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July 5, 2016, 1:00 AM

A new anime adaptation based on Kazue Kato's Blue Exorcist manga was recently announced, and now we have additional details thanks to the latest issue of Shueisha's Jump SQ. magazine. Koichi Hatsumi (Deadman Wonderland, Gangsta.

Siliconera Sato

D3 Publisher teased a new idol project last week, and it's been revealed as Idol Death Game TV, an action adventure game that will have idols battle to the death for center stage. The title surely sounds interesting, but so far we don't know much ...

Niji no Conquistador revealed the new MV "Kagirinaku Bouken ni Chikai Summer" (Release Date:September 20th). This year again, they heat up Japanese summer with swimming wears! Contributor Wanted! ! In the MV, the members discuss what to do during ...


On July 2, Nippon TV aired this year's edition of its annual midyear music show, THE MUSIC DAY. The show was about 11 hours long and featured performances by many acts. including Suiyoubi no Campanella, Hoshino Gen, Keyakizaka46, Arashi, AKB48, Sa...

DualShockers Giuseppe Nelva

During its panel at Anime Expo 2016, the good folks at Aksys Games made several announcements of new localizations and ports, including the popular Tokyo Xanadu for PS Vita. You can check out a recap of the panel and a few pictures below, courtesy...

Crunchyroll Scott Green

At this weekend's Anime Expo panel, Funimation announced that the anime distributor has acquired the licenses for Drifters, the new anime from Hellsing creator Kouta Hirano and Your Name (Kimi no Na w), the new film from director Makoto Shinkai, w...

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At Anime Expo 2016, Spike Chunsoft and Aksys Games announced Nine Hours, Nine Persons, Nine Doors (a. k. a. 999) and Zero Escape: Virtue's Last Reward will receive ports to other platforms, which have yet to be revealed.

New Series from Hellsing Creator to Debut in October 2016 Source: Funimation Entertainment press release Official Site: nbcuni. co. jp/drifters (Japan) © KOUTA HIRANO/SHONENGAHOSHA/DRIFTERS製作委員会 At its annual Industry Panel at Anime Expo 2016, Fun...

Crunchyroll Mikikazu Komatsu

The official website of the upcoming TV anime TRICKSTER has posted a 100-second second PV introducing its OP song "Kimi dake no Boku de Iru Kara" (I'll be the one only for you) performed by GACKT. The song is included in his newest 8th album "LAST...

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

Fans of the original Sailor Moon series have another season ahead of them later this year as Viz Media has formalized a November 15th, 2016 release date for the first part of the Sailor Moon S season. The Limited Edition contains episodes 90-108 p...

The Verge James Vincent

The upcoming live-action adaptation of anime and manga Ghost in the Shell has been dogged by accusations of white-washing Asian characters. With the release of a first picture of Scarlett Johansson in the role of Major Motoko Kusanagi back in May,...

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Crunchyroll Mikikazu Komatsu

King Records has posted a four-minute music video for "Promise You! ! ," two-member anime voice actress unit YuiKaori's upcoming 12th single to be released on August 10. The song will be used as the next ED theme for the Cardfight!

The highly esteemed Degica (known for publishing the RPGMaker series) has unveiled their latest game development software, this time offering novice designers a chance to easily forge their own visual novels while also giving them the opportunity ...

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Crunchyroll Scott Green

With more promised for Otakon later in the summer, visual novel localizer/distributor MangaGamer got the ball rolling for season's anime convention blockbuster events with five new visual novel announced at this weekend's Anime Expo.

OP Sequence OP: '光の破片' (Hikari no Hahen) by Takahashi Yu 'LETTER 01' Orange was at the top of my expectations list going into this summer season - though in truth it's been at the top of my list for 2016 since the anime was first announced.

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Two female seiyuu are calling it an end to their career, as Yumi Shimura and Midori Tsukimiya have both announced their retirement in their respective social media accounts and blog. Yumi Shimura, who is well-known for voicing Rozen Maiden's Kanar...

I knew I had to Fukigen na Mononokean a whirl after watching its adorable promo videos, but I certainly didn't expect to be crying while watching this show. Don't worry, I laughed, and laughed a whole lot, but also I cried this episode because the...

Anime Evo FlareKnight

What! ? I mean holy crap show, can you lay off my emotional state just a little bit here? This was a total ride through a storm of despair. Give the show credit. . . the episode was titled well. "The Sickness Called Despair" indeed.

Dragon Ball Xenoverse 2 release date in the US has been officially announced. According to GameRant, the PS4 and Xbox One versions for the upcoming entry to the fighting RPG are slated for October 25 launch.

What is this? Tsukushi is a first-year high schooler with no special physical traits, but he does have a cute childhood friend. Jin is another first-year who gives off the air of a delinquent, but he's actually an enormously talented soccer player.

While you can expect to see an English dub in most home video releases from Funimation Entertainment for example, Sentai Filmworks is one publisher who offers a mix of both dual audio and Japanese dub only collections.


By Nicole Carpenter July 3, 2016, 12:24 p. m. Anime streaming service Crunchyroll announced a plan during its Anime Expo panel to release a number of its titles on Blu-ray and DVD with English dubs. The company also revealed it has acquired mercha...


Jul4 This may end up being the most wonderful image in all of Flying Witch Yeah, I was slacking on Flying Witch, partly because I don't want it to be over. But let's see what happened, and why this was the best anime of the Spring 2016 season.

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