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Save Gameindustri: Hyperdimension Neptunia getting anime

I always find myself impressed by the Neptunia series, though not in a way that stems from personal enjoyment, as I thought the first game was dreadful (though the second seems to have done better). Rather, it's the legs Compile Heart'...

 
 
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Shin Megami Tensei IV trailer gets leaked, looks blurry

[Update: Screw blurry images, have a slightly less blurry video instead!] Ah, leaks. Nightmare of both submarine captain and PR specialist, they are quite the glorious thing for the impatient consumer, and this latest one benefits Atlus fan...

 
 
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Help tear down Dark Souls's secrets

Dark Souls fans like me have something to look forward to in 2012, however we just don't know what it is yet. Namco Bandai has hollowed a Facebook page witha mysterious wall, hiding some secret Dark Souls information. Every like on the page...

 
 
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Rumor: Korean Zombie Desu car season 2 kicks into April

The rumor mill's been circulating today with the date of the second season of this years surprise comedy-action hit, Kore wa Zombie Desu ka? (translated to Is This a Zombie?) for an apparent April release. Our tip off for this? A suspicious...

 
 
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More Hanasaku Iroha... probably!

Hanasaku Iroha, at least to me, was the sleeper hit of the Spring 2011 anime season. A show with a relatively standard premise managed to deliver a thoroughly enjoyable story, and many were sad to see it end. However, there's a nugget of ne...

 
 
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Rumor: Mayonaka TV might be a Persona 4 anime (Updated)

[UPDATE: Intrepid fans note that decompiling files on the teaser site lead to files entitled "anime" and a (currently) blank site at P4A.jp . Thanks, Jon B!] If certain trailers and teaser sites are to be believed, there may be something re...

 
 
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More details for Akira film: Robert Pattinson looked into

More info about the live-action Akira adaption was released recently, and no one still has anything solid to go off of to say whether it'll be good or bad. Some of the new tidbits released, however, give some insight on what's goi...

 
 
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Hoax: Man says Japan is covering up the nuclear crisis

Recently, a YouTube video was uploaded by a man who claims that Japan is secretly covering up the nuclear crisis in Fukushima, stating that there is no news on any channel and that YouTube itself has been restricted in Japan. Well if it's r...

 
 
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Rumor: Gamestop lists Catherine for July 26th

Yesss! Of course, you'll have to chalk this up under "Rumors", since Gamestop pulled the page shortly after the internet got wind of it. July 26th can't come soon enough. I still like you, Atlus USA.

 
 
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Rumor: Mila Kunis, Brad Pitt turn down Akira movie

Hot on the heels of the rumor that James Franco was in talks to play Kaneda in the upcoming Hollywood adaptation of Katsuhiro Otomo's Akira comes rumors that two other stars are no longer in talks to play roles in the same movie. Brad Pitt ...

 
 
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Is James Franco in the Akira live-action adaptation?

James Franco's doing a lot of stuff. The guy I mainly know as "Stoner Movie Dude Who Played Harry Osborn" is hosting the Oscars, going back to Yale, teaching a course about himself, and working on all manner of things, including a whole bun...

 
 
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New Miyazaki anime to be announced!

You know the man, the legend, Hayao Miyazaki. Some of us probably even have a small shrine dedicated to him, hidden away in our closets. There's been whisperings around the interwebs, most notably on the My Anime List forums, saying that Ho...

 
 
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Navarre has 6 buyers interested in FUNimation

Most of you are probably aware that FUNimation is being sold by its parent company, Navarre. While it's still a bit of an uncertain situation, there might be some good news on the horizon. Currently, Navarre has six buyers interes...

 
 
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Paprika director Satoshi Kon dies at age 47

[Update: The Otakon message boards have confirmed that Madhouse's Maruyama-san was in fact correct. We'll still wait for an official statement, but it looks as if this may be true.] Twitter is in an uproar this afternoon as Gainax employee ...

 
 
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Possible Toaru Majutsu no Index 2 this Fall!

Can I tell you how excited I am for this? Can I? The answer is very. According to the Japanese fan blog, Kyo mo Yarareyaku, a Japanese Tsutaya store reports that a second season of Toaru Majustu no Index is on its way and will premiere this...

 
 
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Tokyo seriously considering 24-hour subway system

One of the biggest pain in the asses when you're out late at night with friends in Japan is the rush to catch that last train at 1am. After that, you're stranded until 6am with no trains running and most businesses shuttered. Sometimes you ...

 
 
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Rumor: Shin Megami Tensei PS3 game listed on Amazon

We could have easily seen this coming given that the MegaTen franchise is Atlus' main moneymaker. Basically all the information present is a simple product listing on Amazon.jp for "Shin Megami Tensei (Working Title)" A new P...

 
 
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Amazon.ca reports Vertical publishing Tezuka's Ayako

As per usual, Amazon.ca has gone ahead and released info earlier than it was supposed to, and Kuri-ousity picked up that Vertical's latest title is supposed to be Osamu Tezuka's Ayako. Things aren't confirmed from Vertical, and we're not go...

 
 
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Is James Cameron making a Hiroshima movie?

Director James Cameron, responsible for some of the biggest-selling movies of all time, is more known for massive spectacles of light and sound, sci-fi and fantasy tales told with the best special effects huge budgets can provide.This time,...

 
 
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Rumor: Dead or Alive 5 coming to the PS3

[As posted on Destructoid by Hamza CTZ Aziz] The latest issue of Official PlayStation Magazine hints that the next Dead or Alive game won't be exclusive to the Xbox 360 anymore. The rumor section of the mag states that "...

 
 
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Bakemonogatari sequel/prequel anime listed, unlisted

I love Bakemonogatari. It's the show that got me interested in kanji wordplay, makes some of the most inventive twists on familiar archetypes, and leverages an incredible visual style that holds up even when its production is arguably incom...

 
 
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Rumor control; Greeeen is not breaking up any time soon

Apparently several Japanese tabloids have been running rumors that the record-breaking j-pop act had planned on splitting up in order to become full-time dentists. When I heard that, I really didn't even know what to say...

 
 
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Is Yakuza 3 finally coming to the US?

Just to be clear, it's still a rumor, but 1Up just reported that a source close to the project confirmed that the title is in the process of being localized for the US and Europe. This comes on the heels of comments made ...

 
 
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Rumor time: Full Metal Panic to become a live-action film!

Speculation around the internet states that Mandalay Pictures has acquired the theatrical rights to make a Full Metal Panic film. It is also very important to note that Zac Efron is also (supposedly) extremely interested in this project, pr...

 
 
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Is April fools really over? More Haruhi season 2 rumors

I’m not sure what to believe anymore, and so should you after yesterdays nonstop attack here at Japanator; and what makes this even worse is that it’s more Haruhi season 2 news. Sankaku Complex reports that the Haruhi rerun happ...

 
 
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The secret behind Gundam 00's design process REVEALED!

There has been a rumor floating around on the internet regarding the design process behind Gundam 00’s units, and it has my otaku senses tingling in response. This hasn’t been confirmed, and was initially found on 2ch; but it so...

 
 
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First 'review' of the live-action Dragon Ball movie

Ain’t it Cool News recently posted a review of the Dragon Ball live-action film that was sent to them by a fan named DON. Yes, the movie isn’t even finished, yet we have our first review. Don states he saw a version of the film ...

 
 
 
 
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RUMOR: Hot Gurren Lagann movie tidbits

I’m going to give you a general warning before we move on. The information that is to be stated in the below article has not been proven as a 100% correct or truthful, but perhaps just might be. A man only known as ‘Anonymous&rs...

 
 
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Speculation time! Is Phoenix Wright getting an anime?

[As originally posted on Destructoid] Over at the Gyakuten Meets Orchestra blog, it's business as usual. The tickets for their September 23rd show will soon be released, but they've got something to say to those buying tickets."We have...

 
 
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It was all a lie, according to studio Bones

The carpet has been pulled out from under us and it hurts. Bones has just made an official statement about the Full Metal Alchemist sequel and the Darker than Blacksequel, and it doesn’t look good. They state that the list of animato...

 
 
 
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Rumor squashed: Kodansha not making a move into the US market

While I was in New York City yesterday covering the Gothic Lolita and Maid Day at Kinokuniya (post to follow), I got a chance to corner Ali Kokmen of Del Rey Manga and ask him about the whole rumor of Kodansha coming into the U.S. manga mar...

 
 
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Rumortoid: Kodansha coming to the US manga industry

Mangablog has brought up a rather interesting rumor: Kodansha Publishing is going to be coming to the U.S. market and open its own manga publishing business. Kodansha is one of the large publishers in Japan, putting out a wide range of titl...

 
 
 
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Rumor: Gainax’s hidden project is Ghost Rhapsody

Now 99% of you have probably never heard of the manga Ghost Rhapsody, but that one percent of you who have should be happy. Because everyone’s favorite anime studio Gainax is most likely adapting this show into an anime. As they say, ...

 
 
 
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Dragonball’s Producer spoils us all, GOKU DIES!!

Don’t worry, that isn’t a spoiler until the next film, and by that time most of you will be too senile to even remember this article. Tim Van Rellim, the producer for the live-action Dragonball movie was interviewed by a mexican...

 
 
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Gainax to be at FanimeCon

Hidden ninja Gia reports that she received a very special email from FanimeCon staff stating that Fanime will be receiving a large number of guests from Gainax this year. Not only that, but seiyuu and staff members who worked on Gurren Laga...

 
 


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