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Japan Today Casey Baseel, RocketNews24

Less than two weeks from now, Godzilla will be returning to theaters in his first Japanese-produced film since 2004's "Godzilla: Final Wars. " In many ways, "Final Wars" was the culmination of Godzilla's steady transition from villain to hero, as ...

Racked Lilian Min

I've arrived here in my own humble costume (an homage to Adventure Time's Princess Bubblegum and her relationship with the character Marceline) to take in the sights and sounds of Anime Expo, the "largest anime and manga convention in North America.

Idol Renaissance put on brave faces as the sky falls around them in the MV for their 4th single on T-Palette Records "Kimi no Shiranai Monogatari" (release date: July 26)! Contributor Wanted! ! In their first single since the addition of new membe...

RocketNews24 Corey Gold

A Japanese government cybersecurity organization has launched a safety campaign warning of the dangers of Pokémon Go. An information poster detailing the perils of Pokémon Go was published by a Japanese government agency in anticipation of the gam...

Siliconera Casey

Legendary Entertainment has just recently closed a deal to film rights for Pokémon, and both it and The Pokémon Company have announced that the first movie in the deal will feature Detective Pikachu. The live-action film will be based on the Ninte...

Imogen asks: With the recent news article about Sentai dubbing Amagi Brilliant Park I was curious to know if there's a reason why one of Kyoto Animation's other works 'Hyou-ka' hasn't had any distribution beyond Japan when all of their other shows...

Crunchyroll Joseph Luster

BABYMETAL has been having a hell of a year, both with their own original music and the metal legends they've teamed up with along with way. The latest is none other than Rob Halford of Judas Priest, who joined the trio at the Alternative Press Mus...

Siliconera Sato

Marvelous has updated the official website for their upcoming Musou-style action game Fate/Extella with a look at Iskandar along with bonus costumes from Japanese retailers for several characters. Iskandar (CV: Akio Otsuka) Class: Rider Noble Phan...

When Pokémon fans aren't obsessing over Pokémon GO, they still have the November launch of the next Nintendo 3DS entries, Pokémon Sun and Pokémon Moon, to look forward to. While we wait for that, The Official Pokémon Channel is here with a look at...

FLOWER MOUND, Texas, July 21, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Funimation Entertainment, the go-to studio for extraordinary anime, raised the bar once again with the release of FunimationNow for the Amazon Fire TV, an anime streaming service app designed spec...

Crunchyroll Scott Green

Anime has certainly has its share of protracted productions. Ask an oldster how agitated they got waiting for Giant Robo. More recently, the wait for the follow-up to 2012's Evangelion: 3. 0 You Can (Not) Redo has been the big one trying the patie...

NEWS Production on 'Detective Pikachu' Epic Set for 2017 Posted by ICv2 on July 21, 2016 @ 2:43 pm CT Legendary Entertainment has won a spirited bidding war (see "Bidding War for Pokemon Rights") and acquired the rights to create a live-action fil...

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Last year's hit Japanese pop culture Go Torch characters are returning to San Francisco's J-Pop Summit this weekend to bring more laughter and unique Japanese culture to the 3-day event, July 22-24. The Go Torch (or "Yuru-Kyara") mascots represent...

Indiatimes Rishabh Deb

Since it first hit the television networks in the 90s, anime series Pokémon became a worldwide phenomenon with millions tuning in to watch Ash and Pikachu's adventurous journey. With the recent entry of the gaming app Pokémon Go, the series has no...

Crunchyroll Mikikazu Komatsu

"UMARU THE BEST," the character song best album from the Himouto! Umaru-chan TV anime is set to be released in Japan on August 17. A preview for the newly recorded song for the album, "Paradise★Syndrome!

Crunchyroll Mikikazu Komatsu

The official website of the upcoming TV anime adaptation of Nodoka Shinomaru's slice-of-life fantasy manga Udon no Kuni no Kin-iro Kemari (Golden Kemari in the Udon Country) has added three supporting characters to its main visual and also announc...

Crunchyroll Mikikazu Komatsu

Bandai's official online store Premium Bandai today started accepting pre-orders for "One Piece Brook Shark Guitar," a new collaboration item between the internationally popular anime franchise One Piece and the Tokyo-based musical instrument comp...

Kyokutei Bakin's epic novel series Hakkenden has found itself at the centre of inspiration for a number of anime productions in recent years, and 2016 in particular has seen a couple of such productions reach the UK.

METANORN skylion

Jul20 I dunno if this is a good reason to be late, or not. . . Nothing works at work like good old fashioned work. Speaking of getting down to business, there is nothing like it when Doga Kobo get's into an SoL/comedy groove.

Capsule Computers Philip Federico

Tokyo, Japan - July 20, 2016 Visual novel developer Frontwing's latest localization effort, "The Afterglow of Grisaia," is now available on Steam. The store page can be accessed at the following URL: http://store.

"Gravity Rush" franchise fans can supplement their waiting time for "Gravity Rush 2" with an anime version that is reportedly being launched ahead of the game. Project Siren's action-adventure game is getting a sequel and "Gravity Rush 2" is comin...

The latest look at Toei Animation's 60th anniversary anime movie Popin Q has unveiled more of its premise, which revolves around a group of cute schoolgirls attempting to save a magical world with song and dance - an unsurprisingly silly concept t...

www.GameInformer.com Blake Hester

Publisher Oasis Games announced today that its MMORPG Naruto Online is available to play today on PC. The game is free to play in-browser. Following the story in the anime, Naruto Online adds five new characters representing fire, water, earth, wi...

WOWJAPAN freakpool

After a few months of being closed for renovations, the Ghibli Museum has finally re-opened. The museum not only has updated exhibits, but also features new ones, including the "All Aboard! The Catbus to the Ghibli Forest," which even the adults c...

Siliconera Sato

Bandai Namco recently revealed Macross Delta Scramble, an upcoming flight action shooter for PS Vita that will cover 13 episodes of the anime. Famitsu provides us with a look at its first screenshots. The above screenshots show how you'll get to f...

ARAMA! JAPAN Indigo

The latest main installment for Atlus' acclaimed school-sim/RPG series Persona is coming to PS4 & PS3 in Japan on September 15, 2016 (to PS4 in North/South America on February 14, 2017). In preparation for its release, Atlus held a live event on N...

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

Sentai Filmworks has a bilingual release of Inou-Battle, aka When Supernatural Battles Became Commonplace, coming out on August 30th, 2016 with separate DVD and Blu-ray releases. While we got a look at the finalized packaging previously which is w...

The raging phenomenon that is Overwatch has served as the inspiration for an animated parody of Evangelion's opening sequence, bound to have many curious as to when the game's ridiculous popularity will eventually begin to die down (if at all).

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

Sentai Filmworks has their November release plans set and it's one that's filled with new titles but is also one that feels just a bit light. The big release for many is the collector's edition release of the second season of Knights of Sidonia, w...

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

The anime adaptation of the Magical Girl Raising Project has some new details that have arrived with a site refresh that includes a new key visual that you can see to the right. With a planned October 2016 debut, the second promotional video has a...

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