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June 14, 2018, 4:30 PM
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Shoji Mizuno, a former member of Hudson Soft and the creator of the modern design of Bomberman, sadly passed away on June 11, 2018. He was 58 years old. (Thanks, Mark J. ) Before Mizuno updated the design for Bomberman, Bomberman sported a rounder...

Umehara was hospitalized in May after being diagnosed with autoimmune disease The official website for the Tada Never Falls in Love (Tada-kun wa Koi o Shinai) anime announced on Tuesday that the staff is replacing the voice cast member for the cha...

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Japanese national team member Yuto Nagatomo recently unveiled his new hairdo. "I want to help out the time so I turned into a Super Saiyan," he wrote on Instagram. Nagatomo added that just with his hair, he could get his teammates to laugh.

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BTS Official/Instagram In 2012, Rolling Stone produced a list of the 10 K-pop bands most likely to make it big in the US. Attaining significant US fame was a newly attainable, if still distant, milestone for South Korean pop groups thanks to the 2...

Another fighting game consisting of only Shonen Jump characters has emerged courtesy of the ongoing E3, with Jump Force naturally boasting Goku, Luffy and Naruto as playable characters and even a surprise character likely no one was expecting.

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Tokyo police have accused an American youth of spraying graffiti on a shop shutter in Shibuya Ward earlier this month (Twitter) TOKYO (TR) - Tokyo Metropolitan Police have arrested a male American youth for spraying graffiti in Shibuya Ward earlie...

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Last year, cup noodle inventor Nissin broke the internet with its limited edition "Mystery Meat" flavour - in collaboration with highly popular investigative manga "Detective Conan". This year, it turns the mystery (and disgust?

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Disgaea 1 Complete launches October 9 in North America, October 12 in Europe Western release due out three months after Japanese release. Disgaea 1 Complete will launch physically and digitally for PlayStation 4 and Switch on October 9 in North Am...

Anime production house Studio Trigger (Kill la Kill, Little Witch Academia) has an announcement in store for this weekend. The studio launched a countdown site on Wednesday, and it's currently teasing a collaboration with game developer Arc System...

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

© Kousuke Hamada / Kodansha / Hanebad Production Committee TOHO revealed earlier this year that the Hanebad manga from Kousuke Hamada is getting an anime adaptation and it's on track for a July 2018 debut on Tokyo MX, BS11, and AT-X among others.

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Warner Brothers Japan is getting ready for the release of the upcoming live-action Bleach film. And now, they didn't just release one new trailer, but two! These new videos feature plenty of action, as well as introducing a few new characters and ...

Siliconera Alistair Wong

Valkyria Chronicles 4 got a new trailer in English for E3 2018, and it introduces the basics to the gameplay. The new trailer also provides a glimpse at the English voice acting for the game, including for Claude, Kai, Minerva, and more.

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A new Yoshi game was revealed for Nintendo Switch at last year's E3 but it was nowhere to be seen at E3 2018. Nintendo confirmed that it has in fact been delayed from its 2018 release window to 2019. When asked about the delay, Nintendo of America...

Siliconera Sato

Following the reveal of Nioh 2 during the PlayStation presser at E3 2018, director Fumihiko Yasuda and Team Ninja shared the first details on the game including its character creation and story. During the interview, Yasuda explains that Nioh 2's ...

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Netflix has been very active in anime lately, and are also releasing new exclusive anime left and right. During the Annecy International Festival of Animated Film, they announced that they're also renewing one of their originals, B: The Beginning.

Gematsu Sal Romano

Media Create Sales: 6/4/18 - 6/10/18 Fate/Extella Link opens at 116,803 retail sales. Marvelous' Fate/Extella Link sold 78,647 retail copies on PlayStation 4 and 38,156 retail copies on PS Vita for an opening week of 116,803 sales, the latest Medi...

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By Jenni . June 12, 2018 . 10:03am Two more members of the SNK Heroines: Tag Team Frenzy cast were confirmed as part of NIS America's E3 2018 announcements. One is Luong, whose trailer leaked back on June 7, 2018.

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

© Yukiya Murasaki / Kodansha The upcoming anime adaptation of the How NOT to Summon a Demon Lord light novels updated once again a bit more information. Set for a July 5th, 2018 premiere, the official site has now dropped a new promotional video f...

Siliconera Alistair Wong

Unlike FromSoftware's other recent games Dark Souls and Bloodborne, Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice will not have stats, classes, character creation option, or even any equivalent of souls or blood to collect.

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We are excited to welcome Studio TRIGGER's Shigeto Koyama and Hiromi Wakabayashi as Guests of Honor for Anime Expo 2018! Animator and character designer, Masaru Sakamoto, and animation producer, Masato Takeuchi, will also join Koyama and Wakabayas...

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Koopa Troopa and Blooper will be playable characters in Mario Tennis Aces via software updates in July and August, Nintendo confirmed. During the Nintendo Treehouse livestream, a mission against Blooper was shown off, and it was revealed that Bloo...

Siliconera Sato

Square Enix treated fans to plenty of new looks at Kingdom Hearts III at E3 2018, and director Tetsuya Nomura shared some insight on its delay to 2019 and why we haven't seen the Big Hero 6 world in an interview with IGN.

Siliconera Sato

Pikii the Japanese publisher of Blade Strangers announced that the crossover fighter will release in Japan on August 30, 2018 for PlayStation 4 and Nintendo Switch. Here's a look at its latest trailer: You can find the trailers for the other chara...

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Renowned Japanese rock band RADWIMPS lead vocalist Yojiro Noda posted a public apology on his Twitter account, after accusations surfaced that the lyrics of one of their latest songs "HINOMARU" carried militaristic overtones.

Siliconera Alistair Wong

By Alistair Wong . June 12, 2018 . 11:30am Fate/Grand Order VR feat. Mash Kyrielight, the "VR drama" previously released in Japan, will be available in English at Anime Expo 2018. (Thanks, Anime News Network!

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

© Oshkiri Rinsuke / SQUARE ENIX · High Score Girl Production Committee We learned in March after an attempt for a couple of years that the High Score Girl anime adaptation is finally a reality. The series is scheduled for a summer 2018 debut with ...

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By Alistair Wong . June 13, 2018 . 11:31am Ninjala, Gungho's newly announced action game for the Nintendo Switch, has received an E3 2018 teaser trailer. Ninjala is all about beating your opponents with your weapon, as well as use a wealth of bubb...

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Enjoy relaxed and sweet days with a demon as matoba's "As Miss Beelzebub Likes" anime hits Japanese screens in October 2018. First announced in April 2018, the show will star Saori Oonishi as "Miss Beelzebub" and Rikuya Yasuda as Mullin.

The highly anticipated latest installment in the Kingdom Hearts franchise finally has a concrete release date. The Disney-themed RPG will be available for PS4 and Xbox One in Japan from Jan. 25 with the US release date set for Jan.

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