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Hayao Miyazaki’s Feature Directorial Debut Is Coming to the Big Screen in September

You’d think that the debut film of a director as influential — and with as fervent a following — as Hayao Miyazaki would’ve already had a re-release …

Stan Lee's Superhero Anime Series The Reflection Gets A Trailer

A preview trailer for <b>The Reflection</b> has finally been released online. The superhero-themed anime series has been co-developed by American comic …

Anime Expo Shows Off Its Best Cosplay in a Sweet New Music Video

Over the last few years, we’ve come to expect Sneaky Zebra to release their awesome cosplay and music compilations after the biggest comic …

Popular Japanese RPG Fate/Grand Order is now available via Google Play

Because of the high demand for an international version of the hit Japanese role-playing game (RPG) “Fate/Grand Order”, the game’s developers have …

Board Games

15 Craziest Yu-Gi-Oh! Fan Theories

The world of <b>Yu-Gi-Oh!</b> is pretty insane. It may all make enough sense in the moment, but it can be hard to piece together what’s happening if you try …

Fate/Extella Game's Switch Version Previews Bride Costume in Video

Game arrives in Japan on July 20, in N. America on July 25<p>The official website for the Nintendo Switch version of Marvelous' Fate/Extella: The Umbral …

No Game, No Life Zero Anime Film's 2nd Promo Video Previews Konomi Suzuki's Theme Song

Film features storyline from 6 millennia in the past<p>The official website for the upcoming No Game, No Life Zero film began streaming the film's …

John Oliver slams 'insulting' US coverage of London terror attack

British comedian John Oliver - host of US TV show Last Week Tonight - has criticised coverage of the London Bridge terror attack in American media.<p>Several US reports featured claims that Britain had been left "reeling" and "under siege" following the incident on Saturday night that left seven dead …

Saekano: How to Raise a Boring Girlfriend Offers Megumi Hug Pillow Cover, CD Set - Interest

Anime News Network's merchandise coverage sponsored by Tokyo Otaku Mode.<p>The Saekano: How to Raise a Boring Girlfriend Megumi Box with hug pillow …

Tune Into the First Episode of Creepy Animated Web Series Ghost Radio

From Argentinian filmmaker Cristian Ponce comes an intriguing new animated web series, <i>Ghost Radio</i>, about a midnight-hour talk show broadcasting from …

Twitch is currently playing the stock market with one man’s $50,000

Will they make millions or lose it all?<p>Over the past few years, Twitch has played everything from <i>Pokémon</i> to <i>Dark Souls</i>, but the latest iteration of the interactive gameplay experience may have the most to gain financially.<p>Stock Stream, an interactive Twitch stream taking place right now, is an …

Japan: Emperor Akihito 'abdication bill' backed by cabinet

Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s government passed a bill on Friday that would allow Japan’s elderly Emperor, Akihito, to abdicate.<p>Parliamentary approval is still needed but no obstacles are envisaged.<p>It means Akihito is poised to become the first Japanese emperor to step down for nearly two centuries. …

Japan

The most beautiful pictures of Japan's cherry blossom season

Japan is renowned for its cherry blossom - beautiful blooms that surge forth and cloak the trees in an exquisite marshmallow pink come spring.<p>Cherry …

Joanna Lumley attacks Sadiq Khan's scrapping of Thames garden bridge

Actor who devised proposal describes London mayor’s decision to pull financial backing for project as devastating<p>The doomed plan for a garden bridge across the Thames has been defended by one of the project’s strongest proponents, the actor Joanna Lumley.<p>The mayor of London, Sadiq Khan, effectively …

Six bizarre (and forgotten) naval battles that you’ve probably never heard of

Rule Britannia, Britannia rules the waves, and all that. This week marks the 80th birthday of the National Maritime Museum, that guardian of Britain’s seafaring past – a cannon’s shot from the River Thames in leafy Greenwich.<p>It remembers some of our grandest and greatest triumphs on water – the …

Amazon Japan is Opening "Tokyo Vampire Hotel" with Sion Sono! - Bloody Disgusting

One of the greatest things about streaming service’s rise to power is that they’re global, meaning that we’re not only going to be getting original …

MF Bunko J Imprint's Novel Gets New TV Anime Project

Publisher to reveal title on May 1<p>The official blog of Kadokawa's MF Bunko J Editorial Department revealed on Monday that a work that the MF Bunko J …

Japan's Largest Anime Store Opens Up To International Shoppers, But There's A Catch

One of the highlights of my visit to Akihabara last spring was visiting the Animate store located there. But beginning now, fans of Japanese cartoons won’t have to travel quite so far to shop.<p><b>See also:</b> <b>I Have No Idea What I’m Doing In Akihabara</b><p>On Wednesday Animate, Japan’s largest retailer of anime …

eCommerce

The Visually Stunning 'Your Name' Has Finally Been Given Its Western Theatrical Release

The brilliant anime movie <i>Your Name</i> has finally been given its theatrical release in the U.S. and it is definitely worth checking out.<p><i>Your Name</i> is the latest movie directed by Makoto Shinkai, who has made a name for himself by making a variety of beautifully sumptuous anime over the years.<p>However,</i> …

Anime

Articles about 6 charred wood designs modern homes on Dwell.com - Dwell

Seaside or lakeside, waterfront houses evoke a sense of peace.<p>From repurposed shipping containers to cabin retreats, we look at a range of prefabricated, modular homes in Colorado.<p>We've selected 25 great photos of modern homes with exposed beams.<p>If you have a nomadic streak and like waking up in a …

Architecture

Mars One mission: a one-way trip to the red planet in 2024

The launch date is still a decade away but preparations are underway for the first human expedition to Mars. Here we explain about the mission, Mars spacecrafts and selecting volunteers to establish a colony on the planet<p>From more than 200,000 people who hoped to leave Earth and die on Mars, only …

Dreamscapes: 8 Architectural Visions for the Future of Cities

Belgian architect Vincent Callebaut’s fantastical structures and futuristic urban landscapes are not to everyone’s liking, but one thing is for sure: They always get the internet talking. The images below are a case in point: His vision for Paris portrays the French capital as an über green …

The Top Video Games Of 2015

It’s very difficult to pick a top 10 list for upcoming video games.<p>2015 is filled with interesting and exciting titles, from PC and new-gen exclusives, to cross-platform entries, and from sequels to brand-new IPs.<p>In this post we’ll take a look at a bunch of these, and we’ll do so in alphabetical …

Fan Overhauls Steam UI, Valve Should Take Notice

I’ve been using Steam since its inception, and I’ve never much minded its interface.<p>It used to be more bare-bones and simple, and now it’s a bit noisier and messy. It looks nicer than it used to but the trade-off has been a loss of minimalism (in its default view) that I find distracting. The last …

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