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It's time for war: Square's Million Arthur game is now available

We're in the middle of July and GAMEVIL has released Square-Enix's Million Arthur game on the Android and iOS. To be more specific, it came out on July 14, but you get what I mean. In light of this day, the company uploaded a trailer for the game, which shows off the title's RPG card game battle system. Show More Summary

OP Up! Fast Edition

This week's OP Up! is all about going fast! So less time reading nonsense preamble to all these openings and let's get to it! LET'S GO! Are there openings that are about going fast that I didn't include? SHOW ME IN THE COMMENTS! I wanna know! Read more...

Rejoice? The next Gundam series gets Anohana's Director and Writer

Now this is what I like to call an unexpected turn of events. During the live stream for the next Gundam series, Mobile Suit Gundam Iron-Blooded Orphans, it turns out that Tatsuyuki Nagai and Mari Okada have been announced as the show's Director and Writer. Show More Summary

Simulcast GET: Crunchyroll nabs Ultraman X

Well, folks; I think it's safe to say that 2015 is a great year to be a tokusatsu fan. Last week, Shout! Factory announced Dairanger's North American DVD release, and Crunchyroll has now revealed that they're simulcasting Ultraman X. In...Show More Summary

Nintendo President Satoru Iwata passes away

In a brief statement issued through its Japanese website, Nintendo announced that President Satoru Iwata passed away Saturday at age 55. The cause of death is said to be from a bile duct growth. Iwata had been part of Nintendo for many years and was first made president in 2002 while also becoming the president of Nintendo of America in 2013. Show More Summary

Japanator Live: It's time for more Chantelise

Watch live video from japanator on Now that Sal has mastered the ways of the Night Driver in Chroma Squad, the guy returns to his adventures in the world of Chantelise. Little did he know, his previous experience with the...Show More Summary

SDCC '15: Yu-Gi-Oh! Duel Monsters' uncut episodes are now on Crunchyroll

Good news, everyone; the folks at 4K Media Inc., the company that handles the Yu-Gi-Oh! franchise's license and marketing, have announced at Comic Con that Yu-Gi-Oh! Duel Monsters is now on Crunchyroll in its uncut glory. As a person...Show More Summary

Annotated Anime: One Piece episode 701

We've now entered the back story portion of the arc where tragedy is the dish of the day. No matter how pleasant and beautiful the setting may seem, the shit will hit the fan and the tear ducts will open once Mother Sea begins to play. I've never cried while watching One Piece, it so happens something gets in my eye when that song plays. Read more...

First Impressions: GANGSTA

Truncated versions of words bug the hell out of me. I always hear it in my mind's ear being spoken by an loud spoken and arrogant individual; 'GANGSTA!' emphasis on the -STA part with a line a spit flickering from their lip flaps. Apart...Show More Summary

Review: The IDOLM@STER Cindrella Girls Season 1

What happens when you take one of the longest running media-mixed franchise about idols and give it new life? What happens when you take a mobile game money mill and try to develop its CCG-style characters? What is an idol? These are the questions surrounding The IDOLM@STER Cinderella Girls anime. Show More Summary

A Daily Dose of Music: SCANDAL

The girls are back from their first world tour and are already producing more songs with their upcoming single Stamp!. This music video reminds me of Spring breakers before they start to go crazy. Lots of Sun, late night parties, road trips, throw in some bright guitar riffs and you have a noughties rock video. Show More Summary

Week Ender - One Piece Edition

One Piece just reached its 700th episode and on this week's Week Ender, we're celebrating by giving you some One Piece endings for your viewing pleasure! When the first episode of One Piece aired, Clinton was still in the White House...Show More Summary

SDCC '15: Dairanger fights its way to North America

Congratulations, people! Thanks to everyone who supported Shout! Factory's Zyuranger release, the company has announced at Comic Con 2015 that Gosei Sentai Dairanger is heading to North America on DVD. Of course, I'm happy over the idea...Show More Summary

Strong Style: New Japan Pro Wrestling on AXS S2 episode 7

Back again this week as Strong Style takes a look at New Japan Pro Wrestling on AXS TV's coverage of the G1 Climax 24 tournament. So far we've seen some great matches selected from the tournament's action. Tonight we look at three matches...Show More Summary

SDCC '15: Power Rangers Dino Super Charge gets an electrified teaser

Ever since Saban got the rights to Power Rangers again, I felt that their latest installments were disappointing. Samurai could've been a decent show, but the terrible acting direction held it back. Right when it seemed that the brand...Show More Summary

Final Impressions: Plastic Memories

Plastic Memories ended well. For a show that's all about what people leave behind, about legacy, about leaving the world with a lot of good memories, and about literally ending on an up note, that's the best outcome one could ask for. Read more...

Aw snap: Mega Ran and Mighty No. 9 team up for a sweet deal

I may not be up to date with Mega Ran's music, but there's something amazing about the way how the guy tells an engaging story while he raps. Whether it's his tunes about the Blue Bomber, Final Fantasy VII, or other neat topics, theShow More Summary

Annotated Anime: The Disappearance of Nagato Yuki-Chan episode 6

We are nearing the half-way point of Nagato Yuki-chan and so far it's been very good. I really like the familiar elements and emphasised comedic moments when comparing it to Haruhi. A lack of Asahina dials down the uncomfortable moments...Show More Summary

Annotated Anime: One Piece episode 700

Whew! 700 episodes. I can still remember starting One Piece nearly a decade ago. Back then there were no official streaming sites so I had to go by Youtube episodes that were chopped up into 3 bits. I was inspired to watch it after I...Show More Summary

OP Up! One Piece Edition

Having 700 episodes in 16 years, the One Piece anime has amassed quite a collection of openings and endings throughout its run. So this week's OP Up! and Week Ender selections are special, as we celebrate 700 episodes of One Piece openings and endings. Show More Summary

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