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April 3, 2013, 5:00 AM

Hang on to your hats! Spring announcements at Crunchyroll are coming down the pike fast and furious. Today’s first title is the new mecha anime Majestic Prince.   Based on the manga written by Rando Ayamine and illustrated by Hikaru Nijima, Majest...

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Shin Megami Tensei IV is headed to North America, as Siliconera teased earlier this evening. (Congratulations to those of you that guessed right—although no one figured out our “Magi Event” anagram for Megaten IV!

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KAT-TUN will be releasing their new single titled “FACE to Face” on May 15! The title track is the theme song for member Kamenashi Kazuya’s starring movie “Ore Ore (It’s me, It’s me)” which is scheduled to open in theaters on May 25.

Pierrot animates show of humans vs. metallic beasts with 3DS game this winter CAPCOM announced a cross-media production called Gaist Crusher as part of its CAPCOM Kids Project on Tuesday. CAPCOM is not only developing Gaist Crusher as a Nintendo 3...

Takuma Morishige's manga about intricate self-distraction maker was 5th Manga Taisho Award nominee The latest wraparound jacket band for Takuma Morishige's Tonari no Seki comedy manga revealed that an anime has been green-lit.

The numbers are in for this past weekend's box office, and according to Variety, the latest Dragon Ball Z feature was the top film overseas that wasn't produced in America. Dragon Ball Z: Battle of Gods opened across 328 screens in Japan, 16 of wh...

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Most of us here hated the Hollywood adaptation of Akira Toriyama's Dragon Ball manga (less some elements), most of us wondered what Toriyama thinks about the live-action movie adaptation. In an interview with Asahi, Toriyama talked about his thoug...

"New generation boy meets girl" anime to air in Japan on April 5 Fujimi Shobo began streaming two television ads on Monday for Date A Live franchise. The first ad features clips from the television anime, and also advertises the seventh volume of ...

Kahotan's Blog gscmikatan

ACE! ACE! ヽ(゚∀゚)ノ A big thanks to everyone who came by our booth at the Anime Contents Expo at the Makuhari Messe last weekend! Anime Contents Expo, also known as ACE! Many of these events get shortened to acronyms… the Tokyo International Anime F...

Japanator Elliot Gay

There was never any doubt in my mind that Atlus would bring Shin Megami Tensei IV to North America sometime this year. While the Persona series has seemingly eclipsed it in terms of overall popularity, the Shin Megami Tensei games are excellent an...

This month, a new season of Yondemasu yo, Azazeru-san (They're Calling for You, Mr. Azazel) sees Girls Und Panzer's Tsutomu Mizushima returning to Production I. G for the continuing misadventures of a detective and his young assistant who have sum...

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Bandai Namco Games started streaming web advertisement for latest Mobile Suit Gundam game for the PlayStation 3, “Gundam Breaker”. The latest promo showcases the game's features, with the narration from Gundam G's Domon Kasshu.

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Ieiri Leo has revealed the jacket covers, track list, and trailer for her upcoming single, “Message“. “Message” was performed live for the very first time on March 17th during her live at Akasaka BLITZ.

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With the appearance of Pteragordon this week, and the upcoming debut of KyoryuGold this month, more info about the samurai Kyoryuger has surfaced online. The new info is about Pteraiden-Oh and KyoryuGold's untransformed form, Utsusemimaru.

MELOS no Michi Melos Michi

I (Melos) flew over to Jakarta the past weekend with a couple of other Singaporean friends to watch a JKT48 theater show. Being in the army now, I am not allowed the freedom I previously had to chase idols, but I was presented with a chance last w...

Kotaku East Richard Eisenbeis

There is no doubt that Dragon Ball is a world-wide phenomenon. Outside of the original manga, there have been several TV series in addition to the many original video animations. But beyond all that, there have been 17 Dragon Ball movies released ...

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Following November's announcement that Nagian and 10ka Takei's supernatural harem comedy light novel series Kanojo ga Flag o Oraretara (She Folds the Flag) was set to be adapted into anime, the project's key staff now been revealed.

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Bandai Tamashii Nations has just posted new images of the S. H. FiguArts Unofficial Sentai Akibaranger Season 2. These figures, representing the new forms of Akihabara's unofficial Sentai team costs 3,675 yen (tax included).

Japan’s preeminent idol-music-meets-heavy-metal act BABYMETAL is BACK with an epic + cheesy video announcing a trio of live dates (excuse us…battles) with plenty of hellfire, skeletons, and jaw dropping English narration that offers portentous quo...

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Ogura Yui “Baby Sweet Berry Love” Short PV King Record has released the short PV for Ogura Yui’s 2nd single “Baby Sweet Berry Love”. The song is being featured as the ending theme for the anime series “The Hentai Prince and the Stony Cat (変態王子と笑わな...

「宇宙(そら)と地球(ほし)と」 (Sora to Hoshi to) “Two Worlds, Two Tomorrows” The wide arrays of iconic mecha are broady perceived as leading Gundam to its current success. In reality, the franchise is as much about the human side of the equation as the mecha a...

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Being the huge Sword Art Online fan I am, realizing that the creator of the entire SAO franchise would be featured as a guest at Sakura-Con 2013 made me absolutely ecstatic. Not only did we get a chance to interview Kawahara Reki at the convention...

Compile Heart's Hyperdimension Neptunia RPG series is getting ready to make the leap to anime, with David Production's adaptation set for a summer debut. The show features Masahiro Mukai (episode director on shows like Inu X Boku Secret Service an...

Jupiter / リリース情報 On December 20th of the last year the Band Versailles stopped their activities after their last live at NHK Hall. Now it has been announced that following members of Versailles, who mostly had been a part of the band for 5 years, ...

North American publisher Seven Seas Entertainment confirmed with ANN on Monday that it will release Kenichirō Takaki and Amami Takatsume's Senran Kagura: Skirting Shadows manga starting in November. The manga is based on the Senran Kagura ninja ac...

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After a successful invasion of Okinawa, Darth Vadar has continued his invasion on the freezing Sapporo. This is part of the promotion for Tokyo Disneyland’s new Star Wars attraction.

Anime, manga, and software studios have been marking April 1 with a slew of April Fool's spoofs and jokes. Here are some of those that have cropped up this year - click on the thumbnail images to see the original!

New film from Marvel, Madhouse to ship in N. America on April 16 Entertainment news site IGN posted a new English trailer for Marvel and Studio Madhouse's Iron Man: Rise of Technovore film on Saturday.

Behind the Scenes of a Rock Lee Anime Spin-Off FightSee how episode 51's battle went down By Joseph Luster Be the first of your friends to like this. Posted 4/1/2013 The super-deformed Naruto spin-off, Rock Lee & His Ninja Pals, may be cute, but i...

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