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July 22, 2014, 9:30 AM
Kotaku East Brian Ashcraft

This summer, there's a new Studio Ghibli movie. According to one reported insider, it could be Ghibli's last. Studio Ghibli is best known for iconic anime like My Neighbor Totoro, Grave of the Fireflies, and Kiki's Delivery Service.

Kotaku East Brian Ashcraft

No, I wasn't planning on sleeping tonight anyway. Or the rest of this month, for that matter. Earlier this month in Sichuan, China, the Insect Museum of West China went on an expedition and found the largest dobsonfly of its kind, Xinhua reports.

A One Piece theme park will be coming to the middle of Tokyo next spring. It was revealed on the official One Piece site that "One Piece Theme Park" (tentative name) will be opening in Tokyo Tower in the spring of 2015.

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July 21, 2014 in Japan is Marine Day, or Umi-no-hi, a Japanese national holiday which celebrates the importance of the ocean to Japanese culture. In Japanese, the Ocean (or sea) means Umi, and guess which μ's member from Love Live!

Multi-platform game slated for N. America, Europe in September KOEI Tecmo Europe began streaming a trailer on Monday for its Warriors Orochi 3 Ultimate game for PlayStation 4, Xbox One, PlayStation 3, and PS Vita.

Crunchyroll Joseph Luster

Super Smash Bros. director Masahiro Sakurai is back on Miiverse with another pic of the day, which ends up being the perfect follow-up to the recent reveal of the brawler's new Fire Emblem characters. The featured character this time is Robin, who...

Vastly popular MMO anime Sword Art Online has abruptly shifted from virtual reality to the boorish real world in its 3rd episode, indulging viewers with insight into the backstory of sexy newcomer Sinon – and sure to give fans yet more reason to f...

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Two new trailers for the Stand By Me Doraemon CGI film was posted in the official Doraemon YouTube channel. The new trailers finally gives us a glimpse of the future. Billed as "To everyone who has experienced childhood", the trailers feature scen...

RocketNews24 Preston Phro

Though there are obviously numerous anime studios in Japan, there is no doubt that Studio Ghibli is among–if not the most–legendary of them all. With tons of famed, beloved, and critically acclaimed films, there's no doubt that the influence Ghibl...

Independent anime studio Marone owner Tarō Yamada also hints at 4th episode in OVA series with new director, character designs Tarō Yamada, the general producer on the original video anime (OVA) adaptation of Hero's Hori-san & Miyamura-kun manga, ...

The homepage for the current Dia no Ace television series has announced that the next three collected volumes of Yuji Terajima's Ace of Diamond manga will be released in limited editions that include exclusive anime DVDs.

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In a recent interview with IGN, the executive producer of the upcoming Power Rangers film Roberto Orci (Star Trek, Transformers) revealed that the new film might be connected to the main Power Rangers series.

Crunchyroll Scott Green

Sega has announced plans for a short anime adaptation of Chain Chronicle, a free-to-play smartphone game card/RPG with a battle system that has been compared to Plants vs Zombies. Veteran director Takeshi Mori (Skull Man) helms the Sotsu/Jūmonji p...

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We have previously reported that Behold Studios was contacted by Saban Brands about Chroma Squad and as we all know, both parties are seeking for a win-win situation that will benefit both groups. In an update with Joystiq, Behold Studios revealed...

Crunchyroll Humberto Saabedra

Namco Bandai has posted new screenshots for the forthcoming Dragon Ball: Xenoverse game on Facebook showing off the mysterious "Future Warrior" character that the company describes below by paraphrasing the V-Jump introduction along with the scree...

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The Hollywood Repoter reported that F. Javier Gutierrez (Before the Fall) will direct the 3rd Hollywood The Ring film. The third installment of the popular horror franchise is produced by Walter Parkes and Laurie MacDonald (The Ring, The Ring Two)...

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Manga T-shirt brand Mangart Beams is collaborating with popular sports manga Haikyuu! for some T-shirt designs which truly reflect the personalities of the series' characters. Main character Shoyo Hinata is best described as a "late bloomer", and ...

Crunchyroll Joseph Luster

Announced back in May, Medabots 8 is getting ready to deliver a detective-themed story with a strategy-lite battle system that lets players target different parts of each enemy robot's body. You can see a snippet of fightin' robots and a look at s...

Haruhichan's blog Jake “Swaps4” Haruhi

This is the top 20 anime of summer 2014, according to Sony's periodic statistics for the top anime viewed with their Tome and Nasne platforms. Can you guess what anime series took the number 1 spot? 20.

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

'Madan no Ou to Vanadis' Light Novel Anime Adaptation Official Site Opens Posted by Chris Beveridge July 21, 2014 at 02:47 PM Madan no Ou to Vanadis With seven volumes published, Media Factory has opened the official site for the anime adaptation ...

Elite sniper Sinon from Sword Art Online's highly anticipated second season has made quite an impact with her new 22. 5cm Kotobukiya figure, which shows her clutching her signature rifle and captures her svelte deadliness rather faithfully – gamer...

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

Gurren Lagann SANTA MONICA, CA (July 19, 2014) –Aniplex of America, Inc. has announced today that the legendary TV anime series GURREN LAGANN, will debut on Adult Swim's TOONAMI™ Saturday line-up this August.

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Good stock photos can be hard to come by sometimes, especially if they're of niche matters like child soldiers. So when a bustling newsroom intern tracks down a perfect photo of children wielding rifles and sitting on tanks, it's too good to pass up.

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3D CG anime movie Saint Seiya: Legend of Sanctuary will finally be hitting Japanese theaters starting today, July 21, 2014, and as a collaboration with the golden movie, Imperial Enterprises will be releasing a limited edition gold-plated Saint Se...

Excessively bloody action anime Akame Ga Kill has persisted in delivering highly riveting, blood spurting action scenes with its 3rd outing but has also introduced an element of moe into its formula by way of the overly pink-obsessed tsundere Mine...

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

The Studio Ghibli International Twitter feed made the announcement this weekend that they've added twenty six soundtracks and other material to iTunes everywhere, making the releases accessible to fans that want to get in on some of the great musi...


Na na na na na katamari damacy …I shouldn't have done that. Now that song is going to be stuck in my head for a week. Anyways, I know next to nothing about X-Men, so don't expect any deep comparisons here.

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The Japan Times posted a video that features a 6. 6 meter tall replica of the King of Monsters, Godzilla at the Tokyo Midtown Garden. The statue is 1/7th of the size of the new Godzilla seen in the 2014 film, which will premiere in Japan on July 2...

Wan Abrar Rei

That face! That face! LOL! I almost died. Love how she thinks she is an adult already at some point.  Naru is just awesome.  Poor Naru when she read "kuchi" as the katakana "ro". Her change of expression was just gold.

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