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The popular supporting character "Bellows" in the anime "Suisei no Gargantia" will be getting its own Spinoff manga that will focus around her life on how she became a salvager. Its not really that surprising that she is popular given the fact she...

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This is Nao Nagasawa. She's here to unleash fists of fury. And do so at the office, apparently! With Wong Kar-Wai's Grandmaster coming out in Japan, website Movie Enter! thought it would be a good idea for Nao Nagasawa to show off how Chinese mart...

The 1st Anniversary of Legendary Rock Band L'Arc~en~Ciel's dedication in Honolulu, Hawaii as May 31st is officially named "L'Arc~en~Ciel Day" by Mayor Peter Carlisle in 2012.

North American fans will get a chance to try out the Namco Bandai x Sega x Capcom strategy-RPG Project X Zone when a demo hits the Nintendo 3DS eShop on June 4.   According to what Namco Bandai told Siliconera, the North American "Imperial Demo" c...

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[PS3] Kamen Rider Battride War with ZeronXepher By Keith Justice | May 30, 2013 Battle ON! Watch live video from Zeron's Corner on www. twitch.

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There's nothing worse that getting stuck on a guided tour going through room upon room of humdrum displays while a sleepy-eyed guide rambles on about nothing important. To save us all from making the mistake of going on a boring tour, Trip Advisor...

In anticipation of its debut in July, the official KyoAni Free!  site released the second trailer on May 31st, Japan Standard Time. It features Nanase Haruka, the anime's main character that many fans are suspecting to be tsundere in full voice!

The cult hit series Elfen Lied is going to be re-released on Blu-ray and DVD via Section23 on September 3, 2013. If that news doesn't get you pumped, perhaps the fact that the OVA is going to be included for home video release for the first time i...

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The upcoming summer anime, Kimi no Iru Machi has released its latest preview! The new video featured the two main characters, Yuzuki and Haruto riding a bike in tandem and introduces us to some of the characters like Asuka, Kyousuke and Haruto's e...

The music video, intended for international audiences, for the single "Be Free (With Music)" from the album N will be debuted by the increasingly popular music artist Nano on Tokyo Otaku Mode on May 31.

16-year-old Fūka Koshiba stars as Kiki in film opening spring 2014 The first still image from the upcoming live-action adaptation of Eiko Kadono's popular children's novel series Majo no Takkyūbin was released in Japan on Friday.

The conclusion to Yoshiaki Sukeno's Binbō-gami ga! manga will be published in the August issue of Shueisha's Jump Square magazine on July 4. The manga has been running in the magazine since 2008, and 15 volumes have been compiled and published.

We're about a year off from Ju-On and The Grudge director Takashi Shimizu's live-action Kiki's Delivery Service, but with filming starting this month, there's already a photo of 16-year-old lead actress Fuka Koshiba in costume.

After offering, and selling out of, the eye patch early this year, Movic is back to offer more character goods to help you complete the Evangelion 3. 0 "Pirate" Asuka look. The Evangelion Store is now taking orders for the accompanying jersey, ear...

Last summer's PSP RPG Digimon World Re:Digitize comes to the Nintendo 3DS on June 27th in Digimon World Re: Digitize Decode. The upgraded version will feature new Digimon Omnimon X and Gallantmon X, two new story chapters, The Scheming Demon Lord ...

Want to cosplay one of the kick-ass characters from Attack on Titan but don't know how to make your own three-dimensional maneuver gear? Lucky for you, Japanese cosplayer Rika made a guide for just that, and translation tumblr Maxibuger put the wh...

Comic Earth Star has posted a new promo for the July return of animator Shin Itagaki and studio Mappa's adaptation of crazy tennis manga Teekyu.       Voices actresses Kana Hanazawa, Kyoko Narumi, Suzuko Mimori and Yui Watanabe will be returning f...

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Today's Japan-only Nintendo Direct presentation focused on two of Capcom's most anticipated 3DS titles—Ace Attorney: Dual Destinies and Monster Hunter 4. While the entire presentation was shorter than usual, we got a peek at some new new Ace Attor...

Sega Studios Australia teamed up with the original director of 1990 Genesis platformer Castle of Illusion Starring Mickey Mouse for a remake that's set to hit consoles and PC this summer. Now a behind the scenes video has arrived to show how the s...

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Video game publisher Ignition Entertainment became part of Disney when UTV was acquired. At that time Ignition had two original IPs, Dragon's Crown which was sold to Atlus and El Shaddai.   Takeyasu Sawaki's studio Crim announced they have complet...

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It's important to note that Takashi Shimizu (Ju-On) adaptation of Kiki's Delivery Service is not a live action remake of the Ghibli film. It uses the original novel as its source material, so I would advise folks to not make comparisons just yet.

Noitamina observers have been wondering what the alt-audience anime programming block will be running this summer besides the adaptation of agricultural school manga Silver Spoon. A new promo revealed today that the second show of the upcoming sea...

Tokyo Anime News started streaming the full trailer for the new Gintama film, Gekijōban Gintama Kanketsu-hen: Yorozuya yo Eien Nare (Final Gintama: The Movie: Be Forever Yorozuya). The band, SPYAIR, provides the theme song 'Genjō Destruction'.

Namco Bandai has posted a new preview for Vividred Operation: Hyper Intimate Power. The anime series based game is set to be released digitally for the PlayStation 3 on PSN June 20th.     Speaking of Vivred, the new cover for the fourth anime Blu-...

Distributor Section23 Films have today announced the September 2013 anime release plans for their clients Sentai Filmworks and Maiden Japan, as well as a license rescue for Elfen Lied which was originally released by ADV Films many years ago.

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HOUSTON, May 30, 2013 – Home video distributor Section23 Films today announced its September slate of releases; including the Anime Classic Elfen Lied which will be available for the first time on Blu-Ray and will include all 13 episodes plus the ...

With Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn set to hit PC and PS3 worldwide on August 27, a new trailer is here to show off the retooled MMO's Job Actions.       The pages appear to be getting errors at the moment, but fans can now signup for phase 3 o...

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The Japan Cartoonists Association, as well as the Japan Magazine Publishers Association and the Japan Book Publishers Association, have all posted statements of opposition to the bill containing a proposed new amendment to the country's current ch...

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