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Geek and Sundry Tom Pinchuk

While others spent Independence Day weekend grilling dogs and cooing at fireworks, throngs of otaku once again convened in LA for Anime Expo. There was an impressive parade of cosplay, and plenty of thrifty deals on scrolls; but most exciting part...

GoBoiano Media Aaron Magulick

The Seiun Awards are one of Japan's most well-known Science Fiction based prizes. Qualifying series have to be written or translated into Japanese to qualify. Each year, prizes are given out to various forms of entertainment.

After being adapted into a TV anime in 2014, Kenji Saito and Akinari Nao's Trinity Seven manga will soon return to the world of animation. As announced in this year's August issue of Kadokawa's Monthly Dragon Age magazine, an anime film adaptation...

RocketNews24 Oona McGee

Each of the beautiful items in the seven-piece collection come stored in a gorgeous case emblazoned with an image of a Poké Ball! For anime lovers around the world, Japan is a place where anything is possible and even the wildest of dreams can com...

A new visual for the TV anime adaptation of light novel Netgame no Yome wa Onnanoko ja Nai to Omotta? (And you thought there is never a girl online? ) has been featured as a poster in the August 2016 issue of Megami.

Your list-maker extraordinaire is on maternity leave this week, so it's time for another Classic installment of The List! It seems only fitting that this throwback countdown be child-themed, and it also happens to be the first edition of The List ...

Siliconera Sato

Bandai Namco revealed the newest trailer for Tales of Berseria today during the Tales of Festival. The new video shows us more of Velvet's past along with a look at some new characters. The trailer introduces two new characters with Altorius/アルトリウ...

Siliconera Jenni

By Jenni . July 8, 2016 . 9:00am Back at the end of June, Bandai Namco announced an interesting proposition. It wanted fans to decide who would be added to One Piece: Burning Blood as DLC and offered 17 people to choose from.

Crunchyroll Mikikazu Komatsu

Kyoto Animation's official YouTube channel has posted a five-minute preview for "Free! -Eternal Summer- Illustration Works vol. 1" to be released in the middle of September. The 84-page full color book contains illustrations drawn for the second s...

Today we'll be taking a look at Megami's August 2016 issue from JList which features a lot of new anime series that recently started airing from the summer 2016 anime lineup! This issue contains a total of 18 great posters along with previews, cha...

Crunchyroll Mikikazu Komatsu

Avex has posted a full version music video for eight-member Japanese rock band Waggaki Band's "Strong Fate. " The song was featured as an image song for the 2015 Japanese horror film Zane - Sundewa Ikenai Heya, and has been available only in digit...

AFA Channel! freakpool

Late last month, world-renowned cosplayer, Otogi Nekomu, shocked everyone when she announced that she had gotten married to Oh My Goddess! mangaka Kousuke Fujishima. She also announced that she is now pregnant, and the announcement of her pregnanc...

Siliconera Sato

By Sato . July 8, 2016 . 6:00pm With the release of Star Ocean: Integrity and Faithlessness, we learned more about what happens in the timeline of tri-Ace's sci-fi RPG series. However, since Star Ocean: Till the End of Time fans have wondered if t...

Crunchyroll Mikikazu Komatsu

The Recording Industry Association of Japan (RIAJ) has confirmed that "The [email protected] Cinderella Girls Starlight Master 03 Hi-Fi Days," the third CD single from The [email protected] Cinderella Girls Starlight Stage social game series, had ...

Players can transform different races into more powerful forms in game shipping in October Bandai Namco Entertainment Europe began streaming a new Japan Expo video on Saturday for the Dragon Ball Xenoverse 2 game for PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC.

TOKYO (AP) - Japanese are voting in a nationwide election for the upper house that may cement the prime minister's grip on power, as he forges ahead with policies to encourage exports and easy lending to keep a shaky economic growth going.

The Fandom Post Richard Gutierrez

Never count out a defeated princess . . . you don't know what she can do until she's forced into it. What They Say: Betrayed by her brother. Stripped of her birthright. Declared an abomination. For the girl once known as Princess Angelise Ikaruga ...

Thanks to the August issue of Newtype magazine we now know when to expect the One Piece anime adaptation's return to Eiichiro Oda's manga storyline. The Silver Mine arc will wrap its story up next week, and then the Zou arc officially kicks off on...

The creators behind Metroid fan-game "Project AM2R" have revealed that - after years in development - their project will soon be unleashed upon the Metroid community, bound to appeal to hardcore enthusiasts of the series who don't mind the fact th...

Mobile&Apps Mobile & Apps

Anime fans will be happy to find out that they can get the first season of both "Dragon Ball Z" and "Fairy Tail" for absolutely nothing. ( ) Anime fans will be happy to find out that they can get the first season of both "Dragon Ball Z" and "Fairy...

We are presently adding Thunderbolt Fantasy to the encyclopedia; review widget will be available shortly. Thanks for your patience! What is this? In an Eastern-styled fantasy setting, a brother and sister team of sacred guardians is beset by the X...

I can't find any subs for the last of ARIA right now, so let's go for another Amano Kozue manga adaptation instead: Amanchu! . Now, I noted in the preview for the series that Amanchu! is definitely not ARIA, and I stand by that.

The Tokyo Reporter Roland Shichijo

Yuuki Oi TOKYO (TR) - A man was arrested on Saturday for allegedly strangling a woman to death in Tachikawa City because she told his wife about their affair. Tokyo police arrested Yuuki Oi, 26, on murder charges for allegedly strangling Mayuko As...

Variety Jessica Kiang

Photo courtesy of Karlovy Vary Film Festival There's no mistaking that Japanese helmer Shinsuke Sato's Midnight Madness-ready title "I Am A Hero" is an adaptation of a manga - specifically, Kengo Hanazawa's comic of the same name.

Nerd Reactor Chris Del Castillo

Anime Expo celebrated its 25th anniversary this year with another event packed with plenty of special guests and the first ever Anisong World Matsuri. On Wednesday, SPJA announced that this year's event saw 100,420 unique attendees, which is a 10%...

AFA Channel! freakpool

Hideaki Sorachi's Gintama manga has been known for trolling its fans, but it seems that the mangaka is dead serious about his promise to have the manga enter its "final arc". According to this year's Weekly Shonen Jump issue #32, the comedy manga ...

AFA Channel! freakpool

After releasing a couple of singles since her long-awaited return, one of Japanese music's biggest stars, Utada Hikaru, has announced in her own blog that she will be releasing her sixth and latest album on 28 September 2016.

AFA Channel! freakpool

Popular magical girl franchise, Magical Girl Lyrical Nanoha, will be adding yet another addition to its franchise. This time the series will once again be focusing on Nanoha and Fate's daughter, Vivio.

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

With the second film of the trilogy with Ajin: Demi-Human - Collision out two months ago in theaters, events are now starting to focus on the third film in the series. Ajin: Demi-Human - Crash will arrive on September 23rd, 2016, bringing the tril...

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