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July 10, 2014, 4:00 AM
RocketNews24 Fran Wrigley

"My name is Kaoru Oshima. I am a boy. I dress as a girl. I don't want to be a girl. But I want to look like a girl. Some people might call me transgender, transvestite, or a cross-dresser, but none of those labels really fit.

Siliconera Ishaan

Tales of Zestiria will have a character named Martron, revealed in the latest issue of Japan's Shonen Jump magazine, Anime News Network reports. Martron is a female knight, known as the "Blue Valkyria".

This year's 33rd issue of Shueisha's Weekly Shonen Jump magazine is announcing on Monday that the Assassination Classroom anime will premiere next January. The anime of Yusei Matsui's manga will run on Fuji TV late night every Friday.

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...

Siliconera Ishaan

Secret Bases were one of the most prominent new features introduced in the original Pokémon Ruby and Sapphire, and they're back in the Nintendo 3DS remakes of the two games.   Pokémon Omega Ruby and Pokémon Alpha Sapphire will allow you to create ...

Media distribution service Crunchyroll announced on Wednesday that it will stream the anime of Eiki Eiki and Taishi Zaou's Love Stage! ! boys-love manga. The series will premiere for premium members on Wednesday at 1:45 p.

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...

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

Fate/Kaleid Liner Prisma Illya Set to debut in just a few minutes, Crunchyroll has announced the acquisition of the summer 2014 anime series Fate/Kaleid Liner Prisma illya 2wei. The series will stream every Wednesday at 2:15pm ET for premium membe...

"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.

Japanator Kristina Pino

I'm delighted that I can share these delightful stickers with a wider, appreciative audience. MIS0HAPPY has this Store Envy shop loaded with stickers depicting my preferred form of humor: puns. Just look at the pictures because they speak for them...

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.

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

Crunchyroll Adds 'Momo Kyun Sword' For Summer 2014 Anime Lineup Posted by Chris Beveridge July 9, 2014 at 12:31 PM Crunchyroll has a new simulcast pickup that's set to debut today at 2:30pm ET with Momo Kyun Sword.

Courtesy of the good crew at RangerCrew, more of Bandai of America's Morhpinominal exclusive offerings have been revealed for SDCC. Kicking off this round of exclusives, we have a limited edition gold plated Legacy Dragon Dagger!

Strap in - it looks like yet another amazing ride is about to begin. . . OP Sequence: Author's Note: Please be very careful to avoid divulging any information about upcoming events from the manga. When in doubt, don't post it, even if it's remotel...

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...

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...

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...

Crunchyroll Joseph Luster

Crunchyroll is adding another series to its lineup of JDrama simulcasts with the announcement of GTO 2014. The live-action drama kicks off with its first episode on July 8 at 9:00pm Pacific Time for premium members, and free members will be able t...

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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.

The GLORIO Blog dragonzigg

Alternative titles: Bishoujo Senshi Sailor Moon Crystal, Pretty Guardian Sailor Moon Crystal Manga adaptation by Toei Animation Streaming on Crunchyroll and Hulu Premise Usagi Tsukino is an ordinary 14 year old girl who's clumsy and bad at her stu...

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.

Orends: Range UkiyaSeed

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...

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