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New anime of sci-fi romantic comedy listed in preview of Overlap's free handout The production and publishing company Overlap revealed the promotional campaign for the launch of its Overlap Bunko imprint on Monday, and the campaign's website shows...

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Well, that escalated quickly. First, Japanese schoolgirls started uploading photos of faux Dragon Ball moves. Then, Westerners replied with Star Wars style Force Grips. And now? Japanese schoolboys, it seems, are now uploading photos of imaginary ...

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Spike Chunsoft’s word fighting game Danganronpa is following in the footsteps of Neptunia and Devil Survivor 2 with its own anime series. Danganronpa: The Campus of Hope and High School Students of Despair appears to follow the first game in the s...

Street Fighter: Legacy director and writer Joey Ansah launched a Kickstarter campaign on Monday for his live-action Street Fighter Assassin's Fist series that is currently in development. Ansah, who co-wrote the script for the new series with Chri...

Lo! It’s a new week and that means another round of new spring anime announcements at Crunchyroll! The first of the day is Arata: The Legend, based on the manga by Yuu Watase (Fushigi Yugi)!   Arata: The Legend is set to broadcast every Monday sta...

The time has come to tick off another box on the growing list of spring anime at Crunchyroll. The newest show announcement is Yuyushiki, based on the gag manga by Komata Mikami!   Yuyushiki is set to broadcast every Tuesday starting on April 9, at...

「漂流者」 (Hyoryu Sha) “Drifter” One of the more anticipated series of this season, Suisei no Gargantia finally makes its official debut… and it’s quite the show. After all, there’s nothing like being thrown into the midst of an epic battle to start t...

Xbox 360/PlayStation 3 game Steins;Gate: Linear Bounded Phenogram hits Japan April 25 with promise of exploring the time travel mystery from the perspective of the LaboMen. 5pb. has now posted a pair of videos of the visual novel's Mayuri Shiina p...

Valhalla Knights 3 is due out on PS Vita in Japan on May 23, and the site for Japanese gaming mag Famitsu shared the opening movie courtesy of Marvelous AQL. See how the RPG opens below.       When Valhalla Knights 3 arrives, it'll also come with ...

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Shueisha's head of comics and contents sales department, Nobuo Sumino reported in the May/June issue of The Tsukuru magazine that the second season of Kuroko's Basketball will premiere in September. He also added that there is an increase of sales...

"Is there anyone who is not lonely in this society? " asked one anime character and I can not argue with him. The Internet is filled with photos of people enjoying their social life. What do you do when you don't have anyone to be social with?

Japanator Hiroko Yamamura

In some surprising news, it looks as though the 1972 classic anime, Science Ninja Team Gatchaman, is getting a heavy facelift and reboot. A few tantalizing images have surfaces on Kenji Nakamura's take on the series, Gatchaman Crowds, and yeah.

Dragon Ball Z: Battle of Gods debuted at #1 during the March 30-31 weekend. The film is set between the 517th and 518th installments of Akira Toriyama's original manga. Specifically, it is set during the "lost decade" of story time after the end o...

Minna san! It’s giveaway time again! This time we are giving away 4x LiSA best day, best way autographed poster! This giveaway is exclusively for AFA CHANNEL & AFA readers. All you need to do is: 1) Fill up a simple form below 2) Tell us which is ...

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The happy couple take a gondola ride at Tokyo Disney Resort. In March this year, the first lesbian couple to marry at Tokyo Disney Resort released pictures of their special day on Twitter, with many netizens strongly supporting their union.

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It was a good week for anime to be seen in public, with transit promotions for the fifth Yamato 2199 compilation featured at Akihabara station and Naruto in author Masashi Kishimoto’s home region of Okayama Prefecture.

Last month Tales of franchise producer Hideo Baba narrowed down the North American release of Tales of Xillia to this summer, and now we finally have a concrete date for its arrival. As announced at a recent media event in New York, Tales of Xilli...

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With plans to distribute the Penguin Parade releases, Good Smile Company has posted previews of a pair of chibi Petanko figures of the Natsukomi (the alternative portmanteau name for summer Comiket) versions of Oreimo’s Kirino and Kuroneko.

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Kadokawa Games has been more active in the West by licensing Lollipop Chainsaw to Warner Bros. and partnering with Xseed for the upcoming action game Killer is Dead. Both titles are from Grasshopper Manufacture which has a fanbase in North America...

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Lists of the most awaited Anime of Spring 2013 from Big Globe Poll. There's been a handful of good titles this season but there's always the Cream Of the Crop among the Japanese viewers and as usual Western and Eastern tastes varies greatly.

Having a fixation about being made in Japan, Gild Design Ltd. brings iPhone cases to the world that shock fans with their high quality. Recently, we had a chance to sit down for any interview with the director of Gild Design, Shinichi Matsuba.

Aku no Hana – 01 Filed under First Impressions, Series Introduction, Snapshots by Cherrie | 2 Comments OP Sequence OP: 「惡の華 -春日高男-」 (Aku no Hana: Kasuga Takao) by 宇宙人 (Uchu-jin)   「運命の出会い」 (Unmei no Deai) “A Fateful Encounter” Aku no Hana has been...

Ayumi Hamasaki Releases 15th Anniversary Single "Tell All" music posted by Aysohmay 25 minutes ago   ·   2 comments To commemorate her 15th anniversary, Ayumi Hamasaki released an exclusive new song titled "Tell All".

OP Sequence OP: 「恋は渾沌の隷也」 (Koi wa Kaosu no Shimobenari) by ニャル子(阿澄佳奈)、クー子(松来未祐)、暮井珠緒(大坪由佳) (Nyaruko (CV: Asumi Kana), Cthuko (CV: Matsuki Miyu), Kurei Tamao (CV: Ootsubo Yuka))   「進撃の邪神」 (Shingeki no Jyashin) “An Evil God’s Advance” For those who ...

Stunning BioShock Infinite Cosplay Deviant Artist ormeli has posted these fabulous BioShock Infinite photos of the game’s character, Elizabeth.  Definitely a good shoot — just alike!

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The universally loathed character designs inflicted upon Aku no Hana in its anime adaptation are proving incendiary amongst fans of the original, a well regarded adolescent romance manga formerly known for its elegant art.

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Your favorite duo Kagami Taiga and Kuroko Tetsuya returns this fall of 2013 to avenge their lost on Aomine. The anime will return this September so watch out for the upcoming promotional videos as it might appear ahead of time.

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