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August 11, 2018, 11:30 PM

Iconic character designer Akemi Takada announced on her blog on Thursday that the Japan Anniversary Association officially recognized August 10 as Patlabor Day. Takada is the original character designer for the Patlabor sci-fi series.

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Via Nijimen: Voice actors Atsuko Enomoto and Mark Ishii have released a joint statement announcing their divorce on their personal Twitter accounts. The two voice actors met on the set of "Cardfight! !

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By Alistair Wong . August 9, 2018 . 3:00pm Following Nintendo filing lawsuits against LoveROMs and LoveRETRO. co, another well-known ROM site, EmuParadise, has also removed all ROMs from their site, citing potentially disastrous consequences.

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Valkyrie Anatomia has seen quite the number of collaborations with the last one being Octopath Traveler. The next one is with Hajime Kanzaka's Slayers featuring features Lina and Naga. The Slayers x Valkyrie Anatomia collaboration event starts on ...

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The staff and cast of the live-action Kakegurui TV series recently held a special fan event in Tokyo. And there, they dropped not one, but two huge bombshell announcements. The first is that the live-action series, which is based on Homura Kawamot...

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It was revealed back in March that the anime adaptation of the Vinland Saga manga from Makoto Yukimura is in production from WIT Studio. In a since-deleted tweet that talks about his lack of mastery of Twitter, Yukimura provided a photo of the 21s...

It's been a long time coming, but the third season of the A Certain Magical Index TV anime adaptation is finally on the way this October. Ahead of that, the official site shared a new promo that introduces Maon Kurosaki's opening theme song, "Grav...

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With the theatrical event side having been handled, Viz Media is moving onto the next phase with the Sailor Moon S: The Movie release. The feature film now has a planned home video release of October 2nd, 2018 with a DVD/BD combo priced at $29.

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© Amatou / Kadokawa The four-panel manga series Ms. vampire who lives in my neighborhood from Amatou got the nod in June for an anime adaptation and now more details are coming out. The anime adaptation is getting a TV broadcast with a fall 2018 d...

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Seiyuu Chikao Ohtsuka passed away back in 2015, leaving a huge hole in the seiyuu industry. His passing also meant that One Piece's Gold Roger doesn't have a seiyuu anymore. However, a few years after his passing, One Piece's official website has ...

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© matoba / SQUARE ENIX Announced as in production in April, the anime adaptation of the As Miss Beelzebub Likes manga by matoba has rolled out a few more updates. Set for an October 2018 debut, we now have a new key visual below as well as a compi...

The official website for the television anime of Satoshi Hase and redjuice's Beatless novel revealed the main visual for the four-episode Beatless Final Stage anime on Friday. The Beatless anime has been on hiatus since the "climactic" episode 20 ...

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We saw Australian distributor Madman Entertainment set new box sets for Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood earlier this year and now we're finally seeing what Aniplex USA is doing. After being released for years by Funimation before their rights exp...

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Coming across as an adult version of Working Buddies, a new series is set for the winter 2019 season with Rinshi! ! Ekoda-chan. This comes from the original manga by Yukari Takinami which ran from 2005 to 2014 across eight volumes.

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A new "Boogiepop wa Warawanai" anime has just been announced - slated to begin broadcast in January 2019! Aoi Yuuki has been cast as Boogie Pop/Touka Miyashita, and Saori Ohnishi has been cast as Nagi Kirima.

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An action-packed new trailer (below) and the Japanese broadcast schedule have been released for RELEASE THE SPYCE, an upcoming original TV anime about a group of high school girls who secretly protect the world from the shadows as shinobi with hig...

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Momoiro Clover Z will be embarking on a five song campaign to be released consecutively each month starting August. The songs will be included in their new album "MOMOIRO CLOVER Z" scheduled for release on May 7, 2019.

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© Akanesasu Anime Project We learned back in March that Animax is looking to celebrate its 20th-anniversary this year and they're doing it with a new original project called Akanesasu Shoujo. Set for an October 2018 debut, we now have the first ma...

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A new key visual (above) and a new preview video (below) have been revealed for BAKUMATSU, an upcoming TV anime based on the historical romance simulation smart phone game developed by FuRyu in which a woman from modern day Japan time-slips back t...

A recent interview with Dead or Alive 6 producer/director Yohei Shimbori saw to him being asked about the game's criticisms and controversies regarding its females being covered up, to which the man reassured fans by vaguely saying "don't worry" (...

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Having worked on the Armored Core series, Daemon X Machina producer Kenichiro Tsukuda is a bit of an expert on mecha games. He talked about the upcoming Switch game's story, mechs, and designs in an interview with Nintendo UK.

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Nekopara Vol. 2 coming to PS4, Switch Release date still to be announced. Following the release of Nekopara Vol. 1 on the platforms, Nekopara Vol. 2 is coming to PlayStation 4 and Switch, developer Neko Works announced.

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By Jenni . August 10, 2018 . 10:30am Back in 2011, Felix Klein and his team at Radical Fish began working on the action-RPG CrossCode. It entered Steam Early Access in May 2015. Now, on September 20, 2018, the game will officially launch.

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Studio MDHR announced that its run and gun indie game Cuphead has reached over 3 million copies sold worldwide in less than a year since its launch in September 2017. In celebration of the big milestone, MDHR has a sale on Cuphead on Steam and Xbo...

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Naruto to Boruto: Shinobi Striker is all about the ninja action battles, but it also has some objective-based rules such as the "Flag Battle" mode that is basically Capture the Flag with shinobi flying everywhere.

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© Mikage Kasuga / Dash X It's been a long process since we learned last fall about the anime adaptation of the Ulysses: Jeanne d'Arc to Renkin no Kishi work. We recently learned that Crunchyroll will be streaming the series with it set for an Octo...

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Nintendo provided an update for its upcoming Switch online service, and while we don't have an exact date yet we can expect to see it launch sometime in the second half of September. The Nintendo Switch Online membership will include access to onl...

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By Jenni . August 10, 2018 . 10:00am The time has come. Lúcioball has returned to Overwatch. Or, more appropriately, the 2018 Summer Games have begun. The seasonal sporting event started on August 9, 2018, and it will continue until August 30, 2018.

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Koei Tecmo shared a new trailer featuring a closer look at the upcoming PS4 and Switch releases Atelier Rorona DX, Atelier Totori DX, and Atelier Meruru DX sharing a highlight of the Arland series. The three titles come with a bunch of DLC includi...

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A new Beyblade game, titled Beyblade Burst: Battle Zero is in development for Nintendo Switch and publisher FuRyu shared a new introduction video to tell us what it's all about. Similar to past Beyblade titles in Japan, Beyblade Burst: Battle Zero...

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