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J-Novel club announces new title from legendary author

J-Novel Club has announced they are adding the light novel, Bluesteel Blasphemer, to their lineup starting March 25 with a free preview. The latest addition to the Japanese light novel website come from author Ichirou Sakaki who has wr...

 
 
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Licensing GET: Shout! Factory grabs Digimon Adventure tri.

It's been a good while since Digimon Adventure tri.'s theatrical event occurred in North America. Luckily, this won't be the last that we'll hear from the original series' new sequel as Shout! Factory digivolves the film's first three parts...

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

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 getting an E-SAK...

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

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 to listen to. T...

 
 
 
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New website publishes Japanese Light novels in English

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 the future to pr...

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

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 topic of nice Vocal...

 
 
 
 
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Mega Ran shows us how to get unlimited continues

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 array of wonderfu...

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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Rejoice! Viz reveals their plans for JoJo: Battle Tendency

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 getting a digital...

 
 
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Oldboy manga hits Dark Horse Digital

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 the first three...

 
 
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Sentai Filmworks nabs One Week Friends for Distribution

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 airy art style ...

 
 
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Sega offering 19 games in the Humble Weekly Sale

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 putting a hefty 19 ...

 
 
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Perfect Square launches limited time digital manga sale

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 Pokémon ...

 
 
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Pokémon Bank has appeared in Europe

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 announcement. Inste...

 
 
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Crunchyroll announce three new manga for simulpub library

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, and they're not ...

 
 
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SuBLime Yaoi manga now available for Kindle

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 manga imprint SuBLi...

 
 
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VIZ Media announce a big sale and some new additions

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 and Clover, Ouran...

 
 
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Doraemon manga now on Kindle

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. Anyway! Now you...

 
 
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3DS to get Nintendo Network IDs this December

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 the annoyances th...

 
 
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Romance and Christmas spirit abound in Sweet Rein vol. 1

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 App, Nook, iBo...

 
 
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Viz launches digital manga library on Apple iBooks

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. Better yet, thank...

 
 
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Crunchyroll serving up Kodansha manga digitally

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 Kodansha manga ...

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

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 story by Akira T...

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

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 5pm, and I thi...

 
 
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SuBLime releases steamy Tableau Numero 20 manga

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 an illustration...

 
 
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Rejoice! Pepita is now available worldwide as an eBook

Normally, I'm the kind of guy who prefers to look at his artbooks physically; however, that doesn't mean that I won't praise Viz for their recent efforts. Starting today, the company has released Pepita: Takehiko Inoue meets Gaudi ...

 
 
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Travel the world with Hello Kitty in a new graphic novel

Hello Kitty: Here We Go! was announced way, way back when Perfect Square was still called Viz Kids. The newly re-branded VIZ Media imprint have announced the first book in this new series is now...released! Head on over to your favorite boo...

 
 
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Gear up for Kodansha Comics' October releases

In case you need a reminder of what comics should be on your shopping list this month, here's a look at what Kodansha Comics is releasing throughout October. Some highlights include the Sailor Moon Box Set vol. 2 (Oct. 29th), Fairy Tail vol...

 
 
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Read Viz Manga on your Kindle

Like reading manga on your Kindle? If your response is "what manga?," I feel your pain, but the e-reader manga drought ends today. Viz Media has just announced that its entire digital manga catalog is now available for Kindle, effective imm...

 
 
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JX: Viz reveals their newest manga plans

I don't know about you, but it looks like Viz has shifted into a manga overdrive with their latest announcements from Shojo Beat and Shonen Jump. On the digital side of things, Skip Beat, W Juliet, Sugar P...

 
 
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Sweet Joy! TRIGGER is testing their online dollar shop

Okay, TRIGGER; we need to sit down and talk for a second. After your great efforts with Inferno Cop and Little Witch Academia, you guys have created another genius move in your plan to reach out to your fans! Long story short, TRIGGER's Twi...

 
 
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VIZ having a big end of summer digital manga sale

If you've been holding out on buying manga in bulk for a bit, now might be a great time to take advantage of VIZ Media's big end of summer sale, which is going on now through Thursday, September 5th, and get your fix. All of their titles ar...

 
 
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Surprise Bounce! Senran Kagura Burst is coming to NA

Well played, XSEED Games, your sneak attack has rendered me vulnerable to latest video game announcement. Even if your moves were rather sneaky, the peach color wasn't enough to fool the most experience shinobis on the block. With that...

 
 




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