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E-SAKUGA

Dive into FLCL's key frames with E-SAKUGA's upcoming product


Ride on Shooting Sakuga
Nov 05
// Salvador G Rodiles
There's something wonderful about seeing the hard work that goes into creating an animated piece. One nice thing about this process is seeing the project's key frames that make each scene pop out. Speaking of which, FLCL is g...
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PinocchioP

PinocchioP's HUMAN album is up for pre-order on iTunes


Gotta love digital music options
Nov 05
// Salvador G Rodiles
November has arrived and we're closer to the release of Vocaloid Artist PinocchioP's third album, HUMAN. The nice part is that it can now be pre-ordered on iTunes for $15.99, with three songs already available for folks ...
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Light Novels

Licensing GET: J-Novel Club grabs Grimgar and I Saved Too Many Girls and Caused the Apocalypse


Two new light novels enter the scene
Oct 30
// Salvador G Rodiles
As J-Novel Club continues to grace the Internet with its service that gives people access to digital light novels, the company has added Grimgar of Fantasy and Ash and I Saved Too Many Girls and Caused the Apocalyps...
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Light novels

New website publishes Japanese Light novels in English


The J-Novel Club has arrived
Oct 16
// Soul Tsukino
A new Website has been launched that will bring Japanese light novels in English to eager fans all over the world. J-Novel Club is partnering with publishers Hobby Japan and OVERLAP, with hopefully more to come in t...

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DECO*27

Here's a sneak peek of DECO*27's GHOST album


Let's grab another slice of pizza
Sep 04
// Salvador G Rodiles
With DECO*27's fifth album, GHOST, launching on Sept. 28, a preview of the release has materialized on his YouTube channel. Best of all, it includes a sample of every track that comes with the package. While we're on the topi...
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Touhou

Touhou: Scarlet Curiosity will obliterate your boredom on Sept. 20


Immortality is overrated
Sep 02
// Salvador G Rodiles
Well, folks. It looks like we're in for a September that's filled with lots of colorful bullets since Touhou: Scarlet Curiosity, the Touhou fan game by Ankake Spa that gives off a Ys: The Oath in Felghana and Ys Origins ...
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Chronicles of Time

Relive Chrono Trigger's best moments with a new tribute album


Let's create a good future for everyone
Feb 17
// Salvador G Rodiles
[Disclosure: Dale and Jayson wrote for Japanator. No relationships, professional or personal, were factored into this post.] To this day, Chrono Trigger continues to be one of my favorite RPGs ever. Honestly, this infor...
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Mega Ran

Mega Ran shows us how to get unlimited continues


We're gonna live forever!
Aug 06
// Salvador G Rodiles
Mega Ran is back with another rad music video, and he's bringing D&D Slugger along for the ride. As a part of his upcoming track, RNDM, "Infinite Lives" conveys the importance of finding ways to turn your life into an ar...
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Secret of Evermore

Celebrate Secret of Evermore's 20th Anniversary with a remastered soundtrack


Don't underestimate a dog's loyalty
Jul 23
// Salvador G Rodiles
Oct. 1 may not be here yet, but that isn't stopping Sean Schafianski (Chrono Trigger: Jazz Arranged Version) from releasing his Secret of Evermore arranged soundtrack known as Secret of Evermore: Remastered Tracks. In t...
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Viz Media

Start off your Spring Break with Viz's upcoming digital manga titles


March is about to get crazy
Mar 04
// Salvador G Rodiles
I may be more of a fan of reading things physically than digitally, but Viz's March digital manga roster contains some interesting titles, since they resurrected a few Tokyopop titles. On top of that, Tokyo Ghoul and Spell of...
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Crunchyroll

Level Up: Crunchyroll's Premium Members now have unlimited manga access


Magma for Everyone!
Jan 18
// Salvador G Rodiles
I may be late to the party again, but I thought that it was worth noting that Crunchyroll has granted their Premium Members the ability to access their magma... um, I mean manga library. In other words, the anime subscribers ...
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Music

Huzzah: Two JAM Project and Yousei Teikoku albums head to iTunes


Let's begin the new year with some digital music
Jan 06
// Salvador G Rodiles
As Lantis Festival gets ready to take Las Vegas by storm, JAM Project's albums, Best Collection X - X Cures Earth and Thumb Rise Again, have hit iTunes recently, which might keep people entertained until they get to see the a...
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Sailor Moon

Queen Beryl and Jadeite devise an evil scheme in Sailor Moon's third dub clip


Viz Media is on a roll!
Jul 18
// Salvador G Rodiles
It seems that my prediction about Viz uploading a new Sailor Moon-related video everyday was incorrect, as the company chose to post their third dub clip today. Either way, it's still nice of Viz to show off Sailor Moon's ne...
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JoJo

Rejoice! Viz reveals their plans for JoJo: Battle Tendency


JoJo's back in full gear
Jul 07
// Salvador G Rodiles
When Viz announced that at Anime Expo 2014 they're releasing JoJo's Bizarre Adventure Part 2: Battle Tendency in North America, I couldn't help but to rejoice over this matter. While we're aware that Battle Tendency's ge...
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Dark Horse

Oldboy manga hits Dark Horse Digital


Pick up digital bundles to see where the hit film came from
Apr 15
// Brad Rice
If you've been in the mood to dig into some high quality manga lately, why not give Oldboy a shot? The manga that inspired the fan-favorite movie has been out for years, but not always in ready stock. Now Dark Horse has ...
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Sentai Filmworks

Sentai Filmworks nabs One Week Friends for Distribution


"I have this... condition."
Mar 27
// Dae Lee
There's no stopping the train of spring acquisitions by Sentai Filmworks, as they nab One Week Friends (Isshukan Friends in Japanese). An anime adaptation of a manga by a fairly new author, Hazuki Maccha's uniquely light and ...
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Sega Humble Weekly Sale

Sega offering 19 games in the Humble Weekly Sale


Going in for 18 of them!
Mar 13
// Chris Walden
The team at HumbleBundle.com are really good at pinching the pennies from your virtual wallet, even rivalling Steam's sales with its 'pay what you want' game bundles. This week is no exception, as Sega is stepping up and putt...
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Perfect Square manga

Perfect Square launches limited time digital manga sale


Cheap manga is the best manga
Feb 20
// Kristina Pino
Take advantage of a sale on digital manga being offered by VIZ Media's all-ages imprint Perfect Square, running now until February 28th. Titles such as Hello Kitty: Delicious! (reviewed), Uglydoll: Eat Dat!, and all of their ...
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Pokemon Bank

Pokmon Bank has appeared in Europe


And about time, too.
Feb 04
// Chris Walden
You know, after months of watching fans of Pokémon X&Y eagerly awaiting the release of Pokémon Bank, it seems extremely odd that it would end up on the European eShop without any kind of grand anno...
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CR simulpub

Crunchyroll announce three new manga for simulpub library


Is that a random dude all up inside that girl? What?
Jan 07
// Kristina Pino
For all you lovelies who don't live in Japan, but want to read comics just as they are released, Crunchyroll has this nifty simulpub thing going on with a bunch of Kodansha's titles including Attack on Titan and Fairy Tail, a...
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Manga

SuBLime Yaoi manga now available for Kindle


An extensive collection goes digital
Dec 24
// Tim Sheehy
I won't pretend to read, or even truly understand the fascination with Boys Love genre, but I know there's a fair amount of you out there who do, so some of you may be really excited by this bit of news. VIZ Media's yaoi mang...
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VIZ Manga

VIZ Media announce a big sale and some new additions


Sales are always a good thing
Dec 18
// Kristina Pino
Viz Media have announced that from now through January 15th, all of the manga titles purchasable at Viz Manga (or on the VIZ Manga app) are 20% off. This includes such titles as Naruto and One Piece, Hana Kimi, Magi, Honey an...
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Doraemon

Doraemon manga now on Kindle


New translation of classic manga brings it to a wide audience.
Nov 23
// Ben Huber
Ever wanted to read the original Doraemon manga? There was never an official release here in the US, although I recall there was a bilingual version of the manga at one point. I imagine that was difficult to find and import. ...
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Nintendo Network ID

3DS to get Nintendo Network IDs this December


Oh hey, Miiverse. You too?
Nov 13
// Chris Walden
The 3DS is a wonderful little handheld, but with Nintendo showing more of an interest in digital distribution, it was becoming increasingly worrisome that Nintendo Network IDs had not been introduced. This isn't because of th...
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Sweet Rein vol. 1

Romance and Christmas spirit abound in Sweet Rein vol. 1


Santa Claus and reindeers just belong together
Nov 02
// Kristina Pino
VIZ Media is ready to kick off the holiday season early with the release of a new shoujo series titled Sweet Rein. The first volume will be out on November 5th both in print (US$9.99) and digitally (US$6.99) via the VIZ Manga...
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Over 1,600 volumes of manga goodness.
Huge news for digital manga fans -- Viz Media have made their entire digital catalog of graphic novels available via Apple iBooks, with 1,600 volumes of manga spread across 130 titles. That's a LOT of manga to choose from. Be...

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Starting Wednesday, users will be able to read select Kodansha manga.
Wow, Crunchyroll, slow down! In their effort to grab everything from the current anime season, Crunchyroll accidentally snagged some manga too. No, far from an accident, starting on Wednesday the site will be offering select ...

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VIZ Manga update

Have a round-up of VIZ Manga's October e-releases


Digital manga wins!
Oct 25
// Kristina Pino
For those of you folks keeping up with your manga on eReaders (mobile or NOOK), here's a look at VIZ Manga's October releases. Brand-new titles available right now: Aishiteruze Baby (vol.1), Cowa!, a Shonen Jump stand-alone s...
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AA5 Trailer

Ace Attorney: Dual Destinies is out, so here's a trailer


Ha, like you'd need convincing at this point.
Oct 24
// Chris Walden
In case you didn't know, the long-awaited western release of Ace Attorney: Dual Destinies landed in the Nintendo eShop at around 2pm GMT today. That's right, it's up there right now. Unfortunately for me, I was working until...
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Tableau Numero 20

SuBLime releases steamy Tableau Numero 20 manga


Get your sexy boys love
Oct 09
// Kristina Pino
VIZ Media yaoi imprint SuBLime have announced the release of a one-volume short story collection titled Tableau Numero 20 by est em. Here's the brief synopsis: Ten years ago, while still a student, Maurice stumbled across a...

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