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Drops Of God Mangakas Start New Series

Drops Of God Mangakas Start New Series After spending the past decade trying to find and identify the perfect wine it seems that mangakas Tadashi Agi and Shu Okimoto are now working on ways to steal the divine drink, their new series Kaito Levain or Phantom Thief Levain is set to be published in the next issue of Kodanshas Morning...
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Countdown Timer And Timeline Website For Naruto’s Final Chapters

Countdown Timer And Timeline Website For Naruto’s Final Chapters With the final five chapters of Naruto being published in Weekly Shonen Jump fans can now take a stroll down the manga’s memory lane with the official countdown website. The home page displays the amount of time left before Masashi Kishimoto’s popular series ends publication, to the exact second, the...
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Yakuza Zero Details and Trailers Released at TGS

Yakuza Zero Details and Trailers Released at TGS SEGA – those no-localising son-a-ma-guns! – have released two new Yakuza Zero trailers at TGS 2014. One focuses on the story and the other more-so on the overall experience, introducing all the new mini-games, side quests, combat mechanics and more. Of course, they’re both in Japanese, so...
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Third Hori-San To Miyamura-Kun OVA Planned For Next Year

Third Hori-San To Miyamura-Kun OVA Planned For Next Year The third OVA for Hori-san to Miyamura-kun (shortened to Horimiya) is planned to be released in the winter season of 2015, this announcement was made recently on the Oozlaya online store. Adapted from the four panel manga created by HERO, The series focuses on the connection between popular high school girl...
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Shiro Bako Anime To Premier On October 9

Shiro Bako Anime To Premier On October 9 Official dates have been recently announced for the premier of P.A. Works original anime Shiro Bako. The show is scheduled to air on the 9th of October on the Tokyo MX and TV Aichi stations, other stations that will be premiering the first episode include MBS on the 11th, BS Fuji on the 12th and AT-X on...
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Tokyo Ghoul Manga Finishes With 14 Volumes

Tokyo Ghoul Manga Finishes With 14 Volumes September will see the end of the supernatural mystery manga Tokyo Ghoul, the final chapter will be published in this year’s 42nd issue of Weekly Young Jump which will go on sale on the 18th. Created by mangaka Sui Ishida the series is set in Tokyo and the various “Ghouls” that go around...
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Japanese Film Festival 2014 Program Revealed

Japanese Film Festival 2014 Program Revealed The biggest Japanese Film Festival outside of Japan is set to land in Australia and Auckland this October until December. So far only the Rurouni Kenshin trilogy was confirmed to make an appearance, but now the full list of films has been revealed including a live action adaptation of Studio Ghibli’s...
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The Tale of Studio Ghibli Showcase to Screen in Theatres

The Tale of Studio Ghibli Showcase to Screen in Theatres Anime distributor Madman has announced a special event for fans of Studio Ghibli and Japanese animation with a showcase set to celebrate filmmakers Hayao Miyazaki and Isao Takahata across Australian cinemas. Check out the trailer below. A selection of four films will screen including The Tale of Princess...
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Japan Expo is Giving Away X Japan Tickets

Japan Expo is Giving Away X Japan Tickets Fans of Japanese rock or music in general should be aware that legendary rock band X Japan are performing at New York’s Madison Square Garden this October 11. It will be the first international show X Japan has held since their world tour in 2011 and their first time performing in the historic...
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Psychometrer Put On Hiatus With Spinoff Announced

Psychometrer Put On Hiatus With Spinoff Announced The mystery action sequel Psychometrer will be going on hiatus in Kodansha‘s Young Magazine. The sequel to the shonen manga Psychometrer Eji will make an announcement in this year’s 38th issue of the magazine with no specific date on when both of the magakas will return with the series. The manga...
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Cast and Staff Revealed For Shiro Bako Anime

Cast and Staff Revealed For Shiro Bako Anime Since the announcement of the anime, more information has been revealed about the cast and the crew for P.A. Works new original title. The Shiro Bako official twitter account confirmed the names of those who will be working alongside director Tsutomu Mizushima for the series; Junri Kimura (Nagi no Asukara),...
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Actors Announced For Live Action Prophecy Adaptation

Actors Announced For Live Action Prophecy Adaptation It has been revealed who will be in the upcoming live action adaptation of the manga Prophecy (or Yokokuhan), which is planned to screen next summer in Japan. Toma Ikuta has been cast as the Newspaper Men leader with Ryohei Suzuki, Gaku Hamada and Yoshiyoshi Arakawa playing the other three members of the...
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Crunchyroll Streams All Cardcaptor Sakura Episodes Today

Crunchyroll Streams All Cardcaptor Sakura Episodes Today Since the first episode of Sailor Moon Crystal began, it was only natural for anime fans to wonder if Crunchyroll would pick up the other iconic magical girl anime from their nostalgia. Well today they gave those who grew up with Cardcaptor Sakura quite a treat as they put all 70 episodes of the series up...
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Girls Und Panzer Promotes Donating Blood

Girls Und Panzer Promotes Donating Blood Throughout August anime fans will have an extra incentive to donate blood within the Ibaraki prefecture, three blood donation rooms will be giving out special Girls und Panzer clear file sets to donators who give 400ml of blood. The Ibaraki Red Cross Blood Center have teamed up with the popular anime to...
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Japanese Film Festival 2014 Dates, Rurouni Kenshin Sequels Confirmed

Japanese Film Festival 2014 Dates, Rurouni Kenshin Sequels Confirmed The Japanese Film Festival is said to be the largest outside of its homeland, drawing an audience of some 25,000 people last year in theatres across Australia. Although the full program of over 45 films is yet to be revealed, the two-part sequel to Rurouni Kenshin will be making an appearance as a full...
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Yu Aida Returns With New Manga Released Today

Yu Aida Returns With New Manga Released Today It’s been two years since the award winning manga Gunslinger Girl ended, but today sees the return of the popular mangaka Yu Aida with his brand new series. The manga 1518 focuses around a high school student council, it will be published in this years 37/38th issue of Big Comic Spirits alongside five...
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PA Works Announced Original Anime For October

PA Works Announced Original Anime For October There’s always sense of mystery whenever an original anime title has been announced, especially if the only thing you’re given is a title. P.A. Works recently created a website for their upcoming anime Shiro Bako showing the title, month of premier (but no date confirmed) and a link to the official...
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Madman Announces Three New Acquisitions at SMASH!

Madman Announces Three New Acquisitions at SMASH!   SMASH! 2014 at Rosehill Gardens, Sydney, has entered its second day with a range of announcements by Madman including One Piece Film: Z, Giovanni’s Island and, finally, Grave of the Fireflies on Blu-ray for the first time. Check out the details for each title below and let us know if...
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Hanabee Announces Gargantia, Fate/kaleid and more at SMASH!

Hanabee Announces Gargantia, Fate/kaleid and more at SMASH! Australian anime distributor Hanabee has announced five new releases during the SMASH! 2014 convention earlier today. Gargantia on the Verdurous Planet, RWBY Volume 2, Hatorimonogatari, Red Vs. Blue Season 12 and Fate/kaleid Liner Prisma Illya Season 1 will all be released on DVD and Blu-ray later this...
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Madman to Screen Dragon Ball Z: Battle of Gods This Month

Madman to Screen Dragon Ball Z: Battle of Gods This Month Madman has announced that the new Dragon Ball Z movie, “Battle of Gods”, will screen in our region across Australia and New Zealand during a special Reel Anime theatrical event. The anime publisher has also uploaded it’s own English trailer which you can check out below. The screenings...
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Evangelion Creator to be Featured at Tokyo Film Festival

Evangelion Creator to be Featured at Tokyo Film Festival It’s been announced that the Tokyo International Film Festival will play host to “The World of Hideaki Anno”, a showcase of the filmmaker’s works throughout his career including the cult-hit Evangelion series and rare titles from his undergraduate days. Hideaki Anno, who is...
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X Japan Tickets for Madison Square Garden On Sale This Week

X Japan Tickets for Madison Square Garden On Sale This Week Legendary rock group X Japan has recently announced that tickets for its upcoming performance at New York’s Madison Square Garden will go on sale on August 1, 10:00am EDT. The date was previously thought to be July 25 but was changed according to band leader and drummer/pianist Yoshiki’s Twitter...
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Izumi Matsumoto to be guest of honor at Japan Expo 2nd Impact

Izumi Matsumoto to be guest of honor at Japan Expo 2nd Impact Japan Expo has revealed that this year during their second annual convention that takes place August 22nd through August 24th, manga author Izumi Matsumoto will be attending as a guest of honor and will hold a special conference and signing event, though the exact schedule has not been released at the...
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Final Pages Turn For Bakuto And Kyou No Kira-Kun Manga

Final Pages Turn For Bakuto And Kyou No Kira-Kun Manga Two manga series that began publication back in 2011 will be printing their last chapters in this month and the next. Koji Shinasakas’ Gambling manga Bakuto had its final chapter released today in this year’s 15th issue of Young Champion magazine and Kodanshas’ Bessatsu Friend magazine will end...
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BABYMETAL Video And Performances With Lady Gaga

BABYMETAL Video And Performances With Lady Gaga So far the three pop metal idols have performed in France, Germany and the UK, now it seems more gigs have been set up for them in North America and alongside Lady Gaga. BABYMETAL are currently doing their world tour which began at the beginning of this month, their last two shows were at the Sonisphere...
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Buddy Complex Artists Perform Suisei no Gargantia Sequels OP and ED

Buddy Complex Artists Perform Suisei no Gargantia Sequels OP and ED Female vocalists ChouChou and True will be performing the OP and ED for the Suisei no Gargantia sequel OVAs, the news was recently confirmed on the official website of the anime which will be premiering the first episode in September this year. Both vocalist provided the opening and ending tracks for the...
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