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May 5, 2016, 12:00 AM
Kotaku East Brian Ashcraft

Many anime studios tend to look like regular, bland offices. They're functional, which is fine, but lack personality and style. The new headquarters for anime studio P. A. Works is functional, too, but it also looks quite nice.

Anime may have developed a loyal and feverish following outside of Japan since the dawn of high-speed internet but in reality, fans will likely always have to contend with looks of bemused, quiet judgement when their grandparents ask why they're w...

GoBoiano Media Aaron Magulick

The 8th volume of the manga included an announcement that the 2nd season will premier in October! Polygon Pictures will again take care of the animation, which will be in CGI. They are also working on a three movie adaptation of Ajin.

Moviepilot Adonis Gonzalez

Here's a quick quiz for you, name just one well-done anime-to-film adaption! It doesn't even have to be perfect, just well-done. Go ahead, I'll wait. If you can't come up with an answer, don't worry, there probably isn't one!

RocketNews24 Casey Baseel

If you're a magical girl, or just an anime fan, in need of some seaside R and R, this unique swimwear is for you. On the surface, the hit anime Puella Magi Madoka Magica looks like a simple tale of good versus evil, but the surprisingly subversive... jrharbort

Hatsune Miku has somehow recently made it into the real world to be fitted by haute couture master Riccardo Tisci, by request of Vogue Magazine. Riccardo, who was so breath-taken that all he could mutter was "she's so cool", then proceeded to dres...

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Japanese light novel author, Tomohiro Matsu, has touched many lives through his works, however, the beloved author responsible for Listen to Me, Girls. I Am Your Father! (Papa no Iu Koto o Kikinasai! ) and Mayoi Neko Overrun, has passed away at th...

Video featuring theme song, teaser trailer streamed for April 11 film The official website for Garo: Divine Flame, the first Garo anime film, announced last Saturday that Sayaka Sasaki will perform the film's ending theme song "HOWLITE.


Nikkei Entertainment has released its "Talent Power Ranking" list for 2016. We now have the list for the top girl groups. Perfume tops the list for the fourth year in a row. They are followed by Momoiro Clover Z, also for the fourth year in a row.

Kellogg's clearly gives zero shits about childhood obesity. You can now stuff your offspring's chubby little face with Pop-Tarts that taste like A&W Root Beer and Orange Crush soda because you are a bad parent who would rather binge-watch House of...

The Tokyo Reporter Tokyo Reporter Staff

The Yokohama Country & Athletic Club KANAGAWA (TR) - A historic international club in Yokohama has revealed to members the loss of more than 25 million yen in an accounting scandal that may have included a faked death by a former employee.

Crunchyroll Scott Green

Retailer Amazon has begun listing a July 5th DVD/Blu-ray release date for Isao Takahata's Studio Ghibli anime feature Only Yesterday. Japanese and English audio are listed along with English and French subtitles.

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Crunchyroll Scott Green

Following a presentation at the Golden Week Machi ★ Asobi event, the site for this year's NTV anime adaptation of Udon no Kuni no Kiniro Kemari has been updated with a preview of designs for the leads Souta Tawara and Poko.

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

The spring 2016 anime series Anne Happy, originally listed as Unhappy in its first mentions, had its home video release plans set recently. Now the focus is on updating each of the installments as they get closer to coming out.

NMB48 tops the singles chart with 14th single Amagami Hime (甘噛み姫) selling over 230,000 copies. ANGERME (former S/mileage) lands at #2 with Tsugitsugi Zokuzoku / Itoshima Distance / Koinara Tokkuni Hajimatteru their 21st single overall.

Siliconera Sato

French indie developer Bloomylight Studio launched a new Kickstarter campaign for Lynn and the Spirits of Inao, a 2D platformer inspired by Hayao Miyazaki and Studio Ghibli. About Lynn and the Spirits of Inao Lynn and the Spirits of Inao is a 2D p...

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!

Crunchyroll Humberto Saabedra

If you like the idea of omnibus movies and 'Love Actually' is your declared favourite or hidden guilty pleasure, the upcoming summer movie 'Zenin, Kataomoi' made be the thing for you. Seven creators are getting together to deliver 8 stories of peo...

Japanator Nick Valdez

Out of all the anime this season, one in particular really stood out to me. Taking two common anime plots and essentially mushing them together into some kind of peanut butter and monster sandwich, Re: ZERO - Starting Life in Another World - caugh...

Siliconera Sato

One Piece: Burning Blood is released at the end of the month in North America. While waiting, Bandai Namco uploaded some move set trailers for Sengoku, Smoker, Whitebeard, Marco, and Joz. Sengoku Smoker Whitebeard Marco Joz One Piece: Burning Bloo...

Kotaku East Brian Ashcraft

Tokyo-based game developer Delta Arts is no more. The company last developed Medabot 9, which came out last December in Japan as well as other Medabot titles and DS and Wii titles. The studio's official site announced Delta Arts was ceasing activi...

Cheeky Parade held the Knasai Performance of their one-man live tour "Cheeky MONSTER VOL. 2 ~It's a Small World~" at Osaka IMP Hall on May 3rd. This is the last tour for the group in the current 9 member formation.

Siliconera Jenni

By Jenni . May 3, 2016 . 11:00am The PlayStation 4 Grand Kingdom beta begins today. To help people prepare, as well as understand what happens in the game's online component, NIS America has put together a trailer showing war footage.

The Fandom Post Brian Threlkeld

A couple times a month, the Fandom Post community suggests and votes on a new top five list about something in anime, most often from the current season. It's our way of highlighting something fun or interesting or strange-or even meaningful-about...

Crunchyroll Scott Green

Pretty much conceding to the fact that those 3D mousepads are basically just novelties (though, if you want to call them "therapeutic", go ahead), character good makers ACG is now introducing a set of four Prison School Mini Oppai Mouse Pad Straps...

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

When it comes to historical films worth preserving for their context of the time, Shochiku is definitely looking to do just that with the war era films Momotaro, Sacred Sailors and Spider & Tulip. The two films came out in the early 1940's as part...

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The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

The use of simple shorts to help promote an ongoing series and provide for a little additional bonus on home video releases continues with Re: Zero. Kadokawa. We had the first three of installments of over the last couple of weeks and now the four...

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