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December 22, 2015, 11:30 PM
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Why celebrate Christmas with a turkey when you can have Santa sushi? Japan has a knack for picking up the joy of Western holidays and giving them a unique cultural twist. And when it comes to Christmas, they've created their own version of the fes...

1. It's Official: Boruto Manga Series has been Announced After teasing fans during interviews and with countdown websites, manga publisher Shueisha finally revealed their plans for the Naruto franchise.

D. Gray-man, Katsura Hoshino's manga series about battles between exorcists and demons, will be receiving a new anime adaptation in 2016, it was announced at Jump Festa this week. The TV series will apparently be unrelated to the earlier D.

Kuroneko, the pure and dedicated fujoshi / otakukko (female otaku) and also one of the supporting characters from the popular series Ore no Imouto ga Konnani Kawaii Wake ga Nai (My Little Sister Can't Be This Cute) has received a new figure which ...

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The winner of the design competition to find a replacement for the much-troubled New National Stadium is Proposal A, designed by Kengo Kuma. The new stadium will be the prime venue for the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games but has been one of several albat...

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The "Naruto" legacy continues, Kojima's new business ventures, anime and game announcements and more were revealed last week. By David Gromer | Dec 21, 2015 03:12 PM EST "One Piece" characters show their Support for "Star Wars: The Force Awakens.

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Hi peeps! Are you all doing your best today? I sure tried do my best and finish the year with a strong note with a nice look at the very lovely Shimamura Uzuki New Generation Version by the folks at Good Smile Company.

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The first promotional video has been revealed for the upcoming OAD of the anime adaptation of Akira Hiramoto's Prison School (Kangoku Gakuen) manga. The video itself showcases scenes from the special, which will be adapting the manga's Mad Wax Arc.

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Ever dream of being a mangaka but felt that was impossible because you don't live in Japan? Now you don't have to worry about that, because Shonen Jump +, the digital version of one of the most famous manga magazines on Earth, Weekly Shonen Jump!

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Bandai Namco announced today that their stylish brawler, JoJo's Bizarre Adventure: Eyes of Heaven, will release in the west in summer 2016 on PlayStation 4. Here's a look at the game's key art and latest screenshots from the press release: Along w...

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Nitroplus music mascot Super Sonico and her band First Astronomical Velocity are celebrating the season by streaming their Christmas song "Very Merry" on Spotify and Google Play. The song from album Love & Peace Plus starts with Sonico wishing her...

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A new trailer for Ikenie to Yuki no Setsuna ("Setsuna of Sacrifice and Snow"), a JRPG developed by Tokyo RPG Factory and published by Square Enix, is now available online. The game is set in an icy fantasy world in which players control a party of...

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The official Twitter account of Tengen Toppa Gurren Lagann, a hot-blooded 2007 science fiction mecha TV anime directed by Hiroyuki Imaishi with animation by Gainax, has published a teaser website promising that a new project is "Coming Soon.

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At long last, the official series poster for the 40th Super Sentai Series has been finally unveiled! Plus More toy 1st quarter catalog images has just surfaced! Here's a more clear version for the Awakening Mask.

In Japan, the force was with Jibanyan-not the Jedi. More than 974,000 people watched the latest movie from the popular Yo-kai Watch anime franchise on its opening weekend, putting it ahead of the global hit "Star Wars: The Force Awakens" at theate...

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The streaming/simulcast game has been competitive for quite awhile and there are interesting moves to watch, especially since it can impact home video licenses. Crunchyroll has announced that they'll be exclusively streaming the series Kiznaiver w...

The matches they've been waiting for have finally started. Karasuno's looking tough but in reality they're trying hard not to puke in front of everyone, just as usual. Still, they're getting attention after their match with Aoba Johsai and they pr...

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Bandai Namco revealed the latest on Naruto Shippuden: Ultimate Ninja Storm 4 with a new trailer that showcases some of the game's new abilities, along with a new battle video. The above video shows off some of the new moves we'll get to see in the...

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Like all series, especially ones that are heavily hyped and well received, it will still have its detractors, and Clannad is no exception - even among some of my friends. As I like to consider all opinions as long as they are explained, this is wh...

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Another sad news has hit the tokusatsu industry, as Koji Naka, well known for his role as Master Kaku of Gosei Sentai Dairanger, passed away last Saturday. In honor of the passing of their master, Keisuke Tsutsiya (Kirinranger) and Keiichi Wada (R...

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24-year-old anime voice actress Sumire Uesaka, best known as Fubuki in Kantai Collection/KanColle and Anastasia in The Idolm@ster Cinderella Girls, will release her 2nd solo album "20 Seiki no Gyakushu" (The 20th Century's Counterattack) in Japan ...

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Take three cups, add some clever drawing and cutting, plus a fair amount of skill. . . and then you can create your very own animated One-Punch Man comic, a sort of modern-day kamishibai-style rotating storybook.

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"One Piece" News has been filled from anime series, manga, and special animation like in films. One of the fresh news is about "One Piece Special: Adventure of Nebulandia," which has been launched as a regular anime series.

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The video shows off a variety of characters in Luffy, Doflamingo, Issho, Traflgar Law, Bartolomeo, and many others that will be playable in the upcoming game. One Piece: Burning Blood will release in Japan on April 21, 2016 for PlayStation 4 and P...

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Bandai Namco recently revealed Assassination Classroom: Assassin Training Plan for Nintendo 3DS, and the game got a new trailer that shows how it plays. In this game, you'll take on the role of a class 3-E student, where you'll make friends and tr...

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The trailer shows off a variety of its characters in action, along with some special skills, or superpowers known as "Quirks," that you'll get to check out in the upcoming game. My Hero Academia: Battle for All will release in Japan in 2016 for Ni...

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Soooooo we have less than a week to Christmas and the pressure is ON. To take that pressure off, here are a bunch of suggestions to help you in your search for the perfect last minute gift for anime fans!

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