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August 8, 2014, 3:00 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...

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...

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 Scott Green

After keeping plans vague since its announcement, an update now has the second Durarara! ! anime series planned for January 2015. Staff including director Takahiro Omori, composition writer Noboru Takagi and character designer Takahiro Kishida are...

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!

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...

Kotaku East Brian Ashcraft

Besides anime and manga, retail chain Mandarake also specializes in retro toys. One of the rarest was apparently stolen earlier this week. Mandarake says it captured the alleged thief on a security camera and now it wants the toy back.

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.

Crunchyroll Scott Green

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. . .

Orends: Range UkiyaSeed

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.

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.

SeventhStyle Seven

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...

A splash of tropical fruit flavor is injected into the S. H. Figuarts line, with the announcement of a Pine Arms and Mango Arms two pack. S. H. Figuarts Pine Arms and Mango Arms was revealed as a Tamashi Web exclusive release, the pair will be rel...

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...

SeventhStyle Seven

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.

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 ...

Crunchyroll Joseph Luster

As of today Japanese players of Bandai Namco's free-to-play SoulCalibur: Lost Swords fighter can go on a quest to unlock the latest addition, Raphael. You can see the sword fighter sporting his SoulCalibur V outfit in the trailer below.

Akame ga Kill – 05 Filed under Akame ga Kill, First Impressions by Cherrie | 0 Comments 「夢物語を斬る」 (Yumemonogatari wo Kiru) "Kill the Dream" The plot thickens… with the first episode that diverts from the Night Raid's weekly hunts.

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