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August 19, 2015, 8:30 AM

Posted 17/08/2015 If you've been floating around in the LCL that is social media over the past week, you may have seen streaming service Viewster touting their forthcoming Omakase offering, which comprises both an anime-themed "subscription box" s...

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The 18th issue of this year's Margaret magazine revealed the cast of the Hana Yori Dango stage musical. Playing the lead protagonist Tsukushi Makino is Ririka Kato, who auditioned for the role and was chosen among 3,000 participants in a country-w...

Boruto: Naruto the Movie opens in select U. S. theaters on October 10 thanks to Viz Media and Eleven Arts, and tickets are officially on sale. To celebrate the opportunity to grab tickets, Viz has a new English-subtitled trailer promoting the run.

Viewster Inc. announced that the theme for its first Omakase merchandise box will be "Kill la Kill," and it will include a gold foil hardcover version of the manga's first volume, published by Udon Entertainment.

The Fandom Post Richard Gutierrez

Ever wonder how they did things in Attack on Titan? Then this will explain it . . . maybe? Creative Staff Story/Art: Rikao Yanagita Translation: Ko Ransom What They Say: THE (BRAZENLY MADE-UP) SCIENCE OF TITANWORLD!

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Plans for the fall TV anime adaptation of Shiori Ota' and Tetsuo's mystery novel series Sakurako-san no Ashimoto ni wa Shitai ga Umatteiru (A Corpse is Buried Under Sakurako's Feet) have been updated with a cast listing and designs, along with a n...

Crunchyroll Joseph Luster

Earlier this month Team Ninja confirmed that Dead or Alive Xtreme 3 is currently in development, and now we know where it's headed. The next entry in the costume-filled beach bum series is in the works for PlayStation 4 and PS Vita, and according ...

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It's been announced that Sony Computer Entertainment Japan Asia will publish Call of Duty: Black Ops III for PlayStation 4 and PlayStation 3 in Japan, while Microsoft Japan will publish the Xbox One and Xbox 360 versions.

The official website of the Selector Infected WIXOSS anime began streaming a new promotional video for the upcoming anime film that will be titled Selector Destructed WIXOSS on Tuesday. The film itself will be released in 35 theatres across Japan ...

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

When it comes to special episodes it's always best to think that they won't be simulcast until we're told that they are so as to stave off any disappointment. Which makes it welcome news that FUNimation is getting out ahead of things to announce t...

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A group 'Mitsuru Matsuoka EARNEST DRIVE' led by Mitsuru Matsuoka, which has worked on a theme song for "仮面ライダードライブ / Kamen Rider Drive", released their 3rd single "re-ray" on August 5th. Its release event was held at LAZONA Kawasaki Plaza on Augus...

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By Jenni . August 17, 2015 . 4:00pm Nintendo's Splatoon Global Testfire demo is a strange beast. It is only active on select days, due to it being a multiplayer-only endeavor. This means the majority of the time, the demo does nothing.

Otaku no Podcast Donald Burr

I've been putting out this blog and podcast for over 8 years now, and in that time, I've had a lot of fun, met a lot of really cool people, and even managed to learn a thing or two. But it's also left me with one major regret - not being able to b...

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Dynasty Warriors 8: Empires is getting a new PlayStation Vita version that features a new raid mode that will require you to get your best troops and strategies to take on. Read Dynasty Warriors 8: Empires Headed To PlayStation Vita on Siliconera!

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Suntory, hoping to cash in on the Olympic buzz, had planned to give away 22 types of tote bags which they proudly advertised as being designed by Kenjiro Sano. The deal has been hit by fresh allegations in the wake of the plagiarism scandal that h...

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Out of this world Sailor Guardian anime action continues all month long with a two subtitled SAILOR MOON episodes premiering each Monday, beginning with SAILOR MOON Episodes 128 & 129 as well as Episodes 130 & 131, which are available now.

The GLORIO Blog dragonzigg

Hello, and welcome to All Your Monies, where The Glorio Blog's resident toy and figure collecting crew (and Aqua) will run down the last week's new pre-orders, turning a loving or scathing eye over what's been put out for you to spend your hard ea...

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By Sato . August 18, 2015 . 7:43am Sega's new Project Diva-like rhythm game Miracle Girls Festival, which features a bunch of anime characters and music for PlayStation Vita, is releasing this December in Japan, according to this week's Japanese v...

MAGES. ' 5pb. Games began streaming a promotional video for the upcoming Infinite Stratos 2: Love and Purge video game on Thursday. The video features Charlotte Dunois, voiced by Kana Hanazawa (Anri Sonohara from Durarara!

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And good morning kids, here's this week's clips from Kamen Rider Drive episode 42 featuring Drive and Chase's first encounter wit Kamen Rider Gold Drive and Medic proving what the power of love can do.

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The pop princesses of Kyushu make their North American debut in a recent appearance in beautiful downtown Toronto. The 3rd Annual Toronto Japanese Summer Festival took place in downtown Toronto at Yonge-Dundas Square on Sunday July 26th.

Crunchyroll Scott Green

Studio 4°C has delivered on their teaser of international plans for streaming anthology Genius Party and acclaimed feature Mind Game. Those works, along with Sunao Katabuchi's 2001 feminist fairy tale film Princess Arete, inspired by Diana Coles's...

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Time for a heated battle! Wow it has been forever since I did one of these silly versus posts! If you want to see the previous ones that I did with the help of a few other writers check out Izaya Vs Light and Index Vs Haruna, but feel free to add ...

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Thanks to a collaboration with Dead or Alive 5: Last Round, Ayane will be joining the action of Senran Kagura: Estival Versus as paid DLC this month. Marvelous has a quick look at the Dead or Alive and Ninja Gaiden heroine in action in the promo b...

Back in 2012, Encourage Films and Satelight collaborated on a series about girls in high-tech battle suits who sang songs to power up while they beat up monsters with flashy and over-the-top attacks. That series went by the name of Symphogear, and...

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We're five episodes into Ultraman X, and the show has finally unleashed its good playing cards. Not only did we get to fall in love with the rest of XiO's crew, the show gave us a cameo appearance in the form of a previous hero.

Crunchyroll Scott Green

TOHO Animation seems to have exhausted the soundtrack and character song CD plans, so this week, beyond episode previews, their only Himouto! Umaru-chan video post is the sixth short. This prison break spoof will be online for 24 hours, then be re...

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

Originally announced in March 2014 as getting the green light, the cast for the anime adaptation of the otome game Norn9: Norn+Nonet has finally been revealed. The series is from the game that came from Otomate which was released by Idea Factory b...

Lots of big news for fans (phans? ) of Phantasy Star Online 2. First up, it looks like Phantasy Star Online 2 will hit PlayStation 4 next year. The game is currently available on Windows and and PlayStation Vita.

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