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January 6, 2016, 9:30 PM
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The official website of the anime adaptation of Saki Hasemi and Kentaro Yabuki's To Love-Ru manga has announced that two new OVAs are being produced this year to celebrate the series' 10th anniversary.

Siliconera Jenni

By Jenni . January 5, 2016 . 12:00pm First 4 Figures and Capcom have come together to collaborate on a series of figures in a line inspired by the Okami series. The first has been revealed to be Amaterasu, ready for a fight.

Haruhichan's blog Olivia Lynn

Happy 75th birthday to Hayao Miyazaki! We all know and love him, cherish him as if he were a fond uncle. The stories he's brought to life, the worlds full of wonder, the characters close to our hearts.

tokyohive Shiso

On January 5, AKB48 member Iwata Karen announced her graduation during the "Eve wa Adam no Rokkotsu" stage performance held at AKB48 Theater in Akihabara, Tokyo. SEE ALSO: AKB48's next single to feature graduated members Iwata who is looking to be...

Crunchyroll Mikikazu Komatsu

To promote the release of the Blu-ray of the mega hit film Love Live! The School Idol Movie, Gamers' Akihabara main store has set up a special "Museum" section dedicated to the school idol-themed franchise on its seventh floor since December 4.

Otaku Tale Frontalspy

Anime news site AnimeAnime Japan has recently held an 8 day poll to decide what the best anime of 2015 was. The poll had a result of 1,500 fans voting for their top 3 anime of all of 2015; 60. 2% were male, 39.

Gakusen Toshi Asterisk: Hōka Kenran is a PS Vita game based on Yuu Miyazaki and okiura's The Asterisk War: The Academy City on the Water light novels, and its release is looming on the not-so-distant horizon.

GoBoiano Media Nate Lou

Akiyuki Simbo is a favorite director for many. He has brought to life works that are inventive, unexpected, and explore themes other directors shy away from. People know him best for his direction on: Puella Magi Madoka Magica Bakemonogatari Sayon...

The official website of anime adaptation of Ayano Takeda's music genre novel series Sound! Euphonium (Hibike! Euphonium) began streaming a new commercial video for the recently confirmed compilation movie on Tuesday.

RocketNews24 Amy Chavez

There's a lot to look forward to in the Year of the Monkey-Here are just a few of the top Japan-related events you won't want to miss in 2016! 1. Documentary: Behind the Cove (January 30) This film, directed by Keiko Yagi, attempts to rebut the Ac...

Siliconera Sato

"This year is the year we'll release Final Fantasy XV. Currently, we've decided on all of its specifications and the beta version is under production so we can shift into the debug phase," shared Tabata.

Siliconera Sato

Medabots Girls Mission was announced in this week's issue of Famitsu magazine. As the name suggests, the game involves Medabots and a bunch of different girls. [Thanks, Hachima and Game Jouhou. ] Medabots: Girls Mission is an upcoming action game ...

Crunchyroll Mikikazu Komatsu

The official Twitter for the upcoming musical adaptation of the Owari no Seraph/Seraph of the End dark fantasy manga today posted a new main visual featuring Yuichiro Hyakuya and Mikaela Hyakuya holding each other, which is reenacting the famous s...

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 - January 2nd/3rd 01 (02) Star Wars: The Force Awakens (Weeks: 03) 02 (01) Youkai Watch Movie 2 (Weeks: 03) 03 (03) Orange...

Siliconera Jenni

By Jenni . January 5, 2016 . 5:00pm JAST USA has picked up Sonicomi: Communication with Sonico, a Super Sonico simulation that allows players to help the potential idol on her way to becoming a superstar.

Few anime studios establish an English language website so this marks a possible change in the industry, especially considering that Kyoto Animation is an industry leader who is making more money than most other studios and in September 2015 had $1.

FUNimation announced the full English dub cast for the Snow White with the Red Hair anime, with all the dubbed episodes for season 1 set to debut throughout the month. The season 2 Broadcast Dub will follow in February, but for now you can watch e...

RocketNews24 Oona McGee

Japanese pop group Perfume and American band OK Go have teamed up to create a theme song for the new Japanese anime "Sushi Police". To celebrate 20 years of broadcasting, Japanese TV channel Tokyo MX will be releasing a new 3DCG anime called Sushi...

Morning Musume'15 tops the singles chart to start 2016 with single Tsumetai Kaze to Kataomoi / ENDLESS SKY / One and Only. Their 60th single sold of 143,000 copies making it one of their top selling singles since 2003.

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After topping several notable manga rankings last year, Chika Umino's critically-acclaimed manga, March Comes in Like a Lion, finally gets a much-deserved anime adaptation, as announced by Young Animal Magazine's issue #2.

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

You can't keep these lions down. Netflix and DreamWorks Animation have announced an expansion of their current deal where there will be some new series put into work. According to the basic information revealed, starting later this year Netflix wi...

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A video shared by a Chinese Otaku page have gone viral, giving hope to all ladies, that love can change the world! More precisely love for your 2D boyfriend. Miss Motoyoshi Kanna was the subject of this segment of the Japanese TV Program,'ザ!

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A new manga cafe in Nipponbashi, Osaka has just opened, and it has drawn quite a bit of attention. The reason is because boys and "normies" are not allowed inside at all! Sorry, only female otakus are allow entry.

RocketNews24 Philip Kendall

The dress up-loving staff at McDonald's Taiwan are back, but this time they might have wandered into contested territory with their choice of outfits. . . McDonald's Taiwan is well-known for its annual cosplaying antics.

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

The Kyoto Animation series Myriad Colors Phantom World has gotten its simulcast pickup revealed today as Crunchyroll has announced their acquisition of the series. The show is set to debut tomorrow, January 6th, 15 12:30pm ET for viewers.

The official website of the anime adaptation of Nagomu Torii and Tomoyo Kamoi's Kyoukai no Kanata light novel series has announced that the 2012 TV anime will be released as a Blu-ray Boxset on February 17.

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By Chris Priestman . January 4, 2016 . 2:30pm In the latest backer update on the Shenmue 3 Kickstarter, Ys Net revealed that it has revamped the game's official website, and has also shared new video footage.

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Company records "extraordinary loss" of 2 billion yen Square Enix announced on Tuesday that it will dissolve and liquidate both its New York-based Shinra Technologies, Inc. (STI) cloud platform operating business, as well as its Shinra Technologie...

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img. nosnob { background: none! important; padding: 0! important; border: 0! important; } Hello everyone, Kahotan here! (@gsc_kahotan) Yesterday I switched the bag I'm using for the first time in ages!

The anime adaptation of "One Punch Man" has ended its run. With the original manga adaptation still continuing, fans are hoping that there will be a second season that will keep up with the main protagonist Saitama and his hero friends.

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