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February 12, 2016, 12:00 PM

Microsoft is celebrating Anime Month, which is something they totally made up as a reason to give away free anime! The promotion is only available for those with an American Microsoft account, which is easy to make if you don't have one.

Fans of the Attack on Titan / Shingeki no Kyojin series would no doubt agree that Mikasa Ackerman is one of the most popular characters in the series. With her fierce beauty and incredible strength, she continues to wow us from manga to anime to t...

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Jenbae enjoys reading manga, yelling at her laptop, and eating popcorn with extra butter. She also enjoys writing blurbs about herself in 3rd person where she doesn't know what to say but she recommends everyone to check out the webtoons: The Game...

Siliconera Casey

By Casey . February 10, 2016 . 8:00am Recently, there has been ongoing controversy regarding the removal of a face-touching minigame from the western versions of Fire Emblem Fates. In an earlier post from last week, we reported that the feature ha...

Crunchyroll Joseph Luster

Omega Force's Attack on Titan game hits PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, and PS Vita in Japan on February 18, and Koei Tecmo has a bunch of downloadable content planned post-launch. Chief among it is the addition of four-player co-op, which will arri...

Hatsune Miku's big North American tour is set to go live this April, and the Vocaloid superstar will be joined by one of the chiptune music scene's most well-known bands. If the first name that came to your mind was Anamanaguchi, you got it!

The artist group EGOIST is creating a song specifically for the opening theme of Kabaneri of the Iron Fortress (Kōtetsujō no Kabaneri), the April original television anime from Wit Studio (Attack on Titan).

Shouwa Genroku Rakugo Shinjuu really needs an acronym or a nickname. It also really needs to be talked about more. Yes, that gif is how you feel after watching it: refreshed, different, and brighter. Just look at all these people who can't stop ta...

Kotaku East Brian Ashcraft

Here is a belated best-of list from a game designer who claims that 70 percent of his body is made of movies. Today, Kojima started up a YouTube show called HideoTube, and in this first episode, he lists his favorite films released in Japan last y...

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Two images has surfaced featuring the soon to be revealed ultimate form for Kamen Rider Ghost and a power-up form for Kamen Rider Specter. Pictured before the break are the silhouettes for Kamen Rider Specter's Deep Specter Soul Form and Kamen Rid...

Tokyo Girls Update KAI NAGASE

Seiko Oomori released the MV for "Gekiteki JOY! Before After" from her double A-side comeback single "Aishiteru. com/Gekiteki JOY! Before After" (release date: February 17). Compared to the previous work "Magic Mirror" singing about the unfortunat...

The Tokyo Reporter Staff Report

Luis Contreras at the Nakayama Racecourse TOKYO (TR) - The Japan Racing Association (JRA) has suspended jockey Luis Contreras for the use of a drug, reports Sports Hochi (Feb. 11). On February 6, Contreras, a 29-year-old native of Mexico, tested p...

Crunchyroll Mikikazu Komatsu

Warner Entertainment Japan has posted the first eight-minute of the upcoming anime film selector destructed WIXOSS to open on 35 screens in Japan this Saturday, February 13. The 91-minute film is basically based on the story of the TV anime series...

Siliconera Sato

Square Enix announced in this week's issue of Jump magazine that Final Fantasy VIII's Quistis will be joining Squall in the upcoming PlayStation 4 and PlayStation Vita title, World of Final Fantasy. [Thanks, @Kazu4281.

Crunchyroll Scott Green

Digimon Adventure Tri second part, "Ketsui" (Determination), opens for a limited theatrical run on March 12, 2016, then its home video release hits on April 2nd. Promotion has has been heating up in more ways than.

Siliconera Sato

Now that we finally got all the Super Smash Bros. for Wii U and 3DS DLC characters, the roster is complete, and Nintendo put together a trailer to showcase the additional participants. The video highlights the DLC characters in the order in which ...

Japanator Salvador GRodiles

Ever since Tsuburaya temporarily added Ultraman Nexus' first four episodes on YouTube, it felt that the show's debut on Crunchyroll was going to happen within that timeframe. While this never occurred, the series has finally landed on the streamin...

ARAMA! JAPAN Ronald

Ken Watanabe has been diagnosed with early stage stomach cancer and has undergone endoscopic surgery to remove it, according to his agent. The 56-year-old actor released a statement Tuesday seeking understanding for the postponement of his return ...

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METANORN Foshizzel

What a cool assssss sssssssnake~ Oh boy this week we finally learn about Mana Asuha! Yeah I hope this is the last character themed episode even though I have a feeling they are going to give us some solo episodes for Olga and Yukari or will they j...

RocketNews24 Master Blaster

Osaka police recently uncovered a booming mail-order business servicing the entire nation with pornographic DVDs which lacked the legally required pixellation over actors' genitalia. On 9 February Osaka Prefectural Police announced the arrest of 3...

Crunchyroll Joseph Luster

Idea Factory International announced western release dates for Trillion 1,000,000,000,000: God of Destruction. The strategy-RPG about taking down a god with a trillion HP hits PS Vita in North America on March 29, followed by Europe on April 1.

Crunchyroll Paul Chapman

"Love Live! μ's Final Love Live! - μ'sic Forever", the final live concert event for the 9 member voice actress unit μ's who provide the voices for the principal characters of Love Live! School Idol Project, is being held at the Tokyo Dome on March...

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

We last got a look at the Kotetsuji no Kabaneri anime adaptation back in December with the first couple of teaser spots for it. The series, which is localized as Knocking on the Walls of the Armored Fortress, now has its second promo and it just r...

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

Catching up on another of the series that had its Broadcast Dub premiere last night, Funimation has added the two-minute clip preview of Grimgar of Fantasy and Ash. The series is one that has some solid anticipation behind it as it's been getting ...

Crunchyroll Mikikazu Komatsu

Warner Brothers Japan's official YouTube channel has posted a 40-second PV to introduce the media mix projects based on the sci-fi action franchise Terra Formars for this spring, including its original manga created by Yu Sasuga (story) and Kenich...

Crunchyroll Mikikazu Komatsu

It is officially announced today that a TV anime adaptation of Kiri Wazawa's comedy web manga series Fukigen na Mononokean (The Morose Mononokean) is in the works. Its official website also opens with a teaser visual featuring its three main chara...

Japanator Red Veron

I remember when Mitsurugi Hikae Kamui first made the rounds on the PC indie game circuit almost two years ago and seeing potential with the sword-wielding schoolgirl action game. Mitsurugi Hikae Kamui is now coming to the PlayStation 4 and it has ...

Crunchyroll Mikikazu Komatsu

Hakusensha has posted a two-minute preview for "Kamisama, Hanayome ni Naru" (God, Becomes a Bride), the third OAD episode based on the "past arc" of Julietta Suzuki's Kamisama Hajimemashita/Kamisama Kiss manga.

RPG parody anime Kono Subarashii Sekai ni Shukufuku wo has once again unleashed a devastating salvo of humor at the expense of the oft abused Aqua, with the misdeed becoming so common that some have questioned as to what purpose such ill treatment...

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