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August 13, 2013, 5:30 PM
Kotaku East Brian Ashcraft

"Censorship level: Thailand" is no joke! Check out just how tough the country's censorship is. For years now, anime viewers in Thailand have been dealing with ironclad regulations for broadcast dubs—something that fans outside the country have als...

RocketNews24 Preston Phro

Even as more and more people complain about how unsocial social network services have become, some Japanese Twitter users have put their faith in humanity and opened up a new line of communication with their fellow Tweeters.

One year after GACKT's illegitimate child scandal, disaster relief funds embezzlement allegations, and tax evasion fracas, what has GACKT been doing? According to an acquaintance of his: "Almost everyone who has been supporting GACKT is gone now.

Crunchyroll Joseph Luster

When the HD remasters of Final Fantasy X and Final Fantasy X-2 arrive on PlayStation 3 and PS Vita later this year, we'll also be treated to a bonus half-hour audio drama by series writer Kasushige Nojima.

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

'BlazBlue: Alter Memory' Debuts First Fall Anime Promo Posted by Chris Beveridge August 12, 2013 at 02:38 PM Announced back in May that it would be going into production for a fall broadcast, the first promotional trailer for Blazblue: Alter Memor...

With the end of the second day of Comiket 84. Let's take a look at the Cosplayers in the Cosplay section in the veune.

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

Anime Sols Adds 'Dear Brother' Anime Funding Program Posted by Chris Beveridge August 12, 2013 at 08:50 AM Dear Brother Having gotten two projects off the ground recently with Black Jack and Creamy Mami, Anime Sols has kicked off a new series this...

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This year's 9th issue of Jump Square announced that the Blue Exorcist spin-off one shot manga, "Salaryman Exorcist: The Sorrow of Yukio Okumura" will become a regular series in the next magazine issue on October 19.

Acttil Opens Preorders for Little Witch Academia Collector's Edition The recently formed anime and video game publisher Acttil have confirmed that their very first preorder campaign as a company is now underway.

Orends: Range UkiyaSeed

A new Lupin III anime special will air this fall called "Lupin III: Princess of the Breeze: Hidden City in the Air", making this the 24th TV special in the series. This new special will guest star Yui Ishikawa (Attack on Titan's Mikasa Ackerman) a...

Sugoi! Blog Tabris

August meteor trailer shower increases. Enjoy the first promo video for the White Album 2 anime series.

Studio P. A. Works has released a new trailer for its original anime TV series developed in collaboration with Dengeki Daioh Magazine, Nagi no Asukara. Toshiya Shinohara (Kuroshitsuji, Tatakau Shisho) is directing from screenplays written by Mari ...

Crunchyroll Joseph Luster

Anime Sols announced a new addition to its crowd-funded lineup on Sunday, with word that the site is now taking pledges for shoujo classic Dear Brother—AKA Oniisama E, based on the manga by The Rose of Versailles author Riyoko Ikeda.

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Upcoming series, Tokyo Ravens, takes us for a thrilling flight in its Comiket PV – introducing us to characters and a scenario, all in an engaging manner that picks up attention through pure action. An initial thought upon starting the preview cli...

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Rurouni Kenshin is most certainly one of Weekly Shounen Jump! 's most beloved manga of all time and its live-action movie adaptation is just as entertaining and successful, boasting over 3 billion yen worth of ticket sales when it was released in ...

Japanator Hiroko Yamamura

You asked for it, you got it! It seems like FUNimation has been listening to the fans cry out for the Blu-Ray release of Cowboy Beebop, and is set to deliver the goods in 2014. Also on the plate is the another release of the now hard to find DVD set.

Sentai Announces New Acquisition & Bandai Rescues Sentai Filmworks has announced its acquisition of domestic distribution rights to Sunrise studio's original 2011 sci-fi action anime TV series Sacred Seven.

Viz has formally announced plans to re-release the Ranma ½ anime TV series and original manga. Viz initially released the 161-episode TV series on domestic VHS & DVD from 1995-2008. The series will be re-released on DVD and Blu-ray.

Avengers Sex Toys I'm surprised it took someone this long to make these. via sarmai: Dear geek girls, today I made something special for you. Let me know if you like the idea! The Avengers - 6 pieces of pleasure Captain America - silicon vibratorI...

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Pacific Rim director Guillermo del Toro visited Japan's Odaiba along with Pacific Rim actresses Rinko Kikuchi (Mako Mori) and Mana Ashida (Young Mako). In a Japanese TV program he talks about the mecha that inspired designs in Pacific Rim and sees...

Crunchyroll Scott Green

Publisher Vertical announced at their Otakon anime convention panel that they have acquired the rights to the Manga Taishou award-nominated What Did You Eat Yesterday? The 2007 ongoing from Fumi Yoshinaga (Antique Bakery, Ooku) follows the dinner ...

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

Kill La Kill Aniplex USA made an announcement at Otakon over the weekend about a new acquisition as they delve into the upcoming fall anime season by acquiring the rights to Kill La Kill, which isn't too much of a surprise since it's produced by A...

The director of Cowboy Bebop: Shinichiro Watanabe, teams up with animation studio BONES to bring us  Space Dandy; an outer space comedy driven Anime that according to him, should not be taken seriously.

Kahotan's Blog gscmikatan

Hello everyone! Kahotan here! (@gsc_kahotan) We've moved into the middle of August now and the Summer heat is almost unbearable! I'm staying inside even more than usual to keep out of the heat! But Summer means the sea, and the sea means swimsuits!

FUNi Reveals New Licenses & Bandai Rescues FUNimation has formally announced its acquisition of domestic distribution rights to the current Code Geass: Akito the Exiled OVA series and the remainder of the 175-episode Fairy Tail television series.

Blood Lad – 06 Filed under Blood Lad, First Impressions by Cherrie | 1 Comment 「それがダチ」 (Sore ga Dachi) "That's Friendship" Have you ever wondered why Dragon Ball Z spends like 5 episodes showing a character powering up for a massive attack while t...

FUNimation Panel Reveals Acquisition of Sunrise Titles and a Surprise Last Saturday, during FUNimation's industry panel, it was announced that the studio had acquired the rights to the remainder of the Fairy Tail series (up to episode 175) and rev...

Crunchyroll Scott Green

One of the great things about Comiket is that in addition to the doujinshi and promo material, you get books of art from the talents behind anime production. One such was from Toshifumi Akai, the character designer and animation director on Magi, ...

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

Princess Evangile MangaGamer made several new announcements over the weekend with new games that they've acquired which will definitely appeal to a variety of people. Check out the press release below: "Our first big announcement is Boob Wars 2 fr...

The official Pokemon World Championships for both the video game series and TCG wrapped up today. But before the event concluded attendees were granted the first look at some of the new "Mega Evolutions" that were unveiled late last week.

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