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April 11, 2018, 11:30 PM
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The prolific and award-winning photographer Nobuyoshi Araki has become one of the first major cultural figures in Japan to become embroiled in the MeToo movement. KaoRi, who was once frequently named as Araki's "muse," has come forward with a note.

The eagerly anticipated new Sailor Moon musical has announced that it will double cast two teams formed from idol group Nogizaka46! For the stage musical performance, the members of Nogizaka46 will be split into Team MOON and Team STAR, which will...

UK Anime Network‏ @ukanime 2m2 minutes ago Youtube legend @Animenzzz , famous for his incredible piano performances of anime music, plays live at Union Chapel in London tonight. We were fortunate enough to be able to ask him some questions, check ...

The debut episode of Golden Kamuy has proven popular for all the wrong reasons as the online masses criticized the series for the laughably bad CG used to depict a bear, stirring up so much controversy that it even garnered a response from the ani...

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The new look Kyary Pamyu Pamyu is here as a digital single release. "Kimi no Mikata" is a highly coordinated piece of film that impressively puts the singer in a one take, one room fantasy. Making a point of looking more mature, Kyary Pamyu Pamyu ...

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Xseed Games announced that the Cavia-developed action shooter game Bullet Witch will release on PC via Steam on April 25. Here's a 2018 line-up teaser trailer from Marvelous, featuring other new titles that were announced this morning: Originally ...

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This is honestly the exact kind of start I hoped to see from Gun Gale Online. This SAO spinoff did a nice job quickly establishing itself and throwing us into an engaging first episode. I honestly didn't realize the episode was about to end when i...

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By Jenni . April 10, 2018 . 8:32pm During the April 10, 2018 Inside Xbox Episode 2 presentation, Microsoft revealed the 19 Xbox games people are going to be able to play on the Xbox One this month. Eight games will be available to play as of April...

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Arms version 5. 3 update now available "Dashboard" feature, new Gallery images, and more added. Nintendo has released the version 5. 3 update for Arms, which adds a new "Dashboard" feature, 15 Gallery images, and more.

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Fate/Extella Link second trailer Three minutes of new footage. Marvelous has released the second official trailer for Fate/Extella Link. Fate/Extella Link is due out for PlayStation 4 and PS Vita in Japan on June 7.

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Compile Heart launches virtual YouTuber Ileheart The official virtual YouTuber of Compile Heart. The "Ultimate Weapon" Compile Heart teased yesterday was not for a new game, but rather for Ileheart, the company's new official virtual YouTuber.

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Everyone's favorite dragon daughter is getting a life-sized figure from FigureX. Miss Kobayashi's Dragon Maid's Kanna is the latest fan-favorite character to receive the life-sized treatment. FigureX previously produced such figures for Re:Zero's ...

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NIS America apologizes for saying 'Sony is not friendly with small publishers' A letter from Takuro Yamashita. NIS America president Takuro Yamashita has issued an apology regarding comments made in the MCV April 2018 issue article "Switching Gear...

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Augmented Reality (AR) has enabled us to catch Pokemon in the real world, as well as a ton of other stuff. Now, Gugenka's HoloModels AR app for iOS devices lets you go on a date. Specifically, you can have a date with Rem from Re:Zero on Augmented...

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Etrian Odyssey X has a world map, the series' greatest volume yet, more A few new tidbits on the newly announced dungeon RPG. The latest issue of Weekly Famitsu has the first interview with Etrian Odyssey X director Shigeo Komori, who shares furth...

10 Noble Phantasm videos also posted The official website for Type-Moon's Fate/Grand Order Arcade game revealed Caligula as a Servant that will be available in the game at launch. In addition, the site is also streaming video clips of the Noble Ph...

Nagai Go's Cutie Honey is very much legendary. This ever-growing franchise is something that I had known about for a long time, but had always pushed aside in favor of other titles. Finding out Cutie Honey Universe would air this season seemed lik...

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By Jenni . April 10, 2018 . 10:00am A new Everybody's Golf collaboration has been announced. On April 19, 2018 in Japan, Atelier Lydie & Suelle: The Alchemists and the Mysterious Paintings will come to the game to celebrate Atelier's 20th annivers...

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Chrono Magia is the latest GungHo game from the creator of Puzzle & Dragons, and it is now available worldwide in English for both iOS and Android. Here are the app pages for the iOS and Android versions respectively.

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Violet Evergarden Japanese Volume 1 Jacket The latest rankings have come in from Japan with the anime DVD and Blu-ray market with what's selling there. This week has several first volumes in the mix with some of them from last week.

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In what should come as a surprise to basically no-one, the next instalment in the Yo-Kai Watch series, simply known as Yo-Kai Watch 4 for the time being, will be coming to the Switch rather than the 3DS.

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After teasing the life-size Kanna statue from Miss Kobayashi's Dragon Maid, life-size figure maker, Figurex, has revealed more images of the statue. They now revealed what Kanna's face would look like, as well as other details.

It's Persona. I think it's a bit too faithful to the game. The opening casino scene was greatly abbreviated, but it did still retain the exact same video game-style design. I don't know why, they should have made him swing from actual chandeliers ...

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

Our first contact with the manga As Miss Beelzebub Likes was just about a year ago when Yen Press added it to their plans. With the first volume coming out on April 24th, 2018 in English, the news has now landed from Monthly Shonen Gangan that an ...

'二人の青春' (Futari no Seishun) "Their Youth" I like trains. This is convenient for me as an anime blogger because Japan also likes trains. I don't hold a candle to their dedicated hobbyists, train spotters who will follow new models around and buy ti...

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By Jenni . April 10, 2018 . 11:30am Back on April 3, 2018, Square Enix announced it would release a series of patches to improve Chrono Trigger's PC port. Today, the first of those patches has been released.

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While Dead or Alive Xtreme 3 is already available in English we haven't heard much about possibly coming Westward. Siliconera got to chat with Koei Tecmo America's Senior Vice President Amos Ip about any plans or considerations for it in the West.

Mukaiya posing with a train simulation unit at his workplace in Tokyo. Photo courtesy: AFP Mukaiya playing electronic music on a piano at his workplace in Tokyo. Photo courtesy: AFP By Justine Landis-Hanley Tokyo (AFP) -- Minoru Mukaiya is one of ...

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Compile Heart recently updated the website for Mary Skelter 2 with new profiles and descriptions for Thumbelina, Snow White, and Sleeping Beauty - three sisters who are sporting a different look in the sequel for reasons.

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