Top News

April 2, 2014, 5:00 AM
Cancel
Calendar
April 2, 2014, 5:00 AM
Kotaku East Brian Ashcraft

In South Korea, you shouldn't trust everything you read online today. Nor should you trust everything you see in the classroom. With Korean kids in school in April, some of them—but certainly not all—take advantage of April Fools' Day to pull some...

RocketNews24 Casey Baseel

In recent years, Shibuya's scramble intersection has shot to international fame as a symbol of the sheer energy and extreme congestion that can be found in downtown Tokyo. The five-road nexus is one of the busiest crossings in the world, and it's ...

Figure Culture figure culture

Max Factory is going to release the figma 220 Matoi Ryuko ( 纏流子 ) action from anime "Kill la Kill" ( キルラキル ). Will be released in August 2014. Around 145mm tall, 4,444 yen.             Official Kill la Kill homepage http://www.

Crunchyroll Scott Green

Toei has posted a preview for Notari Matsutarō, the spring anime adaptation of a sumo series by veteran sports manga author Tetsuya Chiba (Ashita no Joe) that ran 36 volumes starting in 1973.       Singer/actor Ken Matsudaira, know for his jidaige...

Crunchyroll Patrick Macias

Hark! New announcements for the spring season of anime are beginning to issue forth from the hallowed halls of Crunchyroll, and today’s title is Majin Bone, based on the digital card game by Bandai.

METANORN Highway

Mar31  There can be only one Have I used the word penultimate this week? Probably not, because all the shows are on their ultimate episode. But with one more after this week for Nagi no Asukara, I can use it here for this penultimate episode!

Crunchyroll Yomimaid

Otome franchises were also busy updating their official sites for April Fools' Day yesterday in Japan. Uta No Prince Sama is known to post elaborate jokes that turned out to be true in the past and this year's joke is already making fans speculate...

Siliconera Ishaan

One Piece Unlimited World: Red will see a retail release on the PlayStation Vita in America, Namco Bandai announced this morning. Originally, both the Vita and Wii U versions of the game were planned for a digital-only release in American territor...

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

'Ai Mai Mi' Anime Getting Second Season Posted by Chris Beveridge April 1, 2014 at 03:33 PM Ai Mai Mi Episode 7 After the first season that completed in the winter 2013 season, there wasn't much expectation for the hyper series Ai Mai Mi to return...

Siliconera Ishaan

An updated version of Toukiden is coming to the PSP and PlayStation Vita in Japan, this week's issue of Famitsu magazine reports. (Thanks, Game Jouhou) You may recall that Tecmo Koei filing a trademark for the game.

RocketNews24 Michelle Lynn Dinh

As you might expect, Google is up to its usual pranks in honor of April Fools' Day, but this time, they've created something that's actually playable that allows any Google Maps user to be the very best, like no one ever was.

Otaku Tale Frontalspy

New Mahou Shoujo Madoka Magica Movie Slated For 2015 A new website has launched for the next instalment in the Mahou Shoujo Madoka☆Magica (Puella Magi Madoka Magica) series.  It will be a film that has been announced to be releasing in 2015.

Crunchyroll Mikikazu Komatsu

The official site for Kikaider Reboot, the upcoming live-action reboot film of the 1972 tokusatsu TV series Jinzou Ningen Kikaider created by Shotaro Ishinomori, has posted a 90-second trailer introducing the main cast and fierce battle between Ki...

Details on the new anime series based on the tokusatsu (special effects) show Garo have been announced. The title of the anime is Garo: Honoo no Kokuin and it will begin broadcasting this fall. An impressive key visual has also released that shows...

Tanaka Koki walks the Red Carpet with Director Shinagawa Hiroshi Although it was announced last minute, Tanaka Koki was able to walk with director Shinagawa Hiroshi for 1/3 (Sanbun no Ichi) at the 6th Okinawa International Movie Festival.

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

Upcoming 'School of Monsters' Manga Getting Anime Adaptation Posted by Chris Beveridge March 31, 2014 at 06:37 PM School Of Monsters For a certain segment of fans, myself included, I'll pretty much watch or read anything that Robinson Haruhara wan...

Busty idol and Nitroplus mascot Super Sonico has had a rival unveiled in her idol producing 3DS game SoniPro, along with details of two other band members as well – with hopes of exposing said characters to the multitude of animated service that t...

Siliconera Ishaan

Shin Megami Tensei: Devil Summoner: Raidou Kuzunoha vs. the Soulless Army is coming to the PlayStation 3 in North America as a PS2 Classic this week, Sony have announced via the PlayStation Blog.   You may recall that Atlus reprinted both Raidou K...

Crunchyroll Scott Green

The 10th theatrical anime short adaptation of Yusuke Kozaki's Donyatsu manga about the doughnut-cats populating post-apocalyptic Tokyo has been posted online, catching up with the Yukari Tamura voiced cat/donut, Hikari Shiina voice roll cat Ronya,...

SGCafe spartanchef

Move over girls, it's finally Klein's time to shine and there is nothing you can do about it. From the looks of things, there is a whole lot going on than your usual Bromance as new Sword Art Online Hollow Fragment screenshots of Kirito and Klein ...

Siliconera Spencer

The concept for Digimon Story: Cyber Sleuth is to make a Digmon game for adult fans. The PlayStation Vita game takes place in the near future where the digital world and the cyberworld blend together. You play as a protagonist that is a half-digit...

SGCafe spartanchef

Bandai Namco is remaking Zeonic Front for their Mobile Suit Gundam: Side Stories collection and surely enough, you will be fighting for the glory of all spacenoids! Sieg Zeon! The game will be following the Midnight Fenrir Team which will be deplo...

SGCafe spartanchef

After the release of the gameplay videos for the Second Mizukage and the Second Tsuchikage, it's now time for Gaara's old man to be introduced as the latest Naruto Shippuuden Ultimate Ninja Storm Revolution PV introduces us to the Fourth Kazekage.

BARKS BARKS

LOKA went on a 30+show tour, called DEVA'S TOUR EX, performing in Indonesia, 6 countries in Europe and all over Japan. They ended last years tour with great success at Tokyo,Shimokitazawa GARDEN. Now, 2014 they have more to announce.

Eva's Final Impression ………………………………………… *Stares blankly at the computer screen for a minute* ……………. That's it? That's all we're going to get? Is this for real? They are ending it just there? OH FOR THE LOVE OF GOD YOU HAVE GOT TO BE KIDDING ME!

RocketNews24 Master Blaster

Of course we all enjoy the mouse-pads with silicone filled breasts that we have at home. Like a scene you might find in a Norman Rockwell painting, there's nothing more wholesome than an otaku bathing in the glow of their monitor in a darkened roo...

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

Latest 'Magica Wars' Anime Visual Surfaces Posted by Chris Beveridge March 31, 2014 at 11:25 AM Magica Wars Ahead of its April 8th, 2014 debut, the official site for Magica Wars has updated with a new key visual that shows off a lot of the charact...

While Madman Entertainment in my opinion has served as a great anime publisher to the Australian market since I have been covering the anime industry… one of the issues has been that with the smaller market it has at times been impossible for them...

Idolminded Ray Mescallado

Recommended Community Reading: March 31, 2014 Ray's Picks Survey – J-Pop Idols Take the survey and tell them what you want in a Jpop blog. Lack of motivation – Idle Musings A very poignant and powerful read.

This page

This is a Katsu News archive page. It shows how the site appeared at April 2, 2014, 5:00 AM JST.

The most current version of the site is always available on our home page. To view an earlier snapshot, click here and change the date.

Back to top