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Basilisk: Kouga Ninpou Chou

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Ten ninja from each clan must fight to the death in order to determine who will be the next Tokugawa Shogun. The surviving clan will rule for the next thousand years.

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Mnemosyne: Mnemosyne no Musume-tachi

Mnemosyne: Mnemosyne no Musume-tachi

Rin Asōgi may look like an ordinary office lady on the outside but she is actually a private investigator taking on any job.

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Steins;Gate An emotional journey through time

Steins;Gate An emotional journey through time

A Time Loop Story Done Right. A True, Believable Love Triangle with mixed ending.

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Nagi no Asukara PV

Nagi no Asukara PV

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Attack on Titan

Attack on Titan

Several hundred years ago, humans were nearly exterminated by titans.

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Feb 22 2014

The February issue of Square Enix's Gangan Joker magazine is announcing on Wednesday that a television anime adaptation of Takahiro and Tetsuya Tashiro's Akame ga KILL! manga is greenlit. TOHO Ad Co. registered the domain "" on January 8.


The dark action fantasy manga follows the title character, Akame, a girl who was bought, brainwashed, and raised by the Empire as an assassin. After meeting Akame, a boy named Tatsumi vows to stand up to the evil of the Empire.

Source: Nihonomaru
Jan 19 2014

The official website for the Tiger & Bunny anime posted the music video for the opening theme song from the upcoming Tiger & Bunny The Movie -The Rising- film on Saturday. The video highlights the "Nemesis" song that the Japanese band NOVELS is contributing to the film:


Source: Nihonomaru
Jan 07 2014

Avex began streaming two TV spots for the upcoming Wake Up, Girls! Shichi-nin no Idol (Wake Up, Girls! The Seven Idols) film. The first commercial is titled “Ganbappe! Version” (a pun of “ganbatte,” or “good luck”), while the second is titled “Mayu Version.”


Source: Wakeupgirls
Jan 03 2014

The official website for the upcoming anime adaptation of Cherry Arai's Mikakunin de Shinkokei comedy manga began streaming the second promotional video on December 28. The video features the theme song "Tomadoi Recipe" by the Mikakuningu! unit made up of voice actresses Haruka Terui, Eriko Matsui, and Yuri Yoshida (and produced by Junky).


Source: Nihonomaru
Jan 03 2014

TV Tokyo began streaming a promotional video for Level 5's Yokai Watch television anime last week:


Source: Yokai Watch
Dec 31 2013

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A new Sword Art Online television anime, Sword Art Online II, will launch in 2014. The announcement was made during Tuesday's premiere of the Sword Art Online: Extra Edition special and on the franchise's updated website. The website gives the new arc the subtitle "Phantom Bullet." More details will be announced on the site.

Source: Dengeki
Dec 31 2013

TV Tokyo aired a new commercial on Monday for the Wake Up, Girls! television anime series. In the commercial, the seven main characters note in unison that the series will premiere on the channel on January 10 at 1:23 a.m.

In the story, Green Leaves Entertainment is a tiny production company on the verge of going out of business in Sendai, the biggest city in Japan's northeastern Tohoku region. The agency once managed the careers of magicians, photo idols, fortune-tellers, and other entertainers, but its last remaining client finally quit. In danger of having zero talent (literally), the president Tange hatches an idea of producing an idol group. On the brash president's orders, the dissatisfied manager Matsuda heads out to scout raw talent. Matsuda makes a fateful encounter with a certain girl….

Source: Nihonomaru
Dec 30 2013

Pony Canyon began streaming the first promotional video for the upcoming anime adaptation of Nitroplus's Super Sonico mascot, SoniAni -Super Sonico the Animation-, on Friday. The video features the opening theme song "Beat Goes On!" by the title character.


Source: Dannychoo ANN
Dec 28 2013

Aniplex opened a teaser site for a new animated Fate/stay night project on Friday. The trailer that began streaming on the website begins by recapping some of the events of the Fate/Zero anime animated by ufotable, then proceeds to introduce the main characters of the “next generation,” including Rin Tosaka, Sakura Mato, Rider, Archer, and others. The meta tags for the website list the project as a TV anime. More information on the project will be unveiled in the ninth volume of Kadokawa's Type-Moon Ace magazine.


Source: Nihonomaru
Dec 28 2013

The official website for The IDOLM@STER anime began streaming the first full trailer for The IDOLM@STER film, THE IDOLM@STER MOVIE: Kagayaki no Mukōgawa e! (The IDOLM@STER Movie: To the Glittering Other Side!), on Saturday. The two-minute trailer features new footage and the theme song "M@sterpiece."


Source: Nihonomaru

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