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September 24, 2014, 6:00 PM
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With major restaurant chains hit by food safety scares, and a factory worker jailed last month for lacing frozen foods with pesticides, consumer confidence in the food industry in Japan is at an all-time low.

If you've been anywhere near a computer or a smartphone this past year, you may have experienced the overwhelming popularity of Flappy Bird, a game that's as simple as it is frustratingly hard, and insanely addictive.

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A Twitter account was recently created which is dedicated to pointing out how strikingly similar Kamiya Yuu's works are in comparison to other pieces of artwork – and the sad thing is, their claims are valid.

This past Summer season was great for comedy anime, but as we move to Fall it's time to get SERIOUS. Part 1 of our guide features two huge names with a brand new Gundam series and the revisiting of the massively popular Fate/Stay Night.

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Apple's iTunes service released a trailer for the English dub of Studio Ghibli and Isao Takahata's The Tale of the Princess Kaguya on Monday. The film is slated for release in North America on October 17.

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Anime Weekend Atlanta Sets Several Premieres & Advance Screenings Posted by Chris Beveridge September 23, 2014 at 10:40 AM The folks at Anime Weekend Atlanta always kills it when it comes to their selection of properties to show and this year is n...


Sep24 The way to Akame's heart. You were expecting Kara, but it's me, Sumairii!     Bad Guys Dying Some closure for Mine. Kara was unable to cover Akame ga Kill! last week, so I'm here now with a double episode post.

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Nisekoi's final Blu-ray volume just released carries a miniature colored illustration of Chitoge looking surprised as Onodera whispers to her, with text on top that says "See you Sooon" in English neko-font.

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Tweet Pin It One angry SMAP fan is learning the hard way that you shouldn't start a fight you can't finish. Rino Sashihara received a rather nasty tweet following an appearance on UTAGE! , hosted by AKB48's Mayu Watanabe and SMAP's Masahiro Nakai,...

SiM performs opening theme, Miyuki Sawashiro joins cast as Rita for series premiering October 6 The official website for Shingeki no Bahamut Genesis (Rage of Bahamut Genesis), the anime of Cygames' Rage of Bahamut social card game, began streaming...

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

'Mobile suit Gundam Agressor' Manga Scheduled Posted by Chris Beveridge September 23, 2014 at 03:01 PM As we get further into the anniversary celebrations for the Mobile Suit Gundam franchise, more projects are starting to get announced.

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The new, officially unnumbered, PV is on YouTube (h/t Beveridge) and includes new footage (with spoilers). Shiburin, apparently, wears a certain necklace at all times, even with a tie! Its pendant must contain her charisma powers.

Fantasista Stella volume 2 planned for November, Ane Log in December The November issue of Shogakukan's Shonen Sunday S magazine is announcing on Thursday that Michiteru Kusaba's Fantasista Stella soccer manga and Kenji Taguchi's Ane Log - Moyako ...

It has been some time since Australian anime publisher Siren Visual announced a set of new acquisitions, and apparently they have a couple of classic anime series to announce this week. First on their announcement slate is the Australian debut of ...

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

'Kite' Live Action Film Home Video Cover Art Revealed Posted by Chris Beveridge September 22, 2014 at 11:41 PM The Kite feature made its limited debut on DirecTV on August 28th, 2014 and other VOD locations while a theatrical bow is set on October...

The homepage for the Oshiri Kajiri Mushi ("Butt-Biting Bug") anime has announced that the franchise will get a third TV series beginning on October 6. The adaptation of the popular children's song got a 20-episode TV series in 2012 and a 32-episod...

This week's featured releases come from HKT48, LinQ and PassCode.   HKT48 – "Hikaeme I Love You! " After what I guess is a now standard six month break, HKT48 return with a new single this week. I'm not quite sure what the rational is with only gi...

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