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July 15, 2013, 12:30 AM

The official website for the upcoming film Kara no Kyōkai: Mirai Fukuin (The Garden of Sinners/recalled out summer) confirmed on Friday that the Japanese pop trio Kalafina (Puella Magi Madoka Magica, Fate/Zero) will perform the film's theme song, ...

The August issue of Shogakukan's Monthly Shonen Sunday magazine is announcing on Friday that Cirque du Freak manga artist Takahiro Arai will launch a new series based on the classic French novel Les Misérables by Victor Hugo.


Anime studio ufotable has done a great job with Fate/Zero anime series, and yesterday they made an exciting announcement via twitter – that ufotable would be producing a remake of the Fate/Stay Night anime series.

Idolminded Ray Mescallado

Recommended Jpop♀ Reading: July 12th, 2013 Ray Mescallado | July 12, 2013 | no comments Ray's Picks Japanese Idol Group Starmarie Performs at AX2013 & Exclusive Interview – Geek Exchange A great account of the group's Anime Expo events, as well as...

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Be ready to grab your popcorn folks, because these brand new anime movies are sure to tickle your fancy. New trailers have recently been released for the 2014 Doraemon movie, the 'Dokidoki' Precure' movie and the much awaited 'Lupin III vs.

Siliconera Ishaan

Final Fantasy X/X-2 HD Remaster will include content from the game's International edition, excluding the Last Mission bonus dungeon from Final Fantasy X-2.   Producer Yoshinori Kitase and Motomu Toriyama confirmed the feature on the PlayStation E...

Siliconera Spencer

Capcom has a big update planned for Super Street Fighter IV. EventHubs reports during Capcom's Street Fighter panel at EVO 2013, Super Street Fighter IV: Arcade Edition will add five new characters.   Elena, Hugo, Poison, and Rolento come from Str...

Idolminded Thennary Nak

Recommended Jpop♂ Reading: July 13th, 2013 Thennary Nak | July 13, 2013 | no comments Thennary's Picks Kazama Shunsuke announces his marriage to girlfriend of 10 years – JE News Daily Congrats to Kazama!

SeventhStyle Seven

"NEW" High School DxD's second episode takes a different approach than the first, it's a lot more straightforward as there isn't even any attempt at development – only bare-bodied girls lounging around.

「アッシュの影」 (Asshu no kage) "AHSMB's Shadow" I've said it before and I'll say it again – Majestic Prince is in a league of its own when it goes all-out with the action-packed buzz! Every space battle has so far been a crackerjack of choreographies an...

The Wind is Rising, the first animated theatrical film from director Hayao Miyazaki in five years, has been completed and is set to be released nationwide on July 20. The film follows half of the life of Jiro Horikoshi, designer of the Mitsubishi ...

Crunchyroll Patrick Macias

Studio Ghibli has teamed up with the leather crafters of ojaga design for a series of striking handmade pass cases inspired by the likes of My Neighbor Totoro, Kiki's Delivery Service, and Castle in the Sky.

RocketNews24 Philip Kendall

It wasn't so long ago that everywhere you looked in Japan there were ads for Korean pop groups, cosmetics and health drinks. More people than ever were snapping up Korean language textbooks and, despite territorial squabbles and a few extreme-righ...

SeventhStyle Seven

An official Neptunia popularity ranking orchestrated by Compile Heart brings out its results, and moetastic Neptune-chan fails to rank first – her public image also weaning amongst real world denizens apparently.

Have you ever heard of Arashi? It's a Japanese boy band that's so popular, that a poster of the group is drawing crowds, cameras, and grovelling. You might not know Arashi, but perhaps you've seen Letters from Iwo Jima?

Anime Diet wintermuted

Oh yeah. It's here. . For those less familiar with many of the other things I tend to post on the internet, I also happen to share views of other forms of entertainment via The Wandering Kaijyu, a blog where I can often wax about films and project...

Sugoi! Blog Tabris

First glance: Hyperdimension Neptunia July 13th, 2013 / By Tabris / No comments » / Categories: Anime This series is an anime adaptation of the eponymous console game about the Console Wars. The show is expectedly colorful, and full of fanservice ...

RocketNews24 Preston Phro

Anime and manga fans outside of Japan tend to view the country as being a safe haven for otaku, assuming that everyone loves the stuff. And while comics and cartoons certainly are a popular and essential part of mainstream Japanese media, it doesn...

Pictures Dept. Co. Ltd. and First Pond Entertainment are partnering to handle US distribution on Sake-Bomb’s theatrical release. The deal was negotiated by Yuko Shiomaki of Pictures Dept. and Oliver Ike of First Pond Entertainment.

Japanator Brittany Vincent

Duck lips? Check. . . Delusions? Double-check. I love a good anime with creepy leads. I know why, too. No matter how hard I try sometimes to fit in with that hallowed "inner circle" of some women, I feel like there's something missing.

JEFusion GekiDan

Above is the latest key visual for the upcoming second season of the anime adaptation of Tadatoshi Fujimaki's manga Kuroko's Basketball. The anime is. . .

Japanator Brad Rice

I'm thrilled to see Mobile Suit Gundam: The Origin take top honors in this week's manga listings. It's an excellent series and really deserves your attention. Now, would a Gundam be able to handle the beast from Attack on Titan?

A Little Bit On The AwesomeCast Episode 4: Erick Scarecrow Special This week our special guest, Erick Scarecrow, founder of the designer toy brand ESC-Toy LTD. , chats with us about his love for anime and manga, how he started his collectible figu...


Last year Namie released her 10th studio album, Uncontrolled, and I wasn't impressed. Although I liked the ballad "Tempest," I thought the rest of the album was horrible. I'm still shocked by how bad it was, thinking about it today.

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On June 16th in Ikebukuro, Tokyo, the Japanese representatives were chosen for the World Cosplay Summit 2013. The winning two-person team, known as “Sakuji”, cosplayed characters from PlayStation game “Castlevania: Symphony of th...

METANORN Overcooled

Just in case things weren't flashy enough for you. Free! was hyped to the high heavens before airing. Whether or not it lives up to those expectations varies from person to person, but there's no doubt that Free!

������������ (Yakusoku) "Promise" It's tough waiting. Not many people like sitting around and just doing nothing���especially if there's something you know you could be doing right now. And as the beginning of this episode highlights, there are ju...

AssasinZAssasin (Sat Jul 13, 2013, 4:56 am) +2 points reply Quite the story for Noel and Ragna, Vanilla, and topped off with Amazing Art. . . We definitely have an amazing release right here!

Subdued Fangirling Confused Muse

Pictured above: me watching this show. I think this week's episode made it clear that Free! doesn't just want to be the "fanservice for girls" anime, yet it's going to have to dig a little deeper if it wants to be taken seriously on whatever plot ...


Mika-tan's Blog has been updated with preview pictures of Nendoroid Ranka Lee from the series Macross Frontier. Preorders will commence on 17 July 2013. Stay tuned!

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