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March 1, 2018, 5:30 PM
Crunchyroll Paul Chapman

Virtual Youtuber Kizuna Ai is making the jump from the computer monitor to the TV screen with a new variety program entitled Kizuna Ai's BEAT Scramble, which will broadcast in Japan on Fridays at 12:00 AM JST on BS NTV.

Kim Kardashian is a true geek girl! After all, Kardashian did just confirm she's a fan of anime. Kardashian recently revealed, "I am obsessed with anime. " She told a fan that anime was the inspiration for her bright pink hair.

Kotaku East Brian Ashcraft

On February 24, Twitter user Kuronosu's Suzuki Swift was minted with erotic game characters. Three days later, he drove it into a ditch. Characters for the adult computer game Riddle Joker was emblazoned on each side of Kuronosu's Swift, turning t...

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After getting arrested for simple possession of child pornography, the Tokyo Public Prosecutors Office filed a summary indictment against the mangaka. Now, the Tokyo Summary Court has now announced the punishment for Rurouni Kenshin mangaka, Nobuh...

Another anime we can look forward to this April is Mahou Shoujo Ore, based on the manga by Icchokusen Mōkon. The series follows high-schooler and rookie idol Saki Uno, who has a crush on her best friend's older brother, Mohiro.

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From the city to the stark natural architecture, Perfume deliver their theme to the "Chihayafuru -musubi-" movie. "Mugen Mirai" sees the trio in some fantastic landscapes where the wind flows through the black gauze of their outfits. Pramath

Like Persona 3 and Persona 4 before it, Persona 5 will also be getting an anime adaptation. The adaptation was announced last year for a Spring 2018 airing date; now, we know exactly when to expect it.

Inverse Corey Plante

Anime has officially gone mainstream, and in a way, we have Netflix to thank for that, because the streaming platform is publishing 30 new anime movies and series throughout 2018. In an interview published Sunday by Japan Times, Netflix's director...

Siliconera Jenni

By Jenni . February 28, 2018 . 9:00am Half-Life attire is not the only cross-over costume that will be available in Final Fantasy XV: Windows Edition. There will also be The Sims 4 outfits for people who purchase it through Origin.

Gematsu Sal Romano

Hokuto ga Gotoku 'Takayuki Yamada, I'm Already Dead' Japanese TV spot Meet Takashiro. Sony Interactive Entertainment Japan Asia's latest TV spot featuring actor Takayuki Yamada is for Hokuto ga Gotoku Sega's upcoming Fist of the North Star game fo...

Crunchyroll Mikikazu Komatsu

The official website for Gundam Build Divers, the new TV anime series from Sunrise's the Gundam Build franchise, confirmed today that it is set to premiere on TV Tokyo and its affiliates on April3 at 17:55 (JST), then on BS 11 at 19:300 four days ...

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Square Enix trademarks Idol Fantasy in Japan Final Fantasy idols? Square Enix has trademarked the name "Idol Fantasy" in Japan. The trademark would seem to suggest Square Enix is planning or considering crossing its main franchise, Final Fantasy, ...

Siliconera Alistair Wong

While the Yakuza 6: The Song of Life demo was released on the PlayStation Store, it has been quickly pulled from the Store since, as fans have managed to access the full game from the demo. Earlier, people online had been reporting unlocking troph...

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Blizzard revealed Overwatch's newest hero today with Brigitte Lindholm, an iron-clad support hero with some tank characteristics using a shield similar to that of Reinhardt's as well as a "Rocket Flail.

Crunchyroll Mikikazu Komatsu

The official website for the upcoming TV anime based on Mao Nanami's 3D Kanojo: Real Girl romance manga announced today that 31-year-old actress Sayaka Kanda, best known as the Japanese dub voice of Anna in Walt Disney Animation Studios' 2013 film...

The regular edition of Tsukisute. TV Special Edition Tsukino Quest Black vs. White ~Toware no Kiroda/Shirota o Kyūshutsu Seyo sold 2,655 copies to rank #17 on the overall Blu-ray Disc chart. Dream Festival!

If you're suffering from the lack of new Kuroko's Basketball, suffer no more: basketball manga Ahiru no Sora is getting a TV anime adaptation. The manga, by Takeshi Hinata, has been running in Weekly Shonen Magazine since 2004, and tells the tale ...

Shingeki no Kyojin creator Hajime Isayama has confirmed that the anime has helped him better develop the manga, something that will surely have hardcore manga purists up in arms and ready to destroy their manga in tears.

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By Jenni . February 28, 2018 . 10:30am The PlayStation Plus update for March 2018 has been announced on the PlayStation Blog, and with it comes the reveal of a mighty big change. Starting March 8, 2018, no new free PlayStation 3 and PlayStation Vi...

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Check-out our first full look at the upcoming new release from the SIC series featuring Kamen Rider Gaim Kiwami Arms, his ultimate form from the Kamen Rider Gaim TV series. Unfortunately, no other information regarding the price, release date and ...

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World Neverland: Elnea Kingdom, a life simulation game that originally appeared on mobile devices, has been dated for the Nintendo Switch. The official website revealed will be arriving on the eShop in all regions on March 15, 2018.

Wildly reputed virtual YouTuber Kizuna Ai has taken the next big step on her journey towards stardom as she has announced that she will be starring in her own TV show, an opportunity denied even the famed Hatsune Miku.

In addition to the chronology of the main animation works, numerous articles published in magazines were introduced that looked back at the history of two of the greatest cool Japanese games and anime content ever created.

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The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

© 2018 Terao Akira / Laruha / KADOKAWA / "Kakuriyo no Kita" Production Committee Announcements continue with the anime adaptation of Midori Yuuma's light novel series Kakuriyo no Yadomeshi. Set for the spring 2018 season with a premiere date still...

The official website for Kiratto Pri☆Chan (Sparkling Pri☆Chan), the next anime series in the Pretty Series idol franchise, revealed new characters and a new visual on Wednesday. The staff also revealed the anime's April 4 premiere and ending theme...

Gematsu Sal Romano

Media Create Sales: 2/19/18 - 2/25/18 Girls und Panzer tops Metal Gear Survive. Girls und Panzer: Dream Tank Match for PlayStation 4 was the top selling new release in Japan last week with 46,411 sales, the latest Media Create sales figures reveal.

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Sony Interactive Entertainment announced that Horizon Zero Dawn's global sales have exceeded 7. 6 million copies in a year to make it its best-selling new first-party franchise on PlayStation 4. Here's a quote from Shawn Layden, Chairman of SIE Wo...

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

Press Release: Boston - Anime Boston, the largest anime convention in New England, announced its eighth Japanese guest of honor today. Director Yūji Mutō will be appearing at Anime Boston at the Hynes Convention Center, Boston, Mass, on March 30 t...

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Zoids is back! Takara Tomy recently revealed a brand new entry to their Zoids franchise, and it's called Zoids Wild. It will include several media franchises such as a Nintendo Switch game, a manga in Shogakukan's CoroCoro Comic magazine, a smartp...

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