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September 16, 2014, 11:00 PM
Crunchyroll Mikikazu Komatsu

Voice actress idol unit StylipS announced the schedule for their upcoming tour in 2015 at the 15th Anniversary Live Lantis Matsuri event held at Shiokaze Kouen in Tokyo yesterday. It will be their first tour by the current four members after the m...

Crunchyroll Nate Ming

A part me thinks that if you enjoy watching or reading Naruto, but somehow haven't had the chance to try CyberConnect2's damn pretty Ultimate Ninja games, you're missing out--I reviewed the hilariously long-titled Naruto Shippuden: Ultimate Ninja ...

The Asia-Pacific Journal's Asato Ikeda recently transcribed an illuminating interview with famed director Hayao Miyazaki originally printed in Studio Ghibli's monthly Neppu magazine. In it, Miyazaki delves deep into his life, talking about his chi...

Kotaku East Richard Eisenbeis

The third Keshin live-action film, Rurouni Kenshin: The Legend Ends, hit Japanese theaters this past weekend. As good as the previous two films were, this one was even better—largely thanks to some of the most amazing sword-fighting action scenes ...

Nelke Planning announced on Saturday that the Samurai 7 television anime series is receiving a stage musical adaptation. The musical will run at The Galaxy Theatre in Tokyo's Shinagawa ward in January 2015.

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Nintendo announced that the Super Smash Bros. for 3DS has sold over one million copies in Japan alone since Saturday. The sales for the game include both physical and digital copies sold. Super Smash Bros.

RocketNews24 Anime News Network

Since 2013, the Nagano Prefecture Police Department has run a 4-panel manga series called Keisatsu-no Oniisan! (literally "Big Brother Policeman") on its website. It depicts two police officers, one young and the other middle-aged.

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Hobby Square Kyoto's Volks showroom will be showing several masterpieces from modelling team Revolver, and these masterpieces show their attention to detail as they built a 1/35 scale diorama of one of the epic scenes from both Attack on Titan fro...

They may have only just saved Labrys from the TV world and planned to go after the culprit, but when the midnight channel pops up with another fighting game commercial, the characters from Persona 3/4 and a few new familiar faces must once again t...

Crunchyroll Scott Green

As part of Hatsune Miku's US tour, the blue-haired Vocaloid will be celebrating "Hatsune Miku Halloween Party" at Los Angeles Center Studios October 11th and 12th. Good Smile Company will be joining the festivities with a Nendoroid Hatsune Miku: H...

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

Viz Media Shows Off 'Sailor Moon' Anime DVD/BD Shimmery Packaging Posted by Chris Beveridge September 15, 2014 at 01:33 PM Sailor Moon Charlene Ingram is making sure Sailor Moon fans are getting a good look at the upcoming first release of the cla...

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The Monogatari series may be coming to an end this week, but NisiOisiN still has plenty left to write. Fans of the Monogatari series may be sad to see it go when the last novel, Zoku Owarimonogatari is released on Friday but it contains the first ...

The Death Note stage musical has cast Teppei Koike (Gokusen, Love*Com the Movie, Tōfu Kozō) as the genius detective L. The production also stars both Kenji Urai (Aoi Honō, Kamen Rider Kuuga, Sailor Moon musicals, pictured below left) and Hayato Ka...

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Kamen Rider Decade's transformation device, the DecaDriver will get the Complete Selection Modification treatment! Based on the images, this item comes with the 10 Kamen Ride Cards, which is based on the first 10 Heisei Kamen Riders.

Otaku Tale Frontalspy

The official website of the anime adaptation of the popular online mobile card game Kantai Collection, has revealed more characters that will be appearing in Kantai Collection: Kan Colle. The series itself will be airing in the upcoming Winter 201...

Haruhichan's blog Jake “Swaps4” Haruhi

With this weeks Weekly Shounen Magazine releasing chapter 400 of Hiro Mashima's best-selling shounen manga, Fairy Tail, Natsu Dragneel takes the covers spotlight. This year's 41st issue of Kodansha's Weekly Shounen Magazine announced last Wednesda...

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In Japan, female voice actors have a very large following, especially among men, in fact, some are so popular that they even rival actual idols in terms of popularity alone. Japanese women's website, MyNavi Woman, has recently sat down with voice ...

Haruhichan's blog Kaelasage

Media Factory began streaming the second commercial for Gugure! Kokkuri-san on Monday. Gugure! Kokkuri-san is a four-panel comedy manga written by Midori Endo. The first chapter was published in August 2011 in Square Enix's GanGan Joker and  as of...

Siliconera Eugene

It's been about five years since K-On! blasted their music into our life in anime form. Now, Sega brings word it will be releasing K-On! After School Rhythm Selection, an arcade game based off K-On! After School Live.

In an announcement that is sure to impress others and frustrate others, Microsoft have today confirmed that they will be acquiring acclaimed Minecraft developer Mojang for a not-so-insignificant sum of $2.

Crunchyroll Joseph Luster

Are you a fan of some of the older Natsume-published titles, particularly those from the Game Boy Advance days? Perhaps you're pining to revisit Harvest Moon: Friends of Mineral Town or Pocky & Rocky with Becky.

Japanator Hiroko Yamamura

If you ended up buying the imported version of Tengen Toppa Gurren Lagann last year, I'm sorry. It looks like Aniplex USA has heard our wishes, and is finally bringing the beloved anime series Stateside, with a two part box set.

J-Pop Idols Tetho

Morning Musume : 12th generation members and new album Morning Musume 12th generation members will be unveiled on September 30 at Nippon Budokan during their concert. Moreover, Morning Musume '14 will release a new album on October 29.

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

'The Seven Deadly Sins' Anime Adaptation Adds New TV Spot Posted by Chris Beveridge September 15, 2014 at 04:36 PM The Seven Deadly Sins The TV spots continue for the anime adaptation of The Seven Deadly Sins manga has landed, though country restr...

Impression One down, and first blood goes to Night Raid. That was creepy and weird on so many levels – I must say, I'm relieved that Dr. Stylish is dead, and that of the Jaegers he was the first one to go.

Nihongogo Greg Abesamis

Japanese hard rock band DAZZLE VISION has released a set of official LINE stickers for Hakaine Maiko, the UTAU vocal software character modeled after screamo vocalist Maiko. The stickers are designed to "let you show your angry side with no limits!

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

'Yuri Bear Storm' Anime Gets Premiere Season Posted by Chris Beveridge September 15, 2014 at 02:25 PM We learned a few weeks ago that Kunihiko Ikuhara is getting ready to dabble in anime with the upcoming series Yuri Kuma Arashi, aka Yuri Bear Storm.

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With Super Smash Bros. for 3DS now available in Japan, it's no surprise that someone decided to do something most fans want to do for years, and that is the battle of the video game company mascots. Seen in the video above are Mario (Nintendo), So...

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