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October 9, 2013, 6:00 AM
October 9, 2013, 6:00 AM
RocketNews24 Philip Kendall

Capsule hotels, the uniquely Japanese accommodation solution no doubt on every Japanophile's to-do list, have never really caught on outside of their homeland. Whether it's down to individuals' ideas of what constitutes comfort and privacy, or sim...

RocketNews24 Master Blaster

Anime and manga have been in the global mainstream for a few decades now and like anything else, they have a way of evolving over time. Sometimes, though, the changes are so gradual that we don't notice it until someone throws it all up in a handy...

Crunchyroll Joseph Luster

Once Pokémon X and Pokémon Y launch on October 12, players will be able to hop online and download a level 10 Torchic, one of the starters from Ruby, Sapphire, and Emerald. This isn't just any Torchic, though, as it also has the Hidd...

First Impressions - Yowamushi Pedal It's a good time to be a fan of sports anime. OP: "Reclimb" by ROOKIEZ is PUNK'D There are a bunch of sports anime this season - which is a nice change from recent history in and of itself - but there were two s...


40. Yokoo Wataru (0. 8) 39. Kikuchi Fuma (2. 3) 36. Marius Yo (3. 1) 36. Nakayama Yuma (3. 1) 36. Takaki Yuya (3. 1) 33. Matsushima Sou (3. 8) 33. Miyata Toshiya (3. 8) 33. Goseki Koichi (3. 8) 31. Nikaido Takashi (4.

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2 new seiyuus have been announced to voice the roles of the twins Kaguya Yamai and Yuzuru Yamai, it was announced on the Date A Live Twitter on the 6th October at 9:58pm JST. ������������������������������������������������������������������������...

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Namco Bandai Games posted a new promo for the Kamen Rider Break Joker game for the iOS and Android featuring Kamen Rider Gaim! The new promo features its gameplay and new cards. The game is similar to Black Jack where you need to have a sum of 21 ...

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

Oreimo 2 Episode 14 The end of Oreimo in anime form this year has certainly been an interesting and amusing thing to watch, but what a lot of fans want to know is what the original creators are doing next.

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Brace yourselves Sword Art Online fans, Penguin Parade is bringing you these super cute SAO earphone jacks that will certainly make you go hnnnnnnnnnnnng! These earphone jacks come in four different designs, and each of these designs are based on ...

Crunchyroll Scott Green

You might need to shop around to find a shop that hasn't already burned through their allocation, but character good sellers are now taking preorders for sets of women's stockings featuring a pair of Attack on Titan "tattoo" style designs.

November is a busy month for Indonesia, not only that ONE OK ROCK will held their live in Jakarta on November 24th, it's just announced on November 29th VAMPS will be performing in Jakarta on HYPER WAVE FESTIVAL 2013!

I knew about the dog and cat cafés in Japan, but I recently found out about the owl cafés that are gaining quite a bit of popularity. It got me curious about whether there are cafés with other strange animals.

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Tsukasa Fushimi, author of the ever-popular OreImo series has announced that OreImo was not his last work, and will be releasing another series this December. Although many tears were shed over Kirino's marriage in the final OVA's for OreImo, fans...

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

'Haikyu! ! ' Anime Gets Staff Detailed Posted by Chris Beveridge October 8, 2013 at 01:00 PM Haikyuu! ! Shonen Jump knows how to tease out information about its properties as they get adapted into anime form and the 2014 series Haikyu!

Japanator Ben Huber

Looks like the third Puella Magi Madoka Magica film in Japan will get something extra! SHAFT has announced they'll be releasing four Madoka Magica x Monogatari shorts that will air prior to the movie encouraging courtesy and proper behavior in mov...

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Here are the scans for the Details of Heroes: Kamen Rider Gaim. In this edition of Details of Heroes, we take a look on Kamen Riders Gaim, Baron and Ryugen. The heroes (or anti-heroes) of Kamen Rider Gaim transforms using the Sengoku Driver and a ...

Siliconera Spencer

Aksys will release a BlazBlue: Chrono Phantasma limited edition in North America and it includes the same Rachel Alucard nendoroid Japan is getting. Aksys is also adding a 40 page art book with BlazBlue art book, soundtrack CD with music from Dais...

According to the official Twitter, a short anime for "Sekaiichi Hatsukoi" will be shown along with the anime movie "Sekaiichi Hatsukoi: Yokozawa Takafumi no Baai", scheduled for theater release in 2014.

Kotaku East Brian Ashcraft

Dragon Quest is coming to smartphones in a big way. Square Enix is bringing Dragon Quest I to Dragon Quest VIII to iOS and Android. Look forward for the onslaught to start this winter when Dragon Quest I is re-released in Japan.

Final Fantasy is an RPG (Role-Playing Game) series that rivals even Dragon Quest in terms of popularity in Japan. Since its creation, the series has continually captivated players with its beautiful visuals and unique fantasy worlds.

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For 20 years, Dengeki Bunko has given us entertaining, suspenseful and funny stories from their light novels like OreImo, the "A Certain" series, Sword Art Online, Hataraku Maou Sama! , Ro-Kyu-Bu and more.

Siliconera Ishaan

Sleeping Dogs developer United Front Games are working on a new game set in the same universe as Sleeping Dogs, titled Triad Wars, the studio announced today. Here's what they have to say about it:   We can't say a lot about it right now, but you ...

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

It's not unusual for FUNimation series to get distribution through the Hulu service, but we do like to note them as they happen. The latest one to get the nod is one of the new summer simulcasts, Unbreakable Machine Doll, which they launched on th...

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The official YouTube channel for live-action movie adaptation of Yoshiki Tonogai's Judge posted the first 88 seconds of the movie. Koji Seto (Kamen Rider Kiva, Sadako 3D) stars in the movie as the wolf, Kasumi Arimura (live-action Hagane no Onna, ...

Finally, a language learning tool that's more fun than just slogging through flash cards! Tiger & Bunny "English of Heroes" lets Japanese fans of the series to learn English, all while watching their favorite show.

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

Second 'Date A Live' Anime Season Showcases New Character Artwork Posted by Chris Beveridge October 7, 2013 at 02:37 PM Date-A-Live With the first season having been successful enough this past spring to get a second season going, a little bit of ...

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

Sentai Filmworks Acquires 'Infinite Stratos 2' Anime License Posted by Chris Beveridge October 7, 2013 at 03:10 PM Infinite Stratos 2 HOUSTON, October 7, 2013 — The high-flying fan favorite is back in Sentai Filmworks' newest acquisition: Infinite...

Nihongogo Jeffrey T.

Tweet Pin It Exciting news for Playstation Vita owners as Sword Art Online sees its teaser for the upcoming game due out in 2014. Sword Art Online [ソードアート・オンライン] is a Japanese light novel series written by Reki Kawahara and illustrated by abec.

The Fandom Post Bryan Morton

Monogatari Second Season, Episode #14 Now here's a side of Nadeko we never knew existed… What They Say: The bee apparition is now gone, and summer vacation where the phoenix apparition averted harm is over– Around Koyomi Araragi and the girls who ...

OP Sequence OP: 「AVENGE WORLD」 by 鈴木このみ (Suzuki Konomi) "Pandora Returns" Freezing has always held a special place in my esteem – it's almost as if Im sensei has read my mind right down the last detail, and expressly made his work to flatter all o...

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