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July 22, 2015, 7:00 AM
Boing Boing Mark Frauenfelder

My 12-year-old daughter Jane introduced my wife and me to Attack on Titan. It's a Japanese comic book and animated cartoon series by Hajime Isayama about a war between the last few remaining people on Earth and the creepy giant humanoids who want ...

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Last time, Screw Attack pitted DC's Man of Steel against Weekly Shounen Jump! 's mighty Son Goku in a battle to the death, which of course was won by Superman and sent many DBZ fans on a frenzy. With new information about Son Goku, including his S...

Negicco have unveiled the refreshing summer travel-themed MV for their upcoming 14th single "Nee Badiya" (release date: August 11)! Contributor Wanted! ! In the MV, the members of Negicco make their way to Tokyo from their hometown of Niigata.

RocketNews24 Scott Wilson

We've featured a lot of incredible Minecraft creations before here on RocketNews24. There have been video games, entire cities, and whole countries, but never before have we seen an entire world. Japanese Minecraft player Mocchi Hajikura recreated...

Siliconera Sato

Last year, Sega released Blade Arcus from Shining as a crossover 2D fighter that features characters from their Shining RPG series. In a preview for this week's issue of Famitsu magazine, it's been revealed that the title is headed to PS3 and PS4.

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).

Reaction gatherers The Fine Bros have once again amassed attention with another popular reaction video, with Final Fantasy VII's trailer for its upcoming remake being the focus this time, and unsurprisingly garnering positive acclaim from gamers a...

Crunchyroll Scott Green

Taking a page from Monogatari and more recently Seraph of the End's playbooks, Shimoneta: A Boring World Where the Concept of Dirty Jokes Doesn't Exist has taken out a full-page ad in Japan's largest newspaper, the Yomiuri Shimbun, to promote the ...

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...

This year's 34th issue of Shueisha's Young Jump magazine will be announcing a new Tokyo Ghoul OVA titled Tokyo Ghoul: Pinto on Thursday. The OVA will adapt the third story in the Tokyo Ghoul: Hibi novel when Shuu Tsukiyama and Chie Hori met.

Kotaku East Brian Ashcraft

Excited about upcoming 3DS game Monster Hunter X? Well, check out well over twenty minutes of gameplay footage. Monster Hunter X has been announced for November in Japan, but no word yet of a Western release.

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.

Siliconera Sato

Bandai Namco are already working on a free-to-play real-time strategy Gundam game with Mobile Suit Gundam: Battle Fortress for PlayStation Vita, and this week's issue of Famitsu magazine reveals that it's getting another one with Gundam Conquest V.

Siliconera Sato

By Sato . July 21, 2015 . 10:00am Saint Seiya: Soldiers' Soul has plenty of Saints as playable characters, and it also has its share of some of the series' most powerful villains. The latest trailer highlights Dubhe Alpha Siegfried, one of the sev...

Siliconera Sato

Dead or Alive 5: Last Round is getting a batch of costumes designed by Tamiki Wakaki, the writer and illustrator for the manga The World God Only Knows. Tecmo Koei shares a first look with a video showing off the costumes.

Crunchyroll Mikikazu Komatsu

Cinema Today has released a new 30-second trailer for the upcoming live-action film adaptation of Momoko Kouda's Heroine Shikkaku (No Longer Heroine) shoujo manga, featuring the theme song "Torisetsu" performed by 26-year old singer Kana Nishino.

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...

Otakusiesta Jorge Teran

FuRyu released a teaser trailer for To Love-Ru Trouble Darkness: True Princess. It features the theme song "Koiiro Shikoukairo" by Luce Twinkle Wink. The love adventure game puts players in the role of Rito, who after losing his memory, must rebui...

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

We learned earlier this year that an anime adaptation was in the works for Monster Strike, a mobile game and social media mix that makes you about $4 million daily with twenty million players involved in the Japanese designed game.

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...

GoBoiano Media Nate Lou

Back in May, Hideaki Anno, creator of Neon Genesis Evangelion, made a bold statement predicting the anime industry's collapse within the next 5 years. Neon Genesis Evangelion © Gainax And while this isn't the first time Anno voiced his opinion on ...

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!

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.

These rankings are based on the results gathered from people recording anime using the Sony Torne devices on their PlayStation 4, PlayStation 3, PC, and PSVita. Here are Sony's Top 20 anime from the Summer 2015 anime season: 20.

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!

Active Anime RommelS

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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