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Crunchyroll Scott Green

Last spring, Asuka Ciel announced that Eiki Eiki and Taishi Zaou's Love Stage! ! boys love manga is slated to become an anime. Now, a new site has offered a look at 2014 the anime and its staff.   The series follows a young otaku, would-be manga a...

RocketNews24 Casey Baseel

Japan loves its cats. When feline fans here aren't going online to swap trivia about their favorite members of the animal kingdom, they're playing with cute kitties between sips of coffee at one of the nation's many cat cafes.

Crunchyroll Scott Green

Earlier this month, Minako Kotobuki—who voiced Tsumugi Kotobuki from K-ON! , Blue Rose/Karina Lyle from Tiger & Bunny and Senhime from Samurai Girls/Samurai Bride—was introduced as the voice of the cat Jiji in the live-action Kiki's De...

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

New 'Baki' Manga Begins In March Posted by Chris Beveridge January 28, 2014 at 04:31 PM While manga series come and go, sometimes you really have to step back and realize the scale of a series that you may have never given a thought to.

Siliconera Spencer

Dengeki PlayStation revealed more characters in Dengeki Bunko Fighting Climax, a fighting game with a bunch of light novel characters and at least one Sega star. Tomoka Minato from Ro-Kyu-Bu! (pictured) is playable and Hinata Hakamada joins the ga...

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

There's still not a lot of details out there about this production, with word hitting that half the episodes are written, storyboarding done for most of them and voice recording previously underway, but now we're closer to seeing more about the ne...

PS3/Xbox 360 game delayed in Japan until March 27 Japanese game news website Famitsu began streaming a new gameplay trailer on Tuesday for the Yaiba: Ninja Gaiden Z action game. The video previews different costumes for the main character Yaiba, i...

Ani-Culture nbcwarrior

Hello Sleepwalkers is a Japanese rock band signed to A-Sketch and managed by AMUSE. The band debuted on October 5th, 2011, with the single "Sentimental Shoukougun". Members Shuntaro (シュンタロウ) – Vocals, Guitar Narumi (ナルミ) - Guitar, Vocals Tasoko (タ...

Japan has this image of being one of the thinnest developed countries, but maybe that will change with the recent hype for pochakos (chubby girls) also known as marshmallow girls. According to La Farfa, the first plus-size fashion magazine in Japa...

Tokyo Girls Update TokyoGirls'Update

(c)AKS Jan. 28. 2014Yuko Oshima, who announced her graduation from AKB48 during the 'NHK Kohaku Uta Gassen', will be holding her graduation ceremony in March at National Olympic Stadium. This announcement was made by Oshima herself on January 27 d...

Kahotan's Blog gsckahotan

Hello everyone, Kahotan here! (@gsc_kahotan) As I mentioned the other day, I've become fallen in love with ginger kuzuyu! It's so lovely and warm and is great protection against colds! Another great preventer of colds is hot information… which I'm...

The Fandom Post Thomas Zoth

Space Dandy Episode 4 Dandy and his crew learn how to be grateful dead. What They Say Space Dandy is a dandy in space! This dreamy adventurer with a to-die-for pompadour travels across the galaxy in search of aliens no one has ever laid eyes on.

According to the upcoming issue of Newtype Ace, the previously announced anime adaptation of visual novel Fate/stay night will be a TV series broadcast in Fall 2014. It will be a new story outside of the original work, but is very important and ne...

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

'Atelier Escha & Logy' Game Getting Anime Adaptation Posted by Chris Beveridge January 28, 2014 at 09:02 AM Atelier Escha & Logy Game developer Guest made the announcement this past weekend that an anime adaptation of Atelier Escha & Logy: Alchemi...

RocketNews24 Casey Baseel

For years, science fiction movies have been teasing us with visions of high-tech wonders that remain frustratingly just out of reach. Where are our flying cars? Shouldn't we at least have those hovering skateboards by now?

Kahotan's Blog gsckahotan

"Daitan-futeki ni haikara kakumei~ ♪" Hello everyone, Kahotan here! (@gsc_kahotan) The first word of this song, 'Daitan-futeki' means 'audatious'… definitely a word I'm not very familiar with… How many of you were able to identify today's figure j...

Siliconera Ishaan

Japanese business publication Nikkei reports (via: Dr. Serkan Toto) that, this Thursday, Nintendo will announce its strategy to use mobile devices to promote its consoles and games among a larger audience.

Crunchyroll Joseph Luster

Visual novel Fate/stay night made the leap to PS Vita in Japan in 2012, and now its sequel, Fate/hollow ataraxia, is ready to follow suit. While we don't have a release window yet, Dengeki PlayStation reports that a Vita port is in the works with ...

The Tokyo Reporter Tokyo Reporter

Huge haul of weapons seized by Kanagawa cops likely yakuza arsenal Police seized pistols, a rifle and ammunition from inside a residence KANAGAWA (TR) – Kanagawa Prefectural Police on Monday announced the seizure of pistols, a rifle and ammunition...

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Anime fans have been buzzing since ufotable announced that they will be having their own take on the highly popular fantasy anime series, Fate/Stay Night. According to Volume 9 of Type Moon Ace magazine, the highly anticipated anime will air durin...

Crunchyroll Joseph Luster

With Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn destined for a worldwide launch on April 14, Square Enix offered up a look at the retooled MMO's collector's edition. Should you opt for the deluxe set, you'll get a special box, art book, soundtrack, and more.

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

Dance In The Vampire Bund Seven Seas Entertainment is looking to build more on the still strong popularity of Dance in the Vampire Bund by bringing over a pair of doujinshi collections. The titles, Dance in the Vampire Bund: Forgotten Tales and Da...

Crunchyroll Joseph Luster

We got a buttload of gameplay for Gust's Ar no Surge RPG out of the way yesterday, so now seems like a good time to focus on its anime opening.     Ar no Surge combines elements of Gust's Ar tonelico games with the world of Ciel no Surge, and is d...

Crunchyroll Scott Green

Though it was announced for 2013, 5pb. 's (Steins;Gate) Rozen Maiden: Wechseln Sie Welt Ab slipped to a January 30th 2014 PlayStation 3/Vita release. A new introduction movie showcases the cast of living dolls voiced by Miyuki Sawashiro, Rie Tanak...

SeventhStyle Seven

A lengthily list of sweet scandalous details have been leaked from the latest volume of Type Moon Ace regarding the upcoming Fate/Stay Night anime by Ufotable, and some other Fate creations in the making.

RocketNews24 Anime News Network

Ichirô Nagai, the voice actor of Sazae-san's Namihei and Ranma ½'s Happōsai, was discovered after he had collapsed in a Hiroshima City hotel on Monday morning. He was taken to a hospital, but he passed away.

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

Black Lagoon One series that will definitely play well to the late night Toonami experience, especially if they just bleep out the expletives, will be Black Lagoon. The network announced that it will be airing the show on the block starting on Mar...

RocketNews24 Casey Baseel

A while back, we told you about Japan's Knee-High Socks Day. Held on November 28, or 11-28, the date was chosen because of some wrangling of the Japanese language that enables 11 to be pronounced "ii" (Japanese for "good"), and 28 "knee high.

This week's featured releases come from Babyraids and Morning Musume '14.   Babyraids – "Koi wa Panic" The first of our featured release double-header this week comes from Babyraids. You probably know them from that one Amachan thing they did.

RocketNews24 Philip Kendall

A man from Japan's Gunma Prefecture is facing legal action on the grounds of copyright infringement after uploading Studio Ghibli's 2013 animated film Kaze Tachinu (The Wind Rises in the West) to a public website in July and November last year, th...

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