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August 3, 2015, 11:30 PM
August 3, 2015, 11:30 PM
Kotaku East Brian Ashcraft

According to a report on Nikkei, the corporate culture at Konami-home of Metal Gear, Silent Hill and Pro Evolution Soccer-hasn't only soured over the past few years, but has become almost terrifyingly Orwellian.

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There are anime we like to keep watching because of the good story or beautiful animation, however, there are also anime series that people have dropped after episode 1 for various reasons. These reasons may include the fact that the viewer finds ...

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The official Premium Bandai website has just given us Ranger Key fans something to be excited this upcoming 7th day of August. And the Ranger Key mania lives again. The Japanese text reads "Lost Ranger Keys of legend".

Crunchyroll Scott Green

Sentai Filmworks' first title, Akame Ga Kill! joins Adult Swim's Toonami programming on August 8th, and with the violent action show set to premiere next weekend, a promo ran with this week's broadcast.

Japan still prefers its Manga to Hollywood's Minions. Universal's Despicable Me follow-up Minions had a strong opening weekend in Japan, bowing to a three-day $5. 95 million (¥738 million) total from 604,000 tickets.

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The 36th issue of this year's Weekly Shonen Jump announced the Japanese release date of the Naruto Shippuden: Ultimate Ninja Strom 4 game for the PS4. The game is set for a February 4, 2016 release in Japan.

Crunchyroll Paul Chapman

Earlier Crunchyroll reported on a mysterious teaser image that was posted on the official One Piece home video page, and now the news that was being teased has been announced, and it's a bit anti-climatic.

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By Sato . August 3, 2015 . 2:13am Senran Kagura producer Kenichiro Takaki's upcoming mixed media franchise Valkyrie Drive is releasing its PlayStation Vita title Valkyrie Drive: Bhikkhuni on December 10th, Marvelous announced.

I'm calling it. Anime is officially the next "Marvel Market. " Black Lagoon © Madhouse Marvel (and D. C. ) has seen a huge surge in popularity in the last decade. Why? Because Hollywood has realized taking entertainment properties that have fans w...

Siliconera Sato

By Sato . August 3, 2015 . 3:16am Exist Archive is a collaboration "side-view' RPG by Spike Chunsoft and tri-Ace, and it has a lot of similar features to Valkyrie Profile. The game's first teaser trailer shows us a look at some of the game's actio...

Today we'll be taking a look at Megami's September 2015 issue from JList which features a lot of new anime series that recently started airing from the summer 2015 anime lineup! This issue contains a total of 18 great posters along with previews, ...

Crunchyroll Mikikazu Komatsu

It is confirmed today that the all-new feature film Love Live! The School Idol Movie had attracted 1. 5 million audience in Japan by August 1, in 50 days since its release on June 13, earning an astonishing 2.


For the second consecutive week, HERO retains the number 1 spot at the box office. The Boy and The Beast also remains at number 2. The box office ranking this week does not feature any new movie releases.

Today we'll be taking a look at NyanType's September 2015 issue from JList which features a lot of new anime series that recently started airing from the summer 2015 anime lineup! This issue contains a total of 18 great posters along with previews...

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The Premium Bandahi shop has opened pre-orders for the S. H. Figuarts Omegamon (Our War Game Ver. ) from the Digimon Adventure: Our War Game film. View post on imgur. com Also known as Omnimon in the American English dub, this figure was previousl...

The official website of the Super Danganronpa 2 ~Sayonara Zetsubo Gakuen~ (Danganronpa 2: Goodbye Despair Academy) stage play began streaming a video revealing the play's cast on Wednesday. Nobuyo Oyama narrates the video as Monokuma.

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The official website for the upcoming iOS/Android app The IDOLM@STER Cinderella Girls: Starlight Stage released a new PV today. The IDOLM@STER Cinderella Girls: Starlight Stage is now accepting pre-registration for players.

Crunchyroll Brittany Vincent

The popular Danbo robot from Yotsuba&! has been converted into several special electronic items and memorabilia so far, but now you can purchase a special Danbo router! The Danboard Wireless Lan Router: DB-WRT01 is developed by Planex Communicatio...

Crunchyroll Scott Green

Studio 4°C's (TekkonKinkreet, Genius Party, the Berserk movies, the newer Thundercats) KickStarter campaign seeking $150,000 to crowdfund production of the "Red Ash -Magicicada"- anime short is down to its final day, and for the home stretch, it's...

In 2014, visual novel publisher Jast USA released the PC edition of 5pb and Nitroplus' Science Adventure title Steins;Gate within international markets outside of Japan. I found myself incredibly impressed with this all-ages friendly visual novel ...

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In celebration of Digimon Adventure's 15th anniversary, Bandai is releasing a new replica of the Digivice, which is inspired by the upcoming Digimon Adventure Tri. animated movie series. The Digivice plays Butter-Fly for 90 seconds and can also pl...

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2 Flares Twitter 0 Facebook 1 Google+ 0 Reddit 0 Buffer 0 StumbleUpon 1 2 Flares × Before One Punch Man one-shots his way though bad guys this October 2015, the Bandai Visual Youtube channel has started streaming the anime's latest promotional vid...

A collaboration cafe between Sanrio's character project Show By Rock! ! and The Guest Cafe & Diner in Shibuya Parco is now open. The cafe features, of course, an original menu, and limited merchandise is also being sold.

Over 50 million total views online! Representing Akihabara is the otaku dance team Real Akiba Boys! Each video they upload of them dancing to anime song openings quickly hits over 1 million views online, and their total view count is over 50 million.

That episode had everything but R. Daneel Olivaw. It was announced this week that Gangsta would be premiering on Sundays from now on - which didn't exactly make me jump for joy, as my Sundays were already crazy.

Siliconera Sato

By Sato . August 3, 2015 . 7:10am Monster Hunter X runs on the same engine as Monster Hunter 4, but it brings flashy moves with Hunting Arts and unique characteristics with Hunting Styles. The latest series of videos demonstrates what the weapons ...

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The staff of the anime based on mixi's Monster Strike mobile action role-playing game revealed two more characters and cast members for the anime at the "Monsuto Festival 2015″ event in Chiba on Sunday.

Idolminded Ray Mescallado

A Most Difficult Passion - Derek Vasconi Derek asks a great deal of the reader - there's a whole lot to follow, and it's a lengthy essay that will take some time to digest. But in return he gives a great deal of himself, explaining his past, his p...

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