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Aniplex has announced that the third season of popular anime Sword Art Online will premiere with a special one-hour episode in 7 countries: Japan, America, Australia, France, Germany, Russia, and Korea. Based on the Dengeki Novel Prize-winning light novel series by Kawahara Reki, Sword Art Online is a science fiction anime which follows talented gamer
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Japanese anime is more popular now than it has ever been before. These interviews with anime studios will reveal the behind-the-scenes processes and emotions that go into making anime. This is a large-scale project done in collaboration with anime news sites throughout the world, such as the anime news site Anime!Anime!, Tokyo Otaku Mode, which
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Preorders have opened for an ultra cute Nendoroid of White Blood Cell from Cells at Work! As all great Nendoroids do, he comes fully loaded with all sorts of hilarious and wonderful accessories for you to customize with including three face plates: standard expression, combat expression, and smiling expression. Plus, he’s got a slightly terrifying
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“Pretty Guardian Sailor Moon” The Super Live, a new stage adaptation of international megahit Sailor Moon, has just released new cast visuals and event information for its Tokyo preview performances! While the main show is to premiere in Paris as part of Japonismes 2018, an event celebrating 160 years of friendship between Japan and France,
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Popular anime Code Geass has announced that Code Geass: Lelouch of the Resurrection, an original sequel to its compilation movie trilogy, is set to premiere in Feb. 2019! A visual featuring the mysterious C.C. and a 30-second video have been released as teasers, with the latter having premiered on commercial displays in Akihabara, Shinjuku and
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Angels of Death is a psychological horror-adventure game created by Hoshikuzu KRNKRN. First released as freeware through Den-fami Nico Game Magazine in 2015, it is increasing in popularity, having been adapted into a hit manga as well as a TV anime and fittingly, a terrifying haunted house! While previous years’ versions were held at Makuhari
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Annual cosplay event World Cosplay Summit takes place every year in Nagoya, Aichi and attracts top cosplayers from all over the world. This year, however, an unexpected star came from closer to home – Aichi prefecture’s very own governor, Omura Hideaki. Omura has a long history of cosplay throughout his official career, having previously attended
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Detective comedy series City Hunter has confirmed its new movie’s premiere for Sep. 8, 2019! A new visual and trailer were released alongside the announcement, offering fans a glimpse into a series that has been dormant since 1999. Though it has been over 30 years since the first TV anime series for City Hunter first
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Popular girl band project BanG Dream! has officially begun accepting applications for the voice of Rinko Shirokane, a member of the franchise’s J-rock band Roselia. Though fans are familiar with her original voice actress, Akesaka Satomi, she announced in June 2018 that she would discontinue her singing career due an unexpected case of hearing loss.
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Keep the Aqours idols with you by wearing these Love Live! Sunshine!!-themed glasses! Fans can choose between designs based on three units: CYaRon!, AZALEA, and Guilty Kiss. The frames themselves are made by established eyewear company Yabushita Group. The simple square shape is stylish and unisex, and each version features a colorful design inspired by
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The latest Fate/Grand Order Servant to be summoned to the Nendoroid realm is Caster/Merlin! Every tiny detail has been captured and transformed in true Nendoroid style, right down to Merlin’s distinctive hairstyle. He also comes with both his sword and staff, which can be wielded separately or together as well as two interchangeable face plates!
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Holographic virtual assistant robot Gatebox has announced that it will launch a mass-produced model starring official character Azuma Hikari! Designed by Mino Tarou ( LovePlus, Tokimeki Memorial ), Hikari has been with Gatebox since the beginning as the “perfect wife” for its users. Gatebox first released the robot with a limited run of 300 in
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Two new commercials have been simultaneously released for the upcoming live action sequel Gintama 2: Okite wa Yaburu Tame ni Koso Aru (Rules Are Made to be Broken)! Both are fairly brief at 15 seconds long, with all the animated expressions, over-the-top action scenes, and excitements that one would expect from a series like Gintama.
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Upcoming TV anime Ingress the Animation has revealed that it will launch an in-game story that will allow players to follow the main characters’ tracks until its premiere in October! Ingress the Animation is based on Niantic’s location-based, augmented-reality mobile game Ingress, which is also known for providing data for Pokémon GO. The in-game story
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Twelve subtle yet stylish fashion items inspired by Hatsune Miku are now available for preorder at SuperGroupies. Together, the world famous virtual singer and the anime fashion concept brand have created unisex items that fall under two styles. The first, which consists of a tee, rucksack, cap, wristwatch, and pair of shoes offer a more
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The second episode of TV anime Attack on Titan’s third season unveiled its ending theme song “Akatsuki no Chinkonka”, performed by Japanese rock group Linked Horizon. Linked Horizon is already a familiar name with fans, having provided opening themes for the first and second season. A TV edit of “Akatsuki no Chinkonka” is now available
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Summer is a time for campfires and ghost stories, and anime certainly has its share of unforgettable ghostly characters to talk about! From the spooky and dangerous to funny, sweet, and lovable, they cover the whole spectrum. That doesn’t mean we can’t try to figure out our favorites, though, and this list of the top
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A new stage adaptation of popular smartphone game Fate/Grand Order is set to hit stages in Osaka and Tokyo in 2019! The game’s first stage adaptation adapting the popular Camelot arc ran for a total of 21 performances in July and October 2017. While the cast is still a mystery, it has been confirmed that
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Sword Art Online Alternative: Gun Gale Online‘s Llenn is serving both looks and bullets as a new swimsuit figure! Based on an illustration by artist Kuroboshi Kouhaku, the Sword Art Online spinoff’s heroine has swapped out her pink combat uniform for a modern monochrome swimsuit that flatters her avatar’s small stature! A closer look reveals
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