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December 11, 2014, 8:00 PM
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Super-idol of the voice-acting world, Yukarin, aka Yukari Tamura, has released the music video of "Eccentric Lover", a coupling song will be included in her 25th single which is slated to be released on December 24th.

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There has been a massive leak for the upcoming final and 24th episode of the anime adaptation of Takahiro and Tetsuya Tashiro's Akame ga Kill!  manga, which is scheduled to air on Saturday the 14th of December.

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Drakengard and Nier creator Taro Yoko has been working as a freelance developer after having worked most notably with the now-defunct Cavia. He recently finished Drakengard 3 with Square Enix, and he's working on a new title.

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As Chaika -The Coffin Princess- Avenging Battle is winding down to its conclusion, the anime's official website has asked the fans which character from the series is their favorite. The voting period was from December 1 until December 7, 2014, and...

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This is 20 year-old Abbas Alizada. He totally looks like Bruce Lee, from his physical features to his ability to pull off martial arts moves. It's no surprise that the Kabul native's nickname is "Afghan Bruce Lee.

Worked on 6 Heisei Godzilla films & TV projects such as Gransazer Movie visual effects director Kōichi Kawakita passed away on December 5 due to liver failure. He was 72. A funeral service was held for close relatives, with his wife Toshiko as chi...


A new round of cast additions have been announced for the anime adaptation of Hitoshi Iwaaki's horror/sci-fi Parasyte.  Daisuke Namikawa ( Hunter x Hunter's Hisoka) is Miki, Kazuhiko Inoue (Naruto's Kakashi) is Goto,Takaya Aoyagi is Kusano and Iss...

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Renowned voice actress Mariya Ise was supposed to be scheduled to play Persona 4's resident hyperactive tomboy, Chie Satonaka for the live action Persona 4 Arena stage play titled "Persona 4 The Ultimate in Mayonaka Arena".


New York creative PARTY has announced the launch of an Indiegogo crowdfunding campaign, working with Moyoco Anno ( Insufficient Direction,Memoirs of Amorous Gentlemen, Sugar Sugar Rune) with the aims of creating a stop-motion anime short based on ...

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A brand new trailer has been released for the first entry in the Mobile Suit Gundam: The Origin OVA series, Mobile Suit Gundam: The Origin – Aoi Hitomi No Casval (Mobile Suit Gundam The Origin: Blue-Eyed Casval), on the official English website.

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Written by: William on December 11, 2014 at 10:00 am | In LIFESTYLE | No Comments Twitter Japan has announced the top ten hashtags and top ten trends for Japan in 2014. Anime-related hashtags accounted for four of the top ten, while number 8 was t...

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Written by: William on December 9, 2014 at 9:13 pm | In LIFESTYLE | No Comments UNIQLO spin-off GU recently held a kabe-don event at its Ginza branch as a promo for a holiday season sale. Does the idea of having a hot guy leaning up against you in...

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When garbage comes together, it creates a landfill, or perhaps in this case, four years worth of semen – Mahouka and Sword Art Online join their heroines in one illustration designed to ruin Christmas.

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In the latest episode of TheFineBros' Kids React, we see the kids react to Power Rangers, to be specific, the series that started it all, Mighty Morphin Power Rangers. Aside from comments how cheap and cheesy the show looks like, they also comment...

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  Atlus USA are localizing Devil Survivor 2: Record Breaker. The game will be released in North America sometime in early 2015, and will cost—wait for it—$50. (To provide a little perspective, the original game cost $29.

「機杖(ガンド)担う少女」 (Ki Tsue (Gando) Ninau Shoujo) "The Girl Who Carries the Gundo" Chaika is going to give Emperor Gaz a funeral, even if she has to kill him first. No matter the cost. Tooru the Dragoon Cavalier Next in our list of mind-blowingly obvio...


It is announced at the press conference at the headquarters of Toho today on December 11 that acclaimed director Mamoru Hosoda's new anime feature Bakemono no Ko/The Boy and The Beast is set for a release on July 11, 2015.

According to Kodansha Comics' official Twitter and Tumblr account, they announced that they will be licensing Naoshi Arakawa's (Sayonara Football, Tsumetai Kousha no Toki wa Todomaru) manga, Shigatsu wa Kimi no Uso, and will be released in English...

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Following Theatrhythm: Final Fantasy, Square Enix has announced a new rhythm game for 2015, this time using music from the Dragon Quest series. When Theatrhythm: Final Fantasy was announced in 2011, some commenters thought it was a joke.

The official website for the television anime of KOEI Tecmo Games' Samurai Warriors (Sengoku Musou) game franchise updated on Wednesday, and unveiled a new batch of new cast members (note: historical names are written family name first, while voic...

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A brand new trailer has been released for Gen Urobuchi's Rakuen Tsuihou: Expelled from Paradise original anime film. This new trailer, featuring English subtitles, provides information about the setting and premise of the film and the anime's Endi...

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The official website of Subaru and Gainax's Houkago no Pleiades (Wish Upon the Pleiades) anime has revealed that a new TV series is currently in production, 4 years after the original OVA series. The site has also released the first key visual for...

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When not beating people in the streets, the United States Government, the largest organized crime ring in the world, spends its time monitoring what you're spending your money on, US citizen or not. The tragedy of being an otaku seems endless.

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Sophitia's younger sister will make her debut in Soulcalibur: Lost Swords soon. The free to play Soulcalibur game is adding Cassandra to the roster in the near future. What can you get right now? A Santa costume for Siegfried.

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Let's get wild! Here's the fifth episode of Kamen Rider Drive from Over-Time subs featuring Drive's first form change into Kamen Rider. . .

  Aniplex and Key Visual Arts will be teaming up together to form a new project. This was announced at the official Angel Beats! anime website with a 24 hour countdown clock. According to the website, more information about the new project and ann...

Overall thoughts. First season and Avenging Battle. Mainly latter. Full of spoilers. Includes today's finale, shocking truth! "I am tool. Purpose served. No reason to live. " "I am tool. Purpose served.

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Another Ultraman series is now being streamed on Crunchyroll! This series is the 1980 Ultraman series, Ultraman 80! This is the fourth Ultraman series that is legally streamed on Crunchyroll. Taking place five years after the end of Ultraman Leo, ...

'Naruto' and 'Kuroko no Basket' Characters Loosen up at Indoor Hot Springs Oedo Onsen Monogatari Hot Springs is a lavish hot spring theme park in Odaiba. They're Tokyo's first and only hot spring theme park, known for their take-off on an Edo era ...

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The official website of the upcoming Death Parade website has just launched and revealed lots of new information for the upcoming series, including that the anime will be airing from January 9 next year.

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