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April 24, 2015, 7:00 AM
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,...

The GLORIO Blog Aquagaze

"Where Is Chaser Heading Towards? " Simulcast pending Now that Drive's secret identity has become public, Shinnosuke is being harassed from all sides. The trouble his superiors are giving the Special Unit, coupled with the mysterious emergence of ...

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.

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.

Siliconera Ishaan

Gaijinworks and Monkey Paw are localizing two PSP RPGs for Western release: Bandai Namco's Summon Night 5 and Acquire's Class of Heroes 3. For both titles, Gaijinworks will conduct a poll to gauge demand for limited edition physical release that y...

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.

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In preparation for next week's release of Omega Quintet, Idea Factory International busted out a new set of battle screens. This one shows off things like the Voltage meter, which can enable Live Concert Mode once built up, as well as using a Fiel...

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Last year, the Wixoss (pronounced Wi-cross) franchise made the world of trading card games a lot darker and edgier. During a Wixoss event held by Takara Tomy at the Ichikawa City Cultural Center, it was announced that the Selector Wixoss anime ser...

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.

Teekyuu's 5th Season OP Song by Kana Hanazawa Previewed Following up on the announcement for the fifth TV anime adaptation of Roots and Piyo's comedy manga series Teekyuu earlier this month, the fifth season's theme song titled "Qunka!

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

'The Table Tennis of Ageha' Manga Coming To Quick Close Posted by Chris Beveridge April 23, 2015 at 05:36 PM New manga series get their chance in the big leagues often enough and one of those was the debut last year of The Table Tennis of Ageha.

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.

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...

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

It's very rare that we hear anything on actual streaming numbers for most properties, anime or not, but a few new details have been revealed from very different productions. Used as a way to support that streaming is where the fans are, and advert...

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...

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...


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.

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...

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 Tokyo Reporter Tokyo Reporter

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 ...

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!

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.

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