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March 11, 2016, 5:00 PM
March 11, 2016, 5:00 PM
Kotaku East Brian Ashcraft

Not all of them, mind you. But many keep getting stuck. Last year, Kotaku first reported that one train character kept getting stuck in doorways and ticket wickets, but as Dick King-Smith HQ noted on Twitter, that rotund mascot is not alone.

Submitted by Anonymous through this form: "People calling themselves "fans" are watching anime then they complain about low quality, shows not getting second seasons or wondering why moe or idol trash shows keep getting made.

Crunchyroll Mikikazu Komatsu
Crunchyroll Scott Green

The 15th anniversary fun continues! Streaming service Crunchyroll has announced that they will be presenting Digimon Adventure tri. Chapter 2 on Saturday, March 12th. Keep an eye on the site for the specific time.

RocketNews24 Philip Kendall

Whether or not it turns out to be the game-changer we're hoping for, 2016 will be the year of virtual reality. Unfortunately, some people will be finding out the hard way how intense this new technology can be.

Sometimes in Tokyo, events will be announced suddenly with little to no warning and this is one of those cases! Extreme entertainer/farmer/idol event promoter and proud Tochigi native Gyuzo will be taking over Shinjuku's Studio Alta for one day on...

RocketNews24 Casey Baseel

Cute cats are ready to play with Toyko's beautiful people. As fun as a trip to a cat cafe can be for animal lovers in Tokyo, not all of them really put much effort into the "cafe" part of the promise. Some animal cafes feel more like you've wander...

Pollsters Charapedia have asked their readers to rank anime's top 20 strongest kids, and the readers have responded. 20. Aladdin Magi 19. Trunks Dragon Ball 18. Beezlebub Beezlebub 17. Doutei One Punch Man 16.

An anime has been revealed to be in the works for "Ero-Manga Sensei - Imouto to Akazu no Ma", the newest series from the author and illustrator of Ore no Imouto that will hopefully be filled to the brim with a great deal of sensuous ero-manga stap...

Siliconera Sato

The Pokémon Company just revealed a new smartphone game called Pokémon Comaster, with a new trailer showing off its board game-like title in development with Heroz Japan. While not much is known about the Pokémon Comaster other than what's shown i...

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The Asterisk War's official website released the second season's promotional video. The video previews Shiena Nishizawa's opening theme song "The Asterisk War. " Haruka Chisuga will perform the ending theme song "Ai no Uta -words of love-.

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

Ace of the Diamond Second Season Episode 33 The anime series Ace of the Diamond has been going strong for a while now as it adapts the manga from Yuuji Terajima. While we got word previously that some new OAD bundles are coming with the Ace of the...

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By Jenni . March 10, 2016 . 10:30am Capcom Unity has come bearing news concerning Street Fighter V's March update. There isn't a release date for it yet, but the company has gone over the first DLC character that will be added, Alex, the upcoming ...

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The Man At Arms : REFORGED YouTube show is known for forging weapons from comics, movies, and animation every week, and their latest webisode features Asuna's final weapon in the Aincrad arc of Sword Art Online.

Siliconera Sato

We haven't heard much about Nippon Ichi Software's upcoming PS Vita dungeon crawler Coven and Labyrinth of Refrain since its delay in January, but the company just revealed its latest trailer. The game is set in a town called Refrain that has a la...

March 9 is Hastune Miku's Thanksgiving Day in Japan. The Japanese word for "3" can be pronounced as "mi" and "9" as "ku" - hence Miku Day! An alternative Japanese pronunciation for 3 and 9 is "San-kyuu", which sounds like "Thank you".

Crunchyroll Mikikazu Komatsu

Following the successful Sailor Moon Crystal series, Konin Todoke Seisakujo/Design Laboratory for Marriage Paperworks added two new set of its marriage paper featuring the most popular vocaloid character, Hatsune Miku, on March 9 (Hatsune Miku's d...

Macross Delta, the latest series in the long-running Macross series and the first in eight years is set to debut this April 3 on Tokyo MX. Delta, which is set eight years after the events of Macross Frontier, follows a female idol group called Wal...

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SNK Playmore released the latest teaser trailer for The King of Fighters XIV,showcasing Chin Gentsai, Choi Bounge, and Fatal Fury's Tung Fu Rue as playable characters. The King of Fighters XIV is set to be released exclusively for the PlayStation ...

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

The upcoming anime series Haifuri is part of the spring 2016 anime season and things are moving right along in getting announcements out there. With the series now scheduled for an April 9th, 2016 debut, four more actors have boarded the project.

Siliconera Joel Couture

By Joel Couture . March 10, 2016 . 1:00pm Ittle and Tippsie are set to crash land on yet another island this Summer with Ittle Dew 2, a top-down adventure game of puzzles and monster-slashing action coming to PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC.

Dōkyūsei (Classmates), the theatrical anime adaptation of the boys' love manga by Asumiko Nakamura that debuted in Japan this February will get a limited theatrical release in the U. S. courtesy Aniplex starting May 6.

Siliconera Jenni

By Jenni . March 9, 2016 . 9:21pm Nintendo is giving people who don't own the Wolf Link amiibo a chance to get the Wolf Link Super Mario Maker costume. If people visit Course World, they'll find a new Event Course called Twilight Princess HD.

Siliconera Sato

One Piece: Burning Blood is releasing next month in Japan, and we got a look at the latest with some matchups between some of the series' main characters in the latest footage. The above video shows off Luffy, Ace, and Sabo against Chopper, Sanji,...

Crunchyroll Scott Green

A third preview offers the latest look at the anime adaptation of Koji Yanagi's Mystery Writers of Japan Award and Yoshikawa Eiji Prize for New Writers award-winning World War II mystery novel Joker Game.

After a solid, if inconsistent, collection of episodes in Naruto Shippuden Box Set 22 we arrive hopefully at the shores of Box Set 23. Alas, the good ship Naruto has docked in filler bay and stays there right up until the very last episode of this...

'小さいルルの大きな夢' (Chīsai Ruru no Ōkina yume) "Little Ruru's Big Dream" Another character episode this week, and most likely our last one, since we're out of major cast to feature. I actually thought we had already passed through the major cast, and ha...


As previously reported, The Ring's Sadako and Ju-on's Kayako will be facing off in new movie "Sadako vs Kayako". The film will open on June 18. The film stars Yamamoto Mizuki, who will be caught in between the two spirits.

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Last November, the JR West Sanyou Shinkansen line launched the Shinkansen Evangelion Project, which features a special train called the 500-type EVA, which comes complete with a life-size cockpit from the 1995 classic anime.

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