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The November issue of Newtype magazine has a brand new visual for the upcoming Sword Art Online the Movie: Ordinal Scale anime film, featuring the main heroines of the movie and series. You can purchase this issue of Newtype magazine here (get 5% ...

Illusion Soft, best known for their adult-themed video games, announced that they have a new VR title in the works called VR Kanojo. The game is pretty much like Bandai Namco's Summer Lesson but with an erotic twist.

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Crunchyroll Mikikazu Komatsu

Soon after the countdown on the official website for Death Note Light up the NEW world ended last night, a 30-second video message from Light Yagami/Kira portrayed by Tatsuya Fujwara was abruptly aired during the re-broadcasting of Lupin III: The ...

Let us keep in mind that, despite Shuumatsu no Izetta being mostly Die Abenteur von Finé und Izetta up until now, it is also nominally a war movie made anime, and thankfully for all the military-hardware fans fans who got roped into watching it's ...

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

With Crunchyroll having picked up the PERSONA5 the Animation -THE DAY BREAKERS- special previously, Aniplex USA revealed at AkibaFest today that they'll be bringing out an import version of it on February 17th, 2017 - which is curious since the Ja...

Three If By Space Robert Prentice

SANTA MONICA, CA (October 15, 2016) - Aniplex of America Inc. announced today that they have acquired Blue Exorcist: Kyoto Saga for their upcoming winter season lineup. Blue Exorcist: Kyoto Saga has been adapted from the Kyoto Arc of the widely po...

SlashGear Adam Westlake - Oct 15, 2016

Fans of renowned anime movie production house Studio Ghibli, take note: the studio's first TV series, Ronja, the Robber's Daughter, has been picked up for the US by Amazon. The 26-episode series will join the streaming video offerings available to...

Japanator Soul Tsukino

A new Website has been launched that will bring Japanese light novels in English to eager fans all over the world. J-Novel Club is partnering with publishers Hobby Japan and OVERLAP, with hopefully more to come in the future to provide legal onlin...

As revealed at this weekend's TeniPuri Festa 2016 ~Kassen~ event, a new movie in The Prince of Tennis series is in the works. Series creator Takeshi Konomi is on board as executive producer for the project, which will tell the untold story of what...

The Acclaimed Multi-Generational Fantasy Action Anime Series Launches On Leading Animation Network Source: VIZ Media, MediaLab press releases Special Thanks to Jane Lui and Erik Jansen VIZ Media, LLC, a premier company in the fields of publishing,...

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North American music producer Porter Robinson has announced on his Twitter that he is collaborating with Japanese animation studio A-1 Pictures (AnoHana, Sword Art Online) for an anime project titled Shelter the Animation.

A fan-made live action short has featured beloved children's franchises Power Rangers and Voltron facing off (both of which being based on existing Japanese creations), instilling nostalgia amongst older viewers and possibly even bringing newcomer...

Crunchyroll Mikikazu Komatsu

Avex has posted a short version music video for 34-year-old voice actor Wataru Hatano's upcoming 7th solo single "You Only Live Once" on its official YouTube channel. The song is now used as the ED theme for the figure-skating themed original TV a...

The magical girls of Prism Nana have preemptively celebrated the frightening holiday of Halloween with this adorable MV, serving as an advertisement for the upcoming 7 episode OVA and further injecting the veins of Type B enthusiasts with hyperact...

Christian News, The Christian Post Christian Ver Marcelo

The beloved anime superhero Saitama is returning for a second season in "One Punch Man", and we now have a glimpse of what horrors the protagonist may be facing this time around. "One Punch Man" Season 2 Ever since the announcement of "One Punch M...

Crunchyroll Brittany Vincent

PQube's upcoming Root Letter is a visual novel that's set in the real world in the town of Matsue, in the Shimane Prefecture of Japan. In the game it's your job to investigate the disappearance of Fumino Aya, who went missing 15 years ago.

Dancing Astronaut Michael Sundius

Porter Robinson is a veritable Japanophile. From spending much of last two years in Tokyo, to blending countless Asian influences into his music and artwork, Porter has continually shown an appreciation for Japanese culture.

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Crunchyroll Brittany Vincent

Yo-Kai Watch 3 is coming December 15 in Japan, and there's an official trailer to go along with its announcement now, too. It looks pretty interesting, to say the least. Alongside single-player, there will be a new multiplayer mode called Yo-Kai W...

Gematsu Sal Romano

A demo for Reco Love: Blue Ocean and Reco Love: Gold Beach for PS Vita will launch via the PlayStation Store in Japan on October 19, publisher Kadokawa Games announced. It will weigh in at 1. 6 gigabytes.

It's almost time to guy those 2017 and the Straw Hat this and friends will be toning up and stripping down to prepare for theirs. In addition to a typical One Piece "2017"' calendar with color art from the manga spread, it'll be the year for (semi...

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Because of poor health, renowned Anisong singer, Eir Aoi went on hiatus earlier this year, and even cancelling some appearances including AFA Thailand. Now, the singer is planning to go on hiatus again, and this is also because of health concerns.

Bandai Namco rolled out the free open beta for Dragon Ball Xenoverse 2 on the PS4. The game is currently available to download from over on the PlayStation Store and clocks in at a manageable 6. 2GB. According to Saiyan Island, you'll only have th...

Selective Hearing Selective Hearing

NEWS A new AKB48 sister group was announced at the AKB48 Janken Tournament 2016. This new group will arrive in the summer of 2017 and they will be from the Setouchi reigion of Japan. Their group name will be STU48.

Crunchyroll Mikikazu Komatsu

From October 15 to 30, melcafe, an orthodox maid cafe in Nippombashi, Osaka, opens as a collaboration cafe with the recently ended TV anime Re:ZERO -Starting Life in Another World-. During the two weeks period, the 38-seat cafe is decorated with c...

RocketNews24 Casey Baseel

Survey being held to determine which of six different furisode designs will go into production. Next month will mark four years since the theatrical release of Evangelion: 3. 0 You Can (Not) Redo, the third of the four theatrical features that com...

Sword Art Online's main heroine Asuna has gone for a leisurely matsuri stroll as demonstrated by Freeing's latest figurine, bound to become a coveted item amongst ravenous Sword Art Online enthusiasts and figure collectors alike with her April arr...

Fairy Tail Chapter 506, titled Broken Bonds, is packed with multiple events that could redefine where the popular Japanese manga is headed. [Warning: Fairy Tail Chapter 505 spoilers and 506 speculations are ahead] Fans of Fairy.

The Newtype character rankings are becoming all about the anime movies. Re:Zero still finds a place in the latest top five, but its leads are stuggling among the main characters of new, or soon to be release, feature animes (though to be fair, Sub...

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