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March 7, 2015, 5:00 PM

KAZUHARU KINA, renowned for his illustrations of black-haired girls, has revealed a new character, Misa Hatsushiro, as part of the Japanese tea promotion campaign, Misakubo Jakata Moeka Project. Goods featuring this promotional character are now b...

License covers N. American, S, American, UK, Australian, New Zealand rights North American anime distributor Sentai Filmworks announced on Friday that it has licensed Parasyte -the maxim- for North America, South America, the United Kingdom, Austr...

Kenichi Matsuyama will star in the historical drama, 'Futagashira' alongside Taichi Saotome.

The official website of the anticipated upcoming anime adaptation of Nagaru Tanigawa and Puyo's The Disappearance of Nagato Yuki-Chan (The Vanishing of Nagato Yuki-Chan) has revealed a new visual. The anime's website has also revealed the first ch...

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Third 'Food Wars! ' Anime TV Spot Arrives Posted by Chris Beveridge March 6, 2015 at 01:35 PM While no firm premiere date has been set yet, things are getting closer as Warner Bros. Japan has brought out a third promotional TV spot for the anime a...

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Now that we know the basics of Xenoblade Chronicles X from details in our earlier report, here are details on the advanced battle techniques, and how to handle monsters.   As shown in the previous report, combat mainly consists of auto-attacks usi...

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Metal Gear fans rejoice! Because Konami Digital Entertainment Limited and Sony Computer Entertainment Japan Asia(SCEJAA)have announced that the new METAL GEAR SOLID V: THE PHANTOM PAIN PlayStation 4 console will be getting a worldwide release!

Kahotan's Blog gsckahotan

Hello everyone, Kahotan here! (@gsc_kahotan) Just as I thought it was starting to warm up, it was suddenly rather chilly last night! I guess it'll still be awhile before I can completely change into Spring clothes… Anyway, today I'm going to be ta...

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

Set to debut on April 5th, 2015 on Tokyo MX and lots of other broadcasters in Japan, the first TV spots has arrived for Ghost in the Shell: Arise – Alternative Architecture. The new series deals with the story as told in the OVAs released in the l...

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

'Harmony' Anime Feature Gets Fall Plans With New Promo Posted by Chris Beveridge March 6, 2015 at 10:40 PM Harmony Cinema Today has a new trailer up and out for the Project Itoh feature Harmony and with that, news has arrived from Comic Natalie th...

Series to premiere with English subtitles at Seattle's Sakura-Con on April 3 The official website for animation studio Shirogumi Inc. (Moyashimon, Antique Bakery, Friends: Mononoke Shima no Naki) and Tablier Communications' original television ani...

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Obaken, a Japanese company known for its terrifying haunted house puzzles and overnight "zombie camps," will be invading Sanrio's Puroland theme park with a horde of hungry zombies. Your mission is simply to survive.


On March 6th, winners of the 8th annual Seiyu Awards were announced, recognizing achievements in the field of voice acting. The presentation will be broadcast on Nippon Cultural Broadcasting’s A & G on the 8th.

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We've talked a lot before about how Yo-kai Watch has overtaken Pokémon as the phenomenally popular kids' franchise of choice, and a lot of it is down to its loveable orange ghost-kitty mascot, Jibanyan.


Square Enix and DeNA recently announced plans to bring Final Fantasy Record Keeper to the west. The mobile game—which has been downloaded over five million times in Japan—is apparently coming over "soon," but you can go ahead and pre-r...

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After a short delay, Madman Entertainment have confirmed their release plans for The Collected Works of Hayao Miyazaki with the premium release of Hayao Miyazaki's films now set for a release on April 15th 2015.

Monogatari's delicate vampire girl Shinobu can be seen ingesting her favorite snack courtesy of Alter's latest 17cm figure, which features the lovely Shinobu dressed in her signature summer dress and straw hat – the little vampire can absorb the b...

Japanator Josh Tolentino

I'm not sure who should be more overjoyed by this news: History buffs or Kantai Collection fans. Perhaps both? I am, of course, referring to a cool tweet from a fellow named Paul Allen, formerly a founder of Microsoft and now an undersea explorer.

Atlus began streaming a new promotional video starring the Persona 4 protagonist for its Persona 4: Dancing All Night PlayStation Vita rhythm game on Monday. The video features Persona 4: The Golden opening theme "Shadow World" by Shihoko Hirata.


The Japan Animator Expo showcase of 30 shorts presented by Dwango and Evangelion creator Hideaki Anno's Studio Khara took a break following February' 5ths 12th entry, evangelion:Another Impact (Confidential), returning March 13th with Kanon by Mah...

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

The temptation to import grows as the sixth installment of Sailor Moon Crystal in its Japanese release form has revealed the packaging and the items within to get a good look at it. The series is priced at 8,100 yen for the first deluxe edition an...

Siliconera Sato

Square Enix previously teased some footage of their next smartphone game, Mevius Final Fantasy, and we now have a better look with extended footage showing off some gameplay along with a couple job classes in action.

Machina, Rem, Cinque, Cater, Trey previewed for PS4/Xbox One game shipping this month Square Enix began streaming Machina, Rem, Cinque, Cater, and Trey character videos for the PlayStation 4 and Xbox One game Final Fantasy Type 0 HD on Thursday.

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The official website for the TV anime adaptation of Durarara! !  has released preview images and the synopsis for the 8th episode of Durarara! ! x2 Shou, which airs this Saturday at 11:30pm JST on Tokyo MX, GTV, BS11 and Tochigi TV.

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FujiTV's Mezamashi TV program has announced that some of the idols from AKB48's "rival group", Nogizaka46, will be starring in a new stage play, and it will be based on the popular comedy anime, Joshiraku.

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Hello everyone. Once again , Ani-Culture was very privileged to be able to encounter and have a small chat with all four of Comic Fiesta's special guest cosplayers. With our media partners, we bring you this exclusive interview.


The latest class trailer for Etrian Mystery Dungeon is a sneaky one. Atlus is here to introduce the dungeon-crawler's Ninja, which can use their mysterious Ninpo arts to bind, trick, and damage enemies.

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The United Kingdom, known for jailing a man who had manga with provocative drawings in them, has gone and censored the Kantai Collection x Pizza Hut collaborative campaign by targeting the media. An otaku was sharing an article from all anime ever...


A handsome, older Naruto, as the ninja appears in The Last: Naruto the Movie is the subject of the latest figure in MegaHouse's GEM series of female audience focused figures. The 20cm, 1/8th statue ships in July for 10,584yen.

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Wakayama police arrest Italian male suspected in series of kissing incidents By Tokyo Reporter on March 6, 2015 under Crime The JR Kisei Hon Line in WakayamaWAKAYAMA (TR) – Wakayama Prefectural Police on Wednesday arrested an Italian male after he...

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