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February 19, 2015, 4:30 PM
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Are you feeling bummed out that February's two most high-profile holidays, namely Twin Tail Day and Valentine's Day, are both already over and done with? Cheer up! While it may not necessarily tug at the heartstrings like February 2 and 14, what's...

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It's sort of disheartening to think that you can spend countless hours and huge sums of cash working on your cosplay creation, getting the outfit looking just like it does in the original work, yet still end up looking nothing like the character y...

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Written by: William on February 19, 2015 at 10:26 am | In PRODUCT INNOVATION | No Comments The cherry blossom season always brings a gazillion sakura-themed products and campaigns. It's easy to get tired of this, and yet every year still manages t...

It has been revealed that Dragon Ball Z: Fukkatsu no F, set to release on April 18, will be screened in 4DX Digital Theaters. Moviegoers at Cinema Sunshine Heiwajima, United Cinema Toyosu, and other theaters will be able to enjoy a moviegoing expe...

Sword Art Online's producer, A-1 Pictures, have revealed pictures for the commercial samples of three new Sword Art Online scented perfumes. The 25ml bottles similar to the character's battle attire from LUXENT sell for 5,000 yen  ($42.

Tomohisa Yamashita is reportedly in trouble with Johnny's & Associates after it was discovered that he may have worked with Jin Akanishi on a collaborative song.

Shoko Nakagawa and Dempagumi. inc will be forming the unit Shoko-tan♥Dempagumi (read: Shoko-tan Daisuki Dempagumi) to release "PUNCH LINE! " (release date: April 29), the opening theme song of the upcoming late-night anime of the same name.


  New information has emerged concerning the latest movie in the mega-popular Pokemon series, Pokemon the Movie XY: The Archdjinni of Rings: Hoopa.   Previously, a promotional poster that looked like this was revealed:     The official movie poste...

Feb 18, 12:00 games Todd digs up some tragically lonesome games of the last generation! Plus Dissidia, Phantom Dust, and a very busy release schedule. ― Many talented creators go unappreciated in the game industry, particularly when their careers ...


For FUNimation Broadcast Dubs, select series are dubbed in English using the broadcast/simulcast materials from Japan just weeks after broadcast. After the Assassination Classroom list, the latest winter series to be spotlighted is Death Parade.


FUNimation has announced that Darker than Black is coming to blu-ray for the first time in North America in a special Premium Edition. Since this release is coming by special arrangement it will be limited to 5,000 units.

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We recently received the latest details on Pokkén Tournament during JAEPO 2015, and Bandai Namco put together a new video that shows off all of the game's basic features, including plenty of battle scenes.

After announcing that they would be bringing the game to North America several months ago, ATLUS USA have today confirmed that Devil Survivor 2 Record Breaker (Aka. Devil Survivor 2 Break Record) will be available for purchase starting May 5th.


A new Japanese trailer is here for Xenoblade Chronicles 3D, which takes Monolith Soft's Wii RPG and shrinks it down for New Nintendo 3DS. Additions include 3D support, amiibo support, and the ability to look at 3D character models and jam the soun...

The craze that is Kantai Collection has seen to the emergence of a ranking of the cutest kanmusu based on data from no less than Pixiv itself, with a certain breezy destroyer well ahead of the fleet as ever.


LUNA SEA's tour finale for their current 25th anniversary tour, titled "LUNA SEA 25th ANNIVERSARY LIVE TOUR THE LUNATIC -A Liberated Will- FINAL", will be held at Osakajo Hall on March 14. The show has sold out, so the stage plan was changed so th...


  Studio Robot and Studio Colorido combined forces to create this 90 second animation for Marukome, a venerable Japanese company that specializes in making miso soup products.       The video depicts a father and his teenage daughter struggling wi...

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The Tokyo Anime Award Festival is one of the most awaited events in Japan's animation industry, and its Anime of the Year Award is considered one of the most prestigious awards in Japan. This year's nominees for Anime of the Year have finally been...

Top 10 Anime Characters That Went from Strong to Weak Japanese website My Navi recently asked their readers: Which anime characters were really strong when introduced, but considerably declined in power as the series went on?

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Last month, the Paris offices of satirical weekly Charlie Hebdo were attacked, leaving twelve dead. Recently, however, famed Japanese animator Hayao Miyazaki said he believes the French paper's Muhammad cartoons were a "mistake.

Rev up for the next Figuarts Drive announcements, S. H. Figuarts Drive Type Wild and Technique have been revealed. Bandai Tamashi Nations updated the Kamen Rider Drive page with new release details on the pair.

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Possibly one of the most recognisable "human" faces within the anime industry, Hisanori Yoshida is likely the most well-known emcee known to anime fans, both Japanese and international. Yoshida is a regular fixture at anime, comics and game events...

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Photographs of Tekken 7's boss character Kazumi Mishima have surfaced, courtesy of Twitter user @masakarajin. You can check them out below. (Thanks, EventHubs)   Kazumi is able to take on a regular and Devil form.

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A recent press conference held at the Akagi Shrine in Tokyo announced the final film of the Ju-On (The Grudge) horror film series. Titled "Ju-On The Final", it is about Mai she is looking for her younger sister Yui, a school teacher who disappeare...

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Our great buddies at Ranger Crew has posted the promo video for the Deluxe Dino Charge Morpher and Dino Chargers. part of the Power Rangers Dino. . .


It is officially announced today that the upcoming TV anime adaptation of Takeshi Azuma's school comedy manga Denpa Kyoushi is set for April 4 in Japan. Yomiuri TV's newly-launched teaser site for it has also announced that the OP song "Youthful D...


King Records has posted a 90-second textless ED movie of the upcoming three Hozuki no Reitetsu OAD episodes, featuring "Enma Daiou ni Kiitegoran" sung by Sumire Uesaka who voices Peach Maki in the anime series.

Cyntia just released 6th single Akatsuki no Hana (暁の華) featured as the current opening theme for anime Yona of the Dawn (暁のヨナ). Simultaneously their 4th album WOMAN (which also includes the single) released.


ONE OK ROCK will embark on an 11-location, 22-show arena tour called "ONE OK ROCK 2015 "35xxxv" JAPAN TOUR". Their first show will be on May 9 at Shizuoka Ecopa Arena. The last show will be at Saitama Super Arena on July 12.

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Dead or Alive 5: Last Round February 18th, 2015 / By Tabris / No comments » / Categories: Games It seems there is much more fanservice than expected in the latest game from Dead or Alive franchise, which was released today.

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