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July 25, 2014, 9:30 PM
RocketNews24 Joan Coello

It's summer in Japan! How do you like to spend the season? Many Japanese enjoy going to the beach or having fun at the public pools and water parks to take a cool dip in the scorching weather. Natsu-matsuri (summer festivals) and fireworks display...

Siliconera Spencer

Final Fantasy XV and Kingdom Hearts director Tetsuya Nomura is working on creating a Variant Play Arts Kai Batman figuring. Its origins are quite surprising, since it comes from a game project, a game concept that perhaps influenced character desi...

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

Dragon Ball Z Battle Of Gods While we had a few shots from the teaser show on the morning show in Japan that helped to announce the 2015 debut of a new Dragon Ball Z movie, the footage itself has no surfaced online for fans to check out.

The Inner Realm is a dangerous place to find oneself, what with all of the supernatural beings trying to consume the souls of all unwary humans! Thanks to a great group of companions and their powerful MINDs, Kei might just survive the otherworldl...

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

Peter Jackson Reveals 'The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies' Poster Posted by Chris Beveridge July 23, 2014 at 03:44 PM Peter Jackson has a bit of goodness out this week for fans of The Hobbit films as we get read for the third and final inst...

Reading can be a little scary at first, especially when there are a lot of big words and difficult phrases. But thanks to publisher Harper Collins and Hello Kitty, reading can be much more fun and adorable.

Crunchyroll Scott Green

In addition to this season's adaptation of Io Sakisaka's shoujo manga Blue Spring Ride, a live-action movie is planned for December 13th with 21-year-old actress/fashion model Tsubasa Honda (FASHION STORY-Model-, It All Began When I Met You) and 2...

Moviecollection reported on Friday that Kumamon will have a special collaboration with the upcoming live-action Rurouni Kenshin: Kyoto Taika-hen film. Specialty popcorn buckets purchased at Aeon Cinema and 109Cinemas will feature images of Kumamon...

Kotaku East Brian Ashcraft

I hope you've brought your appetite and love of french fries. Because in Japan, a fast food chain is rolling out an all-you-can-eat french fry buffet. Starting today, burger joint Lotteria is letting customers stuff their faces with as many fries ...

Crunchyroll Scott Green

No. Not the adaptation of OrchidSeed's bishoujo Seven Deadly Sins figures. It's still radio silence on that project. The adaptation of Nakaba Suzuki's shounen advanture Seven Deadly Sins has now been slated to run Sundays at 5pm on MBS/TBS.

Crunchyroll Joseph Luster

During a recent visit to Capcom USA, Nintendo Minute caught up with Brett Elston for a quick chat about Mega Man and Comic-Con. During the discussion a date was revealed for Mega Man Battle Network's debut on Wii U Virtual Console.

Otaku Tale Frontalspy

The official website of the anime adaptation of Yusei Matsui's manga Assassination Classroom has revealed that the series will be airing during the Winter 2014/2015 anime season. Additionally, new visuals have released for the anime as well as a n...

Otakultura The Mistress

Jul 25, 2014 Brace yourselves, everyone. The director and three of the main cast from the Rurouni Kenshin film will be heading to Manila for the August 6 red carpet premiere of the film's most awaited sequel, "Rurouni Kenshin: Kyoto Inferno.

RocketNews24 Casey Baseel

At Tokyo Disneyland, the park's rides often get overshadowed by its other attractions. For many visitors, a day at The Happiest Place on Earth (in Japan) is more about catching parades, taking photos, or munching on the limited-time treats that ar...

Crunchyroll Scott Green

 The March 26th end of the latest Japanese TV rebroadcast of 2008's Macross Frontier concluded with the announcement that a new TV anime is the works. There was no additional information at the time, and it should like you probably shouldn't much ...

Otaku Tale Frontalspy

The airing season of the Shingeki no Bahamut Genesis (Rage of Bahamut Genesis)anime has been announced in a recent magazine ad. The anime, an adaptation of Cygame's popular mobile CCG Shingeki no Bahamut (Rage of Bahamut), will be airing this Octo...

Haruhichan's blog Frontalspy

We are back with another comparison article between the TV and Blu-ray releases of J. C. Staff's spring 2014 anime series Witch Craft Works. Since the Blu-rays are released after the original TV version, studios have additional time to reproduce s...

SeventhStyle Seven

Wake Up Girls! is making up for its lack of innovation in storytelling to innovate with Blu-ray editing instead – many a scene are redrawn on Blu-ray, intentionally made to look worse, for no comprehensible reason.

RocketNews24 Anime News Network

Luigi's competitive dark side was discovered back in May with the release of Mario Kart 8. Dubbed "Luigi's Death Stare," the character achieved meme status after appearing in a multitude of fan videos on YouTube.

Crunchyroll Scott Green

Kumamon, the mascot of Kumamoto Prefecture, has been spending a lot of time with Himura Kenshin. The bear took the ex-political assassin's place for April Fool's. Kenshin's movie has been promoted with mascot merch.

RocketNews24 Anime News Network

Since Godzilla, the King of Monsters, will be returning to his rightful home of Japan this week, it's only right that he revisits a few of his favorite stomping grounds. In particular, this iconic giant will be paying a visit to the gardens of Tok...

Crunchyroll Joseph Luster

A couple days ago Famitsu magazine heralded the coming of more playable characters for Hyrule Warriors, all three of which hail from Nintendo 64 classic The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time. Koei Tecmo followed the news with a nice batch of screen...

SeventhStyle Seven

KyoAni's "Free -Eternal Summer-" has teamed with a karaoke in Akihabara to create a new kind of business, a homo karaoke – not the kind of place a male otaku would want to take their one male friend. This is really a place no one should want to go.

As anime episodes go, that one was quite the slap in the face. It's not like the first three episodes of Tokyo Ghoul were low-key and discreet, but the insanity was sure cranked up in a big way this week.

Zankyou no Terror - 03 Not much in the way of surprises here, but when what you're expecting is what I was expecting from Zankyou no Terror, that's not a bad thing. We're still very much in the feeling out stages with Terror in Resonance, I think,...

Crunchyroll Joseph Luster

Super Smash Bros. director Masahiro Sakurai recently made Star Fox the subject of his pic of the day on Miiverse. The next game in the Smash series features a stage that has players battling atop the Great Fox, which you can see in the dramatic an...

Crunchyroll Joseph Luster

The eighth Japanese volume of Kill la Kill is getting ready to drop on August 6, packing episodes 21-23 with a nice little collection of goodies. Bonuses include a gatefold case, another digipak illustrated by character designer Sushio, a special ...

Crunchyroll Joseph Luster

This week's issue of Jump reveals the next One Piece game, a four-player alliance battle game called One Piece: Super Grand Battle! X. The action game is set for a winter release on Nintendo 3DS in Japan.

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Upcoming TV anime Rage of Bahamut – Genesis –which is based on the popular mobile card battle game– is scheduled to air this October.  MAPPA is behind the animation production, and the series will be directed by Keiichi Sato (Tiger and Bunny).

Orends: Range UkiyaSeed

The 35th issue of Weekly Shonen Jump announced that Sakura Haruno (Hyakukō no In Ver. ) and Kakashi Hatake (Great Ninja War Ver. ) are playable in the Naruto Shippuden Ultimate Ninja Storm Revolution game for the PS3, Xbox 360 and PC!

Voice actors from the Magi anime give a preview of the game's heart-pounding excitement! Shinobu Ohtaka's Magi hit 22 volumes this month, with the latest one coming out on July 18. Fans of the series were treated to a special surprise, as this vol...

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