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May 26, 2016, 12:00 PM

"Fullmetal Alchemist" will come to big-screen soon, Warner Brothers announced on Tuesday. Read more to find out everything we know so far about the upcoming live-action adaptation of Hiromu Arakawa's masterpiece.

Kotaku East Brian Ashcraft

Yes, LEGO! Japanese YouTuber Talapz wasn't content with merely recreating Himeji Castle's main keep, so he decided to make a pop-up version of it. The whole thing weighs 12. 5kg and took fifteen months to finish.

Otaku Tale Frontalspy

The official Twitter account of the anime adaptation of Torako and Nozomi Ousaka's Chuunibyou demo Koi ga Shitai! (Love, Chunibyo & Other Delusions! ) light novel series has announced a livestream event on May 27.

Kotaku East Brian Ashcraft

Dreams are real once again! The Ghibli Museum in Tokyo's Mitaka has a Catbus from the classic anime My Neighbor Totoro. Until now, only children (children, ha! ) could get in the Catbus. But this July, there will be a Catbus that adults can also b...

Fans of Wataru Watanabe's ongoing cycling manga Yowamushi Pedal, AKA Yowapeda, can look forward to another adaptation in the near future. According to an early look at this week's issue of Weekly Shonen Champion magazine, a drama is slated to kick...

RocketNews24 Casey Baseel

"Anime that's trying to be like previous hits can never surpass the originals. " If you've watched much anime at any point during the past 30 years, odds are you've heard the work of voice actress Megumi Hayashibara.

RocketNews24 Preston Phro

Just because Sesame Street is a show for kids, it doesn't mean you can't enjoy some Elmo-shaped food! While Harajuku's Takeshita Street is best know for its world-famous fashion scene, it's also home to a large number of restaurants, food shops, a...

Siliconera Sato

To commemorate the upcoming release of Pokémon Sun and Moon, Nintendo has teamed up with Game Center CX's Arino Shinya for a challenge to catch all 151 Pokémon from the very first generation. In this new challenge, Arino Shinya, aka Kacho, will ha...

Kotaku East Brian Ashcraft

Sega's Yakuza games are terrific. You really need to play them. Yet, they're not always localized, and if they are, they arrive late. According to series mastermind Toshihiro Nagoshi, Sega is still trying to figure out how to appeal to Western gam...

GoBoiano Media Aaron Magulick

Charpedia asked Japanese fans about what series had the most endearing depictions of romance in anime and manga. 10,000 fans picked from a pool of 84 series. Voting was split down the gender demographics - 51.

Crunchyroll Scott Green

The global release of Blizzard's new action-shooting game Overwatch hit Japan along yesterday, with Square Enix handling the local version. Early indication suggests that it's well recieve, or at least well hyped internationally.


The start date has been announced for the Tales of Zestiria the X anime, which adapts the RPG from Bandai Namco Games. As revealed on the official website, the series is set for a July 3 premiere on Tokyo MX, with airings to follow July 5 on Sun T...

Esteemed J-pop idol Tomita Mayu has been stabbed dozens of times in the chest and neck after being confronted by an obsessive stalker, leaving the poor girl in a critical condition. The concerned girl had previously reported to police that she was...

Siliconera Jenni

By Jenni . May 25, 2016 . 11:30am Columbus Circle, the company that published the 8 Bit Music Power Famicom chiptune mixtape earlier this year, is going to release another Famicom cartridge. This time, it's an actual game.

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When watching a movie in a theater, sometimes, you encounter that one person who talks loudly on the phone and annoys everyone inside the theater. That is considered bad theater manners, and luckily, Gundam's Char Aznable and Garma Zabi are here t...

Kotaku East Brian Ashcraft

In Japan, popular manga and anime series Fullmetal Alchemist is getting a feature film. It's slated for a winter 2017 release. The fictional setting was inspired by Europe, but the movie's cast will be Japanese.

Siliconera Jenni

By Jenni . May 25, 2016 . 10:30am Last year, Steins;Gate was released on the PlayStation 3 and PlayStation Vita in North America and Europe. In 2016, Steins;Gate 0 will come to the PlayStation 4 and PlayStation Vita in both regions.

Crunchyroll Mikikazu Komatsu

In commemoration of the franchise's 10th anniversary, one of the largest Japanese doujinshi and anime/manga merchandise companies, Toranoana today started accepting orders for only 10 units of the life-size figure of Momo Belia Deviluke from the T...

Siliconera Sato

Tokyo Game Show organizers just sent out their main visuals for this year's event, which will take place from September 15 through 18 at the Makuhari Messe in the Mihama-ku ward of Chiba city. The main visual was made by Ippei Gyoubu who has worke...


Nounen Rena got her breakthrough role in the asadora, Amachan. Known for her quirky and cute personality, she soon built a steady following and continued her success as an actress in several films and dramas such as the 2014 summer hit Hot Road.

Siliconera Sato

Square Enix hosted their third "Star Log" livestream earlier today, and they've followed up with a look at some new videos giving us highlights of what was featured in the program. Anne With looks that could kill and nerves of steel, one would ass...

Check out the box office charts and trailers of all the new Japanese films of the past weekend below! Japan Box Office Chart - May 21st/May 22nd 01 (01) Zootopia (Weeks: 05) 02 (02) The Magnificent Nine (Weeks: 02) 03 (03) If Cats Disappeared From...

Crunchyroll Mikikazu Komatsu

To promote the theatrical release in Japan on May 28, the official YouTube channel of the upcoming live-action film adaptation of Ayuko Hatta's shoujo manga Ookami Shoujo to Kuro Ouji/Wolf Girl & Black Prince today posted a 16-minute special video...

Siliconera Jenni

By Jenni . May 24, 2016 . 11:00am NIS America has announced a launch promotion for Grand Kingdom. People who pre-order or purchase the PlayStation 4 or PlayStation Vita game at launch will get a Lord's Set Bundle.

The Fandom Post Kate O'Neil

Sailor Moon Crystal Episode #34 A power up and a declaration of war. What They Say: "Act. 33 INFINITY 7 Transformation - SUPER SAILOR MOON" Cyprine and Ptilol of the Witches 5 have placed the Sailor Guardians under a spell that causes them to turn...

'ダブル・ジョーカー (前編)' (Daburu Jōkā (Zenpen)) "Double Joker (First Part)" I used to be a dedicated chess player, certainly not at very high level, but at least competitive enough to get into haughty arguments about the proper pronunciation of en prise.

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Looks like we are getting a stream of time travelling anime, as a new TV anime has been announced, and it is titled "Time Travel Shouo ~Mari Waka to 8-nin no Kagakusha-tachi" or just simply, "Time Travel Girl.

A new trailer for Square Enix's "I Am Setsuna" has showcased the game's premise, world and has even briefly touched on its battle system - with the trailer arriving ahead of its scheduled E3 air date in an effort to give impatient fans an early ta...

The much feared Korean live action drama for the highly esteemed IdolMaster franchise has revealed the 19 finalists attempting to win a role, with numerous dedicated IdolMaster fans still wishing that the drama wasn't being created at all.

The Fandom Post Chris Homer

It is a telling of a good story when the weakest part of the film is the supernatural part. . . What They Say: The last time Momo saw her father, they had a fight. Now all she has left to remember him by is an incomplete letter penned with the wor...

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