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March 14, 2014, 7:00 AM
Kotaku East Brian Ashcraft

League of Legends player Cheon "Promise" Min-Ki is serious condition today after reportedly jumping from a twelve-story building and ending up in a coma. This comes after he revealed alleged eSports match-fixing.

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2014 is one heck of a year for Tohru Fujisawa's GTO (Great Teacher Onizuka) franchise with a new TV drama series airing this summer and a new manga series! The new TV drama is set in the Shonan area where former gang member turned "legendary" unor...

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The April issue of Monthly Coro Coro Comic magazine announced that the Pokémon XY anime special will star Mega Charizard! Based on the announcement, the special is likely to feature Mega Charizard X. This isn't the first time Mega Charizard X appe...

RocketNews24 Michelle Lynn Dinh

This year, the sakura cherry blossoms are scheduled to start appearing in Japan as early as March 20 and will slowly move their way north as the country begins to thaw after a particularly snowy winter.

Pikachu and his Pokémon friends are pairing with adidas to support Japan at this year's World Cup. The specific details of the promotion are still under wraps so far. The iconic electric mouse has appeared in Japan's team shirt in a few images and...

RocketNews24 Philip Kendall

Hot on the heels of McDonald's Japan's announcement of its spring-themed Sakura Teriyaki Burger, Burger King Japan has just revealed a new product of its own, and it looks to be quite the mouthful. This, ladies and gentlemen of the cholesterol-lov...

Crunchyroll Joseph Luster

Bandai Namco's free-to-play SoulCalibur: Lost Swords, which hit Japan last month, is getting another new character. The 35-year-old version of Hilde from SoulCalibur V is the latest challenger to arrive, and you can see a quick preview of her in t...

Crunchyroll Mikikazu Komatsu

The official site for the upcoming TV anime adaptation of Lynn Okamoto's sci-fi manga Gokukoku no Brynhildr (Brynhildr in the Darkness) has posted the second key visual featuring the five main characters; Ryota, Neko, Kana, Kazumi, and Kotori in t...

J-Pop Idols Tetho

Sasaki Ayaka (Momoclo) in Saint-Seiya Sasaki Ayaka (Momoiro Clover Z) will be starring in the movie Saint-Seiya Legend of Sanctuary. It will be the first appearance of Sasaki Ayaki as a voice actress. The member of Momoclo will perform the voice o...

posted on 2014-03-12 19:30 EDT Rank Title Est. Weekly Copies Est. Total Copies Release Date Publisher Author Highest Rank Weeks on List 1 One Piece 73 2,075,407 2,076,189 2014/03 Shueisha Eiichiro Oda 1 1 2 Naruto 68 741,593 742,232 2014/03 Shueis...

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

'Attack On Titan' Gets Fourth Round Casting Reveals Posted by Chris Beveridge March 13, 2014 at 11:43 AM We're getting closer and closer to the final reveals for the dub cast for Attack on Titan from FUNimation and the fourth round of character bi...

AKB48 WrapUp kevinMario

This article was published on Shukan Bunshun's website on 2014/03/12 18:00. NMB48 Watanabe Miyuki's sleepover with a handsome guy, Kobayashi Yoshinori is depressedSOURCE NMB48 -widely known as AKB group's "Kansai Branch"- member, who also acts as ...

Crunchyroll Mikikazu Komatsu

As yomimaid-san reported, four-member Japanese rock band BUMP OF CHICKEN collaborates with the most popular vocaloid character Hatsune Miku for the alternative version of their latest single "ray," the leading track of their 7th album "RAY" (capit...

RocketNews24 Michelle Lynn Dinh

Sometimes when life gets you down, you just want to get away. Run, bike, drive; whatever it takes to get out of the current situation and into a happier state. That's exactly how one middle-aged man from Chiba Prefecture was feeling when he decide...

Crunchyroll Mikikazu Komatsu

It is officially revealed today on March 13 that 17-year-old Ayaka Sasaki (nicknamed as Aarin), a member of the female idol group Momoiro Clover Z, voices Saori Kido/Athena, the main heroine of the upcoming full CG film Saint Seiya: LEGEND of SANC...

Nihongogo Jeremy Suskin

Tweet Pin It Team S staple Aki Deguchi [出口陽] announced her plans depart the group in April. Deguchi announced her graduation during todays theater performance of RESET only a day short of her 26th birthday.

moetron pKjd

"M3 ~Sono Kuroki Tetsu~" – New Original TV Anime Announced Posted by pKjd on Mar 13, 2014 @ 12:30 am 13 Mar A teaser website promoting a new original TV anime series from studio Satelight, entitled 「M3 ~Sono Kuroki Tetsu~」 (M3 ~ソノ黒キ鋼~ / M3 ~That B...

Crunchyroll Scott Green

GKIDS announced that they have licensed Studio Ghibli co-founder Isao Takahata's (Grave of the Fireflies, Pom Poko) The Tale of The Princess Kaguya for North American release.  The film will be released in the U.

Siliconera Sato

Square Enix designer, director, and creative producer Tetsuya Nomura is known for designing characters in the Final Fantasy series and also as the man behind the Kingdom Hearts series. Not much is known about the man himself, though.

Crunchyroll Mikikazu Komatsu

Shueisha's Bessatsu Margaret officially announced today on March 13 in its April 2014 issue that a live-action film adaptation of Io Sakisaka's Ao Haru Ride shoujo manga is set for December 2014 release in Japan.

JEFusion SilverBack Fanwoks

Runa Akiyama, voice actress on anime shows such Ninja Hattori-Kun (Yumeko), Anpanman (Milk Boya), Vifam's Pench and Oz's Jinjur, passes away. . .

Sankaku Complex Artefact

Even the tame service of classic kiddy anime Doraemon is now being subjected to random glare, with the latest proving that the assurances of the Tokyo government that "Shizuka's scenes will not be subject to the ban" were hollow after all.

Idolminded Ray Mescallado

Recommended Eyecandy+ Reading: March 12, 2014 Ray's Picks AKB48 Yuki Kashiwagi "Yukirin ga Haru wo Tsuretekita" on Young Champion Magazine – HEBIROTE AKB48 Longcat's gravure pictorials are almost always very enjoyable.

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Anime stamp makers Itaindou are giving the traditional Japanese seal stamps or inkan a heroic twist with their latest product which feature the heroes of the anime movie, Tiger & Bunny: The Rising. Itaindou is responsible for making official chara...

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Yet another set of DLC's have been announced for Namco Bandai's Mobile Suit rumble known as Mobile Suit Gundam Extreme VS: Full Boost and they are the Gaia Gundam Andrew Waltfeld Custom, Zeta Gundam Zaku head and the Silver Sumo.

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Valentine's Day may be over but figure makers Wing is most certainly still feeling the Valentine's spirit with their latest figure featuring the lovable guitarist of First Cosmic Velocity, Super Sonico.

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More photos of the Arms Change 11: Kamen Rider Gaim Kachidoki Arms has surfaced online, which give us shots of the parts of the toy and the like. AC-11: Gaim Kachidoki Arms comes with a new body for Kamen Rider Gaim, the Kachidoki Arms, a headpiec...

BUMP OF CHICKEN has just released 7th original album RAY on March 12th 2014. The album includes title song "ray" and they revealed a full music video for the song featuring vocaloid virtual idol Hatsune Miku.

Bleach 571, 572 – Dreaming of Cookies Filed under Bleach (Manga), Manga by Prooof | 1 Comment The pacing of the last two chapters has been relatively quick. Yachiru finally makes her action debut, and as we suspected she isn't a shabby fighter at ...

Question: Why is Japanese anime held to such extremely high standards by international fans? After all, Japan isn't the only country to re-hash an idea; Hollywood is guilty of that sin as well. Answer: Repetition breeds expectation.

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