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November 28, 2015, 12:00 AM
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At this year's Jump Festa, which celebrates all things under the Shonen Jump manga umbrella, a truly remarkable piece will be exhibited: a Millennium Puzzle worth its weight in gold. . . because it is gold.

The uncensored version of the anime adaptation of Akira Hiramoto's Prison School (Kangoku Gakuen) manga has finished its streaming on Niconico. While the service is no longer offering Prison School: Freedom Edition, a collection of all the uncenso...

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With Japanese animation studio, Shaft, celebrating its 40th anniversary with the Madogatari exhibition, which crosses over two of their most popular works in Madoka Magica and Monogatari, it was announced that a short concept movie related to Mado...

Director Oh Seung-uk may be best known as the screenwriter behind such varied and well respected efforts as Green Fish (directed by Korean auteur Lee Chang-dong), Christmas in August and H, but way back in 2001 he made a minor splash at Cannes wit...

The sly Y'shtola of Final Fantasy XIV (a character that many may be unfamiliar with) has shown off her magical prowess with Dissidia Final Fantasy Arcade's latest trailer, inserting some much needed sex appeal into the fighting game and introducin...

RocketNews24 Casey Baseel

Everyone has their morning routine. For some, it's a cup of strong coffee. For others, a morning workout. And apparently for still others, a schoolgirl fantasy is what jumpstarts their day. We just found out about the Japanese company that dispatc...

Japanator Red Veron

Black Friday is here again along with the insanity but not all deals are to be had in stores since a lot of the anime goods you want aren't in brick and mortar stores these days. One great deal I stumbled upon for the post-turkey day shopping holi...

Otaku Tale Frontalspy

The official website of the upcoming anime adaptation of Kouhei Horikoshi's Boku no Hero Academia (My Hero Academia) manga has been updated with coloured character designs for the two revealed cast members.

Crunchyroll Paul Chapman

Crunchyroll previously reported on how Wagamama High Spec, an adult visual novel by Madosoft, was also being made into a TV anime and how both were scheduled to be released in April of 2016. Now new information is available. jrharbort

The winners of the Hatsune Miku Expo song contest have finally been announced! First up on the list is the grand prize winner, Circus-P for his song "Ten Thousand Stars"! The grand prize includes 30,000 Yen in products from Sonicwire, tickets to a...

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Viz's newly launched shop. naruto. com declares itself "Your official destination for all your Naruto needs! " and, indeed, with a wide range of apparel, toys and accessories, shop. naruto. com seems pretty Narutastic.

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

Add another classic science fiction series that Crunchyroll is now streaming as they continue to expand their catalog as God Mars is now available on the service. The streaming service has picked up the entire 64 episode run and it's now available...

Wan Abrar Rei

This episode is actually pretty sad. It's romantic in someways but really really sad. There is some surprise as well, pretty interesting and intriguing too. It's still as slow as the previous episode, and the arc kinda ended this week.

Trends in Japan William

AI-Samurai is a robot that looks like a samurai crossed with Darth Vader. Okay, a samurai Darth Vader already exists. It looks like this. But Nextremer has now developed a robot that wears samurai armor and talks to you.

Crunchyroll Mikikazu Komatsu

To promote its next-generation A-Class, Mercedes-Benz Japan today started a new marketing campaign "Next Stage with YOU," posting 3D anime CMs featuring the three-members of Japanese techno pop girls unit Perfume.

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

The upcoming series Mahou Shoujo Nante Mou Ii desu kara has now revealed some new information through its official Twitter account with news that the series will be a part of the winter 2016 season. A premiere date is to be announced soon.

This series stubbornly refuses to be predictable, that's for certain. I'm noticing a trend with Subete ga F ni Naru, one that's recurrent enough to suggest that it goes beyond coincidence. The second half of almost every recent episode has been co...

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Bandai Visual has started streaming not one, but two new promotional videos for the upcoming first part to the latest title in the Gundam franchise, Mobile Suit Gundam Thunderbolt. They released both a long version and a short version for the new ...

Good news for all who missed out on ordering Omerta's smexy dakimakura! You can pre-order the reissues now! A quick list of all the dakimakura available for preorder. As they don't ship international, you can use an online JP buyer like fromjapan ...

The GLORIO Blog dragonzigg

Do Mon catches up to Sogo and the gang, while Moura reveals the truth about Felia's origin. Zigg's thoughts This episode is interesting because there's a lot of actual plot substance revealed throughout the numerous flashbacks, but it's frustratin...

Selective Hearing Selective Hearing

Japanese gothic heavy metal band Yousei Teikoku will return to America for a special one-night performance at A-Kon 27 in Dallas, Texas, during the 3-day Japanese anime and culture event June 3-5, 2016.


HYPER JAPAN returns with its own special brand of Christmas fun. . . Following a successful summer event (which saw the likes of DEMPAGUMI. INC and TOKYO GIRLS making their UK debut), HYPER JAPAN is back with their Christmas Market event.

RocketNews24 Jessica

Since winning the Poster Award at the 2015 Cannes Film Market, people have been wondering what the heck CG anime Sushi Police is about. Now we know. Kind of. This month, we finally got a look at a teaser trailer for the mysterious anime.

Ray announced new single a-gain with tie-up as ending theme for upcoming anime Ao no Kanata no Four Rhythm (Aokana, 蒼の彼方のフォーリズム). Her 8th single a-gain comes on two editions scheduled for release on February 17th 2016.

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

The fifth installment of the Kono Danshi series of works is getting an anime adaptation with Kono Danshi, Mahou ga Oshigoto desu next year and now a little extra detail has arrived regarding the show. After getting some casting news earlier this w...

Otaku Tale Frontalspy

The newest issue of Kodansha's Weekly Shonen Magazine has revealed a new cast member of the recently announced TV anime adaptation of Hiro Mashima's Fairy Tail Zero prequel manga: Kana Hanazawa. Kana Hanazawa (Kanade Tachibana from Angel Beats!

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