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February 25, 2014, 5:30 PM
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...

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.

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

'Saint Seiya Omega' Anime Gets End Date Posted by Chris Beveridge February 24, 2014 at 09:25 PM Saint Seiya Omega The spring season looks to be taking down a lot of shows that have been running as we've already got the end of Toriko confirmed and ...

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, ...

Orends: Range UkiyaSeed

Actress Tao Tsuchiya talked about playing Misao Makimachi in the live-action Rurouni Kenshin film sequels to the media and how she felt after getting the role. Tsuchiya already appeared in the Keishi Otomo directed historical TV drama series Ryoma...

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...

Kahotan's Blog gsckahotan

Hello everyone, Kahotan here! (@gsc_kahotan) My favorite kind of cheese is Parmigiano-Reggiano, and on that note today I'm going to be taking a look at a cheese-loving Puella Magi… Nendoroid Nagisa Momoe!

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.

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.

Japanese Lego artist Sachiko Akinaga makes amazing things out of legos – one of which is a life-size banana that you can actually peel. What's more impressive is that she made it in 10 minutes during a competition!

Awesome news for Canadian fans. . . Rose Noire has announced they will be performing at Otafest in Calgary, Alberta, Canada on May 17th. Check out the details and watch their comment video on the upcoming event.

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...

Orends: Range UkiyaSeed

As previously reported, two new Lock Seeds called the Showa Lock Seed and the Heisei Lock Seed will appear in the Heisei Rider vs. Showa Rider: Kamen Rider War feat. Super Sentai film. Just recently, a new pictures features these Lock Seeds in act...

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.

Orends: Range UkiyaSeed

The April issue of Ciao magazine announced that Gosho Aoyama will publish a special one-shot manga of Detective Conan in the said shojo magazine. The one-shot will mark the release of the new Detective Conan film by showing a detectie faceoff betw...

J-Pop Idols Tetho

AKB48 Group Dai Sokaku Matsuri AKB48 Group Dai Sokaku Matsuri (AKB48グループ大組閣祭り~時代は変わる。だけど、僕らは前しか向かねえ!~) was held on February 24, 2014 at Zepp DiverCity in Tokyo. This event was the 3rd big shuffle of the 48 Family groups.

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.

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...

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.

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 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...

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.

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...

Sheryl & Alto return to life for the sweet taste of Umaibō (plus Blu-rays and figures) Namco began streaming a promotional video on Monday for its crossover campaign between the Umaibō puffed corn snacks and Namco Bandai Games' "Macross Frontier t...

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.

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