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October 2, 2013, 10:00 PM

Earlier in August, over 20 manga artists gathered at publisher Shogakukan, Inc. 's former building for an organized drawing event. The nine-story building began demolition on September 2 to make way for an earthquake-resistant structure.

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Saban Brands released a press release revealing that their partnership with Nickelodeon and Bandai of America will continue till 2016. Saban Brands president Elie Dekel said that their partnership with Nickelodeon has been instrumental in maintain...

JEFusion GekiDan

The official website for the upcoming Pocket Monsters: The Origin anime special reveals three new addition voice cast. Follow Red as he travels. . .

Crunchyroll Joseph Luster

Spotlighting everything from anime studio Madhouse's work to the ability to switch background music, Etrian Odyssey Untold: The Millennium Girl's full trailer celebrates the RPG's North American launch.

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Location of the club in Gion (Sankei)TOKYO (TR) – A probe into fake marriages in June has lead investigators to a case of industrial espionage involving technology companies and a high-end hostess club in Kyoto's Gion district that employed Chines...

RocketNews24 Michelle Lynn Dinh

Have a hankering for some yakiniku (grilled meat) but don't have enough money? Just supplement your meal with scented air. That's what one Japanese company is suggesting with their new Hana Yakiniku, or "Nose Grilled Meat" system.

Crunchyroll Mikikazu Komatsu

Wasureranneyo (literally means I can't forget) is a three member Japanese rock band which was formed in December 2008. "Yakan Hikou" (Night flight), the leading track from their 2nd album "Sora Wo Miagetemo Sora Shika Neeyo" (Looking up at the sky...

Crunchyroll Joseph Luster

Anyone bubbling with excitement for Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney - Dual Destinies should probably stop what they're doing (but stay with us! ) and download the demo from the 3DS eShop right now. Even if you've already done so, you'll want to see w...

RocketNews24 Casey Baseel

Due to the unique nature of Japanese advertising, you haven't really arrived as an entertainer until you've appeared in at least a half-dozen commercials. The symbiotic relationship is amazing to behold, as the general trust for domestic celebriti...

On Sept. 26, Spike Chunsoft released a teaser video of the Nintendo 3DS game Attack on Titan: Humanity's Last Wings which will be released in Japan on Dec. 5. Check out the action scenes overflowing with speed of Eren and others flying through the...

Crunchyroll Scott Green

Last weekend's release of the November issue of monthly shoujo manga magazine Aria featured a prologue of the Levi-centric Attack on Titan prequel Kuinaki Sentaku (A Choice With No Regrets) from Gan Sunaaku and Hikaru Suruga.

RocketNews24 Rachel Tackett

Hisashi Fukushima, a 44-year-old man from Hidaka City, was born with a serious learning impediment, but this handicap has in no way gotten the better of him. This truly gifted individual is an awe-inspiring artist with an unbridled passion for the...

Kamen Rider Faiz Coming to BluRay in 2014 10 years ago Kamen Rider Faiz was born. To celebrate the occasion, Toei has announced the release of this series on BluRay. Now you can witness Inui Takumi  battle against the Orphenochs in stunning HD!

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In the Japanese edition of this week's Nintendo Direct features a new gameplay video for the upcoming Attack on Titan: Humanity's Last Wings game for the Nintendo 3DS. The game has a story mode wherein players can experience the story from the pop...

Crunchyroll Patrick Macias

Don’t blink! Or you’ll miss yet another new anime announcement for fall 2013 from Crunchyoll. Starting tomorrow, Wed/2, a new series from Kyoto Animation, Beyond the Boundary, begins streaming.

In Pokemon X & Y, Charizard Receives Same Mega Evolution Treatment as Mewtwo Last month it was announced that alongside the three new starter Pokemon in Pokemon X and Y editions set to hit stores later this month, they will be adding a touch of no...

Update October 2013: Good news! English version now available! Fancy a devil or an angel as a boyfriend? Title: Fortune Telling + Romance [2/2 Boyfriend - Angel and Devil] 占い+恋愛「2/2彼氏-天使とアクマ-」 Price: FREE (First 16 scenarios for each character free.

Manga about superpowered beings to begin in Young Jump in November This year's 44th issue of Shueisha's Young Jump magazine is announcing on Thursday that a mixed-media project titled Hamatora is launching.

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To commemorate the 10th anniversary of Kamen Rider 555, the series will be finally released on Blu-ray for the first time! Kamen Rider 555 is the 4th Heisei Kamen Rider show, making this the oldest Kamen Rider show to have a Blu-ray release.

Miss Monochrome The Animation – 01 Filed under First Impressions, Series Introduction, Snapshots by Zanibas | 0 Comments 「#01 FALL」 LIDEN FILMS, with Aiura and Senyuu. behind them, have a reasonably good track record when it comes to adapting shor...

Crunchyroll Joseph Luster

A new Kirby game was announced for 3DS during this morning's Nintendo Direct presentation, and all is right with the world once more. See what's in store for the deadly pink puff—which mostly looks like business as usual compared to some of ...


Mighty No. 9 Gets PS4, Xbox One, Vita, 3DS Release If you heard of Mighty No. 9, you should be thrilled as the Kickstarter campaign has garnered approximately $3,400,000, which is sufficient funding for a release on the PS4, Xbox One, PS Vita and ...

Crunchyroll Scott Green

In Wacom's latest live-drawing video, Toradora, High School of the Dead and Anohana character designer/animation director Masayoshi Tanaka demonstrates use of the Cintiq 24HD touch. And speaking of art process videos, manga magazine a “Shota...

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In a joint interview with fellow manga author Hiroki Endo (All-Rounder Meguru), Attack on Titan manga creator Hajime Isayama revealed in the Gong Kakutogi magazine his plans on when he will end his popular manga series.

Kuroneko finds herself enlisted with her OreImo cohorts amidst Japanese baseball team the Chiba Lotte Marines, in this rather peculiar collaboration, providing a variety of merchandise for the natural overlap of baseball and anime fans to enjoy.

Crunchyroll Joseph Luster

Nintendo busted out a new English character trailer for Bravely Default today, introducing some of its cast and their corresponding English voices. You'll be able to switch between that and Japanese audio when the RPG arrives in Europe on December...

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

Set for release on October 29th, Kodansha Comics is showing off the arrival of the material in their office today for Attack on Titan 8, which is currently 40% off on Amazon and is likely to get a lot of people checking out.

Crunchyroll Joseph Luster

Nintendo had quite a few 3DS and Wii U games to cover in this morning's Nintendo Direct presentation, and they busted out release dates and trailers for a bunch of 'em. Super Mario 3D World got the full treatment, with word that the platformer is ...

Japanator Karen Mead

When I saw that Youtube user Evan MacIsaac was attempting to do video reviews of all 200 Sailor Moon TV episodes, I thought "heh, good luck with that. " Then I noticed that he's up to Episode 198, and now I feel like a totally inadequate Sailor Mo...

Siliconera Ishaan

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