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July 12, 2016, 4:30 AM
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Even in Pokemon Go, you have to ignore your trio of Pokemon starters by walking around until they respawn 4 times to get the option of Pikachu as a starter. It's just one of many reasons why Pikachu is and always has been a jerk.

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The official website for the upcoming Sword Art Online the Movie: Ordinal Scale has revealed that the anime film will have its theatrical release in Spring 2017. The film will release in Japan in over 150 theatres.

The new One Piece film, Gold, is on its way, and though millions of fans would no doubt see the film without a single yen spent on advertising, the hype machine is nonetheless choogling through its motions.

Siliconera Sato

Pokémon GO began its launch last week and saying that it's been successful is a bit of an understatement, as the game has helped Nintendo get its best one-day move for the stock since 1983, according to Bloomberg's David Ingles.

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One thing to keep in mind about anime production is that the people working in the industry are all adults - meaning that there's usually a touch of a grown-up's perspective, even in stories dealing with childhood.

TOKYO IDOL FESTIVAL 2016, the largest idol festival in the world, has added a new performer. . . "Team Syachihoko"! Team Syachihoko is an idol group from Nagoya, and it is the first time in four years for them to attend Tokyo Idol Festival!

Siliconera Sato

Square Enix showcased the latest on their upcoming PS4 and PS Vita RPG World of Final Fantasy at Japan Expo this weekend. Here's new footage from Famitsu, Dengeki, and 4Gamer. Famitsu: Dengeki: 4Gamer: World of Final Fantasy will release for PlayS...

RocketNews24 Casey Baseel

Augmented reality lifehack replaces the rubber bands and clips that worked for previous Pokémon games. Even though just-released smartphone game Pokémon GO was developed by San Francisco-based Niantic, it still retains many of the traditions that ...

Crunchyroll Scott Green

Announced at this weekend's Tales Of Festival, Asteria, the mobile social game from Bandai Namco's Tales Of RPG series, will be teaming with four games in the [email protected] series including Platinum Stars, Cinderella Girls, Side M, and Million...

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Hanabee Entertainment picked up the streaming rights to Plastic Memories back in the spring of 2015 as part of the simulcast and now it looks like they're going to exercise some home video rights for it as well.

Kalafina revealed more details for new single blaze - jacket covers, full track list, bonus details and preview music video unveiled. Their 19th single has tie-up as ending theme for anime The Heroic Legend of Arslan (Arslan Senki Fujin Ranbu, アルス...

If you visit Matsuyama and its famous Dōgo onsen, you can also take a look at the Isaniwa Shrine, one of the most important shrines in Matsuyama, established more that 1000 years ago. The buildings we see today were built about 350 years ago by Sa...

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Another update for the Zyuohger DX line from our dearest friends from GreatToysOnline, here it is folks! Presenting Zyuoh Whale's personal mecha and probably the colossus of the series, Dodekaioh! Seeing that it is a whale-based mecha, it is witho...

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This is yet another week where I am kind of dumbfounded on talking about this. Another completely outstanding episode from Re:Zero. It is going to be a serious challenge for the rest of the anime of the year to match up with this thing.

Curiously, episode 10 of Tales of Zestiria the X starts more or less where episode 00 left off, which makes one wonder why they couldn't have started the numbering at 01 like sensible people. I suppose this is for the benefit of game players, for ...

lyrical school blow up the spot with superior firepower in the MV for "Summer Foundation" (release date: July 6)! Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Contributor Wanted! ! Filmed on the evening of July 2nd, the members of lyrical school perform wit...

Wedding bells ring! Captain of the Japanese National Football team Makoto Hasebe (32) and model Arisa Sato (27) registered their marriage on the 9th July. The couple has been "officially" dating for three years (knowing each other for five - or so...

Crunchyroll Scott Green

Announced at the annual Industry Panel at Anime Expo 2016, Funimation revealed that they have acquired exclusive international rights to home entertainment, video on demand and broadcast distribution for Drifters, the new anime based on the manga ...

Hardcore Gamer Derrick Bettis on July 9, 2016

A new trailer has appeared for Tales of Beseria and it's a beauty. Not only does it feature beautiful anime cutscenes for the upcoming PlayStation 3 and PlayStation 4 title but it also shows off gameplay.

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Jul11 Sweetness and Light? Well the answer to the big question this episode is: 12 minutes and 10 seconds, give or take a few seconds and a flashback somewhere in the middle of that. . . They came in with a Mirror Ball If there is a voice actress ...

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Nowhere to go but up? A horse of a different color? It's neither hot, nor cold? Slow and steady wins the race? Damn the torpedoes? I'm sure there's some sort of truism that cover's this premier. . . We got us a disaffected main character.

The soccer sports anime continues to impress with its second installment. While the show has yet to really flesh out its main characters, it's done a wonderful job of making me care-I mean really care-about our rosy-cheeked protagonist.

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Studio Ghibli is most certainly Japan's most well known animation studio. Recently, they have opened an exhibition at the Roppongi Hills Mori Tower. It is called the "Ghibli Exhibition ~ From Nausicaa to their newest work, The Red Turtle", and Roc...

The first episode of TCG-gone-anime Ange Vierge has wasted no time delivering an abundance of sexy bathing service to watchers, perhaps one of their few means of attracting the attention of individuals who are not already fans of the TCG.

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Love Live! Sunshine! ! Episode 2 Chika continues to chase after her dream (and her other future group members) while also trying to come up with her first song. What They Say: Episode 2: Catch the Transfer Student!

So technically this is the second episode of Tales of Zestiria that aired this season but I decided to go with the Anime's way of naming things. The first episode was the episode 0 so here we are, episode 1.

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Sega's latest vocaloid rhythm game, Hatsune Miku: Project Diva X, may have already hit the PS Vita, but it is still yet to hit the PS4. The PlayStation 4 version is set for release in 25th August, and Sega's official Miku channel has started strea...

The "Feel Japan in Vietnam" festival will feature popular symbols of Japanese culture, Hello Kitty, Geisha and Ninja, in HCM City this week. The two-day event will feature a Japanese tea ceremony and traditional performance by Maiko (apprentice Ge...

The latest glimpse at 7th Dragon III Code: VFD has deftly introduced its various classes and their appearances, dutifully revealing the game's other features as well to give both familiar fans and newcomers alike an idea on what to expect out of t...

Siliconera Sato

Bandai Namco showcased the latest of Dragon Ball Xenoverse 2 at Japan Expo 2016 this weekend in Paris, France, with a look at a new video showcasing avatar transformations. Dragon Ball Xenoverse 2 is releasing in North America on October 25 for Pl...

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