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April 15, 2016, 3:30 PM

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 ...

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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Without filling in details about the format, schedule or parties involved, volume 10 of Nanae Chrono's Peace Maker Kurogane manga, out in Japan April 14th, has announced plans for a new anime adaptation of the samurai action manga.

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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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After going head-over-heels for the illustrated Ellen-sensei, fans are startled to see her being portrayed by an actual human being. Just a week ago, fans of anime-style artwork and language-learning were smitten with Ellen Baker, a fictional char...

GoBoiano Media Aaron Magulick

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.

Siliconera Jenni

By Jenni . April 14, 2016 . 12:00pm Corpse Party is going multiplatform. In addition to finally pinning down an April 25, 2016 release date for the Windows PC port of the horror adventure game, XSEED Games has announced the Nintendo 3DS version of...

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

HOUSTON, APRIL 14, 2016 - Sentai Filmworks is proud to announce its latest acquisition, Hakuoki ~ Demon of the Fleeting Blossom: Warrior Spirit of the Blue Sky. As the second feature film based on the successful game and anime series, this title c...

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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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.

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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Missing some live-action Ghost in the Shell movie news? Well we got something new for you as the first image of Scarlett Johansson as Major Motoko Kusanagi has surfaced! And here's an interesting information for the movie: "The film, which is base...

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...

Siliconera Sato

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 ...

After the snippets first heard on April 4th, Utada Hikaru has finally released her two heavily anticipated singles, "Hanataba wo Kimi ni" and "Manatsu no Tooriame". A new page has also been released in which the lyrics for both songs and their sho...

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

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...

Siliconera Sato

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...

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

The Skip Beat! Kickstarter project hit the $155,000 mark earlier this week and is now funded for release with the English language dub! And defying expectations, though I'm still not certain it will hit it, we're about two days away from the end o...

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

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.

Siliconera Jenni

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.

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...

'学校じゃネトゲはできないと思った?' (Gakkou ja Netoge wa Dekinai to Omotta? ) "I Thought We Couldn't Play Net Games at School? " Games and reality are separate, but not always, and definitely not if you're Ako. Hilarious chaos ensues!

Japanator Salvador GRodiles
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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...

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!

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.

Siliconera Jenni

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...

Crunchyroll Scott Green

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!

The Tokyo Reporter Tokyo Reporter Staff

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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