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May 20, 2017, 6:30 PM
AnimeRide Subhendu Pattanaik

Film distributor and theater company operator Shochiku announced on Thursday that actor, voice actor, and kabuki actor Shidou Nakamura is taking a hiatus from his stage performances to undergo hospital treatment for early-stage lung cancer.

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In the second season of Netflix's science-fiction anime Knights of Sidonia, there's a scene where the main characters gather around a television to watch another sci-fi anime. In it, a man named Killy, clad entirely in black, uses an obscenely pow...

The Outerhaven Josh Piedra

VIZ Media sent us a press releases announcing that they have acquired the license to distribute the Splatoon manga based off of Nintendo's popular game for the Wii U as well as the Switch! VIZ Media, LLC (VIZ Media), a premier company in the field...

@geekdotcom Nick Mangione

Cress Williams in Black Lightning (Photo via CW) It's a good time to be a DC fan, at least as far as TV is concerned. On the CW, DC superheroes rule the network with Arrow, The Flash, Legends of Tomorrow and Supergirl.

AnimeRide Subhasish Patnaik

The July issue of Akita Shoten's Champion RED magazine revealed more details for the planned manga featuring DC Comics characters by Shiori Teshirogi on Friday. The manga is titled Batman and Justice League, and features Batman, Superman, Wonder W...

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No, there is not a typo in the headline. Taku Takahashi who is most known for his DJ work and being one-half of the popular hip-hop duo M-flo has taken a new unique approach to making music. Taku's latest offering is a collaborative track titled "...

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GoBoiano Media Aaron Magulick

One of anime's most recognizable character dynamics is between masters and their pupils. Shonen series love to use this and it has given us some of the most iconic characters! Charapedia asked 10,000 Japanese fans to rank the most iconic masters a...

Siliconera Sato

Developer DotEmu recently announced that their sports arcade game Windjammers' upcoming PS4 version will get a closed beta next month. The closed beta will feature the new online ranking mode that allows players from around the world to compete in...

ScreenAnarchy Andrew Mack

Oh boy. The trailer for Takashi Miike's adaptation of the manga and anime Blade of the Immortal dropped yesterday and it looks like pure Chanbara bliss. I cannot speak as to how accurate the film adaptation is to both the manga and the anime but I...

RocketNews24 Krista Rogers

Had your fill of Pokémon Go? Use this device to play classic Game Boy-era games on your phone's display! First of all, it needs to be said: Sorry, Apple fans, but this one's for Android only. Hyperkin's SmartBoy attaches to your smartphone so that...

An illegal internet casino hiding under the facade of a manga cafe in Ueno has been busted, making for a relatively merciful hidden criminal enterprise discovery for police. . . The 39-year-old manager and two other individuals were arrested for p...

Sentai Filmworks announced the English cast of School-Live! and began streaming four new videos this Friday. The voice actresses for the main characters include Brittney Karbowski as Yuki Takeya, Luci Christian as Yuri Wakasa, Juliet Simmons as Ku...

Gematsu Sal Romano

Fire Emblem Echoes: Shadows of Valentia 'Season Pass' trailer 3DS game now available in North America and Europe. Nintendo has released a short new trailer for Fire Emblem Echoes: Shadows of Valentia highlighting the game's Season Pass downloadabl...

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

Masaaki Yuasa's next project has arrived in theaters in Japan with Yoake Tsugeru Lu no Uta, which translates as Lu Over the Wall. To help celebrate that and draw some more attention to it, TOHO has brought out a nearly four-minute clip of the film...

Anime Evo Flower

After the "special" of last week (which was essentially a recap episode, something which three series have done this season as far as I am aware of), which was not that bad to be fair and at least introduced a few new hints about the "next arc" th...

Otaku Tale Frontalspy

The official website of the anime adaptation of Torako and Nozomi Ousaka's Chuunibyou demo Koi ga Shitai! (Love, Chunibyo & Other Delusions! ) light novel series has announced that a brand new anime film is currently in production for a January 6,...

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

With the series in release in North America, Peppermint Anime is focusing on the fourth and final collection to cover the first season of The Seven Deadly Sins that's coming up at the end of the month for German release.

Siliconera Sato

Bungie had a lot to show for Destiny 2 during their recent livestream event, where they showcased plenty of footage as well as new info on the game's activities, multiplayer, and PC version. Destiny 2 will take us to four new worlds to explore wit...

WOWJAPAN freakpool

The official website for the Sailor Moon franchise announced on Thursday that Satomi Okubo, who played Usagi Tsukino/Sailor Moon in the 2013-2015 stage musicals, will play Sailor Cosmos in Bishōjo Senshi Sailor Moon -Le Mouvement Final-.

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Manga creator Hiro Mashima posted on his Twitter account regarding the future of the Fairy Tail franchise on Wednesday. His post reads, "Even though the original manga is ending, I don't think Fairy Tail is done just yet.

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