Sailor Moon gets a poseable S.H.Figuarts figure

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Here’s one for the lady figure collectors…and Sailor Moon fans. Sailor Moon, the one that fights evil by moonlight, is getting her own S.H.Figuarts figure. In the world of poseable figures that’s dominated by male characters, this should be a special one. Sailor Moon comes with her Moon Stick. The figure … Continue reading

Teaser trailer debuts for live-action Gatchaman movie

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While Hollywood is making superhero movies left and right, Japan’s own cartoon heroes, Gatchaman, is getting their own live-action movie remake. Known in its native country as Science Ninja Team Gatchaman, the series was originally aired in the states as Battle of the Planets and later in the 90s as G-Force: Guardians of Space. … Continue reading

Sakuracon 2013: Luna Haruna and Eir Aoi

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Channeling The Immaterial There is an intervening substance that exists between the fabric of music and conceptual art. Metaphysically, this medium functions as a translator or a guide through each substance. The process of creating music employs the immaterial nature of the imagination, and the images coalesce into sound. Each … Continue reading

Black Rock Shooter The Game coming exclusively to the PSN April 23

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Back in 2011 NIS America announced that they had signed a partnership with Imagepooch to bring games over to North America and Europe. The exciting part was that Black Rock Shooter was announced to be one of those titles. BRS was very popular at that point, and then all information … Continue reading

Wondercon 2013: Kotobukiya Spring Preview 2013

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At WonderCon 2013, Kotobukiya showcased their Spring Preview line which included previous announcements from New York Toy Fair and a couple of new announcements exclusive for WonderCon. I am especially loving the new “Cu-poche” line, which has similarities to the Nendoroid line but features a stronger and metallic base. Can’t … Continue reading

Giveaway: Digimon Adventure Set: The Complete Second Season

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Digimon…Digital Monsters, Digimon are the champions! A song you probably often in your childhood. There have been multiple Digimon series but nothing can beat the original two series, featuring Augumon and the original DigiDestined… Or how about a sequel to that same series featuring the original team but a few members and … Continue reading

Rooster Teeth releases the ‘Black’ trailer for Monty Oum’s RWBY

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Rooster Teeth has just released the “Black” trailer for the upcoming RWBY animated series (pronounced ruby) by Monty Oum. The trailer premiered during the RWBY panel at PAX East in Boston, MA. It features the third character of the series, with one more character trailer to go before the series … Continue reading

Interview with Monty Oum, the man behind Dead Fantasy and the upcoming RWBY

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Monty Oum has created some epic animated fight videos involving popular video game characters like Haloid and Dead Fantasy. He’s currently working with Rooster Teeth on Red vs. Blue. We got the chance to chat with the animator as he talks about his animation career and his collaboration with Rooster … Continue reading

Atelier Ayesha: The Alchemist of Dusk Review

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If you somehow missed playing any of the previous Atelier series, it revolves around alchemy. You know, the ability to turn led into gold and such. In this JRPG series, collecting ingredients and mixing them together is only one important part of this game. Atelier Ayesha: The Alchemist of Dusk … Continue reading

Kyoto Animation commercial gains massive shojo fandom overnight

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Say hi to Yaoi, or Shojo, whatever you want to call it. It is amazing just how popular this 30-second commercial clip has become overnight. With Tumblr, Twitter, Facebook, and many other social media fan sites sharing this almost instantaneously. YouTube uploads reached half a million views. This has to be … Continue reading

NIS America bringing Time and Eternity to the US this Summer

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NIS America announced that Imageepoch’s Time and Eternity will be coming to North America shores this Summer. Released back in October 2012 in Japan, Time and Eternity is called the first HD Animation RPG that follows Princess Toki as she travels back in time to stop a tragedy from occurring during her wedding. The … Continue reading

Ghost in the Shell: Arise casting, artworks, and more news

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Today more information was revealed about Ghost In The Shell: Arise. Production I.G. will produce four 50 minute OVAs that will run in Japanese theaters before they are released on Blu-ray/DVD. The release dates for the first OVA (border 1: Ghost Pain) is June 22nd in theaters and Blu-ray/DVD on … Continue reading

Katsucon Pre-Coverage and Guide: An East Coast Fan Convention

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Photo by Lawrence Brenner For many con-goers and cosplayers on the East Coast, Katsucon begins con season. Currently held in the beautiful Gaylord National Resort & Convention Center in National Harbor, Maryland, it provides wonderful settings for photoshoots inside and outside the convention center. Katsucon has always provided a diverse … Continue reading

Otakon has announced T.M. Revolution as musical guest

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Today Otakon announced that T.M. Revolution will be returning to Otakon as a musical guest. He held his US debut at Otakon ten years ago in 2003, so it’s nice to see him returning. T.M. Revolution, (whose real name is Takanori Nishikawa) is a well known anime singer, having performed … Continue reading

Reaction to Superman vs. Goku Death Battle

Talk about nerd rage. The amount of response Screw Attack got from their Goku vs. Superman episode is off the charts. Of course, DBZ fans seem to be a little more vocal than Superman fans. Many loyal Goku fans were not happy with the outcome of the highly anticipated match. Some have … Continue reading

Temco Koei America releasing Atelier Ayesha: The Alchemist of Dusk on March 5th

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If you are a fan of the previous Atelier series, then you know that near the end of 2011 Tecmo Koei had acquired Atelier series developer Gust, which for most of the PS2 and PS3 era (including the 1 DS title), NIS America had been localizing and releasing in North America and Europe. … Continue reading