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February 27, 2016, 4:00 AM

Ever wondered what Japanese fans think of the whole thing? Turns out they've taken to social media to talk about it just like us, and we've translated some of the best comments. For a bit of context: these 2chan commenters are talking about a Japa...

The official website for the Shinobu Ohtaka's and Yoshifumi Ohtera's spinoff manga Magi: Sinbad no Bouken (Magi: Adventure of Sinbad) has revealed that the series is set to premiere on MBS, TBS, CBC, and BS-TBS on April 15.

RocketNews24 Casey Baseel

Officially licensed furniture also functions as a cushion or massive stuffed animal. Pikachu may be Pokémon's king of crowd-pleasing cuteness (and dancing), but that doesn't mean that the other Pocket Monsters don't have their own specialties whic...

While it is not known what will happen with the Hollywood film remake of the super popular manga Death Note, the latest news in Japan is that former AKB48 member Rina Kawaei has been added to the cast of "Death Note 2016"!

Haruhichan's blog Olivia Lynn

Cosplaying has become one of the biggest hobbies of anime lovers, and nothing is quite as magical as having yourself immortalized as anime-style artwork. Cosplayers around the world are catching on to this new trend, and it's all thanks to this ha...

SlashGear Brittany A. Roston - Feb 25, 2016

We've known for a while that Netflix was toying with the idea of an original anime series, but it turns out the company has been a little more involved with the notion than subscribers realized. In a statement today, Netflix announced its upcoming...

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The Tokyo Anime Award Festival, an industry event that celebrates excellence in Japanese animation, has announced the eight finalists up for the "Anime of the Year" awards in the categories of theatrical film and anime TV series.

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Apparently, there are only two of these consoles in the whole world. They are official, from Microsoft, and given out this month to two lucky winners in South Korea. Earlier this month, Microsoft Korea held a contest for these very limited-edition...

Shintarou Kawakubo, the editor of Hajime Isayama's Attack on Titan (Shingeki no Kyojin) manga has revealed on Twitter that an interview between Isayama and anime director Tetsurou Araki will release on March 9th, which will reveal new information ...

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XSEED Games and Marvelous announced that Senran Kagura: Estival Versus will release in North America on March 15 and Europe on March 18, 2016 for PlayStation 4 and PlayStation Vita. The game will be available through the "Endless Summer" edition, ...

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Bandai Namco and Granzella shared the latest on City Shrouded in Shadow, a collaboration survival action adventure game featuring giants and plenty of buildings getting blown up. As shown on the top image, there are two giants that appear to be fi...

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Yamato transforms into Zyuoh Gorilla thanks to his encounter with the Gorilla Zyuman named Larry, who helps him gain a new power! Using the Visor Up technique, he transforms into Zyuoh Eagle into the strong Zyuoh Gorilla!

While most of Japan slept, BABYMETAL uncovered a short trailer for their highly anticipated second album "METAL RESISTANCE" (release date: April 1) featuring a preview of their new single "KARATE" which you can already get on iTunes!

The official website for the recently announced anime adaptation of Ishizuka Chihiro's Flying Witch manga has revealed the supporting cast members for the series on Friday. The anime will begin airing on April 9th.

The Fandom Post Darius Washington

I still remember the early 2000s when I would hang out with folks at a friend's Monday night anime meetup in Kennesaw, GA. We alternated several titles in that period, and one was interesting enough initially: the TV adaptation of Kouta Hirano's m...

It's time to look at everyone's favorite manga series, Hiatus x Hiatus! Fans have created a website tracking every issue of Shonen Jump that Hunter x Hunter has been in since the series debut on March 1998.

Aniplex America began streaming a digest video for episode 1-6 of the anime adaptation of Kei Sanbe's Boku dake ga Inai Machi (ERASED) manga series on Wednesday. The Boku dake ga Inai Machi anime adaptation currently airs every Friday at 12:55am J...

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Like in real life, there are characters in anime that are too full of themselves, and really love themselves too much. For this week's Charapedia character poll, the Japanese anime character database has asked which anime characters are the ones w...

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The latest live-action Death Note movie will be having multiple Death Notes at the same time (six in fact), and one of them will belong to the character being played by AKB48 Idol, Rina Kawaei. Unfortunately, in the movie, she would be really diff...

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By Jenni . February 25, 2016 . 9:00am 2016 isn't only the 20th anniversary of the Pokémon series. This year marks the 20th anniversary of the Resident Evil series as well. Throughout 2016, Capcom is celebrating the Resident Evil 20th Anniversary, ...

Crunchyroll Mikikazu Komatsu

The Mobile Suit Gundam franchise's official portal site Gundam. Info and its YouTube channel today posted a 80-second new trailer for Mobile Suit Gundam: The Origin III Akatsuki no Houki (Dawn of Rebellion), the third chapter of the four-episode a...

The latest issue of Televi-kun magazine has revealed that Kamen Rider Ghost & Doubutsu Sentai Zyuohger will have a team-up next month! A tradition that started with Kamen Rider Gaim & Ressha Sentai ToQGer, this Spring Vacation Combination Special ...

Crunchyroll Mikikazu Komatsu

The official website for the upcoming TV anime adaptation of Tappei Nagatsuki's light novel series Re: Zero Kara Hajimeru Isekai Seikatsu (Re: Life in a different world from zero) today announced its theme song artists: Konomi Suzuki for the OP "R...

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Dagashi Kashi has introduced many to the world of cheap Japanese snacks, and caused many who have not been to Japan crave for some of these tasty snacks. The DVD/ Blu-Ray release of the anime will be coming with a special program called the "Hotar...

Watanabe Mayu's program "Urudoshi Revolution" will broadcast on SHOWROOM on February 28 from 11:30 pm. This program will commemorate the 4th anniversary since release of Watanabe's solo debut single "Synchro Tokimeki" (released February 29, 2012).

Crunchyroll Scott Green

An early look at the cover of the new issue of good! Afternoon magazine, out March 7th, has revealed that the teased announcement concerning Gido Amagakure's Sweetness and Lightning aka Amaama to Inazuma was the one that fans were hoping for.

New School Kaidan Jimmy Pham

Desperate to leave some kind of mark on the website outside of looking at cute idol photobooks, I decided to clear up some space in my calendar to help cover AnisonUSA, an event boasting to be the first of its kinda in America focused on showcasin...

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NIS America recently announced that a PC port of htol#NiQ: The Firefly Diary is headed to PC, and the Steam page has updated with a release date of March 14 for the strategy adventure game. About htol#NiQ: The Firefly Diary: At the bottom of an ol...

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