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July 26, 2015, 5:00 PM
Crunchyroll Peter Fobian

To say that Shōnen Jump has a long and storied history is a line that can only be described as a supreme understatement. If you are a fan of anime and manga, chances are you have Shōnen Jump to thank for at least half of your favorite series.

Plot likely to be sad R-INFINITY has announced an upcoming dating sim for smartphones that purports to be the first yuri game aimed at women. Details are limited - even a title hasn't been announced - but artwork and a tagline are available.

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As you've probably guessed, we're fans of modern dance, from World Order to enthusiastic otaku to Kenichi Ebina. Of course, traditional dance is very cool as well, but we have to admit we have a particular soft spot for the many modern dance group...

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While we're still waiting for Dragon Quest Heroes: The World Tree's Woe and the Blight Below, Square Enix is already developing Dragon Quest Heroes II. The second hack and slash Dragon Quest game's full title is Dragon Quest Heroes II: The Twin Ki...

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4 Flares Twitter 2 Facebook 1 Google+ 0 Reddit 0 Buffer 0 StumbleUpon 1 4 Flares × After seven years, Tsutomu Nihei's bestselling and multi-award winning mecha science fiction manga, Knights of Sidonia, could be nearing its conclusion.

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Moshi Moshi Nippon Festival 2015 in Los Angeles announces the addition of singer and voice actress BECCA as a performance guest of honor at its inaugural event this August. She will be performing as part of the entertainment for the KKS Audition 2...

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For this weekend's opening post, here's a clip straight from episode 22 of Shuriken Sentai Ninninger episode 22 featuring the battle debut of Hao Shurikenjin. Disclaimer: All images and videos here are property of their respective owners and used ...

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No one likes to air their dirty laundry for all the world to see, and cosplayers, with their intricate and often home-made threads, can be especially sensitive when handing over their unusual wares to dry cleaners accustomed to dealing with more '...

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WASHINGTON (Sinclair Broadcast Group) - Online activists are deploying some surprising strategies to combat ISIS propaganda, and while some experts are applauding their initiative, they are also questioning how much U.

Series set in Heian period with female protagonist Producer Masao Maruyama announced at animation studio MAPPA's Otakon panel on Friday that the the second Garo: Honoo no Kokuin television anime series is slated for this October.

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Hundreds costumed-up as their favorite Anime characters for the second day of Nagu Con in Helena on Saturday. The five-year running fantasy convention started out relatively small with about 20 or so people showing up but this year, an estimated 2...

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When Japanese gaming legend, Hideo Kojima, had that nasty split with Konami, his collaboration project with Mexican director, Guillermo del Toro, Silent Hills, was immediately cancelled, thus disappointing fans all over the world.

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One of those evergreen kinds of series in many ways, FUNimation has added a big and noteworthy feather to their cap today with the acquisition of the Speed Racer anime rights. Details are slim at the moment, but the company has picked up the right...

SlashGear Chris Burns - Jul 24, 2015

Later this year you'll be baring witness to the most striking bullet train ever designed. With colors and design based on the Anime-sourced bot by the name of Evangelion Unit-01, this bullet train will pay tribute to the 20th anniversary of the Ne...

Crunchyroll Scott Green

Sekai Project had a slate of announcements to make at this weekend's Otakon that included Satoru Saoi's adaptation of the Gate as their first manga, along with more visual novel plans. The 2011 seven volume ongoing adapts Takumi Yanai's military f...

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

Kodansha Comics is going to win Otakon in the hearts and minds of a certain segment of manga fandom as they've announced the acquisition of the four volume series Queen Emeraldas from Leiji Matsumoto. The publish is going to bring it out next year...

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Tokyo Babel begins at the brink of the apocalypse where the gates of Heaven are sealed and Hell is submerged in water. The last of the angels and demons gather in Tokyo Babel intent on climbing Jacob's Ladder to enter Heaven and attain redemption.


Jul25 MetaVerse Ep 59 - LIVE! @ 10pm EDT July 25th Join us here tonight as we talk Summer '15 anime! Hello everybody. It's been a long time since I've hosted a MetaVerse podcast. As many of my Metanorn friends noted in my birthday post, I got to p...

Isshin Do Honpo will release on July 24 a collaboration with the popular manga Attack on Titan titled "Attack on Titan Face Pack. " The "Attack on Titan Face Pack" became a craze when it was included as a bonus in the April 2015 issue of beauty ma...

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

Media Blasters has a pretty good presence at Otakon this year, again showing their renewal overall as a company, and one of the big things they presented this weekend in addition to a lot of interaction at their booth is a look at Ladies versus Bu...

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Finally, some new select images from the 1st quarter toy catalog scans featuring the first four of Kamen Rider Ghost' forms. First image is Kamen Rider Ghost' Default Form, Ore Tamashii. In this form, Ghost uses the GanGan Saber as his main weapon.

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Oh, yeah, back for more! Goodness, but I can practically fall all over myself heaping praise upon this franchise. Along with Monogatari and the RailDex stories, this ranks as a top favorite set. So let's see what they have in store for us this time.

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Posted by Kyle Roberts on Jul 25, 2015 Categories: Anime News, Crowdfunding, News | 0 comments | The official Kickstarter for Studio 4°C's short anime film Red Ash -Magicicada- announced that a prologue will be added to the film.

Maon Kurosaki (黒崎真音) unveiled the jacket covers, full track list, and preview music video for single Harmonize Clover featured as ending theme for new anime School-Live! (Gakkou Gurashi! , がっこうぐらし! ). Her 9th single Harmonize Clover comes on two e...

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You can say there's no idol more multi-faceted than Paruru. 1 visits / 2 today " Previous post Fans pick: Next wave of young AKB48 talent that you can't take your eyes off of!

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Super☆Girls' 13th single Icchatte Yacchatte (イッチャって♪ ヤッチャって♪) will be on sale on August 19. The members of Super☆Girls continue the tradition by wearing bikinis for their annual summer song. The MV, the cover and some photos have been unveiled.

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3 Flares Twitter 0 Facebook 2 Google+ 0 Reddit 0 Buffer 0 StumbleUpon 1 3 Flares × For those expecting the live-action Attack on Titan movies to be exactly like the anime and mangas, you may need to rethink that.

Good Smile Company and Max Factory also sell and except pre-orders for event exclusive figures during WonFes, some of which only continue to be available at conventions. One such exclusive was actually sold first at Anime Expo this year, and I got...

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Move over Rise Kujikawa, There's a new idol in town for Persona 4, and she's coming to the series' own PS Vita rhythm game! That's right folks, Hatsune Miku is joining Persona 4: Dancing All Night. This Persona 4 version of the lovely virtual diva...

Game developer Square Enix, renowned for its number of long-running Japanese RPG series, announced yesterday that a new, smartphone-only entry in the fabled Dragon Quest franchise will hit online stores sometime this year.

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