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July 31, 2018, 7:30 PM
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Back in May, doctors diagnosed seiyuu Yuichiro Umehara with acute disseminated encephalomyelitis (ADEM). This prompted the seiyuu to be hospitalised and also go on hiatus. But now, his talent agency, Arts Vision, has revealed that he's now out!

Fans of Yu Yu Hakusho were treated to their first look at the new anime through a series of screenshots posted on the Bandai Namco Arts' V-Storage news website over the weekend. Anime News Network reports the 12 screenshots are previews of the "Tw...

Wonder Festival is an event which showcases new figures every summer and winter in the Makuhari Messe, Chiba. Wonder Festival 2018 Summer was held on July 29th, and they revealed a number of feature figures release by major figure companies.

Here's what's happening on the next episode of Kamen Rider Build. Episode 47: Zero Degree Flames! NO KAMEN RIDER BUILD NEXT WEEK! Grease has transformed into Grease Blizzard using the Blizzard Knuckle Sento warned him not to transform with!

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In the Pokémon anime, Ash is ten years old. Eternally. But in the Digimon anime, the human characters are getting older. The upcoming Digimon movie, which marks the franchise's 20th anniversary, stars a 22-year-old Taichi ("Tai") and Yamato ("Matt").

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Bandai Namco announced that the latest Digimon game, a "survival simulation RPG" called Digimon Survive, will make its way Westward in 2019 for PS4, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch, and PC via Steam. Here's the announcement trailer from Bandai Namco: Ce...


Shoujo mangaka Akino Mimura - who is best known for her works "School Days" and "Legendary Girl", passed away yesterday - 30th July 2018 at approcimately 11:12 AM Japan time. © Akino Mimura / Kodansha The announcement was made via her official Twi...

Gintama 2 - Yonimo Kimyou na Gintama-chan, the live action drama based on Sorachi Hideaki's popular manga Gintama, has released a main visual and preview video promising fans that there'll be plenty of "cool" to go along with the hysterics!


The Japanese premier of the upcoming Gintama 2 movie is nearly here, and the production is ramping up the hype with the relase of two new TV spots - one of which is being narrated by Tomokazu Sugita, the voice of Gintoki in the TV anime adaptation...

Nisekoi Live-Action Film Previewed in New Cast Photos by Matt Schley July 30, 2018 Many of our readers are pretty hyped about the Nisekoi live-action film. Those readers will no doubt be happy to hear there are some new shots of the cast in their ...

Smartphone app Fate/Grand Order marked its third anniversary with the announcement of not one, but two new anime projects! Firstly, the game's popular "Order VI: The Sacred Round Table Realm: Camelot" storyline will be heading to the big screen as...

NMB48 Team N member Yamamoto Sayaka has announced her graduation from the group. This announcement was made on July 30 during the encore of the first night of NMB48's nationwide tour 'NMB48 LIVE TOUR 2018 in Summer' at Nakano Sun Plaza Hall.

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Nintendo shared its updated worldwide sales figure for the Nintendo Switch console in the company's latest financial results for the quarter ended June 2018 with a current total of 19. 67 million units.

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Compile Heart has been teasing a new desert-themed RPG called Arc of Alchemist, and this week's issue of Famitsu magazine has the full reveal. Here's a glimpse with a preview from the magazine. Arc of Alchemist is a brand-new title by Compile Heart.

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The Digimon franchise has found a really solid revival of sorts the last couple of years with the Digitmon Adventure Tri series of films that got it a lot of worldwide attention. Now, at an event in Japan yesterday according to ANN, the creative b...

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Sony Interactive Entertainment shared the latest of the PlayStation 4's sales performance in its consolidated financial results of three months ended June 30, 2018. In the latest quarter, Sony has sold roughly 3.

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By Jenni . July 30, 2018 . 11:00am Pokémon the Movie: The Power of Us, the latest Pokémon movie, will appear in select theaters in the United States for a few days in November and December 2018. This limited engagement was revealed via the officia...

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Bandai Namco recently revealed that Super Baby Vegeta from Dragon Ball GT will join Dragon Ball Xenoverse 2 as a new playable character in the Extra Pack 3. Here's a new trailer showing off his gameplay.

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Robotics;Notes, the third main game in 5pb. 's Science Adventure series is getting a new title called Robotics;Notes DaSH on PS4 and Switch this November. Here's a preview from this week's issue of Famitsu magazine.

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Sony's smartphone subsidiary ForwardWorks previously announced that a new Arc the Lad game was in development, and it's been revealed today as Arc the Lad R for iOS and Android. Here's the first trialer for Arc the Lad R: And a look at a story tra...


Japanese songstress and composer TRUE will be singing the ending theme song of the TV anime "That Time I Got Reincarnated as a Slime". The track she will be contributing is titled "Another colony", and will be released as a single on 11th November...

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We previously got at Bleach's Ichigo Kurosaki, Rukia Kuchiki, and Sosuke Aizen in motion, and Bandai Namco gives us a closer look at the three with their official upload of the Bleach trailer. In case you missed it, Bandai Namco first showed off t...

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By Alistair Wong . July 30, 2018 . 9:30am Kamen Rider: Climax Battle Zi-O, a fighting game based on the Kamen Rider Zi-O series, has been announced for Nintendo Switch. [Thanks, gall. dcinside! ] There will be an original story mode with Zi-O as t...

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Warriors Orochi 4 Athena and Zeus action trailers A look at the two new playable characters. Koei Tecmo has released two new trailers for Warriors Orochi 4 highlighting new playable characters Athena and Zeus.

(Bloomberg Opinion) -- If a random American were to be asked "Which countries are at the forefront of globalization? " or "Which countries are the guardians of the liberal order? ," it seems unlikely that Japan would be among the countries they na...

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By Jenni . July 30, 2018 . 9:00am La-Mulana 2's release date has been announced, and it is 10am PT/12pm CT/1pm ET on July 30, 2018. Playism made the announcement via Steam, sharing a launch trailer for the action-adventure game.

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Bandai Namco announced that the Dragon Ball Xenoverse series that includes Dragon Ball Xenoverse and Dragon Ball Xenoverse 2 has reached 10 million units in worldwide shipments and digital sales. The first Dragon Ball Xenoverse released in Februar...

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Capcom shared its consolidated results for the three months ended June 30, 2018 that came with a new milestone for Monster Hunter: World which has surpassed the 8 million marker. In the press release, Capcom announced that the consolidated busines...

Digital Stickers for ATTACK ON TITAN, MY HERO ACADEMIA and Many Other Titles Will Be Coming to the Quidd App in the Coming Months Source: Funimation Entertainment press release Today, Funimation, Cryptozoic Entertainment and Quidd announce a wide-...

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© Toshiki Inou / Osamu Kine The second season of the anime adaptation of the 2012 manga series Sword Gai has gone live today with its July 30th, 2018 premiere date and Netflix is doing a little bit of promotion for it.

The official website for the upcoming film My Hero Academia the Movie: The Two Heroes has given fans a sneak peek at the bonus volume My Hero Academia Vol. Origin! Written and illustrated by series author Horikoshi Kouhei, the volume is set to be ...

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