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October 2, 2015, 5:00 PM
October 2, 2015, 5:00 PM
The Daily Beast Melissa Leon

'Death Note. ' 'Akira. ' 'Ghost in the Shell. ' All of these popular anime films are getting the blockbuster remake treatment-starring white actors. It's wrong, and it has to stop. On Tuesday, word began circulating that the American film adaptati...

RocketNews24 Oona McGee

One of the great pleasures of visiting Japan is the chance to sleep in a futon, traditional Japanese bedding that's freshly laid out on the floor every evening. When you've got a nice thick mattress pad, a fluffy, quilted duvet cover and a compact...

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5 Flares Twitter 2 Facebook 2 Google+ 0 Reddit 0 Buffer 0 StumbleUpon 1 5 Flares × After five successful OVAs, Magi: Adventures of Sinbad, is finally getting itself a TV anime adaptation, and they will still follow a young Sinbad in his adventures...

Sword Art Online II's Shino Asada, alias Sinon, wears some pretty distinctive spectacles, and now those glasses will be available in real life courtesy cosplay merchandiser Cospa. The glasses, which some will no doubt use specifically for cosplay,...

"Himōto-raising simulation" game with anime's voice cast ships on December 3 The official website for Furyu's "himōto-raising simulation" game Himōto! Umaru-chan: Himōto Ikusei Keikaku (The Himōto Raising Project) began streaming a full promotiona...

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

As the body count rises, Kirito and Sinon's lives are on the line. What They Say: Kirito is now certain that Death Gun is also a survivor of SAO. And to make things worse, he is most likely an ex-member of the murder guild, Laughing Coffin.

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RocketNews24 Oona McGee

As far as joint collaborations go, the Shinkansen Evangelion Project is set to go down in the annals of history, with Japan Rail West joining up with the hit anime franchise to make our wildest dreams a reality, by bringing out a special Eva-theme...

Kotaku East Brian Ashcraft

This evening, the live-action Attack on Titan movie was shown at theaters across North America. Some moviegoers have been waiting for this day. Have they ever. At tonight's San Francisco showing, there were reports that a third of the way through ...

Crunchyroll Paul Chapman

Eight original characters have been announced for the upcoming OAV series, Cyborg 009 vs. Devilman. From the Cyborg 009 side of the production, the new characters include: Edward, aka Cyborg 0014, voiced by Yoshimasa Hosoya.

Crunchyroll Mikikazu Komatsu

Kadokawa has posted a 15-second CM for the upcoming TV anime adaptation of Shiori Ota's mystery novel series Sakurako-san no Ashimoto ni wa Shitai ga Umatteiru/Beautiful Bones -Sakurako's Investigation- featuring its OP theme song "Dear Answer" pe...

It was announced on September 29, 2015 that new commercials for "From AQUA" mineral water which is sold in acure vending machines located in JR East stations, will feature Nogizaka46's 13th single "Ima, Hanashitai Dareka ga Iru" as well as senbats...

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Cosplay theme park, Haco Stadium, which which boasts "Japan's largest floor area for cosplay shoots, with several backgrounds and props," for their Tokyo. One area, is giving cosplayers a new treat as they do their cosplay photo shoots inside thei...

A recent Twitter conversation between Tsutomu Mizushima, the director of the anime adaptation of Akira Hiramoto's Prison School (Kangoku Gakuen) manga, and author Naoyuki Uchida has revealed that a second season of the anime is questionable.

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

The light nvoel series for Sky Wizards Academy continues on, having just had a fairly decent summer anime adaptation, and details of the ninth volume are starting to come together. Previously announced to be bundled with an unaired episode of the ...

Crunchyroll Patrick Macias

Strap yourself in for another round of new streaming announcements at Crunchyroll today! The first title to come down the pike this afternoon is The File of Young Kindaichi Returns, the second season of the mystery-solving anime.

Crunchyroll Mikikazu Komatsu

The official Twitter of Houbunsha's Manga Time Kirara magazines has announced that the Gakkou Gurashi! /School-Live! moe-survival manga series has had 1. 2 million copies in print, with a photo of the newest wrap-around band announcing the news.

Sentai Filmworks has been expanding its fall 2015 lineup recently, and the latest series to join in on the fun is Young Black Jack. The prequel that follows Osamu Tezuka's surgeon in his early years will be available via select digital outlets lik...

Siliconera Sato

Level-5 and International advertising and public relations company Dentsu formed a new subsidiary called Level-5 Abby Inc. , which will create, produce, and distribute content for children and adults, game and anime fans around the world.

Chest-coveting RPG Omega Labyrinth has unveiled its slime-ridden opening movie, offering a wealth of stimulating visuals that informed viewers are likely not too surprised about - the game however might have earned the scorn of several pettanko-lo...

Crunchyroll Scott Green

Last week, FUNimation announced the English dub cast that will be appearing on the DVD release of schoolgirl assassin anime Riddle Story of Devil, scheduled for December 8th. Today, it was time to hear them in action in a newly posted preview.

The Tokyo Reporter Tokyo Reporter

Lee Siu Fai TOKYO (TR) - Tokyo Metropolitan Police on Thursday announced the arrest of a 28-year-old member of a bosozku motorcycle gang for assaulting an Indonesian tourist in the Kabukicho red-light district of Shinjuku Ward, reports TV Asahi (Oct.

RocketNews24 Casey Baseel

Everyone could use a little extra money in their pocket as we head towards the end of the year. Maybe you've got a long Christmas shopping list, made fancy New Year's Eve plans, or just want to take a trip back home to visit family and friends dur...

Crunchyroll Paul Chapman

Daisuki has announced the international streaming schedule for the upcoming TV anime adaptation of One-Punch Man, a comedic super hero manga by One and Yusuke Murata about an unassuming but unbelievably powerful hobbyist hero who defeats even the ...

The official Twitter account for Vocaloid artist and frequent anime theme song composer and arranger samfree announced on Thursday that samfree passed away on September 24. He was 31. The announcement did not mention the specific cause of death, b...

Siliconera Sato

By Sato . October 1, 2015 . 6:09am Monster Strike is one of the most popular smartphone titles in Japan, and it's getting a new Nintendo 3DS game that offers an original RPG story with familiar combat.

RocketNews24 Philip Kendall

With part one of the live-action movie adaptation released for the first time outside Japan on Wednesday this week, fans of the hugely successful manga and anime series Attack on Titan were no doubt incredibly excited to see their favourite giant-...

KpopStarz KpopStarz

Recently, the official website for "The Perfect Insider" anime series revealed two new trailers. The trailers, available to view below, feature the opening and ending themes for the series. "The Perfect Insider" anime series is set to premiere on ...

Siliconera Sato

Capcom revealed today at the IgroMir event in Russia, the "Red Cyclone" has muscled his way into Street Fighter V. Here's a look at his first trailer. When it comes to raw strength, not many of the World Warriors can compete with Zangief.

Crunchyroll Scott Green

The long awaited, recently hinted at Shaft adaptation of Kizumonogatari MIGHT finally be on its way. The project site has posted a countdown to this Sunday. And, because fans automaticaly check the page source, there's a message from Tsubasa Hanek...

Siliconera Sato

By Sato . October 1, 2015 . 9:30am Himouto! Umaru-chan's anime recently ended, but until they announce a new season, fans can get their himouto fix this December when Himouto! Umaru-chan: Himouto Upbringing Project releases for PlayStation Vita.

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