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Siliconera Sato

It's been well over six years since Atlus released Persona 3 for PlayStation 2, and since then, it has been known for being the title that expanded the popularity of the franchise in both Japan and the west.

Kotaku East Brian Ashcraft

This has to be one of the most unfortunate uses of the English language on Japanese television. Ever. Morning show Miburi TV is a children's dance program hosted by choreographer Sasuga Minami, who teaches new moves to children and wears a peculia...

Ryuta Amazume's Happy Negative Marriage manga will get a direct-to-DVD live-action film starring Takashi Nagayama (The Prince of Tennis musicals) and former gravure idol Saki Seto. Nagayama will star as Keitarō Satō, a 30-year-old virgin, is worki...

Crunchyroll Joseph Luster

The Legend of Heroes: Ao no Kiseki Evolution is making its way to PS Vita in Japan this June. The RPG packs full voice-overs, an arranged soundtrack, and more, and it's being hyped in the TV spot below.

Crunchyroll Joseph Luster

Nintendo's last Nintendo Direct presentation showed off some more of Yoshi's New Island, with plans for release in North America and Europe this spring. Now that date has been narrowed down, and Yoshi's New Island will make its way to 3DS at retai...

Kana Hanazawa is starring in a series of ads as "Zeushi-kun" a character created by ZEN-NOH, Japan's National Federation of Agricultural Co-operative Associations, to promote the sale of domestic meats.

Crunchyroll Scott Green

In this Sunday's episode of The Simpsons, notorious geek Jeffrey "Comic Book Guy" Albertson marries autobiographical manga author Kumiko. The episode will boast a cameo by legendary comic writer Stan Lee, and it will feature a hallucination sequen...

Kotaku East Brian Ashcraft

S You've seen the evolution chart, right? The one that starts with a monkey and ends up with a human. Imagine something kind of like that, but with cosplay. This is Mel Kishida. He's an illustrator best know his work on anime Hanasaku Iroha and th...

This week's episode of The Simpsons will honor none other than the legendary director Hayao Miyazaki, who recently announced his retirement. The clip released on the Animation Domination Youtube channel shows Homer stumbling drunkenly into an exte...

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The live-action film adaptation of the manga Suki-tte Ii na yo (Say "I love you") revealed that Haruna Kawaguchi (Ouran High School Host Club) and Sota Fukushi (Kamen Rider Fourze) will lead the film adaptation.

Crunchyroll Mikikazu Komatsu

The full trailer for Toei Animation's upcoming PreCure All Stars New Stage 3: Eien no Tomodachi (Eternal Friends) is officially posted online today. The trailer includes a glance of the transformation scene by Cure Lovely and Cure Princess from th...

Ani-Culture nbcwarrior

BABYMETAL, consisting of members, SU-METAL, MOAMETAL & YUIMETAL, the chosen ones selected by the Fox-God, aims to attain World Domination through their music. Their music theme is the fusion of J-POP and HEAVYMETAL.

RocketNews24 Jessica

Japanese food has been gaining in popularity all over the world, and with the induction of traditional Japanese cooking, or washoku, as a UNESCO Intangible Cultural Heritage, locals are expecting interest to rise further.

Siliconera Eugene

This is the sort of software that makes the Nintendo 3DS such a versatile platform. Apparently, yes, you too can soon try your hand at being a mangaka now. Comic Studio is an upcoming Nintendo 3DS app that will let you create your own drawings usi...

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

Nadesico Nozomi Entertainment released the entire series and the movie on DVD back in 2012 as a part of a rescue using the remastered Japanese footage for Martian Successor Nadesico and now they're looking to expand the audience for it.

Yuko Sanpei voices boy who must pay back 10 billion yen debt in March 20 battling game with upcoming April TV anime Sega began streaming a new promotional video for its Hero Bank video game for the Nintendo 3DS portable system on Friday.

Japanator Elliot Gay

Falcom's Ys series is the unspoken hero of the action RPG genre.   Starring red-haired adventurer Adol, the Ys games are sprawling quests that test your reflexes as they throw you into large worlds with monsters that desire only to smash you to pi...

JEFusion Magnum

The new video game for Gosho Aoyama's manga and anime Case Closed, also known as Detective Conan is in the works according to the seventh issue of. . .

OP Sequence OP: 「閃光のPRISONER」 (Senkou no Prisoner) by 南里 侑香 (Nanri Yuuka) 「真夏の魔法少女」 (Manatsu no Mahou Shoujo) "Midsummer Magical Girl" After watching this first episode, I must say that Mahou Sensou's introduction leaves much to be desired.

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The February issue of Coro Coro magazine revealed new details about the Pokémon XY: Cocoon of Destruction film. The film will feature Xerneas, Yveltal and Mega Evolutions. The film will revolve around a "magnificent battle" between Yveltal and Xer...

The Unexpected Reveal of AFA14 Barely a couple of weeks after the Brand New Year and only a little more than a month since AFA13,  I've been alerted by a keen-eyed comrade Photog of news on a certain event… Well that was fast~!

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...

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

'A Town Where You Live' Getting Third Manga-Bundled OVA Special Edition Posted by Chris Beveridge January 9, 2014 at 02:33 PM A Town Where You Live Set for release later in 2014, the 28th volume of A Town Where You Live in Japan will receive an OV...

Crunchyroll Joseph Luster

Inazuma Eleven 3: Team Ogre Attacks—the final game in the original Inazuma Eleven series—is coming to Nintendo 3DS in Europe on February 14. Based on the Inazuma Eleven movie, this one follows up Inazuma Eleven 3: Lightning Bolt and Bo...

Idolminded Serenyty

Recommended Jpop♀ Reading: January 8, 2014 Serenyty's Picks What do the Fans Want! ? Is it even Necessary! ? Morning Musume's 'What is LOVE? ' Review x Rant! – Okay! Musume Time Chiima reviews and raves about Morning Musume's latest, loving it and...

First Impressions - Hoozuki no Reitetsu The oddest series of the season enters the fray. . . OP: "Jigoku no Sata mo Kimi Shidai (地獄の沙汰も君次第)" by Jigoku no Sata All Stars I had very high hopes for this series going in, for a number of reasons.

Some things never change.   And thank goodness for that. OP: "Life" by Fujifabric I'll be honest, that premiere came just in the nick of time.   There have been some good moments among the first episodes, but so far no new series has been as good ...

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...

The homepage for this spring's Kenzen Robo Daimidaler (Daimidaler the Sound Robot) anime television series has added a streaming trailer. The adaptation of Asaki Nakama's 2008-2012 parody giant robot manga is being produced by the core staff of th...

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