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Newtype Magazine's February 2016 edition has reported that J. C. Staff will be making a new TV anime, and no Index fans, it's not season 3 of A Certain Magical Index, but expect it to be magical too, as they will be animating Chihiro Ishizuka's Fl...

The first visual for the anime adaptation of Nisio Isin and Vofan's Kizumonogatari second film, Kizumonogatari Part 2: Nekketsu-hen, has been revealed. The second film is scheduled for release in summer 2016.

Hideo Kojima, the creator of Metal Gear, will be inducted into the Academy of Interactive Arts and Sciences Hall of Fame, reports ANN. It's one of many recent honors for the game creator, who, depending on who you go with, left or was fired by Kon...

J-Pop Idols Tetho

Rock A Japonica's debut single World Piece (ワールドピース) will be released on January 27th. Rock A Japonica (ロッカジャポニカ) is a new idol group consisting of 5 members from 3B Junior : Uchiyama Ami, Naito Runa, Shiina Ruka, Takai Chiho and Hirase Misato.

RocketNews24 Casey Baseel

Finally! You no longer have to let language barriers keep you from lying to random girls you meet on the street of a foreign land. I'll be honest: I don't put much faith in the process of automated translation, especially when English and Japanese...

tokyohive Shiso

Nogizaka46 member Fukagawa Mai announced that she would be graduating from the group after their 14th single (currently untitled ) set for release on March 23. SEE ALSO: Nogizaka46 to release their 14th single in March Fukagawa made the announceme...

Siliconera Jenni

By Jenni . January 6, 2016 . 10:00am The Steam product page for Final Fantasy IX is now available, revealing key details about what will be added in the Windows PC port of the PlayStation JRPG. Like the rereleases of Final Fantasy VII and Final Fa...

This image, which is making the Japanese social media rounds, is as first-hand as you can get: it's an actual pay stub for a contract animator, whose monthly salary ain't too pretty. The animator, who (understandably) withheld his or her identity,...

IGN Cassidee Moser

Share. Coming in February. By Cassidee Moser North American anime distributor FUNimation has partnered with Sony to produce their very own subscription-based streaming service. Called FUNimationNow, the service will utilize Sony's Ven.

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Up until now, the robot-fighting franchise has primarily been aimed at kids, but this year it's getting moe-ified. Medabots, known as Medarot in Japan, is a video game franchise which has also had successful anime and manga spinoffs.

Siliconera Chris Priestman

By Chris Priestman . January 7, 2016 . 3:30pm While you're waiting for Koei Tecmo's Attack on Titan game to come out you might want to check out this fan game. It's called Guedin's Attack on Titan Fan Game and is currently available to download in...

The opening animation sequence for the anime adaptation of MinatoSoft's Shoujo-tachi wa Kouya wo Mezasu visual novel game has been previewed. In addition to this, Sayuki Kuroda from the anime has been featured as a double page spread in the Februa...

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Idea Factory International shared a new batch of screens for Megadimension Neptunia VII, which is coming to PlayStation 4 in North America and Europe early this year. The latest preview shows Neptune, Noire, Blanc, and Vert in their new transforma...

The opening and ending animation sequence for the anime adaptation of Kotoyama's Dagashi Kashi manga has been previewed. The opening theme is titled "Checkmate! ? " and performed by MICHI while the ending theme "Hey!

The official website for the upcoming anime adaptation of Ghost in the Shell creator Masamune Shirow and Excel Sagamanga author Koshi Rikudo's Koukaku no Pandora: Ghost Urn (Pandora in the Crimson Shell: Ghost Urn) began streaming a 15-second comm...

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Responsible for the Rurouni Kenshin musical and a musical memorial for Shakespeare, Takarazuka will bring an American president to the stage. The Takarazuka Revue Company is easily Japan's more famous musical theater troupe.

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As FUNimaiton begins presenting the English dub of Snow White with the Red Hair's first season, and prepairs to feature the second cour in their winter 2016 line-up, the distributor has posted an "Meet Zen" clip of the show's English audio version.

The opening and ending animation sequence for the anime adaptation of Sega's Phantasy Star Online 2: The Animation has been previewed. Here is the most recent promotional video: The Phantasy Star Online 2: The Animation series will have a complete...

ARAMA! JAPAN Ronald

Today, Shukan Bunshun revealed that Kawatani Enon of the bands Gesu no Kiwami Otome. and indigo la End is supposedly dating Becky. The problem though is that he is currently married. Enon has secretly been married since last summer.

BANDAI NAMCO Entertainment America Inc. today announced an agreement by which the leading interactive entertainment publisher will become the Official Anime Entertainment Partner for the 2016 Wizard World Comic Con and Gaming Tours, bringing BANDA...

A 26-year-old man in Kyoto was arrested for possession of an illegal fake ID card, it was reported January 6. His motive for owning the card: to attend more AKB48 handshake events. Part of the charm (read: marketing gimmick) of idol group AKB48 is...

Crunchyroll Mikikazu Komatsu

King Records today posted a three-minute music video for 48-year-old voice actress Megumi Hayashibara's upcoming 41st single "Usura Hi Shinju" on its official YouTube channel. It will be used as the OP theme song for the Showa Genroku Rakugo Shinj...

Crunchyroll Paul Chapman

Days, a sports manga by Tsuyoshi Yasuda that is published in Kodansha's Weekly Shōnen Magazine, is going to be adapted into a TV anime. The announcement was made on the cover of the issue of Weekly Shōnen Magazine that will be released on January ...

The winter season is upon us! With so many shows coming out it's hard to file down the season's offerings to the handful of shows you want to watch all the episodes of. Watching the first episode and making your own judgment is a tried and true me...

Japanator Salvador GRodiles

After hearing Kamen Rider Girls in the first two Kamen Rider Battride War titles, it feels a bit strange that the group didn't return to sing Battride War Genesis' theme. My guess is that it might have to do with their album where they reinvent th...

Crunchyroll Mikikazu Komatsu

After the premiere of Cardfight! ! Vanguard ~Virtual Stage~, the stage play adaptation of Bushiroad's popular trading card game franchise Cardfight! ! Vanguard, on January 5, the company has posted photos from its costume rehearsal to introduce th...

Earlier today, anime publisher Sentai Filmworks announced that it has acquired the winter 2016 drama/romance anime series, "Girls Beyond the Wasteland," for release in North America. "Girls Beyond the Wasteland" is an upcoming anime series, based ...

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Imagine your favorite songs from the Pokemon games being played live by an orchestra, and at the same time, scenes from the various Pokemon games are being played? Well that surely is the theme of the new Pokemon Symphonic Evolutions concert serie...

The official website for the upcoming 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) began streaming the preview for...

I'm going to resist the urge to say "I told you so". But you know I did. . . OK, I can breathe now. . . I've been holding it in for a long time, both from a raging sense of anticipation to see this premiere, and from that nagging fear that somehow...

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