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May 3, 2015, 3:00 PM
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My Neighbor Totoro is a family favorite. Kids and adults alike love the story of two sisters in the idyllic Japanese countryside with magical creatures. But for some viewers, there's darkness seething underneath.

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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...

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FUNimation Announces 'High School DxD BorN' Anime Broadcast Dub Cast Posted by Chris Beveridge May 2, 2015 at 05:09 PM FUNimation is continuing their Broadcast Dub initiative into the spring 2015 anime season and the latest one to get the nod is H...

'激昂' (Gekkou) "Rage" When it comes to the fight against the Gauna, there's no rest for the wary. They're resilient, capable of adapting, already superior in terms of raw capability, and tend to arrive in numbers far larger than what humanity's cap...


As previously reported, Nikkei Entertainment magazine releases its "Talent Power Ranking" lists annually. We now have the overall top 30 list. Arashi is #1, rising from #2 last year. Matsuko Deluxe is #2, after cracking the top 10 last year.

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The twice a month schedule for Sailor Moon Crystal is a rough one for fans of the series, but it's that time again and a new episode has arrived to kick off the weekend! ! There's a lot going on with the Sailor Moon franchise in general lately as ...

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Sunrise producer Yoshitaka Kawaguchi announced at the premiere of Code Geass: Akito the Exiled's 3rd episode that the project will get a fifth episode. The project was originally planned to have four episodes, thus the scripts for the fourth episo...

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.

Kodansha's Nakayoshi girls' manga magazine began prepping for its 60th anniversary this year with the "Nakayoshi 60th Anniversary Masterpiece General Election" where readers could choose their favorite "masterpiece" series from the magazine's line...

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...

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Studio Feel has been relentless in exploiting Yuigahama-san's oppai at every opportunity, the latest instance being a bathing scene where her towel is slipping away as she's stretching above an onsen. The circumstances suggest the two are talking,...


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...

Staff, cast return to adapt Bishamon arc from Adachitoka's series The official website for the Noragami television anime began streaming an "ultra teaser comics" video on Saturday to celebrate the anime's second season.

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...

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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...


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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Playtonic Games recently launched a Kickstarter campaign for Yooka-Laylee, a game that is a spiritual successor to Rare's Banjo-Kazooie franchise. Surprisingly, the game has reached all of its stretch goals hours after it was launched at the popul...

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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.


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.

Fittingly, I think this season marks progress - but via baby steps. As always, Spring is a critical lynchpin for any anime year. It's the busiest season of the year, and in good years it tends to be the best.

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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.

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"Saki Biyori" - OAD Trailer Posted by pKjd on Apr 30, 2015 @ 11:30 pm 30 Apr 'Saki Biyori' is a new OAD that will be bundled with the limited-edition 14th volume of the original Saki manga series. It is expected to be released on July 25th, 2015.

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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