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July 3, 2019, 3:00 AM

Japan argues hunting and eating Whales is part of its culture. A 1986 treaty banned commercial whaling . . . The Sea Shepherd Society, which confronted Whalers in the popular tv show Whale Wars, vows to .

The planned kimono brand also triggered a backlash in Japan's ancient capital of Kyoto, home to many kimono makers and a popular tourist destination . . . the city to "experience the essence of kimono .

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Hell Girl, also known as Jigoku Shoujo, is getting its own live-action film adaptation. And now, its staff have revealed a brand new teaser trailer, as well as a new key visual. Both feature actress Tina Tamashiro as Ai Enma, and also reveal that ...

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It's summer. Nobody wants to go outside anymore. Everyone wants to stay inside and watch anime. But which shows will you watch? Read more. . .

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A new Gunpla game was announced for smartphones by Bandai Namco, titled Gundam Battle: Gunpla Warfare. The 3D mecha action battle game launches worldwide next month for iOS and Android.

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After over a year of waiting, the second Girls und Panzer Das Finale film opened last weekend in Japan. And now, the staff are teasing fans even further by releasing not one, but two new trailers. Both trailers introduce us to Chi-Ha-Tan Academy.

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Makoto Shinkai's your name. film was a huge financial success. And it was so big that several companies were quick to team up with Shinkai for his next film, Weathering With You. In fact, they have already released several CMs featuring main chara...

Members of the press attend "Takahata Isao: A Legend in Japanese animation" during a preview of the exhibition in Tokyo, Japan on July 1, 2019. EFE/María Roldán Members of the press attend "Takahata . .

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Nintendo released a new trailer for its upcoming smartphone puzzler Dr. Mario World that introduces us to its multiplayer and a look at how you can play with friends for real-time versus action.

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It's now July 2nd in Japan, and it's the 10th anniversary of SEGA feat. HATSUNE MIKU Project! In commemoration of the anniversary, Sega has announced a brand new Hatsune Miku: Project DIVA title "Hatsune Miku: Project DIVA MEGA 39's" to be release...

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On June 28th, 2019 BABYMETAL held their first solo concert of the year in their native Japan. "BABYMETAL AWAKENS -THE SUN ALSO RISES- " took place to a packed crowd at the Yokohama arena. Joining the duo on stage was a very special guest, former M...

According to the Sailormoon Digital-Sp site, as of July 1st, the manga is available digitally in Japanese, English, French. German, Chinese, Korean, Spanish, Italian, Thai and Portuguese. . . .

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A new Mob Psycho 100 game was announced by Crunchyroll Games with a turn-based RPG called Mob Psycho 100: Psychic Battle, coming worldwide this fall for iOS and Android.

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© Miya Kazuki, TO Books / Ascendance of a Bookworm Production Committee Fans who have picked up the J-Novel Club release of Ascendance of Bookworm learned back in March that it's being slotted for an anime adaptation.

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We learned way back in February 2018 the good news for the folks at Seven Seas Entertainment as it was revealed in Japan that the light novels for Didn't I Say To Make My Abilities Average In The Next Life?

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We saw the first two animated ads for Final Fantasy XIV, and it got a somewhat cute and unexpected third part, showing how the hero and heroine from the previous ads meet and hook up in the game.

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Sony Interactive Entertainment president Jim Ryan spoke to The Nikkei about his company considering merger and acquisition of video game development companies.

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There are 30 new anime series starting this summer season, which is a lot of content for anyone to wade through. So here's a list of seven particularly outstanding new summer shows, suitable for . . .

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In Nintendo's annual meeting of shareholders, president and CEO Shuntaro Furukawa participated in their Q&A session, where he commented on recent regulations and Nintendo's approach on the subject.

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© Project GRANBELM The July 5th, 2019 premiere of Granbelm, an original work, got a lot of solid promotion recently when the first ten minutes were streamed to entice fans. Now, the official site has brought out the third of seven character promos...

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© 2018 Kamachi Kazuma / Yamaji Arata / Kadokawa / Project Accelerator It was revealed back in October 2018 that A Certain Scientific Accelerator, a spinoff from the overall A Certain Magical Index franchise, was getting an anime adaptation as well...

During the "Inside Xbox" at E3 2019, it was revealed that Bandai Namco's Code Vein should launch this September. Oddly enough, it was supposed to release in September 2018, before it was pushed back . .

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Marvelous announced that Harvest Moon: Friends of Mineral Town which released for the Game Boy Advance in 2003 will get a full remake for Nintendo Switch this fall in Japan called Story of Seasons: Reunion at Mineral Town.

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Welcome back to our series where we talk about Voice Acting, or Seiyuu, in Japan. Welcome to The Art of Seiyuu! Every week, we will be featuring all sorts of seiyuu, from the up-and-comers in the industry all the way to the legends who have made t...

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Compile Heart announced Death end re;Quest 2 for PlayStation 4 in this week's issue of Famitsu magazine. It features new heroines drawn by Kei Nanameda and a completely new story by Makoto Kdeouin.

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Ys Net has offered an update on the Shenmue III Steam key situation, noting that there will be no day one Steam keys, backers will have a survey that will allow them to switch platforms, and a confirmation that people will be able to request refunds.

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