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March 20, 2015, 2:00 PM

On March 15th SKE48 announced the 15 successful candidates of their 7th generation audition. The first stage of the audition was held using the recording features on LIVE DAM karaoke machines across Japan where fans could cast votes on the members...


It was around this time last year that a 7-Eleven in east Japan posted a desperate plea for help in stopping the ravages of a feline shoplifter. This came on the heels of an earlier article in which we covered a number of concessions granted by co...

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April Fools' Day, every prankster's favorite event of the year, is just around the corner, but what kind of amusing tricks will we see this year? Fast-food chain Burger King seems to be well prepared already, announcing a delicious meaty smelling ...

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It's anime Japan tomorrow and because of that, there have been anime banners found everywhere around Tokyo, and some of these banners have some pretty important announcements, like the banners from To Love-Ru Darkness.

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'Haikyu! ! ' Adds Second Compilation Anime Film Posted by Chris Beveridge March 19, 2015 at 02:26 PM Haikyu While we learned a bit ago that Haikyu! is getting its second TV season, things appear to be changing a bit in regards to the plans prior t...

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'Mushi-shi' Anime Feature Premiere & Key Visual Revealed Posted by Chris Beveridge March 19, 2015 at 09:42 PM Mushishi: The Next Chapter Episode 11-12 The end of broadcast run of Mushishi: The Next Chapter previously revealed to fans that the fina...

Series aired 2004-2005 Sentai Filmworks announced on Thursday that it has licensed the anime Windy Tales (Fuujin Monogatari) and plans to release the series digitally and on home video. Production I. G's 13-episode series aired in Japan from 2004-...

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The May issue of this year's V-Jump magazine revealed the new character designs of two famous Duel Monsters for the 2016 Yu-Gi-Oh! film. These Duel Monsters are Yugi's Dark Magician and Kaiba's Blue Eyes White Dragon.

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'Noir' Blu-ray Anime Trailer Highlights HD Remaster Differences Posted by Chris Beveridge March 19, 2015 at 03:11 PM FUNimation announced a Blu-ray release for Noir earlier this year and the set is now landing on April 14th, 2014, though without t...


It is confirmed today that Eiichi Shimizu and Tomohiro Shimoguchi's robot manga series Kurogane no Linebarrel/Linebarrels of Iron will end its 11-year serialization with the last chapter in the June 2015 issue of Akita Shoten's Monthly Champion Re...

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Hyperdimension Neptunia Victory II has a crossover with the kusoge classic Spelunker, specifically Square Enix's Everyone's Spelunker Z. Compile Heart's RPG has Neplunker mode, a crossover dungeon with gameplay elements from Spelunker.

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Atlus USA began streaming a video on Thursday introducing the Wanderer class in its upcoming Nintendo 3DS game Etrian Mystery Dungeon. The Wanderer class clears hidden paths and targets insects, plants, animals, and dragons.

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The live-action Attack on Titan movie drew mixed reactions from fans when the live-action cast were featured in their costumes. However, during a morning variety show in Japan, they showed a feature on the live-action movie version, and it drew a ...

NTV's morning news program ZIP! aired the first footage on Thursday for the upcoming live-action Attack on Titan films. Director Shinji Higuchi confirmed in July that the project will span two films. Both are slated to open this summer.

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A site and other promotion has launch for the TV anime adaptation of Takumi Yanai's fantasy novel Gate: Jieitai Kano Chi nite, Kaku Tatakaeri (Thus the JSDF Fought There). The adaptations of the books, which are now approaching two million copies ...

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As part of Final Fantasy XI's 13th anniversary this year, Square Enix announced their latest plans they have for the future of the MMORPG during a media conference in Japan. During the stream, they announced that the game's final chapter scenario ...


The site for summer's Chaos Dragon anime site has been updated with some pre-AnimeJapan 2015 hype including a new visual and preview video prepared for the event. The series is based on a RPF (role playing fiction) Red Dragon, created through TRPG...

Ayumi Hamasaki (浜崎あゆみ) unveiled more details for album A ONE – jacket covers, full track list, and more. Plus preview music video for new song The GIFT, written and performed in collaboration with Taiwan based songwriter/singer JJ Lin, revealed.

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The May issue in this year's V-Jump magazine announced that the release date of the Dragon Ball Z: Extreme Butouden fighting game for the Nintendo 3DS. The game will be released in Japan on June 11 and will cost 5,690 yen.

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In addition to the new spinoff title for Final Fantasy XI that was announced during Square Enix's media briefing for the MMORPG title, they also announced a new native client for smartphones, in partnership with Nexon.

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'Super Sonico' English Dub Getting Anime Matsuri Premiere Posted by Chris Beveridge March 19, 2015 at 04:33 PM Fans attending Anime Matsuri this month have a little extra to look forward to as Sentai Filmworks has announced that they'll be hosting...

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Video game giant, Sega, is making a brand new rhythm game tentatively titled Miracle Girls Festival for the PlayStation Vita, and it will feature several moe anime series. The game will be using the very same engine from their popular and successf...

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Hope can be the cruelest thing of all. Is Spring of 2015 the season when anime finally emerges from the long, dark tea-time of the soul that's enshrouded it over the last couple of years? There's reason to believe it's possible, but to me, this is...


To coincide with the release of Ghost in the Shell: Arise Alternative Architecture and to continue the 25th anniversary celebrations for Masamune Shirow's Ghost in the Shell manga, three independent TV stations in the Kanto region of Japan will be...

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Alter is going to release the Kirisaki Chitoge ( 桐崎千棘 ) 1/8 PVC figure from the manga/anime "Nisekoi" ( ニセコイ ). Will be released in July 2015. Around 230mm tall (with base), 11,800 yen. Official Nisekoi anime homepage http://www.

Girl aspires to be a vet in Benesse's short with song by The Pillows The educational company Benesse is streaming "Turnover," an anime short aimed at high school students exploring their future careers.

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