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March 12, 2016, 3:00 AM
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News Reviews Originals Lists List by Sanic-kun - May 25th, 2015 Recommended For You Sanic-kun, Contributing Writer Sanic likes to go fast. Whether it's reading manga, watching anime, or gaming. Everything is speed.

The official website for the Your Life in April drama officially launched a trailer revealing the films launch on September 10th! Suzu Hirose (広瀬すず) will play the ephemeral Kaori. She started in 2013 and got her first lead role in 2014 in the dram...

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Japanese media streaming site Crunchyroll have announced that the second part of the Digimon Adventure tri. anime, Digimon Adventure tri. Chapter 2: Ketsui, will be available from Friday, March 11 at 8:00am PST.

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Last November, the JR West Sanyou Shinkansen line launched the Shinkansen Evangelion Project, which features a special train called the 500-type EVA, which comes complete with a life-size cockpit from the 1995 classic anime.

Pollsters Charapedia have asked their readers to rank anime's top 20 strongest kids, and the readers have responded. 20. Aladdin Magi 19. Trunks Dragon Ball 18. Beezlebub Beezlebub 17. Doutei One Punch Man 16.

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By Jenni . March 10, 2016 . 1:30pm There's a lot to do in Fire Emblem Fates, but that means there are also a few extra features that don't always get a lot of attention when people are visiting people's castles, going through DLC maps, building up...

Sometimes in Tokyo, events will be announced suddenly with little to no warning and this is one of those cases! Extreme entertainer/farmer/idol event promoter and proud Tochigi native Gyuzo will be taking over Shinjuku's Studio Alta for one day on...


Arama! Japan recently conducted an email interview with noted songwriter / producer Steven Lee. He's an American that has worked with a plethora of acts in the Asian music scene, including including KAT-TUN, Hey!

RocketNews24 Philip Kendall

Whether or not it turns out to be the game-changer we're hoping for, 2016 will be the year of virtual reality. Unfortunately, some people will be finding out the hard way how intense this new technology can be.

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It's finally time to move on from small screen batches to a new promo for Digimon World: Next Order. Since the PS Vita game is coming to Japan on March 17, Bandai Namco has a trailer showing some gameplay and focusing on Agumon and Gabumon.

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Importing games from Japan is a little bit easier now, especially if you've been wanting to use Amazon Japan for purchases. NeoGAF users recently stumbled upon the new option for international shipping, and a few further tests confirmed how simple...

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Nintendo announced via their official Twitter account that their first smartphone app, Miitomo, is launching in on March 17, 2016. As previously reported, the pre-registration has been open for several countries, including Japan, so we'll likely h...

RocketNews24 Casey Baseel

After spending every day working with the ruffians of RocketNews24, our reporter Meg could use some gentlemanly company. If you're a regular reader of RocketNews24, you might be familiar with Meg, one of our Japanese-language correspondents.

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The Asterisk War's official website released the second season's promotional video. The video previews Shiena Nishizawa's opening theme song "The Asterisk War. " Haruka Chisuga will perform the ending theme song "Ai no Uta -words of love-.

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

Ace of the Diamond Second Season Episode 33 The anime series Ace of the Diamond has been going strong for a while now as it adapts the manga from Yuuji Terajima. While we got word previously that some new OAD bundles are coming with the Ace of the...

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By Jenni . March 10, 2016 . 10:30am Capcom Unity has come bearing news concerning Street Fighter V's March update. There isn't a release date for it yet, but the company has gone over the first DLC character that will be added, Alex, the upcoming ...

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Nippon Ichi Software released the first trailer for Coven and Labyrinth of Refrain, the new dungeon RPG due out for PS Vita in Japan on June 23. Coven and Labyrinth of Refrain is set in Refrain, a town where there is a cursed underground labyrinth...

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The Man At Arms : REFORGED YouTube show is known for forging weapons from comics, movies, and animation every week, and their latest webisode features Asuna's final weapon in the Aincrad arc of Sword Art Online.

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If you missed out on this year's MAGFest, the festival where you get to party with other people while partaking in events related to video games and video game music, the gang at Beat Down Boogie have covered their favorite highlights from the con.

<p>This is an RSS version of the original article. Please visit for the full post.</p> <p>With the goal being to provide some insight into "the game's allure", Square Enix have released the second in a series of developer diaries created for online game Final Fantasy XIV.</p> <p>Having been first released in 2010, the reception to this game was below expectations, with servers being taken taken down in November 2012. Rather than just abandon this online game and put more effort towards a new title or Final Fantasy XI, the time and effort was put into rebuilding it, resulting in a game which has continued to go strong and seen two major version releases (A Realm Reborn and Heavensward). With strong visuals/audio complemented by solid gameplay mechanics, there is likely to be a lot that Square Enix can share with viewers over the coming months.</p> <p>This second video looks at the game's storyline and lore, and crafting it so it is befitting of the "Final Fantasy" name. In this video, Main Scenario Writer Kazutoyo Maehiro, World Lore Creator Banri Oda and English Localisation Lead Michael Christopher Koji Fox provide their own unique perspectives and goals with regard to the game. As usual, you can view the video for yourself above.</p> <p>Final Fantasy XIV is currently available for purchase on the PC, PlayStation 3 and PlayStation 4.</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href=""></a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="">The Otaku's Study</a>.</p> Watch video

This is an RSS version of the original article. Please visit www. otakustudy. com for the full post. With the goal being to provide some insight into "the game's allure", Square Enix have released the second in a series of developer diaries create...

Macross Delta, the latest series in the long-running Macross series and the first in eight years is set to debut this April 3 on Tokyo MX. Delta, which is set eight years after the events of Macross Frontier, follows a female idol group called Wal...

Dōkyūsei (Classmates), the theatrical anime adaptation of the boys' love manga by Asumiko Nakamura that debuted in Japan this February will get a limited theatrical release in the U. S. courtesy Aniplex starting May 6.

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The official web site for Orange, an upcoming TV anime adaptation based on the romance manga of the same name by Ichigo Takano, has published character profiles for the main cast featuring the designs created for the series by Nobuteri Yuki.

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

The upcoming anime series Haifuri is part of the spring 2016 anime season and things are moving right along in getting announcements out there. With the series now scheduled for an April 9th, 2016 debut, four more actors have boarded the project.

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Until now there has been a relative lack of cat cafes (or their various spin-offs with dogs, owls, rabbits and more) in central areas. If you search, you can find some around Shibuya, Shinjuku and other major commercial centers, but often the larg...

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By Jenni . March 9, 2016 . 9:21pm Nintendo is giving people who don't own the Wolf Link amiibo a chance to get the Wolf Link Super Mario Maker costume. If people visit Course World, they'll find a new Event Course called Twilight Princess HD.

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By Joel Couture . March 10, 2016 . 1:00pm Ittle and Tippsie are set to crash land on yet another island this Summer with Ittle Dew 2, a top-down adventure game of puzzles and monster-slashing action coming to PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC.

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Akira. Dominion Tank Police. Fist of the North Star. These are the three titles that introduced me to anime. Sure, I'd watched shows like Voltron and Robotech, and understood to an extent that they were Japanese in origin, but these were the three...

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Shortly before the announcement of her marriage, Abe Natsumi, the former idol of Hello! Project, announced her pregnancy. She is the only 1st generation member of Morning Musume to not have children yet (excepted Fukada Asuka who announced herself...

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