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February 3, 2016, 7:30 AM
February 3, 2016, 7:30 AM

Shippers of the Sasuke and Naruto pairing, it's time to rejoice! Circle K Sankus, a convenience store chain in Japan, has announced a drama CD featuring a couple that looks very familiar. The CD itself is in no way associated with the Naruto franc...

iDigitalTimes Phillip Martinez

The March issue of Kodansha's Nakayoshi magazine has revealed a "new project" to celebrate the 20th anniversary of the Cardcaptor Sakura manga is underway, according to Anime News Network. Nakayoshi magazine doesn't go into more detail but did rev...

Siliconera Casey

Sega has announced that the turn-based dungeon-crawler RPG 7th Dragon III Code: VFD will be releasing in the Americas this summer. This will be the first of the 7th Dragon series of games to make its debut outside of Japan.

Siliconera Sato

This year is Platinum Games' 10th anniversary since their founding in August of 2006, and the company is celebrating their birthday with a message on the official website and sweet wallpapers. Here's a message from the company president and CEO Ta...

Anime adaptation will portray ending of manga The March issue of Kadokawa's Young Ace magazine is revealing on Thursday that Kei Sanbe's Boku dake ga Inai Machi manga will end in the magazine's April issue, which ships on March 4.

GoBoiano Media Aaron Magulick

Age and appearances are a funny thing. We always expect a youthful looking person to be. . . young? Look, I'm not going to waste time introducing this topic when this webcomic sums things up nicely: Now, let's begin.

Crunchyroll Mikikazu Komatsu

A teaser site for the upcoming TV anime adaptation of of Masamune Kuji's Masou Gakuen HxH (Hybrid x Heart Magias Academy Ataraxia) fantasy action series has opened, posting a teaser visual featuring the series' three main heroines: Aine Chidorigaf...

STARMARIE's 7th visit to Taiwan might have just won them a very important fan, newly elected president Tsai Ing-wen! Tsai Ing-wen was a guest of honor at the FANCY FRONTIER Cosplay Convention at Taipei Expo Park in collaboration with Lukyou and Li...

Crunchyroll Scott Green

With the One-Punch Man anime's second volume out January 29th, it's time to look ahead to February 24th's volume three, which features episodes 5 and 6, commentary for the latter by Saitama's Makoto Furukawa, Genos' Kaito Ishikawa, and Sonic's Yūk...

This is beyond photo editing, this is high art! 1. Junko Enoshima - Danganronpa 2. Hatsune Miku Cosplayer: Bella Hatsune 3. Sailor Mars - Sailor Moon 4. Aang - Avatar: The Last Airbender Cosplayer: Shyuuta Hiroshi 5.

Siliconera Sato

Square Enix released the latest trailer for their upcoming RPG Star Ocean: Integrity and Faithlessness with an introduction trailer for one of the main characters, Anne. Anne is looking for a cat, and Fidel tries helping her out and asks her to te...

Siliconera Sato

Compile Heart announced their recently teased game as a new PlayStation 4 title called Black Rose Valkyrie in this week's issue of Famitsu magazine. Black Rose Valkyrie is a completely new RPG with character designs by Kosuke Fujishima and scenari...

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One of 2014's best anime was Barakamon, and introduced us to a very uptight genius calligrapher named Seishuu Handa. Now, Square Enix's Gangan Online website has announced that Barakamon will be getting its own prequel spin-off anime, and it will ...

Houkago Princess live the lush life in the MV for their 2nd major label single "Junpaku Antoinette" (release date: February 17)! Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Contributor Wanted! ! In the MV for "Junpaku Antoinette" the members of Houkago Pri...

Siliconera Sato

The Idolmaster series general director Akihiro Ishihara has left Bandai Namco on January 31, the company announced on the series' official blog page. The former general director shared a message for fans on the blog post, thanking them for their s...

Crunchyroll Joseph Luster

NIS America is bringing the original time-sucking Disgaea strategy-RPG to PC on February 24, and the Digital Deluxe Dood Edition is now up for pre-purchase on Steam. Those who put money down on the $19.

Alberta Premier Notley to announce new oil and gas royalty framework Tweaks to Alberta's royalty regime could give B. C. a leg up when it comes to oil and gas investment, an industry group says. A four-member panel has spent the past five months e...

Siliconera Casey

The concert featured lots of tracks from Splatoon played by a live band, and the live music was accompanied by a CGI dance performance by the Squid Sisters, Marie and Callie. You can watch the entire performance in the video below.

RocketNews24 Casey Baseel

If you can't make it to one of Miku's concerts, now she can perform for you right in your home. If you're a fan of Hatsune Miku, there are dozens of different figurines of the virtual idol that you can adorn your shelves or desk with.

More cast additions and character designs have been revealed for this April's TV anime adaptation of Kohei Horikoshi's superhero manga My Hero Academia. The latest to join the production are Marina Inoue (Armin in Attack on Titan) as Momo Yaoyoroz...

RocketNews24 Casey Baseel

It won't just be the cold that has visitors to this year's event shivering. With Japan's northern island of Hokkaido firmly in the grip of sub-zero conditions, it's almost time for the Sapporo Snow Festival.

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

After talking a bit about the various Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood properties that are expiring Sunday night, Funimation has now confirmed that their rights to the franchise for streaming and home video is expiring as of March 31st, 2016.

You do not need to be an Asuna fan (as I am) to acknowledge that she has been woefully underused and underdeveloped through the first five story arcs of the SAO franchise (including Extra Edition). Despite being one of the original two faces of th...

Crunchyroll Paul Chapman

Toie has released the official movie poster and made additional cast announcements for the upcoming tokusatsu film, Kamen Rider #1. In addition to the key visual (above) which features the updated design for Kamen Rider #1, the poster also feature...

The newest build of schoolgirl stealth title Yandere Simulator has unveiled new personality types for all the game's potential young targets, inserting more variety and diversity into the game to create a tougher challenge for would-be yandere.

RocketNews24 Casey Baseel

Want to try your hand at crafting Super Mario Maker screens, but don't have a Wii U? Right this way! Nintendo's Super Mario Maker hit a homerun with by letting users create and share content for history's most popular side-scrolling platformer vid...

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AKB48 member Minegishi Minami stars in the second CM for private gym 'RIZAP'. SEE ALSO: AKB48's Iwasa Misaki announces graduation For the first CM, Minegishi succeeded in shaping up her body in just 2 months.

The Tokyo Reporter Staff Report

Mariko Akitaya KANAGAWA (TR) - An American male on trial at the Yokohama District Court in the death of a woman last July will only be prosecuted on charges of abandoning a corpse, reports Nippon News Network (Feb.

Kahotan's Blog gsckahotan

Hello everyone, Kahotan here! (@gsc_kahotan) It makes me sad to think that January has already somehow passed by. . . the start of February means that WonFes is just around the corner! ! Anyway, today I'm going to be taking a look at.


Looking for a way to maintain strong sales of Harry Potter goods in Japan 15 years after the original movie, Warner Bros. has turned Harry Potter characters into cute manga cartoons to be imprinted all over stationery products.

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