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Anime Expo to Host Attack on Titan Season 3 Premiere

Attack on Titan's highly anticipated third season will premiere at the annual Los Angeles-based convention next month. The follow-up to the hit show will then be shown in American and Canadian cinemas across North America. North America's largest...

Devilman Creator Joins Anime Expo 2018 as Guest of Honor

Acclaimed manga artist and author Go Nagai will appear at this year's Anime Expo in Los Angeles as a guest of honor. For those that don't know, the man is responsible for hit series like Devilman, Mazinger Z, and Cutie Honey. Anime Expo, the annual L...

Anime Expo to Host Premiere of Trigger’s Newest Anime

The annual Los Angeles-based convention recently announced that famed Studio Trigger will be premiering its latest show, titled SSSS.Gridman, at this year's event. Annual Los Angeles-based anime convention Anime Expo recently announced that Studio Tr...

Super Smash Bros. Ultimate E3 2018 Preview

The highly anticipated crossover phenomenon that is Super Smash Bros. Ultimate is a return to form for the historic Nintendo franchise, possessing an unprecedented amount of both style and substance that will make newcomers and die-hard fans alike pl...

My Hero One’s Justice Adds Dabi and Himiko

The League of Villains' newest members, Dabi and Himiko, have joined My Hero Academia's upcoming 3D fighting game, My Hero One's Justice!! Publisher Bandai Namco has announced recently that hit anime series My Hero Academia's newest 3D fighting t...

Sword Art Online Games May Come to Nintendo Switch

Sword Art Online games may finally see a release on Nintendo Switch, if comments by the franchise's producers serve as any indication. It's unclear what games specifically might make the jump, but everything remains open to possibility for now! Durin...

Anime Expo 2018 Set to Feature Zero Escape Series Director

The annual anime convention held in Los Angeles will see acclaimed Zero Escape series director Kotaro Uchikoshi host a panel and autograph session. Developer Spike Chunsoft announced earlier this week that acclaimed Zero Escape series director Kotaro...

Monster Hunter Film Starts Production This September

Capcom's Monster Hunter movie will begin filming this September, starring the Resident Evil film franchise's Milla Jovovich. The latter series' director, Paul W. S. Anderson, is also set to take the reigns of this video game adaptation. Entertainment...

Gunvolt Chronicles: Luminous Avenger iX Announced for Switch

Developer Inti Creates announced Gunvolt Chronicles: Luminous Avenger iX for the Nintendo Switch recently at the BitSummit Vol. 6 game show. Details are scarce at the moment, though Inti Creates did state that more information will be revealed this ...

Fate/stay night [Heaven’s Feel] Gets English Dub Trailer

Fate/stay night [Heaven’s Feel] I. presage flower has gotten itself an English dub trailer today courtesy of Aniplex. The film is expected to hit the United States next month. Photo courtesy of XanthicFlowers Fate/stay night [Heaven’s Feel...

Anime World Matsuri Lineup for Anime Expo 2018 Revealed

Aimer, Yuki Kajiura, AKB48, The [email protected] Cinderella Girls, and more are expected to perform at this year's Anime World Matsuri at Anime Expo. Anime World Matsuri and Anime Expo have announced the lineup for 2018's musical festival event. Beginn...

PAX East 2018: Soulcaliber VI Preview

Soulcaliber VI at PAX East 2018 seeks to break from the rut that the previous entry in the series got itself into with slightly different movesets and vastly updated visuals. The last game in the Soulcaliber series was met with lukewarm reception fro...

PAX East 2018: Travis Strikes Again No More Heroes Preview

Travis Strikes Again No More Heroes left a lasting impression on me at PAX East 2018. Here's hoping that it isn't just more of the same that we're used to by now. Travis Strikes Again may disappoint some hardcore No More Heroes fans out there. The ga...

PAX East 2018: The Pinnacle of Gaming

This year's PAX East has come and gone, bringing with it a slew of indie game developers, board game makers, and publishers together under one massive roof. It served as a reminder of how far gaming has come in the decades since its inception. Cospla...

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Why Doki Doki Literature Club Is My Personal GOTY

It's almost 2018 and I still can't get this game out of my head. Doki Doki Literature Club by Team Salvato is something akin to an internet sensation. This seemingly innocuous dating simulator set in an average high school isn't too out of ordina...

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Anime MMO Closers’ Open Beta is Out Now

This MMO action RPG has opened up its Open Beta to the public to test out its servers more. MMO action RPG Closers is now allowing the public to access its Open Beta, developer En Masse Entertainment recently announced. The title is available on Stea...

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Catherine: Full Body Gets Loads of New Info

The upcoming PlayStation 4 and Vita remake got a whole lot of new information today, including new details of this mysterious third new girl we keep hearing about. Upcoming PlayStation 4 and PlayStation Vita remake Catherine: Full Body got a host of ...

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Dancing Moon Night and Dancing Star Night Info Coming Sunday

New information for the dancing game spin-offs is coming this Sunday via an official live stream. More information for dancing spin-off titles Persona 3: Dancing Moon Night and Person 5: Dancing Star Night is coming this Sunday, publisher Atlus annou...

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Anime NYC 2017: The First of Many

New York City has had its share of nerd-centric events in the past, notably in the form of New York Comic Con and Play NYC, but Anime NYC marks the first Manhattan convention dedicated exclusively to Japanese pop culture. We delve into how well it fa...

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Anime NYC: Fate/Grand Order Introduces Scáthach Event

Scáthach, mentor to Cú Chulainn and wielder of Gae Bolg, will be joining the game on Thanksgiving Day. Photo courtesy of Kanon KurosakiHit mobile title Fate/Grand Order will be receiving a new best girl later this week here in the United States. Name...

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Anime NYC: TappyToon Has Ambitions to Lead Digital Comics

TappyToon is a mobile-centric platform for premium webtoons and digital comics that's set to take the marketplace by storm. TappyToon has recently announced significant growth in the North American digital comic market – just in time for their ...

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Otakon 2017: A Fleeting Memory

Otakon in 2017 managed to build on the foundation that its Baltimore iterations cemented. It's too bad that dwindling attendance numbers overshadow an otherwise significant improvement. Photo by Digital Photography Review Otakon had a lot to prove th...

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A Silent Voice Theater Tickets Available Right Now

Based on the manga series of the same name, A Silent Voice focuses on themes like acceptance of other people's shortcomings and learning how to respect one another. Known for her work on K-On!, Naoko Yamada's newest film, A Silent Voice – b...

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Dissidia Final Fantasy NT Release Date Announced

The all-star Final Fantasy fighting game's North American release date, box art, special editions and season pass were all announced today courtesy of publisher Square Enix. The highly fan-anticipated brawler Dissidia Final Fantasy NT's North Ame...

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Sword Art Online the Movie -Ordinal Scale- Coming to Blu-ray

The feature film that grossed $1.35 million during the first four days of its North American theatrical release is finally getting a Blu-ray and DVD home release just in time for the holiday season. Sword Art Online the Movie –Ordinal Scale-&nb...

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Anohana English Dub Announced At Otakon 2017

The critically acclaimed series that made every anime fan everywhere cry is finally getting an English dub and Blu-ray release here in the West. Best yet: we won't have to wait long until it comes out. A Blu-ray box set for anohana – The Flower...

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Fate/Grand Order Seasonal Event Announced At Otakon 2017

The hit mobile game is getting a new seasonal event very soon on August 17, set to offer players a limited time 5-star Heroic Spirit of the Archer class and a myriad of new goodies. Photo courtesy of Chono Black. Aniplex announced anime mobile sensat...

Ranking The Kingdom Hearts Games From Worst To Best

With Kingdom Hearts III coming over the horizon, we've decided to take a look at the fantastic entries of this powerhouse of a franchise. Which games will be recognized as action RPG gods, and which will be left in the dust? Let's find out. Ah, anoth...

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One-Punch Man Illustrator Reimagines Spider-Man: Homecoming

One-Punch Man's illustrator drew a new poster for Spider-Man: Homecoming and its pretty badass, if I do say so myself. In Japan, the promotional poster for Spider-Man: Homecoming wasn't received so well. In fact, it was taken as somewhat of a jok...

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