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February 27, 2016, 6:30 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...

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On February 24, actor Mizushima Hiro updated his Instagram to celebrate 7 years of marriage with his wife, singer-songwriter Ayaka. SEE ALSO: Mizushima Hiro reveals photo of himself holding his baby Hiro revealed a collage of photos taken during t...

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...

Kotaku East Brian Ashcraft

Akira Kurosawa's masterpiece Seven Samurai is over sixty years old. Film prints have become worse for the wear, which is why movie studio Toho is going back and restoring the picture in 4K, making it more beautiful than ever.

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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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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Siliconera Sato

Koei Tecmo recently showed off the latest on Dead or Alive Xtreme 3: Venus, the PlayStation Vita version of the game, during a NicoNico Live stream with Producer Yosuke Hayashi. [Thanks, DualShockers. ] The above videos give us a look at the PlayS...

Kotaku East Brian Ashcraft

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 ...

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

With the time difference in play, it's right about now that the next Sailor Moon PROPLICA item is heading into fans hands with the release of the Rainbow Moon Chalice. The 1:1 scale item was announced back in October and is being released on Febru...

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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, ...

Crunchyroll Mikikazu Komatsu

It is confirmed today that TMS Entertainment (Detective Conan, Lupin The Third) is now working on a TV anime adaptation of Naoki Shigeno's four-panel historical comedy manga Nobunaga no Shinobi (Nobunaga's Ninja).

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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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B'z new song "Sekai wa Anata no Iro ni Naru" (English title: "The World will Become Your Color") has been chosen as the theme song for the new 'Detective Conan' film "Meitantei Conan: Junkoku no Nightmare" (English title: "Detective Conan: The Dar...

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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!

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!

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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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 ...

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