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April 14, 2018, 6:00 AM
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An officer who was found shot at a police box in Hikone City later died (Twitter)SHIGA (TR) - Shiga Prefectural Police have arrested a teenage officer after a colleague found shot at a police box in Hikone City on Wednesday night later died, repor...

SoraNews24 Casey Baseel

Shinto shrine was featured in recently deceased anime director Isao Takahata's Pom Poko. Last week, the anime world suffered the sad loss of Isao Takahata, one of the medium's most respected directors and a founding member of Studio Ghibli, who pa...

New Adventure Inspired By The Best-selling Video Game Debuts This Spring Source: VIZ Media, MediaLab press releases Official Site: VIZ. com/Pokemon Special Thanks to Elizabeth Ellis and Erik Jansen VIZ Media, LLC, a premier company in the fields o...

Nakaba Suzuki's The Seven Deadly Sins is getting an anime film in Japan this year, with The Seven Deadly Sins the Movie: Prisoners of the Sky set to premiere on August 18. The story has Meliodas and Hawk visiting a Sky Palace, where Meliodas gets ...

Reuters.com Megumi Lim

Japanese engineer Masaaki Nagumo had always dreamed of suiting up as a robot from "Mobile Suit Gundam", his favorite animation series growing up. Now he has made it a reality by creating a giant humanoid inspired by the science fiction franchise.

Yen Press publishes manga about 3-headed dog in the form of cute girls This year's May issue of Square Enix's Monthly Shonen Gangan magazine announced on Thursday that Ato Sakurai's Today's Cerberus (Kyō no Kerberos) manga will end in the next iss...

The Hero anime needed returns. As everyone expected, High School DxD continues to be the anime of the decade. Hot damn, what an episode. The final boss of the show is defeated in the first five minutes as an afterthought.

Before it's even begun airing in Japan Anime Limited have announced that they have picked up the rights to Full Metal Panic! Invisible Victory, the latest instalment of the classic Full Metal Panic! franchise.

Siliconera Sato

Bandai Namco released the first official gameplay trailer for Record of Grancrest War on PS4, showing some of its real-time strategy action in a battle to liberate a fortress. The video is the first part of the gameplay video series, and this one ...

Realizing how gargantuan the virtual YouTuber fad is getting, Compile Heart are now eager to get in on the profits as they have produced their own named "Iruheart", bound to be both a convenient way of advertising Compile Heart games as well as a ...

Siliconera Sato

Bandai Namco released a new trailer for Full Metal Panic! Fight! Who Dares Wins, the upcoming PS4 tactical RPG featuring protagonist Sousuke Sagara, heroine Kaname Chidori, and several others. Full Metal Panic!

Siliconera Sato

Sega has a big weekend ahead with Sega Fes 2018 that runs from April 14-15. While the event takes place in Japan, its official Twitter account is telling fans from the West to tune in for a special announcement.

Gematsu Sal Romano

My Hero One's Justice western title confirmed, trailer and fact sheet Western box shots also released. My Hero Academia: One's Justice will be called My Hero One's Justice outside of Japan, Bandai Namco Entertainment America and Europe announced.

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

With a promotional video distributed by Shochiku for the official site, Calamity of the Zombie Girl is now on track for a summer 2018 debut with a July 4th, 2018 date already assigned to it - which has us envisioning quite the rollout at Anime Exp...

Siliconera Sato

Atlus released the opening movies for Persona 3: Dancing Moon Night and Persona 5: Dancing Star Night featuring music by Ryota Kozuka and dance moves from our Persona 3 and Persona 5 heroes. Persona 3: Dancing Moon Night - "Our Moment" Persona 5: ...

TOKYO (Kyodo) -- The Japanese government decided Friday on an emergency measure targeting websites hosting pirated manga, digital magazines and other content, urging internet service providers to block access.

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X JAPAN has two performances at Coachella this year, one on April 14 and one on April 21. They'll be headlining the Mojave Stage, and it was recently revealed that deceased members HIDE and TAIJI will be making appearances on stage in the form of ...

Siliconera Sato

The previously Switch-exclusive Super Bomberman R is headed to PS4, Xbox One, and PC, and it is bringing platform-exclusive characters for the new version in Ratchet & Clank, Master Chief, and P-body Bombers.

Gematsu Sal Romano

The Good Life PAX East 2018 build gameplay walkthrough 24 minutes of footage. While Owls has released a 24-minute gameplay walkthrough of the PAX East 2018 build of The Good Life, its "debt repayment daily life action adventure" game currently on ...

'成海と宏崇の再会。そして. . . ' (Narumi to Hirotaka no Saikai. Soshite. . . ) "Narumi and Hirotaka's Reunion, And. . . " God this show has such a cute opening sequence. General Impressions If you didn't already know, I had high expectations for this show aft...

Funimation revealed more premiere dates for a slew of spring 2018 season SimulDub anime, with the next in line set to kick off on April 18. Here's a rundown of what you can look forward to for the rest of the month and beyond, with all the respect...

NIS America announced on Thursday that it will release Metal Max Xeno on PlayStation 4 in North America and Europe this fall. The company will offer a physical limited edition that includes the original soundtrack, art book, iron base pin, and col...

Gematsu Sal Romano

Punch Line game coming west this summer Thanks to none other than PQube. The Punch Line game released by 5pb. for PlayStation 4 and PS Vita in Japan in April 2016 is coming to North America and Europe this summer via publisher PQube.

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Fans of the anime Cowboy Bebop will jump at the chance to enter the world of their favorite 1990s anime TV series at two real-world locations in Japan. Making us feel somewhat old, Sunrise's Cowboy Bebop is now 20 years old.

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

Dark Horse Comics is working to flesh out this franchise a bit more with the pickup of the Danganronpa 2: Ultimate Luck and Hope and Despair manga. The project comes from creator Kyousuke Suga and will be landing on September 5th, 2018 priced at $12.

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

The 2013 manga series Toumei na Yurikago is the latest one to get the nod to move to live action with a summer 2018 debut planned for it. The original work from Bakka Okita has six volumes out so far in Japan and the live-action adaptation on NHK ...

Siliconera Sato

Koei Tecmo recently revealed a brand-new heroine named Tamaki for the free-to-play PC game Dead or Alive Xtreme: Venus Vacation, and we now have a closer look with a new trailer for the "mature" beauty.

As was the case with the original Himouto! Umaru-chan manga, which ended in 2017, Sankaku Head's sequel is about to follow suit. Himouto! Umaru-chan G kicked off its run in the 53rd 2017 issue of Shueisha's Weekly Young Jump magazine, and the fina...

Siliconera Alistair Wong

Kadokawa released Metal Max Xeno's final trailer yesterday, and it covers every feature in the game, including tank customization and upgrades, and fighting ferocious monsters with different characters.

Horror game previously revealed as "project Nightmare" Nippon Ichi Software opened a teaser website and began streaming a teaser video for its Closed Nightmare game on Thursday. The game is slated for release on the PlayStation 4 and Nintendo Switch.

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

© Yukiya Murasaki / Kodansha The recently announced anime adaptation of the How NOT to Summon a Demon Lord light novels has a little more for fans to sink their teeth into today with an international push.

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