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January 23, 2015, 2:30 PM

Musician HYDE helped launch the opening ceremonies for Universal Studios Japan/USJ in Osaka's "Universal Cool Japan" attractions based on Evangelion, Attack on Titan, Resident Evil and Monster Hunter, hosted January 23rd-May 10th.

RocketNews24 Joan Coello

There are people in this world who like cosplay, and there are people who like cute little animals. Put them together and you'd get possibly the only kind of cosplay that has the potential to out-cute toddlers in tiny geeky costumes: cosplaying pets!

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The most recent issue of Shueisha's Weekly Shonen Jump has revealed that a compilation film of the anime's first season adaptation of Haruichi Furudate's Haikyuu! !  manga is in production. The new film is part of the newly announced Haikyu!

Kotaku East Brian Ashcraft

Capcom is rolling out an official Resident Evil attraction at Universal Studios Japan. It's four floors of terror—and puzzles. While the attraction doesn't officially open until tomorrow, Kotaku was able to have a look during today's press preview.

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

Rumiko Takahashi's 'Kyoukai no Rinne' Anime Adaptation Premiere Set Posted by Chris Beveridge January 22, 2015 at 04:24 PM We're just barely into the winter 2015 season and now more dates are being set for the spring 2015 season with their premieres.

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American Cosplayer, Jessica Nigri, is known for her sexy and often revealing cosplays, Sentai Filmworks has announced that the world-renowned cosplayer will be voicing a character that is considered very similar to her – Super Sonico.

With only a few months to go until Final Fantasy Type-0 HD (Aka. That game with the Final Fantasy XV demo) hits store shelves worldwide, Square Enix have decided now is the time to share a new trailer that highlights the RPG's battle system.

Fans who came to see the first day of "AKB48 Request Hour Set List Best 1035 2015″ were greeted with a surprise from a familiar face as the show kicked off at Tokyo Dome City Hall on January 21st. Last November it was announced that AKB48 was goin...


Bloodborne—the latest out of From Software and Demon's Souls/Dark Souls director Hidetaka Miyazaki—hits Japan on March 26, and special edition PlayStation 4 bundles are coming along for the ride.

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New info of the Super Hero Taisen GP: Kamen Rider #3 film reveals how Shocker and the Kamen Rider Blade Riders play a big role in the film. As it turns out, history is once again altered and the film will take place in 1973.


Following the 15th volume released with the first episode last month, the limited edition of the upcoming 16th volume of Hajime Isayama's Attack on Titan manga comes with the second OAD episode based on Levi-featured spin-off manga Kuinaki Sentaku...

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Here are the official images for the powered-up version of everybody's favorite sneaky little backstabber in SHF form: S. H. FiguArts Kamen Rider. . .

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A special distribution for Pokémon Omega Ruby and Alpha Sapphire is kicking off today, and will feature the final evolved forms of the three starters from Pokémon Black and White. Here are the details of the distribution:   Serperior: Available fr...

Kayac creative director and interactive designer Kiyoyuki Amano is spearheading the "wearable special effects" skirt project, "Hikaru Skirt. " The site claims the skirt turns the "zettai ryouiki" (i. e.


Square Enix's English version of Dragon Quest V: Hand of the Heavenly Bride is now officially out on iOS and Android devices. This version delivers a port of the Nintendo DS remake with some added features, and will run you $14.

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The official website of the Tsukimonogatari anime adaptation has revealed the cover of the second volume of the anime's Blu-ray and DVD release. Additionally, the contents what the release will contain was also revealed.


Attack on Titan author Hajime Isayama's home town in Ōyama is famous for its plums and makers of umeshu (a Japanese liqueur made from ume fruits).  As with last year, Hibiki has prepared for spring with Attack on Titan branded umeshu, complete wit...

NHK announced in a briefing on Wednesday that the first Sailor Moon anime series will rerun on their NHK BS Premium satellite television service. The rerun is scheduled to begin on April 6, and it will show one episode every Monday at 6:30 p.

The much esteemed Monster Hunter Festa event has returned to for 2015 at the Makuhari Messe, showcasing an array of colossal statues of the game's most daunting beasts – and of course bearing an overwhelming supply of figures, food and other relev...

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The title of the upcoming 2015 film produced by the AnoHana film has been revealed, it will be titled Kokoro Ga Sakebitagatterun Da (The Heart Wants to Shout). Additionally, the film's first visual was leaked early online, before its scheduled rev...

Siliconera Ishaan

Hyperdimension Neptunia Re;Birth 1 is coming to PC via Steam on January 28th, Idea Factory announced this morning. The game will cost $30, but for a week after launch you'll be able to grab it for $15.

The 66th Sapporo Snow Festival will begin in Sapporo, Hokkaido on Feb. 5. It will last seven days, until Feb. 11. Madoka Magica the Movie: Rebellion is collaborating with this traditional event. It has been confirmed that an ice sculpture of the c...

Japanator Josh Tolentino

14 minutes ago - 4:00 PM on 01. 21. 2015 Getting Ready To Rumble It hasn't even been 24 hours since the last Build Fighters Try recap, but let's get this train going. After all, we've finally arrived at.

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Here's the "making of" video of the Kamen Rider Gaim: Great Soccer Battle! The Golden Fruits Cup film found in the film's official home video release. Set in an alternate Zawame City, the Armored Riders will fight the evil Kamen Rider Mars whose g...

Haruhichan's blog Frontalspy

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

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Though Ressha Sentai ToQGer has finished filming, it seems that this is not yet the end of our train heroes. According to those who watched the filming, the said filming is likely for a new movie or V-Cinema.


Bandai Namco Games posted a handful of new character trailers for One Piece: Pirate Warriors 3, which hits PS3, PS4, and PS Vita in Japan on March 26. See Luffy, Trafalgar Law, Donquixote Doflamingo, and Fujitora in action below.

Nihongogo Jeffrey T.

Tweet Pin It The sounds of Final Fantasy hit the Tri-State area as the Distant Worlds: music from Final Fantasy series stops in New Jersey for two breathtaking back-to-back shows on January 31st. The team at Nihongogo in association with Attila Gl...


NHK has announced that the premiere date for the upcoming TV anime adaptation of internationally acclaimed manga artist Rumiko Takahashi's latest serialization work Kyoukai no Rinne/Rin-ne. NHK's educational channel E Tere (NHK-E) will start airin...

Rareko to direct anime that chronicles British writer's trip to Japan with his family British travel and dining journalist Michael Booth's book Sushi and Beyond (Japanese title: Eikoku Ikke, Nihon o Taberu, or "British Family, Eat Japan) will get ...

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