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Kotaku East Brian Ashcraft

SIt seems like there's always a new photo trend, doesn't it? Some are big. Some are small. Well, this one could have you shaking your head. Literally. Earlier this week, head-shaking photos were uploaded to bulletin board Viper 2ch, with the origi...

Kotaku East Brian Ashcraft

SF Magazine is a well-known sci-fi magazine in Japan. Launching in 1959, it's still published today. And in July 1973, the cover looked like BioShock. BioShock was released decades later in 2007 (the above image features a still from the 2010 sequ...

RocketNews24 Michelle Lynn Dinh

We've brought you sushi doughnuts from Thailand and even cat sushi, but take a look at this Nutella sushi from France. Our office was so intrigued by the sweet Japan-inspired concoction that we sent one of our Japanese reporters over to check it out.

The official website for the Japanese rock band SPYAIR announced on Wednesday that the condition of vocalist Ike's throat is getting worse and so the band is cancelling its two shows in Tokyo and is officially going on hiatus.

Crunchyroll Joseph Luster

A bunch of info was revealed for Zelda Musou, which is currently titled Hyrule Warriors in the west. Tecmo Koei's Dynasty Warriors-style spin on The Legend of Zelda is being developed by Omega Force and Team Ninja, and the official website is now ...

Otaku Tale Frontalspy

Mysterious Hunt Event Announced for The Melancholy of Haruhi Suzumiya A new event surrounding The Melancholy of Haruhi Suzumiya has just been revealed. The mystery event has 707 illustrations hidden throughout Japan where people must take images o...

Siliconera Ishaan

Persona 4 Arena has been removed from the European PlayStation Network. A PSN user pointed this out in the comments of the PlayStation Blog. Jawad Ashraf from the PlayStation Store Team replied:   Persona 4 Arena has been removed from PS Store on ...

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

Netflix Sets 'Knights Of Sidonia' Anime Premiere Date Posted by Chris Beveridge May 22, 2014 at 02:02 PM Knights of Sidonia There's a good bit of anticipation for the anime adaptation for the manga series Knights of Sidonia by Tsutomu Nihei.

Crunchyroll Joseph Luster

Demon's Souls and Dark Souls director Hidetaka Miyazaki is moving on up within developer From Software. According to a recently issued release, the mind behind Souls has officially been appointed From Software's new president.

Nihongogo Jeffrey T.

It's nearly the final countdown as the initial wave of fan votes have been tallied with some unexpected results. The AKB48 Single Senbatsu Sousenkyo [選抜総選挙], otherwise known as the General Election, is an event where fans get to vote for their fav...

RocketNews24 Casey Baseel

Like a lot of sports anime, Haikyuu! ! features a hot-blooded, unrefined but friendly protagonist. Likewise, the volleyball series, which premiered in April, doesn't get any points for originality by pairing its lead up with a cocky, aloof partner.

JEFusion SilverBack Fanwoks

Want to know more about Ultraman Victory before we see him in Ultraman Ginga S? Well, here are some info about who he is and some of the important. . .

Orends: Range UkiyaSeed

The copyright for the 16th Heisei Kamen Rider has been registered. The new Rider's name is Kamen Rider Drive and will replace Kamen Rider Gaim in TV Asahi's Super Hero Time block in the future. What's interesting is that the series was registered ...

RocketNews24 Anime News Network

Gundam Seed director Mitsuo Fukuda recently went on a bit of a rant regarding the nature of television in Japan these days via his Twitter account. What started off as an evaluation of the way the morning news is run eventually turned into a criti...

Black Bullet – 07 Filed under Black Bullet, First Impressions by Takaii | 0 Comments 「静寂の月夜、夜明けの空」 (Shijima no Tsukiyo, Yoake no Sora) "Moonlit Night of Silence, Sky of Dawn" I absolutely loved this week's episode.

White Fox (Steins;Gate) released a promo for the upcoming anime adaptation of Akame ga Kill!  The promo reveals the voice actors and the character designs: Akame ga Kill! is an ongoing manga created by Takahiro, and follows a group of assassins kn...

SOUL EATER NOT! – 07 Filed under First Impressions, SOUL EATER by Takaii | 0 Comments 「デスバザー日和! 」 (Desubazaa Hiyori) "Death Bazaar Weather" While she's no Arachne or Medusa, the scorpion-esque Shaula is actually quite the little bitch.

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Looks like the Mekakushi Dan will be having their hands full even more as the Kagerou Project, which includes the popular anime series Mekaku City Actors, will be having two big collaborations as the anime teams up with Japanese convenience store ...

Crunchyroll Scott Green

Amazon Japan has begun listing the opening and ending single for this summer's adaptation of Toyko ESP.  Faylan sings opening "Tokyo Zero Hearts," while the currently unnamed ending is by Yousei Teikoku.

Siliconera Robert Ward

CyberConnect 2 really want Naruto Shippuden: Ultimate Ninja Storm Revolution to be good fighting game. That's what the company's CEO, Hiroshi Matsuyama, said to Siliconera when we recently had a chance to speak with him about the game.

「死に手《サクリファイス》」 (Shini-te "Sakurifaisu") "Sacrifice" This series is like a love song to humanity. Clammy Can't Believe It, Still I'm really not sure what Clammy's role in this story is going to be. I pride myself on being able to anticipate these t...

The Tokyo Reporter Amy Takahashi

Magazines finally succumb to death of Shibuya gyaru fashion Weekly Playboy June 2The past year has not been kind to the glossy magazines that target the fashion-conscious young people who frequent the Shibuya entertainment area of Tokyo.

Alafista

If You Can't Catch'em, Build Them With Legoes You can build anything out of lego bricks when you exercise some imagination, and that is demonstrated by Lego fan Dan McCormack, who has created his own pokemon army.

Siliconera Ishaan

Tales of the World: Reve Unitia has a number of Tales characters making appearances within the game, and the latest issue of Jump reveals that Ludger and his brother, Julius, are going to be part of the roster.

Orends: Range UkiyaSeed
Japanator Jeff Chuang

Anime Central and Crunchyroll teamed up over the weekend and brought to the USA the anime-idol group Wake Up, Girls! I am more than excited to be able to cover them over the weekend and attend some of their events.

Let's take another look at the amazing Robot Damashi Gundam/Kamen Rider mashups from Twitter! Since the last update, Bettsu is hard at work with his builds utilizing the Gundam AGE 1 Spallow as the inner frame for a lot of his work.

Guns and mayuge anime Hitsugi no Chaika has offered more of its highly respected sharpshooting action as well as a bundle of its usual moe charms – possibly again managing to deliver both Type A and B material in one charming package.

Henshin Justice Unlimited Joe "Rider Kick" Tonello

Youtube Channel Flicks And The City caught up with Power Ranger Alumni Johnny Bosch who shared his thoughts about the upcoming Power Rangers Movie. We got the interview here! So hit that link and hear what he's got on his mind.

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