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A promotional video for the live-action movie Attack on Titan, releasing in theaters in Japan on Aug. 1, was posted to the Toho Movie Channel on July 16. At over 3 minutes long, the video is a definite must see.

Highsnobiety Jonathan Sawyer

Funimation's live action adaption of the popular anime franchise Attack on Titan will be coming to theaters in Japan at the beginning of next month and then stateside later this fall. The subtitled trailer here highlights the story of a young boy ...

Crunchyroll Shane Lewis

Kuroko's Basketball ended on Crunchyroll a little over a week ago, and took with it the last bit of new and exciting basketball-themed entertainment available to me until the next college and professional seasons begin this fall.

Trends in Japan William

The Land of Idols is an upcoming feature documentary about female idols in Japan. Director Jean-Armand Bougrelle promises the camera will follow the everyday lives of idols, from rehearsals to recordings, shoots, concerts, fan meetings and more.

If you ever plan to catch the sequel to the live-action film adaptation of Attack on Titan, don't expect to know everything going into the film. Screenwriter Tomohiro Machiyama recently stated the films in the series are expected to feature drasti...

GoBoiano Media Aaron Magulick

2015 is more than half way done! While we wonder how fast time flies, let's take a look at some of the must watch shows from the first half of the year. For classification reasons, the anime had to have ended during the Winter or Spring seasons to...

The first documentary film of Perfume "WE ARE Perfume-WORLD TOUR 3rd DOCUMENT" will be opening in theaters across Japan on October 21, 2015! This film contains the tour "Perfume WORLD TOUR 3rd" held in USA, Europe, and Asia and the appearance in t...

I've spent a lot of time on anime forums and have come across so many fans that have dropped some amazing anime series without fully giving them a chance. This is understandable, as it's hard to predict what an anime might become especially in the...

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The Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS) has become a global threat, and ever since they captured two Japanese citizens, the Japanese social media has been quick to show them the wrath of the internet.

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

TOHO is in full on promotion mode for the upcoming release of the first Attack on Titan live action film and it provides for some good moments of intensity with sweeping music to definitely set the mood.

GoBoiano Media Sanic-kun

Have you ever fantasized about having your own Monster Girl to cuddle up with at night? Love Live! © Sunrise Well now you can with the 23-foot long body pillow of Monster Musume's Miia the snake girl. Monster Musume © Lerche The pillow's art is dr...

RocketNews24 Casey Baseel

If you're a budding manga creator, odds are you spend most of your time working on your character artwork. That's probably a wise choice, too, as most famous comic artists focus on drawing their stories' leads, and hand off work on other details, ...

Crunchyroll Scott Green

Cast members Nobuhiko Okamoto, Yūki Kaji, Tomo Muranaka, Nao Tamura and Masakazu Morita took at the stage at a World Trigger Summer Festival during the TV Asahi Summer festival SUMMER STATION at Roppongi Hills Arena in Tokyo for the surprise news ...

Animaru have updated their line-up of Oregairu merchandise which include a hug pillow of Yukino Yukinoshita and Yuigahama Yui. Both will sell for a total of 9,720 yen ($78. 3) each and will be sold at the Comiket 88 Anime University COOP.

moumoon released a new MV for "cocoon" recorded in their upcoming new album "It's Our Time"(release date: August 12)! Contributor Wanted! ! The lyrics are lit up using CG in the night streets of Tokyo along with geometrical shapes creating a fanta...

Crunchyroll Scott Green

Earlier this month, Studio 4°C (TekkonKinkreet, Genius Party, the Berserk movies, the newer Thundercats) launched their first KickStarter campaign, seeking $150,000 to crowdfund production of an anime short titled "Red Ash.

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Hacktivists are seeking to dilute IS propaganda by mixing it with images of Anime girls Hacktivist group Anonymous is ramping up efforts to tackle sympathisers of the Islamic State group on Twitter. It has published a list of Twitter accounts it c...

In July 2015, Kawaii Kakkoii Sugoi conducted an interview with artist Hinoue Itaru. We asked for illustrating tips, as well as places she recommends in Osaka and the type of music she listens to. At the end of the interview, we received an autogra...

JEFusion SilverBack Fanwoks

The official Kamen Rider Ghost twitter account had recently began following each SEKAI NO OWARI member's twitter page. Could this mean that they are the ones chosen to perform the opening them for the series?

Siliconera Sato

After Atlus and Vanillaware announced Odin Sphere: Leifdrasir, fans wondered whether it'll be more of an HD port or an HD remake. As it turns out, you'll get both, as Vanillaware director Kentaro Ohnishi shared more about how it'll be during an in...

Kahotan's Blog gsckahotan

\ "Sink! ! "/ Hello everyone, Kahotan here! (@gsc_kahotan) Today I'm going to be taking a look at. . . Nendoroid Northern Princess! From the popular browser game 'Kantai Collection -KanColle-' comes a Nendoroid of the Abyssal warship, 'Northern Pr...

The Fandom Post Kate O'Neil

Snow White with the Red Hair Episode #3 How dare a prince fraternize with someone below his station! What They Say: Episode #3: "Shining Time of Promise" As Shirayuki continues her studies, Zen overworks himself and discovers that not everyone app...

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Nitroplus Blasters Heroines Infinite Duel is headed from the arcades and into home consoles as Nitroplus and Examu's crossover fighting game will finally get released for the PlayStation 3 and the PlayStation 4.

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

Bandai Visual does some pretty interesting, if sometimes controversial, original series over the years and it looks like they have a new one coming up this fall. The company has opened the Comet Lucifer official site that's listing an Autumn 2015 ...

New facility located in Asagaya, Suginami to house 2-3 aspiring animators The IndieGoGo crowdfunding campaign that NPO Animator Supporters founder Jun Sugawara launched in May to expand dormitory housing for low-income animators reached its goal o...

Haruhichan's blog Frontalspy

There is only a couple weeks left until the release of the Naruto Shippuuden Movie 8 - Boruto film, the first film set after the events of Masashi Kishimoto's Naruto manga and epilogue manga Naruto Gaiden: The Seventh Hokage and the Scarlet Spring...

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

With some new pickups announced in the last few days, it was about time for Sentai Filmworks to reveal their November 2015 anime DVD/BD release slate. And we're pretty stocked to see Angelic Layer getting a new lease on life - even if it is DVD only.

This is one series where the title is kind of deceptive. It's happening again. I can't help but find the supporting cast in Ore Monogatari more interesting than the main couple. It's not their fault, either - I like Takeo and Rinko just fine.

NMB48 tops the singles chart with summer-themed single Durian Shōnen (ドリアン少年) selling over 371,000 copies. The single features first-time center Sutō Ririka (須藤凛々花) who joined the idol group in 2013 as part of the AKB48 Group 1st Draft Conference.

tokyohive HPriest

Check out the box office charts and trailers of all the new Japanese films of the past weekend below! Japan Box Office Chart - July 18th/July 19th 01 (00) HERO (Weeks: 01) 02 (01) The Boy and the Beast (Weeks: 02) 03 (00) Pokémon the Movie: Hoopa ...

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