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June 9, 2013, 9:00 AM
June 9, 2013, 9:00 AM

Voice actor Nobuyuki Kobushi posted on his Twitter on Saturday that fellow voice actor Takkou Ishimori (One Piece's Sengoku, Ga-Rei: Zero's Yuu Isayama) passed away on Friday morning. He was 81 years old.

Fairy Tail manga author Hiro Mashima has some good news that he wanted to share with his English speaking fans, but it isn't quite ready yet. For now, he's Tweeting, again in English, "Please wait until next week.

Nu metal band Maximum the Hormone are set to release their fifth full album, Yoshu Fukushu, on July 31. The group is marking the first full-length disc since 2007 with a booklet, featuring guitarist/singer Ryo's commentary for each of the 15 songs...

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Here's the preview of Unofficial Sentai Akibaranger Season 2's 11th episode. Delu-Knight returns. . . with some upgrades! Can the Akibarangers stop him?

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CDJapan listed two music releases for the Zyuden Sentai Kyoryuger the Movie: Gaburincho of Music. The site lists the movie's theme song and the song remixes to be used in the movie. The first single is the "Gaburincho of Music", which is the theme...

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Tony Tony Chopper, a popular character appearing in Eiichiro Oda's hit manga One Piece, has been made into a wooden figurine. You can thank M-ARTS, the group selling and manufacturing them. If you're a fan of Chopper like me, you might want to jum...

On June 6, the first shots of upcoming movie "Kuroshitsuji" (aka "Black Butler"), starring Mizushima Hiro and Gouriki Ayame, were revealed. "Kuroshitsuji" is a live-action film adaptation of Toboso Yana's ongoing manga of the same name, which is c...

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Microsoft is still trying to show off the positive aspects of its new console after stumbling out of the start gate. With E3 just around the corner, Microsoft knows it has to make up ground after poor reception to their press conference in May.

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Yaiba Ninja Gaiden Z will be making an appearance at E3 this year, and two new trailers highlight the story for the next big ninja adventure. Ninja Gaiden has been making strides in popularity in the past few years, and the next installment promis...

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Superstar hyde is making his rounds on Japanese television again, this time by staring in a new Sony commercial to promote their newest Xperia smartphone. Vamps has been gaining popularity on the J-rock scene, and with them hyde, who gained previo...

Click here to read the first part of this interview. TOM: When talking to director Kamiyama in the actual production stage, what impression did he make on you? Ito: When we first met, I felt that although he is quiet, he harbors something fiery in...

 A new promo for Kyoto Animation's Free! has run on Japanese TV.   Meanwhile KyoAnime has updated their site for the anime with voice sample for the cast of sexy swimmers.     ------ Scott Green is editor and reporter for anime and manga at geek e...


All the results of the AKB48 5th senbatsu election has been announced, and AKB48 member Sashihara Rino (Team HKT48) garnered a total of 150,570 votes to clinch the "Center Position" of AKB48. Last year, before the senbatsu, Atsuko Maeda announced ...

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This news pretty much comes as a surprise yesteday, as GSC announced that Nendoroid Hatsune Miku: Yukata version Natsutsumaki and Nendoroid Kaname Madoka: Maiko version will be on sale exclusively at several events outside Japan.

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Well, this is a surprise. After months of practically-confirmed rumors surrounding Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain, Konami has gone and confirmed that indeed, David Hatyer will not be the playing the voice of Snake.

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Amazon opened pre-orders for the Mighty Morphin Alien Rangers DVD. This DVD contains 10 episodes of the Power Rangers mini series. These 10 episodes are not part of the Mighty Morphin Power Rangers Season 3 DVD, which will be released next month.

Sega and IGN teamed up to bring an extensive look at the gameplay of Sonic: Lost World, which is exclusive to Nintendo 3DS and Wii U. See Sonic's varying speed, multiple paths through levels, the parkour system, and more below.

Tabling the Time for AFA13 Looks like I can finally starting to work on my schedule for my annual pilgrimage to the Lion City later the year…  The timetable for the AFA events has finally been revealed~!

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It's kinda like that… At FanimeCon this year, there was a panel that had just about every nerd's attention in the convention. People packed into a large room to hear one man talk and then they couldn't stop talking about what he'd shared with them...

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Namco Bandai has released more information on its upcoming sequel to the very popular God Eater Burst. In God Eater 2, players will be able to change their weapons, whether it's melee or ranged, during the middle of a battle.

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A 3-minute english trailer for the western release of the 13th flagship title in the Tales series, TALES OF XILLIA had been released. It features the. . .

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Ahhh. . . Finally gotten around to posting Sakura-Con photos ^^;;; It's been two months since Sakura-Con finished. . . Oh well, better too late than never, right? Sakura-Con took place from March 29th to March 31st.

In last spring's PSP RPG Conception: Please Deliver My Child, you have to save an alternate universe from impurity by mating with 12 Maidens of the Zodiac, voiced by popular actresses like Eri Kitamura, Kana Asumi, and Yuriko Yamaguchi and bonding...

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I am so sorry for being late again. Surprisingly enough, science didn't contribute to this week's tardiness. Actually, I take it back, because my next discovery is connected to doing scientific research.

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Name: Anna Konno Birthdate: June 15, 1989 Hometown: Kanagawa, Japan Measurements: 86/69/83 cm  Oh geez, what is going on this week? Not only do we have the amazing Anna Konno, but we also have the mind blowing Mai Sasaki.

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Voice actress Yuuko Gotou, known for her roles as Asahina Mikuru in The Melancholy  of Haruhi Suzumiya and Hiro in Hidamari Sketch, has withdrawn from her role as Hana in the upcoming TV anime series Kami-sama no Inai Nichiyoubi to concentrate on ...

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As the final volume of 'Ore no Imouto ga Konna ni Kawaii Wake ga nai' was just released yesterday, June 7, Amazon. co. jp has announced that the final volume, volume 12 is now currently 'out of stock'.

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