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June 9, 2018, 11:30 PM

Production IMS's fate has finally been exposed through the letters it has been sending out to its former animators, with the studio officially declaring bankruptcy and no doubt sending fans into depression in the process.

The official website for the Fate/Grand Order smartphone game announced the "Gudaguda Teito Seihai Kitan" (Gudaguda Imperial Capital Holy Grail Strange Story) in-game event on Wednesday. While some fans are excited, others believe the content on t...

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In April, the popular manga piracy site Mangamura shut down as it became the subject of a police investigation. Since the site's closing, various manga artists have spoken out claiming that sales of their series have increased.

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Long-running children's anime, Prince Mackaroo, is now embroiled in a scandal after one of its main cast members left. Seiyuu Hiroko Konishi, who voiced Ojarumaru in the anime's first 270 episodes, left the franchise after industry disagreements.

Rina Satou, Nobuhiko Okamoto, and Satoshi Hino are all reprising their roles as Mikoto Misaka, Accelerator, and Shiage Hamazura respectively. Atsushi Abe and Yuka Iguchi previously announced that they will reprise their roles as Toma Kamijo and In...

Outspoken anime director Yutaka Yamamoto (Wake Up, Girls! , Kannagi) took to Twitter again with a tirade against a new target: the cancellation of the [New Life+] Young Again in Another World anime following the original author's discriminatory re...

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© Nobuyuki Fukumoto, Terune Hagiwara, Tomoki Miyoshi, Tomohiro Hashimoto / Kodansha The popularity of the Kaiji manga has worked out well for the spinoff series Middle Management Chronicle Tonegawa from Tensei Hagiwara, Tomohiro Hashimoto, and Tom...

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By Sato . June 8, 2018 . 7:10am Koei Tecmo and Team Ninja announced Dead or Alive 6 for PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC via Steam with an early 2019 release window. Here's its announcement trailer that gives us a peek at what's to come.

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By Jenni . June 8, 2018 . 8:32am An interesting tease has been shared by Devolver Digital on Twitter. It has posted an image of a logo showing an unusual presidential seal. Said seal is an exact match of the one found shown in the logo for FromSof...

Get ready anime fans, the hit anime series My Hero Academia will premiere the movie version, My Hero Academia: Two Heroes, at Anime Expo 2018 in July before opening in theaters this fall. The film will have subtitles and appears to be a follow up ...

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Fighting EX Layer latest trailer Characters, gameplay modes, and Gougi decks. Arika has released a new trailer for Fighting EX Layer. The trailer introduces the game's playable characters (Kairi, Shirase, Garuda, Skullomania, Darun Mister, Allen S...

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RPG Maker MV coming to PS4, Switch RPG Maker returns to consoles. RPG Maker MV, the 2015-released latest version of the PC RPG Maker series, is coming to PlayStation 4 and Switch via publisher NIS America on November 27, listings on Amazon Mexico ...

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'永劫回帰のパンドラ' (Eigu Kaiki no Pandora) "Pandora of Eternal Return: Pandora's Box" After last week's relative blockbuster of an episode, this time Steins;Gate 0 is clearly in transition mode. That's often the case with plot-heavy suspense series anywa...

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When it comes to Pokemon, none can come close to Pikachu in terms of exposure and popularity. The electric mouse Pokemon not only serves as the franchise's mascot, but is a video game and anime icon as well.

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Kakifly's K-On! is one of the most important series of the modern age and you can see its influence everywhere. K-On! , especially KyoAni's adaptation, is responsible for making moe, "cute girls doing cute things," the five-girl ensemble, and scho...

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Film director J. J. Abrams' company Bad Robot is making a video games division, and it's being funded by Chinese tech giant Tencent. [Thanks, Hollywood Reporter! ] The announcement came on Thursday by Bad Robot president and COO Brian Weinstein, w...

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© Rin Suzukawa' / Hakusensha Over the last few months since we learned that the Asobi Asobase manga is getting an anime adaptation we've gotten a lot of updates on the production and are closing in on the final pieces.

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Pop Team Epic is an unapologetic and self-described "shitty manga". The series also has a huge following, which increased thanks to getting an anime adaptation. But now, Twitter has suspended the account for Pop Team Epic's mangaka for unknown rea...

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©BNGI/PROJECT CINDERELLA The anime adaptation of the five-panel manga series THE IDOLM@STERCINDERELLA GIRLS Theater had its second season wrap up this past fall and we learned in March of this year that a third season was coming this summer.

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Billboard Japan announced its mid-year rankings of 2018 for seven categories today. The most popular song in the "Hot Animation" section during the period between November 27, 2017, and May 27, 2018, was singer-songwriter/actor Gen Hoshio's 11th s...

When it comes to dating, sometimes it can be hard for singles to find someone with shared interests. That's especially true for 26-year-old Narumi Momose, who's been dumped by every boyfriend she's ever had because she's an otaku.

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Love Live! tie-up in seaside town is dead for now. It used to be a given that just about any anime series set in a real-world location would take place in Tokyo, but in recent years there's been a trend of putting the events and characters in a sm...

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Last time, Etrian Odyssey X showed off the strengths of the Protector, Ronin, Medic, and Survivalist classes, and this week shows off three other classes - the Highlander, Gunner, and War Magus. The Gunner is a jack-of-all-trades class, as they ca...

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Taiko no Tatsujin: Nintendo Switch Version! was first announced for Japan in a Nintendo Direct back in March, and it is now getting an English version with an Asia version that was just announced. Here's the announcement trailer for the upcoming T...

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By Jenni . June 8, 2018 . 10:30am A new trailer has been released for Monster Boy and the Cursed Kingdom, from Game Atelier and FDG Entertainment, in honor of E3 2018. As a reminder, since it has been a while, this is a take on the Wonder Boy seri...

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Erik Johnson from Valve released a new statement regarding Steam Store content policies, following warnings to visual novel makers on Steam last month that were later retracted. Johnson reaffirmed that everything will be allowed on the Steam Store...

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The Revenants of Code Vein have various abilities to take out enemies, including the "Ogre" Blood Veil action, which basically brings out a giant claw to demolish enemies. You can check out the game's latest trailer as well as its special edition ...

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© Jizai Nyoi · Yoshifumi Shimbun It's been almost a years since we learned back in the summer of 2017 that the Harukana Receive from Jizai Nyuoi was going to be getting an anime adaptation. It's been a solid process with lots of reveals along the ...

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© XFLAG A new original series has been announced with The Promised Seventh Night Matsuri now set for a July 7th, 2018 debut as part of the summer season. This one looks like it's a one-off special/movie that will be getting YouTube streaming and s...

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