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July 1, 2018, 11:00 PM

Ayaka Imamura is the latest victim of the anime industry as she's being forced to retire due to failing health. The With Line talent agency announced that the 24-year old voice actress is retiring due to worsening health.

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Satomi Akesaka is walking away from music due to sudden hearing loss. It's not all sad news, because she will continue her voice acting career. Akesaka's hearing loss is due to performing as Rinko Shirokane in the BanG Dream!

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Pretty Guardian Sailor Moon Crystal is getting its own theatrical film project, which comprises of several films. And now, one of the people responsible for the success of the anime back in the 90's is returning to the franchise!

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Design stunning characters and show them off to the world. Best of all, it's absolutely free! Ever wanted to make your own unique 3D anime character but stopped because it'd take countless hours to create one that resembles a virtual YouTuber?

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By Alistair Wong . June 30, 2018 . 3:30pm Back in the end of May, GMO Internet Group announced that it is setting up CryptoChips, a service that will award players Bitcoin based on completing missions and ranking highly in their games.

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Announced in the spring 2017 period that it was coming, the Yuri! ! On Ice: Ice Adolescence feature film is set for a 2019 debut and now the official site for it has gone live. The site doesn't offer much beyond being a placeholder with links to v...

After a scorcher of a spring (and an unusual delay in the previewing process-sorry about that), the summer season is looking down right sleepy. Are anime studios trying to get people to go out into the sticky Tokyo summers?

Visit the Square Enix booth in the Entertainment Hall to meet Takaaki Kai, the global producer of STAR OCEAN: ANAMNESIS, a free-to-play action RPG launching July 2018 for iOS and Android devices, and Yuno Mizusawa.

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By Alistair Wong . June 30, 2018 . 9:30am Yesterday, it was reported that according to sources close to the movie production, actor Jim Carrey is currently negotiating the role for Dr. Eggman in the upcoming Sonic the Hedgehog live action and CG m...


Catch the full trailer for the highly anticipated face off between Kimura Takuya and Ninomiya Kazunari in the movie "Kensatsugawa no Zainin" (Killing for the Prosecution). Kimura and Ninomiya play public prosecutors in the movie who are pushed to ...

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The 10-episode TV anime series Fate/Extra Last Encore is now available for streaming on Netflix U. S. The series is available in Japanese, English, French, German, and Spanish audio. It also comes with English, Japanese, Spanish, and Simplified an...

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Shochiku streamed a digest video for the new Rurouni Kenshin stage play on June 28, 2018. The video featured the play's main characters namely Kenshin's shadow, Sanosuke, Saitō, Aoshi, Kaoru, Sōzaburō, and Kenshin.

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Netflix will be continuing their Sword Gai anime with a second part beginning next month. And now, the global streaming service has revealed that they will begin streaming on 30th July. They also revealed several new characters who they're introdu...

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'ダーリン・イン・ザ・フランキス' (Daarin in za Furankisu) "Darling in the Franxx" When the pretty explosions start monopolizing the screen and the battle for survival reaches its crescendo, you know it's the endgame.


"Tsurune" - the beautiful and melodic 'whooshing' sound made from an archer's well-strung bow in the split-second contact as the arrow shaft leaves the bow, flying skywards to find home in its intended target.

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Veteran voice actor Akio Ōtsuka (All for One in My Hero Academia) has joined the cast of the upcoming Baki TV anime as the most powerful creature on Earth and the undisputed champion of the "Worst Dads in Anime" competition: "The Ogre" Yujiro Hanma.

Nitroplus mascot character Super Sonico made her debut as a virtual YouTuber on Friday. Below is the character's first YouTube video. The project is a collaboration between Nitroplus and Wright Flyer Live Entertainment.

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Eiji Kubota (Twitter) TOKYO (TR) - Tokyo Metropolitan Police have over the robbery of an elderly woman who was dragged for several dozen meters by the suspect's truck in Katsushika Ward earlier this year, reports TBS News (June 29).

TV Anime to Stream on HIDIVE Source: Sentai Filmworks, HIDIVE press releases Official Site: yume-100-anime. com (Japan) © GCREST/夢100製作委員会 Sentai Filmworks has announced that it acquired exclusive distribution rights to 100 SLEEPING PRINCES & THE ...

'俺も、一生、忘れない' (Ore mo, Isshou, Wasurenai) "I'll Never Forget It, Either" I sincerely appreciate it. I'll get into my final impressions later (after the epilogue caps), but this. This! This final episode was astounding, for what it did that the rest...

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