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August 22, 2014, 9:30 AM

If Chinese Photoshop troll compilations were movies – a concept we sort of decided to run with – the 10th in the series would certainly be getting kind of ludicrous, with a ridiculous title and themes that no one actually wanted or asked for.

A-1 Pictures began streaming a video on Thursday with Tetsuya Takeuchi's original animation sketches for one of the scenes in Sword Art Online II's opening sequence. The video plays the scene once, and then again in slow motion.

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  Atlus USA have shared trailers for Adachi and Marie in Persona 4 Arena Ultimax. Both characters will be available as free DLC for one week after the game launches on September 30th, following which they will revert to paid DLC.

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In this Kuroko's Basketball-inspired video, we witness the difference between playing basketball in real life and in anime. Of course, the anime one has a lot of drama while the basketball action in real life ends in just a few seconds.

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Toshio Suzuki, the former Studio Ghibli president, believes that the marketing strategy used by producer Yoshiaki Nishimura for When Marnie Was There was the biggest reason the anime film failed in the box office.

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The official website of Silver Link's anime adaptation of  Cyber Agent's popular mobile dating game, Girlfriend (Beta), has released a new key visual for the upcoming Fall/Autumn 2014 anime season. In addition, the anime's air date was revealed.

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While we haven't heard much about The Great Ace Attorney in a while, that's about to change soon.  Capcom have announced that the game will have a special showing at Tokyo Game Show 2014, next month.   According to Capcom, their latest project in ...

This year's 39th issue of Shueisha's Weekly Shonen Jump magazine is announcing more of the voice cast for the television anime of Daisuke Ashihara's World Trigger manga on Monday. Specifically, the issue is announcing more of the cast for the Bord...

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Being a third person shooter, Danganronpa: Another Episode is a departure from the two murder mystery games in the series. Spike Chunsoft considered the genre change and created three difficulty modes for the game.

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Sentai Filmworks Confirms 'Gatchaman Crowds' Anime Director's Cut Episode License Issue Posted by Chris Beveridge August 20, 2014 at 12:32 PM As review copies are out in the wild (ours will be up tomorrow) for the September 2nd, 2014 release of Ga...

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Romance of the Three Kingdoms meets fanservice filled high school fight series Ikkitousen returns in Extravaganza Epoch, an OVA that will feature insert song "Endless Fighter" by singer/dancer/voice actress Yui Sakakibara.

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Latest magazine scans confirmed that the Kamen Rider Gaim TV series will have a total of 47 episodes. The final episode will air on September 28th. What's interesting is that episodes 44-46 are all written by Gen Urobuchi while the final episode i...

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Comic Market 86's grand cosplay exposium even now continues to spawn further photography, 2ch's dedicated photographers having stocked up especially vast quantities of material this time around it would seem – some of which has been subjected to e...

In a recent poll conducted by My Navi Woman, Japanese anime fans were asked what anime can they watch over and over again and still enjoy it. This list may surprise some people.

After releasing her 2nd album "AUBE" earlier this year, Eir releases her highly anticipated single, "IGNITE", which is currently featured as the opening theme song for the popular TV anime series, Sword Art Online II.

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Natural Doctrine from Kadokawa Games and published in the West by NIS America is a complicated strategy RPG. Whenever you take a turn a map of possibilities for follow up attacks and enemy counterattacks is shown on screen.

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Kiniro Mosaic x Gochuumon Wa Usagi Desu Ka? Collaboration Cover Revealed In last month's issue of Houbunsha's Manga Time Kirara Max magazine, it announced that there will be a collaboration between Yui Hara's Kiniro Mosaic and Koi's Gochuumon Wa U...

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Have you seen Nisha the Lawbringer? She's tall and lean and rocks an awesome pair of skinny jeans. Only problem is, she lives in an alternate reality called Borderlands and spends most of her days fighting on the moon.

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Bandai Tamashii Nations has unveiled the S. H. FiguArts Kamen Rider ZO from the Kamen Rider ZO film and the 2nd Rider from the 90's. The figure represents the transformed form of Masaru Aso and comes with a set of interchangeable hands.

Musical starring Sailor Chibi Moon, Sailor Pluto, Prince Demande, Saphir opened in Tokyo on Thursday The official website for the Sailor Moon franchise announced on Thursday that the a performance in Shanghai of the Pretty Guardian Sailor Moon Pet...

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Picture from E3 Over the past few months we have once again been treated, spoiled even with the variety of games shown at the yearly game conventions that captures the attention of us gamers; E3 Expo in June, Gamescom in August, and Tokyo Game Sho...

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Japanese online shopping website Rakuten starts the nearing end of the summer season by showing us their Free! : Eternal Summer promotion items.  Starting today and running through September 19th, Rakuten is running a prize lottery.

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Here's a quick video promo for the S. H. FiguArts Blue Beet featuring Takuya Kai transforming into Blue Beet using the B-Commander. What a. . .

In a little more than a months time, ATLUS USA will finally have launched Persona 4 Arena Ultimax in North America. Having only made a short way through their character ensemble for dedicated trailers, we should expect to see plenty more in-game f...

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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...

The event "Pikachu Huge Outbreak-chu! at Yokohama Minato Mirai" started on Aug. 9. By Aug. 17, the area was bustling with a gathering of 1,000 Pikachus. Pikachus Appear All Over Yokohama! The appearance of Pikachu for the event was concentrated in...

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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...

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Just a week right after Comiket is the Charahobby 2014 C3 X Hobby event which will showcase plenty of character-related products from various series.  And with the event already just a mere two days away, Girls und Panzer, which will have their ow...

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The local Animate in Yokohama, Japan has one very special feature, and it involves Rin Matsuoka from Free! Eternal Summer in his police uniform, as he was featured in the ED of the anime. A certain corner in the store lets you get "arrested" by "O...

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On sale now is a replica, complete cosplay set of the fashionable sparkly outfit worn by all the idols of 765Pro in The iDOLM@STER movie, fitted with all accessories, and it only costs 76,500 JPY – $737 USD.

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