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April 16, 2014, 7:30 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...

Crunchyroll Scott Green

A free, first issue of Wani-bites has debuted on the iBooks store. This English digital manga magazine features works from Japanese artists such as Shin Nagasawa, Hitori, Yusuke Kozaki, Vofan, Shihou, Atsushi Suzumi and Takamichi and presents feat...

Gokukoku no Brynhildr - 02 I'm not sure what to make of Gokukoku no Brynhildr yet, but I am sure I'm enjoying it so far. It seems like an odd way to describe a series that shows us what we've seen from this one already, but the word I most want to...

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

Sentai Filmworks Acquires 'Love Lab' Anime License Posted by Chris Beveridge April 15, 2014 at 02:24 PM "Let's do something foolish again! " Sentai Filmworks has added a new license to its catalog today with the announcement of the acquisition of ...

Crunchyroll Scott Green

Set to be released soon, character goods maker fragment has a D-Frag!  reversible bag on the way this month. One side has a super deformed representation of the series' characters, but what fans will really care about is that you can flip it insid...

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...

Now that the new spring season has presented all that it has to offer with the all-important make-or-break first episodes, a collation of NicoNico Douga's most impressive anime premiers as voted by viewers via post-episode surveys has surfaced – a...

Money makes the world spin and the world of Anime is no exception. With good photoshop skills, the world of internet has shown us what happened when money is shown to anime characters. They revealed their inner "desire".

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 ...

Orends: Range UkiyaSeed

Austin St. John, best known for Power Rangers fans as Jason Lee Scott aka the original Red Ranger answered some questions asked by his fans on his YouTube channel. One of those questions has something to do with Super Megaforce.

SeventhStyle Seven

The youth romantic comedy that gets ever more excellent as all goes wrong, Oregairu, is confirmed a much-deserved second season – spectacular news, as the story is definitely far from over, and the source carries on.

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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...

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.

Crunchyroll Scott Green

The ninth light novel in the My Teen Romantic Comedy SNAFU series is slated to be released in Japan on April 18th, and timed with this, publishing imprint Gagaga Bunko and author Wataru Watari are teasing an announcement on the Niconico Live "Mont...

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 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...

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 Hunter X Hunter manga may still be on hiatus but the anime is still going strong as Hunter X Hunter animation director Takehiko Abiru ensures fans by releasing some great artwork and sketches from his own twitter account, @ Mountful.

Orends: Range UkiyaSeed

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 ...

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


National Olympic stadium has been the center of Japan's sports and music events. On May 31st 2014, the stadium will draw a curtain on its long history. National Olympic Stadium's last music event "JAPAN NIGHT" will be held on May 28th and 29th dur...

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.

Isshuukan Friends – 02 Filed under First Impressions, Isshuukan Friends by Takaii | 0 Comments 「友達との過ごし方。」 (Tomodachi to no Sugoshikata. ) "How to Spend Time with Friends. " Continuing off of last week's momentum, this second episode of Isshuukan ...

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