Top News

July 15, 2014, 8:00 AM
Cancel
Calendar
July 15, 2014, 8:00 AM
RocketNews24 Oona McGee

Famous Japanese confectioner Glico has been bringing us iconic Japanese sweets like Pretz and Pocky for decades. Now they have a real treat in store for us, thanks to an extra-special line-up to celebrate the upcoming 3-D movie, Stand By Me Doraemon.

Kotaku East Brian Ashcraft

You might know that Pikachu in the Pocket Monster anime now looks, well, like a changed Pokémon. But this isn't the only instance of different Pikachus. Pikachu, the iconic Pokémon from Pocket Monsters, looks slightly different these days.

Wan Abrar Rei

The latest characters to join the roster of the upcoming Super Smash Bros.  for Wii U and 3DS are Lucina and Robin from Fire Emblem: Awakening and Captain Falcon.  This brings the character roster with recent additions including Pac-Man, Lady Palu...

Siliconera Ishaan

Capcom Deputy Head of Consumer Games Development Yoshinori Ono gave a tiny speech before the Ultra Street Fighter IV finals at the EVO 2014 championships today.   Ono jokingly apologized for Street Fighter still being at "Ultra" while the Tekken s...

Viz Media added Ranmaru Kotone's manga adaptation of Mamoru Hosoda's The Girl Who Leapt Through Time anime film. The one-volume The Girl Who Leapt Through Time (Toki o Kakeru Shōjo: Tokikake) manga is currently available digitally for US$4.

Crunchyroll Scott Green

 A promo offers a first look at Ronia the Robber, a fall CG TV series directed by Studio Ghibli legend Hayao Miyazaki's son Goro Miyazaki at Polygon Pictures studio for NHK, based on Astrid Lindgren book.

Crunchyroll Scott Green

A new preview video for the upcoming Pokémon Omega Ruby and Alpha Sapphire introduces Champion Steven and his Mega Metagross, Hoenn region gym leader Roxanne, and the new Pikachu Cosplay feature of the game, slated to launch for the Nintend...

Siliconera Ishaan

Following this morning's reveal of Lucina, Robin and Captain Falcon as playable characters in the new Super Smash Bros. , Nintendo have shared screenshots for all three, which you can view below.   Note that Chrom is not a playable character in th...

Siliconera Spencer

Capcom will bring Monster Hunter 4 Ultimate to Tokyo Game Show. The Nintendo 3DS game will be playable and attendees will get to play quests that feature new monsters in Monster Hunter 4 Ultimate.   Monster Hunter fans in Japan can also look forwa...

Visual Kei band NoGoD announced at its tour final at Shibuya AX on May 28th that a new album and digital single will be released this summer. Now they've revealed details on these releases.

Bloody killer anime Akame Ga Kill has busted out some skimpy bikini service merely 2 episodes into its run, depicting the beautifully buxom heroine in a cute white mizugi – with more of the killing action to resume at a later date, presumably.

SGCafe spartanchef

Arguably, Super Sonico is best known not for her constantly wearing earphones or for being Nitro+'s resident mascot character, but for her extremely large chest.  Soft Garage has recently undertaken a huge project concerning Super Sonico as of lat...

The 2nd run of railway protection anime Rail Wars has presented some intense drama and action, as well as the usual "train porn" – with some service of the more normal variety for those unaroused by locomotives.

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

Madman Sets October 2014 Australian Anime Lineup With Lots Of Gundam Posted by Chris Beveridge July 13, 2014 at 07:30 PM Mobile Suit Gundam 00 The October 2014 slate of anime releases from Madman Entertainment has started to surface and the month ...

Crunchyroll Scott Green

With the new anime's debut, plenty of people are at least a bit nostalgic for Sailor Moon. Among them is Adventure Time creator Pendleton Ward, who "drew a perfect sailor moon from memory. "   @natazilla I drew a perfect sailor moon from memory pic.

Gekkan Shoujo Nozaki-kun - 02 This is a fascinating show, in so many ways. There's a strong meta quality to Gekkan Shoujo Nozaki-kun, but it's not quite the sort of thing we see in more traditional anime meta-satire.

Local idol anime Locodol's latest outing has arrived, demonstrating some of the various mundane activities performed by idols in order to fill TV slots and sell handshaking event tickets – oddly enough doing away with most of the more risqué metho...

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

'Kusen Madoushi Kouhosei no Kyoukan' Light Novels Getting Anime Adaptation Posted by Chris Beveridge July 14, 2014 at 04:36 PM Fantasy-ish light novels are making the leap to anime a bit more these days and the latest to do so is the series Kusen ...

Sankaku Complex Artefact

Police have arrested an artist for distributing 3D models of her vagina for use with 3D printers, insisting it constitutes obscenity despite her having repeatedly exhibited the same models in galleries and elsewhere.

SGCafe spartanchef

Actress Nana Komatsu has been revealed as the latest member of the live action Bakuman movie and she will be given a huge role as she will be playing the series' main heroine, Miho Azuki. Komatsu is known in Japan for appearing in several TV comme...

Orends: Range UkiyaSeed

Bandai Namco Games announced Tekken 7 at the EVO 2014 championships. Seen below is the teaser trailer for the game. The teaser trailer revealed that more information about the game will be revealed at this year's San Diego Comic Con in Bandai Namc...

Japanator Salvador GRodiles

Holy moly! Did Kamen Rider Gaim just do what I think it did? Since the show's plot has developed in a depressing way recently, I think we can all agree that there's no hope for anyone in this series. In fact, there's no way in hell that Gaim will ...

RocketNews24 Anime News Network

Japan's NTV television network aired a special 30-second preview of Studio Ghibli's When Marnie Was There (Omoide no Marnie) film on Friday.  Sara Takatsuki (GTO, Daily Lives of High School Boys, Haganai) and Kasumi Arimura (Amachan, Hagane no Onn...

The Fandom Post Angela Sylvia

Nura – Rise of the Yokai Clan Volume 20 Can Rikuo's friends survive a deadly yokai attack — and can they prove his innocence? Creative Staff Story/Art: Hiroshi Shiibashi Translation: John Werry What They Say: Thanks to rumors, all of Tokyo is terr...

Nihongogo Jeffrey T.

Japanese pop idol group Tokyo Girls' Style are temporarily trading in Tokyo Tower for the Golden Gate Bridge. Miyu Yamabe, Yuri Nakae, Ayano Konishi, Mei Shoji, and Hitomi Arai are set to paint the town red in San Francisco's very own annual celeb...

JEFusion SilverBack Fanwoks
JEFusion SilverBack Fanwoks

Here's the preview for next week's episode of Ressha Sentai ToQger entitled The Runaway Bride.  Sabão Shadow's ability to switch. . .

With only a few days to go until their July 17th, 2014 release of Atelier Shallie: Alchemists of the Dusk Sea, Japanese developer Gust have shared a new battle system introduction trailer for the game.

This page

This is a Katsu News archive page. It shows how the site appeared at July 15, 2014, 8:00 AM JST.

The most current version of the site is always available on our home page. To view an earlier snapshot, click here and change the date.

Back to top