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Anime Herald Mike Ferreira
The Korea Herald The Korea Herald

TOKYO (AP) -- Eighty-eight places in Japan are going to be designated as "animation spots" to encourage tourism, using train stations, school campuses, rural shrines and other fairly everyday places where the characters of popular "manga," or Japa...

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Sept. 17--Anime and manga are set to play a bigger role in promoting tourism across Japan under an initiative launched Friday to make better use of the nation's pop culture. Tsuguhiko Kadokawa, vice president of Anime Tourism Association and the c...

OIGEL Ardie Echel

With season 2 of popular anime series Shingeki no Kyojin / Attack on Titan announced for release in spring of 2017, Tokyo MX will have a rerun of the first season of the series starting this October, according to the anime series official Twitter ...

GoBoiano Media Baam Amaam
New School Kaidan David Liao

The new Houkago Princess single released in Oct and with their new added members the group looks revamped and ready to go. Here's a preview of their new Promotional Video Houkago Princess Official Links Web Site | Twitter | YouTube | Related Himit...

WOWJAPAN freakpool

Capcom's genre-defining giant-monster-hunting video game franchise, Monster Hunter, has just been announced by Capcom's own producer Ryozo Tsujimoto, that it is getting adapted into a Hollywood movie. The announcement was made during a live stage ...

Crunchyroll Patrick Macias

Just announced at the Kyoto International Manga Anime Fair 2016: the long-awaited second season of The Eccentric Family - based on the novel by Tomihiko Morimi is finally on the way featuring the core staff from the original 2013 series.

A seemingly endless barrage of gameplay footage and trailers have continued to overflow from Tokyo Game Show 2016, an opportune time for developers to show off their hard work while also giving enthusiasts an easier time in separating the great ga...

Accidental Bear Accidental Bear

The more you know. . . When people think of the word Manga, they often think of weird Japanese art or Anime. But if you look beyond some of the misconceptions of Manga, you'll find a beautiful and respected art form that has spawned some truly bel...

Yibada Erick Njoroge

The first two animated shorts series in the new "Pokémon Generations" are up free on YouTube. This follows the Pokémon Company announcement of free "Pokémon Generations" to be availed weekly starting today, Sept.

Not one, not two, but four of the cute boys from Miyuki Abe's shōnen-ai manga series, adapted into a Studio Deen anime, are featured on Movic Super Lovers hug pillow. Specifically its Haru Kaido with Ren Kaido and Aki Kaido with Shima Kaido on a 1...

WOWJAPAN alafista

AFA SG has always been the flagship event of the Anime Festival Asia, and this year's I LOVE ANISONG concert lineup was just announced. So who can you expect? Anyone managed to make the correct guess for the lineup?

oprainfall Patrick Aguda

At TGS 2016, Bandai Namco held a special stage event for Sword Art Online. The event presented information about the series including new information for Sword Art Online: Hollow Realization. During the presentation it was announced that Kizmel Sw...

Tweetle Each week, we here at Gaming Illustrated are always playing a number of different video games. However, we may not be talking about them in reviews or editorials. That doesn't mean they aren't worth talking about, but for any number of rea...

A 40th anniversary advertisement for the Yamato Transport Company has further solidified Japan's reputation for unique marketing, as the video boasts dancing kigurumi cats (the company's logo famously being a mother kitty carrying her offspring) a...

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

Funimation's slid another series for streaming over to Crunchyroll that will delight fans as the first season of Psycho-Pass has now been added. The full twenty-two episode run is now available in its original Japanese with English subtitles which...

Fandom Zuleika Boekhoudt

It's finally here! The new animated sequel to Origins; Pokémon Generations has hit the internet and it's awesome. The Pokémon Company announced earlier this week that they'd be releasing anime shorts online, which excitingly recount each generatio...

The Hyped Geek Sukhbir Cheema

Fall 2016 is not far off and there's plenty of anime for us to be catching during the season. While there's going to be a ton of brand new anime titles hitting the telly, there'll also be a bunch of returning ones as well with brand new seasons/ep...

RocketNews24 Casey Baseel

Sparks online questions about why she was singled out. Soon after debuting in 1999, five-member male vocalist unit Arashi began branching out into broader media ventures, such as appearing in McDonald's ads touting the fast food chain's "Storm of ...

Crunchyroll Scott Green

The better part of a month after it was presented to attendees at August's 2nd Annual "Heartful Tank Festival," the preview revealing plans for a Girls und Panzer follow-up anime, subtitled "The Final Chapter," has been published online by Bandai ...

Gematsu Sal Romano

Urien will be added to Street Fighter V as a playable character in a September 22 update, Capcom announced during a Tokyo Game Show 2016 stage event. All additional fighters in Street Fighter V can be purchased with in-game currency, which is earn...

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

The second season of Ajin has been in production alongside the theatrical features and the OADs for the manga and as we get closer to the October 7th, 2016 premiere for it on MBS and TBS, more marketing is starting to hit.

Siliconera Jenni

By Jenni . September 17, 2016 . 6:30pm Sega 3D Fukkoku Archives 3: Final Stage's next new game has been announced. In addition to Turbo Outrun, Thunder Force III will join the Nintendo 3DS collection. Thunder Force III is a side-scrolling shooter ...

Siliconera Sato

During Tokyo Game Show 2016, Square Enix revealed a limited edition version of NieR: Automata, called the "Black Box Edition," featuring a figure, concert & talk live soundtrack, artbook, and more. For 25,800 yen, the Black Box Edition version inc...

Gematsu Sal Romano

Square Enix has opened the official 30th anniversary portal website for Final Fantasy. The Final Fantasy series will celebrate 30 years in 2017. The website currently features a trailer and sidebar outlining every numbered Final Fantasy game to da...

Siliconera Sato

During the Ace Attorney 15th anniversary event at Tokyo Game Show 2016, Capcom announced The Great Ace Attorney 2: Ryunosuke Naruhodo's Resolution. Here's its announcement trailer. A platform has yet to be announced for The Great Ace Attorney 2.

Attack of the Fanboy Anthony Decicco on September 17, 2016

God Eater 2: Rage Burst & God Eater Resurrection may have just released in the west, but Bandai-Namco are already thinking towards the future due to the popularity of the franchise. Tokyo Game Show was the perfect opportunity to announce what is n...

Siliconera Sato

Konami showcased a first look at footage for their upcoming title, Metal Gear Survive, at Tokyo Game Show 2016. In this world exclusive, Metal Gear Survive takes to the stage for the first time at TGS 2016.

Siliconera Sato

Bandai Namco announced God Eater Online recently, an upcoming MMO action title for smartphone. Here's its first trailer from Tokyo Game Show 2016. The trailer shows us some gameplay bits along with a look at some of the characters of the smartphon...

Siliconera Sato

Arc System Works shared a new video for their upcoming title, BlazBlue: Central Fiction, with a look at its opening animation featuring various characters of the fighter. BlazBlue: Central Fiction will release for the PlayStation 3 and PlayStation...

Gematsu Sal Romano

Akiba's Beat has been delayed from its previously planned winter 2016 release in North America to Q1 2017, producer Junichiro Tamura confirmed during a Tokyo Otaku Mode live stream at Tokyo Game Show 2016.

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