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My Hero Academia Recommendation Leads to Backlash Against Aespa Karina

Aespa's Karina receives fierce fan criticism after saying she watched My Hero Academia due to historical associations with one character.

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Jujutsu Kaisen Season 2 Episode 1 Release Date & Time

Satoru Gojo will return soon, alongside more curses and action in Jujutsu Kaisen Season 2. Here's when and where you can watch the first episode.

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Jujutsu Kaisen Season 2 Set for Simulcast on Crunchyroll

Season 2 of Jujutsu Kaisen will stream on Crunchyroll and adapts the "Hidden Inventory/Premature Death," which tells Gojo and Geto's past.

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Chainsaw Man Chapter 135 Release Date & Where to Read

Chainsaw Man tackles a world where Denji might never transform again ahead of another two-week break before the next chapter.

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Mashle Manga Set to End Next Week

Mashle: Magic and Muscles, the hilarious manga about a boy who uses his physical power in a world of magic, will wrap up with Chapter 162 on July 2.

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Haikyuu!! Fans Humorously Reminisce on Avoiding 'Spoilers'

Haikyuu!! fans are going down memory lane to when the manga and anime were still actively updating and "spoilers" abounded.

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Rent-a-Girlfriend's Mangaka Based the Main Character on Himself

Reiji Miyajima, the creator of the popular harem series Rent-a-Girlfriend, says Kazuya Kinoshita's personality is similar to his own.

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RUMOR: Spy x Family's Studio Set to Create DC Comics Isekai Anime

An upcoming original isekai anime from Wit Studio, the creators of Spy x Family, is rumored to drag iconic DC characters into another world.

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Hunter x Hunter to Release Kurapika's Memories as Digital Exclusive

Fans of Hunter x Hunter's Kurapika can learn more about the character's tragic backstory in this upcoming one-shot prequel spinoff.

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Pokémon Intentionally Designed Blaziken to be a 'Disappointment'

A recent blurb from one of Pokémon’s key artists reveals that he wanted Torchic’s evolution into Blaziken to be a disappointment to fans.

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Jujutsu Kaisen Releases Video Showcasing Nobara Ahead of Season 2 Premiere

Nobara Kugisaki throws down in a promotional video that celebrates the hammer-wielding sorcerer ahead of Jujutsu Kaisen Season 2's upcoming premiere.

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Anime Expo Guests May Be Affected by Hotel Workers Strike

Guests traveling to Los Angeles for Anime Expo may find themselves without a place to stay as SoCal’s largest hospitality union authorizes a strike.

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My Hero Academia Spinoff Vigilantes Reportedly Gets Anime Adaptation

A prominent fan claims an anime adaptation of author Hideyuki Furuhashi and artist Betten Court's My Hero Academia: Vigilantes has been confirmed.

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Heaven Official's Blessing Fans Express Confusion Over Re-Posted Season 2 Trailer

Heaven Official's Blessing fans were excited to see a "Season 2 PV" only to deflate in disappointment when they saw it was a reupload.

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Demon Slayer: Thirsty Fans Are Simping for Muzan

Demon Slayer turned Muzan Kibutsuji from evil incarnate to hot evil incarnate in the season finale of the "Swordsmith Village" arc.

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Yuri!!! on Ice Fan Creates Composite of Yuzuru Hanyu & Friends Skating to History Maker

"Can you hear my heartbeat?" Yuzuru Hanyu and Johnny Weir skated to the iconic Yuri!!! on Ice opening theme song "History Maker" at an ice show.

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Dragon Ball's Chi-Chi Is a Fierce Matriarch in Playful Cosplay

Chi-Chi establishes that she is no pushover in a hilarious Dragon Ball cosplay that brings protagonist Son Goku's powerful wife to life.

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One Piece Yamato Cosplay Showcases a Picture-Perfect Son of Kaido

Yamato is one of the most popular characters in all of One Piece, and a talented fan has perfectly recreated his colorful design and style.

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One Piece Doflamingo Cosplay Captures the Captain of the Donquixote Pirate's Fun Personality

One of One Piece's most flamboyant antagonists -- Donquixote Doflamingo -- is brought to life in a cosplay that embodies pure attitude and swagger.

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One Piece Soul King Brook Returns to Life in Colorful Cosplay

The Straw Hat Pirates' Soul King Brook is ready to rock & roll in a One Piece cosplay that recreates the skeletal musician's colorful style.