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March 11, 2015, 7:30 PM
March 11, 2015, 7:30 PM
RocketNews24 Amy Chavez

"Comfort food" is traditional cooking that tends to have a nostalgic or sentimental connection, often one related to family or childhood: the grilled cheese sandwiches your mother used to make; the thought of your grandmother's bread pudding makes...

After the Tohoku Earthquake on March 11, 2011, the AKB48 group launched a project "Dareka No Tameni – What can I do for someone? " and participated in various activities to support the earthquake recovery.

Character goods manufacturer Groove Garage is creating a very unique figure of Rozen Maiden's Shinku. The fragile figure is completely ceramic and sculpted by none other than Yasuhiko Maeda, one of the original sculptors behind the Precious Moment...

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While it's taken some time to catch on in Japan, crowdfunding is slowly but surely becoming a way for entrepreneurs to find funding for their projects that might be just a little too close to the latter end of the "genius vs.

Nippon Ichi Software America surprised anime fans last year by announcing that they would be producing an English dub for Toradora! . This followed years of them being in the anime industry and releasing all bar one other series they acquired with...

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The first commercial has been streamed online for the upcoming anime adaptation of Nagaru Tanigawa and Puyo's The Disappearance of Nagato Yuki-Chan (The Vanishing of Nagato Yuki-Chan). The new commercial shows us the first visuals of the anime and...


April 7th marks the 20th anniversary of Mobile Suit Gundam Wing's launch. An OVA ran into 1996, but YuYu Hakusho was pretty much done by '95.  Slam Dunk was also wrapping up in '96. After the series started in '94, Rurouni Kenshin launched its "Ky...

TOHO Animation began streaming two commercials for Blood Blockade Battlefront television anime on Wednesday: Zapp: You think you can handle yourself at Libra? Leonard: There's something I just have to find out!

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

ICv2 Talks Manga Market Turnaround Posted by Chris Beveridge March 10, 2015 at 01:11 PM As ICv2 works its way through its manga week coverage, today has a new piece from Milton Griepp about this piece of the publishing industry.


It has been confirmed that Aina Kusuda and Miku Ito will play the leads in the upcoming TV anime adaptation of Ai's idol-themed web manga Million Doll. Both actresses are well known for their idol amime characters, Kusuda for Nozomi Tojo in Love L...


XSEED Games busted out a double whammy today. In addition to Onechanbara Z2: Chaos, the publisher announced plans to bring Senran Kagura 2: Deep Crimson to Nintendo 3DS in North America, Europe, and Australia this summer.

Media Factory began streaming the first TV spot for the upcoming anime adaptation of Last Note. 's Mikagura Gakuen Kumikyoku (Mikagura School Suite) light novel series on Tuesday. The video previews the anime's opening theme song, "Houkago Kakumei...

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Good news Naruto fans in Singapore because Cathay Cineplexes will finally be playing the much anticipated The Last: Naruto the Movie in Singapore later this week! Cathay Cineplexes will exclusively show the movie in their AMK HUB, Causeway Point, ...

YAMAHA's recently released 3-channel AG03 mixer now comes in a familiar color palette—the telltale teal of virtual pop superstar Hatsune Miku. The high-resolution mixer (192kHz/24 bit) is equipped with D-PRE mic preamps, and comes with a "LOOPBACK...

Series' creator Namori announced 3rd season on Saturday Pony Canyon's anime channel and the Yuruyuri television anime's official website are streaming an announcement video for the series third season.

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For years, fans of Starbucks have been petitioning the coffee chain for a non-dairy alternative to soy. While the company recently responded by adding coconut milk options to their U. S. menus, lovers of almond milk were left out in the cold due t...

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The official Nyaruko: Crawling with Love F OVA website announced that the OVA will get a theatrical screening in Japan. The screening will happen at Shinjuku's Wald 8 theater and other theaters staring on May 30.

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

Yen Press Clarifies 'Mahouka' Manga Acquisition Posted by Chris Beveridge March 10, 2015 at 05:25 PM Mahouka Koukou no Rettousei With Yen Press having announced the pickup of The Irregular at Magic High School yesterday with regards to the light n...

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Be prepared for even more ecchi scenes this December as a new leaked magazine scan from Fujimi Shobo's Dragon Age magazine (no relationship to the RPG game Dragon Age Origins) shows an announcement on the upcoming High School DXD DX.


Following the announcement that the latest "F" OVA episode for Haiyore Nyaruko-San will be getting theatrical screenings in May, a new preview ad has aired in Japan for the episode. The 5,800-yen theater limited edition Blu-ray will be available e...

Siliconera Ishaan

If you don't keep up with smartphone gaming, you probably haven't heard of Cygames. If you have heard of them, chances are you haven't paid them much attention. That might change soon, because even if you aren't into smartphone games, Cygames is a...

"The Future of The Girls" 「あの娘たちの未来」 (Ano Musume-tachi no Mirai) The Truth of Sumika's Demise: So it turns out Ginko was a criminal bear after all. Ever since we saw that scene with Ginko watching Sumika being eaten by Mitsuko I've been wondering ...

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Etrian Odyssey Untold 2: The Fafnir Knight is a remake of the second DS game in Atlus' dungeon crawling series. Like Etrian Odyssey Untold before it, Atlus added a story to follow where you lead the chosen Fafnir Knight who is a childhood friend o...

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

'A Chivalry of the Failed Knight' Anime Site Goes Live With First Visual Posted by Chris Beveridge March 10, 2015 at 04:05 PM A Chivalry of Failed Knight Revealed earlier this week that Riku Misora's light novel series Rakudai Kishi no Cavalary ha...


If there's one thing Koei Tecmo knows how to do, it's costumes. Dead or Alive 5: Last Round has a looooot of costumes, and the next batch is a second collection of ninja outfits. The set includes costumes for Phase 4, Helena, Leifang, Jann Lee, Ja...

Orends: Range UkiyaSeed

The official website of the live-action Assassination Classroom film announced that the group Sensa-tions will perform the film's theme song. The theme song entitled "Koro-sensa-tions" will also include vocals from Koro-sensei's voice actor.

A week out from the dungeon-crawling RPG's North American international release on the PlayStation 3, Nippon Ichi Software America have shared four new character trailers for The Awakened Fate Ultimatum.


This weekend's BuzzFeed profile of Western animator Henry Thurlow's experience working in the anime industry was nothing if not provocative. Among those with something to offer in response was other international talent with experience in the field.

AKB48 tops the singles chart with their 39th single Green Flash selling just over one million copies. The single features double-centers Kashiwagi Yuki and Kojima Haruna and its the first of their 10th anniversary releases.


Actor Eita and model/actress Mizuhara Kiko engaged in a dance battle for the new EDWIN Jerseys commercial. Set in a warehouse stage, the respective teams of the two battled it out on the dance floor, with Mizuhara showing off her brilliant dance i...

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