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October 15, 2015, 12:30 AM
Kotaku East Brian Ashcraft

Master swordsman Isao Machii is back! This time he's here to cut a fastball in two. This latest clip is done in one continuous take so you can see that Machii doesn't need camera trickery. He only needs a sword.

RocketNews24 evie lund

The Ace Attorney series, known in Japan as "Gyakuten Saiban" (turnabout trial) has established itself as a major player in the interactive visual novel market with five mainstream titles and a variety of cool side-stories and spin-offs like Profes...

Crunchyroll Mikikazu Komatsu

Toho today posted three CMs for the upcoming live-action film adaptation of the Ore Monogatari! ! shoujo manga series created by Kazune Kawahara (story) and Aruko (arts), featuring its theme song "No. 1" provided by 46-year-old Japanese singer-son...

The non-profit Nippon Foundation is starting up a new project to use manga as learning tools for young children known as "This is Also a Learning Manga ~World Discovery Project~. " This project aims to collect over 100 manga for encouraging educat...

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

It's been a very good time for Black Butler fans the last year or so as after getting the two TV seasons starting back in 2008, you would normally not see any more produced. Yet last year saw the arrival of not just the new TV series that continue...

J-pop superstar Namie Amuro has joined up with virtual idol Hatsune Miku in the MV for their collaboration song "B Who I Want 2 B" from her 12th album "_genic" (release date: June 10, 2015). Contributor Wanted!

RocketNews24 Casey Baseel

After a vague yet indiscreet falling out with video game publisher Konami, it seems likely that Hideo Kojima, creator of the Metal Gear franchise, won't be working at the company for much longer. As one of the most famous and respected names in th...

Crunchyroll Mikikazu Komatsu

Following Motoko, Ishikawa, Aramaki and Saito last week, the official website and Twitter for Ghost in The Shell ARISE: GHOST is ALIVE, the upcoming stage play adaptation of the four-part anime film series Ghost in the Shell: ARISE, today posted f...

SGCafe spartanchef

More often than not, whenever an anime or manga gets a Hollywood adaptation (or any live-action adaptation in fact), fans love to suggest which actors are fit for the role, and the recently-announced live-action Tiger and Bunny movie is definitely...

Siliconera Chris Priestman

By Chris Priestman . October 13, 2015 . 3:00pm The creators of P. T. -style horror game Allison Road has cancelled the Kickstarter. It was being used to acquire funds for the game's development for PC, PlayStation 4, and Xbox One.

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

While the manga for Vampire Knight ended back in the spring of 2013, it's not something that original creator Matsuri Hino can quite put down. The manga magazine LaLa has revealed that a new chapter is coming in the LaLaDX magazine on December 10t...

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With collaborations with the legendary rock band, KISS, and various hit singles and albums, Momoiro Clover Z is one of the hottest idol groups in Japan that is not part of the AKB48 family. The idol group is currently headed to Dazaifu in Fukuoka ...

Siliconera Chris Priestman

A hardcore Japanese fan of Umihara Kawase claims that he has had the original game running on a SNES for two decades (thanks RocketNews). He made this claim over Twitter - his Twitter handle is, of course, @UMIHARAKawase, where he also shared a pi...

Siliconera Casey

The trailer gives us a little insight into the title's gameplay as it shows the characters exploring their creepy surroundings and escaping from terrifying monsters. Blood Drive is the final installment in the Corpse Party series, and continues af...

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LOS ANGELES (October 12th, 2015) - X JAPAN announced today that the iconic Japanese rock group will release, for the first time ever, a studio recording of their much loved song "Born To Be Free" on November 6th, 2015.

Otaku Tale Frontalspy

The latest issues of Animedia and Newtype magazine each have a brand new visual for the upcoming Digimon Adventure tri. anime film series, where the first episode will release on November 21st. The new visuals focus on the 8 Digi-destined.

Kotaku East Brian Ashcraft

Meet Saya. According to her co-creator, Yuka Ishikiawa, bringing her to life was not easy. The hurdle, Ishikawa explained via Twitter, is "quite high. " The CG schoolgirl model needs to contain a certain softness as well as the purity of her age.

Siliconera Chris Priestman

By Chris Priestman . October 12, 2015 . 2:45pm The Muv Luv team has announced that the Muv Luv Trilogy will be getting a physical version for PlayStation Vita when it comes to the west. The physical version for PS Vita is available in two differen...

RocketNews24 Oona McGee

Tokyo Governor Yoichi Masuzoe revealed the capital city's new logo at a press conference in the nation's capital on Friday, and the simple design, featuring the one-line catchphrase "&TOKYO", is already in the spotlight for all the wrong reasons.

Siliconera Jenni

By Jenni . October 13, 2015 . 10:30am Metallia and the Hundred Knight first did their best to extend the swamp witch's influence on the PlayStation 3 in March 2014, but it turns out the character will get a second shot at it on a new console next ...

Haruhichan's blog Olivia Lynn

Fatal Frame: Maiden of Black Water is a survival horror video game developed by Koei Tecmo and Nintendo Software Planning & Development, and published by Nintendo for the Wii U. The fifth main entry in the Fatal Frame / Project Zero series, it rel...

tokyohive HPriest

Check out the box office charts and trailers of all the new Japanese films of the past weekend below! Japan Box Office Chart - October 10th/October 11th 01 (00) Library Wars: The Last Mission (Weeks: 01) 02 (01) Bakuman (Weeks: 02) 03 (00) The Int...

NMB48 tops the singles chart with single Must Be Now selling over 307,000 copies. Their 13th single is a strong dance tune and features only nine member senbatsu with Yamamoto Sayaka center. Kenshi Yonezu tops the album charts with 3rd album Bremen.

12:58 p. m. EDT October 13, 2015 BUCYRUS - The Anime Junior Club will hold its first meeting from 4 to 5:30 p. m. Oct. 14 in the Bucyrus Public Library's Community room. The club is for those in third through sixth grades or ages 9-13.

DLC pre-order bonuses detailed Bandai Namco Entertainment America announced on Monday that it plans to release Digimon Story: Cyber Sleuth on PlayStation 4 and PlayStation Vita in the Americas on February 2, 2016.

Crunchyroll Paul Chapman

Crunchyroll previously reported on Why She Loves Kanji, a short film in 2 parts with animation by Studio 4°C produced by the Japan Kanji Aptitude Testing Foundation. Now the 2nd part has been published, and the story of Yusuke Sagara and his kanji...

Continuing to celebrate the 15th Anniversary of their 'Deus Ex' video game franchise, Eidos-Montreal and Square Enix have confirmed they have authorised a fan-created mod for the original Deus Ex game.

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

We learned back in May that the folks at GA Bunko have another of their light novels moving into anime territory with Undefeated Bahamut Chronicle, aka Saijaku Muhai no Bahamut. It's been quiet since that initial announcement for the most part, bu...

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Sign up to receive the lastest news from LATINOPOST (Photo : Đorđe Derviš/ sr. wikipedia. org) Fans of the popular manga turned hit TV anime series, "Tokyo Ghoul," will be happy to hear that Season 3 has finally been confirmed.

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

The anime adaptation of the manga series Nijiiro Days, aka Rainbow Days, was announced in early August with details to come. Those details have arrived now with the reveal that the series will be a part of the Winter 2016 anime season.

The relentlessly alluring Dead or Alive 5: Last Round has utilized the soon-to-arrive Halloween as an excuse to pump out another DLC pack, making up for lack of spookiness with sheer sex appeal, the outfits having apparently been created by fans f...

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