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Hai to Gensou no Grimgar is one of the more surprising anime of the winter season that takes a more realistic approach to daily life within a fantasy world. But have you seen the background scenery? It's arguably some of the best this season!

The latest spasm of quasi-life for the long, long, long-delayed film come from entertainment news writer Jeff Sneider, who claims Justin Lin, director of several Fast & Furious films and the upcoming Star Trek Beyond, is up for some Akiraing.

Crunchyroll Scott Green

Superheroes and excitable ladies are the inspirations for Good Smile Company's latest SD figure offerings. Launched for pre-order late last week and today, these include Dagashi Kashi's Shidare Hotaru, One-Punch Man's Genos, Overlord's Albedo and ...

Kotaku East Brian Ashcraft

Keiji Yamagishi, the composer of the Ninja Gaiden series, announced on Twitter that he's "working on Keiji Yamagishi, the composer of the Ninja Gaiden series, announced on Twitter that he's "working on a new project related to Ninja Gaiden" and th...

Crunchyroll Patrick Macias

The Berserk anime was previously announced as a highlight of Crunchyroll's summer lineup, but now we have more info for you regarding the stream, including times and regions, so here we go. . . Berserk launches Friday, July 1 at 7:30am PT for Crun...

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

The upcoming summer anime series Cheer Danshi! ! has been growing its cast for a bit so that we know a good number of the supporting player sin addition to the main cast. The official site has updated again with a few more additions as we get thre...

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

As the Toonami block tends to do around holiday, and as most broadcast networks tend to do as well with these periods, they've scheduled a Hunter X Hunter anime marathon to run on July 2nd. Which will make for some additional fun for Anime Expo fo...

Variety Patrick Frater

Courtesy of Koike Kazuo Gekiga Sonjuku Iconic Japanese comic book property "Lone Wolf And Cub: Final Conflict" is to be made as a live action, English language movie by producer Steven Paul's SP International Pictures.

Otaku Tale Frontalspy

The official website of the anime adaptation of Yuuto Tsukuda and Shun Saeki's Shokugeki no Souma (Food Wars: Shokugeki no Soma) manga has revealed that the upcoming second season, Shokugeki no Souma: Ni no Sara (Food Wars: The Second Plate), will...

Siliconera Sato

Square Enix revealed today that Final Fantasy VI antagonist Kefka Palazzo is joining Dissidia Final Fantasy as the arcade game's newest character and second villain. Here's a look at his character introduction trailer.

Siliconera Casey

By Casey . June 26, 2016 . 5:30pm In an earlier post, we mentioned that Cammy in Street Fighter V recently received a mod which allowed her to adopt the appearance of Tracer from Overwatch. This week, Zangief and R.

Otaku Tale Frontalspy

Two brand new videos have been released for Makoto Shinkai's (5 Centimeters Per Second, The Garden of Words) upcoming Kimi no Na wa. (your name. ) anime film. A 90s trailer and a 30s teaser video were revealed teasing some of the beautifully drawn...

Trends in Japan William

The upcoming election on July 10th for the House of Councillors will be the first time that 18- and 19-year-olds will be able to vote in Japan. This means there are 2. 4 million new youth votes up for grabs, but do the teenagers even know about th...

AFA Channel! freakpool

The 13th and final episode of My Hero Academia ended on a high note, and it was announced that a second season is in the works! This means that we are guaranteed to get more hero action in the future! Here is the very video which announced the upc...

'くじら、空をとぶ & 魔女のローブと日々は十人十色' (Kujira, Sora wo Tobu & Majo no Roobu to Hibi wa Juunintoiro) "A Whale In The Sky & Witch's Robe & Different Ways to Spend The Day" Yes, there were two episodes this week! And yes, the show is truly over ): But before I...

AFA Channel! freakpool

Back in March, Studio Ghibli (Japan's most famous animation studio) animated one of Japan's most historic scrolls, which is called the Choju Jinbutsu Giga, or Scrolls of Frolicking Animals. Using their legendary animation techniques, the studio ma...

Siliconera Sato

Marvelous reminds us that their upcoming beat 'em up game Uppers is indeed a Kenichiro Takaki game with the latest videos showcasing its "Audience" and "Panty-Shot Throttle" features. The above is a look at the "Audience" feature, where you'll hav...

Comics / Press Releases By The Editor Jun 27, 2016 - 17:28 Gundam Converge image Visit Bluefin at Anime Expo Booth #1401 BLUEFIN ANNOUNCES EXCLUSIVE PRODUCTS AND COLLECTIBLES FOR 2016 ANIME EXPO Leading Japanese Collectibles Distributor Returns To...

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

As we get into the last week of the month ahead of the new season, it's always tinged with a bit of sadness as many shows come to an end. Today has that happening with most of what's here wrapping up with their final episodes.

Crunchyroll Joseph Luster

Bandai Namco revealed a new promo along with fresh details for PlayStation 4 and PS Vita game Sword Art Online: Hollow Realization, which launches in Japan on October 27, followed by a western release this fall.

The-O Network Online Theodore Mak

Hit sensation Spiral Cats has released their tentative schedule along with some additional details during their appearance at Anime Expo 2016. Limited merchandise and autographs will be available at the Cosplay Photographers booth #4426.

Crunchyroll Scott Green

An early look at the band on the second volume of Akira Kareno and ue's Shuumatsu Nani Shitemasu ka? Mou Ichido dake, Aemasu ka? (Do you have what THE END? May I meet you once again? ") light novel series, out in Japan on June 30th, has indicated ...

Featured Posts Kiznaiver Review - 60/100 Kiznaiver is a very different faire from Studio Triggers other works in that it takes a more serious tone and has a writer who tends to go more for the melodramatic.

Bandai Namco is cooking up a new Sword Art Online game for smartphones. Sword Art Online: Memory Defrag was recently revealed for iOS and Android devices during a live stream, and an official website is now live.

A rehearsal for the upcoming live broadcast anime Mahou Shoujo? Naria Girls has surfaced online, demonstrating how the series will be animated in real-time whilst being streamed to Nico Nico Live - attracting attention to the "Kigurumi Live Animat...

Comics / Press Releases By The Editor Jun 27, 2016 - 21:57 VISIT VIZ MEDIA AT ANIME EXPO BOOTH #2205 VIZ MEDIA ANNOUNCES ACTIVITIES AND SPECIAL EVENTS FOR 2016 ANIME EXPO Join The Fun Of North America's Largest Anime/Manga Convention With BLUE EXO...

Crunchyroll Scott Green

After a series of short, character pair spots, 91 Days unleashes in its new, full-sized preview. The prohibition Era TV anime debuting July 8th is directed by Hiro Kaburaki and features animation by Shuka.

METANORN Overcooled

Jun27 Nice try, but I think this Trojan Horse is a little too obvious. . . Last week, the main characters were either thrown off a cliff or brainwashed into a nearly-mindless killing machine. Things aren't looking good here in the Koutetsujou no K...

'其の一 彼女に向かない/職業 其の二 有頂天探偵社' (Sono Ichi: Kanojo ni Mukanai Shokugyou / Sono Ni: Uchouten Tanteisha) "First, an Unsuitable Profession for Her / Second, an Ecstatic Detective Agency" 'たえまなく過去へ押し戻されながら' (Taemanaku Kako e Oshimodosare nagara) "Borne Ba...

Monster Hunter Generations has shown support for another ancient series by way of their newly announced collaboration with 2D side-scroller Strider, which implements Hiryu's sword and armor and will hopefully aid in bringing more attention to the ...

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