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April 22, 2017, 7:00 PM
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Japanese convenience store giant, Lawson, has teamed up with Kadokawa for multimedia franchise that is directed towards the ladies. It's called Kobini Kareshi, and it follows a group of handsome young men who like hanging out in a convenience store.

'月に吠えるTsuki ni Hoeru) "Howling at the Moon" Episode Impressions Hold on a moment. A confession from our main character so early on? o. O Before we get there, this episode was Akane's turn to repay a favour.

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A new trailer was released this week for a live-action Tokyo Ghoul movie, which was announced last summer. Tokyo Ghoul is a popular manga series which follows Ken Kaneki, a college kid who gets transformed into a half-ghoul.

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The official portal site for seven-member voice actress idol unit Wake Up, Girls has posted two CD jacket images and a 90-second short version music video for their upcoming 6th single "Koi? de Ai? de Boukun-desu!

Film premieres June 10 in Japan The official website for King of Prism: PRIDE the HERO, the new anime film that follows the Pretty Rhythm spinoff film KING OF PRISM by PrettyRhythm, began streaming a theatrical teaser for the film on Friday.

Posted on April 21, 2017 by Brian(@NE_Brian) in General Nintendo, News VIZ Media has announced that it will be localizing the Splatoon manga. It will debut in late 2017. VIZ passed along the news on Twitter: Announcement: SPLATOON, the manga serie...

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After the success of the Gangsta. TV anime back in 2015, mangaka Kohske went on hiatus due to poor health. Now, Monthly Comic @ Bunch magazine revealed that Nick and Worick are back in action, as Gangsta.

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In a sudden turn of events which may or may not involve poor sales, Daichi Sorayomi's ridiculous aquatic sports manga, Keijo! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! manga is about to end its run. This was revealed by the combined 22nd and 23rd issue of Shogakukan's Weekly...

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Set for release on May 30th, 2017, Sentai Filmworks has now brought out the second piece of dub casting news for Himouto! Umaru-chan. With the two leads revealed earlier in the week, Sentai Filmworks has now revealed the full cast and that Kyle Jo...

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The Shiba Siblings finally get their very first feature film with "The Irregular at Magic High School: The Girl Who Calls the Stars. " Now, the film's staff have revealed a brand new key visual, with Tatsuya and Miyuki showing their usual closeness.

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By Jenni . April 21, 2017 . 10:00am We knew the next Dragon Ball Xenoverse 2 add-on was arriving in April. It's only now that we know exactly when. On April 25, 2017, Bandai Namco will release the DB Super Pack 3 in North America and Europe.

Posted 21/04/2017 Japanese service BookWalker has been working hard and making great strides as a store-front for English language manga and light novel releases, doing deals with publishers across the spectrum of the industry to facilitate becomi...

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Japan's infatuation with the Trump family just got even weirder. Last November the world was graced with a Barron Trump manga comic, and now we just got a vulgar, crude, rapping Donald Trump anime. It's pretty much as great as it sounds.

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We learned earlier this month that NieR: Automata surpassed one million in worldwide shipments and digital sales, and today the game is celebrates its 500,000 milestone for Japan and Asia. Here's the celebratory tweet from the game's official Twit...

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Flyhigh Works has announced that Fairune developer Skipmore's Kamiko, a new arcade-like title based around Japanese Shinto beliefs, will be launching on the Switch. The game will release on April 27th in North America and Europe and will be availa...

A spoiler-heavy ranking has been rousing some notoriety as it has listed what voters believe to have been the most shocking anime deaths of all time, with one vastly popular pirate franchise yet again claiming the top spot.

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We've seen light novels cater to some bizarre niches to get attention from fans, like a series starring a boy reincarnated as a hot spring or a super powered mom in an RPG world. Well, manga creators are not going to be outdone by their light nove...

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By Casey . April 21, 2017 . 8:30am Super Bomberman R for the Nintendo Switch has now received a brand new update, bringing the game to version 1. 3. This new update brings a whole batch of additions and changes to the game, including four new VS s...

Following 2016's Cross Your Heart mixtape, Mad Decent signee LIZ released today a new collaboration with J-Pop duo, FEMM. The '80s-tinged single, called "Do It Again," features a "fake 3D" music video, with colorful treatment that makes the trio a...

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Further proof that the beloved, globular Nintendo video game star is marketed very differently in the two countries. You might not guess it from looking at him, what with his skin being as smooth and unlined as ever, but Kirby, star of the Nintend...

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Spring has sprung, but probably, so have your allergies. Stay inside. Drink some iced tea. Watch our remarkably good picks for this season's anime. Re:Creators Genre: Magical realism Studio: Troyca Where to Watch: Amazon's Anime Strike Plot: Re:Cr...

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The Japanese smartphone application and artificial intelligence engine SELF, which features a highly-detailed female robot named Ai Furuse, has just added upgraded conversation functionality, promising, "communication close to that of a real girlf...

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Sankei Tours has opened a special cultural evening walk with the one and only Sumire Uesaka, who is also known as Sumipe to her fans. This cultural evening walk will have a minimum of 135 people expected to attend, as well as several tour conducto...

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By Casey . April 21, 2017 . 8:00am Xseed Games has now shared the latest trailer for their upcoming Akiba's Beat, this time featuring the game's story. You can check it out in the video below. In addition to the video, the publisher has also launc...

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Nippon Ichi Software shared the latest trailer for their upcoming PS4 and PS Vita death game Exile Election, featuring the game's mascot Alice who gives us the rundown of its main rules. In Exile Election, you'll start out with 12 participants and...

The staff of the Yu-Gi-Oh! VRAINS television anime revealed additional cast members and character visuals for the anime on Friday. The cast includes (Note: The readings for some of the characters' kanji names aren't confirmed.

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Falcom announced that the upcoming PS4 version of Ys VIII: Lacrimosa of Dana has gone gold, meaning it's ready for its May 25 release in Japan. Here's a message shared on the company's official Twitter account: "The master version has finally arri...

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By Sato . April 21, 2017 . 2:00am Bandai Namco recently shared a big batch of new screenshots for Digimon Story: Cyber Sleuth Hacker's Memory and they've updated the game's official website with more info on its story and new character Erika Mishima.

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