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May 16, 2018, 8:00 AM
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A sailor aboard the nuclear-powered supercarrier USS Ronald Reagan has been accused of smuggling drugs from Canada to Japan through the postal mail (Twitter) KANAGAWA (TR) - Kanagawa Prefectural Police have sent a 24-year-old U.

Schoolgirl band franchise Bang Dream has mustered up enough attention to finally warrant itself not one but two new anime seasons along with a chibi short series, great news for those still longing for a show that can potentially replace the belov...

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I'm a big fan of Little Witch Academia, especially as I love magical boarding school-type stories, and its movies and TV series are pleasantly heartwarming, and so when a game was announced I was all over it.

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Square Enix hosted its latest Dissidia Final Fantasy broadcast where it was revealed that Locke Cole from Final Fantasy VI will join the action RPG fighter as a new playable character. Locke Cole (CV: Yuuki Ono) We'll update with the introduction ...

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In anticipation of Final Fantasy VII Remake, she shared her own take on the game's heroine Tifa Lockhart with a few highly-detailed pieces of fan art. Here's a look: The software used for the artwork are 3DSMax, Substance Painter, Marmoset Toolbag 3.

Game gets physical, digital versions in Japan FuRyu opened a teaser website on Tuesday to announce the Beyblade Burst Battle Zero game for Nintendo Switch. The game with launch with physical and digital versions in Japan on October 25.

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© Satoru Noda / Shueisha The spring 2018 anime series Golden Kamuy is getting its home video releases handled by NBC Universal Japan and they've set a tight schedule for it. Perhaps too tight as the show has now been delayed from its original laun...

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Taiko Drum Master: Nintendo Switch Version! launches July 19 in Japan Kirby and the Splatoon Squid join the fray. Taiko Drum Master: Nintendo Switch Version! will launch in Japan on July 19 for 6,100 yen, Bandai Namco announced.

Studio Colorido is adapting Tomihiko Morimi's Penguin Highway novel, and the production house has lined up a big act to perform its theme song. The duty falls to Hikaru Utada, known for her own albums as well as themes for the Evangelion movies an...

Wireless provider Docomo's d Anime Store (Docomo Anime Store) streaming service recently began streaming the third commercial featuring the anime Shirobako on Sunday. The video features new cuts and shows Musashino Animation employees in a meeting...

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Bandai Namco released the magical 3D action RPG beat 'em up Little Witch Academia: Chamber of Time today on PS4 and PC. Here's a launch trailer highlighting the game along with Akko, Lotte, Sucy, and more: Having been inspired by a famous witch na...

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Are you team black cat or team white cat? Ever since bra tops with cleverly placed cut-outs burst onto the scene in Japan a couple of years ago, lingerie makers have been featuring the peek-a-boo look on a number of racy new designs.

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

© 2018 Norihiko Takagi / KADOKAWA As we learned previously, the summer 2018 series adapting the manga Angolmois: Genkou Kassenki from Nanahiko Takagi has been in the works since it was announced in summer 2017.

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The great Leiji Matsumoto has been responsible for a lot of Science Fiction classics like Space Battleship Yamato and Captain Harlock. He's also responsible for the classic manga and anime series, Galaxy Express 999.

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A rumor has been going around recently that Retro Studios, confirmed by Nintendo to be working on a game, is actually working on Star Fox Grand Prix, a racing game based on the franchise. Reddit user DasVergeben posted five days ago on the Star Fo...

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Check-out the preview for the 36th episode of Kamen Rider Build! Will sento fall into Evolt's hands? Also, Sento develops a new weapon to boost his fighting ability! Our Popular Videos Categories: Build , Kamen Rider , News , Preview , Tokusatsu D...

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The tokusatsu franchise continues to find itself on the wrong side of the law with second arrest in as many months. The Kamen Rider TV/movie franchise is one of Japan's greatest symbols of heroism. In terms of popularity and longevity, its only re...

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Kingdom Hearts III is getting a special Invitation Premiere Event this week, and Square Enix announced that its embargo lifts at 6:00am PT on May 18. [Thanks, @khinsider. ] At the Kingdom Hearts III Invitation Premiere Event, the press will get ha...

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By Jenni . May 15, 2018 . 7:45am As promised, Bethesda and Avalanche Studios have released the second Rage 2 announcement trailer. The first one, which appeared on May 14, 2018, was a general announcement with actual actors.

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Square Enix shared the latest trailer for Octopath Traveler, completing the introductions for the eight protagonists with Cyrus the scholar and Ophilia the cleric along with details on their abilities.

Two cultures have collided. In recent years, Spongebob Squarepants has become a staple for meme-makers online, and now amateur Canadian artist Asif Intesar has meshed the yellow children's character with another art form - by recreating the show's...

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Umihara Kawase protagonist Kawase Umihara was one of the first characters revealed for the upcoming crossover fighter Blade Strangers, and Nicalis shared more with her own character trailer. KAWASE Casts Her Line!


For fans who have been waiting for news regarding the release date of Final Fantasy VII Remake, we bring good news, and bad news. First, the good news, a launch window has been announced for the game. The bad news is that the launch window is a ve...

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Detective Conan: Zero the Enforcer topped Japan's weekend box office for the fifth weekend in a row with an impressive 277 million yen on 199,000 admissions, bringing its total domestic earnings to 6. 7 billion yen (5.

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It's certainly been some time since Fairy Tail ended, but it seems that mangaka Hiro Mashima is as busy as ever. In his twitter page, the mangaka revealed that he's not just working on a Fairy Tail spin-off and an original work.

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Persona 5's detective prince Goro Akechi was revealed as a post-release DLC character for Persona 3: Dancing Moon Night and Persona 5: Dancing Star Night back in March. We got a look at his first screenshot from a preview of this week's issue of F...

Popular Sanrio characters are joining Splatoon 2's party for a new collaboration that has cuteness meters going off the charts! Splatoon 2 × Sanrio Characters first began with fans being polled on the cutest Sanrio characters to date.

Arc System Works announced in a Twitch live stream presentation on Monday that the original Guilty Gear PlayStation game will get a port for PlayStation 4, Nintendo Switch, and PC via Steam. The staff begin the announcement at around 1:24:30 in th...

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By Sato . May 15, 2018 . 3:00am Nintendo announced that Japan is getting a pre-release online tournament for Mario Tennis Aces before its release, and it'll take place at the start of June with a save data bonus for the game.

The official YouTube channel of the Cardfight! ! Vanguard anime series began streaming a trailer for the new anime's English dub on May 5. The English dub for the anime will premiere on the anime's official YouTube channel on May 25 at 9:30 p.

Video, visual preview Tanezaki's role as Rio Futaba The official website for the Seishun Buta Yarō wa Bunny Girl-senpai no Yume wo Minai (The Young Pig-Rascal Isn't Dreaming of a Bunny Girl Upperclassman) television anime adaptation of Hajime Kamo...

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