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GoBoiano Media Aaron Magulick

Sui Ishida's manga career has been like a dream. Tokyo Ghoul was his first serialized series, and it sold 6. 9 million copies in 2014. He has since been expanding the Tokyo Ghoul franchise with the one volume Tokyo Ghoul: Jack, the sequel series T...

RocketNews24 Joan Coello

Are you a fan of Kyary Pamyu Pamyu? Then perhaps you'll like her new "little sister" Hamada Bamyu Bamyu, Japan's latest quirky pop sensation. ▼ Kyary Pamyu Pamyu teaches her lil' sis how to pose cutely for the camera.

The first promotional video for the recently announced anime project based on Kentarou Miura's Berserk manga has been previewed. It is currently an off-cam version of the video that was recently shown at the Comiket 89 event.

Chika Chika Idol, the original CGI animation project which is currently seeking investment through crowdfunding has now launched an English language version of its website. The animation will be directed by Hiroshi Nishikiori who is well known for...

Kotaku East Richard Eisenbeis

There have been more than a few great anime this past winter, spring, summer, and fall. But now, as the year comes to a close, it's time to look back one last time and pick the five best anime series of 2015.

Crunchyroll Scott Green

Thanks to the holidays, last week's 2016 3/4 double issue was the final Shonen Jump to hit Japanese shops this year. It follows the November 30th release of the 2015 issue 53. Between the two, as of today, if you go by calendar date or cover date,...

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That epic fight between Saitama and Boros in the finale of one of this year's hottest anime, One Punch Man, has been one of the most talked about fights in Japanese animation for 2015. Renowned mangaka, Yusuke Murata, the co-mangaka of the new One...

The official website for the upcoming anime film based on the Kantai Collection franchise has launched a new visual. The visual was previously spotted at Kokusai-Tenjijo Station railway station ahead of December 29-31's Comiket 89.

Nihongogo Tokyo Girls' Update

By Tokyo Girls' Update on December 28, 2015@TGU_Japan Tokyo Girls' Style Official announced that Ayano Konishi graduated from Tokyo Girls' Style and withdrew from even the entertainment industry. She has been in hiatus for her physical health.

More Digimon, more stages, backwards compatibility Anime News Network's merchandise coverage sponsored by Omakase and Tokyo Otaku Mode. With the 15th anniversary of Digimon Adventure 02 this year, Digimon fans are reveling in nostalgia.

Crunchyroll Scott Green

Promotion has launched for Mayoiga, the TV anime collaboration between director Tsutomu Mizushima (Shirobako, Girls und Panzer) and Mari Okada (Anohana) at Diomedéa, planned for spring 2016. Naomi Ide, who works on Diamedea's Squid Girl, Riddle St...

Siliconera Chris Priestman

By Chris Priestman . December 28, 2015 . 5:30pm It has been announced that the original Pokémon trading card game starter pack will be re-released in Japan on February 27th 2016 (thanks AnimeNewsNetwork).

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Koei Tecmo recently shared some footage via Famitsu that shows us a closer look at Dead or Alive Xtreme 3's Soft Engine 2. 0 on PlayStation 4. Dead or Alive Xtreme 3 will release in Japan and Asia on February 25, 2016 for PlayStation 4 and PlaySta...

Sharing one of their last anime acquisition announcements for 2015, North American anime publisher Sentai Filmworks have confirmed they hold the rights to Yamishibai: Japanese Ghost Stories. This is an anime anthology which they claim "breathes ne...

The official website for the second anime adaptation of Haruichi Furudate's Haikyuu! ! has revealed a new promotional video for the second cour which previews the new opening theme. Osaka-based rock band Burnout Syndromes will perform the new open...

The official website for the upcoming TV anime based on Kouji Yanagi's spy mystery novel Joker Game began streaming the second promotional video on Monday. The video also revealed that the series will air in April 2016.

Sankaku Complex Artefact

Japanese government data says nearly 4 in 10 Japanese men in their twenties and thirties have no sexual relations with the opposite sex and a quarter of single men in their thirties are actually virgins, and the blame for this is being laid on the...

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

The arrival of an official site and a promotional video has revealed an original anime series that will debut in April as part of the spring 2016 season with Mayoiga, The show has tasked Tsutomu Mizushima as the director working off the series com...

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

Sentai Filmworks is getting ready to dig into the winter 2016 anime season when it comes to acquisitions and one of the first ones out of the gate is Undefeated Bahamut Chronicle. The series, which is set to debut on January 11th, 2016 in Japan, w...

Siliconera Casey

By Casey . December 28, 2015 . 9:30am A couple years back, Square Enix held a special in-game event in Final Fantasy XIV to help promote the release of Lightning Returns: Final Fantasy XIII. During these "Lightning Strikes" events, players were ab...

Crunchyroll Scott Green

The site for the spring 2016 adaptation of 8-Bit's TV anime adaptation of Ototachibana's Shonen Maid manga has been updated with a new visual and preview. The comedy from Enterbrain's monthly magazine B's-LOG COMIC follows elementary school boy Ch...

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"Gundam" manga and anime series are still getting the attention of its fans. Despite the ups and downs of this mecha anime, fans are sticking with the franchise. Both "Mobile Suit Gundam Thunderbolt" and "Gundam Build Fighters" are making a buzz.

Crunchyroll Scott Green

As the name would suggest, Comic Market, or Comiket, is focused on doujinshi manga. There's also plenty of indie doujin games, enough to fill a four-hour preview of original games of Comiket 89, running at Tokyo Big Sight December 29-31.

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The TV anime adaptation of one of the Naruto spinoff novels has been confirmed to premiere in March of 2016. The announcement of the good news was done in the combined 5th/6th issue of the Shueisha's Weekly Shonen Jump magazine last Monday.

The end of the year is here and it's time for the tenth Annual Reader's Choice poll. Do you have a favorite series you'd like to see win? Are you just curious to see what everyone else enjoyed this year?

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One might think that high fashion and Final Fantasy are two terms that have nothing to do with each other. However, a new (and oh-so-surprising) collaboration between Japanese gaming giant, Square Enix and French high-end fashion company, Louis Vu...

Siliconera Sato

Koei Tecmo shared the latest on their upcoming Attack on Titan action game by Omega Force with a look at three videos showcasing some of its gameplay. The first video shows its basic actions and moves, which mostly consist of simple 3D Maneuver Ge...

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According to AIC Project, production for a new Saber Marionette J OVA, entitled 'Saber Marionette J: Last Story', is underway and will be released in 2016. Further details are expected to be announced soon.

Siliconera Chris Priestman

By Chris Priestman . December 27, 2015 . 9:30am Tribute Games has announced that its next game will be Ninja Senki DX and that it'll be coming to Steam, PlayStation 4, and PlayStation Vita in February 2016.

By Jocelyn Noveck Associated Press Writer There were goodbyes (Jon Stewart, David Letterman and "Mad Men") and hellos (Adele). "Star Wars" reawakened, and a ballerina and an unheralded Founding Father both hit the zeitgeist.

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