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The Guardian Ben Child

Whitewash . . . critics on Twitter lamabast Hollywood for not casting an Asian actor for the role. Photograph: Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP Scarlett Johansson has been plunged into a fresh Twitter storm over her casting in the Hollywood remake of cl...

GoBoiano Media Aaron Magulick

The series has 21 games, two TV anime series, and a couple of OVAs. So they are basically printing money for Bandai Namco! The next step for total saturation is live-action. Bandai Namco is set to produce a live-action series, titled The iDOLM@STE...

RocketNews24 Scott Wilson

Not to mention the foreign language prerequisite: "You must speak fluent otaku/fujoshi. " When most people imagine a university class about anime and manga, they probably imagine a laid-back, easy way to snag some college credits.

Crunchyroll Scott Green

The international films and arts community today got their look at the line-up of France's high profile 2016 Cannes Film Festival. This 69th festival's Un Certain Regard (a grouping of 20 films from different cultures and filmmaking approaches) se...

SGCafe spartanchef

Things are heating up with Detective Conan, as the series' 20th movie (yes, this is now the 20th Detective Conan movie), Detective Conan: The Darkest Nightmare or Detective Conan: Junkoku no Nightmare has been previewed in two new TV commercials T...

tokyohive ustar

NMB48 & AKB48 member Watanabe Miyuki has announced her graduation from the groups. This announcement was made on April 13 during NMB48's performance at their theater. Watanabe, better known as 'Mirukii', has been a part of NMB48 since 2010.

FinancialContent Business Page Funimation Entertainment via PR Newswire

FLOWER MOUND, Texas, April 15, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Funimation Entertainment announced today that its new series "My Hero Academia," which premiered on April 3, will now be available to stream on Hulu.

Siliconera Jenni

By Jenni . April 14, 2016 . 12:00pm Corpse Party is going multiplatform. In addition to finally pinning down an April 25, 2016 release date for the Windows PC port of the horror adventure game, XSEED Games has announced the Nintendo 3DS version of...

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

Sentai Filmworks has added another spring 2016 anime series to their pickup slate with the announcement that they have Flying Witch. The distributor will be expanding availability through more digital outlets in the coming weeks and a home video r...

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

The fall 2015 anime series A Chivalry of a Failed Knight is being released in Japan by Media Factory with its home video side and now the final piece have been added. The latest is that we've got the first look at the packaging for the sixth and f...

The imminent advent of Star Ocean 5's western launch has spawned more English-dubbed trailers for fans to relentlessly criticize, offering a quick look at the battle system as well so that potential buyers can decide if the melodramatic JRPG will ...

Pouch[ポーチ] Casey Baseel
Crunchyroll Mikikazu Komatsu

The official website for the upcoming TV anime adaptation of Kiri Wazawa's comedy web manga series Fukigen na Mononokean (The Morose Mononokean) today posted a 100-second PV introducing its two protagonists, Hanae Ashiya (CV: Yuki Kaji) and Haruit...

The forever young idols of the IdolMaster franchise have continued to dance about in this brief new trailer for IdolMaster: Platinum Stars, once again showing off a few of the game's blissful idols and their lovely new looks - which will surely sn...

Girl band SCANDAL has recently started their national tour "YELLOW", but in no time they have already announced their plans to visit Europe in September, posting the schedule for the titled "SCANDAL TOUR 2016 "YELLOW" IN EUROPE".

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

HOUSTON, APRIL 14, 2016 - Sentai Filmworks is proud to announce its latest acquisition, Hakuoki ~ Demon of the Fleeting Blossom: Warrior Spirit of the Blue Sky. As the second feature film based on the successful game and anime series, this title c...

Siliconera Sato

Bandai Namco revealed a teaser trailer for their upcoming Nintendo 3DS game by Ganbarion, Dragon Ball Fusions, a game that will let you fuse just about every character from the series. The theme of the game is "infinite possibilities" when it come...

'学校じゃネトゲはできないと思った?' (Gakkou ja Netoge wa Dekinai to Omotta? ) "I Thought We Couldn't Play Net Games at School? " Games and reality are separate, but not always, and definitely not if you're Ako. Hilarious chaos ensues!

Siliconera Sato

Eve: Burst Error R, the PlayStation Vita and PC remake of YU-NO creator's classic visual novel is releasing on April 28, and publisher El Dia shared the game's latest trailer. The upcoming PlayStation Vita and PC remake uses the original game as a...

JEFusion Gaiatron

Missing some live-action Ghost in the Shell movie news? Well we got something new for you as the first image of Scarlett Johansson as Major Motoko Kusanagi has surfaced! And here's an interesting information for the movie: "The film, which is base...

Crunchyroll Scott Green

In what's hopefully a trend, rather than burying/blocking their openings on YouTube, a number of spring anime series have, by popular demand, posted non-credit versions. This includes My Hero Academia with Porno Graffitti's "The Day," Haven't You ...

Project JeForceX JeForceX

Image: Cover Picture of the feature article for Mascot Character (F) - Jerraine Harukawa. Jerraine Harukawa (ジャレイン春川) is the official (and feminine) mascot character of the Project JeForceX brand. Being deeply inspired by the beauty of the Culture...

Kyary Pamyu Pamyu teased the world with a short glimpse of the MV for her 12th single "Sai & Co" (release date: April 20)! Contributor Wanted! ! Even for Kyary Pamyu Pamyu, the MV for "Sai & Co" looks really bizarre!

After the snippets first heard on April 4th, Utada Hikaru has finally released her two heavily anticipated singles, "Hanataba wo Kimi ni" and "Manatsu no Tooriame". A new page has also been released in which the lyrics for both songs and their sho...

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

The Skip Beat! Kickstarter project hit the $155,000 mark earlier this week and is now funded for release with the English language dub! And defying expectations, though I'm still not certain it will hit it, we're about two days away from the end o...

The official website of the television anime adaptation of Rejet and Red Entertainment's Scared Rider Xechs romance adventure game began streaming the second promotional video for the anime on Thursday.

Nanjō Yoshino (南條愛乃) provides ending theme Zero Ichi Kiseki (ゼロイチキセキ) for anime And you thought there is never a girl online? (Netoge no Yome wa Onna no ko ja Nai to Omotta? ). Plus she voices supporting character Saito Yui (Nekohime) in the roman...

Japanator Salvador GRodiles

The 12th teaser trailer for King of Fighters XIV has focused solely on the beautiful Mai and the muscular Banderas (a newcomer), with one generating more attention than the other and sure to have even hardcore fans sick of the copious amount of tr...

Crunchyroll Scott Green

Good Smile Company has a double dose of teen idol figures available for pre-order this week, both to be distributed by the company in November. First, they have FREEing's Rin Hoshizora figure, completing Live Live!

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