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April 5, 2019, 7:00 PM
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Naruto's favorite noodle joint is Ramen Ichiraku. There is now a licensed one in Shanghai, filled with Naruto stuff and serving up ramen. It's the first official Naruto ramen restaurant in the world. The in-manga and in-anime counterpart is based ...

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TOKYO (TR) - Tokyo Metropolitan Police are investigating what is believed to have been a suicide after a man was hit and killed by a train in Minato Ward during rush hour on Wednesday, reports the Yomiuri Shimbun (Apr.

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UtaPri is getting its own anime feature film with Uta no Prince Sama Maji Love Kingdom. And now, the anime's staff have released a brand new trailer. It also gives us a taste of the anime's themesong by Mamoru Miyano, 'Encore'.

Three New Fruits Basket Manga Chapters Are on the Way by Joseph Luster April 4, 2019 The new anime adaptation isn't the only thing going on in the world of Natsuki Takaya's Fruits Basket. According to the latest issue of Hakusensha's Hana to Yume ...

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Netflix will soon be adapting the classic anime, Cowboy Bebop, into a live-action series. And now, the streaming service's NX Twitter account has tweeted the live action "TV Drama"'s cast! They also provided descriptions on each of the characters ...

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Another sad day for Ultra fans has come as Japanese actor Toyoyuki Kimura who is known for his role as ZAT's Tadao Nambara of Ultraman Taro passes away at the age of 71. The news of his passing was announced by his fellow What is youth?

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Comedian Naomi Wantanabe recently went to an exclusive dinner party with some very special guests! Among them was international organizer Marie Kondo. Naomi posted a bunch of pictures with Marie at the dinner party, instantly becoming a hot topic ...

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Japanese government attempts to beautify the English interpretation of Reiwa, gives us an eyeful of something else entirely. On Monday, the Japanese government announced that the reign of Japan's next emperor, which will begin on May 1, will be kn...

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TOKYO (TR) - Tokyo Metropolitan Police have arrested a 27-year-old male Australian national for allegedly spraying graffiti on subway cars in Bunkyo Ward earlier this year, reports the Sankei Shimbun (Apr.

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There was a lot of easy news to ignore on Monday since it was April Fool's Day and those shenanigans have their moments but mostly it's just a frustrating thing when trying to figure out what's real or not.

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By Jenni . April 4, 2019 . 6:43pm Nintendo has revealed two games which will be receive Nintendo Labo VR compatibility updates. Both The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild and Super Mario Odyssey will have VR modes.

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Ed Sheeran is undoubtedly one of the biggest stars in music. And for his latest music video, "Supermarket Flowers," he has teamed up with award-winning mangaka, Yoriko Hoshi, who is behind the critically acclaimed series, Aisawa Riku.

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Hideo Baba leaves Studio Istolia and Square Enix Baba's plans for the future unknown. Hideo Baba, the president of Square Enix subsidiary Studio Istolia, left Studio Istolia at the end of December 2018 and left Square Enix at the end of March 2019...

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Octopath Traveler rated for PC in Korea July 2018-released Switch RPG seemingly getting a PC port. The Game Rating and Administration Committee of Korea has rated Octopath Traveler for PC. The PC version is listed as published by Bandai Namco, whi...

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By Jenni . April 4, 2019 . 6:00am While Power Rangers: Battle for the Grid will have paid DLC, the first round of free DLC characters has been revealed on Twitter. Update 1 is on the way and will give people Cenozoic Blue Ranger, Dragon Armor Trin...

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When does obsession stop . . . and your life begin? Creative Staff: Writer: J. M. DeMatteis Artist: Corin Howell Colorist: James Devlin Letterer: Clem Robins What They Say: Kathy realizes that the life she remembers might not be her own - while Hu...

The official YouTube account for the Granblue Fantasy smartphone game began streaming an animated music video for the 16th character song single "Ain Soph Aur" on Tuesday. The song represents the character Sandalphon and is sung by his voice actor...

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Kaguya-sama: Love is War just wrapped up its TV anime, and now it's getting a live-action film. It will star King & Prince idol group member Shō Hirano and Kanna Hashimoto will star as the two protagonists, Miyuki Shirogane and Kaguya Shinomiya re...

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Viz Media revealed at Anime NYC last year the welcome news for Sailor Moon fans that they're working through redubbing and bringing out the original series and that they're now closing in on the Sailor Moon Stars portion of the franchise.

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By Alistair Wong . April 4, 2019 . 6:36am During a stream today, Marvelous revealed that Rune Factory 5, which was revealed during the Nintendo Direct earlier this year, will have save data bonuses if you have save data from Rune Factory 4 Special...

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Ex. high school girl AI "Rinna" has stepped into a new level which was developed by the Microsoft company. She will drop her 1st song on a major record company on April 17th, 2019 digitally in series of 3 cover albums.

Kato Miliyah has announced her marriage and pregnancy via her official blog. Her husband is a non-celebrity man, and they are due sometime this summer. She said, "I will do my best to build a life that is full of love, so please continue to watch ...

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Caravan Stories for PS4 launches this spring in Japan Website, Twitter account, and YouTube channel launched. The PlayStation 4 version of Caravan Stories will launch this spring in Japan, developer Aiming announced.

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Active Gaming Media announced that their Metroidvania-style action game La-Mulana 2, is heading to PS4, Xbox One, and Nintendo Switch in Japan on June 27, 2019. Here's a look at its latest trailer: La-Mulana 2 features sprawling ancient ruins, min...

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Dragon Quest: Your Story, the 3DCG movie that was announced by Square Enix to begin showing in Japan this summer, just got its first trailer. The trailer reveals the movie's release date - August 2, 2019 in Japan.

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BONES, Shinichiro Watanabe/Project CAROLE & TUESDAY While we've got some time before we see the series that Shinichiro Watanabe is working on with Carol & Tuesday in North America thanks to it being a Netflix show getting a multilingual rollout la...

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By Jenni . April 4, 2019 . 10:30am In Lapis x Labyrinth, people stack different sorts of warriors for their labyrinth runs in order to make more powerful parties who will be better at weathering the hordes of enemies.

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© 2017 Akihito Tsukasa · Takeshobo / Made in Abyss Production Committee With a second season in the works and an original film, we learned late last year that the first Made in Abyss season was reworked into two compilation films in Japan.

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SNK recently revealed a brand-new character named Darli Dagger, a giant saw-wielding sailor who will make her debut in the new Samurai Shodown game, and we'll get two more characters revealed on April 5.

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During the Marvelous livestream, they debuted the first trailer for Rune Factory 4 Special, which now has been uploaded officially on Youtube. The trailer gives an extended preview of the new opening song, 'Upon These Feelings'.

Dr Penny Shino receieves her award from the Ambassador of Japan to New Zealand, Mr Hiroyasu Kobayashi. She was among the first generation to learn Japanese at secondary school in New Zealand - now Dr Penny Shino has been recognised for her outstan...

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Mars Japan, popular for their Snickers chocolate bars, has collaborated with popular mobile application game THE IDOLM@STER Million Live! Theater Days and Kazuo Umezu in what is seems like a collaboration that came out of nowhere, titled #BringBac...

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