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Date A Live: Rio Reincarnation coming to the West on PS4 and Steam!!

Get ready for dating season! The world of Date A Live is coming to western world with the arrival of Date A Live: Rio Reincarnation. Idea Factory International plans to bring the visual novel to the PlayStation 4 and PC via Steam this June with the PC version being available in both digital and physical …

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New Seven Deadly Sins TV anime plans to reach the climax with new studio!!

The action fantasy anime Seven Deadly Sins will be getting a new season that promises to head towards the story’s climax. Studio DEEN announced on Monday that they will be producing the third season anime series titled Nanatsu no Taizai: Kamigami no Gekirin (The Seven Deadly Sins: Wrath of the God’s) which is set to …

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NEW Sadako film trailer previews theme song by Ziyoou-vachi!!

Kadokawa began streaming the trailer for the upcoming Sadako film, the latest installment in the “Ring” franchise. The trailer features the song “Seisen” (Crusade) by Japanese rock band Ziyoou-vachi (Queen Bee). The film will show the origins of the film’s iconic Sadako Yamamura. Elaiza Ikeda will play the protagonist, a psychiatrist named Mayu Akikawa. Other …

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Samurai Shodown trailer reveals new fighters and launch date!!

After weeks of anticipation, SNK finally gives us a launch date for the new Samurai Shodown (Samurai Spirits in Japan) game. A trailer for the game was dropped on Friday showing three new characters who will be clashing swords with returning favorites. The new characters are Darli Dagger, Yashamaru Kurama and Wu-Ruixiang. Samurai Shodown is …

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Two Japanese icons clash in an epic Anniversary crossover!!

Hello Kitty jumps into her mecha to face the mighty Gundam in an epic crossover to celebrate their incredible milestones. In commemoration of Hello Kitty’s 45th Anniversary and Gundam’s 40th Anniversary, the two Japanese icons are brought together in a special event that pits them together. A special website has been created to showcase the …

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Jump Force trailer reveals Seto Kaiba!!

Kaiba Corp teenage CEO has brought out his deck and is ready to unleash his ultimate monster. Watch Seto Kaiba call upon his faithful Blue-Eyes and summon his mighty God to decimate his opponents in the first DLC trailer for Jump Force!

The Promised Neverland will return for another season!!

(WARNING: THE FOLLOWING CONTAINS A SPOILER FOR THE FINAL EPISODE! DO NOT READ UNLESS YOU HAVE BEEN WATCHING!) Hopefully, you have been keeping up with the anime adaption of dark fantasy manga series written by Kaiu Shirai and illustrated by Posuka Demizu. The Promised Neverland’s finale revealed that the series will return in 2020. No …

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Crunchyroll to stream 2nd Trinity Seven movie on Friday, same day as US theatrical release!!

Crunchyroll announced on Wednesday that they will begin streaming the sequel movie, Trinity Seven: Heaven’s Library & Crimson Lord on Friday outside of Asia and North America worldwide. The anime movie based on Kenji Saito and Akinari Nao’s Trinity Seven manga series will also be screened in North American theaters. Crunchyroll is not specific on …

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Spring 2019 Anime Preview

Introduction Before getting into today’s post, I figure I should introduce myself since this is my first time writing for J1 Studios. I’m Eric Wright (@DoubleSama) and my top three anime are the Monogatari Series, Mahou Shoujo Madoka Magica, and Violet Evergarden. With that out of the way, the Winter 2019 season is coming to …

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Netflix renews Baki the Grappler anime for a second season!!

The next round for Baki Kanmi is about to begin. The latest issue of Akita Shoten’s Weekly Shonen Champion magazine announced that the new anime Baki series has been green lit for another season and Netflix will get first dibs on airing the next season. Netflix ran the series in Japan when it debuted on …

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