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March 14, 2019, 5:00 PM

Captain Marvel actress Brie Larson joins the growing list of film celebrities who talk publicly about the impact anime has had on them. In a YouTube video posted by BuzzFeed Celeb on March 8, Larson plays with puppies and answers fan questions, in...

JEFusion Nikko Amano

Ryoma Takeuchi, as seen in the photo holds a 1/1 scale Pikachu doll for the promotion of Detective Pikachu! Ryoma Takeuchi is the Japanese voice actor for the movie's protagonist Tim, played by Justice Smith.

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Legend Maki Goto was recently the target of a tabloid, who alleged that she was having an affair with another man! According to the tabloid Maki had been in frequent contact with the man since the beginning of 2018, and even met up with him a coup...

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After years of embarrassment, Oji-sama Akaike finally has a new name. On the last day of February, Japanese Twitter user @akaike_hardtype turned 18, and he got a very special present. It didn't come from a family member or friend, though.

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Just when you thought the big and small screen were getting overcrowded with the likes of superheroes, along comes Netflix with news that they've ordered eight episodes of an original anime series titled GODS & HEROES.

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In a surprising announcement AKB48's head honcho Yasushi Akimoto has announced that there will be no Senbatsu Election this year. The announcement was made today on his official blog. Akimoto never gave a specific reason for why it wouldn't happen.

Kotaku East Brian Ashcraft

Studio Ghibli producer Toshio Suzuki said in a recent interview that he doesn't believe Hayao Miyazaki, who previously retired and then unretired, will ever stop working. Back in 2013, Hayao Miyazaki stepped down from feature filmmaking, saying at...

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

© 2019 五十嵐大介 / 小学館 / 海獣の子供'製作委員会 The Children of the Sea manga from Daisuke Igarashi was revealed last summer to be making the leap to anime with a theatrical film previously announced. The official site has updated now with four new actors cast i...

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Happinet announces 2D sandbox game Junk Planet for Switch Due out worldwide on March 21. Happinet has announced Junk Planet, a 2D sandbox game due out for Switch via the Nintendo eShop worldwide on March 21.

GKIDS released a new trailer for Okko's Inn, the upcoming anime film based on the books written by Hiroko Reijou and illustrated by Asami. The distributor is bringing both English dubbed and English subtitled versions to theaters on April 22 and 2...

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South Korea police are due to question two K-pop stars on Thursday over allegations of sex tapes, secret chat about rape, and deals facilitated by prostitutes, in a sex scandal that has rocked South Korea's music world and hit entertainment stocks.

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Attack on Titan 2: Final Battle announced for PS4, Xbox One, Switch, and PC Expanded with characters and missions from season three. Koei Tecmo has announced Attack on Titan 2: Final Battle for PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Switch, and PC.

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Today, we get the graduation solo from AKB48/HKT48 legend (and NSK logo) Sashihara Rino and "Watashi datte idol (私だってアイドル!)". After a few clips of the girl laughing and laughing and laughing herself to death, we are introduced to the murder scene ...

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The Cinderella Girls are getting a new anime, and it's the "Climax season" of The IDOLM@STER Cinderella Girls Theater. The anime's official website has announced that the anime adaptation of Kuma-jet's popular spin-off manga will premiere on 2nd A...

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Yasuhisa Hara's Kingdom manga is getting its own live-action movie, and it looks like they're giving it an international release! TOHO has now revealed a new trailer for the movie, and it features English subtitles, hinting at a release abroad.

Siliconera Sato

Microsoft and 343 Industries announced during an Inside Xbox live stream that Halo: The Master Chief Collection will make its way to PC for the first time, and will also include Halo: Reach to the mix.

Japanese publisher Kodansha has announced a slew of new titles for the coming year from both themselves and Vertical, with some unusual books being added for good measure. Personally I'm looking forward to the artbook by Vofan, Colorful Dreams.

FANTASTICS from EXILE TRIBE have unveiled the PV for their new song "Flying Fish. " SEE ALSO: Movie '4-gatsu no Kimi, Spica. ' to open in theaters on April 5 "Flying Fish" is the title track to the group's second single to be released on April 3.

Siliconera Sato

Last week in Japan, it was Devil May Cry 5 week with the release of the anticipated action game by Capcom. Otherwise it was a pretty quiet week with the only other new entry being Kirby's Extra Epic Yarn.

Source: Netflix Official Site: anime. heros-ultraman. com (Japan), netflix. com/ultraman (US) Official Twitter Account:@ heros_ultraman Special Thanks to Ami Yamaguchi and Yifei Yang Netflix has provided SciFi Japan with new images from their upco...

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

© Riku Misora / Sacraneco / SB Creative The light novel series High School Prodigies Have It Easy Even In Another World is now on track for an anime adaptation as a full court press has been laid out with an official site, social media, and a prom...

Gematsu Sal Romano

Persona Q2: New Cinema Labyrinth story trailer A routine trip into Mementos takes an unexpected twist. Atlus has released a new story trailer for Persona Q2: New Cinema Labyrinth. Here is an overview of the game, via Atlus: About Prepare to face a...

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

© 2019 Five fairy scholars / Fairy Gone Production Committee P. A. Works revealed a new project earlier this year with an original series coming up with Fairy gone. The series is set for an April 7th, 2019 debut on Tokyo MX and now a new round of ...

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Koei Tecmo released a new trailer for Dead or Alive Xtreme 3: Scarlet, the updated version of Dead or Alive Xtreme 3 for PS4 and Switch, with a look at its different activities and gravure sessions. The game adds two new players to the mix with Mi...

With wholesome looks and increasingly global fanbases, K-pop has sold its stars as the ultimate squeaky clean pin-ups. But a burgeoning sex scandal in the industry shows how pervasive discrimination and abuse are in South Korean society, activists...

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

© Rebellion Million Arthur Production Committee With some live-action material and manga out there in years past for the Million Arthur MMORPG game from Square Enix, a full on anime adaptation was announced back in March 2018.

The official website for the television anime of Atsushi Ohkubo's Fire Force (En En no Shōbōtai) manga announced on Tuesday that Tomokazu Seki will play Rekka Hoshimiya, the priest who serves as the lieutenant of Company 1.

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Aquria, the developer behind Sword Art Online: Hollow Realization and The Record of Grancrest War on PS4, is hiring a 3D motion designer for a new anime-style fantasy RPG for PS4. [Thanks, Hachima. ] The developer, who also worked on The Caligula ...

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By Jenni . March 13, 2019 . 5:00am The world of God Eater 3 is going to expand on March 15, 2019. Back in February 2019, Bandai Namco revealed a number of patches that were going to bring free content to the game, and the first major one is on the...

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