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Anime 1 day ago

New Screenshots from Majestic Prince The Movie – Kakusei no Idenshi – !

Manga.Tokyo managed to get the newest screenshots from Majestic Prince The Movie – Kakusei no Idenshi –. In the absence of wounded Izuru, the rest

Anime 2 days ago

Yowamushi Pedal NEW GENERATION: New Character Designs of Hakone Gakuen High School Students!

We have in our hands the character designs of four new characters from Hakone Gakuen Cycle Racing Club, one of the rival schools of

Anime 2 days ago

3-Gatsu No Lion: Episode 3 Plot & Screenshots

Manga.Tokyo managed to get the story info as well as several screenshots from the upcoming episode 3. Although the first and second episodes showed

Games 2 days ago

SAO: Hollow Realization Spin-Off Project Starring AI Character ‘PREMIERE’

Sword Art Online: Hollow Realization is going to be released in October 27. Bandai-Namco has released a spin-off project to promote the game called Jinkou Chinou

Anime 2 days ago

Kagerou Days -in a day’s-: Collaboration Shop Opens at Laforet Harajuku

Kagerou Days -in a day’s-, the movie of Kagerou Project, will start airing at TOHO Cinemas MX4D Theaters across Japan on November 4. Commemorating this event,

Games 2 days ago

Nintendo Unveils Its New Console ‘Switch’

Nintendo officially unveiled its new hybrid console, Switch. The system can be used both as a home and a handheld console, and its modular

Anime 2 days ago

Tatsunoko Productions: 55 Years Of Animation Visual

Tatsunoko Production Company, the animation studio founded in 1962 by anime pioneer Tatsuo Yoshida and his brothers Kenji and Toyoharu, is going to celebrate

Anime 3 days ago

Black Butler: This are the Main Visuals of the New Movie!

The story of Sebastian, a perfect butler, and Ciel, a young noble, was first made into a TV anime series in 2008. Since then

Anime 3 days ago

Minami Kamakura High School Girls Cycling Club: First Key Visual for the New TV Anime

Noriyuki Matsumoto’s Minami Kamakura High School Girls Cycling Club is going to get the anime treatment! It will be broadcasted at AT-X, TV Kanagawa and

Anime 3 days ago

TV Anime SHOW BY ROCK!!#: Screenshots from Episode 4 Released!

Manga.Tokyo is always lurking around the corner of the major production companies, looking for the newest screenshots! We managed to get several from SHOW

Anime 3 days ago

Porter Robinson’s ‘Shelter’ Anime Music Video with A1-Pictures

Remember that teaser about a collaboration between music producer Porter Robinson and A1-Pictures? The video started streaming last Tuesday and it’s an animated music

Anime 3 days ago

Death Note: Preview of Theme Song by Namie Amuro

The official site of Namie Amuro posted a short version of her 46th single Dear Diary. The ballad is also the theme song for the new Death

Manga 3 days ago

This is Your Chance to Become a Mangaka in Japan

Do you like to draw manga? Do you dream of becoming a famous mangaka in Japan? This is your chance to prove your drawing

Manga 3 days ago

Amazon Introduces ‘Manga Model’ of Kindle Paperwhite

I love my Kindle. It’s my go-to device when I want a quick-read of a chapter or two, or when a book is too

Anime 4 days ago

New Visual for Assassination Classroom The Movie : 365 Days

We are all very excited to see the new adventures of Korosensei and his students. The outline of the new original episode and the latest

Anime 4 days ago

Pop In Q: Wakako Shimazaki & Daisuke Ono Join the Cast

Wakako Shimazaki from Kochi will be able to show her Tosa dialect in her first acting role! Pop in Q, the original theater anime presented

Anime 4 days ago

Pretty Guardian Sailor Moon -Amour Eternal-: Highlights from the Premiere

It’s been 25 years since Naoko Takeuchi’s Sailormoon series debuted. The anime franchise is one of the most recognizable worldwide and it continues to produce various

AnimeGames 4 days ago

New Video Preview of the ‘Berserk and the Band of the Hawk’ Game

The new Berserk game is going to be quite brutal if we judge from the latest opening video for Berserk and the Band of the Hawk. The

Anime 4 days ago

Anime Editors Cross Talk : What Attracts You to Editing? 【ANITSUKU 2016】

On September 25, Anitsuku 2016 (the general event related to the anime production technologies) held a seminar called ‘Graphinica x Sanjigen x Polygon Pictures

Anime 4 days ago

Code Geass Akito the Exiled: How the Overwhelming Battle Scenes Were Created【ANITSUKU 2016】

On September 25, ANITSUKU 2016, the general anime production tech event, was held at UDX GALLERY in Akihabara. Orange, a CG production company, hold