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November 15, 2014, 5:00 PM
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Ukiyo-e Heroes are a group of artists who work in the medium of tradional Japanese woodblock printing (ukiyo-e), a style most strongly associated with Japanese culture.   This group has turned their facebook page into a virtual gallery displaying ...

Niigata idol trio Negicco are aiming for the Oricon top 10 with their upcoming single "Hikari no Spur" (release date: December 2, 2014) and went so far as to travel to Finland, considered the home of Santa Claus, to ask him for an early Christmas ...

Designs for December 6 film were first shown at Jump Anime Festa earlier this month; Kiyomi Asai also reprises role of Hanabi This year's 51st issue of Shueisha's Shonen Jump magazine is unveiling on Monday the character designs for Sasuke Uchiha ...

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MMORPG Phantasy Star Online 2 was one of this year's most hyped online games, and just like Gurren Lagann and Danganronpa, it is also headed to the stage with a live action play titled Phantasy Star Online 2-ON STAGE-.


Strap on your launchers and get ready to duel! Four titles from the mighty Yu-Gi-Oh! series are coming to Crunchyroll. Quoting 4K Media's official announcement 4K Media is excited to announce the wide release of the Yu-Gi-Oh!

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Heard some Nininger rumors lately? Well, here's some news for those who are interested in hearing some regarding ninjas who swap colors just like. . .

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Japanese animation studio Shirogumi Inc. and Japanese media producer Tablier Communications, have announced that they will be producing a new original anime titled Etotama. The anime itself will be airing in Japan next April.

Japan Animator Expo, the project of weekly anime shorts from Hideaki Anno's Studio Khara and the media company Dwango, began streaming the full second short titled "Hill Climb Girl" on Friday. The seven-minute video is streaming with English subti...


Leading into next weekend's CGWORLD 2014 Creative Conference, Rebuild of Evangelion's Khara and game company CyberConnect2  (. hack, Naruto) have gone head-to-head with anime short production. Junpei Mizusaki (the Jojo's Bizarre Adventure openings...

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Digimon All-Star Rumble has just released on the PlayStation and Xbox 360 and publisher Bandai Namco Games has the launch trailer for the 3D arena brawler. The game is a sequel to the two Digimon Rumble Arena games, but will be a 3D arena brawler.

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Some new information has released for the upcoming Psycho-Pass Movie including its setting, the production staff, with Production I. G. returning to animate, a better look at the movie's first new visual and the promotional video of the film.

NewType provides the December iteration of its top 10 anime character ranking, with the competition now coming down to SAO vs UBW. The male ranking: 1. Kirito (Sword Art Online II) 2. Archer (Fate/ Stay Night) 3.


In their latest 10,000 user poll, Charapedia returned to a favorite topic of conversation for print media readers across the globe. Namely, adaptation. Fans were asked to name which manga and light novels deserve an anime.


Sentai Filmworks announced a couple new licenses today, with Gingitsune and Devils and Realist joining its lineup of titles. Both series will be available through select digital outlets, with home video releases to follow.

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It seems that regardless of the place, age, or circumstance, vigilantes will always be met with some sort of resistance from the officials. That was the case this week when the Chiba Prefectural Police Department announced that they would not be a...


A first promo has gone online for Kunihiko Ikuhara's (Sailor Moon, Revolutionary Girl Utena, Penguindrum) winter anime Yuri Kuma Arashi. Set in the wake of the explosion of the Kumaria Asteroid, an existential war between humans and bear, and erec...

Tochigi Prefectural Police arrested Osamu Hoshi, a 43-year-old staff member of the Ministry of Finance's Kanto Finance Bureau in Tokyo, on Wednesday on suspicion of violating Japan's Copyright Law on unauthorized public transmission.

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Here's the full music video of "SURPRISE-DRIVE" by Mitsuru Matsuoka EARNEST DRIVE. This is the theme song of the Kamen Rider Drive TV series. This single will be released in two editions, the regular edition and the CD+DVD edition.

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Japanese theatre Cinema City has recently updated their website with the first listing for the upcoming 2015 Dragon Ball Z Film. The site for the Tokyo theatre has revealed that the movie will be airing on April 25th and that it will run for a unc...


Anime is full of less than subtle substitute McDonald's restaurants.   i live for the off-brand mcdonalds names they come up with in anime pic. twitter. com/XUtDJjXLqT — sav (@ANlMEMOM) November 3, 2014   In 1985's first Gundam sequel, Mobile Suit...

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Final Fantasy XV – 10 Minute Open World Gameplay A brand new 10 minute long video has released for the next major anticipated instalment in Square Enix's Final Fantasy franchise, Final Fantasy XV. This long gameplay footage demonstrates the large ...

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Sentai Filmworks Acquires 'Gingitsune' Anime Posted by Chris Beveridge November 14, 2014 at 02:23 PM Gingitsune Episode 1 One of the fall 2013 anime series that hadn't found a home outside of streaming has now done so as Gingitsune has been acquir...

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Kiyahhhh! ! ! Great news for Ultraman Leo fans, as Crunchyroll announced that they recently began to stream the Ultraman Leo series. Now that's. . .


An updated cast listing has shown that the upcoming TV anime adaptation of Yuto Tsukuda and Shun Saeki's ecchi cooking competition manga Shokugeki no Soma will have more characters recast from the earlier voice comic (VOMIC).

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Viz Media Previews Sailor Venus With Second 'Sailor Moon' Anime DVD/BD Set Posted by Chris Beveridge November 13, 2014 at 08:30 PM While we've caught a few glimpses of Sailor Venus as Sailor V in the first set release for the original Sailor Moon ...


Originally slated for a fall release in North America and Europe, htoL#NiQ: The Firefly Diary has been delayed. The atmospheric PS Vita puzzler will now arrive in the west in February 2015.     The new date was revealed in trailers that recently h...

KyoAni's Amagi Brilliant Park has provided a staggering amount of sexy swimwear service with its latest outing, as the anime's cast of voluptuous girls participate in an action-packed pool play to help boost the park's popularity – seeming to bear...

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I was still in high school when I first heard of Naruto. It was being shown on a major TV station in an afternoon slot. Everyday. This means most students will be able to catch and watch it at 5pm. I never cared about it because at that point in m...

Suffering from Brain's Poison, Kiriko and Belt-san realize the danger Drive is in, and decide to run. What happens next? Hit the jump to learn more about Kamen Rider Drive Episode 6, "For Whom Does a Warrior Fight?

While Final Fantasy XIII was a decent self-contained game, Square Enix decided to convert the numbered instalment into a franchise, which resulted in two sequels which were surprisingly enjoyable and tackled issues present in the first.

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