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April 4, 2016, 11:30 PM

We recently reported that a live-action adaptation of popular manga and anime Fullmetal Alchemist is in the works. The cast for main characters has been announced and the Japanese internet sphere is bubbling with debate over the casting decisions.

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Looking for an inexpensive, relaxing place to stay in Shibuya? Nadeshiko Hotel Shibuy may be just what you want! Traveling in a foreign country can be intimidating for anyone, but Nadeshiko Hotel Shibuya is looking to make the experience a bit mor...

NMB48 takes a dark turn in the MV for their 14th single "Amagami Hime" (release date: April 27). Contributor Wanted! ! The MV for "Amagami Hime" focuses on Sayaka Yamamoto as the leader of a gang of shoplifters, Miru Shiroma as a dancer with an ea...

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Nana Asakawa, the 2nd generation member of SUPER☆GiRLS who has been dubbed the "once in 1,000 years 'baby-faced huge breasts' (dougan kyonyuu)" will be on the cover of Weekly Young Magazine vol. 18 that will be published on April 4th, one day afte...

It has just been announced that Utada Hikaru will officially make her comeback with the two singles "Hanataba wo Kimi ni" and "Manatsu no Tooriame" on April 15th. Both songs will be broadcasted on April 4th as they will serve as the themes for the...

Here's a clip coming from Kamen Rider Amazons' first episode, which features the first on-screen transformation of Kamen Rider Amazon Alpha. Jin Takayama (played by Masashi Taniguchi) transforms into Kamen Rider Amazon Alpha transforms using the A...

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It was announced at the special event held at the Ryogoku Kokugikan Sumo Arena on April 3 that a TV anime adaptation of Reject's romance game for female, Scared Rider Xechs, is in the works for a summer 2016 premiere in Japan.

Crunchyroll Scott Green

At this November's MegaHobby Expo 2015 Autumn, figure maker Alter's MegaHouse collaboration label Alpha x Omega teased a pair of Mobile Suit Gundam Wing character statues. While release details still have not been set, the sculpts for the 14.

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The 2-day μ's Final Love Live! concert has made many Love Livers very emotional, as μ's "final" solo concert has gathered fans from all over the globe just to watch them perform. However, there was one Love Live!

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The final battle of the first season of Mobile Suit Gundam: The Iron-Blooded Orphans was intense and explosive, and it destroyed a lot of property. The city that battle took place in, "Arbrau," was inspired by an actual Canadian city in Alberta, a...

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Ryuichi Sakamoto recently sat down with The Japan Times and discussed an array of topics, including his outlook post-cancer, techonological changes in the music industry, Cool Japan, the Tokyo Olympics, and Japan's current state of mind.

'万有天羅' (Banyuu Tenra) "Divine Revelations" After a short break, Gakusen Toshi Asterisk is back for its second cour (or season)! And boy, A-1 Pictures spared no expense for this first episode. Opening Sequence & Gorgeous Animation While some episod...

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Bandai Namco revealed two new gameplay videos for their upcoming Nintendo 3DS game, My Hero Academia: Battle for All, featuring protagonist Izuku Midoriya and Katsuki Bakugou. Using his "One for All" Quirk, Izuku's attacks have tremendous force an...

The Ace Attorney franchise focuses itself on a set of characters that many have come to know and love with dedication and intrigue. For the longest time I can recall the notion that there should just be an anime- something I completely agreed with.

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It is not too early for Hunter X Hunter diehards to start the countdown. They're already hungry and thirsty for the upcoming anime and manga series that are both to debut this April. The latest update for Hunter X Hunter is the anime series that i...

The first episode of Ace Attorney the anime has aired in Japan and also recently aired in America this past Saturday on April 2nd. More episodes will be coming very soon for those subscribed to Crunchyroll, where they can view the original subtitl...

Posted 04/04/2016 Our attentions return to Crunchyroll this morning, as they bolster their spring season simulcast line-up with a pair of new announcements, both of which are coming to the UK. Here's what's been added to their slate: - BAKUON!

Anime fans have ranked the stunning female seiyuu who they believe to have had the best performances of 2016 (at least at the current point in the year), naturally leading to the most well-known names taking up spots all over the list.

IN farmers increase corn, soybean planting April hard red winter wheat offers were about 80 cents over May futures, which closed 1-1/2 cents higher at $4. 77-3/4 a bushel. Farmers in some states also may decide to switch some acreage from corn to ...

The legendary Igarashi has unleashed another PV of his upcoming Castlevanian successor "Bloodstained", revealing the placeholder graphics for the game's stage layouts as well as some new animations - a minor update that at least shows that the pro...

Crunchyroll Scott Green

Charapedia has punished the results of their third annual favorite voice actor 10,000 reader poll. All levels from rookies to super-stars were welcome, with the intention being to measure their popularity in 2016, and not explicitly to reward thei...

Siliconera Joel Couture

By Joel Couture . April 2, 2016 . 6:00pm Sekai Project have released Kanji No Owari! , an Android RPG built to help English speakers memorize Kanji. According to the game's entry on the Android store, Kanji No Owari!

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Masou Gakuen HxH, which promises to be one of the most exciting shows in the upcoming summer season, gets another promo video. Enjoy. The post Masou Gakuen HxH New Anime Trailer appeared first on Sugoi!

Our heroine tries to be boring and normal but fails, instead turning into a space cop. It was still boring though. I guess the animation was a bit different than usual? Wasn't bad though. It looks more western-style but it's not like I'm remotely ...

'緑谷出久:オリジン' (Midoriya Izuku: Orijin) "Midoriya Izuku: Origin" It's obvious what Boku no Hero Academia is trying to do. That doesn't mean it isn't working. So far, it definitely is. The Weakest, For Real This Time I have a pet peeve.

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NEWS HKT48 will form a new team, Team TII. This announcement was made during HKT48's live tour on March 30th at Marine Messe Fukuoka. Yamashita Emiri will be the captain of the new team which will include draft members Matsuoka Hana, Imamura Maria...

petit milady revealed more details for new single Seishun wa Tabemono desu (青春は食べ物です) - full track list, jacket covers, and teaser music video unveiled. The unit's 6th single has tie-up as theme for anime Pan de Peace!

It's actually the actress cosplaying as the characters of 'Osomatsu-san' anime, Matsuno sextuplets. The series is based on the manga 'Osomatsu-kun' by Fujio Akatsuka and shows the comical daily life of the already grown-up brothers.

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Why no, that post title is not a typo! In case you missed the good news, Showa Genroku is getting a second season, something I never thought I'd be writing and am positively giddy to be doing so. Given that the manga is scheduled to wrap up someti...

Crunchyroll Joseph Luster

Kadokawa Games will be releasing mystery adventure game Root Letter on PlayStation 4 and PS Vita in Japan this June. A new trailer was recently posted to hype the release and preview the mystery to come, and you can turn on closed captions and wat...

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