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June 24, 2016, 6:00 AM
Kotaku East Brian Ashcraft

On June 23, 1996, the Nintendo 64 first went on sale in Japan. Twenty years ago! Think about that. Facing off against Sony's PlayStation, the Nintendo 64, which was the last major home console to use cartridges and which came with a unique control...

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

Crunchyroll is starting to lay down some of what to expect from the summer season from them and one of the first titles out of the gate is the anticipated Orange anime adaptation. At the moment, Crunchyroll does not have any region availability fo...

RocketNews24 Casey Baseel

Trees will "breathe" with light and sound as their beauty takes visitors' breath away. One of the core beliefs of Shintoism is that divinity exists in all aspects of the natural environment. Meanwhile, one of the core beliefs of travelers is that ...

Crunchyroll Scott Green

Despite an erroneous and later corrected listing of an episode 14, the run of Bones' adaptation of Kōhei Horikoshi's My Hero Academia wraps in the upcoming episode 13, "Upon Each of Their Hearts. " However, the week also brings good news for fans ...

Crunchyroll Joseph Luster

The official website for Koei Tecmo and Omega Force's Berserk Musou game is now open, and we have our first promo to go along with it. Berserk will take players from the Golden Age Arc through the Millennium Falcon Arc of Kentaro Miura's series, w...

Siliconera Sato

Bandai Namco revealed in this week's issue of Jump magazine that Dragon Ball Fusions will feature Dr. Slump's Arale as a Fusion partner. [Thanks, @Kazu4281. ] The Jump scan shows us an "EX Fusion" character named "Towale," a fusion between Arale a...

RocketNews24 Casey Baseel

Retail chain Animate is dedicating an all-new store in Tokyo to girls' anime and manga. Animate, Japan's largest chain of anime specialty stores, already has two branches in Tokyo's Akihabara, one of which is a six-story tower of Japanese animatio...

Crunchyroll Paul Chapman

Japanese toymakers Good Smile Company are celebrating their 15th anniversary and the 10th anniversary of their Nendoroid toy-line, and the celebrations include the release of a giant-sized Hatsune Miku Nendoroid that will be initially sold at the ...

Kasra asks: I was reading your earlier column, Why Is Animation Only For Kids In The US? I was asking why do we care so much if animation or anything in the nerd culture considered adult by some in the society.

Siliconera Casey

By Casey . June 22, 2016 . 8:00am Nintendo UK recently got the chance to meet up with Monster Hunter producer Ryozo Tsujimoto at a community event. There they asked his advice on what items players should take along with them on hunts in Monster H...

Siliconera Sato

Bandai Namco shared the latest on their upcoming RPG Tales of Berseria with a system introduction trailer showcasing various parts of the game, along with a look at some new costumes. The video starts out with some field exploration, followed by t...

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

It's summer in a big way here and that means that July is about to kick off and Netflix has a lot of material on the move. On the anime side, we get the two new premieres in bilingual form with Magi: Adventures of Sinbad and Kuromukuro, two recent...

Feminists, look away! Fashion police in Japan want to 'empower' women by persuading them to wear high heels, insisting the country's historic 'kimono culture' has led to many women having poor posture.

Back in the days when it was almost impossible to find Disgaea: Hour of Darkness on the PlayStation 2, Phantom Brave served as my introduction to the world of Nippon Ichi Software developed tactical RPGs.

Windows Blog Elana Pidgeon

Today we are excited to welcome Roku and SiriusXM for Windows 10 PCs and tablets to the Windows Store, as well as Crunchyroll for all of your Windows 10 devices! They're all available to download for free from the Windows Store.

Crunchyroll Scott Green

Warner Bros. Japan has publisher a new look at Bones' (Blood Blockade Battlefront, Space Dandy) summer TV anime Mob Psycho 100 with a commercial for the adaptation of the manga by ONE, best known as the author of the original, self-published One-P...

FLOWER MOUND, Texas, June 23, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Summer is here and Funimation® Entertainment has a stellar line-up of simulcasts and Broadcast Dubs planned for this season. To mark the first week of summer, the company revealed today fourteen s...

Otaku Tale Frontalspy

Hazuki Takeoka and Tiv's Masamune-kun no Revenge (Masamune-kun's Revenge) manga will be adapted into a TV anime. The anime's website has opened and revealed a teaser visual for the upcoming adaptation: Masamune-kun no Revenge (Masamune-kun's Reven...

The GLORIO Blog Aquagaze

Welcome back to the only preview guide where 'cautiously optimistic' is the highest possible praise! In the previous part, you could witness my nominal interest in ReLIFE and Orange, but I'm afraid that charade is conclusively over and done with now.

Crunchyroll Mikikazu Komatsu

28-year-old singer/voice actor Shouta Aoi has opened his official YouTube channel and posted a short version music video for his next 6th single "Innocent" to be released on July 27. The song will be used as the OP theme for the upcoming TV anime ...

Mayoiga has to be one of the most misunderstood shows in recent years. On a surface, the premise alone has a lot of potential. The idea behind putting 30 people, each of them has very different set of personalities, together in a bus to a mysterio...

Siliconera Jenni

By Jenni . June 22, 2016 . 11:03am NIS America has released a new Yomawari: Night Alone trailer that goes over how difficult it is to survive at night in a town filled with dangerous spirits. In addition, it's updated the official website to go ov...

Crunchyroll Scott Green

There's plenty going on with Key's (Kanon, Air, Clannad, Little Busters! ) ninth work, Rewrite. In anticipation of summer's adaptation by 8-Bit's team from the Grisaia anime, VisualArts has published a preview of the themes "Philosophyz" and "Saya...

'勘弁しろし BASARA BOY KAMU' (Kanben Shiroshi BASARA BOY KAMUI) "Give Me a Break - Basara Boy Kamui" What Yuto is to Rokuro, Kamui is to Benio. Cooking Gags The first part of this episode is an interesting object lesson.

The-O Network Online Theodore Mak

Returning to Anime Expo 2016 is the stunningly beautiful professional cosplay duo of Doremi and Tasha from the South Korean cosplay group Spiral Cats. Famous for their amazingly accurate depictions of video game and anime characters including Leag...

The first season of Bungou Stray Dogs has gone out with a bang as the anime's cast of justice-seekers are involved in another dangerous predicament, with the more crazed tendencies of one character in particular leaving quite a lasting impression ...

Variety Mark Schilling

Courtesy of Amazon TOKYO - Tokyo-based digital animation studio Polygon Pictures and L. A. -based production company Bureau of Magic are partnering to make a 3D CG anime series for Amazon Prime. The series, "Lost in Oz," is based on Frank Baum's c...

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

With the theatrical run for Free! High Speed long over and the home video release just under a month away, the folks at Pony Canyon are reminding folks about preorders with a new and extended promotional spot for the release - which includes a pri...

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

The upcoming anime adaptation of Tsuyoshi Yasuda's manga DAYS has been going full steam ahead for some time with announcements and reveals. Now that we're getting closer to the debut of the series, the first full promotional video has arrived for it.

Featured Posts Joker Game - 12 Upon finishing yet another rather uneventful episode of Joker Game, I began to wonder just what this series had planned for its finale. "How best to top off a rather mediocre series such as this?

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