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RocketNews24 Cara Clegg

Saucy Edo-period literature is being brought into the modern era as gay manga. Ihara Saikaku is still known today as the master of bawdy literature in the Edo era. While artists such as Hokusai were creating ukiyo-e, the woodblock prints that rema...

The Marketing Director of Spanish anime distributor Selecta Vision was recently featured in a podcast with Mision Tokyo, where it was reported that the upcoming second TV anime season of the Hajime Isayama's Attack on Titan (Shingeki no Kyojin) ma...

Crunchyroll Scott Green

Puella Magi Madoka Magica turned five years old this winter. Cardcaptor Sakura is celebrating its 20th anniversary. Sailor Moon celebrated its 20th for years. Are Magic Girls supposed to make you feel old?

We've probably never uttered "Shonen Jump" and "sexy" in the same sentence (the manga magazine is ostensibly for children, after all), but that didn't stop ranking site Goo from asking its readers: in the long history of Shonen Jump, who have been...

GoBoiano Media Aaron Magulick

Do you remember Yuki Yuna is a Hero? It was a magical girl series that ran during the Fall 2014 season. It is a semi-deconstruction of the magical girl genre, but it with a lighter tone than Madoka Magica.

SCANDAL's new single "Take Me Out" will drop in stores on July 27. The title track was performed for the very first time on May 11 during the Zepp Tokyo concert of their nationwide tour "SCANDAL TOUR 2016: YELLOW".

JEFusion Gaiatron

Been wishing for a real life, Mighty Morphin' Power Rangers Red Ranger helmet to display or wear but don't have the time and resources to make or buy one? Well the Legacy Series is happy to give you their newest product: the 1:1 Legacy Red Ranger ...

Moviepilot Matthew Bailey

For quite a long time, anime adaptation has been the butt of a collection of bad jokes that Hollywood has made over the last couple decades. Going all the way back to the early '90s anime adaptations have never really met expectations of fans; not...

SGCafe spartanchef

The Merriam Webster Dictionary has helped many of us in our time of need, and now, they have noticed both Senpai and Kouhai, and are thinking of adding both words to their dictionary. According to Merriam Webster's official website: Senpai made it...

RocketNews24 Casey Baseel

Surprisingly, Sailor Moon wasn't even close to the top pick. Some anime protagonists fall into the same archetypical classes as the heroes of other types of fiction, such as the noble knight, hotshot pilot, or lonely drifter.

ARAMA! JAPAN Polaris

It's been announced that One Ok Rock participate in 5 Seconds of Summer's America and Canada "SOUNDS LIVE FEELS LIVE" tour. Although OOR won't be partaking in their entire tour, they'll have a total of 22 performances together from June 30th to Ju...

Siliconera Sato

It's been revealed in the latest episode of PlayStation Blogcast that the PlayStation 2 RPG by Media. Vision Wild Arms 3 will release in North America for PS4 through emulation on May 17, 2016. In addition to the trophies that recently appeared on...

Siliconera Jenni

By Jenni . May 13, 2016 . 10:00am Music is an important part of Tokyo Mirage Sessions #FE, as the characters are acting as both warriors and performers. The original songs from the Japanese version of the game will appear in the North American and...

Siliconera Sato

Kadokawa Games uploaded the latest trailer for their upcoming PlayStation Vita mystery adventure title, Root Letter. The trailer goes over basics of the game system, and it also has English subtitles to go with it.

Otaku Tale Frontalspy

The official Twitter account of Longriders and Taishi Miyaki's Long Riders! has announced that the manga will be adapted into a TV anime. It will be airing this October during the Fall/Autumn 2016 anime season.

Odin Sphere: Leifthrasir's "witch" Velvet has garnered a great deal of attention with her new character trailer, likely due to her scanty attire and breath-taking beauty and bound to persuade more amorous individuals into purchasing the side-scrol...

The absurdly popular Minecraft has once again served as the platform for another talented individual to express their creativity, with the colossal mansion present in the currently airing Re:Zero being replicated to a noteworthy extent and possibl...

Japanator Salvador GRodiles

Is it me or does Falcom's latest Ys VIII: Lacrimosa of Dana trailer feel like Adol and his comrades are loaded on a ton of caffeine? Not that it's a bad thing since the gang's movements are making the game look really fun.

Japanese dance/vocal group Da-iCE will make their American performance debut at Fanime later this month at the San Jose Convention Center, May 27-30. The groundbreaking five-member group has scored multiple chart-topping hits in Japan, becoming a ...

Crunchyroll Scott Green

The Japanese blogs have gotten an early look at Nisekoi's chapter 217 ahead of next week's issue of Shonen Jump and it looks like this might be the prelude to something big. The current thinking is that the series has two weeks to go before conclu...

ARAMA! JAPAN Ronald

This week's guests were Nishino Kana, Hey! Say! JUMP, Dream Ami, Kudo Shizuka, and Arashi. Nishino Kana - Anata no Suki no Tokoro Hey! Say! JUMP - Maji SUNSHINE Dream Ami - Try Everything Kudo Shizuka - Daitekuretara Ii no ni / Without Your Love A...

Crunchyroll Mikikazu Komatsu

NBCUniversal Entertainment Japan's official YouTube channel for anime music has posted two short music videos for "1st Love Story," the second single of five-member girls idol unit Luce Twinkle Wink☆. The song is now used as the OP theme for the o...

The Red Turtle is an upcoming film from Dutch animator and director Michael Dudok de Wit, who previously helmed animated shorts The Monk and the Fish and Father & Daughter. One of the most notable aspects of the film is that it has French company ...

Following their re-release on the PlayStation 3, 4 and Vita these past couple of years, Final Fantasy X and Final Fantasy X-2 have finally lost their PlayStation console exclusivity. As part of the Final Fantasy X/X-2 HD Remastered collection, the...

Hachioji-P's "Blue Star" (which was featured as the theme song for Hatsune Miku Expo 2016) has obtained a brand new MV featuring the spectacular Hatsune Miku in her MMD form, with the brief dance bound to start its own craze throughout the MMD com...

Posted 13/05/2016 Back at the end of April, we reported on the appearance of a number of titles from Funimation Entertainment on Amazon UK's storefront, leading to a frenzy of speculation regarding what this actually meant and whether the North Am...

Crunchyroll Mikikazu Komatsu

Avex has posted a short version music video for six-member idol unit i☆Ris' upcoming 12th single "Ready Smile! ! " on its official YouTube channel. The song has been featured as the 7th OP theme for the PriPara TV anime series since its 90th episo...

The horrendous horrors of Koutetsujou no Kabaneri have elevated to unimaginable heights as the show's remaining humans have finally started to cooperate to some degree, with the undead menace unfortunately seeming to amass in power as well.

The official website of the Strike Witches anime project has announced that the upcoming anime based on the Brave Witches will air this July. In addition, the first designs for the TV anime were also revealed.

Star Crossed Anime Blog HelghastKillzone

Sometimes being a badass isn't enough. On the journey towards the Shogun's stronghold, the Kabaneri of the Iron Fortress hype train finds itself staring down a massive glowing thing while Memui is fracturing between her newfound companions and her...

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