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Sengoku Basara -Moonlight Party- to rival TMA?

Remember there is going to be a live-action Sengoku Basara series? Well, the official site now has a trailer to show off some of the characters involved, and I can tell you now, we're in for a treat. You also get to hear a little of the en...


Asura gets animated with some awesome DLC

Studio 4°C, the brains behind great animations like Mind Game, Steamboy and of course, Detroit Metal City, have announced that they will be doing what they do best for the upcoming Capcom title; Asura's Wrath. This will come in the form...


JapanaTour: Sendai

THIS. IS. JAPANATOUR! Apologies for the two weeks of no-show, I had a really silly deadline at University I had to make amongst other things. But never mind that, as this week we'll be heading to lands once trodden by the One-Eyed Dragon hi...


Even more Sengoku era action next season with Brave10

Those familiar with Sengoku Basara, or perhaps even Hyakka Ryouran will be aware of who Sanada Yukimura is. Well, if you want more hot blooded samurai adventures with him (sorry Hyakka fans!) in the Warring States Period, then this is a sho...


Ni no Kuni heading stateside!

You may have seen the gorgeous looking trailer for the PS3 exclusive 'Ni no Kuni: Shiroki Seihai no Joō' on Japanator fairly recently. The collaboration between both Studio Ghibli and Level-5 is certainly not one you should let pass yo...


Be enthusiastic! Sengoku Basara Blu-ray has sweet extras!

It's time to ready your wallet and put your guns on, as the Blu-ray release of the popular documentary Sengoku Basara: The Last Party will have an absolute wealth of extras. The first pressing is the version receiving all of these nifty fea...


Gintama to return to television?

A scan of the cover of the 53rd issue of Shueisha's Weekly Shonen Jump reveals that yes, Ginatama is coming back to the airwaves! All fans rejoice! The heavens open! The powers that be have blessed the world! Okay, ...


Crunchyroll makes an offer you can't refuse

It's like a used car salesman teamed up with Crunchyroll. You know, the one who's always like, "These deals are so crazy I must be NUTS to offer them to you!" Because this is ridiculous.I'm a big fan of Crunchyroll since it's the ...


The best Japan tribute video ever created

Most of you got that I wasn't very serious with yesterday's A swing and a miss blog. Most of you joined in the fun and contributed to the silly list, but a few of you took offense. My apologies. Our long-standing motto here at Jap...


Nickelodeon releases new Avatar series

Nickelodeon has confirmed in an official press release that the company will be releasing a new show related to their successful Avatar: the Last Airbender series. The new series is titled Avatar: the Legend of Korr...


Confirmed! Toaru Majutsu no Index gets second season!

So you guys remember, oh about three weeks ago, when I was a bright, fresh, new intern who still had hopes and dreams and hadn't yet been corrupted by the ways of Japanator? Well back then, I wrote about a rumor stating that Toaru Majutsu n...


Someone's making a Russian eroge

It's quite simply titled "IIchan Eroge Project," developed by the appropriately-named "IIchan Eroge Team," IIchan being the Russian-language equivalent of 4chan or 2ch.There's not too much known about the game besides it...


Comiket 76 gets rolling, the anime trailers start flowing in

The 76th installment of Comiket, the biannual otaku event, has begun! News, doujinshi, goods and everything otaku is up for glorious consumption. It is the place where artists are found and rise to prominence, and where otaku bankrupt ...


Third Impact what? Haruhi and the SOS Brigade decimate Nerv

Check out this supremely well-edited video mashup of The Melancholy of Haruhi Suzumiya and Neon Genesis Evangelion, wherein the SOS brigade takes on Nerv in a no-holds barred brawl. My favorite portions of the video are at the beginning. ...


Rejoice, (Ero)gamers: Nitroplus is in bed with JAST USA

Just as it seemed that all the emerging eroge news of late was bad eroge news, a ray of light pierced the darkened skies, assuring English-speaking eroge fanatics that yes, they would still be getting new enough fap material in game format....


FUNimation simulcasts One Piece, and I...

FUNimation should now be called, OMG you are the best company in the world forever times one million-imation, for doing the impossible, making this otaku’s dream come true. FUNimation announces today that they will be doing a same da...


Rumor smashed! New Fullmetal Alchemist series is for real

Don’t you hate it when a company denies the existence of a rumor, only for that rumor to come true a couple of months later? I know I do, and I also know where to focus my anger toward, and that place is studio BONES. However, why sho...


Rocket Punch! New Mazinger anime is on its way!

Time for all Mazinger fans to get their Breast Burn on and celebrate because a new Mazinger anime is on its way. Its name is Z Mazinger and it is based off the Z Mazinger manga which is originally based off the Mazinger Z anime.  The d...


Happy 500th chapter release One Piece!

500 chapters down, 500 more to go. One Piece has come a long way since its first chapter back in August of 1997. Back then Eiichiro Oda, mangaka of One Piece originally planned the story to last five years, but as ball began to roll Oda kne...


BREAKING NEWS!! Super Robot Wars had a baby!

What do Dragon Ball and Super Robot Wars now haven in common? The letter Z. Yes, this week’s Famitsu just announced the newest game in the franchise, Super Robot Wars Z for the PS2; proof enough that the PS2 is not dead, not just yet....


Fangasm senses tingling: Zelda manga in English!

Good ol' ANN tells us that Right Stuf has listed two volumes of The Legend of Zelda for an October release. Disbelievers will note its listing for preorder here, right above the gritty Southern drama, as you usually find these things (?). L...


Spoiler-san 6: Dragon Ball Z

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Stan Lee + Shonen Jump = unexpected fangasm

Who could of foreseen this? Stan Lee is to write a one shot for Shonen Jumps SQ. II (Square Second). It’s almost as if M Night Shyamalan had stolen God’s pen and began writing the story of real life -- an unexpected twist! Sta...


Golgo 13 will assassinate scumbags once again this spring

The up and coming spring season of anime is going to rock, especially now that Golgo 13 will be adapted into an anime series. Shogakukukan’s Big Comic magazine provided the world with this information on their January 10 issue, with G...


JAM Project + Lucky Star = win sauce

Mecha fans who are closet Lucky Star fans (like myself) have a reason to celebrate this 26th of December. For JAM Project will be singing a version of Luck Star’s opening, "Motteke! Sērāfuku", for the second remix ...


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Digimon Adventure tri: Reunion Blu-Ray Set"A New Digi-Adventure Emerges!"


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Sword Art Online The Movie: Ordinal Scale"Is this the (Augmented) Real Life?"


One Piece Film Gold"Welcome to Grand Tesoro!"


Kaiju Girls"Unleash your inner Monster Soul"


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God Eater 2: Rage Burst"New Look, Same Great Taste"


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