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March 25, 2014, 8:30 AM
March 25, 2014, 8:30 AM

When I first started using Samsung's Galaxy Note 3, almost everything about its enormous size annoyed me. I couldn't text with one hand. It barely fit in my pocket, or didn't at all. I felt silly holding it up to my ear to talk on the phone.

Crunchyroll Amanda Rush

M. Alice LeGrow’s manga Bizenghast, one of the flagship original English manga for Tokyopop, was touted by Teen Vogue as a must-read; it spawned a tabletop game, a line of merchandise, an art book and a legion of obsessive fans.

Kotaku East Brian Ashcraft

After the new Prosecutor of the Crimean republic, Natalia Poklonskaya, gave a press conference earlier this month, anime style fan art started appearing online. But what does Poklonskaya think of all that?

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

'Sora no Method' Anime Gets Staff, Key Visual & First Promo Posted by Chris Beveridge March 24, 2014 at 04:40 PM Sora no Method Set for broadcast in the fall, the AnimeJapan 2014 event landed a good bit of information about the recently announced ...

RocketNews24 Casey Baseel

Right now there's no anime series with a wider fan base than Attack on Titan, and while that mainstream appeal has translated into merchandising such as fashion accessories and giant hamburgers, the truest testimony to the fans' love for an animat...

Siliconera Ishaan

Japan's Dengeki PlayStation magazine has revealed the official title for Project A16, the next game in the Atelier franchise. The game is titled Atelier Shari: Alchemists of the Dusk Sea. (Thanks, Zaregoto)   Like Atelier Escha & Logy, the new gam...

Siliconera Ishaan

Naruto Shippuden: Ultimate Ninja Storm Revolution will include new costumes for the Akatsuki group, designed by series creator Masashi Kishimoto. Hidan, Deidara, Kakuzu, and Sasori's costumes have been revealed and can be seen below.

Siliconera Sato

Theatrhythm Final Fantasy: Curtain Call will feature plenty of new songs and modes and add characters from spinoff titles such as Final Fantasy Type-0. Square Enix haven't forgotten about the main-numbered titles of the series, as they showcase Fi...

Crunchyroll Joseph Luster

Master swordsmith Tony Swatton and the rest of his team from the Man at Arms series are back with another real-life take on an anime weapon. This time it's Black Star's Chain Scythe—one of Tsubaki's weapon forms—from Soul Eater, and yo...

Space Dandy - 12 The comedy is back in a big way this week, but. . . I'm having a hard time looking at Space Dandy as the same straightforward free-association comedy I once thought it was.   There's no question that themes have started to emerge ...


Hanamonogatari First Promotional Video The first promotional trailer for Hanamonogatari, the second season series for the Monogatari anime series, has been released on the official website. The PV was shown earlier at AnimeJapan 2014 over the week...


Free! Anime 2nd Season First PV KyoAni has released the first promotion video for their upcoming 2nd season of Free! anime series at AnimeJapan 2014. In the PV, Haruka greet fans with the message "I've arrived as promised".

The K/Sōkyū no Fafner: Dead Agressor: Exodus News and Talk event at AnimeJapan announced on Sunday that a stage play adaptation of the K anime has been green-lit. Kenichi Suemitsu is writing and directing the play, which will run in Tokyo in August.

New film to remake Shimizu's 2004 U. S. film, which itself was inspired by Shimizu's 2002 Japanese film The Grudge horror film franchise has a Hollywood reboot in the works. The new film will be a remake of Takashi Shimizu's 2004 American film wit...

RocketNews24 Fran Wrigley

"Please can I give you a tip? In America, we have this custom, you know. I have to tip the pizza guy. And you came all the way out here in this weather…" The rain-drenched delivery man on the doorstep of the Japanese apartment looked mildly embarr...

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

A Certain Scientific Railgun S While some licenses are surprises, others are just welcome confirmations. Such is the case with A Certain Scientific Railgun S, which FUNimation announced as getting a home video release this weekend.

A new anime that is geared towards female fans titled "DRAMAtical Murder" will releasing in Summer 2014. The anime came from a BL game adaptation made by Nitro+Chiral. It was revealed when both their Twitter account and Official website were launc...

Siliconera Ishaan

Phantasy Star Online 2 isn't the only online multiplayer game collaborating with Attack on Titan. Soon, the anime series will be making its way into Monster Hunter Frontier G as well.   Dengeki Online reports that the collaboration will bring Atta...

It has been more than a decade since Final Fantasy X and its sequel Final Fantasy X-2 first hit PlayStation 2 consoles around the world. In a way the time that passes symbolizes just how long it has been since I myself entered the RPG market, with...

Crunchyroll Scott Green

About a year ago, Japan's Business Journal spoke to Sakai “nbkz” Nobukazu, the lead producer of the company minori (ef), about the problems faced by visual novel/bishoujo game industry. He spoke about being squeezed as making game has ...

Orends: Range UkiyaSeed

Here's a clip coming from Kamen Rider Gaim's 23rd episode entitled "Now Let's Go! Kachidoki Arms! ", which features the debut of Kamen Rider Gaim Kachidoki Arms. Kamen Rider Gaim transforms into his new form, the Kachidoki Arms using the Kachidoki...

Siliconera Sato

Japan will be getting Sword Art Online: Hollow Fragment next month, but those of you looking to import it might want to wait another month, as Bandai Namco Games Taiwan recently announced that their version of the PlayStation Vita title will also ...

AKB48 WrapUp kevinMario

It's that time of the year again folks… We hope your wallets / bank accounts / credit cards / secret stashes are ready for the 36th Single ( title still TBA, will be released on the 21st of May 2014 – preorder from CDJapan here ) since as we all w...

「デトリタス」 (Detoritasu) "Detritus" I think we are all forgetting the real victim in all of this; his name is Akira. Though I haven't said much of anything about Akira and Akari recently, I just wanted to point out how much I've liked them and their m...

Orends: Range UkiyaSeed

It's officially confirmed by the staff and cast of the Space Dandy anime that a second season will premiere in July in Japan. The announcement was made at the Space Dandy panel in this year's AnimeJapan event.

SGCafe spartanchef

As the upcoming Spring 2014 anime season draws even nearer, a brand new TV commercial for one of its most highly anticipated anime, Date A Live Season 2, has recently been aired by Japanese TV Station BS11.

J-Pop Idols Tetho

Tokyo Girls' Style members will be starring in the movie Gakko no Kaidan -Noroi no Kotodama- (学校の怪談 -呪いの言霊-). Tokyo Girls' Style's upcoming single Juushika ~Gakko no Kaidan -Noroi no Kotodama- ver. (十字架 ~映画『学校の怪談 -呪いの言霊-』Ver.

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