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Collect them all. . . in your stomach! Summer in Japan means a lot of different things - from splitting watermelons on the beach to wearing yukata at festivals, there's plenty to experience. Another fun tradition is the giving of summer gifts.

Crunchyroll Scott Green

After a hit tour of Tokyo, Osaka and Sapporo that topped 40,000 visitors, the MadoGatari exhibit celebrating the 40th anniversary of anime studio Shaft added a Nagoya engagement on May 4-8. During the event, 8,478 visitors voted for Shaft's Best G...

Wizyakuza splits your favorite characters and puts them back together again for a striking art set. If you love this art, follow Wizyakuza on Deviantart, Etsy, and Facebook.

Crunchyroll Scott Green

Toho's new Godzilla movie (Godzilla Resurgence internationally, Shin Gojira in Japan), co-directed by Hideaki Anno (Evangelion) and Shinji Higuchi (Heisei Gamera series, Attack on Titan), continues its Evangelion tie-ins with a set of Sega arcade ...

New Gundam is getting ready to make its way to Adult Swim's Toonami block. Turner acquired the rights to air the Mobile Suit Gundam: Iron-Blooded Orphans ​anime on Adult Swim, and Toonami co-founder Jason DeMarco confirmed the Toonami plans.

Re:Zero has been making a bit of a splash this season, thanks in part to its time-bending premise. Every time the main character dies, he gets a chance to go back and try again, sort of like hitting the "restart level" option in a video game.

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Magical girls, or Mahou Shoujo as they are called in Japan, has now been a huge part of Japanese animation that they now have their own sub genre. According to Wikipedia, "Magical girls is a subgenre of Japanese fantasy anime and manga which featu...

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By Joel Couture . May 12, 2016 . 2:30pm After the English release of Shuji Sogabe's Persona 4 manga, UDON Entertainment have announced that they will also be bringing over an English version of Persona 3's manga as well, with the first volume comi...

One Piece's ever buxom temptress Boa Hancock has served as MegaHouse's next lovely figure, depicting the love-struck maiden performing a variety of memorable poses that any avid One Piece fan will adore - Boa Hancock can join the crew of buyers th...

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Becky, who had suspended her activities in January, will be making her comeback with an appearance on the May 13 broadcast of TBS program "Nakai Masahiro no Kinyoubi no Suma tachi e". As you may know, Becky was involved in an affair scandal with G...

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Hello everyone, nice to meet you! My name is Suwabe (@gsc_suwabe), I am one of the two new bloggers that will be writing for Kahotan Blog! My blogs will come once a week on standard weekdays! You can read a little more about these changes and a li...

Japanator Josh Tolentino

One of the more common pieces of fan mail we get comes in the form of inquiries from fans looking to break into anime creation. It's not an uncommon impulse, to want to try your hand at making what you love to watch, but impulses tend to run up ag...

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By Jenni . May 12, 2016 . 12:00pm The last of the Odin Sphere Leifthrasir character vignettes has appeared. Velvet, the game's final heroine, has her own trailer. In the video, people learn more about the Forest Witch determined to stop Ragnarok.

This Japanese cosplayer, Matsuri's love for Otoyome Gatari (A Bride's Story) is too HUGE. Otoyome Gatari is a historical romance manga series by the author Kaori Mori. This manga started in 2008 and it's still serialized on a publication, Harta ev...

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By Jenni . May 13, 2016 . 9:00am In Koei Tecmo's Attack on Titan, players will do their best to take down titans. The game offers the opportunity to take advantage of the gear and personnel we've seen in the manga and anime, and the two latest tra...

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

Announced at the stage event at AnimeJapan 2016, it was revealed that the second season of The Seven Deadly Sins will actually be a four-episode run that will air in August 2016 called The Seven Deadly Sins: Signs of Holy War.

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Minecraft: PlayStation Vita Edition has been selling consistently well since its release in Japan last year, and Famitsu reports that its total sales numbers have surpassed one million units. Those of you who keep up with our This Week in Sales co...

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Moe Amatsuka (left) presents Yua Mikami with the Best New Actress price at the DMM Adult Awards 2016 TOKYO (TR) - Adult video (AV) actress Yua Mikami appeared in exactly one film in 2015 - but, wow, what a film it was.

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

Things are afoot overseas these days as Anime Limited has confirmed that they're going to be distributing Funimation titles in the UK. With the MVM Anime-On-Line store now listing a number of Funimation titles coming up in their release schedule, ...

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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JoJo's Bizarre Adventure: Eyes of Heaven has characters from various Chapters, or generations, of the series. Bandai Namco's latest trailer is all about Chapter 4, Diamond is Unbreakable. Check out the big list below for a highlight video and deta...

The upcoming Brave Witches TV anime has been featured as a posters in the June 2016 issue of NyanType. This issue can be purchased here (get 5% off with coupon code MOE-N3Y-4YW0QK) and you can view the other posters from this issue here.

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 updated with a new main visual and released a two-minute second PV introducing its seven main char...

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Koei Tecmo shared the latest on Hyrule Warriors Legends with a look at a trailer showcasing the Medli and Master Wind Waker Pack DLC. Medli and the Master Wind Waker Pack DLCs will be available in Japan on May 19, 2016.

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FuRyu showcased the latest video for their upcoming PlayStation Vita RPG Caligula, featuring a look into its unique battle system's "Imaginary Chain" function that lets you see moves ahead of time. We previously went into detail on how the battle ...

The newest PV for the largely anticipated One Piece: Burning Blood has gone into detail about its various forms of online play, proposing a unique "Pirate Flag Battle" mode to offer something unique in comparison to the wealth of generic fighting ...

A handy video has surfaced detailing how Metroid fans can build Samus's eponymous arm cannon, allowing even the less crafty otaku to create something impressive or just upgrade their cosplay - overexcited fans may be disappointed by the replica's ...

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KLab's Love Live! School Idol Festival mobile game is one of the most successful game apps in Japan, and its even getting its own arcade game edition. The upcoming arcade edition is called Love Live! School Idol Festival ~afterschool Activity~, an...

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

Sony's Crackle streaming service announced yesterday that they acquired the rights to the 85 episode series Robotech as well as the feature film The Shadow Chronicles. With the show set to go live as an anchor for the Crackle Anime genre channel o...

Siliconera Sato

By Sato . May 13, 2016 . 1:30am Idea Factory and their otome game brand Otomate previously announced that they're working on an Osomatsu-san game, and Amazon Japan reveals it as Osomatsu-san: The Game for PlayStation Vita.

Well, this was definitely the better episode. It was very much a Kunikida-centered episode. We saw him like we always saw him, being punctual and very by the book. Like wanting to be arrive in places right on time, like standing in front of the do...

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

Crunchyroll has added another property from the folks at Nozomi Entertainment with the addition of the twenty-six episode series Lost Universe. The show has been added in both its original Japanese language form and the English dub produced by ADV...

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