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March 28, 2015, 8:30 PM
Kotaku East Brian Ashcraft

Now you can relive Yamcha's death over and over again with this upcoming collectible statue. Don't forget the apple pie, though! Wait. What? In Dragon Ball Z, Yamcha is killed by a Saibaman, certainly not the most difficult foe, after he grabs ont...

RocketNews24 Krista Rogers

Perfume, the three-member electro-pop group from Hiroshima, Japan, took to the stage for a special performance at the 2015 South by Southwest (SXSW) festival in Dallas, Texas. The annual event, held this year from March 13-22, always includes a un...

Siliconera Sato

In addition to Tales of Zestiria which releases later this year, Bandai Namco aren't done celebrating the series' 20th anniversary, as they've announced that they have something amazing to announce over the upcoming months.

Nippon Ichi Software America have started this morning by releasing a brand new trailer for Operation Abyss: New Tokyo Legacy, their upcoming dungeon crawler RPG. This will be an English localized work of the original Japanese release by Experienc...

Siliconera Ishaan

Speaking with Nintendo president Satoru Iwata in an "Iwata Asks" interview, Tetsuya Takahashi, executive director of the Xenoblade series, talks about the development of Xenoblade Chronicles for Wii, and what Monolith Soft's goals for the game were.

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Heads-up! The identity of the newest Rainbow Line team member is finally revealed and no, he is not the Emperor of darkness!

Otaku Tale Frontalspy

Two brand new commercials has been released for the upcoming anime adaptation of Yuuto Tsukuda and Shun Saeki's manga Shokugeki no Souma (Food Wars: Shokugeki no Soma). This commercials showcases more of the wonderful visuals and food in the upcom...

The official website of the anime adaptation of Tesuto Uesu and Nekosuke Ookuma's light novel series Shinmai Maou no Testament (The Testament of Sister New Devil) has revealed a new visual and promotional video for the recently announced second se...

The official website for Shueisha's Jump J Books label of novels announced on Friday that Konohagakure Hiden, the fourth of six planned Naruto epilogue novels, is scheduled for May 1. The novel will be penned by Shō Hinata (Saiki Kusuo no Psi Nan,...


KAT-TUN's "KAT-TUN LIVE TOUR 2014 come Here" DVD will be released on April 22. This is from the group's tour from July- December last year. It will be released in Limited 1 and 2 and Regular Edition. Included in all editions is the recorded perfor...

Commercials for 5. 1ch Blu-ray release of both seasons of original series also streamed The official website for the Code Geass: Akito the Exiled anime project unveiled a new TV commercial for the third episode on Friday.

Yui Horie voices kung fu-loving girl in June 25 spin-off rhythm game Atlus began streaming a new promotional video starring the Persona 4 character Chie Satonaka for its Persona 4: Dancing All Night PlayStation Vita rhythm game on Friday.

Haruhichan's blog Frontalspy

The newest issue of Young King Ours magazine is announcing that the Drifters manga is being adapted into an anime. Drifters is an action / fantasy manga with historical elements from Kouta Hirano, the creator of Hellsing.

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MOVIC has opened pre-orders for a plush toy based on Tetsuya #2, Seirin's dog/team mascot in the Kuroko's Basketball anime. This item stands 35cm tall and is tall enough to be considered a life-size representation of the said character.

Haruhichan's blog Frontalspy

Kadokawa has announced that the upcoming 9th volume of Nagaru Tanigawa and Puyo's The Disappearance of Nagato Yuki-Chan (The Vanishing of Nagato Yuki-Chan) manga will be bundled with an OVA of the series' upcoming anime adaptation.


Spike Chunsoft released the first teaser trailer for Shiren the Wanderer 5 Plus, which takes the dungeon-crawling action from Nintendo DS to PS Vita in Japan on June 4. See a bit of the updated version, including some of the new dungeons, in the v...

METANORN Foshizzel

Mar28 The Fleet girls need some repairs~ Hello and welcome back to Kantai Collection on Metanorn, but sadly we have reached the end of my favorite series of the winter season! I know I will miss this one even though I think I might be alone in tha...

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Here's a clip coming from the Kamen Rider Drive Secret Mission: Type High Speed DVD, which features Drive transforming into Drive Type High Speed. The special subtitled, "True Power! Typer High Speed is Born!

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

'Naruto' Spinoff Manga Gets Debut Date Posted by Chris Beveridge March 26, 2015 at 06:24 PM While the main Naruto manga finished last year, there's still more material coming as one might expect. What we're getting though is a bit of a miniseries ...

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

I don't know what stunned me more - that final episode, or the reaction to it. This feels like a fitting moment to me in so many ways. Fitting, because it seems rarer and rarer that I agree with the mainstream on anything anime-related.

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You've seen the Dead or Alive girls get their clothes ripped off with Dead or Alive 5: Last Round's new Senran Kagura costume DLC, and now, the collaboration between DOA and Senran Kagura continues with a brand new DLC, this time for the latest Se...

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

With Tokyo Ghoul √A having ended today in Japan, fans are now without more of this particularly fun world that they've been drawn into. But the final episode has provided a bit more for fans to look forward to as an OVA is being planned for the pr...


Joining Sakura Trick and the recent Gourmet Girl Graffiti, the next seinen cute girl comedy from Manga Time Kirara Miracle! is Ayumu Kasuga's (I'm Gonna be the Twin-Tails! ! ) Joukamachi no Dandelion. In it, a royal, superpowered family of eleven ...

The Sun Rising Blog Michael Vincent

Below is a new trailer for Rodea The Sky Soldier, another game I'm looking forward to for the Nintendo 3DS. If you can still remember, this game was almost in development hell in so many years, before being re-announced last year, and now coming o...


It is officially confirmed today that the special edition of the upcoming eighth volume of Uran's erotic comedy manga Mujyaki no Rakuen/Paradise of Innocence will bundle a DVD with a newly-produced anime episode.

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In Japan, there is an idiomatic expression called shiruhitozoshiru (知る人ぞ知る), which means "Those in the know, know it very well". It is often synonymous with things which are not really well known but for those people who know about it, they are qu...

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