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March 12, 2015, 8:00 AM

Legendary voice actress Yukari Tamura (aka Yukarin) has released the MV for "Suki datte Ienakute" which is her 26th single (release date: April 1). The coupling song "Pleasure treasure" has been selected to be the ending theme song for the anime M...

Kotaku East Brian Ashcraft

Yes, before there was the internet, there were cats. According to website Cool Hunting, an upcoming exhibition of cat woodblock prints is coming to New York's Japan Society Gallery. During the Edo Period, cats were a popular subject matter for Jap...

RocketNews24 Casey Baseel

Although Hello Kitty is its most recognizable icon, she's not the only star in the Sanrio lineup of cute mascot characters. Pink-hooded rabbit My Melody also has a loyal fanbase since her debut in 1975, and starting this month, she'll be getting h...


Okayado's Monster Musume is one the manga series that people have been assuming will get an anime adaptation sooner rather than later. (Chinkaron Piiesu's New Game!  is another if you're curious. ) It was even officially floated as a hypothetical ...

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...


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.

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Japanese burger chain MOS Burger hit the headlines last year over a racism row, but this time they are garnering attention from netizens due to their "tallest ever burger" the "Tokyo Tower Burger", which has 14 layers, literally towering over othe...

Following their successful Kickstarter campaign in August 2013 ($97,148 of a $55,000 goal raised), the team at Behold Studios have finally announced that their Tactical RPG, Chroma Squad, will be available through Steam on April 30th 2015.

RocketNews24 Casey Baseel

It's a great time to be a retro gamer. The video game industry has reached a level of maturity that means there're now decades worth of polished, legitimately enjoyable titles out there, often selling for just a fraction of the prices they command...

The official website for the anime adaptation of Iwaki Hitoshi's 1990 manga Parasyte has revealed that an advanced screening event for the last 24th episode will be held at Cinemart Shinjuku Screen 1 in Tokyo on March 24, one day before the TV bro...

New series scheduled to preimere this fall King Records unveiled a second teaser video promoting the upcoming second season of the K television anime series. The video reveals Mikoto Suō. Text: Each of their bonds are.


The official website for Comcept and Inti Create's Mighty No. 9 recently updated with a tour of Mighty No. 4's domain. The stage in question is a mine full of vicious traps, some of which you can see in the screens below.

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...


NIS America has announced plans to release P. A. Works' 2013 TV anime Nagi no Asukara as A Lull in the Sea in a Complete Premium Edition bilingual Blu-ray collection on June 30th.     About the show: Long ago, humans lived in the sea.

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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...

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

'The Disappearance of Nagato Yuki-chan' Anime Gets First TV Spot Posted by Chris Beveridge March 11, 2015 at 02:31 PM While we've had some decent bits of information about the upcoming series The Disappearance of Nagato Yuki-chan, it's certainly b...

Siliconera Sato

While Comiket is known for an otaku haven for doujin artists and developers, it occasionally sees some bigger names at the events. This time, Nintendo are sending Fire Emblem to Comiket Special 6: Otaku Summit 2015, where they will sell original g...

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

Two New 'Blood Blockade Battlefront' Anime TV Spots Arrive Posted by Chris Beveridge March 11, 2015 at 03:29 PM Set to debut on April 4th, 2015, TOHO is getting things moving along for the anime adaptation of Blood Blockade Battlefront.

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The Ing Pick Up Event in Japan will go full force when it comes to 90's nostalgia as they are looking for artists who will do tribute art for some 90's anime. 400 spaces with 160 doujinshi circles will present tributes to Slam Dunk, Hoshin Engi, Y...

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.

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

First 'Million Doll' Anime Casting Revealed Posted by Chris Beveridge March 11, 2015 at 01:44 PM It's been about a month since we learned about the anime adaptation of the web manga series Million Doll from Ai and now a little more information has...


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.

It was revealed on the Digimon Adventure Tri. official site that the original cast members will return to voice the Digimon partners. The opening theme song will also return, along with an insert song used in the original series.


An official poster visual for Keiichi Hara's latest anime feature Sarusuberi - Miss HOKUSAI, based on Hinako Sugiura's representative manga work, has been revealed to Japanese media. The poster will be displayed in theaters from March 14.


XSEED Games is releasing the latest entry in the scantily-clad zombie-slashing Onechanbara series in the west. The publisher announced plans to bring Onechanbara Z2: Chaos to PlayStation 4 in North America, with a release currently planned for thi...


It was announced by FUJI TV that its semi annual omnibus drama Yo nimo Kimyo na Monogatari (Tales of the Unusual) will feature a collaboration with a popular anime for the 25th anniversary of the program, which first aired on April 19, 1990.

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.


Mar11 Metanorn's looking for new Team Members and it could be YOU! It's been a long while I posted one of these. We have been quite busy a site after all. Not missing a single day's post since 25th July, 2010 is no joke.

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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.

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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...

Yuri mayhem has made its return in full force to the popular girl-on-girl series Yuri Kuma Arashi, featuring forceful stripping and nude cuddling as its main points of interest – although some plot does somehow seem to be creeping in.

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