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June 30, 2013, 1:30 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.

Crunchyroll Scott Green

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...

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...

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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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...

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.

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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!

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

Bang Zoom Holding Open Auditions At Anime Expo For Mystery Series Posted by Chris Beveridge June 28, 2013 at 05:00 PM Bang Zoom Entertainment, an award-winning audio post and creative production company, is excited to announce that they will be ho...

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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.

RocketNews24 Oona McGee

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.

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...

9 sets of nails for 3 franchises to ship next month Bandai's official shopping site, Premium Bandai, is currently taking pre-orders for press-on nails featuring Magical Angel Creamy Mami, JoJo's Bizarre Adventure, and Tiger & Bunny designs.

Siliconera Ishaan

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.

Crunchyroll Scott Green

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...

Kotaku East Brian Ashcraft

And it kind looks like a tank. Well, one covered with dead fish. It does. See? The world has already seen battleship sushi (here), and now, here is "sensha sushi" (戦車寿司), or "tank sushi". As pointed out by Naver, a sushi restaurant called Kurisaki...

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.

Trends in Japan William

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...

The GLORIO Blog lifesongsoa

[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.

28/06/2013: Crunchyroll stream Dog and Scissors, Free and Servant x Service this summer Three big additions for the summer season After their opening gambit, Crunchyroll have really ramped up the streaming license announcements with another trio o...

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?

J-Everything tylerraiz

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).

「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!

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.

You would think that in this day and age, brands would be more careful about making fun of foreigner stereotypes in their marketing and advertising campaigns. But apparently, Japanese and international company Toshiba didn’t get the memo, as...

RocketNews24 Oona McGee

Ōarai, a town in Ibaraki Prefecture 130 kilometres north-east of Tokyo, was an area hit hard by the devastating Tōhoku earthquake and tsunami in 2011. After the tragedy though, the port town received support from around the world, including an une...

Crunchyroll Scott Green

 With the summer anime season imminent, Aniplex of America  has posted an English subtitled preview of magic girl series Gen'ei o Kakeru Taiyō, aka Il Sole Penetra le Illusioni, aka Day Break Illusion, along with one for A-1 Pictures' (Sword Art O...

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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