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May 24, 2014, 8:30 AM
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Fans of Rooster Teeth's RWBY, get ready for your first official look at season 2! The folks behind the show are here with a finalized peek at the second season's intro, so prepare for the next stage of action with the exclusive premiere below.

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Date A Live Adaptations of light novels into manga form is pretty common and Date a Live, a light novel series by Koushi Tachibana, is no exception. With a few spinoff pieces and fun material along the way, it's also gotten a pretty good adaptatio...

Kim Jong Kook from Running Man will be visiting Malaysia yet again for another showcase live this June.

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The anime adaptation of Capcom's  game about the Battle of Sekigahara, 'Sengoku Basara Judge End', is set to premier in Japan this July. According to an update by Mantan Web, the recordings until the second episode are already done.

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The official website for the 20th anniversary of the Sailor Moon franchise announced on Friday that there will be an advance premiere screening event for the Pretty Guardian Sailor Moon Crystal anime series.

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Ike will be a playable character in the new Super Smash Bros. , the game's official website reveals. You can view screenshots of him below.   On Miiverse, director Masahiro Sakurai explained: "For this game, Ike's design is based on the hero that ...

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There isn't much info yet, but a teaser site recently opened for a Rail Wars! game project from 5pb.       The light novel series, written by Takumi Toyoda and illustrated by Vania 600, follows a young security forces trainee dealing with odd co-w...

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We merely had a look at the two main leads when TOHO animation streamed the first PV for Io Sakisaka's Ao Haru Ride last month. Now that the 2nd PV has been streamed, we see the inner feelings of the female protagonist.

Tatsuhisa Suzuki plays Motoko's lover in June 28 screenings about terrorist bombing & genius hacker The official website for the Ghost in the Shell Arise anime project and the PlayStation YouTube channel began streaming the one-minute theatrical t...

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Tweet Pin It The pirates are coming overseas as One Piece Unlimited World: Red makes landfall in Europe on June 27th and later in this summer in North America on July 8th. Set sail on a gripping adventure in the New World with the beloved Straw Ha...

Live-action series stars Ryu, Ken Machinima began streaming all 12 episodes, plus episode 0, of its live-action Street Fighter: Assassin's Fist series on Friday. The series is also slated to air on television, on-demand, Blu-ray, and DVD.

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Designer-made t-shirts boutique Beams' manga inspired Mangart label and collaboration attire retailer 2pm Works have teamed up on pair of sporty women's shirts inspired by Free!     "For the team" and "Take Your Mark" designs with Iwatobi-chan on ...

Is it soft serve, udon, or udon ice cream? A place in Kagawa Prefecture called Shoyumame Main Shop x Naniwadou Mochiten is selling this unique soft serve that looks exactly like udon. The toppings that look like soy sauce and negi (scallion) slice...

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After the huge success of Frozen, Disney fans are eagerly awaiting the next Disney project! Well, Japanese fans have a really good reason to rejoice! Walt Disney's Animation Studio's new movie, Big Hero 6, will feature the first Japanese protagonist!

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The Legend of Heroes: Trails of Blue Evolution is coming to PS Vita with full voice acting for the main story, upgraded graphics, new mini-games, and more. Among the updates is a new anime intro, and those curious about the involved process can se...

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While we've seen a cinematic preview of Maple Story 2, now Nexon is here to show off some gameplay footage. The clip comes from 4Gamer, and you can see how the MMO sequel takes things from a 2D side-scrolling point of view to a vibrant, blocky 3D ...

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Date A Live: Arusu Install brings its visual novel with "cyberspace elements" to PlayStation 3 in Japan on June 26. With just over a month to go before launch, Compile Heart shared the game's opening movie.

"Mighty Long Fall / Decision" hits the shelves July 30. Featuring 3 tracks.

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If I asked you to say the first plant that comes to mind when you think of Japan, chances are you'd say sakura, cherry blossoms. Sure, they are pretty and they represent the fragility of the human condition and stuff, but I have another much cuter...

The results are in for the Ota-Q question "What are your top three favorite anime? " posted to the Tokyo Otaku Mode Facebook page from Dec. 23-31, 2013. This time, respondents answered by freely picking their top three favorite anime and the answe...

There's great comfort in knowing some things don't change. I wasn't totally sure how I'd feel about returning to AnoHana, some three years after the completion of the TV series.   I certainly loved it (I ranked it #2 on my list for 2011), but thre...

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Kokoro Connect Seven Seas Entertainment is getting their ducks in order for the August 5th, 2014 launch of the Kokoro Connect manga series and that means the first volume has had its cover art revealed.

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Karino Takatsu's 'Servant x Service' Manga Ending Posted by Chris Beveridge May 23, 2014 at 07:04 PM Servant X Service Four panel manga tend to not have a really long lifespan but they do have a number of blazing moments.

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Written by: Japan Trends on May 23, 2014 at 11:39 am | In PRODUCT INNOVATION | No Comments You might think there isn't much room for further development in the design of the humble flower vase. But you'd be wrong.

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This week's issue of Famitsu magazine has a lot to share about Tecmo Koei and Nintendo's upcoming collaboration, Hyrule Warriors. The game, known as "Zelda Musou" in Japan, is part of Tecmo Koei's Warriors series of games, which employ the concept...

Travel and tourism agency JTB is offering a "Attack on Titan Extra Tour" where interested customers can pay 39,800 yen (~$400) to appear as an extra in next year's live-action Attack on Titan film. Participants will also get a group photo on set, ...

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As announced earlier this week, Chaos;Head Noah is coming to PS Vita in Japan in a bundle with Chaos;Head Love Chu Chu! Priced at ¥5,800 ($57), the set comes with a sexy patch modifier, and there's also a limited edition version on the way.

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Following up on the first and second sets, Capcom is back with more character balance clips for Ultra Street Fighter IV. This batch deals with changes made to Adon, Dee Jay, E. Honda, El Fuerte, Gen, and Sakura.

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New information about the upcoming Kamen Rider Gaim summer movie revealed that after months of speculation, the new movie is confirmed to be a non-canon movie. In the film, Zawame City is in a soccer Sengoku Era!

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A recent behind the scenes photo for Ressha Sentai ToQGer has surfaced online, which features the team's newest member, ToQ-6. In the image, he is seen carrying his personal weapon. It is currently rumored that actor Taiko Kotono will play ToQ-6's...

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