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April 23, 2016, 2:30 AM
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Japan's Snoopy craze is about to hit fever-pitch with the opening of Snoopy Museum Tokyo in Roppongi on April 23rd. Asannounced last year, the venue features exclusive exhibits of Charles M. Schulz's original drawings as well as a themed cafe and ...

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Everybody hates weeaboos, right? They are obnoxious, disrespect the Japanese culture, and bring the community down. Weeaboos need a wake up call and realize that their fetishization of the Japanese is not okay!

It's been about a week since the internet got its first look at Scarlett Johansson as the Major in Paramount Pictures/Dreamworks' live-action adaptation of Ghost in the Shell. Since then, reaction to the image has been, in Ghost in the Shell terms...

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The magical boys are back in town! And big plans are in store for the coming months! Actual subs. Let's get the big one out of the way first. Cute High Earth Defense Club LOVE! LOVE! will premier this July.

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You know how they call marijuana a gateway drug or whatever? Well, Higurashi No Naku Koro Ni (Which also goes by the title When They Cry) is considered by many to be a sort of gateway anime. Now, when I was 14 years old, I was one twisted individual.

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Universal Studios is actually involved in the production and distributing of several anime, and their theme park in Osaka, Universal Studios Japan, has announced that they will be teaming up with renowned manga magazine, Weekly Shounen Jump!

NORIHIKO SHIROUZU AND NAOMI TAJITSU Last updated 07:57, April 22 2016 TORU HANAI/REUTERS Shiro Nakamura, senior vice president and chief creative officer of Nissan, poses for a photo with the company's Gripz concept car.

Animation Magazine Mercedes Milligan

Crackle - the online web series, film and TV show outlet owned by Sony - held its upfront presentation in New York today, and among the announcements was news of a second season of animated original SuperMansion and plans to launch a new anime cha...

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Believe it or not, there are actually MEN who read and watch yaoi, and they are called Fudanshi. They are the male counterparts to the Fujoshi, or "Rotten Women," who are fans of yaoi, and these male yaoi fans are the subject of an upcoming anime ...

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Sometimes when Hollywood movies are brought over to Japan, they get dub cast who specialize in dubbing foreign media, mixed with actors from Japanese drama and movies. And, sometimes, it's a line-up familiar to anime fans.

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

So, apparently Toei Animation is going to dub World Trigger as they've just now announced the first round of casting for it via their Facebook page. The series began its 73-episode broadcast run in October 2014 and finished earlier this month. David Scammell

Facebook Share Twitter Share Follow @VG_Dave 21st Apr, 2016 - 2:25pm Devolver Digital has announced Ruiner, a "brutal" anime-inspired shooter heading to PC later this year. Developed by Polish studio Reikon Games, Ruiner is described as a futurist...

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Koei Tecmo released the first trailer for their upcoming strategy RPG, Dynasty Warriors: Eiketsuden. The video shows us its key characters and a look at its gameplay in action. The story revolves around the young warrior Zhao Yun and his childhood...

One of the most popular Japanese pop culture is definitely "cosplay. " Passionate anime/manga/video game fans were not simply satisfied from just watching anime, reading manga or playing video games as a third party so they started to act as a cha...

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By Sato . April 21, 2016 . 7:00am Square Enix recently announced Samurai Rising, an upcoming "ultimate action RPG" for smartphone. The official website has shared some details on the four jobs we got to check out from the trailer.

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The official YouTube channel for five-member dance vocal unit STARMARIE has posted a four-minute live performance clip of their 10th single "Hime wa Rankiryu☆Goikkou-sama" (The princess is a turbulence party).

Actress, Mao Inoue (29) and actor, Hiroshi Tamaki (36) have attended the press conference for their new commercial in Tokyo this April 21, 2016. Inoue has starred in the NHK morning drama, "Ohisama" and the drama, "Hanamoyu" (lit.

The mentally feeble characters of Spike Chunsoft's newest title "Zero Time Dilemma" feature in its latest trailer, which revolves around helpless captives being forced to slaughter one another - a concept seemingly reminiscent of another Spike Chu...

Last week I got the chance to head over to Bandai Namco's new HQ in Santa Clara, CA to try out a bunch of upcoming games, including a nice helping of anime-based action. In addition to Gundam and SAO games-Mobile Suit Gundam: Extreme VS.

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