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April 5, 2014, 1:30 AM
Crunchyroll Mikikazu Komatsu

The latest trailer for the upcoming Japanese martial arts film High Kick Angels is now online. One of the stars of the film, 17-year-old Kanon Miyahara actually won the 7th All Japan Boys' and Girls' Karatedo Championships in 2007.

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

'Shonen Hollywood' Anime Adds More Cast Announcements Posted by Chris Beveridge April 4, 2014 at 10:02 AM Shonen Hollywood While we learned earlier in march that the light novel series Shonen Hollywood was moving on to an anime adaptation as well,...

Kotaku East Brian Ashcraft

I guess this truly means there is a Facebook page for everything? To mark the publication of photo book Hamuketsu (ハムケツ) or "Hamster Butts," a Facebook page was launched for folks to upload photos of their own furry friends' backsides for a cheeky...

November 14 last year, Shuukan Bunshun discovered that a Johnny's talent punched a certain Ms. A (20s) in the face on the Saikyo line platform of the JR Ikebukuro station. The woman was badly wounded from this incident and required surgery.

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Type Moon's Fate/ Stay Night sequel known as Fate/hollow ataraxia is finally being ported to the PlayStation Vita, and now, new information has revealed that the classic Japanese visual novel will have a few new features added, including a cute ne...

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Boys' Love or B. L. or Yaoi has already become a thriving part of Japan's otaku subculture thanks to the rise of the fujoshis (literally means rotten girl) who have been increasing in population, especially in events like the Animate Girls' Festiv...

Crunchyroll Humberto Saabedra

Crunchyroll keeps the Spring season acquisition train going with the latest acquisition in La corda d’oro -Blue Sky-, which is adapted from the third visual novel game in the series. La corda d’oro -Blue Sky- focuses on main character ...

Impression Back when we compiled the Spring Preview, we could only find a short tagline for selector infected WIXOSS, with only a promise that it would be a dark and harrowing show with the esteemed Okada Mari on board.

P. A. Works (Nagi no Asukara) released a new trailer for their summer anime Glasslip. The anime is being directed by Junji Nishimura (True Tears), and will premier in July, 2014. The original anime is about Tohko Fukami, a 17 year old girl who mov...

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LogoTV, the lifestyle channel targeting gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender demographics, is holding a "Gayest Cartoon Tournament. " Sailor Moon characters Haruka Tenoh/Sailor Uranus and her partner Michiru Kaioh/Sailor Neptune have successful...

Crunchyroll Scott Green

FUNimation has announced that the new Fairy Tail anime has joined their spring simulcast lineup. A confirmed date for its premiere will be announced soon. Its Japanese launch is on April 5th.   synopsis: The most powerful wizards in the Fiore King...

Crunchyroll Patrick Macias

There’s much more to Crunchyroll’s new offering for Spring 2014 besides anime. Take for example S. D. B. National Police Agency Special Defense Bureau, a new J-Drama based on the manga by Hidebu Takahashi.

Crunchyroll Scott Green

After a series of short spots, King Records has posted the 30-second TV ad for Knights of Sidonia, the anime adaptation of Tsutomu Nihei's sci-fi manga, set to run on Japanese TV in the spring, then stream internationally on Netflix in the summer.

Crunchyroll Joseph Luster

The latest addition to Atlus' series of Conception II: Children of the Seven Stars heroine introduction videos is Feene, who I immediately assumed was pronounced like Mr. Feeny from Boy Meets World. Sadly, it's not William Daniels in a dress, but ...

Siliconera Spencer

NIS America is boldly going where few publishers go by localizing an idol simulation game. Hyperdimension Neptunia: Producing Perfection has players manage the CPUs from the Neptunia series as they battle the popular idol group MOB-48 (ha!

Sankaku Complex Artefact

A Japanese city has abolished school milk for polluting the glorious culinary culture of Japan, saying it "destroys Japanese culinary culture" and "doesn't go well with rice. " The mayor of the Niigata prefecture city of Sanjo acted in response to...

Eva's First Impression: DAMN THAT WAS BETTER THAN EXPECTED. Not single ounce of fanservice! THERE'S ACTUALLY PLOT! I really hope they will keep it this way because there is definitely great potential in this show!

Crunchyroll Scott Green

 Reki Kawahara's Sword Art Online light novels feature interesting explorations of of point of views, of relationships between people as well as between virtual and fictional and real worlds.   Hirose Masahiro seems to think so, with the books now...

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It's unsurprising yet still plenty awful, the monster mayhem rubbish Shingeki no Kyojin is confirmed to receive a film in theaters, two of them in fact – with the first airing later this year, winter of 2014.

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge
The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

Two New 'Haikyuu! ! ' Anime Promos Reveal OP/ED Songs Posted by Chris Beveridge April 3, 2014 at 03:34 PM Haikyu! ! Ahead of the April 6th, 2014 debut of Haikyuu! ! , a pair of new thirty second spots have landed for the show that gives us a taste...

Crunchyroll Patrick Macias

Mr. Sun has painted a new day with his golden brush, and that means more anime announcement for Crunchyroll’s spring season. Soon, One Week Friends, based on the manga by Matcha Hazuki and animated by Brain’s Base (Blood Lad), will beg...

Japanator Brittany Vincent

Another day, another piece of awesome Sailor Moon news while counting down to the new anime series releasing this summer. Today, the 20th anniversary Sailor Moon website released details about a second musical coming this summer.

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How could Nagi no Asukara have possibly finished with an episode that was anything but a mixed bag? So, there are two thoughts running through my mind as I reflect on this series. Sucks to be Kaname, huh?

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Former Prime Minister Taro Asō was witnessed purchasing a copy of Golgo 13 from a convenience store on Tuesday, April 1. Interestingly enough, this also happened to coincide with the first day of the nationwide consumption tax increase, which brou...

Tsubasa Honda (GTO, Andō-Roid ~A. I. knows Love? ) and Masahiro Higashide (Amachan, Gochisōsan) will star in the live-action film of Io Sakisaka's shōjo manga Ao Haru Ride. Honda personally wanted to look more like the story's heroine Futaba, so s...

RocketNews24 Casey Baseel

With three months to go until the delayed beginning of the long-awaited new Sailor Moon TV series, fans have a lot of time on their hands. Some have filled this with dressing their dogs up like characters from the hit anime, while others have undr...

J-Pop Idols Tetho

Morning Musume '14 and S/mileage in the musical Lilium Sayashi Riho (Morning Musume '14) and Wada Ayaka (S/mileage) will be starring in the musical Lilium (リリウム 少女純潔歌劇). Morning Musume '14 (Oda Sakura, Kudo Haruka, Ishida Ayumi, Fukumura Mizuka, S...

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