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April 6, 2018, 10:30 AM
Kotaku East Brian Ashcraft

It's spring. Can you believe it? We could go outside and look at blooming flowers. Or. . . we could stay inside and watch anime. You decide! Below are the shows that will air during the spring 2018 anime season.

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The revered director was admitted to a Tokyo hospital before passing away. No cause of death has been shared, but NTV News 24 cited an anonymous source that Takahata was in declining health from a heart condition since last year.

SoraNews24 Casey Baseel

Video of the incident has critics saying sumo's belief about women's inherent impurities goes too far. With a history that stretches back centuries, sumo is a sport steeped not only in tradition, but in religious significance as well.

Broadway World TV News Desk

TMS Entertainment USA announces that a new style of anime series inspired byTOMORROW'S JOE (aka Ashita no Joe), called MEGALOBOX, will launch on Crunchyroll on April 5th,simultaneously with Japan's broadcast.

Violet Evergarden Anime Gets "Totally New" Project by Matt Schley April 5, 2018 If you're in the United States (and there's a good chance you are, this is Otaku USA, after all) and have a Netflix account, as of today, you have access to Violet Eve...

Fairy Tail's Hiro Mashima Debuts New Manga June 27 by Matt Schley April 5, 2018 More tails-er, tales-on the way. That's the word from one Hiro Mashima, the creator of that manga a few people liked called Fairy Tail.

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SNK revealed that The King of Fighters XIV's next DLC character is the Commando Sambo fighter Blue Mary who will join the roster on April 12 together with Oswald, Heidern, and Najd. Here's a look at a reveal trailer for Blue Mary: Over at the Play...

SoraNews24 Casey Baseel

Latest Kikuko Inoue project is like an anime hot spring episode come true. Just as there are some people who don't seem to age physically, there are people who apparently never age vocally. For three decades and counting, voice actress Kikuko Inou...

KANONJI, Kagawa Prefecture--A previously attention-starved shrine on a remote mountaintop is causing a buzz on social networking sites (SNS) for its "torii gate in the sky," which was depicted in a hit anime series.

FUNimation Entertainment announced on Thursday that it will not premiere the English dub of the first episode of My Hero Academia's third season on the same day as Japan as previously planned. The notice explained that the Japanese staff will not ...

The GLORIO Blog dragonzigg

All out war erupts between Seito and Touto as Stark begins to use the power of Pandora's Box to build a mighty tower. Zigg's Thoughts If there's one thing this week's instalment definitively proves, it's that Build is much more fun when it isn't t...

My Hero Academia the Movie: The Two Heroes, set for an Aug. 3 release, has just released its first teaser trailer! The first 30 seconds of the trailer provide a crash course in My Hero Academia history before the action switches to a mysterious is...

Eva's First Impression: Ahhh~ Finally! ! ! ! I can't remember the last time I got the chance to pick up a Romantic Comedy! Tada-kun wa Koi wo Shinai immediately caught my eye the moment I read about it being released in the Spring a few months back.

Still from Urotsukidōji: Legend of the Overfiend (1989) (courtesy Anime 18) Nerds who came of age in the US during the 1990s or early new millennium retain a special place in their hearts for Suncoast Video.

Japan Launches Blockchain-Based CryptoArt Collectibles Japan's love affair with anime has drawn in blockchain, with an entertainment studio and a popular Japanese anime joining forces to launch the world's first sale of digital CryptoArt collectib...

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After a successful and critically-acclaimed TV anime run, Jun Mayazuki's After the Rain manga is getting a live-action movie. The manga and anime follow 17-year old high school student, Akira Tachibana, who falls in love with the 45-year old manag...

Siliconera Sato

There's been rumors going on for a new Spyro the Dragon collection and today it's been leaked via Amazon Mexico that it is indeed happening as Spyro Reignited Trilogy with a few screenshots. [Thanks, Resetera.

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Bandai Namco announced that it is bringing over Larian Studios' tactical sandbox RPG Divinity: Original Sin 2 to PlayStation 4 and Xbox One this August with some "much-wanted tweaks and additions. " Here's the announcement trailer for Divinity: Or...

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The anime adaptation of the children's series Oshiri Tantei, aka Buttocks Detective was revealed almost a year ago and it's now set for a May 3rd, 2018 debut - one that we hope gets some simulcast love.

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

© eight bit Inc. With Kazuki Akane garnering a lot of attention twenty years ago with his work on Escaflowne, he's since worked on a range of other projects from Noein to Code Geass: Akito the Exiled and more.

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Bandai Namco has released new information and screenshots of Code Vein introducing the game's early story, the Cathedral of the Sacred Blood field and the boss that awaits inside, and Jack and Eva's partner traits.

Oscar-nominated Japanese anime director Isao Takahata, who co-founded the Studio Ghibli and was best known for his work "Grave of the Fireflies", has died aged 82, according to Japanese media reports Oscar-nominated Japanese anime director Isao Ta...

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Spyro Reignited Trilogy listed for Switch on Nintendo UK website Switch version also coming. A listing for a Switch version of Spyro Reignited Trilogy, which was announced earlier today for PlayStation 4 and Xbox One, is currently live on the offi...

The GLORIO Blog Irothtin

In the far-flung future, the Galactic Empire and the Free Planets Alliance are at war, but it seems that a few galactic heroes will rise, and this will be their legend. . . Iro's verdict: Intriguing. .

The Tokyo Reporter Tokyo Reporter Staff

A graphic by TV Asahi shows a man clinging to the side of a railway car as it departed JR Sannomiya Station early Tuesday (Twitter) HYOGO (TR) - Hyogo Prefectural Police arrested a 44-year-old intoxicated male office worker after he clung to the s...

UK Anime Network‏ @ukanime 17s17 seconds ago #anime review: @rjessop213 imbibes the ridiculous, riotous, bloody, supernatural, and horrifying world of Jojo's Bizarre Adventure Season 1, available from @MangaUK https://buff.

BEHOLD THE TRUE POWER OF EXTRA LINK! ! ! Oh my god-, the duel may have been really hard to take seriously, but the last five minutes was so deep, so lonely and so incredibly sad. Ryoken not only rejected Yuusaku's plea to become friends, but also ...

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Last month, Masashi Kishimoto was teasing that his new sci-fi manga was almost ready for serialization in Weekly Shonen Jump. But, it looks like he's taking a quick detour and returning to Naruto for a new project.

Siliconera Sato

Far Cry 5 released last week and Ubisoft announced that it is now the fastest-selling Far Cry game to date. Its massive launch was also enough to rank it the company's second biggest launch title ever.

Comic Book Megan Peters - April 4, 2018

If you thought The Prince of Tennis was a thing of the past, then think again. The sports series remains one of the industry's most popular titles thanks to its global appeal, and plans are still underway for more content.

Forbes Ollie Barder

Specifically, the PS4 version came top of the Japanese charts with 89,259 units sold and the . . . the New Nautilus is not from a mecha anime and is just a standalone battleship. As a result, it is a remarkably potent and satisfying unit to use in...

Game launched in March 2017, allows players to take pictures of characters The official Twitter account for To Love-Ru -Trouble- Darkness: Gravure Chance, the first smartphone app based on Kentaro Yabuki and Saki Hasemi's To Love-Ru -Trouble- Dark...

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Lupin the Third is returning this month with Lupin the Third Part 5. It will give the legendary anime thief a more modern and technological feel, as it premiered last 3rd April. Now, TMS Entertainment has started streaming the anime's new OP seque...

Famitsu has revealed the results of its previously announced survey with western readers, unveiling the Japan-made games they most appreciate and demonstrating that anime art and RPGs are more preferred over Android gacha-fests.

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