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August 11, 2015, 10:30 PM

Anime, like any form of entertainment, is a risky business. When an anime gets made, the main goal in mind is for everyone involved to make a profit. But not all projects are successful. © Wit Studio / Production I.

The official website for the Diabolik Lovers anime project based on Rejet's drama CD/Visual novel franchise has revealed that the second season will premiere on AT-X on September 23, then on Tokyo MX on October 4.

If you're feeling a little lost about which anime you should watch next, you can check out other fans' opinions by asking "If I liked 'this' will I like 'that'? " *This article is based on the Summer 2015 TV anime season shows.

RocketNews24 Casey Baseel

It's hard to overstate what an excellent job Disney does with its marketing in Japan. In a country that produces more mainstream animation than anywhere else on the planet, Disney still manages to stand out from the domestically made competition, ...

Crunchyroll Scott Green

This fall, Neon Genesis Evangelion marks its 20th anniversary and part of the celebration is an August release of an HD remaster of the original TV series and movies. Two versions are due out in Japan on August 25th at 38,000 Yen for the Blu-rays ...

Japanese streaming site NicoNico began streaming the first uncensored episode of the anime adaptation of Akira Hiramoto's Prison School (Kangoku Gakuen) manga on Sunday. Here's a preview of the uncensored Prison School anime: In addition to this, ...

Kotaku East Brian Ashcraft

You are not looking are some fan drawn images. These are official images from Dragon Ball Super's fifth episode. Fan drawn images probably look better! The images look stiff, rough, and incredibly awkward.

Idolminded Ray Mescallado

AKB48 Yuria Kizaki "Hello There! " on Young Jump Magazine - HEBIROTE AKB48 A fantastic pictorial from the AKB idol, but would you expect any less from her? 'Featured post'~Ueto Aya'スマイル♥プロジェクト' - モーニングBerryz48 MB provides a wide ranging appreciati...

AKB48 5th generation member Mayumi Uchida announced her graduation from the group during a handshake event at Makuhari Messe on August 7, 2015. On the same day, she confirmed the news to the world via a post from her personal Instagram account.

Kotaku East Richard Eisenbeis

We've seen Naruto as a hero and leader; now, in Boruto: Naruto the Movie we get to see him as a father. As it turns out, he's pretty bad at it. That doesn't mean this is a bad movie, however. Boruto is basically two movies in one film.

Crunchyroll Scott Green

Volume seven of Noriyuki Matsumoto's Minami Kamakura Koukou Joshi Jitenshabu, a 2011 ongoing from Comic Blade about a high school girl who moves to a mountain town and discovers the joys of cycling, announces that the series will be recieving an a...

One Piece's author, Eiichiro Oda, recently visited the Kanda Myojin Shinto shrine in Chiyoda, Tokyo, Japan, and ended up doing an unexpected collaboration with the Love Live! School Idol Project franchise.

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By Jenni . August 10, 2015 . 2:30pm Kenichiri Takaki, lead developer on IA/VT Colorful, previously stated that people who wanted the PlayStation Vita music game would have to import it. The good news is, IA's game will be easy to understand if you...

A new Pokémon is set to make its debut in 2016, and according to the latest issue of CoroCoro Comics fans have been getting a peek in the preview for next year's Pokémon movie. The preview accompanies Pokémon the Movie: Hoopa and the Clash of Ages...

Crunchyroll Scott Green

Shirobako will be attending this weekend's Comiket with a special t-shirt and "SoloSolo" CD featuring solo theme songs with "Animetic Love Letter" versions for Aoi Miyamori, Ema Yasuhara and Shizuka Sakaki, "Platinum Jet" by those three, Misa Tōdō...

JEFusion SilverBack Fanwoks

This week's episode featured not just the debut of the Dino Drive armor but also gave us all a glimpse of the upcoming 6th ranger of the team. Read-on after the break. And the chose one who will play the role of Ivan, the Gold Dino Charge Ranger i... jrharbort

We warned you! You could have prevented this! Now Mikudayo has attained the power of Winter, which she will no doubt utilize in her quest for world dominance. Starting today, she can now be preordered, and will be available until September 9th at ...

Kahotan's Blog gsckahotan

Hello everyone, Kahotan here! (@gsc_kahotan) The other day I made a short outing to a certain café somewhere in Akihabara! The 5th floor of this building, the. . . GOOD SMILE × animate café! The café is currently running an IDOLM@STER CINDERELLA G...

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In this episode, the Roidmudes finally get some upgrades thanks to the Neo-Viral Core. But that's not all; it seems that the higher ups now want to disband the Special Unit! Will this change their minds after witnessing a Roidmude's birth and the ...

In the fully traditional Japanese houses and in tea-houses, there's always a "forbidden area", where it is not allowed to step on. It is actually an alcove, with the tatami mat floor slightly raised, decorated with calligraphy scrolls, paintings o...

Playing Grounded was founded over two years ago simply to offer a fresh new way to look at jigsaw puzzles by Eric and Lara Andersen. Since then, their research has come to a head, and now they're starting a kickstarter to raise money and release t...

Siliconera Chris Priestman

By Chris Priestman . August 10, 2015 . 3:30pm Steam is celebrating the upcoming weekend of Comiket 88 over in Tokyo by hosting a sale on loads of Japanese indie games. Included are shmups like KAMUI and Supercharged Robot Vulkaiser, hack-'n'-slash...

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Square Enix released three new screenshots for Final Fantasy XV introducing some of the game's locations. Continent The four continue their drive along the clear river, passing through the coniferous trees.

The official website for the Hetalia The World Twinkle anime announced more cast members on Monday. The cast and characters are, from left to right in the picture: The website also announced that Yūsuke Suda will play Nikoniko Republic, a micronat...

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Aug10 Gatchaman Crowds Insight - 06 You know, that's what I was thinking. . . . Hey folks! While OC is busy traipsing about in real-life Akihabara; trading hard-earned cash for Gatchamn goods, I'm zooming about in the fictional city of Tachikawa; ...

Siliconera Sato

The Legend of Heroes: Trails in the Sky Evolution as an enhanced version of the original game, and it's been announced that Trails in the Sky SC Evolution will also get the same treatment. [Thanks, Game Jouhou.

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Idolminded Ray Mescallado

Kamoshirenai Joyuutachi - HamsapSukebe Akiramike is delighted by this comedy starring three of the best actresses in drama. Bits & Pieces 021 - JE fandom Films featuring Johnny's are receiving international acclaim!

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Gintama's crazy Yorozuya trio made up of Gintoki, Kagura, and Shinpachi, are known for their hilarious and over-the-top antics, and they have recently taken over a number of medical supply TV ads by Japanese medical supplies manufacturer Hakujuuji.

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