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The first first Attack on Titan-inspired "Escape from a Certain Fortress Town" Real Escape Games took place this past weekend at Yokohama Stadium. Of the 1,600 participants who signed up for the event, only 120 "escaped" within the allotted one-ho...

Crunchyroll Mikikazu Komatsu

The official site for the upcoming TV anime adaptation of Eiki Eiki and Taishi Zaou's boys love manga Love Stage! ! today revealed the nine more voice cast in addition to already-announced Tsubasa Yonaga (as Izumi Sena) and Takuya Eguchi (Ryoma Ic...

Crunchyroll Scott Green

Support cast has been announced for Kinema Citrus' (Cøde:Breaker, Yuyushiki) upcoming anime adaptation of Barakamon, Satsuki Yoshino's manga set to be released in North America by Yen Press this fall.   Previously announced, Daisuke Ono (Sebastian...

Siliconera Sato

In the previous trailer, we got to see Persona 3's Yukari Takeba in the spotlight for Persona 4 Arena Ultimax. This time, it's her fellow SEES member Junpei Iori, showing off what he's capable of, using his bat in the upcoming fighter.

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

Sengoku Basara With announcements earlier this year that there would be a third season of the series, we got the name previous for it with Sengoku Basara: Judge End. Now we're getting our first key visual for it as it works off of the Sengoku Basa...

Crunchyroll Joseph Luster

Santa Inoue's Tokyo Tribe manga is getting a live-action adaptation directed by Sion Sono (Suicide Club, Love Exposure, Cold Fish), and boy does it look rowdy. The official website was updated with a teaser trailer, and even though it's brief it d...

Kotaku East Brian Ashcraft

And they're called, ahem, McChurros. So clever! Yesterday, the fast food chain launched the churros in two flavors: Cinnamon Sugar and Maple. The Cinnamon Sugar McChurros come with packets of, well, cinnamon sugar to sprinkle on the churros, while...

Siliconera Ishaan

Senran Kagura: Shinovi Versus is coming to North America, Xseed announced this morning. The game will be released as a downloadable title for the PlayStation Vita this Fall.   In addition to the download version, Xseed will produce a limited run o...

The official website for ufotable's Fall 2014 remake of the anime Fate/stay night began streaming the second promotional video on Thursday. An earlier version of this video debuted at AnimeJapan in March, although ufotable has "brushed up just a l...

Crunchyroll Patrick Macias

Japan’s pint-sized hard rocking headbanging J-pop idol trio, BABYMETAL, are about to embark on their first-ever world tour. Sadly (for some of us), the girls won’t be setting the USA ablaze quite yet, but converts in the UK, France, an...

Photos from BoA's recent photo shoot for Sure magazine have been released, showing off the singer's toned body.

RocketNews24 Preston Phro

As popular as Attack on Titan is, it's hardly surprising how many great cosplay outfits have been made by fans. And with a live action movie in the works, we wouldn't be surprised if the level of pure awesome of AoT cosplay explodes a few hundredf...

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ufotable Fate/Stay Night Anime Trailer Aniplex has released a very cool preview trailer for the upcoming Fate/Stay Night anime series that is being produced by ufotable. This preview was earlier show at AnimeJapan.

Siliconera Ishaan

At Nintendo's financial results briefing earlier today, Nintendo president Satoru Iwata revealed how Nintendo plan to use their character I. P. for a new kind of business activity—figurines that can interact with videogames.

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Nintendo President Satoru Iwata revealed via Bloomberg News that Nintendo will develop new game machines for emerging markets instead of offering cheaper versions of its existing systems. He explained, "We want to make new things, with new thinkin...

Crunchyroll Joseph Luster

Nippon Ichi Software's Battle Princess of Arcadias was announced for western release back in February, and now we have specific dates. The action-RPG is set to arrive on PlayStation 3 as a PSN exclusive in North America on June 17, followed by Eur...

RocketNews24 Philip Kendall

There are few things better than curling up with a good book, but one of them is doing so with a nice glass of wine or beer. There's something about spending an entire afternoon reading that is so much more forgivable than losing the best part of ...

It has been reported that Armored Riders are going to play Soccer with J. League to win the Forbidden Golden Fruit in Kamen Rider Gaim's Summer Movie. Last Year Zyuden Sentai Kyoryuger had a collaboration with J.

Crunchyroll Mikikazu Komatsu

It is officially announced in Japan today on May 8 that a TV anime adaptation and live-action adaptation TV drama with feature film of Ayumi Ishii's historical manga Nobunaga Concerto are in the works as Fuji TV's 55th anniversary project.

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New up and coming idol Reon will be causing some trouble to the idols of 765 Pro, and Issue #22 of Weekly Famitsu magazine which was released today, May 8, 2014, has announced new details on this new rival idol.

Hitsugi no Chaika - 05 I suppose I'd consider that a bullet dodged. Given the last few seconds of last week's otherwise solid episode of Hitsugi no Chaika, I was seriously worried about where the series might be headed (much as I am about Soredemo...

RocketNews24 Joan Coello

We here at RocketNews24 are completely amazed by all of the cute food that comes from Japan.  From character donuts to hotcakes loaded with tiny cats, they're constantly surprising us with doses of cute in the most unexpected forms, even in little...

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Siliconera Ishaan

Hyrule Warriors—or Zelda Musou, as it is called in Japan—is a Dynasty Warriors-styled game set in the Legend of Zelda universe. During the company's financial results briefing earlier today, Tecmo Koei confirmed that the game will be available in ...

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

Sentai Filmworks Reveals Finalized 'Sasami-san@Ganbaranai! ' Anime Cover Art Posted by Chris Beveridge May 7, 2014 at 05:28 PM Sasami-san@Ganbaranai Episode 3 Sentai Filmworks has a lot of releases coming out in July in order to have big titles re...

Compile Heart's sequel RPG ships in N. America on May 20; Europe on May 23 NIS America began streaming the second and third English trailers on Wednesday for the upcoming game Mugen Souls Z for the PlayStation 3.

On May 7, a three girls metal idol unit, BABYMETAL, announced a time schedule for their first worldwide tour. Starting with performance in France on July 1, they will tour around three countries in Europe, and conclude it with performance at Makuh...

The Tokyo Reporter Kenji Nakano

Shigeo Tokuda: World's oldest porn star lives for lust, advocates adultery Shigeo Tokuda performs at the age of 74The ability to maintain an active sex life as one reaches middle age and beyond is a topic frequently appearing in Japan's vernacular...

Siliconera Ishaan

Compile Heart's next game under its "Galpagos RPG" label is Omega Quintet for the PlayStation 4. This week's issue of Famitsu magazine reveals the game, and in the meantime, Famitsu. com has shared a single screenshot of the title, along with artw...

Idolminded Ray Mescallado

Recommended Jpop♂ Reading: May 7, 2014 Thennary's Picks Gamushara 2014. 04. 27 Review - J-Everything The Juniors have to learn how to promote something the traditional way as the episode starts to show signs of the program losing some of its rough...

Siliconera Ishaan

Naruto's mother, Kushina Uzumaki, is on the roster of characters in Naruto Shippuden: Ultimate Ninja Storm Revolution, the latest issue of Japan's Shonen Jump magazine reveals. (Via: Anime News Network)   Kushina will also be in the "Shinobu Katsu...

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