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Jun Matsumoto will be starring in a Getsu-9 drama "Shitsuren Chocolatier".

Crunchyroll Mikikazu Komatsu

Movic, one of the largest anime/game character goods companies in Japan, has started accepting pre-orders for a smartphone cover modeled after the abdomen part of the Evangelion Unit-01 from the popular anime series Neon Genesis Evangelion.

Nihongogo Jeremy Suskin

Tweet Pin It One of Asia's biggest musical acts just got a little more famous. Girls Generation [소녀시대], a South Korea girl group formed by S. M. Entertainment, just powered their way into YouTube history by winning one of the top awards at the ina...

Crunchyroll Scott Green

The European arm of Namco Bandai has posted an English trailer for Dragon Ball Z: Battle of Z, coming to the region for Xbox 360, PlayStation 3 and Vita on January 24th. A special Goku Edition which features the unique Goku (Naruto Uzumaki Sage Mo...

JEFusion GekiDan

D-BOYS member Shunji Igarashi announces, via the group's official website, that he will be retiring from the entertainment industry. Igarashi is. . .

Siliconera Ishaan

JoJo's Bizarre Adventure: All-Star Battle is headed to the west in 2014, and this morning, Namco Bandai shared a trailer for the game that covers the first, second and third chapters of the story. Take a look at it below.

RocketNews24 Scott R Dixon

While making a hobby out of adoring Japanese idols is a perfectly acceptable pastime, we here at RocketNews24 know that with so many ways to indulge, from plumbing to college courses to ramen, some idol enthusiasts may find themselves with a full-...

Crunchyroll Scott Green

 In September, the birth dates of the Attack on Titan's cast were listed. Since then fans had a chance to celebrate Erwin Smith's 14th birthday (shared by Field Marshal Erwin Rommel). However today's a bigger one, with plenty of fan celebrating th...

According to Advertising Agency people, Johnny & Associates has taken steps to betray them for projects involving Aiba Masaki.   It is clearly an abnormal situation for them.   And they think it all stems from the disputes between J&A and Aiba's p...

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Vocaloid music producer Mitchie M, best known for the Hatsune Miku smash hit Freely Tomorrow (featured in Sega's Hatsune Miku: Project Diva F), is releasing his first major album, entitled Greatest Idol, in Japan on November 6, 2013.

Siliconera Ishaan

via Steam. In response to a fan asking if Harada would consider bringing Tekken to Steam, he tweeted, "I'm ancient steam user hehhehe, I'll consider about that. "   The latest Tekken game available now is Tekken Revolution, which is a free-to-pla...

Crunchyroll Joseph Luster

We knew Metal Gear Solid: Ground Zeroes would act as a prologue to Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain, but release plans were unclear until now. It turns out Ground Zeroes will be a separate release, and it's set to arrive on Xbox 360, Xbox One,...

Crunchyroll Joseph Luster

The latest batch of J-Stars Victory Vs. —which celebrates Shonen Jump's 45th anniversary by making its characters beat each other up—offers up a look at a couple of the game's transformations. Thanks to Dengeki Online's update, we can see how Naru...

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

Viz Media Acquires 'Shokugeki no Soma' Manga Posted by Chris Beveridge November 4, 2013 at 02:33 PM Shougeki no Soma Viz Media has rolled out their latest Weekly Shonen Jump podcast this week and in it they've announced a new acquisition with the ...

Video distribution website Hulu is currently streaming the first six episodes of TMS Entertainment's God Mars television anime series with English subtitles. The 64-episode series based on Mitsuteru Yokoyama's (Tetsujin 28/Gigantor) manga original...

Crunchyroll Mikikazu Komatsu

It was officially announced that Japanese cult tokusatsu director Minoru Kawasaki's latest film Earth Defense Widow will be released in Japanese theaters on February 8, 2014. After making several independent tokusatsu-parody films in his school da...

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

'Meiji Tokyo Renka' Game Getting Anime Adaptation Posted by Chris Beveridge November 4, 2013 at 02:43 PM Meiji Tokyo Renka The game to anime side of the industry continues to bring out some interesting titles from time to time and the latest one t...

Johnny Kitagawa is reportedly angry at Tanaka Koki's FRIDAY interview in which Tanaka stated he will continue entertainment activities namely his music first.   This has caused agitation inside Johnny & Associates.

SeventhStyle Seven

Unbreakable Machine Doll is breaking its promises as the series suddenly seems to be toning down on the oppai exposure it employed to woo over many fans in its earlier episodes – this uncensored fifth shows little.

Crunchyroll Scott Green

TMS Entertainment begun offering episode of 1981 mecha anime Six God Combination God Mars on the Hulu streaming service, starting with the first six. The early super robot show is based on a concept by Mitsuteru Yokoyama, creator of the seminal gi...

Now that Halloween is over, it's time for Japan to begin selling its citizens a bunch of cute, Christmas-themed things. The first of our posts on Christmas goodies is about Krispy Kreme's kawaii Christmas donuts.

Crunchyroll Joseph Luster

Once again the cruel facts of life make themselves known, as Japan prepares for another update to Phantasy Star Online 2 while the rest of us can do naught but watch with envy. The winter update adds a new underwater zone, "Glittering Brilliance o...

'Guilty Gear Xrd' Has Some Insane Animation At first the above clip looks like traditional hand-drawn animation from an anime studio, but it's actually in-game footage. Check out the full clip for some moves from various characters.

Crunchyroll Mikikazu Komatsu

There have been many anime series featuring professional wrestling such as the classic titles like Tiger Mask, Kinnikuman, and the most recent Wanna be the Strongest in the World! . But she will be the first anime voice actress who fights in the J...

Idolminded Serenyty

Recommended Jpop♀ Reading: November 3, 2013 Serenyty's Picks NMB48 Team N 3rd [Koko ni Datte Tenshi wa Iru] Delayed Once Again – Melos no Michi This is kind of ridiculous. I'm at the point where I have to wonder if this stage will ever get perform...

SeventhStyle Seven

Madoka Magica's Rebellion movie is out, and anyone who can see it has surely already seen it – however, the series still went out of its way to release three minutes of film for no apparent reason. Arbitrary yet appreciated, it's interesting how t...

This year's 22nd issue of Hakusensha's Young Animal magazine is announcing on Friday that Kentarou Miura will launch a brand-new original manga mini-series called "Gigant Makia. " The six-chapter story is set in a world 100 million years in the fu...

Anime Sols Do it Again, Successfully Crowdfund Second Collection of Magical Angel Creamy Mami by Sam While I would really hate to see what would happen if they stopped physical releases of the series half-way through now, anime crowdfunding servic...

Crunchyroll Scott Green

Phenomenal blue hair virtual singer Hatsune Miku returns to the Nintendo 3DS on the November 28th release of rhythm game Hatsune Miku: Project Mirai 2, and, among her 100 costumes, the latest one revealed has an interesting origin.

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The Animate Girls Festival is back again this year, and with it plenty of ways to make female fans cheer. Takara Tomy isn't the only manufacturer getting ready to give female anime fans more ways to break their wallet.

Little Busters Refrain has been showcasing even more moe than usual, largely in the form of feline devotee Rin, displaying her usual shy and nervous demeanor in the most moe possible way. Omake: Loading more comments.

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