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September 4, 2014, 4:00 AM
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Japan's old capital of Kyoto is one of the most anime-friendly cities in Japan, and with the Kyoto International Anime and Manga Fair already almost upon us, the city's anime trains are making a comeback.

Crunchyroll Scott Green

Sailor Moon Crystal will be released in 13 two-episode volumes shipping monthly, with the limited editions starting in October and the standard DVD and Blu-ray starting in November. In addition to special packaging and booklets, the limited editio...

Crunchyroll Scott Green

The Last: Naruto The Movie opens in Japan December 6th with series creator Masashi Kishimoto supervising the story and designs. This feature's site, http://naruto-movie. com/, has updated its "secret" page (as secret as a ninja in an orange jump s...

Today is the birthday of Doraemon, one of the most-loved anime characters of all time in Japan. In case you don't know him, Doraemon is a cute robot cat, the central character of the manga and anime series with the same name.

JEFusion Lorenzo Asentista

Last September 2 an English trailer and a "Special Highlight" trailer for the movie Rurouni Kenshin: The Legend Ends began streaming on the. . .

Tofugu Rich

My first exposure to foreign cultures was through a Japanese classmate in kindergarten. Until then I had lived in a limited world, unaware of other cultures, countries, and the vastness of universe. But Takeshi expanded my horizons, introducing me...

Siliconera Ishaan

Nintendo will stream a Nintendo Direct presentation for Bayonetta 2, the company announced today. The presentation will be streamed this Thursday, September 4th, at 3:00 pm PST and 6:00 pm EST. You'll be able to watch it here.

RocketNews24 Fran Wrigley

Chikan: men who grope women in public in Japan. Also refers to the act itself. An illustrator who posted a cartoon claiming to show the difference between those who easily attract sexual harassment or assault and those who don't has, as you might ...

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Bandai Namco Games has posted the latest trailer for the Godzilla game for the PS3. The trailer revealed that aside from fighting armies, Godzilla will also fight some monsters. The monsters that classic Godzilla faced in the trailer are Mecha God...

Crunchyroll Scott Green

Having topped over 400,000 copies sold, volume 7 of writer Kugane Maruyama and artist so-bin's dark fantasy light novel series Overlord has announced plans for an anime adaptation, the details of which will be specified later.

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Those hoping to give their Sailor Moon Pullip doll some friends will only have to wait a few more months. Premium Bandai is now accepting pre-orders for a Sailor Mercury Pullip doll. The doll measures in at 310 mm (about 12.

Izaya, Chikage, Shizuo, Kasuka, Akabayashi also shown in images for 2nd season anime premiering in January The official website for Durarara! ! ×2 released a new key visual for the upcoming second season of the Durarara!

Crunchyroll Joseph Luster

One Piece: Super Grand Battle! X is slugging its way to Nintendo 3DS in Japan on November 13, and Bandai Namco Games is here with a second trailer for the battle action game.       ------- Joseph Luster is the Games and Web editor at Otaku USA Mag...

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Square Enix shared a list of games they will bring to Tokyo Game Show and Bravely Second will be playable at the event. Attendees can also try out Kingdom Hearts HD 2. 5 Remix for PlayStation 3, Chaos Rings III for iOS/Android/Vita, and Final Fant...

From the original manga to anime, games, and spin-off works, the momentum of Attack on Titan is still showing no signs of slowing down. And it now seems like this movement will spread to theaters this fall.

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From looking at his Twitter profile, you might conclude that Hazuki, singer for the Osaka-based Grollschwert, is a pretty metal dude. He describes the unit as a "melodic deathrash metal band," and his own vocal style as guttural, growling, and scr...

Viz to host live-streaming event on YouTube Viz Media announced on Tuesday that the first four episodes of its Sailor Moon English dub will premiere on Hulu and Neon Alley on Friday at 11:00 p. m. EST.

Siliconera Spencer

At PAX Prime, Siliconera caught up with Final Fantasy Type-0 director Hajime Tabata to ask him a few questions about the remastered game. We covered topics such as the platforms the game is coming to, whether or not the game is still part of the "...

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Bandai has recently posted the official images for the AC PB06 Kamen Rider Ryugen Yomi Yomotsu Heguri Arms via the B-Boys website. Are you ready to. . .

Crunchyroll Scott Green

Shonen Sunday has listed credits on the upcoming OVA anime based on soccer manga Fantasista Stella. Hideya Takahashi (Pokemon: The Origin, Sword Art Online episode 10) directs the Xebec projection. Cast includes: Teppei Sakamoto : Junichi Yaganita...

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The new Guilty Gear Xrd -Sign- is making fighting game fans from all over the world very excited, and this week's issue of Weekly Famitsu magazine is giving us new details on the game's newest character, Elfelt, who is a console exclusive fighter.

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

With Kamisama Kiss getting the announcement that a second season was going to enter production, the official site updated earlier this summer with the image to the right and now more new details have surfaced.

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Artist of wide-faced works like Madoka Magica and Hidamari Sketch, Aoki Ume, has shared a new simple illustration of Kill la Kill's heroine Ryuko, now turned into a wide-faced airplane landing runway per her style.

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Sep1 The girls cant wait to see Jesus Kirito-sama's massive sword.   Hooray it is my turn to take on the second or is this still technically the first day of the ballet of bullets? Yeah I still hate that name for this tournament, but anyway time t...

Having finished navigating gamers through the history of music in past and future Final Fantasy games, Square Enix have started to preview some of the new gameplay features included in upcoming Nintendo 3DS rhythm game Theatrhythm Final Fantasy Cu...

I previously talked about the Suica card in the Tokyo Metro article, but in addition to the Japan Rail pass this card has become so essential to any traveler in Japan that I decided it was important to have an article dedicated to it.

Sugoi! Blog Tabris

Megami Magazine Gallery – 41 September 2nd, 2014 / By Tabris / No comments » / Categories: Anime, Gallery The October issue of Megami Magazine is definitely one of the best over the past few months. Enjoy: As always, don't forget that buying Megam...

Ladies' Code member EunB has died after being involved in a fatal car accident.

I wonder if anyone recognized Han Megumi when she showed up to the recording studio to dub this episode. . . With almost unerring accuracy, you could predict that any episode of Hunter X Hunter that ends in "5" is going to be a blockbuster.

Crunchyroll Mikikazu Komatsu

The official site for the upcoming TV anime adaptation of Frontwing's 2011 adult PC game Grisaia no Kajitsu/Le Fruit de La Grisaia has announced that the premiere date has been set for October 5 on the three terrestrial TV stations: Tokyo MX, KBS ...

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