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July 28, 2017, 9:30 AM
The Tokyo Reporter Tokyo Reporter Staff

Ryona Majima died six days before being beaten inside a club in Shimbashi TOKYO (TR) - Tokyo Metropolitan Police on Tuesday announced the arrest of a 31-year-old man for allegedly beating a bar hostess who later died, reports the Asahi Shimbun (Ju...

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Despite complaints from the Miyagi Prefecture assembly, the governor of Miyagi Prefecture said on Monday that "provocative" promotional video starring actress and gravure idol Mitsu Dan will not be removed from circulation.

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Akihisa Yachida directs film about socially withdrawn woman The free manga and novel app Comico revealed on Friday that manni's Tsumaki no Uchū (Tiptoe Universe) manga is getting a live-action film adaptation.

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Yesterday during the Sega Nama live stream that featured Persona director Katsura Hashino, it was revealed that Persona 5 had surpassed 1. 8 million copies in worldwide shipments. [Thanks, Persona Central.

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Ys VIII: Lacrimosa of Dana 'Mystical Maiden Dana' trailer Meet Dana, the maiden of the Great Tree of Beginnings. NIS America has released a new trailer for Ys VIII: Lacrimosa of Dana, dubbed "Mystical Maiden Dana.

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What if you're a big brother with a sister complex? And what if your little sisters are twins? Because that's the premise of Riko Korie's siscon manga, Alice or Alice - Siscon Nii-san to Futago no Imouto, which is also getting itself a TV anime ad...

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If you've ever been to a supermarket in Japan, you'll know that throughout the store, there are people offering free samples and prompting various products. They are real flesh and blood humans. This Asahi beer salesperson is not.

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DMM's Powerchord Studio and Brownies announced that the smartphone RPG Egglia: Legend of the Redcap, is releasing in English on August 3, 2017 for $9. 99/€10. 99/ £9. 99. Here's a look at a new gameplay trailer: Players will explore the land of Eg...

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Side-by-side comparison points finger at pivotal moment in director Makoto Shinkai's smash-hit anime film. In the latter half of Makoto Shinkai's anime Your Name, as the film hurtles towards its conclusion, there's a scene in which rural schoolgir...

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Siliconera Sato

Atlus announced that they'll provide a paid live stream for the upcoming special concert for the Persona series, Persona Super Live P-Sound Bomb! ! ! ! 2017 ~Witness the Crime at the Harbor~ in Yokohama Arena on August 2, 2017.

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Kadokawa announced that a new Angel Beats! manga will begin serialization on August 30th. The manga will be titled Angel Beats! -The Last Operation- and it will serve as the series' true arc. Angel Beats!

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It's not quite Pokémon IchiGO, but Bleach has its own GPS-based mobile game on the way in Japan. Bleach: Paradise Lost is a LINE-developed game that lets players protect the city and hunt Hollows in the real world.

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Shephy coming to PC via Steam on August 4 Solitaire sheep card game comes to PC a month after Switch. Following an iOS and Android release in July 2016, and a Switch release earlier this month, Arc System Works will release solitaire sheep card ga...

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We previously got a look at some of Terra Battle 2's characters and pretty artwork, and Mistwalker has shared a part 2 with a look some more characters we'll meet in the smartphone RPG. Terra Battle 2 brings a completely different game-play experi...

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Anime Herald Mike Ferreira

So, it's a show about normal people doing normal things? Like a slice of life, so to speak? Alternate take: "All according to Kikaku. " Earlier today, the official Mainichi JK Kikaku (Everyday High School Girl Project) website announced that the p...

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Siliconera Sato

Capcom shared a big batch of Monster Hunter: World videos with an overview look at all 14 weapon types with details on how they play. Great Sword Sword & Shield Dual Blades Long Sword Hammer Hunting Horn Lance Gunlance Switch Axe Charge Blade Inse...

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Lost Sphear, the upcoming RPG by I Am Setsuna studio Tokyo RPG Factory that will have you save the world from fading as a lost memory, got new footage from Polygon showing 15 minutes of gameplay. The video shows us some of the earlier parts of Los...

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Siliconera Sato

Splatoon 2's Version 1. 1. 2 update went live and it brought some adjustments to the special gauge of various weapons as some fixes to the SplatNet Gear Shop and a League Battle issue. The SplatNet Gear Shop was having some problems that allowed p...

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By Jenni . July 27, 2017 . 9:00am The latest Warriors All-Stars Information dump introduces more of the game's heroes, as well as details on improving members of your team. We learn about the Ninja Gaiden and Nioh cast members heading into battle,...

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Jean-Michel Basquiat enjoys a stratospheric following - earlier this year, a 1982 oil painting by the late 20th century great became the most expensive work by a US artist ever sold at auction. But 29 years after his death, his legacy is largely a...

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Japanese Life-size figure makers, FIGUREX, is also showering Re:Zero's Ram some love with her own life-size figure. Sure, she may not have gotten her own party/event or even cake for her birthday (because they all went to Rem), but the elder but l...

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Shinobi families are complicated aren't they? If there's one thing that really gets hammered home this week, its that Boruto may actually have a pretty functioning family, especially when compared to someone like Sarada.

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Here's everything you need to know about anime and manga from SDCC 2017! By VIZ Media July 27, 2017 We're back from San Diego Comic-Con and we had a blast repping anime, manga, ponies and more with the support of some pretty awesome friends!

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The countdown to the 2020 Olympics continues in earnest: there is now just three years until the opening of the Summer Games. While the main stadium in central Tokyo is still far from completion, along with most of the other venues and facilities,...

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GoBoiano Media Simonzi

You can find an idol group that fits any interest these days! Poppy groups like AKB48 and their offshoot groups, such as SDN48: Horror themed groups like Alice Juben: And Ladybeard: Of course, most idols are human or anime, but the latest craze is...

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Marriage can definitely be a difficult venture. They say that couples should have good luck if they choose June for a wedding, but surely it's mostly about picking a great partner, right? A recent poll covered the ten best male anime characters to...

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Thursday 27th July, 2017 Tokyo [Japan], July 27 (ANI): At the NEC central R D center, under the theme of creating promising and valuable solutions for the various needs of society, advanced research is conducted.

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Wondering what's up with this "anime" thing everyone's talking about? If you tune in to Twitch at 3 PM PT/6 PM ET today, it'll be your chance to find out. "Crunchyroll and Twitch bring together passionate fan bases unlike any other in our .

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The official website of the television anime adaptation of Katsuwo's Mitsuboshi Colors manga began streaming a teaser video for the anime on Thursday. The site also revealed a teaser illustration. (Note: The YouTube video below is region-locked fo...

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Crunchyroll is one of the biggest streaming services in the anime world. With a huge catalog and growing user base (over 1 million users), it looks like the the company is planning on taking anime into its own hands.

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