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July 21, 2015, 8:30 PM
RocketNews24 Joan Coello

Like many other things in life, the challenges in cosplay can never be fully understood until you've experienced it first hand. As we've previously seen, there is much more than meets the eye when cosplayers and photographers are striving to get t...

As you're well aware if you've keeping up on all things Lupin, there's a new series (the first with Lupin in the starring role in 30 years) premiering this year, and it's set in Italy (a country that loves Lupin, apparently).

Crunchyroll Mikikazu Komatsu

As expected, "Bokutachi wa Hitotsu no Hikari/Future style," the 3rd and last insert song CD from Love Live! The School Idol Movie released on July 15, ranked 2nd in the Oricon weekly ranking selling 96,000 copies in its first week, only behind gir...

OVA adapts story of Shū Tsukiyama and Chie Hori meeting in high school The official Tokyo Ghoul website unveiled details on the upcoming second OVA on Tuesday, including the staff, character designs, and teaser video.

Kotaku East Brian Ashcraft

It's called Odin Sphere: Leifdrasir. One of the most beautiful PlayStation 2 games ever made is going HD. The newly announced Odin Sphere: Leifdrasir not only has HD graphics, but also new enemies and new bosses as well as tweaked gameplay.

Kinoshita held prominent positions in Toei's overseas operations The website of the media trade paper Bunka Tsūshin reported earlier this month that Toei Animation managing director Hiroyuki Kinoshita passed away on July 3 due to a heart attack.

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

It continues to be a good time to be a fan of this property as it's been revealed in the newest Young Jump magazine that Shuu Ishida's Tokyo Ghoul property has another anime adaptation coming. This one is working off of the novel Tokyo Ghoul: Hibi...

RocketNews24 Preston Phro

When the rain starts falling, people tend to start running to get indoors where they can dry off and drink a nice cup of hot chocolate. Or Jack Daniels, depending on age. But how often do we spare a thought for all the poor wildlife caught in the ...

Crunchyroll Scott Green

The Official Yu-Gi-Oh! channel has posted an English version of the teaser for anime movie Yu-Gi-Oh! The Dark Side of Dimensions. This "after episode" of the original story is set to be released in Japan during next year's spring Golden Week holid...

Kotaku East Brian Ashcraft

No, it's not a national holiday by any stretch. But yes, the day does have an official super hero. Good to know! Japanese company Tenga, which makes a line of masturbation toys by the same name, is dubbing July 21 as "Hand Job Day.

Siliconera Sato

Odin Sphere: Leifdrasir, a port of the PS2 title for PlayStation 4, PlayStation 3, and PlayStation Vita. So far, we saw a trailer for the game that showed some familiar scenes and characters of Odin Sphere.

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On July 20, actress Maeda Atsuko updated her Twitter account and apologized for a recent minor car accident that she caused. She wrote, "At this time, I would like to sincerely apologize for troubling and worrying persons involved in a minor car a...

It was revealed in the September 2015 issue of Houbunsha's 4-panel Manga Time Kirara MAX magazine released on Saturday that the second season of Koi's Gochuumon wa Usagi desu ka? anime will be produced by White Fox (Steins;Gate, Hataraku Maou-sama!

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Neon Genesis Evangelion director and legendary anime industry figure, Hideaki Anno, is known for speaking his mind, and recently, he shocked many fans all over the world by saying that the Japanese anime industry is now in decline and will "die" i...

Preview of the Painted Artwork for the Next Issue of the New Godzilla Mini-Series Source: Bob Eggleton Official Site: IDW Publishing Special Thanks to Bobby Curnow A SCIFI JAPAN EXCLUSIVE Following Matt Frank's preview of his variant cover artwork...

Crunchyroll Mikikazu Komatsu

The official website for the upcoming anime adaptation of Mixi's mega hit action RPG for iOS/Android, Monster Strike, launched today, announcing that it will premiere on YouTube worldwide with multilingual support (Japanese, English, Chinese, Kore...

Crunchyroll Mikikazu Komatsu

It has been confirmed that the upcoming new anime based on Tsukasa Hojo's City Hunter manga series is produced by Tokyo-based anime/CG production company Kamikaze Douga, recently highly acclaimed for its TV anime adaptation of Hirohiko Araki's JoJ...

Crunchyroll Scott Green

For a limited, 24-hour period, TOHO animation is presenting the second Himouto! Umaru-chanS short, which will be offered as bonus features on the summer anime's first Blu-ray collection, set to be released in Japan September 26th.

The often terrifying commitment of otaku has been demonstrated yet again with the conclusion of a recent Yahoo auction, with a 35mm 4-frame film strip - a complimentary gift given to viewers of the "Love Live!

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And here is what everybody is waiting for (at the moment): a leaked, blurry scan of the promotional image for Kamen Rider Ghost! The image contains Kamen Rider Ghost base form and it's called Ore Soul.

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New Paranormal Romance By KISS OF THE ROSE PRINCESS Creator Aya Shouoto Now Available! San Francisco, CA, July 20, 2015 - VIZ Media, LLC (VIZ Media), the largest distributor and licensor of manga and anime in North America, has announced the launc...

Crunchyroll Scott Green

For a limited time, Pokémasters will be able to get a Mythical Diancie for Pokémon Omega Ruby or Pokémon Alpha Sapphire via a Nintendo Network distribution July 24-27, 2015. The Official Pokémon Channel describes Diancie as talented as elegant, ap...

Siliconera Sato

World Trigger: Borderless Mission is an upcoming PlayStation Vita title, where players will get to team up with up to eight players to take on the extraterrestrial "Neighbors". The latest trailer shows us more from the game.

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Remember the Char's Auris car by global car manufacturer, Toyota? The Toyota Auris official itasha, which is inspired by Mobile Suit Gundam's Char Aznable? Toyota is now following it up with yet another Gundam-inspired car, and this time, it takes...

Siliconera Sato

Hailing from a mysterious background, Necalli utilizes a wild, animalistic fighting style to brutalize his opponents. There's no finesse here as all of his attacks have been forged through the heat of battle to inflict maximum pain upon his oppone...

(Note: Names with an * near them indicate that I interviewed people who would prefer not having their real name shared in this article) After not getting paid during the July-December period for her localization work two years ago, Karin* explaine...

Naming your child after a cartoon character: if Nicolas Cage can do it, why can't we all? That was the question posed (okay, maybe not in those exact words) last week by our favorite polling site, Charapedia, who asked 10,000 anime fans what anime...

Siliconera Sato

The Idolm@ster series is celebrating their 10th anniversary with a new crossover rhythm game with Taiko: Drum Master, and Tekken 7 is also joining on the fun with some collaboration costumes of their own.

The first trailer for the upcoming One Piece television special was streamed on Saturday. The special will revisit the childhood past of the three sworn brothers Luffy, Ace, and Sabo, when they all dreamed of becoming pirates.

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Following the announcement of Odin Sphere: Leifdrasir, Atlus and Vanillaware teased another new project with a short video. More details will be revealed this September, presumably at Tokyo Game Show. Atlus' next RPG project: Odin SphereWatch: Odi...

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