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June 11, 2016, 6:30 AM
Kotaku East Brian Ashcraft

Who knows, maybe at least she liked the film. One of China's biggest sites NetEase (via ShanghaiIst) reports that on Warcraft's opening day in Fuzhou, one moviegoer was spotted with a love doll. According to ShanghaiIst, the images have gone viral...

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The filming for the live-action Hollywood film adaptation of Ghost in the Shell has finally started, and as the movie is being filmed in Hong Kong, the movie's versions of Motoko Kusanagi, played by Scarlet Johansson, and Batou, played by Pilou As...

12-episode anime to debut in Japan in July Emon Animation Company announced a new "supernatural power battle anime" tiled Hitori no Shita the outcast on Friday. The series is based on a Chinese web comic.

RocketNews24 Casey Baseel

Phone accessories come embroidered with declarations of protection against online flaming and low batteries. With their power to guide and inform us, some would say that a smartphone is practically the technological equivalent of a guardian deity.

iDigitalTimes Phillip Martinez

Toei Animation has released a second trailer for the upcoming "Future Trunks" arc in the Dragon Ball Super anime, showing off more footage of what viewers should expect. The " Future Trunks" arc is set to begin June 12.

RocketNews24 Oona McGee

Designed to resemble traditional uchiwa fans, these exquisite lollipops are amongst the prettiest sweets in Tokyo. If there's one impressive up-and-coming artisan to keep your eye on in Tokyo, it has to be 26-year-old Shinri Tezuka.

RocketNews24 Casey Baseel

Developer shows off ambitious fan project in preview video. There are some truly impressive illustrations to be found in the artwork of the Yu-Gi-Oh! collectible card game. That said, those still drawings can't quite match the dynamism of visuals ...

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Time sure flies fast because it's already June, and that means that some of this season's crop of anime will be ending soon, but fret not, because this also means that the new Summer 2016 anime season is right around the corner.

As we previously reported Ayumi Hamasaki released a surprise album "MADE IN JAPAN" last month through the new music streaming service AWA, a collaboration between Avex Trax and Cyber Agent Inc. Details on the physical copy and standard digital rel...

RocketNews24 Casey Baseel

The powdered drink series isn't just for coffee anymore. While most people immediately think "coffee" when they hear "Starbucks," the immensely popular chain of cafes also does a brisk business in teas at its Japanese locations.

Crunchyroll Scott Green

A second preview is now offering a new look at 91 Days, an original crime anime set to premiere on MBS, TBS and CBC on July 8th. Recently announced TK from Ling Tosite Sigure performs opening theme "Signal" with ELISA on ending "Rain or Shine," an...

The Tokyo Reporter Tim Hornyak

Mitsuyasu Maeno at Chofu Airport TOKYO (TR) - It was 1976, a notable year for aviation. In Europe, Air France and British Airways launched the Concorde supersonic aircraft. In the U. S. , a former Air Force pilot became the first to fly a homemade...

The official website for P. A. Works' original anime Shirobako has been updated with a new visual to display all the awards the series has won. The series was a recipient of featured received 20th Animation Kobe Awards' animation work prize, 2016 ...

The Fandom Post Brian Threlkeld

In episode six of the 2016 J. C. Staff show, Flying Witch, an age-old mystery is solved: how a witch, in fact, rides a broom. Not as it turns out by riding a flying broom but by also, as the title suggests, flying herself.

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Before reading the rest of this article, please not that this article contains spoilers about the recent plot of Nisekoi, as shown from scans of the latest chapter from Naoshi Komi's bestselling romance manga. Mercuryw

Sega has announced the Hatsune Miku collaboration model from Persona 4: Dancing All Night for release in Project DIVA X, Project DIVA Future Tone, and Project DIVA Arcade Future Tone. Each will has the module release at separate dates of their own.

Otaku Tale Frontalspy

The official website of anime adaptation of ONE's Mob Psycho 100 manga has announced that the upcoming TV anime will start its debut on July 12th. Additionally, a new visual and character designs were also revealed.

Sugoi! Blog Tabris

The new original anime project - Shuumatsu no Izetta - was announce today by "Shuumatsu no Izetta Production Committee". They even released a promo video and a key visual for the show: The project details (staff, story, etc.

Siliconera Sato

Kadokawa Games released a lengthy new trailer via Famitsu for their upcoming PlayStation Vita love sim, Reco Love: Blue Ocean and Reco Love: Gold Beach, showcasing various gameplay parts and its characters.

Crunchyroll Scott Green

Leading into a showcase at this weekend's Tokyo Toy Show, Bandai and Disney have revealed their second Chogokin (die-cast) combiner mech from Tamashii Nations. In the follow-up to Mickey and friends', Woody and the crew from Pixar's Toy Story gatt...

Kishida Kyodan & The Akeboshi Rockets (岸田教団&THE明星ロケッツ) unveiled the jacket covers, full track list, and preview music video for new single Tenkyo no Alderamin (天鏡のアルデラミン). Their 5th major label single is featured as opening theme for upcoming anim...

SFGate Sarah Fritsche

This year's J-POP Summit will feature a variety of Japanese food and drink, including grilled meat and vegetable skewers from Kushi Yaki Kuishinbo. Photo courtesy of J-POP Summit. J-Pop Summit, the annual celebration of all things Japanese - from ...

Crunchyroll Patrick Macias

The upcoming 50th anniversary "Ultra" show, Ultraman Orb by name, gets the Special Trailer treatment from Tsuburaya Productions, showcasing some of the latest Ultraman's newest powers, along with a peek at some of the colossal-sized foes he will s...

Siliconera Sato

Spike Chunsoft uploaded a new introduction trailer for their upcoming adventure title Zero Time Dilemma, showing us a look at various aspects and characters in "decision game" we'll face. The experiment wasn't supposed to be like this.

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The King of Fighters XIV's Team Kim members. Kim Kaphwan: Kim first appeared in Fatal Fury 2 and The King of Fighters '94. He's a Taekwondo master, even known as The Crown Jewel of Taekwondo. He's dedicated to justice.

The birthday of Love Live's twin-tailed fortune teller Nozomi Tojo has been met with more wild praise from the franchise's devoted followers, prompting the release of celebratory illustrations that will surely help lesser known artists generate so...

Crunchyroll Paul Chapman

A new trailer for The Heroic Legend of Arslan: Dust Storm Dance, the sequel series to the 2015 fantasy adventure TV series based on the novel series written by Yoshiki Tanaka and the manga adaptation illustrated by Hiromu Arakawa, is now available...

VIZ Media and Japan Society Welcome Best-Selling Manga Creator to NYCC for Events and Autograph Sessions Source: VIZ Media, MediaLab press releases Special Thanks to Jane Lui and Erik Jansen ANSATSU KYOSHITSU © 2012 Yusei Matsui/SHUEISHA Inc ReedP...

When Sharron Angle, a Republican candidate for U. S. Senate in Nevada, sent a newsletter to her supporters recently, she compared her record to that of opponent U. S. Rep. Joe Heck and included a link to his supposed website.

The 2016 International Tokyo Toy Show will take place on June 11th and 12th for the general public at the Tokyo Big Sight. From the cutest plushies to the latest anime goods and the quirkiest Japanese toys, this is the event for everyone who's sti...

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