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January 12, 2015, 7:30 PM

The official Twitter account for the Naruto anime film has announced that, as of the end of the last year,  the 10th Naruto film The Last -Naruto The Movie- became the top-grossing feature film in the franchise.


A little late, manga author Rei Hiroe found time to get back to Twitter and share his New Year's illustration. In it, Revy from Black Lagoon is joined by the heroines of his earlier Hisuikyou Kitan, Shook Up!


The two-disc best album for the Hanayamata TV anime series, titled "Hanaotome," will be released in Japan on April 22. It was announced at the release event for the Character Yosakoi Song Series CDs at the Animate Yokohama store yesterday, January...


PONYCAN USA has posted their English product page for the first collector's edition DVD/Blu-ray combo release of last season's "blush inducing coming-of-age comedy about manga-loving blook store employees, Denki-Gai.

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While Persona 5 is in development and is scheduled for release in 2015, the Persona 3 and Persona 4 merchandise keeps rolling out in the meantime.   Anime News Network reports that Persona Q: Shadow of the Labyrinth is getting two new manga series...

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2014 was a great year for cosplay in Japan, and Japanese costume makers and anime merchandise distributors Cospa, has now unveiled their annual costume rankings, which yielded a result a little bit more different from last year's rankings.

The Hong Kong 3D Museum announced it will host the first ever three-dimensional One Piece Exhibition beginning in March. The museum's official website has not revealed any additional information about upcoming exhibit.

I enjoy the kind of show where it tauts the concept of female purity and overshadows it as virtually meaningless and used against women. That was the kind of idea that prompted me to cover Maria the Virgin Witch- I kept thinking, will this be the ...

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Yacht Club Games are currently working on additional content for Shovel Knight, and say that the first of this content will be a campaign for the Plague Knight.   In the new mode, the Plague Knight will be a playable character, complete with his o...

The sex scenes in this show were pretty entertaining. Er, I mean, the eating scenes. But I don't think that's enough to make up for the rest of it which was pretty boring. Ugh, Shaft. Just go out of business already.

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In 2014, Japan saw the release of big Pocket Monster games Pokémon Omega Ruby and Alpha Sapphire. The games sold a ton in Japan, but not enough to reign supreme. A new challenger has taken the crown: Yokai Watch.

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The official website of the anime adaptation of Naoshi Arakawa's Shigatsu wa Kimi no Uso (Your Lie in April) has released a brand new visual for the anime's second cour, which began airing on the 9th with the 12th episode of the anime.

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Please do not take this seriously: Someone from Facebook decided it is time for Japan to create it's own Call of Duty. The result? Call of Oniichan: Advanced Imouto. Too many Japanese tropes can be found here – from the anime girls to the school u...

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The official Kamen Rider Drive Secret Mission website revealed a 4-episode Kamen Rider Drive miniseries. The miniseries entitled "typeTOKUJO" will be released in the Kamen Rider Drive Blu-ray collection releases.

Toei's 1978 Spider-Man made comics appearance this week Marvel Entertainment posted two episodes of Toei's 1978-79 live-action tokusatsu (special-effects) Spider-Man show on Friday. The episodes include the pilot and episode 7, "Fearful Hit Tune!

A recent post made to the English-language blog of Good Smile Company's Kahotan has confirmed that Rider from Fate/stay night will be receiving a Nendoroid release. Rider will be the fourth servant from Type-Moon's Fate/stay night franchise to rec...

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The first promotional video has been released for Persona 3 The Movie #3: Falling Down, the third anime movie based on the Persona 3 JRPG developed and published by Atlus. This video previews the new character that will be appearing in the upcomin...

The official website for the TV anime adaptation of Durarara! !  has released preview images and the synopsis for the first episode of Durarara! ! x2 Shou, the first episode of Durarara! ! x2 Shou airs on Saturday at 11:30pm JST on Tokyo MX, GTV, ...

The Documentary of AKB48 The Time Has Come is the fourth AKB48 documentary. Released in theaters in on July 4, 2014 it covers from the end of 2013 up until Oshima Yuko's graduation in June 2014. Various events occurred during that time span but th...

Aldnoah. Zero - 13 The more things change. . . First the housekeeping: as far as naming conventions go, I'm following the studio's lead on this one.   If they want to call this Episode 13 rather than 2.

OP Sequence OP: 「Flyers」 by BRADIO 「デス・セブンダーツ」 (Desu Sebun Daatsu) "Death Seven Darts" There is nothing quite like Death Parade this season and it probably beats out all the premieres I've seen to date by a long shot.

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Pokemon fans rejoice! According to the latest scans of the February issue of Coro Coro Comic magazine, the newly-announced legendary Pokemon who just loves donuts, Hoopa, will be the focus of the newest Pokemon movie, Ring no Choumajin Hoopa (The ...

The release of a new Ghost in the Shell film was announced on Jan. 8, and Psycho-Pass the Movie will release Japan-wide on Jan. 9. Now a collaboration that crosses over the boundaries of these two films has surprisingly appeared in Shinjuku Station.

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While everyone had forgotten about it, The Rolling Girls has premiered – and it's surprisingly different from what it looked like in the preview material, although that's not to its benefit in any way.

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