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June 29, 2016, 7:30 AM
June 29, 2016, 7:30 AM

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!

Crunchyroll Scott Green

The Animate character goods shop in Okayama, Japan has posted a display for the three anime movie trilogy adaptation of Nisio Isin's Kizumonogatari prequel novels. It advertised the July 27th Blu-ray/DVD release of part I, "Tekketsu-hen" and confi...

Siliconera Sato

Tokyo Mirage Sessions #FE released recently in North America and Europe, and modders have been working on a way to remove all forms of censorship to make the game as close as possible to the original game.

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...

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

Following last week's announcement on the Crunchyroll ROLLOUT special, the ReLIFE anime has now been given its launch date and regions. To quote from the Site News annoucement: ReLIFE will be launching on Friday, July 1 at 8am with episode 1, and ...

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 ...

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...

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.

Photo courtesy of X-Plus. © 1996 KADOKAWA NHFN Figure Coming August 2016 Source: X-Plus Co. , Ltd. Special Thanks to Jun Umeji A SCIFI JAPAN EXCLUSIVE Legion invasion! Recreate the fierce battle on the last line of defense!

Crunchyroll Paul Chapman

Crunchyroll previously reported on how Avabel Online, a smart phone game developed by Asobimo, was being adapted into a TV anime with direction by Kenichi Imaizumi and animation by Felix Film. Now there's bad news for fans who were looking forward...

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...

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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...

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.

The official website of the anime adaptation of Kouhei Horikoshi's Boku no Hero Academia (My Hero Academia) manga has revealed the first visual image and teaser video for the anime's recently announced second season.

Anime Evo Flower

It is a wonderful and rare treat for a fan of manga when a series they love is adapted so beautifully and lovingly as this one has been. Where can I even begin to sing the praises of this series? I have spent so long lauding the incredible work J.

'自称騎士ナツキ・スバル' (Jishou Kishi Natsuki Subaru) "Self-Proclaimed Knight Natsuki Subaru" I've defended Subaru quite a bit over the past few months when viewers would bash him for being annoying or self-centered.

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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...

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...

'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...

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Sword Art Online: Hollow Realization during a live stream this morning. Details Pre-orders for Sword Art Online: Hollow Realization via the PlayStation Store begin on June 28 in Japan. Users who pre-order via the PlayStation Sore will be able to p...

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.

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.

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...

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