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February 10, 2015, 1:00 PM

If you're a Ghibli fan, the Ghibli Museum in Tokyo's Mitaka is probably high on your bucket list of places to visit. Sadly, you won't find any Ghibli-themed roller coasters there, but various attractions are housed in the museum, where you can als...

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The legendary Japanese animation studio, Ghibli, seems to be falling on tough times recently as revealed by their former president, Toshio Suzuki during a recent talk show event for the upcoming anime movie, The Case of Hana And Alice.

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Atlus recently shared a look at Persona 5's new trailer, where we got to see more from the game, along with some new characters that will be a part of it. In this week's issue of Famitsu magazine, we get more details on the story and setting.


A few days ago Capcom posted a DmC Devil May Cry: Definitive Edition trailer that showed off combos and the newly added Must Style modifier. Now we have some info on a fresh addition: Vergil's Bloody Palace.

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2014 may be over, but some fans are still talking about the year that was, which aired some great anime series. Japanese anime website, animeanime. jp has recently asked its readers which anime series from 2014 do they think is the very best.

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Last year saw the 15th anniversary of the original Digimon Adventure anime, with the new upcoming sequel anime Digimon Adventure tri. airing this Spring, and Toei Animation (Dragon Ball Z, One Piece) will be releasing a special Blu-ray boxset of t...

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Jump J-Books revealed the synopsis of the 2nd Naruto epilogue novel. Entitled "Naruto - Shikamaru Hidden Legend: The Cloud That Floats in the Silence of the Darkness", it will focus on Shikamaru Nara. After the war, ninjas worldwide are disappeari...

Wii game port will be available for the New Nintendo 3DS XL in N. America on April 10 The Nintendo World Report TV channel on YouTube is streaming a Xenoblade Chronicles video comparison video for the Wii and new 3DS game versions.

Viz Media began streaming two English dub clips from its Tiger & Bunny The Movie -The Rising- home video release on Thursday. Viz will release the film on Blu-ray and DVD on February 24. Suzanne Goldish directed the English dub adaptation written ...

Otaku Reviewers Chansu Hiro

Which type of character is cooler in an anime? The rugged, brash hero or the refined, smart main character? Or if you're a girl would you rather see the strong, loud heroine or the reserved, thoughtful heroine grace an anime series?


In the previous post about Deception IV: Another Princess, we talked about some of the modern day settings, and also shared a trailer highlighting one of the previous Deception characters. You can unlock and play as classic characters by clearing ...


Square Enix now has a subtitle to add to its upcoming Bravely Default: Flying Fairy sequel. It's officially called Bravely Second: End Layer, and you can see the art and logo from the cover below.     Bravely Second: End Layer hits Nintendo 3DS in...

Angel Beats! -1st Beat- Pre-Order Bonuses Are Saucy With the upcoming and highly anticipated Angel Beats! visual novel Angel Beats! -1st Beat- debuting on PC in Japan on May 29th, pre-order bonuses have been previewed.

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Bandai Namco are doing a crossover with two of their popular titles in God Eater 2: Rage Burst and Sword Art Online: Lost Song. This week's issue of Famitsu magazine provides details on what we'll see from it.

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And wonders of wonders, the TV promo for the DX Shuriken Gattai Shurikenjin & DX Henshin Ninjatou Ninja Ichibantou is now online and ready for. . .


Otome game makers Rejet, music producers Elements Garden and avex have begun promoting their 2015 original TV anime Dance With Devils. Blue Spring Ride director Ai Yoshimura and composition writer Tomoko Konparu will be reuniting on the Brains Bas...

Wonder Festival, Japan's largest twice-a-year figure convention, recently showcased some of the newest Sailor Moon figures coming out in 2015. Considering all of the excitement from fans during the release of Sailor Moon Crystal in summer of 2014,...

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Bandai Namco Games has posted the new Dragon Ball Xenoverse promo, which features the races you can select for your original character. The races you can select according to the trailer are: Human, Majin, Namekian, and Saiyan.


The official website for the upcoming new PreCure All Stars film, PreCure All Stars: Haru no Carnival (Spring Carnival), today announced that Japanese idol group Morning Musume. '15 also performs the theme song "Ima Kokokara," in addition to the v...


Ling Tosite Sigure played a secret show titled "Hyper Secret GIG" at Ebisu Liquidroom. This was the first time the band played at Ebisu Liquidroom since 2011's "αβ + 1 TOUR" tour finale three years ago.

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The latest issue of Animedia has revealed the first cast members of the upcoming anime adaptation of Last Note. 's Mikagura Gakuen Kumikyoku (Mikagura School Suite) light novel series. The main cast of the upcoming anime and which characters they ...


 The Japan Animator Expo showcase of 30 shorts presented by Dwango and Evangelion creator Hideaki Anno's Studio Khara has announced that following last week's 12th entry, evangelion:Another Impact (Confidential) presented by the CG Appleseed movie...

Following the news regarding a Japanese release date for Monolith Soft's long awaited Wii U RPG Xenoblade Chronicles X, Nintendo (of America) decided to share a new trailer for their upcoming port of Xenoblade Chronicles 3D - based on the original...


L'Arc~en~Ciel will release the "Over The L'Arc-en-Ciel" DOCUMENTARY FILMS ~WORLD TOUR 2012~ on Blu-ray/DVD in April. ◆"Over The L'Arc-en-Ciel" cover- image "Over The L'Arc-en-Ciel" is a music documentary that was released in 2014 and has earned ov...

The Tokyo Reporter Kenichiro Takafuji

Tokyo men ready to 'Smash Valentine's Day' By Kenichiro Takafuji on February 9, 2015 under National Kakuhido rallies against Christmas in 2012 (Get News)TOKYO (TR) – Are you ready for romance this Valentine's Day?

Deathly fate anime Death Parade has broken its endless cycle of judging the deceased, finally breaking out into fight scenes to liven up the melancholic atmosphere – however fleetingly.

A video posted back in November has been making the rounds again, featuring a man who calls himself "Paul 'The Kicking Machine' Wordsworth" dressed as Street Fighter II's Ryu and re-enacting the bonus car stage that pops up during arcade mode wher...

Its time for another annual event of Winter Wonder Festival 2015 held at Makuhari Messe in Chiba, Japan. Despite the cold weather, people still attended the event, just to catch first hand on the latest figurine that will be releasing this coming ...

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The biggest solo fripSide concert to date is taking place next month, on 1 March 2015 at Yokohama Arena in Yokohama, Japan. fripSide consists of a duo, composer and synthesizer Satoshi Yaginuma and vocalist Yoshino Nanjo.

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One Piece: Pirate Warriors 3 is adding Gekko Moriah, the big bad in the Thriller Bark arc, to the roster of playable characters. Jump reports there will also be a Thriller Bark stage in One Piece: Pirate Warriors 3.

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