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May 23, 2014, 12:30 AM
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...

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.

Crunchyroll Scott Green

Cast and staff of last season's vulgar comedy Seitokai Yakuindomo will be reuniting on a new OVA, scheduled to be released with the limited edition of volume 11 of Tozen Ujiie's original manga, due February 17th, 2015.

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.

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.

Orends: Range UkiyaSeed

Singer Takanori Nishikawa aka T. M. Revolution is confirmed to voice Silver Samurai in Disk Wars: The Avengers anime. T. M. Revolution also performed the anime's opening and ending themes. In the anime, Silver Samurai aka Kenuichio Harada is a maj...

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.

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. . .

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...

Nihongogo Jeffrey T.

Tweet Pin It Nothing can be more quintessentially Japanese than the 60-foot tall perfect scale Gundam in Odaiba! The RG 1/1 RX-78-2 Gundam Ver. GFT outside Diver City Tokyo Plaza may not be as mobile (heh) as some would like but it does come equip...

SGCafe spartanchef

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

「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...

Kotaku East Brian Ashcraft

Here's a thought: If the West is too lenient regarding controlled substances, then perhaps, Japan is too strict? As reported by Asahi News, Japanese popstar Aska of the wildly popular group Chage & Aska was recently arrested for allegedly possessi...

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.

The GLORIO Blog Aquagaze

Recap Kouta encounters a mysterious young man called Jiro, who turns out to be a robot of unknown origin. Meanwhile, Professor Ryouma decides to try some amateur brain surgery. Aqua's Thoughts Gaim seems about beaten into the ground by the short e...

The Fandom Post Thomas Zoth

Ten Years Later: Pugyuru Anime Series Posted by Thomas Zoth May 20, 2014 at 05:00 PM Ten is a pretty big number when it comes to years, but in my memory it doesn't feel that long ago. At that time I regularly attended the anime club at the Univers...

Shogakukan began streaming a promotional video on Wednesday for the original video animation (OVA) episode that will be bundled with Hiroshi Fukuda's 15th Jōjū Senjin! ! Mushibugyō action manga volume on July 18.

Crunchyroll Scott Green

 Meet the cast of the July anime adaptation of Akame ga Kill! , Takahiro and Tetsuya Tashiro's 2010 nine volume, ongoing manga from Gangan Joker magazine (home of Watamote's four panel spin-off, Dusk Maiden of Amnesia , Inu x Boku SS), infamous fo...

Siliconera Sato

It was recently revealed that Persona 3's Ken Amada and the pup Koromaru are a playable character in Persona 4 Arena Ultimax. This week's issue of Famitsu magazine shares a first-look at the duo, along with a few details on their fighting style.

RocketNews24 Casey Baseel

Sailor Moon Crystal, the remake of anime's most successful magical girl series ever, is set to premiere on July 5. Most people would say this is pretty soon, but for truly dedicated fans of the franchise it's not nearly soon enough.

Tokyo Girls Update TokyoGirls'Update

May. 21. 2014 Sponsored links An abridged version of the new 'Hold Your Hand' video clip has been released on Perfume's official YouTube channel. Perfume is presenting a lyric video for the first time.

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