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(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Kabaneri of the Iron Fortress is heading back to the big screen sometime this year with a film titled Unato Decisive Battle! Set in a post-apocalyptic steampunk world in which a mysterious virus creates zombie-like creatures known as “Kabaneri”, the series was first aired as part of Fuji TV’s Noitamina
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(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Popular web light novel That Time I Got Reincarnated as a Slime will be receiving a TV anime adaptation to be broadcast in fall 2018. The series follows lonely 37-year-old salaryman Mikami Satoru, who is killed during a robbery but wakes up to realise he has been reincarnated as a
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(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Preorders are now available for a Proplica of Sailor Chibi Moon’s Prism Heart Compact, a transformation item from Takeuchi Naoko’s classic manga Sailor Moon! This gorgeous little compact joins the growing list of weapons and accessories that have been faithfully recreated into high quality collectibles. Positively fit for a princess,
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(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Did you know that Hatsune Miku has her own day in Japan? 3 and 9, the numbers from the date Mar. 9, can be read as “mi” and “ku”, meaning that it’s time to celebrate everyone’s favorite virtual diva! As with other Vocaloids, the appearance of Miku and the message
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(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Every Pokémon fan’s dreams have come true with Bandai’s gigantic plushie of classic Pokémon Lapras! Lapras is the second in a series of giant Pokémon plushies and measures a whopping 2 metres in length and 1.2 meters in height! So big that even grownups can ride on its back, Lapras’
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(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Preorders have opened for a limited edition G.E.M. Series figure of Uzumaki Naruto based on his Seventh Hokage design in Boruto: Naruto Next Generations! Despite growing up from a boisterous rookie ninja into the leader of Hidden Leaf Village, he looks as playful as ever in this energetic pose. Naruto
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(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); The gorgeous Vinsmoke Reiju of Oda Eiichiro’s One Piece will be the newest character to join Megahouse’s figure series Portrait of Pirates! This is the second limited edition P.O.P figure to portray Sanji’s older sister, with the first also available to order here. Fans appreciative of her voluptuous frame and
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(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Fuji TV has announced that it is collaborating with software development company Niantic on an anime adaptation of the smartphone game Ingress! Ingress is an augmented reality location-based game that puts two factions against each other, the Enlightened and the Resistance. Data from the game was also used for Pokémon
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(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); A new Psycho-Pass three-part film project has been revealed, with the first entry to premiere in Jan. 2019! The original sci-fi anime Psycho-Pass first aired in 2012 and became a massive hit, going on to a second season in 2014 as well as all sorts of adaptations including manga, light
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(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); An original anime titled Carol and Tuesday directed by Watanabe Shinichirou and animated by Bones is set to begin broadcasts in Japan from Apr. 2019, with a worldwide release also under consideration! Carol and Tuesday is to be Watanabe and Bones’ third collaboration, having worked together on Cowboy Bebop: The
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(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Orders have opened on PREMICO Online Shop for two sets of official Sailor Moon 25th anniversary commemorative coins released by Imperial Enterprises! The fully colored original illustrations appear on high-quality gold and silver coins in honor of the exciting anniversary. These coins are legal currency on the Cook Islands, and
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(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Let’s face it, we’ve all drooled over the food in Studio Ghibli movies and wondered what it would be like to take a stroll among those whimsical streets. Did you know, though, there are some places in Japan that seem like they’ve been taken directly from those movies into our
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(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); It might be a little hard to believe, but legendary manga magazine Weekly Shonen Jump will be celebrating its 50th anniversary in Aug. 2018! The very first issue was published back in 1968 and since then it’s serialized countless favorites like Dragon Ball, Saint Seiya, Hunter x Hunter and more.
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(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Details about on a new board game project titled Fate/Grand Order Duel -collection figure- were announced at the Fate/Grand Order Winter Festival 2017-2018 ~Great Winter Pharaoh Thanksgiving~. The game’s genre is “Heroic Spirit Summoning Board Game”, using mini figures and command cards. The mini figures also appear as battle characters
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(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); The (self-proclaimed) world’s first virtual YouTuber Kizuna AI has been appointed as the first ambassador for a Japan National Tourism Organization (JNTO) campaign titled “Come to JAPAN”, which aims to increase American tourism to Japan! With this, JNTO hopes to increase fans’ interest in visiting Japan through her online reach
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(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Oda Eiichirou’s popular manga One Piece is to hold a special Easter event titled One Piece Easter 2018 from Mar. 21 at Tokyo One Piece Tower! The Tokyo Tower One Piece attraction is celebrating its third anniversary in 2018. For Easter, it will feature a series of illustrations of the
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(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); From Max Factory comes a dark new figma of Jeanne d’Arc (Alter) from the popular mobile game Fate/Grand Order! Despite the fact that she is a saint, as an Alter, Jeanne captivates and inspires fear with her merciless nature and dreadful silhouette. Even her armor radiates darkness, with swatches of
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(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Some lucky anime characters are so well-loved that fans will celebrate their birthdays in all sorts of ways including enjoying delicious cakes, posting illustrations on social networks, and taking photos of their favorite character goods~ With two months of the year gone so quickly, Anime!Anime! polled 203 people on their
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(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); From anime and manga to video games and cute merchandise, Japan has a ton of hugely popular characters that people all over the world associate with the country! In fact, even prefectural and business mascots are becoming more well known overseas. Out of this huge pool of characters, which ones
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(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Fate/Grand Order’s Avenger, also known as Jeanne d’Arc (Alter) or Jeanne Alter, has joined Hobby Max’s Chara-Forme Beyond lineup! The figure is sculpted by Hachimaru with coloring by Sato Nobuhiro. Fans can look forward to admiring the intricate details on her helmet, armor and weapon, as well as the flow
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(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); In Japan, March 3 is “Hinamatsuri”, a special occasion also known as “Doll’s Day” or “Girl’s Day”! The celebrations feature tiered stands covered with red material and decorated with beautifully crafted traditional dolls of the Emperor, Empress, attendants and musicians placed on each of the levels. Most families display the
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(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Sailor Moon has teamed up with Bandai’s cosmetics division Miracle Romance for a beautiful accessory inspired Sailor Moon’s iconic Crisis Moon Compact. Inspired by its appearance in the Sailor Moon SuperS anime, the Crisis Moon Compact case comes filled with blush. Designed in pretty pink with gold highlights, the compact
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(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Maehara Koei Shoten is high-class umbrella manufacturer which has been in business for 70 years, and they’re drawing on that experience for an amazing Neon Genesis Evangelion collaboration! Inspired by the Evangelion keyword “hope”, the artisans have created six different designs based on the Evangelion units themselves, as well as
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(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); The 20th episode of TV anime Garo: Vanishing Line, titled “Utopia”, airs on March 3 and marks a very special occasion: the reunion of the Elric brothers from Fullmetal Alchemist! Kugimiya Rie (well-known as Al in Fullmetal Alchemist) has a leading role as Sophie Hennes in Vanishing Line. In the
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(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Charming your business associates during your next meeting will be a breeze if you’re using these gorgeous Sailor Moon business card holders from Premium Bandai! Releasing sometime in May, there are six versions available in the line-up, each boasting their own characteristic embroidery and shiny charms. These holders are fully
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(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Well-known by her nicknames “Flash” and “Berserk Healer”,Asuna of Sword Art Online has been beautifully brought to life by Alter in honor of her appearance in the 2017 movie Ordinal Scale! Asuna is depicted wielding her one-handed rapier Lambent Light in a graceful and elegantly posed 1/7 scale figure. The
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(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); For the past few years, the concept of idols in anime has grown so popular that it’s now a genre all on its own! Even in manga, video games, and other mixed media projects, idols can be spotted anywhere… but which ones are the most popular? From Nov. 22, 2017
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