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November 14, 2013, 12:00 PM
November 14, 2013, 12:00 PM

Hayao Miyazaki's "The Wind Rises" has been nominated for the Golden Globes' Short List.

RocketNews24 Michelle Lynn Dinh

You've already been introduced to Yuya Uchida, the attractive worker at the Osaka Nipponbashi branch of Animate, a chain of anime and manga stores in Japan. He has inspired countless Internet debates regarding his status as both an otaku and a hot...

Crunchyroll Scott Green

Originally planned as a 2003 collaboration between Gainax, Takara and Broccoli, then shelved following the death of Sunao Yoshida, the anime now know as Neppu Kairiku Bushi Road premieres this winter with Masayuki Sakoi (Needless, Kamen no Maid Gu...

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

'Haikyu! ! ' Anime Adds More Cast Posted by Chris Beveridge November 13, 2013 at 02:04 PM Haikyuu! ! After casting its leads back in October, the upcoming series Haiyku! ! has added more to its ranks as several other members of the cast have been ...

Crunchyroll Yomimaid

Out of all the great characters voice actor/singer Miyano Mamoru has voiced, many fans choose Okabe Rintaro, a. k. a. the lunatic mad scientist Hōōin Kyōma and Okarin to adorable Mayuri from STEINS;GATE as their favorite.

Idoling! ! ! : Recent News & Reviews Posted by Candy - November 13, 2013 - Essay, Idols, Reviews - Tagged: Idoling! ! ! Mega Idol group Idoling! ! ! has been on a roll with their releases lately. It hasn't been long since they released their last ...

The Tokyo Reporter Tokyo Reporter

Beijing celebrates 30th birthday of AV star Sola Aoi Sola Aoi BEIJING (TR) – Popular adult video (AV) star and personality Sola Aoi this week celebrated her 30th birthday in front of some of her Chinese fans, reports the AFPBB News (Nov.

Square Enix's 3DS game gets new English adventure trailer Nintendo revealed during its Nintendo Direct online presentation on Wednesday that Square Enix's Bravely Default will get a limited edition when it ships in North America on February 7.

Siliconera Spencer

If you haven't seen hundreds of robots today watch these two clips of Shin Dynasty Warriors Gundam. Namco Bandai's videos show of Legend Gundam (above) and Banshee (below).   Shin Dynasty Warriors Gundam comes out on December 19 for PlayStation 3 ...

RocketNews24 Casey Baseel

Traditions are taken very seriously in Japan, and one of the most noticeable examples is Japanese food. Certain foods and seasonings are always paired together, and while it may be tempting to dismiss this as just another example of the cultural h...

Crunchyroll Joseph Luster

Shin-chan is getting ready to relive some of his anime film moments in a new action-RPG on Nintendo 3DS. Crayon Shin-chan: The Storm Called the Kasukabe Boys Film Star is set to make its debut in Japan in April 2014.

Siliconera Ishaan

Walmart in the U. S. will be offering Nintendo 2DS consoles for $99, 4GB Xbox 360s for $99 as well, and 12GB PlayStation 3s for $149 on Black Friday, according to an ad reported by BFAds. net. Additionally, a second ad reveals that you'll be able ...

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

'Eromanga Sensei' Gets Outline, Cover Art Posted by Chris Beveridge November 13, 2013 at 01:58 PM Eromanga Sensei – My Little Sister and the Locked Room Things are starting to flesh out for the new working coming from the team behind OreImo as the...


Today's Japan Photo: Before Dawn at Shirakawago For Today's Japan Photo, we take a look at this beautiful capture of the Shirakawago village, which is one of Japan's UNESCO world's heritage sites. The houses in the village are constructed in a par...

News | November 13, 2013 by Dante | Hi all, Just so you are aware, we've hit some pretty hard times trying to run this blog recently and as such we've decided to stop frequently posting and just let it go for the foreseeable future.

Haruka Ayase will be playing the lead role in live-action fil adaptation of Keisuke Matsuoka's mystery novel "Bannou Kanteishi Q: Mona Lisa no Hitomi".

The Tokyo Reporter Tokyo Reporter

'Craft Beer in Japan: The Essential Guide'For anyone interested in Japanese craft beer, Mark Meli has taken one for the team. Or several hundred. Meli's extensive sampling at breweries, bars and festivals has culminated in "Craft Beer in Japan: Th...

Crunchyroll Scott Green

The GR Short Films "Creative Masters" series, in which the creative process is captured through the lens of a small camera, is now hosting a look at the anime production of prequel OVA Ghost in the Shell: Arise.

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The official Kamen Rider Gaim & Wizard: The Fateful Sengoku Movie Battle posted the 2nd trailer for the upcoming film. The trailer features some new scenes, including Kamen Rider Ryugen Kiwi Arms. Kamen Rider Wizard's portion is written by Junko K...

  While Pokemon may not be the game you turn to if you are after an epic soundtrack for a game, I must admit the earlier tracks spark a strong sense of nostalgia – and the 8-bit music from the original Gameboy release of Pokemon Red / Blue / Yello...

J-Pop Idols admin

Kashiwa Yukina and Miyazawa Seira to graduate from Nogizaka46 Kashiwa Yukina and Miyazawa Seira announced their graduation from Nogizaka46. Kashiwa Yukina leaves the idol group in order to focus on her studies.

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It is revealed that Eir Aoi will perform the theme song of Sword Art Online: Extra Edition called "Niji no Oto" (The Sound of Rainbow). She also performed the second opening theme of the Sword Art Online TV anime.


Perfume's album "LEVEL 3" released on October 2nd is seeing a massive international success. The album digitally distributed in 119 countries has ranked-in in the iTunes Electronic Album Chart in more than 30 countries.

Crunchyroll Scott Green

While it's not exactly beach season, anime will find anime opportunity for some swimsuit bishoujo appreciation. Preorder have opened for the next trio of Love Live girls slated to join Wave's Beach Queen figures line in June 2014.

Random Curiosity Guardian Enzo

「マヨイ × ト × トマドイ」 (Mayoi × to × Tomadoi) "Doubt × And × Hesitation" There are many remarkable things about this series, but it's remarkable in and of itself that it can still surprise me after 104 episodes.


Nendoroid Hunter: Female – Kirin Edition From "Monster Hunter 4″ comes a Nendoroid of a female hunter wearing the Kirin equipment.  Two weapons are included with the Nendoroid – the 'Kirin Bolts' dual swords as well as the 'Dragon Bow Solar' bow.

Nihongogo Garry MacKenzie

Tweet Pin It This week's featured releases come from Afilia Saga, Idoling! ! ! and Idoling! ! ! NEO. Afilia Saga – "S. M. L☆" Afilia Saga provide our first featured release of the week. "S. M. L☆" is another anime tie-in song, much like how their ...

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