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Shin Jalothot

Full-time wage slave by day, part-time news contributor by night. Professional-anime-journalist wannabe. Obsessed Fairy Tail fan since 2011. Adventure and Slice of Life enthusiast. Introvert. Demigod. Toy Collector.

Fairy Tail: Dragon Cry

Taking place between the last two story arcs of the hit manga by Hiro Mashima, Fairy Tail: Dragon Cry is a movie generally intended for Fairy Tail’s most avid fans.

Toycon ’17 × Pop Life FANX, Improvements, Challenges and Promises

The 16th installment of The Philippines Toys, Hobbies and Collectibles Convention (TOYCON PH) happened just a couple of weeks ago, dubbed as "Toycon '17 × Pop! Life Fan Experience", the popular pop-culture event has undeniably hit success, where it brought toys, collectibles, games, movies, anime and cosplay fans together.

Pokémon Go adds new gym system, raid battles on ‘biggest update’

Game developer Niantic Labs announced last week that Pokémon GO gyms have re-opened after being disabled for a few days, rolling out the ‘biggest update’ on the smartphone app to date.

EIGASAI Festival to celebrate 20th anniversary with 20 films

In celebration of EIGASAI Japanese Film Festival’s 20th anniversary, The Japan Foundation, Manila is set to screen 20 Japanese films starting July 1 to August 29 in different parts of the country, including two critically-acclaimed anime films.

Sony Pictures, Universal eyes bidding on Funimation Entertainment

With the continuous growth of North American anime licensor Funimation Entertainment in the recent years, Sony Pictures Entertainment (SPE) now considers bidding for the anime company, according to a report by business news website Bloomberg.

Bleach, Naruto animator Kazunori Mizuno dies at 52

The case of overworking in Japan has reared its ugly head once again, which was made more apparent following the death of veteran animator Kazunori Mizuno last March 19. He was 52 years old.

“Soryo to Majiwaru Shikiyoku no Yoru ni…” anime gets three versions for Age-appropriate content

The Official Twitter account of the Soryo to Majiwaru Shikiyoku no Yoru ni... anime series has announced on Monday that there would be three versions of the anime, which will differ on age-appropriate content.

My Hero Academia manga reaches over 10 million printed copies

The Official Twitter account of the My Hero Academia franchise has posted a preview of the manga's 13th volume on Wednesday, which revealed that the manga had reached 10 million copies in print.

Rurouni Kenshin: Hokkaido Arc manga launching pushed back to summer

Fans of Nobuhiro Watsuki's highly-popular Rurouni Kenshin manga series may have to wait a little longer.

Game developer Dingo ceases operation, files for bankruptcy

After incurring debts worth JP¥340 million (about PHP153.2 million) to 100 creditors, Dingo Inc., the developer of the popular video game Hatsune Miku: Project DIVA, ceases operations and filed for bankruptcy on Tuesday, March 21.