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August 13, 2015, 9:00 PM
GoBoiano Media Aaron Magulick

Today, it was reported by ABC News that a 41 year old father was found guilty of possessing child pornography. He was arrested in April 2012, and the police found 361 anime images of children and 44 images of actual child pornography.

Kotaku East Brian Ashcraft

"Doujinshi" (同人誌) is Japanese for fan-created, self-published comics, magazines, and novels. While Japan has strict copyright laws, doujinshi tend to get a free pass and flourish. A new trade agreement could change that forever.

RocketNews24 Casey Baseel

It was a sad day for cat lovers and train fans alike when Tama, the cute calico that had served as stationmaster of Kishi Station in Wakayama Prefecture since 2007, recently passed away. Heartbroken as Tama's many supporters were, though, life goe...

Japanese media watchdog group Broadcasting Ethics and Program Improvement Organization (BPO) unveiled a summary of viewer comments they received during the month of July, including several complaints about anime content.

Zenbu Kimi no Sei da (It`s All Your Fault! ) return to Pure Idol Heart ,with their 2nd digital single "ShitEnd Placebo" on iTunes. (Release date: August 12th). Zenbu Kimi no Sei da are yami kawaii idols.

Siliconera Sato

By Sato . August 12, 2015 . 4:24am Final Fantasy XV director Hajime Tabata had a lot to share during Gamescom last week, where he talked about the game's debugging and localization that's making the wait a little longer.

Crunchyroll Mikikazu Komatsu

The official website for the upcoming TV anime adaptation of Riku Misora's action fantasy light novel series Rakudai Kishi no Eiyuutan: A Tale Of Worst One/A Chivalry of a Failed Knight today updated with a 110-second new PV featuring its OP song ...

Crunchyroll Mikikazu Komatsu

It has been confirmed that 50-year-old actor Takaya Kamikawa, known as the voice of Anti-Spiral in Tengen Toppa Gurren Lagann among anime fans, is cast as Ryo Saeba in the upcoming live-action TV drama adaptation of Tsukasa Hojo's Angel Heart mang...

The Tokyo Reporter Tokyo Reporter

Ikki Kotsugai Ikki Kotsugai TOKYO (TR) - Tokyo Metropolitan Police on Thursday arrested a 24-year-old university student for assaulting and emasculating a lawyer in Minato Ward, reports TBS News (Aug. 13).

Good Smile Company recently launched a new figure line dedicated just to male characters. Orange Rouge initially focused on the immensely popular Tōken Ranbu mobile game but also expanded out into Durarara!

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

Ahead of the breakdown of who is involved with it on their site, FUNimation has let loose with the first preview for the Broadcast Dub of Gangsta. Check it out below; we'll update the cast and staff information as soon as it becomes available!

Siliconera Sato

By Sato . August 13, 2015 . 1:25am Koei Tecmo revealed at Gamescom 2015 that their Warriors studio Omega Force is working on an Attack on Titan project for PS4, PS3, and Vita. Producer Hisashi Koinuma recently spoke with Dengeki in an interview ab...

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The 11th issue of Yamato Crew Kaihou, published an interview with Space Battleship Yamato 2199 producer Shoji Nishizaki, revealing that a second season of the Space Battleship Yamato 2199 anime is in development.

GoBoiano Media Aaron Magulick

I have a confession to make. I love shit anime. Not the "shit" anime like Sword Art Online or Bleach that hipsters love to hate. No, anime that is objectively bad, but still somehow manage to be entertaining.

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The Hatsune Miku character DLC was announced for Persona 4: Dancing All Night last month will launch in Japan on August 27. Miku will be playable via the song "Heaven feat. Hatsune Miku (ATOLS Remix). " Additionally, a free "P-Color Selection 2″ a...

FUNimation is getting ready to begin another season of its Broadcast Dubs program, which has English-dubbed versions of current-season series running relatively close to their original debuts. First up is Prison School, starting tonight at 8:30pm ...

Associated Press

Both nations brutalized continents. Both slaughtered and abused tens of millions of people. But while Germany is held up as a paragon of post-World War II reconciliation, Japan is mired in animosity with its neighbors seven decades later.


Today, model and actress Kiko Mizuhara updated her Instagram account with a picture of Felicity Huffmann and the caption "Single and fabulous, exclamation point. " which led to break-up rumors about her unconfirmed relationship with BIGBANG member...

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The creators of Senran Kagura has launched a massive multi-media project known as Valkyrie Drive, and it consists of an anime, a PS Vita game, and a smartphone game app. Marvelous has now started streaming the latest PV for their smartphone game a...

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

After being revealed previously as part of the upcoming drama CD due out later this month, it's now been formally announced that Ryohei Kimura and Nobunaga Shimazaki will also be participating in the anime adaptation.

Parents, teachers, and lawmakers are none too happy about some bootleg Assassination Classroom wear that's been popping up on sites like Amazon. The shirt shows Koro-sensei's iconic grin along with the slogan, "Keep Calm and Kill Your Teacher," wh...

Siliconera Spencer

Look forward to playing Super Mario Bros. stages as Bowser, Link, and maybe even Mega Man. Nintendo shared an extended Super Mario Maker video which notes the Wii U game is compatible with more than 50 amiibo.

You hear a lot of news about the weird foods coming out of Japan. It's almost as if, once a year or so at one food retailer or another, the guys in the marketing department have a meeting to determine the next delicious flavor to serve up to the m...

Crunchyroll Joseph Luster

MAGES announced a nice little bonus for Steins;Gate 0 in an update on the official website. Those who pick up first-print copies of the game will get a downloadable copy of a PlayStation 4 HD remaster of the original Steins;Gate.

Sentai Filmworks have unveiled a slightly humorous PV for their No Game no Life western BD release, requesting that viewers attempt to "find the fanservice" - a joke that at least confirms that the show's multitude of service will be left untouche...

Yui Horie announced new single Asymmetry (アシンメトリー) with tie-up as opening theme for upcoming anime K RETURN OF KINGS. She also continues voicing character Anna Kushina in the fantasy-action anime. Her 19th single Asymmetry comes on three editions ...

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0 Flares Twitter 0 Facebook 0 Google+ 0 Reddit 0 Buffer 0 StumbleUpon 0 0 Flares × Sometimes, there are collaborations which make a lot of sense, like Kantai Collection and Arpeggio of Blue Steel. However, there are ones which we would never see c...

RocketNews24 Casey Baseel

Shinji Higuchi Feature Film of Manga/Anime Phenomenon Thrills Fans Author: Richard A. Pusateri Source: FUNimation Entertainment, Anderson Group Public Relations Official Site: shingeki-seyo. com (Japan) Special Thanks to Scott Barretto, Whitney Pe...

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The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

The upcoming second season of Diabolik Lovers has been set for the fall for awhile and now a few new details have arrived over the More, Blood subtitled series. The serise is now scheduled to p remiere on September 23rd on AT-X before making a wid...

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