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March 2, 2016, 7:00 AM

How would you react if you found out not only that your teacher cosplays female characters, but that he's kind of a cutie too? Cosplaying is a hobby that is not as widely understood as the more commonly enjoyed interests such as reading, sports or...

Food Wars: Shokugeki no Soma, the popular anime about the trials and tribulations of young chef Soma Yukihira, is coming back for a second season, and now both the title and release season have been announced.

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Akihabara is the epicenter of many aspects of Japanese subculture, from cosplay to anime, and everything in-between, and it will be the site of the Akiba Business School, which will be run by the Tokyo School of Anime, and will teach students abou...

Crunchyroll Joseph Luster

Following up on the addition of volume 3 earlier this month, Crunchyroll continues Square Enix Manga Month on leap day with ReLIFE volume 4. As of 5:00pm Pacific Time chapters 53-68 are officially available to read.

Kotaku East Brian Ashcraft

You might know Kumamon as the official mascot character for Kumamoto Prefecture. Or you might know Kumamon as the bear from the "For the Glory of Satan" meme. Whichever, there are now a ton of them dotted throughout Osaka Station.

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There are so many ways to learn how to draw in the world. There are guides that help you become a color master and tutorials that will help you draw specific body parts. Though beware of the How-To books that are a little more uguu than we'd like.

Haruhichan's blog Olivia Lynn

Cat caretaker tweets out a plea for cat food, and gets way more than she anticipated! Sometimes the world can seem like a pretty depressing place, and then you see a story that restores your faith in humanity.

Crunchyroll Mikikazu Komatsu

The official website for the Strike Witches anime franchise today posted a two-minute first PV for its upcoming third TV series Brave Witches featuring the 502nd Joint Fighter Wing squadron girls. The video was originally screened at the "Strike W...

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Atlus announced Etrian Odyssey V for Nintendo 3DS in this week's issue of Famitsu magazine, and it'll release in Japan on August 4, 2016. While not much is known about the game, it takes place in the continent of "Arcadia" and will have its charac...

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Square Enix shared the latest details on Star Ocean: Integrity and Faithlessness during a recent live stream, where they showecased differences between the PS4 and PS3 versions, and more. The video shows battle tutorials and more at around the 16:...

Haruhichan's blog Olivia Lynn

The first official fan club for Naoko Takeuchi's Pretty Soldier Sailor Moon series, dubbed "Pretty Guardians," will begin accepting registrations for members on March 15. The 20th anniversary project site for the Sailor Moon franchise announced on...

Posted 01/03/2016 We've seen a steady stream of acquisition announcements from manga publisher Seven Seas Entertainment of late, and last night brought another to the fore, with an announcement that the company have picked up Haruyoshi Kobayakawa'...

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

Announced earlier this month, Pied Piper is kicking off their crowdfunding campaign tomorrow with Indiegogo to bring out the Skip Beat! anime series for fans with a new English-language dub produced for it.

Siliconera Sato

In addition to the release date announcement for Black Rose Valkyrie, Compile Heart revealed the voice cast for some of the game's main characters in this week's issue of Famitsu magazine. [Thanks, Hachima.

Here is a new treat for the fans of the long-time running anime One Piece as its official website revealed the main visual of the upcoming film One Piece Film: Gold drawn by no other than Eiichi Oda, the original manga author.

The official website of the upcoming original anime HaiFuri has revealed that the TV series will begin its debut on the midnight of April 9th/10th. The HaiFuri anime will air its first episode on BS11, Tokyo MX, Tochigi TV and Gunma TV this April ...

GoBoiano Media Nate Lou

Makoto Shinkai is a favorite director for many fans. His works feature gorgeous art, a sense of loss or longing, and a discovery of self. 5 Centimeters Per Second The Garden of Words Kimi no Na wa Set to air in Japan in August 2016 Before Makoto S...

TOKYO, March 1 - Former pop idol Noriko Sakai, who fell spectacularly from grace after being arrested on drugs charges, is a rare breed in Japan: A female celebrity who has suffered public humiliation and survived.

Crunchyroll Paul Chapman

【放送開始日時★決定】2016年4月7日より毎週木曜24:55〜フジテレビ"ノイタミナ"ほかにて放送開始です★初回放送は30分早い24:25〜なのでお気をつけ下さい!!https://t. co/Rez55AemeX #カバネリ pic. twitter. com/Z7dnBiJH3E - 甲鉄城のカバネリ (@anime_kabaneri) March 1, 2016 The broadcast schedule for Kabaneri of the Iron Fortress, an...

Seven Seas' latest manga license is Re:Monster, written by Kanekiru Kogitsune and illustrated by Kobayakawa Haruyoshi. The single-volume North American releases kick off with volume 1 on November 8, priced at $12.

Crunchyroll Scott Green

A preview has posted for this spring's adaptation of Shibai Kineko's comedy light novel series Netoge no Yome wa Onnanoko ja Nai to Omotta? (And You Thought There is Never a Girl Online? ). Shinsuke Yanagi (Ro-Kyu-Bu!

Haruhichan's blog Olivia Lynn

Earlier in January it was announced that members from Niigata-based idol group NGT48 would be starring in the upcoming live-action TV drama based on the Higurashi When They Cry (Higurashi No Naku Koro Ni) sound novel series.

Dragon Ball Z fans will likely get a kick (or a shake, to be more accurate) out of this new Vegeta figurine from Bandai. The figurine recreates Vegeta during a famous scene in Dragon Ball Z in which, facing Frieza's final form, Vegeta begins to tr...

Siliconera Sato

Capcom updated the official website of Umbrella Corps, their upcoming PlayStation 4 and PC third-person shooter with info on the game's "Multi-Mission Mode. " Here's info from the press: Multi-mission is a multiplayer mode that supports up to 6 pl...

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San Francisco, CA, February 29, 2016 - VIZ Media, LLC (VIZ Media), the largest publisher, distributor and licensor of manga and anime in North America, introduces readers to an edgy coming-of-age story about the trials of adolescence from manga cr...

The official website for the recently announced anime adaptation of Ishizuka Chihiro's Flying Witch manga has revealed the supporting cast members and character designs. The anime will begin airing on April 10th.

Siliconera Sato

Gundam Breaker 3 allows for all kinds of different mecha creations through its customization feature, and Bandai Namco's recent footage shows us the latest with the "Horse Gundam. " The "Horse Gundam" was originally created by voice actor Katsuyuk...

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The official website to the upcoming Spring anime series, 'Bungo Stray Dogs', has updated with a second promotional video. The show will have it televised premiere on April 6th. In addition, it has been confirmed that the series will have a split-...

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Celebrity inventor and "Greatest Scientist in History" Dr. NakaMats throws his support behind the Republican front-runner in the form of the mightiest weapon known to man: Guard Wig. "You know how Trump says his hair isn't a wig and gets people to...

Siliconera Sato

In Dead or Alive Xtreme 3, Nyotengu won't have her wings on the island, so she decided to enjoy her stay as a human, and the latest trailer gives us a peek at how she'll be doing just that. Nyotengu's character introduction trailer is the fifth on...

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