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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...

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...

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.

Crunchyroll Joseph Luster

Bandai Namco announced an official One Piece: Burning Blood launch date for the Americas today. The brawler is coming to PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PS Vita in the region on May 31, with Brazil following close behind on June 3.

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ERASED, also known as Boku Dake Ga Inai Machi, is one of the most talked about anime this winter 2016 season, as it often leaves fans at the edges of their seats and wanting more after every episode. The manga by Kei Sanbei, which the anime is bas...

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...

The official website of the upcoming anime adaptation of Strike Tanaka's Servamp manga began streaming the first promotional video for the anime on Sunday. The video previews the anime's story and cast, and reveals that the anime is slated to air ...

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...

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.

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...

WSJ

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.

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...

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...

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

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...

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.

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.

Otaku Tale Frontalspy

Bandai Namco Games have released the opening animation sequence for CyberConnect2's upcoming Naruto Shippuden: Ultimate Ninja Storm 4 game. The new video itself briefly covers all the major plot points for the series and introduces the main charac...

GLAY's new song "Kanojo wa Zombie" has been chosen as the February and March ending theme for TBS' "Ousama no Brunch". Written and composed by HISASHI (G), "Kanojo wa Zombie" is included in the band's latest single "G4・IV".

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...

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...

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

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.

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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.

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.

Whether it is your first time viewing the storybook land or Erion or a welcome back after two console generations, ATLUS USA have released a new trailer for Odin Sphere Leifthrasir which highlights the game's world, characters, (English) voice act...

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