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June 1, 2018, 5:30 PM

We've all done it - inadvertently let our food get cold as we try to capture its deliciousness in a photo. Food porn is a phenomenon born on social media, but you could argue that its roots come from Japan, where a historical attentiveness to culi...


The annual Senbatsu Election may just prove to be one of the smartest marketing gimmicks of all time. Girl group AKB48 just broke their own record by selling almost 1. 6 million copies of their new single "Teacher Teacher" in just one day.

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Soulcalibur VI adds Maxi The Dandy of the Seas joins the fray. Maxi, who first appeared in Soulcalibur, will be playable in Soulcalibur VI, Bandai Namco announced. Here is an overview of the character, via Bandai Namco Europe: Maxi's weapon is a n... Justin Diaz

Square Enix is taking manga into the VR space with a newly launched title called Tales of Wedding Rings VR, its first but likely not last virtual reality manga that lets readers "step inside the story" and essentially live the moments happening on...

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By Jenni . May 31, 2018 . 9:00am Marvelous has announced two special editions for Senran Kagura Burst Re:Newal in Europe. PlayStation 4 owners will be able to get a Marvelous Games Store exclusive Bountiful Beauties physical edition or visit the P...

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Crunchyroll Manga is preparing to add another Kodansha series to its manga simulpub lineup. The latest addition is Kei Sasuga's Domestic Girlfriend, which will be available to members worldwide (except for Japan) starting on June 1 at 5:00pm Pacif...

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Tokyo Ghoul re Japanese Volume 1 Cover The process of doing a simuldub on the same day as release isn't easy and people should be pretty impressed that Funimation managed it for four episodes of the current Tokyo Ghoul:re series before going to th...

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By Jenni . May 31, 2018 . 11:00am The third Sonic Mania animated short has arrived! Sonic Mania Adventures: Part 3 brings Knuckles into the mix. Previously, the second episode introduced Tails to the story.

This July, the little busters known as The Pillows are heading to the US. The Japanese rock band, best known in the West for their music used in FLCL, are embarking on a six-city US tour courtesy Adult Swim.

Westworld's James Marsden is about to head somewhere even stranger. The actor has signed on to star in the live-action/animation hybrid Sonic the Hedgehog film, Variety reports. Sonic will be directed by Jeff Fowler, an animator who will make his ...

'今は、もう、ない. . . . . . ' ("Ima wa, mou, nai. . . . . . ) "I Don't Have One Now. . . " Though I feel like this story could have benefited from going faster and doing more, I really like where it's at right now.

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

Set to be included with the seventh and final installment of the home video release for iDOLM@STER SideM, the official site for the show has brought out a 40-second promotion preview of the unaired episode that has been in the works for some time.

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Fate/Extella Link on PS4 will have an 8-player multiplayer mode that puts two teams of four against each other in an objective-based battle. Here's footage of the multiplayer mode from Dengeki. Matchmaking options include Quick Match and Custom Ma...

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A vehicle driven by U. S. Marine Mario Ambriz Camacho struck and killed a 45-year-old man on a motorcycle on a road in Nago City (Twitter) OKINAWA (TR) - Okinawa Prefectural Police have arrested a 21-year-old U.

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Gintoki and the gang are back for a new teaser trailer for the upcoming Gintama 2 live-action film. And as usual, they've shown their usual antics, with plenty of apologies as well. The video features 3DCG versions of Shinpachi, Gintoki, and Kagur...

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The official Tumblr page for the upcoming live-action BLEACH film has now updated, and it has revealed more cast members. However, the announcement only revealed three of them in costume as their respective characters.

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By Jenni . May 31, 2018 . 10:30am Sony is bringing its PlayStation E3 presentation to theaters again. On June 11, 2018, the PlayStation E3 Experience 2018 showcase will be appearing in theaters in the Argentina, Brazil, Canada, Chile, Mexico and t...

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The new stuff now begins. . . and along with it more new characters for you to love/hate. . . What They Say: After a startling meeting with Beerus brother Champa goes sideways, the godly brothers decide to settle their differences in the best way ...

Viz publishes manga about 2 elite students who want the other to confess their love first Shueisha announced on Friday that it has green-lit a television anime adaptation of Aka Akasaka's Kaguya-sama: Love is War (Kaguya-sama wa Kokurasetai - Tens...

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Sega released a new trailer for Shining Resonance Refrain's upcoming Nintendo Switch version, featuring protagonist Yuma Ilburn, Sonia Blanche, Kirika Towa Alma, and other friends in action. We also got to check out a recent trailer in English tha...

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Rumor: Several Switch title announcements, including Dragon Ball FighterZ and Fortnite, leaked ahead of E3 2018 Overcooked! 2 and others also listed. A 4chan user has posted what are purported to be showroom display creation materials, presumably ...

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The live-action Bleach movie won't debut for a few more months, but its producer is already teasing a sequel. Producer Hiroyoshi Koi spoke to Cinema Today and shared his optimism about Bleach becoming a trilogy.

First Peek at Live-Action Touken Ranbu Film Revealed by Matt Schley May 31, 2018 Pretty swords-as-pretty boys franchise Touken Ranbu is getting a big-screen live-action adaptation, and we've got our first peek via a poster revealed today.

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

Kodansha Comics is continuing to do some great work in bringing out new series every month that are getting translated into English for the digital side, which is spread across multiple services such as Amazon Kindle, BookWalker, ComiXology, Googl...

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After announcing the new Let's Go Pikachu and Let's Go Eevee games, it looks like the Switch has more Pokemon in store. This is because the Pokemon Company's twitter page has announced a new "Core series" title for the Switch.

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

With the TV series out this spring for Wakaokami wa Shogakusei, which didn't get a simulcast pickup, we got our first look at the feature film part of the project a couple of weeks ago. The film is coming up in September in Japan with Okko's Inn a...

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Compile Heart shared the opening movie for Hyperdimension Neptunia Re;Birth 1 Plus, the refined version of Hyperdimension Neptunia Re;Birth 1 that released on PS Vita. In case you missed it, Compile Heart previously revealed that they'll add sever...

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The 2007 Nintendo DS game Professor Layton and the Curious Village is getting an enhanced smartphone version this June in Japan, and it just got its first trailer showing how it plays. As far as game content goes, Professor Layton and the Curious ...

Attack on Titan Heroes Battle Strongest Foe Yet: Unwanted Hair by Matt Schley May 30, 2018 Eren, Mikasa, Armin and the whole Attack on Titan have faced some pretty hairy situations-but nothing like this.

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It's just a couple weeks away from E3 2018 but Sega's Team Sonic Racing wasn't able to make it to the finish line as a Wal-Mart listing has leaked its first details and screenshots before its announcement.

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