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June 30, 2013, 6:30 PM
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The August issue of Jump Square announced that two new live-action Rurouni Kenshin movies based on the Kyoto Arc will air summer of 2014. Takeru Satoh (Kamen Rider Den-O) will reprise his role as Kenshin Himura in both movies.

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Following the commercial and critical success of last year's live-action adaptation of Nobuhiro Watsuki's samurai manga Rurouni Kenshin, at least one sequel was expected, but, Spanish distributor Mediatres Studio as well as profiles of director Ke...

Entravity Entrav Riccardo

MIND. BLOWN. IT'S JUST… VALVRAVE. Valvrave the Liberator Episode 12 (FINALE) Review Kakumeiki Valvrave Episode 12 (FINALE) Review Rise of the Heretic Kidō Suru Itansha 起動する異端者 Like. I don't even know how to start this shit because IT'S TOO AMAZING...

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TV Tokyo announced that it will be airing its fifth Pokémon anime series starting this October 17th. Entitled Pokémon XY, Satoshi (Ash) will still be. . .

Original story similar in tone to 1st season to run after Sisters Arc Toaru Kagaku no Railgun S anime director Tatsuyuki Nagai revealed in an interview in the August issue of Gakken's Megami Magazine on Saturday that the new anime season will incl...

Sankaku Complex Artefact

Index, owner of the once-proud Atlus brand, has finally declared bankruptcy after managing to pile on 24. 5 billion yen of debt through a protracted and seemingly random IT-themed acquisition spree. The news comes as no surprise given the scale of...

Google Street View seems to have its priorities all out of whack. While only just getting around to snapping the more remote areas of mainland Japan and having yet to cover the majority of Canada, Google sent out one intrepid employee to explore t...

Crunchyroll Scott Green

The final episode of the rebroabcast of Gurren Lagann boasted a new promo for Kill La Kill, director Hiroyuki Imaishi and writer Kazuki Nakashima's upcoming anime driven by character dynamics and explosive battles between fiery rebel schoolgirl Ry...

Siliconera Ishaan

Anime publisher Funimation have acquired the streaming rights to Danganronpa The Animation, Anime News Network reports.   As previously reported, Seiji Kishi (Persona 4 The Animation) is directing the series, and will adapt it from the 2010 PSP game.

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More details in regards to the marketing teasers for Power Rangers Super Megaforce was posted on RangerCrew recently. Much to my surprise, Fury Diamond's notes revealed that the Dairanger suits was used in those teasers!

Idolminded Thennary Nak

Recommended Reading: June 28th, 2013 Thennary Nak, Ray Mescallado and Brian | June 28, 2013 | no comments Thennay's Picks Kamenashi Kazuya to star in new drama "Tokyo Bandwagon" – aramatheydidnt Kame is set to return to the small screen in the fall.

「原初的欲求 ―トロスト区攻防戦⑨―」 (Gensho Teki Yokkyu ―Torosuto Ku Kobo Sen ⑨―) "Basic Needs ―Defense of Trost (9)―" Weeks of reduced pacing has finally led to this climactic episode in the defense of Trost, and it's arguably been worth it.

Kyle Oropesa

Now I'm not sure if I'll be happy with this episode but the kind of humor that it delivered today was so plain that I didn't even laugh. Well, I was hoping that it will stay in line with the plot because I believe that episode 13 was going to be t...

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Here's the preview of Kamen Rider Wizard's 42nd episode. Section Zero's Agent Kizaki is missing after he was attacked by a mysterious figure after he discovered something about Fueki aka the White Wizard.

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From colourful anime designs to awesome 3-D creations, exciting things are going on in the drinkable art world of Japan. Now, there's a new trend that's melting our hearts: latte art in adorable take-home designs.

Was quite exciting to watch the first movie of the new "Ghost in the Shell Arise" series. Titled "Border: 1 Ghost Pain", it tells the story of how Motoko meets future Section 9 members Aramaki, Batou, Togusa and Paz.

「起動する異端者」 (Kidō suru itansha) "Rise of the Heretic" There's something to be said about ending a season with your best material ever – we have non-stop action, eye-opening revelations, intense character drama and yet another glimpse into the future!

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It looks like another of Sega's 3D Classics for the Nintendo 3DS has been revealed. Hot on the heels of the 3D Shinobi III leak comes 3D Streets of Rage. This one was leaked by the Australian Classification Board.

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Following this month's release of  the "Loli Sports Stealth Adventure" PSP adaptation of Sagu Aoyama and Tinkle's light novels, Ro-Kyu-Bu! Himitsu no Otoshi Mono" (The Secret Lost Items) and its accompanying OVA, a new TV version of the moe basket...

The advertising obi found on new copies of Miyako Fujisaki and Shungiku Nakamura's fourth Sekai-ichi Hatsukoi: Yokozawa Takafumi no Baai light novel reveals that a Sekai-ichi Hatsukoi anime movie is now in development.

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Written by: William on June 28, 2013 at 6:35 pm | In CULTURE | No Comments It's not often that I roll out the R-word — and when I do, it is generally due to the incredible short change that black people or other Asians get in Japanese popular cult...

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[Our resident Visual Novel Explorer Lifesong had some thoughts about a recent controversial title that underwent major changes before getting a Western release. Take a look at what he had to say and let us know what you think.

According to the strip on the cover of the latest volume 4 of BL light novel "Sekaiichi Hatsukoi: Yokozawa Takafumi no Baai", the light novel (which has a simultaneously running manga "Sekaiichi Hatsukoi: Onodera Ritsu no Baai") will get an anime ...

Subdued Fangirling Confused Muse

Justin: I think Taichi said it best at the end of the final episode of Chihayafuru S2: "Forward. We can only move forward. " This episode of Chihayafuru was not quite the best (then again, how do you follow up Arata vs Shinobu?

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In the previous episode of Bad Boys J, they wrapped up the plot where they dealt with the scary demon character who was capable of defeating everybody except Danno (Nikaido Takashi) and possibly Tsukasa (Nakajima Kento).

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Minami-ke Tadaima みなみけ ただいま Posted by Gisei on June 30, 2013 · Leave a Comment  Minami-ke Tadaima is the 4th season of the ever popular Slice of life anime Minami-ke. Though it is the first season that has place itself as the 220th popular Anime s...

Quick Synopsis: True Calendar (T. C. ) 71 – A new age where 70% of the human population lives in space thanks to the development of "Dyson Sphere", a city in space. The world is divided into two main powers: The Dorssia Military Pact Federation, a...

Random Curiosity Guardian Enzo

「ふじのたかねにゆきはふりつつ」 (Fuji no Takane ni Yuki wa Furi Tsutsu) "On Mt. Fuji's Lofty Peak, by the Drift of Falling Snow" Oh my – where in the world can I possibly begin? First things first. Kanade, you sweet, wonderful, kind, perceptive girl – I adore you.

Question: Would the hypothetical need to pay royalties to the author's estates and/or publishers be behind why we have yet to get classic Miyazaki and Takahata shows based off of children's stories-as Future Boy Conan and Anne of Green Gables?

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With the anticipation and the excitement already going high just like the summer temperature, upcoming summer 2013 anime 'Rozen Maiden' and 'Monogatari Series Second Season' as well as upcoming fall anime 'Walkure Romanze' have released their late...

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