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Crunchyroll Scott Green

With the new inclusions of India, the first participating nation from South Asia and Switzerland, representatives for 30 countries gathered in Nagoya last weekend to crown the champions of the 2016 World Cosplay Summit, and join the city's annual ...

GoBoiano Media Mizzy Fire

Love is like a torture chamber in anime. Not that I mind. Otherwise it would be too easy right? Let's look at some anime couples who paid more than their fair share of suffering in the name of love. By the way, these are in no particular order.

Japanese mobile phone operator NTT Docomo have revealed the results of its popularity poll for the summer 2016 anime season courtesy of its streaming service dAnime Store. The poll was open between July 29th to August 5th.

Actors Kaku Kento and Eikura Nana have registered their marriage on August 7, 2016. Both of their agencies have confirmed the marriage today, August 8, 2016. The wedding reception hasn't been decided yet.

Crunchyroll Scott Green

In additions to inspiring plenty of feels, last week's episode of Re:Zero inspired a musical edit of Rem's "suki de (I love you)" confessions. And, in the week leading into this week's episode, that video has also racked up over 500,000 views on J...

The "Third KanColle Naval Review" event unveiled the November 26 opening date and a new visual for the KanColle anime film on Sunday. The August 2015 event that announced the Gekijō-ban KanColle (Kan Colle Movie Edition or Fleet Girls Collection M...

Siliconera Sato

Koei Tecmo shared the latest gameplay video for their upcoming Berserk game by Omega Force. The video shows an action introduction of the game featuring protagonist Guts. Berserk releases in Japan on October 27, 2016 for PlayStation 4, PlayStation...

Crunchyroll Scott Green

At this weekend's annual KanColle Naval Review event, held at Pacifico Yokohama National Convention Hall, a new visual for the KanColle anime movie was presented along with news that the battleship girl feature will open in Japanese theaters on No...

Some new footage of the highly anticipated schoolgirl tutoring VR simulator Summer Lesson has revealed more of its breakthrough technology, an event that will no doubt make otaku and hikikomori even more hopeless now that their fictional "girlfrie...

Dynasty warriors clone Fate/Extella has provided potential buyers with a look at some of the familiar Fate series characters that will be at their disposal, a feature that more critical observers may highlight as the game's only allure, considerin...

Crunchyroll Scott Green

The Servants of the Fate/Grand Order smartphone RPG's Grail Wars get some R&R this month with event Chaldea Summer Memory - White Beach of Healing, running 8/11-31 with an update on the 22nd. Here, players visit an uninhabited island (appropriatel...

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

One of the cuter if sillier and emptier kind of anime short form series we've had recently is that of Mahou Shoujo Nante Mouiidesukara, wherein very little happened but it was a pleasant experience. The winter 2016 anime series is on track for mor...

Sugoi! Blog Tabris

Studio 3Hz (Dimension W, Sora no Method) released a promo video for its new TV series, Flip Flappers anime. The show tells a story of two kawaii girls and their adventures in a different time and different dimensions.

One particularly dedicated contributor has compiled the trailers for all the indie/doujin games that will be present at the upcoming Comiket 90 into one handy video, sure to be convenient for those seeking to properly allocate their time at the ga...

Siliconera Sato

Gag-manga series Saiki Kusuo no Psi-nan is getting a 3DS game and Bandai Namco shared its first trailer, which features plenty of Saiki K-style comedy. The video starts out with Kusuo Saiki saying he wonders what kind of game it'll be since it's m...

Crunchyroll Scott Green

This fall, Happy Elements and Seven Arcs Pictures (Trinity Seven, Magical Girl Lyrical Nanoha) blend idol singing competition and near-future virtual reality sci-fi in anime series Idol Memories. A second preview offers the latest look at the stor...

What do you wish for when a demon offers you a wish? Wealth? Power? Or perhaps a harem for some. But for Yuu, instead of wishing for those, he wishes that the demon becomes his family, his sister. Yuu, an orphan when he was at the age of 5 due to ...

Crunchyroll Mikikazu Komatsu

The official website for the upcoming TV anime Lostorage incited WIXOSS has posted a 110-second teaser introducing its main characters and OP theme song "Lostorage" performed by Yuka Iguchi for its October 2016 premiere.

RocketNews24 Casey Baseel

Newest Pokémon anime ending theme is cute, catchy, and easy to sing along to. If you're a cynic, you could accuse the producers of the currently airing Pokémon XY & Z TV series of being extraordinarily lazy in giving their show's newest ending the...

ARAMA! JAPAN Reileen

This post came a bit late so the chart is updated with numbers for several days' drama episodes. Check out how your fave dramas are doing below! Summer 2016 JDrama TV Drama Ratings TV St Time Drama 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 Ave Fuji TV Mon, 9pm Suki na...

Several new combinations have been revealed for the rather unique Dragon Ball: Fusions, including one that involves the deadly Majin Buu and his eternal companion Mr. Satan, certainly making quite the humorous result and possibly giving more peopl...

The latest episode of the legendary Berserk has once again assaulted viewers with some immensely disturbing situations, bound to be amplified further with the show's less than well received 3D CG - many however are simply happy that the series has...

'誰かのために表ります それが僕の目指すサッカ一です' (Dareka no tame ni hyoorimasu sore ga boku no mezasu sakka ichidesu) "Running for Someone That's the Kind of Soccer I Want to Play" This week, DAYS delivered with a functional episode.

The Tokyo Reporter Tokyo Reporter Staff

A Molotov cocktail attack left 15 persons injured at a festival in Suginami Ward on Sunday TOKYO (TR) - Tokyo Metropolitan Police are investigating a Molotov cocktail attack at a festival on Sunday evening that left more than a dozen persons injur...

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

Bandai Visual has revealed a new project that's being done by World Cosplay Summit with ID-0, whose official site has now opened here. Details are naturally slim but the promo reveals that the project will be directed by Goro Taniguchi based on th...

Ani-Nouto Author

Or so I read Beveridge's post. From a base in Petersburg in the Empire of Orussia, the 502nd Joint Fighter Wing "Brave Witches," upon whom mankind has placed its hopes, flies with courage in the cold skies of eastern Europe.

Posted 08/08/2016 On the latest instalment of their podcast over at Anime News Network, manga publisher Seven Seas Entertainment exclusively revealed a new license acquisition by confirming that they've acquired the original manga of currently air...

The beloved novice idols of Love Live Sunshine have utilized their talent for song and dance as a means of resolving a recently emerged crisis, a decision that may hopefully also net the adorable girls their long sought after stardom at the same t...

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