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Independently published manga and videogames have steadily been gaining popularity in Japan, and a small handful of these independent works have been adapted into anime series. Recent examples range from Ojisan to Marshmallow, Hetalia - Axis Power...

Crunchyroll Wilhelm Donko

Flying Witch is finally ending today, so it's time to look at a few more comparison shots of the anime. The show was one of my absolute favorites this season, so it's really sad to see it go. These twenty-three minutes a week for the past couple o...

Otaku Tale Frontalspy

Whilst the anime adaptation of Shoji Gatoh and Shiki Douji's Full Metal Panic! light novel was announced late last year, the official website of the project has just opened and revealed a tiny bit of new information.

slashfilm Ethan Anderton

For years, Warner Bros. has desperately been trying to figure out how to make a live-action adaptation of the iconic cyberpunk manga Akira. There have been various iterations of the project over the years, but the most recent attempt may finally g...

Gamespresso Patrick Nguyen

Around this time last year, VA-11 Hall-A caught people's attention as a 'dystopian cyberpunk waifu bartending action' game. Wouldn't you know it, just like it promised, VA-11 Hall-A is a game riddled with 'waifu' material with a huge emphasis on d...

Although Osomatsu San's anime is over, it doesn't mean Osomatsu fever is done yet. It is now announced that "Osomatsu Expo" will be held in 4 major cities in Japan including Tokyo, Osaka, Aichi and Fukuoka.

No less than Justin Bieber will be making an appearance in Line Corporation's original manga series "Hardboiled Kid Cosmo-kun", an event that has naturally outraged western fans even if many Japanese readers may yet be blissfully ignorant of the h...

The official website of anime adaptation of Satsuki Yoshino's Handa-kun manga began streaming a 15-second commercial on Friday. The series is scheduled to air on July 7th. In addition, a new visual was recently revealed: The Handa-kun manga is a s...

Siliconera Casey

In Polygon's latest entry in their "Devs Make Mario" series, Grand Kingdom creator Tomohiko Deguchi takes a turn at creating his own level in Super Mario Maker for the Wii U. "For the level I made in Mario Maker, my first decision was to use the K...

Otaku Tale Frontalspy

The most recent issue of Kadokawa's Shonen Ace magazine has announced that animation studio Silver Link (Non Non Biyori, Fate/kaleid liner Prisma☆Illya) will be producing the anime adaptation of Yuuya Kurokami and Karuna Kanzak's Busou Shoujo Mach...

'世界中にキズナシステムが広がって' (Sekaijuu ni Kizuna System ga Hirogatte) "If The Kizna System Spread Throughout The World" Narratively inconsistent. Thematically consistent. I'll be honest from the start. Kiznaiver's finale did not go down the direction I want...

The Fandom Post Jarius Taylor

The journey ends What They Say: Long ago, a ferocious monster terrorized the land, until a samurai, wielding the legendary "Beast Spear", sealed him away. 500 years later, a middle school student named Ushio Aotsuki accidentally uncovers the monst...

Crunchyroll Joseph Luster

If you're looking for some pure gameplay from Super Robot Wars OG: The Moon Dwellers, Bandai Namco has you covered with over 13 minutes of footage. Dig into the extended play movie below. Super Robot Wars OG: The Moon Dwellers hits PlayStation 3 a...

Crunchyroll Scott Green

As Shiori Amase's All Out! ! heads its way towards a fall anime, the manga's rugby players are getting the 3D treatment in Union Creative's mensHdge Technical Statue line. After an initial three in August, the lines # 28-31 are Kenji Gion (CV Shōy...

What started as a 2013 Anime Mirai short and went on to generate a crowd-funded sequel will now be getting its own TV anime. Yep, we're talking about Little Witch Academia, which is the next series in the works at anime studio Trigger.

Crunchyroll Scott Green

Today's episode 13, "Upon Each of Their Hearts," wrapped up Bones' first anime adaptation of superhero Jump manga My Hero Academia. With it a teaser for the now officially announced second season was published, along with tributes from the series'...

Game Industry News Michael Blaker

Michael Blaker Game Industry News is running the best blog posts from people writing about the game industry. Articles here may originally appear on Michael's blog, Windborne's Story Eatery. This week for Anime Sunday I'm covering what I thought w...

The European division of Bandai Namco have graciously allowed fans to decide who the next 3 combatants for One Piece: Burning Blood will be by way of vote, a rare opportunity that allows the community to make vital decisions - if only to hand over...

And we get to the end of Bungou Stray Dogs, but this last episode doesn't offer any conclusive ending, instead feel more like a set up episode for the next season. This last episode functions like a typically Bungou Stray Dogs' episode; there are ...

Siliconera Casey

Japanese game show Game Center CX's Arino Shinya is continuing his quest to catch all 151 Pokémon in the original games. He started this journey last month to celebrate the upcoming release of Pokémon Sun & Moon.

Crunchyroll Scott Green

A new preview and visual have been published for D. Gray Man Hallow. The summer anime starting on July 4th presents a new adaptation Katsura Hoshino's Jump manga, which was was previously adapted into a 2006-2008 anime (celebrating its 10th annive...

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