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February 7, 2015, 12:00 PM
Kotaku East Brian Ashcraft

The annual Sapporo Snow Festival kicked off today in Japan. The center piece is an enormous Star Wars snow sculpture that looks like the Empire's take on Mount Rushmore. According to IT Media and Game Watch, the Star Wars snow sculpture measures 1...

RocketNews24 Casey Baseel

Considering that it's scheduled to run for less than two months in Japan, we weren't expecting much of the cast of Naruto to show up in the stage adaptation of the smash hit anime and manga franchise. Obviously protagonist Naruto, rival Sasuke, an...

One by one, the Japan Anima(tor) Expo showcases creators' experimental short animation projects, and on Feb. 6, 2015, it seems that it will deliver to the world yet another shocking new piece. On the night of Feb.

Kotaku East Brian Ashcraft

The Evangelion movies always look terrific. They've always been, at the very least, visually interesting. But man, the CG in this latest Evangelion short is something else. The computer graphics are damn good—like Pacific Rim good.

Kotaku East Brian Ashcraft

You know, where you can frolic with foxes. Opened in 1990 and located in Miyagi Prefecture, "Zao Fox Village" is a sanctuary home to over a hundred free-roaming foxes, including the silver fox and the platinum fox as well as the Japanese red fox.

Project reportedly in early stages The Wall Street Journal reported on Friday that Netflix has a television series based on The Legend of Zelda in the works. According to the report, Netflix is working with Nintendo and is currently seeking writer...

Takao Saito still serializing sniper story after 47 years, 550 installments This year's fourth issue of Shogakukan's Big Comic magazine is reporting on Tuesday that Takao Saito's long-running manga Golgo 13 is heading "towards its conclusion at last!

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The March issue of Kodansha's Bessatsu Shōnen Magazine is announcing on Monday that SCRAP will hold the upcoming New York version of the Escape from the Walled City: Attack on Titan (Shingeki no Kyojin) x Real Escape Game in the Richmond County Ba...

This year's 11th issue of Shueisha's Young Jump magazine is announcing on Thursday that a live-action film adaptation of Kenichi Tachibana and Yū Sasuga's science-fiction manga Terra Formars has been green-lit.

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This just in from Henshin Fever! A toy catalog revealing the new weapon for Machine Chaser's next evolution is finally revealed and it's. . .


Following the previous twelve, the official website for Live Spectacle Naruto, the upcoming stage play adaptation of Masashi Kishimoto's recently finished action manga series, today added six more more character visuals for Shikamaru Nara (Tsubasa...

The official website for the television anime of Shoji Sato's Triage X manga announced additional cast members and the show's theme song on Friday. The additional cast includes: Saeko Zōgō (Isuca, Maken-Ki!

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The 11th issue of this year's Weekly Shonen Jump announced that the legendary Super Saiyan Broly is confirmed playable in the Dragon Ball Xenoverse game. Players can unlock Broly by clearing the game's story mode at least once.

The staff of the art exhibit of Masashi Kishimoto's Naruto manga unveiled images of displays that will be available. The "Valley of the End" display has images of Naruto and Sasuke's final battle, as well as the pair's memories in front of the wat...

If there is one particular genre that the Wii U seems to really be lacking compared to other consoles on the market, it is the variety of RPG's that are available for it. Fortunately that wait should not be too far away, with Xenoblade Chronicles ...

Crossover game slated for April 7 in N. America Atlus USA began streaming a video on Thursday introducing the Medic class in its upcoming Nintendo 3DS game Etrian Mystery Dungeon. The class is responsible for healing other party members.

RocketNews24 Casey Baseel

Last week, we took a sneak peek at the upcoming Sapporo Snow Festival by checking out an icy rendering of an idol trio from hit anime Love Live! Freaked out as we were by their unfinished yet crazed expressions, it turns out Umi, Honoka, and Kotor...

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play along with some new characters. Meanwhile, on Atlus' official website, Persona Team producer and director Katsura Hashino has shared a message for  fans.  Hashino writes:From the Persona 5 development team.


Koei Tecmo revealed some new details for Deception IV: Another Princess, including a look at a new character and some stages that take us to modern day locations such as a gymnasium, hospital, and park.

Charapedia asked 10,000 anime fans the question: What anime series do you want to continue to watch? And from thousands of fans, most of the responses are from the male fans (51. 4%), female fans (48. 6%) and teens to their 20s (73.

Company will handle all merchandise related to the anime Viz Media announced on Thursday that it has been named the North American master merchandise licensee for the JoJo's Bizarre Adventure anime series.

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Here's the new Shuriken Sentai Ninninger promo video features the Kibaoni Army, more individual shots of the team, and of course, the team's cockpit. The series is written by Kento Shimoyama (Gokaiger, Go-Busters) and is directed by Shojiro Nakaza...

Haruhichan's blog Frontalspy

The official website of the upcoming anime adaptation of Ayano Takeda's Sound! Euphonium (Hibike! Euphonium) light novel series has revealed the a brand new visual for the April series. Additionally, new cast members, and the anime's Opening and E...


Last week marked the official kick off for Crunchyroll’s first original webcomic HYPERSONIC music club. Now, while ace artist Hiroyuki Takahashi toils away on the next page, we bring you a spotlight on one of music club’s main characte...

Haruhichan's blog Frontalspy

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


After the seven-day countdown is over, it is today revealed on the mysterious garakowa. jp site that the project is an anime feature film titled Glass no Hana to Kowasu Sekai (Vitreous Flower Destroy the World) which is based on Physics Point's il...

Haruhichan's blog Hamza "Tomoki" Khattak

If you don't plan on picking up a New Nintendo 3DS when it launches on February 13, you'll need to get one at some point to play Xenoblade Chronicles 3D. The port—which will support StreetPass for earning in-game tokens—is only for the...


Following the first teaser with only one scene featuring sleeping four sisters: Ayase Haruka (Sachi), Masami Nagasawa (Yoshino), Kaho (Chika) and Suzu Hirose (Suzu), the official website for the upcoming live-action adaptation film of Akimi Yoshid...

Scandalous transfer student Marika of Nisekoi dons her stylish bikini as demonstrated in Beach Queen form by Wave – the 15. 5cm tall Marika will hit the beach come the sunny month of July. Marika can be pre-ordered now.

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