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MyAnimeList Reveals Its Top-Ranked 2023 Anime Characters

The world's largest anime database, MyAnimeList, reveals its most popular new characters of 2023, with one shining above all the rest.

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Outpouring of Love After Iconic Manga Creator's Museum Burns Down

An outpouring of love on social media for iconic manga creator Go Nagai follows the destruction of his museum in Japan.

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Stunning Jujutsu Kaisen Video Pays Tribute to Gojo Satoru's 200% Hollow Purple

A viral Jujutsu Kaisen fan animation showcasing Gojo Satoru's 200% Hollow Purple technique is so good, fans are telling MAPPA it's bad.

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Satoshi Iwataki, Attack on Titan and Berserk Animation Director, Dies at 60

Satoshi Iwataki, the beloved Attack on Titan, Ghost in the Shell and Berserk animator and animation director, has passed away.

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Aura Is Devilishly Charming In Frieren: Beyond Journey's End Cosplay

A dedicated anime cosplayer has brought the beautiful yet deadly Aura the Guillotine to life in this wicked Frieren: Beyond Journey's End cosplay.

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Studio Ghibli's Hayao Miyazaki Becomes Unfortunate Face of Cryptocurrency Phishing Scam

Anime and filmmaking legend Hayao Miyazaki has become the unfortunate face of a recent cryptocurrency phishing scam in Japan.

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Studio Ghibli Unveils Special New Year's Illustration Drawn by Hayao Miyazaki

To ring in the year of the dragon, Studio Ghibli co-founder Hayao Miyazaki presents his own version of the official mascot for 2024.

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World's Largest Anime Database Releases Its Top-Ranked Titles of 2023

The world's biggest anime database, MyAnimeList, reveals the 10 most popular titles of 2023, with some notable and perhaps necessary omissions.

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One-Punch Man Artist Launches His Own Anime Studio in "Surprise Attack"

Yusuke Murata, one of the manga industry's most renowned artists and responsible for the popular One-Punch Man, has established his own anime studio.

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Massive Chart Reveals the Exact Class Seat Positions of 200 Anime Main Characters

A viral post on Reddit reveals precisely where in class main characters tend to sit in school-based anime, highlighting one very clear favorite.

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JJK Fans Calculate How Many Chapters Season 2 Covered for Sequel Anime Predictions

Jujutsu Kaisen fans predict how much the potential third season or sequel film, adapting the Culling Game, will cover based on Season 2's pacing.

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Bleach TYBW's Chief Animation Director Opens Up on Health Issues Ahead of Part III

The chief animation director for Bleach: TYBW discusses health issues ahead of Part III, spotlighting the mounting pressure of anime industry work.

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Ghibli's No-Face "Money-Munching" Piggy Bank Gets a 2024 Re-Release

Donguri Sora re-releases its famous No-Face piggy bank, which functions by having the iconic Spirited Away character greedily devour spare change.

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Demon Slayer, MHA, Frieren and More Welcome the Year of the Dragon With Official Artwork

My Hero Academia, Demon Slayer and many other franchises usher in the year 2024 with stunning official creator artwork of their beloved characters.

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Dragon Ball Fans Spot Reference in Bleach Creator's New Burn the Witch Anime

The recent release of Bleach creator Tite Kubo's new Burn the Witch #0.8 anime adaptation has caught the attention of sharp-eared Dragon Ball Z fans.

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Studio Eclypse Releases First Anime Key Art for Berserk: The Black Swordsman

A key visual for the Studio Eclypse Berserk anime adaptation has been released, with a trailer for the upcoming series on the way.

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Ufotable Releases Stunning Trailer for Type-Moon's Witch on the Holy Night

A new trailer for Ufotable's Witch on the Holy Night anime movie has been released, giving a glimpse at how it will handle the Type-Moon visual novel.

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Jujutsu Kaisen Animator Says Season 2 Wouldn't Have Happened Without One Person

An animator on Jujutsu Kaisen gives insight into the dire conditions of Season 2, revealing the anime wouldn't have happened if not for one person.

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'Referenced, Not Stole': Jujutsu Kaisen Animator Slams Claim of Plagiarizing Other Anime

A key Jujutsu Kaisen Season 2 animator and episode director has hit back at viral claims that "Copy Kaisen" plagiarizes scenes from other anime.

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Streaming Service in Canada Launches Channels Dedicated to Naruto and Sailor Moon

Canada's Pluto TV debuts its Naruto and Sailor Moon-dedicated channels as part of its first-anniversary celebration.

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