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October 10, 2015, 8:30 AM
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If there's a menial task that takes up a substantial amount of time, you can bet Japan is developing a robot for it. So far we've seen gems like the 24-fingered hair-washing robot, the floor-cleaning bot and the robot that feeds you tomatoes while...

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Toei held a press conference for its new male virtual idol unit "EIGHT OF TRIANGLE" at Club ex in Tokyo yesterday, October 8. The unit consists of vocalist Ray (Ray Kimishima) and composer Kazuto (Kazuto Endo).

Crunchyroll has been adding a bunch of new shows to its fall anime simulcast lineup, and the latest is Anti-Magic Academy: The 35th Test Platoon. The launch date and time are currently TBA, but details should arrive soon.

Series to get home video release with English dub Viz Media announced at its industry panel at New York Comic Con on Friday that it has licensed the 2011 Hunter × Hunter anime. The company plans to release the series on Blu-ray and DVD, and will d...

It already made its debut on Netflix in Japan, and now it looks like The Seven Deadly Sins anime will finally be making its way over in English courtesy of the streaming service. The series is now listed on the U.

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

It's a good day to be a manga fan in general but also a good day to be a sports manga fan. Viz Media is bolstering its sports manga side for the summer 2016 release period with Kuroko's Basketball and Haikyu!

There's an irresistable charm to Tokyo Ghoul (anime or the manga, whichever you prefer) that has spawned many fan works, song covers, and beautiful cosplay. lalaax / deviantart But for the more committed fan, there are a few ways to go even further.

Pray to the anime gods it gets a sequel or is so good, it inspires a million musical spin offs. Jenbae, GoBoiano Writer Jenbae enjoys reading manga, yelling at her laptop, and eating popcorn with extra butter.

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By Jenni . October 8, 2015 . 11:00am There are stuffed versions of various Street Fighter characters, both in standard form and Hello Kitty style. Now, there is a stuffed version of a classic attack. Multiverse Studio is creating a Capcom-sanction...

Part-maids, part-hard rock girl band, BAND-MAID® is here to rock you with the edgy and dark "Don't Let Me Down! " The song is off their 2nd mini album, "New Beginning," to be released on November 4th. Contributor Wanted!

Kotaku East Richard Eisenbeis

Wondering if your favorite Digimon is in the new game, Digimon Story: Cyber Sleuths? Well, with 240 of them in the game, I'm going to go with: Yes. Kuramon, Bubbmon Punimon, Botamon Poyomon, Koromon Tanemon, Tunomon Tsumemon, Tokomon Nyaromon, Pag...

Siliconera Sato

Sword Art Online: Hollow Realization for PlayStation 4 and PlayStation Vita. The official website updates us with a look at its first screenshots and some story details. The rebuilt virtual world-one that "people" did not ask for in this world.

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By Sato . October 9, 2015 . 1:48am Nintendo and Koei Tecmo recently revealed that Hyrule Warriors Legends is adding a new character with Skull Kid and a new villain in Phantom Ganon. Famitsu and the game's official website provides us with the lat...

Toshiko Hasumi is a Japanese artist who recently posted a picture about Syrian refugees to Facebook The image she created below translates to: "I want to live a safe and clean life, eat gourmet food, go out, wear pretty things, and live a luxuriou...

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

Things never go according to plan. Creative Staff: Story: Tom King Art: Barnaby Bagenda, Jose Marzan Jr. What They Say: In what may be their most atrocious act to date, the wretched Omega Men besiege the holy planet of Changralyn and take hostage ...

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The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

The live action film adaptation of Lychee Light Club has a bit to go until its January 2016 debut in Japan, but the film has had some film festival showings this past week. And that means a new English subtitled teaser is out there.

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By Chris Priestman . October 8, 2015 . 6:00pm With the Japanese version of Skullgirls for PlayStation 4 and PlayStation Vita nearing (January 2016), Dengeki Online has been able to reveal the Japanese voice cast (thanks Crunchyroll) The lineup is ...

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

Crunchyroll doesn't always get second seasons, but when they do the fans are happy. Te service has announced the pickup of the second season of Testament of Sister New Devil: Burst for streaming. The series kicks off right about now with new episo...

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Mobile Suit Gundam: Extreme VS Force, the latest entry in Bandai Namco's Extreme VS action series, got its latest trailer that shows off its new modes and various Mobile Suits in action. While it may look and sound like the arcade game, Mobile Sui...

Crunchyroll Paul Chapman

The sextuplet cast of Mr. Osomatsu got a brief but ultimately disastrous make-over as beautiful young men in the 1st episode of the new TV gag anime, and come November of 2015, the bishounen versions of the Matsuno brothers will appear on characte...

'出撃!雑魚小隊!' (Shutsugeki! Zako Shoutai! ) "Move Out! Small Fry Platoon! " Two missions already? Slow down, 35th Test Platoon! We hardly know you. Intriguing Prologue My first impression of this episode, in the opening minute, was, "Now that's how yo...

Commercial also streamed for PS3/PS4 fighting game Bandai Namco Entertainment began streaming a "story digest" video and a television commercial for its JoJo's Bizarre Adventure: Eyes of Heaven fighting game on Thursday.


On October 7, it was discovered that the actress Kitagawa Keiko (29) and the talent Daigo (37) will get married in January of next year. The length of their relationship has been about a year and a half.

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Original "Attack On Titan" Anthology Comic Book will be published soon. Kodansha comics has officially announced during the NY Comic Con 2015 that the company is working on the "Aot" anthology. Anime News Network reports that "an original western ...

Channel Hopping Ian Wolf

There has been a bad news story from the world of manga over the past few days. You can tell it is bad because it has been reported on the BBC. Whenever the British press report on manga, it is hardly ever in a positive way.

Imagine Entertainment is teaming with All Nippon Entertainment Works and Bandai Namco Pictures to develop and produce the live-action English-language feature film Tiger & Bunny, based on the hit Japanese anime series and feature films.

Crunchyroll Scott Green

Early this year, Japanese print media magazine Da Vinci worked with NicoNico for a second annual survey asking manga readers which series is set make its big break. One of the picks was Masume Yoshimoto's Kumamiko - Girl Meets Bear 2013 manga, a c...

"Hunter X Hunter" may have been hinted to come back as a new festival illustration of the hugely successful manga was spotted at Yoshihiro Togashi's hometown. Has the creator finally recovered from his sickness?

Crunchyroll Scott Green

Charapedia was back to the subject of anison for their latest 10,000 reader poll, asking fans what songs get them "ageage," excited and wanting to move! Responses came from a pool that was 52. 5% male to 47.

'倒錯と禁断のカドリール' (Tousaku to Kindan no Kadoriiru) "Depravity and the Forbidden Quadrille" And when I mean musical twist, I mean - there are parts of this episode that just breaks out into song with cinematics.

Yep, there's still a new Power Rangers movie in the works, and it looks like things are moving along. The latest bit of news out of the project involves the casting of the Pink Ranger. 22-year-old actress Naomi Scott will be taking on the role in ...

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