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April 24, 2015, 3:30 PM
Kotaku East Brian Ashcraft

Artist Thomas Romain is one of the few foreigners working in the anime industry in Japan. He's done art direction on Symphogear and recently designed the mecha for Space Dandy. Today, he's going to give us building drawing tips.

The first episode of Studio Trigger's Ninja Slayer From Animation net anime series received more than 1 million views in its first week on the Niconico website. The anime series premiered on the Japanese streaming website Niconico on April 16 at 1...


With Monster Musume getting an anime this summer and hitting New York Times' best seller list, the age of the monster girl has arrived! Soon, every red blooded otaku will be wanting their own centaur hug pillow, and thanks to GOT, the one designed...

A new visual for the upcoming Lupin III TV anime series has been revealed. The new Lupin III anime will be airing in May this year, during the Spring 2015 anime season. This will be the first full Lupin III anime series in over 30 years.

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 ...

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As Naruto fans eagerly await Boruto's very own movie, Boruto -Naruto the Movie-, the combined 22nd and 23rd issue of Weekly Shounen Jump! magazine has announced three new characters who are confirmed to take part in the movie, and they are the new...

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

More Join 'Snow White with the Red Hair' Anime Cast Posted by Chris Beveridge April 23, 2015 at 07:19 PM Planned for a summer 2015 debut, the manga series Akagami no Shirayuki-hime is getting an anime adaptation this year and some new casting info...


Final Fantasy IV is available in 3D form on Steam, so why not throw in its follow-up? It may not be the most well-received sequel, but the 3D remake of Final Fantasy IV: The After Years is coming to Steam on May 12, complete with an intro by Squar...

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.

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.


The latest issue of Jump has info on four additions to the JoJo's Bizarre Adventure: Eyes of Heaven roster. The next batch to join the fighter's lineup includes Jean Pierre Polnareff and Hol Horse from Stardust Crusaders, as well as Yukako Yamagis...

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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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...


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...

Siliconera Ishaan

During a press junket for Avengers: Age of Ultron, actress Scarlett Johansson shared that the live-action Ghost in the Shell film is scheduled to begin shooting in early 2016. "It's happening. It will be shooting the beginning of next year, so I t...

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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.

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"Long Riders! " - Anime Adaptation Posted by pKjd on Apr 23, 2015 @ 12:54 am 23 Apr According to Otakomu, an anime adaptation of Taishi Miyake's slice-of-life sports manga series, 'Long Riders! ', has been green-lit for production.

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!

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...

"It's fine to drop that poker face. If you're in pain. " Impression A clown is dead! Hooray! This is the first time they've sustained a casualty, right? Please make the next one Roma, she needs to quickly die.

Tokyo Girls Update Satsuki Uno

Sponsored links Ever since BiS's ex-manager, Junnosuke Watanabe (WACK), announced the launch of a new idol group, "BiSH," the group has remained as a mystery for former BiS fans (Kenkyuuin) and idol-fans in Japan.

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...

SeventhStyle Seven

Kantoku has unveiled the first illustration for Tachiyomi Senyo 39, the upcoming latest issue in his forever ongoing doujin artbook that consolidates his impression of various recent anime heroines. This issue will be a breakthrough from the last ...

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...

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...

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 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 ...

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