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February 25, 2014, 11:30 AM
Crunchyroll Scott Green

Otaku media is nothing if not equal opportunity.  IdolM@ster isn't just going to be game/multi-media franchise about cute dancing girls that distracts popular manga artists. Veterans of the fictional all-male idol unit 961 Production (Shota Mitara...

RocketNews24 Anime News Network

The Box Office Mojo website reports that Hayao Miyazaki's final film, The Wind Rises opened in limited release this weekend in 21 theaters with an estimated US$306,000. Those box office receipts gave the film a per-screen average of US$14,571, the...

Namco Bandai Games began streaming four more character gameplay videos and the fourth commercial for its J-Stars Victory Vs. "team battle action" video game on Monday. The gameplay videos highlight the characters Gon Freecss from Hunter x Hunter, ...

ToQger & Gaim to have TV Crossover In a move, surely to go along with the debut date of Heisei Rider vs. Showa Rider: Kamen Rider War feat. Super Sentai, Toei has decided to make the first ever complete team up of Ressha Sentai ToQger and Kamen Ri...

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

Yen Press Confirms 'BuraBuratto Buradora' Manga License Posted by Chris Beveridge February 24, 2014 at 08:17 PM Blood Lad With Yen Press set to release the Bloody Brat four panel manga spinoff of Blood Lad in March, they publisher has confirmed th...

Crunchyroll Scott Green

After character designs were previewed earlier in the month, some voice actor names have now been matched to the facec on the April anime adaptation of Dai Shiina's Soredemo Sekai wa Utsukushii (Still, The World is Beautiful) shoujo manga.

RocketNews24 Anime News Network

Japanese publisher Kodansha reported its financial results for the 2013 fiscal year (December 2012 to November 2013) on Thursday. The company garnered 120. 272 billion yen (about US$1. 173-billion) in revenue, a 2.

Abarenbō Rikishi! ! Matsutarō to premiere on April 5 Notari Matsutaro, the sumo hero manga by boxing manga Ashita no Joe creator Tetsuya Chiba, is inspiring a television anime 16 years after the manga's end.

RocketNews24 Casey Baseel

Last month we laughed along with the Swedish animators Olivia Bergstrom and Eric Bradford as we watched the first scenes of their anime-inspired creation Senpai Club. Now the pair, collectively known as makebabi.

RocketNews24 Oona McGee

With the live-action version of Kiki's Delivery Service set to hit cinemas in Japan on March 1, it's time for the celebrations and tie-in promotions to commence! Japanese bakery chain, Little Mermaid, is one of the first to step up to the plate, p...

Episode 6 Impression: Ah, and so it begins – the 'long haul'. Beginning this show six episode prior, I expressed my desire for a romantic comedy (with harem aspects) that had a baseline story, weaving comedy into the mix as the story progressed.

Sankaku Complex Artefact

Pizza Hut has teamed up with the girls of generic idol anime Love Live! School Idol Project to wrap an entire store and its attendant fleet of mopeds in Love Live livery, its first ever such undertaking.


On 24th February 2014, AKB48 held their all group shuffle [AKB48 Group Dai Sokaku Matsuri ~Jidai wa Kawaru. Dakedo, Bokuraha Mae Shika Mukanee! ~]. All the teams from AKB48, SKE48, NMB48, and HKT48 got shuffled.

Crunchyroll Joseph Luster

With the Naruto: Shinobi Masters social game set to end this spring, GREE is hard at work on a replacement. The franchise's next mobile game is on the way from ForGroove, the team that previously developed Hunter x Hunter: Battle Collection.

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The GLORIO Blog dragonzigg

Hello, and welcome to All Your Monies, where The Glorio Blog's resident toy and figure collecting crew (and Aquagaze) will run down the last week's new pre-orders, turning a loving or scathing eye over what's been put out for you to spend your har...

KAT-TUN / drama Famous actors Satoshi Tsumabuki and KAT-TUN member Kazuya Kamenashi are going to stare in the upcoming baseball film "Vancouver no Asahi"! 2014 will mark the 100th anniversary after the formation of the Vancouver Asahi team it seam...

The manga industry over in the US has some hardworking people that…the average fan may or may not know about. They may not even know how valuable they can be when it comes to working on a manga series.

The twenty finalists for the Tokyo Anime Award Festival's Fan Prize has been announced. For the first time in the festival's history a fan award will be given out to the top anime of the year, which had to have aired from November 1st, 2012 to Oct...

Japanator Tim Sheehy

If you've been craving more Squid Girl, you won't have too long. A brand new, three-part original video animation will be released on Blu-ray disc September 9th in Japan --  a series first, as previous installments were a DVD-only affair.

Noragami - 08 Another week, another rock-solid episode of Noragami. This continues to be the most consistent series of the season in more ways than one, but that doesn't mean it's necessarily easy to figure out.

moetron pKjd

"Himegoto" – Yonkoma Manga to Anime Adaptation Posted by pKjd on Feb 24, 2014 @ 12:28 am 24 Feb According to the April issue of WAaI! magazine, Norio Tsukudani's 4-panel comedy manga series, 「Himegoto」, will be receiving an anime adaptation.

Space Dandy - 08 For a show where things repeat themselves so often, Space Dandy is proving stubbornly unpredictable. Well, Cowboy Bebop fans should certainly get off Watanabe-sensei's case now.   Not only has he given them an episode that had a c...

Subdued Fangirling Confused Muse

Following the insane success of last year's anime adaptation, releases of Attack on Titan figures have started in the last couple months and will continue on into the forseeable future. GSC was one of the first to jump on the bandwagon with a Nend...

Selective Hearing's News Roundup Greg February 23rd, 2014 NEWS The themes for the anime Baby Steps have been revealed. The opening theme will be singer-songwriter Abe Mao's Believe in yourself and the ending theme will be babyraids' Baby Step.

One Piece Premiere Show 2014 coming back to Universal Japan The ever popular "One Piece Premiere Show" is back again this year with just enough different material to warrant them coming back again, not that anyone's complaining.

Bandai Namco Games in Japan have today released a new trailer for their upcoming and potentially last PlayStation 3 Idolm@ster game "The Idolm@ster: One For All" before they make the jump to the now current generation consoles.

Ani-Culture nbcwarrior

All-girl Japanese rock band exist†trace has announced the opening of their International Fan Club "Archangel Diamond". The official fan club will be open to exist†trace fans worldwide. Official start date plus details about membership benefits and...

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