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August 27, 2014, 10:00 AM

The official website for the upcoming anime adaptation of Kemuri Karakara's manga Donten ni Warau announced new cast members for the show on Monday. The newly announced cast members include: Kousuke Toriumi (Yowamushi Pedal, Naruto) as Sōsei Abeno...

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Margaret, who was recently announced as DLC for Persona 4 Arena Ultimax in Japan, has been confirmed as paid DLC for the game in North America as well.   Atlus USA announced this morning that Margaret will be available one week after Persona 4 Are...

Crunchyroll Scott Green

Leading into fall's battle anime, the Ore, Twintail ni Narimasu. (I, will become a twintail) light novel series by Yume Mizusawa is getting a manga adaptation that has kicked off in the September issue of Monthly Big Gangan, on sale in Japan Augus...

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Known as "The World's Greatest Detective", "The Caped Crusader", and "The Dark Knight",  "The Goddamn Batman" is no stranger to Japan as the country is considered one of the places the young Bruce Wayne was trained in.

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Sega recently announced the next Yakuza game, titled Yakuza Zero,for PlayStation 3 and PlayStation 4, and this week's issue of Famitsu magazine provides a few more details. [Thanks, Game Jouhou. ]   Yakuza Zero is set in December of 1988, and will...

Kotaku East Brian Ashcraft

Twitter user Otakumi makes Japanese sweets or "wagashi" (和菓子). Traditionally, they are served with tea and are inspired by nature or animals motifs. These sweets, however, are inspired by anime and video games.

NU'EST announced that it will be releasing its debut Japanese single on November 5th.

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Crunchyroll Mikikazu Komatsu

The official website for the upcoming TV anime adaptation of August's adult PC game Daitoshokan no Hitsujikai: A Good Librarian Like a Good Shepherd announced its main voice cast yesterday on August 26.

RocketNews24 Philip Kendall

Back in January this year, we brought you news of an emerging J-pop group going by the name of Chubbiness. The idea behind the outfit was that, as well as being accomplished singers, the members were all "puniko", or slightly chubby girls.

The staff of the Rurouni Kenshin: Kyoto Inferno (Rurouni Kenshin: Kyoto Taika-hen) and Rurouni Kenshin: The Legend Ends (Rurouni Kenshin: Densetsu no Saigo-hen) films began streaming a "Bridge" promotional video on Monday.

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Our good friend Fury Diamond has given us a trio of videos from the guest panels in Power Morphicon 2014 featuring the guest of honors doing their. . .

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Speaking of Arc System Works, they're also developing Persona 4 Arena Ultimax for Atlus. The sequel adds Persona 3 favorites Junpei and Yukari plus an all new character, Sho Minazuki. In Japan, the console version comes out in Japan this week whic...

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Kinoshita Yukiko and Kato Tomoko to graduate from SKE48 Kinoshita Yukiko and Kato Tomoko announced their graduation from SKE48. Kinoshita Yukiko will continue her activities with SKE48 until November. Kato Tomoko will leave the idol group in Septe...

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And today's our lucky day because new scans for Kamen Drive are popping out everywhere! Enjoy viewing the scans after the break!

RocketNews24 Fran Wrigley

China's wackiest entrepreneur-philanthropist, Chen Guangbiao, loves nothing better than a grand gesture. This summer he hosted an extravagant lunch for homeless people in New York – which ended mired in controversy when the $300 he promised each g...

Siliconera Sato

Pokkén Tournament is an upcoming collaboration between The Pokémon Company and the developers of the Tekken and Soulcalibur series at Bandai Namco. The game's official website shares a couple of messages from the game's key producers.

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Hisasi's "Union" manga series newly serialized in Comic Alive has begun, taking advantage of Hisasi's "one of a kind" talents – as nobody else could make it into a mainstream magazine with such grotesque artwork.

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Before Kamen Rider Gaim ends this September, a new Armored Rider will appear in the series in the form of Kamen Rider Jam Darkness Arms! Jam's user transforms using a Sengoku Driver and the Black Apple Lock Seed (L.

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The official website of the Strike Witches OVA website has revealed some new information about the second upcoming Strike Witches OVA. It will be titled Strike Witches: Operation Victory Arrow Vol. 2 – Aegean Umi no Megami and will be releasing in...

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It was confirmed in this year's Power Morphicon that a book about making Power Rangers will be released early next year. The book will be written by Robert Hughes who worked as a writer/producer/director of Mighty Morphin Power Rangers, VR Trooper...

RocketNews24 Philip Kendall

The official Sailor Moon YouTube channel began streaming a digest video on Sunday from the opening night of the stage musical Pretty Guardian Sailor Moon Petite Étrangère. The video features clips from the live show.

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Oedo Onsen Monogatari, the world's first and only hot springs theme park has recently featured a Gintama theme and had the comedy anime's most popular characters take over the resort. They have also announced that their next collaboration will fea...

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

'Ikki Tousen: Extravaganza Epoch' Anime OVA Promo Debuts Posted by Chris Beveridge August 26, 2014 at 08:30 PM Ikki Tousen Great Guardians You can't keep a good fanservice and action franchise down and Ikki Tousen continually proves that.

A few days shy of the official launch of Persona 4 Arena Ultimax (Persona 4: The Ultimax Ultra Suplex Hold) in Japan, publisher ATLUS has shared the games opening sequence. The sequence presents all returning fighters + Rise by name, while giving ...

Otaku Tale Frontalspy

Some anime fans have discovered that the Japanese Television broadcast of anime adaptation of Takumi Toyoda and Vania600's light novel series Rail Wars!  has actually been censored on TBS. The international streaming version is in fact uncensored ...

Crunchyroll Joseph Luster

In the latest Miiverse pic of the day, Super Smash Bros. director Masahiro Sakurai explains some of the benefits of the brawler's Classic mode difficulty slider. Not only does it make battles harder, but cranking it up also increases the rewards y...

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The disease called amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) has gotten a lot of attention as of late, especially with the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge taking social media by storm, and it has even affected Japan!

Haruhichan's blog Jake “Swaps4” Haruhi

A large poll has recently ended, the poll in question is to vote for the most popular character from the Monogatari series. Here are the results: 20) Tooe Kanbaru – 16 votes 19) Koyomi's mother – 23 votes 18) Izuko Gaen – 34 votes 17) Yozuru Kagen...

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The official Stand By Me Doraemon YouTube channel posted the making-of video of the film. The video features the process on how the CG animation was rendered. The film opened in Japanese theatres last August 8th and debuted at #1 in the Japanese b...

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