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August 21, 2014, 3:30 PM
August 21, 2014, 3:30 PM
Crunchyroll Scott Green

First announced in a June interview, genre anime/manga pioneer Go Nagai will be reviving his mecha series UFO Robot Grendizer in a Grendizer Giga manga series, now scheduled to launch in the November issue of Champion Red, on sale September 19th.

Crunchyroll Mikikazu Komatsu
Crunchyroll Joseph Luster

Japan is getting an enhanced port of PlayStation 2 bug-blaster Earth Defense Force 2 in the form of Earth Defense Force Portable V2 for PS Vita. In addition to upgraded graphics and new online multiplayer, the Vita version will add the Air Raid un...

Crunchyroll Scott Green

 Proving that the summer is not in fact endless, the season is winding down. However, as the season enters its latter weeks, it's become time for Japanese fans to order their Free! Blu-rays. A couple of retailers are jumping into this with their o...

RocketNews24 Casey Baseel

While the house is definitely a bit of a fixer-upper, I think most anime fans who've watched My Neighbor Totoro have occasional daydreams about living in the quiet, peaceful country house into which main characters Mei and Satsuki move during the ...

Tokyo Girls Update TokyoGirls'Update

On the first day of AKB48's 3-day Tokyo Dome concert, Anna Iriyama made her first appearance on stage since being attacked by a man with a saw at a handshake event on May 25th. Iriyama appeared on stage during the performance of "Arigatou" (Team B...

Orends: Range UkiyaSeed

Fuji TV announced that the animation studio, David Production is now a subsidiary of the TV station as of August 1. David Production will still continue its anime projects, and Fuji TV hopes to expand to audiences overseas.

Crunchyroll Scott Green

It's time to start your speculating because the site for Kunihiko Ikuhara's (Sailor Moon, Revolutionary Girl Utena, Penguindrum) Penguinbear project has been updated with a countdown that starts at "5.

Haruhichan's blog Jake “Swaps4” Haruhi

The 39th issue of Shueisha's Weekly Shonen Jump magazine will be announcing on Monday that artist Yoshihiro Togashi is putting his Hunter x Hunter manga series on a two-week hiatus, due to serious lower back pain.

Orends: Range UkiyaSeed

Lupin III series creator Monkey Punch illustrated the cast of the live-action Lupin III film in the classic Lupin III anime style! The film stars Shun Oguri (Detective Conan) as Lupin III, Meisa Kuroki (Crows Zero II) as Fujiko Mine, Tetsuji Tamay...

SeventhStyle Seven

Created two years ago and remaining an abandoned relic since, the site for the presumed Mawaru Penguindrum sequel, the "Penguinbear Project", has just put up a countdown, with only four days to go. With all two years to pass, this has remained an ...

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Beware! The sweets loving Nyanko-sensei is eyeing that dessert on your spoon and he's about to steal it! At least, that's how it seems in the latest set of Natsume's Book of Friends goods to be offered in select arcades in Japan starting tomorrow.

Siliconera Sato

Final Fantasy Explorers is similar to a hunting-action game, but will have a range of features from the Final Fantasy series such as job classes, summons, and magic. The latest issue of Jump magazine shares additional info for the upcoming Nintend...

KyoAni's series to premiere in October Kadokawa began streaming the first promotional video for Kyoto Animation's anime adaptation of Shoji Gatoh's Amagi Brilliant Park light novel series on Wednesday.

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

'Girl Friend BETA' Anime Gets Fall Debut Date Posted by Chris Beveridge August 20, 2014 at 10:37 AM Girl friend BETA With the official Twitter account for Girl Friend BETA having been updating once a day for the majority of August with new cast me...

Siliconera Spencer

Million Arthur is one of Square Enix's biggest success stories. What started out as a smartphone card game exploded into a franchise with multiple games in development and starting on October 3rd there will be a TV show.

Game will feature original story Namco Bandai Games began streaming a teaser promotional video for its upcoming Nintendo 3DS game Nanatsu no Taizai Unjust Sin (The Seven Deadly Sins Unjust Sin) on Wednesday.

Crunchyroll Joseph Luster

A Godzilla game was announced for PlayStation 3 back in June, and now it has a release date. The kaiju battle action game makes its debut in Japan on December 18, and you'll even be able to play as the most recent Hollywood incarnation of the King...

Siliconera Sato

Earlier today, Inti Creates announced a new Nintendo 3DS collaboration project called Mighty Gunvolt, featuring heroes from Mighty No. 9, Azure Striker Gunvolt, and Galgun. Game Jouhou provides us with a first look and the latest details behind th...

Crunchyroll Joseph Luster

We're a bit over a month away from the region-free North American release of Persona 4 Arena Ultimax on Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3, so Atlus USA is here with more English character trailers. Dig into clips for Sho Minazuki, both with and without a...

J-Pop Idols Tetho

Oshima Yuko Graduation Concert Oshima Yuko Sotsugyo Concert in Ajinomoto Stadium ~6 Gatu 8 Ka no Kousui Kakuritsu 56% (5 Gatsu 16 Nichi Genzai), Teruterubouzu wa Honto ni Kouka ga Aru no ka? ~ (大島優子卒業コンサート in 味の素スタジアム~6月8日の降水確率56% (5月16日現在)、てるてる坊主...

Haruhichan's blog Jake “Swaps4” Haruhi

10,000 Japanese anime fans have voted for their favorite anime quotes through the fan-voting customary ranking system known as Charapedia. We'll be taking a look at the top 20 anime quotes from this poll.

RocketNews24 Casey Baseel

To get an idea of just what a huge cultural icon Doraemon is in Japan, all you have to do is take a look at the theatrical versions of the anime robot cat's adventures. The first Doraemon movie was released in 1980, and a new film in the franchise...


Aug20 "Sorry, I'm only into traps" …Or whatever Kirito is. So this seemed to be the "Kirito gets comforted by his harem" episode after the trauma that Death Vader put him through. Surprisingly, Asuna didn't do a whole lot towards this, but instead...

Bandai Namco Games began streaming the launch trailers on Tuesday for the North American release of its Sword Art Online: Hollow Fragment PlayStation Vita game and its Tales of Xillia 2 PlayStation 3 game.

I just wish this series could go on forever.   is that really so much to ask? Author's Note: Please be very careful to avoid divulging any information about upcoming events from the manga. When in doubt, don't post it, even if it's remotely possib...

JEFusion SilverBack Fanwoks

Check out this cool footage of the live action Hell Teacher Nube that was recently featured in NTV's Sukkiri! morning show which  KANJANI 8's. . .

The Sun Rising Blog Michael Vincent

Hiko Seijuro, Kenshin Himura's master, will be playing a major role in the upcoming Rurouni Kenshin: The Legend Ends film. It was such a prominent role; the actor who will portray – Fukuyama Masaharu – had some tough times playing the character.

RocketNews24 Anime News Network

The slim, sleek Chocobo that populate the Final Fantasy world may be much better for covering long distances and racing, but as far as cuddling goes, Fat Chocobo might take the cake. Luckily, for those who have been anxiously awaiting the chance t...

The Sun Rising Blog Michael Vincent

As part of the promotions for the upcoming Guilty Gear Xrd: Sign in Japan, Arc System Works announced a limited edition controller for the PS4. And it reminds gamers of the Sega Genesis. No analog sticks, just the regular D-Pad.

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