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September 7, 2014, 12:00 PM
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NEWS Yasushi Akimoto took to the free public talk app 755 (nana Go Go) and answered a question about making a group for Hokkaido. He replied that management is in the planning stages of debuting the next sister group around spring of next year.

Kotaku East Brian Ashcraft

"In my forty-plus years of growing watermelons," 58 year-old Mitsuo Shibata told Japanese newspaper Fukui Shimbun, "the is the first time I've seen this shape. " Together, the two melons weigh 15 pounds.

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Next month is already October, and that means it is finally almost time for some of the Summer 2014 anime to end and give way to the new Autumn 2014 anime, and with that, Japanese character database Charapedia has asked fans on which Autumn 2014 a...

Haruhichan's blog Jake “Swaps4” Haruhi

Japan Kentucky Fried Chicken Promotion Offers Computer Accessories and Chicken Drum Earrings We all know Japan is obsessed with Kentucky Fried Chicken, I'm sure you've heard of the "Kurisumasu ni wa kentakkii!

Crunchyroll Scott Green

While it doesn't have all the start dates announced over the last week, the 2. 0 version of the fall anime chart is a great visualization of what coming up in a season filled with returning favorites. See what's on tap below.

Crunchyroll Brittany Vincent

The latest promotional video for Super Smash Bros. for 3DS has been released, and it features the girls of idol group AKB48 "joining the fight," as is the customary Smash Bros.  battle cry.     Mayu Watanabe is, of course, the first to attempt to ...

Kotaku East Richard Eisenbeis

When I was a kid in the days of the original Street Fighter II, the plots in fighting games consisted of the instruction manual, the before battle/after battle one-liners, and a single picture at the end of the game—if that.

Japanese Visual Kei band Mejibray, Nightmare and Royz decided to team up with Chinese Visual Kei band Lilith to give an exciting Halloween live in Shanghai this year.

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Here's the first promo for Kamen Rider Drive, which will replace Kamen Rider Gaim starting this October. This Kamen Rider meets Detective Drama series stars Ryouma Takeuchi as Shinnosuke Tomari aka Kamen Rider Drive.

The Fandom Post Kate O’Neil

Sailor Moon Crystal Episode #5 Another episode, another new guardian joins the battle. What They Say: Act 5. Makoto – Sailor Jupiter - All of Juban Middle School is talking about the "cursed bridal shop", where every men who visits is said to disa...

Hints at next Evangelion movie also appeared at a festival in Kamakura last month After the Japanese airing of Evangelion: 3. 33 You Can (Not) Redo (Evangelion Shin Gekijō-ban Q Quickening) ended on Friday, images appeared which included the text ...

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At the last minute, the Under the Dog anime project appears to have found some very generous Kickstarter backers and has shot past its funding goal of $580,000. The project now sits comfortably at $671,000 and will ensure that the first 24-minute ...

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Here's the preview of Kamen Rider Gaim's 45th episode entitled "The Fated Pair's Final Battle! ". It's the start of Gaim vs. Baron's final duel.

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The first visual of the anime adaptation of Nagaru Tanigawa and Puyo's manga The Disappearance of Nagato Yuki-Chan has released on the cover of the October issue of Kadokawa Shoten's Young Ace magazine.

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The October 2014 issue of Newtype Magazine will be confirming that the anime adaptation of Haruichi Furudate's popular volleyball manga, Haikyuu! ! , will indeed be ending at episode 25. That final episode is scheduled to air in Japan on September...

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Sega has unveiled a new rhythm arcade game and it is based on the extremely popular musical anime, K-On! ! . The new game will be previewed in the Sega Club new building in Akihabara from September 13 – 15, 2014 and it will feature songs introduce...

Crunchyroll Scott Green

Congratulations! You’ve been accepted as the only human student at the prestigious St. PigeoNation’s Institute, a school for talented birds! Roam the halls and find love in between classeses as the remake of Hato Moa’s popular vi...

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With news that live action Ghost in the Shell is moving forward, the makers of the anime have taken to the official arise website to announce that a new anime film is indeed in production, and is due out next year.

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We've been introduced to the protagonist of Fatal Frame: The Black Haired Shrine Maiden, who visits a creepy mountain to look for someone. While details are still light, a recent issue of Famitsu magazine tells us more about the game's other chara...

Kane no Oto ga Yoku Kikoeru to Ame ni Naru / Catfist / AUBE / PLUNKLOCK / Ayabie A few days ago, ex. AYABIE's Yumehito announced that he will be starting a new band, not revealing the other members yet.

The official website for the Gundam G no Reconguista (Gundam: Reconguista in G) anime announced on Friday that the singer-composer unit GARNiDELiA (The irregular at magic high school second opening) will perform the series' opening theme song.

The official website for Sega and ASCII Media Works' Dengeki Bunko Fighting Climax anime-based fighting game began streaming a new promotional video on Friday. The video highlights support characters, previews the new "Dream Duel" mode, and explai...

Haruhichan's blog Jake “Swaps4” Haruhi

Aoki Ume who is known as the character designer for the Mahou Shoujo Madoka Magica series and the original creator of the Hidamari Sketch series has tweeted a sketch of Ryuuko Matoi from the Kill la Kill series.

RocketNews24 Philip Kendall

When it comes to Japanese food, everyone and their grandmother knows the classics like sushi, noodles and tempura. But one food that always takes visitors to Japan by surprise, and which has just this month started showing up in convenience stores...

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

Watch The Fifth 'Sailor Moon Crystal' Anime Episode Here Posted by Chris Beveridge September 6, 2014 at 09:15 AM Sailor Moon Crystal Episode 5 The twice a motnh schedule for Sailor Moon Crystal is a rough one for fans of the series, but it's that ...

Zankyou no Terror - 08 Absence makes the heart grow fonder, so they say.   Does it work here? Maybe it wasn't the worst time in the world for Zankyou no Terror to go on a break, because my esteem for the show had reached a low ebb after Episode 7.

「襲撃・ESPガールズ」 (Shuugeki Esupu Gaaruzu) "Attack, ESP Girls" A rough adaptation gets worse. I'm losing hope. Worst. Father. Ever. I thought a certain butler had the worst parents, but the Professor takes the cake.

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The official website of the Durarara! ! anime has released a new full visual for the second season of the anime adaptation of Ryohgo Narita and Suzuhito Yasuda's Durarara! !  light novel series, Durarara!

Sugoi! Blog Tabris

Amagi Brilliant Park Illustrations September 6th, 2014 / By Tabris / No comments » / Categories: Anime, Gallery Here's a small set of fresh illustrations for the Amagi Brilliant Park anime series. The show premiere is scheduled for October 3, 2014.

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Souta Fukushi (Kamen Rider Fourze) and Hiroshi Tamaki (Nodame Cantabile) will play the male lead actors in the live-action TV drama adaptation of Mari Fujimura's Kyō wa Kaisha Yasumimasu manga. Playing the show's leading lady is Haruka Ayase (Obli...

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