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August 5, 2015, 11:00 AM

On the second day of "AKB48 Solo Summer Concert ~Kawaei-san No Koto ga Suki deshita~" (August 2, 2015), there were 2 performances to send off graduating members Rina Kawaei and Asuka Kuramochi at Saitama Super Arena.

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It's a traaaaaaaaaaaap! But apparently, people lik that kind of stuff, and they liked it so much that a certain tennis-playing boy who looks like a girl has actually outsold his real female counterparts, and we are talking about the new dakimakura...

Nerd Reactor Chris Del Castillo

Production I. G. has revealed that Attack on Titan: Junior High (Shingeki! Kyojin Chūgakkō), a parody spin-off manga based off of Hajime Isayama's Attack on Titan series, will be getting an anime adaption series which will air starting this October.

The World Cosplay Summit 2015 competition crowned Mexico representatives Twin Cosplay as the Grand Champions at the award ceremony on Saturday. The duo also took home the Minister of Foreign Affairs Award, ANA Prize, and the Tabi Pad Award.

Akira Hiramoto's Prison School manga continues its successful run with the announcement of another adaptation. This time it's a live-action TV series, which is being directed by filmmaker Noboru Iguchi, known for fun, violent fare like The Machine...

Momoiro Clover Z (ももいろクローバーZ) announced they are bringing their 3rd and 4th original albums out together in early 2016. The albums aren't yet titled and track lists not revealed. Its been over two years since the idol group released 2nd album 5th ...

Kotaku East Brian Ashcraft

According to Chosun Ilbo, one of South Korea's biggest newspapers, some people in South Korea are apparently getting cosmetic surgery for their pets. One unnamed veterinarian told the paper (via tipster Sang), "Plastic surgery for pets in the past...

Kotaku East Brian Ashcraft

In Japan, there is an anime called Love Live! It's about schoolgirl idols. It's more than just popular. Way more. As Twitter user S1Amk shows, a Sega arcade in Osaka Prefecture set up a special area where Love Live!

RocketNews24 Casey Baseel

Cardcaptor Sakura's titular heroine keeps her captured cards in a magic tome called the Clow Book, pulling them out as needed in the course of her adventures. In your daily life, though, you probably don't run into that many occasions that call fo...

Siliconera Sato

The latest issue of Attack on Titan's manga reveals that Koei Tecmo are working on an Attack on Titan game for PlayStation and will release this winter. [Thanks, Hachima. ] 進撃の巨人のコミックスの帯にコーエーテクモからゲーム出るって書いてあるけどやっぱ無双なのかな https://t.

In-game footage from my demo title for RPG Maker VX Ace The RPG Maker series will continue to be developed following its 2011/2012 release of RPG Maker VX ACE, with Famitsu confirming that the next title will be named RPG Maker MV.

Siliconera Sato

Hideki Kamiya of Platinum Games revealed the first gameplay footage for Scalebound, along with the announcement of a release for holiday season 2016. Platinum Games also revealed that the game will have four-player co-op.

NBC Bay Area Tamara Palmer

Japanese rock band Gacharic Spin is scheduled to appear at J-Pop Summit. Japanese pop culture, ever popular in San Francisco, is getting even bigger in the city. This year's J-Pop Summit has moved from Japantown to Fort Mason and has transformed f...

Arnie Roth, the producer and music director of the "Distant Worlds: music from Final Fantasy" concert tour, posted a statement on Monday regarding his comment that there is a "Final Fantasy XII remake underway.

Japanator Salvador GRodiles

Ladies and gentlemen; it pains me to tell you all that Masayuki Izumi passed away on July 28. Sadly, the guy left to the other side at 35, which was too soon for someone at that age. The cause of his death was an undisclosed condition that he's be...

Crunchyroll Patrick Macias

The weirdness factor in Tokyo's Harajuku neighborhood took a dramatic increase over weekend with the opening of the Kawaii Monster Cafe, a new theme restaurant designed to shock the senses and taste buds.

Fusion Charles Pulliam-Moore

Fans of Sakurako Kimino's Love Live! School Idol Project are travelling to a popular, SEGA-themed video game arcade in the Osaka prefecture to get on their knees, offer gifts, and worship at the feet of fictional, high school-aged girls from the p...

Mega64 is at it again with a new video, this time chipping in to help promote FUNimation's theatrical release of Dragon Ball Z: Resurrection 'F'. If your knowledge of the Frieza Saga that precedes this tale is lacking, or you just want a fun refre...

5pb. adventure game to let players assume the role of Hachiman This week's issue of Kadokawa's Weekly Famitsu magazine is reporting that the platform of the previously announced My Teen Romantic Comedy SNAFU TOO!

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Power Rangers Dino Charge is now airing overseas and not surprising, they are now ahead of the U. S. airings. Special thanks to our pals over at RangerCrew, here are some clips from the show's 9th episode.

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

The release of Dragon Ball Z: Resurrection 'F' is tonight as it arrives at theaters across the country and FUNimation has a new Frieza Force Dossier promo out that provides a look at the character of Goku.

Siliconera Sato

Bandai Namco revealed the latest trailer for From Software's Dark Souls III, which was showcased during the Microsoft press conference at Gamescom 2015. Dark Souls III will release in 2016 for Xbox One, PlayStation 4, and PC.

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

Japanese distributor TOHO is handling the promotion for the summer 2015 anime series Himouto! Umaru-chan and they've now added the promo for the fifth episode, which lands on August 5th, 2015. The series has gotten picked up for home video release...

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Actor Masayuki Izumi, who is best known for his role in Kamen Rider 555 as Yuji Kiba/Horse Orphnoch/Kamen Rider Orga passed away last July 28th. He was 35. The reason for his passing was because of an undisclosed illness, which he was undergoing t...

A new visual for the anime adaptation of Yuuto Tsukuda and Shun Saeki's Shokugeki no Souma (Food Wars: Shokugeki no Soma) has been featured as a poster in the September issue of NyanType. This issue can be purchased here and you can view the other...

Crunchyroll Joseph Luster

Crunchyroll is teaming up with Media Blasters to bring more dubs to the streaming service. Dubbed versions of both Ladies versus Butlers and Charger Girl Juden-chan are coming soon, and will be available to Crunchyroll members in the United States...

[POP at Tokyo Idol Festival 2015] Yesterday on our Facebook I posted a message about the Idol rock groups POP (renamed Pla2me)now known as Period of Plastic 2 Mercy and BiSH playing their version of "I fought the law and the law won" at Tokyo Idol...

Toon Zone News Todd DuBois

A true veteran of the voice acting industry, Christopher Sabat is both a prolific actor and an experienced voice director in his own right. In addition to owning the game audio and voice-over production studio Okratron 5000 in Dallas, Texas Mr.

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The Premium Bandai shop opened a new page, which teases new Kaizoku Sentai Gokaiger merchandise will be unveiled on August 7th. Aside from the August 7th date and 11:00 am time, the poster also features an image of GokaiRed and the text that says,...

Siliconera Sato

Koei Tecmo revealed the two newest characters to join Arslan: The Warriors of Legend with Alfreed and Kishward, a preview for this week's issue of Famitsu magazine reveals. The magazine preview shows that Alfreed (CV: Manami Numakura) and Kishward...

μ's center Honoka Kōsaka is celebrating her birthday today. Like fellow idol Nico Yazawa, fans took to Twitter to show support for the Love Live! star. Many tweets included "honk honk," or "honkers," a playful nickname for the character.

A brand new visual will be released in the September issue of Animedia for the upcoming Digimon Adventure tri. theatrical anime series. The new visual will be the first in a series of posters that focuses on each of the anime's main characters fro...

Anime convention Go! DaikoCon will take place Aug. 7-9 at the Auburn Hills Marriott in Pontiac. The event will feature tabletop gaming, anime, video games, panels, cosplay contests and more, according to the conventions official website.

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