games, entire cities, and whole countries, but never before have we seen an entire world. Japanese Minecraft player Mocchi Hajikura recreated...

SGCafe spartanchef

Japanese tech company Cerevo has announced their latest product, and it is surely something Psycho-Pass fans would be pleased to have as it is a replica of the series' signature weapon, the Dominator. Unline Bandai's own Dominator replica prop, th...

Negicco unveiled jacket covers, full track list, and full music video for new single Nee Vardia (Nee Bardia, ねぇバーディア). Their 16th single title track is written and composed by Rekishi (Ikeda Takafumi, 池田貴史) and coupling track Oyasumi written by ME...

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

The latest round of sales data has arrived from Japan for the DVD and Blu-ray front and it's definitely a good week for fans of PSychi-Pass. The film has launched with 24,000 Blu-ray copies sold adn an addition 5,600 DVD sales for the premium edit...

Siliconera Sato

While she isn't anything like Nitroplus' own mascot character Super Sonico, Nitroplus-chan is more on the black-and-white side similar to the company logo, and she wears gothic lolita clothing as her trademark looks.

Veteran producer Mike Medavoy is teaming up with All Nippon Entertainment Works to produce 6000, an adaptation of a horror manga. According to ANEW, the Japanese comic is set in "a deep sea research facility 6,000 meters below the ocean's surface.

Siliconera Sato

Last year, Sega released Blade Arcus from Shining as a crossover 2D fighter that features characters from their Shining RPG series. In a preview for this week's issue of Famitsu magazine, it's been revealed that the title is headed to PS3 and PS4.

Crunchyroll Scott Green

Taking a page from Monogatari and more recently Seraph of the End's playbooks, Shimoneta: A Boring World Where the Concept of Dirty Jokes Doesn't Exist has taken out a full-page ad in Japan's largest newspaper, the Yomiuri Shimbun, to promote the ...

Siliconera Sato

Dead or Alive 5: Last Round is getting a batch of costumes designed by Tamiki Wakaki, the writer and illustrator for the manga The World God Only Knows. Tecmo Koei shares a first look with a video showing off the costumes.

Reaction gatherers The Fine Bros have once again amassed attention with another popular reaction video, with Final Fantasy VII's trailer for its upcoming remake being the focus this time, and unsurprisingly garnering positive acclaim from gamers a...

Crunchyroll Mikikazu Komatsu

As expected, "Bokutachi wa Hitotsu no Hikari/Future style," the 3rd and last insert song CD from Love Live! The School Idol Movie released on July 15, ranked 2nd in the Oricon weekly ranking selling 96,000 copies in its first week, only behind gir...

This year's 34th issue of Shueisha's Young Jump magazine will be announcing a new Tokyo Ghoul OVA titled Tokyo Ghoul: Pinto on Thursday. The OVA will adapt the third story in the Tokyo Ghoul: Hibi novel when Shuu Tsukiyama and Chie Hori met.

Kotaku East Brian Ashcraft

Excited about upcoming 3DS game Monster Hunter X? Well, check out well over twenty minutes of gameplay footage. Monster Hunter X has been announced for November in Japan, but no word yet of a Western release.

Siliconera Sato

Bandai Namco are already working on a free-to-play real-time strategy Gundam game with Mobile Suit Gundam: Battle Fortress for PlayStation Vita, and this week's issue of Famitsu magazine reveals that it's getting another one with Gundam Conquest V.

The first trailer for the upcoming One Piece television special was streamed on Saturday. The special will revisit the childhood past of the three sworn brothers Luffy, Ace, and Sabo, when they all dreamed of becoming pirates.

Kinoshita held prominent positions in Toei's overseas operations The website of the media trade paper Bunka Tsūshin reported earlier this month that Toei Animation managing director Hiroyuki Kinoshita passed away on July 3 due to a heart attack.

Siliconera Sato

By Sato . July 21, 2015 . 10:00am Saint Seiya: Soldiers' Soul has plenty of Saints as playable characters, and it also has its share of some of the series' most powerful villains. The latest trailer highlights Dubhe Alpha Siegfried, one of the sev...

Crunchyroll Mikikazu Komatsu

Cinema Today has released a new 30-second trailer for the upcoming live-action film adaptation of Momoko Kouda's Heroine Shikkaku (No Longer Heroine) shoujo manga, featuring the theme song "Torisetsu" performed by 26-year old singer Kana Nishino.

Otakusiesta Jorge Teran

FuRyu released a teaser trailer for To Love-Ru Trouble Darkness: True Princess. It features the theme song "Koiiro Shikoukairo" by Luce Twinkle Wink. The love adventure game puts players in the role of Rito, who after losing his memory, must rebui...

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

We learned earlier this year that an anime adaptation was in the works for Monster Strike, a mobile game and social media mix that makes you about $4 million daily with twenty million players involved in the Japanese designed game.

Preview of the Painted Artwork for the Next Issue of the New Godzilla Mini-Series Source: Bob Eggleton Official Site: IDW Publishing Special Thanks to Bobby Curnow A SCIFI JAPAN EXCLUSIVE Following Matt Frank's preview of his variant cover artwork...

GoBoiano Media Nate Lou

Back in May, Hideaki Anno, creator of Neon Genesis Evangelion, made a bold statement predicting the anime industry's collapse within the next 5 years. Neon Genesis Evangelion © Gainax And while this isn't the first time Anno voiced his opinion on ...

Siliconera Sato

World Trigger: Borderless Mission is an upcoming PlayStation Vita title, where players will get to team up with up to eight players to take on the extraterrestrial "Neighbors". The latest trailer shows us more from the game.

Crunchyroll Scott Green

For a limited time, Pokémasters will be able to get a Mythical Diancie for Pokémon Omega Ruby or Pokémon Alpha Sapphire via a Nintendo Network distribution July 24-27, 2015. The Official Pokémon Channel describes Diancie as talented as elegant, ap...

SGCafe spartanchef

Remember the Char's Auris car by global car manufacturer, Toyota? The Toyota Auris official itasha, which is inspired by Mobile Suit Gundam's Char Aznable? Toyota is now following it up with yet another Gundam-inspired car, and this time, it takes...

Asuka Kuramochi announced her graduation from AKB48 via a post on her blog on July 19, 2015. She talked about how she felt unprepared when she was made the captain of Team B during the AKB48 Group Dai Sokaku Matsuri on February 24, 2015 at Zepp Di...

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