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Kotaku East Brian Ashcraft

One thing Japan does not have a shortage of is illustrators and artists. Some are famous. Many are not. Some are professionals, while others draw because they love it. Here's a look at where they create.

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The main story of Kuroko's Basketball may be over, but there is now a new animated film in the works, and it will be adapting the manga's official sequel, Kuroko's Basketball: Extra Game, as announced by Jump NEXT magazine.

It's a simple question with a deceptively difficult answer: what's the single best anime ending you've ever seen, and which one is the worst? A good ending can redeem an otherwise mediocre show, or bring something that's soaring to new creative he...

Japan Today Alastair Himmer

Former pop idol Noriko Sakai, who fell spectacularly from grace after being arrested on drugs charges, is a rare breed in Japan: a female celebrity who has suffered public humiliation and survived. The swift demise of "sweetheart" Becky over an al...

GoBoiano Media Pirate Sai

Stop talking about hentai to people I dunno but stop asking your Mom Stop saying desu after everything Because you're probably still running like Naruto Tell people who look at you funny that your elbows have a serious genetic condition and you're...

Got addicted to Pokemon games then RPGS and now anime. I believe in supporting local creators and the industry so I'm perpetually poor. All I want for Christmas is another season of Spice and Wolf. Let's talk anime, science, and Akihabara!

Kotaku East Brian Ashcraft

Do you dream of making anime in Japan? The country's government is working to make that more of a possibility by hopefully easing up on rules and regulations for foreign animators. According to the Nikkei Asian Review (via Mulboyne), the Japanese ...

Crunchyroll Paul Chapman

In a recent online poll sponsored by Akiba Souken's "Anime Portal" website, Japanese fans were asked to vote for their favorite yuri anime - anime that features an often-romanticized same-sex attraction between young ladies.

Siliconera Chris Priestman

By Chris Priestman . March 2, 2016 . 6:30pm Visual novel studio Dischan Media ended up shutting down in July 2015 after six years in production. Now, several months later, the studio has released all its visual novels for free.

Today we'll be taking a look at Megami's April 2016 issue from JList which features a lot of new anime series that recently started airing from the winter 2016 anime lineup! This issue contains a total of 18 great posters along with previews, char...

AFA Channel! freakpool

Last week, news broke that IBM is making the world of VRMMOs, as featured in Sword Art Online, a reality with their "VRMMO Project. " However, according to tech website, Road to VR, that really isn't so, and everything was really just a big misund...

It was recently revealed in Kodansha's Nakayoshi magazine that powerhouse creative team CLAMP will be adding a new manga addition to the Cardcaptor Sakura series. The move is a timely one, with CCS celebrating its 20th anniversary this year.

Crunchyroll Joseph Luster

Fresh off the recent Pokémon presentation, Nintendo announced a new Nintendo Direct stream for this week. The video showcase is set for Thursday, March 3 at 2:00pm Pacific Time, and will deliver updates on Wii U and Nintendo 3DS games that are com...

Siliconera Casey

By Casey . March 2, 2016 . 8:00am Nintendo has revealed an official trailer for the Wolf Link costume in Super Mario Maker. True to The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess, the costume is complete with a tiny Midna riding atop it.

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

Your Lie in April With a home video release later this month, Anipelx has now debuted the complete twenty-two episode series for Your Lie in April on Netflix. It's currently available in its English language and Japanese language form here.

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According to the April issue of Nakayoshi magazine, a new manga project of Cardcaptor Sakura from CLAMP has been announced. A date for when publication starts will be decided at a later date. Cardcaptor SakuraManga Post navigation Previous Post"De...

Crunchyroll Mikikazu Komatsu

It has been confirmed that the sales of Natsume Akatsuki's fantasy comedy light novel series Kono Subarashii Sekai ni Shukufuku wo! (KonoSuba: God's Blessing on This Wonderful World! ) has increased three times in nine months after the production ...

Crunchyroll Scott Green

Shogakukan's Heros magazine, home of Rando Ayamine and Hikarui Nijima's ongoing Majestic Prince sci-fi manga has teased that an announcement concerning the series is planned for next month's issue, coming April 1st.

Source: Right Stuf, Inc. press release Official Site: gundam. jp (Japan) Special Thanks to Jessica Breon Anime distributor Right Stuf, Inc. and anime producer Sunrise Inc. are excited to announce the upcoming release of MOBILE SUIT GUNDAM ZZ COLLE...

Last month Pied Piper, Inc. announced the license of the Skip Beat! anime, with plans to crowdfund an English-dubbed DVD and Blu-ray. Well, the time has come, and as of March 1 the Indiegogo campaign is officially live, and it's seeking $210,000 t...

The supposedly secret second life of one particular Chinese teacher has been exposed by his own student, revealing that the beautiful "Crome Moe" is actually a double-crossing cross-dresser, a rather common act that even popular models have happil...

This is an RSS version of the original article. Please visit www. otakustudy. com for the full post. Given that Celebi was made available as part of a Pokemon Bank app promotion back in 2014, this is not as rare a mythical Pokemon as others.

NEWS Manga Sales Are Growing and Changing Posted by Milton Griepp on March 2, 2016 @ 3:44 am CT Michael Gombos and Carl Horn. We recently caught up with Dark Horse Director of International Publishing and Licensing Michael Gombos and Manga Editor ...

JEFusion Adam Perez

The search for the Champion Symbol continues as the Zyumen attempt to find their way back home, but one seems to not be in any rush as we discuss Amu and her realistic nature. Plus Yamato begins to discover a power being awakened from within and a...

'この冬を越せない俺達に愛の手を!' (Kono Fuyu o Kosenai Oretachi ni Ainote o! ) "A Loving Hand for Our Party When We Can't Make It Through Winter! " It's hard being a lich when Aqua's around. It's hard being everyone when Aqua's around.

Crunchyroll Mikikazu Komatsu

It is confirmed that 19-year-old anime voice actress Shiina Natsukawa is cast as Akeno Misaki, one of the two protagonists in Production IMS' upcoming original TV anime Hai-Furi. She is best known as the voice of Nonoka Komiya in the 2014 TV anime...

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

Sentai Filmworks has the main TV series coming out in May for the Strawberry Marshmallow property and now they've announced that they've also picked up the three part OVA series for release later this year.

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Daisuki posted the promotional video for the Meteorite arc for the God Eater anime. The subtitles are in English, French, German, Italian, Spanish, Spanish (for Latin America), Brazilian Portuguese, and Russian.

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