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June 29, 2013, 4:30 AM
Kotaku East Brian Ashcraft

Toshiba is not just a Japanese corporation. It's an international one, with offices all over the world. But one of its commercials for the Japanese market is being dubbed as "racist". Below, you can watch the ad.


Lantis has uploaded the short PV of Gekijyouron from ZAQ, which will be the OP for High School DxD New. The single will be out on 21 August 2013. Single Title: Gekijyouron [w/DVD, Limited Edition] Catalog Number: LACM-34131 Release Date: 21 August...

Crunchyroll Scott Green

Section23 has a strong month of sci-fi release on tap for October, including the classic Science Ninja Team Gatchaman, 2003 super robot tribute Godannar and a new Maiden Japan rescue license of Gainax's first commercial anime, Royal Space Force: T...

Kotaku East Brian Ashcraft

This is Naruto from, well, Naruto. The iconic manga and anime character has been recreated in a Japanese rice paddy. This is called "tanbo art" (田んぼアート) or "rice paddy art". There are no dyes to create the different colors and hues.

Crunchyroll Scott Green

Aoi Yuuki, Nana Mizuki and Ayahi Takagaki return this summer as sci-fi fighting idols to square off against Ai Kayano, Yoko Hikasa and Yoshino Nanjo in Senki Zesshou Symphogear G, with the Satelight anime kicking off July 4th.

The wraparound jacket band on the fourth volume of Miyako Fujisaki and Shungiku Nakamura's Sekai-ichi Hatsukoi: Yokozawa Takafumi no Baai light novel series is announcing on Saturday that an anime film adaptation of the Sekai-ichi Hatsukoi franchi...

Crunchyroll Joseph Luster

A fresh dose of single-player sentai action is heading to Japan in the form of Zyuden Sentai Kyoryuger: Game de Gaburincho, and Namco Bandai recently rolled out a full promo showing off some of its features.

Otakon announced on Thursday that it would premiere Funimation's North American dub of Mamoru Hosoda's film Wolf Children at its August 9-11 convention in Baltimore, Maryland. According to the announcement, Mike McFarland, who directed the dub of ...

RocketNews24 Rachel Tackett

Children's books and television shows these days are nothing compared to the ones that many of us had growing up. At least that's what we tell ourselves. I think back fondly on those days of watching Rugrats and Scooby Doo marathons and scoff at t...

(partial translation)Sho Sakurai (30) has this image of a serious and pleasant young man, but it is also well-known that he is quick-tempered and that he thinks fans are "invisible people". The incident where he glared and shouted "Don't come here...

SDCC Exclusive Gold Gosei Morpher Announced It's SDCC reveal day, evidently as a third Exclusive has been announced! This time, we get our first look at a special DX Gosei Morpher, which has been plated completely in gold!

Siliconera Spencer

Instead of having a debut at World Hobby Fair or Tokyo Game Show, Pokémon is big enough to get it's own game show. Attendees will get to play Pokémon Tretta (an arcade game), the Pokémon Card Game, and be among the first to play Pokémon X and Poké...

SeventhStyle Seven

Nekomonogatari White grants a more intricate exhibit of what lies ahead – Hanekawa provides a monologue of nekos and Arararagi, which oddly delivers us to a point where she has shorter hair and a more playful persona.

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The summer anime season is less than a week away and people are now excited for the new upcoming series. With expectations running high, websites like Anime One have asked people which anime they were waiting for the most, and many of them have ov...

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

Summer Series 'Senki Zessho Symphogear G' Get New Anime Promo Posted by Chris Beveridge June 28, 2013 at 12:47 PM Symphogear G We last saw a promo for Senki Zessho Symphogear G back in March of this year, but with the set to debut on July 4th, a n...

Toonami has posted on their official Tumblr that, not only will July 20th will be the last night of The Thundercats, they're losing the rights to the Studio 4C produced cartoon revival. The 20th will also be the last night of Sym-Bionic Titan, but...

Crunchyroll Mikikazu Komatsu

Japanese movie studio and production company Shochiku posted a 15-second short preview for Bukiyo Saraba/A Farewell to Arms, one of the four short stories of the upcoming omnibus film Short Peace today.

Siliconera Spencer

Saint Seiya: Brave Soldiers brings characters from the Saint Seiya series together, but this time they're fighting against each other. Dimps developed this PlayStation 3 fighting game, which is scheduled to come out this fall in Japan, Europe, Sou...

Crunchyroll Patrick Macias

HOLD THE PRESS! Crunchyroll has a new streaming anime show to announce for the summer season! Starting Thursday July 4 at 1 pm Pacific Time, SERVANT x SERVICE, based on the manga by Karino Takatsu (Working!

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Crunchyroll Scott Green

Looking beyond the summer season, we're now getting a preview of the TV anime adaptation of Ricotta's (Princess Lover! ) "romancing female knights ADV" Walkure Romanze: Shōjo Kishi Monogatari.       The visual novel follows a student who serves as...

Kyle Oropesa

We'll be seeing season 2 of the hit mecha anime "Kakumeiki Valvrave" not this Summer but Fall of 2013. Kakumeiki Valvrave's imminent season ender will most likely be a cliffhanger judging on how episode 12 was delivered and of course fans will sur...

Crunchyroll Scott Green

A new promo gives us a look at civil servant Lucy Yamagami, the Ai Kayano (Anohana's Menma) voiced star of A-1 Pictures' (Sword Art Online) adaptation of Working! ! author Karino Takatsu's social welfare office comedy Servant x Service.

So far we've already seen the top 5 shows to look forward to next season, but for some of us five just won't be enough. With so many strong themes and incredible adaptations just around the corner, it really is no surprise that not everything gets...

Orends: Range UkiyaSeed

Some people already have a copy of the Kamen Rider Kuuga novel and below are some spoilers about it. The novel is written by Naruhisa Arakawa and was released today, June 28th. Spoiler alert! Read at your own risk!

Crunchyroll Scott Green

We'll be getting a look at Gainax's new generation of animators in this summer's adaptation of Special Measures Unit: Stella Girls' Academy High School's C3 Club. Relatively relatively unknown talent like director Masayoshi Kawajiri take charge in...

Crunchyroll Joseph Luster

The upcoming Pokémon movie, Extremespeed Genesect: Mewtwo's Awakening, is getting a TV anime prologue in the form of Mewtwo: Prologue to the Awakening. The special is set to air on TV Tokyo in Japan on July 11 at 7:00pm, and you can see a brief te...

The GLORIO Blog marlinclock

Recap: Azuki becomes super clingy after Yoto's kiss, but shes obviously not the focus of this last arc. Instead, a new mystery has appeared in the form of not just the past of Yoto, but of Tsukiko and Tsukushi as well.

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

SimulTV To Stream Anime Expo And Launch Exclusive Channels (PR) Posted by Chris Beveridge June 27, 2013 at 09:00 AM Anime with Built-in Chat & Social Networking: A First from SimulTV New VOD Library with Integrated Social Sharing Launches with Str...


1/8 Araragi Tsukihi PVC GoodSmile Company are top-notch when it comes to making scaled figure for the Monogatari anime series, and this time they have commenced preorder for this lovely detailed figure of Araragi Tsukihi from Nisemonogatari.

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

Crunchyroll Adds 'Free! – Iwatobi Swim Club' For Summer 2013 Anime Lineup Posted by Chris Beveridge June 27, 2013 at 04:56 PM Free! Crunchyroll is going to be home for one of the more anticipated titles out there this year with Free!

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