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February 27, 2019, 11:30 AM

Christopher R. Sabat Returns to Voice Ayame in Fruits Basket Anime by Joseph Luster February 25, 2019 Our last cast update for the new Fruits Basket anime came along with the announcement of U. S. screenings for the first two episodes.

Kotaku East Brian Ashcraft

This month, the Manga Art Hotel is opening in Tokyo. With 35 guest rooms, the hotel has around 5,000 manga titles for guests to read. Massive manga libraries have long been a draw of net cafes and manga cafes, which, thanks to private booths and s...

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

Attack on Titan: Before the Fall Vol. # 8 After getting underway back in 2013, we learned last summer that the Attack on Titan: Before the Fall manga was entering its final arc - which didn't mean too much as it could run for quite awhile!

The Osamu Tezuka Cultural Prize is a prestigious award handed out each year to manga artists that adhere to the type of approach the God of Manga applied to his own creations. Last year's winner was Satoru Noda, who took the award home for his Gol...

Siliconera Jenni

By Jenni . February 26, 2019 . 9:15am When Ryan Reynolds released a comedic video showing how he got into character for Detective Pikachu on February 26, 2019, he noted that a new movie trailer would appear on February 27, 2019.

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Final Fantasy X | X-2 HD Remaster and Final Fantasy XII: The Zodiac Age for Xbox One and Switch trailers, artwork Xbox One and Switch versions due out in April. Square Enix has released a new set of trailers for the Xbox One and Switch versions of...

SoraNews24 Casey Baseel

"Devil modifications" lead to arrest in multi-prefecture investigation. The resale of anime figures, while an occasionally gross business, isn't usually illegal. However, Kyoto Prefecture resident Takuya Matsuda has landed in trouble with the law ...

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

The manga series Ubel Blatt from Etorouji Shiono is about to end as the latest issue of Monthly Big Gangan has revealed that the next chapter will be the final one. That's set for a March 25th, 2019 debut where it'll have a color page with it.

We have learned the premiere date of We Never Learn. The series, based on the manga by Taishi Tsutsui, will hit the airwaves April 6. It centers around Nariyuki, a high school student who agrees to tutor two fellow students in exchange for a schol...

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

While things continue to not move forward with a sequel film, the World War Z property is moving forward with the game as it's set for an April 16th, 2019 debut now. Saber Interactive, in partnership with Focus Home Interactive, has brought out a ...

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

© 2020 Fumikane Shimada · KADOKAWA / 501 Integrated Battle Group The next project that's lined up for the Strike Witches franchise with the Strike Witches 501st Unit, Taking Off! manga getting an anime adaptation is inching ever closer.

Kotaku East Brian Ashcraft

The Japan Animation Creators Association has released the results of a recent study on working conditions in the anime industry. Around 1,500 people were sent questionnaires, and the association received replies from 382 individuals.

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Doraemon is back with a new film, and he's taking Nobita and the gang to the moon! Its title is Doraemon the Movie: Chronicle of the Moon Exploration and the staff have revealed not one, not two, but SIX new key visuals.

Siliconera Sato

Team Ladybug's Project Touhou Metroidvania game, Touhou Luna Nights, has been available as an early-access title on Steam since last August and it has now fully launched with new weapons and stages. The update Ver.

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By Alistair Wong . February 26, 2019 . 8:30am X. D. Network and Freebird Games announced that To The Moon, the hit RPG Maker story-driven game that focuses on artificial memories, is coming to the Nintendo Switch.

Kotaku East Brian Ashcraft

Sega has moved its cooperate offices from its former location in Tokyo's Otorii to a new Sega Sammy Holdings site in Ousaki, Tokyo. Sega sold off its old headquarters, and with talk that the building will be torn down, Sonic developer Yuji Naka ca...

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

©川上泰樹・伏瀬・講談社/転スラ製作委員会 The anime adaptation of the light novels That Time I Got Reincarnated as a Slime from Fuse and Mitz Vah revealed back in December 2018 that it was going to have some additional life beyond the broadcast side.

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

© Natsuki Takaya / Hakusensha / Fruits Basket Project The upcoming Fruits Basket complete anime series is getting closer by the day and we learned recently that the series is set for spring 2019 debut in April.

An anime adaptation is on the horizon for Soul Eater creator Atsushi Ohkubo's Fire Force manga, and now we know at least one place we'll be able to catch it in English. Funimation announced plans to stream the series on its FunimationNow service, ...

Gematsu Sal Romano

Ni no Kuni II: Revenant Kingdom second large-scale DLC launches March 19 A treat for Wrath of the White Witch players. Ni no Kuni II: Revenant Kingdom downloadable content "The Wizard's Companion" (official English title not yet confirmed) will la...

Gematsu Sal Romano

Zoids Wild: King of Blast 'Knuckle Kong' trailer The gorilla-type Zoid. Takara Tomy has released a new trailer for Zoids Wild: King of Blast introducing playable Zoid Knuckle Kong. If you missed it, the previous trailer introduced Scorpear.

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Girl group AKB48 has released the MV for their 55th major single "Jiwaru Days" Rino Sashihara will be the center for the single, as it will be her final single with the group. Back in December 2018 it was announced that she would be graduating fro...

Gematsu Sal Romano

Monster Rancher series official Twitter account opened More Monster Rancher on the way? Koei Tecmo has opened an official Twitter account for the Monster Rancher series on the 20th anniversary of 1999-released PlayStation title Monster Rancher 2.

Siliconera Alistair Wong

Four years on since the pair of games' first release in Japan, Fire Emblem Fates is getting an official artbook release that collects art assets and concept art, as well as new official art by character designer Yusuke Kozaki.

Siliconera Sato

Blizzard revealed Hero 30 with a character named Baptiste, and he's a combat medic who made it his life goal to make the world a better place, one bandage, or bullet, at a time. Here's a look at Baptiste's Origin Story trailer from Blizzard: Mobil...

Utada Hikaru's song "Shitto Sareru Beki Jinsei" has been picked up as the theme song for movie 'Parallel World Love Story' to open in theaters on May 31. Based on a novel by Higashino Keigo, 'Parallel World Love Story' portrays the love story of t...

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Everyone's favorite professional organizer Marie Kondo graced the red carpet for the 91st Academy Awards. Marie became an international sensation thanks to the success of her Netflix series "Tidying Up With Marie Kondo".

Siliconera Sato

This months' Fire Emblem Heroes Legendary Hero was leaked earlier as Roy: Blazing Lion and it's been made official with a new trailer to give us a closer look. Below are more details for the Legendary Hero Roy and his skills learnable at 5★: Roy: ...

Siliconera Sato

It looked like Spike Chunsoft was teasing a new Shiren the Wanderer game to announce and today it was made official with Mystery Dungeon: Shiren the Wanderer for smartphones. Mystery Dungeon: Shiren the Wanderer originally released for the Super F...

WOWJAPAN freakpool

Two unlikely titles get a brand new crossover manga, and it involves a rather interesting "What If? " scenario. It asks what if Rimuru doesn't reincarnate as a slime, but as Kosaku Shima instead? This is actually the latest installment of Kenshi H...

Random Curiosity Guardian Enzo

'夜明けのブギーポップ ' (Yoake no Bugiipoppu) "Boogiepop at Dawn" There have been a few shows down through the years of writing about anime that I would term "slow builds" - series that don't reveal their charms easily or quickly but when they do, those cha...

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