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Edward Snowden Reacts to His Cameo in Lupin III: Goodbye Partner

This “Edward Znoden” character sounds a little familiar….

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9 ‘Spiritually Japanese’ Cosplayers, Cartoonists Arrested in China For ‘Anti-China Extremism’

One cartoonist is reported to have drawn comics depicting Chinese people as pigs

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Animation Studios, Fans Share Messages of Hope After Kyoto Animation Studio Arson

Includes donation page to help victims set up by another animation company.

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Man Arrested For Modifying, Reselling Pokémon Games

Man is the first person to be arrested on this charge after laws against modding were revised in November

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Japanese Fans, Official Translator Weigh in on Netflix Evangelion English Subtitle Debate

Netflix subtitles translate Kaworu’s proclamation to Shinji as ‘I like you’ compared to ADV’s ‘I love you.’

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Virtual YouTuber Kagura Mea Recounts Story of Receiving Poop From Hater

The story has a surprising twist.

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Evangelion’s ‘Cruel Angel’s Thesis’ Gets New Taiko Drum Arrangement in July

On the other hand, there’s no ‘Fly Me To The Moon’ ED on Netflix outside Japan

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Setting of Ghibli’s Whisper of the Heart is More Tragedy Than Fantasy

Studio Ghibli released the Whisper of the Heart anime film in 1995, a story of youth following their dreams.

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Paramount Pictures Stands By Buff Sonic in 3rd Film ‘Poster’

There were plenty of reactions to Paramount Pictures’ Sonic the Hedgehog film poster when it was unveiled earlier this month, and more than a few were critical of the hero’s physique.

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Ace Attorney Game Franchise Gets New Stage Play in January

New play features Godot’s stage debut, with new character designed by Tatsurō Iwamoto

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Industry, Artists Reach Out to Support Japan Flooding Victims

Large evacuations have made their way along the western coast of Japan as heavy rainfall caused flooding and landslides throughout the area.

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Anime Romance Video Promotes Super Glue on ‘Kiss Day’

Toagosei’s Aron Alpha brand of instant adhesives, sold as Krazy Glue in the U.S., is trying a new approach to get consumers stuck on its products.

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Learn to Make the Cutest Sailor Moon Bento with How-To Video

Why settle for a basic lunch when it could be magical?

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Mamoru Hosoda’s Mirai of the Future anime film shows new characters in video

Film from Summer Wars, Boy and the Beast director opens in July

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Takuya Eguchi’s Pokemon Doodle Confuses Official Eevee Account

Does this voice actor have a future in Pokémon Mega Evolution design? …probably not.

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Figure skating, shogi prove real life can beat anime feats

In a long-standing debate, some people posit life imitates art more often than art imitates life.

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Tokyo Ghoul creator, anime’s star celebrate Yuzuru Hanyu’s Olympic win

Japan’s Yuzuru Hanyu became the first man in 66 years to win two consecutive Olympic gold medals in men’s figure skating at the PyeongChang Olympics on Saturday.

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Five Chinese nationals arrested in Japan for translating manga, games for distribution

Allegedly translated Kimi ni Todoke & Maid Sama! crossover manga, Yu-Gi-Oh! game, more.

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Idols stand by cryptocurrency after major theft leaves them without paychecks

The Virtual Currency Girls hit their first major snag in their dream of a cryptocurrency utopia.

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Yu Yu Hakusho Gets New Smartphone Action RPG

“Character raising action RPG” has co-op, competitive multiplayer.

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