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June 13, 2016, 10:00 AM
June 13, 2016, 10:00 AM

April, Contributing Writer April obsesses over mainstream media just as much as she obsesses over anime. So she's here to share the best of both worlds for the anime community! Avatar courtesy of KR0NPR1NZ!

Crunchyroll Scott Green

Look at all those "how to draw manga" books and it becomes evident that eyes are a cornerstone of what anyone with a passing familiarity would refer to as "anime" or "manga" style going back to Osamu Tezuka, Astro Boy and the beginning of TV anime.

Charapedia asked 10,000 anime fans the question: Which anime series is the most promising from the summer 2016 anime lineup? And from thousands of fans, most of the responses are from the male fans (53.


FUJI TV will be showing a remake of the Korean drama "Misaeng", a drama which gained immense popularity despite a lack of romance in its story, due to its realistic portrayal of the struggles experienced in the corporate world.

'赤道祭でハッピー! ' (Sekidōsai de Happī ! ) "Happy at the Equator Festival! " This week, Scotty has gone completely insane, which means there's nobody to keep the Harekaze together for this episode of Hai-Furi.

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One of the highly anticipated anime is the return of the Berserk anime that will be airing this Summer. Whilst it is great to see the Black Swordsman back in animated action, reception to the anime's visuals have been somewhat mixed.


Takei Emi will be starring in the new TBS drama "Seisei Suru Hodo, Ai Shiteru" to start airing in July (Tuesdays, 10pm). Takizawa Hideaki will be co-starring with her, his first drama in TBS in 7 years since "Orthros no Inu".

Trends in Japan William

The Girl Who Leapt Through Time cafe will open at Guest Cafe and Diner inside Shibuya Parco, offering a menu inspired by director Mamoru Hosoda's famous animes like Summer Wars, Wolf Children, The Boy and the Beast, and The Girl Who Leapt Through ...

The PS4 version of Hatsune Miku: Project Diva X (conveniently titled "Hatsune Miku: Project Diva X HD") has shown off the game's features and classic Vocaloid songs, bound to be the better iteration for those who would rather revel in the PS4's su...

The Tokyo Reporter Roland Shichijo

AV agency Marks Japan recruits women via its web site TOKYO (TR) - Police raided major adult video (AV) talent agency Marks Japan and arrested three individuals, including its president, over allegations it forced women to appear in productions ag...

A plethora of trailers have emerged featuring the attention-loving characters of the soon-to-arrive Tokyo Mirage Sessions, acquainting watchers with the game's multitude of idol combatants to hopefully secure some sales with their colorful persona...

Siliconera Sato

By Sato . June 11, 2016 . 5:00am New information on Pokémon Sun & Moon revealed in the latest issue of CoroCoro. The first non-start Pokémon introduced to us are "Nokkoala" the Half-Awake Pokémon, and Iwanko, the Rock-type puppy.

As the release date for their tactical RPG draws closer, it seems like Nippon Ichi Software America have been facing some issues with their impending launch of Grand Kingdom. And not just one issue. . .

Crunchyroll Brittany Vincent

Zygarde fan? You'll soon have something to look forward to capturing in the upcoming Pokemon Sun and Moon games. Nintendo has just released a video detailing the new forms of Zygarde you'll be able to add to your collection this November when both...

The emergence of the Tokyo Toy Show has revealed the various new entertainment products that will soon (or have already) make their way to stores, appealing to both children and adults alike and sure to be a fascinating change of pace from more ot...

A live action recreation for the OP of Jojo's Bizarre Adventure: Diamond Is Unbreakable has been released by none other than Kusarine Project, who have naturally included plenty of their usual nude visuals despite many viewers already being sadly ...

'ゲームオーバー' (Geemu Oubaa) "Game Over" The first half had enough pulse-pounding action for a full episode. The second half had enough for two more. Holy crap, that was awesome! An Action Fan's Wet Dream I have a rough proxy for how visually and aesth...

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Father's Day is just around the corner, and for those people who are thinking about what to give to their dads - well, how about just spending the day with him. Our suggestion is to invite your dad to watch a series or two together and maybe you c...

Otaku Tale Frontalspy

The second promotional video has been released for the upcoming Love Live! Sunshine! ! TV anime. This new video briefly previews the setting of the upcoming anime and introduces the main characters of the idol group Aqours, from Uranohoshi Girls' ...

Bandai Namco Entertainment's popular media contents, "The IDOLM@STER" announced that they are working on Korean live action drama, "The IDOLM@STER. KR" celebrating 10th anniversary of The IDOLM@STER. They held a big audition for the casts and now ...

Otaku Tale Frontalspy

The official website of of the anime adaptation of Yuuto Tsukuda and Shun Saeki's Shokugeki no Souma (Food Wars: Shokugeki no Soma) manga has revealed a brand new visual and commercial for the anime's second season.

A new trailer for the forever-in-development Mighty No. 9 has shown off the protagonist's deadly rival, providing new gameplay footage and unfortunately still falling victim to the backlash of their previous "awesome" trailer.

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It's been a little more than a week since Blizzard released Overwatch and already more than 7 million heroes have been recruited. More than just a game, Overwatch has quickly evolved into a phenomenon, spawning tons of fan art, memes, cosplays, an...

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

With the Ghost Sweeper Mikami anime TV series getting a new Blu-ray box set this summer, some were surprised that the movie wasn't included in the set. With Frontier Works having the home video rights to the TV show, they couldn't include the film...

Mangaluru city police have nabbed a youth in connection with attempt to murder of Subash Padil, the main accused in the Padil Home Stay attack incident, which took place at the district court premises last week.

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The official website of the Shirobako anime has revealed a brand new visual celebrating and commemorating the various awards that were presented to the Fall/Autumn 2014 series. The anime about making anime has been a sleeper hit when it aired in t...

The electrical stand is back, Red Hot Chili Pepper. Josuke messes up in his video game thanks to his mom, I think we can all relate to that, and he has to turn it off because it's late. He turns off the TV but then it turns on by itself.

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