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RocketNews24 Michelle Lynn Dinh

We love all of the unofficial holidays in Japan. From Fundoshi (also known as Japanese loincloth) Day to Cat Day, people all over the country have special events (and discounts) to look forward to all year round.

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

Karino Takatsu's 'Servant x Service' Manga Ending Posted by Chris Beveridge May 23, 2014 at 07:04 PM Servant X Service Four panel manga tend to not have a really long lifespan but they do have a number of blazing moments.

Crunchyroll Joseph Luster

Fans of Rooster Teeth's RWBY, get ready for your first official look at season 2! The folks behind the show are here with a finalized peek at the second season's intro, so prepare for the next stage of action with the exclusive premiere below.

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Move over Eren, Mikasa and Levi because Armin, Jean, Hanji, and Erwin will also be getting their own scents. Koubutsa, who distributed the Attack on Titan perfumes back in 2013 will releasing these new ones thanks to the success of the Eren, Mikas...

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Earlier in the year, a special episode of the Pokémon anime, titled Pokémon XY: The Strongest Mega Evolution Special I, was aired. It focused on Mega Evolution and featured a new trainer named Alan.   The show is actually part of an ongoing series...

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The official Pokemon Co JP youtube channel has released the PV for the new Pokemon XY 1-hour special and it teases several battles between Ash (Satoshi) and Serena and their impostors, as well as a battle between the teams of Ash and Pikachu, and ...

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

Date A Live Adaptations of light novels into manga form is pretty common and Date a Live, a light novel series by Koushi Tachibana, is no exception. With a few spinoff pieces and fun material along the way, it's also gotten a pretty good adaptatio...

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Around 90 million Pokémon have been traded worldwide thus far via the Global Trade Station, and to celebrate the 100 million landmark, The Pokémon Company will distribute a new Fancy Pattern Vivillon.   Vivillon is a Pokémon that is unique in that...

Crunchyroll Joseph Luster

While we've seen a cinematic preview of Maple Story 2, now Nexon is here to show off some gameplay footage. The clip comes from 4Gamer, and you can see how the MMO sequel takes things from a 2D side-scrolling point of view to a vibrant, blocky 3D ...

Kim Jong Kook from Running Man will be visiting Malaysia yet again for another showcase live this June.

New School Kaidan David Liao

Live from Tokyo Big Site the location of the AKB 2 Shot event, I DLJ48 bring you the next meme in the making. What started as a simple 2 shot pose looks like it could have enough steam to have the repeat success of No One Cuter Than Maeda Atsuko.

Jamie Lynn Lano is a name you might have heard in manga circles before. How? Because she's worked as an assistant to a manga artist. Well, not just any manga artist — the artist of Prince of Tennis, Takeshi Konomi, and she documented those times (...

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The anime adaptation of Capcom's  game about the Battle of Sekigahara, 'Sengoku Basara Judge End', is set to premier in Japan this July. According to an update by Mantan Web, the recordings until the second episode are already done.

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

Ghost in the Shell Arise With the first two releases of Ghost in the Shell: Arise done and out overseas and in North America through an import deal with FUNimation, the third volume is coming out soon and a new promotional video for it has surfaced.

Nihongogo Jeffrey T.

Tweet Pin It The pirates are coming overseas as One Piece Unlimited World: Red makes landfall in Europe on June 27th and later in this summer in North America on July 8th. Set sail on a gripping adventure in the New World with the beloved Straw Ha...

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The official website for the 20th anniversary of the Sailor Moon franchise announced on Friday that there will be an advance premiere screening event for the Pretty Guardian Sailor Moon Crystal anime series.

BABYMETAL the leaders of the new and growing Japanese Idol Metal genre is heading out on a world tour . Summer dates for Europe have been selling out or close to it . With a mysterious visit recently to New York ,speculation was hot as to what the...

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Ike will be a playable character in the new Super Smash Bros. , the game's official website reveals. You can view screenshots of him below.   On Miiverse, director Masahiro Sakurai explained: "For this game, Ike's design is based on the hero that ...

Live-action series stars Ryu, Ken Machinima began streaming all 12 episodes, plus episode 0, of its live-action Street Fighter: Assassin's Fist series on Friday. The series is also slated to air on television, on-demand, Blu-ray, and DVD.

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There isn't much info yet, but a teaser site recently opened for a Rail Wars! game project from 5pb.       The light novel series, written by Takumi Toyoda and illustrated by Vania 600, follows a young security forces trainee dealing with odd co-w...

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We merely had a look at the two main leads when TOHO animation streamed the first PV for Io Sakisaka's Ao Haru Ride last month. Now that the 2nd PV has been streamed, we see the inner feelings of the female protagonist.

Is it soft serve, udon, or udon ice cream? A place in Kagawa Prefecture called Shoyumame Main Shop x Naniwadou Mochiten is selling this unique soft serve that looks exactly like udon. The toppings that look like soy sauce and negi (scallion) slice...

Crunchyroll Scott Green

Designer-made t-shirts boutique Beams' manga inspired Mangart label and collaboration attire retailer 2pm Works have teamed up on pair of sporty women's shirts inspired by Free!     "For the team" and "Take Your Mark" designs with Iwatobi-chan on ...

RocketNews24 KK Miller

After the huge success of Frozen, Disney fans are eagerly awaiting the next Disney project! Well, Japanese fans have a really good reason to rejoice! Walt Disney's Animation Studio's new movie, Big Hero 6, will feature the first Japanese protagonist!

Crunchyroll Joseph Luster

Date A Live: Arusu Install brings its visual novel with "cyberspace elements" to PlayStation 3 in Japan on June 26. With just over a month to go before launch, Compile Heart shared the game's opening movie.

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The Legend of Heroes: Trails of Blue Evolution is coming to PS Vita with full voice acting for the main story, upgraded graphics, new mini-games, and more. Among the updates is a new anime intro, and those curious about the involved process can se...

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Sword Art Online II is definitely one of the biggest anime premieres in 2014 and MaidigiTV has started streaming its latest teaser video which shows Kirito's new feminine avatar as well as the new villain, Death Gun and new heroine Sinon in action.

"Mighty Long Fall / Decision" hits the shelves July 30. Featuring 3 tracks.

Tofugu Verity Lane

If I asked you to say the first plant that comes to mind when you think of Japan, chances are you'd say sakura, cherry blossoms. Sure, they are pretty and they represent the fragility of the human condition and stuff, but I have another much cuter...

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More information about Takara Tomy's Transformers x Evangelion collaboration is revealed. The project will feature the release of the Transformers MP-10 Optimus Prime Mode "Eva" this November. Just like your average Transformers figure, the figure...

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A travel and tourism agency named JTB is offering a special Attack on Titan Extra Tour wherein customers can have a chance to appear as extras in the upcoming Attack on Titan live-action film. Aside from becoming a film extra, participants will al...

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