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Kotaku East Brian Ashcraft

I guess this truly means there is a Facebook page for everything? To mark the publication of photo book Hamuketsu (ハムケツ) or "Hamster Butts," a Facebook page was launched for folks to upload photos of their own furry friends' backsides for a cheeky...

Newspapers: Bloody Monday actor to begin shooting on "Battleship Island" this summer Japanese daily newspapers are reporting on Thursday that 23-year-old Haruma Miura is starring in the live-action film of Hajime Isayama's popular manga Attack on ...

November 14 last year, Shuukan Bunshun discovered that a Johnny's talent punched a certain Ms. A (20s) in the face on the Saikyo line platform of the JR Ikebukuro station. The woman was badly wounded from this incident and required surgery.

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Type Moon's Fate/ Stay Night sequel known as Fate/hollow ataraxia is finally being ported to the PlayStation Vita, and now, new information has revealed that the classic Japanese visual novel will have a few new features added, including a cute ne...

Crunchyroll Humberto Saabedra

Crunchyroll keeps the Spring season acquisition train going with the latest acquisition in La corda d’oro -Blue Sky-, which is adapted from the third visual novel game in the series. La corda d’oro -Blue Sky- focuses on main character ...

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Boys' Love or B. L. or Yaoi has already become a thriving part of Japan's otaku subculture thanks to the rise of the fujoshis (literally means rotten girl) who have been increasing in population, especially in events like the Animate Girls' Festiv...

Crunchyroll Scott Green

Following last season's Nagi-Asu: A Lull in the Sea, anime studio P. A. Works (Hanasaku Iroha, Tari Tari) will be back in summer 2014 with a new original, Glasslip.  Set in a small town surrounded by mountains and the sea, the series revolves arou...

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Japanator Brittany Vincent

If you've been following my several Sailor Moon posts or the blurb I wrote up about my favorite anime couple, you should know I harbor an unhealthy obsession with Sailor Uranus and Sailor Neptune. I think they're absolutely gorgeous together, and ...

Crunchyroll Scott Green

FUNimation has announced that the new Fairy Tail anime has joined their spring simulcast lineup. A confirmed date for its premiere will be announced soon. Its Japanese launch is on April 5th.   synopsis: The most powerful wizards in the Fiore King...

Crunchyroll Patrick Macias

There’s much more to Crunchyroll’s new offering for Spring 2014 besides anime. Take for example S. D. B. National Police Agency Special Defense Bureau, a new J-Drama based on the manga by Hidebu Takahashi.

Crunchyroll Scott Green

After a series of short spots, King Records has posted the 30-second TV ad for Knights of Sidonia, the anime adaptation of Tsutomu Nihei's sci-fi manga, set to run on Japanese TV in the spring, then stream internationally on Netflix in the summer.

Crunchyroll Joseph Luster

The latest addition to Atlus' series of Conception II: Children of the Seven Stars heroine introduction videos is Feene, who I immediately assumed was pronounced like Mr. Feeny from Boy Meets World. Sadly, it's not William Daniels in a dress, but ...

Siliconera Spencer

NIS America is boldly going where few publishers go by localizing an idol simulation game. Hyperdimension Neptunia: Producing Perfection has players manage the CPUs from the Neptunia series as they battle the popular idol group MOB-48 (ha!

Asiasoft announced that they were publishing Phantasy Star Online 2 in English (PSO2) about a week ago, and just this afternoon, I got several hours hands on with the game during a closed door media preview.

Sankaku Complex Artefact

A Japanese city has abolished school milk for polluting the glorious culinary culture of Japan, saying it "destroys Japanese culinary culture" and "doesn't go well with rice. " The mayor of the Niigata prefecture city of Sanjo acted in response to...

RocketNews24 Casey Baseel

Despite being filled with man-eating giants and heartless bureaucrats, people around the world can't get enough of smash hit anime and manga Attack on Titan. But while fans wait patiently for the rumored continuation of the animated TV series, pro...

SeventhStyle Seven

It's unsurprising yet still plenty awful, the monster mayhem rubbish Shingeki no Kyojin is confirmed to receive a film in theaters, two of them in fact – with the first airing later this year, winter of 2014.

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

Has it been a while since you've seen some real people on your screen (or maybe real life)? Me too. 428 ~Fuusasareta Shibuya de~ is a sound novel by Spike Chunsoft and the most well-known thing about it in the English community is that it managed ...

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

Two New 'Haikyuu! ! ' Anime Promos Reveal OP/ED Songs Posted by Chris Beveridge April 3, 2014 at 03:34 PM Haikyu! ! Ahead of the April 6th, 2014 debut of Haikyuu! ! , a pair of new thirty second spots have landed for the show that gives us a taste...

Crunchyroll Patrick Macias

Mr. Sun has painted a new day with his golden brush, and that means more anime announcement for Crunchyroll’s spring season. Soon, One Week Friends, based on the manga by Matcha Hazuki and animated by Brain’s Base (Blood Lad), will beg...

New Kamen Rider Battride Wars 2 Trailer A new Kamen Rider Battride Wars 2 trailer was released early Thursday morning, containing new footage, and a small amount of new information. Hit the jump to check out the trailer!

First Impressions - Maijin Bone In the annals of anime fandom, no words so often unjustly doom a series as "That's a kid's show, right? " Spring is finally here with the first official LIA premiere of the season (unless you count the Anime Japan M...

Crunchyroll Patrick Macias

Another new anime announcement for spring 2014 comes careening out of Crunchyroll today in the form of Kamigami no Asobi, based on the otome dating sim game.   Featuring animation from studio Brains Base (Blood Lad) and direction by Tomoyuki Kawam...

Japanator Brittany Vincent

Another day, another piece of awesome Sailor Moon news while counting down to the new anime series releasing this summer. Today, the 20th anniversary Sailor Moon website released details about a second musical coming this summer.

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How could Nagi no Asukara have possibly finished with an episode that was anything but a mixed bag? So, there are two thoughts running through my mind as I reflect on this series. Sucks to be Kaname, huh?

Crunchyroll Scott Green

No, this isn't the classic live-action cosplay CardCaptor Sakura fan video, or even a MikuMikuDance animated exercise. In honor of Sakura's April 1st birthday, tomoP has posted an impressive 3D recreation of "Catch You, Catch Me," animated with Bl...

Kōshien Police arrested 32-year-old male construction worker Seiji Saihara in Nishinomiya City on Tuesday for allegedly stealing a Nintendo 3DS system from a grade schooler. According to the authorities, the suspect stole the limited-edition, Poké...

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