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Funimation Preps New Fruits Basket Anime

According to a recent announcement, US anime distributor Funimation is working on a new animated Fruits Basket series, with original creator Natsui Takaya attached as executive producer. The new series is slated for a 2019 debut via TV Tokyo. Funimation has licensed the series for streaming on the FunimationNow platform. As expected, they have also […]

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Black Clover: Mugen no Kishidan Debuts in Japan

Black Clover: Mugen no Kishidan is a mobile RPG based on the Black Clover anime series. Originally announced in July, it has recently been released for the iOS and Android platforms in Japan. While definitely targeted towards fans of the series, it is also well-suited to newcomers to the franchise, as it features an original […]

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Netflix Preps Pacific Rim Anime

It is not a secret that the live action/CG film that is Pacific Rim is heavily inspired by the Japanese mecha and kaiju concepts. So it is not that surprising that the franchise is going to come full circle soon, as Netflix CEO Reed Hastings and CCO Ted Sarandos unveiled a Pacific Rim anime during […]

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Yugi Muto Joins JUMP FORCE Roster

A recent update from Bandai Namco reveals that the upcoming 3D anime fighter, JUMP FORCE, will add another popular anime character to its growing roster of playable characters. This time around, it’s the self-styled King of Games, Yugi Muto from Yu-Gi-Oh!, joining the likes of Goku, Ichigo, and Naruto. There’s not a lot of information […]

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Heroes: Legend of the Battle Disks gets unleashed on Tubi TV

Heroes: Legend of the Battle Disks is one of those properties that seem primed for the big time, but just never really got a shot at success. The anime co-production between Spain’s Magic Box Toys and Japan’s Asahi Productions was announced way back in 2013 with the ambition of being a massive multi-hundred million dollar […]

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Sword Art Online: Fatal Bullet Launches 2nd DLC

The anime-based 3rd person shooter Sword Art Online: Fatal Bullet has recently launched the second DLC titled “Betrayal of Comrades.” The DLC is already live on the PS4, Xbox One, and PC. This new DLC aims to be meatier than the first one, featuring a whole slew of content that includes new bosses and enemies. […]

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New Yo-Kai Watch Game To Be Announced on June 27

Fans of the Yo-Kai Watch franchise, particularly the fans that came by way of the videogames, will have the end of the month to look forward to. In preparation of the celebration of its fifth anniversary, Level-5 will be announcing the next Yo-Kai Watch game on June 27. The announcement will be made via the […]

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Dragon Ball FighterZ Teases Switch Version with New Trailer

Switch users wanted a port of the hit 2.5D anime tag fighter, Dragon Ball FighterZ. And Bandai Namco granted their wishes with a Switch port announcement during last year’s E3. This year, the publisher went one step further and brought a playable demo to E3, which should be enough for now to show people how […]

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New One Piece Anime PV Features the Germa 66

A new teaser for the One Piece anime is making the rounds right now, and it focuses on one of the most popular additions to the property – Sanji’s genetically engineered, super enhanced family, the Germa 66. The PV only clocks in at a meager 33 seconds, but it was done by maxilla (known for […]

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Thunderian Zombie

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English Cardfight!! Vanguard Dub Premieres Friday

Following its Japanese language launch earlier this month, Bushiroad is preparing the English dubbed debut of the new Cardfight!! Vanguard anime series. The dubbed version will become available for free to watch on the brand’s official YouTube channel starting May 25th. To promote the launch, the company has begun streaming a short trailer: The main […]

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Fate/Stay Night’s Lancer Gets a Side-Scrolling 8bit Game

In celebration of the home video release of the Fate/stay night: Heaven’s Feel I. Presage flower anime film, Aniplex and team ladybug have teamed up to create a special video game titled RUN! RUN! Lancer! As the title implies, RUN! RUN! Lancer! is a side-scrolling endless runner game that features the character Lancer. The game […]