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November 12, 2014, 7:30 PM
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The "magical girl" anime trope is well-established in Japan. Usually, a high-school girl discovers she has magical powers and bands together with her classmates who also have magical powers in order to save the world from evil forces.

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Jet-setting girls dance and vocal unit Tokyo Girls' Style has revealed the MV for the English version of "Himawari to Hoshikuzu" which will be on their upcoming double A-side single "Say long goodbye/Himawari to Hoshikuzu -English version" (releas...

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Sword Art Online: Lost Song will support 4-player co-op online play, Demgeki PlayStation magazine is revealing this Thursday in a special feature on the game. Although in single-player mode, you can go on adventures with up to only 3 characters in...

According to recent news, snack company Koikeya's tortilla chip series, one of their most popular, will collaborate with Pretty Guardian Sailor Moon Crystal. Koikeya's tortilla chip series has proved extremely popular with women.

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Recently, we reported on professional pick up artist/coach Julien Blanc, who has begun to attract the public's attention worldwide after a video was uploaded showing him choking, grabbing and harassing women in Japan, and conducting seminars teach...

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Sometimes, after a long day of napping and begging for treats, a cat's just gotta get out of the house. And what better way to get around than by Japan's famously on-time and impeccably clean railway? If you're still walking or taking taxis to you...

Season teased with image of Yashiro King Records' Starchild brand confirmed on Tuesday that next year's K anime sequel is a "new season. " The official Twitter account for the K anime project announced last month that production on a sequel to the...

The serialization of Masashi Kishimoto's popular manga Naruto, which has been serialized in Weekly Shonen Jump (Shueisha) since September 1999, has come to an end after 15 years. Chapters 699 and 700 were published simultaneously in Issue 50 of We...

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Fans wanted to see Noire get her own game and Compile Heart with help from Yggdra Union developer Sting made one. Hyperdevotion Noire: Goddess Black Heart is out in Japan and coming to the West in early 2015.

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Monolith Soft recently erected website for Xenoblade Chronicles X, and revealed that the game is in its final stages of development. Following their last update, the developers recently updated the official website once again, with a few more words.


A very familiar voice to many anime fans will be gracing the FUNimation dub of Free! Eternal Summer.     FUNimation announced on Monday that J. Michael Tatum, the voice of characters like Sebastian Michaelis (Black Butler) will be voicing Rei in t...

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The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

Rumiko Takahashi's 'Kyoukai no Rinne' Manga Getting Anime Adaptation Posted by Chris Beveridge November 11, 2014 at 03:34 PM Rin-ne Volume 15 With news that Shogakukan Shueisha Productions has registered the domain name anime-rinne.

Attack on Titan, Durarara! ! , Bakemonogatari, Evangelion and Other Anime Series Parody Frozen Songs Various anime characters from different series have teamed up to perform a parody of songs from Disney's Frozen.

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Halloween is over, but Japan is still cleaning up the mess. It seems like every year the outrage against Halloween in Japan increases. A decade ago Japanese people were complaining about foreigners dressing up and riding trains.


There are more of Nintendo's dangerously alluring amiibo figures on the not-so-distant horizon, with the third and fourth waves set to make their way to North America in February 2015.     As Nintendo recently confirmed, amiibo figures can be used...

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Final Fantasy XIII-2 is coming to Steam December 11th, according to a trailer that was published on Square Enix's YouTube channel, and subsequently pulled.   While the trailer itself is no longer on Square's YouTube, Final Fantasy XIII-2's Steam p...

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Avex has posted a short version promotional video for the two-member voice actress unit Karo*Fuku's upcoming 3rd single "You Gotta Love Me! " on its official website. It is now featured as the ED song for the ongoing TV anime Inou Battle wa Nichij...


With the release of Pokémon Omega Ruby and Alpha Sapphire on the horizon, the Pokémon anime is receiving a special animated short based on the games as a celebration of their arrival. The upcoming short will be aired in Japan with th...

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The official website for the upcoming TV anime Seiken Tsukai no World Break is today updated with a new key visual. And it is also confirmed that petit milady, the two-member voice actress unit consisting of Aoi Yuuki and Ayana Taketatsu will perf...

Back in August, it was announced that Hayao Miyazaki will receive an honorary award from the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences at the Academy's 6th Annual Governors Awards on the 8th of November.

Kyary Pamyu Pamyu has expressed her disillusion with the entertainment industry, revealing that she has even considered retiring from it due to the difficulties she's faced.

Director appeared at awards ceremony on Saturday at friend John Lasseter's request The official YouTube channel for the Academy Awards began streaming a video on Sunday of director Hayao Miyazaki accepting his honorary Oscar at the Governor's Awar...

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Are you ready for another Ultra movie? Then check out the teaser trailer for Ultraman Ginga S The Movie: Great Battle! Ultra 10 Warriors! ! Continue. . .

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Nintendo have announced in Japan that Super Smash Bros. for 3DS will get a new version 1. 0. 4 update sometime in November, which will bring a few adjustments and fixes to the game.   While the patch notes don't go into much detail, they reveal th...


In a rather surprising move, Bandai Namco has decided to resurrect Namco’s Family Stadium baseball series for a brand new mobile release. It’s called Famista Dream Match, and there’s plenty in it to get excited over.

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Recap After our heroes have been training and building, it's time to take their gunpla to the championship qualifiers! For the first time, Sekai gets a chance to show his stuff in front of the larger gunpla community.

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Animation studio Brains Base has taken the wraps off of its latest original production in Choujikuu Robo Meguru with the director from Kiddy Grade in Keiji Gotoh playing a significant role in the project.

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

Classic 'Sailor Moon' Anime DVD/BD Release Debuts New Commercial Posted by Chris Beveridge November 11, 2014 at 10:29 AM Viz Media is doing some additional marketing today with it being the long awaited release day for the original Sailor Moon ser...


To promote the second part of the Akame ga Kill! anime, a tie-in exhibit was supposed to run at the Gamers Akihabara headquarters from October 11-26, but, by popular demand, the Memorial Museum's engagement was extended through November 9th.

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