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March 30, 2016, 9:00 AM
Crunchyroll Paul Chapman

According to Daily Cyzo, a Japanese entertainment publication, a live-action film adaptation of Hiromu Arakawa's action-fantasy manga Fullmetal Alchemist is currently in development with plans for a 2017 release.

Crunchyroll Scott Green

Show By Rock! ! , Geechs and Sanrio's mobile rhythm video game, returns to anime this summer for the Show By Rock! ! Short! ! spin-off, then later for a sequel spring 2015 TV series. A new promo focuses on bishonen visual kei band Shingan CrimsonZ...

RocketNews24 Casey Baseel

Soft pretzel chain embraces the matcha sweets boom for the first time. American chains Starbucks and Krispy Kreme didn't have to do too much work in getting the local population excited when they first came to Japan, since the country had been enj...

J-Pop Idols Tetho

°C-ute's 29th single Naze Hito wa Arasoundaro? / Summer Wind / Jinsei wa Step! (何故 人は争うんだろう? / Summer Wind / 人生はStep! ) will be released on April 20th. In the MV for Naze Hito wa Arasoundaro? , the members of °C-ute are wondering why people fight.

Anime Evo Flower

"The May issue of Hakusensha's Monthly LaLa magazine is revealing on Thursday that Yuki Midorikawa's Natsume's Book of Friends (Natsume Yūjin-Chō) manga is inspiring a fifth television anime season, Natsume Yūjin-Chō Go, this fall.

RocketNews24 Anime News Network

Bandai Namco announced on Monday that the company will open a virtual reality "experience center" in Tokyo next month. "VR Zone: Project I Can" will give individuals to test out the latest in virtual reality technology without breaking the bank.

tokyohive ustar

NEWS has been chosen as the main personality for NTV's "24-Hour Television 39 Ai wa Chikyuu wo Sukuu" that's scheduled to broadcast this summer. The theme for this year's "24-Hour Television" is "Ai ~Kore ga Watashi no Ikiru Michi~", which roughly...

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It's been revealed that Takahashi Minami will release her first solo album (currently untitled) this fall. SEE ALSO: Takahashi Minami to hold a solo concert on April 14 Takahashi announced this to her fans on March 27 during "Takahashi Minami Grad...

Siliconera Sato

Koei Tecmo released Nights of Azure today in North America, and have provided us with a look at the latest with a new launch trailer. Here are details on the game from Koei Tecmo's press release: Few leave their homes after nightfall in the kingdo...

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 - March 26th/27th 01 (00) Assassination Classroom: Graduation (Weeks: 01) 02 (01) Doraemon Movie 36: Shin Nobita no Nippon...

Siliconera Sato

One Piece: Burning Blood got its latest gameplay footage from V-Jump, where we got to see a bunch of characters going at it in a big set of 3v3 matchups. The footage starts at the 1:17 mark, where they have a huge 9v9 session, starting with a figh...


Recently, a Korean netizen site, Pann, had a post about an AKB48 concert. The post was titled "Legendarily right-wing idols. " The post contains photos from their concert while the group performed the song "Bokutachi wa Tatakawanai.

Siliconera Sato

In celebration of the Kingdom Hearts series' 14th anniversary, Kingdom Hearts' official Twitter account posted a new image from Kingdom Hearts HD 2. 8: Final Chapter Prologue. Here's what was tweeted along with the image above: "Today marks the 14...

Betty Felon

Our chief cosplay correspondent Betty Felon was on hand to document as much of it as she can. Scroll down for some exceptional examples of the superheroic cosplaying talent that we spotted at Anime Boston 2016.

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

With Media Blasters announcing over the weekend that they picked up the rights to My Wife is the Student Council President! , which is also getting a second season as just announced in Japan, some voice cast information also surfaced this weekend.

Bandai Tamashii Nations has unveiled the S. H. Figuarts Kamen Rider Necrom from the Kamen Rider Ghost TV series. The figure stands 145mm tall and comes with extra set of hands, and extra hood parts. This Premium Bandai web exclusive figure cost 6,...

by Matt Schley Be the first of your friends to like this. Posted 3/28/2016 We know a ton of you guys are looking forward to the second season of Food Wars, entitled Ni no Sara (The Second Plate), so allow us to serve up two steaming plates of Food...


On March 28, it was announced that Mizuki Yamamoto and Hey! Say! JUMP's Kei Inoo will star in a live action film adaptation of the popular manga "Peach Girl", which will be released in 2017. Yamamoto will play the role of Momo Adachi, a former mem...

Batman v. Superman: Dawn of Justice lost its opening weekend battle in Japan to Assassination Classroom: Graduation, a new local action-comedy manga adaptation sequel, and the latest Doraemon anime film, now in its fourth weekend.

IGN Alex Osborn

The wildly-popular anime and manga series Fullmetal Alchemist is getting a live-action film adaptation. According to Livedoor News (translation via Tokyo Otaku Mode), the movie will release sometime next summer and star Yamada Ryosuke as FMA's lea...

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

The upcoming anime adaptation of the Super Lovers manga series is almost here and now Kadokawa has dropped the latest TV spot for the series, which gives us a little bit more time with the opening theme song go it.

Crunchyroll Mikikazu Komatsu
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Looks like 2017 will be a huge year for the Fate series, as the Anime Japan 2016 event in Tokyo made two very big announcements regarding anime adaptations for Type-Moon's Fate franchise. First announced back in 2014, the anime film adaptation for...

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Koei Tecmo has released the first official trailer for Toukiden 2. Toukiden 2 will launch for PlayStation 4, PlayStation 3, and PS Vita in the country on June 30, and a PlayStation 4 demo will release on April 11.

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

After the success of Uchuu Senkan Yamato 2199, it's no surprise to see a continuation of the remake of the original 1974 series with Uchuu Senkan Yamato 2202 now announced. The new project doesn't have a lot of details but the first key visual arr...

In honor of their 70th anniversary since establishment, Japanese cosmetic brand KOSÉ has announced a new TV commercial featuring 10 of the brand's spokesmodels. The commercial is called "Tokyo Seven Days.

Likely due to nonstop requests, furious fighting game Street Fighter V has obtained another sensuous nude mod, this time revealing everything the lovely Cammy has to offer and showing that the mod community knows no bounds when it comes to pervers...

Crunchyroll Paul Chapman

The first official trailer for New Game! , an upcoming comedy TV anime based on the 4-panel manga of the same name by Shōtarō Tokunō, is now available online. The series follows Aoba Suzukaze, a young woman who goes to work for Eagle Jump, the dev...

Sugoi! Blog Tabris

As it was promised, here's the first trailer for Regalia ~The Three Sacred Stars~ TV anime.

'辿りついた未来' (Tadoritsui ta Mirai) "The Future Reached" At last, Dimension W has reached its finale, but before then, our hero needs to mope. It's a fairly common routine, really, in stories like these, especially where amnesia is involved-it's one l...

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