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Indiewire Vikram Murthi

"I want to depict something that follows the original work as much as possible," says director Fumihiko Sori. 00000154-e865-de4a-aff5-ffffba2b0000 Anime Limited "Fullmetal Alchemist" Though Hollywood has never had a good track record when it comes...

Otaku Tale Frontalspy

The official Twitter account of the anime adaptation of Torako and Nozomi Ousaka's Chuunibyou demo Koi ga Shitai! (Love, Chunibyo & Other Delusions! ) light novel series has announced a livestream event on May 27.

Kotaku East Brian Ashcraft

Dreams are real once again! The Ghibli Museum in Tokyo's Mitaka has a Catbus from the classic anime My Neighbor Totoro. Until now, only children (children, ha! ) could get in the Catbus. But this July, there will be a Catbus that adults can also b...

Siliconera Casey

Nintendo has revealed that Super Mario Maker will be getting two new costumes this week in the form of Hello Kitty and My Melody this week. The two costumes will release in Japan on Friday, and should release in other territories at the following ...

AKB48 WrapUp kevinMario

In case you haven't heard - arguably the (most? ) popular tracker for Idol related video / audio content has been made inactive as of a few hours ago. So if you're wondering why that episode of AKBingo hasn't finished yet after you left it overnig...

Fans of Wataru Watanabe's ongoing cycling manga Yowamushi Pedal, AKA Yowapeda, can look forward to another adaptation in the near future. According to an early look at this week's issue of Weekly Shonen Champion magazine, a drama is slated to kick...

A~chan (27, real name Ayaka Nishiwaki), a member of the electro-pop trio Perfume, is strongly speculated to be dating Shigeo Takahashi (40) of the comedy duo Savanna. The rumors sparked in October last year, when the pair were seen shopping in the...

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Blizzard's new shooter, Overwatch, has gamers all over the world talking, and the game is also released in Japan, where some of the countries most famous voice actors also gave their voices for the Japanese version, and anime fans may be all too f...

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Gregory Gumo KANAGAWA (TR) - The Yokohama District Court on Wednesday handed an American male an 18-month prison sentence in the death of a woman in Miura City last July, reports NHK (May 25). Presiding Judge Shigeyuki Fukasawa ruled that Gregory ...

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Legendary seiyuu Megumi Hayashibara has been one of the proponents of the 90's Seiyuu Boom in Japan, and she is one of the reasons why seiyuus are treated with much adoration in Japan today. However, this anime legend has some stinging words for t...

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

It was bound to happen sooner or later as the Netflix model makes an impact on other services. We've seen the Kindle Unlimited program and with ComiXology being an Amazon company, bringing out ComiXology Unlimited was a no-brainer.

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By Jenni . May 25, 2016 . 9:00am Earlier today, Inti Creates announced a March 27, 2016 Mighty No. 9 broadcast. People don't have to wait until Friday for new footage. Deep Silver has released a new Mighty No.

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Themed cafes and pop-ups are the new bread and butter of Tokyo marketing. Following Sega's Puyopuyo! ! Quest cafe, the Sailor Moon cafe, and the Miffy cafe, this latest example turns to a foreign franchise best known for its colorful, cuddly chara...

POPSUGAR Kasia Bohos

If you watched season five of Girls, in which Shoshanna is living a fabulously quirky lifestyle in Tokyo, Japan, you too might already be completely obsessed with the idea of exploring this fascinating country.

The start date has been announced for the Tales of Zestiria the X anime, which adapts the RPG from Bandai Namco Games. As revealed on the official website, the series is set for a July 3 premiere on Tokyo MX, with airings to follow July 5 on Sun T...

Siliconera Sato

To commemorate the upcoming release of Pokémon Sun and Moon, Nintendo has teamed up with Game Center CX's Arino Shinya for a challenge to catch all 151 Pokémon from the very first generation. In this new challenge, Arino Shinya, aka Kacho, will ha...

Kotaku East Brian Ashcraft

Sega's Yakuza games are terrific. You really need to play them. Yet, they're not always localized, and if they are, they arrive late. According to series mastermind Toshihiro Nagoshi, Sega is still trying to figure out how to appeal to Western gam...

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When watching a movie in a theater, sometimes, you encounter that one person who talks loudly on the phone and annoys everyone inside the theater. That is considered bad theater manners, and luckily, Gundam's Char Aznable and Garma Zabi are here t...

Esteemed J-pop idol Tomita Mayu has been stabbed dozens of times in the chest and neck after being confronted by an obsessive stalker, leaving the poor girl in a critical condition. The concerned girl had previously reported to police that she was...

Siliconera Jenni

By Jenni . May 25, 2016 . 11:30am Columbus Circle, the company that published the 8 Bit Music Power Famicom chiptune mixtape earlier this year, is going to release another Famicom cartridge. This time, it's an actual game.

"Fullmetal Alchemist" will come to big-screen soon, Warner Brothers announced on Tuesday. Read more to find out everything we know so far about the upcoming live-action adaptation of Hiromu Arakawa's masterpiece.

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 Universal Pictures are entering the UK anime market, and they've given us a cop...

RocketNews24 Casey Baseel

They don't call her the "Eternal Idol" for nothing. Finding early success as an idol singer in Japan opens up the doors to a wealth of other options in the entertainment industry. If you're a chart-topping vocalist, it's only a matter of time unti...

Siliconera Sato

Dissidia Final Fantasy is getting an update on May 26 that adds Alexander and other Summoned Beasts, along with various gameplay adjustments. Square Enix shared the latest with a new trailer for the update.

Crunchyroll Joseph Luster

As you can see in the image above, 2016 marks the 20th anniversary of Tokyo Game Show! This year's event is set to run from September 15-18, and in addition to the celebratory logo, the Computer Entertainment Supplier's Association has revealed th...

Siliconera Sato

Square Enix hosted their third "Star Log" livestream earlier today, and they've followed up with a look at some new videos giving us highlights of what was featured in the program. Anne With looks that could kill and nerves of steel, one would ass...

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NIS America is prepping for Grand Kingdom's launch in the west next month, and they have a special treat for early adopters. Those who pick the RPG up within the first week of launch will receive the Lord's Set Bundle, which includes four pieces o...

'ダブル・ジョーカー (前編)' (Daburu Jōkā (Zenpen)) "Double Joker (First Part)" I used to be a dedicated chess player, certainly not at very high level, but at least competitive enough to get into haughty arguments about the proper pronunciation of en prise.

Check out the box office charts and trailers of all the new Japanese films of the past weekend below! Japan Box Office Chart - May 21st/May 22nd 01 (01) Zootopia (Weeks: 05) 02 (02) The Magnificent Nine (Weeks: 02) 03 (03) If Cats Disappeared From...

The Fandom Post Chris Homer

It is a telling of a good story when the weakest part of the film is the supernatural part. . . What They Say: The last time Momo saw her father, they had a fight. Now all she has left to remember him by is an incomplete letter penned with the wor...

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