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June 19, 2014, 2:30 PM
Siliconera Spencer

The first round of downloadable Sub Personas for Persona Q: Shadow of the Labyrinth, Kaguya and Orpheus Kai, were freebies. Thanatos from Persona 3 and Magatsu Izanagi from Persona 4 will cost 200 yen each.

Kotaku East Brian Ashcraft

Sometimes you like being with others. Other times, you want to be alone with your hobbies and diversions. For those times, there's this. Dubbed a "relation room for men and women," this cozy room is a forever alone pod that lets you get away and r...

Crunchyroll Scott Green

It's now less than a month until the Hunter x Hunter anime kicks off the new Election Arc, and as the weeks count down to its July 8th premiere, the next issue of the Japanese edition of Shonen Jump is set to include another preview of the story's...

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Jinsei, an upcoming TV anime about an advice column of a school publication, has revealed its new PV and a visual on its official website. We see its three heroines who are working on the life advice section of their school newspaper.

Summer 2013 made history, and for the right reasons.   Can 2014 follow suit? By the time Summer 2014 begins, anime's year will be half-over.   And with a few weeks left in Spring, it's looking like we're on track for a pretty mediocre year.

Trailing behind Madman Entertainment who licensed the film for Australia more than six months ago and have already screened it, North American anime publisher Funimation Entertainment have today confirmed their acquisition of Bayonetta: Bloody Fate.

Crunchyroll Scott Green

On Wednesday, Japanese lawmakers passed a law banning the procession of child porn to augment existing laws against production and distribution.  In an international feature, CNN has asked where graphic anime and manga should fall new prohibitions.

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It's time to rejoice, Yu-Gi-Oh! fans! It has been revealed that a new movie of the popular card game anime is currently in development in Japan. No further details were disclosed when 4K Media Inc. announced the upcoming anime film in Licensing Ex...

Microsoft's Internet Explorer team have today announced their collaboration with renown Japanese anime studio Production I. G. to launch a brand new free-to-play web browser game titled Gargantia: Sky Courier.

Otaku Tale Frontalspy

The 6th volume of the light novel series Ore, Twintail ni Narimasu. has revealed some of the staff of its upcoming anime adaptation. The anime will be airing on TBS and BS-TBS. The production crew who will be working on the anime are as follows: D...

Orends: Range UkiyaSeed

To promote the upcoming Blue Exorcist stage play, actress Yumi Sugimoto posed for the Japanese Playboy magazine as Shura Kirigakure, the character that she will play in the said stage play. Yumi Sugimoto will only play Shura in the second Blue Exo...

Summer has returned, bringing with it a fresh batch of anime to give you excuses to escape from the heat. It's an interesting batch we have this time. If I had to call this season anything, it would be the Summer of Sequels, with continuations of ...

Manga following regular guy and girl who hunts monsters began in 2008 The August issue of Kadokawa Shoten's Young Ace magazine is announcing on July 4 that an anime adaptation of Osamu Takahashi's Isuca action manga is in the planning stage.

Siliconera Ishaan

  Funimation have picked up the rights to distribute the Bayonetta: Bloody Fate anime film in the U. S. and Canada, the publisher announced today.   Produced by Studio Gonzo and director Fuminori Kizaki (Afro Samurai), the film follows the general...

Siliconera Ishaan

Obito Uchiha will be a playable character in Naruto Shippuden: Ultimate Ninja Storm Revolution, Japan's latest issue of Shonen Jump reveals. (Thanks, kazu4281)   Obito will be able to summon the Ten-Tails and also has a combination attack that he ...

The Kyary Pamyu Pamyu no Magical Wonder Castle DVD sold 3,278 copies to rank #6 on the overall DVD chart. The Andō Lloyd ~A. I. knows LOVE? ~ DVD Box landed at #14 with 1,487 copies sold. The 12th volume of Super Sentai Series Zyuden Sentai Kyoryu...

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A new Yu-Gi-Oh! movie is currently being developed in Japan according to international distributor 4K Media Inc. The plot of this new Yu-Gi-Oh! movie is yet to be revealed. It is still unknown if characters or plot elements of the new Yu-Gi-Oh ani...

Otaku Tale Frontalspy

The official website for the anime adaptation of Shiro's Yama no Susume has been updated with a new visual, promotional video and the air date for the second season.  Yama no Susume season 2 will begin airing from July 9 on Tokyo MX.

Crunchyroll Joseph Luster

IA/VT Colorful—the Marvelous AQL rhythm game from Senran Kagura's Kenichiro Takaki—is going to need just a bit more time in the oven. Originally set for a July 31 release on PS Vita, IA/VT Colorful has been delayed to sometime this fall.

Crunchyroll Mikikazu Komatsu

Lantis has posted a short version promotional video for "Toumei na Sekai" (The Invisible World), the 13th single of four-member Japanese rock band nano. RIPE on its official YouTube channel. The song will be featured as the ED theme for the upcomi...

J-Pop Idols Tetho

Okubora Chinatsu graduated from AKB48 Team 8 Okubora Chinatsu announced her graduation from AKB48 Team 8 on June 18. Okubora Chinatsu explained on the official website that she had decided to leave the idol group in order to focus on her studies a...

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

First 'Doraemon' English Dub Promo Surfaces Posted by Chris Beveridge June 18, 2014 at 05:25 PM With the official English language site now open, fans can now get their first taste of the dubbed version of Doraemon to hear how it'll sound.

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Remember Google Maps' April Fools joke of finding the original 151 Pokémon on Google Maps? Turns out that they are not joking with their promise of making someone a Pokémon Master! A couple of players, including Reddit user "tinygrump" received a ...

Siliconera Sato

The jobs that were initially revealed for Final Fantasy Explorer were Knight, Monk, Black Mage and White Mage. This week's issue of Famitsu magazine reveals that the game will have about 20 jobs, and shares more on the game's feature.

J-Pop Idols Pyonkun

Babymetal has announced several U. S. Tour dates in addition to their World Tour 2014! 7/27 Los Angeles, CA US Fonda Theater As a part of Lady Gaga's Artrave: Artpop Ball: 7/30 Phoenix, AZ US Airways Arena 8/01 Las Vegas, NV MGM Grand Garden Arena...

School witch anime Witch Craft Works can now be enjoyed in full BD quality with the release of its 3rd disc, delivering witch on witch action in miraculous HD – though unfortunately the only improvements to its quality are minute corrections to th...

Haruhichan's blog Frontalspy

In a recent issue of Weekly Shonen Jump, video game developer and publisher Konami has announced that they are currently developing a game for the PlayStation Vita based on Naoshi Komi's Nisekoi. The game's official website has launched and reveal...

  Action ecchi manga titled "Isuca" was announced on their serialised Young Ace magazine that they are working on a TV animation series. The manga created by Osamu Takahashi has been serialised in Young Ace magazine since 2009 debut.

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