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GINTAMA Live-Action Film To Be Released in North America in January 2018

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L.A. based film distribution company, Azoland Pictures is proud to announce that they will partner with Well Go USA to release the international smash hit GINTAMA live-action film in theaters across the U.S. and Canada starting January 19, 2018. Ticket sales for participating theaters will begin today on the Azoland Pictures website:
(link). Keep Reading

Astebreed upgrades to it’s Definitive Edition; Mecha SHMUPs have never looked more beautiful.

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Astebreed: Definitive Edition Trailer

The well-loved and hugely popular 2.5D SHMUP, Astebreed, has just been updated on PC to it’s Definitive Edition. This new version features a huge array of updates, bringing the PS4 contents to PC and adding in extras.
The price for the new Definitive Edition has increased to $19.99, however, users that already owned Astebreed got this update for free. Keep Reading

LiSA Releases 13th Single “ASH” Worldwide on Dec 1

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LiSA’s new single “ASH” was just out in a worldwide digital release on December 1st.  This is LiSA’s second single release from SACRA MUSIC.  Written by Mao and Aki of renowned visual-kei band SID, “ASH” is the 2nd opening theme to the anime Fate/Apocrypha.  It is LiSA’s first time in 6 years to perform an opening theme for the Fate series since her very first single, “oath sign”.  The title song “ASH” from the single has been released early as a digital sale in Japan, and has already topped at#1 on 13 digital platforms.   Keep Reading

Aniplex of America and Crunchyroll Announce KIZNAIVER Complete Blu-ray Set Release

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Aniplex of America announced on their Facebook Live show last month that they will be releasing the Sci-Fi anime series, KIZNAIVER, as a complete Blu-ray set with Crunchyroll later this yearThe Blu-ray set will include textless opening and ending, collectible cards and box illustration by Original Character Designer, Shirow Miwa (Katsugeki/TOUKEN RANBU), and Blu-ray case illustrated by Character Designer, Mai Yoneyama (Sword Art Online). The Complete Blu-ray Set is currently accepting preorders and will be released on December 26th at RightStuf and the Crunchyroll store. Keep Reading

Aniplex of America Releases HoneyWorks’ Our love has always been 10 centimeters apart

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Aniplex of America has revealed the subtitled trailer and additional information for HoneyWorks’ new TV series, Our love has always been 10 centimeters apart. on its website. Lovingly coined “Boku10” in Japan, the anime is a spin-off of HoneyWorks’ two-part films, I’ve always like you. and The moment you fall in love. Much like the films, the series is inspired by the music from the popular Vocaloid group’s “Confess Your Love Committee -Romance Series-” which has garnered over 400 million views on Youtube, NicoNico and other platforms. Lay-duce (Fate/Grand Order –First Order-) will be animating the series alongside Director Takura Tsukada (Full Metal Alchemist: Brotherhood) and series composition by Yoshimi Narita from the previous two films.  Our love has always been 10 centimeters apart. has begun its six episode run on November 24th on Crunchyroll. Keep Reading

Kamen Joshi will support Akihabara tourism leading up to 2020 Olympics

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Masked girl idols Kamen Joshi have been appointed official ambassadors for Akihabara Tourism. Five years after the underground idol group established their permanent home at the P.A.R.M.S. Theater in Akihabara, the performers have been featured in international news media and achieved over 2.8 million followers on Facebook, the highest number of any group in the idol genre. Keep Reading

ANIME NYC TO HOST U.S. PREMIERE OF HIGHLY-ANTICIPATED FILM “FULLMETAL ALCHEMIST”

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Anime NYC powered by Crunchyroll recently announced the live-action film “Fullmetal Alchemist,” adapted from the bestselling Japanese comic series, will have its exclusive U.S. premiere on November 19 as the Closing Film of the inaugural Anime NYC convention hosted in New York’s Javits Center (655 W 34th St). Keep Reading

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