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Kotaku East Brian Ashcraft

Let's see. Japan has cat cafes, owl cafes, squirrel gardens, and penguin bars. So, of course there are bunny cafes! Called "usagi cafe" (うさぎカフェ), the furry establishments have been around for a few years now and really started to take off in 2012.

Detective Conan: Phantom Rhapsody features Heiji Hattori as Conan's enemy in murder case This year's seventh issue of Shogakugan's Shonen Sunday magazine is announcing on January 15 that a new video game for Gosho Aoyama's Case Closed (Detective C...

RocketNews24 Krista Rogers

We've all the seen the amazing displays of plastic food outside restaurants in Japan. Sometimes they're so detailed, it's genuinely difficult to tell whether they're real or not. Well, if you've always secretly wanted to steal one of those food mo...

"Super important announcement" for Seo's series also planned for the next issue of Shōnen Magazine This year's eighth issue of Kodansha's Weekly Shōnen Magazine is announcing on January 22 that the limited edition of the 28th compiled volume of Ko...

North American anime and manga publisher Viz Media announced on Wednesday that it has acquired the rights to the Moribito - Guardian of the Spirit television anime series. Viz Media will release the series this year on Blu-ray Disc and DVD, and al...

Fuji TV's late-night Noitamina programming block began streaming a 15-second promotional video on Thursday for the television anime adaptation of Kazuma Ōtorino and artist Akaringo's Ryūgajō Nanana no Maizōkin (Nanana's Buried Treasure) novel.

Final game in Lightning's story will ship in N. America on February 11 with collector's edition Square Enix North America began streaming the third behind-the-scenes video on Tuesday for Square Enix's Lightning Returns: Final Fantasy XIII PlayStat...

The official website for the anime adaptation of Asaki Nakama's Daimidaler the Sound Robot (Kenzen Robo Daimidaler) manga began streaming the first promotional video for the series on Wednesday. In the video, the Daimidaler is described as a secre...

Tokyo Girls Update TokyoGirls'Update

Jan. 09. 2014PASSPO☆'s Makoto Okunaka and Sako Makita held their slightly early coming-of-age ceremony today at Nogi Shrine in Tokyo, with Miwako Kakei and Eri Oishi who are belong to the same entertainment office group.

The Fandom Post Mastilo von Plume

Humanity Has Declined Complete Collection Anime DVD Review Posted by Mastilo von Plume January 8, 2014 at 12:00 PM After an unprecedented period of growth and prosperity, humanity is in a severe state of decline—population is at an all-time low, f...

RocketNews24 Anime News Network

Real estate brokerage Movoto generally focuses their interests on, you know, real estate, but every now and again, they'll also post their estimates on fictional properties. Most recently, they turned their interests to Naruto Uzumaki's apartment ...

Kahotan's Blog gsckahotan

W-What is this…? ! (((゜д゜;))) Hello everyone, Kahotan here! (@gsc_kahotan) I must admit I'm still stuck in holiday mode a little… but that's not going to stop me from bringing everyone some new Snow Miku information!

Volumes 3 and 4 of Sailor Moon: Complete Edition have been released. They are easy to spot in stores because the front covers are of Sailor Mars and Sailor Jupiter, so make sure to check them out. Also, in commemoration of the publication of Sailo...

Japanator Brittany Vincent

San-X's laziest mascot is being graced with what could possibly be one of the cutest pieces of furniture I've ever seen. Rilakkuma, that bear who loves relaxing, is gracing a small sofa that'll set buyers back ¥197,400, or roughly $1889.

Anime Evo FlareKnight

Well a new summer season means new first impression episodes XD. The new season hasn't really wowed me too much, but there have been some good first episodes. I didn't really know what to expect with Hamatora.

Sankaku Complex Artefact

Police have arrested a man for "forcing" his stepson to play GTA4, after the stress of playing the horrible game caused him to develop a neurological disorder. According to police reports, the 28-year-old Nara prefecture nurse was living at home w...

Entravity Entrav Riccardo

DESU. IT'S TIME. Chuunibyou demo Koi ga Shitai! Ren Episode 1 Review Chuunibyou demo Koi ga Shitai! Season 2 Episode 1 Review "The Revival of… the Wicked Eye" "Fukkatsu no… Ja�� Shingan" (������������������������������) Chances are, if you weren't...

Crunchyroll Joseph Luster

Tamsoft's hostess dating simulation series will continue with Dream C Club: GoGo, which was previously announced for spring. Now D3 Publisher has the PlayStation 3 entry set for a more specific April release in Japan.

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

Junya Inoue's 'La Vie en Doll' Manga Gets New Promo Posted by Chris Beveridge January 9, 2014 at 04:00 PM La Vie en Doll Promoting manga isn't exactly the easiest thing to make exciting, but the growth in promotional videos for them with some dece...

The clothes shredding shinobi action of Senran Kagura persists with the announcement of "Senran Kagura 2: Deep Crimson" for the Nintendo 3DS – with most of the attention focused on its intimately detailed clothing battle damage sysem.

「風間一派だ!」 (Kazama Ippada! ) "Kazama's Party! " D-Frag is a zany boke & tsukkomi comedy about one guy surrounded by a lot of crazy girls. Crazy guys too. Pretty much everyone is nuts but the one guy, and so far it's funny!

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

'Soul Eater Not! ' Anime Cast, Staff Detailed Posted by Chris Beveridge January 8, 2014 at 05:23 PM The latest issue of Monthly Shonen Gangan isn't out until Saturday but some pages from it are now out there and that means the cast and staff for S...

Crunchyroll Scott Green

If you feel like going on a vicarious crime spree dressed as psuedo-Cloud or faux-Miku, Saints Row IV is now ready to hook you up. An "anime" themed DLC pack promises to offer you "the fantasy of Eastern cultural happiness.

JEFusion Magnum

The promotional video for the game Bokujō Monogatari: Tsunagaru Shin Tenchi (Ranch Story: Connecting New Worlds) for Nintendo 3DS has bagun by. . .

Orends: Range UkiyaSeed

With Zyuden Sentai Kyoryuger getting closer to its finale, Yomiuri Online reports new details about the show's next plot twist, King's dad becoming KyoryuSilver. It is revealed that in the show's 45th episode, which will air on January 19th, King ...

Sugoi! Blog Tabris

Dekamori Senran Kagura OP January 8th, 2014 / By Tabris / No comments » / Categories: Games, Video Marvelous AQL published the opening for the "hyper big-breasted cooking-rhythm game" Dekamori Senran Kagura, which will be released for PlayStation ...

Tokyo Girls Update TokyoGirls'Update

J-Pop singer May'n will be releasing her 4th album 'NEW WORLD' on January 29, in celebration of her 10th year as a professional singer. The album will include new songs in addition to several of May'n's recent anime and game songs from Accel World...

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