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February 12, 2014, 11:30 PM

Director Mizuho Nishikubo is a veteran of the anime industry; he's directed classic OVAs from Zillion to Video Girl Ai to California Crisis and has worked closely with auteur filmmaker Mamoru Oshii for years.


Manga Arakawa Hiromu who is well-known for her creating Fullmetal Alchemist and Silver Spoon has shared a piece of happy news – she has given birth to her third child last month.  In the illustration, she even cheekily added the caption "human tra...

RocketNews24 Michelle Lynn Dinh

As you may know, Japan, specifically the Kanto Region, has been hit by the largest snowstorm in over a decade. Netizens in the area haven't been shy about sharing the wonderfully bizarre and beautiful sights the several inches of snow has brought,...

Hunter X Hunter 2011 - 116 Do I really need to say anything? I needed some time after watching that episode before I could even begin to give order to my reactions.   Not least of which because I was physically shaking when it ended - even now I'm...

RocketNews24 Krista Rogers

Attention, die-hard Attack on Titan fans! The producers of the upcoming live-action Attack on Titan movie slated for release next year are looking to recruit suitable extras. Since there are unfortunately no titans available for casting in real li...

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

'The 100' Futuristic Survival Series Debuts New Trailer Posted by Chris Beveridge February 10, 2014 at 03:55 PM The 100 Set to debut on March 19th, 2014, The CW has a look at the new science fiction survival series that will be playing out for the...

New School Kaidan David Liao

Let's start this week off right with some news! NSK General Manager Dave Chang joins the show for the first time to speak about: Bandai Namco's New AKB48 Game Takahashi Ai's Marriage This Week HKT's Newly Announced Single Title Feel free to leave ...

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

'Kamigami no Asobi' Anime Debuts Key Visual Posted by Chris Beveridge February 11, 2014 at 07:38 PM Kamigami no Asobi Spring 2014 series Kamigami no Asobi was revealed this past December and we got a brief tease of a promo before but now some new ...

Siliconera Eugene

If you live in Japan, you might want to run down to Shinjuku. Square Enix's official merchandise store Artnia is selling special limited edition Final Fantasy VII Valentine's Day chocolates—and they're a real wonder to behold.

The Fandom Post Kory Cerjak

The Day of the Impassionate Plea Posted by Kory Cerjak February 11, 2014 at 04:00 PM The Day of the Impassionate Plea Impassionate gods have never seen the red that is the Tatsuta River If you haven't heard from Ani-Twitter yet, I sort of organize...

Feb. 12. 2014Sensational pictures have become a popular topic among fans. The pics were posted to the official Juice=Juice blog powered by Ameba on February 10, by one of Juice=Juice members, Sayuki Takagi.

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The Tokyo Anime Award Festival is one of the most prestigious events in the anime industry as it presents one of its most sought after awards, the Anime of the Year, along with other prizes like Best Director, Best OVA, Best TV Anime and many more.

Japanator Chris Walden

If today's release of Danganronpa: Trigger Happy Havoc in North America isn't enough to get you excited, then what about the news that the sequel may be following it? Kyle Hebert, a voice actor who has previously worked on anime like Fate/Zero, Du...

Siliconera Sato

Those of you who watched Sword Art Online might remember the timid girl Sachi, a member of Kirito's first group of friends in the Moonlit Black Cats guild, who suffered a tragic end. According to Dengeki's latest report, she will mysteriously be m...

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The official channel for Hayao Miyazaki's final feature film, The Wind Rises began streaming two English television commercials on Monday. Studio Ghibli International announced more screenings for The Wind Rises, on Sunday.

Crunchyroll Joseph Luster

The latest issue of CoroCoro magazine has the honor of teasing a new Pokémon, Diancie, which is set to make its debut in the next anime film, Pokémon XY: Cocoon of Destruction and Diancie.


Everything Snow Miku in Sapporo Snow Miku is one the main highlights of the Sapporo Snow Festival and apart from the snow sculptures you can spot her on streetcars, ferris wheels and even vending machines.


Koyote really baffles me. You have the girl, Shin Ji, who's the lead vocalist, but she's the only original member still in the group. The guys come and go. I know it's largely due to the mandatory military service for Korean men, but, still, it su...

The Fandom Post Daniel Briscoe

Log Horizon Episode 16The tide rises against the heroes of the world What They Say: One day, while playing the online game Elder Tales, 30,000 players suddenly find themselves trapped in another world.

Crunchyroll Nate Ming

There's a lot of contention surrounding Lightning, the leading lady of the Final Fantasy XIII series. Some love her, some hate her, and a lot of gamers are caught in the middle. Lightning Returns: Final Fantasy XIII is a big game that's supposed t...

Noragami – 06 Filed under First Impressions, Noragami by Cherrie | 0 Comments 「コワイヒト」 (Kowai Hito) "Scary Person" Have you noticed that every episode since episode 3 has introduced someone that doesn't like Yato?

Siliconera Spencer

The new game from the Marvelous AQL and the Rune Factory team is Magna's Taboo. Famitsu magazine revealed the title which is a strategy RPG for Nintendo 3DS. Lux is the protagonist. The girl with the pink hair is Charlotte.

Nihongogo Jeremy Suskin

Tweet Pin It On the coattails of the media frenzy surrounding Mai Satoda it appears the Hello! Project will be taking in applicants to revive Country Musume.   During todays Hello! Project concert held at Sendai Sun Plaza Hall, part of the Hello!

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

"I thought I had to not only download, but also upload" On February 7, police in Fukuoka Prefecture's cyber-crime unit and Fukuoka City's Nishi station arrested a 47-year-old unemployed man from Tokyo's Suginami Ward on suspicion of using the Shar...

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

Super Sonico Episode 6 Wherein the fanservice is dialed up quite a bit and the horror story arrives in full. What They Say: "Super Sonico" debuted as Nitro+'s live mascot girl, and her world will be brought to life in the anime, "SoniAni – SUPER S...

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Saban Brands has released two posters for Power Rangers Dino Charge, the 22nd entry of the long running Power Rangers franchise. The posters confirmed that the show will indeed adapt the recently concluded Super Sentai Series, Zyuden Sentai Kyoryu...

Rihwa sings theme song for new drama Boku no Ita Jikan and announces spring tour Greg February 11th, 2014 Rihwa has gained an international following for her musical contributions to the anime film Tiger and Bunny: The Beginning and the popular ro...

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