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April 28, 2016, 1:00 PM
GoBoiano Media Aaron Magulick
GoBoiano Media Aaron Magulick

Last year, Daisuke Umezu was charged with tax evasion when he failed to file 122 million yen ($1 million USD) in royalties from 2011 to 2014. The Tokyo District Court found him guilty of tax evasion on April 26.

Kotaku East Brian Ashcraft

Nexon is making a mobile version of Final Fantasy XI with Square Enix. Today, we get our first peek at the title. http://kotaku. com/final-fantasy-. . . With the amount of money smartphone games make, this shouldn't be that surprising.

Crunchyroll Mikikazu Komatsu

The official website for the upcoming live-action film Death Note Light up the NEW world, a sequel to the two live-action films in 2006 (not to the original manga story or the 2015 TV drama), today posted a 30-second teaser introducing its main ch...

Posted 27/04/2016 We've known for sometime that Nintendo are already deep in preparations to jettison the Wii-U in favour of a new generation of console, dubbed the Nintendo NX. While the more optimistic amongst us were hoping to see the console u...

GoBoiano Media Aaron Magulick

Sure, eating humans for no reason is pretty unsettling, but have you seen these creatures? Their appearance can be goofy at times. One of the scariest moments for anyone living in the Attack on Titan universe is seeing a Titan bursting through a w...

Nintendo is working on two new smartphone apps based on Animal Crossing and Fire Emblem. They'll be released in the fall and take different approaches to their respective franchises. Fire Emblem, for instance, is normally a tactical role-playing g...

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Crunchyroll Mikikazu Komatsu

The official website for the upcoming two-part Danganronpa 3 TV anime project announced today that, in addition to the previously confirmed Mirai-hen/Future Volume, Zetsubo-hen/Despair Volume will also premiere in the same week of July.

Though their relative ubiquity has declined somewhat since the 90s, mascot characters have been a staple of anime forever; your first piece of anime merchandise might've likely been a Kuroneko keychain or a Keroberos plush doll.

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The official website of ONE's Mob Psycho 100 manga has announced that the series will be adapted into a TV anime this July. Additionally, the first visual, main cast, staff and promotional video were also revealed.

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The official website to the TV anime 'DAYS' has revealed more of their cast list. The new series from studio MAPPA starts Summer 2016. *Synopsis: The series is about two boys named Tsukushi and Jin. Tsukushi is a boy with no special talent or trai...

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With the anticipation building for the latest installment to Atlus's beloved Persona RPG series, a new official website for Persona 5 has finally been launched, and it is called Persona5. jp. The website still does not reveal any new details on th...

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The official website to 'Okusama ga Seitokaichou! ' TV anime 2nd season has updated with a new key visual. The short anime series has no broadcast date assigned at this time. *Key Visual: Key VisualOkusama ga Seitokaichou!

Source: Matt Frank Official Site: IDW Publishing Special Thanks to Bobby Curnow A SCIFI JAPAN EXCLUSIVE IDW Publishing Godzilla artist Matt Frank has offered SciFi Japan readers an exclusive preview of his cover artwork for the Godzilla: Complete ...

Posted 26/04/2016 In the run-up to the release of Persona 5, people are understandably excited to see exactly when this title will be made available in English, and more specifically for our market when it will arrive in Europe.

Fear no more: the Yuusha is back to save us! Takayuki Yamada will reprise his role of yuusha (=hero) Yoshihiko. The exact airing date of the new season 'Yuusha Yoshihiko to Michibikareshi Shichinin' is not yet fixed.

The Fandom Post Kate O'Neil

Sailor Moon Crystal Episode #30 Guardian of the wind, guardian of the sea. What They Say: Episode 30: Act. 29 Infinity 3 "Two New Soldiers" The Sailor Guardians defeat Eudial but allow the mysterious Guardian to escape.

Kotaku East Brian Ashcraft

Japan is getting to see Resident Evil: The Final Chapter first worldwide. Japan is getting to see Resident Evil: The Final Chapter first worldwide. According to Famitsu, the movie will open on December 23 in Japan.

Siliconera Sato

Square Enix announced that Valkyrie Anatomia: The Origin will begin its service in Japan on April 28, but in the meantime you can download the game to try out its opening tutorial. Square Enix listed the following three highlights on the game's ap...

Tokyo Disneyland revealed their major development plan for new attractions inspired by Beauty and the Beast and Big Hero 6 in 2020. In Fantasyland, they will open a new "Beauty and the Beast" area and you can experience like you are in a movie sur...

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The DLC pack includes four new playable characters from The Sound Four, including Sakon/Ukon, Jirobo, Kidomaru, and Tayuya, as well as their special Combination Secret Technique "Ninja Art: Underworld Formation.

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By Joel Couture . April 26, 2016 . 2:30pm Corpse Party, the 2008 remake of the 1996 RPG Maker horror adventure game, has released on Steam, letting players return to the bloody halls of Heavenly Host Elementary.

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Inti Creates announced that Azure Striker Gunvolt 2 will release in Japan on August 25, 2016 for Nintendo 3DS. It's also getting a double pack that features the first game as well. Azure Striker 2 on its own will be available for 1060 yen through ...

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

As Bandai Visual works through the home video release of the fall 2015 anime series Comet Lucifer, they're doing a little bit of welcome material to help raise awareness of the run by bringing out a new music video for it.

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

While some of the recent focus on the new spring 2016 anime series Hundred has been about the first ending song, which had itself streamed previously to promote preordering the ending theme soundtrack, Eyes on Me, which lands on May 24th, 2016.

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Check out the box office charts and trailers of all the new Japanese films of the past weekend below! Japan Box Office Chart - April 23rd/24th 01 (01) Detective Conan Movie 20 (Weeks: 02) 02 (00) Zootopia (Weeks: 01) 03 (02) Crayon Shin-chan Movie...

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

Battle Angel Alita We last heard about the live-action adaptation of the GUNNM manga with Alita: Battle Angel last fall when it was revealed that Robert Rodriguez was in negotiations to direct the film under James Camera and Jon Landau producing, ...

Posted 27/04/2016 We've recently seen Anime Limited work to bring over import copies of the first three volumes of Gundam the Origin, making full use of the English subtitles available on the main feature to give fans a simple way to pick up these...

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DIR EN GREY will release a new single, titled "Utafumi", on July 27. This will be the band's first new release in about a year and seven months. For its coupling track, the single will include a collaboration version of "Kuukoku no Kyouon" and a r...

Japanator Lindo Korchi

[Ed. Note: What Would You Do? is a new column run by our newest contributor Lindo Korchi, examining popular scenarios from anime to develop a proper plan of action (or inaction) for any situation. ] When it comes to the Dragon Ball Z universe, it ...

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