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April 15, 2016, 5:30 AM

On Thursday, Paramount and DreamWorks Pictures released the first image from Rupert Sanders' upcoming anime-based live-action thriller Ghost in the Shell. The film is based on a Japanese comic book series of the same name, written and illustrated ...

Manga previously inspired TV anime in 2003 The official Twitter account of Nanae Chrono's Peace Maker Kurogane manga announced on Thursday that a new anime adaptation of the manga has been green-lit. The announcement did not specify the anime's fo...

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Atlus has announced today that Shin Megami Tensei IV: Apocalypse (known as Shin Megami Tensei IV: Final in Japan) will be releasing this summer in North America. You can check out the official announcement trailer in the following video.

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The heavy metal - Jpop fusion group has been knocking down doors with fans worldwide, but has found surprising success in the U. S. Babymetal's first self-titled album managed to be the top ranking metal album on iTunes in 2014.

Starting something new is scary but everyone has to at some point. You can face the future a little easier with these anime that will inspire you in different ways to embrace the journey. 1. Kiki's Delivery Service Kiki is a growing witch in this ...

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After hitting the global market and making a lot of otaku's wallets bleed, Cerevo's first officially licensed smart toy DOMINATOR from the anime series PSYCHO PASSPsycho-Pass will also getting some official accessories.

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It's time to organize your organizers. Pricing for anime items in Japan tends to be at one of two extremes. On one end, you've got Blu-ray box sets and animation-inspired fashion items that cost the equivalent of hundreds of dollars, but you can a...

Following up on an earlier subtitled promo, Gundam. info posted a new English-dubbed preview of Gundam the Origin III: Dawn of Rebellion. The English version is due out early this summer, and you can see the latest look at the third OVA chapter be...

Japanese lingerie maker Peach John (the Victoria's Secret of Japan, basically) is attempting to capitalize on the grownupness of these Pokefans by debuting some Pikachu-inspired lingerie that you may find a bit.

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Original Pokémon fans are all grown up now, so it's time to sell them some more revealing garments. There have been plenty of mature marketing tie-ups for Pokémon gear before, but never has it been so.

COLOPL's Battle Girl High School game app has an unlinked news page for its tie-in Sakamoto-P no Nadenade Jōhō-Bu web radio program, and the page lists an anime adaptation which has been green-lit. COLOPL had been planning to make an "important an...

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We learned that Valkyrie Anatomia: The Origin is a new RPG that takes place before the first Valkyrie Profile, and Square Enix shared a little more with the game's first trailer. The trailer doesn't show much as far as visuals go, but here's what ...

Yet another ranking has listed the shows of the currently airing spring season that anime enthusiasts have the highest expectations for, with a number of popular action anime being bested by a comedy series centered around "perfection".

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Filming is underway in New Zealand for the Hollywood live-action adaptation of Ghost in the Shell and the production partners have revealed a little more information about it. In addition to the updated premise for the film they've revealed the fi...

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Square Enix is hosting a location test for their upcoming arcade rhythm game, Theatrhythm Final Fantasy: All-Star Carnival, and they've provided a look at a tutorial video for the game. For those of you that played any of the other Theatrhythm gam...

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By Jenni . April 14, 2016 . 9:30am Atelier Sophie: The Alchemist of the Mysterious Book will be coming to PlayStation 4s and PlayStation Vitas rather soon, so Koei Tecmo has prepared a cavalcade of information on the forthcoming JRPG.

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After getting a promo a couple of weeks ago that didn't get too much into the actual anime itself, the second promotional video for the anime adaptation of Scared Rider Xechs gives us a lot more to look at.

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Kyary Pamyu Pamyu teased the world with a short glimpse of the MV for her 12th single "Sai & Co" (release date: April 20)! Contributor Wanted! ! Even for Kyary Pamyu Pamyu, the MV for "Sai & Co" looks really bizarre!

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SNK Playmore released the latest trailer for The King of Fighters XIV featuring new character Banderas Hattori and Mai Shiranui, the busty and popular female character from the franchise. The King of Fighters XIV is due out exclusively for the Pla...

Posted 13/04/2016 While we've been talking a lot about Crunchyroll and FunimationNow in terms of their spring streaming line-up, there is one other player we've forgotten about that has one exclusive simulcast of their own to boast.

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By Jenni . April 14, 2016 . 10:30am There are five heroes in Odin Sphere Leifthrasir, and Atlus has been gradually reintroducing us to each of them. This time, the focus is on Mercedes. She's a young fairy who finds herself elevated from a mere pr...

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

One of my more anticipated films of the year from the comic adaptation side is Doctor Strange. With Benedict Cumberbatch making his appearance on Jimmy Kimmel last night and providing some teases about it, the first full trailer for it has arrived...

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The art book will feature designs from Miwa Shirow and include the game's various character classes, enemies, environments, and much more. To get a look at a preview SEGA has shared of the art book, you can go here.

In an announcement made earlier today, anime publisher Sentai Filmworks unveiled its latest acquisition, the anime adaption of "Flying Witch," which joins its growing list of anime from the spring 2016 season.

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Nino Johnson (Takamatsu Five Arrows) KAGAWA (TR) - Kagawa Prefectural Police have arrested a 23-year-old American basketball player for the possession of marijuana in Takamatsu City, reports the Yomiuri Shimbun (April 13).

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Good Smile Company has a double dose of teen idol figures available for pre-order this week, both to be distributed by the company in November. First, they have FREEing's Rin Hoshizora figure, completing Live Live!

Nanjō Yoshino (南條愛乃) provides ending theme Zero Ichi Kiseki (ゼロイチキセキ) for anime And you thought there is never a girl online? (Netoge no Yome wa Onna no ko ja Nai to Omotta? ). Plus she voices supporting character Saito Yui (Nekohime) in the roman...

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There's big doing for Kengo Hanazawa acclaimed (three time Manga Taishō nominee, Shogakukan Manga Award winner) zombie manga I Am A Hero. In Japan, the live-action adaptation is coming April 23rd. In America, a 2-in-1 connection is coming from Dar...

For many South Koreans, it's hard to understand why anyone would listen to K-pop so religiously without understanding a single word of its lyrics. Such self-doubt is what inspired many dire predictions about the future of "hallyu," the worldwide p...

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