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Crunchyroll Scott Green

After losing ground to Mari and Rei in the hearts of otaku following the Japanese release of Evangelion 3. 0, Asuka is starting to claw her way back into the hearts of Eva devotees. There are certainly plenty who remembered her December 4th birthd...

We're perpetually jealous of anime characters. Being figments of someone's imagination, anime protagonists are universally muscular, never have to diet, have awesome super powers and pretty much don't have to give a single thought to our pathetic ...

Award-winning manga Takehiko Inoue was chosen as the Japan-Spain goodwill ambassador by the Japanese Foreign Ministry on Monday. Inoue wrote and illustrated his travel diary Pepita: Takehiko Inoue Meets Gaudi about his inspiration from the works b...

Crunchyroll Joseph Luster

If you've been holding out for the PlayStation 4 version of Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn, or just hope to eventually upgrade from the PS3 version, Square Enix has a release window in place. The retooled MMO will launch on Sony's new console i...

Crunchyroll Mikikazu Komatsu

Pony Canyon's YouTube anime channel has posted the third promotional video for the upcoming TV anime Wizard Barristers: Benmashi Cecil. The latest PV features "JUSTITIA," the OP theme song by Lia. Also the ED theme "BLUR TOPAZ" is sung by Rui Tanabe.

When you live in a country for long enough, it’s easy to forget the things that set it apart and really make it special. In largely homogenous societies, like that of Japan, it’s easy to take daily amenities for granted without ever st...

Crunchyroll Mikikazu Komatsu

The official site for the upcoming 2014 film Detective Conan: Ijigen no Sniper (The sniper from another dimension) has been launched and its first key visual is revealed to the media today. The illustration for the 18th Conan film is newly drawn b...

Crunchyroll Scott Green
RocketNews24 Blaine Harvey

Winter driving can be pretty treacherous, and you can never be too careful when it comes to traversing snowy and ice-covered roads. The same can be said for mysterious videos or images lurking on the internet.

Siliconera Ishaan

Bravely Second, a full-fledged sequel to Bravely Default, is in development for the Nintendo 3DS, this week's Jump magazine has revealed.   You may recall that a while ago, Square Enix filed trademarks for "Bravely Second" and "Bravely Third".

RocketNews24 Michelle Lynn Dinh

Mister Donut, arguably the most popular doughnut chain in Japan, is full of creative and interesting fried dough creations. Just a few months ago, Misdo (as it's called in Japan) unveiled Hello Kitty jack o' lantern doughnuts for Halloween and are...

Crunchyroll Scott Green

Mobage mobile portal/e-commerce provider DeNA has launched a Manga Box digital manga reader for iOS and Android devices. The app aims to serialized a catalogue of manga titles, with new chapters, along with a weekly magazine.

Siliconera Robert Ward

Siliconera recently had an opportunity to chat briefly with Nintendo of America president Reggie Fils-Aime regarding the company, its games, and what sort of effect fans have on Nintendo of America's decisions.

Crunchyroll Humberto Saabedra

  If you remember back a month ago, I reported on the Narcissu Steam Greenlight campaign that was hoping to achieve two goals: offer the visual novel with an officially sanctioned English translation, and offering it for free, to keep within the w...

Nihongogo Muneerah Bee

Tweet Pin It Japan's Prime Minister Shinzō Abe has been shortlisted for Time magazine's "Person of the Year". Every year, the influential news magazine chooses and features a person (sometimes a group, idea or object) who has left a big impact for...

Siliconera Spencer

The next Final Fantasy game coming to smartphones is Final Fantasy VI. Square Enix has a port of the Super Nintendo game slated for release on iOS and Android this winter.   Instead of giving Terra's tale a full remake like Final Fantasy IV, this ...

Orends: Range UkiyaSeed

Here's the full music video of Kamen Rider GIRLS' latest single entitled "E-X-A (Exciting X Attitude)". This song is one of the insert songs of Kamen Rider Gaim and features the newest member of the group.

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Images from the second live action Rurouni Kenshin movie have been released, giving us our first look at the live action versions of Aoshi Shinomori, Okina and Seta Soujirou. Actor Yuusuke Iseya will be playing the poker-faced leader of the Oni Ga...

Zooming Japan zoomingjapan

As most of you know, I'm a "castle hunter". I love exploring Japanese castles and I've recently cracked the 'magic 100 mark'. That means I've visited over 100 Japanese castles. Have I been to all Japanese castles yet?

RocketNews24 Jessica

We all do it, and we've all been irritated by others doing it: walking while checking something on your phone. You know that it's dangerous, but when you are in a hurry and need to check an urgent mail or see if anyone liked your witty status upda...

Nihongogo Jeremy Suskin

Tweet Pin It The fog covering Atlus earlier in the year has lifted and it's nothing but clear skies for the beloved Persona franchise. Atlus, recently acquired by Sega, has announced they've sold 700,000 copies of Persona 4: Golden all around the ...

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

Third 'Wizard Barristers' Anime Promo Surfaces Posted by Chris Beveridge December 4, 2013 at 01:51 PM Wizard Barristers It's been a couple of weeks since we had anything new on Wizard Barristers, but now Pony Canyon has brought out a new promotion...

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From October 30th to November 12th of this year, Japanese alternative hard rock band LOKA hit Europe for the first time , for an amazing tour. 10 dates and 6 countries: Germany, France, Belgium, Austria, Luxembourg, Netherlands.

I don't think there's any doubt Palm drew the short straw when the jobs were banding out for this mission. It's remarkable, the transformative effect Gon and Killua have on Hunter X Hunter.   No matter how dark Togashi goes - and let's face it, he...

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