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April 4, 2013, 12:30 PM
Siliconera Ishaan

Disney are shutting down their LucasArts games publishing subsidiary, according to a Game Informer report. A LucasArts representative informed the website:   “After evaluating our position in the games market, we’ve decided to shift LucasArts from...

Things are pretty tumultuous right now at Square Enix. As previously reported, company President Yoichi Wada stepped down following "extraordinary losses," and Yosuke Matsuda is set to take his place in June.

XSEED to release game in N. America on April 16 Entertainment news website IGN began streaming an extended trailer on Wednesday for XSEED Games' upcoming release of Ganbarion's Pandora's Tower role-playing game for the Nintendo Wii.

The hail of new anime announcements here at Crunchyroll continues with the addition of Hayate the Combat Butler! Cuties to the spring line up.   This, the latest entry in the Hayate The Combat Butler series, is set to broadcast every Monday starti...

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Tokusatsu director Takao Nagaishi passed away last March 31 as his body succumbed to progressive supranuclear palsy. He is best known for directing a lot of Kamen Rider and Super Sentai episodes. Most of the Super Sentai episodes he directed are: ...

Japanator Elliot Gay

I spent a good portion of my childhood devouring anything with the Dragon Ball Z brand on it. School would end, and I'd rush home to catch the latest episode of the Cell Saga on Cartoon Network's Toonami block.

With one more week to go until the release of their new LP “FIFTH DIMENSION”, Japanese idol supergroup Momoiro Clover Z continues their mysterious, masked journey across the galaxy in the music video for their new song "BIRTH Ø BIRTH".

Siliconera Ishaan

Localization outfit 8-4, who worked on Fire Emblem: Awakening, had a chance to speak with some of the game’s developers at Intelligent Systems. One of the questions they asked them was why the characters in Awakening have no feet on their 3D models.

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Latest Feature Film From The Leading Kids Entertainment Franchise Also Complemented By VIZ Kids Release Of Tie-In Manga Edition San Francisco, CA, April 2, 2013 – VIZ Media, LLC (VIZ Media), the largest distributor and licensor of anime and manga ...

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As expected by many, the recent Dragon Ball Z film, “Dragon Ball Z: Battle of Gods” debuts at the top of the Japan Box Office Weekend, earning 683,925,000 yen from 561,098 tickets sold on its first weekend!

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Leader In Digital Manga Distribution Expands Access To North America’s Popular Weekly Digital Manga Anthology Featuring The Latest Chapters Released The Same Day As Japan San Francisco, CA, April 2, 2013 – VIZ Media, LLC (VIZ Media), the largest p...

Fans of madcap supernatural comedy, rejoice! Crunchyroll’s latest spring 2013 anime announcement is Nyarko-san: Another Crawling Chaos W!   Based on the stories written by Manta Aisora, and inspired by H.

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Sakai Masato & Kanno Miho register their marriage by simplymissj on April 3, 2013 at 11:20 am Actor Sakai Masato (39) and actress Kanno Miho (35) registered their marriage on April 2, which was an auspicious day according to the Buddhist calendar.

Ex-employees: Layoffs to also occur at company's European, Japanese offices as company restructures Video game news site Joystiq reported that Square Enix's Los Angeles office laid off half of its marketing staff and around 20 in accounting, IT, a...

Minnesota man accused of manga child porn possession in Canada in 2010 The Comic Book Legal Defense Fund (CBLDF) began streaming a nearly 13-minute "Defending Manga: The Ryan Matheson Story" documentary short on Tuesday.

The BS11 television channel aired a commercial on Wednesday for Hyakka Ryōran Samurai Bride, the second season of Hyakka Ryōran Samurai Girls. The commercial features Miyuki Hashimoto's opening theme song "AI DO.

Seinen magazine Champion Red Ichigo has posted a preview for the anime OVA adaptation of hentai artist Yoshiharu Mikita's (aka Plastic Dreamer) more mainstream harem comedy Rescue Me! , set to be released with volume 3 on June 20th.

The media distribution service Crunchyroll announced on Wednesday that it will stream the Devil Survivor 2 The Animation series. The site will stream the series on Thursdays starting on April 4 at 2:05 p.

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This is a direct continuation from Part 1 of 3, you can click the link below if you want to read the previous part; http://www. shewsbury. com/2013/04/takara-tomy-ch01-optimus-prime-g1-movie. html Moving on, we will now focus on the trailer.

XSEED to bring PS3/Xbox 360 title to N. America this summer North American video game publisher XSEED Games and Japanese publisher Kadokawa Games began streaming the latest trailers for its upcoming release of Grasshopper Manufacture's Killer is D...

RocketNews24 Philip Kendall

In a video uploaded to YouTube yesterday, a young Japanese girl gives a harrowing speech on the streets of Tsuruhashi, Osaka, in which she openly expresses her hatred of Koreans. Amid cheers of support from members of her own group, the girl goes ...

SATSUKI / tour / Lc5 / OTOKAGE / MASK Tweet SATSUKI announced a new tour "3 days in Europe - Scene of "LUMINOUS" -"! The tour is going to kick off at LA BOULE NOIRE (France) at the 21st of June. 6/21 (fri) Paris - France @ LA BOULE NOIRE OPEN 19:0...

Shinji Aramaki—director of the Appleseed and Appleseed Ex Machina CG films and more—helms the upcoming CG film take on Leiji Matsumoto's Captain Harlock, and a new Japanese teaser debuted in theaters with a quick peek at the sci-fi bravado to come.

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KAT-TUN's New Single To Be Released in May single-release posted by amiueno 33 minutes ago   ·   0 comments KAT-TUN will be releasing their newest single "FACE to Face" next month in time with the premiere of the film Ore Ore which stars member, K...

While it seemed inevitable, Atlus officially confirmed plans to bring Shin Megami Tensei IV to North America this summer. The Nintendo 3DS entry in the series serves as the "first true successor" to 2004's Shin Megami Tensei: Nocturne, and will be...

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The official Kamen Rider Battride War blog confirmed that Kousei Amano will reprise his role as Kamen Rider Garren in the Kamen Rider Battride War PS3 game! Amano previously played Sakuya Tachibana aka Kamen Rider Garren in the Kamen Rider Blade T...

Spring is in the air. Cherry blossoms are blooming. The famous ones in Washington DC are supposed to peak this week. So, in honor of the season, the anime fans at Biglobe decided to put their heads together to pick their favorite anime/manga/visua...

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