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November 6, 2014, 2:00 AM
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It's been announced that "Maku ga Agaru", a bildungsroman written by Oriza Hirata, is going to be performed on screen and stage directed by Katsuyuki Motohiro, who is famous for the movie series of "Odoru Daisousasen".

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The site for The Last: Naruto the Movie has been updated with new features including a feed of support messages and color design art for a dozen of the features prinicpal players, including series creator Masashi Kishimoto's older versions of the ...

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© SQUARE ENIX CO. , LTD. / Crypton Future Media, INC. The collaboration video between Crypton Future Media's Vocaloid Hatsune Miku and game developer Square Enix designer Tetsuya Nomura that premiered at Hatsune Miku art exhibition "Universal Posi...

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The official iDOLM@STER Blog has announced that the latest iDOLM@STER anime, Cinderella Girls, on January 10, 2015, and will have a very Cinderella-like appeal as it will be shown when the clock strikes midnight.

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Nov 5, 2014 An image set of what seems to be the ending to The Last: Naruto the Movie has been circulating online as of late. The images were apparently leaks from the movie itself, this coming from 4chan's imageboards.

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The 50th issue of this year's Weekly Shonen Jump that a Naruto manga mini-series will launch in Spring 2015. This new mini-series will tell a new story set in Konoha. In addition, Shueisha's Jump J-Books imprint will also launch a series of Naruto...

Orange County is getting a Hello Kitty cafe next year, and it'll be chock full of tasty desserts, savory meals, and espresso drinks. Those who went to Hello Kitty Con last weekend had a chance to check out some of the eventual cafe's treats with t...

Siliconera Ishaan

In the Wii U version of Super Smash Bros. , the Classic Mode difficulty screen looks different from that of the one on the Nintendo 3DS. In a post to Miiverse, director Masahiro Sakurai illustrated the difference.

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Here's the full version of "SURPRISE-DRIVE" by Mitsuru Matsuoka EARNEST DRIVE. This song is the opening theme song of the Kamen Rider Drive TV series. This song comes with the Surprise-Drive CD Single.

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November 5, 2004 was when Crypton Future Media Inc. released the very first Japanese vocaloid with an official avatar named Meiko. A decade later, Meiko is now one of the most popular vocaloid characters out there, and to celebrate, Sega has relea...

RocketNews24 Casey Baseel

Given the massive success he's since enjoyed as a video game character designer and director, it's almost hard to remember how skeptical everyone initially was about Square Enix's Tetsuya Nomura. When he stepped up to the plate as character design...

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

'Assassination Classroom' Anime Adaptation Set For Two Seasons Posted by Chris Beveridge November 4, 2014 at 11:46 PM The upcoming anime TV series adaptation of the manga series Assassination Classroom from Yusei Matsui is starting to look a bit m...

On Oct. 18, Halloween Party 2014, an event headlined by HYDE and his band VAMPS, was held in Halls 9-11 at the Makuhari Messe International Convention Complex. On the second day of this three-day event, all of the performers served up a Halloween ...

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The official website of anime adaptation of Reki Kawahara's Sword Art Online light novel series has revealed the character designs for the upcoming Mother's Rosario (Mother's Rosary) arc, which will begin this Saturday.

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20 animated works have been submitted to be considered for nomination for Best Animated Feature Film for the 2015 edition of the Academy Awards, and two of these animated works are Japanese Anime movies.

Currently only listed as being available in North America, the United Kingdom and France; Square Enix have confirmed that they will be offering a special Collector's Edition for upcoming HD compilation Kingdom Hearts HD 2.

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This week's issue of Japanese gaming mag Famitsu has a nice little reveal for fans of Bandai Namco's Ace Combat series. More dogfighting action is coming to Nintendo 3DS in the form of Ace Combat: Assault Horizon Legacy Plus, an enhanced version o...

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Formerly a standard, now an exception, Assassination Classroom is one of the few presumably lucky series to receive two cours, meaning at least 20 episodes, and a two season span, rather than one. Having extra episodes provides a lot of benefit in...

Japanator Hiroko Yamamura

I have to admit, it's been a while since I've actually gasped while watching an anime. However, that's exactly what occurred after I processed the sheer beauty that was the first episode of A-1 Picture's Your Lie in April.

Crunchyroll Scott Green

It's been a good day for anime and anime adjacent Kickstarter campaigns. With less than 40 hours to go, and plenty of social media support, the effort to crowdfund the production of a pilot for Joel Dos Reis Viegas and Sébastien Larroud&eac...

REALISTIC 'ADVENTURE TIME' X 'BATMAN' MASHUP ART What time is it? BAT-VENTURE TIME! These digital 3D models are so lifelike that you'd think they were toys which begs the question: WHY AREN'T THESE TOYS!

The Sun Rising Blog Michael Vincent

What is the strength of the Tales series? Truth be told, games from the series do not really deliver the best graphics in the systems where they get released. According to series producer Hideo Baba, it's the game's storylines and interesting char...

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

'Naruto' Manga Gets Tentative Finale Planning Posted by Chris Beveridge November 4, 2014 at 02:25 PM Naruto As things draw to a close for Naruto as the November 10th issue will be a double chapter installment that brings it to a close, some tentat...

The Sun Rising Blog Michael Vincent

There is already a script. That's what actor Keannu Reeves had mentioned repeatedly in the past. But is it time to get hyped? Apparently not. The script, according to Reeves was amazing and really something he would like to be part of.

Fittingly enough, the experience of watching this OVA was an avalanche of mixed emotions. First things first - Watamote is still great.   The OVA doesn't miss a beat - it's every bit as smart, hilarious and gut-wrenching as the TV series, and play...

Akatsuki no Yona - 05 The beast awakens. Which one?   Take your pick. Things developed just a bit differently than I expected here, in that I figured tragedy was going to visit Akatsuki no Yona - and Fuuga - this week.

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Halloween for kids in Kobe City was made extra-special this year thanks to their friendly neighborhood gangsters. The notorious Yamguchi-gumi, Japan's largest yakuza organisation, turned the garage of their headquarters in Kobe into a Halloween ca...

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

'Blood Blockade Battlefront' Anime Adaptation Gets First Visual Posted by Chris Beveridge November 4, 2014 at 01:33 PM Blood Blockade Battlefront After revealing the main cast and staff for the series just a few days ago, the official site for Blo...

The Fandom Post Angela Sylvia

Ten Years Later: Beck Anime Series Posted by Angela Sylvia November 4, 2014 at 05:00 PM Koyuki, the hero of our story, is a bit of a boring kid. His only friend is a major jerk (with the face and hair coloring of a 40-year-old), he has no interest...

Nihongogo Jeremy Suskin

Japanese pop metal group BabyMetal has landed in New York City and the rock world is about to be turned upside down. The BABYMETAL BACK IN THE USA / UK TOUR 2014 concert series is landing at the Hammerstein Ballroom in New York City today and at t...

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