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April 20, 2018, 6:30 AM

Are you familiar with the term "June Bride? " It's a long-standing tradition to get married in the month of June as it was at one time thought it was especially auspicious for the couple's future happiness.

Fan outrage over Darling in the Franxx's 14th episode has grown to the point that the anime's producers are now being sent death threats and mean tweets via Twitter, with many being surprised to know that the toxicity has not come solely from crud...

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Tadashi Yasutake (Twitter) TOKYO (TR) - Tokyo Metropolitan Police have arrested a 29-year-old male doctor over the alleged possession of marijuana in Shibuya Ward earlier this month, reports the Asahi Shimbun (Apr.

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Mamoru Hosoda's Mirai no Mirai (Mirai of the Future) anime film will make its global debut at the 50th Directors' Fortnight, which is hosted by the Cannes Film Festival. 細田守監督最新作"未来のミライ"が第71回カンヌ国際映画祭'監督週間'に選出され、 公式上映されることが決定しました!

SoraNews24 Casey Baseel

Slip on a headset and let one of three handsome dating simulator stars slip a ring on your finger. A while back, Japanese media companies wised up to the fact that female fans of the anime aesthetic want many of the same things that male fans want.

SoraNews24 Casey Baseel

Savile Row suit maker recreates anime villain Char's military uniform, and it costs far more than three times what a normal cosplay costume does. Whether you refer to it as a principality, a duchy, or a dukedom, there's no denying that Mobile Suit...

SoraNews24 Casey Baseel

Nagoya man arrested after crossing prefectural lines to perform illicit act with elementary school student. Once, while driving through a shadier part of Southern California, I saw a billboard that showed a man in a jail cell.

MITHRIL Sousuke Sagara Voice: Tomokazu Seki The protagonist of this story. He's a part of Mithril, a non-governmental mercenary organization that performs operations to mediate military conflicts. He's a remarkable soldier who has lived on the bat...

Utada Hikaru has announced that she will release two digital singles. The first, titled "Play A Love Song," will be released on April 25. It will be used in the new CM for Suntory's 'Minami Alps no Tenensui Sparking' starring the singer herself.

AnimeRide Subhasish Patnaik

It looks like the anime fandom is arming themselves against one controversial episode of DARLING in the FRANKXX. After all, the show did just share its latest episode with fans, and its exploration of Hiro and Ichigo had a whole lot of people seei...

Siliconera Alistair Wong

Sega recently announced that the new PoPoLoCrois mobile game, PoPoLoCrois: Narcia's Tears and the Fairy's Flute, will be coming out on May 8, 2018. More character details and a new trailer have also been shown off.

Gematsu Sal Romano

BlazBlue: Cross Tag Battle adds DLC characters Hakumen, Naoto Shirogane, and Vatista The fighters of "Cross Tag Character Pack 3. " BlazBlue: Cross Tag Battle will add playable characters Hakumen from BlazBlue, Naoto Shirogane from Persona 4 Arena...

A new trailer for Kamigokutou: Mary Skelter 2 has gave an overview of the game's many features, from its RPG battles and luscious characters to the return of the purification system and all its rubbing - with the last mechanic likely being the sol...

Yakuza 6's recent release westward has brought with it a feedback survey from Sega via its PlayStation menu, a rather standard turn of events but inexplicably exciting Hokuto no Ken fans as the survey asks buyers if the English translation of such...

Siliconera Sato

By Sato . April 19, 2018 . 7:15am NIS America announced that the upcoming HD remake of Disgaea: Hour of Darknes called Disgaea Refine in Japan is headed Westward this fall as Disgaea 1 Complete for PS4 and Nintendo Switch.

We're officially a month away from the Japanese theatrical release of the second Godzilla anime film, Godzilla: City on the Edge of Battle. Kōbun Shizuno and Hiroyuki Seshita helm the Polygon Pictures and TOHO Animation-produced followup, which ha...

Siliconera Sato

Nippon Ichi Software is working on an HD remake of Disgaea: Hour of Darkness and the company shared its first screenshots to show off improvements made on the classic tactical RPG series' debut. The characters of the game will show their over-the-...

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Previously, when the old life-size RX-78-2 Gundam stood tall in front of Diver City Tokyo in Odaiba, they regularly held projection mapping events. Now, for the very first time since replacing the old Gundam, the Unicorn Gundam is doing the same.

Gematsu Sal Romano

Cube Creator X complete overview trailer "Creative action adventure" game launches April 26 in Japan. Arc System Works has released a new "complete overview" trailer for Cube Creator X, its upcoming "creative action adventure" game from Big John G...

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Ladies and gentlemen, Norimitsu Kaihou and Sadoru Chiba's School-Live! (Gakkou Gurashi! ) "healing" zombie apocalypse manga is getting a live-action movie. The members of the group, Last Idol, will be playing the main cast members, and during a co...

Kotaku East Brian Ashcraft

The SNK brand is celebrating its 40th anniversary. To mark this milestone and to thank fans, the Osaka-based game company is working on a "new game machine" that will feature a compilation of popular Neo-Geo games.

The excessively cute Last Period (based on an MMORPG) has lured in viewers with a gratuitous amount of bathing scenes, showcasing a slew of voluptuous women and possibly bewildering many over its 3rd episode PV, which revealed that characters from...

Siliconera Sato

Nippon Ichi Software is working on a new live-action horror game called Closed Nightmare, and we got full version of its spooky trailer that was recently shared. In Closed Nightmare you take on the role of Maria Joudai who mysteriously wakes up wi...

All-new work to take place in Taisho year 29 in Tokyo Sega Holdings President and CEO Haruki Satomi stated in an interview from this week's issue of Kadokawa's Weekly Famitsu magazine on Thursday that Sega's newly-announced game in the Sakura Tais...

Siliconera Alistair Wong

By Alistair Wong . April 18, 2018 . 8:30am Neko Atsume VR was announced at Tokyo Game Show last year at Sony's press conference, and screenshots of the virtual reality cat collecting game have now been shown off.

Siliconera Sato

Electronics and musical instruments manufacturer KORG announced that it will launch its music production studio KORG Gadget for Nintendo Switch next week. With this new music creation studio, one can create and perform music by actively twisting a...

Siliconera Sato

Following the addition of Broly and Bardock, Bandai Namco revealed in the latest issue of V-Jump magazine that the next two are none other than Vegito Blue and Fused Zamasu. [Thanks, Shonen Games. ] Unfortunately, we don't have a better scan for n...

Siliconera Sato

Acquire recently announced Class of Heroes: Anniversary Edition, an upcoming remaster of the PSP RPG on Nintendo Switch. Its first set of screenshots show off some of its new features. The orthodox RPG is mostly kept the way you remember from its ...

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

Without much in the way of details, Amazon is now listing a new edition of the Metropolis anime is being released this year. Planned for June 5th, 2018 priced at $19. 99, it's coming from distributor Mill Creek Entertainment.

Siliconera Alistair Wong

Wave Race producer Shinya Takahashi recently was interviewed by Fandom at the BAFTA Awards, where he hinted that the series may see some sort of revival soon, whether through a new game or a re-release.

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