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February 13, 2016, 12:30 AM
GoBoiano Media Aaron Magulick

Naruto Shippuden. That title brings a lot of opinions out of people. One of the main criticisms is the over-reliance on filler. It can't be that bad, right? Almost every series does it! If you've been following Naruto Shippuden, then you know that...

AKB48 invites viewers into the secret harem of a Japanese feudal lord in the MV for their 10th anniversary single "Kimi wa Melody" (release date: March 9). Graduated members Atsuko Maeda, Yuko Oshima, Mariko Shinoda, and Tomomi Itano once again re...

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.

Koei Tecmo are getting set to release their new Attack on Titan video game next week, and to promote the game, they've released a video with none other than Mikasa's voice actress Yui Ishikawa tacking a crack at it.

Strange things are afoot on the science fiction world of Gift, the setting for the original 2015 TV anime Comet Lucifer, which is directed by Yasuhito Kikuchi and Atsushi Nakayama and features animation from 8-bit.

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It's that season once again, and yes folks, love is in the air because it's already mid-February! And with V-Day just a couple of days away, Japanese anime character database, Charapedia, has taken a love-filled theme for this week's poll, as they...

Kotaku East Brian Ashcraft

He might hate the United States, but he sure digs those designed-in-California computers. You probably wouldn't take Kim Jong-un as a Mac user. Usually, in photos of him checking out military computers, we see the North Korean dictator in front of...

RocketNews24 Preston Phro

Looking for a free meal? Then stop by Shinjuku Station and try some Hadoken ramen! Hardcore fighting game fans probably already know that Street Fighter V will be released in just a few days on February 18 in Japan and February 16 in North America...

If you have dreamed of owning a unit of the ultra-awesome cutting-edge DOMINATOR in your hands, it's no longer a dream! For a "mere" ¥90,000 (approx. USD800), you can have the ultimate anime weapon in your hands!

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.

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...

Siliconera Sato

YU-NO creator's classic visual novel is getting a PlayStation Vita and PC remake, called Eve: Burst Error R, and publisher El Dia showed off the opening movie for the game, giving us a highlight of key scenes.

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...

First of all, I would just like to issue an apology about the delay in getting this interview transcribed and posted up. Due to a number of matters this past week and a half which urgently needed attending to, and the fact that Cats was almost sol...

The Tokyo Reporter Staff Report

Kensuke Miyazaki TOKYO (TR) - A lawmaker from the ruling Liberal Democratic Party who announced plans to take paternity leave has resigned over revelations that he engaged in an extra-marital affair while his wife was pregnant, reports TBS News (Feb.

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...

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).

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The first proper image of Kamen Rider Ghost's next form, the Kamen Rider Ghost Grateful Damashii has surfaced online! In the series, Ghost transforms into this form using the Eyecon Driver G, a giant belt that looks like a huge Eyecon.

Crunchyroll Mikikazu Komatsu

The 18-minute second episode of the web anime adaptation of Yasuo Ohtagaki's Mobile Suit Gundam Thunderbolt manga starts streaming for general audience in Japan from today, February 12. At the same time, its official website announced that the thi...

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 got the cast list for the second season of the Broadcast Dub edition of Assassination Classroom from Funimation yesterday and they've now brought out a new clip to tempt you into checking out the service.

A new promotional video for the second film of the in the Digimon Adventure tri. series, Digimon Adventure tri. : Ketsui, debuted on the official website on Tuesday. The video ends with a teaser for the third part, Digimon Adventure tri.

Crunchyroll Mikikazu Komatsu

Toei Animation has posted a 25-second teaser trailer for its upcoming 3DCG film Seikaisuru Kado/"Kado" Correct Answer for. . . It was announced in November 2015 as the company's second original CGI project following the successful Expelled from Pa...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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 ...

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...

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Kenichi Tachibana and Yuu Sasuga's action-packed science-fiction manga, Terraformars, is getting a live-action movie adaptation But before that, Docomo's dTV streaming service has announced that they will be launching a prequel special on 24 April...

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