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The details for the AFAID 2013 has been released in a special announcement spanning all of AFA's social network, on G+, facebook and twitter. It's revealed that the concert will be on 2 of the 3 days, on Friday and Saturday.

Kotaku East Brian Ashcraft

Index, the parent company for Japanese game maker Atlus, just filed for what sounds like bankruptcy. The company is entering "civil rehabilitation proceedings" in order to cut off the corporate bloodletting before it becomes fatal.

RocketNews24 Michelle

Kind of looks like sushi, tastes 100 percent like a doughnut. Mister Donut, the popular doughnut chain in Japan, has created a special sushi-themed menu for their stores in Thailand. Officially named SushiDo, these sweet treats have won over sushi...

Siliconera Spencer

Jump magazine confirmed two more characters for J-Stars Victory Vs. Players will be able to fight as Sakata Gintoki from Gin Tama and Kankichi Ryotsu (pictured) from Kochikame.   These two fighters will join Naruto, Toriko, Kenshin, Ichigo from Bl...

The government will relax visa requirements for visitors from Southeast Asian countries starting Monday, hoping to lure more travelers from fast-growing economies to spur economic growth. Japan will waive visa requirements for tourists from Thaila...

SGCafe Zenko

Having previously tested the waters online, ASCII Mediaworks is rolling out a new manga magazine aimed at VOCALOID fans. The manga in the first edition of COMIC@LOID may not be new to those who followed it on Nico NicoSeiga's web COMIC@LOID, but i...

Crunchyroll Scott Green

Gendo Ikari's endorsement counts for a lot, doesn't it? Who doesn't want to follow his lead? Well, from June 27 through July 29, if you're in Japan, you could get the razor Gendo uses for free. 10,000 Hydro 5 Schick sample kits are being given awa...

Crunchyroll Joseph Luster

This August's Otakon 20 is getting a very special guest in the form of director, screenwriter, and music producer Shinichiro Watanabe. Watanabe is best known as the director of 1998's Cowboy Bebop, as well as 2004's record-scratchin' period piece ...

Siliconera Spencer

Namco Bandai released a couple of AKB dating games for PSP, now you can finally play one on a console. AKB 1/149 Love Election which was released for PSP and PlayStation Vita last year is coming to PlayStation 3 on September 12.

Question: Why does it seem like there's a lot of disgust in the otaku community over what are referred to as "filler episodes" in anime? Answer: "Filler" episodes, or what Japanese fans refer to as "original" episodes, pose a bit of an odd, ironic...

RocketNews24 Casey Baseel

Unlike the U. S. television cycle of new episodes from fall to spring with reruns through the summer, Japanese TV chugs along with continuous new content. The calendar gets broken up into four blocks of 13 weeks each, and with a new one starting n...

Crunchyroll Patrick Macias

Summer is here and the time is right for SENYU anime simulcasts to resume on Crunchyroll! SENYU is set to broadcast every Tuesday starting on July 2 at 10 am Pacific Time for premium members. Free members will be able to view one (1) week after in...

Kana-chan Tsukareteru! ! & Ageha Chō Aishiteru creator, leader of Yasudanchi dōjinshi circle was 24 Manga creator Raryū Kitamine (Sachiru Delusion) revealed on his blog on Friday that Comic LO magazine artist Yasuda (Kana-chan Tsukareteru!

Crunchyroll Joseph Luster

Famitsu. com posted a handful of new Dark Souls II videos, showcasing different classes such as Warrior, Temple Knight, Sorcerer, and Dual Swordsman. Some of the footage will be familiar, but check the clips out below to see some of the different ...

Crunchyroll Scott Green

This fall, DiGi Charat, Super Sonico, Rena Ryugu, Louise the Zero and more team up in PS Vita/PlayStation 3 strategy RPG, Super Heroine Chronicle. White Angel from Twin Angel Petit Charat from Di Gi Charat Tsubasa Kazanari from Symphogear Mion Son...

Crunchyroll Patrick Macias

The second in today's volley of new anime announcements at Crunchyroll arrives as comedic sports show TEEKYU 2 is set to begin streaming July 7th, at 7:30 am Pacific Time for its premium members. Free members are able to view one week after initia...

Crunchyroll Joseph Luster

Tecmo Koei debuted a special promo anime for its upcoming portable action game, Toukiden, featuring the work of Studio 4ºC (Mind Game, Tekkonkinkreet, Berserk Golden Age Arc films). Check out the four-plus minutes of demon-hunting promotional acti...

Crunchyroll Patrick Macias

HOORAY! The summer season of streaming anime official begins with Crunchyroll’s announcement of Recorder and Randsell Mi. The latest in the Recorder and Randsell series starts on Monday July 1, at 7:30 am PDT, and will be available to worldw...

"A Better Tomorrow," the live-action short film directed by award-winning independent director Mitsuyo Miyazaki (live-action part) and acclaimed animator and Studio 4°C co-founder Koji Morimoto (anime part) is now available online.

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Crunchyroll Joseph Luster

Kingdom Hearts director Tetsuya Nomura shared some interesting info on bringing the first game into HD during an E3 interview, which you can watch below. One of the standout bits is the fact that the original Kingdom Hearts data is lost, forcing t...

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I've seen many a cosplay that used the 3D maneuver gear from Shingeki no Kyojin and most of them looked pretty authentic, but none of them were usable. Of course there would come a time where someone actually takes the time to make the contraption...

Crunchyroll Joseph Luster

Hiroshi Iuchi—director of Treasure's celebrated 2001 shoot 'em up Ikaruga, as well as its predecessor Radiant Silvergun and more—has a more recent genre entry called Kokuga. Thankfully, we'll get to try out his latest work sooner than ...

One of our most anticipated summer anime is Rozen Maiden. Whether it is the mystical themes, or the Victorian look of the dolls, Rozen Maiden is about to have a much welcomed return.   Aaron Magulick has been a fan of anime ever since being expose...

Kahotan's Blog gscmikatan

Takamatsu from Phat! Company has an army of Sachikos! I know I've spent a ridiculous amount of money on Cinderella Girls (to the point that it's painful to think about ), but I'm nowhere near the levels of Otanaka and Takamatsu!

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

Sparrow's Hotel Episode 12The season draws to a close, though the hotel is always open. What They Say: The series revolves around Sayuri Satō, the new front desk worker at the Sparrow's Hotel — "the closest hotel to Heaven.

Let's just say I put this off for way too long. You see, sometime last year something took place on Twitter where I eventually asked people to start listing anime and manga companies they knew were in their area.

Crunchyroll Mikikazu Komatsu

The official site for Non Non Biyori, the TV anime adaptation of Atto's schoolgirl manga is opened after renewal today. It revealed a new key visual art and announced the lead cast of the anime. The main four girls are voiced by Rie Murakawa (as H...

Entravity Entrav Riccardo

Ship ship ship ship. Truly an amazing episode. Hataraku Maou-sama! Episode 12 Review The Devil is a Part-Timer! Episode 12 Review "The Devil Fulfills His Duty" "Maō, Onore no Shokuseki o Hatasu" (魔王、己の職責を果たす) So instead of trying to cover three ep...

Siliconera Spencer

There's a new Rozen Maiden video game in the works, coinciding with the Rozen Maiden anime set to air next week in Japan. That's a look at the anime series above. Rozen Maiden for PlayStation 3 and PlayStation Vita is an adventure game with a scen...

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