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January 15, 2015, 7:00 AM

Fire Emblem If for the Nintendo 3DS Announced A New Fire Emblem game titled Fire Emblem IF for the Nintendo 3DS was announced during the Nintendo Direct session on Wednesday. It's being developed by Intelligent Systems with character designs by Yu...

The "Samurai Guitarist" MIYAVI will be making his debut appearance on the all-time favorite talk show, The Ellen Degeneres Show!

LOOK AT THIS MAJORA'S MASK NEW 3DS XL Just like Nintendo usually does with their handhelds, the New 3DS XL now has a beautiful Majora's Mask edition.  Majora's Mask 3D drops on February 13, the same day the New 3DS XL releases, as well as this Maj...

On Jan. 8, 2015, Nippon Ichi Software released the opening movie of their PlayStation 4 software Disgaea 5 to release on March 26. Disgaea 5 Opening Movie The OP movie is animated and shows a battle unfold between main character Kilia and the demo...

Kotaku East Brian Ashcraft

There are shades of Dragon Ball here, and well, pretty much every epic anime battle brawl you can think of. That being said, this is pretty darn cool. As noted on NicoNico, the animation is a solo work, created by a 19-year-old in Guangzhou, China.

Creator Tite Kubo spent 8 days in the hospital after finishing only half the draft for next chapter Manga creator Tite Kubo confirmed on his Twitter account that a new chapter of the Bleach manga will not run in the next issue of Shueisha's Weekly...

RocketNews24 Casey Baseel

Japan has a long-standing and highly publicized infatuation with maid outfits. As such, it's really not much of a surprise that you can find a video on YouTube that bears the English title 100 Sizzling Japanese Maids in Action.

RocketNews24 Scott R Dixon

Taking up cosplay as a hobby takes a pretty significant time commitment to put together that perfect costume to dress up as your favorite video game, comic book or movie character. And for those of us without the, ahem, natural assets to boost our...

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Disney revealed the schedule of DreamWork's live-action Ghost in the Shell film starring Scarlett Johansson. The film is set for an April 14, 2017 release. The upcoming film is directed by Rupert Sanders (Snow White and the Huntsman) and is writte...

Recently premiered and "final" Naruto movie "The Last -Naruto The Movie-" has generated the most revenue of all films in the franchise – more than likely due to the fated conclusion of the rampantly recognized manga.

D3 Publisher, Inc. is developing a game for the PlayStation Vita that combines two classic monsters with seductive appeal: vampires and werewolves. The "vamwolves" of Vamwolf Cross† suck human blood like vampires while possessing the sharp fangs a...

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Here's the TV ad for the Live Spectacle Naruto stage musical, which features the four main cast of the said musical. The musical is also planned for an overseas release. The upcoming musical will cover the manga's first to 27th volume, which rough...

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

Vertical Adds 'Tokyo ESP' Manga License Posted by Chris Beveridge January 14, 2015 at 02:31 PM Vertical has added a new pickup on the manga side for 2015 with the acquisition of Tokyo ESP. The series, which began in 2010, comes from Hajime Segawa ...


A teaser site for the upcoming TV anime adaptation of Sore ga Seiyuu! (literally means That is Voice Actors) launched today. It is a collaborative four-panel doujin manga work by anime voice actress Masumi Asano (story) and author of Hayate no Got...

Kahotan's Blog gsckahotan

Hello everyone, Kahotan here! (@gsc_kahotan) Yesterday was Coming of Age Day here in Japan, where those who have turned twenty over the past year dress-up and celebrate becoming adults! I still can't believe they all must have been younger than me!

Media service Crunchyroll began streaming TOHO's classic live-action tokusatsu (special effects) film Destroy All Monsters on Tuesday. The movie is available now in the United States and Canada for Premium Members, and one month from now for Freem...

Siliconera Spencer

Kadokawa Games isn't the only developer with a KanColle project in the works. Sega announced KanColle Arcade, an arcade game based on the popular Kantai Collection series.   KanColle Arcade will have 3D models of the Fleet Girls, naval ships repre...

The Tokyo Reporter Kenichiro Takafuji

French artist's Osaka, Kyoto 'residency' raises eyebrows By Kenichiro Takafuji on January 14, 2015 under Osaka,Tokyo Daily Samples of Clet Abraham's work in OsakaKYOTO (TR) – Clet Abraham, a French street artist, recently modified a number of stre...


This morning's Nintendo Direct presentation saw the debut of a new trailer for Monolith Soft's Xenoblade Chronicles X, focusing on exploration of the open-world RPG's massive world.       Xenoblade Chronicles X hits Wii U in Japan on April 29, wit...

The Sun Rising Blog Michael Vincent

The recently concluded Nintendo Direct for North America provided a refresher to company's upcoming games on its platforms during the first quarter of 2015. That is right. First quarter. I bet some of you have spent too much last Christmas.

Siliconera Ishaan

Team Ninja say that future downloadable content for Dead or Alive: Last Round may not be available on Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3, due to "hardware capacity" limitations. In a post to the game's Facebook, the developer stated:   Due to hardware cap...

Otaku Tale Frontalspy

Japanese video game publisher Bandai Namco Games have unfortunately announced that their anticipated upcoming title Dragon Ball Xenoverse will be delayed by one week in North America and in Europe, on all planned platforms.

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

'Gundam: The Origin' English Dub Recorded, Cast Reveal Slated Posted by Chris Beveridge January 14, 2015 at 09:15 AM Progress continues on the release of Gundam: The Origin, which is getting its Japanese premiere soon.

Siliconera Sato

In this morning's Nintendo Direct for titles that will release for Spring 2015, the company announced that Puzzle & Dragons: Super Mario Bros. Edition for a western release, along with Puzzle & Dragons Z for Nintendo 3DS.

It's new mythical Pokémon time! The Pokémon Company International have this evening revealed Hoopa, a brand new mythical Pokémon who has never been available before in a Pokemon game. Categorized as a Mischief Pokémon, Hoopa is a Psychic- and Ghos...

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

Discotek Media is looking to build a stronger relationship with Crunchyroll when they can for streaming some of their properties and one of the new ones to kick off 2015 is the debut of the Golden Boy OVA series.

Utada Hikaru revealed on twitter that she is working on new music.

Trends in Japan William

Written by: William on January 14, 2015 at 8:02 am | In CULTURE | No Comments More photos have been released for the upcoming stage musical version of beloved anime and manga "Naruto". "Naruto" recently ended its long, successful manga serializati...

Things are getting interesting in the UK anime industry. We've just received details about a new UK anime distributor animatsu. The company has been set up by former Manga Entertainment UK employees Jerome Mazandarani and Andrew Hewson.

Haruhichan's blog Frontalspy

The official Twitter account of the Strike Witches anime has revealed that the third OVA of Strike Witches, Strike Witches: Operation Victory Arrow Vol. 3 – Arnhem no Hashi, will be releasing in Japanese cinemas on May 2nd.

Otaku Reviewers Chansu Hiro

You got to the tournament early and no one was there. . . Of course, they'll show. . . Maybe. . . Shounen anime is one of the most popular types of anime there is. It's the one frequently known as the tournament brawler anime.

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