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December 31, 2013, 7:30 PM
December 31, 2013, 7:30 PM

New channel to launch in Thailand, Indonesia, Cambodia with Europe, US, Africa being considered The Japanese government will fund a new foreign "Japan Channel" that will broadcast anime, dramas, music programs, and travel programs.

Crunchyroll Scott Green

Attack on Titan fans who aren't exhausted from celebrating Levi's December 25th birthday now have the chance to mark the big day for Bertolt Hoover. Among English speaking series followers, the December 30th birthday boy seems better known for his...

RocketNews24 Oona McGee

One of the best things about being in Japan at this time of year is the festive atmosphere that extends from Christmas all the way into the first few days of January. With so many unique traditions surrounding preparations for the New Year festiva...

SoniAni [そにアニ], also known as "Super Sonico The Animation" is an anime featuring Super Sonico [すーぱーそに子] - the mascot character of Nitroplus. It is produced by WHITE FOX [ホワイトフォックス] (Jormungand, Katanagatari, Hataraku Maou-sama, Steins;Gate) and is...

In today's Japan in the Winter series, we take a gander around the Asakusa area - mainly the Nakamise street lined with traditional food and souvenirs. At the Kaminarimon [雷門] - entrance to Sensoji Temple [浅草寺].

Reader's Choice – Best Anime 2013 Poll Filed under Miscellaneous, Poll by Zephyr | 2 Comments The end of the year is here and it's time for the Eighth Annual Reader's Choice poll! Do you have a favorite series you'd like to see win?

Complete Selection Kabuto Zecter Inbound The next of Bandai's premium adult scale Complete Selection belts has been revealed. Clock Up, and prepare to walk the path to heaven…the Kabuto Zecter from Kamen Rider Kabuto is coming.

Orends: Range UkiyaSeed

Nippon Columbia revealed new information about the opening and ending themes of the 38th Super Sentai Series, Ressha Sentai Tokkyuger. The series is set to premiere on February 16, 2014. The show's opening theme is entitled "Ressha Sentai Kyoryuge...

Crunchyroll Patrick Macias

The winter anime season at Crunchyroll gets a lift from the addition of THE PILOT’S LOVE SONG. This fantasy romance functions as a prequel of sorts to The Princess and the Pilot anime saga based on the light novels by Koroku Inumura and is s...

RocketNews24 Scott R Dixon

We recently found a McDonald's in Taiwan with cashiers who served customers in ultra-cute pink maid uniforms, but apparently that was just the beginning. Not happy with just catering to McDonald's customers with maid fetishes, this particular McDo...

Crunchyroll Patrick Macias

A banner day of new announcements at Crunchyroll continues as the game crazy school comedy Tonari no Seki-kun: The Master of Killing Time joins the winter simulcast lineup. Tonari no Seki-kun: The Master of Killing Time is set to broadcast every S...

Nihongogo Jeffrey T.

Tweet Pin It Photographers got to give their burst mode a workout as Momoiro Clover Z took to the press stage for the Kohaku Uta Gassen Rehearsals. The energetic five dashed on stage with shirts emblazoned with "通過点" [Note: Roughly means "Checkpoi...

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

Future Card Buddyfight Los Angeles, CA (December 30, 2013) – Bushiroad announced that the TV animation of its latest trading card game, Future Card Buddyfight, will be available on popular streaming sites Hulu and YouTube, from January 3, 2014.

Siliconera Sato

Director Masahiro Sakurai has always placed a great deal of importance on balancing games in the Super Smash Bros. series, and he won't be making any exceptions for the upcoming Wii U and 3DS game. In this week's issue of Famitsu, Sakurai talks ab...

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

'Ushinawareta Mirai wo Motomete' Game Getting Anime Adaptation Posted by Chris Beveridge December 30, 2013 at 04:33 PM Ushinawareta Mirai wo Motomete – In Search Of Lost Future Originally released in 2010 by Trumple, Ushinawareta Mirai wo Motomete...

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

'Date-A-Live II' Anime Gets First Preview Teaser Posted by Chris Beveridge December 30, 2013 at 10:00 AM Date A Live II We got the news earlier this month from the official anime site that the second season of Date-A-Live is set for a spring 2014 ...

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

Nagi no Asukara With the series taking a bit of a breather like several others for the holiday, PA Works is getting ready to debut the second season of Nagi no Asukara and that means showing off a new key visual for the series.

Orends: Range UkiyaSeed

Before I start making any new posts today, I pay tribute on one man that with no doubt, changed my life. Without him, I will still be stuck in my old college major, wondering why I decided to pick it up.

Shueisha's popular manga Death Note (author: Tsugumi Ohba / illustrator: Takeshi Obata) is becoming a musical to release in 2015 in both Japan and South Korea. Death Note is becoming a musical. The musical will run in Japan in April 2015 at the Ni...

Sankaku Complex Artefact

Comiket 85's sexy cosplayers have been even more exhibitionistically obliging than usual on the first day, with some gratifyingly shameless performances for even the most probing otaku lenses to have difficulty getting fully in focus.

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Sugamoto Yuko (ex HKT48) to host Yukos Café TV Former HKT48 member Sugamoto Yuko (菅本裕子) will host the show Yukos Café TV (ゆうこすカフェTV). Yukos Café TV will be broadcast every Tuesday on Sora TV. Each episode lasts 15 minutes.

This week's featured releases come from 3Bjunior and GEM.   3Bjunior – "Nanairo no Stardust" Our first featured release of 2014 is brought to you by 3Bjunior. In short, 3Bjunior is the collective term for Stardust Promotion's idol groups (Momoclo,...

Sankaku Complex Bitfrost

Fans have had the chance to see the latest trailer for Chuunibyou Demo Koi ga Shitai second season that is due to air next week, and some are aghast at the drastic change in character design of the show's popular non-moeblob cast member Shinka Nib...

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

'Rage Of Bahamut: Genesis' Card Game Getting Anime Adaptation Posted by Chris Beveridge December 30, 2013 at 03:27 PM Rage Of Bahamut Card games into anime is a rather serious business, even if it tends to not capture the attention of a lot of ani...

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