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May 7, 2016, 2:30 AM
May 7, 2016, 2:30 AM

Isao Takahata's Only Yesterday used to be the only feature film by Studio Ghibli that remained unreleased in North America. It celebrated its 25th anniversary earlier this year with a theatrical run from GKIDS, and now Amazon has its Blu-ray + DVD...

Anime fans might not think about this too often, but there have been stage productions of popular anime, manga, and video game titles as early as 1966 with Sazae-san. In recent years, the number of productions has drastically increased, with works...

IGN Kallie Plagge

Share. We drank so much coffee. By Kallie Plagge This week, Kallie, Miranda, Mike, and Meghan celebrate the rise and fall of anime studio Manglobe, responsible for series like Samurai Champloo, Ergo Proxy, and most recently, Gangsta.

Siliconera Sato

The Pokémon Company announced today that they're going to release new information on Pokémon Sun and Pokémon Moon on May 10, 2016. While they didn't share more details on what to expect, the information will be revealed on May 10 at 9:00pm JST.

Crunchyroll Scott Green

Along with its debut in Monthly Shonen Magazine, Kodansha has brought Farewell, My Dear Cramer (Sayonara Watashi no Cramer), the new series by Your Lie in April creator Naoshi Arakawa is being simulpublished in English by Kodansha, with the first,...

Siliconera Sato

Following the announcement of Persona 5's release date, Atlus revealed a first look at the game's cover art, along with a look at its "20th Anniversary Edition" version. The above is a look at the Persona 5 20th Anniversary Edition that will go fo...

School bullying is notorious in Japan and has been for decades. For LGBT kids in particular, the harassment, threats, and even violence in schools can be unbearable. School policies don't adequately protect these students.

Siliconera Sato

Dragon Quest Heroes II is releasing in Japan at the end of the month and we're seeing more and more gameplay videos for it. The latest is courtesy V-Jump, and they show us Zevion facilities and a look at some of the classes.

Crunchyroll Mikikazu Komatsu

Will they achieve the same level of success as μ's did? Oricon has reported that "Koi Ni Naritai AQUARIUM," the second single of the new school idol/voice actress unit Aqours from the Love Love! Sunshine!

JEFusion Adam Perez

With Power Rangers in full production for March 2017 release, Entertainment Weekly gives us our FIRST LOOK at the brand new Power Rangers suits! We break down the new look and discuss Dean Israelites comments on the new suits!

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

If you're like me and reaching maximum capacity in the number of streaming services you can subscribe to, you may not be seeing the new spring 2016 anime series Kabaneri of the Iron Fortress - thought at least Amazon is set to offer monthly subscr...

Haruhichan's blog Olivia Lynn

Oppai mouse pads, or 3D mouse pads featuring the women (and sometimes men) of anime, are a unique part of Japan's anime sub-culture. There's a new line of these special mouse pads called "Voppai," which pushes the boundary between anime and realit...

Kotaku East Brian Ashcraft

Atlus just announced that its P5 anime will be titled Persona 5 The Animation: The Day Breakers, wil Atlus just announced that its P5 anime will be titled Persona 5 The Animation: The Day Breakers, will be a prologue, and will hit Japanese TV this... Anthony Ada Abraham

In this piece, ANTHONY ADA ABRAHAM writes on how Korean pop culture is winning the hearts of Nigerian youths. As Korean pop culture becomes an increasingly globalised phenomenon, its surging popularity in many parts of the world has prompted South...

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According to the official website, an anime adaptation of Nisio Isin's novel work, 'Zaregoto Series', has been greenlit for production. [Source] Zaregoto Series Post navigation Previous Post"Saiki Kusuo no Ψ Nan" - TV Anime Announced Loading Disqu...

Crunchyroll Joseph Luster

Last month we got our first look at Elizabeth Banks in costume as Rita Repulsa, but we've only seen the new Power Rangers movie's Rangers out of costume. That changed earlier today when Entertainment Weekly went up with the first photo of the new ...

AKB48's 5th documentary film, tentatively titled "DOCUMENTARY of AKB48", will open in theaters on July 8. The documentary will be produced by Ishihara Shin, who was also in charge of the 'NHK Kohaku Uta Gassen', as well as SKE48's documentary film...

Nikkei Entertainment has released its "Talent Power Ranking" list for 2016. We now have the list for the top actors! Hiroshi Abe has got the first place for second consecutive year, while Sakurai Sho from Arashi rose to second place this year afte...

'Murder on D Street' Man, how can anyone not be following this series? I feel like I picked up the two most fitting shows for me this season - not only do they not air on a Friday/Saturday, but they're fun, creative and I love my mysteries!

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 directors seat for the series.

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The sword boys are finally getting their own TV anime called Touken Ranbu: Hanamaru, and fans are finally getting a taste of what the anime will look like, as TOHO Animation has just started streaming its very first PV, which introduces us to the ...

Nintendo and Vans team up and kick it oldschool with a collection of retro gaming-inspired sneakers. Vans dresses up their Sk8-Hi, Authentic, Slip-On and Old Skool shoe silhouettes with stylish twists on such 8-bit icons as Mario, Peach, Link, Zel...

This is an RSS version of the original article. Please visit www. otakustudy. com for the full post. Following their work on Chaika the Coffin Princess, North American anime publisher have this week confirmed that they now hold the rights to its 2...

Crunchyroll Joseph Luster

Following up on yesterday's addition of Yowamushi Pedal Re:RIDE is the second in a series of compilation films. Yowamushi Pedal Re:ROAD will be available to stream starting today at 4:00pm Pacific Time for premium members, with free members able t...

Crunchyroll Scott Green

This week, FUNimation kicked off their "Broadcast Dub" streaming run of spring's My Hero Academia anime, and, to offer a sample, posted a preview of the superhero anime to YouTube. Hey! Hey! The first #BroadcastDub of #MyHeroAcademia is here!

The latest addition to the Fairy Tail Gaiden spinoff universe, Raigō Issen, launched yesterday in Japan on Kodansha's Magazine Pocket app. Raigō Issen follows Fairy Tail character Laxus Dreyar and is written by Kyota Shibano, who also authored the...

GoBoiano Media Aaron Magulick

The movie was a huge failure. Fans hated it. Critics hated it. Even Akira Toriyama ignores it. Dragonball: Evolution does find a home on "Worst Movies of All Time" lists, so at least it has that going for it.

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

Add another international distributor for the first season of Food Wars as Kaze France has picked up the rights to the show. The distributor will be bringing out the first half of the series on separate DVD and Blu-ray releases on June 22nd, 2016,...

Kotaku East Brian Ashcraft

Many anime studios tend to look like regular, bland offices. They're functional, which is fine, but lack personality and style. The new headquarters for anime studio P. A. Works is functional, too, but it also looks quite nice.

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