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July 24, 2013, 1:30 PM
July 24, 2013, 1:30 PM

It was announced earlier this week that Kanae Hazuki's shoujo manga "Sukitte Ii na yo (Say "I Love You")" will be made into a live-action movie.

Japanator Josh Tolentino

Oh Captain, my Captain. . . Harlock. September can't come soon enough for the long-awaited release of the new Captain Harlock: Space Pirate CG adaptation. I knew that this look at the show's first twelve minutes (it's currently trapped on Yahoo) w...

Japanator Elliot Gay

I liked the first volume of Code Geass: Akito the Exiled way more than I expected myself to. It struck a good balance between the dramatic bits and the more lighthearted stuff. I'm also a huge fan of Orange's CG work, and Akito the Exiled's mech w...

RocketNews24 Philip Kendall

Ladies and gentlemen, the moment we have all been waiting for is finally here. For a while we thought it might never happen, but we're happy to announce that the hugely successful Japanese charity breast-squeeze is back!

The tokusatsu fandom may be small by comparison to the anime fandom, but it is as immensely passionate about their love for adults in skin tight suits and rubber monster costumes as any anime fan toward attractive animated teenagers.

Kotaku East Luke Plunkett

Kaze Tachinu is the latest film from acclaimed Japanese director Hayao Miyazaki, his first at the helm since 2008's Ponyo. Set prior to World War Two (or, at least, the West's involvement in Japan's side of it), it focuses on the man who would go ...

On July 22, the graduation performance for AKB48 member Shinoda Mariko was held at AKB48 theater in Akihabara, Tokyo. With this performance, Shinoda ended her 7 and a half years as a member of AKB48. As it was Shinoda's final performance, applicat...

japanCRUSH Madoka

One of the most viewed stories of today is quite literally an uplifting one, as busy commuters in the morning rush hour worked together to push a train so that a woman trapped between the train and the platform edge was able to escape unscathed.

Fukuoka Aquarium's black finless porpoises proved themselves to be the true wizards of the sea earlier this month when they began blowing incredible bubble rings like Gandalf the Grey high on pipe-leaf, even passing them back and forth relay-style.

May'n: It's not about how loud your voice is, or your singing techniques. . . when it comes to the real live performance, you just want to sing for your fans. During those moments, you just want to have fun together.

Trends in Japan William

Written by: William on July 24, 2013 at 11:17 am | In LIFESTYLE | No Comments Tokyo Reporter has posted about another incident in the ongoing "No dancing" saga that is affecting Japan's nightlife. GP Bar in Roppongi was raided and the manager and ...

Girugamesh announces a brand new single titled "INCOMPLETE". The bands new style has been revealed including a video teaser of the upcoming release! Check it out!

Kotaku East András Neltz

Here's Game Freak's newest game, which involves a "collaboration" the developer started referencing last week with a mysterious message on its site. It's called Soritia Horse, and the collaboration in this case is between two genres: solitaire and...

Crunchyroll Scott Green

In addition to previewing game footage ofPokémon X and Pokémon Y, the Pokémon Smash TV show has offered a look at the upcoming Pokémon XY anime, set to premiere in Japan October 17th.

Crunchyroll Joseph Luster

Don't expect too much new footage in the latest teaser for the live-action Tiger Mask film, but you can get a few more glimpses of lead actor Eiji Wentz in the role of Tiger Mask/Naoto Date. See how the adaptation is shaping up in the brief clip b...

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

Sword Art Online Ahead of its premiere on Toonami this coming weekend at 2:00am on Saturday night/Sunday morning, Toonami has let loose with a new dub trailer of the series Sword Art Online, which will see an August home video release from Aniplex...

Siliconera Sunjun

Dead or Alive 5 Ultimate is getting even more new costumes. Tecmo Koei America have announced that the game's female cast will have "pop idol" outfits that you'll receive as pre-order bonuses, depending on whether you order at GameStop or Amazon.

A few days after the impressive "May'n experience" at the Budoukan, we had an opportunity to speak with the artist. Unlike her tremendous stage presence, in person May'n had the air of a somewhat quiet and delicate girl.

SGCafe KaleNagasaki

It's the kind of story us girls have always wanted: an unpopular high school girl catches the eye of the most popular guy in school. For sixteen-year old Mei Tachibana, this fairy tale becomes a reality.

JEFusion GekiDan

The promo teaser for the new One Piece anime TV special, One Piece Episode of Merry: The Tale of One More Friend, had been released. As the title. . .

「薬師坊の奥座敷」 (Yakushibo no Oku Zashiki ) "Yakushibo's Inner Parlor" I think it's testament to the brilliance of Uchouten Kazoku that three episodes in, it remains a spellbinding experience; and in fact, every episode have progressively gotten better ... (Kyle Oropesa)

The pacing of Attack On Titan seems to slow down after reclaiming Trost and it looks like it will be the complete opposite from what the anime is when it aired it's first three episodes. Nevertheless I don't even mind how slow this thing is since ...

Recap: Touma confronts Accelerator while Mikoto looks for a way to use the Sisters to help end the fight. Jel's Thoughts: I have to imagine this is much closer to what this scene was meant to be when it was originally conceived.

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

Super Robot Wars There's a whole lot of anime being released this week, though a good chunk of it are just re-releases. But not any re-releases, a priced down SAVE series of editions for Case Closed. With each of them averaging about 600 minutes, ...


The Wind Rises Earns 960 Million Yen From Weekend Premier Miyazaki Hayao's latest animated movie "The Wind Rises", which is also known as "Kaze Tachinu (風立ちぬ)", made its premier over the last weekend. It retain the box office magic of previous Miy...

JEFusion GekiDan
SGCafe spartanchef

Get your eye patches, jolly rogers, pokedex and pokeballs ready as we take a look at our latest anime PV round-up and boy do we have a treat for you guys. Let's start off with the latest footage from the new Pokemon XY anime.

Random Curiosity Guardian Enzo

「モテないし、悪天候」 (Motenai shi, Akutenkō) "Since I'm Not Popular, The Weather's Bad" The experience of spending 22 minutes with Kuroki Tomoko sure isn't getting any easier. I've been of a mind to come up with one-word summations of anime lately, and wit...

SGCafe spartanchef
Nendonesia animaster

Did you miss your chance to get the Nendoroid Iron Man Mark 7: Hero's Edition? Well, here is another chance for you to get him … albeit in different form. XD Yes, as you can see there, it is Nendoroid Iron Man Mark 42: Hero's Edition + Hall of Arm...

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