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April 5, 2019, 11:00 AM
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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?

Netflix announced that cast of its 10-episode live-action series adaptation of the 1998 television anime Cowboy Bebop on Thursday. The announcement describes the series as a "TV drama. " Netflix also provided character descriptions with the announ...

SoraNews24 Casey Baseel

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...

Kotaku East Brian Ashcraft

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 ...

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

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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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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Actor Ryusei Yokohama has established himself as one of Japan's top rookie actors. Since 2016 he has starred in a steady stream of films and dramas, but his popularity soared after starring in the TBS drama series "Hajimete Koi o Shita Hi ni Yomu ...

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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...

Tezuka Osamu Cultural Prize winner Hoshi drew 600 frames for animation Warner Music Japan began streaming a new music video for singer-songwriter Ed Sheeran's song "Supermarket Flowers" on Wednesday. The video consists of an animation hand-drawn b...

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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...

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

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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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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Kotori Koiwai has gained a reputation for voicing loli characters, such as Non Non Biyori's Renge Miyauchi and Seven Deadly Sins' Elaine. But did you know that she's also really smart? In fact, she's so smart that she got accepted into MENSA.

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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.

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

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.

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

© 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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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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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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We recently got a look at a bunch of new characters joining the mix of Azur Lane: Crosswave, including Kongou and Mikasa, and Compile Heart shared one more with the Battleship Downes as a support character.

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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'.

Seiko Oomori recently announced that she was going to be providing the theme song for the latest season of popular anime series "Black Clover". The song, entitled "JUSTadICE" made it's short version premiere on the show this week, and will be foll...

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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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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