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March 16, 2016, 2:00 PM
March 16, 2016, 2:00 PM
RocketNews24 Casey Baseel

The classic anime and manga franchise has never had us feeling more hungry. With a new manga and line of beautifully illustrated sketchbooks on the way, the characters of the Cardcaptor Sakura franchise are set to appear on the shelves of comic lo...

Kotaku East Brian Ashcraft

The Garden of Words is one of the most beautiful anime films in recent memory. Let's see how it compares to Tokyo, the city where it takes place. The movie, which came out in 2013, is set during Japan's rainy season, when everything is lush, green...

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Sega's latest Hatsune Miku: Project Diva game, titled Hatsune Miku: Project Diva X, is already nearing its release date later this month, and Sega's official Hatsune Miku channel has started streaming a brand new PV, which previews some of the gam...

Crunchyroll Mikikazu Komatsu

Shueisha has announced that the original Yu-Gi-Oh! manga author Kazuki Takahashi draws a new one-shot story for the upcoming 19th and 20th issues of its Weekly Shonen Jump. The two-episode series covers the untold story between the manga's final 3...

Sword Art Online: Hollow Realization has shown off a bit of everything with its latest trailer, detailing the mechanics behind its battle system, explaining the lore and general plot while even showcasing some of its 3D CG to hopefully garner the ...

Animation Magazine Mercedes Milligan

Acclaimed Japanese toon house Studio Ghibli may have slowed down its feature production pace (its last full length film, When Marnie Was There, came out in 2014) - but that doesn't mean the animators' desks are gathering cobwebs.

Models display creations by Japanese designer Tsukasa Mikami at the 2016 autumn/winter collection show in Tokyo on March 14, 2016 No stranger to barrettes, bows and beauty products, Japanese Instagram icon and model Genking is a proud flag bearer ...

Broadway World Books News Desk

VIZ Media, LLC (VIZ Media), the largest publisher, distributor and licensor of manga and anime in North America, delivers brand new manga action inspired by Capcom's Monster Hunter(TM), one of the hottest RPG video game properties.

Siliconera Sato

Spike Chunsoft released the latest video for Kenka Bancho Otome, with a look at the game's opening movie, where we get to see several of the game's main and key characters. Instead of an open-world beat 'em up you get from the regular Kenka Bancho...

Crunchyroll Mikikazu Komatsu

Aniplex announced on March 14 that the anime film adaptation of Asumiko Nakamura's Boys Love/BL manga Doukyusei (classmates) attracted 106,827 moviegoers and earned 158,295,100 yen from 30 theaters in 23 days since its release in Japan on February...

Crunchyroll Mikikazu Komatsu

LADYBABY is back to change the rules and smash boundaries again with the MVs for "Renge Chance! " and "C'est si Bon Kibun" from their 3rd single "Renge Chance! " (release date : April 13)! Contributor Wanted!

The Tokyo Reporter Staff Report

Kozan Park in Yamaguchi (pref. yamaguchi. lg. jp) YAMAGUCHI (TR) - Yamaguchi Prefectural Police have launched an investigation following the discovery over the weekend of a human skull and headless body in a popular park in Yamaguchi City, reports...

Shueisha's Shonen Jump+ manga website launched in 2014 with over 30 different, free series for readers to peruse. Among series like Akira Amano's ēlDLIVE and Hidekaz Himaruya's Hetalia World Stars was Seiyū Mashimashi Club.

Japanator Josh Tolentino

The Danganronpa games are fantastic. Stylish, tense, and utterly engrossing, they're easily among my favorite visual novels, and I recommend that everyone play them. Thankfully, that just got a lot easier, as people won't have to buy a PlayStation...

A new 1/8th scale figure of the adorable beast tamer from the Sword Art Online (SAO) world has been revealed. Silica comes to us in fine detail, wearing a cute two piece swimsuit while carrying a float.

Kahotan's Blog gsckahotan

Hello everyone, Kahotan here! (@gsc_kahotan) I was expecting to have warm and cheerful Spring weather by now, but I am instead shivering in my boots! Where did this sudden cold weather come from? ! Everyone take care not to catch a cold!

iDigitalTimes Phillip Martinez

After its release date was teased , the official Naruto Next Generation website has announced the official premiere date of the Boruto manga and the special one-shot from Naruto creator, Masashi Kishimoto .

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"If those guys were born in America, they might be the biggest band in the world. " - Gene Simmons, KISS X JAPAN's documentary "We Are X" premiered ad Sundance Fiml Festival Awards, and won the Special Jury Award for Best Editing.

Crunchyroll Scott Green

On March 16, American publisher Dark Horse is presenting the first volume of Danganronpa: The Animation (they're working with the series' original title here), the manga by Takashi Tsukimi, inspired by the video game series for PSP, released throu...

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

With TOKYOPOP's Stu Levy out in Hollywood working to build a film for Juror 13 here and abroad, what better way to throw some egg on your face than to have the official YouTube channel for the service bring out the much requested and hoped for Ang...

The Tokyo Reporter Staff Report

Alex Zelikow TOKYO (TR) - Tokyo Metropolitan Police have arrested a 30-year-old male American for possession of an illicit video featuring an underage girl, reports TBS News (Mar. 14). Police accused Alex Zelikow, a former employee of NHK, of poss...

University Chronicle Benzinga Full Feed

Leading online mobile games publisher to showcase flagship titles Bleach : Brave Souls and Love Life! School Idol Festival San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) March 15, 2016 Klab Inc. , a leader in online mobile games, will be showcasing two of their most b...

The heroes of Hai to Gensou no Grimgar have reached a whole new level as they finally encounter a gruesome foe other than goblins, naturally leading to more exhilarating battles sure to best interest those unconcerned with the plot's painfully slo...

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Crunchyroll Scott Green

Promotion continues for spring's My Hero Academia anime. In time for the last issue of its home magazine, Shonen Jump, there's a new commercial, the launch of an Instagram account (still novel for an anime series), and a look at the latest super-h...

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The newest Koei Tecmo Dead or Alive Xtreme 3 character trailer introduces Ayane. Dead or Alive Xtreme 3 will be released for the PlayStation 4 and PS Vita on March 24 in Japan. An English version is also due out in Asia.

Yet more cringe-worthy fujoshi material has been converted into a live action stage play, with the parkour-based Prince of Stride being next in line which may at least interest non-fujoshi viewers to some degree with its implied array of acrobatic...

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