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August 30, 2016, 10:00 AM
August 30, 2016, 10:00 AM

Your Name (Kimi no na wa. ), the latest film by Shinkai, the director behind 5 Centimeters Per Second and The Garden of Words, had a fine opening weekend at the Japanese box office, earning ¥770 million ($7.

Hey, modern anime voice actors: Masako Nozawa is not impressed. The veteran voice actress, most famous for her role as Dragon Ball's Goku, which she's been playing for 30 years, had some harsh words for today's seiyuu in a recent interview.

Crunchyroll Scott Green

The anime adaptation of Tadatoshi Fujimaki's sports manga Kuroko's Basketball is set to be featured in a series of anime movies, starting with a trilogy of Winter Cup compilations. The first part "Kage to Hikari" (Shadow and Light) will be screene...

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

The official channel for the Gundam franchise has dropped the three and a half minute long trailer for the second season of Mobile Suit Gundam: Iron-Blooded Orphan, which showcases a number of events from the first season as well.

WOWJAPAN freakpool

After Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe appeared in the Rio 2016 Olympic closing ceremony cosplaying as Mario, Japan is now in full Olympics mode, and some of the most famous anime characters have teamed up in a series of merchandise to promote T...

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Crunchyroll Mikikazu Komatsu

Japanese character figure company Good Smile Company is now hosting its 15th anniversary exhibition at 3331 Arts Chiyoda in Akihabara, Tokyo, from August 20 to September 4. The company's official YouTube channel has streamed a three-minute 360-deg...

The emotional tension of Love Live Sunshine has resumed as the anime's group of aspiring idols have attempted to recruit a former idol, a difficult situation as her traumatic past is serving as a roadblock - though the end result should hardly pro...

Crunchyroll Mikikazu Komatsu

To promote her first MV collection disc "Miss Monochrome Music Clip" to be released on September 7, the official YouTube channel of popular anime voice actress Yui Horie's alter-ego character Miss Monochrome has been streaming two full music video...

The long-awaited video game of the very beloved manga/anime series Berserk inches slowly forward to a release date. Double erect. Originally set for a September release, Berserk Musou (working title) for the PS3, PS4, PS Vita, and PC will hit the ...

Siliconera Asma

Takayas Custom Jewelry has recently crafted a pair of wedding rings inspired by The Legend of Zelda: Majora's Mask. The wedding set features overt and subtle references to Majora's Mask, including allusions to the Clock Tower, Stone Tower Temple, ...

Siliconera Sato

Capcom's online action game, Monster Hunter Frontier is getting a new major update, Monster Hunter Frontier Z, and it's also getting a PlayStation 4 release in Japan on November 22, 2016. While the major update will take place on other versions st...

The newly revived Osomatsu-san series has become the next anime to attain its own live action stage play adaptation, with its producers revealing 4 new actors in their costumes and certainly doing justice to the show's rather absurd and colorful n...

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Vote Now! Who is the Best Male Characters with Best Bodies? Anime Database, Anime Season TBA Yume Oukoku to Nemuru 100 Nin no Ouji Sama Genre: Reverse Harem, Adventure, Magic Other Seasons: This Anime was just announced.

Crunchyroll Mikikazu Komatsu

Following the first volume released in July, the official website for the original boys musical-themed anime series Star-Mu today posted a 30-second preview for the upcoming second OVA to be released on September 21.

Siliconera Sato

Atlus shared the latest look at Persona 5 showing the protagonist relaxing (a little too much) in a public bathhouse and passing out from overheating. The video shows how you'll get to visit the public bathhouse and relax during your time off.

Siliconera Sato

Toei Animation and Koei Tecmo brand Gust are teaming up together for a major project that is expected to be revealed on September 16, 2016. While not much else has been shared other than the teaser featuring silhouettes of characters, it was revea...

Gematsu Sal Romano

The gameplay, originally shown at Gamescom 2016 last week, shows a "small slice" of the game's "expansive" San Francisco Bay Area, as protagonist Marcus wanders through landmarks like Coit Tower and Fisherman's Wharf.

Further milking of the One Piece franchise has been carried out with "One Piece: Grand Pirate Colosseum", another fighting game featuring the anime's assortment of quirky characters that will no doubt generate tons of sales from the insatiable hor...

Gematsu Sal Romano

XSEED Games has released the English sub-titled version of the Asahi Tachibana character trailer for Akiba's Beat, which was first released in Japan in early July. The publisher also provided a full rundown of the character: NEET: Short for "No Ex...

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