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A sequel to the live-action film adaptation of Mari Yamazaki's Thermae Romae manga going into production for next year. The film's main cast members, including star Hiroshi Abe as a Roman who time-travels from ancient times to modern Tokyo via bat...

Siliconera Ishaan

UPDATE: The game will feature a separate “jump” button, unlike the Wii version, which used “up” on the D-Pad or analog stick for jumping.   Following our reveal earlier today, Aksys have officially announced the PlayStation Vita version of Muramas...

Siliconera Ishaan

Siliconera can reveal that Aksys Games are publishing Muramasa: The Demon Blade for PlayStation Vita in North America.   In Japan, the PlayStation Vita version of Muramasa: The Demon Blade is being published by Marvelous AQL.

Manga creator Isuzu Shibata (Your captive) announced on Wednesday that she is drawing a manga adaptation of the Mawaru Penguindrum anime, nearly two years after the anime aired. The March issue of Gentosha's Monthly Comic Birz magazine, the home o...

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A couple of days ago this little graph surfaced online displaying some interesting statistics. It’s a bar chart of the busiest train stations in the world, measured by the number of people who pass through them each year.

It's up front season, which means TV networks are letting prospective advertisers know what to expect for the year to come. In the case of Cartoon Network, their preview of the year to come came with the bad news for super hero fans that Young Jus...

In a host of interviews, Scott Pilgrim author Bryan Lee O'Malley has discussed following anime like Sailor Moon and Ranma 1/2 in the '90s. He even had an early web presence at the time. So, it wasn't terribly surprising to see him Tweet a bit of t...

Crunchyroll is adding more anime to its growing catalog of titles, and today January 29, 2013 at 5PM PST, both seasons of Arakawa Under the Bridge will be available for viewing.     This much loved and off-kilter anime adaptation of the manga by H...

Siliconera Spencer

Arc System Works is making Guilty Gear XX Accent Core Plus R for PlayStation Vita. We saw a build of the game at Tokyo Game Show, but so far the title has only been announced for Japan.   Since it’s Guilty Gear we figured it would be localized, pe...

The official website for Yoshishige Miyake’s upcoming movie Kencho Omotenashi-ka, starring Ryo Nishikido and Maki Horikita, has been updated with a new 30-second teaser trailer. Those hoping for a romance drama will probably be disappointed ...

RocketNews24 Michelle

“School lunch” and “healthy”; these two things don’t always go together. Despite numerous doctors and scientists stressing the importance of properly fueling the growing bodies of young children, budget cuts and time constraints (among other excus...

Siliconera Ishaan

Last year, Capcom released a Mega Man social game for iOS devices in Japan. Titled Mega Man Xover, the game melds a whole bunch of Mega Man history into a single game that plays conveyor belt-style, with Mega Man running through stages automatically.

Question: Many of my friends in America apparently don’t get mecha series. They either don’t care, or just don’t get it. All they know are Seed and Wing. But they do like stuff such as Pokemon. So in my mind, I am differentiating between “Western ...

Siliconera Spencer

Dengeki PlayStation has an interesting tidbit in their article about Metal Gear Rising: Revengance. The magazine says Konami will release  VR missions and sub stories with other characters as downloadable content.

2nd volume originally slated for this spring The official website for the Code Geass: Akito the Exiled video series announced on Tuesday that the second volume has been delayed from this spring to this summer.

Kotaku East Richard Eisenbeis

Before there was Macross, before there was Gundam, there was Yamato. Space Battleship Yamato (called Star Blazers in the West) is the original space opera anime and a cornerstone of anime popular culture in Japan.

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Gundam: The Origin TV Anime in 20140by YoU 19 mins ago According to Monthly Gundam Ace magazine, TV Anime of Gundam: The Origin (機動戦士ガンダムTHE ORIGIN) will be aired in 2014. The Anime adaptation of the series was actually announced quite a while ago...

Media Blasters has revealed its acquisition of domestic home video rights to the 2009 Fight Ippatsu! Jyuden-chan! ! television series. The risqué sci-fi comedy from Bow Ditama, the creator of Kiss×sis, revolves around a “charger girl” from another...

7 shops to decorate their Sanders statues in Son Goku costume to mark campagin To celebrate the collaboration between the upcoming Dragon Ball Z: Battle of Gods (Dragon Ball Z: Kami to Kami) movie and Kentucky Fried Chicken (KFC) Japan, seven rest...

Kotaku East Brian Ashcraft

Card-based PS Vita game Monster Monpiece features monster girls and inappropriate gameplay. In Japan, the game appears to be a monster hit. I cannot understand why! Compile Heart, the folks behind the title, announced on January 26 that the game's...

The limited Hero Kyōkai Nintei Kanzen-ban edition of 8-Ranger, KANJANI 8's sentai homage film, sold 25,433 copies to top the overall Blu-ray Disc chart. The standard edition debuted at #17 with 3,070 copies.

Siliconera Ishaan

  Soul Sacrifice has a release date in North America and Europe. Sony will release the Vita game on April 30th in North America and May 1st in Europe.   Pre-ordering Soul Sacrifice in either territory will get you two extra costumes and three magi...

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