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May 3, 2015, 2:30 AM

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Now that we're here for the theatrical engagement for Code Geass: Akito the Exiled, Bandai Visual is making sure that fans that aren't attending get their preorders in for the home video release with a new TV spot.

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'Junjo Romantica' Season Three Anime Gets Cast Confirms & Staffing Posted by Chris Beveridge May 1, 2015 at 05:35 PM 2015 is looking to be a solid year for Junjo Romantica as not only is the previously material getting a new Blu-ray box set that w...

Wow. It's been a while since this column has started I think. Let's just say some scheduling issues have reared its ugly head. It's basically a case of me learning the best times to set everything up, and not doing a good job of thinking more into...


Kito Momona was a member of SKE48 from 2009 - 2014. During this time, she was wrapped up in a scandal when she caught kissing NEWS' Tegoshi Yuya. She'll be doing a lot more than kissing now. "Friday" is reporting that she is now entering the world...

Fans of Hirohiko Araki's work have noticed a trend about the soon-to-be 55-year-old manga creator: the man does not age. Every time Araki releases a new publicity photos, users on the Internet are quick to compare it to the others he's released si...

Yuuko Sanpei memerankan tokoh utama di Boruto: Naruto the Movie; Sarada disuarai oleh Kokoro Kikuchi Berbagai macam proyek sedang diselenggarakan untuk "Proyek Pembukaan Era Baru Naruto (Naruto New Era Opening Project)", termasuk di antaranya peme...


Fanart Friday returns, and we would have words with thee. Last week, we got to let it all hang out with the GINTAMA gang, but this week we're with a more old-school breed of "we ride together, we die together" battle buddies: Earth's Mightiest Her...

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Playtonic Games, the recently-formed British studio comprised of ex-Rare staff, have unveiled the 3D platformer Yooka-Laylee, which they previously teased. A Kickstarter campaign has also been launched to raise £175,000 in funding to bring the gam...


Kanjan8's new CM for smartphone game app Candy Crush SODA starts airing May 1. A preview and teaser was shown on April 29, showing the members receving the plan for the CM and reacting to it. You might have come across the group's hilarious Wii Pa...


Every year, Nikkei Entertainment magazine releases its "Talent Power Ranking" lists. There are several lists for things such as actors, musicians, athletes, and so on, as well as an overall Top 100 ranking.

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"Code Geass Boukoku no Akito" - 5th OVA Announced Posted by pKjd on May 2, 2015 @ 1:55 am 2 May Sunrise producer Yoshitaka Kawaguchi has announced that a 5th OVA of 'Code Geass Boukoku no Akito' (Code Geass: Akito the Exiled) will be released this...

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Japan has already had bento art, latte art, toast art, banana art, and more. Looks like, cigarette art might be next the medium to bring anime and video game characters to life. Smoke if ya got 'em! The cigarettes, that is, not the characters.

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Sometimes, it ain't too late to start a new job, and Japanese artiste, LiSA, seems to have found a new one as she finally makes her seiyuu debut with the Japanese dubbed version of the upcoming 3DCG animated film, Minions.

BL Anime: Finder Series ANiMiX (Kuroda Takaya x Kakihara Tetsuya, Tobita Nobuo) More SMEX coming our way :D As we've already seen from the previous volume, this is not a fully-animated work but rather a full-voiced, really pretty colour picture book.


Strike Witches: Operation Victory Arrow OVA series, titled "Vol. 3 - Arnhem no Hashi (The Bridge of Arnhem)," using the OP song "Connect Link" performed by Yoko Ishida, gets theatrical screenings at 11 theaters in Japan from May 2.

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CineFix's 8-Bit Cinema feature has turned plenty of popular films into video game-style videos likeTitanic, The Fast and the Furious, and The Walking Dead. On Tuesday, the group uploaded a version of Hayao Miyazaki and Studio Ghibli's award-winnin...

The international event Tokyo Meeting will be held on May 17 as part of Tokyo Gundam Project 2015. High school students will be introduced to Japanese culture in the vicinity of the life-size Gundam statue standing in DiverCity Tokyo Plaza.

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The most recent issues ofMegami and NyanType magazine has each revealed a brand new visual for the anime adaptation of Yasuda's Dungeon ni Deai wo Motomeru no wa Machigatteiru no Darou ka? (Is It Wrong to Try to Pick Up Girls in a Dungeon?


The official website for the live-action film adaptation of the Terra Formars sci-fi action manga series created by Yu Sasuga (story) and Kenichi Tachibana (art) has announced that 39-year-old actor Hideaki Ito to play the protagonist character Sh...

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AS the Strike Witches: Operation Victory Arrow series goes into its theatrical run, the focus now shifts to promoting the home video release more heavily for those that didn't attend it and are getting excited about it.

Square Enix began streaming a video preview on Friday for the original anime DVD (OAD) that will bundle with the limited edition 14th volume of Ritz Kobayashi's Saki manga. The OAD is based on the Saya Kiyoshi's four-panel manga spinoff Saki Biyori.

The tension continues to mount with the latest enthralling episode of prolific pantsu anime Punchline, as more of the relatively serious plot is quirkily divulged, without its levels of levity being too badly compromised.

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'Makura no Danshi' Original Anime Announced Posted by Chris Beveridge May 1, 2015 at 03:52 PM Comic Earth Star has been providing some nice variety with their anime series the last couple of years in the short form realm and now they have a new or...

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'Million Doll' Anime Premiere Set As More Cast Revealed Posted by Chris Beveridge May 1, 2015 at 03:25 PM The anime adaptation of the web manga series Million Doll from Ai has gotten a few new updates through the official site today about the prod...

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The 23rd issue of this year's Weekly Shonen Magazine revealed that the Ace of Diamond stage play is rescheduled to an August 1 to 9 run. The play stars Ren Ozawa (Kamen Rider Gaim) as Eijun Sawamura, Tomoki Hirose (Yowamushi Pedal stage play) as S...

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