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February 25, 2016, 6:00 AM
February 25, 2016, 6:00 AM
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By Jenni . February 22, 2016 . 7:44pm The PlayStation 4 will be receiving its first Touhou Project game in both North America and Europe. NIS America has announced it's picking up Cube Type's Genso Rondo.

Only Yesterday is possibly the least appreciated anime in the Studio Ghibli catalog, probably because it stands out so oddly among the rest of the films (not to mention anime in general). It's much more an art-house indie drama in both tone and sc...

If you've seen all of these, then count yourself among the most elite of Ghibli otaku. Whenever we think of Ghibli movies, we tend to think of the big ones: Spirited Away, Princess Mononoke, My Neighbor Totoro, and more.

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Courses include maid cafe management, idol production, and dojinshi promotion. As Japan's mecca for anime, video games, cosplay, Tokyo's Akihabara has long been thought of as a hobbyist's neighborhood.

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Nintendo announced that they're having a Pokémon Nintendo Direct this Friday, February 26, at 7:00AM PT/10:00AM ET/3:00PM GMT. Nintendo has yet to reveal what kind of content will be shown during the Pokémon Direct, but it'll be part of the celebr...

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Kawaei possesses 1 of 6 Death Notes in fall film. The official website for this year's live-action Death Note film revealed that former AKB48 idol group member Rina Kawaei (Azumi: Bakumatsu-hen stage play) plays Sakura Aoi, a girl who possesses on...

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Series chief director Katsura Hashino recently shared the latest on the development of Persona 5 in the March 2016 issue of Persona Magazine. Here are some of the key notes from the interview. [Thanks, Game Jouhou.

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This spring, March 6-8, at Jacob Javits Center NYC, the charismatic Japanese hair-stylist, Sayuri Ushio, will debut her very first US seminar. Sayuri's signature flagship salon will open the following month of April in the home of her heart-Brookl...

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Because normal guitar picks are for babies! Li-sa-X rocketed to Internet fame a few years ago thanks to a video showing her playing "Fives," a complicated guitar rock tune, as an eight-year-old. Not only was she able to perform the song well, but ...

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In its 50+ episode run, particularly in the twenty or so episode that have made up Durarara! ! x2, Durarara! ! has demonstrated a rather impressive ability to maintain a largely impregnable nature, both in terms of plot and character motivations.

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Because the magical blue cat can make even the weirdest scenarios a reality. Japanese model maker @momiboku recently caught the attention of Twitter users online with his unusual take on two of the Hollywood movie world's most best-known characters.

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We recently got a closer look at Dragon Quest Heroes II's new characters, and Square Enix showed off the game's first trailer during a NicoNico Live stream. Here's a recording of the footage. The trailer shows us the game's two protagonists in Raz...

It's a glorious day for combination rugby-anime fans. That's because a bunch of information about the anime adaptation of rugby manga All Out! ! is. . . out. All Out! ! 's director is Kenichi Shimizu, whose last anime was Parasyte -the maxim-.

The official website of the anime adaptation of NisiOisin's Owarimonogatari began streaming a new promotional video for the "Sodachi Lost" arc and previews the opening song bySodachi Oikura (Marina Inoue).

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Yay everyone gets an episode! Wooooooooooo! ! Last week things focused on Yukari and Quetzalcoatl getting together forming their unique team, but this time it looks like were not getting an episode dedicated to one character or would you consider ...

Anime characters are no strangers to odd promotional duties, and that goes doubly so for the crew of Eiichiro Oda's One Piece. The latest mixes some of the Straw Hats up with Kai Corporation to promote its Xfit brand of disposable razors.

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For a limited time during March and April, the Harajuku's Rilakkuma Cafe in a Honey Forest Cafe will be serving up adorable Rilakkuma-inspired dishes and desserts. While working for San-X, illustrator Aki Kondo created one of Japan's most iconic c...

According to the latest release slate from Section23 Films, the Maiden Japan label has a Blu-ray and DVD release lined up for 2007's Den-noh Coil anime. The award-winning series is set to make its North American home video debut on June 28.

"It's definitely for adults. It is zero chance it will be below an R-rating. ", said the film's producer Roy Lee at DICE 2016. Screen Forever 2015 "The tone will be one of the first Manga adaptations that feels very grounded but still has fantasti...

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

It's time to return to 1987, baby, as King Records has revealed a Blu-ray release of Dangaioh. The distributor will bring out this three episode OVA series on April 27th, 2016 at the very low priced of 6,000 yen.

Idol unit Kobushi Factory tops the singles chart with 2nd release featuring three title songs: Sakura Night Fever / Chotto Guchoku ni! Chototsu Moshin / Osu! Kobushi Damashii. The new Hello! Project unit features 8 members 14-16 years old with str...

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And this time, it looks like he's coming to New York. Note: This article contains content some readers might find objectionable. The follow up to 2013's HK (short for "Hentai Kamen" or "Masked Pervert") is slated to hit Japanese theaters this May.

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To KanColle's admirals, Yuka Ootsubo is the voice behind the "Base Lesbian Torpedo Cruisers of Maximum Over-Crit," Ooi and Kitakami, as well as the Aviation Battleships, Ise and Hyuuga, the Heavy Cruisers, Furutaka and Kako, and the Light Aircraft...

A perverse trailer for "Hentai Kamen: Abnormal Crisis" has exposed itself, a sequel to the 2013 live action adaptation that featured an exhibitionist hero bent on saving the day (and likely terrifying citizens in the process), and hopefully to att...

Crunchyroll Mikikazu Komatsu

The official website for the upcoming TV anime adaptation of Cyberstep's massively multiplayer online role-playing game Onigiri today updated with a new visual featuring its nine main characters. The game started its service in Japan in December 2...

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Bandai Visual today posted a preview for the upcoming "Meteorite" arc of the TV anime God Eater, which covers the remaining delayed four episodes, 10th to 13th. The episodes were not aired in the anime's original broadcast run from July to Septemb...

CROSS ANGE: RONDO OF ANGELS AND DRAGONS Available June 21st Source: Section23 Films press release Special Thanks to Mike Bailiff Home video distributor Section23 Films today announced its June slate of releases; including Sentai Filmworks' uncut f...

This is an RSS version of the original article. Please visit www. otakustudy. com for the full post. Following its initial western release on the Xbox360 in 2010, CAVE's gothic horizontal side-scrolling shoot 'em up (schmup) Deathsmiles is set to ...

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Kotaku East Richard Eisenbeis

Alright. You know the drill. A new anime season means new anime-42 for this winter season to be precise. With so many, it can be hard to know what to watch, and that's why we've put together this guide.

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