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March 22, 2019, 11:00 PM
Kotaku East Brian Ashcraft

Hayao Miyazaki may like many things, but the Lord of the Rings movies and the Indiana Jones series don't appear to be among them. In an interview that dates from a few years back, Miyazaki not only criticized Hollywood, but those who enjoy its films.

The orphans of The Promised Neverland are about to get some much deserved respite as the winter 2019 season heads to a close. We've made a lot of friends over the last three months, including the noble psychic Mob, the determined Emma, and a whole...

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Re:Zero fans rejoice, because the anime is getting a second OVA! The anime's official website has updated to reveal the second OVA, which is slated for an autumn 2019 debut. They also revealed a teaser visual for this new anime as well: It will on...

Kotaku East Brian Ashcraft

A nearly one-to-one scale Duel Disk is going on sale in Japan. In Yu-Gi-Oh! , the Duel Disk is a piece of dueling hardware for card-carrying Duelists. Priced at 21,600 yen ($195), this realistic Duel Disk has light up effects, and it can play four...

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Azur Lane: Crosswave launches August 29 in Japan Neptune included as a pre-order bonus. Azur Lane: Crosswave will launch for PlayStation 4 on August 29 in Japan for 8,424 yen at retail and 7,560 yen via download, Compile Heart announced.

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AI: The Somnium Files launches July 25; interview with director Kotaro Uchikoshi and designer Akira Okada AI: The Sominum Files will launch worldwide for PlayStation 4, Switch, and PC via Steam on July 25, publisher and developer Spike Chunsoft an...

Siliconera Sato

Nippon Ichi Software is at it again with their mysterious countdown websites, and the latest one just launched with a reveal expected on March 28 at 3:00pm JST. Given that March 28 is a Thursday, when Famitsu magazine publishes, we might end up le...

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The website for the TV anime adaptation of hit mobile game, Azure Lane, has opened! The teaser visual has been released as well. In this illustration, you can see the Enterprise, famously nicknamed the "Gray Ghost" under the Azure Lane Fleet and t...

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By Jenni . March 22, 2019 . 5:26am It seems like Sony might begin kicking off its own video announcement series that could be its take on Nintendo Directs and Microsoft's Inside Xbox. The first PlayStation State of Play will air on March 25, 2019 ...

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

© Saito Kenji · Nao Akinori / KADOKAWA / Trinity Seven HC Production Committee The second Trinity Seven film is scheduled for a Japanese release on March 29th, 2019 as Trinity Seven: Heavens Library & Crimson Lord and now some new distribution det...

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TOKYO (TR) - Japan's government apologized after police in Seoul temporarily detained a Japanese government official for allegedly assaulting an airline employee as a part of a drunken rampage earlier this week, reports Fuji News Network (Mar.

Crossover anime to have 12 episodes Kadokawa began streaming a promotional video and two commercials on Friday for the Isekai Quartet crossover anime project. The anime will premiere on April 9 at 24:30 (effectively April 10 at 12:30 a.

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Hot off the presses is an announcement that the Japanese-Taiwanese glove puppetry series Thunderbolt Fantasy will have another side story episode titled Thunderbolt Fantasy: Seiyu Genka. This episode will center on Lang Wu Yao (CV: Takanori Nishik...

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With the release of AKB48's latest single "Jiwaru DAYS" the group has hit another brand new milestone, they have become the 2nd best selling Japanese music act. The sales from "Jiwaru DAYS" has brought them to just over 60 million units sold, putt...

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After the success of the first My Hero Academia film, title Two Heroes, it looks like we're getting a second movie. A leaked image of the next issue of Weekly Shounen Jump magazine as surfaced, and it announces a second anime movie for Kouhei Hori...

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The Sakura, or the Cherry Blossom holds an iconic role in Japanese culture, finding its firmly rooted place in Japanese tradition, art, outdoor spaces, music, manga, anime, and film. It now finds itself as the inspiration source for the Tokyo 2020...

The Ultra Peace Busters creative team - consisting of director Tatsuyuki Nagai, writer and director Mari Okada, and artist Masayoshi Tanaka - announced their new original anime film project, titled Sora no Aosa o Shiru Hito yo (To Those Who Know o...

A Certain Magical Virtual-On is a crossover between the A Certain Magical Index franchise and Sega's Cyber Troopers Virtual-On series of twin-stick mech brawlers. The game launched on PS4 and PS Vita in Japan on February 15 of last year, but Sega ...

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

The fall 2018 anime adaptation of the web manga series Gaikotsu Shotenin Honda-san from Honda looks like it may not have been enough to save the manga that inspired it. The Pixiv Comic site has revealed that the fourth volume of the series will sh...

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The Wanpi World Safari Zoo in Tainan City, Taiwan recently let its visitors vote on what to name their newest pair of servals, one male and one female. And now, the zoo has announced the results, and they sound awfully familiar.

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World End Syndrome launches May 2 in North America World End Syndrome will launch digitally for PlayStation 4 and Switch on May 2 in North America for $39. 99, publisher Arc System Works announced. In Europe, publisher PQube has previously announc...

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

© Naoko Kurono / Mag Garden · PEACE MAKER Iron Production Committee © Kurano Nanae / Mag Garden With both of the Kurogane Peacemaker films out and done in Japan, Crunchyroll has revealed that they'll be streaming them on March 27th, 2017 and have ...

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Hi Score Girl is back with a new OVA which features the anime's 13th-15th episodes. Now, the staff have revealed that the anime will indeed continue on with a second season! It's titled Hi Score Girl II, and they revealed a new PV, as well as a ke...

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On May 12, the 13th annual Japan Day @ Central Park will be held in New York. That night, there will be two special concerts held in coordination with the event. Titled "Japan Night", these concerts will pair HYDE and Wagakki Band, followed by MIS...

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Final Fantasy IX's latest port came to Switch and Xbox One last month, and Square Enix decided to take the occasion to look back at the classic with a new video series with its developers. The first video of Inside Final Fantasy IX, which will tak...

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We recently found trademarks hinting at a localization for Yu-Gi-Oh! Legacy of the Duelist: Link Evolution in the West, and Konami made it official by announcing it today with a Summer 2019 release window, exclusively for the Nintendo Switch.

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A new Nintendo Labo kit called the Nintendo Labo Toy-Con 04: VR Kit was announced earlier this month and Nintendo shared a closer look at how it plays with a new trailer and additional details. Combining the innovative physical and digital gamepla...

It's been a long road, but it looks like we may soon be able to see the light at the end of the tunnel for the long-awaited fourth Shin Evangelion anime film, Shin Evangelion Gekijō-ban :||. Production house Studio Khara revealed that the movie is...

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

If you're not finding much to watch these days and are looking for something fun from the old days to binge, check out the newly added Gokudo series on Midnight Pulp. The streaming service has added this from the Discotek Media catalog - which was...

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

With plans for a summer 2019 debut, Warner Bros. Japan revealed previously that the Ni no Kuni game is getting a feature film. The project brought out its main cast previously but they were also doing some auditions as part of a talent search that...

Comic Book Megan Peters - March 21, 2019

Japan is ready to embrace all things Pokemon, and it will do so in a big way this May. In a matter of months, the franchise will send its first live-action project live, and fans just learned the Japanese actors being tapped to dub Detective Pikac...

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