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Anonymous asks: I've heard it said that cosplay originated in America in the 90s, but that doesn't seem like it's true. Is it? Cosplay definitely started far, far earlier than the 1990s. Whether or not it started in America really depends on how y...

RocketNews24 Casey Baseel

Depending on how cynical a gamer you are, this is either the last thing you expected, or the first. Well, it actually happened. The exact details of what caused video game creator and director Hideo Kojima to break ties with publisher Konami, his ...

Crunchyroll Scott Green

An early look at the TV anime's latest visual has revealed that D. Gray Man Hallow is slated to run on NTV starting on July 4th at 1:35. Katsura Hoshino's Jump manga was previously adapted into a 2006-2008 anime (celebrating its 10th anniversary t...

Siliconera Joel Couture

By Joel Couture . June 2, 2016 . 5:30pm New character Rose brings four styles of guns and a new combat system to free-to-play beat 'em up Elsworld Online. Rose can work at a variety of ranges. Her basic revolver works at mid-range, as do her auto-...

Crunchyroll Scott Green

It's a week and a half until the Dragon Ball Super TV anime, celebrating the 30th anniversary of the anime version of Akira Toriyama's martial arts comedy action classic, kicks off its hotly anticipated Future Trunks arc, with the sword-wielding h...

Mayu Watanabe received a late birthday present when preliminary results for AKB48's 45th Single Senbatsu Election were announced on June 1, 2016 at the AKB48 Theater. Watanabe, who's birthday celebration live (her actual birthday is March 26) was ...

JEFusion Gaiatron

Been waiting for the newest Ghost Change figure? Well here's one for you! Take a peek at the official images for the GC13 Kamen Rider Ghost Infinite Soul figure! This newest Ghost Change figure has crystallized/clear parts and is really good looking.

RocketNews24 Jessica

Love wins, one city office at a time. Starting today, Takarazuka in Hyogo Prefecture, home of the cross-dressing all-female theater troupe Takarazuka Revue, has begun issuing official partnership certificates for same-sex couples.

Siliconera Sato

Acquire announced Akiba's Beat for PlayStation 4 and PlayStation Vita as the latest installment of their Akiba's Trip series, and has revealed a new concept trailer, showing us more of its world, characters, and gameplay.

By Joseph Luster Be the first of your friends to like this. Posted 5/31/2016 Ranma 1/2, Maison Ikkoku, Urusei Yatsura and, most recently, Rin-ne creator Rumiko Takahashi is preparing to release a new one-shot manga.

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

Perfect Blue Late last year we saw that the Satoshi Kon film Perfect Blue was getting new German and Spanish region releases and then in January we got the word that Siren Visual was looking to bring it out for Australian fans as well.

A recent announcement has confirmed that Criminal Girls 2: Party Favors will be making its way to the west, while unfortunately being slammed with yet more censorship in the process, though many are hoping that the release will still have at least...

"The Girl who Leapt Through Time" is a highly popular science fiction novel written by Yasutaka Tsutsui and first published in 1967. In almost 50 years of its history, it has been adapted to the big and small screen many times, a movies, anime and...

The Japanese Bokujō Monogatari series has been split when it comes to western markets. While the series has for quite some time been known as Harvest Moon when being published by Natsume, another game recently published by XSEED Games went by a ne...

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A new anime adaptation forWaki Yamato's historical shoujo manga, Haikara-san ga Tooru, has been green-lit, and it has been announced to be an animated film, which is slated to premiere sometime in 2017.

Star Crossed Anime Blog HelghastKillzone

Featured Posts Kabaneri of the Iron Fortress - 07 Can the best show of the season to continue be even more epic than a giant Kabane chasing after a train armed with a tank cannon? Get ready to be disappointed because the Kabaneri hype train stops ...

Crunchyroll Paul Chapman

Three additional voice actors have joined the cast of Taboo Tattoo, an upcoming action TV anime based on the seinen manga by Shinjirō about a young man who accidentally acquires a powerful weapon in the form of a cursed tattoo.

Haruhichan's blog Olivia Lynn

Pokemon fans have a while to wait for the new installment to the game series. To satiate our appetite for the cute creatures, Viz Media has announced that it's going to make an official Pokemon cookbook to North America.

The official release date has been announced and the pre-order is now open, along with more info of the game itself. In sync with the leaked information, Fate/Extella will be released in the 10th of November, 2016.

As a cosplayer, Fanime has been my favorite con since I participated for the first time. This year I cosplayed 3 different Nozomi Tojo (Love Live), Hotaru Shidare (Dagashi Kashi) and Ami Kawashima (Toradora).

Crunchyroll Joseph Luster

It's safe to say fans of Shin Megami Tensei and Fire Emblem are in for a bizarre crossover with Tokyo Mirage Sessions #FE. Nintendo shared another trailer today, focusing on the story that serves as an impetus for the Performa-summoning RPG action...

'交錯する悲劇 TRAGEDY COMES WITH SMILE' (Kousaku Suru Higeki TRAGEDY COMES WITH SMILE) "Intertwining Tragedies - Tragedy Comes With Smile" Through trials, their commitment grows. The Truth of the Hinatsuki Tragedy There's no arguing that Sousei no Onmyo...

Rising international stars BAND-MAID and Amatsuki rocked MCM London Comic Con, as the three-day pop culture event experienced record numbers of more than 133,000 people attending, making it Europe's biggest comic con and the third biggest event of...

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...

Otaku Tale Frontalspy

Get to know the idols of Aqours in the upcoming Love Live! Sunshine! ! TV anime through this series of videos focusing on all 9 idols. Each character video features the idol discussing about themselves and other members of the group.

Posted 02/06/2016 Hot on the heels of yesterday's announcements of Secret of the Princess and the Kase-san and. . . series of yuri manga, today brings us another two new titles from Seven Seas Entertainment.

Siliconera Sato

Japanese fans that were looking forward to playing the PC version of the game will have to wait a little longer, as 5pb. announced that it's being delayed by a month. Steins;Gate 0 on PC had an initial release date of June 24 in Japan, and it has ...

Atsuko Asano's Battery baseball novels are getting an anime adaptation this summer, and the official website recently updated with new information. First up is the premiere date, which has the series making its broadcast debut on Fuji TV July 14, ...

'ダブル・ジョーカー (後編)' (Daburu Jōkā (Kōhen)) "Double Joker (Second Part)" As one may have deduced from the name, Double Joker mostly serves as a followup to the introductory Joker Game arc, right down to the disguised Yuuki (this time: moustache addition).

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