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  • Wednesday January 11, 2017
  • Watch Maids Dancing in "Miss Kobayashi's Dragon Maid" OP Song MV

    "Aozora no Rhapsody" by fhána will go on sale on January 25

    One day before the TV premiere in Japan, Lantis posted a four-minute full music video for "Aozora no Rhapsody," the OP theme song for the TV anime adaptation of Coolkyoushinja's fantasy comedy manga series Miss Kobayashi's Dragon Maid, performed by four-member unit fhána. Check the video featuring the maid dance after the jump!

  • "Pokémon Go" Remains a No-Go in China Due to Security Concerns

    China is not keen on licensing any augmented reality games

    Pokémon Go was a phenomenon when it first launched, and it remains a significant part of the mobile gaming market. People in China haven't been able to get in on the action, though, and "potential security risks" are keeping it and other augmented reality games from being licensed in the region. Read on for more.

  • Seven Seas Licenses a Pair of Magical Girl Manga and "Alice & Zouroku"

    "Alice & Zouroku" manga kicks things off in July

    Seven Seas came through with more manga acquisitions today, starting with a pair of magical (or unmagical, in one case) girl series. These include Ryuichi Yokoyama and Manmaru Kamitsuki's The Later Daily Life of the Magic Girl manga—which is coming out in English under the title Unmagical Girl—and Makoto Fukami and Seigo Tokiya's Magical Girl Special Ops Asuka. And then, topping the list off with some modern fantasy, we have Tetsuya Imai's Alice & Zouroku manga. 

  • Tuesday January 10, 2017
  • Sentai Filmworks "Amagi Brilliant Park" English Dub Introductions Continue With Isuzu Sento

    And no need to get shot nine times

    On February 28th, Sentai Filmworks/Section 23 will be releasing a home video collection of Amagi Brilliant Park!, the 2014 Kyoto Animation TV anime adaptation of the light novel series by Shoji Gatoh and illustrated by Yuka Nakajima. Up next in the cast introductions is female lead Isuzu Sento, and you won't have to get shot nine times to find out Molly Searcy will be the English voice of Fifty.

  • Get Fancy with New "Tokyo Tarareba Musume" Fashion Collaboration

    Upcoming promotion hopes to motivate Japanese women in their 30s.

    Working women over 30, your time has come. The creator of Princess Jellyfish has a story for you in Tokyo Tarareba Musume, and not only will it be receiving a live-action adaptation this month -- there will be a special pop-up event in Tokyo featuring custom high-fashioned goods! Hit the jump to read all about it.

  • FEATURE: Crunchyroll Anime Awards - The Results are In! See Who Won!

    Without further ado, your Anime Awards 2016 winners...

    Over the past week, you, the passionate anime community, picked your favorite shows, characters, scenes, and more in Crunchyroll’s inaugural Anime Awards. More than 1.8 million votes from around the world were submitted! And now, it's the moment everyone's been waiting for! The results for Crunchyroll's first-ever Anime Awards are IN! Hit the jump for more!

  • Tomokazu Seki Steps up for Latest "Higanjima X" Episodes

    Voice actor to play all roles in next three episodes of mini-anime.

    Hey, Tomokazu Seki fans -- ever wanted to hear him voice every character in an anime? Now's your chance: he's the next in line to lend his voice to Higanjima X, an ONA where every role is played by a changing cast of well-known voice actors. See a preview of his first episode and find out more about the series after the jump!

  • New Videos Follow Prinny as He Gets Ready for "Disgaea 2 PC"

    He got the job, dood!

    One little Prinny is about to have a very exciting day -- he'll be helping to promote the PC release of Disgaea 2! The first in a four-part video series has launched, following the penguin on his adventures. And there's also a promises of some surprises on the offical website. More after the jump!

  • "Katanagatari" Artist Celebrates 10th Anniversary

    Starting in January 2007, writer Nisio Isin and artist take released a series of light novels with their unique perspective on the historical wandering swordsman

    Starting in January 2007, writer Nisio Isin and artist take released a series of 12 (13 with spinoff) light novels with their unique perspective on the historical wandering swordsman, titled Katanagatari. In January 2010, this would be adapted into a series of monthly, 50-minute anime episodes by a then-new White Fox (later Steins;Gate and Re:Zero). While the 10th anniversary has so far been rather understated, Take, then Nisio Isin, did take the opportunity to revist Yasuri Shichika and Togame.

  • "Raildex" Author Has Something Big In The Works

    More on the 2017 plans are to be announced

    Dengeki Bunko has announced that workhorse light novel author Kazuma Kamachi, best known to English readers for A Certain Magical Index/Scientific Railgun, is breaking his streak of monthly book releases, with the next coming in March, though an update to the web's My Vampire Older Sister and Zombie Little Sister Have Gotten Into a Pretty Serious Fight... Only in Virtual Reality Though is planned. But, wait, there's more. 

  • "Kabaneri of the Iron Fortress" Original Character Designer Provides New Illustrations For Movies

    There are more photos from the January 6-12 Kabaneri 2.5d Escape Stage

    Steam-tech versus zombie anime Kabaneri of the Iron Fortress recently returned in a pair of compilation movies: the Prequel on December 30, 2016, followed by Part II on January 7, 2017. To promote this, fans are being given a look at the new season themed end art by the series' original character designer, Haruhiko Mikimoto.

  • Atlus Opens "Shin Megami Tensei" 25th Anniversary Teaser Site

    The anniversary project has begun, with more information to come

    What's next for the Shin Megami Tensei franchise? Hopefully we'll know soon, because Atlus launched a special 25th anniversary website and renewed the official Twitter for the occasion. According to their tweet, the "25th anniversary project has begun," and they want us all to look forward to future updates. Read on for more.

  • Crunchyroll to Simulcast "KONOSUBA -God's blessing on this wonderful world! 2" Anime

    Season two starts tomorrow, 1/11

    Stand by for another helping of KONOSUBA -God's blessing on this wonderful world! The new season of the anime based on the light novel series written by Natsume Akatsuki and illustrated by Kurone Mishima starts streaming on Crunchyroll tomorrow! Read on for full details!

  • "Nioh" Lead Meets a Kunoichi in Event Scene Preview

    Team Ninja's action game hits PlayStation 4 in early February

    We have just under a month to go before Team Ninja's PS4 action game Nioh is out, and Koei Tecmo shared a new 4K video previewing an event scene. Watch as William runs into a mysterious kunoichi in the clip after the jump. 

  • Kuja from "Final Fantasy IX" Joins "Dissidia Final Fantasy" Arcade Game

    January update adds in the antagonist from the final PSX entry

    Last week Square Enix promised a new character reveal for the Dissidia Final Fantasy arcade game, and the time has come to find out who's next. The latest addition is Kuja, the chief antagonist of Final Fantasy IX, and you can see a sample in the introductory battle movie after the jump. 

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