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The Island of Giant Insects launches Kickstarter for English dub!

The producers of the horror anime The Island of Giant Insects has launched a Kickstarter campaign for the English dub of the film. Participants have a chance to have their screams of despair heard in a death scene. Other prizes include being animated into the film by the staff at Passione and voicing the new …

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Digimon Adventure: Last Evolution Kizuna English sub teaser trailer

Toei Animation has begun streaming the official English sub teaser trailer for Digimon Adventure: Last Evolution Kizuna. The anime film features the DigiDestined now grown up and living their lives when there is a new threat in the Digimon world and they must reunite with old friends to stop it. However, Tai and his friends …

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Demon Slayer awarded “Anime of the Year” at Tokyo Anime Awards 2020

The Nezuko/Tanjiro train simply cannot be stopped. Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba has already been awarded Anime of the Year (Television) for Tokyo Anime Awards Festival 2020. The announcement of the winners was revealed February 6, ahead of the event which will be held on March 13. The anime film Weathering with You won the …

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Tanjiro and Nezuko slay Amazon Japan’s Top 20 Manga List!!

Like the demons that murdered his family and turned his sister into one of them, Tanjiro is slaying the competition. AnimeAnime.jp posted the list of Amazon Japan’s Top 20 Manga and not only does Demon Slayer hold the number one spot, it has also claimed the other seventeen spots. One Piece was on the list …

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Demon Slayer OP theme, “Gurenge” by LiSA, dominates Billboard Japan’s anime charts again!

Demon Slayer has no doubt become the break out hit anime series of 2019 and showing no signs of slowing down. Billboard Japan reports that the opening theme song for Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba, “Gurenge” by LiSA, has once again topped their “JAPAN Hot Animation” charts for four consecutive weeks. The song is the …

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Dropkick on my Devil receives 180 million yen in tax donations, bonus episode in production!!

When fans want their anime, they will pay for it! The official website and Twitter account for Dropkick on my Devil anime series announced they have collected over 180 million yen in tax donations via Chitose-city’s hometown tax project. The project was launched December 2, 2019 with a goal of 20 million yen. This was …

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Full-scale moving Gundam statue mobilizes October 2020!!

Yup, you read that right! The Gundam Factory Yokohama is getting ready to roll out another full size Gundam model…and this one is going to move! The statue will be unveiled at Yamashita Pier in Yokohama City on October 1, 2020 and will be on display until October 3, 2021. The moving statue was originally …

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The DigiDestined are back for a new adventure!! (UPDATED)

UPDATE: Bandai Namco’s press release confirms that this is reboot of the Digimon franchise. Series set to premiere on Fuji TV and other channel in Japan in April, and will air on Sundays at 9 a.m. An new trading card game will also launch in the Spring. PREVIOUS: Good news everyone! The official website for …

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Shozo Uehara, writer of Ultraman and Japanese Spider-Man, passes away

Super Sentai fans, there is sad news coming from Japan. Legendary tokusatsu writer Shozo Uehara has passed away due to complications with liver cancer. He was 82. Uehara is best remembered as the main writer for Ultraman and one of the original writers on Ultra Q, the series that preceded Ultraman. He was later contracted …

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Irregular at Magic High School second season to begin airing in July!

It’s time for more potions and hexes for the students at First High Magic High School. The official Twitter account and website for The Irregular at Magic High School has announced that the second season of the TV anime will premiere in July. 【第二期7月より放送決定!】TVアニメ「魔法科高校の劣等生 来訪者編」の放送開始時期が2020年7月に決定いたしました! 再放送中のTVアニメ「魔法科高校の劣等生」をお楽しみいただいた後は第二期となる来訪者編をお楽しみに! ▼公式HP▼https://t.co/hJW72n1KNJ#mahouka pic.twitter.com/cRM6tn3HND — 魔法科高校の劣等生 (@mahouka_anime) January 4, 2020 The …

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