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April 11, 2016, 7:00 PM
April 11, 2016, 7:00 PM
GoBoiano Media Aaron Magulick

Well, not really. For now. However, a recent Strike the Blood event have left Japanese fans with hope that more Strike the Blood anime may be in the works. The smoking gun for this news is that there is supposed to be a "major announcement" includ...

A lot of manga fans who don't understand Japanese rely on fellow fans who scan and translate (hence, the term "scanlation") chapters and volumes of the titles they want to read. If a title becomes popular enough, it will eventually be localized fo...

GoBoiano Media Aaron Magulick

Terra Formars has been a hit in Japan since publication started in 2011. There is something satisfying about humans fighting cockroaches in a survival of the fittest scenario. To keep capitalizing on the popularity, dTV began streaming a promo for...

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The Anime of the Year Award-winning anime about making an anime, Shirobako, has been loved by fans and critics so much, that calls for a sequel have been very loud. Recently, the producers of the anime, together with Aoi Miyamori's voice actress, ...

People are lighting up online about the DokiDoki Drawing channel on YouTube. They have a wide range of videos but people seem to really enjoy the masterful mini-lessons from the 'veteran animator Hinoe.

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By Joel Couture . April 9, 2016 . 8:00am Tesla, Marie Curie, Pythagoras, and Einstein, along with five other famous scientists from history, can duke it out in one-on-one fighter Science Kombat, which can be played for free in your browser.

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Shounen Jump! Magazine has given us some of the most unforgettable battle manga titles, from Naruto and One Piece, to Dragon Ball, Jojo's Bizarre Adventure, and Fist of the North Star. However, the magazine is never shy when it comes to ecchi, as ...

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As Bakuon! ! will begin screening simultaneously on the three channels, TOKYO MX, Sun Television, as well as BS11, on 4 April (mon) at 12 midnight, a special screening event was held on 2 April at Tokyo Ichikawa Cinema City.

Siliconera Joel Couture

By Joel Couture . April 9, 2016 . 10:00am An English PC release of PSP shmup Let's Go! Burunyanman Portable, Go Go Burunyanman Ecstasy! ! ! , is in the works and currently raising votes on Steam Greenlight.

With the Boruto manga to release on May 9th, assistant to official Naruto creator Masashi Kishimoto's Mikio Ikemoto has finally released new information and preview images before the series air next month.

'初航海でピンチ!' (Hatsu Kōkai de Pinchi! ) "In a Pinch on Our Maiden Voyage! " Somehow, it seems that warships are all the rage in Japan right now. Your guess is as good as mine as to why. And I suppose Hai-Furi could well be simply anime's next attempt...

Indiewire Charles Solomon

American animated characters sailed unscathed through the financial meltdown of 2008 and its after effects: Po could afford all the dumplings he could eat, Hiro and his friends had the cutting-edge technology and supplies they needed, and Hiccup w...

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After teaming up with DMM to turn World War II warships into Moe Anthropomorphic Girls in Kantai Collection, Kadokawa has teamed up with NEXCO Central Japan and Dwango to turn traffic exchanges into their own Moe Anthropomorphic Girls.

Ojiisan and Marshmallow is the cutest little anime to come out of last season. Based on the manga by Rekomaru Otoi, the show follows Iori Wakabayashi as she tries to get a date with her co-worker Habahiro Hige, an oblivious man in his thirties wit...

Nintendo 3DS game ships in Japan on June 9 CAPCOM's official website for its Gyakuten Saiban 6 (Ace Attorney 6) Nintendo 3DS game began streaming a 15-second commercial previewing the game's limited time downloadable content costumes on Sunday.

Crunchyroll Scott Green

LG Mobile has launched a promotion for their G5 smartphone featuring the face of action movie star Jason Statham. Making a music cameo in the spot is the unmistakable sound of Vocaloid Hatsune Miku and her infectious cover of Ievan Polkka (the old...

Crunchyroll Joseph Luster

Star Fox Zero launches with the packed-in bonus game Star Fox Guard on April 22, and Nintendo busted out those awesome Jim Henson Company puppets for a new trailer. Soak in some footage and a bit of puppet fun in the video below.

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Apr10 Girl Meets Fleet Live on the Sea, Protect the Sea, Sail the Sea - Blue Mermaids. Let's join up with the new crew of the good ship Harekaze at Yokosuka Girls' Marine High School, and see what this latest cute girls doing cute things show has ...

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Although many bemoan the state of the Japanese music industry, at least the talented people tasked with making the music videos seem to be keen on pushing boundaries. "Ponpara Pecorna Papiyotta" by 5572320 was one of the strangest videos ever comm...

'ヒーローの条件' (Hiirou no Jouken) "What It Takes to Be a Hero" I repeat: I know what they're trying to do, but it works. The hero fights through disappointment, and that moment at the end . . . chills. It's been a while since a story gave me chills lik...

'一目あつたその日から一絆の花咲くこともある' (Hitome atsuta sonohi kara ichi kizuna no hana saku koto mo aru) "Sometimes, a Bond Can Bloom from the First Day Eye Contact is Made" Strongest potential I've yet seen for a seriously powerful show.

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"Be careful what you wish for", that phrase is unfortunately ringing more true than it should with regards to the current Ace Attorney anime adaption. In the premiere I had voiced several concerns, and chief among them was the fact that the show w...

'再会の魔女' (Saikai no Majo) "Reunion with the Witch" I can't decide if this frustration is the right one or not. Is This the Right Frustration I can see the delicate line this story is going to have to walk.

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Nintendo shared a new trailer for Bravely Second: End Layer, highlighting the unique risk/reward of the 3DS RPG's battle system. Refresh yourself and start planning your combat strategies in advance of the North American release below.

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

The Skip Beat! Kickstarter project has hit the $140,000 mark on its journey to the fully funded amount of $155,000 and that's resulted in a new bit of news. The fifth bit of casting has been revealed with Richard Epcar taking on the role of Lory T...

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Can a Mary Stu Character, a character that's fundamentally perfect to the point of being broken still be interesting? That's the fundamental question that Sakamoto desu ga? (Haven't you heard I'm Sakamoto?

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Moonies in Tokyo have a lot to be happy about, because not only has Sailor Moon Crystal returned for a second season, but there will also be a special exhibition for the anime. The event will be held later this month at the Mori Tower in Roppongi ...

The perverse interrogation scenes of Bullet Girls 2 have gotten a stronger focus with this brand new trailer, highlighting the numerous "torture methods" at the player's disposal to fish for vital information as well as to sate whatever odd fetish...

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