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21 min ago | Kotaku

It's a Lot of Fun Watching a Little Girl Take over the World

World Conquest Zvezda Plot is an anime with a quirky premise: Watch as a little girl and her evil generals try to take over modern day Japan.

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Thu Apr 24, 2014

OhNoTheyDidnt

Shonen Anime's Strongest Characters Are Its Biggest Weakness

Every type of story has its own dangerous pit-falls - things that bore the audience and are too predictable.

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Gamasutra

Yulgang Online now in Open Beta

Yulgang Online has entered Open Beta, and thousands of players have started their journey through the rich anime-inspired world, racing to be the first to establish their House and claim a side in the battle between Chaos and Order.

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Feministing

Sexist Static: How a lust for crude misogyny is hobbling an important artform

If modern art has a single defining characteristic that sets it apart from the efforts of previous epochs, it is that no era of art has so fully, so consciously, and with such studied diversity, embraced consciousness as its subject.

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Hypebeast.com

Richard J. Evans Reimagines the Studio Ghibli Universe in 8-Bit

Reviving the overexposed world of 8-bit art, English artist Richard J. Evans pays tribute to the iconic Japanese anime film company Studio Ghibli by reimaging some of its famous characters with the above pixilated renderings.

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SciFi Japan

Viz Media Supports Tom Cruise's Edge of Tomorrow with Official Movie Tie-In Release

Emily Blunt as Rita Vrataski and Tom Cruise as Major William Cage in Warner Bros.

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Detroit News

'The Boondocks' back for final 'offensive' season

Riley, left, Granddad and Huey get involved in underground hair-wave cream sales in the 'Breaking Granddad' episode of the animated series 'The Boondocks,' airing tonight.

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Kotaku

So, I Married an Anime Battleship Girl

Japan's biggest gaming phenomenon of 2013 has hit its 1 year mark, and to mark the occasion, I finally utilized one of the more recent added features to the game.

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SciFi Japan

Hetalia Axis Powers Volume 6 Available May 13th

Cover art for Hetalia Axis Powers Volume 6. Image courtesy of Right Stuf. Hetalia Axis Powers A© 2013 Hidekaz Himaruya and GENTOSHA COMICS INC.

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Wed Apr 23, 2014

Film Comment

Takashi Murakami to Bring 'Jellyfish Eyes' to the Film Society

World-renowned visual artist Takashi Murakami's first feature film, Jellyfish Eyes, will have its New York debut at the Film Society of Lincoln Center on June 1 as part of a screening tour at cultural institutions in eight U.S. cities.

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GamersHell.com

Dynasty Warriors: Gundam Reborn Trailer

Dynasty Warriors Gundam: Reborn will be available digitally on the PlayStation Store for the PlayStation 3 in July 2014! Features: * The Anime in Motion - Play through famous scenes and scenarios ripped from the Mobile Suit Gundam universe: * Mobile Suit Gundam * Mobile Suit Zeta Gundam * Mobile Suit Gundam: Char's Counter Attack * Mobile Suit ... (more)

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SciFi Japan

August 2014 DVD and Blu-ray Releases from Section23 Films

Home video distributor Section23 Films has announced its August slate of releases, including Sentai Filmworks newest acquisition, SHORT PEACE , which includes the 86th Academy Award nominated Best Animated Short Film POSSESSIONS .

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The Escapist

Sword Art Online: Hollow Fragment Arrives in North America this Summer

North American Sword Art Online fans will be able to pick up the title this summer, coinciding with the series' anime adaptation of Sword Art Online II .

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Tue Apr 22, 2014

Customer Interaction Solutions

Shueisha: The First-Ever!? The World Tour of a Trial Reading for Manga!! "Jojo the World Tour"

If you visit the specified spots in all over the world, you can do a trial reading for JOJO when you check in with your smart phone.

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The Star Online

Manga 'Macbeth', graphic novel 'Romeo', it's Shakespeare for 21st century readers

More books have been inspired by Shakespeare than the Bard himself could ever imagine.

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Silver Bullet Comics

Review: 'Monster Massacre II' brings swords, boobs and bombastic action

See that sexy woman there on that cover, outrageous armor barely covering her shapely frame as she holds her gigantic weapon behind her back and licks her lips in anticipation of the next vicious battle? They say you can't judge a book by its cover, but this cover by Derrick Chew is a perfect summary of everything a reader will find beneath its ... (more)

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The Straits Times

Publishers, Japan take on pirated, foreign-language versions of manga online

As more and more pirated, foreign-language versions of Japanese manga have been posted online, the Japanese government and comics publishers plan to reinforce countermeasures to protect the nation's highly competitive content industry.

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SciFi Japan

Aniplex of America and Bang Zoom to Host MAGI 2 Open Auditions

Key art for MAGI: THE KINGDOM OF MAGIC. Image courtesy of Aniplex of America. A© 2013 Shinobu Ohtaka /SHOGAKUKAN, Magi Committee, MBS On April 18th, Aniplex of America announced at their industry panel at Sakura-Con in Seattle, Washington, their plans to produce an English dub of MAGI: THE KINGDOM OF MAGIC , the second season of the ... (more)

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Examiner.com

Holly's anime review: 'Cybernetics Guardian'

"Cybernetics Guardian" is a sci-fi anime. John Stalker is a pilot for the Central Guard Company.

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Examiner.com

Sakura-Con welcomes 'Attack on Titan' talent and fans

The hallways of Seattle's Washington State Convention Center were bustling this past Easter weekend thanks to the thousands of attendees present at the annual anime convention Sakura-Con .

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