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August 7, 2013, 10:30 AM
Kotaku East Brian Ashcraft

When Studio Ghibli fans visit Japan, they typically make a beeline for the Ghibli Museum in Mitaka. But there's another spot that should be on any fan's list. Make that every fan's list. Back in 2005, a full-scale replica of Satsuki and Mei's hous...

Henshin Justice Unlimited Joe "Rider Kick" Tonello

Sailor Moon To Return This Winter! The Sailor Senshi is gearing up to make their 20th Anniversary comeback and we got some news about it! So hit the link or you'll be punished in the name of the Moon! According to a Sailor Moon 20th Anniversary ev...

Kotaku East Brian Ashcraft

Chinese characters are beautiful. That's perhaps why many Westerners find the notion of the script etched on their bodies so appealing. If only they could read the tattoos! Enter blog Hanzi Smatter. For years now, the site, which is run by a blogg...

SGCafe KarbyP

Rumours of a Silver Spoon live-action movie surfaced on the Web last month when eagle-eyed fans noticed that Toho had been quietly recruiting extras and registering a Web domain for a film whose premise sounded suspiciously like the agriculture-th...

Crunchyroll Scott Green

More information is to be laid out in the October issue of Bessatsu Shōnen Magazine, but the new 11th volume of the Attack on Titan manga has revealed plans for a Spike Chunsoft developed AoT game to hit the Nintendo 3DS.

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

A Certain Scientific Railgun Volume 8 It's a very busy week for releases in the manga world as the new poll has twenty-three new volumes to deal with. It's a big Viz Media release week this week which means lots of continuing volumes of popular ti...


Lions and tigers and… giraffes? Oh my. It's unfortunate, but it's true: Monogatari Series Second Season has been pretty disappointing at times with its too-familiar and budget-starved visuals. And I hate it when fans deride an adaptation for not l...

Crunchyroll Scott Green

Back in June, PBS' Idea Channel "Does Animal Crossing Promote Otaku Citizenship? "Now, in time for Youtube's Geek Week, they're back discussing otaku subjects with the question "Does It Matter What Evangelion's Creator Says?

Siliconera Sato

In an earlier report, Gust director Yoshito Okamura talked to Dengeki PlayStation about the future of the Atelier series and reiterated his hint that Atelier Rorona being the next in line for a remake.

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

New 'Hajime No Ippo' Series Title, Logo & Announcement Artwork Debut Posted by Chris Beveridge August 5, 2013 at 10:11 AM Fighting Spirit Rising After the announcement of the third series for Hajime no Ippo surfaced a couple of weeks ago, a bit mo...

It has been reported that Kis-My-Ft2‘s Fujigaya Taisuke will have his first cover and gravure shoot for the famous magazine, “an an“, in lieu with the magazine’s annual special sex issue.

Crunchyroll Joseph Luster

XSEED Games has good news for fans in the west awaiting the 3DS exploits of Senran Kagura's busty ninja. The publisher announced plans to release Senran Kagura Burst on Nintendo 3DS in North America as a digital download this fall.

RocketNews24 Master Blaster

A decade after the OpenSky project began, Kazuhiko Hachiya and his team of engineers and artists can finally give themselves a well deserved pat on the back. Their dream of creating a working version of the glider seen in Hayao Miyazaki's Nausicaä...

moetron pKjd

"D-Frag! " – Manga to TV Anime Adaptation Posted by pKjd on Aug 6, 2013 @ 10:21 am 6 Aug According to a gift illustration that will be given to shoppers who order the seventh volume from WonderGOO bookstore, a TV anime adaptation of Haruno Tomoya'...

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

'Strike The Blood' Official Site Reveals Anime Cast Posted by Chris Beveridge August 6, 2013 at 01:42 PM Strike The Blood There hasn't been too much information as of late when it comes to the fall 2013 series Strike the Blood, based on the light ...

Orends: Range UkiyaSeed

Spoilers for the Zyuden Sentai Kyoryuger: Gaburincho of Music movie has surfaced online. In short, spoiler alert! Read at your own risk! The movie introduces Meeko, an idol that Daigo met some time ago in France.

Crunchyroll Scott Green

Temper your excitement in case it's just a drama CD. . . in fact, clues suggest that it might be a drama CD, but the NTV's GJ Club page has been updated with a mysterious box with "? ? ? ," accompanied by a feed of #gj_anime tagged Tweets.

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"Guilty Gear Xrd -SIGN-" – Chipp, Potemkin, May, and Venom Confirmed Posted by pKjd on Aug 5, 2013 @ 7:54 pm 5 Aug 「ギルティギア」 by (KOU) Earlier today, the official website for Arc System Works' upcoming fighting game, 「Guilty Gear Xrd -SIGN-」, has co...

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Movie Walker Plus reported that the double-billing of Kamen Rider Wizard In Magic Land and Zyuden Sentai Kyoryuger: Gaburincho of Music movies debuted in the 5th spot in the Japanese box office. Both movies premiered last August 3rd.

Crunchyroll Joseph Luster

The latest in 5pb's Steins;Gate series hit Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3 in Japan back in April, and now it looks like it's heading to Sony's portable. Steins;Gate: Linear Bounded Phenogram is set to get the port treatment on PS Vita this winter.

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

Cybersix Discotek Media has made a few announcements on their Facebook page today for some releases that will be coming in 2014. The first is the license rescue of Fatal Fury: The Motion Picture, which was originally released in Japan in 1994 and ...

Japanator Brad Rice

The Wall Street Journal recently reported on a curious trend: whenever Nippon TV Network airs a Ghibli movie in the Friday primetime slot, bad things happen in the market. Three quarters of the time that a Ghibli movie airs, the Japanese stock mar...

RocketNews24 Casey Baseel

Producers of the upcoming reboot of classic anime franchise Sailor Moon have been frustratingly tight-lipped with fans. Originally set to premier this summer, its premiere has now been pushed back to winter, and to date, not a single piece of art ...

Crunchyroll Scott Green

In time for Youtube Geek Week, Ryan Higa has put together the much demanded Naruto live-action movie parody trailer.     PRODUCTION CREDITS Written By: Ryan Higa RHPC: Greg Saniatan, Will Shahan, Sean Fujiyoshi Produced by: Portal A [http://portal-a.

Team Italy was declared the victors of The World Cosplay Summit 2013 finals in Nagoya, Japan on Saturday. 20 countries including the United States, competed for the top spot in the contest's 11 year. Italian cosplayers Andrea Vesnaver and Massimo ... Humberto Saabedra

Japan Expo USA has announced its latest industry guest for the first year convention being held later this month in Santa Clara California in Tatsuro Iwamoto. He is best known for working on the "Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney" series of games as an...

Random Curiosity Guardian Enzo

「モテないし、スキルアップしてみる (Motenai shi, Sukiru Appu shitemiru/i>) "Since I'm Not Popular, I'll Boost My Skills Having been a manager for Starbucks in the hazy past, this episode held a special resonance for me.

JEFusion GekiDan

The official website for the live action adaptation of Kotomi Aoki's shoujo manga "Kanojo wa Uso o Aishisugiteru" (roughly translated as Love, I Lied. . .

Initially didn't plan on picking up "Kitakubu Katsudou Kiroku", but on a whim decided to try out the show and quickly found myself watching all four already aired episodes back to back. Adapted from the original "帰宅部活動記録" manga by Kuroha, the stor...

Orends: Range UkiyaSeed

Here's the 6th promo of the upcoming Zyuden Sentai Kyoryuger: Gaburincho of Music movie. The new promo features KyoryuRed's new power-up! Zyuden Sentai Kyoryuger: Gaburincho of Music is the first Super Sentai musical and will feature the debut of ...

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