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July 9, 2014, 7:00 PM
Kotaku East Brian Ashcraft

For those worried that One Piece might be ending sooner rather than later, don't be. In a recent interview, the manga's creator, Eiichiro Oda, says he won't be slowing down anytime soon. "After 17 years, after more and more new characters being cr...

"Mysterious episode" to feature content not previously shown in anime, manga The One Piece television anime series is getting a two-hour special next month as part of the show's 15th anniversary celebrations.

RocketNews24 Casey Baseel

While snow cones never really caught on in Japan, the country sure does love shaved ice. It's easy to see why, since every summer brings soaring temperatures and high humidity, and a bowl of shaved ice is a refreshing way to cool off.

This week's featured release comes from Nogizaka46.   Nogizaka46 – "Natsu no Free & Easy" Only one featured release for you guys this week. Partly because I'm writing this while trying to get my shit together for my trip to London to see Babymetal.

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The anime adaptation of Eiichiro Oda's best selling manga series, One Piece is now celebrating its 15th anniversary, and it has just been announced that a special 2-hour episode will be aired in Japan as part of the celebrations.

Crunchyroll Scott Green

At least in terms of variety, Coolens has really gone all out with their latest anime collaboration. Orders open today for a Hunter x Hunter selection, featuring six characters with six color options each.

Sugoi! Blog Tabris

Momo Kyun Sword – 01 July 8th, 2014 / By Tabris / No comments » / Categories: Anime The first episode of Momo Kyun Sword turns out to be just as enjoyable and full of fanservice as I expected from it: And the "pink rays" hint to us that the show w...

Orends: Range UkiyaSeed

Nippon Columbia listed new Character Albums for Ressha Sentai ToQGer! Compared to the previous Character Albums, There are two Character Albums released for the two factions of the series. The Ressha Sentai ToQGer Character Songs Rainbow Line cost...

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

'Corpse Princess' Manga Gets End Date Posted by Chris Beveridge July 8, 2014 at 02:25 PM Shikabane Hime With twenty-one volumes released so far, the end is near for Shikabane Hime, aka Corpse Princess in its localized form.

Japanator Hiroko Yamamura

The folks over at Medicom are always finding really interesting tie-ins to their highly collectable Be@rbrick and Kubrick line of figures. This time, our friends over at Tomopop have shared images of a limited edition of everyone's interstellar go...

Tokyo Girls Update TokyoGirls'Update

Former Member Of Japanese Pop Idol Super Group AKB48 Makes Her First-Ever U. S. Concert Appearance To Launch Her First Full-Album Release And Will Perform A Special FREE Concert Set In Union Square and Japantown The 2014 J-POP SUMMIT Festival, San...

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Siliconera Ishaan

At E3, Nintendo revealed Palutena as a playable character in Super Smash Bros. Last night on Miiverse, director Masahiro Sakurai showed off her Smash Attack (above) and another one of her moves, emphasizing her range and reach.

Kahotan's Blog gsckahotan

Bonjour everyone, Kahotan here! (@gsc_kahotan) I safely returned to Japan after my trip to France early this morning! I managed to sleep rather soundly on the plane home too, so I'm not even feeling the jet lag!

Crunchyroll Scott Green

Amazon Japan is now listing a new The Melancholy of Haruhi Suzumiya season 1 set for August 29th release. This will feature the 14-episode run in broadcast order, a soundtrack CD, new Kyoto Animation cover art and new video remastering work for 22...

SeventhStyle gargamesh

Seirei Tsukai no Blade Dance, the final of the MF Bunko J five, the most forgotten, and the least interesting of them all, has released two lengthy new preview clips, confirming only that it is a waste of time.

Siliconera Sato

It's been a few months since Sword Art Online: Hollow Fragment was released in Japan, and it seems to have done quite well, as a sequel is already in the plans according to this week's issue of Famitsu magazine.

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

MangaGamer Sets 'Imouto Paradise' Release Posted by Chris Beveridge July 8, 2014 at 09:04 PM MangaGamer has set a release date for one of their more anticipated titles out there with an August 22nd, 2014 street date for Imouto Paradise.

Siliconera Spencer

Fi, the sword spirit from The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword, will be in Hyrule Warriors as a playable character. Famitsu also reports enemies from Skyward Sword like Ghirahim and the Imprisoned are also in the Wii U game.

Crunchyroll Mikikazu Komatsu

It is officially announced today on July 8 that Toei Animation is now working on the upcoming TV anime adaptation of Daisuke Ashihara's sci-fi action manga World Trigger. The company today launches a teaser site for the TV anime project, though no...

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The Niconico steam of Sailor Moon Crystal's first episode now has more than 1 million views in just two days! In addition to that, said episode alone has 250,000 comments while the Japanese simulcast stream on Niconico had approximately 140,000 vi...

Crunchyroll Scott Green

"Attention! All salute the Student Council President, Satsuki Kiryuin! " Following Ryoko and Mako, Good Smile Company has now Kill La Kill's Satsuki Kiryuin as a chibi Nendoroid figure available for order.

Picked by Lady Gaga herself, Momoiro Clover Z will be opening for the Mother Monster at QVC Marine Field, Chiba on the 14th of August!

RocketNews24 Anime News Network

As anime fans around the world watched the highly anticipated Sailor Moon Crystal, many fell in love with "Moon Pride," the opening theme song performed by Momoiro Clover Z. Luckily, those eager to hear the song over and over again soon can, with ...

Haruhichan's blog Frontalspy

The official website of the Trinity Seven anime series have revealed the staff who will be producing the series. The anime adaptation of Kenji Saitou and Akinari Nao's manga and is set to air this Fall/Autumn.

Crunchyroll Mikikazu Komatsu

Kadokawa has posted a 15-second new CM for the summer TV anime Fate/Kaleid liner Prisma Illya 2wei! , which is scheduled to premiere today on July 9 in Japan, with a CM for the first volume of the Blu-ray/DVD.

OP Sequence OP: 「らしさ」 (Rashisa) by SUPER BEAVER 「ばらかこどん / 元気な子供」 (Barakakodon / Genki na Kodomo) "Energetic Kid" Out of all the new shows this season, Barakamon definitely was my favorite so far. A cute, fun, and sometimes serious story Barakamon'... (Kyle Oropesa)

What's interesting to see, are the possible "hunters" of these ghouls. As seen on the first few seconds of the anime. There's this masked man who battled with Rize. And I think he's not the only one doing the hunt, for sure, there's more of them w...

SeventhStyle Seven

A series called "GANGSTA", which despite its name is not all too gangsta given it can seem childish with excess criminal silliness, has been confirmed to become an animation in the unspecified future ahead.

Crunchyroll Scott Green

July 7th is a big day for anime birthdays, with dozens of characters celebrating theirs on the lucky day, including major ones like Monogatari's stationary wielding fan-favorite Hitagi Senjōgahara, Kuroko's Basketball's Shintarō Midorima and recen...

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