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October 15, 2015, 5:00 AM
Kotaku East Brian Ashcraft

Master swordsman Isao Machii is back! This time he's here to cut a fastball in two. This latest clip is done in one continuous take so you can see that Machii doesn't need camera trickery. He only needs a sword.

RocketNews24 evie lund

The Ace Attorney series, known in Japan as "Gyakuten Saiban" (turnabout trial) has established itself as a major player in the interactive visual novel market with five mainstream titles and a variety of cool side-stories and spin-offs like Profes...

Crunchyroll Paul Chapman

Studio Colorido (WONDER GARDEN, Typhoon Noruda) has created a short, animated commercial for the GungHo Online Entertainment's popular mobile game, Puzzles & Dragons. The commercial is beautifully animated, but I've got acrophobia, and I don't thi...

Crunchyroll Mikikazu Komatsu

Toho today posted three CMs for the upcoming live-action film adaptation of the Ore Monogatari! ! shoujo manga series created by Kazune Kawahara (story) and Aruko (arts), featuring its theme song "No. 1" provided by 46-year-old Japanese singer-son...

The non-profit Nippon Foundation is starting up a new project to use manga as learning tools for young children known as "This is Also a Learning Manga ~World Discovery Project~. " This project aims to collect over 100 manga for encouraging educat...

Siliconera Sato

By Sato . October 14, 2015 . 2:00am We previously got a look at a recap of what's to come in Compile Heart's upcoming PS Vita brawler Blanc + Neptune Vs. The Zombie Army, and its latest trailer demonstrates its various characters in action, includ...

Fuji TV president Chihiro Kameyama stated in an interview on September 30 that David Production (JoJo's Bizarre Adventure, The Book of Bantorra, Hyperdimension Neptunia) will handle the animation production for the upcoming Monster Hunter Stories ...

This year in April, the Dengeki G's Magazine, which led the LoveLive! project to a huge hit, suddenly announced the second project called "LoveLive! Sunshine". Same with μ's, nine high school girls are the heroines of LoveLive!

J-pop superstar Namie Amuro has joined up with virtual idol Hatsune Miku in the MV for their collaboration song "B Who I Want 2 B" from her 12th album "_genic" (release date: June 10, 2015). Contributor Wanted!

Crunchyroll Mikikazu Komatsu

Following Motoko, Ishikawa, Aramaki and Saito last week, the official website and Twitter for Ghost in The Shell ARISE: GHOST is ALIVE, the upcoming stage play adaptation of the four-part anime film series Ghost in the Shell: ARISE, today posted f...

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

The recently revealed anime adaptation for Dagashi Kashi has gotten some new updates as the third volume of the manga is landing later this week. The series has now been revealed that it will be a Winter 2016 series that will debut in Japan.

Siliconera Sato

By Sato . October 14, 2015 . 6:18am Koei Tecmo revealed a first look at some gameplay footage of Dead or Alive Xtreme 3 for PlayStation 4. [Thanks, Game Jouhou. ] The latest video was captured from the footage shown during their recent NicoNico Li...

RocketNews24 Casey Baseel

After a vague yet indiscreet falling out with video game publisher Konami, it seems likely that Hideo Kojima, creator of the Metal Gear franchise, won't be working at the company for much longer. As one of the most famous and respected names in th...

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More often than not, whenever an anime or manga gets a Hollywood adaptation (or any live-action adaptation in fact), fans love to suggest which actors are fit for the role, and the recently-announced live-action Tiger and Bunny movie is definitely...

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

The resurgence of interest in the Parasyste series the last couple of years has been welcome and now the new fans of it get to experience a new work from its creator, Hitoshi Iwaaki. Iwaaki is working with artist Daisukie Muroi on a new title call...

Siliconera Casey

In anticipation for next week's release of The Legend of Zelda: Tri Force Heroes, The Legend of Zelda: Symphony of the Goddesses made an appearance on Monday's episode of the Late Show with Stephen Colbert.

Siliconera Casey

The trailer gives us a little insight into the title's gameplay as it shows the characters exploring their creepy surroundings and escaping from terrifying monsters. Blood Drive is the final installment in the Corpse Party series, and continues af...

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

While the manga for Vampire Knight ended back in the spring of 2013, it's not something that original creator Matsuri Hino can quite put down. The manga magazine LaLa has revealed that a new chapter is coming in the LaLaDX magazine on December 10t...

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With collaborations with the legendary rock band, KISS, and various hit singles and albums, Momoiro Clover Z is one of the hottest idol groups in Japan that is not part of the AKB48 family. The idol group is currently headed to Dazaifu in Fukuoka ...

Siliconera Chris Priestman

A hardcore Japanese fan of Umihara Kawase claims that he has had the original game running on a SNES for two decades (thanks RocketNews). He made this claim over Twitter - his Twitter handle is, of course, @UMIHARAKawase, where he also shared a pi...

Otaku Tale Frontalspy

The latest issues of Animedia and Newtype magazine each have a brand new visual for the upcoming Digimon Adventure tri. anime film series, where the first episode will release on November 21st. The new visuals focus on the 8 Digi-destined.

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LOS ANGELES (October 12th, 2015) - X JAPAN announced today that the iconic Japanese rock group will release, for the first time ever, a studio recording of their much loved song "Born To Be Free" on November 6th, 2015.

Siliconera Jenni

By Jenni . October 13, 2015 . 10:30am Metallia and the Hundred Knight first did their best to extend the swamp witch's influence on the PlayStation 3 in March 2014, but it turns out the character will get a second shot at it on a new console next ...

Siliconera Chris Priestman

By Chris Priestman . October 13, 2015 . 3:00pm The creators of P. T. -style horror game Allison Road has cancelled the Kickstarter. It was being used to acquire funds for the game's development for PC, PlayStation 4, and Xbox One.

RocketNews24 Oona McGee

Tokyo Governor Yoichi Masuzoe revealed the capital city's new logo at a press conference in the nation's capital on Friday, and the simple design, featuring the one-line catchphrase "&TOKYO", is already in the spotlight for all the wrong reasons.

Siliconera Chris Priestman

By Chris Priestman . October 12, 2015 . 2:45pm The Muv Luv team has announced that the Muv Luv Trilogy will be getting a physical version for PlayStation Vita when it comes to the west. The physical version for PS Vita is available in two differen...

Haruhichan's blog Olivia Lynn

Fatal Frame: Maiden of Black Water is a survival horror video game developed by Koei Tecmo and Nintendo Software Planning & Development, and published by Nintendo for the Wii U. The fifth main entry in the Fatal Frame / Project Zero series, it rel...

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Check out the box office charts and trailers of all the new Japanese films of the past weekend below! Japan Box Office Chart - October 10th/October 11th 01 (00) Library Wars: The Last Mission (Weeks: 01) 02 (01) Bakuman (Weeks: 02) 03 (00) The Int...

NMB48 tops the singles chart with single Must Be Now selling over 307,000 copies. Their 13th single is a strong dance tune and features only nine member senbatsu with Yamamoto Sayaka center. Kenshi Yonezu tops the album charts with 3rd album Bremen.

12:58 p. m. EDT October 13, 2015 BUCYRUS - The Anime Junior Club will hold its first meeting from 4 to 5:30 p. m. Oct. 14 in the Bucyrus Public Library's Community room. The club is for those in third through sixth grades or ages 9-13.

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