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May 26, 2014, 5:00 PM
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Takehiko Inoue, the creator of manga such as Slam Dunk, Vagabond and Buzzer Beater, helped craft the world's largest sheet of washi (Japanese paper) on May 23. Working with a team of 20 other people, he produced a sheet measuring 3.

With the release of ClariS' third full album "Party Time," Alice has announced her departure, or "graduation," from the 2-person group.   A Tweet sent from the group's official Twitter page on Monday linked to a personal message from Alice herself.

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Announced during this weekend's Fanime panel, Crunchyroll's latest addition is none other than the upcoming Sailor Moon Crystal anime. The series is set to kick off on Saturday, July 5 at 6:00am PT.   More information to come regarding available t...

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(c)AKS May. 25. 2014 Sponsored links Yuko Oshima, who will be "graduating" AKB48 on June, 9, participated in the handshake and photo session at Tokyo Big Sight, thereby finishing her last meet-and-greet events as an AKB member.

The Cthulhu Mythos Exhibition was held from May 13-24, 2014, at the Span Art Gallery in Tokyo's Ginza district. From 2D illustrations to 3D figures, over 19 artists had their work for sale and on display.

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Several new hard-hitting characters will be joining the hit Mobile Puzzle RPG, Puzzles & Dragons, and some of them have proven to provide destruction on a planetary scale as the mobile game has announced their collaboration with Dragon Ball Z Kai ...

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Tweet Pin It Rina Kawaei, Anna Iriyama, and a member of the security staff were attacked but not seriously injured by an assailant at a recent handshake event in Iwate Prefecture. The perpetrator is reported to have pulled a 50 cm (20 inch) saw du...

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May. 24. 2014 Sponsored links On May 23, 9 strange cats appeared suddenly in front of the Shibuya PARCO Part1. When the cats standing on the fantastical stage took off the mask, audiences noticed that they were Cheeky Parade.

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At a recent handshake event, two members of AKB48 were attacked and injured. I won't go into the details too much here; there is plenty of coverage, with news HERE and HERE. I've covered my own thoughts on the incident HERE, if you're interested i...

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After that slight misunderstanding when it comes to the official release date, Warner Brothers Philippines has confirmed that they Rurouni Kenshin: Kyoto Inferno & The Legend Ends will both premiere in the Philippines!

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Following the preview video earlier in the week, there is now a TV ad 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 sto...

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It's been revealed that a member and two staff of AKB48 were slashed by a 24-year-old man during a handshake event held in Takizawa, Iwate Prefecture, on May 25. According to police, the incident occurred just before 5 p.

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A new image for the Space Sheriff Shaider: THE NEXT GENERATION revealed a new character for the film. Who is he and why is he worth noting? The film will introduce Annie's son. Currently a student at SARD University, he dreams of becoming a Space ...

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On May 25th at around 5 pm (JST), a shocking incident happened at an AKB48 handshake event in Iwate Prefecture. A young man armed with a sharp object, supposedly a saw, attacked AKB48 members. Kawaei Rina and Iriyama Anna as well as a staff member...

Crunchyroll Scott Green

Pony Canyon has published a new promo for Glasslip, anime studio P. A. Works' (Nagi-Asu: A Lull in the Sea, Hanasaku Iroha, Tari Tari) summer 2014 original series.  Set in a small town surrounded by mountains and the sea, the series revolves aroun...

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It's an extended holiday weekend in the states, so there's no better time to marathon some fine entertainment. It works out nicely that the live-action Street Fighter: Assassin's Fist series recently launched on Machinima's YouTube channel in its ...

Two members of AKB48 and a staff was wounded in an attack at a handshake event in Iwate today.

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Here's the preview of Kamen Rider Gaim's 32nd episode entitled "The Strongest Power! Kiwami Arms". As the episode suggest, this episode marks the debut of Gaim's ultimate form! Baron Lemon Energy Arms and Knuckle cannot hold off Dēmushu forever, a...

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Here's the preview of Ressha Sentai ToQGer's 15th episode entitled "The Thing In Your Heart". Mio learns that she has the weakest Imagination in the team! After it is revealed that Mio has the weakest Imagination of the group, they try to teach he...

Captain Earth – 08 Filed under Captain Earth, First Impressions by Zephyr | 0 Comments 「その作印に気づく夜」 (Sono Saku Shirushi ni Kizuku Yoru) "Sign from the Dark" Regardless of what one might feel about the content and the overall development of the seri...

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Gurren Lagann Looking to utilize some of the attention from Kill la Kill, Aniplex USA has set a July 15th, 2014 release date for the Gurren Lagann The Movie double feature Blu-ray set since the two properties share the same creative teams.

Baby Steps - 08 I know I've said it before, but this is one series where the title is absolutely truth in advertising. I feel like a parent sometimes when I'm dealing with adaptations of manga that I especially love.

J-Everything Tyler Raiz

Arashi's junior kouhai are suddenly taking up a lot of my viewing time these days. Let's see if I can make this a catch-up weekend, starting with this Arashi ni Shiyagare (嵐にしやがれ) with Ueto Aya-san as the guest.

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