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September 25, 2016, 6:30 PM
September 25, 2016, 6:30 PM

A social media firestorm that forced Disney to withdraw a movie costume amid accusations it represented "brown face" shows Pacific islanders will no longer accept their culture being cheapened for profit, experts say.

The Hollywood film adaptation of Shirow Masamune's cyberpunk sci-fi series Ghost in the Shell will be opening in May 2015, and we finally get to see more of it! Five clips from the highly anticipated movie have been revealed.

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XSEED Games has moved on from the individual characters to return to another full preview of Akiba's Beat. The sequel is coming to PlayStation 4 and PS Vita in Q1 2017, and you can see the latest English trailer below.

Atlus has unveiled a brief PV introducing Persona 5's cute twins Caroline & Justine, whose personalities differ quite greatly and may serve as a significant incentive for a certain demographic. . . Caroline & Justine's introduction: The next entra...

Zexy is an aspirational wedding magazine Japanese magazine, advising help for a nervous bride-to-be, but also presenting the perspective of pop culture figures, and plays up what-if experiences. It even routinely offers guides for single women abo...

WOWJAPAN freakpool

An early look at the next issue of Weekly Shonen Sunday magazine has revealed that the lovable supernatural comedy anime, Kyoukai no Rinne, is getting itself a third season. The anime is based on the manga of the same title by legendary mangaka, R...

Random Curiosity Guardian Enzo

It's no secret that I love Kono Bijutsubu ni wa Mondai ga Aru, both for what it represents and for what it is. I think I've made that pretty clear over at LiA in last twelve posts, especially the last several when the series has really come into i...

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News Originals Lists Submit content By Baam Amaam - Sep 23rd, 2016 The Summer 2016 season is over! You know what that means? Our binge watching friends can finally start some new anime. Let's help them out - vote for the best anime from the Summer...

Crunchyroll Scott Green

Love Live! has a habit of casting veterans voice actresses as its school idol's mothers, and fans have a habit of greeting this with a great deal of enthusiasm. Like the finale that introduced Nico's mother, this week's Sunshine!

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The red-haired grappler is back with more action in new "Baki The Grappler" animation. (THE AnimeHERO/YouTube Screenshot) To celebrate its 25th anniversary, Keisuke Itagaki's "Baki the Grappler" is planning new episodes for the classic martial art...

Ozawa Shuzo brewery hums with activity as boxed bottles of sake are loaded onto trucks. But with the domestic market shrinking, more and more of it is bound for burgeoning overseas markets where the centuries old drink is all the rage.

Kyoto Animation's vast success with anime film Koe no Katachi has brought about the release of a half hour documentary explaining the film's production, which unfortunately may not be very informative for those who cannot comprehend Japanese.

Fight with the power of tattoos! ! ! This anime is sooo good. The main character is an immortal loli from Los Angeles wearing a sailor uniform with the traditional American name, Bluesy Fluesy. Look at this representative scene from the show: Yes,...

The world of anime can be an overwhelming if you're new to it (and a bit much even if you're a hardcore fan). Don't give up! As baffling and strange it can seem, it also contains some of the most memorable characters and best stories to grace any ...

With the exception of Germany, Australia and New Zealand where there are no plans to release the game ever, Nippon Ichi Software America have released Criminal Girls 2: Party Favors in PAL regions, exclusively on the PlayStation Vita.

Siliconera Sato

Aksys Games announced that they're bringing Arc System Works' latest fighter, BlazBlue: Central Fiction, to North America on PS4 and PS3 in early November 2016. For $129. 99, fans can also get their hands on the limited edition version of the game...

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

The fifth season adaptation of Yuki Midorikawa's manga series Natsume's Book of Friends is coming up in just under two weeks and now the marketing is getting underway a bit more. With a premiere on October 4th, 2016 set, the official site has now ...

Kadokawa has unveiled the upcoming autumn anime that viewers are most excited to watch from results recorded by their Eb-i Xpress service, which has revealed that continuations are apparently more coveted than any newly debuting series.

A PV for visual novel parody gone anime "Gakuen Handsome" has been inducing shock among those unacquainted with the original game (which is a jab at the BL genre in entirety) due to its abysmally horrendous art, a trait that may inevitably amass c...

Gematsu Sal Romano

Koei Tecmo has shared the latest information on Berserk and the Band of the Hawk, including details on the newly confirmed playable Femto, the Infinite Eclipse sub-mode, character strengthening, and collecting Behelits.

WOWJAPAN freakpool

When people are touting renowned anime director, Makoto Shinkai, as the "Next Hayao Miyazaki", they may have been onto something, as Shinkai's latest animated feature film, your name. , or Kimi no na wa.

Crunchyroll Scott Green

Early last year, Sega introduced Wonderland Wars, a 4-on-4 arcade MOBA(Multiplayer-Online-Battle-Arena) in which players use a sort of fountain pen-style stylus on a touch screen to attack the opposing castle with teams of fighters, attackers and ...

Crunchyroll Scott Green

This summer, 8-Bit's team from the Grisaia anime adapted Key's (Kanon, Air, Clannad, Little Busters! ) ninth work, Rewrite. Ending this week with episode 13, ""The Promise I Made With You," the visual novel adaptation announced plans to return in ...

Crunchyroll Scott Green

This fall, family restaurant comedy Working! ! returns, sort of. Yumi Kamakura returns to helm the A-1 Pictures adaptation of web manga spin-off WWW. Working! ! , set to debut on Tokyo MX on October 1st.

If what she posts to Twitter is any indication, despite an impressive work pace, Namori aka ELEGY SYNDROME, apparently finds times for gaming. And, if her posts to Twitter are any indication, a couple games she's looking forward to are Pokemon Sun...

Crunchyroll Scott Green

Given Jojo's Bizarre Adventure's decades of popularity (started January 1, 1987,) author Hirohiko Araki is demand to do covers of everything from biological journals to psychoanalysis books to enka albums.

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