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Kotaku East Brian Ashcraft

Little sailor suits. Different tunic colors. Big bows. These are just about perfect. Japanese brand ERIMAKI SOX, which previously made Conan the Detective footwear, is releasing Sailor Moon themed socks.

Tokyo's Toshima Ward is promoting its status as a hub of manga and anime culture by offering two types of maps in foreign languages to guide tourists to specialty shops and other related spots. The maps are intended for foreign tourists who visit ...

SlashGear Brittany A. Roston - May 27, 2016

Hulu's anime library has been shrinking, and according to a new report, it'll be losing a bunch of older anime content on June 1. Reportedly hundreds of anime episodes and shows will be disappearing at the start of next month, with publishers even...

A new ranking has sought to determine the most charismatic club managers in anime, naturally consisting of characters from the most popular sports anime, and one volleyball manager in particular has easily bounced into the top spot.

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Kyoto Animation's official YouTube channel has posted a brand new video, and it announces their latest anime project, which will be adapting a novel titled Violet Evergarden, which is written by Kana Akatsuki and illustrated by Akiko Takase.

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In honor of the 30th anniversary of the legendary RPG series Dragon Quest, a limited edition bottle of sake is released. But for Sir Sato, a hangover draws near! Celebrations of the 30th birthday of Dragon Quest (once known as Dragon Warrior in th...

The Gundam Global Portal Facebook page began streaming an English-dubbed trailer for the anime of Yasuo Ohtagaki's Mobile Suit Gundam Thunderbolt manga on Friday. The video reveals the main English cast.

Siliconera Sato

Atlus revealed a new trailer for their upcoming Nintendo 3DS RPG, Shin Megami Tensei IV: Apocalypse, along with a look at some of the retailer-exclusive DLC bonuses. The story of Shin Megami Tensei IV: Apocalypse is one of human pawns being shuffl...

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Qiaobi detergent promises to fight stains and wash away any faith in humanity you might be feeling at the moment. A commercial for Qiaobi laundry detergent has been making waves on the Internet for its amazingly blatant racism.

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

While Funimation had the Claymore series streaming on Hulu previously, circumstances changed a while back so that there was only the 21st episode left in Japanese language form representing it. That's now changed as the full twenty-six episode ser...

Crunchyroll Joseph Luster

NIS America announced plans to bring horror game Yomawari: Night Alone to PS Vita and Steam in the west this October. Physical and digital versions hit PS Vita in North America on October 25, followed by Europe on October 28, and the worldwide Ste...

Tsurugimine Kiri and Koba Youka are both enjoying every day with their lovers. But at some point they realize their dates are getting a little repetitive and start to worry. When the two of them give it some thought, they decide to each plan a dat...

Total of 8 spinoff shorts to ship with main show's 6 home video releases The official website for the television anime of Chihiro Ishizuka's Flying Witch manga began streaming the sixth Flying Witch Petit short anime episode on Friday.

RocketNews24 Scott Wilson

Don't try this at home! And especially don't try it at a gachapon store! We've seen a lot of crazy things come out of gachapon capsule toy machines before-frolicking animals, water bottle sweater vests, and finger exercise equipment just to name a...

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Charles Vaughn (Facebook) HIROSHIMA (TR) - The Hiroshima Board of Education earlier this month dismissed an American teacher employed in the Japan Exchange and Teaching (JET) Program currently under prosecution for indecent assault, reports the Ma...

Siliconera Sato

Kadokawa Games has revealed the fourth and latest trailer for their upcoming mystery adventure game for PlayStation Vita, Root Letter. The trailer gives us an explanation of the game's story. [English subtitles available in closed caption.

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The new Berserk TV anime is one of the most hyped, and one of the most anticipated anime this upcoming summer 2016 season/ The latest 11th issue of Young Animal magazine has revealed that Berserk (2016) will be making its premiere on 1 July!

Bandai Namco is cooking up an all-out fusing RPG for the Dragon Ball series, with Dragon Ball Fusions set to hit Nintendo 3DS in Japan on August 4. As the title suggests, Fusions will let you combine a huge amount of Dragon Ball pairings, and you ...

Crunchyroll Scott Green

Sekai Project, localizers/distributors of visual novels (plus some upcoming manga) have posted a preview of their new Love, Guitars, and the Nashville Skyline. Created by Cosmillica, the development studio behind "the action-packed, brazen visual ...

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BlazBlue: Central Fiction will come to the PlayStation 3 and PlayStation 4 in winter 2016. Many new characters and features appear in BlazBlue: Central Fiction. There are 33 fighters total, with Nine, also known as Konoe A.

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By Casey . May 27, 2016 . 9:30am In a previous post, we mentioned that both a Hello Kitty costume and a My Melody costume were headed to Super Mario Maker. The costumes, as well as their corresponding Event Course, are now available.

Crunchyroll Paul Chapman

The Japanese broadcast schedule and new cast members have both been announced for Kono Bijutsubu ni wa Mondai ga Aru! ("There's a Problem with this Art Club! "), an upcoming TV comedy anime adaptation based on Imigimuru's manga about a dysfunction...

Crunchyroll Scott Green

English dub casts are been attached to a pair of June genre releases from Sentai Filmworks, with the who's who for history otome game inspired Hakuoki - Theatrical Version, Chapter 1: Wild Dance Of Kyoto and the the highly regarded, never before l...

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Kaori Miyazono Dress Ver. 1/8th scale figure Anime merchandise retailer Aniplex+ will be releasing an exclusive figure of violinist Kaori Miyazono from TV anime series "Your Lie in April". Based on a manga series by Naoshi Arakawa, TV anime "Your ...

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

"Fine, I guess I'll save the Earth. " What They Say: "Protect Everyone's Earth! " Asuka and Kyouko have decided to keep playing crane games to save the Earth, but Mirai is determined to leave! Can CEO Gorilla make a bargain to save the day?

'人を殺して死ねよとて' (Hito wo Koroshite Shine yo Tote) "Teaching Them to Kill; Then to Die" We're back with another introductory episode for the resident doctor, Yosano Akiko (Shimamura Yuu). Her ability allows her to heal herself (and others) under stren...

'Ghost in the Shell' Casts Japanese 'Wolverine' Star Rila Fukushima Victor Mcdonald | 28 May, 2016, 10:39 The Wolverine and Arrow star Rila Fukushima will reportedly join Scarlett Johansson in Dreamworks Pictures' adaptation of the classic Cyberpu...

Crunchyroll Scott Green

Movie site Collider is reporting that their sources have told them that Rosa Salazar has been cast as the lead in the live-action adaptation of manga Battle Angel Alita. Salazar, who appeared in Maze Runner: The Scorch Trials, was previously repor...

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