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April 16, 2018, 2:30 AM
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Sometimes, following your dreams could take a long time. And for 78-year old Hifumi Katou, he finally gets his dream of debuting as a seiyuu. Katou is regarded as Japan's oldest professional Shogi player, and many respect him in the Shogi world.

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Rumors are spreading that Kanjani8 member Subara Shibutani will be withdrawing from the group. The main reason is said to be internal conflict behind the scenes among Shibutani and staff members of Johnny & Associates.

Nerdist Blair Marnell

Last fall, the director of Pacific Rim Uprising, Steven S. DeKnight, teased the possibility of Legendary's Monsterverse (including Godzilla and King Kong) crossing over with the Pacific Rim universe. While the chances of that happening in live-act...

Gematsu Sal Romano

Valkyria Chronicles coming to Switch this fall in Japan Due out via the Nintendo eShop. Sega announced Valkyria Chronicles for Nintendo Switch at Sega Fes 2018. It will launch via the Nintendo eShop this fall in Japan for 1,990 yen.

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Sega Ages for Switch adds Gain Ground and Alex Kidd in Miracle World Two more Sega classics confirmed. Alex Kidd in Miracle World and Gain Ground will be part of the newly announced Sega Ages initiative for Switch, Sega announced at Sega Fes 2018.

Sneaker Bunko announced on Friday that Record of Lodoss War will get a "completely new work" for its 30th anniversary this fall. Original writer Ryo Mizuno is writing and Hidari ([email protected], Atelier series) is illustrating the work.

Anime Evo setsuken

Look, its not like I don't sympathize with the people behind Persona 5 The animation. I do, I really do, because the task that they've undertaken is nearly impossible to do well. Despite whatever creative chops you may have, despite whatever budge...

Akira Creator Katsuhiro Otomo Draws Up an Isle of Dogs Poster by Joseph Luster April 14, 2018 Wes Anderson's stop-motion-animated film Isle of Dogs opens in Japan on May 25, and a big-name manga and anime creator got in on some of the promotional ...

Otakultura Pandasal

Bandai Namco Entertainment streamed the first gameplay video of the Record of Grancrest War game for the Playstation 4. The single-player tactical role-playing game will launch in Japan on June 14, 2018.

The GLORIO Blog marlinclock

J is the popular top-grades president of Sparkleboy High. . . I mean Koyomi Academy. There he is surrounded by an ecclectic band of pretty boys all vying for screen time to the point that no one feels particularly important.

@geekdotcom Brittany Vincent

Cowboy Bebop, in addition to being one of the greatest anime series of all time, is getting an honor that only the best series end up getting in Japan. Okay, that part's a little made up, because it totally happens to pretty much any anime.

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

The manga series Today's Cerberus from Ato Sakurai has been running since July 2015 and it's now set to end as of the May 11th, 2018 installment of Monthly Shonen Gangan. The magazine announced the ending will come with color pages to help usher i...

Gematsu Sal Romano

Border Break PS4 launches August 2 in Japan Available in free digital, and paid physical and digital editions. Border Break will launch for PlayStation 4 on August 2 in Japan, Sega announced at Sega Fes 2018.

Two friends who haven't seen each other since middle school coincidentally end up working at the same office. They discover they are both still huge nerds and should probably date. Jel's verdict: Easy to Watch I was kind of waffling back and forth...

Source: HIDIVE press release © SOTSU · Sunrise HIDIVE announced today it acquired streaming rights for AURA BATTLER DUNBINE (聖戦士ダンバイン, Seisenshi Dambain, 1983-84), the legendary sci-fi epic restored and remastered in HD, with English dubbed and su...

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