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Anime, like any form of entertainment, is a risky business. When an anime gets made, the main goal in mind is for everyone involved to make a profit. But not all projects are successful. © Wit Studio / Production I.

The official website of the Diabolik Lovers television anime series announced on Sunday that Diabolik Lovers More, Blood, the anime's upcoming second season, will premiere on AT-X on September 23. It will also air on Tokyo MX on October 4, and str...

Images courtesy of VIZ Media. © VIZ Media, LLC. 8 New Manga Series Join the Extensive Digital Catalog; 3-Day "Flash Sales" Kick Off Throughout the Month Source: VIZ Media, MediaLab press releases Special Thanks to Elizabeth Ellis and Erik Jansen V...

RocketNews24 Casey Baseel

It's hard to overstate what an excellent job Disney does with its marketing in Japan. In a country that produces more mainstream animation than anywhere else on the planet, Disney still manages to stand out from the domestically made competition, ...

The cover art for Kyary Pamyu Pamyu's upcoming first MV collection DVD/Blu-ray "KPP MV01″ (release date: September 30) has been revealed! The DVD/Blu-ray will include everything from "PONPONPON" up until her yet unreleased "Crazy Party Night〜Pumpk...

The UK Anime Network has been serving anime fans in the UK since 1996, and we're chock full of reviews, news, articles and competitions :) Enter our latest competition We have a copy of the Space Dandy Season 2 Collector's Edition to give away!

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If you're feeling a little lost about which anime you should watch next, you can check out other fans' opinions by asking "If I liked 'this' will I like 'that'? " *This article is based on the Summer 2015 TV anime season shows.

Crunchyroll Scott Green

This fall, Neon Genesis Evangelion marks its 20th anniversary and part of the celebration is an August release of an HD remaster of the original TV series and movies. Two versions are due out in Japan on August 25th at 38,000 Yen for the Blu-rays ...

Leading Toy Manufacturer Signs with Diamond to Distribute and Market Its Products in the U. S. Source: Diamond Comic Distributors Special Thanks to Deborah Moreland Image courtesy of Diamond Comic Distributors.

Kotaku East Richard Eisenbeis

We've seen Naruto as a hero and leader; now, in Boruto: Naruto the Movie we get to see him as a father. As it turns out, he's pretty bad at it. That doesn't mean this is a bad movie, however. Boruto is basically two movies in one film.

In the fully traditional Japanese houses and in tea-houses, there's always a "forbidden area", where it is not allowed to step on. It is actually an alcove, with the tatami mat floor slightly raised, decorated with calligraphy scrolls, paintings o...

Idolminded Ray Mescallado

AKB48 Yuria Kizaki "Hello There! " on Young Jump Magazine - HEBIROTE AKB48 A fantastic pictorial from the AKB idol, but would you expect any less from her? 'Featured post'~Ueto Aya'スマイル♥プロジェクト' - モーニングBerryz48 MB provides a wide ranging appreciati...

A new Pokémon is set to make its debut in 2016, and according to the latest issue of CoroCoro Comics fans have been getting a peek in the preview for next year's Pokémon movie. The preview accompanies Pokémon the Movie: Hoopa and the Clash of Ages...

Siliconera Chris Priestman

By Chris Priestman . August 10, 2015 . 3:30pm Steam is celebrating the upcoming weekend of Comiket 88 over in Tokyo by hosting a sale on loads of Japanese indie games. Included are shmups like KAMUI and Supercharged Robot Vulkaiser, hack-'n'-slash...

Siliconera Sato

Disney Magical World 2 doesn't feature epic stories or battles, but if you're itching to visit some in-game Disney worlds and you like Animal Crossing-like gameplay, then the game might keep you busy while waiting on Kingdom Hearts III.

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This week's episode featured not just the debut of the Dino Drive armor but also gave us all a glimpse of the upcoming 6th ranger of the team. Read-on after the break. And the chose one who will play the role of Ivan, the Gold Dino Charge Ranger i...

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Hello everyone, Kahotan here! (@gsc_kahotan) The other day I made a short outing to a certain café somewhere in Akihabara! The 5th floor of this building, the. . . GOOD SMILE × animate café! The café is currently running an IDOLM@STER CINDERELLA G...

Crunchyroll Scott Green

Shirobako will be attending this weekend's Comiket with a special t-shirt and "SoloSolo" CD featuring solo theme songs with "Animetic Love Letter" versions for Aoi Miyamori, Ema Yasuhara and Shizuka Sakaki, "Platinum Jet" by those three, Misa Tōdō...

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One Piece creator Eiichiro Oda is one very high profile mangaka, so when he visited the Kanda Myoujin Shrine in Akihabara, considered the holy land for the idol anime, Love Live! School Idol Project, he sort of ended up doing an unexpected collabo...

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By Jenni . August 10, 2015 . 2:30pm Kenichiri Takaki, lead developer on IA/VT Colorful, previously stated that people who wanted the PlayStation Vita music game would have to import it. The good news is, IA's game will be easy to understand if you...

Siliconera Spencer

Compile Heart shared the opening movie for Blanc + Neptune vs. The Zombie Army and it's styled like a comic book. It's already localized into English too even though the game has not been announced for the West yet.

Siliconera Sato

By Sato . August 10, 2015 . 11:43pm Level-5 announced Yo-kai Watch Dance: Just Dance Special Version as their latest collaboration title with Ubisoft in this month's issue of CoroCoro Comic. [Thanks, Game Jouhou.

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We warned you! You could have prevented this! Now Mikudayo has attained the power of Winter, which she will no doubt utilize in her quest for world dominance. Starting today, she can now be preordered, and will be available until September 9th at ...

The official website for the Hetalia The World Twinkle anime announced more cast members on Monday. The cast and characters are, from left to right in the picture: The website also announced that Yūsuke Suda will play Nikoniko Republic, a micronat...

Playing Grounded was founded over two years ago simply to offer a fresh new way to look at jigsaw puzzles by Eric and Lara Andersen. Since then, their research has come to a head, and now they're starting a kickstarter to raise money and release t...

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Square Enix released three new screenshots for Final Fantasy XV introducing some of the game's locations. Continent The four continue their drive along the clear river, passing through the coniferous trees.

Siliconera Sato

The Legend of Heroes: Trails in the Sky Evolution as an enhanced version of the original game, and it's been announced that Trails in the Sky SC Evolution will also get the same treatment. [Thanks, Game Jouhou.

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