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November 23, 2015, 8:00 AM
November 23, 2015, 8:00 AM

If you've ever wondered if your taste in cute mascot characters - be they animal, fairy, robot, god, whatever - matches up with anime and manga fans in Japan, now is your chance to find out. Pollsters Charapedia have asked their readers to rank th...

There is blood and gore and unsavory things below so turn back now if you're eating breakfast. We'll look at manga and webtoons equally. Also Junji Ito, the king of horror, could fill this entire list up easily on his own so instead for his work, ...

Tokyo Girls Update 敏郎 荒井

The song "Ai Oboeteimasu ka" from the anime film Macross: Do You Remember Love? begins "Right now I can hear your voice saying, 'Come here'", and was sung on stage by idol singer Lynn Minmay. The anime paints a love story between her and the main ...

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Gamers would often like to live in the world they are playing. . . OK, maybe not Silent Hill, Resident Evil, or any horror survival game, but just like anime fans, many really want to live in the world of games.

Rice loving Hanayo will be releasing her own rice brand made by organic Koshihikari rice from Niigata Prefecture's Uonuma. This is in collaboration with character licensing firm CG7 and Love Live! School idol project.

New pre-order bonuses revealed for film opening in Japan on January 9 Pony Canyon began streaming a theatrical trailer with English subtitles on Saturday for the Garakowa -Restore the World- (Glass no Hana to Kowasu Sekai) anime film.

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As a special Christmas gift for her fans, popular anime voice actress Yui Horie's alter-ego character Miss Monochrome will hold her first solo concert at Shibuya duo MUSIC EXCHANGE in Tokyo on December 24.

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Earlier in the week there was a supposed leak of the November issue of Fujimi Shobo's monthly Dragon Magazine that had information regarding the newly announced Full Metal Panic! anime and the sequel of Saenai Heroine no Sodatekata.

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The announcement of the new Valkyria Chronicles game for the PlayStation 4, Valkyria: Azure Revolution, has gotten many fans talking, and Sega has now started streaming the very first promotional video for the new game to tease fans even further!

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It might be in a slightly unexpected state, but Digimon is back! The original series getting it's third season over a decade since the second season/series aired back in the early 2000s. There is a lot of lead up one has to discuss before even get...

I know most of you aren't paying attention, but you should be. If Concrete Revolutio were a song, I think it would be The Monkees "Shades of Grey". . . When the world and I were young, Just yesterday. Life was such a simple game, A child could play.

'二人の休日②' (Futari no Kyuujitsu ②) "A Hdoliay For Two, Part 2″ Saya fans rejoice - we finally get a bone this week in the form of a fantastic episode. Senpai and Kouhai With a clear lack of Saya after her debut episode, I've been awfully curious how...

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One Piece's Foxy Pirates return for a third anime battle against the Straw Hats in original special "Adventure of Nevlandia," scheduled to broadcast December 19th. The Davy Back Fight Arc competitors journey to New World with new crew members Dôja...

The latest PV for the upcoming Yakuza 1 remake "Yakuza Kiwami" has given players a look at the game's staple fisticuffs, while also showing more of Majima Goro's maniacal antics albeit elevated to near absurd levels by way of some humorous cross-d...

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The official website of Koei Tecmo's upcoming game based on Hajime Isayama's Attack on Titan has been updated with lots of new footage and images for the PlayStation title, which will release in Japan this Winter.

Haruhichan's blog Olivia Lynn

The first season of the reboot, Sailor Moon Crystal, is scheduled for a February 9th, 2016 release, Viz Media states. The series will come out in three editions that will have the thirteen episode run.

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After teaming up with Miku for a special collaboration song, Japanese pop superstar, Namie Amuro will be performing the theme song for the upcoming One Piece special titled One Piece ~Adventure of Nevlandia~.

Fast-paced online shooter Cosmic League has delivered a cinematic trailer combining soothing classical music with large-scale explosions and gunfights, sure to appeal to both the gun-obsessed western market and anime-lovers simultaneously with its...

The upcoming episode of grotesque ero-anime Euphoria has demonstrated that it still has much more to deliver when it comes to strange fetishes, offering a multitude of crazed sex acts and other questionable activities that no doubt have less commi...

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JAPANESE anime characters, superheroes and even a samurai swordsman turned out for a day of play at Epic Diem, a pop culture expo at the University of the Sunshine Coast yesterday. Gamers were treated to demos, stalls sold everything from lollipop...

Hello there, Organization of Anti-Social Geniuses. It's Geoffrey Barnes from Damage Control again. If I'm making an appearance here, you (hopefully) know what that means: It's time for another installment in "The Directional Pad," a monthly featur...

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Well that was a bit of a let down. . . After weeks of Subete ga F ni Naru oscillating between tantalizing mystery and pretentious philosophical drivel, this week's episode finally just laid it all out on the table.

Even Gods, it seems, aren't immune from daddy issues. Noragami continues to be a dark ride. Even when it's in comedy mode, despair always seems to be lurking in the background, as if these are characters that fate simply won't allow to have a free...

'帝都捕物帳' (Teito Torimono-chou) "Imperial Capital Detective Stories" Still searching. Still aimless. Still a bit of a mess. Abruptly A lot of elements felt abrupt in this episode. The mission that Haku, Atui, and Ukon were on, for one, but that's a ...

There just aren't many series that do transition as well as Ushio and Tora. This episode marked the end of a major phase of Ushio to Tora, but the story didn't really miss a beat. Partly I think that's due to the unique sort of continuity this ser...

'蟻とキリギリスの戦争 オセアニア軍事国攻略戦 III' (Aritokirigirisu no Sensou Oseania Gunji-koku Kouryaku-sen III) "The War of the Any and the Grasshopper The Invasion of the Oceanian Military State III" Ah. So that's what this series is about.

I'd say that eggshell is pretty well cracked now. It's Tsukki time on Haikyuu at long last, and it seems as if the lanky lad is poised to play a major role in the story going forward. The role of rival for Hinata has pretty much been vacant since ...

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There are only two weeks left until the film's release, two brand new trailers have been been revealed for the upcoming anime film adaptation of Kouji Ohji and Futoshi Nishiya's High☆Speed! light novel series.

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