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April 16, 2014, 1:00 AM
Kotaku East Brian Ashcraft

Making a life-sized Hatsune Miku statue is not easy. What's more, it takes time. Lots and lots of time. This, for example, took six months' worth of work. Hatsune Miku is a virtual idol who also stars in a series of Sega music games.

Kotaku East András Neltz

A Square Enix mobile developer has recently talked to Famitsu (via Siliconera) about a pair of new SaGa and Mana games which will "stay true to all [our] memories from the [SNES] and PlayStation era. " The developer also mentioned that Square Enix...

Keita travels to the past to uncover watch's secret origin in July 10 game LEVEL-5 Inc. began streaming a promotional video and a television commercial for its upcoming Yōkai Watch 2 game releases on Tuesday.

Crunchyroll Scott Green

Anime Project Channel 5. 5, energy supplement Calorie Mate and Eagle Talon's Frogman have teamed up to present a spoof of the new Ghost in the Shell: Arise OVA series.   Though Maaya Sakamoto voices the famous cyborg Motoko Kusanagi in the Arise O...

Kotaku East Brian Ashcraft

To promote the new Patlabor movies, the life-sized Ingram mecha was shown off in Tokyo. Sure beats a movie poster. Recently, huge crowds gathered to see the life-sized AV-98 Ingram that was temporarily erected in the streets of Tokyo's Kichijoji.

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Namco Bandai has released another gameplay video for Girls und Panzer: Master, Senshadou! This time, Miho and friends fight against the feisty girls of Saunders High School. As you can see, the game's story mode faithfully reenacts scenes from the...

Siliconera Sato

With Yo-kai Watch's popularity in Japan, it comes as no surprise that the release of its sequel, which will come in two versions, will be sooner than expected. Level-5 gives us a first look at Yo-kai Watch 2: Founder and Yo-kai Watch 2: Head with ...

Ueno Royal Museum to host an art gallery based on the hit series. This winter, the Ueno Royal Museum in Taito, Tokyo will be putting on a special art exhibition showcasing works of art based off of the smash hit series Attack on Titan.

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An anime adaptation has been announced for AntiMagic Academy "The 35th Test Platoon", a fantasy action light novel series where guns clash against magic. Written by Yanagimi with illustrations by Kippu (illustrator of Nourin), the story takes plac...

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

Progress moves slowly when it comes to the second season of Fate/Kaleid Liner Prisma Illya, which was announced back in September 2013 as going into production. With the series set for a July 2014 premiere, we're finally getting a little more info...

With their multiplatform digital release for Child of Light only half a month away, Ubisoft have today shared a brand new trailer for the upcoming platforming RPG. Child of Light is the very first title outside of the Rayman series to make full us...

RocketNews24 Jessica

Last week, we had a round-up of my choices for the seven stupidest art pieces in Tokyo, but lest you think I am just a negative Nelly incapable of appreciating talent and beauty, this week we're presenting Tokyo's seven coolest public art pieces.

Otaku Tale Frontalspy

The official Twitter account of light novel publisher Gagaga Bunko, has announced that there will be a big announcement about the series Yahari Ore no Seishun Love Comedy wa Machigatteiru. (My Teen Romantic Comedy SNAFU).

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

'Momo Kyun Sword' Anime Adaptation Cast, Staff Announced Posted by Chris Beveridge April 14, 2014 at 05:36 PM Momo Kyun Sword Announced as going into production back in January 2014, more details have finally surfaced via the Official website for ...

7-member voice actress group listed as musical guest Anime Central announced on Friday that the Wake Up, Girls! voice actresses, supervising producer Hiroaki Takeuchi, and director Yutaka Yamamoto will attend the Chicago-area anime convention this...

US theater screenings added Sentai Filmworks began streaming a trailer on Monday for the Short Peace omnibus project from Katsuhiro Otomo (Akira, Memories, Steamboy). The company plans to release the series on bilingual Blu-ray and DVD.

Crunchyroll Scott Green

TOHO Animation has posted a preview for the summer anime adaptation of Io Sakisaka's shoujo manga Ao Haru Ride.  Scheduled for July, Ai Yoshimura (My Teen Romantic Comedy SNAFU, Daily Lives of High School Boys storyboard artist and episode directo...

Crunchyroll Joseph Luster

We may not have had a new Wild Arms game for more than six years—and it sounds like it's going to be a while before the next—but the wild west RPG series is getting some new life through a crossover with Soul Sacrifice Delta.

Siliconera Ishaan

At the end of last week's Super Smash Bros. Nintendo Direct, director Masahiro Sakurai revealed Greninja from Pokémon X/Y as a playable character in the game. Today, Sakurai provided the first tidbit of information on Greninja's move set.

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The filming for the Kamen Rider Gaim summer movie is coming soon and Toei is looking for extras. But that's not the part we are looking here, but the actors who are present in the filming! The filming will happen on two dates, April 22 and April 28.

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Namco Bandai has started streaming a new video introducing the newest additions for their all-out PlayStation 3 Mobile Suit rumble, Mobile Suit Gundam Extreme VS Full Boost and it previews Anavel Gato's Gelgoog and Cucuruz Doan's Zaku II which we ...

Crunchyroll Joseph Luster

Machinima's YouTube channel is set to kick off the live-action Street Fighter: Assassin's Fist series in May before heading to TV on-demand, and DVD/Blu-ray. The show will explore Ken and Ryu's past, and you can see some of the latter's early days...

This year's Sonisphere Festival will definitly be an interesting one. BABYMETAL announced to perform there on July 6th.

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Siliconera Ishaan

Freedom Wars, Sony's next attempt the hunting-action genre, is currently in development for the PlayStation Vita in Japan. This morning, however, Sony revealed that the game will also be released in the west.

Crunchyroll Scott Green

Namco Bandai and Dengeki Online have offered new looks at the upcoming PS Vita game Sword Art Online: Hollow Fragment. In addition to the latest ad for the game, scheduled for an April 24th Japanese release, Dengeki posted a glimpse at the player/...

Miss Moonlight

On April 14, only one day after Kikuchi Ayaka had announced her graduation, Katayama Haruka did so as well. She wants to become a musical actress. Her last handshake event will be on September 23, the same day as Kikuchi Ayaka's last one.

Angry Anime Bitches MidnightDevont

Alright, so I hear this is based off something Vocaloid related. I like Vocaloid. So here we go. The first minute of animation had me sold, this show looks amazing. The animation is fantastic, oh well it's Shaft.


MAN WITH A MISSION just released the video for "Whatever You Had Said Was Everything". The song is off of their album "Tales of Purefly", which was released on March 12. MAN WITH A MISSION imageThe video features footage from the band's free conce...

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

First 'Infinite Stratos 2' OVA Teaser Reminds Us It's A Fanservice Anime Posted by Chris Beveridge April 14, 2014 at 04:31 PM Infinite Stratos 2 With the second season of Infinite Stratos behind us, all eyes are now looking forward to the OVA rele...

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