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May 31, 2015, 6:00 AM

While April is the cruelest month, Charapedia closed out May with a look at anime's haraguro (black-hearted/scheming) characters via a 10,000 reader poll asking fans to name their favorite seemingly friendly or innocent, but are secretly cruel, ma...

RocketNews24 Scott Wilson

Japan is known for having an extreme level of distrust and distaste for tattoos, while at the same time churning out some of the most amazing tattoo artwork in the world. There's no shortage of anime-inspired tattoos either, and we've seen everyth...


Fanart Friday returns, and now you can (finally) follow me on Twitter at @NateMing--yes, I'm getting with the times! Last week, we let our nerd flags fly with our favorite fanboys and fangirls, but this week we're taking a more somber turn with ch...

RocketNews24 Casey Baseel

You could make a long list about all the ways Japan is uniquely awesome (and as a matter of fact, we just did), but it's not like every aspect of life in Japan is more enjoyable than in other countries.

The official website for the Durarara! ! anime franchise unveiled the theme song performers, more cast members, the premiere date, and a new key visual for Durarara! ! ×2 Ten - the second of three seasons for the Durarara!

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

Otaku no Video Japanese Blu-ray After gathering some feedback recently, AnimEigo is now finalizing their plans to get the Kickstarter project for Otaku no Video on Blu-ray underway. The company has set a June 2nd, 2015 launch at 10am for the proje...

Arcade beat-em-up Tekken 7 has reintroduced yet another beloved character from Tekken 2 into the robust fighting game, as the lovely shrine maiden Kazumi Mishima shows off her prowess in combat alongside her ferocious tiger companion.

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"Fate/Grand Order" - New Archer Class CM Posted by pKjd on May 30, 2015 @ 8:35 am 30 May The official website to the upcoming mobile game, 'Fate/Grand Order', has updated with a TV ad for the new Archer class - voiced by Nobunaga Shimazaki.

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

With Discotek Media and Crunchyroll working together more and more, there's a slow but steady stream of shows being added to Crunchyroll for streaming that haven't been on there before, which adds something new for viewers to check out.

Haruhichan's blog Frontalspy

The official website of the anime adaptation of Saki Hasemi and Kentaro Yabuki's To Love-Ru manga has revealed that the second season of the To LOVE-Ru Darkness anime, To LOVE-Ru Darkness 2nd, will be airing from July 6.

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

Surviving a dark history is hard enough with people from the moon coming to reclaim some land. What They Say: For 2000 years, a separate race of humanity has lived on the moon. Known as "the Moonrace," their technology is leaps and bounds beyond t...

Sengoku Musou stage play's Kōtarō Yoshitani to direct September 4-13 play The official website for the television anime La Corda d'Oro Blue Sky announced on Friday that the series will receive a stage play adaptation.

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

The Hetalia faithful are getting closer to being rewarded with the next season of the property as Hetalia: The World Twinkle is set to debut in July as part of the summer 2015 anime season. Now the official word has come down on when the series wi...

Haruhichan's blog Frontalspy

The official website of the upcoming anime adaptation of Norimitsu Kaihou and Sadoru Chiba's Gakkou Gurashi! (School-Live! ) manga has announced that the first episode will be airing on July 9. Additionally, the site has also previewed more of the...

The team at visual novel localiser/publisher Sekai Project had every right to celebrate in February 2015, having successfully raised $475,255 USD during their crowdfunding campaign for an English localisation of Front Wing's The Grisaia Trilogy.

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Corpse Party: Blood Drive is coming to North America this Fall on the PlayStation Vita, Xseed have announced. The game will be given a limited retail release in the form of an "Everafter Edition," which includes a compilation of music tracks from ...

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Since Bandai Namco's Tales of localisation revival started back in 2012 with Tales of Graces F, they've quickly caught up with the Japanese releases and now we're seeing an English Tales release less than 12 months after the Japanese one.

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6 Flares Twitter 2 Facebook 3 Google+ 0 Reddit 0 Buffer 0 StumbleUpon 1 6 Flares × Animelo Summer Live 2015, or Anisama, is one of the hottest anisong events in Japan, and its official youtube channel has just started streaming the official music ...

King Of All Cosmos Now Available As Body Pillow The King Of All Cosmos of Katamari Damacy fame is now available as a sweet body pillow thanks to Squishable. The pillow is a collaboration with Bandai Namco's ShiftyLook and measures 18″, made up of ...


A few days ago, Buzzfeed posted an article titled "Poke Your Screen While Watching This Video And Be Instantly Hypnotized", about Namie Amuro's new music video for her song "Golden Touch". Since the article was posted, it's been viewed almost 900,...

R&B singer Tiara has announced that she is pregnant with her 1st child. On May 29, Tiara updated her official blog and announced, "It's a personal matter, but I have been blessed with a new life. I am currently 6-months pregnant.


Although Sega's North American release of Hatsune Mike: Project Mirai DX for the Nintendo 3DS has been pushed back to September, the Japanese release began yesterday (May 28, 2015), and Sega has published an extended preview video featuring gamepl...

Teen drama Oregairu has become the next target for perverse parodying as A-ONE has produced an enticing onahole entitled "My Youth Erotic Comedy is Wrong As I Expected. 01 Hatsuki", which is based off the show's cold and quiet Yukino - and bound t...

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The official website of Jun Maeda's Charlotte anime has revealed the first members of the main cast for the upcoming July series. In addition, the latest issue of Dengeki G's magazine has released a brand new visual.

With Noire receiving her own video game in the form of 'Hyperdevotion Noire: Goddess Black Heart' this past year, Compile Heart seems to be giving other CPU Goddesses a chance to shine in their own spin-off game.


Black Butler was a memorable anime and manga series in many ways, and as it celebrates its 10th anniversary, the original author Yana Toboso is prepping with some special goods. In a collaboration with Square Enix, Toboso has created a special set...

In this week's episode, there are a number of special things that had happened. The first would be Bell finally gaining an Adventurer title since he has leveled up to Level 2. Precious Bell was so excited for his first title, he had all sorts of d...

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