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.hack//G.U. Remaster Gets New Story Info and Screens Galore

A better look of the upcoming trilogy remaster slated for later this year was shown off by publisher Bandai Namco via press release today. Publisher Bandai Namco Entertainment has revealed new looks into the .hack//G.U. trilogy remaster set for ...

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KonoSuba Gets Another Anime Project

The popular anime comedy (that's actually pretty funny) is getting a new animated project, the series' voice actors and official Twitter page announced earlier today. Rest assured: there will probably be fan service. Image courtesy of Neneko The huge...

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.hack//G.U. Remaster’s New Form and Premium Edition Detailed

Protagonist Haseo's new 5th form and the game's premium edition were given further explanation courtesy of an Amazon Japan listing. Following yesterday's reveal that .hack//G.U. Last Recode will include a fourth story, Amazon Japan has updat...

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.hack//G.U. Remaster Gets New Episode And Release Date

A new episode, premium edition, and release date have all been announced for the upcoming trilogy remaster and I am just so, so excited. The .hack//G.U. remaster .hack//G.U. Last Recode is getting a new episode – titled "The Dreaming Snake...

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A Steins;Gate 0 Anime Adaption Is On The Way

The visual novel sequel to one of the most critical and fan acclaimed anime stories ever is getting an animated adaption. There's no word yet as to when it will debut, but a good guess would be sometime next year. A Steins;Gate 0 anime adaption ...

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Monster Hunter World Features A Living, Breathing World

Information on the game's AI system, environments, monsters, designs, and maps were revealed at San Diego Comic Con this past weekend. A bevy of new information was shared from this past weekend's Monster Hunter World panel at San Diego Comic Con...

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This Akira 35th Anniversary Manga Box Set Is Incredible

This $130 box set includes all six volumes of the critically acclaimed Japanese graphic novel plus an Akira Club hardcover art book and the pill design patch. Image courtesy of RKADELABS Our first image of the Akira 35th Anniversary Manga Box Se...

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Gurren Lagann 10th Anniversary Event Coming To Otakon 2017

A special anniversary event commemorating the classic anime franchise will be held at Otakon in Washington D.C. this year. Aside from special guests, the panel will feature audience giveaways as well. Aniplex of America has announced today via press ...

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.hack//G.U. Last Recode To Get NA Physical Release

The upcoming remaster of the .hack//G.U. trilogy (Rebirth, Reminisce and Redemption) will have a physical release when it launches later this year for PlayStation 4 and PC. .hack//G.U. Last Recode, a remaster of the .hack//G.U. trilogy (Rebirth,...

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Lovely Harley Quinn Play Arts Figure Revealed By Square Enix

This DC Comics Variant Harley Quinn Play Arts Kai figure is sure to make a beautiful addition to your collection. Though Kingdom Hearts III and Final Fantasy VII Remake director Tetsuya Nomura is no stranger to taking on DC Comics characters and addi...

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AnimeNEXT 2017: A Work In Progress

AnimeNEXT's community is its greatest potential. Its staff needs to figure out a way to better keep up with it. Photo courtesy of NeoHazard A crowd cheering on Luffy boxing Peter Griffin in a wrestling ring deafened me as I entered the Atlantic City ...

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Anime Expo 2017: Now This Is How You Anime

A mecca for otaku that's nothing short of an experience. Photo courtesy of LA Weekly As I was walking down the halls of the Los Angeles Convention Center with a friend, I mentioned that one of the best ways to describe Anime Expo is that it's a l...

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AX ’17: Cardcaptor Sakura: Clear Card Prologue Review

The Cardcaptor Sakura: Clear Card Prologue OVA that premiered at Anime Expo this year is a blissful reminder of why we all love this magical girl so much. Though manga readers can surmise what happens during  the Cardcaptor Sakura: Clear Card Pr...

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Ranking Final Fantasy Protagonists From Worst To Best

With the recent release of Final Fantasy XII: The Zodiac Age, we want to look back at all of the heroes that have taken us on some (mostly) breath taking adventures through wonderful worlds. Here are our rankings of all13 Final Fantasy protagonists. ...

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AX ’17: Resident Evil: Vendetta Review

A movie that'll make you want to play it as a game. Though it suffers from the occasional hiccup, Resident Evil: Vendetta captures the franchise's cheesy, over-the-top action pretty well in just below 2 hours. The film follows the likes of series...

AX ’17: Gal Gun VR Early Look

New information on the upcoming VR entry in the franchise was revealed at Anime Expo 2017, including a new weapon and enhanced capabilities to explore both the world and the girls in them. An early version of Gal*Gun VR was shown off at Anime Ex...

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AX ’17: Aksys Announces New Otome Games For PS4 And Vita

A plethora of new PlayStation 4 and Vita exclusive Otome games have been announced for a Western release by publisher Aksys Games at Anime Expo this weekend, including Collar X Malice, Bad Apple Wars, 7’sCarlet, Code: Realize – Future Blessings, Psyc...

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Anime Expo 2017 – Fate/Grand Order Launches This Sunday

Fate/Grand Order, the free-to-play mobile title that's been downloaded over 9 million times in Japan so far, will be launching very soon here in the west. In celebration, a launch party will be held for the game at Anime Expo 2017 next week on July 1...

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Space Patrol Luluco Designer Drew AnimeNEXT’s Program Cover

Studio TRIGGER's very own artist Mago revealed via Twitter that AnimeNEXT's program cover was actually drawn by himself. Mago served as Space Patrol Luluco's character designer and ending illustrator, an anime known for its distinct style. AnimeNEXT ...

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Cardcaptor Sakura: Clear Card Prologue Premieres July 1st

The next iteration of the Cardcaptor Sakura series will be premiering at Anime Expo in just over a week! The Cardcaptor Sakura: Clear Card Prologue OVA will be premiering at Anime Expo in just over a week from today on July 1st at 4 PM...

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Why You Should Care About In This Corner Of The World

With a screening set for this year's Anime Expo featuring director Sunao Katabuchi, find out why critically acclaimed In This Corner Of The World is worthy of your attention. Whether you're into anime or not, this movie is worthy of your attentio...

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.hack//G.U. HD Remaster Revealed For PC and PS4

A remaster of the cult classic celebrating the 15th anniversary of the .Hack series was revealed earlier today. The title will include brand new elements that weren’t present in the original game, with original designer Hiroshi Matsuyama returning. ....

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Rem Sidestory Anime Could Be Funded By Oculus Rift Founder

A Re:Zero Rem IF anime adaption could be brought to the world by way of Palmer Luckey, if a recent Twitter exchange is any indication. Photography by Lazy Lounger  Palmer Luckey, the founder of Oculus VR and designer of Oculus Rift, could be fun...

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Gorgeous Aranea Highwind Figure Revealed By Square Enix

Final Fantasy XV's lovely Aranea Highwind will be getting her own Play Arts Kai figure, Square Enix revealed today via the game's official Japanese Twitter account. The beautiful dragoon Aranea Highwind will be getting her own Play Arts Kai figure, S...

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Hosoda’s Newest Movie Is Called Mirai; Slated For May 2018

The upcoming film from the director of hits like Summer Wars and Wolf Children revolves around the concept of siblings and draws inspiration from Hosoda's personal experience of being a father. According to Variety, popular anime film director Mamoru...

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Star Ocean: Till the End of Time Releases For PS4 Very Soon

The PlayStation 2 classic will be releasing for the PlayStation 4 next week for $20.99 and will feature 1080p resolution, trophies, and more. Sqaure Enix announced today via press release that PlayStation 2 classic Star Ocean: Till the End of Time&nb...

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Universal and Sony Possibly In Talks to Buy Funimation

Funimation, the studio behind subs and dubs of Japanese anime for English-speaking audiences, is in talks to be bought out or entered into a partnership with Universal and Sony Pictures, according to sources close to the situation. Funimation, the st...

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FFVII and KH3 Not As Anticipated As Trails of Cold Steel III

According to a poll leaked by a Weibo user, Dengeki readers are more excited for the latest entry in the Legend of Heroes franchise than either Square Enix title. According to a thread posted on Chinese blogging site Weibo, a poll held by Japanese ma...

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Ghibli’s The Red Turtle Also Under Oscar Consideration

Kingsglaive: Final Fantasy XV, Miss Hokusai, and Studio Ghibli's The Red Turtle will also be considered for the Animated Feature Film award for the 89th Annual Oscars, in addition to the critically acclaimed your name. announced last week. The Academ...

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