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Barnes and Noble Apparently Sells Idolmaster Figures Now

CEDAR PARK, TX — Reports have come in from anime fan Pedro Serrano that bookseller Barnes and Noble now apparently sells iDOLM@STER figures. “I came into Barnes and Noble to…

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Lerche Sues ‘Girls’ Last Tour’ Staff for Making Better ‘Kino’s Journey’ Adaptation Than Them

Anime studio Lerche filed a lawsuit earlier today against White Fox and the staff of Girls’ Last Tour, claiming that White Fox’s adaptation steals ideas from Kino’s Journey and is a substantially better anime…

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‘Chihayafuru’ Staff Admits Nobody Actually Knew Anything About Karuta

The staff at studio Madhouse involved with creating the TV anime Chihayafuru, which ran 50 episodes in 2012 and 2013, admitted earlier this week that nobody involved with the show knew…

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‘Kemono Friends’ Director Tatsuki Joins With Hideo Kojima to Form New Studio

When Kemono Friends director Tatsuki was removed from his position under unclear circumstances, despite the overwhelming success of the anime, speculation quickly turned toward corporate greed. Now, Tatsuki has now found a new ally:…

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KissAnime DNS Hijack Redirects Users to Legitimate Streaming Sites

KissAnime, a video streaming site for people who still haven’t figured out how to use Nyaa, experienced issues Saturday when users suddenly found themselves unable to access the website. Instead,…

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‘Minions’ Tops Weekly Blu-ray Anime Sales in Japan

To the surprise of many fans, the latest report of weekly anime Blu-ray sales showed the Minions movie outranking all other titles in sales numbers for Japan. It is uncertain…

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Anime Strike Deal Forces ‘Umaru-chan’ Fans to Make Better Life Decisions

The announcement that Himouto! Umaru–chan R would be streaming exclusively on Amazon’s Anime Strike this season has not sat well with anime fans. While Anime Strike’s fifteen subscribers were overjoyed, fans hoping…

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Hollywood Directors Will Not Rest Until Every Anime Receives Live Action Adaptation

Hollywood directors presented a united front earlier today and released a statement promising to produce live action adaptations of every anime in existence. The announcement came a day after The…

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Jaden Smith to Direct New Seasons of ‘Kemono Friends’, ‘One Punch Man’, ‘A Certain Magical Index’

In a surprising series of announcements earlier today, Jaden Smith — son of actor Will Smith and voice actor in the Netflix animated series Neo Yokio — announced that he will…

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Lionsgate Enters Production on Movie About Boruto’s Dad

Lionsgate Entertainment announced earlier today that production was starting on the first film in their planned Boruto series based on the popular anime and manga Boruto. The film will titled Boruto Past…