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August 31, 2016, 3:30 PM
August 31, 2016, 3:30 PM

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.

The fateful rematch with Goku Black has unsurprisingly stirred a battle of epic proportions during the latest episode of Dragon Ball Super, a situation that has pit Goku against a new super saiyan form and looks sure to have viewers on the edge of...

Anime Evo setsuken

Changes. Changes everywhere. After a two week hiatus, we finally made it back to the world of Zestiria but. . . Wow do things feel different here. I suppose its only fitting that the two episodes that brought us back into the world of Zestiria, ar...

The undefeatable Mob has seemingly been issued a worthy challenge with the latest broadcast of Mob Psycho 100, doling out a mind-blowing action sequence where the overpowered Mob can fight at full power and looking sure to be regarded as the show'...

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When Katsuhiro Otomo began writing, drawing and serialising the cyberpunk manga Akira back in 1982, who could have known the bloody, mutative tremors he would blast through the world, to shape pop culture as we know it today.

Watch Korean Drama Free Abdul Siddiqui on Tue, Aug 30, 2016

It's common for animes to be based on a manga. Think Death Note, Boys Over Flowers and Gin Tama: huge franchises that all began on black-and-white panels. But there have also been some amazing anime that had their own original stories.

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Brush up on your flying chariot versus incense chariot tactics with this close-quarters version of the complex Japanese relative of chess. One of the aspects of Japanese culture I always wanted to get in on was the traditional board game of Shogi.

The season (or "cour," if you prefer) of anime that began in July is rapidly coming to an end, and ranking site Goo took the opportunity to ask its readers just what late-night summer anime they thought were best.

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There was one huge announcement from the "Girls & Panzer Heartful Tank Carnival II" event on 28 August, and it has gotten Garupan fans all excited. During the event, the anime's staff showed a PV which announced that a new Garupan anime has finall...

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Taboo Tattoo Overview Seigi Akatsuka saved a homeless man from violent end at the hands of street thugs, and was given a strange tattoo as a gift. Later, he comes to find out the tattoo is a magical ancient weapon, and Seigi is suddenly thrown int...

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On August 28, actress Fukiishi Kazue (33) and singer/actor Fukuyama Masaharu (47) announced that they are expecting their first child. Fukiishi wrote on her official blog, "Some of you may have already heard from reports, but please allow me to ma...

Crunchyroll Scott Green

With Nisekoi and Bleach over, it's time to start looking at next generation of Shonen Jump manga. Viz's English edition has been running three-chapter "Jump Start" samples of The Promised Neverland by Posuka Demizu (art) & Kaiu Shiroi (story), Lov...

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A new virtual reality attraction brings the world of the Gundam anime series to life in 360-degree vision. After donning a headset and stereo headphones, visitors can experience seeing the world from the point of view of Gundam's gigantic hand.

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By Sato . August 30, 2016 . 6:00am Bandai Namco shared a look at what they have in store for Tokyo Game Show 2016 next month with a list of titles they'll showcase at the event. Here's a peek from the official website.

The astronomical reputation of One-Punch Man has caused one devoted artist to reanimate the show's OP sequence in the primitive style of its original web manga (save for a few differences), bound to be rather jarring for those unfamiliar with the ...

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The latest issue of Weekly Famitsu has an interview with Valkyria: Azure Revolution chief producer Youichi Shimomoto, producer Katsura Mikami, and director Takeshi Ozawa, who share a few new details. Get the tidbits below.

Siliconera Sato

Sony Interactive Entertainment announced that Polyphony Digital's upcoming competitive racer, Gran Turismo Sport, has been delayed after its initial November release dates. The original plan was to release Gran Turismo Sport in November 15 in Nort...

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By Jenni . August 30, 2016 . 7:45am PlayStation Now's sphere of influence has expanded. The game streaming service is now available on PCs in North America. People can download the app from the official website.

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Nintendo has released a new trailer for Dragon Quest VII: Fragments of the Forgotten Past introducing the Haven, an uninhabited area in the game where you can invite monsters to live. The 3DS remake sees players travel to the past to restore forgo...

Kadokawa/Enterbrain's bimonthly music magazine CD & DL (download) Data magazine has reported the result of their recent internet research on popular anime songs. It was conducted with 6,956 Japanese males and females (male: 3,819, female: 3,137) i...

Honey's Anime HoneyFeed

Currently Maya, Ayumi, Chigusa, and Yuu all go to a high school in the current era. They are joined by the chairman Masumi. They have time slipped from the generation of the Glass Mask, to the current era where they need to warm up the cold hearts...

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Final Fantasy XV director Hajime Tabata shared some more footage from the game during a recent Active Time Report in Tokyo. The first video features a fast-paced Chocobo race, while the second is a look at the first couple of minutes from the Japa...

Siliconera Sato

Kadokawa Games announced a new smartphone game called Strarly Girls, a game they're called a "next-generation space training simulation game with Star Girls and G-Gears. " Yoshimi Yasuda, known for his work on Kantai Collection for Kadokawa Games ...

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The third and final compilation of Sega's 3D Classics Collection includes After Burner II and Sonic the Hedgehog 2, along with the top title from a survey that was in the previous game, which has yet to be announced.

While it's currently a Japan-only affair, fans of Re:ZERO will be delighted to learn that 5pb. has a visual novel in the works. Re:ZERO -Starting Life in Another World- Death or Kiss is coming to PlayStation 4 and PS Vita in Japan on March 23, 201...

Haruhichan's blog Erik Hrothgar

Even as we approach the tail end of 2016, Nagano-based developer Gust is showing no signs of stopping on their intense release schedule with Atelier Firis: The Alchemist of the Mysterious Journey and Nights of Azure 2 due out on September 29th and...

The-O Network Online Salvador Mateos

So first came the manga, then the anime, and then the live action movie, now comes the game! So cue the German chant chorus because here comes Attack on Titan (PS4) by Koei Tecmo. This game is coming out just in time for the fans that are wanting ...

Crunchyroll Joseph Luster

If you've been looking for an opponent worthy of Good Smile Company's previously-released Kirby Nendoroid, look no further than his intense rival, Meta Knight. The magnet-powered posable figure is now up for pre-order (and it's the deal of the day...

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By Asma . August 29, 2016 . 4:10pm The English localization of Akiba's Beat is prominently showcased in a new trailer published by XSEED. The video is the first in a series of character trailers that were previously released for the Japanese version.

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