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August 8, 2014, 9:00 AM
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The combined 37-38th issue of Weekly Shonen Jump unveiled new character designs for The Last -Naruto the Movie-. The new designs are focused on Sakura Haruno, Shikamaru Nara, and Sai. Sakura's description reads, "Sakura, who has grown up to have a...

RocketNews24 Casey Baseel

During the year of college I spent studying at Waseda University, I lived with a Japanese family in the suburbs of Tokyo. They were extremely hospitable and took great care of me, guiding me around the neighborhood and helping me improve my langua...

SeventhStyle Seven

Much admired part-time restaurant job based slice of life, WORKING! ! , will be ending at its 13th volume which releases this year, on Christmas Day, December 25th – a sad but inevitable manga finale. Hopefully with the conclusion of the manga, th...

Crunchyroll Joseph Luster

It's okay if you're not familiar with Transformers: Convoy no Nazo (Transformers: Mystery of Convoy). The sub-standard side-scroller was released for Nintendo Famicom (the original version of the NES) in Japan back in 1986, and was featured as one...

RocketNews24 Casey Baseel

Compared to ramen, udon has a decidedly low-key image. Ramen is actually a comparative newcomer to the Japanese dining scene, and so it's generally the more likely candidate for crazy experimentation. Udon, on the other hand, is simpler, and in it...

Nintendo 3DS remakes of Pokémon Ruby, Sapphire scheduled to release world-wide in November The September issue of Shogakukan's CoroCoro Comic magazine is announcing on Thursday that a 2015 Pokémon film has been green-lit, and the film will star "P...

Siliconera Spencer

Margaret joins her sister Elizabeth as a playable character in Persona 4 Arena Ultimax. While the other fighters have one fixed persona, Margaret is able to use multiple personas in battle. Screenshots from Famitsu show Margaret summoning Ardha fo...

Crunchyroll Joseph Luster

Announced last month, One Piece: Super Grand Battle! X is bringing the Grand Battle series back on Nintendo 3DS in Japan this winter. Featuring over 85 characters battling it out, the game now has a debut trailer you can dig into below.

Angry Anime Bitches CarmenTheNinja

                            This episode gave me so many FEELS ;~; Despite the last episode ending in the middle of a fierce battle, this episode was packed with a lot of scenes regarding personal perceptions, feelings, and emotions.

Miss Moonlight

AKB48 will hold a Janken Tournament this year as well, on September 17. This will be the fifth Janken tournament for AKB48 but this time there is a new reward: the tournament winner will make a solo debut!

Crunchyroll Joseph Luster

NIS America has a new trailer for Natural Doctrine, the Kadokawa Games strategy-RPG that's on the way to the west next month. This one offers up a look at multiplayer, including cooperative and versus modes, below.

Jakarta, 7 June 2014 – Anime Festival Asia Indonesia 2014 is back - following a resounding success in 2013, garnering over 53,000 attendees. The continuing rise in popularity of Japanese Popular Culture locally, AFA is back to Indonesia for the 3r...

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

Dark Horse Comics Previews 'POP' Miniseries Posted by Chris Beveridge August 6, 2014 at 11:02 AM POP Issue 1 One of the latest titles to hit from Dark Horse as they go through a new wave of miniseries and ongoings this season is POP.

AKB48 WrapUp kevinMario

First of all, if you haven't seen the recently uploaded Staff version of Kokoro no Placard, do that before doing anything else! OK, so now you should have a rough idea of what a "Placard" is in general.

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New Kamen Rider Drive toys for the Gashapon and Nariki sets has been revealed. These items will be available starting this October. The Gashapon sets include Shift Speed, Shift Max Flare, Shift Funky Spike, Shift Midnight Shadow, and Trideron.

The official website for Chō Kageki Bakumatsu Rock (Ultra Musical Bakumatsu Rock), the musical adaptation of Marvelous AQL's Bakumatsu Rock PlayStation Portable game, launched on Wednesday. The musical will run in Tokyo's Ginga Theater from Decemb...

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Tamashii Nations just released the official images for the S. H. Figuarts Jungler, Kamen Rider Amazon's super machine and will be released as a. . .

Siliconera Ishaan

Senran Kagura: Shinovi Versus and Senran Kagura: Bon Appétit are being released in Europe and Australia later this year, Marvelous AQL have announced.   Both games will be released as downloadable titles for the Vita via the PlayStation Network in...

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The Durarara! ! official website has announced that the light novel's second anime adaptation will be slated for January 2015 as part of an already packed Winter 2015 anime season which already includes Kantai Collection.

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In an interview, the current Studio Ghibli president Suzuki Toshio was combating the negative rumors which have spiraled up – saying Ghibli is indeed still alive, functioning, and full of motivation to create animation.

Crunchyroll Scott Green

Previously seen in Japanese arcades, Dengeki Bunko Fighting Climax, the Sega crossover fighting game celebrating the 20th anniversary of the titular light novel imprint, is set to be released November 13th for PlayStation 3 and PS Vita.

Tokyo Girls Update TokyoGirls'Update

The music video for composer tofubeats's new single, "Come on Honey! feat. Hitomi Arai (TOKYO GIRLS' STYLE)," is now on YouTube. This track featuring Hitomi Arai of TOKYO GIRLS' STYLE is on tofubeats's new album, entitled "First Album," which will...

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

Yuichi Nakamura Boards 'World Trigger' Anime Adaptation Posted by Chris Beveridge August 6, 2014 at 10:32 PM We got some of the casting reveals earlier this week for the anime adaptation of the manga series World Trigger by Daisuke Ashihara, but i...

Crunchyroll Scott Green

Haruko Kumota's Shouwa Genroku Rakugo Shinjuu, a historical manga that won the  38th Kodansha Manga Awards' Best General Manga and was nominated for the 17th Tezuka Osamu Cultural Prize, is slated to get a Yotaro arc prequel OVA, shipping with vol...

Impression Rejoice, Emiya Shirou. A new pairing has been born. …Wait, what? I think those scenes were about as awkward for me as they were for Shirou, although perhaps I shouldn't be accusing this show of providing manservice after all the sweet y...

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The cast members and director of the live-action Rurouni Kenshin films have finally set foot in the Philippines and are now in Manila for the red carpet premiere of Rurouni Kenshin: Kyoto Inferno. Rappler.

「それは、つまり」 (Sore wa, Tsumari) "Well, In Other Words" A broken bathroom spirals into a showdown with three girls' hearts on the line…and their lives. An Excuse For Bath Time Fun! No two ways about it, Illya breaking the bathroom was a transparent ex...

Unlike PlayStation and Xbox consoles where it isn't too common to find paid DLC released for a game, the Wii U isn't known for games which additional DLC released for them post-launch. Nintendo have however announced that they will be releasing a ...

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Durarara's second season starts airing January 2015 – that's several months from now, although the series remains without even a single preview to its name, something perhaps to be answered at Comiket 86.

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