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April 7, 2018, 4:30 PM
SoraNews24 Casey Baseel

Anime veteran leaves behind a legacy of more than 50 years of landmark anime including Ghibli's Grave of the Fireflies, Pom Poko, and The Tale of the Princess Kaguya. Most people would say that 82 years is not a tremendously short life.

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Mangaka Hiro Mashima's twitter page has been very busy as of late. Specifically, he made several big announcements regarding his new work. According to one tweet, he has now started working on a new manga series.

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By Jenni . April 5, 2018 . 11:00am A new mobile game has been released in English that people who enjoy Love Live! School Idol Festival and Utano Princesama: Shining Live may want to try. BanG Dream! Girls Band Party has been localized for Android...

The official website for Aniplex's High School Fleet franchise announced on Saturday that the franchise is inspiring a new animation film project. The site is also streaming an announcement video for the film.

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Aksys Games released the trailer for Little Dragons Cafe on April 6, 2018. The video showed its story, and features. The features included dragon-raising, cooking, farming, and NPC interactions. Little Dragons Cafe is game designer Yasuhiro Wada's...

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SNK 40th Anniversary Collection announced for Switch Classic SNK game collection due out this fall. NIS America and SNK have announced SNK 40th Anniversary Collection, a collection of a variety of classic arcade games from SNK's golden age for Swi...

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In today's world of obfuscating anime titles, the straightforward Butt Detective is a puff of fresh air. I'm as excited as any anime fan when a new Japanese television season rolls around, because it means a fresh batch of shows to watch and enjoy.

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Atlus shared a couple new character highlight trailers for Persona 3: Dancing Moon Night and Persona 5: Dancing Star Night with the Velvet Room assistants Elizabeth, Caroline & Justine. First, here's a look at Persona 3: Dancing Moon Night's Eliza...

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Atlus revealed on the official Japanese Twitter account for the Etrian Odyssey series that a new game for the dungeon crawler will be announced in an April 10 broadcast at 12:00pm JST. The live stream will be available on YouTube and Periscope, an...

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

Crunchyroll already has the anime adaptation of the light novel series Sword Art Online Alternative Gun Gale Online set and we're coming up on its April 7th, 2018 premiere. Ahead of that, the Japanese side has dropped a new nearly two-minute promo...

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It has been revealed that Utada Hikaru and husband Francesco Calianno have divorced, the singer's record company confirms following a Nikkan Sports headline. "The divorce is fact," Sony Music Entertainment Japan has said in response to Japanese Ne...

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...

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Little Dragons Cafe's first trailer, and it is a long one. For almost four minutes, potential players get to see a glimpse of the game's world, watch as the twins get their dragon egg, meet the baby dragon who will help them save their mother from...

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By Jenni . April 6, 2018 . 10:32am The Steam page for Disgaea 5 Complete has gone live, proving us with a release date for the PC version of the game. It will appear on May 7, 2018. Like the Nintendo Switch version of Disgaea 5, the PC version inc...

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The spring anime season has just begun, and that means lots of new shows, new seasons of your favorite series, spinoffs, and more. This weekend is especially packed; among the premieres is the anime adaptation of Persona 5, but there are a few big...

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Now that we've seen the last new playable Servant to be added to Fate/Extella Link with Ruler-class Servant Karl der Grosse the other day, we can see them all in action in the game's opening trailer. In case you missed it check here for a look at ...

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© Moritaka Yuji · Adachikeji / SKY PerfecTV! · Kodansha We learned way back in March 2017 that the Gurazeni manga was getting an animated adaptation with it set for the 2018 baseball season, The show got underway today with Crunchyroll picking up ...

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Higurashi When They Cry Hou was announced for Nintendo Switch last month, and following the first trailer, Entergram shared six different insert songs that will be available in the game. Forest of Sighs Complex Image Qualia of the Sky of Light Ang...

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The ICv2 site has revealed the base level data for what was selling in bookstores for adult graphic novels through the month of March 2018. As we've seen in these charts in the past, a lot of folks getting attention through social media or working...

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One Piece: World Seeker introduces Yonji, Ichiji, and Niji Germa 66 set to appear. The latest issue of Weekly Jump confirms that Germa Kingdom military branch Germa 66 will appear in One Piece: World Seeker.

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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,...

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Dark Horse Comics has made a fun pickup that'll please fans with Tsukasa Fushimi's Eromanga Sensei acquired. The publisher has set the first volume release for September 26th, 2018 which contains a bonus short story from original author Tsukasa Fu...

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One Piece: Grand Cruise launches May 24 in Japan PlayStation VR game features two gameplay modes. One Piece: Grand Cruise will launch for PlayStation VR via the PlayStation Store on May 24 in Japan, the latest issue of Weekly Jump reveals.

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If there is a show that should be light fun this season, I expect this to be it. The first episode anyways gave the impression that this will be a pretty silly love comedy. It was a sillier episode at times than I thought going in.

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People in Japan and around the world have reacted with incredulity at the news that women performing emergency first aid were ordered to leave a sumo ring. The mayor of Maizuru, Ryozo Tatami, collapsed during a regional sumo event on April 4th at ...

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Every 22nd April, the world goes the extra distance to protect mother Earth for Earth Day. Some turn off their lights for an hour, while others do clean-up drives in beaches and parks. As for Niantic, they're trying to make Pokemon GO players clea...

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Persona 5 the Animation is making its debut tomorrow but you can catch a bit of the action with an Episode 1 Prologue from Aniplex US, giving us a look at the first six minutes of the first episode. Ren Amamiya is about to enter his second year af...

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