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Comic Book Megan Peters

PokéFever has taken the world by storm following the release of Pokémon GO. The app has already become the most downloaded mobile app of all time, pushing Pokémon's publicity through the roof. But, apparently, the franchise just isn't popular enou...

Based on the extensive work of beloved manga creator Osamu Tezuka, Astro Boy: Edge of Time is a digital collectable card game that sees classic characters reimagined for the modern age. Osamu Tezuka is considered by some to be the Walt Disney of J...

RocketNews24 Casey Baseel

Kabaneri of the Iron Fortress is the latest anime series to get the 1:1-scale statue treatment. If someone asked you to describe the recently concluded anime TV series Kabaneri of the Iron Fortress in six words or less, "Attack on Titan on a train...

The Cygames Next 2016 event held in Tokyo has announced that a Granblue Fantasy anime is finally on its way, a revelation that will certainly instill waves of excitement online due to the game's ridiculous notoriety (and of course its many voluptu...

Last week, Capcom posted a second blog post for Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney - Spirit of Justice. This time around, the topics tackled are the following: Rayfa's Beginnings (Takuro Fuse, Art Director); Far and Away in the Kingdom of Khura'in (Taka...

Remember the joy when your favorite anime character arrives at your house as a beautifully crafted figure in a box and you can finally pose it with, well, all your other favorite anime characters? Thanks to Good Smile Company, fans of anime, manga...

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The first full promotional video has been released for the upcoming Yuri! ! ! On Ice original TV anime. The new video briefly introduces the main cast of the anime in a grand way. The anime itself is based on Sayo Yamamoto's 2015 Japan Animator Ex...

Remember the Hologram Communication Robot Gatebox (Developed by Vinclu Inc. ) we previously introduced here on Otakumode News? Well we've got new news to share: A tech demo of Gatebox Home Live feat. Hatsune Miku is coming to Makuhari Messe!

Siliconera Asma

By Asma . August 22, 2016 . 3:30pm Today, NIS America has announced Disgaea 2 is coming to PC via Steam on January 30, 2017. The game will also be playable on Macs. Titled Disgaea 2 PC, the game will come with all the content from Disgaea 2: Curse...

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The Alliance, organizers of Middle East Film and Comic Con, and the GAMES Middle East event is announcing a collaboration with Yas Island that will see the launch of ANI:ME, their third premiere project to hit the region.

Anime is a cultural phenomenon that began in Japan but spans many continents. Thoughty2 presents 35 interesting facts you didn't know about anime, manga and Studio Ghibli. SUBSCRIBE - New Vids Mon & Thurs: http://bit.

Karent (a music label for Crypton Future Media) have unleashed a spectacular musical album collection in honor of Hatsune Miku's upcoming 9th anniversary, containing 19 albums composed by 16 producers and bound to be an enticing treat for fans - a...

An announcement trailer for Princess Connect Re: Dive has managed to acquire some attention due to its riveting animation, an ever effective means of catering to otaku while hopefully ensuring brisk sales - though the game's moe charms may also he...

Siliconera Sato

Atlus shared the newest character TV spot for Persona 5, and this one highlights the first heroine revealed, Anne Takamaki, the party's femme fatale phantom thief. Anne is classmates with the protagonist and Ryuji, and joins them in their heists.

Siliconera Sato

Sengoku Basara: Legend of Sanada Yukimura's latest trailer showcases more scenes and action featuring Yukimura, his brother Nobuyuki and father Masayuki with music by T. M. Revolution. Sengoku Basara: Legend of Sanada Yukimura will release in Japa...

Fullmetal Alchemist author Hiromu Arakawa's Silver Spoon manga has been on a couple extended hiatuses recently. The latest had it going on hiatus back in February after returning from an eight-month hiatus in January, and the series is finally pre...

GoBoiano Media Aaron Magulick

Aaron Magulick, GoBoiano Writer Aaron Magulick has been a fan of anime ever since being exposed to it in the late '90s. A fan of nearly all genres, he is not afraid to explore the creepier side of the industry.

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After weeks of teasing, the official @anime_kabaneri twitter page has finally tweeted a picture of the completed version of the life-size statue to one of the hottest anime last season, Kabaneri of the Iron Fortress.

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With the Rio 2016 Olympics officially over with, it's time to set our sights on the 2020 Olympics! With the coming Summer Olympics set in Japan, Shinzō Abe, the Japanese Prime Minister, took to the closing ceremony in Rio to kick off the 2020 Olym...

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Japan is planning to outshine Rio's Olympics, starting with an amazing trailer and an open endorsement of anime. Japan brought over her president, Shinzo Abe, along with her most iconic video game character Mario to the final moments of the Rio Ol...

The hotly-anticipated Persona 5 is set to launch in North America and Europe on Valentine's Day 2017, and Atlus is here with a new promo ahead of the September 15 Japanese release. This short movie follows the protagonist as he pays a visit to a m...

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

With the first manga bundled anime episode for Ajin from Gamon Sakurai released back on May 6th, 2016, we learned just before it that a second OAD had been scheduled. The second OAD is coming out with the ninth volume of the manga due out on Octob...

The UK Anime Network has been serving anime fans in the UK since 1996, and we're chock full of reviews, news, articles and competitions :) Enter our latest competition We have a copy of the first half of The Heroic Legend of Arslan to give away!

Crunchyroll Scott Green

Today, a Trust The Ministry site has put stars of classic Osamu Tezuka manga, including Astro Boy, Black Jack, Dororo's Hyakkimaru, the Phoenix, Ambassador Magma and Rock against a flaming background with the names of artists Hiroya Oku (Gantz, In...

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Need to expand your wardrobe? We've got you covered. Check out some of these stylish anime shirts. 1. Anime Gears 2. Konohastuff 3. Teenormous 4. Offworld Designs 5. Perplexitees 6. 80stees 7. Look Human 8.

Anime Herald Mike Ferreira

Get ready for the most adorable shipping containers ever! Earlier today, NHK unveiled the main cast for its upcoming Nyanbo! anime series. The series will star the following: Tora: Romi Park Kotora: Rie Kugimiya Shiro: Yui Horie Kuro: Yuko Sanpei ...

If you watched the last week's daily shorts of Shonen Jump psychic comedy The Disastrous Life of Saiki K. , or caught the most recent weekly compilation episode, you'll have seen that in addition to a series of Christmas and New Year's bit, they f...

Siliconera Asma

By Asma . August 22, 2016 . 4:15pm The Legend of Zelda: Art and Artifacts is a 400-page art book from Dark Horse that will include artwork from throughout the series' history. In addition to taking a look back at the art from previously released g...

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

Japanese distributor King Records announced a new Blu-ray new collection for Yosuga no Sora recently after originally releasing it on both DVD and Blu-ray as single discs back in 2010 and 2011. The new set is scheduled with a Blu-ray box set for S...

It is confirmed today that the upcoming live-action film adaptation of Hiroaki Samura's Mugen no Junin/Blade of the Immortal jidaigeki manga is officially set for a release in the Golden Week holiday period (between late April and early May) of 2017.

Siliconera Sato

Kadokawa announced RPG Maker Fes for Nintendo 3DS in this week's issue of Famitsu magazine. The game will allow you to create RPGs on the go with new features. While no details on the new RPG Maker has been revealed yet, it'll maintain its easy-to...

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