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March 20, 2014, 6:00 AM
RocketNews24 Casey Baseel

The flipside to Japan's major cities being so crowded is that large patches of the country are hardly developed at all. The need to be close to an urban center for work or school means that if you're willing to spend a couple hours getting out of ...

Kotaku East Brian Ashcraft

While all the turmoil in Crimea, a press conference clip of the new Prosecutor of the Crimean republic, Natalia Poklonskaya, went viral in Japan, spawning anime-style fan art. As website Voice of Russia points out, Poklonskaya recently gave a no-n...

Siliconera Ishaan

The Xbox One will be released in 26 additional markets this September, Microsoft announced this morning. The list of markets is as follows:   Argentina Belgium Chile Colombia Czech Republic Denmark Finland Greece Hungary India Israel Japan Korea N...

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

'Ah! My Goddess' Manga Gets End Date Posted by Chris Beveridge March 19, 2014 at 02:25 PM Ah! My Goddess It seems like the old guard are slowly but surely drawing things to a close this year and next for some sizable properties.

Orends: Range UkiyaSeed

The official JoJo's Bizarre Adventure: Stardust Crusaders anime website announced the show's opening theme. The show's opening theme is entitled "Stand Proud" by Jin Hashimoto. The title is obviously a pun to the word "Stands", the spiritual manif...

Crunchyroll Mikikazu Komatsu

It is confirmed that T. M. Revolution will perform the OP and ED theme songs for the upcoming TV anime Disk Wars: The Avengers, Marvel's first collaboration TV anime series with Toei Animation (Dragon Ball, One Piece, PreCure).

RocketNews24 Anime News Network

Shuhei Yoshida, president of Sony Computer Entertainment Worldwide Studios, announced at this year's Game Developers Conference (GDC) on Tuesday that Sony is developing "Project Morpheus," a virtual reality headset for the PlayStation 4 system.

With the game now out in North America and tomorrow in PAL regions, Square Enix have granted fans one last look at Final Fantasy X / X-2 HD Remaster in the form of the "An Epic Tale" trailer above. Giving equal attention to both games in the colle...

Crunchyroll Scott Green

After all the hype, J-Stars Victory VS. , the crossover fighting game celebrating Shonen Jump magazine's 45th anniversary, finally hits Japan in a couple of days, and to promote the March 19th release, a display has life-sized versions of One Piec...

Crunchyroll Scott Green

With Dengeki, Lantis and Sunrise's school idol series Love Live set to come back for a second season this spring, a new ad has begun hyping the series' April return.        ------- Scott Green is editor and reporter for anime and manga at geek ent...

Siliconera Thomas

Twenty-two years. Give that a moment to sink in. A whole twenty-two years has gone by, and finally, US gamers are getting a crack at the original Shin Megami Tensei; the game that gave the brand its namesake.

SGCafe spartanchef

The live action series adaptation of the popular mecha anime The Next Generation -Patlabor- is already underway with its 8 meter robotic star garnering much attention in recent months. Yesterday, March 17, 2014, the life-size prop for the Type-98 ...

New School Kaidan David Liao

This weekend I stumbled across an Aither stream of a live at Tower Records. I think most people's impressions are going to be focused about how it was in a make shift "stage" in the middle the record store.

Kahotan's Blog gsckahotan

Hi! Wonderful weather we're having today! Kahotan desu! (@gsc_kahotan) Today I'm going to be taking a look at… Nendoroid Kongou! ~desu! ♡ From the popular browser game 'Kantai Collection -KanColle-' comes a Nendoroid of the Super Dreadnought Battl...

J-Pop Idols Tetho

YuiKaori – Lucky Ducky! ! YuiKaori's new single Lucky Ducky! ! will be released on April 9. YuiKaori is an idol group consisting of Ogura Yui and Ishihara Kaori. The MV has been released. The single is produced by Monaca.

Crunchyroll Joseph Luster

Compile Heart's Makai Ichiban Kan series is set to kick off with Makai Shin Trillion, a PS Vita RPG from the director of Disgaea 4. Makai Shin Trillion puts players in the role of Demon King Zeabolos, who seeks revenge after being defeated by Tril...

Loli-moe mahou shoujo Fate spin-off Fate/kaleid liner Prisma Illya has been confirmed as being due a second season, promising more of its adorable mahou shoujo action and mildly sensational fanservice, and provides a video promo to hopefully recru...

SGCafe KarbyP

Freedom Wars, SCE Japan Studio's forthcoming "recapture" multiplayer action game for the PS Vita, now has a firm release date, Famitsu reports. The game will launch in Japan on June 26. Although no launch date was given for Asian territories outsi...

SGCafe spartanchef

A Dengeki Online live broadcast event has recently showed a few aspects of the upcoming Namco Bandai PS Vita RPG game, Sword Art Online: Hollow Fragment and it shows an eight-minute look at what to expect from the game.

Visual Rock Band from Nagoya Japan, The 3rd Birthday will release a new single titled "Biran no Tsuki" in early summer on 2014. 06. 04. and the webshop for their merchandise is now open.

This is a guest post from Lauren Orsini, a reporter and blogger.    When I told Justin I wanted to plug my new book, Otaku Journalism, for OASG, we agreed that since it's an advice guide, why not dish out some advice?


On March 1 and 2, BABYMETAL held two days of performances at Nippon Budokan, the youngest-ever female artists to hold performances at the large venue. BABYMETAL Nippon Budokan Photo BABYMETAL's first, self-titled album reached number one on the Or...

  According to the May issue of Dragon Age magazine by Kadokawa. The light novel series titled "Shinmai Mao no Testament Light Novel" will be getting TV animation. The novel written by Uesu and  illustrated by Nekosuke Okuma from Nitroplus launche...

SeventhStyle Seven

A magnificently comprehensive Nagi no Asuakra expo is ongoing at the Tokyo Anime Center – every imaginable item of artwork is on display, key visuals, magazine imagery, setting, material sketches, and more.

King Records began streaming the fourth TV spot for the anime of Tsutomu Nihei's Knights of Sidonia manga on Monday. The spot centers on the characters Nagate Tanikaze and Shizuka Hoshijiro and features the anime's opening theme "Sidonia" by music...

Hunter X Hunter 2011 - 121 You know, this show is actually pretty good. Hunter X Hunter really is the gift that keeps on giving.   There's seemingly no end to the ways it can entertain and astound me.   To those who complain that "Chimera Ant" is ...

The Fandom Post Matthew Warner

Is This A Zombie Volume 7It's time for a Christmas brawl with Chris in this latest volume! Creative Staff Story: Shinichi Kimura Art: Sacchi Translation: Christine Dashiell What They Say A very zombie Christmas is right around the corner!

Crunchyroll Joseph Luster

Atlus is speeding things up a bit this time with a double dose of character trailers for Conception II: Children of the Seven Stars. These entries focus on Ellie and Chloe, with the former boasting a high magic attack stat and the latter a straigh... (Kyle Oropesa)

Reki Kawahara's much anticipated anime/light novel is finally sure to be on screen this July as confirmed on one of the panels at Dengeki Game Festival 2014. The first season was very popular which aired last 2012.


Mar19 Have you ever seen a glowing green man with a cane surf on a wave of fire? This was a pretty cool episode, all things considered.     Battles Everywhere And this is why you never wear shades indoors.

Idolminded Ray Mescallado

Recommended Eyecandy+ Reading: March 17, 2014 Ray's Picks HKT48 Rino Sashihara "Haru wo Matsu Hito" on WPB Magazine – HEBIROTE AKB48 Sasshi looking quite tasty here. Photo – WEN48 Such a weakness for Kojiharu GIFs… New profile pictures for Morning...

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