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April 18, 2019, 6:30 PM
Kotaku East Brian Ashcraft

Manga artist Kazuhiko Kato, better known by his pen name Monkey Punch, has passed away. According to Mantan Web, Kato died from pneumonia on April 11. He was 81 years old. Kato took the name Monkey Punch at a manga editor's recommendation during t...

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Prosecutors have announced the non-prosecution of an instructor at a school that teaches the art of picking up women and a former student over the alleged rape of a woman two years ago, reports Fuji News Network (Apr.

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Falcom announced that the action RPG Ys VIII: Lacrimosa of Dana which previously released on PS4, PS Vita, Switch, and PC, is headed to smarthones. It'll be published worldwide by Linekong Entertainment Technology.

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Jump Force remaining seven DLC characters announced Biscuit Kreuger, Good Buu, Katsuki Bakugou, and more. The latest issue of V-Jump reveals the remaining seven downloadable content characters for Jump Force following the previously announced Seto...

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Big Digimon news teased for July 2019 issue of V-Jump Digimon Survive update finally on the way? The "Digimon Corner" section of the June 2019 issue of V-Jump teases "something big is happening" in the July 2019 issue due out next month.

TOKYO (AP) - Cartoonist Monkey Punch, best known as the creator of the Japanese megahit comic series Lupin III, has died at age of 81. His office, MP Pictures, said Wednesday that Monkey Punch, whose real name is Kazuhiko Kato, died of pneumonia o...

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Fans are still pretty angry about Kadokawa firing former Kemono Friends director Tatsuki, and many seem to take their frustrations out on the staff of Kemono Friends 2. And recently, the second anime's producer has been in hot water for recent com...

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Azur Lane: Crosswave Kaga screenshot Plus voice samples for Portland and Indianapolis. Compile Heart has updated the official Japanese website for Azur Lane: Crosswave with the first screenshot of previously announced playable character Kaga, as w...

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'Initial D' Manga Comes to ComiXology Unlimited & Kindle Unlimited With Prime Reading Posted by Chris Beveridge April 17, 2019 at 10:22 AM Some excellent news has come as Kodansha Comics continues to work with Amazon & ComiXology for some Original...

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There's been all kinds of Final Fantasy concerts over the years for Symphonic Suites to rock concerts by The Black Mages, but there's never been on dedicated entirely to Final Fantasy VII until now. The Final Fantasy VII - A Symphonic Reunion is a...

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Those of you who've kept up with Dragon Ball FighterZ news might recall a "secret" Meteor Attack that was teased for Goku from Dragon Ball GT, and Bandai Namco revealed that it was in fact a Super Saiyan 4 transformation as part of his Meteor Attack.

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

Seven Seas Entertainment has made a really great pickup that will delight a lot of fans with the acquisition of the print and digital rights for the Dirty Pair. The publisher is going to bring this out as a two-in-one omnibus from Haruka Takachiho...

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Following the scandal surrounding the arrest of Pierre Taki last month, Sega changed the character model for Kyohei Hamura, the in Judgment that was modeled after the voice actor and musician. The above is a look at a new trailer that introduces K...

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Fire Emblem Heroes adds 'A Season for Picnics' heroes Flora, Lukas, Genny, and Felicia Due out alongside "A Season for Picnics" paralogue story. Four special heroes will launch for Fire Emblem Heroes alongside a new "A Season for Picnics" paralogu...

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Hello everyone! ! Kahotan here! (@gsc_kahotan) One side of my glasses is broken at the nose. . . I really need to get these fixed! Anyway, today I'll be taking a look at. . . Nendoroid Hange Zoë From the popular anime series "Attack on Titan" come...

Children of the Sea Voice Actor Leaves Role Because of Changing Voice by Joseph Luster April 16, 2019 16-year-old actor Airu Kubozuka was lined up to voice Sora, one of the three leads in Studio 4ºC's anime adaptation of Daisuke Igarashi's award-w...

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Black Clover: Quartet Knights DLC character Mereoleona Vermillion announced Due out at the end of April. Black Clover: Quartet Knights will add Mereoleona Vermillion as a playable character via downloadable content due out at the end of April for ...

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We first saw Vegeta in his Super Saiyan God form in Dragon Ball Super: Broly, and Bandai Namco revealed that it'll be making its debut on Dragon Ball Xenoverse 2 as DLC this June. [Thanks, Ryokutya2089.

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One Piece: World Seeker DLC episode 1 starring Zoro launches early summer Experience a different story. One Piece: World Seeker's first additional episode downloadable content will launch in the early summer and put players in control of Zoro, the...

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Samurai Shodown Darli Dagger trailer Meet the shipwright. The second character trailer for Samurai Shodown introduces original fighter Darli Dagger. Here is an overview of the fighter, via our previous coverage: A shipwright who has mastered the u...

The anime adaptation of Rumiko Takahashi's classic martial arts comedy manga Ranma ½'s first aired in Japan on April 15, 1989. To celebrate the anime's 30th anniversary, fans on Twitter posted fanart, cosplay, and heartfelt messages.

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Left Alive version 1. 03 update now available, adds 'Casual Mode' difficulty option "A new option for those who want to go in all guns blazing. " Square Enix has released the version 1. 03 update for Left Alive, which adds a new "Casual Mode" diff...

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Jupiter has announced Picross S3, the third entry in the Picross S series for Switch. It will launch via the Nintendo eShop on April 25. Watch the announcement trailer below. The post Picross S3 announced for Switch appeared first on Gematsu.

Game launches for PS4, PC via Steam in June Idea Factory International began streaming a trailer for Compile Heart's Date A Live Rio Reincarnation game on Monday. The trailer highlights some of the game's heroines.

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Need things to do this weekend? It's time to nerd out at these Florida anime events. Does Sailor Moon or Dragon Ball Z sound familiar? From anime's presence in the 70s and 80s with shows like Speed Racer and Astro Boy to the fan surge in the 90s w...

Version without optical disc drive retails for US$249. 99 Microsoft announced a new "All-Digital Edition" for its Xbox One S console that will launch on May 7 for US$249. 99 (US$50 cheaper than the regular Xbox One S).

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Attack on Titan 2: Final Battle 'Thunder Spear' gameplay video Wipe out a Titan in a single blow. Koei Tecmo has released a new gameplay video of Attack on Titan 2: Final Battle introducing the actions of the new "Thunder Spear" weapon.

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Nintendo has detailed the April 25-due The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild update that adds compatibility with the Toy-Con VR Goggles included in the Nintendo Labo Toy-Con 04: VR Kit. Get the details below.

OTAQUEST LIVE, a unique live summer concert event featuring a dynamic slate of J-Pop, dance and hip hop superstars headlines The Novo in L. A. Live in Los Angeles, CA on Wednesday, July 3rd. Produced by OTAQUEST and LDH USA, this one-night-only li...

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