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April 21, 2014, 7:30 AM
Crunchyroll Scott Green

The new May issue of Ultra Jump, out in Japan April 19th, sees the launch of a manga telling the story of the Steins;Gate time travel visual novel from the perspective of mad scientist Okabe Rintaro's childhood friend Mayuri Shiina.

Crunchyroll Joseph Luster

Kyoto Animation's Tamako Love Story anime film opens in Japanese theaters on April 26, and a novel adaptation—featuring a story by Mutsuki Ichinose and illustrations by Yukiko Horiguchi—is set to follow in June.

Have you ever wanted to break into voice acting but been struggling to find that starting point? Aniplex of America announced during their industry panel at Sakura-con that rather than simply recruiting pre-existing talent for their English dub of...

Crunchyroll Mikikazu Komatsu

The newly-launched official YouTube channel of Kibidango Project today posted the first promotional video for the upcoming TV anime adaptation of its digital light novel series Momo Kyun Sword. The video introduces the main voice cast, staff, and ...

Orends: Range UkiyaSeed

The official Sailor Moon 20th anniversary website announced that a special stage event will reveal the cast of the new Pretty Guardian Sailor Moon Crystal anime. The event will take place at the Niconico Chōkaigi 3 convention on April 27 at 4:00 p.

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The official Sword Art Online official website has recently announced that the anime's highly anticipated second season will not only premiere in July 2014, but it will also be shown worldwide. Aniplex will be distributing the hit anime series' se...

Also King of Eden, Gou-Dere Sora Nagihara, Love at Fourteen, The Angel of Elhamburg, PandoraHearts art book, Is It Wrong to Try to Pick Up Girls in a Dungeon? North American publisher Yen Press annouced during its Sakura-Con panel on Saturday that...

RocketNews24 KK Miller

In the States, the only time you would normally see a moist towelette is if you are eating a plate of Buffalo wings or ribs. Everyone knows those napkins are a life saver when it comes to getting that sticky sauce off your fingers.

RocketNews24 Casey Baseel

Ginza's history as one of Tokyo's playgrounds for the well-to-do stretches back further than relative upstarts like Harajuku or Roppongi. While this means you can almost always find an elegant café to stop into for a refined mid-day snack, some of...

Gordonator sergeant gordon

Training camp episode. Cos every musical related anime needs one. Why should they worry about unreleased songs? They never took part in the last Love Live so their songs should be term as unreleased right?

Crunchyroll Scott Green

At this weekend's Sakuracon in Seattle, FUNimation announced release plans for Fairy Tail, Hetalia, Ben-To! and A Certain Scientific Railgun S, with dub casts for the latter too. The Fairy Tail release schedule includes - Part 10 – May 20 - ...

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Cinema Today posted the latest Stand By Me Doraemon trailer that highlights the love story between Nobita and Shizuka. The trailer also features the film's theme song by by Motohiro Hata. Billed as "To everyone who has experienced childhood", the ...

Crunchyroll Mikikazu Komatsu

The official site for popular voice actress/singer Eri Kitamura has posted a short version promotional video for her upcoming 7th single "掌-show-. " The song is now featured as the ED song for the on-going sci-fi TV anime Knights of Sidonia with t...

Toei has released a full trailer for this summer's Robot Girls Z movie. The movie will consist of all three 2014 TV episodes, which consisted of three chapters each, plus the first of three home video exclusive bonus stories.

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Here's the preview of Ressha Sentai ToQGer's 10th episode entitled "Tokatti, I'll Die at Sunset". For the first time, ToQ-Oh & Diesel-Oh are seen together in battle! Tokatti comes across a child who apparently can't see the Rainbow Line.

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Here's the preview of Kamen Rider Gaim's 27th episode entitled "Time to Know the Truth". We finally witness the early years of the Sengoku Driver's development and a formation of a new alliance. Kouta is knocked unconscious by Ryugen's backhanded ...

Captain Earth - 03 This show is seriously fun, and it's even starting to make sense. I've been just a bit hesitant to commit to Captain Earth, and the reason is the strong Star Driver ties in the command center.

Impression At this point, being familiar with the light novels has made it apparent that Madhouse are being quite generous with cutting out material – it's not the sort of thing that would be absolutely vital to the plot, but it does mean that som...

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

Yen Press Creates Yen On Light Novel Imprint With New Acquisitions Posted by Chris Beveridge April 19, 2014 at 06:51 PM Yen Press made a pretty significant announcement at SakuraCon this weekend with the move to create a new novel imprint for the ...

Japanator Ben Huber

I think I'll take a few more excuses to write about Godzilla before the film comes out! Yes, this new Godzilla poster is just about perfect. I wish it was a tad more detailed, but other than that, it's pretty spot-on.

Sankaku Complex Artefact

Police have confirmed that A-1 Pictures worked one of their animators to death, ruling that being made to work hundreds of hours of overtime a month drove him to suicide. The case centres on a man, 28 at the time of his death in 2010, employed on ...

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The character designs for Mobile Suit Gundam: The Origin's 1st episode entitled "Blue-Eyed Casval" is posted in the film series' official website. The site features the character designs for Casval Rem Deikun (Char Aznable), Artesia Som Deikun (Sa...

Crunchyroll Scott Green
Japanator Brittany Vincent

Following the success of the first Sword Art Online series, the second installment, Sword Art Online II, will be simulcast worldwide. Aniplex confirmed the announcement today, and the series will be airing in Japan in July of this year.

Selective Hearing's News Roundup Greg April 19th, 2014 NEWS Mai Kuraki will be holding a live tour titled 15th Anniversary Mai Kuraki Live Project 2014 BEST 'Ikki Ikkai' ~FUN FUN FUN☆彡~.   NMB48 Team BII's Akazawa Hono has graduated from the group...

Danganronpa 2 September 2nd release in NA Everybody's favorite Battle Royale Simulator-that's surprisingly even crazier and more messed up than BR- is getting a dated release in North America. In Japan, the game was bundled with the first Dangan R...

Read my earlier post "Yen Press Announce Several New Acquisition Announcements During Sakura-Con 2014, Announce Yen On Program" and been wondering what the North American manga publisher has just released to their market?

The Fandom Post Chris Homer

Dragon Ball GT: Season 2 They certainly got the DRAG part in Dragon Ball GT, because this finale definitely dragged on so to speak… What They Say : Goku's final tale. Dragon Ball GT Season 2 includes the Super 17 and Shadow Dragon Sagas, as a bonu...

Sci-fi action series available in print on October 7 North American publisher Viz Media announced during its Sakura-Con panel on Friday that it will publish a print edition of Daisuke Ashihara's World Trigger manga on October 7.

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