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Nerdist Donnie Lederer

Young Animal, the magazine that publishes the manga Berserk, will formally announce the series' return to anime in Friday's issue (December 25). NBC Universal will be revealing the first promotional video for the anime next week at Comiket (Decemb...

RocketNews24 Scott Wilson

The augmented-reality smartphone Pokémon may actually live up to the insane hype. Back in September, we caught our first glimpse of Pokémon Go, the augmented-reality Pokémon smartphone game where you can walk around your neighborhood and catch eve...

RocketNews24 Casey Baseel

Just because superhero Saitama's bald head is cold in winter doesn't mean yours has to be too. Surprise anime hit One-Punch Man's protagonist, Saitama, doesn't look like your ordinary action hero. Not only does he share a name with what's often co...

Siliconera Sato

Mobile Suit Gundam: Extreme VS Force released today in Japan, and Japanese fans have been expressing their dissatisfaction with the game by plasma-blasting Amazon Japan with exceptionally low review scores.

RocketNews24 Oona McGee

Now you can enjoy a vacation in cool anime style with Sailor Moon travel accessories in six character designs. If you've ever dreamed of letting your hair down and dressing as your favourite Sailor Moon character while on your next getaway, but wa...

Crunchyroll Paul Chapman

Good Smile company is revving up to release a figure of the 2015 version of Racing Miku, the official mascot of the Hatsune Miku GT Project. The figure features Miku in her variant 'Princess Knight' outfit based on an illustration by Taiki, and it...

The Madhouse anime, One-Punch Man, is currently the highest rated television series on IMDb, beating popular TV shows such as Game of Thrones and Breaking Bad. It is standing at an average rating of 9.

With the second season TV anime adaptation of Yanai Tagami's light novel series Gate: Jieitai Kanochi nite, Kaku Tatakaeri (Gate: The Self-Defense Forces Fight Like This in Another Land) scheduled air from January 8, Kotobukiya have revealed a 1/7...

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Feel that you haven't got enough of Prison School, even if the anime has already ended? Fret not, because the new OAD for the anime is slated to be released next year, and it will feature the events after the anime, with Kiyoshi and the other form...

Sasaki Sayaka (佐咲紗花) unveiled preview music video and jacket cover for single WASTELANDERS. Her 12th single has tie-up as opening theme for upcoming anime Girls beyond the youth KOYA (Shojo-tachi wa Koya wo Mezasu, 少女たちは荒野を目指す).

Crunchyroll Joseph Luster

Following up on its recent slew of announcements, Bandai Namco revealed plans to bring the fourth Sword Art Online game to the west. Sword Art Online: Hollow Realization is coming to PlayStation 4 and PS Vita in the Americas and Europe in 2016 wit...

Crunchyroll Paul Chapman

Professional competitive fighting game player Daigo Umehara recently came in 2nd place at the Capcom Cup 2015 Ultra Street Fighter IV tournament, which was held on December 06, 2015, in San Francisco, California.

Crunchyroll Mikikazu Komatsu

Ahead of its TV premiere on January 13, 2016, the official website for the upcoming TV anime adaptation of Natsume Akatsuki's fantasy comedy light novel series Kono Subarashii Sekai ni Shukufuku wo! (Gifting this Wonderful World with Blessings!

Crunchyroll Isaac Akers

Mari Okada and Tatsuyuki Nagai know a thing or two about bittersweet Christmas presents. Together, they're responsible for what's arguably the most famous Christmas episode of modern anime, Toradora! 's episode 19 (Nagai actually storyboarded the ...

METANORN Highway

Dec24 It's the return of the animal pajamas! Sometimes you watch through a show and just feel like you want to say something about it, even if you haven't really said anything about it before. That's me with this third season of Yuru Yuri: Yuru Yu...

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

The Spirit's journey revealed. Creative Staff: Story: Matt Wagner Art: Dan Schkade Colors: Brennan Wagner What They Say: Once again, the narrative shifts to an unexpected locale as an ex-GI finds himself in the role of both mercenary and jailer.

tokyohive HPriest

Check out the box office charts and trailers of all the new Japanese films of the past weekend below! Japan Box Office Chart - December 19th/20th 01 (00) Youkai Watch Movie 2 (Weeks: 01) 02 (00) Star Wars: The Force Awakens (Weeks: 01) 03 (01) Ora...

ARAMA! JAPAN Reileen

KAT-TUN will be releasing their new single titled "TRAGEDY" on February 10, 2016. TRAGEDY will serve as the opening theme for NTV's animated series "Kindaichi Shonen no Jikenbo R". The song is described as an urban rock song with a heavy beat melo...

Otaku Tale Frontalspy

The official numbers have been released for this week's Blu-ray and DVDs and, at no surprise, Love Live! The School Idol Movie conquerors in its opening week. In fact, its opening week sales are so strong that it has become the third highest selli...

Crunchyroll Joseph Luster

When Summon Night 6: Lost Borders hits PS Vita in Japan on March 10, 2016 it will also be available in a first-print 15th Anniversary Commemoration Pack. The special set packs the game with a premium 100-page art book with illustrations from the e...

The Tokyo Reporter Kenichiro Takafuji

Junpei Yasuda (left) appears in a report from Syria that was broadcast on TBS News in 2012 TOKYO (TR) - Junpei Yasuda, a Japanese freelance journalist who went missing in Syria earlier this year, now faces execution or sale to another terrorist gr...

Crunchyroll Scott Green

While the Christmas promotion in Sword Art Online in smartphone game Code Register has been going strong, the game has begun celebrating its first anniversary with an idol event, running through this Saturday.

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Final Fantasy VII's remake is courting yet more controversy with the news that "social conditions" - likely code for ravening feminists and their cadre of white knights in the gaming media mafia - is to force "prudence" in including any scenes fro...

Subdued Fangirling Confused Muse

Sometimes you don't have to look too far for a teacher! I could probably fill a book with how Shirobako is an excellent representation of what it feels like for any young person at the beginning of a career and the way that they learn from the peo...

HOMRA member Misaki Yata and Scepter 4 member Saruhiko Fushimi used to be best friends, until the latter's betrayal. Union Creative's Menshdge Technical statue line captured the duo's animosity in two new figures.

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(Photo : Masashi Kishimoto) This past summer, Viz Media premiered their 10thexciting OVA (anime feature film) in the Naruto series, The Last: Naruto the Movie. The film was screened in limited fashion, as it was only shown on 465 movie screens thr...

On December 20th and 21st, Nogizaka46 held their 2-day Christmas concerts, "Nogizaka46 Merry X'mas Show 2015" at the legendary Nippon Budokan. The sold-out concerts, featuring a total of 20,000 fans and showcased the group's growth over the past y...

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