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February 8, 2018, 5:30 PM
Crunchyroll Kara Dennison

When it comes to school romance stories, it can be hard to get fresh takes. We all remember what it was like to be a schoolkid with a crush (if we aren't in that position right now), and short of sending them to another world or giving them all ro...

Reuters.com Elaine Lies and Jack Tarrant

By Elaine Lies and Jack Tarrant Traditional paper cranes and some of the latest technology are on offer as Japan seeks to promote itself as the host of the next Olympic Games in 2020, with organizers hoping to inherit the enthusiasm and fervor of ...

Siliconera Sato

Square Enix announced its consolidated results for the nine-month period ended December 31, 2017 with some insight on how the company performed on a year with less blockbuster titles. The above information gives us the key figures of the 9 months ...

Crunchyroll Paul Chapman

Hisone and Masotan, an upcoming original TV anime about a young Air Self-Defense force pilot who befriends a dragon, will begin broadcasting in Japan on Tokyo MX, BS Fuji, and other stations beginning in April of 2018.

Crunchyroll has revealed their simulcast anime that netted the most watchers across the Trumpenreich, sure to serve as a productive subject for heated debates online as sequels and sex appeal unsurprisingly dominate.

Siliconera Sato

Those who attended the Final Fantasy series' 30th anniversary exhibition got a first look at new screenshots for Final Fantasy VII Remake along with a surprise appearance from director Tetsuya Nomura. [Thanks, Game Jouhou, @monoyu_ka, @rikuka_tw.

A horrible truth has been unearthed for one virtual YouTuber, as the cute cat-eared Nora Cat (who debuted last December) has had her true form exposed to all during a livestream glitch - revealing her to have actually been a man the entire time.

WOWJAPAN freakpool

Everyone rejoice, because after going on an indefinite hiatus since November 2016, Eir Aoi has now announced her return! The popular Japanese singer announced in her official website that she will be making her return sometime in spring 2018.

Pop Epic Team, the hilarious comedy by Okawa Bkub, is visiting six Sweets Paradise locations in Tokyo, Osaka, Hiroshima, Nagoya and Fukuoka! Normally, visitors to Sweets Paradise have the chance to indulge in all-you-can-eat dessert, plus a select...

Siliconera Sato

Sunrise recently announced a new project called Starwing Paradox which will have feature characters designed by Evangelion and . hack character designer Yoshiyuki Sadamoto, and it's getting an arcade game by Square Enix.

Kotaku East Brian Ashcraft

This is the year that virtual anime girls have invaded YouTube. If there's one hazard of being a virtual anime girl YouTuber, it's the chance that a tech snafu will reveal that you are, in fact, not an anime girl.

The IDOLiSH7 anime franchise is getting a spin-off web anime in the form of IDOLiSH7 Vibrato. The official website recently updated with more information, lining the series up for a February 17 premiere.

Siliconera Jenni

By Jenni . February 7, 2018 . 10:00am At the 2018 Taipei Game Show, Street Fighter V costumes of Ryu and Sakura were announced. While we still do not have an exact date yet for the Event Quests that will give people Street Fighter V tickets for cr...

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The Sword Art Online universe doesn't just focus on Kirito, Asuna, and company, but it also has a spin-off based on the world of Gun Gale Online (GGO). And much like the main series, it also has a TV anime, and its title is Sword Art Online: Alter...

Siliconera Sato

Last week, Japan got the next big title to hit the market after Monster Hunter: World with Dragon Ball FighterZ which blasted off with a solid debut. The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim for Switch was another new release.

Siliconera Jenni

By Jenni . February 7, 2018 . 11:30am The trend of each VOEZ Nintendo Switch update adding new songs is continuing. On February 8, 2018, the console version of the game will be brought up to version 1.

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

One property that continues to have a life long past its expected day is that of Blood-C. With the stage play material streamed through Amazon Prime last summer, it's now been revealed that a new feature film is in the works with Blood-Club Dolls ...

New Animated POKÉMON Feature Film Offers An Action-Packed Retelling Of Ash And Pikachu's First Adventure Source: VIZ Media, MediaLab press releases Special Thanks to Jane Lui and Erik Jansen VIZ Media, LLC, a premier company in the fields of publi...

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

Voice Actor Josh Grelle to appear at the Northeast's largest anime convention Boston - Anime Boston, the largest anime convention in New England, announced its fourth North American guest of honor today.

Siliconera Jenni

Nintendo Switch and PlayStation 4 versions of Harvest Moon: Light of Hope have a release window. Natsume says they will be arriving in May 2018. In addition, Rising Star Games will be acting as its publisher in Europe, Australia and the Middle East.

Siliconera Sato

Marvelous shared two character trailers for its upcoming high-speed Servant action game, Fate/Extella Link, with one for Nero Claudius and the other for Nameless. Nero Claudius (CV: Sakura Tange) Nameless (CV: Junichi Suwabe) You can also check ou...

Siliconera Sato

During "The Idolmaster New Series Production Announcement Event" today, Bandai Namco revealed The Idolmaster: Shiny Colors, a new browser game made with HTML5 and geared for smartphones. The game is set at 283 Production, and similar to other game...

Siliconera Sato

By Sato . February 7, 2018 . 3:00am Square Enix recently shared its plans for the Million Arthur series in 2018 and it involves a major update for Kai-ri-Sei Million Arthur, a Japan launch of the MMO Han-Gyaku-Sei Million Arthur, and new action RP...

Siliconera Sato

Arc System Works announced that both Blake Belladonna and Yang Xiao Long of RWBY will be available as free DLC characters in BlazBlue: Cross Tag Battle. Previously, Arc System Works announced that Blake Belladonna would be one of the additional 20...

ARAMA! JAPAN ARAMA! JAPAN

Girl group E-girls have released the MV for their 22nd single Pain, pain. The title track is being used as the current theme song for the TBS drama series Kimi ga Kokoro ni Sumi Tsuita starring Riho Yoshioka and Kenta Kiratani .

Gematsu Sal Romano

Puyo Puyo Tetris coming to PC on February 27 PC version includes Japanese voice-overs and more. Sega will release a PC version of Puyo Puyo Tetris via Steam on February 27, the company announced. Users who pre-order Puyo Puyo Tetris on Steam or ot...

The GLORIO Blog marlinclock

Rei gets informed by the worried chairman. Even well after the match, he is consumed by the euphoria from his match with Souya, but Nikaidou's return snaps him back to reality. Most importantly, the Kawamotos teach us how to make the best soft-boi...

UK Anime Network‏ @ukanime 40s40 seconds ago #anime news: @AllTheAnime lay their cards on the table, announcing they're to release @NetflixUK's Kakegurui on Collector's Edition Blu-ray http://bit. ly/2GSecps pic.

Siliconera Sato

Arc System Works announced that its fighter Guilty Gear Xrd Rev 2 will get a "game balance refinement" patch sometime this March. You can check out the stylish announcement clip in Arc System Works' tweet below: The #GuiltyGear Xrd REV2 balance pa...

Siliconera Sato

Pure Wish originally planned to release the Nintendo Switch version of its romance visual novel game Song of Memories in Japan in February but it has since then been delayed to Spring 2018, the company announced.

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