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January 24, 2015, 4:00 AM

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.

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Disney enjoys broad popularity with Japanese children, with tykes across the nation regularly getting excited for the studio's animated films and begging their parents to take them to Tokyo Disneyland.

Kotaku East Brian Ashcraft

At least they'll have photos to remember this moment. Near Universal Studios Japan's Attack on Titan attraction, there are one-to-to scale Eren Titan and Female Titan statues, which I checked out during a press preview.

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Voice actress Kana Hanazawa is one of the biggest names in the voice acting industry, and it seems that she is not just a beautiful voice as she takes her talents from voicing iconic anime characters to acting out in real life.

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Kodansha has posted the promo for the Attack on Titan: No Regrets anime spin-off's 2nd and final episode. This spin-off takes place prior to the start of the main anime series. The Attack on Titan: No Regrets tells a story that takes place prior t...

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Sony is currently auctioning a copy of the limited edition 20th Anniversary PlayStation 4 on Yahoo! Auctions. What's more is that it's #1 of the 12,300 copies released worldwide. The proceeds of the auction will go to Save the Children Japan charity.

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It has been revealed in the latest issue of Shueisha's Weekly Shonen Jump that a compilation film of the first season of the anime adaptation of Haruichi Furudate's Haikyuu! !  manga has been green lit.

System comes in 2 colors, includes laser-etched HDD bay cover & limited first edition of the game Sony unveiled a "Bloodborne Limited Edition" PlayStation 4 console bundle on Thursday as a tie-in with From Software's upcoming PlayStation 4 game Bl...

The official website for the television anime of Rumiko Takahashi's Kyōkai no Rinne (RIN-NE of the Boundary or RIN-NE) manga announced the voice cast on Friday. It is also playing a promotional video previewing the cast.

North American anime publisher Sentai Filmworks have announced that they have recruited cosplayer Jessica Nigiri to voice the lead character, Sonico, in their upcoming DVD and Blu-ray release of SoniAni: Super Sonico the Animation.

In a frank interview with Shuukan Bunshun, current Johnny's & Associates Vice President Mary Kitagawa confirmed that her eldest daughter Julie Keiko Fujishima will become the next president of the company.

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Sword Art Online: Lost Song will throw you into a new continent called Svartalfheim, where you'll fight dragons, golems, and all kinds of new monsters. Here's a look at how you'll fight off foes and stay safe in ALO.

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.

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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.

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"Sound! Euphonium" – Main Cast Info; PV Posted by pKjd on Jan 23, 2015 @ 12:26 am 23 Jan The official webpage for Kyoto Animation's next animated project, 「Sound! Euphonium」 (Hibike! Euphonium / 響け! ユーフォニアム), has updated with new info regarding th...

The Sun Rising Blog Michael Vincent

Out next month in Japan is God Eater 2: Rage Burst. The latest round of screenshots show the new blood arts attacks and special duty missions. According to gaming site Gematsu: "A new system where highly difficult missions occasionally occur.

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Here's a guide to the Shuriken Sentai Ninninger episodes that will air in February. The said series will premiere in the said month. Story 1 - Shuriken Sentai, Departure! (2/15)The descendants of the Last Ninja, Takaharu, Fuka, Yakumo, Matsuo, and...


NHK's Anime World+Blog today announced two additional voice cast for the upcoming second season of the TV anime adaptation of Hikaru Kachiki's tennis-themed manga Baby Steps. Hiroshi Kamiya (Levi in Attack onTitan) voices 19-year-old professional ...


Square Enix is back with another Orience News special report for Final Fantasy Type-0 HD. This time the focus is on combat, detailing the ways you'll be fighting with Class Zero's 14 playable members.       Final Fantasy Type-0 HD hits PlayStation...

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.

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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.

Visual Novels Now Reading MangaGamer Ask What Visual Novels You Would Like Licensed MangaGamer Ask What Visual Novels You Would Like Licensed International visual novel publisher MangaGamer have today launched a brand new survey they would like VN...


Japanese film production/distribution company Toho announced today on January 22 that it will launch a "Shinjuku Anime" project featuring various types of animation works, to be based at Toho Cinemas Shinjuku.

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Here's a good news for Ultraman Tiga fans, Ultra-Act has released the official images for their newest Ultraman Tiga 2 pack that consist of. . .

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Narudoma Anime Adaptation Announced for This Year An anime adaptation of Kometokaite Meter's web manga Narudoma (Nar Doma) has been announced on the wraparound of the manga's first published volume. The anime itself will be airing later this year.

X JAPAN YOSHIKI's sudden Tweet the other day has caused speculation start to rise among X JAPAN FANS. YOSHIKI tweeted asking "Which festival do you like? ", adding Twitter accounts of various music festivals to the Tweet.


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.


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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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...

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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.

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