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April 30, 2016, 6:00 AM
April 30, 2016, 6:00 AM

Live action adaptations of popular anime and manga continue to be the trend in Japanese cinema this year with the upcoming productions for everything from suspense (e. g. Death Note) and fantasy (Full Metal Alchemist).

The creator of Yona of the Dawn, Mizuho Kusanagi, announced this past Monday that the manga will be going on a hiatus due to the Kumamoto earthquakes. Kusunagi lives in Kumamoto Prefecture, but her editorial team confirmed on Twitter that she was ...

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Grab your tickets and your keyblades, because two Kingdom Hearts concert series are coming with a total of 15 performances in six countries. Back in 2002, it would have been extremely easy for Disney and Final Fantasy developer Square to shake han...

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Mamare Touno (real name: Daisuke Umezu), the Japanese novel author who is best known for his two works, Log Horizon and Maouyu: Maou Yuusha. He was recently charged and now has been found guilty of tax evasion by the Tokyo District Court.

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Earlier this week Bandai Namco announced an October 27 Japanese launch for Sword Art Online: Hollow Realization along with a new trailer. Now the company's American branch is here to share the English version, so dig in for a preview of the the ba...

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moetron ☆萌えトロン | Celebrating 10 Years~! Search Skip to content About Info Moetron-Subs Archive Search for: Games, Media, Music, Nico Nico April 29, 2016 pKjd Leave a comment Squid Sisters full concert from Niconico Choukagi 2016 now available.

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Barrier-smashing metal group teams up with revolutionary video game. Babymetal is really going places these days. After showing up on both The Late Show with Steven Colbert and the top of the iTunes sales charts, the trio of metal vocalists have n...

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FUNimation has started to prepare for the roll out of its spring Broadcast Dubs with the introduction of the leads for superhero anime My Hero Academia, set to make its English language streaming debut on May 4th.

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Yuzu will embark on their first Asia tour "YUZU ASIA TOUR 2016 Summer NATSUIRO" starting in July. The tour is slated to kick off on July 9 in Singapore. The duo will then travel to Hong Kong and Taiwan before returning to Japan to hold four shows ...

Crunchyroll Paul Chapman

It's been a long, bumpy road for Under the Dog - an original action anime project directed by Masahiro Ando with animation by Kinema Citrus that began life via crowdfunding on Kickstarter back in 2014.

On the latest issue of Shueisha's Weekly Young Jump magazine, a new visual key and some sneak peek of the 3G film was unveiled. This upcoming GANTZ:O 3DCG anime film will be based on the original manga by Hiroya Oku.

Shiina Pikarin reveals the playfully morbid MV for "Makai Shinjuu" from her upcoming single "Makai Shinjuu/MITSU TO BATSU" (release date: May 3)! Contributor Wanted! ! The MV directed by inventor of the Hikaru Skirt, Kiyoyuki Amano (Kayac) opens w...

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

Sentai Filmworks recently revealed the finalized cover artwork for the first collection of Cross Ange: Rondo of Angels and Dragons and we learned with that reveal that Chris Ayres is sitting in the ADR director's seat for the series.

Featured Posts Joker Game - 04 I am starting to get a little worried about Joker Game. After a very strong start it's gone down in quality once it revealed it's episodic format. This episode marks the lowest point of the series so far though I sti...

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By Jenni . April 28, 2016 . 1:03pm The Shin Megami Tensei IV: Apocalypse Launch Edition gives buyers badges of honor. People who either pre-order or pick up the game immediately after launch will get a special set of metal pins representing insign...

'或る爆弾' (Aru Bakudan ) "A Certain Bomb" 'ヨコハマギャングスタアパラダヰス' (Yokohama Gyandasutaa Parudasu) "Yokohama Gangster Paradise " '運命論者の悲み' (Unmeironsha no Himi) "The Tragedy of the Fatalist" When I first started Bungou Stray Dogs, I thought the premiere wa...

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Nakayoshi Magazine's upcoming June 2016 issue will be announcing that CLAMP's classic magical girl manga, Cardcaptor Sakura, will be getting a direct sequel series from its original creators. The new series will be launching in 3 June, together wi...

Japanator Salvador GRodiles

Whenever a show presents itself as a short, it's important for the staff to establish a beginning, middle and end in the piece. If it's a comedy, then the jokes have to be properly established so that the viewers are laughing their butts off throu...

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The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

While it was a given that Funimation was going to do a Broadcast Dub for My Hero Academia, it's surprising some fans that it's coming so fast. Perhaps slightly ahead of schedule, the series will make its debut next week on May 4th, 2016 and the ma...

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Koutetsujou no Kabaneri is a bit of a shameless show isn't it? It'll take established tropes, cliches and ideas from wherever it can, and use them to its own ends. Thankfully, those ends revolve around generally captivating and entertaining the au...

Crunchyroll Paul Chapman

Crunchyroll previously reported on how the winner of the 2015 "Let's Make the Mecha Anime That We Want to Watch" contest, RS Project - Rebirth Storage -, was being expanded into an animated TV special that would air on Fuji TV in June of 2016.

StoryBundle is running a pay-what-you-want deal with Boss Fight Books offering 11 digital books from the publisher for only $15. This deal is essential for those yearning for a thought-provoking read dealing with video games.

Posted 29/04/2016 Thanks to the agreement between Japanese studio Sunrise and UK distributor Anime Limited, we're being flooded with all things Mobile Suit Gundam these days. Having brought the original Mobile Suit Gundam to Blu-ray last year, and...

The UK Anime Network has been serving anime fans in the UK since 1996, and we're chock full of reviews, news, articles and competitions :) Enter our latest competition To celebrate the UK cinema release of Miss Hokusai, we have a poster to give away!

'あの子の秘密がバレないと思った?' (Anoko no Himitsu ga Barenai to Omotta? ) "I Thought Her Secret Wasn't Going To Get Out? " Just give up the subterfuge, Akane. This is why honesty is the best policy. Though on second thought, your freaking out is hilarious, so ...

'禍野の音' (Magano no Oto BOTHERSOME TWOSOME) "The Sound of Magano Bothersome Twosome" Ah, brotherly love. No, not that way you perverts. Brotherly Love Ryogo is the secondary character I never expected to like.

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