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July 4, 2013, 9:30 PM
Kotaku East Brian Ashcraft

In the classic Japanese anime Nausicaä of the Valley of the Wind, the heroine Nausicaä flies a glider called a "Mehve". The anime might be a work of fiction, but the glider isn't. Not any more. Since 2003, Kazuhiko Hachiya has been working on a re...

Crunchyroll Scott Green

The August issue of Nakayoshi and a new flyer are listing a host of Sailor Moon plans. Momoiro Clover Z, the idol group slated to perform the theme for the new  anime, will be having a concert August 4th, with an announcement being teased for the ...

Website launches new contest, e-commerce platform The streaming service Daisuki announced on Wednesday that it is now streaming both the Dragon Ball Z and One Piece television anime series. Both series will stream in Japanese with English subtitles.

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Nintendo and The Pokémon Company will be releasing a special "Xerneas-Yveltal Blue" Nintendo 3DS XL system in Japan, alongside the release of Pokémon X and Pokémon Y, featuring the two legendary monsters from the game.

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Bringing commuters to Tokyo from neighboring Saitama Prefecture, the Saikyo Line, operated by the East Japan Railway Company (JR East), is one of the busiest in the metropolitan area. During morning rush hour its trains are packed to 200 percent c...

Wazego Collective wants to produce an American Version of Boys over Flowers, the international hit series. To Air in Late 2013 on Roku. But is in need of Funds~Hana Yori Dango (花より男子 Lit: Boys over Flowers?

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High School DxD has revealed itself a 3DS based ero-fighting game – with the sort of series this is, one can already imagine why the choice of console was Nintendo's handheld instead of the usual Sony PSP.

Count up your crimes and return to the Windy City of Futo, Toy Reviewer Shishioh brings us our photo coverage of the recently released Tamashi Web Exclusive S. H. Figuarts Kamen Rider Cyclone! Hit the jump to see Shishioh's full gallery!

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Dragon's Crown is a cooperative action game where you explore dungeons with your friends, but what if you want to fight them? Vanillaware thought of that and added an arena mode. Famitsu reports the arena will allow players to fight each other onl...

RocketNews24 Rachel Tackett

Earlier this week in China a man dressed as a female anime character was approached in the street by a group of foreign men. The man revealed his true gender after enduring a taste of their unwelcome flirting and received violent lash-back from th...


NTT DOCOMO has collaborated with Crypton Future Media to release a very exclusive Sony Xperia smartphone – "XperiaTM feat. HATSUNE MIKU SO-04E". The phone design is inspired by our favorite virtual idol Hatsune Miku.

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Crypton Future Media, NTT DoCoMo and Sony Mobile are teaming up to offer a Hatsune Miku-themed Sony Xperia smartphone that will launch in Japan in late September, 2013. The SO-04E Xperia A feat. Hatsune Miku smartphone will run Android 4.

Crunchyroll Mikikazu Komatsu

The most anticipated Japanese horror film in this summer is no doubt Sadako 3D 2, the sequel to the latest 3D reboot of the Koji Suzuki's Ring novel series. The full trailer of the film and the poster are revealed to the Japanese media today.

Crunchyroll Mikikazu Komatsu

The official site of Shogakukan's Ciao monthly shoujo manga magazine announced on July 3 that the magazine will start including an anime episode of its popular title Nijiiro Prism Girl by An Nakahara in its supplement DVD "Ciao Ciao TV!

Crunchyroll Joseph Luster

The latest addition to Crunchyroll's summer anime lineup is none other than Monogatari Second Season. The sequel anime series is set to kick off for both free and premium users simultaneously on Tuesday, August 6 at 10:00am Pacific.

Crunchyroll Mikikazu Komatsu

It is officially confirmed today that a TV anime adaptation of Natsumi Eguchi's Houzuki no Reitetsu comedy manga is now in the works, announced by the 31st issue of Kodansha's Weekly Morning manga magazine.

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Final Fantasy X/X-2 HD Remaster will have a new 30-minute-long drama that will play during the compilation's credits sequence, this week's issue of Shounen Jump magazine reports from Japan.   This 30-minute sequence will feature newly recorded voi...

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Jul 3, 2013 For the first time in Oh-No Manga history, the yearly Cosplay Camp event will be featuring a Japanese band. For this year's Cosplay Camp 2, it will be the up and coming J-rock band NO LEAF CLOVER.


Nendoroid Nana Mizuki Preview Mika-tan has uploaded some preview images of the upcoming exclusive Nendoroid Mizuki Nana which would be on sale at all 11 performances of her LIVE CIRCUS 2013 live tour. She is posed in the waitress outfit seen in he...

"Key to winning is lust"; Ichiei Ishibumi's light novels also inspires 2nd anime season This week's issue of Enterbrain's Famitsu magazine is revealing an "erotic battle adventure game" inspired by the High School DxD light novel series and anime ...

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MAGNIFICENT HAIR SWAYING. It begins… Free! Episode 1 Review Iwatobi Swim Club Episode 1 Review "Starting Block of Reunions! " "Saikai no Sutātingu Burokku! " (再会のスターティングブロック! ) This. Anime. Is. Fabulous.

New Gundam series: Gunpla Build Fighters Coming in October! The next iteration of the Gundam franchise has been announced, with an air date set for October. Throw in a dash of Level 5's Danball Senki and you have Gunpla Build Fighters!

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Previously, we let you in on Jump Square's announcement for a Rurouni Kenshin live-action trilogy covering the Great Kyoto Fire and Legend's End arcs. Now, the man chosen to play the infamous assassin of Kyoto has been revealed.

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The cast of the upcoming all-female musical based on Naoko Takeuchi's magical girl manga Sailor Moon had already been photographed in costume! . . .

Survey Method : NTT DoCoMo Online Marketing Solutions. Questionnaire in "goo research" monitor. Number of Votes: 1,088 answers Voting Period : 2013/5/2 - 2013/5/5 73. Kikuchi Fuma/Sexy Zone (2. 7) 73. Nakayama Yuma/NYC (2.

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Sony have announced the next batch of games that will be joining the PlayStation Plus Instant Game Collection in North America. The following games will be free to PS Plus members during the month of July:   Battlefield 3 (PS3) – $39.


1/10 Ultimate Madoka Figure to be Bundled with Figure Japan Magazine If you thought that the 1/8 scaled Ultimate Madoka figure from GoodSmile Company was too large, then you might want to keep a lookout for the upcoming Figure Japan magazine becau...

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

Crunchyroll Adds 'Fantasista Doll' For Summer 2013 Anime Lineup Posted by Chris Beveridge July 2, 2013 at 12:51 PM Crunchyroll has made their first announcement of the day when it comes to new summer series simulcast pickups and this one certainly...

News Team Online Joined: Sep 2012 Posts: 6546 It is announced in this week's Shounen Jump that the manga "Saiki Kusuo no Ψ Nan" will be adapted into a flash anime series. Studio, staff, cast, schedule and broadcast channel information are not anno...

Crunchyroll Joseph Luster

Though there's currently little information on it, Japanese gaming mag Weekly Famitsu reveals that a Highschool DxD game is in the works for Nintendo 3DS. We'll have to wait a bit longer to learn about the game type, release date, and more.

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