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July 16, 2014, 1:30 PM
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Deadline reported that writer Dante Harper (Edge of Tomorrow) is currently working on the live-action Akira film. Harper will be working with Warner Bros, Appian Way, Mad Change and director Jaume Collet-Serra (Orphan).

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This year's 34th issue of Shueisha's Weekly Shonen Jump magazine will be announcing on Saturday that the Gintama anime will return for a one-episode special this November. This year's Jump Special Anime Festa event tour will debut this "tearful ep...

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Fire dancer and apparent Sailor Moon enthusiast Thomas Vaccaro took his Sailor Mars crossplay in a unique direction—by harnessing her fire powers. While he can't shoot fireballs just yet, we appreciate the effort.

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As the mighty King of the Monsters rakes in box office gold all over the world and enjoying his 60th anniversary, yet another golden Godzilla figure has been made, but unlike the one which came with his arch-nemesis King Ghidora, this one is bigge...

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The September issue of V Jump, on sale in Japan the 19th, is slated to announce that the next Dragon Ball Z anime movie is planned to debut in the 2015 Golden Week block of spring holidays (April 29 to May 5).

Kotaku East Brian Ashcraft

Japan already has loads of Pikachu- and Pokémon-themed products, whether that's soft drinks, candy, or even curry. But typically, those simply have a Pocket Monster slapped on the labelling. The official Pikachu Cafe is a tad different.

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Sailor Moon Crystal has finally arrived! If you have not yet watched the first episode please head over to Hulu, Crunchyroll, or NicoNico and watch it right now! Spoilers ahead! ! When watching for the first time (yes, I watched it more than once,...

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

Studio Ghibli's 'Princess Kaguya' Anime Dub Cast Revealed Posted by Chris Beveridge July 15, 2014 at 01:00 PM Princess Kaguya With word that the dub was being worked on recently by Studio Ghibli, the cast for the feature that GKIDS will be releasi...

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The above image should actually read "New Challanger: Marie" as this week's issue of Famitsu magazine reveals that Marie is the newest playable character to appear in Persona 4 Arena Ultimax.   According to the report, it seems like Marie will be ...

Offered data to those who donated to her vagina-shaped boat art pieces The Tokyo Metropolitan Police's Safety Division announced that it arrested 42-year-old artist Megumi Igarashi on Monday for distributing 3D printer data of female genitalia.

PS3 version slated for western release in September Video game developer Gust began streaming the opening movie on Monday for Ar nosurge Plus ~Umareizuru Hoshi no Inoru Toki~, its PlayStation Vita port of its PlayStation 3 game Ar nosurge ~Umareiz...

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With a set of Sailor Moon's first 23 episodes now available for order ahead of an 11/11 release, Viz has posted a preview clip from their new English dub.     Main Voice Cast Stephanie Sheh as Usagi Tsukino/Sailor Moon Kate Higgins as Ami Mizuno/S...

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Nintendo surprisingly revealed three new characters for the new Super Smash Bros. with Lucina, Robin, and the return of Captain Falcon. Director Masahiro Sakurai gives us a closer look at Lucina, along with her comparison to Marth on his latest Mi...

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

Fate/kaleid liner Prisma☆Illya 3rei! ! The sprawling work that is this series is getting a new anime bundled set for it as the upcoming sixth volume of Fate/kaleid liner Prisma☆Illya 3rei! ! will be getting a limited edition release.

Crunchyroll Nate Ming

Confession time: I haven't played one of Tecmo Koei's Warriors games since 2006's Samurai Warriors 2. Since then, the army-fighting, Gate Captain-killing, horseback-riding/run-over-every-fool-on-foot series continued into the current generation of...

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The first trailer and footage has released for the live action film adaptation of Iwaki Hitoshi's 1990 Manga Parasyte (Kisejuu).  The trailer is for the first film, of the scheduled two, and will be produced by Toho.

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Recently, Minato Namikaze was revealed as a playable character in Naruto Shippuden: Ultimate Ninja Storm Revolution, and this morning, Bandai Namco released screenshots for him, along with a description.

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There's been a lot of hype over virtual reality headsets after Sony introduced the Project Morpheus earlier this year, but Senran Kagura producer introduces his own take on the virtual reality device… okay, it's not really a real thing, but we can...

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Square Enix and DeNA are hoping to get Final Fantasy fans counting down the days along with a recently launched teaser site for something called Final Fantasy: Record Keeper.       There's just a few hours under two days left until the reveal, so ...

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The real Godzilla would be a sight to behold as the King of the Monsters has been known to inspire both fear and awe whenever he makes landfall. To celebrate the release of his Hollywood movie, as well as his 60th anniversary, a gigantic statue of...

Continuing from the recently held Japan Expo, a ton of amazing cosplayers appeared at Anime Expo® 2014 as well! Take a look at all the great cosplay AX had to offer, from beautiful to cool, in this massive photo report!

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Back in March XSEED Games revealed its plans to bring Akiba's Trip 2 to North America as Akiba's Trip: Undead & Undressed. Thankfully European fans won't be left out in the cold, because NIS America will be bringing the PlayStation 3 and PS Vita g...

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Disk Wars: The Avengers anime will finally enter the X-Men arc starting on the show's 16th episode entitled "Uncontrollable Beasts". Two members of the X-Men, namely Cyclops and Beast already appeared in the series and was later contained inside d...

Question: What kind of advice would you give to someone interested in visiting Japan but concerned about not speaking the language? Answer: I've visited Tokyo six times since 2000. The first time I went, I spent two weeks in the city.


Nobunaga is SO out of style. It's time for a new revolution! I know you all expect me to say some engrish line of Date's to open this post so screw it, I'm just going to go the cliche route and give in to easy lead-ins.

MAN WITH A MISSION just announced their appearance on Slipknot's music festival "KNOTFEST JAPAN" on 11/16. Now, they also announced "KNOTFEST" in the US to be held on October 24, 25, 26, in San Bernardino, CA.


Jul15 Death From Above! Highway here! I drew the short straw for the first week, so let's see what's going on in the online world? You have to introduce the new character, right? Sinon, Shino, Hecate Sinon and her band of merry PKers This episode ...

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As announced last week, Square Enix is shrinking Dragon Quest X down to Nintendo 3DS in Japan. Following up that news is the first introduction video, which shows a bit of how the MMO looks on Nintendo's portable.

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