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March 14, 2018, 4:30 AM

Despite the genre's overwhelming popularity, people act as if anime is still a niche interest. When celebrities like Kim Kardashian or Michael B. Jordan say that they're fans, or Britney Spears posts pictures of her son's Dragon Ball Z fanart on I...

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Square Enix announced that the worldwide shipment and digital sales of NieR: Automata, which recently celebrated its first anniversary, has surpassed 2. 5 million. After the release of NieR: Automata in February 2017 the action RPG reached shipmen...

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Yoshiaki Kurihara ignited propane gas during a suicide attempt in Morioka City last month (Iwate Broadcasting) IWATE (TR) - Iwate Prefectural Police have arrested a 32-year-old man for setting off an explosion during a suicide attempt last month t...

The next Lupin the Third anime, Lupin the Third Part 5, takes everyone's favorite thief in a more high-tech direction when it premieres on April 3. Produced by Telecom Animation Film and directed by Yuichiro Yano, the anime's latest promo previews...

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Ni no Kuni II: Revenant Kingdom Roland trailer A visitor from another world. Following last week's Evan trailer, Bandai Namco has released a new trailer for Ni no Kuni II: Revenant Kingdom introducing Roland.

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Monster Hunter: World Devil May Cry collaboration announced Craft a devious combination of the Force Edge and Alastor. To celebrate the release of Devil May Cry HD Collection on PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC, Capcom has announced a Devil May Cry...

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Dragon Ball Super may be ending its run this season, but don't worry Dragon Ball fans, Goku will be back. In fact, he's returning in a new Dragon Ball Super movie, and its official website just revealed a few details.

Here's a sign work on the long-awaited Final Fantasy VII remake is picking up steam: Square Enix is hiring level planners for the game. This news comes from an online job posting, the top line of which reads "Square Enix is looking for core member...

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Song of Memories 'Encore Edition' announced Available exclusively at Rice Digital. Online retailer Rice Digital will sell an "Encore Edition" of Song of Memories in North America and Europe, the retailer announced.

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Square Enix announced that Final Fantasy Explorers-Force, the upcoming smartphone game based on the 3DS action RPG, will release in Japan in just a couple more days for smartphones. Here's a look at a new trailer to commemorate its upcoming launch...

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BlazBlue: Cross Tag Battle PS4 digital pre-orders include open beta early access in Japan Three days of five-day beta reserved for users who pre-order. Pre-orders for the PlayStation 4 digital version of BlazBlue: Cross Tag Battle in Japan include...

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The Nintendo Switch just got its latest version 5. 0. 0 update that adds 24 new ARMS and Kirby series icons for your user, and also makes it easier to add Facebook And Twitter friends. Here are the full patch notes from Nintendo: Facebook and Twit...

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Publisher Nippon Ichi Software announced that Japan will get the Nintendo Switch version of the Falcom-developed action RPG Ys VIII: Lacrimosa of Dana this June. [Thanks, Ryokutya2089. ] While Falcom developed and published Ys VIII in Japan, it is...

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By Sato . March 13, 2018 . 3:00am Publisher ARIA announced in this week's issue of Famitsu magazine that the 2013 romance visual novel A Good Librarian Like a Good Shepherd, or Daitoshokan no Hitsujikai, previously released on PS Vita back in 2015...

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The fall 2017 anime series Land of the Lustrous is getting its home video releases handled by TOHO and they've set a standard schedule for it. While the fourth volume is about to land, we do now have a look at the packaging with a larger and expan...

The cool big brother or cute little sister are two standard and well-loved character types in anime, especially with the popularity of titles like Oreimo and A Sister's All You Need. Unfortunately, for all the different kinds of siblings that appe...

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The web manga series SNS Police from Kappii was revealed to be getting an anime adaptation back in the fall of last year and it recently updated with some of the staffing and casting information. The latest to arrive, just about two weeks out from...

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Publisher Tozai Games announced in this week's issue of Famitsu magazine that the classic action puzzle series Lode Runner will release on Nintendo Switch in Japan this spring. [Thanks, Ryokutya2089. ] The Nintendo Switch version of Lode Runner Le...

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Bandai Namco shared a teaser trailer for the upcoming DLC character Broly last month, and we now have a look at the full trailer that shows him bringing the pain to Goku. Broly Power: SS Speed: C Reach: SS Technique: B Energy: S Ease of Use: S Bot...

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By Jenni . March 12, 2018 . 10:30am Gal Gun 2 has received its worldwide release dates. While the game is making its Japanese debut this week, the North American and European release window was a general 2018.

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Bluepoint Games, the developers behind the recent Shadow of the Colossus remake on PlayStation 4 revealed in a recent interview with Digital Foundry that the team is working on another remake. [Thanks, Eurogamer.

Here's what's happening on the next Kaitou Sentai Lupinranger VS Keisatsu Sentai Patranger. Episode 6: What Must Be Protected! After the fierce fight with the Global Police and the Ganglers, the phantom thieves, who made off with 2 new VS Vehicles...

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© Yoichi Takahashi / Shueisha With thirty-seven volumes in the original manga run that ran throughout the eighties and a whole lot of sequels and adaptations out there, Yoichi Takahashi's Captain Tsubasa soccer manga is getting a fresh adaptation ...

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Atlus announced that it will host a live stream for Persona 3: Dancing Moon Night and Persona 5: Dancing Star Night where we'll see a new playable character and other new info for the rhythm game. The broadcast will be available to watch at NicoNi...

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Marvelous has revealed all but six new playable Servants for Fate/Extella Link, and we'll get to see who will be the high-speed action game's new playable character on a March 14 live stream. The live stream will be available on Periscope as part ...

Here's what's happening on the next episode of Kamen Rider Build. Episode 26: The Counterattacking Hero! The representative battle between Touto and Seito has begun! 3 on 3! Grease defeated Engine Bros in the first round and gave Touto the first v...

Real Girl, AKA 3D Kanojo, is a manga by Mao Nanami that's getting both an April-due anime adaptation and a live-action film. The latter is the subject of a new teaser video, which offers a quick glimpse of director Tsutomu Hanabusa's take on the m...

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