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February 14, 2014, 1:30 PM
RocketNews24 Casey Baseel

A grisly truth is coming to light as Japan's Tohoku region recovers from the massive earthquake and tsunami that occurred in 2011. When the water receded from damaged areas, it took much of what had been struck, including the bodies of victims.

Crunchyroll Mikikazu Komatsu

Bandai's official online store Premium Bandai has started accepting pre-orders for three apparel items inspired by the on-going TV anime Space Dandy created by the staff of Cowboy Bebop. "Dandy Suka-Jum" and "Dandy Belt" are designed after the cos...

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Square Enix's Motomu Toriyama and Shinji Hashimoto were here in Singapore yesterday for a Lightning Returns: Final Fantasy XIII Creators Event, organised by Sony Computer Entertainment Hong Kong (SCEH) as the last leg of an Asia tour to promote th...

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Square Enix's Shinji Hashimoto and Motomu Toriyama visited Singapore this week as part of an Asia tour to promote Lightning Returns: Final Fantasy XIII (PS3) and the upcoming English and Asian (Chinese/Korean) releases of Final Fantasy X/X-2 HD Re...

This year's 12th issue of Shueisha's Weekly Shonen Jump magazine is announcing on Monday that the stars from five more series are joining the roster of Namco Bandai Games' J-Stars Victory Vs. "team battle action" video game.

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As we have reported earlier, Ro-Kyu-Bu! 's female elementary school basketball ace, Tomoka and Sword Art Online's infamous dual-wielding Black Swordsman, Kirito will be fighting Dengeki Bunko's very best.

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o Bandai have shared new character introduction videos from Tales of Symphonia Chronicles, featuring Zelos, Presea and Regal. You can watch all three videos below.         Tales of Symphonia Chronicles will be available February 25th in North Amer...

Kotaku East Brian Ashcraft

Tomorrow is Valentine's Day. And there's nothing more romantic than a penguin crush. Romantic? Sorry, I meant adorable. According to Mainichi Daily News, a ten-year-old female penguin named Sakura has become very attached to Tsuyoshi Notsu since l...

Inari, Konkon, Koi Iroha - 05 This show is starting to give me whiplash. Every time I've started to wonder about Inari Konkon it's done something to convince me it's a keeper, and every time I've been convinced it's done something to make me doubt...

Crunchyroll Scott Green

VIZ Media has announced that effective April 1st, the company will transition its Neon Alley weekly episodic anime programming to the ad-supported Hulu and subscription-based Hulu Plus Video-On-Demand services.

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If suspicious of Terra Formars' TV announcement, well now it's official, along with the reveal of an upcoming OVA – although there's no preview material to join the big news, besides the manga itself of course.

Crunchyroll Mikikazu Komatsu

Tokyo Polytechnic University today reported the result of their recent research for the concept of "Cool Japan" among 1,000 Japanese people in the age of 15 to 49. One of the questions was "Who is the most representative character of 'Cool Japan'?

Crunchyroll Joseph Luster

Kamen Rider: Battride War II was revealed a couple days ago as a PlayStation 3-bound sequel, but it looks like Nintendo players won't be left behind. According to the official website, it's coming to Wii U, as well.

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As previously reported, Theatrhythm Final Fantasy: Curtain Call will feature music from even more Final Fantasy games, including Final Fantasy Type-0, which was never released outside Japan. The latest issue of Jump gives us a look at Theatrhythm ...

Kahotan's Blog gsckahotan

Today's blog will be focusing on…! *Stare* <●><●> Hello everyone, Kahotan here! (@gsc_kahotan) I see a lot of cute figures in swimsuits, but personally I've never really been related to the ocean and swimming myself.

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Comic-Con International announced on Wednesday that the Eisner Awards judges have selected three individuals for the Will Eisner Comic Awards Hall of Fame this year, as well as 14 nominees for four more inductees.

Nihongogo Jeremy Suskin

Tweet Pin It Atsuko Maeda has released the jacket covers and music video to her upcoming single Seventh Chord slated for release on March 5th. The Music Video for the single, directed by Kiyoshi Kurosawa, was shot in Vladivostok, Russia and has ti...

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More information from CoroCoro magazine's reveal of new Pokémon, Diancie, has made its way onto the Internet. Serebii. net reports that Diancie's ability is Clear Body and that it can learn moves like Hyper Beam and Explosion.

Crunchyroll Joseph Luster

Namco Bandai has a Valentine's Day treat for Tekken Revolution players. Jaycee is joining the free-to-play fighter in an update that's scheduled to arrive today, so look forward to a little luchador flavor if you plan to take on some challengers t...

Crunchyroll Joseph Luster

Publisher Aksys Games is on a roll in regards to Arc System Works announcements. In addition to bringing BlazBlue: Chrono Phantasma to PS Vita and PlayStation 3 in North America, Aksys announced plans to localize the developer's XBlaze Code: Embry...

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Indonesia, Singapore, Taiwan, Korea and China are joining the party of May'n Road to 10th Anniversary Japan & World Tour 2014-2015  "dots and lines". Continuing the spirit from 2012 "ROCK YOUR BEATS" Worldwide Concert tour, May'n comes again with ...

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

While Media Blasters has previously licensed and released the main Squid Girl series, which had those episodes simulcast on Crunchyroll, the service is now branching out to bring more OVAs to fans as the Squid Girl OVAs are starting to populate th...

Crunchyroll Scott Green

From the middle of last month through March 31, Tokyo's Haneda Airport is hosting a Miku Wing Shop with exclusive merchandise and a life sized statue of the vocaloid (and apparently her monster hands).


A recent video from LiveLeak shows the incredible training in small arms maneuvers that members of the South Korean National Police (KNP) SWAT go through. The KNP is responsible for most security operations within the country, including counter-te...

Crunchyroll Scott Green

Director Shinji Aramaki (Appleseed, Starship Troopers Invasion, Space Pirate Captain Harlock) and producer Joseph Chou (Appleseed Ex-Machina, Halo Legends) are set to return to Ghost in the Shell creator Masamune Shirow's world of  World War III v...

Cat Tour Guides in Japan Where else than Japan do you get to have cats show you around to popular tourist destinations? Well, you won't have these cats personally guide you, but once you see these pictures you'll be too delighted to care.

Crunchyroll Mikikazu Komatsu

Following the first PV narrated by Nanami Knight Braidfield (CV: Ibuki Kodo), the official website for the upcoming TV anime adaptation of Touka Takei's popular love comedy light novel series Kanojo ga Flag wo Oraretara, Gaworare for short, today ...

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

'Terra Formars' Manga Getting Anime Series, OVA Posted by Chris Beveridge February 13, 2014 at 04:00 PM Terra Formars All signs were pointing positive for Terra Formars going the anime route after the domain was picked up at the end of January, an...

Crunchyroll Amanda Rush

The popularity train that is Kantai Collection cannot be stopped. On the heels of an astounding showing at WonFes, Good Smile is extending the KanColle café, adding in new character-themed drinks, food and art.

ComingSoon. net published an exclusive interview with stalled Akira live-action film director Jaume Collet-Serra on Monday. In the interview, Collet-Serra gave his opinion on Katsuhiro Otomo's original work, and it wasn't exactly stellar.

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