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April 8, 2014, 3:00 AM
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RocketNews24 Casey Baseel

In plenty of situations, Japan's reliance on public transportation is a life-saver. Need some extra time to study for that test in first period? Pull out your notebook and review on the train to school.

Siliconera Sato

Something is going on with Super Smash Bros. While Nintendo will be talking about their new Smash Bros. games for Wii U and Nintendo 3DS in a Nintendo Direct on Tuesday, Game Jouhou reports a recruitment listing from Bandai Namco—who are developin...

"Kiri-Kuma's" shorts turn mental models into teddy bears with original staff & cast The Arpeggio of Blue Steel television anime began reairing on the Tokyo MX TV and Sun TV stations on Saturday, and a new series of "Kiri-Kuma's" (literally, "Fog-B...

Crunchyroll Scott Green

Anifone's beta test for their Sword Art Online Android smartphone interface/game is now wrapping up, with a full launch now slated for this spring. Unlike the Madoka Phone app, which sells theme packages for the different magic girls, SAO's will b...

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The developers of the Disgaea RPG series have a story for you, about a small girl and a firefly in a dark, empty world. Hotaru no Nikki (Firefly's Diary) is a puzzle action game for the PS Vita, part of Nippon Ichi Software's new brand and an expe...

Crunchyroll Joseph Luster

Bandai Namco announced Tales of the World: Reve Unitia—based on the Tales of the World: Tactics Union smartphone game—last week, and now a teaser site is officially open. Other than a logo and specs there isn't really any new info on t...

Orends: Range UkiyaSeed

A new Attack on Titan OVA was listed by Japanese retailer Presepe. The said OVA will be bundled in the limited edition of the 14th Attack on Titan manga volume. The 3rd OVA will detail Eren and his friends' greatest trail yet as it depicts a "memo...

Nihongogo Jeffrey T.

The latest in a string of AKB48 documentaries was announced at the AKB48 Request Hour Set List Best 200 2014 [「AKB48リクエストアワー セットリストベスト200 2014」at Saitama Super Area last night to the throngs of fans in attendance.

Kotaku East Brian Ashcraft

Next month, Hollywood's latest take on Godzilla will roll into theaters. Online in Japan, people are saying that this film couldn't have been made in Japan. And for good reason. Due to the awful job Hollywood did with the last Godzilla film, there...

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

Princess Jellyfish In one of those kind of out of the blue revelations, the latest issue of Japanese mass media reporting Tsukuru has revealed that a Princess Jellyfish film has been given the green lite with plans for a 2015 release.

Crunchyroll Mikikazu Komatsu

It is officially confirmed today on April 7 that the latest/13th volume of Hajime Isayama's Attack on Titan manga, which is scheduled to be released in Japan on April 9, has 2. 75 million copies for its first print run, easily breaking the previou...


L'Arc~en~Ciel at Japan's National Stadium was held on March 21, 2014 in Tokyo. L'Arc~en~Ciel enlarged image This was L'Arc~en~Ciel's second time playing at Japan's National Stadium. The last time was a year and 10 months ago for the tour finale of...

Sankaku Complex Artefact

Mobage's popular IdolMaster based social game IdolMaster Cinderella Girls, famed mainly for Futaba Anzu and its enormous cast of gorgeous D-level idols, is now to get its own TV anime due to air in the January of 2015.

Otaku Tale Frontalspy

Bandai Namco Games Japan have released a new trailer for Naruto Shippuden Ultimate Ninja Storm Revolution, the next major instalment in the series. The new video highlighted the rogue group of the Akatsuki, featuring all the main members and their...

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Agriculture anime No-rin! has experienced a lot of success during their Winter 2014 run which has garnered the series a whole lot of fans. Now, the hit anime has decided to give back to the community as they have teamed up with the Japanese Red Cr...

Kenzen Robo Daimidaler premiers its first wholesome episode without so much as a beam of light or gout of steam to preserving the modesty of its girls to the disc-buying elect, and also has some rather strange mecha and other stuff as well.

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

One Piece Episode 639Wherein we find that we might actually take a liking to Caesar. Which is pretty frightening in itself. What They Say: As the handover team approaches Green Bit, they are attacked by the fearsome fish that live off the coast of...

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With its April 12, 2014 premiere just around the corner, MaidigiTV has recently streamed two new PV's for the upcoming Mekaku City Actors anime which is based on the Vocaloid song series, Kagerou Project.

SGCafe Higanbana

Kill la Kill, one of the hottest anime of the past two seasons, has finally ended, and now fans may be wondering what Trigger is doing now. Well, their next project has been revealed, and it looks like another wild one.

OP Sequence OP: 「BEAUTIFUL WORLD」 by 小池ジョアンナ (Joanna Koike) 「晴れの大国」 (Hare no Taikoku) "The Sun Kingdom" Spunky, independent princess, check. She also happens to be penniless, luckless, and plain to the point that the very idea of her royal lineage...

Anime Evo FlareKnight

This was certainly one the series I was most looking forward to just because of source material reasons. Usually I'm not really into sports anime or manga. Maybe since most of them don't really hit the sports I'm most interested in.

Crunchyroll Patrick Macias

Imagine a world without heroes…but not for very long, because Crunchyroll has just added HEROBANK, based on SEGA’s 3DS game, to the spring 2014 season of streaming anime. HEROBANK is set to broadcast every Monday starting on April 7, ...

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

Crunchyroll Adds 'Haikyuu! ! ' For Spring 2014 Anime Lineup Posted by Chris Beveridge April 5, 2014 at 09:30 PM After getting a pickup a week ago for home video release by Sentai Filmworks along with digital distribution, Crunchyroll has announced...

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