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February 17, 2016, 1:00 AM

For fans of the highly-celebrated Anime "Slam Dunk," seeing the entire series once again is pure nostalgia. However, it is a different story when a real-life coach Anzai is seen on national TV - it is a whole new level of delightfulness.

RocketNews24 Oona McGee

Meet the cat with thousands of followers who can't get enough of its adorably stern face. There are cats that melt hearts with their wide, soulful anime-style eyes, kittens with markings that make them look like emojis, and even furry little felin...

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NMB48 Team N's Nishimura Aika has announced her graduation from the group. Her graduation was announced on February 15 during a live concert at NMB48 Theater. Following the concert, she uploaded a comment onto the group's official blog, explaining...

Kotaku East Brian Ashcraft

Thomas Romain is a terrific artist working in the anime industry in Tokyo. Previously, he showed how to draw detailed buildings. This time, we're going to learn from him how to draw backgrounds. Romain has an impressive resume, including art direc...

Somerset, NJ, February 15, 2016-OTAKU USA Magazine, the largest anime and manga magazine in the US, and MAD Event Entertainment producers of Comic Con in Long Beach CA, will partner to produce the OTAKU USA Anime Fan fest at the Garden State Conve...

Crunchyroll Mikikazu Komatsu

The official website for the upcoming "Hatsune Miku Expo 2016" concert event has posted a full music video for its theme song "Blue Star feat. Hatsune Miku" (Miku Expo ver. ), which is newly written/composed by popular vocaloid song creator Hachio...

Sakura Doujin Gao Shao

The tickets for the final live concert of μ's were sold through lottery draw. Anyone with an account of the smartphone game could participate. However, organizers has brought in more rules and regulations as compared to past concert lives.

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

The upcoming Kiznaiver anime series is making out a bit decently this weekend as the debut of the new TV spot for it, clocking in at thirty seconds, has gotten an English subtitled version from Crunchyroll.

From the popular anime series Rakudai Kishi no Cavalry comes a delightful figure of the A Rank Knight, Stella Vermillion. She is shown ready to fight in her school uniform while wielding her Device, Laevateinn.

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A live-action stage play will be adapting the Water Tribe Arc from Mizuho Kusanagi's Yona of the Dawn (Akatsuki no Yona) manga, and the play's official website has now revealed the cast in costume with a brand new PV, which also talks about the or...

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Yusei Matsui's bestselling action-comedy manga, Assassination Classroom, may be nearing its end, as the upcoming issue #11 of this year's Weekly Shonen Jump! magazine will be featuring the manga's "final mission climax.

A dress rehearsal has been unveiled for the musical of Sanrio's mobile game Show by Rock! ! , bearing its usual kemonomimi action but for some reason only featuring the franchise's males, a possibly weak decision considering the vast popularity th...

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Chronicles of Time, a 5-disc and 75-track long Chrono Trigger tribute album that was made as part of worldwide collaboration project between over 200 artists, is now available for purchase. The album is fully licensed and features a variety of arr...

During a recent event for the Street Fighter franchise's latest game Street Fighter V, the organizers recently held a special cosplay contest for Chun-Li cosplayers titled the Miss Chun-Li contest. The competition included a model and gamer, Kayo ...

International visual novel publisher and licenser Sekai Project have announced three new titles which they hope to bring to audiences in the near future. These were announced last weekend at Animation on Display (AOD) in Santa Clara, CA.

ARAMA! JAPAN Amanda

Right on the heels of Becky and Kawatani Enon's adultery scandal, another scandal involving a politician has captivated headlines. Formerly praised as an "ikumen" for taking a paternity leave, member of the House of Representatives for the Liberal...

RocketNews24 Oona McGee

The exclusive four-piece Sailor Moon marriage certificate series is finally complete with the best design in the whole collection. Late last year, we were thrilled to learn that people in Japan could register their marriage in the name of the moon...

SINGAPORE, Feb 16 - The Esplanade is turning Japanese - we really think so. To mark the 50th anniversary of diplomatic relations between Singapore and Japan, the arts centre is launching a unique 10-day arts and culture festival in May called Supe...

The Fandom Post DJ Horn

Your Lie in April It's like this show was designed to be rewatched. What They Say: Kousei Arima was a genius pianist until his mother's sudden death took away his ability to play. Ever since then, each day was dull for Kousei.

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Perfume has finally released more information on their sixth album. Titled COSMIC EXPLORER, the work marks the end of the unit's longest era yet, starting in late 2013 with the single "Sweet Refrain" and spanning their 15th anniversary celebrations.

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We have a Sound! Euphonium sequel anime coming up, but before that, a compilation movie will be shown in Japan, and it will take a look back at the events from the first anime. The official Kyoto Animation YouTube channel has now started streaming...

The official website for the anime adaptation of Gamon Sakurai's Ajin sci-fi action manga series began streaming a promotional video for the upcoming OVA that will be bundled with the limited edition of the manga's eighth compiled book volume.

The boys from the Digimon Adventure tri. theatrical anime series have suited up for Valentine's Day and have been featured in the March 2016 issue of Animedia as a poster. You can purchase this issue here (get 5% off with coupon code MOE-N3Y-4YW0QK).

Kotaku East Brian Ashcraft

For a guy whose show isn't broadcast in South Korea and with no official Korean language presence whatsoever, Conan seems popular. Ditto for his Clueless Gamer co-host Aaron Bleyaert. After a Korean fan sent Conan some nice letters and Korean snac...

Siliconera Sato

Koei Tecmo released the latest trailer for Dead or Alive Xtreme 3, and this time the attention goes to the Dragon Shrine Maiden Kunoichi Momiji. You can check out Marie Rose's introduction trailer, along with some "Gravure Paradise" mode footage, ...

Japanator Salvador GRodiles

I love it when a good pun comes into fruition. When it's done right, the person telling the joke always find a way to make his/her words flow in a way that brings a smile to everyone's face. In light of today's special occasion, SpeedRacerFlubber ...

Siliconera Sato

PlatinumGames and Activision are working on a new all out action Turtles game called Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Mutants in Manhattan, and IGN shared the latest trailer highlighting the leader Leonardo.

Perfume announced that they would be releasing a new album titled 'COSMIC EXPLORER' on April 6. This marks their first album in 2 and a half years since 'LEVEL3' was released back in October 2013. There will be three versions for the album; limite...

Siliconera Sato

Shoot 'em up fans will soon have something to look forward to with the release of Raiden V in Japan, and Moss just released the game's opening movie for the upcoming Xbox One title. As previously reported, the shmup will feature new and improved f...

Aaron Magulick, GoBoiano Writer Aaron Magulick has been a fan of anime ever since being exposed to it in the late '90s. A fan of nearly all genres, he is not afraid to explore the creepier side of the industry.

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