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August 29, 2014, 8:30 AM

Everyone is familiar with those How to Draw Manga reference books that are supposed to teach posing, aesthetic, and the overall basics for drawing in the general manga art style. In Japan there's a whole series of books using human models, a sort ...

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On the official website for Free! Eternal Summer, an announcement reveals that a special episode is to be included in the second season's vol. 7 Blu-ray and DVD. This volume will be on sale starting March 18, 2015.

Media Factory has released the first trailer for this winter's Yokai Watch: Tanjo no Himitsu da Nyan! (Yokai Watch: It's the Secret of Birth, Meow! ) movie. The film is the first feature based on studio OLM's smash hit television series based on L...

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After almost seven years, manga artist Tadatoshi Fujimaki will finally be ending one of the most successful sports mangas in history, Kuroko's Basketball, or in Japan, Kuroko no Basket. The series will end in issue #40 of Weekly Shounen Jump!

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The official site for the 2014 fall TV anime Hi☆sCoool! SeHa Girl (SeHa Girl stands for Sega Hard Girls) today announced its premiere date, and the production company of the anime TMS Entertainment has also posted a 30-second promotional video int...

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Within new Nyantype imagery, Kyoto Animation's Amagi Brilliant Park is looking packed with plenty of interesting features, many of which specifically involve the body of the surprisingly blob-free heroine.

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Free – Eternal Summer Episode 9The regionals are here, but there's problems ahead. What They Say: Nanase Haruka loved to be in the water – loved swimming. In elementary school, Nanase Haruka, Tachibana Makoto, Matsuoka Rin, and Hazuki Nagisa atten...

Kingdom Hearts II  and Kingdom Hearts Birth by Sleep are not just being given a HD makeover and released alongside a cutscene-oriented adaptation of Kingdom Hearts Re:coded in the upcoming PS3-exclusive Kingdom Hearts HD 2.

The Tokyo Reporter Brett Bull

Japan's porn stars bare their chests for charity By Brett Bull on August 27, 2014 under National '24-Hour TV: Eroticism Saves the Earth'TOKYO (TR) – There are charity drives, and then there is "24-Hour TV: Eroticism Saves the Earth. jrharbort

  If you've been following Vocaloid music long enough (or dug deep enough), then some of you may remember the popular classic 3DPV for the song "Innocence", which was created in 2008 using 3DCG software other than MikuMikuDance.

Crunchyroll Mikikazu Komatsu

As reported, the on-going HappinessCharge PreCure, the 11th installment of Toei Animation's long-running PreCure TV anime series, is produced as the franchise's 10th anniversary title. In commemoration of the 10th anniversary, a Tokyo-based charac...

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Mere days after the release of Hyrule Warriors, Koei Tecmo are and Bandai Namco have announced the next Warriors spin-off.   Bandai Namco have revealed One Piece: Pirate Warriors 3 for release in Japan.

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Capcom have shared screenshots for the upcoming Resident Evil HD Remaster that compare the HD version of the game to the version that was released for the Wii. You can view the screenshots—which were released on Capcom Unity—below.

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During this morning's Final Fantasy Explorers livestream, Square Enix revealed a little more on the game's "Trance" feature, which lets you transform into characters of past Final Fantasy titles.   The character they revealed was Cloud, but they m...

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In anime, there would often be a scene where a popular (usually loli) character whose short stature gets the best of her as she tries to get something which is too high for her to reach. Unfortunately, the same situation seems to have befallen a c...

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  Hyperdimension Neptunia Re;Birth2: Sisters Generation is coming to North America and Europe, Idea Factory announced this morning. The game is a remake of the second Neptunia game for Vita.   One the changes in this game is that you can now have ...

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And September will be a new chapter in the lives of the Rainbow Line crew as a power will be granted to ToQ-1 that will allow him to power-up into. . .

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Persona 4 Arena Ultimax will be released soon, but Atlus wants to make sure all the fans can experience the game to its fullest, so they got Shadow Teddie to warn people about spoiling the game's story, otherwise you might end up suffering some my...

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Aug26 Somewhere Sinon from SAO II is running away scared. Well hello there readers! Sorry for not doing a post last week because I decided to take a bit of a break from doing some reviews on this series and Captain Earth, but I will make sure to d...

instagram / facebook / twitter / Alice Nine Tweet Alice Nine members has announced on their twitters, that the accounts will be deleted due to leaving PS Company. But calm down! It doesn't mean band is going to quit all social networks!

Kotaku East Brian Ashcraft

Earlier today, numerous websites reported that Hello Kitty is not a cat. That's not only an oversimplification, it's also not quite true. Hello Kitty is a feline—just an anthropomorphic one, Sanrio told Kotaku.

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

Nurse Hitomi's Monster Infirmary Seven Seas Entertainment has laid out the titles that will be landing in January and February 2015 and there's a good number of books to like. The company continues to be on a solid growth pattern with what they're...

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Strike The Blood released an artbook dedicated to art featured in the mobile game, the result is incredibly satisfying – all the more so that a new Yukina mizugi artwork was brought out in celebration.

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Video games and real-life combat are obviously different. But what if real combat was like an online shooter? Well, it might be like this. Below, you can see a series of fun and clever South Korean commercials for Nexon's online first-person shoot...

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The additional cast members for Kamen Rider Drive is finally revealed. It was previously reported that actor Ryoma Takeuchi will play the role of Shinnosuke Tomaki/Drive. Kamen Rider Drive's support cast are (from left to right): Genhachirou Otta ...

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Last weekend the creator of JoJo's Bizarre Adventure Hirohiki Araki took part in the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge campaign to raise awareness for Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS). For anyone interested in making a charitable donation, please check ...

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He may have created one of anime's most successful franchises, but Yoshiyuki Tomino, father of Gundam, hasn't let his years of success mellow him out any. If anything, just the opposite seems to be happening, as he's recently dished out harsh cond...

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Final Fantasy creator Hironobu Sakaguchi and his team at Mistwalker are cooking up the Terra Battle RPG for smartphones, and an official English website and Twitter account are now live. For an extended preview of the game, look no further than th...

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After the release of the full trailer for Rurouni Kenshin: The Legend Ends, three more commercials have been streamed by Cinema Today via YouTube. You can watch them all below:Rurouni Kenshin: The Legend Ends is the last movie of the three-part fi...

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