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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...

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!

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...

Crunchyroll Joseph Luster

Keiji Yamagishi is a video game composer with an impressive body of work, including Tecmo Bowl, Gitaroo Man, Ninja Gaiden, and more. According to a recent tweet, he's currently working on something related to the Ninja Gaiden series, with more new...

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.

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.

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 ...

AFA Channel! freakpool

D. Gray-man is finally getting a new anime adaptation this July, and it is called D. Gray-man Hallow. TMS Entertainment has started streaming a brand new PV for the anime. Not only does it take a look at what we should expect, but it also gives us...

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...

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!

The official website for the television anime of Ryō Asai's Cheer Danshi! ! (Cheer Boys! ! ) novel revealed three more cast members for the anime on Tuesday. The additional cast includes: Yuko Kaida as Satsuki Takashiro Ayumi Fujimura as Haruko Ba...

Crunchyroll Patrick Macias
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...

Breitbart AFP

Tokyo (AFP) - 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.

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...

Vanillaware's Tomohiko Deguchi has become the next developer to share his insight into game design by way of Nintendo's ridiculously popular Super Mario Maker, however whether or not the design theory of a completely different genre of game will t...

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...

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

The 2006 anime TV series Zegapain is getting a new compilation film produced that's set for an October 15th, 2016 theatrical launch as Zegapain ADP and Bandai Visual is getting a little more promotion out there for it.

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.

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...

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...

Animation Magazine Mercedes Milligan

VIZ Media will be doing its part to make Anime Expo 2016 a fun-filled fan experience when it takes place at the L. A. Convention Center July 1-4. Based out of Booth #2205, VIZ will present special guest appearances, panel discussions, autograph se...

'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...

The various mechanics of Sword Art Online: Hollow Realization have come to light by way of its newest trailer, with one feature apparently allowing players to carry around their favorite girl from the series - an addition bound to ensure numerous ...

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.

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