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Anime Spotlight - Fafner EXODUS

The Fafner series returns! ― Fafner EXODUS Visit the Official Site › Story Characters Trailer Cast & Staff Gallery Broadcast Begins January 8 (JST) Key Staff Director: Nobuyoshi Habara (Dancougar - Super Beast Machine God, Fafner ) Series Composition: Tow Ubukata (Psycho Pass 2, Ghost in the Shell Arise (OAV) ) Character Design: Hisashi Hirai (Heroic Age, S-CRY-ed, Mobile Suit Gundam Seed ) Mechanic...
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Anime Spotlight - ISUCA

A spirit hunter involves her housekeeper in a daily fight against apparitions. ― ISUCA Visit the Official Site › Story Characters Trailer Cast & Staff Gallery Broadcast Begins January 23 (JST) Key Staff Director: Akira Iwanaga (Tegami Bachi ) Series Composition: Masashi Suzuki (Rail Wars, Shuffle!) Character Design: Yukiko Akiyama (Black Cat, Yumeiro Patissiere) ↑ Top Introduction Clash (love). ↑ To...
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Anime Spotlight - The Testament of Sister New Devil (Shinmai Maou no Testament)

Basara Tojo will do everything to protect his sisters! However who will protect him from them? ― The Testament of Sister New Devil (Shinmai Maou no Testament) Visit the Official Site › Story Characters Trailer Cast & Staff Gallery Broadcast Begins January 7 (JST) Key Staff Director: Hisashi Saito (Bamboo Blade, Haganai ) Screenplay: Takawo Yoshioka (Your Lie in April, WeiB Survive) Character Design:...
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Anime Spotlight - KanColle – Fleet Girls Collection (Kantai Collection)

With the sea as a battleground the Fleet Girls have arrived to take the fight to the Shinkai Seikan! ― KanColle – Fleet Girls Collection (Kantai Collection) Visit the Official Site › Story Characters Trailer Cast & Staff Gallery Broadcast Begins January 2015 (JST) Key Staff Director: Keizo Kusakawa (Ashura Cryin, Day Break Illusion ) Series Composition: Jukki Hanada (Love Live! School Idol Project, ...
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Anime Spotlight - SHONEN HOLLYWOOD - HOLLY STAGE FOR 50

The boys of Shonen Hollywood are back!!! ― SHONEN HOLLYWOOD –HOLLY STAGE FOR 50- Visit the Official Site › Story Characters Trailer Cast & Staff Gallery Broadcast January 2015(JST) Key Staff Director:Toshimasa Kuroyanagi (Say "I love you." as Series Director and Episode Director) Character Design: Kei Tsuchiya (Aruvu Rezuru - Mechanized Fairies) Art Director: Yuka Hirama (Boogiepop Phantom, Gurren L...
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Anime Spotlight - Unlimited Fafnir (Juoumujin no Fafnir)

Born with the power of D these students will take a stand to destroy the dragons that threaten their world! ― Unlimited Fafnir (Juoumujin no Fafnir) Visit the Official Site › Story Characters Trailer Cast & Staff Gallery Broadcast Begins January 8 (JST) Key Staff Director: Jun Takahashi (Azumanga Daioh (Episode Director), The Prince of Tennis (Episode Director) ) Series Composition: Yuki Enatsu (Sai...
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Anime Spotlight - Gourmet Girl Graffiti

Sharing great food with amazing friends can always chase those blues away. ― Gourmet Girl Graffiti Visit the Official Site › Story Characters Trailer Cast & Staff Gallery Broadcast Begins January 2015 (JST) Key Staff Director: Naoyuki Tatsuwa (Nisekoi ) Series Composition: Mari Okada (Blast of Tempest, Gosick) Theme Song Performance: Maaya Sakamoto (The Visions of Escaflowne, Macross Frontier ) ↑ To...
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Anime Spotlight - Yurikuma Arashi

The war between bears and humans has reached a stalemate. Will the two species find a way to end this conflict and coexist? ― Yurikuma Arashi Visit the Official Site › Story Characters Trailer Cast & Staff Gallery Broadcast Begins January 5 (JST) Key Staff Director: Kunihiko Ikuhara (Revolutionary Girl Utena, Sailor Moon SuperS ) Series Composition: Takayo Ikami (Penguindrum) Music: Yukari Hashimoto...
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Anime Spotlight - Absolute Duo

Can this irregular find his perfect match? ― Absolute Duo Visit the Official Site › Story Characters Trailer Cast & Staff Gallery Broadcast Begins January 2015 (JST) Key Staff Director: Atsushi Nakayama (Magical Girl Lyrical Nanoha StrikerS (Episode Director), Dog Days (Episode Director) ) Series Composition: Takamitsu Kouno (Ayakashi, Minami-Ke Tadaima) ↑ Top Introduction -- I don't want to lose. ↑...
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Anime Spotlight - Kamisama Kiss (Kamisama Hajimemashita) (2nd Season)

Nanami's training continues. Does she have what it takes to be the god of Mikage Shrine? ― Kamisama Kiss (Kamisama Hajimemashita) (2nd Season) Visit the Official Site › Story Characters Trailer Cast & Staff Gallery Broadcast Begins January 5 (JST) Key Staff Director: Akitaro Daichi (Kamisama Kiss, Fruits Basket, Jubei-Chan – The Ninja Girl Secret of the Lovely Eyepatch) Character Design:Junko Yamana...
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Anime Spotlight - Cute High Earth Defense Club LOVE!

Saving the earth with the power of love! ― Cute High Earth Defense Club LOVE! Visit the Official Site › Story Characters Trailer Cast & Staff Gallery Broadcast Begins January 6 (JST) Key Staff Director: Shinji Takamatsu (Daily Lives of High School Boys, School Rumble, After War Gundam X) Series Composition: Michiko Yokote (Love Stage!!, Red Data Girl, Genshiken) Character Design: Masakazu Ishikawa (...
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Anime Spotlight Fall 2014 - The List

Your cliff notes version of the shows that are appearing this fall season. ― Featured Series (Click for more) (Jump to additional shows) GUNDAM Reconguista in G CROSS ANGE Rondo of Angel and Dragon GUNDAM BUILD FIGHTERS TRY In Search of the Lost Future TRIBE COOL CREW Amagi Brilliant Park Lord Marksman and Vanadis Gugure! Kokkuri-san Hi☆sCool! SeHa Girl Additional Shows Title: Yūki Yūna wa Yūsha de ...
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Anime Spotlight - Hi☆sCool! SeHa Girl

In order for Dreamcast, Sega Saturn, and Mega Drive to graduate SeHaGaga Academy they must complete one more assignment. Do they have what it takes to get it done? ― Hi☆sCool! SeHa Girl Visit the Official Site › Story Characters Trailer Cast & Staff Gallery Broadcast Begins October 8, 2014 (JST) Key Staff Original Creator:SEGA (Hero Bank (TV), Valkyria Chronicles (TV), Virtua Fighter (TV) ) Director...
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Anime Spotlight - Lord Marksman and Vanadis

Count Tigrevurmud Vorn begins his journey to become legendary! ― Lord Marksman and Vanadis Visit the Official Site › Story Characters Trailer Cast & Staff Gallery Broadcast Begins October 2014 (JST) Key Staff Director:Tatsuo Sato (Bodacious Space Pirates (TV), Martian Successor Nadesico (TV), Shigofumi: Letters from the Departed (TV) ) Art Director: Masatoshi Kai (Valvrave the Liberator (TV), Blue E...
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Anime Spotlight - Gugure! Kokkuri-san

a daydreaming girl and her handsome animal friends equals fluffy comedy gold. ― Gugure! Kokkuri-san Visit the Official Site › Story Characters Trailer Cast & Staff Gallery Broadcast Begins October 2014 (JST) Key Staff Director:Yoshimasa Hiraike (AKB0048 (TV), Wagnaria!! (TV), Amagami SS (TV) ) Character Design:Miwa Oshima (Baka and Test- Summon the Beast (TV), Koihime Muso (TV) ↑ Top Introduction An...
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Anime Spotlight - TRIBE COOL CREW

Get up and then get down with the coolest kids around! ― TRIBE COOL CREW Visit the Official Site › Story Characters Trailer Cast & Staff Gallery Broadcast Begins Sunday, September 28, 2014 at 7:00 AM (JST) Key Staff Director: Masaya Fujimori (Fairytale The Movie: Phoenix Priestess) Series Composition: Atsuhiro Tomioka (Pokemon: XY (TV), LBX (TV), Hero Bank (TV), Ehrgeiz (TV) ) Character Design:Yoshi...
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Anime Spotlight - Amagi Brilliant Park

Amagi Brilliant Park is in danger of closing down! Can Seiya pull it together and find away to save it? ― Amagi Brilliant Park Visit the Official Site › Story Characters Trailer Cast & Staff Gallery Broadcast Begins October 2014(JST) Key Staff Original Creator: Shouji Gatou (Full Metal Panic!) Director: Yasuhiro Takemoto (Full Metal Panic! The Second Raid (TV), Hyoka (TV), The Disappearance of Haruh...
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Anime Spotlight - In Search of the Lost Future

When strange occurences begin to happen at Uchihama Academy The Astronomy Club takes up the challenge of solving the mystery. ― In Search of the Lost Future Visit the Official Site › Story Characters Trailer Cast & Staff Gallery Broadcast Begins October 2014 (JST) Key Staff Director: Naoto Hosoda (The Devil is a Part-Timer! (TV), Shuffle (TV), The Future Diary (TV) ) Sound Director: Satoshi Motoyama...
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Anime Spotlight - GUNDAM BUILD FIGHTERS TRY

A new team has entered the tournament! Do they have what it takes to win it all?!?!? ― GUNDAM BUILD FIGHTERS TRY Visit the Official Site › Story Characters Trailer Cast & Staff Gallery Broadcast Begins October 8 (JST) Key Staff Director: Shinya Watada (MOBILE SUIT GUNDAM AGE Memory of Eden) Series Composition: Yosuke Kuroda (MOBILE SUIT GUNDAM 00 (TV),GUNDAM BUILD FIGHTERS (TV), INFINITE∞RYVIUS (TV)...
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GUNDAM Reconguista in G

Tomino Celebrates Gundam's 35th Anniversary with a new series! ― GUNDAM Reconguista in G Visit the Official Site › Story Characters Trailer Cast & Staff Gallery Broadcast Begins October 2014(JST) Key Staff Chief Director:Yoshiyuki Tomino (Mobile Suit Gundam (TV), Heavy Metal L- Gaim (TV), Overman King- Gainer (TV) ) Animation Production:SUNRISE (Cowboy Bebop (TV), Buddy Complex (TV), The Big 0 (TV),...
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CROSS ANGE Rondo of Angel and Dragon

When all is lost only determination and a will to fight gives Ange the strength to move forward. ― CROSS ANGE Rondo of Angel and Dragon Visit the Official Site › Story Characters Trailer Cast & Staff Gallery Broadcast Begins October 2014(JST) Key Staff Director:Yoshiharu Ashino (First Squad- The Moment of Truth (OAV), Tweeny Witches (TV) ) Mecha Design:Junichi Akutsu (Code Geass: Lelouch of the Rebe...
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Anime Spotlight - GLASSLIP

A summer fillled with friends, fun and romance? ― GLASSLIP Visit the Official Site › Story Characters Trailer Cast & Staff Gallery Broadcast July 3, 2014(JST) Key Staff Director: Junji Nishimura ( True Tears, Ranma ½, Kyo kara Maoh!) Series Composition: Rika Sato (Tari Tari (TV) (as Screenplay (eps 5-8, 11-12) Junji Nishimura ( True Tears(as Script (eps 2, 5, 9, 11)), Hanasaku Iroha - Blossoms for T...
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Anime Spotlight - Fate/kaleid liner Prisma☆Illya Zwei!

The sequel to the popular Fate/Kaleid series makes it's summer debut! ― Fate/kaleid liner Prisma☆Illya Zwei! Visit the Official Site › Story Characters Trailer Cast & Staff Gallery Broadcast Begins July, 2014 Key Staff Chief Director: Shin Oonuma ( Kokoro Connect TV, Dusk Maiden of Amnesia TV (dIrector), ef: A tale of Memories TV (Director) ) Director: Masato Jinbo (Episode Directpr Valvrave the Lib...
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Anime Spotlight - ARGEVOLLEN

Summer mecha fun courtesy of ARGEVOLLEN! ― ARGEVOLLEN Visit the Official Site › Story Characters Trailer Cast & Staff Gallery Broadcast Begins July 3rd(JST) Key Staff Director: Atsushi Ōtsuki (To Love-Ru-Trouble-Darkness, Ladies Versus Butlers, Kanokon: The Girl Who Cried Fox ) Series Composition: Tatsuo Sato (Bodacious Space Pirates, Shingu: Secret of the Stellar Wars, Tokyo Tribe 2) Character Desi...
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Anime Spotlight - Bladedance of Elementalers

Form a team with the shamanic princesses and win the Bladedance! ― Bladedance of Elementalers Visit the Official Site › Story Characters Trailer Cast & Staff Gallery Broadcast Begins July 14th, 2014 (JST) Key Staff Director: Tetsuya Yanagisawa (High School DXD, Daimidaler the Sound Robot, Shattered Angels) Series Composition: Takawo Yoshioka (Elfen Lied, Ikki Tousen, DearS) Character Design: Maki Fu...
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Anime Spotlight - Invaders of the Rokujyoma!?

Let the battle for Corona-sou room 106 begin!!! ― Invaders of the Rokujyoma!? Visit the Official Site › Story Characters Trailer Cast & Staff Gallery Broadcast Begins July, 2014 Key Staff Director: Shin Oonuma (Baka and Test-Summon the Beast, C3, ef: a tale of melody) Series Composition: Shogo Yasukawa (Hyperdimension Neptunia, Terra Formars (OAV) ) Character Design: Hideki Furukawa (Watamote) ↑ Top...
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Anime Spotlight - LOVE STAGE!!

When showbiz and otaku culture collide hilarity ensues. ― LOVE STAGE!! Visit the Official Site › Story Characters Trailer Cast & Staff Gallery Broadcast July 9, 2014 (JST) Key Staff Director: Kenichi Kasai ( Bakuman, KImikiss Pure Rouge, Nodame Cantabile) Series Composition: Michiko Yokote (Genshiken(TV), Air Master, Hare+Guu) Original Creator: Eiki EIKI (Dear Myself, Train Train, Millennium Prime M...
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Anime Spotlight Summer 2014 - SHONEN HOLLYWOOD - HOLLY STAGE FOR 49

You had me at "A slapstick adolescence idol success story." ― SHONEN HOLLYWOOD –HOLLY STAGE FOR 49- Visit the Official Site › Story Characters Trailer Cast & Staff Gallery Broadcast July 2014(JST) Key Staff Director:Toshimasa Kuroyanagi (Say "I love you." as Series Director and Episode Director) Character Design: Kei Tsuchiya (Aruvu Rezuru - Mechanized Fairies) Art Director: Yuka Hirama (Boogiepop P...
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Anime Spotlight - Space Dandy (Season 2)

Dandy and his crew are back for more intergalactic hijinks! ― Space Dandy (Season 2) Visit the Official Site › Story Characters Trailer Cast & Staff Gallery Broadcast Begins July 6, 2014(JST)/July 5, 2014(US) Key Staff General Director: Shinichiro Watanabe ("Cowboy Bebop", "Samurai Champloo") Director: Shingo Natsume ("Fullmetal Alchemist: The Sacred Star of Milos") Screenplay:Kimiko Ueno ("Crayon S...
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Anime Spotlight - Monthly Girls' Nozaki-kun (Gekkan Shojo Nozaki-kun)

― Monthly Girls' Nozaki-kun (Gekkan Shojo Nozaki-kun) Visit the Official Site › Story Characters Trailer Cast & Staff Gallery Broadcast July 6, 2014 (JST) Key Staff Director:Mitsue Yamasaki (Hakkenden: Eight Dogs of the East, Episode Director Durarara!! (Eps.4), Kampfer (Eps. 1,10) Character Design: Junichiro Taniguchi (Genshiken Second Season, Puella Magi Madoka Magica The Movie Part 1: The Beginn...
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Anime Spotlight - Rail Wars!

All Aboard!!! Let's ride along with the members of the Japanese National Railways Public Safety Squad! ― Rail Wars! Visit the Official Site › Story Characters Trailer Cast & Staff Gallery Broadcast Begins July, 2014 Key Staff General Director:Yoshifumi Sueda (Episode Director Knights of Sidonia, Pocket Monster XY, Un-Go (Eps. 2) ) Series Supervisor : Masashi Suzuki (Hayate the combat butler! Cuties,...
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Anime Spotlight - Date A Live II

― Date A Live II Visit the Official Site › Story Characters Trailer Cast & Staff Gallery Broadcast Begins April 11th, 2014 (JST) Key Staff Director: Keitaro Motonaga (Jormungand, Getbackers, Akane Iro ni Somaru Saka) Series Composition & Scenario: Hideki Shirane (Queen's Blade: Rebellion, Girl's High, Tenchi Muyo: War on Geminar) Character Design: Satoshi Ishino (Excel Saga, Puni Puni Poemy) Animat...
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Anime Spotlight - SOUL EATER NOT!

― SOUL EATER NOT! Visit the Official Site › Story Characters Trailer Cast & Staff Gallery Broadcast Begins April 2014 (JST) Key Staff Director: Masakazu Hashimoto ("Professor Laytron and the Eternal Diva" , "Tari Tari" ) Music: Yuuki Hayashi (Gundam Build Fighters, Blood Lad, Diabolik Lovers) Animation Production BONES (Soul Eater, SPACE☆DANDY, Fullmetal Alchemist, Star Driver, Wolf's Rain, Eureka ...
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Anime Spotlight - Knights of Sidonia

― Knights of Sidonia Visit the Official Site › Story Characters Trailer Cast & Staff Gallery Broadcast Begins April 2014 (JST) Key Staff Director: Kobun Shizuno (Armored Core: Fort Tower Song OAV , Detective Conan: Private Eye in the Distant Sea , G.I. Joe Sigma Six (U.S. TV)) Screenplay: Sadayuki Murai (Steamboy, Millennium Actress, Perfect Blue ) Theme Song Performance: Eri Kitamura (Mayo Chiki, ...
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Anime Spotlight - Chaika - The Coffin Princess

― Chaika - The Coffin Princess Visit the Official Site › Story Characters Trailer Cast & Staff Gallery Broadcast Begins April 9, 2014 (JST) Key Staff Original writer: Ichiro Sasaki Namaniku ATK (Outbreak Company, Polyphonica) Director: Soichi Masui (Scrapped Princess, Crayon Shin-chan: Arashi o Yobu Ogon no Spy Daisakusen (Movie 19)) Series composition: Touko Machida (Inari Kon Kon, Lucky Star, Tea...
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Anime Spotlight - Dai - Shogun - Great Revolution

― Dai - Shogun - Great Revolution Visit the Official Site › Story Characters Trailer Cast & Staff Gallery Broadcast Begins April 9, 2014 (JST) Key Staff Director: Takashi Watanabe (Shakugan no SHANA, Ikki Tousen, LOST UNIVERSE) Series composition:Dai Sato (FREEDOM, Eureka seveN) ↑ Top Introduction As a virgin, I'm the man that deserves to rule! ↑ Top Story In the late Edo period, Japan faced an unp...
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Anime Spotlight Spring - keroro

― keroro Visit the Official Site › Story Characters Cast & Staff Gallery Broadcast Begins March 22, 2014 (JST) Key Staff Original story: Mine Yoshizaki (Arcade Gamer Fubuki (TV)) Animation production: Sunrise (Mobile Suit Gundam, Code Geass Lelouch of the Rebellion, Tiger & Bunny) Theme song by: Mayumi Gojo (The Sacred Blacksmith, Futari Wa Pretty Cure) ↑ Top Introduction Keroro! A brand-new campai...
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Anime Spotlight Spring 2014

Riddle Story of Devil, The Kawai Complex Guide to Manors and Hostel Behavior, Dragonar Academy, No Game, No Life and PUCHIM@S 2, keroro, Dai - Shogun - Great Revolution, Chaika - The Coffin Princess, Knights of Sidonia, SOUL EATER NOT!, Date A Live II, Love Live! School Idol Project (2nd Season) (more on the way!) ― Featured Series (Click for more) (Jump to additional shows) The Kawai Complex Guide ...
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Anime Spotlight - Riddle Story of Devil

― Riddle Story of Devil Visit the Official Site › Story Characters Trailer Cast & Staff Gallery Broadcast Begins April 3, 2014 (JST) Key Staff Original story: Yun Kouga (LOVELESS) Director: Keizo Kusakawa (Magical Girl Lyrical Nanoha The Movie 1st, Sekirei(TV)) Series composition and screenplay: Kiyoko Yoshimura (Linebarrels of Iron, DOGS/BULLETS&CARNAGE OVA) ↑ Top Introduction Classmates are all a...
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Anime Spotlight - PUCHIM@S 2

― PUCHIM@S 2 Visit the Official Site › Story Characters Trailer Cast & Staff Gallery Broadcast Begins April 2014 (JST) Key Staff Director: Mankyu (Tono To Issho) Original Creator: Namco Bandai Games (Tekken: Blood Vengeance, The Tower of Druaga, Tales of the Abyss) ↑ Top Introduction What's PUCHIM@S 2? Set in a production office with unique idols and joyful producers, this Puchi-anime depicts the d...
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Anime Spotlight - Dragonar Academy

― Dragonar Academy Visit the Official Site › Story Characters Trailer Cast & Staff Gallery Broadcast Begins April 5, 2014 (JST) Key Staff Director: Shunsuke Tada (Kuroko's Basketball, Sands of Destruction: Tsubasa Spring Thunder OVA) Series Composition: Noboru Kimura (Amagami SS+, Dan Doh!!, Problem children are coming from another world , aren't they?) Theme Song Performance: Yui Sakakibara (Kanok...
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Anime Spotlight - No Game, No Life

Can this legendary gaming duo save humanity?!?! ― No Game, No Life Visit the Official Site › Story Characters Trailer Cast & Staff Gallery Broadcast Begins April 2014 (JST) Key Staff Director: Atsuko Ishizuka (The Pet girl of Sakurasou, Supernatural: the Anime Series) Series Composition: Jukki Hanada (Beyond the Boundary, Campione!, Princess Jellyfish) Animation Production Madhouse Studios (Black La...
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Anime Spotlight - The Kawai Complex Guide to Manors and Hostel Behavior

The Kawai Complex is open for business! ― The Kawai Complex Guide to Manors and Hostel Behavior Visit the Official Site › Story Characters Trailer Cast & Staff Gallery Broadcast Begins April 2014 (JST) Key Staff Original Creator: Ruri Miyahara ("Love Lab" (TV)) Director: Shigeyuki Miya ("Blood Lad" (TV), "Buzzer Beater" (TV), "Lupin III" Angel Tactics(Special), "Supernatural: The Anime Series "(OVA)...
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Anime Spotlight - MAKEN-KI! BATTLING VENUS 2

― MAKEN-KI! BATTLING VENUS 2 Visit the Official Site › Story Characters Trailer Cast & Staff Gallery January 15, 2014 Key Staff Director:Hiraku Kaneko (The Qwaser of Stigmata) Character Design:Akio Takami (UPOTTE!!, Ladies versus Butlers!, Kanokon: The Girl Who Cried Fox) Screenplay:Yousuke Kuroda (HIGH SCHOOL OF THE DEAD, Hayate the Combat Butler!!, Mobile Suit Gundam 00) Animation Production XEBE...
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Anime Spotlight - Inari Kon Kon

― Inari Kon Kon Visit the Official Site › Story Characters Trailer Cast & Staff Gallery January, 2014 Key Staff Director: Toru Takahashi (episode director Azumanga Daioh, High School of the Dead, Monster) Series Composition:Touko Machida (Lucky Star, Tears To Tiara, Allison and Lillia) Character Design:Yuka Takashina (D.C.S.S De Capo Second Season, Ambition of Oda Nobuna, Transformers: Energon) Ope...
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Anime Spotlight - Nobunaga The Fool

― Nobunaga The Fool Visit the Official Site › Story Characters Trailer Cast & Staff Gallery January, 2014 Key Staff Original Concept/Project Director/Series Composition/Mechanical Design:Shoji Kawamori (Macross series, Aquarion series) Animation Director:Hidekazu Sato (Slayers Next, Basquash, Fortune Hunter L) Character designs:Hirotaka Marufuji (Aquarion Evol, Legend of the Dark Kings : Fist of th...
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Anime Spotlight - Magical Warfare

― Magical Warfare Visit the Official Site › Story Characters Trailer Cast & Staff Gallery January, 2014 Key Staff Director:Yuzo Sato (Gokusen, Kaiji, Hunter Hunter, Naruto the Cross Roads) Series Composition: Kazuyuki Fudeyasu (Hajime no Ippo, Hetalia BW, Walkure Romanze) Character Design/Animation Director: Ryoma Ebata (Blue Exorcist, Bosou Shiki)Animation Production Madhouse (Hajime no Ippo, NANA...
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Anime Spotlight - Sakura Tricks

― Sakura Trick Visit the Official Site › Story Characters Trailer Cast & Staff Gallery Broadcast Date: January 9, 2014 (JST) Key Staff Director:Ken'ichi Ishikura (D.C.III ~Da Capo III~ (TV), episode director Paradise Kiss, ef:a tale of Melodies, Hidamari Sketch) Music:Ryosuke Nakanishi (Kuroko's Basketball, High School DxD, The Devil is a Part-Timer!)) (Steins;Gate, When They Cry- Higurashi, Strawb...
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Anime Spotlight - Space Dandy

― Space Dandy Visit the Official Site › Story Characters Trailer Cast & Staff Gallery Broadcast Begins January 5, 2014 (JST) Key Staff General Director: Shinichiro Watanabe ("Cowboy Bebop", "Samurai Champloo") Director: Shingo Natsume ("Fullmetal Alchemist: The Sacred Star of Milos") Screenplay:Kimiko Ueno ("Crayon Shin Chan Movie: Bakauma! B-Kyuu Gourmet Survival!!!") Dai Sato ("Eureka Seven", "Co...
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Anime Spotlight - Buddy Complex

A new buddy/mecha anime from Sunrise. ― Buddy Complex Visit the Official Site › Story Characters Trailer Cast & Staff Gallery January, 2014 (C)SUNRISE/BUDDY COMPLEX COMMITTEE Key Staff Original Story Concept: Hajime Yatate (Mobile Suit Gundam, My-Hime, Zegapain, Big O) Director:Yasuhiro Tanabe (episodic director Battle Spirits-Brave-, Horizon in the Middle of Nowhere) Character design/animation dire...
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Anime Spotlight - Hozuki no Reitetsu

What happens when there's an influx of humans and hell gets too crowded ? ― Hozuki no Reitetsu Visit the Official Site › Story Characters Trailer Cast & Staff Gallery January, 2014 Key Staff Director:Hiro Kaburaki (episode director Kimi ni Todoke, Rurouni Kenshin: New Kyoto Arc OVA, Moyashimon) Script Writer: Midori Goto (Blood+ TV, Genshiken Second Season TV) Music: TOMISIRO (Lagrange- The Flower o...
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Anime Spotlight Fall 2013 - The List

There sure are a ton of new shows this season! Which are you watching? ― Featured Series (Click for more) (Jump to additional shows) Beyond the Boundary Coppelion Freezing Vibration Golden Time I couldn't become a hero so I reluctantly decided to get a job. Miss Monochrome -The Animation- My mental choices are completely interfering with my school romantic comedy Non Non Biyori Outbreak Company Samu...
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Anime Spotlight - Beyond the Boundary

This last Anime Spotlight is a little late, but here ya go anyway. ― Beyond the Boundary Visit the Official Site › Story Characters Trailer Cast & Staff Gallery October, 2013 Key Staff Director: Taichi Ishidate (Episode director on Clannad, Full Metal Panci! The Second Raid, K-ON!) Series Composition: Jukki Hanada (Level E, Nichijou – My Ordinary Life, Princess Jellyfish) Music: Hikaru Nanase (Galax...
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Anime Spotlight - My mental choices are completely interfering with my school romantic comedy

Life is not a dating simulator. ― My mental choices are completely interfering with my school romantic comedy Visit the Official Site › Story Characters Trailer Cast & Staff Gallery October 9th, 2013 (JST, Japanese Premiere) Key Staff Director: Takayuki Inagaki (Rosario + Vampire, Desert Punk) Art Director: Yukio Abe (Sea Prince and the Fire Child, NieA_7) Animation Production Diomedea ↑ Top Introdu...
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Anime Spotlight - I couldn't become a hero, so I reluctantly decided to get a job.

A little late, but here's a look at the demon-out-of-water comedy of the season... ― I couldn't become a hero, so I reluctantly decided to get a job. Visit the Official Site › Story Characters Trailer Cast & Staff Gallery October, 2013 (JST, Japanese Premiere) Key Staff Director: Kinji Yoshimoto (Genshiken 2, Queen's Blade: The Exiled Virgin) Series Composition: Masashi Suzuki (Sacred Blacksmith, Ka...
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Anime Spotlight - Samurai Flamenco

From the director of Baccano! and Durarara!! comes a sci-fi action comedy/drama... Need we say more? ― Samurai Flamenco Visit the Official Site › Story Characters Trailer Cast & Staff Gallery October 2013 (Japanese Premiere) Key Staff Director: Takahiro Omori (Natsume's Book of Friends, Hell Girl, Baccano!, Durarara!!) Series Composition: Hideyuki Kurata (Kannagi: Crazy Shrine Maidens; Now and Then,...
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Anime Spotlight - Outbreak Company

Think you have problems trying to share anime and manga with people? Try it in an anime-like fantasy world... ― Outbreak Company Visit the Official Site › Story Characters Trailer Cast & Staff Gallery October, 2013 Key Staff Director: Kei Oikawa (Episode director on OniAi, D.C.II S.S. ~Da Capo II Second Season~) Series Composition: Naruhisa Arakawa (Blue Seed, MAOYU, Steel Angel Kurumi) Original Cre...
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Exclusive subtitled trailer - Yowamushi Pedal

Check it out here! ― Full Anime Spotlight details here
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Anime Spotlight - Yowamushi Pedal

Check out the new cycling anime! ― Yowamushi Pedal Visit the Official Site › Story Characters Trailer Cast & Staff Gallery October 7th, 2013 (JST, Japanese Premiere), simulcast on Crunchyroll Key Staff Director: Osamu Nabeshima (Hamtaro, Saint Seiya: The Lost Canvas) Series Composition: Reiko Yoshida (Digimon, Maria Watches Over Us) Character Design: Takahiko Yoshida (Welcome to the NHK, Big Windup!...
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Anime Spotlight - Unbreakable Machine-Doll

Magic avatar battles in a great mechanized city... Check out Unbreakable Machine Doll on Anime Spotlight! ― Unbreakable Machine-Doll Visit the Official Site › Story Characters Trailer Cast & Staff Gallery October 2013 Key Staff Director: Kinji Yoshimoto (Genshiken 2, Queen's Blade 2) Series Composition: Yuuko Kakihara (Chihayafuru 2, Heaven's Lost Property, Persona 4: The Animation) Character Design...
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Exclusive subtitled trailer - Non Non Biyori

Check out the new slice-of-life-in-the-country series! ― Check out the full Spotlight here!
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Anime Spotlight - Non Non Biyori

It's a country-flavored slice-of-life show, Non Non Biyori, next on Anime Spotlight! ― Non Non Biyori Visit the Official Site › Story Characters Trailer Cast & Staff Gallery October 2013 Key Staff Director: Shinya Kawamo (Kokoro Connect, .hack//GIFT) Series Composition: Reiko Yoshida (Digimon, Maria Watches Over Us) Character Design: Mai Otsuka (Oreshura, Shakugan no Shana) Animation Production SILV...
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Anime Spotlight - Freezing Vibration

The girls from Freezing are back! ― Freezing Vibration Visit the Official Site › Story Characters Trailer Cast & Staff Gallery October, 2013 (JST, Japanese Premiere) Key Staff Director: Takashi Watanabe (Freezing, Demon King Daimao, Slayers) Series Composition: Masanao Akahoshi (Freezing, Viper's Creed, A Certain Magical Index) Chief Character Designer/Animation Director: Mayumi Watanabe (Koihime, H...
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Anime Spotlight - Golden Time

The new romantic comedy from the author of Toradora is next on Anime Spotlight! ― Golden Time Visit the Official Site › Story Characters Trailer Cast & Staff Gallery October, 2013 Key Staff Director: Chiaki Kon (When They Cry - Higurashi, Junjo Romantica) Series Composition: Fumihiko Shimo (Air, Infinite Stratos, Clannad) Original Creator: Yuyuko Takemiya (Toradora!) Animation Production J.C. Staff ...
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Anime Spotlight - White Album 2

The romance series White Album is getting a sequel, and this Anime Spotlight has all the info... Check it out! ― White Album 2 Visit the Official Site › Story Characters Trailer Cast & Staff Gallery October 2013 (Japanese Premiere) Key Staff Original Work: AQUAPLUS (Comic Party, To HEart, Utawarerumono) Director: Masaomi Ando (Episode Director on Fairy Tail, Horizon in the Middle of Nowhere) Chief A...
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Anime Spotlight - Miss Monochrome -The Animation-

It's a 5-minute series based on a character created by voice actress Yui Horie. But what is it? Check out our Spotlight on Miss Monochrome! ― Miss Monochrome -The Animation- Visit the Official Site › Story Characters Trailer Cast & Staff Gallery October 2013 Key Staff Director: Yoshiaki Iwasaki (Familiar of Zero, Hayate the Combat Butler!!) Series Composition: Kazuyuki Fudeyasu (OniAi, Tantei Opera ...
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Exclusive subtitled trailer: Coppelion

Here's a first look at the new post-apocalytic show Coppelion!
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Anime Spotlight - Coppelion

Our first Anime Spotlight of the season.. Check out the post-apocalyptic series from the director of Mardock Scramble! ― COPPELION Visit the Official Site › Story Characters Trailer Cast & Staff Gallery October, 2013 Key Staff Series Director: Susumu Kudo (Mardock Scramble) Chief Animation Director: Makoto Furuta (K, Seitokai Yakuindomo) Mechanical Design: Hiroshi Okubo (Mardock Scramble, K) Animati...
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Anime Spotlight Summer 2013 - The List

Here's our final rundown of shows for this season. ― Featured Series (Click for more) (Jump to additional shows) Blood Lad The Eccentric Family Fate/Kaleid Liner Prisma Illya Genshiken Second Season High School DxD New il sole penetra le illusioni ~ Day Break Illusion Rozen Maiden – Zurückspulen Stella Women's Academy, High School Division Class C3 Sunday Without God WATAMOTE Additional Shows Title:...
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Anime Spotlight - Fate/Kaleid Liner Prisma Illya

Our final Anime Spotlight for this season is the magical girl Fate spinoff series. ― Fate/Kaleid Liner Prisma Illya Visit the Official Site › Story Characters Trailer Cast & Staff Gallery July, 2013 (Japanese Premiere) Key Staff Chief Director: Takashi Sakamoto (Dusk Maiden of Amnesia) Director: Shin Oonuma (Baka and Test – Summon the Beasts, ef: a tale of memories, Pani Poni Dash!) Series Compositi...
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Anime Spotlight - The Eccentric Family

The new work from the creator of Tatami Galaxy is here, and we have an early look! ― The Eccentric Family Visit the Official Site › Story Characters Trailer Cast & Staff Gallery July 7th, 2013 (JST, Japanese Premiere) Key Staff Original Work: Tomihiko Morimi (The Tatami Galaxy) Director: Masayuki Yoshihara (Unit Director on Ghost in the Shell: Stand Alone Complex) Series Composition: Shotaro Suga (L...

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