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January 24, 2014, 9:30 PM
Siliconera Ishaan

Namco Bandai have released Tales of Phantasia on the iTunes App Store for iPhone and iPad in North America, and you can download the entire game for free.   Namco say you'll be able to play the game from start to finish for free, although you can ...

JEFusion UkiyaSeed

The first photos of the Titans that will appear in the official live-action Attack on Titan SUV commercial is finally revealed. This commercial will. . .

Sanrio and Evangelion Collaboration  What's the first thing that comes to your mind when you think of Evangelion? That's right, Hello Kitty. No, not really. But unlikeliest of collaborations is an actual thing thanks to the efforts of Sanrio and E...

Siliconera Ishaan

Idea Factory recently e-mailed us a statement that goes over the censorship in Monster Monpiece in greater detail. The statement is as follow:   Idea Factory International is fully aware of the concerns expressed by fans, so we would like to infor...

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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...

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.

JEFusion 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. . .

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...

Bleach 565 – Quincy Jesus Filed under Bleach (Manga), Manga by Prooof | 0 Comments If you thought that Aizen was a god with his bullshit abilities, then Yhwach is going to blow your mind. This chapter gives a bit of backstory about the father of q...

Nagi no Asukara - 16 Nagi no Asukara continues to dance on quicksand, but so far it's incredibly light on its feet. The alchemy of this series is still working for me, and the reason I know that is because I'm conscious of the fact that Okada is b...

Question: Why does America audiences turn to 3D CGI animation for lighthearted and comedic subject matter and turn to 2D anime for darker, more serious stuff? Are there any serious and darker CGI animation out there?

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During the ongoing international chocolate festival, Salon du Chocolat which currently being held at Isetan Shinjuku, Tokyo Chocolate's high-end Naruto Shippuden Chocolat finally makes it to Japanese shores since it was introduced in France in 2013.

  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...

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...

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...

Orends: Range UkiyaSeed

A live-action Kamen Teacher TV special will air on Valentine's Day a week before the premiere of the upcoming film sequel. This special tells us the story of Gota Araki aka Kamen Teacher six months before the events of the live-action drama series.

Crunchyroll Joseph Luster

Depending on where you are it might be a little too early for something like this… actually, maybe a 10-minute, 32-song Hatsune Miku: Project Diva F 2nd digest video is the perfect thing to wake up to.


On day one of the AKB48 Request Hour 2014 Setlist Best 200 concerts, Team 8 was announced. Auditions will start from the 24th January 2014 and one member will be chosen from each of Japan's 47 prefectures.

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.

The GLORIO Blog dragonzigg

Recap Hase is running wild and both Gaim and Yggdrasil are attempting to hunt him down. Meanwhile, Mitchy infiltrates the corporation to discover the truth behind the Helheim fruit. Suffering ensues. Aqua's thoughts The "Don't say no, just live mo...

Crunchyroll Joseph Luster
SeventhStyle Seven

The latest upcoming overly hyped anime is to be animated by White Fox, Akame ga Kill! is going to be made by the studio who went from sci-fi thrillers to overweight bundles of fat bouncing around in tiny bikinis.

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.

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.

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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.


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.

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