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September 21, 2015, 5:30 PM

Hello again, Organization of Anti-Social Geniuses! I'm Geoffrey Barnes, from Damage Control, who you'll (hopefully) remember from the first The Directional Pad entry in July, an ongoing video game-related feature with new entries coming every month.

The Tokyo MX station, Yahoo! TV Japan, and other Japanese television schedules have listed episode 9 of the God Eater anime on September 27 as the final television episode of the series. The end of the television run does not preclude plans for th...

Crunchyroll Paul Chapman

In the wake of the "KUROBAS CUP 2015" event which featured performances by OLDCODEX and members of the voice cast of the Kuroko's Basketball TV anime, the official home page for Kuroko's Basketball has announced that an animated movie is in produc...

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Japanese manga publisher Ichijinsha has announced that Saburouta's Citrus manga could very well be adapted into an anime series. The publisher posted on Twitter stating that it is currently in negotiations with various companies about the possible...

RocketNews24 Casey Baseel

Idol singers exist in an extremely specialized, and often contradictory, corner of the already specialized Japanese pop music industry. Successful idols are expected to walk the fine line between having a polished, attractive appearance and an app...

Crunchyroll Patrick Macias

While artist Hiroyuki Takahashi is working on the next story update of the HYPERSONIC music club webcomic, it seems like a good time to introduce another visionary artist who is now emerging out of Japan's subcultural scene: Kinokopink.

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Otome game makers Rejet, music producers Elements Garden and avex have shared a second preview for fall 2015 original music TV anime Dance With Devils. Blue Spring Ride director Ai Yoshimura and composition writer Tomoko Konparu will be reuniting ...

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Earlier this week Shueisha's "Weekly Young Jump" YouTube began streaming a brand new trailer for the upcoming "Tokyo Ghoul Jail" PS Vita game. The trailer, available to view below, features the game theme song "Zeitaku na Hone" by Osterreich.

Viz Media's SuBLime boys-love imprint announced at YaoiCon on Saturday that it has licensed Rihito Takarai's Ten Count, Bohra Naono's Midnight Stranger, and Yonezou Nekota's Don't Be Cruel manga. All three series will be available in print and dig...

RocketNews24 Casey Baseel

With Japanese society's overlapping loves of photography, smartphones, and social media, it was only a matter of time until selfie sticks took the country by storm. They're an especially common site at tourist destinations in the country, since no...

Follow-up game ships in Japan on PS3/PS4/PS Vita on November 19 MAGES and 5pb. Games revealed the opening movie for the Steins;Gate 0 PlayStation 4, PlayStation 3, and PlayStation Vita visual novel at a stage event at Tokyo Game Show that was also...

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Do you ever find yourself asking "how do they DO it? ! " when you see one of your favorite artist's new creations? Atlus recently uploaded a video showing Persona series artist Shigenori Soejima hard at work on a Persona 5 illustration, so if you ...

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Japanese magazine scans have revealed the fifth party member for Persona 5 with Yusuke Kitagawa, who uses the Goemon Persona. [Thanks, Hachima. ] Yusuke Kitagawa, voiced by Tomokazu Sugita, and is an art student at the Kosei Public High School.

The official website of Bandai Namco Entertainment, SEGA, and CAPCOM's Project X Zone 2: Brave New World crossover game began streaming a new trailer on Saturday revealing new characters from Bandai Namco Entertainment and Monolith Soft's Xenosaga...

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Capcom and Sharp are teaming up to produce a new premium Cocorobo vacuum cleaning robot based on the sword-slinging samurai Date Masamune from the Sengoku Basara TV anime and video game series. The automated machine will sweep floors while occasio...

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

The twelfth and final episode of the summer season of Gate: The Self-Defense Forces Fight Like This in Another Land has provided some welcome information for fans in that a second cour will be coming in January 2016.

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Now you get to vote for another mixed beauty who will then fight Meisa and the winner of the third part in a final round. 21. Rinka (Model) 1/4 French 22. LIZA (Model) 1/2 Scottish-German 23. Rie Miyazawa (Actress) 1/2 Dutch 24.

How can a series so ugly on so many levels still manage to be beautiful sometimes? I guess this is the day to lament manga adaptations which end in the middle of the story with no hope of a sequel (Arslan Senki isn't quite hopeless, at least).

'決戦' (Kessen) "The Decisive Battle" A decisive victory is won, but perhaps not one Pars can feel entirely happy about. We Ride At Dawn I'm told that the Arakawa manga we got these character designs from isn't adapted nearly this far, so we've been...

Otaku Tale Frontalspy

Koei Tecmo has released some new footage for their upcoming Attack on Titan at the 2015 Tokyo Game Show. The new video demonstrate the game's visual in motion and the maneuverability of the characters as they face off against the towering Titans.

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Nishino Kana has announced that she will simultaneously release two best-of albums, titled "Secret Collection ~RED~" and "Secret Collection ~GREEN~", on November 18. SEE ALSO: Nishino Kana to release the theme song for 'Heroine Disqualified' This ...

Crunchyroll Paul Chapman

At the Tokyo Game Show 2015, Sega announced more cast members for the upcoming JRPG-to-TV-anime adaptation, Phantasy Star Online 2: The Animation. The new cast members include: Nobunaga Shimazaki as Kota Kayano.

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Hantsu x Trash, also known as Sexy and Stupid Water Polo Comedy! ! , trailer is now out and ecchi lovers are rejoicing across the land. The director behind the series is none other than Hisashi Saito. The guy that brought you the bouncy series Tes...

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

Bandai Visual is handling home video distribution for the summer 2015 series Gangsta and ahead of the first volume due out next week they've put out a new clip for it. Clips are pretty rare coming out of the Japanese side and a three minute one fr...

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We are definitely not gonna yell "OBJECTION! " for the two new announcements about Capcom's bestselling Ace Attorney franchise, as fans are rejoicing the fact that Capcom will soon be releasing Ace Attorney 6 and a new TV anime has been green-lit.

Tanks and magic anime Gate has sealed the portal on its first well-received season, setting things up for its upcoming second season debut in January by exposing the backstory of a buxom character revealed in the previous episode - while also tant...

Otaku Tale Frontalspy

The official website of the second season of the K anime, K: Return of Kings, has announced that the upcoming series will start its broadcast on October 3rd. In addition, a brand new visual and promotional video were also revealed.

"Kill her! " Impression Are you fucking serious? I didn't see this coming. In the end, the twist wasn't the reveal of the seventh, but rather the reveal of the seventh - another Brave claiming to be the genuine article who happened to not make it ...

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I really can't stress enough how great it is to finally hear the news that an anime adaptation for the stellar manga Sangatsu no Lion, or "March comes in like a lion" has finally, finally been announced!

The official website of the anime adaptation of Yuuto Tsukuda and Shun Saeki's Shokugeki no Souma (Food Wars: Shokugeki no Soma) manga has unfortunately announced that the upcoming final episode of the series has been delayed to next week.

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