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August 17, 2016, 11:00 AM
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Have you been enjoying the Re:ZERO anime? I hope so! This article contains spoilers for the first light novel, which is covered in the first three episodes of the anime. If you're not caught up on the story, it's not too late to turn back now and ...

Siliconera Sato

Marvelous announced in this week's issue of Famitsu magazine that their upcoming Musou-style action game Fate/Extella is adding two new Servants with Cu Chulainn and Li Shuwen. [Thanks, Hachima. ] The magazine report details Cu Chulainn (Lancer) w...

Last week we posted a quick commercial preview for The Seven Deadly Sins -Signs of Holy War-, a four-episode TV special that starts airing on MBS and TBS in Japan on August 28. A second, longer commercial is now here for the special, which has ser...

SciFi Japan Bob Johnson

Author: Bob Johnson Ultraman Ginga speaks English? ©2016 Tsuburaya Productions Co. , LTD. William Winckler Productions, in tandem with Tsuburaya Productions is in the process of providing English language dubs for some of the new Ultraman feature ...


There are some nights when you find yourself awake at 4AM, unable to resist the urge to click on the next Youtube video. You started innocently enough, watching John Oliver take down Trump. But now you're watching conspiracy videos about whether o...

RocketNews24 Corey Gold

Good news single people! There are now Pokémon Go matchmaking events in Japan! One of the best things about Pokémon Go is that it gets you out and about, but even then it may be hard to meet people. Well, not any more!

Siliconera Sato

D3 Publisher released the first trailer for Idol Death Game TV, an upcoming PS Vita game that features idols that fight to the death in order to become the center idol. We previously got a look at how the idols in Idol Death Game TV will fight it ...

iTech Post iTech Post

"Tokyo Ghoul" season three may show duel between Kaneki Ken and Arima based on the comic books. (Apple&StitchyTV/Youtube) There have been false rumors circulating around claiming that season three of "Tokyo Ghoul" will premiere late this year.

Japanator Salvador GRodiles

To this day, I'm still amazed that we live in a world where the West is almost caught up with The Legend of Heroes Trails series since XSEED and Carpe Fulgur went through some huge ordeals to localize the franchise.

GoBoiano Media Aaron Magulick

Newtype is one of Japan's most well-known anime magazines. They cover a range of articles written by industry insiders and tidbits about various series. Newtype is also well-known for their monthly character and series rankings, which are chosen b...

Siliconera Jenni

For three days spanning the 14th (Fri), 15th (Sat), and 16th (Sun) of October, Japan's largest convention center Makuhari Messe will be decked out in Visual-Kei. Japanese Visual-Kei rock music has captured the hearts of rock fans worldwide.

The Fandom Post G.B. Smith

Orange Episode 7 The past for the Suwa and Naho who wrote those letters in the future cannot be changed, but the future for the Kakeru who is faced with a Naho and Suwa who knows what will happen could be different.

Siliconera Asma

By Asma . August 15, 2016 . 4:35pm Overwatch is getting an overhaul for its second season of competitive play. Game director Jeff Kaplan talks about the changes being made in Season 2 in the latest video from the development team.

by Chris Arrant, Editor Date: 15 August 2016 Time: 01:23 PM ET CREDIT: Sony The cult-favorite video game series PaRappa the Rapper is being revived in a new anime series, with a twist. Japan's Fuji TV have announced a new series of anime shorts ti...

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Good news Gundam fans, because much like the original TV anime, Gundam. info has announced that the Gundam Build Fighters Try sequel TV special titled Gundam Build Fighters Try: Island Wars, will also be streamed online via their official website ...

Members of American rock bands collaborated with Disney for the first-ever metal cover album of classic Disney songs! Five American rockers led by Japan-based American heavy metal band Animetal USA joined forces with Japanese metalhead Demon Kakka...

oprainfall Patrick Aguda

Niconico held a special four-part stream titled "SEEK at MEKAKUCITY. " The stream began on August 7 and ended on August 15. During the program, characters from the Kagerou Project appeared. At the end of the stream it was revealed that Kagerou Pro...


Longtime anime fans might remember Full Metal Panic! a two (plus one spin-off) season romance/mecha TV anime running from 2002 to 2005 about a high school girl and her similarly-aged military bodyguard.

Comic Book Jamie Lovett

Nicole Perlman and Alex Hirsch have been tapped by Legendary to write the upcoming live-action Pokémon movie, based on the Great Detective Pikachu game. Negotiations are ongoing. Perlman is best known for writing Marvel's Guardians of the Galaxy a...

Crunchyroll Paul Chapman

If you haven't been following Show by Rock! ! Short! ! , the short-form follow-up to 2015's fantasy / music TV anime Show by Rock! ! , there's now an official digest video to help you catch up on what you've been missing.

Otaku Tale Frontalspy

Kadokawa released a new video advertising the release of the 9th volume of Yuu Kamiya's No Game No Life manga that also includes a very small tease for the upcoming anime movie. However, not much was revealed.

Suicide is a tricky and often taboo topic when it comes to anime. Off the top of my head I can't think of many shows that treat it seriously and tackle the issue head-on - I can think of plenty of comedies that play it for gags, however.

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

TBS Animation has updated a bit regarding the anime adaptation of the upcoming light novel series Girlish Number from Wataru Watari and QP:flapper. With the actors previously revealed and a planned fall premiere, the first promotional video has ar...

Sugoi! Blog Tabris

Strike the Blood, one of the most popular TV anime shows of 2013, gets a new 8 episode OVA series this year. The first two episodes of the OVA will be released on November 21, 2016. The OVA is based on the 9th volume of Strike the Blood light novel.

Crunchyroll Mikikazu Komatsu

Lantis has posted a three-minute special trailer for popular anime voice actor Daisuke Ono's new live DVD/Blu-ray "LIVE 2016 Unlimited Door" on its official YouTube channel. The first disc of the two-disc set contains 20 songs performed at 38-year...

Going to Japan was a last minute decision, although I was deliberating it for a while. On July 31, I finally decided and booked my flight and hotel for August 3-12. My main motivations were seeing Akishibu Project, Yumemiru Adolescence, drop, and ...

The second part of Mahō Tsukai no Yome: Hoshi Matsu Hito (The Ancient Magus' Bride - The Man Who Waits for Stars), the three-part anime project based on Kore Yamazaki's manga The Ancient Magus' Bride (Mahō Tsukai no Yome), will open in Japanese th...

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

Vertical has made its way into more novels recently and now it's dipping into the series of them The Seven Deadly Sins: The Seven Scars Left Behind. The novel comes from writer Shuka Matsuda based on the creation from Nakaba Suzuki who provides il...

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