ANIME SHOWCASE: Video Clip Of YURI ON ICE Introduces OP Song Performed by Dean Fujioka

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“History Maker” will be digitally available on October 7

The official website for the figure-skating themed original TV anime Yuri!!! on ICE has posted a 60-second anime clip introducing its OP theme song “History Maker.” The English lyric song is written/composed/performed by 36-year-old Japanese actor Dean Fujioka, who is cast as Roy Mustang in the upcoming Fullmetal Alchemist live-action film. Check his song after the jump!

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Let your feelings of nostalgia awaken after you see this Pokemon fan retrospective

This beautiful Pokémon series showcase shows one fans love for the franchise

A Japanese Pokémon fan has put together a stunning retrospective on the main series. It’d be easy to be fooled into thinking this is something The Pokémon Company made themselves, but it’s the world of the 進化の軌跡チャンネル YouTube channel. This look back at the series includes every main entry of Pokémon (no Stadiums or Rangers, etc.) and really puts into perspective how far the series has come. Hit the jump to take a look!

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Revisit Sohma Clan With Funimation “Fruits Basket” Sweet Sixteen Series Set Promo

Release scheduled for August 1st

Last fall, time for the 15th anniversary of the adaptation of Natsuki Takaya’s Fruits Basket, Japan get a Blu-ray set of Akitaro Daichi and Studio Deen’s beloved shoujo anime. Since North America is getting it his year, Funimation is calling it their Sweet Sixteen set. A new preview reintroduces the characters. Get a look after the  jump.

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Japan Box Office: “Crimson Love Letter” Becomes Top-Grossing Film in Conan Franchise

The 21st film will surpass 5 million ticket sales in Japan soon

As expected, the 21st Detective Conan feature film Crimson Love Letter delivered a very good 117 million yen even in its 7th weekend of May 27-28. The film’s total domestic gross now tops 6.35 billion yen, surpassing last year’s 20th film Pure Black Nightmare (6.33 billion yen) and becoming the highest grossing film in the Detective Conan film series.

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See How “Dragon Quest XI” is Shaping Up on PS4 in New Screens

Next entry in the series is coming to PS4, 3DS, and Switch

The latest Dragon Quest XI hands-on preview recently went up on 4Gamer, bringing with it a handful of screenshots of the PS4 version. Check out some of the Samadhi region—including a look at horse racing, battles, and other features—in the batch after the jump.

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