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May 2, 2014, 12:00 AM
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After Hamatora aired last winter, the second season of Hamatora is coming as early as this summer, but this time, it's being animated by the studio of Humanity has Declined and Danganronpa the Animation.

The official channel for this summer's Rurouni Kenshin live-action films began streaming the full English-subtitled trailer on Thursday. The trailer previews the theme song "Mighty Long Fall" by the band ONE OK ROCK, who also performed the first l...

RocketNews24 Casey Baseel

There's something serene and elegant about cherry blossoms. Maybe it's their soft color, or the way the delicate petals flutter in the breeze, but the sakura are at once aesthetically enticing and deeply soothing.

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Following up on the recent announcement of Sword Art Online: Hollow Fragment's localization, Bandai Namco Games detailed further plans for the PS Vita game's summer release in the Americas. In addition to Hollow Fragment, the digital-exclusive rel...

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An anime adaptation has been announced for Denkigai no Honya-san, a casual manga about life working in a bookstore in the middle of an otaku hub. Written by Asato Mizu, Denkigai no Honya-san (The Bookstore of the Electric Town) begins when a shy b...

Crunchyroll Scott Green

Granola bars tend to call to hiking and other outdoor activities to mind. Conversely, anime and its fandom are easily thought of as more indoor interests. Well, brand Nature Valley spent the day on social media bridging that gap, talking Love Live...

RocketNews24 Casey Baseel

Eras come and go with amazing speed in the heavily youth-oriented anime and manga industries. The year 1989 saw the start of a number of comic serials with lavish artwork and intriguing premises. But while Video Girl Ai, Spriggan, and Silent Mobiu...

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Compile Heart has released a teaser video for Hyperdimension Neptunia VII that shows it's actually divided into three stories. Hyperdimension Neptunia VII (Shinjigen Game Neptune Victory II) is divided into three arcs: the Zero Dimension, Hyperdim...

Japanator Jeff Chuang

Hoeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeee! While pinching myself, I'm here to share with you the great news that NISA has licensed Cardcaptor Sakura the TV series for home video release. The series was originally licensed by Geneon and sat in licensing hell for qui...

RocketNews24 Casey Baseel

As a student, I always picked foreign language over art when choosing electives, and when it was time to select an extracurricular activity, I opted for the football team over the painting club. I don't regret those choices.

Complete Blu-ray, DVD sets with English dub slated for August NIS America announced on Wednesday that it will release the Cardcaptor Sakura anime series in a Blu-ray Premium Edition and DVD Standard Edition in North America.

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May. 01. 2014 Sponsored links Kanna Hashimoto, is a member of Fukuoka-based idol group Rev. from DVL, recently appeared in the latest live-action TVCM for the popular social game "Girl Friend Beta" as its new image character.

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Tweet Pin It During an emotional show at AKB48 Theater it was revealed that Team A Captain and General Manager Minami Takahashi will be leaving the J-pop supergroup before her next birthday. Minami Takahashi [高橋みなみ] born April 8, 1991 in Tokyo joi...

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NIS America has just dropped news about a pretty special release for fans as they've acquired the rights to the Cardcaptor Sakura TV series. They'll be releasing it on August 5th, 2014 in a couple of different ways.

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CDJapan has opened pre-orders for the Blu-ray and DVD release of the Ressha Sentai ToQGer vs. Kamen Rider Gaim Summer Break Special. The said special aired last March 30th and served as a tie-in to the Heisei Rider vs.

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

Neon Genesis Evangelion While the anime ended oh so long ago, the manga has rolled on slowly but surely for the adaptation of Neon Genesis Evangelion by Yoshiyuki Sadamoto. Kadokawa now has a new promotional video out for the fourteenth and final ...

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

'selector infected WIXOSS' Anime Gets Second Season Posted by Chris Beveridge April 30, 2014 at 02:50 PM Selector Infected Wixoss With FUNimation simulcasting selector infected WIXOSS this season, things are about to get a bit more interesting for...

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'Kindaichi Case Files' Live Action Specials Gets New TV Series Posted by Chris Beveridge April 30, 2014 at 04:30 PM Kindaichi Case Files R With a new TV series running this spring that came after a TV special last year and another one earlier this...

Japanator Jeff Chuang

Yen Press's English-language release of Sword Art Online novel, volume one, is topping the BookScan Sci-fi list this week. The Nielsen BookScan service tracks sales of the novels in retail book chains and some independent book shops, but excludes ...


  Taiwan Day 2! - 1) It's 19 degrees babyyyyy! 2) Went to Wufenpu but it was raining fuuuuu. I was prepared to burn all my money here but I ended up not buying anything at all because the style wasn't to my liking.

The annual E3 press conferences have for many years now become an integral component of the E3 experience for many hundreds of thousands if not millions of gamers around the world. In just a couple of hours, console manufactures and game developer...

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With DVD and Blu-ray releases coming June 3rd, Sentail Filmworks has announced the English dub cast for the anime adaptation of otome game Amnesia.   ABOUT AMNESIA She runs through the flaming building seeking escape.

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Valve's hit game Left 4 Dead is coming to Japanese arcade games. NESiCA. net, a Taito network service for arcade games like Persona 4 Arena Ultimax and Gunslinger Stratos, announced the official title for a game previously known as project Z.

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With reports that actor Ryota Ozawa (Kaizoku Sentai Gokaiger) and idol Shoko Nakagawa are currently dating surfaced online, rumors about Ozawa having a kid started to surface. Though the current status of the couple's relationship wasn't confirmed...

Perfume revealed they will hold an arena tour titled 'Perfume 5th Tour 2014: Gurun Gurun' starting in August.


Top 10 Favorite K-Pop & J-Pop Music Videos I recently was thinking back to some of my favorite performances and music videos.  So I thought why not make a favorites list.  The tricky part is deciding who to put on the list.

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Syfy Goes Magical With 'The Magicians' TV Series Posted by Chris Beveridge April 30, 2014 at 07:38 PM With a third volume due out in bookstores this August from Lev Grossman, Syfy has picked up the rights to produce a TV series based on The Magici...

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The trailer for the 2014 Godzilla film for Asian territories was posted in the film's official YouTube channel. The new trailer gave us a better look on another monster and hints of a possible monster battle that will happen in the film.

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Recap Yuki becomes jealous of Shogo's deepening friendship with Kaori. Loosing his cool, he insults Kaori, leaving her distraught. Taking some time to think, she heads to a spot she wanted to go to together.

Apr. 30. 2014 Sponsored links Morning Musume. '14 appeared in the June issue of "Ray", a magazine for young girls. The article featured on MM. '14 out of the ordinary. The members of MM showed off new looks.

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