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July 3, 2018, 10:00 PM

A man by the name of Alonzo Rodriguez sent at least one threatening text message to a friend, which have since become public, describing a potential shooting at an anime convention. Screenshots of the text conversation were originally shared on Fa...

SoraNews24 Casey Baseel

School asserts that it will accept female-identifying students even if they are listed as male on their legal family registry. Though it hasn't been happening with identical speed and along the exact same vectors as in other countries, same-sex co...

Hey! Say! JUMP will release their new album "SENSE or LOVE" on August 22. In addition, they will hold a nationwide tour starting August 31. The group will be off to a new start in September when member Okamoto Keito will be studying abroad.

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An Inagawa-kai member mistakenly blew off one of his fingers with a gun in Shinjuku Ward early Monday (Twitter) TOKYO (TR) - Tokyo Metropolitan Police have launched an investigation after an organized crime member blew off one of his fingers with ...

Gematsu Sal Romano

New 2DS XL Animal Crossing: New Leaf, Mario Kart 7, and Minecraft Editions announced for Japan Due out in July and August. Nintendo has announced three special design New 2DS XL models for Japan.

Popular light novel series and anime Violet Evergarden has announced a new film will have a simultaneous worldwide premiere in Jan. 2020! The big news was accompanied by a visual and trailer, which promises a completely new story for the next adap...

WOWJAPAN freakpool

Remember when the city of Numazu released Love Live manhole covers and then vandals defaced them? That certainly caused a lot of stir in Japan, as well as the global anime community. But now, it seems that the police have now arrested two suspects...

Los Angeles Times Charles Solomon

One of the most eagerly anticipated events at this year's Expo is the world premiere Thursday of "My Hero Academia: Two Heroes," the first theatrical feature based on the hit adventure-comedy. The filmmakers had to rush to prepare a subtitled vers...

12-episode 1st season premiered in April, will get Netflix streaming this fall The official website for the television anime of Makoto Isshiki's Piano no Mori (The Piano Forest) manga revealed on Monday that the anime will get a second season in J...

Kotaku East Brian Ashcraft

Sega teamed up with Kotobukiya to create an enormous one-one scale Border Break mecha plastic model. Inside reports that the parts are currently on their runners at Shinjuku Station in Tokyo, but over the next, they will be taken out with the aim ...

SoraNews24 Casey Baseel

Cosjob is here to help you go from just playing in an anime costume to working in one. With summer here, a lot of people are looking for part-time jobs to have some extra cash in their pockets during the warm months of the year.

Siliconera Alistair Wong

Taito announced today that the Darius shoot 'em up series is headed to Nintendo Switch as Darius Cozmic Collection. The game will be sold in Normal and Special Editions, with the limited Special Edition containing a few more titles than the normal...

Fate/Extra Last Encore, the latest entry in the Fate/ franchise that aired from January to April of this year, is finally on Netflix in the U. S. The series is baed on the Fate/Extra video game, and is animated at Shaft and directed by Yukihiro Mi...

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

© 西義之 / 集英社・ムヒョロジ製作委員会 Originally running from 2004 to 2008 for eighteen volumes, Yoshiyuki Nishi's Muhyo & Roji's Bureau of Supernatural Investigation got the nod for a revival in manga form and an anime adaptation is on the way as well.

The official website for the television anime adaptation of Marvelous' The Thousand Musketeers (Senjūshi: The Thousand Noble Musketeers) smartphone game began streaming the show's second promotional video on Monday.

Gematsu Sal Romano

Shenmue I & II listed for August 21 release on Microsoft Store Release date leaked? The Microsoft Store has listed Shenmue I & II for an August 21 release. Sega has yet to announce an official release date for Shenmue I & II outside of general 2018.

The Washington Post

This combination of photos shows the launch of a Japan's privately developed rocket, MOMO-2, from left to right, fails in Taiki, northern island of Hokkaido, Japan, June 30, 2018. (Masanori Takei/Kyodo News via AP) TOKYO - Talk about crash and burn.

Comic Book Robert Workman - July 2, 2018

We're just a few days away from the start of Anime Expo 2018 in Los Angeles. But Square Enix already has some big plans for the show, including something for Kingdom Hearts III fans. The company has revealed a number of activities that will take p...

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

© Kohei Horikoshi / Shueisha · My Hero Academia Production Committee The third season of My Hero Academia is underway and TOHO is doing some promotion for the next episode for it. The latest comes as the series is getting ready to enter a new stag...

If you even have only a vague knowledge of Japanese manga and anime, chances are you're familiar with at least one of the dozens of series that got their break in the hugely popular Weekly Shonen Jump manga anthology.

Siliconera Jenni

By Jenni . July 2, 2018 . 10:00am Bandai Namco has announced a two-in-one game collection for the Nintendo Switch. On September 28, 2018, people in North America and Europe will be able to grab the Namco Museum Arcade Pac, which contains Namco Mus...

Gematsu Sal Romano

Dissidia Final Fantasy NT new female character reveal set for July 12 From the newer half of Final Fantasy titles. Square Enix will host a broadcast for Dissidia Final Fantasy NT for PlayStation 4 and Dissidia Final Fantasy for arcades on July 12 ...

Gematsu Sal Romano

Warriors Orochi 4 adds Athena Greek goddess joins the fray. The Greek goddess Athena will join Zeus as one of the new playable characters in Warriors Orochi 4, the latest issue of Weekly Famitsu reveals.

WOWJAPAN freakpool

Despite its main title, K: Seven Stories is a 6-part film series based on GoRA and GoHands's K anime project. And now, the anime's staff have revealed not one, but three new trailers for the films. Each trailer is for one of the final three films ...

Siliconera Sato

The "next-generation space training simulation game with Star Girls and G-Gears," Starly Girls, launched for smartphone back in December 2016, and publisher Kadokawa announced that it'll end its service on July 27, 2018.

Siliconera Alistair Wong

Takashi Mishima, the latest president of FuRyu who was appointed in June 2018, announced in a shareholder report that FuRyu will temporarily halt all investment into game development outside of those already in the works.

Siliconera Jenni

By Jenni . July 2, 2018 . 11:00am During E3 2018, Square Enix revealed it is working on a new game called The Quiet Man. While details are still slim, we have learned a number of producer letters from Kensei Fujinaga, who has worked on games like ...

Siliconera Sato

Square Enix recently posted a job listing in search of a project assistant for a PS4 and Switch action RPG being developed by Business Division 8, the studio behindFinal Fantasy: Brave Exvius, the Secret of Mana remake, and Imperial SaGa.

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The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

With the first five seasons having been simulcast it wasn't a surprise that there was going to be a sixth season of Yamishibai: Japanese Ghost Stories. The new season is set for a Tokyo TV broadcast that kicks off on July 7th, 2018 and Crunchyroll...

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