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May 20, 2016, 6:30 AM
Kotaku East Brian Ashcraft

If you've seen anime, then you've probably come across Yuko Mizutani's voice work. Today, Oricon reports that Mizutani passed away on May 17. Previously, she had been diagnosed with breast cancer. Mizutani made her TV anime debut in 1985, voicing ...

Siliconera Sato

With Hatsune Miku: Project Diva X and Future Tone releasing later this year, Sony Interactive Entertainment Japan Asia announced that the series is getting its own limited edition PlayStation 4 models.

RocketNews24 Preston Phro

Even Godzilla feels lethargic some days! With a new Godzilla film coming up fast on the horizon, it's time for the marketing machine to get to work cranking up our excitement for the new movie. That would usually mean dramatic trailers with loud "...

The Red Turtle, the new animated film co-produced by Studio Ghibli and directed by Dutch animator Michael Dudok de Wit is headed to America courtesy Sony Pictures Classics, reports Deadline. The Red Turtle, which screened at Cannes, marks a new di...

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 directors seat for the series.

Crunchyroll Paul Chapman

A new teaser trailer for 91 Days, an original TV anime crime drama set in the Prohibition Era, reveals the principal cast and broadcast details for the series. The cast of 91 days includes: Takashi Kondō as Avilio.

RocketNews24 Scott Wilson

But if the word for "goodbye" is dying, how do we say goodbye to it? If you were to ask people who have never studied Japanese before to name some Japanese words they know, chances are there's a few that would come up again and again: sushi, samur...

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

May 19, 2016 - You can't keep a good giant monster down, especially when he's being very, very bad! Kraken Releasing is proud to continue the tradition of releasing the very best in kaiju (giant monster) entertainment with the first U.

GoBoiano Media Aaron Magulick

For the second year in a row, Kyoto Animation did not hand out a grand prize for their Kyoto Animation Awards. The awards have been held for the past 7 years in which Kyoto Animation gives prizes to the best unpublished novels, manga, and story sc... jrharbort

According to news via hokanko-alt and Gematsu, the latest Weekly Famitsu has confirmed that the PlayStation 4 release of Hatsune Miku: Project Diva Future Tone will take place in Japan on June 23rd via the PlayStation network.

The official website of the currently ongoing anime adaptation of Tappei Nagatsuki and Shintarou Otsuka's Re: Zero Kara Hajimeru Isekai Seikatsu (Re: Life in a Different World from Zero) light novel series has announced that the next three episode...

Siliconera Sato

Ace Attorney: Spirits of Justice is releasing soon in Japan and Capcom put together a video to help fans familiarize themselves with the new "Séance Vision" feature that is used in the game. The Divination Séance is a new mechanic that allows play...

Otaku Tale Frontalspy

The official website of the Project Itoh anime project has revealed that the Gyakusatsu kikan (Genocidal Organ) anime film is still in production and will be completed by the newly opened studio, Geno Studio.

Japanator Salvador GRodiles

You gotta hand it to companies that decide to people a taste of one of their titles since it exposes more folks to said property. As we get close to the weekend, Shout! Factory has uploaded a trailer for their upcoming Gosei Sentai Dairanger marat...

Siliconera Sato

SNK Playmore shared the latest on The King of Fighters XIV with a look at the second of their team introduction video series. Today we have Team Yagami, featuring Iori, Mature, and Vice. Here are details on the members from the official website: I...

A new study says that people in Japan are no longer using Sayonara and the reason why may surprise you. Patrick Jones (@Patrick_E_Jones) reports. Pop Culture PLAYLIST Buzz60 NOW PLAYING Daniel Craig turns down $100 million to do Bond?

JEFusion Gaiatron

A bunch of images that features Kamen Rider Drive's Movie Wars exclusive form and ultimate form has surfaced giving us some anticipating moment before they are all displayed at the upcoming Tamashii Features event.

Otaku Tale Frontalspy

A recent issue of Shogakukan's Weekly Shonen Sunday magazine has announced that Daichi Sorayomi's Keijo! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! (Hip Whip Girl) manga will be adapted into a TV anime. Since its announcement, the first visual, main cast and staff were revealed.

Siliconera Sato

Tokyo-based game industry consultant Kantan Games' CEO Dr. Serkan Toto had a couple interesting tweets regarding the possible announcement of Resident Evil 7 at E3 2016 next month. "About Resident Evil 7: Yes, it's in development," tweeted Serkan ...

The Tokyo Reporter Tokyo Reporter Staff

Rina Shimabukuro OKINAWA (TR) - Okinawa Prefectural Police are questioning a man employed in the U. S. military in connection with the disappearance of a 20-year-old woman in Uruma City, reports NHK (May 18).

Cocky goddess Aqua of KonoSuba has gotten a cheeky figure from Belfine, unveiling the blue-haired beauty's pretty posterior just as she (nearly) does in the anime - Aqua can bless buyers with her godly charm come August.

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

While the anime adaptation of Haruchika has come and gone, Lantis has two new soundtracks coming out on May 25th, 2016 priced at 2,100 yen each. We're getting a Boys and Girls separate soundtrack that lets the voice actors have their moments to sh...

Japanese mobile phone operator NTT Docomo has revealed the results of its popularity poll for the spring 2016 anime season courtesy of its streaming service dAnime Store. The poll was open between May 6th and May 13th and tallying a decent total o...

Crunchyroll Scott Green

Since Hunter x Hunter's return, it has becomes very evident that the series' extended hiatus had nothing to do with laziness, DraQue or other joked-about causes. Author Yoshihiro Togashi spoke about his severe back pain leading into the series' Ap...

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The 13th One Piece movie, One Piece Film Gold, is setting up the lovable Straw Hat Pirates in an unforgettable adventure, and Toei has started streaming the film's full trailer, which also teases us with its new theme song.

Crunchyroll Mikikazu Komatsu

Avex has posted a 100-second TV-size music video for eight-member Japanese rock band Wagakki Band's latest single song "Valkyrie -Ikusa Otome-" on its official YouTube channel. The song is featured as the OP theme for the ongoing TV anime Sousei n...

Despite its recent disaster, Kumamoto has continued to proudly shoulder its prefectural pride by way of this new animated CM promoting the prefecture's produce, sure to brighten up the region's dark days and shift attention toward happier ones (an...

SCANDAL's member MAMI has been recently hospitalized due to poor physical condition. MAMI started to feel sick after their May 14th concert in Zepp Tokyo, and it looks like she will need at least one week to recover as SCANDAL has decided to postp...

A high quality western-made animation based on arcade shooter R-Type has been receiving a decent amount of attention, boasting some anime-inspired (if not nightmarish) visuals and bound to steal the hearts of R-Type fans with its numerous subtleti...

Flipping through a manga for sale at the convenience store, nothing seems out of the ordinary for seventeen-year-old Subaru Natsuki. Except for the horrific images of him bleeding to death interrupting the scene, that is.

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