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Live action adaptations of popular anime and manga continue to be the trend in Japanese cinema this year with the upcoming productions for everything from suspense (e. g. Death Note) and fantasy (Full Metal Alchemist).

The creator of Yona of the Dawn, Mizuho Kusanagi, announced this past Monday that the manga will be going on a hiatus due to the Kumamoto earthquakes. Kusunagi lives in Kumamoto Prefecture, but her editorial team confirmed on Twitter that she was ...

RocketNews24 Casey Baseel

Grab your tickets and your keyblades, because two Kingdom Hearts concert series are coming with a total of 15 performances in six countries. Back in 2002, it would have been extremely easy for Disney and Final Fantasy developer Square to shake han...

Lantis' YouTube channel began streaming a video based on the The Melancholy of Haruhi Suzumiya franchise on Friday. The video has the cast of the The Melancholy of Haruhi Suzumiya anime series to advertise the upcoming Haruhi Suzumiya compilation ...

Japanator Salvador GRodiles

Whenever a show presents itself as a short, it's important for the staff to establish a beginning, middle and end in the piece. If it's a comedy, then the jokes have to be properly established so that the viewers are laughing their butts off throu...

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

The webmanga series Kiitarou Shounen no Youkai Enikki from Reiichi Kageyama is the latest to get the nod as an anime adaptation as announced by the official site. Details are slim at the moment other than noting that Creators in Pack will be handl...

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moetron ☆萌えトロン | Celebrating 10 Years~! Search Skip to content About Info Moetron-Subs Archive Search for: Games, Media, Music, Nico Nico April 29, 2016 pKjd Leave a comment Squid Sisters full concert from Niconico Choukagi 2016 now available.

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Earlier this week Bandai Namco announced an October 27 Japanese launch for Sword Art Online: Hollow Realization along with a new trailer. Now the company's American branch is here to share the English version, so dig in for a preview of the the ba...

Japanator Salvador GRodiles

Listen up, people! It's time for us to head to our desks, as Bueno teaches us about the essential elements that go into creating a hero helmet during Tokusatsu Film School's first session. The best part about Bueno's demonstration is that he focus...

RocketNews24 Casey Baseel

Barrier-smashing metal group teams up with revolutionary video game. Babymetal is really going places these days. After showing up on both The Late Show with Steven Colbert and the top of the iTunes sales charts, the trio of metal vocalists have n...

Lazygamer Darryn Bonthuys

Go Nagai's Cutie Honey is getting another live-action adaptation in the form of a movie called Cutie Honey -Tears-. This time Mariya Nishiuchi plays the lead role, with Asai Takeshi directing the mix of live-action and CG, and a new teaser is here...

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Nakayoshi Magazine's upcoming June 2016 issue will be announcing that CLAMP's classic magical girl manga, Cardcaptor Sakura, will be getting a direct sequel series from its original creators. The new series will be launching in 3 June, together wi...

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Bandai Namco released the first gameplay, new details, and the final box art for The Idolmaster: Platinum Stars at Niconico Chokaigi 2016. A free PlayStation 4 theme distribution campaign was also announced.

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Yuzu will embark on their first Asia tour "YUZU ASIA TOUR 2016 Summer NATSUIRO" starting in July. The tour is slated to kick off on July 9 in Singapore. The duo will then travel to Hong Kong and Taiwan before returning to Japan to hold four shows ...

Whether you backed it yourself or just heard about it, you might be familiar with the Kickstarter-funded anime project Under the Dog. In Internet time it's been eons since it was successfully funded in 2014, but now we have a digital launch date t...

Shiina Pikarin reveals the playfully morbid MV for "Makai Shinjuu" from her upcoming single "Makai Shinjuu/MITSU TO BATSU" (release date: May 3)! Contributor Wanted! ! The MV directed by inventor of the Hikaru Skirt, Kiyoyuki Amano (Kayac) opens w...

On the latest issue of Shueisha's Weekly Young Jump magazine, a new visual key and some sneak peek of the 3G film was unveiled. This upcoming GANTZ:O 3DCG anime film will be based on the original manga by Hiroya Oku.

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

Sentai Filmworks recently revealed the finalized cover artwork for the first collection of Cross Ange: Rondo of Angels and Dragons and we learned with that reveal that Chris Ayres is sitting in the ADR director's seat for the series.

Featured Posts Joker Game - 04 I am starting to get a little worried about Joker Game. After a very strong start it's gone down in quality once it revealed it's episodic format. This episode marks the lowest point of the series so far though I sti...

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By Jenni . April 28, 2016 . 1:03pm The Shin Megami Tensei IV: Apocalypse Launch Edition gives buyers badges of honor. People who either pre-order or pick up the game immediately after launch will get a special set of metal pins representing insign...

'或る爆弾' (Aru Bakudan ) "A Certain Bomb" 'ヨコハマギャングスタアパラダヰス' (Yokohama Gyandasutaa Parudasu) "Yokohama Gangster Paradise " '運命論者の悲み' (Unmeironsha no Himi) "The Tragedy of the Fatalist" When I first started Bungou Stray Dogs, I thought the premiere wa...

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Mamare Touno (real name: Daisuke Umezu), the Japanese novel author who is best known for his two works, Log Horizon and Maouyu: Maou Yuusha. He was recently charged and now has been found guilty of tax evasion by the Tokyo District Court.

Haruhichan's blog Olivia Lynn

The official website of the Love Live! Sunshine! ! television anime streamed a promotional video for the anime on Wednesday, which introduces the main characters that form the group Aqours. The new anime project is scheduled for July.

Posted 29/04/2016 Thanks to the agreement between Japanese studio Sunrise and UK distributor Anime Limited, we're being flooded with all things Mobile Suit Gundam these days. Having brought the original Mobile Suit Gundam to Blu-ray last year, and...

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Koutetsujou no Kabaneri is a bit of a shameless show isn't it? It'll take established tropes, cliches and ideas from wherever it can, and use them to its own ends. Thankfully, those ends revolve around generally captivating and entertaining the au...

Crunchyroll Paul Chapman

Crunchyroll previously reported on how the winner of the 2015 "Let's Make the Mecha Anime That We Want to Watch" contest, RS Project - Rebirth Storage -, was being expanded into an animated TV special that would air on Fuji TV in June of 2016.

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Boss Fight Books, publishers of novel-length studies on games like Earthbound, Shadow of the Colossus, and Chrono Trigger, have announced their third season of titles. This year, they will cover Mega Man 3, Super Mario Bros 3, Kingdom Hearts II, K...

The UK Anime Network has been serving anime fans in the UK since 1996, and we're chock full of reviews, news, articles and competitions :) Enter our latest competition To celebrate the UK cinema release of Miss Hokusai, we have a poster to give away!

'あの子の秘密がバレないと思った?' (Anoko no Himitsu ga Barenai to Omotta? ) "I Thought Her Secret Wasn't Going To Get Out? " Just give up the subterfuge, Akane. This is why honesty is the best policy. Though on second thought, your freaking out is hilarious, so ...

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