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July 7, 2018, 8:30 AM

Sunrise President & CEO Yasuo Miyakawa announced at Sunrise's Anime Expo panel on Thursday that Sunrise is collaborating with Legendary Pictures on a live-action Gundam film. The panel shared a teaser video and noted that "co-production has begun"...

Also debuting in spring of 2019 is Ultraman, a continuation of the classic 1960s Japanese series about a man who can transform into a giant alien to protect the Earth from invaders. Kengan Ashura, launching in 2019, has a 56-year-old protagonist h...

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DTLA - One of Downtown Los Angeles' most colorful events is back this week. It's the time of year when anime enthusiasts, video game fans and lovers of Japanese culture converge on the Central City for four days.

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The official Japanese website for the anime adaptation project based on Kazuma Kamachi's action fantasy light novel series A Certain Magical Index reported today that a 60-second teaser trailer for the much-awaited TV anime third season was screen...

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Frontwing USA announced at Anime Expo 2018 that the romance visual novel Island will get an English release on PC via Steam in Summer 2018. Here's more from its Steam page: ISLAND is an intricate visual novel with multiple routes and endings.

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By Jenni . July 5, 2018 . 7:55pm People hoping for a look at Kill la Kill the Game got a chance thanks to Anime Expo 2018. Arc System Works and APlus Games provided a release window, platforms and a trailer.

Anime Expo 2018 was off to a great start; the lines were long but efficient and quick to admit eager guests, the crowd was seemingly controlled, and the convention hall was full of colorful cosplayers in every corner.

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Nelke and the Legendary Alchemists protagonist Nelke von Luchetam isn't an alchemist so she'll have to find other ways to make money by getting help from the very best. Nelke, the daughter of a noble family, has no talent in alchemy, but she's bee...

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Sonic Mania Plus first developer diary: 'Art and Design' Featuring creative director Kazuyuki Hoshino and art director Tom Fry. The first of two developer diaries for Sonic Mania Plus discusses the game's art and design with Sonic Team creative di...

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A male Sri Lankan national exposed his lower body to a woman in Yokohama earlier this week (Kurumefan. com) KANAGAWA (TR) - Kanagawa Prefectural Police have accused a male Sri Lankan national of indecent exposure after he flashed a woman in Yokoha...

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By Jenni . July 5, 2018 . 8:45pm Back in March 2017 at GDC 2017, Spike Chunsoft and Kotaro Uchikoshi said they were working on a new game known as Project: Psync. At Anime Expo 2018, the game was revealed to be AI: The Somnium Files.

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Viz Media has the first solicitations going up with Right Stuf for the second part of Sailor Moon Super S, which includes a version that has a gift with purchase like we saw with the first part. The series in its DVD/BD combo form is planned for a...

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By Jenni . July 6, 2018 . 10:00am People who want to sample Yakuza Kiwami 2 ahead of launch have the opportunity. At Japan Expo 2018, Kazuma Kiryu's voice actor, Takaya Kuroda, announced the demo is now available on the PlayStation Store.

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© Fuse / Mitz Vah / Kodansha Crunchyroll got their panel underway this afternoon at Anime Expo and made several announcements that will please fans for some time to come this year. On the manga side, the publisher has picked up three new titles wh...

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By Jenni . July 5, 2018 . 8:15pm Spike Chunsoft assigned the visual novel 428: Shibuya Scramble a North American release date at Anime Expo 2018. People will be able to get the game on the PlayStation 4 and PC on September 4, 2018.

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By Sato . July 6, 2018 . 1:00am Code Vein recently introduced key characters Mia Karnstein and Yakumo Shononome with character trailers. Bandai Namco shared the third one, and it features Louis the young leader and researcher of the Revenants.

The Japan National Tourism Organization (JNTO) will be back to OTDYKH 2018 Leisure, this year as the partner country, exclusive form of partnership in the fair. The Japan exposition will incorporate the slogan of its global-scale, multilingual cam...

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© Yoru Sumino / Futabasha Publishers Ltd 2015 ©Your Pancreas Anime Film Partners Aniplex USA has revealed at Anime Expo that they'll be bringing out the feature film Kimi no Suizou wo Tabetai, which they're translating as I want to eat your pancreas.

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Nintendo announced that Kirby: Star Allies will get its summer update on July 27, featuring the previously revealed Dark Meta Knight and Daroach. Adeleine & Ribbon was also revealed as a Dream Friend. ジャマハローア。 前回緊急報告のあったドリームフレンズの真相がわかったぞ。 その正体は.

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Life's tough when you're a grade-schooler under the protection of an obsessive maid who used to be a master sergeant in the JASDF, at least that's the premise of the new trailer for Uchi no Maid ga Uzasugiru!

'魔王演技' (Maou Engi) "The Demon Lord Act" Or, the one with the Gary Stu you'll actually like! This season's major magical-fantasy-action-harem-ecchi anime is here, and it's got that isekai flavor added in, mm mm yum!

Live-Action Gundam Movie in the Works at Legendary by Joseph Luster July 6, 2018 Sunrise's Anime Expo 2018 panel had a huge surprise in store for attendees. The company revealed that it has teamed up with Legendary Pictures to produce a live-actio...

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By Alistair Wong . July 5, 2018 . 8:30am Nintendo UK announced today that a demo for WarioWare Gold has released on the European Nintendo 3DS eShop. Furthermore, an English version of the recent Japanese trailer was revealed as well: "I would try ...

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