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April 18, 2015, 5:30 AM

Vocalist and guitarist of band Flower Flower and former solo singer YUI announced on Friday that she has married a man outside of the show business industry, and is currently pregnant. As a message to her fans, she wrote, My partner is someone out...

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Recently, we shared five tips for extra-yummy curry rice with our dear readers, because we believe that everyone should be able to enjoy the very best of this mildly spicy, sweet and hearty Japanese comfort food the right way.

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VAMPS, the Japanese rock band formed by HYDE (L'Arc~en~Ciel) and K. A. Z (Oblivion Dust), kicked off their latest U. S. tour on April 8th to promote the international edition of their latest release, BLOODSUCKERS.


Along with the news that the second live-action Attack on Titan will premiere September 19th as Attack on Titan End of the World, a second trailer for the project, directed by tokusatsu guru Shinji Higuchi, has started to make the rounds.


Today, YUI revealed some important updates about her personal life on her band FLOWER FLOWER's official blog. She is is now married and pregnant. YUI's new husband is a non-celebrity man. It was not revealed when she married or how far into her pr...


GKIDS is getting ready to bring Studio Ghibli's When Marnie Was There—directed by Hiromasa Yonebayashi (The Secret World of Arrietty) and based on the novel by Joan G. Robinson—to New York and Los Angeles.

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'Noragami' Manga Getting Anime Bundled Episode Posted by Chris Beveridge April 17, 2015 at 02:53 PM Noragami Volume 1 Everything is coming up sweet for Adachitoka's manga series Noragami these days. After the surprise that a second season is in th...


Next week's chapter of Death Note illustrator Takeshi Obata's school lawyer manga Gakkyu Hotei is set to reveal that a Death Note TV drama is being developed. Broadcast is planned for July, but other details, such any whether any of the cast from ...

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'Seven Deadly Sins' Manga Getting Bundled Anime Episode Posted by Chris Beveridge April 17, 2015 at 03:20 PM Seven Deadly Sins Nakaba Suzuki's manga series The Seven Deadly Sins isn't done with the anime world just yet as a new OVA is being solici...

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Next year, the Mana series will celebrate its 25th anniversary, and Square Enix producers Masaru Oyamada and Yusuke Suda spoke with Famitsu about some of the plans they have for the series. The last time we saw a main-numbered Mana game, it was Da...

Apr 13, 12:00 anime This week's releases. Plus, space adventures, harems, and the end of the world with She, The Ultimate Weapon, Space Pirate Mito, and Student Council's Discretion. ― Jump to this week's reviews: She, The Ultimate Weapon (Saikano...

*CUE TO GROSS SOBBING* BELL x HESTIA IS THE BEST. Seriously, I can't get over it. It was so beautiful and emotional to watch. The beautiful thing about their relationship is that they are team. Bell needs someone to have faith in him, especially d...


Sukiyaki is releasing a line of lady's dresses inspired by Sakura Kinomoto, the heroine of CLAMP's Cardcaptor Sakura manga and anime. School Uniform version. Battle Costume version. Alice version. Stars and Stripes version.

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Some sad news for Digimon fans as one of Spring 2015's most highly anticipated anime won't be premiering in April, just like all the other Spring anime. According to the latest update on the Digimon Adventure official website, new details on the a...


FUNimation has announced that 009 Re: Cyborg is set to be released in a Blu-ray combo pack on July 28th, and that a first run limited edition will feature a bonus 44 page interview and data booklet featuring a discussion with the Cyborg 009 update...

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It was recently reported that actor Kinya Aikawa (birth name Toshiaki Igawa) passed away recently. He was 80 years old. Aikawa is best known as the official Japanese voice actor of actor Jack Lemmon. Outside of dubbing foreign films, he is the voi...

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Good Smile Company and Piapro have finally opened this year's Snow Miku 2016 design contest, and it is open to everyone, even the people living outside of Japan. Last year, Good Smile Company and Piapro have decided that Hokkaido winter plants was...

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With most of the details previously set for the theatrical run for Haiyore! Nyaruko-san F, it's really just down to the advertising at this point to get things out there. And Avex Pictures is doing just that, showing off the tickets and the variou...

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Tweet Pin It YANAKIKU are a female vocal duo formed in 2012. Their mission is to share the wonders of Japan with the world. The group consists of the exotic and electrifying YANA and the overload of cuteness KIKU.

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Bandai Namco Entertainment will release the anime crossover fighting game, J-Stars Victory Vs. + on June 30. The game will be available for PlayStation 4 and PlayStation 3 plus digitally on PlayStation Vita.


It has been confirmed that the live-action film adaptation of Akimi Yoshida's awards-winning manga Umimachi Diary (Seaside Town Diary) is chosen as one of the competition titles for the 68th Cannes Film Festival.

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Sentai Filmworks Acquires 'Vampire Hunter D' Anime Feature Film Posted by Chris Beveridge April 16, 2015 at 06:16 PM 2015 is 1985 all over again as Sentai Filmworks has announced the pickup of the rights for the original Vampire Hunter D feature f...

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YouTube user k2eizo posted his video review of the DX Shift Speed Prototype from the Kamen Rider Drive TV series. This Shift Car is distributed in limited quantities.

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Japan Airlines (JAL), Japan's flag carrier, is participating in the Niconico Chokaigi 2015 event which will be held in Chiba's Makuhari Messe later this month. To further promote their participation at the event, several JAL flight attendants donn...

The staggering popularity of KyoAni's Hibike Euphonium has made itself evident as devoted otaku once again rush to reveal the real life locations present in the anime's latest episode, continuing to do wonders for local tourism.

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Digimon Adventure tri. is one of the most hyped anime series this year, but so far not all that much info has been released. However, the official website has finally unveiled some tantalizing details … of when we'll be able to find out more details.


Otaku tourism is now going international as the return of Kinmoza! anime has put the idea of visiting the UK into the mind of otaku. The British Tourism Authority's Britain Park blog recently posted about the production team location scouting for ...

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Spring is in the air and with the new season comes new anime. With many of the new spring anime already premiering last week, Sony has announced the initial Tornado Rankings for this new season, basing it on which anime series were recorded using ...

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