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April 6, 2018, 5:00 PM

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...

The Daily Dot John-Michael Bond

For decades anime was only the domain of die-hard genre fans or people willing to hunt down rare, imported, VHS tapes to get their animation fix. Today, thanks to expanded licensing that brought more series to American shores, anime is bigger than...

V6's Miyake Ken and Tackey&Tsubasa's Takizawa Hideaki have formed a new unit called "KEN☆Tackey" and will be making their CD debut with "Gyakuten Lovers" this summer. KEN☆Tackey gave their first performance on the first night of 'Takizawa Kabuki 2...

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 ...

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.

Anime music festival Anisong World Matsuri returns to L. A. 's Microsoft Theater for the third year in a row with a three-day, multi-artist event at Anime Expo 2018. Created in association with BANDAI NAMCO Arts, Inc.

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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.

It's been announced that Wada Ayaka will graduate from both ANGERME and Hello! Project in spring of 2019. She is the last original member to graduate from the group. Wada made the announcement on April 5 via her blog explaining that graduation was...

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.

Siliconera Sato

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...

Author had previously teased final season would premiere this year Fairy Tail manga creator Hiro Mashima revealed on his official Twitter account on Thursday that the "final season" of the series' television anime adaptation will premiere this fall.

The GLORIO Blog Irothtin

Lupin and friends stole from the wrong evil tech conglomerate, and now their faces are all over the Internet! But even the power of social media is no match for the master thief, Lupin III! Iro's verdict: Stealing the Show I've never been super in...

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...

Otakultura Pandasal

Experience Inc. revealed the trailer for the horror game Shiin (Death Mark) on April 3, 2018. The game will launch for the Nintendo Switch on June 28, 2018 in Japan. Its standard version will be priced around $45, and the digital copy will be arou...

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.

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...

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.

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.

Siliconera Sato

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...

ARAMA! JAPAN Ryusenkai

It was recently announced that veteran singer/songwriter Tatsuro Yamashita has been tapped to write music for the upcoming Mamoru Hosoda picture "Mirai no Mirai". This will mark the second time that Yamashita and Hosoda have collaborated together,...

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...

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.

Siliconera Alistair Wong

Bandai Namco recently shared more on Code Vein, focusing on early story sequences, the new field 'Cathedral of White Blood', and Jack and Eva's Buddy abilities. [Thanks, 4Gamer! ] The story so far. . .

Siliconera Sato

While a Nintendo Switch version of Spyro Reignited Trilogy wasn't announced alongside the PS4 and Xbox One versions today, the Nintendo UK store briefly had the collection listed before taking it down.

Anime Evo FlareKnight

I have to say that was a solid first episode. The show gave a quick background for the setting and just jumped into it. We spent most of the first episode following around Reinhard a member of the Galactic Empire.

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.

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.

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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