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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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NEW Death Note chapter to be published in over a decade!!

It has been a hot minute since we last saw Ryuk write Light Yagami’s name in his Death Note, ending the supernatural series created by Tsugumi Ohba and Takeshi Obata. Last year, it was announced that a new one-shot chapter would be written by Ohba and illustrated by Obata after 12 years. It would be …

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Hatsune Miku, Kyary Pamyu Pamyu to perform with Rage Against the Machine at Coachella Music Fest

This year’s Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival will feature Japanese acts Kyary Pamyu Pamyu and Hatsune Miku performing alongside U.S. bands such as Rage Against the Machine. The event’s official website posted the full list on Friday. Renowned virtual pop star Hatsune Miku will perform on April 10 and 17 while Kyary Pamyu Pamyu …

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Chika Anzai and Takahiro Mizushima join the cast of Toilet-Bound Hanako-kun – anime set to premiere Jan. 9

Class is in session at Kamome Academy, a high school surrounding in mystery and supernatural occurrences known as the Seven Mysteries. Cult loving first year student Nene Yashiro learned of the Seventh Mystery, Hanako-san of the Toilet, a spirit of girl who died in the bathroom years ago who will grant a wish to those …

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Japanese dubbed Sonic the Hedgehog trailer reveals Baby Sonic!!

Move over Baby Yoda. There’s a new form of cuteness sweeping the internet! Paramount Pictures began streaming the Japanese dubbed trailer of Sonic the Hedgehog that reveals the Blue Blur as the cutest darn infant ever. Sonic the Hedgehog debuts in Japan on March 27, following the U.S. release on February 14.

Listen to a new Miku in the new year!!

A new year is coming and so is a new Miku! PiaPro is preparing to release a new vocal sound for everyone’s favorite virtual idol Hatsune Miku. The new upgrade, dubbed “Hatsune Miku NT”, will boast better sound and simpler programming to give Miku a higher quality voice. Listen to a sample of the new …

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Hatsune Miku Project DIVA Mega Mix coming to the West on Switch

Sega announced Hatsune Miku Project DIVA Mega Mix will be coming to the West for Nintendo Switch in 2020. The game will launch in Japan on February 13 in Japan. It marks the 10th anniversary of the rhythm game series featuring everyone’s favorite virtual idol. The game will include 101 songs including previously released track …

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Dr. Stone Season Two trailer recaps 1st season and teases “Stone Wars!!”

Towards the end of Jump Fest 2020 which was held December 22 at Makuhari Messe, the panel for Dr. Stone unveiled a teaser trailer for the next chapter in the sci-fi adventure anime. The trailer recaps key events in the first season before fading to a new visual revealing the “Stone Wars” arc. Dr. Stone, …

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Digimon Adventure: Last Evolution Kizuna trailer – opens in Japan in Feb 2020

Witness the last adventure of the DigiDestined in an all-new animated film that brings the original Digimon series to a close. The franchise celebrates its 20th anniversary with the film Digimon Adventure: Last Evolution Kizuna that is scheduled for release in Japan on February 21, 2020. The official website posted a 90-second trailer along with …

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