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Sword Art Online season 2 to premiere worldwide

To promote SAO season 2, Sword Art Online II, which is due out this summer, Aniplex of America is hosting a premiere screening of the first episode at Anime Expo on July 4th. It predates the screening on Japanese TV on July 5th by a few hou...

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Review: Nekomonogatari Black

I've been a fan of the Monogatari series since Bakemonogatari and have followed the entire franchise since the start. Nekomonogatari: Black came out in late 2012 and was widely accepted by fans as a very pleasant addition to the franchise t...

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Blue Exorcist now available on Netflix streaming

Earlier today, Aniplex announced that Blue Exorcist, the complete series is now available for Netflix instant streaming. Although the series has been available via Hulu and Crunchyroll for some time, many users prefer Netflix for its ease-o...

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Review: Magi: The Labyrinth of Magic Volume 2

The second volume of Magi: The Labyrinth of Magic Volume 2 completes what is better known as the first season of the Magi anime. These next 13 episodes wrap up the Balbadd arc and bring the story to the end of the second dungeon for&nb...

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Aniplex USA to release first Persona 3 movie

Aniplex USA recently announced that they're releasing Persona 3: #1 Spring of Birth Blu-ray in the US on May 20. It'll come in two flavors: a normal vanilla release and a neapolitan-esque special edition. The special edition comes with the ...

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Review: Magi: The Labyrinth of Magic Volume 1

Magi is an interesting fantasy work in that familiar, if comfortable context of shounen manga adaptations. The story takes on a  One Thousand and One Nights motif, as protagonists Alibaba, Aladdin and Morgiana find their way out of pov...

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Review: Fate/Zero Blu-ray Box Set 2

When Fate/Zero Set 2 starts off, we're thrown right in the middle of a major battle. Caster has created a huge monster and it's up to Saber, Lancer, Rider and Archer to defeat it before it can cause major damage to the general populace. Aft...

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Relive Anohana the Movie with producer Shimizu Q&A

Did you watch Anohana the Movie last week? I did, and it was definitely at least an one-hankie experience. Now you can relive it, especially the lighter moments, with the above Q&A taken with the producer of the series Hiroyuki Shimizu...

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Review: Oreshura

Oreshura, or Ore no Kanojo to Osananajimi ga Shuraba Sugiru, is an elaborate reimagining of a simple idea. Short for "My girlfriend and my childhood friend argue a lot," the shortened name makes marketing and looking up the show on search e...

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Kill la Kill's US website gets updated

While we're off watching the latest episode of Kill la Kill, Aniplex updated their US site for the popular bombastic scissor action show. Every 30-second promo is now available in the story section as well as updated info in the character s...

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Anohana the Movie gets US, Canadian theater listing

Anohana the Movie is finally getting a list of theater screenings in the US and Canada. The first screenings begin January 18th, and Canada will start on February 9th. You can find the full list of theaters and dates at the Anohana the Movi...

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Aniplex USA opens online store, limited edition stuffs

Aniplex is known for their premium limited edition stuff at premium limited edition prices. And it doesn't stop at anime. Using the Madoka Rebellion movie as a springboard, they're launching an online store selling limited edition, limited ...

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Review: Sword Art Online BD Box Set I-IV

Not even original light novel scribe Reki Kawahara could have predicted how big his Sword Art Online franchise would eventually become. Since the first novel was published in April of 2009, Kawahara's creation has seen 12 sequel novels, fiv...

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Review: Blue Exorcist Limited Edition Blu-Ray Box Set II

Before I sat down to watch Blue Exorcist, I had some flexible, but modest, expectations. I expected the show to be a competent shonen title, perhaps reminiscent of earlier episodes of Naruto and Bleach, with slick action scenes an...

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LiSA promotes album to Americans on Youtube

Anime music singer LiSA has posted a video to promote her latest album, LANDSPACE, which is coming out both in the US and Japan on October 30th. For those of us unfamiliar with LiSA's tricks, she has done a bunch of these youtube videos fo...

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Madoka Magica Rebellion heading to a theater near you

Aniplex have announced that Puella Magi Madoka Magica The Movie –Rebellion- will be premiering in Los Angeles, at the Eqyptian Theater on on December 3rd, followed by showings at select theaters across the US and Canada through out th...

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Aniplex hosting Sword Art Online "Watch and Win" contest

As if watching Sword Art Online wasn't a treat in itself (second half excluded -- boy, was that awful) Aniplex USA is sponsoring a "Watch and Win" contest for fans viewing the dub of the fantasy series on Toonami. A variety of prizes are be...

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Aniplex to release Blue Exorcist The Movie on Blu-ray

Aniplex have just announced that Blue Exorcist The Movie is not only coming to home video, but you'll be able to enjoy it in glorious Blu-ray format if you choose to buy the limited box set edition. It includes the film in both English and ...

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Daisuki.net to simulcast KILL la KILL in five languages

As if we weren't hyped enough as it is, Aniplex of America will be teaming up with Daisuki.net, which will be joined alongside Crunchyroll and Hulu, to simulcast their upcoming series KILL la KILL, set to premiere October 3rd. For...

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Licensing GET! Aniplex recruits Samurai Flamenco

Well, there's goes another show that will get the Aniplex treatment. This time around, they have gotten a hold of Samurai Flamenco, an original noitaminA anime series that's directed by Takahiro Omori (Director for Durarara!! and Baccano!)....

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Otakon '13: An Interview with Oreimo's creators

To get you ready for the world simulcast of the Oreimo OVAs on Saturday, Japanator chatted up the Oreimo guests at Otakon 2013--light novel author Tsukasa Fushimi, his editor Kazuma Miki, and the director of the anime series Hiroyuki K...

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Otakon '13: Aniplex licenses KILL la KILL

[Update: Aniplex's Press Release on their  KILL la KILL license has been added.] Well, it looks like Imaishi's upcoming title is in a bit of a predicament here, folks. During this year's Otakon, Aniplex USA has revealed that they ...

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Blue Exorcist: The Movie is looking quite yummy

It's been quite a while since I've checked in with the Son of Satan himself, Rin Okumura. I actually enjoyed the television version of Blue Exorcist quite a bit, but some of its flaws had me reserved in reaching out for the manga or the vi...

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Madoka Magica Rebellion's confusing trailer gets subbed

If you weren't able to understand the dialogue during the last trailer for Madoka Magica The Movie -Rebellion-, Aniplex USA has uploaded the current trailer with English subtitles. While it gives us a chance to read out everyone'...

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Huzzah! Fate/Zero gets a NA BD/DVD release with the dub

I'm in love with Ufotable's Fate/Zero anime adaptation.  On a technical level, it's a beautiful looking show with fantastic direction, a great soundtrack, and amazing cinematography. In fact, I loved it so much that I bought both Japan...


Get hype for Blue Exorcist: The Movie

We've already posted some teaser info and such for the upcoming Blue Exorcist movie, and it looks like there has been another update to their official website with a buttload of new design, work-in-progress, storyboard, and character drawin...


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Razer Panthera Evo"Evolve Your Game"


The Alliance Alive HD Remastered"Unite The Four Nations! "


Ni no Kuni Wrath of the White Witch Remastered"Travel Between Parallels Worlds "




CRYSTAR"Welcome to Purgatory"


Metal Wolf Chaos XD"Welcome to America!"


Millennium Actress (Remastered) "A Millennium Journey"


KILL la KILL -IF"The Clothes Make The Fans"


Pokémon Detective Pikachu"Detective Pikachu Is On The Case! "


Dragon's Dogma: Dark Arisen (NS)" Control the Arisen On The Go"


Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney Trilogy"The Ace Attorney Arrives On Modern Platforms"


Katana Zero"Neo-Noir Action"


Tokyo School Life"A Crazy Trip To Japan"


The World Next Door"A Journey To A Parelell World"


Disgaea 5 Complete (PC)"Another Disgaea Entry Enters PC Gaming"


The Liar Princess and the Blind Prince"A Beautiful Game with Lackluster Puzzles"


The Complete Art of Fullmetal Alchemist"Includes Illustrations & Artwork From 2001 through 2017"


Maquia: When the Promised Flower Blooms"A beautiful tale about immortality"


Batman Ninja Blu-Ray Set"Travel to the Feudal Era"


Ponyo 10th Anniversary"Ponyo on the Cliff by the Sea"


Sound Of The Sky Blu-Ray Set"Moe Girls in the Military"