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RocketNews24 Preston Phro

As you're probably aware, Japan has quite the lengthy history, stretching back thousands of years. And, as with any civilization, ancient Japan had need of commerce, which lead to the establishment of some of the oldest companies in the world.

In Part One of our series of articles on some original ways to enjoy the ancient city of Kyoto, I described what it was like to stay in a restored traditional machiya house during my recent trip to the city.

Anime to feature Pokémon Red/Green games' protagonist & rival, Charmander, Geodude, Blastoise The Pocket Monsters: The Origin television anime will premiere in Japan on October 2 at 7:00 p. m. The anime was announced at the "Pokémon Game Show" eve...

Crunchyroll Patrick Macias

Although this was announced a while back, consider this a last-min reminder: today is the day that Crunchyroll will be streaming the three OVA episodes of Oremio 2 that followed the TV broadcast. In association with Aniplex USA (and at the same ti...

"It's not something to brace yourself over. It's merely time travel. " Impression First things first. As Episode 6 was a recap of Nekomonogatari (Kuro), I haven't covered it. You can still read my impressions of the original airing here though.

JEFusion GekiDan

To premiere this October 2nd, Pocket Monsters: The Origin will feature the characters from the original Pokémon Red & Green Nintendo Game Boy video. . .

Orends: Range UkiyaSeed

Here's the preview of Kamen Rider Wizard's 49th episode. Now that Koyomi is now with the White Wizard/Wiseman, he begins a ceremony. Can Haruto and co. stop him? Sadly, this episode will air on September thanks to the Super Hero & Heroine TV Speci...

The GLORIO Blog Aquagaze

Recap: Right when the Kyoryugers think the Deboss army has been defeated for good, Luckyero strikes them where they cannot fight back. Aqua's thoughts: After last week's bizarre coda to an arc that felt a bit forced because Kyoryuger needed to hav...

Random Curiosity Guardian Enzo

「パーム×ト×デート」 (Deeto x To x Paamu) "Date x With x Palm" I may have said this before, but I'm running out of superlatives for Togashi, and for Madhouse. Confession time: I was really looking forward to this episode, as much as any I have for a long t...

Siliconera Sato

s. While the trailer was shown at the ongoing Pokémon Game Show, the Pokémon Company followed up with an upload of the trailer, just moments ago.     The trailer starts with the line, "To everyone who played Pokémon Red and Green," followed by a f...

Orends: Range UkiyaSeed

Here's the preview of the Super Hero & Heroine Summer Vacation Special, which will air next week, pre-empting Zyuden Sentai Kyoryuger & Kamen Rider Wizard. The said special will run for 3 hours. The special will air two movies, namely Kamen Rider ...

Kyoko Hinami Hospitalized After Accident The actress Kyoko Hinami, who played Mitsuki Aoyagi the first Akiba Blue from Akibaranger, was hit by a taxi in inner Shibuya. The accident occurred around 8:00 PM on August 15, 2013 when she was walking in...

As reported by Tokyo Sports, Ever since rumor has leaked that a super idol is getting married, many netizens have speculated that the married couple is either Kusanagi Tsuyoshi and Oshima Yuko OR Matsumoto Jun and Inoue Mao.

Japanator Josh Tolentino

Welcome again to another installment of Annotated Anime, the weekly Japanese cartoon recap that presents to you. . . . mice, the Breakfast of Champions*. While you get your chow on with some hot weekend food, why not thrill to the latest insights ...

BARKS BARKS

Geek sleep sheep announced their debut from a major label after their performance at held in Iwamizawa, Hokkaido on July 27. geek sleep sheep PhotoThe announcement was that they will release some music from a major label, UNIVERSAL MUSIC JAPAN / E...

Crunchyroll Scott Green

 Free! production studio Kyoto Animation's snip-off KyoAni Shop has been showing the sexy swimmer love with an "Otome game-style" product survey for more Free! merchandise. You can choose a character to go on a date with to a shopping mall (that l...

Siliconera Ishaan

At the Pokémon Game Show, The Pokémon Company ran a CG video depicting the Pokémon series, with a look at the different games, trading cards and other products over the years. As reported last night, the reel ends with a high-quality CG scene depi...

MUCC announced that two new members have joined them today! The new members are the winners of a very special event.

「お引越し」 (O Hikkoshi) "Moving" Hitting two weeks since the last episode, Railgun S is back, and it's rocking a duet in terms of its focus this week. And first up? A renewed focus on the slice of life and friendship elements that this series does so ...

Sankaku Complex Artefact

Even the Chinese have been outraged by a zoo which passed off a dog as a lion, with the ruse only being exposed when a visitor questioned why their "lion" was barking. The Henan province zoo was found to have been keeping a Tibetan mastiff in a li...

Crunchyroll Guest Author

Bandai will be releasing two series of candy toys based on the second season of basketball-themed anime “Kuroko’s Basketball”, due to premiere in October. In August, Bandai will release the “Voice Collection Kuroko no Basuk...

BARKS BARKS

The Tsunku♂-produced Hello! Project's annual summer concert tour featuring all members of the project began at Osaka Orix Theater on July 27th. Hello! Project Summer Tour General Probe Picture On the 26, the eve of the starting date, the general r...

「自己防止 見えない所に 人が居る」 (Jiko Boushi Mienai Tokoro ni Hito ga Iru) "Self Prevention, There Are People Where You Can't See" Kairi's internet has decided to commit seppuku, so I'm stepping in to cover this week's Servant x Service.

Kyle Oropesa

Still don't have a clue on why Hachi stays away from home. It's already summer break and the school dormitory is closed leaving him no choice to get back from his hometown. But! it seems that Mikage needs a helping hand to do farm chores so she in...

RocketNews24 Preston Phro

Mr. Leotard, also known by his Twitter name Straddling a Potty in a Red Leotard, has struck again! This time, though, his public appearance is altogether more surreal. Wearing his namesake leotard and armed with a recording of the "Anpanman March,...

Japanator Josh Tolentino

Wow, to think that August could pass by so quickly! You'd think the rapid passing of days would be a bad thing, but for a vocaloid or rhythm game fan, it's a blessing. Why? As the headline says, Hatsune Miku: Project Diva F, the first vocaloid con...

Aniplex released a new trailer for Kara no Kyoukai: Mirai Fukuin (The Garden of Sinners/recalled out summer), which will be an epilogue movie for the whole Kara no Kyoukai movie series. Produced by Ufotable (Fate/zero), the movie series is an adap...

Valvrave the Liberator, an anime that broadcast earlier this year during the MBS program slot "Anime-ism," has received a lot of support from its fans for its unstopping developments and human drama. It also gathered attention as a large-scale wor...

Rozen Maiden Zurückspulen - 07 What a joy it is to watch really talented people at work. Not to put too fine a point on it, but I'm finding this new adaptation of Rozen Maiden to be a truly marvelous thing.

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