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June 29, 2016, 7:30 PM
June 29, 2016, 7:30 PM
Figure Culture figure culture

To have an anime figure factory in Japan itself is indeed very rare. As you might have already known, most anime figures are made in China. Newbies often misunderstood that 'Made in China' means fake. That is not correct.

It has been announced that Nogizaka46's second photo book (title TBA) will be released on August 5th. In addition, the special "Owatashi-kai" will be held, which means you can receive the photo book from the members personally!

RocketNews24 Casey Baseel

Producers for A Silent Voice are planning to accommodate fans who, like the series' female lead, can't hear. Manga creator Yoshitoki Oima's A Silent Voice, titled Koe no Katachi (literally "The Shape of Voice") in Japanese, begins with a new stude...

Thanks to a display in Okayama, Japan's Animate character goods shop, we now have confirmation for the second Kizumonogatari anime film's premiere date. The stand advertises the July 27 release of Kizumonogatari Part I: Tekketsu-hen, and also reve...

Siliconera Sato

Square Enix stealth-released Adventures of Mana, the remake of Final Fantasy Adventure, in Europe yesterday, and the game has also been released in North America today. About Adventures of Mana: Originally released as Final Fantasy Adventure for t...

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!

Ayano Mashiro (綾野ましろ) provides ending theme Lotus Pain for upcoming anime D. Gray-man HALLOW. For the first time she's writing the lyrics for the single's title track with Yasuda Fumio (安田史生氏) composing the music.

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 will run for a total of 13 episodes.

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.

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...

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...

Crunchyroll Mikikazu Komatsu

According to the newest Oricon report released today, the sixth volume of the TV anime Osomatsu-san/Mr. Osomatsu, the third TV anime adaptation of Fujio Akatsuka's classic gag manga in the 1960s, Osomatsu-kun, takes first place both in its anime D...

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 ...

GameSpot GameSpot Staff

At first glance, the candy-colored world of Tokyo Mirage Sessions #FE looks more like a artful mess than a coherent game. But as we've found, the mix of sensibilities and elements from Atlus' Shin Megami Tensei and Persona series with the weapons,...

An English trailer for the western release of Gal Gun: Double Peace has catered to the game's main demographic by emphasizing the sexier aspects of its schoolgirl shooting action, seemingly avoiding censorship as well unlike other unfortunate titles.

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...

Crunchyroll Patrick Macias
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 ...

Guitar Wolf, U. S. /Canada tour announced! New album "T-Rex from a Tiny Space Yojouhan" released. Rock 'N' Roll band, Guitar Wolf has announced their upcoming tour titled "YOJYOUHAN STRIKES BACK TOUR 2016 - US/CAN East Coast - w/ Hans Condor (Nash...

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...

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The official website to Shaft's upcoming film, 'Kizumonogatari II: Nekketsu-hen' has updated with a new trailer, key visual, and additional cast info. It is slated to premiere in Japanese theaters August 19th, 2016.

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...

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.

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...

Otaku Tale Frontalspy

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.

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...

'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

During a live streaming program for Bandai Namco Entertainment, it was announced that Reki Kawahara's beloved science fiction light novels will be getting a brand new side scrolling RPG for smartphones.

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