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July 2, 2014, 10:30 AM
Crunchyroll Joseph Luster

If you've been following the development of the crowd-funded Mighty No. 9, you'll be happy to know that Keiji Inafune and the folks at Comcept have some new in-progress footage to share. See how the spiritual successor to Mega Man is shaping up be...

This year's 15th issue of Hakusensha's Hana to Yume magazine is announcing on Saturday that a television anime adaptation of Mizuho Kusanagi's shōjo manga Akatsuki no Yona (Yona of the Dawn or "The girl standing in the blush of dawn") has been gre...

RocketNews24 Casey Baseel

We recently found out that you can use a rice cooker to make awesome, gigantic pancakes. Our first reaction was surprise, as we'd honestly never even thought to try. Soon enough, though, our surprise faded and was replaced by something even strong...

Haruhichan's blog Jake “Swaps4” Haruhi

A new video has released for the anime Kuroshitsuji: Book of Circus. The video is a anime preview video for the adaptation of Yana Toboso's manga Kuroshitsuji (Black Butler). The anime will be adapting the Noah's Ark Circus Arc from the manga.

Studio co-founders honored after winning Oscar for Spirited Away in 2003 The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has invited two of the founders of Studio Ghibli, director Hayao Miyazaki (pictured right) and producer Toshio Suzuki (below),...

Crunchyroll Scott Green

It's time again to get your Twitter feeds and filters in order for a new season of anime. Thanks to @AnimeHashtags, there's now a comprehensive list of what you need to know to track your favorite show on Twitter or avoid spoilers.

Nihongogo Jeremy Suskin

Tweet Pin It NHK BS Premium is unleashing a two part special to air in July and it's all dedicated to AKB48. The two-part series, DOCUMENTARY of AKB48 AtoZ 2014, is set to hit airwaves on back-to-back Saturdays on July 5th and July 12th at 11:30pm.

Siliconera Ishaan

Mad Catz are releasing new arcade sticks based on Persona 4 Arena Ultimax, Atlus announced today. The design of the sticks has been supervised by the Persona development team.     The stick will be compatible with PlayStation 3 and PlayStation 4, ...

Siliconera Ishaan

That was quick. Koei Tecmo America went from saying Ar Nosurge may not be released in North America to saying that the game is being released in America, to confirming an actual release date for the title—all within the span of a single week.

Siliconera Sato

This week, Sega revealed that they're currently developing the next Yakuza game during an interview with supervisor Toshihiro Nagoshi and producer Masayoshi Yokoyama. They share a few more details in this week's issue of Famitsu magazine.

Orends: Range UkiyaSeed

Actor Mahiro Takasugi (Kamen Rider Gaim) will star in the upcoming Japanese live-action film, Bon-to Lin-chan (Bon and Lin-chan) alongside with actress Ema Sakura (Samurai Tenkosei). The film follows college student Bon, and the male otaku who loo...

moetron pKjd

"Kyoukai no Kanata" – Theatrical Film Coming Spring 2015 Posted by pKjd on Jun 30, 2014 @ 11:24 pm 30 Jun A notice found inside the 7th Blu-ray volume of 「Kyoukai no Kanata」 reveals plans of a theatrical film for the series — set to premiere Sprin...

Tokyo – Dwango Co. announced that its video-sharing site Niconico will stream the brand new series Sailor Moon Crystal with twelve language subtitles on July 5, with episodes premiering on the first and third Saturday of each month.

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

Dear Brother While the crowdfunders like myself just got in our copies of Dear Brother late last week and into this week, Anime Sols is setting the show for release through its retail partner Right Stuf.

It's summer time y'all. Well for some of you it is. I live in a part of Canada where summer is for like a month so I'm enjoying it while it's still around. Some of you may have noticed that the site got a wee face lift recently.

Crunchyroll Scott Green

While a lot of anime character birth dates come from supplementary material, Sailor Moon helpfully declares hers in the series itself. And, of course, the June 30th birthday is shared by Chibi Usa. With her promised 20th anniversary anime series f...

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With Sword Art Online II making its worldwide premiere very soon, the anime's official website has announced the first batch of winners for their Sword Art Online Awards, which asked fans online about their favorites from the series. (Kyle Oropesa)

Following the success of the first season comes the much awaited trailer of Sword Art Online 2. The news of the anime having second season spread like wildfire after it's announcement last march. The anime is produced again by A1 pictures and is s...

Haruhichan's blog Jake “Swaps4” Haruhi

Video: Free! : Eternal Summer Opening Theme Song Preview by OLDCODEX Following up on the 15-second CM we did 2 weeks ago, Lantis have posted a 45-second short version promotional for Free! : Eternal Summer which features the opening theme song "Dr...

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

'Assassination Classroom' Anime Reveals First Key Visual Posted by Chris Beveridge June 30, 2014 at 11:27 PM Assassination Classroom While a TV series announcement wasn't a surprise last week for manga series Assassination Classroom from Yusei Mat...

Kanojo ga Flag wo Oraretara - 13 (End) and Series Review The most surprising series of Spring 2014 ends pretty much as expected, but that's not a problem for me. Gaworare has been an odd series right from the start, and in the final analysis quite...

A stage play adaptation of Miho Obana's shōjo manga Kodocha - Sana's Stage (Kodomo no Omocha) has been green-lit. Nelke Planning will open the production next summer to celebrate the 60th anniversary of Shueisha's Ribon magazine Akitaro Daichi, th...

SeventhStyle Seven

Here when it seemed KyoAni has given up moeblob, it turns out no, they're just into movies now – Kyoukai no Kanata is confirmed a film to premiere in 2015, a sequel hoping to continue a story that never existed.

Crunchyroll Scott Green
Crunchyroll Mikikazu Komatsu

The Japanese official site for the upcoming TV anime Shonen Hollywood -Holly Stage for 49- is today updated with a new key visual featuring the five members of the boys idol group Shonen Hollywood on the stage: Kakeru Kazami (CV: Ryota Ousaka), Ki...

Haruhichan's blog Jake “Swaps4” Haruhi

Nissin's popular instant ramen brand Cup Noodle has gathered international attention (who doesn't love wacky Japanese commercials? ), with its latest commercial featuring Japanese idol fans as "Moden-day samurai".

Prosecutors have revealed that 2NE1's Park Bom was caught smuggling illegal drugs into South Korea.

RocketNews24 Anime News Network

As the natural culmination to a brilliant social media move by Nature Valley to endear themselves to anime fans, attendees of Anime Expo will be able to sink their teeth into some granola bars come next weekend.

Otaku Tale Frontalspy

In the recent issue of Mag Garden's Monthly Comic Blade magazine, it was revealed that the anime adaptation of the visual novel Grisaia no Kajitsu will be airing this Fall/Autumn. The anime's production crew was earlier announced and are as follow...

Episode 10 「正しい国」 (Tadashī Kuni) "A Proper Country" It's always nice to see a romance get to the point where it's obvious to the couple that their feelings are evolving, but not many stories manage to pull it off as naturally as Soreseka does.

JEFusion SilverBack Fanwoks

Here's the 3rd TV promo for this year's double bill tokusatsu movie: Kamen Rider Gaim The Movie: The Great Soccer Battle! The Golden Fruit. . .

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