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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...

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Heads-up morphinomenal fans! A couple of on-the-set images from the Mighty Morphin' Pwer Rangers 2017 movie has surfaced featuring the the MKXLV errr. . . Red Ranger suit in action! And by the looks of it, the Putty Patrols are done in CGI (and ar...

Rila Fukushima, a Japanese actor who co-starred in The Wolverine, has joined the live-action adaptation of Ghost in the Shell, says the Hollywood Reporter. Fukushima joins actors Scarlett Johansson and Takeshi Kitano in the film which opens March ...

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...

The official website of the anime adaptation of Yumi Nakata's Okusama ga Seito Kaichou! (My Wife Is the Student Council President! ) manga has revealed that it will be airing this October. Season 2 will be titled Okusama ga Seito Kaichou!

Actress Ueno Juri (30) and rock band TRICERATOPS' Wada Sho (40) have tied the knot. The couple made the announcement on May 26 via FAX through their agencies. In a joint statement, Ueno and Wada commented, "At this time, Wada Sho and Ueno Juri hav...

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...

Arashi tops the singles chart with double a-side release I seek / Daylight selling over 737,000 copies. Their 49th single's tie-ups: I seek theme for TV drama series Sekai Ichi Muzukashii Koi (世界一難しい恋) staring member Satoshi Ono and Daylight theme...

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.

The Tokyo Reporter Tokyo Reporter Staff

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 ...

RocketNews24 Casey Baseel

Here's a tip: if you're ever stuck on a giant roach trap, do not let the adhesive get on your nipple. Most of us would agree that if you're buying a roach trap, you want the one with the strongest adhesive.

Trends in Japan William

This summer there will be an Upper House election in Japan and for the first time, those aged 18 and 19 can vote. To raise awareness of this new enfranchisement, the Tokyo Metropolitan Government has launched a new website called TOHYO-to.

Kana Nishino has announced that she will be releasing her 6th studio album "Just LOVE" on July 13. Nishino's album was announced through her web program "KANA CHANNEL". A parody of her "Torietsu" music video was used to make the announcement.

GameZone GameZone

Deep Silver recently released a Mighty No 9 trailer on May 25th and it is in unacceptable condition. At least that seems to be the prevailing opinion, and even the CEO of the Inti Creates (one of the developers) agrees.

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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...

The wallet devastating DLC of Dead or Alive 5: Last Round has now involved the lovable girls of the Atelier series, offering not only their cute outfits as DLC for the feisty fighting game but the memorable attires of other Gust-related heroines a...

Crunchyroll Scott Green

Kodansha Comics has announced that, along with this week's Japanese launch, the manga publisher is bringning Toppu GP, a brand-new series by Oh My Goddess! and Paradise Residence creator Kosuke Fujishima, to international readers in digital form.

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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...

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.

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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...

Crunchyroll Joseph Luster

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...

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...

Trends in Japan Japan Trends

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...

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...

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...

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.

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