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April 9, 2014, 1:30 PM
April 9, 2014, 1:30 PM
Siliconera Sato

To conclude the Nintendo Direct presentation for Super Smash Bros for Nintendo 3DS/Wii U, we got a peek at two new characters, both Pokémon, in Charizard and Greninja, who'll both be playable characters.

Siliconera Ishaan

  May 20th will see the release of the English-language version of Persona 3 the Movie #1: Spring of Birth. Aniplex have released an English trailer for the movie, which you can watch above, and have also confirmed a collector's edition release.

The joint May/June issue of The Tsukuru magazine published a chart listing the top 15 manga volumes for three major publishers — Kodansha, Shogakukan, Shueisha — in the last 12 months based on first printings.

Crunchyroll Patrick Macias

Think fast! New spring anime announcements at Crunchyroll continue to rain down like flamin' hot meteors from on high. To wit: Chaika –The Coffin Princess, based on the light novel by Ichiro Sakaki, is set to begin streaming very soon!

RocketNews24 Casey Baseel

Recently, we talked about how Japanese, while a tough language to learn, isn't quite as difficult as some horror stories make it out to be. Still, if English is your native language, certain Japanese grammar rules, like saying "wa" and "o" to mark...

Crunchyroll Scott Green

Attack on Titan creator Hajime Isayama has said that Jean is his favorite character. However, this doesn't seem to be a particularly widely shared opinion. Tagged birthday pics just managed to scratch 200 on Pixiv, while social media didn't get be...

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

'Prophecy' Manga Getting Film Adaptation Posted by Chris Beveridge April 8, 2014 at 03:02 PM Back in September, Vertical picked up an interesting manga license with Prophecy, a three volume manga series from Tetsuya Tsutsui.

RocketNews24 Anime News Network

A private organization called "GDW Project" opened Twitter account and a Facebook page on Thursday introducing an original anime project from scriptwriter Yu Yamamoto (Mobile Suit Gundam). The anime is related to the J9 anime trilogy, which aired ...

SGCafe spartanchef

The latest season of Kuroko's Basketball may have already ended but the anime is still going strong even now and eye-wear makers JINS PC is collaborating with the hit sports anime, as well as Bandai in order to bring us some stylish new "Kuroko's ...

RocketNews24 Anime News Network

What do you get when you mix the 2020 Tokyo Summer Olympic Games ambassador, the iconic and famous Doraemon, with a fictional doomsday scenario, as foretold by Akira? An eerie crossover that will populate your nightmares for weeks.

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

While we had the Crunchyroll streaming pickup for Love Live! School Idol Project a few days ago, NIS America has followed that up by announcing that they've picked up the rights to the series for home video release.

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

'Wolf Girl & Black Prince' Manga Getting Anime Adaptation Posted by Chris Beveridge April 8, 2014 at 04:04 PM Wolf Girl & Black Prince A relatively recent shoujo series is getting the anime nod this week as Ookami Shoujo to Kuro Ouji is making its...

Sankaku Complex Artefact

BBC coverage of the Kanamara matsuri has again exposed the glorious penis-worshiping Shinto heritage of Japan for all to admire, despite touching a raw nerve amongst crazed nationalists desperate to hide such a "shameful" spectacle from the prying...

Kotaku East Brian Ashcraft

Japan's Silicon Studio is perhaps best known for co-developing the Bravely Default games with Square Enix. The studio has a new, next-gen game engine, and it looks beautiful. According to Silicon Studio, the rendering engine is working in real time.

Crunchyroll Joseph Luster

If you've been missing the rhythmic beat of the Taiko Drum Master series in your life, you'll be pleased to learn there's a new one in the works for Nintendo 3DS. The next entry is called Taiko Drum Master: Don and Katsu's Space-Time Great Adventu...

Tokyo Girls Update TokyoGirls'Update

Meet The Colorful And Edgy Japanese Fashion Model In A Special Event At NEW PEOPLE That Also Previews Upcoming 2014 J-POP SUMMIT Harajuku Kawaii Fashion Programming The 2014 J-POP SUMMIT Festival, San Francisco's annual celebration of Japanese pop...

SGCafe spartanchef

The lovable virtual diva, Hatsune Miku is really one huge worldwide pop culture phenomenon and she will be heading to Jakarta, Indonesia next month for the Miku Expo. The event will be a two-day extravaganza filled with exhibits, booths and concer...

Kahotan's Blog gsckahotan

Hello everyone, Kahotan here! (@gsc_kahotan) This year my pollen allergies have been rather calm, but I'm still wearing a mask every day just in case! Anyway, today I'm going to be infiltrating the Miyazawa Model Exhibition!


Apr8 Have no fear! Captain Earth is here! This season is a treat for Mecha fans and even when you can't consider me in the die-hard ones, I still like the genre. Some old school stuff more than the new age but hey, for starters Captain Earth was n...

SeventhStyle gargamesh

Preview images of Akuma no Riddle's second episode are available, having kinpatsu yandere fury to look forward to, as well as the ever-prevalent yuri developments – the very highlight of the episode to come.

Orends: Range UkiyaSeed

Bandai Tamashii Nations has teased the latest addition to their Iron Man line in the form of S. H. FiguArts Iron Man Mk. 42 from the Iron Man 3 film. This figure will be displayed in this year's Tamashii Nations Summer Collection event happening o...

Kotaku East Richard Eisenbeis
The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

'The IDOLM@STER Cinderella Girls' Game Getting Anime Adaptation Posted by Chris Beveridge April 8, 2014 at 11:02 AM The IDOLM@STER Cinderella Girls The IDOLM@STER team is back again with a new series announced for 2015 with IDOLM@STER Cinderella G...

Tokyo Girls Update TokyoGirls'Update

Apr. 08. 2014 Sponsored links The hottest artist in Japan, BABYMETAL, will make their UK debut at the large scale rock festival "Sonisphere Festival UK" that will be held at Knebworth House from July 4th to 6th.

Crunchyroll Scott Green

On April 7th, 1979, Nagoya Broadcasting Network aired Slender, Gene, and Denim's infultration on the colony Side 7, setting off a chain of events that saw young Amuro Ray pilot the RX-78-2 and the launch of 35 years of Gundam history.

Crunchyroll Joseph Luster

Newly airing Kanojo ga Flag wo Oraretara (or Gaworare for short) has triggered a flag event in the most literal sense, flaunting a barrage of moe visuals and lovely schoolgirls as its main appeal in hopes of leveling its relationship status with v...

Crunchyroll Joseph Luster

Next up for Crunchyroll's spring 2014 anime announcements is No Game, No Life. The series is set to broadcast every Wednesday, with the first episode arriving for premium members on April 9 at 8:30am Pacific Time.

Sakura Doujin hasegawa121

Synopsis: Tsuchimikado Harutora was born into the prestigious Onmyoji family, but can't see "spirit energy". Therefore, he's been enjoying a peaceful daily life with his friends at the Onmyo branch school.

Japanator Jeff Chuang

Remember Arpeggio of Blue Steel? That computer-generated anime about ship girls that's not Kancolle? The show is getting a TV rerun in Japan, and for the occasion, a clip to promote the rerun and home video release surfaced with all the ship chara...

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