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March 12, 2016, 11:00 AM
Crunchyroll Scott Green

Back at December's Jump Festa event, plans were announced for an upcoming, spring Boruto one-shot manga series featuring Naruto and Hinata's son Boruto Uzumaki by series creator Masashi Kishimoto. Then, Shonen Jump will carry a monthly manga writt...

GoBoiano Media Sanic-kun

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.

Crunchyroll Mikikazu Komatsu

Toho today posted a 30-second teaser for the upcoming live-action film adaptation of Naoshi Arakawa's Shigatsu wa Kimi no Uso/Your Lie in April music-themed school manga, introducing 17-year-old Suzu Hirose as the main heroine Kaori Miyazono and 2...

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.

Siliconera Jenni

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...

Siliconera Casey

The game is directed by Taisuke Kanasaki (Another Code, Hotel Dusk: Room 215), as well as being worked on by other former Cing staff. In addition, you can check out the game's teaser site here. -CHASE- Unsolved Cases Division is being developed fo...

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Siliconera Sato

Capcom revealed last year that Ace Attorney is getting an anime series, and we got to see the latest look in a new trailer for the show that will begin airing next month in Japan. The Ace Attorney anime takes place from the very start of Phoenix W...

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

Pony Canyon USA has begun their solicitation process for the first release of Sound! Euphonium with the first collection now listing at Right Stuf. The set will bring out the first five episodes in Japanese with English and Spanish subtitles price...

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Charapedia asked 10,000 anime fans the question: Which anime or manga character who is a kid is the strongest? And from thousands of fans, most of the responses are from the male fans (60. 5%), female fans (39.

AFA Channel! freakpool

Dengeki Bunko has made two very important announcements concerning two of their most popular ongoing "Siscon" light novel series, with Tsutomu Satou's Irregular at Magic High School and OreImo author, Tsukasa Fushimi's latest "Siscon" light novel ...

Best-selling J-pop singer/songwriter Utada Hikaru is set to return to the Japanese music scene after a five-year hiatus. Utada, whose last album, This is the One, was released in 2009, is one of Japan's best-selling artists.

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

The anime adaptation of the manga series Hatsukoi Monster has been revealing itself since last summer with little bits of news here and there along the way. As we get closer to it being a part of the summer 2016 anime season, the official site has...


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!

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Straightener have announced the release of their new album "COLD DISC" on May 18 as well as a nationwide tour called "Step Into My World TOUR" starting in June. Â It will be about a year and seven months since the band released their last album "B...

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.

Japanator Salvador GRodiles

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.

Crunchyroll Joseph Luster

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.

J-Pop Idols Améthyste95

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...

Kotaku East Brian Ashcraft

Nintendo announced that Miitomo, its upcoming smartphone app, will be released in Japan on March 17 Nintendo announced that Miitomo, its upcoming smartphone app, will be released in Japan on March 17 (the exact time is TBA).

The Fandom Post Mark Thomas

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...

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...

AFA Channel! freakpool

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.

Siliconera Jenni

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...

<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...

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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...

Hatsune Miku: Project Diva X has celebrated Hatsune Miku Day by barraging viewers with another slew of classic Vocaloid pieces, simultaneously acquainting potential newcomers with the greatness that is Vocaloid music and perhaps earning a few fres...

Crunchyroll Paul Chapman

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.

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