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April 23, 2015, 11:30 PM
RocketNews24 Casey Baseel

While the 1:1-scale Gundam statue in Tokyo is, with good reason, a mecca for mecha lovers, it's not the only extra-large recreation of combat hardware from anime's most prolific robot franchise. Clear on the other side of Japan's island of Honshu,...

Film about boy trained by supernatural creature opens on July 11 in Japan Australian anime distributor Madman Entertainment began streaming an English-subtitled trailer for Mamoru Hosoda's upcoming The Boy and The Beast film on Wednesday.

Kodansha's beauty information magazine, Voce, hits shelves! In the June issue on sale April 23 is a collaboration with Hajime Isayama's original manga, Attack on Titan, which has over 44 million copies in print, with volume 16 just recently publis...

SCANDAL is set to begin its first world tour this week. JpopAsia caught up with the band to talk about the tour and its latest album.

Kotaku East Brian Ashcraft

Manga is flat. It's on printed paper. It's two-dimensional. This manga is somewhat different and totally wonderful. As pointed out by Get News, this "2. 5 manga" was created by an artist named Muneo Saito.


Following the announcement for the fifth TV anime adaptation based on Roots and Piyo's comedy manga series Teekyu early this month, a preview for its OP song "Qunka! " sung by Kana Hanazawa as Marimo Bando is now online.

Siliconera Sato

Xenoblade Chronicles X's Planet Mira is made of five different continents that are split into various regions. The official website shows a look into the Continent of Black Steel. The entire Continent of Black Steel is made of one large volcanic r...

Date A Live Twin Edition: Rio Reincarnation game features "Key of Truth" song by sweet ARMS The official website of Compile Heart's Date A Live Twin Edition: Rio Reincarnation PS Vita game began streaming the game's opening movie on Wednesday.

Kahotan's Blog gsckahotan

Hello everyone, Kahotan here! (@gsc_kahotan) My love for marshmallows has calmed down a bit, but I'm now addicted to popcorn! If this continues I'm going to have some problems in the weight department!

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

First 'Vampire Hunter D' Anime Getting New English Dub Posted by Chris Beveridge April 22, 2015 at 03:41 PM After announcing the release formally yesterday, where we wished that Vampire Hunter D would get a new dub, it appears that at least part o...

Otaku Tale Frontalspy

Australian and New Zealand anime distributor Madman have released a new trailer revealing that Mamoru Hosoda's upcoming film Bakemono no Ko (The Boy and The Beast) will be releasing in select cinemas in Australia.

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

'ATASHIn'CHI' Getting New Anime Posted by Chris Beveridge April 22, 2015 at 02:34 PM With seventeen years worth of manga during the original run, ATASHIn'CHI had a solid TV anime adaptation that ran for 330 episodes between 2002 and 2009.


The North American comics industry has announced the nominees for its prestigious Eisner Awards, which will be presented at during a gala ceremony on Friday, July 10 during Comic-Con International: San Diego.

Atlus USA posted a trailer for the Classic Mode in the Nintendo 3DS role-playing game Etrian Odyssey 2 Untold: The Fafnir Knight (Shin Sekai-ju no Meikyū 2: Fafnir no Kishi). This mode allows players to create their own custom characters for their...

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

Maccha Hazuki Preparing 'For Me to Remain Myself' Manga Series Posted by Chris Beveridge April 22, 2015 at 03:26 PM Manga creator Maccha Hazuki got some solid attention recently for their work on One Week Friends, which was adapted into an anime s...

Ore Monogatari! ! - 03 That was a great series but damn, did it fly by - felt like it only lasted three weeks. For the record, I like all the characters in Ore Monogatari! ! . Yamato is a bit of a cipher so far, but certainly likeable and entertai...

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Makoto Adachi TOKYO (TR) - On Thursday, police from five prefectures, including Kyoto, arrested two executives of a company operating live streaming site FC2 Live in Osaka on charges of distribution of obscene material, reports the Sankei Shimbun ...

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Space Create First Impact To celebrate the 20th anniversary of the Evangelion franchise, internet cafe chain Space Create will be running a special promotional campaign based on the anime series. During the campaign's first wave, also known as "Fi...

TorqueL, Prismatic Solid slated for 2015 Indie game digital distribution platform Playism announced on its website on Tuesday that it will begin publishing Japanese indie games in North America and Europe for the PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, and ...

Siliconera Sato

The Fire Emblem series is celebrating its "25th anniversary of love and courage" with various festivities this year, and one is a special talk show event that features various guests including Super Smash Bros.

Nihongogo Greg Abesamis

Tweet Pin It Tokyo Idol Festival is the biggest idol event in Japan. Now in their 6th year this event hopes to spread its reach to more individuals than previous years and give everyone the opportunity to experience Japanese idol culture.

The Fandom Post Luis Cruz

My wife and I have different tastes in what we watch for television and movies. I enjoy a wide variety of anime, and she enjoys nearly every Victorian and Edwardian England era piece aired. But, what if there were something that combined our dissi...

The Subway brand has always been pretty forward looking with their marketing, having supported fashion shows, concerts and independent film makers. That's why we weren't surprised, and were even a little impressed when Subway Singapore decided to ...

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