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October 17, 2015, 12:00 PM
October 17, 2015, 12:00 PM
Kotaku East Brian Ashcraft

Marza Animation Planet is joining forces with Capcom for a feature-film length CG Resident Evil flick. It's slated for a 2017 worldwide release. According to Inside, filmmaker Takashi Shimizu (creator of Ju-on) will be the executive producer, Taka...

Kotaku East Brian Ashcraft

And it's the first My Little Pony Cafe. . . in the world. How magical! According to Model Press, PR Times, and Omotesando Info, the My Little Pony Cafe is serving up special Pony-themed meals and selling limited edition goodies.

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

The debut of a new official Twitter account and website for Tenchi Muyo! Ryo Ohki Dai-4-Ki has revealed that a fourth series is in production for the venerable property. Originally debuting back in 1992 and serving as the launching point for Pione...

The international animation film festival "Tokyo Anime Award Festival 2016″ will be held at TOHO Cinemas Nihonbashi from March 18 until March 21, 2016. The key visuals for the 2016 festival were created by Thomas Romain, a renowned French animatio...

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Before the live-action TV series adaptation of Akira Hiramoto's ecchi manga, Prison School, premieres on October 25, a new special preview video for the show has been streamed, and it gives us a taste of how prison life will be tough for our five ...

TOKYO, Oct 16 - Bubblegum-pink hearts, tulle skirts and polka dots: the unapologetically feminine fashion that originated in Tokyo has exploded in the West with Hollywood celebrities earning brickbats for adopting the "girly" style.

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RocketNews24 Casey Baseel

As much as Japan loves Halloween, the country's favorite foreign-introduced holiday is still Christmas. It's not hard to see why, since in Japan the December celebration is both the nation's biggest date night and also its most accepted excuse to ...

RocketNews24 Anime News Network

The November issue of Shueisha's Miracle Jump magazine is revealing on Tuesday that Hiroya Oku and Keita Iizuka (Blue Gralia) will launch a Gantz spinoff manga temporarily titled G-GANTZ in the magazine's December issue on November 17.

Crunchyroll Scott Green

The site for the World Trigger Fugitive Arc anime has been updated with a staff listing that features some turn-over from the previous series. Notably, veteran episode director Kouji Ogawa steps up to helm the project taking over from Mitsuru Hong...

Crunchyroll Mikikazu Komatsu

The official website for the upcoming anime film adaptation of Asumiko Nakamura's BL manga Doukyusei (classmates) today announced its theatrical release day in Japan, February 20, 2016, and the list of 30 theaters.

Siliconera Casey

XSEED Games has announced today that they are bringing three new legacy titles to Windows PC. Little King's Story and Senran Kagura: Shinovi Versus will receive high-definition upgrades for their PC releases, and the Nihon Falcom title Xanadu Next...

Crunchyroll Mikikazu Komatsu

Young Nico Nico singer/YouTuber UMI☆KUUN makes his major debut from Being with 1st single "I am Just Feeling Alive" on October 28. The song is now featured as the OP theme for the TV anime adaptation of the Young Black Jack manga series featuring ...

Entravity Entrav Riccardo

As decently entertaining as many anime this season are, there were quite a few disappointments as well. Charlotte ended up being a clusterfuck of a disappointment (Oh don't worry, you'll read a lot about it in my rant below.

Crunchyroll Scott Green

Publisher Overlap has announced plans for a winter 2016 adaptation of Ao Jyumonji and Eiri Shinrai's trapped in a fantasy RPG-like environment light novel series Hai to Gensou no Grimgal. Aiura's Ryosuke Nakamura will write and direct the A-1 Pict...

Crunchyroll Joseph Luster

Bandai Namco has been trickling out new batches of screens for Digimon World: Next Order on a semi-regular basis. The official website's 10/16 update is here with a few more gameplay stills showing the protagonists and Digimon like Kyubimon, Angem...

Crunchyroll Scott Green

It looks like dieselpunk anime Last Exile might be getting a follow-up to the 2003 Gonzo TV anime and 2011 follow-up, Fam, the Silver Wing, or at least a movie version. Eirin, Japan's movie regulation board, has listed a G rating for a 1 hour, 59 ...

Siliconera Casey

Xseed Games recently released two new videos for The Legend of Heroes: Trails of Cold Steel by Falcom for PlayStation 3 and PlayStation Vita. Here's a look at both of the videos. The first video gives us a glimpse into the game's story and setting...

Siliconera Jenni

By Jenni . October 16, 2015 . 9:00am Bandai Namco has released a new Tales of Zestiria launch trailer that makes its lead character, Sorey, out to be some sort of savior. Which is rather accurate, seeing as how he can see Seraphim, carries the Div...

The Tokyo Reporter Kenichiro Takafuji

Shukan Shincho Oct. 22 TOKYO (TR) - A report appearing in a weekly magazine suggests that newly appointed cabinet minister Tsuyoshi Takagi has a long history as an underwear thief. The new reconstruction minister, appointed by Prime Minister Shinz...

Siliconera Jenni

By Jenni . October 16, 2015 . 10:30am When Ghostlight Ltd. brings Compile Heart's Mugen Souls to Steam, it will also release all of the DLC. The company announced plans to distribute add-ons that were also part of the console release.

Tokyo Girls Update tinyredman

Idol College shows you all of the heart-pounding excitement of a maid cafe in the MV for "Ichizu Recipe" (release date: December 12)! Contributor Wanted! ! The story focuses on Shioka Ishizuka (aka Shio-chan), who plays a cute maid and her interac...

It was unveiled on October 16, 2015 that ex-AKB48 member Sayaka Akimoto, who plays the main character in the movie "Bikuu", will also be singing the theme song to the movie, titled "Sengetsu~Hikari to Yami no Soba de".

RocketNews24 Casey Baseel

The recent boom in live-action movie, TV, and stage adaptations of hit anime has to be a headache for producers. Most anime start out as manga, where the only limits on outlandish character and costume design is the imagination of the original art...

Crunchyroll Scott Green

The Digimon Adventure tri. anime is introducing a bit more nostalgia with news that Hiroaki Hirata (One Piece's Sanji) will be returning as the project's narrator. TV personality, fan and event MC Chiaki Matsuzawa has also joined the project as th...

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UFC Women's Bantamweight Champion, Ronda Rousey, is one of the most dominating and feared fighters on the planet today, so much that legendary heavyweight boxer, Mike Tyson himself, has said that Ronda might even kick his ass.

RocketNews24 Casey Baseel

Vocaloid music still isn't exactly what you'd call mainstream in Japan, but the genre of virtual idols has made considerable strides in popularity over the last couple of years. Just last month, Vocaloid Hatsune Miku appeared on perpetually popula...

Selective Hearing Selective Hearing

Temma Matsunaga, the lead male vocal of Japanese rock band URBANGARDE, has announced the release of his first book Jisatsushatachi ("Selfie People") on October 22. The book is a compilation of short stories, essays, and poems following the prolifi...

Now it's been announced Godzilla will face off against King Kong for the first time since 1962. It's all part of a deal between Legendary and Warner Bros. , who own the rights to Godzilla and King Kong, respectively.

Siliconera Sato

By Sato . October 15, 2015 . 3:59am So far we've seen that the girls in Omega Labyrinth will be able to fight their way through dungeons and work their way out of sticky situations. The latest video shows that they can also sing, to top it off.

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