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January 24, 2014, 6:30 AM
The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

It's been interesting watching Naruto: Shippuden lately as it works the backstory for Obito as you kind of expected this time of the year to be another filler period rather than story material. That's actually going to happen soon as February's ep...

Anime Evolution, an anime convention that takes place every summer in Vancouver, recently posted a video on their Facebook page for a project called "Project: Wish a Sailor Moon" they were involved in.

Orends: Range UkiyaSeed

A Great Teacher Onizuka (GTO) 4-episode mini series set in Taiwan was announced and EXILE's Akira will once again reprise his role as Eikichi Onizuka. Also reprising their roles for this special are Yuu Shirota as Ryuji Danma and Yusuke Yamamoto a...

  Only a few weeks remain between us today and the release of Lightning Returns: Final Fantasy XIII, the last installment in the FF XIII trilogy and what could very well be the final installment in the series on the now previous generation of cons...

Sentai Filmworks Adds Wizard Barristers AnimeSeries to hit digital and home video By Joseph Luster Be the first of your friends to like this. Posted 1/23/2014 Sentai Filmworks continued its steady stream of announcements this week with the acquisi...

Kotaku East Brian Ashcraft

In the Rurouni Kenshin manga and anime, there's a reverse-blade sword called sakabato. An old, real-life version of this fictional sword was apparently discovered in Japan. Last October, what's being compared to a real sakabato turned up in an old...

Siliconera Ishaan

  U. K. publisher Ghostlight are bringing another JRPG to Steam. Following the release of Agarest: Generations of War on Steam, Ghostlight are bringing over the game's prequel, Record of Agarest War: Zero.

Siliconera Spencer

Eat these and you might gain some experience! Typically in Japan, women give guys chocolate on Valentine's Day. Guys give women chocolate or gifts a month later on White Day. Hmm… I guess Square Enix should have saved the white slime for that.

Crunchyroll Scott Green

The elite ninja Kakashi is set to become the star of Naruto Shippuden in the backstory arc "Kakashi: Shadow of the ANBU Black Ops," with the special anime original story kicking off February 6th.        ------ Scott Green is editor and reporter fo...

RocketNews24 Master Blaster

On 18 January, a shipment of crabs from Russia arrived at a port in Japan, some of which were bought up by wholesaler Marusan Mikami Shoten. After opening up their haul of red king crabs (an expensive favorite of Japanese seafood lovers) workers w...

Siliconera Ishaan

Capcom have shared the first trailer for Ace Attorney 123: Wright Selection, a compilation of the first three Ace Attorney games for Nintendo 3DS. As reported previously, the compilation will add stereoscopic 3D support to these games.

RocketNews24 Michelle Lynn Dinh

While Japan's bank of English loan words has grown to the point where "context" and even "paradigm" can be understood by most people, there seems to be only a handful of Japanese words that have been sprinkled into the modern English vocabulary.

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The winners for the prestigious Shogakukan Manga Award's 59th edition have finally been announced with Shinobu Ohtaka's highly acclaimed Magi: The Labyrinth of Magic and Noboro Takahashi's crime manga Mogura no Uta winning big.

Crunchyroll Joseph Luster

Atlus has a new trailer for Conception II: Children of the Seven Stars, and with it comes a North American street date. The child-bearing dungeon-crawler is set to arrive on Nintendo 3DS and PS Vita on April 15.

Kahotan's Blog gsckahotan

Hello everyone, Kahotan here! (@gsc_kahotan) I can't believe I still haven't seen ant snow this Winter yet! There should have been some last night but it ended up as a little drizzle of rain instead! I get the feeling that this Nendoroid was respo...

Kotaku East Brian Ashcraft

This weekend I was shopping for snacks. I picked up a bag of corn soup-flavored "Gourmet" Doritos. But that's only the tip of the iceberg. Most Doritos in Japan are typical Doritos—"Dorito-flavored," if you will.

Tokyo Girls Update TokyoGirls'Update

(c)AKS Jan. 23. 2014It has been revealed that AKB48 will form their 5th team named "Team 8" that follows Team A, Team K, Team B, and Team 4. Team 8 will be formed with a completely new concept that is different from existing teams.

Entravity Entrav Riccardo

FIGHT. Nothing like noses touching. Chuunibyou demo Koi ga Shitai! Ren Episode 3 Review Chuunibyou demo Koi ga Shitai! Season 2 Episode 3 Review "Magical Devil Girl… In Pursuit" "Tsuigeki no��� Ma�� Mah�� Sh��jo" (������������������������������) A...

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

Gundam Build Fighters Episode 15The boys have a tough fight ahead, but there's a twist that comes nearly at the start that could change your view of the series even more. What They Say: Sei and Reiji have no choice but to win their next battle.

28-year-old Japanese artist Shoko Nakagawa was chosen to sing the national anthem at 'Nagoya Women's Marathon 2014'.

concert / ONE OK ROCK ONE OK ROCK just announced that they would perform at Columbus Ohio's monster festival Rock On The Range, which is held on May 16,17 and 18th! There will be various bands playing such as Kid Rock, Guns and Roses, Slayer and m...

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

Sentai Filmworks Acquires 'Wizard Barristers' Anime License Posted by Chris Beveridge January 22, 2014 at 04:48 PM Wizard Barristers Sentai Filmworks is slowly but surely mining the winter 2014 anime season for the right licenses to pick up and th...

Inari, Konkon, Koi Iroha - 02 Never a dull moment in the world of the Gods. I'm sure it's because of my Western upbringing, but I find something very appealing in the idea that the beings at the center of a belief system can be depicted as being s...

Crunchyroll Joseph Luster

Yesterday we got a few details on the recently announced Gundam Side Story: Missing Link, which brings the series previously seen on Sega Saturn and Dreamcast to PlayStation 3. Now we have a quick little follow-up in the form of a few screens show...

SeventhStyle Seven

Japan's equivalent of McDonald's, Lotteria, is collaborating with The iDOLM@STER to bring bishoujos to cheap high-calorie fast food – a winning situation for both parties as their target audience corresponds.


Jan22 A new challenger appears? Tokyo Ravens takes another break from the action with some setting up for the next big ordeal (plus a new OP and ED). And in the process, we learn some very interesting things.

Kotaku East Brian Ashcraft

Some people hang clothes on their balcony. This resident, it seems, hangs meat. Online in China, photos of what looks to be a butcher working out of an apartment have popped up online. If this resident is not a butcher, then he or she certainly ha...


Seems legit. My vague plans to watch a bunch of anime titles weekly this season fell apart pretty quickly due to distractions and a bunch of papers being due in the first month of term for some reason.

Idolminded Thennary Nak

Recommended Jpop♂ Reading: January 22, 2014 Thennary's Picks Imai Tsubasa's Joins "Burn the Floor Dance with You" for 2nd Time - JE Fandom I wonder if he and Tackey plan on doing anything together this year.

New School Kaidan David Chang

Dave unboxes the AKB48 Group Official 2014 Calendar Box, which includes: A3 sized calendar (42 x 29. 7 cm or 16. 5 x 11. 7 in), 7 pages Picture scroll (22 members, 180 cm or 70.

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