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April 7, 2016, 9:30 AM

Pied Piper's Kickstarter campaign for a North American DVD release of the Skip Beat! anime is moving along at a fine pace. It's currently at $121,149 of its $155,000 goal, and updates announcing voice actors started rolling out at the $100k milest...

As part of the promotions for the upcoming Marvel movie Captain America: Civil War, three major shounen manga titles have also revealed their own version of "civil war", illustrated by the respective manga artists themselves.

It was announced that Umika Kawashima will graduate 9nine this July. The breaking news was announced during 9nine LIVE 2016 "Sakura Cloud9" held at Zepp Diver City on April 6. Umika Kawashima About the reason of the graduation, Umika stated that s...

I lack mental organization. I don't keep a list of everything I've seen, read, played, or own. It is one thing to say you watched a series, but how much do you remember? As I look through the roughly 275 titles covered over the last ten years on m...

The new live-action Death Note movie is slated to open in Japan on October 29, and the staff recently updated everyone with two fresh stills. The latest shots show Yūgi Shion, a genius hacker played by Masaki Suda.

Ranging from helpful to destructive, beings with capabilities beyond those of ordinary humans abound on Earth yet are seldom seen. Although society is at peace with this cloaked cohabitation, that status quo is sustained largely only through a law...

Siliconera Sato

Dead or Alive Xtreme 3 recently released in Japan and Asia, and Koei Tecmo has a little surprise on the official website with a collaboration wallpaper featuring Hatsune Miku and Marie Rose. The above is a look at the wallpaper that was made as a ...

RocketNews24 Preston Phro

The emergence of an adorable 2D English teacher (hailing from a New Horizon middle school textbook) has caused quite a stir online thanks to her considerable charm, sure to fill those who have already braved the hardships of the educational system...

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

Re:Zero might possibly be the dark horse of the Spring 2016 anime season. The story follows a total shut in named Subaru Natsuki that's been teleported to another world on his way back from a convenience store.

Charapedia asked 10,000 anime fans the question: Which female anime voice actor is your favorite? And from thousands of fans, most of the responses are from the male fans (43. 2%), female fans (56. 8%) and teens to adults in their 20s (63.

A trailer for 7th Dragon III Code: VFD's upcoming western release has briefly detailed its character customization options, allowing players to give their characters distinct appearances and let their creativity thrive (despite how few the choices...

Siliconera Casey

With Bravely Second releasing in North America next week, Nintendo has shared a new trailer for the Nintendo 3DS game. Here's a look at the official overview trailer in which we get a glimpse of the game's story, battle and job system, as well as ...

lyrical school just changed the game with their smartphone MV for their major label debut single "RUN and RUN" (release date: 4/27)! Contributor Wanted! ! Those of you who rightfully dislike videos shot in portrait mode will have to restrain yours...

Sentai Filmworks announced the acquisition of Onigiri, based on CyberStep's MMORPG. The 13-episode short-format anime series starts airing in Japan on April 7, and Sentai will be bringing it to select digital outlets.

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

With the first two seasons of Sailor Moon Crystal having generated thirteen volumes across its release, the reveal of how the third season is being handled is surprising. The show, which is set for a thirteen episode season, will be getting a thre...

RocketNews24 evie lund

Weeaboos often get a bad rap for being out of touch with reality and over-idealising Japan. But what do ordinary Japanese people think of them? If you're seriously interested in Japan, then you'll probably have met a few "weeaboos" during your tim...

Fairy Tail's author Hiro Mashima is known for producing sketches for each holiday, but with his busy schedule he forgot about April Fool's things and fans took to social media to remind him.

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Dropped by Ginza for a quick stroll and here are some street photography shots during the day. Ginza is a shopping district in Tokyo and you can find lots of upscale shops and restaurants here. If you're visiting Ginza as a tourist, I would recomm...

Crunchyroll Joseph Luster

Assault Suit Leynos (released in the US as Target Earth) originally launched on Sega Mega Drive/Genesis in 1990, and Dracue Software updated it for PlayStation 4 and PC last year. Now Rising Star Games has plans to release the HD update on PS4 and...

Crunchyroll Mikikazu Komatsu

Tokyo-based anime production company ufotable was established in 2000, then has worked on many successful anime series including Ninin ga Shinobuden (2004), Tales of Symphonia (2007-2011), The Garden of Sinners (2007-2013), Fate/Zero (2010-2011), ...

Crunchyroll Scott Green

Japan is set to get new Marvel Comics based Captain America: Civil War on April 29th, ahead of the US May 6th opening. Weekly Shonen Magazine will be clear the path with its own clash of heroes in the 2016 issue 20, on sale April 13th.

Rio Hiiragi launches a full-frontal audio-visual attack in the MV for "BANZAI! BANZAI! " (release date: April 6)! Contributor Wanted! ! "BANZAI! BANZAI! " was produced by Hyadain (Ken'ichi Maeyamada) and the music alternates between chaotic high-s...

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A slew of bold new anime announcements from Crunchyroll begin revving up again today with word that Haven't You Heard? I'm Sakamoto, based on the comedy manga by Nami Sano, is set to begin streaming soon!

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Check out the box office charts and trailers of all the new Japanese films of the past weekend below! Japan Box Office Chart - April 2nd/3rd 01 (01) Assassination Classroom: Graduation (Weeks: 02) 02 (02) Doraemon Movie 36: Shin Nobita no Nippon T...

BiSH revealed a new MV "DEADMAN" (Release Date:4th May). They make a raid on conventional idol-ness on major idols with their major debut! Contributor Wanted! ! The whole MV casts their destruction of buildings in Asakusa and Akihabara.

Indiewire Jerry Beck

Visual Kei band NIGHTMARE have announced that they will be taking a temporary hiatus at the end of the year. This was announced on April 2 during the opening day of their tour "NIGHTMARE TOUR 2016 Awakening of Clowns" at Sendai PIT in Miyagi.

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Japanese new wave band rock Budo Grape has released their 5th set of digital singles worldwide on iTunes, featuring a contrast of melancholy ("Jikansaryouomoi") and insanely upbeat ("Go! Go! Taichi! ", named for the band's manic, forever-smiling d...

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